Brennan Gourley and Parrish Arnott presented at the Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Association 2016 Annual Conference, held in Moncton, New Brunswick, September 18-21. The theme of the conference was “Source to”, which highlighted the importance of maintaining safe potable water supplies while returning clean water back to the environment.
Brennan and Parrish’s presentation, “Saltwater Intrusion Risk Evaluation for Municipal Water Supplies”, focused on the causes and ramifications of saltwater intrusion to water supplies, and how those impacts relate to the effects of climate change. The presentation detailed the saltwater intrusion risk evaluation tool for water wells recently developed by Dillon.
Brennan is an engineer-in-training with over three years of experience in water supply source assessments, hydrogeological assessments, and contaminated site management. Parrish is a geologist with over six years of experience. His areas of expertise include water exploration, groundwater modelling, wellfield development/protection, water supply source assessments, and contaminated site management.
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