Jun 17, 2015, 11:40 ET
AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- California water officials adopted new rules Tuesday aimed at capturing and reusing huge amounts of stormwater. Presentations on the dwindling water reserves, rainwater collection, flood control, water supply, water quality and urban greening plus many other topics will take place at this year's StormCon in Austin. The North American Surface Water Quality Conference will host about 2,000 people confronting the regulatory, financial, and best management practices required to manage the recent stormwater problems facing the state and other locations around the country.
The complete 2015 StormCon conference program is available to download here (PDF). http://www.stormcon.com/pdf/SC15_Program.pdf
Public and private-sector professionals are welcome to attend the conference, along with all others responsible for stormwater management, including municipal managers, state and federal regulators, engineers, consultants, highway and heavy-construction contractors, developers, compliance professionals, design professionals, researchers, nonprofit professionals, and officials at special sites such as ports, airports, and military bases.
The pre-conference kicks off on Sunday, Aug. 2, with a full day of accredited workshops and certification courses. Each workshop provides 0.5 continuing education units.
The following six tracks comprise the regular conference taking place Tuesday, August 4 through Thursday, August 6:
- BMP Case Studies
- Green Infrastructure
- Stormwater Program Management
- Water-Quality Monitoring
- Advanced Research Topics
- Agricultural & Coastal Topics
StormCon 2015 will take place at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, TX. Online registration is open at http://www.stormcon.com/registration.html.
About Forester Media / StormCon
Forester Media produces StormCon® and publishes books and award-winning trade magazines, including Stormwater and Erosion Control. Forester University offers continuing education and professional development live webinars, and on-demand webcasts. Visit foresternetwork.com for more information.
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