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Membership has its benefits!

For just $30/year,
IGWA members receive:
- discounted rates for conferences

- the IGWA UnderGround publication

- access to presentations from past conferences


Thursday, March 30, 2017

DMACC Conference Center Auditorium
600 N. 2nd Ave. West
Newton, Iowa

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Meeting Agenda


8:00 am

Registration and Continental breakfast.


8:30 am

Welcome and Introduction to IGWA

Laura Brandt- IGWA President


8:40 am

Ambient Groundwater Monitoring in Iowa

Claire Hruby, Ph.D. - IDNR


9:30 am

Manganese in Minnesota's groundwater and public health impacts

Mindy Erickson, Ph.D. - USGS Minnesota


10:30 am

Morning Break


10:45 am

Grants-To-Counties: Arsenic in Iowa's Private Wells
Russell Tell, IDNR - Water Supply Engineering


11:15 am

IDNR Program Updates

Water Supply, UST/LUST, and more!


12:00 pm



1:00 pm

Empower Tanzania Well Projects
Justin Rewerts, Rewerts Well Drilling


1:40 pm

Iowa's Crumbling Water Infrastructure

Lisa Walters & Dale Barrie, Iowa Rural Water Association


2:15 pm

Afternoon Break


2:30 pm

Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa: Growth of an Industry and its Impacts

Paul Petitti & Cindy Garza, IDNR - Animal Feeding Operations


3:30 pm

AFO Rules in Karst Areas – Panel Discussion


4:30 pm

Closing Remarks


4 CEUs available for Certified Groundwater Professionals,
6 CEUs for Certified Well Contractors, and
6 CEUs for Water Treatment Operators

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The 2016 issue of IGWA UnderGround

is now available for download for IGWA members!

IGWA's annual publication with articles on

Iowa water resource topics and issues