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Impacts of Wastewater to Russian River Workshop

The Russian  River Watershed Council is sponsoring a special event on Saturday, May 19th, at the Raven Theater in Healdsburg, from 11 am – 1 pm. We will be discussing the impacts of wastewater discharge on the Russian  River Watershed.

We invite you to carpool with others, or take public transportation to this event. Light refreshments will be provided. It’s always a bonus when you bring your own re-useable cup, etc.

Please spread the word on this event!

Best regards,

Colleen Fernald

RRWC Secretary
707.538.3803

www.rrwc.net
www.russianriverwatershed.net
Russian River Discharge Proposal
A panel of experts will discuss the City of Santa Rosa’s Russian River recycled water discharge proposal, including technical information, municipal imperatives and alternatives, community concerns, habitat and water flow impacts, and ag landowner considerations. The panel will include speakers from the Sonoma County Planning Commission, City of Santa Rosa, and Riverkeeper. Russian River Discharge Proposal Come and Learn May 19 . David w. Smith, PhD, IRWP Manager . Don McEnhill, Riverkeeper . Bob Rawson, Waste Water Consultant . Dennis Murphy, Sonoma County Planning Commisioner Contact: Peggy Maddock, RRWC

707-433-5866    peggymaddock@aol.com Karen Rippey, Army Corps of Engineers

415-977-8537

Karen.E.Rippey@usace.army.mil Raven Performing Arts Theater 115  North Street, Healdsburg. Saturday, May 19th, 11:00 AM – 1 PM Some of the questions to be addressed include the following:
• Why is the City of Santa Rosa considering discharging directly to the Russian  River instead of the present Laguna discharge? • How would the project affect the health and human use of the river? • Would infiltration / inflow controls substantially reducing the projected discharge volume over time?

• What are the various agricultural communities’ viewpoints of the Santa Rosa discharge proposal and is ag reuse desirable?

• If you’re concerned about this issue or merely curious and need more information, come and learn the details about Russian River discharge and ask your questions of the panel.

A Russian River Watershed Council Event PO  Box 3908, Santa Rosa,  CA 95402