Minutes From June 18th, 2013
Approval of meeting minutes. - All okay
Training events -
Fracking training - workshop. Ed Coggin is lining
up the speakers for the event. Don Keifer,Hydro-geologists,main focus
of the event is protection of the water supply. The other speaker Cindy
Skukrud from the Sierra Club was the
other presenter. She gave a great across the board presentation of the regulatory
status at the time of her presentation. She could fill the slot from the
environmentalists’ standpoint. 4 speakers and a round table for the total
AWWA White paper- Robyn distributed the white paper.
Future Splash articles- We should be submitting applications for
the source water protection award. At WATERCON a few years past we had
several papers that were potentially good projects. We will put an article in Splash to submit an
article in Splash. Laurie suggested that we do a local award and
then forward the winner onto AWWA for submission. We would also
create a best practices document and publish the nominations as well as the
AWWA and the
Endowment for Forestry is working on getting
quantitative information on whether your source water protection area is
forested and how much less treatment do you need to do. There is a survey
to fill out.
National Update- they are working to promote the G300 manual and
trying to get the information out. They thanked Illinois for promoting
it. Robyn talked about the fact that IEPA is looking to use this document
for future rules in Illinois. There are some updates to be coming out
Robyn to distribute presentation
from Fairmount Minerals to the group to see if their presentation is
Ed to contact someone in the oil
Robyn to get
Laurie the form for the source water protection award. The award
could be presented during the source water track. Robyn to get it to me
within a week or so.
Laurie to send out
the source water link again in an email.
Robyn to send
Anthony the upcoming changes to the G300 manual so Anthony can have a heads up.
Next meeting -
come up with a list of local associations to invite to the event.
July 18th -8 am -same