Should Cincinnati have concern about lead in drinking water?
Kevin Reynolds, water chemist at GCWW, presented this talk during the February Watershed Action Team meeting. He discussed the drinking water situation in Flint, Michigan, and answered the question: could it happen here in Cincinnati? by providing background info on GCWW's lead testing program and drinking water treatment, Cincinnati's drinking water infrastructure, etc.
Kiesland EGRP Technology
Presented by Andy Mauk at the January 2016 Watershed Action Team meeting, this presentation introduces the Energy-passive Groundwater Recharge Product offered by Kiesland. He also updated us on successful installations of the product in the past few years.
Reading Residential Stormwater Demonstration Project
Presented by Matt Latham at the January 2016 Watershed Action Team meeting, this presentation details the Reading Residential Stormwater Demonstration Project recently completed by the Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities. It shows the construction/assembly of the four demonstrated BMPs, and includes information about project cost and funding.
This presentation was given at MSD’s annual stakeholder breakfast meeting in Sharonville in Fall 2015. MSD holds this event annually to provide an update on MSD programs and activities to local elected officials and community leaders from the city and county. This year’s event focused on the history behind why MSD was formed and the 1968 agreement, our $3.1 billion Consent Decree to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs), and the work done at MSD.
Newly released report from EPA's Office of Inspector General on the effectiveness of municipal CSO consent decrees on water quality. There are some very important findings in this report, and a call for more program controls that will assess the benefit of the billions being spent in consent decree communities. The report reviews multiple local consent decrees, including Hamilton County.