Rutherford College NC
Western NC Water & Air Quality Conference
Posted on Monday July 01, 2019
Please join us for the 2019 Western NC Water Quality Conference and the 2019 Western NC Air Quality Conference. The conferences are held each year through a partnership between the Western Piedmont Council of Governments and the Lenoir-Rhyne University Reese Institute for the Conservation of Natural Resources. Both are free conferences and are also sponsored by the Western Piedmont Water Resources Committee (WRC), the Western Piedmont Stormwater Partnership, the Greater Hickory Metropolitan Plan

This year’s Water Quality Conference topics include:
- A student project on Land Use and Algal Blooms in the Catawba River Basin
- The Benefits of Land Conservation on Water Quality from the Catawba Wateree Initiative
- An update on the Lake James Watershed Assessment from the Lake James Environmental Association
- Safe Basin Closure at Marshall Steam Station from Duke Energy
- Illicit Discharge and Stormwater from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
- Coal Tar Sealants and their effects on Water Quality from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services

This year’s Air Quality Conference topics include:
- A student project on a Health Impact Assessment for the I-26 expansion near Asheville
- The Greensoro Electric Bus Fleet
- Duke Energy presentation on Electric Vehicles 
- An Update on North Carolina’s Clean Energy Plan Development with NC DEQ
- More topics TBD

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