Household Environmental Risk Assessment Workshop – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Household Environmental Risk Assessment Workshop

Homeowners can learn about safe drinking water, septic systems, landscaping, fuel storage and household hazardous waste.

(Aug. 16, 2004) GENEVA, N.Y.–The Finger Lakes Institute and Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association will co-host an educational workshop titled “Home-A-Syst: How Does Your Home Rate for Environmental Risk” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the Finger Lakes Institute, 601 S. Main Street. The program will provide an overview of how homeowners and renters can assess their household environmental risk in order to protect their health and the environment.

Participants will receive practical information pertaining to drinking water, septic systems, landscaping, fuel storage and household hazardous waste.

Home-A-Syst is a nationwide pollution prevention and risk assessment program supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested due to limited space. For more information or to register, call Sarah Meyer, the Finger Lakes Institute's community outreach coordinator, at (315) 781-4382 or e-mail fli@hws.edu.

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