Event: PFAS Analysis – Where’s it heading?

The Australasian Land and Groundwater Association are hosting an event on September 18 on ‘PFAS Ananlysis – Where’s it Heading? and What Should we be Measuring Anyway?

Ms Janice Willey, Senior Chemist, United States Navy, will discuss developments in PFAS analysis in the US that may impact on Australian requirements in the future. Supporting speakers include: Ms Amanda Lee, AECOM presenting on ‘What biota can be adequately approximated from existing risk assessment tools for PFAS?’; and Mr Karl Bowles, RPS presenting on ‘Are bioaccumulation factors useful for regulation of PFOS in aquatic exosystems’.

Cost: ALGA members – $27.50, non-members – $82.50

Register by Tuesday September 17 2019.

Constructing and Managing Wetlands, Bioretention Basins and Floating Rafts

This two-day workshop to be held on 24-25th October 2019, will focus on practical operations of tools and emerging technologies in knowing water plants, managing habitats and monitoring wetlands. The workshop will highlight lessons learnt from successful management and monitoring by using  practical tools.

Participants will learn:
• Rapid identification of water plants and weeds
• Design, construction and management of constructed wetlands
• Concepts of assessing and monitoring wetlands
• Emerging technologies and best practices in assessment and monitoring
• An appreciation for the resources involved

The workshop cost is $700 or $600 for the early bird rate if you register by 23 August 2019.

To register or for more information click here.