Dr. Stephen Jones, an environmental microbiologist from UNH, will be testing the levels of bacteria in the water at York's four beaches: Cape Neddick Beach, Long and Short Sands beaches, and Harbor Beach. Jones said he expects to run 1,500 tests this Summer on the water samples collected.
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014; 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
·Presentations and discussion: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
·Networking reception with refreshments: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons, UNH in Durham
Hosted by: UNH Research Office
(RSVPs are requested for seating and refreshments planning)
For 2014, the Maine Water Conference will expand its focus to become the Maine Water & Sustainability Conference. The conference will include several sessions on sustainability science research in Maine as well as sessions with a joint focus on water resources and sustainability.