April AWWA Webinars on Protecting Source Waters

Following are two upcoming webinars from the American Water Works Association that will take place this month. The cost for attending these webinars are the same price, at the individual rate ($75 Member/$120 Nonmembers), or group rate for multiple participants ($255 Members/$370 Nonmembers).

April 9, 1:00pm – 2:30pm (eastern)
Watershed, Forest and Source Water Protection Webinar

The purpose of this webinar is to provide information regarding the various functions forests perform in protecting drinking water. The discussion will focus on the forest cover and treatment cost relationship, ecosystem services, US Forest Service’s “Forest to Faucet” effort, and the US Endowment for Forestry and Communities’ approach on Beneficiaries Pay.
April 30, 1:00pm – 2:30pm (eastern)
The Impacts of Nutrient Pollution on Drinking Water Quality Webinar

The primary goals of the webinar are to: explain the linkages between cultural eutrophication and source water quality; and explore a regulatory basis for limiting the adverse effects of cultural eutrophication on drinking water quality. Case studies for preventive or protective chlorophyll criteria from Colorado (established) and New York (proposed) will be presented. Linking source water quality to drinking water quality creates a bridge between the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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