Great Lakes Craft Brewers & Water Conservation. Overview of the Current Threats and Water Protection Efforts in the Region. Presented by Dr. Jon F. Bartholic, Director October 26-27, 2009 Pilot House, Discovery World Milwaukee, WI. Applying Science to Decision-making Case Study:.
Dr. Jon F. Bartholic, Director
October 26-27, 2009
Pilot House, Discovery World
Michigan’s Water Withdrawal Tool
Adverse Resource Impact Means: Decreasing that part of the flow such that the streams ability to support Characteristic Fish Populations is Functionally Impaired.
Groundwater Stream Flow Fish Populations
Adverse Resource Impact
Characteristic Species Remaining
GO w/local education
Thriving Species Thriving
Site review and conservation
Site review & mitigation?
Water Withdrawal Assessment Tool Conceptual Model
Retrieve Location Specific Data
Adverse Resource Impact Zones
Updated Water Availability
Senate Bill 860 (as enacted) PUBLIC ACT 185 of 2008
House Bill 4343 (as enacted) PUBLIC ACT 184 of 2008
Use of the High Impact Targeting (HIT) GIS Web-accessible System is demonstrated in the following figures. Over the web, sediment risk maps can be examined and “zeroed” in on to locate high potential sediment delivery sources (fields).