Pollution Prevention Education for Residents
The University of Rhode Island Home*A*Syst Program is a voluntary residential pollution prevention program. We provide workshops, technical assistance, publications, and other educational resources and tools to individuals, community leaders, groups and organizations, and local, state, and Federal agencies to promote informed decision-making. We work in partnership with others to train residents to take actions to protect their health and the environment.
The URI Extension Water Quality Program
URI Home*A*Syst is one of four Extension Programs housed in the Department of Natural Resources Science at the University of Rhode Island dedicated to helping Rhode Islanders protect their water resources and drinking water.
We work in partnership with our sister Extension Water Quality Programs, the Watershed Hydrology Laboratory, and the Environmental Data Center.
Jordanne Feldman is a junior at URI majoring in Geology with a concentration in hydrogeology. She’s from New Hartford, NY. Before starting her Coastal Fellowship with us, Jordanne traveled to India with URI Professor Tom Boving to learn about water quality protection and remediation. Jordanne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her Coastal […]
Nathan Brown is a URI senior majoring in majoring in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. He’s from Westerly, Rhode Island. Nathan has spent much of his summer with us providing education and technical assistance about water quality protection at local farmers markets and community event. Here’s what he had to say about his experience. Why […]