Win with Water: Good Water Policy Requires Sound Science

Water is the source of life as we know it.  Three quarters of the Earth is covered with water, and our bodies are made of a similar percentage of this wondrous compound.  For millennia, our ancestors drank from streams, pools, springs, and puddles, often falling sick or dying from unseen contaminants.  Through trial and error, we learned which sources were safe and which were hazardous, but not until the mid-1800s, during yet another London cholera epidemic, did scientists clearly connect sanitation and waterborne disease.

Win with Water: A Day Without Water – Why Care and What to Do?

The information contained in this article is not intended as legal advice and may no longer be accurate due to changes in the law. Consult NHMA's legal services or your municipal attorney.

2020 Land Use Law Conference

Full day virtual conference for municipal land use officials including members of planning and zoning boards, planners, land use administrators, select boards, town and city councilors, building inspectors, code enforcement officers and public works personnel. Presentations will focus on the legal authority and procedures these land use boards must understand with content structured to be beneficial to both novice and experienced municipal officials.