Is Our Drinking Water Supply At Risk?
The Monmouth County League is sponsoring a forum on New Jersey's drinking water supplies. Panel experts will be discussing how watersheds function, what is required to protect them, the need for infrastructure upgrades, and critical water supply issues facing us in Monmouth County and the state. Panelists are: Fred Sickels, former Director of the Division of Water Supply and Geoscience at NJDEP; Carleton Montgomery, Executive Director of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance; and Dan Van Abs, formerly of the NJDEP and NJ Water Supply Authority and now Associate Professor at Rutgers in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.
The forum will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at the Brookdale Student Life Center, Navesink Rooms I and II. Use parking lot 7 or 6.
Bring your questions and come learn what you can do to help protect your drinking water quality.
The event is co=sponsored by the Brookdale Community College Department of Political Science, the History and Political Science Club, Students for Global Citizenship and the Environmental Club, Clearwater, United Methodist Church of Red Bank, NY/NJ Bay Keeper,WaterSpirit, Clean Ocean Action, Raritan Riverkeeper, and Citizens for Informed Land Use.
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The League of Women Voters is a pre-eminent source for voter service education and has provided nonpartisan information to New Jerseyans for 90 years. As a grassroots organization the League works to build participation in the democratic process and educate the public on key community issues.
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