Stormwater and Watershed Experts Prepare for Portland to Attend National Water Pollution Conference

Dec 11, 2013, 11:20 ET from StormCon

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's foremost experts on storm- and surface-water quality are preparing to gather at the Portland Convention Center next August 3–7 to explore the newest surface and stormwater pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  


With clean water and regulatory compliance in mind, StormCon 2014 heads to the Pacific Northwest for the first time. The region's heightened awareness of water quality issues and its abundance of successfully implemented projects make Portland the perfect setting for the biggest annual get together, where government officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers, educators, EPA officials, property executives, and other water quality professionals will focus on this critically important topic. The sharp educational emphasis on protecting our water supplies, as well as the large exhibit hall showcasing the best the pollution prevention strategies and technologies, should not be missed.

Portland is spectacular in early August, and with it's vibrant nightlife, fantastic eateries, microbreweries, eclectic shopping, active arts & music scene, and proximity to the world class vineyards of the nearby Willamette Valley, StormCon 2014 is certain to be a great time. 

StormCon features more than 150 classes presented by the nation's leading stormwater experts focusing on BMP case studies, green infrastructure, stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, Industrial Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control, advanced research topics, and post-fire erosion control & watershed protection. Nearly 200 vendors and service providers will exhibit stormwater-related products and equipment, making this the world's largest tradeshow of its kind.

StormCon is the premier annual event offering expertise from the nation's leading experts and provides unparalleled opportunity to learn from the very best in the field. The StormCon Conference Program with complete course descriptions, presenters, conference highlights, and registration information can be found online at

Discounted Early Bird registrations are still available, and the host hotels are offering terrific rates on a first-come basis. So join us! View the program and register today at

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Scott Nania