EPA To Offer Webcasts On Source Water Protection

Owners and operators of drinking water utilities can sign up for a series of interactive webcasts to share experiences with source water protection, EPA announced.

The first webcast, "Source Water Protection: Monitoring and Data Sharing," will air Jan. 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern time. This webcast will address issues including real-time reporting, water monitoring, emerging contaminants, source water protection plans and data sharing. Webcasts on land development and growth and collaborative communication and regulatory and non-regulatory tools will air on Feb. 22 and March 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern time.

Registration must be made in advance to participate in the webcasts. Participants will need a telephone and a computer with an Internet connection. Complete instructions will be provided upon registration.

To register visit EPA's Drinking Water Academy Training Calendar at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/dwa/calendar.html. This Web site also contains links to information about speakers and specific presentation topics. Recorded webcasts will be available for public viewing after the initial broadcast. Questions about the webcast series may be directed to Tracy Hudak at hudak.tracy@epa.gov.

This article originally appeared in the 01/01/2006 issue of Environmental Protection.

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