Mayhew to present 'Uranium in City Water' Feb. 11

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Mayhew to present ‘Uranium in City Water’ Feb. 11

Platte Generating Station is located about two miles south of Grand Island at the corner of Wildwood Drive and South Locust Street.

Lynn Mayhew, assistant utilities director at the Grand Island Utilities Department, will present “Uranium in City Water” at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Hardin Hall auditorium, Room 107. The seminar is presented as part of the water seminar series and is free and open to the public.

The city of Grand Island, Nebraska, started seeing increasing levels of Uranium in the water supply. Mayhew will give a brief history of the system, options studied to mitigate the problem, solutions used, and successes and future challenges.

The water seminar series is organized and sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and the Nebraska Water Center, part of the Daugherty Water for Food Institute, with support from the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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