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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 19, 2018
CONTACT: Pierce Rigrod, (603) 271-0688

Register Now for the NHDES Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference

Event Covers Major Challenges and Opportunities to Protect Drinking Water in New Hampshire

Concord, NH – On May 17, 2018, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) will hold its annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference at the Grappone Center in Concord. The day-long event attracts over 200 water suppliers, municipal officials and volunteers, academic researchers and industry consultants.

The conference will features some of the most pressing challenges facing public water suppliers and residents including how to address contaminants of concern including arsenic, PFAS (poly and perfluorinated compounds), lead, harmful alga blooms. The conference is geared toward providing practical local approaches that protect local drinking water resources, but will also focus on new opportunities to conserve land through the Drinking Water and Trust Fund grant funding available from the state.

The event is being coordinated with the American Ground Water Trust, a non-profit organization based in Concord. To see the agenda and register online, visit the Trust's website at https://agwt.org/events Vendor space is available. Register early if interested as this event usually fills to capacity. For additional information, please contact Pierce Rigrod at Pierce.Laskey-Rigrod@des.nh.gov or (603) 271-0688.




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