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Is Our Drinking Water in Danger?

posted Feb 10, 2010, 3:14 PM by Mordecai CAC   [ updated Feb 10, 2010, 3:33 PM ]
Drinking water is critical to all of us. We each play a role in the pollution and the protection of our water supplies. Come hear from the experts about what is affecting water quality and how we can make a difference at WakeUP's Feb. 27 free public forum, "Is Our Drinking Water in Danger?"

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Is Our Drinking Water in Danger?
Come find out at WakeUP's Falls Lake public education forum Feb. 27, 9-noon.
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Dear Ana, 

Drinking water is critical to all of us.  We each play a role in the pollution and the protection of our water supplies.  Come hear from the experts about what is affecting water quality and how we can make a difference at WakeUP's Feb. 27 free public forum, "Is Our Drinking Water in Danger?"  Special emphasis will be on Falls Lake, because a crucial rule-making processis underway for cleaning up this main reservoir for Raleigh and Eastern Wake County municipalities.

WakeUP is hosting this timely public forum Feb. 27
, with support from many civic organziations and local leaders and buisnesses.  

It's that important...so REGISTER NOW and bring a concerned friend with you.

"IS OUR DRINKING WATER IN DANGER?

FALLS LAKE POLLUTION, OUR WATER SUPPLY AND EFFECTS OF GROWTH" 
A WakeUP Public Education Forum *(cosponsors below)

Feb. 27, from 9:30am-noon
McKimmon Center in Raleigh

Agenda:

  • History of Action to Protect Falls Lake - NC Rep. Jennifer Weiss
  • State of Falls Lake -- How polluted is it? -  Dr. JoAnn Burkholder, Director of the Center for Applied Aquatic Ecology, NC State University
  • Impact of Development and Stormwater Runoff - Kimberly Brewer, A.I.C.P., Associate Director, Tetra Tech
  • Solutions to Polluted Runoff:  Low Impact Development - Kathy DeBusk, Extension Engineer, NC State University
  • Public Costs of Lake Pollution- Kenneth Waldroup, Assistant Public Utilities Director, City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department
  • Falls Lake Rulemaking Process: What's at Stake - Elizabeth Ouzts, State Director, Environment NC
  • Concluding Remarks: Past & Future Challenges - Sen. Josh Stein & Sen. Floyd McKissick (invited)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!  
This event is free and open to the public.  Participants will be entered in a raffle for a rain barrel courtesy of Rainwater Solutions. 

* Falls Lake Forum Co-Sponsors include: RBC Blue Water Project Grant, American Rivers, Capital Broadcasting Company, Capital Group Sierra Club, Conservation Council of NC, Dewberry, Environment NC, League of Women Voters of Wake, Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation, NC Conservation Network, Rainwater Solutions, Raleigh Wake Citizens Association, Triangle Tomorrow 


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ALSO, MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MARCH 20:
GREAT SCHOOLS IN WAKE NEIGHBORHOOD FORUM ON CRITICAL SCHOOL POLICY ISSUES.  8:30 AM, NCSU MCKIMMON CENTER.


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