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June 3, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements: This week's highlighted meetings, job opportunities, and more!

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1.) OneNOAA Science Seminars– Various dates: June 4, 2019-June 26, 2019
2.) Job Opportunities
3.) Seminar/Webinar -- Collecting and Reporting Evidence of Environmental Law Violations: Tools That Work for Citizens – Registration deadline: June 11, 2019; Event: June 13, 2019
4.) Webinar: Federal Financing for Nutrient Reductions Grants and Lending Opportunities – June 12, 2019
5.) EPA Earthquake Resilience for Water Utilities Webinar Series
6.) Marine Aquarium Societies of North America Scholarships – Deadline: June 14, 2019
7.) Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Summit
– June 17-19, 2019
8.) Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Training – Summer 2019 Level 1 Classes: June 24-25, 2019; July 22-23, 2019
9.) Comments Accepted: 2020 Water Quality Assessment Guidance Manual – Deadline: June 27, 2019
10.) Final: Amend and Reissue Existing General Permit Regulations
11.) EPA Seeking Public Input: Study of Oil and Gas Extraction Wastewater Management – Deadline: July 1, 2019
12.) Municipal Online Stormwater Training (MOST) Course: Dig Once
13.) Draft Recreational Water Quality Criteria or Swimming Advisories for Cyanotoxins

Lily Michaud Completes 2019 Internship with Virginia Water Center

Lily Michaud Completes 2019 Internship with Virginia Water Center
Lily Michaud completed her semester-long internship with the Water Center in May 2019.  Lily is working toward her B.S. degree in Water: Resources, Policy, and Management...

Water Center Director Gives Invited Talk to Am. Water Works Association

Water Center Director Gives Invited Talk to Am. Water Works Association
On March 20, 2019 the Virginia Water Center Director, Dr. Stephen Schoenholtz, gave an invited talk to the Virginia Section of the American Water Works...

Alan Raflo Presents on VAWater Radio at the Rotary Club of Blacksburg

Alan Raflo Presents on VAWater Radio at the Rotary Club of Blacksburg
Virginia Water Center Research Associate Alan Raflo did a presentation at the Rotary Club of Blacksburg on March 21, 2019.  Discussions included the Rotary Foundation’s work...