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This month, Hendersonville Green Drinks welcomes Mike Huffman, the Stormwater Quality Specialist for the City of Hendersonville. His talk will focus on different stormwater management techniques and how homeowners can implement these in their own homes. Stormwater runoff is an especially important issue in urban settings and directly affects the health of our streams and rivers. Mike will also answer questions about stormwater management programs in Hendersonville and the environmental benefit of choosing Low Impact Design at home.

Who: Mike Huffman, Stormwater Quality Specialist, City of Hendersonville
What: April Green Drinks topic: A Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater
When: April 12, 2018 – 5:30 networking, 6:00 presentation
Where: Black Bear Coffee, 318 N. Main St. Hendersonville, NC

Mike holds a Masters Degree in Biology from App State and gained experience working as an analyst in a water quality lab in Asheville before accepting a position with the City of Hendersonville. As the Stormwater Quality Specialist, Mike ensures that the City is fulfilling the requirements of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for stormwater management.

About Hendersonville Green Drinks
Hendersonville Green Drinks is presented by MountainTrue, Conserving Carolina and Black Bear Coffee Co. Come to Green Drinks to learn more about current environmental issues, have relevant discussions, and meet with like-minded people. This is a monthly event and everyone is welcome. You don’t have to drink at Green Drinks, just come and listen. Black Bear Coffee offers beer, wine, coffee drinks and sodas. A limited food menu will be available.