6 results for tag: source water protection


Webinar: Utilities in Action

Source Water Collaborative Forestry Learning Exchange Webinar #4: This webinar will showcase the work of two drinking water utilities that are using funding to conserve and manage forests to protect their drinking water sources. Note: There will be a 30-minute Teams meeting discussion with the speakers immediately following the webinar (links will be provided in registration confirmation). Moderator: Adam Carpenter, American Water Works Association Speakers: • Christina Burri, Denver Water • Raven Lawson, Central Arkansas Water

Webinar: The Catawba-Wateree Initiative – A Case Study of Forests & Drinking Water Collaboration

Source Water Collaborative Forestry Learning Exchange Webinar #3: This webinar will highlight the innovative collaboration between regional water utility, state, local, and industry partners in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin to incorporate the values of forested lands for water supply sustainability using a variety of funding sources. Note: There will be a 30-minute Teams meeting discussion with the speakers immediately following the webinar (links will be provided in registration confirmation). Moderator: Jeff Lerner, US Endowment for Forestry and Communities Speakers: • Vicki Taylor, Catawba-Wateree Watershed Management Group • Andrew ...

Webinar: Benefits of Forests for Drinking Water

Source Water Collaborative Forestry Learning Exchange Webinar #2: This webinar will communicate how trees and forests are a critical component to solving the water-related challenges facing communities, utilities, businesses, and the environment, and that sustainable management are essential for providing a clean and continuous supply of fresh water for humans and the environment. Note: There will be a 30-minute Teams meeting discussion with the speakers immediately following the webinar (links will be provided in registration confirmation). Moderator: Kira Jacobs, US EPA Region 1 Speakers: • Hughes Simpson, Texas A&M Forest Service • ...

Webinar: Source Water Protection Through Forestry Partnerships

Source Water Collaborative Forestry Learning Exchange Webinar #1: This webinar will highlight how members of the Joint Forestry Team are coordinating efforts to deliver forestry and conservation assistance for working forests, farms, and ranches. Speakers will share how their organizations independently and through coordinated actions improve the sustainability of the nation’s forests in order to provide optimum levels of public benefits and ecosystem services (including protecting sources of drinking water). Note: There will be a 30-minute Teams meeting discussion with the speakers immediately following the webinar (links will be provided in ...

World Water Day 2018

What is World Water Day? World Water Day, on March 22 every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. Damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. Today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home; affecting their health, education, and livelihoods. Importance of Source Water Protection Source water protection (SWP) is a program, initiated by a water utility, to maintain or enhance water quality in ...

NALMS Position on Source Water Protection

To coincide with Lakes Appreciation Month 2017, we are proud to release NALMS position on Source Water Protection, along with an in-depth white paper co-authored by Bradley Hufhines (Beaver Water District, Lowell, AR); Byron Winston, Ph.D. (AECOM, Houston, TX); Robert Morgan, Ph.D. (Arkansas Forest and Drinking Water Collaborative, Springdale, AR); and Chi Ho Sham, Ph.D. (Eastern Research Group, Lexington, MA). To view this and other position papers, visit our NALMS Position Papers webpage.