Upcoming Webcast Features “Pharmaceuticals and Water Quality”, January 21, 2009 – 11:00 AM (Eastern)

“A Threat to Our Water: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products” will introduce the issue of how the use, and improper disposal, of medications and personal care products by the public is presenting a serious threat to the quality and safety of public water supplies across the country. Featuring speakers and scientists from The Lake Erie- Allegheny (LEA) Earth Force, LECOM School of Pharmacy and Penn State Erie Behrend College, this online session will examine the serious issues facing this newly recognized threat to watersheds, reservoirs and groundwater supplies. An introduction and overview of the problems associated with the use and disposal of pharmaceuticals will be presented, and a discussion of measures that can be taken to reduce their impact on water resources. This topic is receiving widespread attention, and this webcast will help to bring you up to date on the latest research and related guidelines and standards.

January 21, 2009, 11:00 AM Eastern
Internet Log-in and Telephone Dial-up Details

  • Telephone dial-up: Call Toll-Free Number: 1-888-324-8134
  • Audience Passcode: DBLONIARZ
  • Internet login: Navigate to
  • Conference Number: PW7648842
  • Audience Passcode: DBLONIARZ
  • Please note: Telephone and internet connections are available beginning 15 minutes to the start of the call.
  • Important: Please check your browser’s compatibility prior to the webcast by clicking here and then choosing “Check Your Browser” from the NetMeeting page. You will then be ready to join the conference on the day of the presentation.
  • All webcasts last approximately 55 minutes.
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