Members of the Marion County Wellfield Education Corporation attended and presented at the 2017 Groundwater Foundation Conference in Boise, Idaho in October along with other groundwater advocates from around the country.
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While at the Groundwater Foundation Conference, MCWEC was able to participate in a round-robin lunch with other Groundwater Guardian Communities to talk informally with other conference attendees about how we protect groundwater and bounce ideas off of each other. Chris Barnett and Haley Waldkoetter had a great time rotating around the room sharing about MCWEC […]
MCWEC presented at the Groundwater Foundations 2017 Conference in beautiful Boise, Idaho! We discussed the multiple ways groundwater is protected in Marion County for the good of all water users. Christopher Barnett from the Lawrence Community Development Corporation and Pam Thevenow from the Marion County Public Health Department represented the MCWEC Board while John Mundell […]
We’re headed to the Groundwater Foundation’s conference in Boise, Idaho from October 24-26!
If your business is located in a Marion County Wellfield and you handle chemicals, you may have been visited by a representative of the Marion County Public Health Department passing out some information about the new Wellfield Health Code and collecting contact information for your business. The purpose of these visits is to give you […]
One of the most interesting groundwater problems to hydrologists, geologists, and environmental scientists is discovering and managing potential threats to groundwater. As we’ve discussed before, contamination of our groundwater threatens our drinking water. MCWEC was founded to help prevention contamination to Marion County’s groundwater. While we know of lots of current contamination threats to our […]