Troubled Waters: Lead in the Water, Now What? [2516]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Fairfield

   Matt Young, Lead Poisoning - Abatement Programs, Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Environmetal Health

Track: Government/Regulatory
Secondary Track: Chemical
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


The session is an introduction to lead in the water supply and what it means. It covers: lead’s effect on the human body; the meaning of the integrated blood lead level; why lead in water is an environmental problem; and how lead enters the water supply and how to test, monitor and treat the water supply to keep it safe. Hear why lead in water is just now becoming a problem and the long term solution to the lead in water problem.

Learning Objectives:
Identify hazardous lead levels in humans
Explain how and when to test water for lead
Describe what causes lead in water
Discuss how to reduce or eliminate lead in water

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CCM: 1
  RN: 1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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