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)
Interested in attending a workshop? Details are below!
Baldwin County – June 27 @ 6:00 p.m. CT
Weeks Bay Reserve Tonsmeire Resource Center, 11525 US-98, Fairhope, AL 36532
Mobile County – June 28 @ 6:00 p.m. CT
Jon Archer Agricultural Center, 1070 Schillinger Rd. N., Mobile, AL 36608
What to expect: 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!
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
You will receive additional details for each of these steps once you register.
Only your name, email, phone number, and mailing address are required to register for this event. We ask for optional information so we can better understand our effectiveness in serving all Alabama citizens and for reporting general, anonymous statistics to our federal and state funders. We do not share any specific information you provide. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs.
Contact Jessie Curl with any questions: 334-844-3809 or email@example.com