In episode 19, anchor Brock Yordy runs down the importance of sunblock to your safety arsenal, then interviews National Ground Water Association (NGWA) President Brian Snelton about education and serving the industry.

“I encourage more people to get involved in their state- and national-level organization,” Snelton says. “You get that reward of talking to other people and helping. … We need volunteers. We need people to get involved. I encourage you to do so. A lot of people think it’s a lot of time, but it’s an hour here and there and, for the industry, it’s well worth our time.”

This episode covers:

  • The importance of sun block for people working outdoors
  • The recent West Virginia vs. EPA decision from the Supreme Court
  • The upcoming Sackett vs. EPA case before the Supreme Court
  • The National Ground Water Association (NGWA)
  • Balancing your business and service to the industry
  • Getting young people into the drilling and groundwater industry
  • A preview of Groundwater Week 2022

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