Conferences & Speaking Engagements

2019 EGLE Source Water Protection Conference

October 29 - 30, 2019

Comfort Inn & Suites and Conference Center
2424 South Mission Street, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Building successful programs: past, present, and future

Join us for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's conference on the accomplishments and future challenges of source water protection. This conference will provide opportunities to learn about management options for source water protection and steps you can take to develop or enhance an existing program. Attendees will learn about a variety of important topics, including:

  • ground and surface water protection issues
  • wellhead protection
  • risk communication
  • funding initiatives
  • emerging contaminants
  • state program updates

Two of our very own experts, senior planner Christine Spitzley and project manager Lindsey Kerkez, will present the following sessions:

Session Title: Effectively Engaging Wellhead Protection Teams
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 29, Track 1 at 1:40pm

Session Title: A look at the new Source Water Protection initiatives in the USDA Farm Bill
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 29, Track 2 at 3:40pm

Session Title: American Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 and Source Water Protection
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 29, Track 2 at 4:15pm

Questions about registration? Contact Alana Berthold at bertholda@michigan.gov or 517-284-6854.
Questions about conference content? Contact Ruth Kline-Robach at kliner@msu.edu or 517-353-2880.