Media Advisory

Media Contacts:

Samantha Kappalman

Jay Apperson

(410) 537-3003

Media Event Today Canceled Due to Weather MDE to Celebrate Groundwater Awareness Week

Sandy Point Park Groundwater and Well Maintenance Event


  • Robert M. Summers, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment

  • Frank Dawson, Assistant Secretary, Maryland

    Department of Natural Resources

  • Jason Gillespie, Chief, Environmental Monitoring Division, Maryland Environmental Service

  • Jennifer Newland, Director, Canaan Valley Institute 

  • Anne Arundel County Health Department (Invited)



Thursday, March 14, 2013, 10:30 a.m.



Sandy Point State Park, 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409



A clean and abundant supply of groundwater is crucial to virtually every aspect of our lives. Too often groundwater is taken for granted because it cannot be seen, however, about 30 percent of Maryland’s population relies on groundwater for their daily use including drinking water, household purposes, irrigation, business and industry.

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