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challenges to providing safe drinking water in the midwest - a symposium

Dates: September 21-22, 2017

Location: Shivers Facility at Drake University


This 1.5-day symposium will feature Iowa-based and nationally-recognized speakers and discussion panels on a variety of drinking water issues facing the Midwest and the Nation. Some of the topics to be addressed include the Health Impacts of Nitrate in Drinking Water, Drinking Water Treatment Concerns, New and Emerging Drinking Water Threats, and Communicating with the Public on Drinking Water Issues.


Symposium Agenda



We would like to thank all of the following organizations for co-sponsoring this event:


Lead Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors and Planning Partners


If your organization is interested in co-sponsoring this event, please contact nancy-wyland@uiowa.edu



Hotel Accommodations

A small block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of September 20 and 21 at the Hyatt Place Des Moines. To receive the block rate of $144/night, please make your reservations no later than August 21, 2017 by calling:

1-800-634-3839 / Group Name: University of Iowa

Hyatt Place
418 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50309
TEL:  (515) 282-5555
FAX:  (515) 282-5404


Parking Passes (single day)

Parking Passes (two-day)