SAN ANTONIO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition, has expanded its educational offerings to include the one-day Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ) exam review course on Sunday, July 27, 2003. StormCon, taking place July 27 through July 31, is the largest gathering of professionals involved with surface water quality in North America. Conference attendees include those with years of experience as well as industry newcomers. Hundreds of public-sector officials, regulators, private engineers, and manufacturers come together each year for three focused days concentrating on solutions to the NPDES Phase II-related challenges our communities are facing. The event also includes the world's premier trade show of stormwater-related products, equipment, and services. CPSWQ Certification provides evidence of qualifications in stormwater management principles and methods. CPSWQ Certification is available to those who have the educational training, demonstrated expertise, and experience in computing, analyzing, and evaluating stormwater quality. "The public insists on professional competence from their stormwater managers, and CPSWQ is the only professional certification available in the industry. The addition of the CPSWQ exam review course is a tremendous addition to this year's lineup at StormCon," remarked Steve Di Giorgi, StormCon director. "We've got Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivering the Keynote Address as part of three full days packed with stormwater-related classes and conversations. We've got the largest stormwater-specific trade show in the world. If stormwater is your thing, why would you want to be anyplace else?" Mr. Kennedy's Keynote Address will take place Tuesday morning, July 29. StormCon is produced by Forester Communications of Santa Barbara, CA ( www.Forester.net ), the publisher of Stormwater magazine, the Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals ( www.StormH2o.com ). To attend the conference, complete the registration materials found at www.StormCon.com . For information on remaining sponsorship or exhibiting opportunities, contact Steve Di Giorgi, StormCon director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805/682-1300 x129.