2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR RIDGEWOOD WATER

   March 29th - The Ridgewood Environmental Advisory Committee (REAC), in conjunction with Ridgewood Water, will be hosting a presentation on issues relating to local water resources.  The Ridgewood Water service area is under a State drought warning and continued Stage 2 watering restrictions.  Changes in local municipal water restrictions are proposed which will make these conservation efforts permanent. Mike Furrey, Chair of the New Jersey Section of the American Water Works Association and president of AGRA Environmental & Laboratory Services will address the audience on the state of the water industry and Ridgewood Water’s “Journey from Rain to Drain”.  Information on what customers can do to conserve water will also be presented and made available.  The event will take place from 7:30 - 9 pm in the Senior Center at Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ, on the first floor.  
 
 April 6th - The Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood League of Women Voters and the Ridgewood Environmental Advisory Committee (REAC) will present a documentary screening and discussion on the movie, “Tapped”.  This film explores the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on health, climate change, pollution and the environment.  Dave Scheibner, Ridgewood Water Business Manager, will also speak at the event which will take place from 7 - 9 pm in the Ridgewood Library Auditorium, 135 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ.
 
 April 6th - The Wyckoff Environmental Commission’s FLOW Green Film Festival will feature The Highlands Rediscovered.  Following the movie will be a discussion with Sean Gilson of the NJ Highlands Coalition and updates on conservation and contaminants from Ridgewood Water’s Director of Operations, Richard Calbi Jr.  The film starts at 7 pm in the Wyckoff Public Library, 200 Woodland Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ.
 
 April 23rd  The Conservancy for Ridgewood Public Lands and the Ridgewood Environmental Advisory Committee (REAC) in partnership with Ridgewood Water welcomes your participation at this year’s Earth Day event focusing on water conservation and featuring Ridgewood Water’s “Journey from Rain to Drain” as well as educational exhibits, food, musical entertainment, petting zoo, crafts, dog parade, giveaways and more.  The event will be held from 11 am - 2 pm at Van Neste Memorial Park, E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ.
 
 Sept. 14th - The Ridgewood League of Women Voters, in conjunction with Ridgewood Water, will host a water forum.  Discussion topics to be announced this summer.  The event will take place from 7:30 - 9 pm in the Senior Center at Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ, on the first floor.  
 
 Oct. 18 th - The Ridgewood Environmental Advisory Committee (REAC), in conjunction with Ridgewood Water, will be hosting a presentation on issues relating to weather and drought.  Dr. David Robinson, New Jersey State Climatologist, will address the audience on the changing climate in the state and the effects on utilities like Ridgewood Water.  The event will take place from 7:30 - 9 pm in the Senior Center at Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ, on the first floor.

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