On July 25, 2023, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (eastern time), EPA will hold a webinar on “Wildfire Impacts to Drinking Water,” as part the EPA Water Research Small Drinking Water Systems Webinar Series. The webinar will feature two presentations.
- Wildfire Implications for Drinking Water Systems: This presentation will discuss the results of several projects focusing on dissolved organic matter character and treatability, and disinfection byproduct formation and a new transdisciplinary project to increase water system resiliency to wildfire.
- Wildfires Can Increase Drinking Water Contamination: Nitrate, Arsenic, and Disinfection Byproducts: This presentation will discuss the regional importance of wildfire impacts on local drinking water contamination, that may be attributed to factors such as drinking water treatment and land use.
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