Low Impact Development, Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Coastal Protection to be Focus of Water Quality Conference

Jul 09, 2013, 11:15 ET from StormCon

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts on Stormwater and post-fire damage control will gather August 18–22 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share experiences, and discuss strategies most effective in minimizing surface water pollution and protecting watersheds.  

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With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon brings public officials, property owners, builders, site inspectors, civil engineers, designers, health & safety officers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers, educators, EPA officials, and other water quality professionals together to focus on this critically important topic.

The expanded educational offerings include "Fire & Rain: Rapid Assessment and Emergency Mitigation Measures Following Wildfires." This is a great opportunity to learn from those who have performed vital roles in emergency post-fire efforts throughout the west. If your community is potentially impacted by wildfires, don't miss this course. www.stormcon.com/fireandrain.htm

Facing the Rising Tide: Coastal Protection Symposium will be co-located with StormCon and covers Enhanced Community Resilience, Impact Assessment, Beach Stabilization, Storm Surge & Bridge Scour, Business Continuity Planning, Building Resilient Marinas, Visualizing Sea level Rise & Flooding Impacts, and more. www.stormcon.com/coastal_protection_symposium.html

The regular curriculum provides over 125 educational sessions presented by leading Stormwater experts, covering material on BMP case studies, Green Infrastructure, Stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, Industrial Stormwater, Erosion & Sediment Control, and advanced research topics.

Nearly 200 vendors exhibit stormwater-related products and equipment—the world's largest tradeshow of its kind. The pollution prevention strategies and technologies being discussed and on display at StormCon should not be missed.

Participants will be key personnel from communities and organizations including the Port of Seattle; NOAA; Federal Highway Administration; EPA; the Cities of Richmond, San Diego, Atlanta, Charleston, Calgary, Minneapolis, Plano, Virginia Beach, New York, Vancouver, Savannah, Santa Monica, and others; Boeing; Home Depot; CDM Smith; Brown & Caldwell; John Deere; Dow Chemical; HDR; Clemson; Virginia Tech; Texas Tech; Coastal Carolina University; and many others.

StormCon is the premier industry event, and you'll learn from the best in the field. Find more details and registration information at www.StormCon.com.Classes are filling up quickly; register today!

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Scott Nania

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