Registration Open for the 2013 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium

2013 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium
May 8, 2013
Penn State University, University Park, PA
Abstracts for Poster Presentations Accepted Until April  3, 2013
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In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection along with numerous other sponsors invite you to attend the 2013 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium on May 8 at Penn State University in University Park, PA. Registration is now open for this event at and is limited to the first 150 registrants.

The Symposium theme: Emerging Issues in a Changing Landscape will provide a forum for researchers, students, professionals and educators working in the groundwater field to exchange information and promote protection of groundwater resources throughout the state.  Morning and afternoon keynote speakers will address important water issues in Pennsylvania including emerging contaminants and Marcellus Shale exploration.

The symposium will also feature several concurrent sessions with contributed presentations on groundwater budgets, tools for describing groundwater during natural gas exploration, and broader studies characterizing groundwater and water wells.

A lengthy afternoon break and poster session will allow attendees to network while viewing numerous contributed poster presentations.  Abstracts for additional poster presentations will be accepted through April 3, 2013 on the registration website.

A nominal registration fee of $30 for the symposium is made possible thanks to generous funding support from Penn State Extension, the Master Well Owner Network, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Mid-Atlantic Water Program, the Pennsylvania Ground Water Association and the Penn State Water Resources Research Center.  Additional partnering agencies include the U.S. Geological Survey, and the Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

Questions about the Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium can be directed to Bryan Swistock from Penn State Extension at 814-863-0194 or