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IGWA 2019 Spring Conference

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM
DMACC Newton Campus
600 N 2nd Ave W
Newton, IA  
Katie Goff
5639495999 (p)
Spring Meeting
Registration is recommended
Payment In Advance Or At Event

IGWA 2019 Spring Conference Agenda


8:00 AM Registration and Refreshments
8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
8:40 AM

Mark Moeller, Russ Tell, Roger Bruner – Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources:

Manganese, Perfluorinated Chemicals, and other Water Supply Issues
9:30 AM

Chad Fields - Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources:

Jordan Aquifer Update
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Brian Dunnigan, PE, and Jim Schneider - Olsson:
Groundwater Evaluation Toolbox (GET) application
11:00 AM

Maggie Norton – Iowa State University Dept. of Sociology:

Livestock Production, Water Scarcity and Potential for

Collaborative Water Governance in NW Iowa
11:45 AM Lunch
1:00 PM Jonathan Gano, Des Moines Public Works:
Urban/Rural partnerships for Watershed improvement
1:30 PM

Keith Schilling, Ph.D. -  IIHR:

Watershed-Scale Groundwater Modeling
2:00 PM Break
2:15 PM Eric Baack, Ph.D., and Jodi Enos-Berlage, Ph.D., Luther College: 
Pathogens in Recreational Waters and Private Wells in NE Iowa
2:55 PM

Jessica Meyer, Ph.D. - University of Iowa:

A flow system based approach for identifying aquitards in the Cambrian-Ordovician bedrock of the Midwest US

3:30 PM

Josh Mandelbaum – Environmental Law & Policy Center:

ELPC Perspective on Nutrient Standards for Lakes
 4:00 PM  IGWA Update and Discussion:
Membership, budget, scholarships, fall conference and field trip planning, magazine, etc.
4:30 PM  Adjourn

CEUs will be available for Groundwater Professionals (4), Certified Well Contractors (5), and Water Treatment Operators (5)