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The Current: Emerging Contaminants
May 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This week is drinking water week, reminding us of the critical role water plays in all of our lives. To celebrate, tune in next Wednesday for the next edition of The Current Webinar series as we focus on emerging water contaminants. You’ll hear how contaminants such as microplastics and PFASs play a role in contaminating water as well as how soil is used to remediate wastewater for trace contaminants.Featured Speakers:
- John Scott, Senior Analytical Chemist, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center: “Plastic in the Environment”
- Ganga Hettiarachchi, Professor of Soil and Environmental Chemistry, Kansas State University: “Soil-based Wastewater Remediation”
- Steve Sliver, Executive Director, Michigan PFAS Action Response Team, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy: “Michigan Taking Action on PFAS”
To register visit: https://northcentralwater.org/the-current/