Public Health and Water Quality Webinar Series Offered in January, February 2022
Have you ever wondered if the water you are drinking is safe? Who studies the impacts of contaminates on my health? These are questions commonly asked throughout the state, especially when there are stories continually discussing contaminates in the water we drink.
The “Public Health and Water Quality Webinar Series” provides an opportunity to learn how water contamination occurs, and how health impacts are determined. The last part of the series goes into more discuss about atrazine and nitrate contaminates and impact on human health. This webinar series concludes on how these big issues are being addressed by multiple government agencies and partners throughout the state and the nation.
This FREE series will be offered in January and February with the live presentation occurring from 11 a.m.-noon CST, with the opportunity to view the recording up to 14 days following the live presentation.
2022 Series Schedule
- Monday, Jan. 10: What is Public Health and How It Impacts Me? — Dr. Jesse Bell, UNMC
- Monday, Jan. 17: How Does Water Become Contaminated? — Becky Schuerman, extension educator
- Monday, Jan. 24: Impacts of Atrazine
- Monday, Jan. 31: Impacts of Nitrate+ — Dr. Martha Rhodes, UNL
- Monday, Feb. 7: Responses to Water Quality Issues
Participants can register to participate in one or all five presentations. Recordings of the webinar will be available up to 14 days following the presentation to allow flexibility in scheduling.
Questions regarding the webinar series can be directed to Amy Timmerman at the Holt County Extension Office, 402-336-2760.