MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's foremost experts on storm- and surface-water quality will get together in Myrtle Beach, SC August 18–22 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.
With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2013 brings together municipal and government officials, builders and contractors, site inspectors, civil engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers, educators, EPA officials, property executives, and other water-quality professionals under one roof to focus on this critically important topic.
StormCon fills an urgent need by bringing government officials responsible for public health and safety and protecting our water supplies together with private sector engineers, consultants, and solution providers. With the increasingly urgent need to protect our water supplies, the pollution prevention strategies and technologies being discussed and on display at StormCon should not be missed.
The Coastal Protection Symposium will take place concurrently, focusing on infrastructure protection in coastal cities, ports, and industrial complexes in the face of sea level rise and potential shoreline changes.
Participants will be key personnel from cities and counties throughout North America, and other participating organizations include EPA, Coastal Carolina University, AMEC, Port of Seattle, National Park Service, CDM Smith, AECOM, Home Depot, Dow Chemical, URS, Universities of Kentucky, Nebraska, Missouri, California, Delaware, Virginia Tech, and many others.
The curriculum features over 125 educational sessions and covers a range of material focusing on BMP case studies, Green Infrastructure, Stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, Industrial Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control, and advanced research topics. Nearly 200 vendors will exhibit stormwater-related products and equipment, the world's largest tradeshow of its kind.
StormCon is the premier event offering expertise from the nation's leading authorities and provides unparalleled opportunity to learn from the finest in the field. Complete schedules, course descriptions, presenters, conference highlights, and registration information is at www.StormCon.com.
Registrations are still available, but classes are filling up quickly. Join us! View the program and register today at www.StormCon.com.
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