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  • Protect Your Groundwater Day September 9

    • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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    IAGP  joins national association in promoting groundwater protection   The "hidden sea" of groundwater beneath Illinois is vital to human health and the environment, and every person should act to protect it, the Illinois Association of Groundwater Professionals (IAGP) said today in joining the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) in promoting Protect Your Groundwater Day on September 9.   Groundwater makes up 99 percent of all available fresh water in the world and is connected from beneath to most surface water bodies.

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  • Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to 920 Water Well Construction Code

    • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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    IDPH and the Closed Loop Well Advisory Board have been working to create guidleines to regulate closed loop well systems with the current 920 Water Well Construction Code. The changes are currently open for public notice and comment through  the Illinois Register.  You can find a complete listing of changes within the code here, 920 Water Well Construction Code Amendments.

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  • Governor Signs SB3055 into Law

    • Friday, August 15, 2014
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    Governor Quinn signed SB3055 into law on August 15, 2014.  The bill now becomes Public Act 098-0951.  The legislation changed the definition of "modification" of a well or well structure, permitting requirements for well modifications and abandonments, and adds additional to the piping and fluid within a closed loop well.  To read the synopsis of these changes, visit http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=098-0951

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The Illinois Association of Groundwater Professionals is dedicated to the protection and efficient utilization of groundwater, providing programs that support industry professionalism and providing consumer information about water wells and groundwater.  The association represents water well drillers, pump installers, geothermal loop contractors, technical drillers, water quality and water treatment professionals to protect our valuable water resource.  We are committed to offering quality educational programs, advocacy programs, legislative initiatives and public relations efforts to continue our mission in throughout Illinois on behalf of our members.

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