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Mahomet Aquifer Consortium Conference

EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS WATER STAKEHOLDERS CONFERENCE

August 25, 2023

Parkland College – Tony Noel Center

In Person-$35.00/Virtual $20.00

Register: www.Mahometaquiferconsortium.org


8:30 am – Registration

9:00am – Welcome: Susan Adams President of the Mahomet Aquifer Consortium

9:05 am – Illinois State Water Plan/Questions – Wes Cattoor, IDNR

9:30am – HTEM of the Mahomet Aquifer – Jason Thomason, Illinois State Geological

Survey

9:45am – Illinois Water Survey and IDNR Scientific Studies – Defining Sustainability

And Sustainable Water Use/ IDNR Tier 1, 2 and Tier 3 – Future Update of

Water Use Study, “Sustainability and Supply and Demand Assessment” -

Daniel Abrams Illinois State Water Survey

10:15am – Principals Behind Irrigation Nationally and in Illinois – George Roadcap

Mahomet Aquifer Consortium, Steve Wilson, ISWS

10:45am – Irrigation Panel: Jeff Smith-Panel Narrator: Scott Budke – Crop X,

Soil Moisture Probes and Apps, Randy Fornoff – Mason County, Opey

Rowel – Mason County, John Breedlove – Variable Rate Irrigation, Mark

Pflugmacher – Champaign County

11:45am – Lunch Provided – Hickory River Barbeque

12:15pm – Breakout Sessions “Stakeholders Defining Sustainability” – Virtual and On

Site Sessions. What Sustainability Means to Stakeholders and Sustainable

Water Use.

1:15pm – Break

1:30pm – Results of Breakout Sessions – Defining Sustainability and Water Use and

Comments

2:30pm – Adjournment


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