Long Island Clean Water Symposium

Event Details

Long Island Clean Water Symposium:
Global Challenges and Local Solutions
Thursday, May 16th, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Long Island University (Hillwood Commons)
720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548


Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment, North Shore Land Alliance and The Nature Conservancy are co-hosting a conference that will bring together leaders in the field of water science.  Leading experts will update attendees about the condition of local water, including surface water and drinking water.  There will also be a robust panel discussion that will focus on solutions that both municipalities and homeowners can use to address the protection of this critical natural resource.

Topics Include:

* Innovations in water technology
* Drinking and surface water quality
* Land conservation and water quantity
* Raingardens and native plants
* Low-nitrogen septic systems
* Better lawn fertilizers

For more information, please contact Max Tetrault, Water Quality Improvement Coordinator at [email protected] or call 516-922-1028.

Keynote Speaker
David L. Sedlak, Author and Professor of Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Featured Speakers
Dr. Christopher Gobler, Director, Center for Clean Water Technology, Stony Brook University
Adrienne Esposito, Executive Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Expert Panelists:

Derek Betts, District Manager, Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District
Justin Jobin, Environmental Scientist at Coastal Wastewater Solutions
Jennifer Juengst, Deputy County Executive for Suffolk County
Thomas Murphy, Building Inspector and Code Enforcement, Village of East Hills
Lisa W. Ott, President & CEO, North Shore Land Alliance
Brian Schneider, Program Development Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey
Rusty Schmidt, landscape architect at Nelson Pope and Voorhis
Nancy Seligson, former Town Supervisor for the Town of Mamaroneck
Patti Wood, Executive Director, Grassroots Environmental Education


This event is free, but advanced registration is required!

Event Details

Events are subject to change.  Stay informed by visiting the Land Alliance website or Facebook page for updates.

2024-05-16 14:30 2024-05-16 17:30 America/New_York Long Island Clean Water Symposium

Thursday, May 16th, 2:30 PM – Join us for a symposium focused on the present condition of LI’s water and solutions we can take to protect this critical resource.

Long Island University Student Center Auditorium [email protected]