Safe Drinking Water for Iowa's Future
AMES, IOWA--Iowans concerned about the future of safe
drinking water in the state will meet Friday, Nov. 4, in an
all-day conference at Kirkwood Community College, Cedar
The conference, cooperatively sponsored by units of the
University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and Kirkwood, will
address such issues as the current status of Iowa's drinking
water, innovative water treatment, and rural water quality.
Concurrent sessions will cover topics such as underground
storage tanks and community issues.
Keynote remarks are scheduled from Senator Tom Harkin (via
video), Representative Jim Leach, and Iowa representative
David Osterberg. A variety of other speakers including civil
and environmental engineers, government agency
representatives, city officials, and scientific researchers
will also conduct afternoon concurrent sessions.
Registration fee for the full conference is $25. A one-hour
taped program with excerpts from the conference will
broadcast via the fiber optic network in Sioux City, Mason
City, and Johnston; that program carries a $10 registration
fee. For registration information contact: Kirkwood
Environmental Training Center, PO Box 2068, Cedar Rapids, IA
52406; phone (319) 398-5412 or 1-800-332-8833.
Conference sponsors include the Center for Health Effects of
Environmental Contamination, Leopold Center for Sustainable
Agriculture, Kirkwood Community College, and Iowa State Water
Resources Research Institute.
E. Anne Larson, Communications Specialist
Leopold Center, 126 Soil Tilth, ISU