Water Quality Workshop Series

The Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District (AVSWCD) and KELT have scheduled three workshops with a focus on finding solutions to clam flat closures and restoration. These workshops were funded by a grant from the Maine Coastal Program.  The first workshop is:

Keeping Clam Flats Open: Septic Tank Problems and Solutions

When: March 8th @8am to 12:30pm

Where: Bath City Hall on Front Street


Targeted towards professionals with Continuing Education Units for site evaluators and code enforcement officers available.  Topics include:

  • updates to laws and regulations
  • alternative septic systems
  • septic system failure and maintenance
  • financial assistance programs
  • coastal water quality and more!

Click here for the agenda

The cost is $6 per person for registrations received up to February 28thAfter February 28th, the cost is $9 per person. Seating is limited; so get your registration in ASAP.

Pre-registration is required and must be received by March 4, 2013.  Click here for the registration form. Registration can also be completed by calling AVSWCD 753-9400 X400 or going to AVSWCD’s website at www.androscogginswcd.org.Both AVSWCD and KELT invite contractors, municipal representatives, media staff, local clam diggers, clam flat wardens and any interested to come to our March 8th workshop.  This workshop offers the opportunity to become informed of the problems and solutions to Keeping Clam Flats Open.Should weather require a cancellation, the workshop will be held the following Friday, March 15th. There will be continental breakfast and handouts to take home.

Click HERE for information about the next workshop on forestry practices on March 29th.