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IGWA Spring 2023 Conference

Thursday, April 13, 2023, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Indian Creek Nature Center
Indian Creek Nature Center
5300 Otis Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
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Spring Meeting
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Registration cancellations will be accepted until Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 12:00 PM
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Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 13, 2023, 8:00 - 4:15pm
8:00 AM Registration and Refreshments
8:30 AM Welcome! Bob Libra - IGWA President
 8:45 AM Using Transducer Strings Temporarily Sealed in Open Boreholes to Evaluate Vertical Connectivity within the Silurian Aquifer in Iowa
Jessica Meyer, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Iowa
 9:15 AM Time to Concentrate on Water Use Trends in Iowa
Chad Fields, Water Supply, Iowa DNR
10:00 AM  Break 
10:15 AM  Sustainability of Confined Glacial Aquifers in Minnesota: Dr. Bill's Excellent Aquitard Adventure
Bill Simpkins, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University
11:00 AM  PFAS Perspectives from Across the Country
Jack Sheldon, Antea Group Consultants
12:00 PM Lunch
1:15 PM  IGWA Business Meeting
Coordination with EPI and Member Topics
1:45 PM State of the Drilling Industry in Iowa
Gary Shawver, Retired Iowa Water Well Contractor
2:30 PM  Break
2:45 PM  Arsenic in Private Wells - A Case Study in Greene County
Chuck Wenthold, Greene County Environmental Health
Erik Day, Private Well Program, Iowa DNR
3:30 PM What are Farmers Drinking? Characterizing Contaminants in Private Well Tapwater in Eastern Iowa
Dana Kolpin, USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center
4:15 PM  Discussion and Wrap-Up

CEUs Available
Groundwater Professionals (4.5)
Well Drillers and Pump Installers (6 contact hours)
Water Treatment Operators (TBA)