Anyone interested in learning more about drinking water and the system that transports, collects, and treats water, to ensure it’s safe to drink, has two opportunities this month.
Drinking Water Week is May 1-7, and Oakland County’s water resources commissioner, Jim Nash will host a virtual workshop, “Water Infrastructure 101,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, based at the Royal Oak Public Library. To register, visit www.ropl.org and see the events page or contact the library’s adult-services director, Matthew Day, at [email protected] or (248) 246-3732.
These sessions will include information on how the U.S. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help renew and upgrade the county’s water infrastructure.
A second discussion, on drains and road infrastructure, set for 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the multipurpose room at the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Road, in Rochester Hills. This is an in-person session. Officials from the Road Commission for Oakland County will be present.
People unable to attend can find free American Water Workers Association information at www.awwa.org.