The second Northeast Regional Cyanobacteria Workshop was held on April 14, 2011 in Boxborough, Massachusetts. The workshop was attended by over 140 people representing many different organizations including federal and state government, tribal nations, drinking water suppliers, public health departments, watershed groups, rural water associations, academia, and more. Participants were provided with updates on the occurrence of cyanobacteria in lakes and surface water supplies in New England and New York, toxin removal during drinking water treatment processes, public health responses to cyanobacteria, and monitoring and public outreach efforts.
Wagner - Nutrients and HABs NEIWPCC
Boyer - Cyanobacteria Toxins in New York State
Haney – Cyanobacteria in Surface Drinking Waters
Westrick- Cyanotoxin Removal in DW Treatment Processes
Shambaugh - Boccuzzo - VT experience
Yandell - Cyanobacteria & Public Health in MA
McClelland - CCL & Cyano
Wagner - Mystic Lake NEIWPCC
Boyer - Automated Monitoring Techniques
Faber - Monitoring Charles & Mystic
Murby - Cyano Monitoring Program
Herron - Public Edand Outreach in NH & RI
On January 13, 2010, NEIWPCC hosted a Regional Cyanobacteria Workshop in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The workshop provided participants with an opportunity to learn and share information about the state of science, current detection methodologies and treatment techniques, monitoring protocols and upcoming state and federal guidance and regulatory activity concerning cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins. The day was comprised of a mix of presentations related to water supply and source water protection and recreation and water quality issues.
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