(415 ILCS 55/6) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7456)
    Sec. 6. (a) The Department with the cooperation of the Agency, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Agriculture and others as needed, shall develop, coordinate and conduct an education program for groundwater protection. The program shall include, but not be limited to, education for the general public, business, agriculture, government, and private water supply owners, users and operators.
    (b) The education program shall address at least the following topics: hydrogeologic principles, groundwater protection issues, State groundwater policy, potential contamination sources, potential water quality problems, well protection measures, and the need for periodic well tests.
    (c) The Department shall cooperate with local governments and regional planning agencies and committees to coordinate local and regional education programs and workshops, and to expedite the exchange of technical information.
(Source: P.A. 85-863.)