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SWP Workshops

DatesWednesday, October 28, 20158:30 am - Wednesday, October 28, 20154:30 pm
HostIdaho Department of Environmental Quality
Event Description

A full day, source water protection (SWP) workshop for public drinking water systems, local government officials and certified crop adviosrs on addressing nitrate in drinking water. The workshop will be offered in four cities throughout Idaho on the following dates:



  • Idaho Falls, ID - October 28, 2015

  • Twin Falls, ID - October 29, 2015

  • Lewiston, ID - November 5, 2015

  • Boise, ID - November - 20, 2015


The workshop is approvaed for 6 Soil and Water Management CCA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and is pending approval for 0.6 Drinking Water CEUs for public drinking water system operators.


For more information or to register, visit www.deq.idaho.gov/2015-swp-workshop.

Event LocationIdaho Falls, ID (Oct. 28, 2015), Twin Falls, ID (Oct. 29, 2015), Lewiston, ID (Nov. 5, 2015), Boise, ID (Nov. 20, 2015)


Imagine A Day Without Water

DatesTuesday, October 06, 2015 - Thursday, October 08, 2015
HostValue of Water Coalition
Event Description

An event to raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water!


How to participate


Imagine a Day Without Water is a series of events, policy resolutions, social media campaigns, and more that seeks to educate and engage the public and stakeholders about how water is essential, invaluable, and worthy of investment.


Imagine a Day Without Water is an opportunity for everyone who cares about safe, reliable water to stand up for our most essential resource. The infrastructure that moves and treats water is often invisible and forgotten. Imagine A Day Without Water draws attention to how impossible life would be without water. We want water providers, agencies, utilities, Mayors, Legislators, elected officials at every level, advocates, engineers, and more to join us.

Event LocationAwareness Event (no physical location)


National Drug Take Back Day

DatesSaturday, September 26, 201510:00 am - Saturday, September 26, 20152:00 pm
HostCity of Boise - Curb It
Event Description

National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Take your unwanted or expired prescriptions and over the counter medications to any of the collection sites located in the Treasure Valley.



  • Ada County Sheriff's Office
    7200 Barrister Drive, Boise

  • Fred Meyer
    5425 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City
    (Inside parking lot near Chinden)

  • St. Lukes Medical Center
    520 S. Eagle Road, Meridian

Event LocationThree locations (Boise, Garden City, and Eagle) - See Event Description


SepticSmart Week

DatesMonday, September 21, 2015 - Friday, September 25, 2015
HostU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Event Description

EPA’s SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort that aims to inform homeowners living on properties serviced by septic systems on the importance of properly maintaining their septic system and provide valuable resources to help homeowners make important decisions regarding their wastewater management needs. The initiative also provides resources for outreach organizations and government leaders who seek to promote this message locally.


 

Event LocationAwareness Event (no physical location)


IRWA Northern Conference

DatesWednesday, September 16, 20157:00 am - Thursday, September 17, 20154:30 pm
HostIdaho Rural Water Association
Event Description

8th Annual IRWA Fall Conference.


 

Event LocationCoeur d'Alene Casino, Worley, Idaho


Protect Your Ground Water Day

DatesTuesday, September 08, 2015 - Tuesday, September 08, 2015
HostNational Ground Water Association
Event Description

Everyone can and should do something to protect ground water. Why? We all have a stake in maintaining its quality and quantity. Many public water systems draw all or part of their supply from ground water, so protecting the resource protects the public water supply and impacts treatment costs.

Event LocationNationally Recognized (no physical location)


IWRA Workshop on SWP

DatesThursday, July 09, 20158:30 am - Thursday, July 09, 20154:00 pm
HostIdaho Rural Water Association
Event Description

'Protecting Your Drinking Water' wokshop from Idaho Rural Water Association. This workshop will focus on source water protection as a means to long term compliance for drinking water systems. Available for everyone; 0.6 drinking water CEUs will be offered. 

Event LocationPreston, Idaho (Fire Station, 55 W. First South)


IRWA Workshop on SWP

DatesThursday, June 18, 20158:30 am - Thursday, June 18, 20154:00 pm
HostIdaho Rural Water Association
Event Description

'Protecting Your Drinking Water' wokshop from Idaho Rural Water Association. This workshop will focus on source water protection as a means to long term compliance for drinking water systems. Available for everyone; 0.6 drinking water CEUs will be offered. 

Event LocationBurley, Idaho (City Hall 1401 Overland Ave.)


68th AIC Annual Conference

DatesWednesday, June 10, 20158:00 am - Friday, June 12, 201512:00 pm
HostAssociation of Idaho Cities
Event Description

You can't afford to miss this great educational experience! Register now for the 68th AIC Annual Conference.

The AIC Annual Conference is filled with information-packed workshops on how to do more with less, the latest on critical legislative developments, and new opportunities that apply to your ever-changing work environment.



You will have opportunities to connect with other city officials and youth, share ideas and exchange information, and participate in setting AIC policy.

Event LocationBoise, ID (Boise Centre)


Ground Water Awareness Week

DatesSunday, March 08, 2015 - Saturday, March 14, 2015
HostGround Water Awareness Week is supported by Idaho DEQ, IDWR, IDHW, ISDA and the 7 Health Districts
Event Description

March 8th-14th is Ground Water Awareness Week. Visit the National Ground Water Association's web site to learn more about ground water and what you can do to protect it. You can also learn more by about Idaho's ground water visiting www.deq.idaho.gov/ground-water. Look for ground water protection tips from DEQ on Twitter and Facebook.

Event LocationProtect Idaho's Drinking Water


Free Landscaping Classes!

DatesWednesday, March 04, 20156:00 pm - Wednesday, March 04, 20158:00 pm
HostCity of Boise, Idaho Botanical Garden, United Water and University of Idaho Extension
Event Description

United Water Idaho, U of I Extension Office, the Idaho Botanical Garden and the City of Boise want to help you learn the principles of xeriscape for your landscape with FREE CLASSES at the Cole & Ustick Library. Full list of classes in series is below.


Wednesday, March 4
Using Less Water in the Landscape
Susan Bell / U of Idaho Extension


Wednesday, March 11
Successful Low Water Landscape Maintenance
Catherine Chertudi / City of Boise


Wednesday, March 18
Designing a Water Conserving Landscape
Susan Bell / U of Idaho Extension


Wednesday, March 25
Gardening with Native Plants
Ann DeBolt / Idaho Botanical Garden

Event LocationLibrary! - Cole and Ustick Location (Boise, ID)


Idaho Nitrate Symposium

DatesThursday, December 04, 20148:00 am - Thursday, December 04, 20144:30 pm
HostIdaho Department of Environmental Quality
Event Description

A one day symposium on nitrate and ground water. The purpose of the symposium is to increase awareness of the impacts of nitrate contamination on drinking water sources, recognize potential partners, and identify effective solutions to protect Idaho's drinking water sources.

Event LocationCanyon Crest Event Center, Twin Falls, Idaho


DEQ SWP Workshops

DatesThursday, October 02, 2014 - Thursday, October 16, 2014
HostIdaho Department of Environmental Quality
Event Description

This workshop (for public water system operators and local government officials) will be offered in October in four locations throughout the state. It will cover ground water and  source water protection (SWP) and the agencies and entities that have a role in SWP. Attendees will learn about tools and resources available to assist local governments and public water systems with their SWP efforts.


Attendees will receive 0.6 Drinking Water Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon completion of the workshop.

Event LocationBoise, Idaho (10/2/2014), Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (10/9/2014), Pocatello, Idaho (10/15/2014), Twin Falls, Idaho (10/16/2014)


IRWA 2014 Northern Conference

DatesWednesday, September 10, 2014 - Thursday, September 11, 2014
HostIdaho Rural Water Association
Event Description

The IRWA 2014 Northern Conference is an opportunity for continuing education for drinking water and wastewater system operators.  

Event LocationWorley, Idaho