Groundwater Awareness Week: March 10-16, 2024

Groundwater Awareness Week (GWAW) is taking place March 10-16 in 2024

An annual observance established in 1999 to highlight the responsible development, management, and use of groundwater, the event is also a platform to encourage yearly water well testing and well maintenance, and the promotion of policies impacting groundwater quality and supply. Groundwater advocates across the country also use GWAW to highlight local water issues in their communities.

NGWA and its partners will be focusing their advocacy on promoting professional opportunities in the groundwater industry. According to the American Geosciences Institute, nationally there are more than 135,000 open positions in the industry now, which is far too high to keep up with consumer demand.

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More info to get involved here:
https://www.ngwa.org/get-involved/gwaw

For questions and information, contact DGS at
delgeosurvey@udel.edu, 302-831-2833

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