Trees as tools to treat common groundwater contaminants focus of NGWA Webinar


WESTERVILLE, OH, USA — April 23, 2012 -- “Introduction to the Phytoremediation of Common Groundwater Contaminants,” a one-hour Webinar presented by the National Ground Water Association, will take place June 5, 2012 at 1 p.m. ET.

Attendees will learn how trees can remediate many common groundwater contamination problems during this online presentation by Dr. James E. Landmeyer, a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.

Fundamentals of phytoremediation processes with respect to groundwater contaminants will be addressed, as will the installation and monitoring of phytoremediation systems. Case studies of the implementation of two such systems at sites characterized by BTEX-, MTBE-, and PAH-contaminated groundwater will be described.

To learn more about this Webinar, as well as the many other NGWA educational offerings available, visit the events/education section of our Web site or call 800 551.7379 (614 898.7791).


NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.



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