Sprayfields & Wells: Hydrology, Public Health & Env Justice

Join us in Millsboro, DE on April 6th to learn about recent private well contamination in Sussex County.

Do you know the quality of your drinking water? Many families depend on private wells as their water source in Sussex County, but have no idea if the water they are using is safe. The fact is no

government agency is mandated to test wells. It’s up to homeowners to check the health & safety of their water. Your health is in your hands.

Come to a public forum where you will hear from leading experts, doctors, researchers and scientists addressing sprayfields --processing wastes and other contaminates that can impact well health and safety. Also – Learn about the local geology and hydrology in Sussex County -- and the public health risks that from high nitrate levels and other forms of pollution threatening us all,
especially vulnerable communities.

Speakers include:
Dr. Robert Musil, PhD, MPH | President, The Rachel Carson Council
John Austin | National Expert Chemist
Judith Denver | Hydrologist | Project Chief, National Water-Quality Assessment Program
Dr. Sacoby Wilson, PhD | Environmental Health Scientist | UMD School of Public Health
Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MPH | Former Executive Director, American Public Health Association

Also -- hear from local community groups dealing with issues relating to clean water and public health.

Sponsored by: Socially Responsible Agricultural Project
Co-sponsored by: Protecting Our Indian River, Keep Our Wells Clean, and Concerned Citizens of Prime Hook

For more information contact Maria Payan at mariap@sraproject.org

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06 April , Friday 18:00