Uranium Mining and Drinking Water Supplies
Hazen and Sawyer Engineers to Present at Uranium Forum
(RICHMOND, VA – November 16, 2012) – Hazen and Sawyer announced today that two of its engineers will have prominent roles at the educational forum “Issues and Impacts: Uranium Mining and Drinking Water Supplies.”
The forum, sponsored by the City of Virginia Beach, City of Norfolk, and the Water Research Foundation, will provide an opportunity for water utilities to discuss the potential risk and issues that can be identified regarding uranium mining in the state of Virginia. The overarching objective of this educational forum is to provide information to utilities in order to assist their evaluation of the potential risks to their water supplies from uranium mining.
Ben Wright, PE, and Ben Stanford, PhD, will represent Hazen and Sawyer at the forum. Wright will be presenting a session on the latest in Water Treatment Science, while Stanford will moderate the forum and the wrap-up discussion.
Since our founding in 1951, Hazen and Sawyer has focused on two things: providing safe drinking water and controlling water pollution. Our range of services encompasses the planning, design, and construction management of water and wastewater-related projects – from clean water treatment, storage, and distribution to wastewater and stormwater collection, treatment, and reuse.