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Water Quality and Onsite Wastewater Systems

September 14, 2017: 12:00PM to 4:30PM
Rondout Municipal Center, 1915 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY map
This workshop will provide an introduction to onsite wastewater treatment systems (often called septic systems), and education and management options for ensuring the effective operation of onsite systems.  It will include an overview of relevant laws and regulations, several case studies, and a discussion of the US EPA Voluntary National Guidelines for Management of Onsite and Clustered (Decentralized) Wastewater Treatment Systems.
Featured speakers include:
  • Doug Clark, P.E., LEED AP, Ryan Biggs/Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying
  • Kristina Heinemann, Agricultural & Decentralized Treatment Coordinator, Clean Water Division, Watershed Management Branch, US EPA Region 2
  • John Nolon, Esq., Pace University Land Use Law Center
  • George Barden, CPESC, Canandaigua Lake Watershed Inspection Program
There is no charge for this program. Lunch and refreshments are available for purchase on site at the Rondout Municipal Center at the Blackboard Bistro café, which is open daily until 2:30 pm. For more information, please contact the Hudson Valley Regional Council at 845-564-4075.
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