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4 Oct 2017
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Monitoring Water Quality to Assure Sustainability

Sustainability Seminar Series

Photo of Ron MacGillivray, Delaware River Basin Commission senior environmental toxicologist.

The Sustainability Seminar Series continues both onsite and online via a Blackboard Collaborate webinar on Wednesday, October 4 with Monitoring Water Quality to Assure Sustainability with Ron MacGillivray, Delaware River Basin Commission.

Ron MacGillivray is a Senior Environmental Toxicologist at the Delaware River Basin Commission ( His work includes characterizing contaminants of emerging concern, monitoring ambient toxicity, establishing water quality criteria, designing field and laboratory studies for environmental assessment and developing Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) / Pollution Minimization Plans (PMPs) in the Delaware River. Dr. MacGillivray is an Adjunct Faculty at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Prior to working at the DRBC, he was a Project Scientist in the Fate and Effects Laboratory of Roy F. Weston, Inc. (Weston Solutions, Inc.).

Dr. MacGillivray earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, a M.S. in Microbiology from Rutgers University and a B.S. in Biology from Northeastern University. He is past-president of the Hudson Delaware Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (

The Sustainability Seminar Series is organized by the Sustainability Management Master's program and sponsored by the Center for Environmental Systems and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering (CEOE). This seminar is also available online through Blackboard Collaborate.

 Blackboard Collaborate Webinar

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