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Hot Water Issues Symposium: Global, National & Valley Perspectives -Problems, Solutions, and the Challenges Ahead

Hitchcock Center for the Environment - The Hitchcock Center for the Environment

Saturday, November 19, 2016
The Hitchcock Center for the Environment 845 West Street AmherstMA  01002
Saturday, November 19, 2016
The Hitchcock Center for the Environment 845 West Street AmherstMA  01002

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What's Included

Hot Water Issues Symposium: Global, National & Valley Perspectives -Problems, Solutions, and the Challenges Ahead Saturday, November 19, 12pm Three hot topics that concern public drinking water and their sources of supply, from both a water quality and quantity perspective: Is Water The Next Oil? Could Something Like The Flint Water Crisis Happen Here? Will Climate Change Morph New England From Water-Rich To Water-Poor? Issues to be addressed include national and local water quality concerns as sparked by the recent water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan as well as water supply fears brought on by recent drought conditions in New England along with the long-term implications of climate change on future water supplies, in the Valley and around the globe. Three expert speakers on these topics and Q&A discussion with audience - What can we as individuals and a community do to secure a better water future? This panel will be followed by a tour of the Hitchcock Center’s new net zero water system, some water sample taste testing and other water fun!

About This Organizer

Education helps develop a community that understands connections among the human health, ecosystems and economies. The Hitchcock Center connects people with nature and encourages a deeper emotional bond with the natural world that sustains us all.

Founded in 1962, the Hitchcock Center for the Environment fosters awareness and understanding of our environment through programs with a particular focus on children, who live in a world of environmental challenges.

Our educational framework centers on five fundamentals:

  • Understanding principles of ecology
  • Valuing place
  • Promoting resilience
  • Demonstrating sustainability in the built environment
  • Educating for active citizenship

Organizer Info

  • Hitchcock Center for the Environment

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