From Forests to Faucets – CDWI Series on Drinking Water Protection – Testing Water Quality
Please consider joining us at one or more of these sessions to help learn how we can protect a critical aspect of life on our beloved Boothbay peninsula – having a permanent, sufficient supply of clean drinking water.
The CDWI (Clean Drinking Water Initiative) will present three evening sessions on why and how to protect our local drinking water sources. Each session is a self-contained unit and participants may attend one, two or all three.
The second session, led by Dr. Rachel Sipler, Director of the Water Health and Humans Initiative and Senior Research Scientist, at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, explores what we know about Adams Pond and Knickerbocker Lake water quality, factors that influence water quality, and lake monitoring programs.
This session will be held at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.
From Maine to California, communities across America struggle to provide clean drinking water to their residents. In contrast, we have a matchless opportunity in Boothbay to preserve our public drinking water supplies before we have a problem. The solution is both the simplest and least expensive way possible: if we can conserve enough of the undeveloped forest in our public water sources’ watersheds, the watersheds can continue to act as natural filters that clean water before it reaches the reservoirs.
The CDWI will host three evening sessions on why and how to protect our local drinking water sources. Each session is a self-contained unit.
All sessions are free to the public and light snacks and beverages will be served.
For more information, please contact Jenn Cusick at [email protected].