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IGWA Spring Conference 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM
DMACC Conference Center in Newton, Iowa
600 N. 2nd. Avenue W.
Newton, IA  50208

Laura Brandt
Spring Meeting
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IGWA 2017 SPRING MEETING    Thursday March 30, 2017

DMACC Newton Campus,

600 N. 2nd Avenue W. Newton, Iowa 50208


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