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AGWT Microplastics in Groundwater Webinar

Posted on June 14, 2023
Microplastics in Groundwater Webinar
June 20, 2023

11:00am-2:00pm EST

The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) is hosting a webinar discussing problem assessments and treatment strategies related to microplastic (MP) groundwater contamination. Roux is a proud sponsor of this live event. This webinar discusses the latest research on microplastics in groundwater, implications of MP for groundwater management and drinking water supply safety, and much more, offering a certificate of attendance for Continuing Education (CE) credit.

Roux’s Catherine Boston, MPH, DABT, Yasemin Kunukcu, Ph.D., P.E., and Jon Rohrer, P.G., C.Hg. will be presenting and moderating during this webinar. See below for their respective topics.

Human Health Effects of MP and Potential State/Federal Drinking Water Actions • 11:45am
Catherine Boston, MPH, DABT (Burlington, MA)

  • Current human health impact research
  • Regulatory awareness and actions

Role of MP in Transporting Contaminants into and Within Aquifers • 12:40pm
Yasemin Kunukcu, Ph.D., P.E. (Somerset, NJ)

  • Role of MP as carrier of contaminants
  • Factors influencing the transport of contaminants by MP
  • Effect of physico-chemical properties of MP on their contaminant transport capacity in drinking water matrices

Moderated Discussion and Q&A • 1:30pm
Jon Rohrer, P.G., C.Hg. (Long Beach, CA)

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