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IGWA Fall 2022 Conference

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
DMACC Newton Campus
600 N 2nd Ave
Newton, IA  50208
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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 8:00 - 4:00pm

8:00 AM

Registration and Refreshments

8:30 AM

Welcome! Bob Libra - acting IGWA President

8:45 AM

Dr. Naushita Sharma, Jacobs Engineering Group
Lithium Occurrence in Drinking Water Sources

9:15 AM

John Dunn, Ames Water and Pollution Control
An Accidental Journey Towards Gender Diversity

10:00 AM


10:15 AM

Evan Christianson, Barr Engineering
PFAS Investigations Now and in the Near Future: Multi-media, Multi-scale, and Multi-disciplinary

11:00 AM

PFAS Update and Perspectives: Panel Discussion
Matthew Graesch, Claire Hruby, Erik Day, John Dunn, and Evan Christianson

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Curtis Riganti, National Drought Mitigation Center
The US Drought Monitor Process, and Current Conditions and Outlooks

1:45 PM

IGWA Business - Including discussion about possible merger with Environmental Professionals of Iowa

2:30 PM


2:45 PM

Mike Anderson - Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Agricultural Drainage Wells (Quantity and Quality)

3:30 PM

Ryan Clark, Iowa Geological Survey
Using HVSR "Passive Seismic" Geophysical Mapping Techniques to Enhance Bedrock Topography

4:15 PM

Discussion and Wrap-Up


CEUs Available
Groundwater Professionals (4)
Well Drillers and Pump Installers (4)
Water Treatment Operators (5)