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For Immediate Release
May 13, 2021

NHDES Annual Drinking Water Source Protection Conference is May 19 and 20

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) will hold its 2021 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference on Wednesday May 19 (9 AM to 2:30 PM) and Thursday, May 20 (9 AM to 3 PM) online. This year’s conference virtual conference will feature roundtable discussions and presentations on:

  • Weather impacts affecting public water systems such as drought and flooding, and how to manage, adapt or mitigate.
  • Results of a statewide public health study concerning human exposure to metals, pesticides and emerging contaminants found in drinking water.
  • Examples of how to use federal and state dollars to conserve critical water supply lands.
  • Public education: The keys to ensuring your message is compelling and effective.

The conference fee is $35 for both days. REGISTER for the event at the American Ground Water Trust website. (Click on “Events.”) The closing date for registration is May 18, 2021.

If you have registration questions, please contact Andrew Stone at AGWT: astone@agwt.org or (603) 228-5444. For all other questions, please contact Pierce Rigrod at NHDES: pierce.rigrod@des.nh.gov or (603) 271-0688.