Sep
10

Webinar on Drinking Water

When
September 10, 2021 - 7:00 PM
Where
Online
Sponsors
350 Oregon Central Coast, MidCoast Watersheds Council, Citizens for a Better
Cost
Free

Sweet Creek Falls.\Photo by Dennis White.

350 Oregon Central Coast, MidCoast Watersheds Council, and Citizens for a Better Lincoln County are sponsoring a Zoom presentation by John Wros of The Conservation Fund to describe how central Oregon coast communities can take steps to protect and enlarge their municipal drinking water sources.  The live event will be held 7 p.m., Friday, September 10.   The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3505677534.

John Wros, Western Associate for The Conservation Fund, will discussdrinking water source area protection for Oregon coastal communities. Wros will describe the drinking water source areas of the central coast, discuss vulnerabilities, and walk through how The Conservation Fund is partnering with another Oregon coast community to remove an immediate threat to their drinking water infrastructure.

The city of Newport is exploring options to purchase and protect additional lands in its Big Creek watershed.   All of the communities in Lincoln County are addressing declining water flows due to the extended drought caused by human-induced climate change.  Reprsentatives of cities and towns, as well as individuals who are interested in working towards protecting and enhancing their municipal drinking sources, are encouraged to attend this presentation.

 For more information, contact Martin Desmond, (541) 968-5143, [email protected].