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Lunch and Learn - A Series for Water Quality

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Cobb County Water Quality Lab

662 South Cobb Drive

Marietta, GA 30008

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These workshops were developed in response to common questions and concerns about various topics related to water quality, pollution prevention, and ecological issues. This series provides brief overviews (with a chance for questions and answers) for Cobb residents to better understand where our water comes from and how to protect this important resource.

September 21st - Water and Wastewater 101
Whether you're on sewer or septic, understanding simple steps to caring for your in-home water system is essential for health, saving money, and effectiveness.

November 16th - The Watersheds of Cobb County
There are 35 major watershed basins in Cobb County. Understanding the basin you live in can help reduce your impact on water quality. We'll touch on some of the larger watersheds and highlight their prominent features.

January 18th - Rain Gardens
Capturing stormwater runoff at home is a simple and beautiful way to reduce urban runoff and decrease the volume of water that enters our waterways. Learn the basics of developing a rain garden for the typical residential landscape.

March 15th - Household Hazardous Waste
We use many chemical products that may be hazardous to the environment. Learn how to interpret labels and safely dispose of these household hazard waste products.

All lectures are from 12:00 to 12:45 pm. Don't forget to bring your lunch!

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