What Does It Take To Have Safer Drinking Water

October 4th, 2017

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association invites you to join a complimentary breakfast and panel discussion, “What Does It Take to Have Safe(r) Drinking Water?”, Thursday, October 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Nassau Club in Princeton.

Have you ever thought about the connection between the streams and waterways in your community and your drinking water? How are water supply, stormwater and wastewater issues connected?

Join two experts for an informative discussion about your water supply and how our water gets treated and delivered. Learn about the challenges of meeting drinking water standards and the new threats to drinking water safety.

Dan Van Abs, Ph.D.

Dan Van Abs is an Associate Professor of Practice for Water, Society & Environment at Rutgers University, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, where he focuses on planning and management policy for water infrastructure, water supply, wastewater and watershed protection. Previously, he was a career manager in State government with the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council, NJ Water Supply Authority and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, and was Technical Director of the Passaic River Coalition for four years. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He is a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey and current member and former Chair of the New Jersey Clean Water Council.

Scott Baxter-Green has been employed by New Jersey American Water Company for over 30 years and has had varying roles in their Water Quality Department. In his current role at American Water he oversees Water Quality Compliance and Laboratory Services for 36 water systems in New Jersey.

The panel discussion is moderated by Jim Waltman, Executive Director of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association.

R.S.V.P. requested to Jenny Kershner by email at [email protected] or call 609-737-3735 ext. 36.

Walk-ins are welcome as space allows.

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