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June 27, 2023

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Baldwin County Well Owner Workshop

Weeks Bay Reserve Tonsmeire Resource Center, 11525 US-98, Fairhope, AL 36532

Well owners in Mobile and Baldwin County are invited to attend a free workshop to discuss an opportunity to enroll in a free well water testing program offered by Dr. Ann Ojeda at Auburn University. This research endeavor is in partnership with the Alabama Extension Based – Alabama Private Well Program (APWP). Well owners who attend a workshop will be invited to participate in a collaborative research experience led by Dr. Ann Ojeda, an Assistant Professor in the Auburn University College of Science and Mathematics. This research is part of a larger study done in partnership with the National Science Foundation-Integrated Groundwater Management effort and the Alabama Center of Excellence. Dr. Ojeda has partnered with the APWP to recruit well owners to participate in a two-year, citizen-science opportunity where well owners can receive free well water testing kits and conduct water quality monitoring of their drinking water. Attend a workshop and meet current program participants, learn about the water testing kits, and meet well water contacts in Alabama!

Registration: Register by visiting: aub.ie/coastalwells . Registration is free but required to attend a workshop. People only need to attend one workshop to learn about the research experience and well water testing opportunity. Register for the location that works best for you!

Tentative agenda:
6:00 PM – Sign in, welcome & program introduction
6:15 PM – Basics of well owner stewardship, meet your well water contacts
6:30 PM – Groundwater concerns in coastal communities
6:45 PM – Overview of water testing kits
7:00 PM – Questions & meet the current participants
7:30 PM – Adjourn

Want to learn more about the research partnership? Visit aub.ie/coastalwells

Weeks Bay Reserve Tonsmeire Resource Center
11525 US-98
Fairhope, AL 36532

Jessie Curl
(334) 844-3809

Register Online

Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Baldwin County
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator, employer, and provider. If you need a reasonable accommodation or language access services, contact Jessie Curl at jcurl@auburn.edu or (334) 844-3809 by June 6, 2023.