Protecting Public Health and the Environment.

2020 Southwest Idaho Ground Water Quality Forum

Barber Park Education and Event Center. Photo provided by Ada County, 2019.

Ada County, in partnership with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the American Planning Association (APA) Idaho Chapter, is hosting a ground water quality forum for local government officials and agency personnel. The forum will cover current ground water topics and include a facilitated discussion on ground water contamination and protection.

The forum will educate participants on the following topics:

  • The health impacts of ground water contamination
  • The extent of the problem in our region
  • Potential sources of contamination
  • The importance of source water protection
  • Actionable solutions to address contamination and protect source water

Workshop Summary

Workshop Presentations




February 19, 2020
Registration: 7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Event Time: 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Barber Park Education and Event Center
4049 S Eckert Rd, Boise, ID 83716

Lunch will be provided


Continuing Education Credits

6.5 AICP CM credits will be available.

Staff Contacts

Source Water Coordinator
Rachael Smith
DEQ State Office
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0249