Stormwater Conference Focuses on Green Infrastructure, Coastal Protection, and Surface Water Quality
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts on Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Shoreline Protection will gather here August 18–22 to explore the newest water pollution prevention technologies, Coastal Protection strategies, and share which recent approaches have proven most effective in minimizing surface water pollution and protecting communities and watersheds.
With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2013 brings together municipal and government officials, property owners and builders, site inspectors, civil engineers, designers, health & safety officers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers, educators, EPA officials, and other water quality professionals under one roof to focus on this critically important topic.
The expanded course offerings include the Coastal Protection Symposium, covering Enhanced Community Resilience, Impact Assessment, Beach Stabilization, Storm Surge & Bridge Scour, Business Continuity Planning, Building Resilient Marinas, and Visualizing Sea level Rise & Flooding Impacts. Information is at www.stormcon.com/coastal_protection_symposium.html.
The regular curriculum provides over 120 classes presented by the leading stormwater experts covering material focusing on BMP case studies, Green Infrastructure, Stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, Industrial Stormwater, Low Impact Development, Erosion & Sediment Control, and advanced research topics.
With nearly 200 vendors exhibiting stormwater-related products and equipment, StormCon brings together government officials responsible for public health & safety and protecting water supplies together with private sector engineers, consultants, and solution providers. With the urgent need to protect our water supplies, the coastal protection and pollution prevention strategies and technologies being discussed and on display at StormCon should not be missed.
Participants include EPA; NOAA; Federal Highway Administration; John Deere; AMEC; Texas A&M; National Park Service; Home Depot; CDM; HDR; Boeing; URS; Army Corps of Engineers; Waste Management the Port of Seattle; the Cities of Richmond, San Diego, Atlanta, Charleston, Calgary, Minneapolis, Plano, Virginia Beach, New York, Vancouver, Savannah, and Santa Monica; and many others.
Join us! StormCon is the premier industry event and provides the best opportunity to learn from the very best in the field. The Conference Program and registration information is at www.StormCon.com. Registrations are still available, but classes are filling up quickly. Sign up today!
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