US EPA’s Assistant Administrator for Water Benjamin H. Grumbles will join the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the International Water Association, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other partnering organizations to kick off World Water Monitoring Day on Tuesday, September 18 at Oronoco Bay Park in Alexandria, Va. Mr. Grumbles will lead participants in hands-on testing of the Potomac River.
World Water Monitoring Day is an international outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world.
World Water Monitoring Day is held annually between September 18 and October 18.
For more information visit www.WorldWaterMonitoringDay.com
Source: Water Headlines for September 17, 2007
Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator
Office of Water
US Environmental Protection Agency