Upcoming Private Water Network Webinar: August 9

Private Water NetworkPrivate Water Network Webinar: Water Safety Considerations for Private Wells After a Wildfire

The Private Water Network (PWN) is hosting a webinar on water safety considerations for private well owners after a wildfire on August 9. During this webinar, Dr. Andrew Whelton will share his insights on the response and recovery to drinking water contamination caused by wildfires. In addition, Dr. Whelton will discuss insights from a recent study on the water safety attitudes, risk perception, experiences, and education for households impacted by the 2018 Camp Fire in California.

Date: Monday, August 9, 2021

Time: 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EDT


Dr. Andrew WheltonWebinar Speaker

Dr. Andrew Whelton is an associate professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Whelton and his team investigate and solve problems that affect our natural and built environments.

His expertise focuses on environmental chemistry and engineering, disasters, polymer science and engineering, water quality, infrastructure, and public health.




Release Date: 
Thursday, August 5, 2021