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Thursday, September 27, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Big Creek Water Quality Monitoring and Control: 1969 ? Present

JOIN US as we learn about early monitoring and pollution control measures of Big Creek prior to and following the Clean Water Act of 1972.Ed Kelly, principal, Storm Water Control Services, LLC and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District representatives will take us on this journey as we learn how conditions have improved since early efforts to identify and control direct sources of water pollution.We'll learn how much more we can do to improve water quality and better address flooding and erosion issues along Big Creek, the most urbanized, open-channeled tributary of the Cuyahoga River.Also learn how Cleveland Metroparks, Friends of Big Creek and even Cleveland's Rhodes High School Students are playing their parts to address water quality issues along Big Creek and throughout the watershed.FREE and open to the public. Refreshments (courtesy of FOBC and NEORSD)Mr. Kelly was formerly with the Cleveland Division of Water Pollution Control's Bureau of Industrial Waste and during the bureau's merger with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (1969-1977).Program sponsored by NEORSD, Cleveland Metroparks and Friends of Big CreekPlease RSVP to info@friendsofbigcreek so we can plan for handouts and refreshments.JOIN US as we learn about early monitoring and pollution control measures of Big Creek prior to and following the Clean Water Act of 1972.Ed Kelly, principal, Storm Water Control Services, LLC and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District representatives will take us on this journey as we learn how conditions have improved since early efforts to identify and control direct sources of water pollution.We'll learn how much more we can do to improve water quality and better address flooding and erosion issues along Big Creek, the most urbanized, open-channeled tributary of the Cuyahoga River.Also learn how Cleveland Metroparks, Friends of Big Creek and even Cleveland's Rhodes High School Students are playing their parts to address water quality issues along Big Creek and throughout the watershed.FREE and open to the public. Refreshments (courtesy of FOBC and NEORSD)Mr. Kelly was formerly with the Cleveland Division of Water Pollution Control's Bureau of Industrial Waste and during the bureau's merger with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (1969-1977).Program sponsored by NEORSD, Cleveland Metroparks and Friends of Big CreekPlease RSVP to info@friendsofbigcreek so we can plan for handouts and refreshments.

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