Groundwater Protection Award Received
The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) received the 2009 Groundwater Protection Award at the 15th Annual Groundwater Protection Awards banquet of the Central Region Groundwater Protection Committee. The ISGS, and award co-recipient Illinois State Water Survey, were honored for research and modeling of the Mahomet aquifer. Director Donald McKay received the award on behalf of the ISGS. In his acceptance remarks, McKay presented a brief history of ISGS research of the Mahomet aquifer based on a list of publications compiled by David Larson.