Sept. 29 symposium to focus on water supply and protection

Friday, September 16, 2016

The fourth annual Beaver Lake Watershed Symposium will feature updates on the Northwest Arkansas Open Space Plan, water quality trends and threats for Northwest Arkansas' drinking water supply, and source water protection initiatives and collaborations working to protect the regions well-being and quality of life.

The symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Northwest Arkansas Realty Board at 314 Goad Springs Road in Lowell. The program is free and includes lunch, but an RSVP is required and can be made by calling 479-750-8007 or emailing info@beaverwatershedalliance.org.

The Beaver Watershed Alliance (BWA) was formed in 2011 to proactively protect, enhance, and sustain a high quality of drinking water in Beaver Lake and its watershed. BWA represents a diverse stakeholder group from conservation, education, water utilities, technical and science, business, and local government groups working together to protect the region's drinking water supply. To learn more about the Beaver Lake Symposium or how you can help protect your drinking water supply go to the BWA website www.beaverwatershedalliance.org