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Critical Drinking Water Issues: From the Source to the Tap

April 29, 2016, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location Center for Environmental and Life Sciences
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About the Program

This program provides an overview of the critical issues facing the drinking water industry. Current and anticipated regulations, drinking water treatment technology advances and distribution system operations will be addressed.

About the Instructor  

Russell Ford, PhD., PE, BCEE - is the Global Service Leader for Drinking Water Infrastructure at CH2M HILL with over 27 years of experience in developing, evaluating, and designing treatment processes to remove a variety of contaminants from drinking water. Dr. Ford has managed a variety of water and wastewater infrastructure improvement projects. He has a strong working knowledge of current state and federal regulations for microbiologicals, volatile and synthetic organics, radionuclide's, lead, and copper; the design and construction of water treatment facilities; water allocation and water distribution systems. He served on the New Jersey Drinking Water Quality Institute, which is the organization that sets water quality regulations for the state. He is also a Trustee of AWWA's Water Science and Research Division, on the AWWA Standards Council and on the EPA Science Advisory Board's - Drinking Water Committee. Dr. Ford is a professional engineer, licensed water operator and a board certified environmental engineer. 

Event is free for MSU Faculty and Students!

check-in: 7:30am