New Waves April 2009

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Water quality strategies workshop in San Antonio

"Implementing Water Quality Strategies in Central Texas" is set for Friday, May 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the San Antonio River Authority Board Room.

The workshop will review strategies underway in San Antonio and the surrounding areas to protect water sources, discuss current water priorities, and share information about how individuals can make a difference in water quality.

The workshop will include discussions about urban animal waste management, waste water management, water recycling, sustainable development, watershed planning and implementation, outreach and education, and funding strategies.

To attend the workshop, contact Sarah Wardlow at 512-245-9200 by May 5th. For more information, call Eric Mendelman at 512-245-5570 or e-mail him at

This workshop is coordinated by the River Systems Institute and Texas State University and funded through a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant. Collaborators include the San Antonio River Authority, the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and EPA Region 6.

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