AUSTIN, Texas, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, announced that an expanded educational lineup in association with Texas A&M- Kingsville will include Coastal Protection, Agricultural Efficiency, and additional tracks addressing Green Infrastructure, Water-Quality Monitoring, Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Program Management. This increases the number of conference tracks and separate educational sessions, includes a special visit form EPA's Region 6 Administrator Ron curry, and offers an unprecedented array of choices for Stormwater and Water Quality professionals in attendance.
Now in its 14th year, StormCon brings together leading authorities on Stormwater and surface water to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies and discuss the strategies that are most effective in minimizing surface-water pollution. With NPDES regulatory compliance a primary focus, StormCon unites engineers, consultants, commercial property executives, watershed managers, builders and contractors, government officials, inspectors, designers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, researchers, educators, EPA officials, and other water-quality professionals under one roof.
StormCon brings government officials responsible for public health and safety and protecting our water supplies together with private sector engineers, consultants, project developers, and solution providers. With the urgent need to protect our watersheds, the strategies discussed and technologies on display at StormCon should not be missed.
On Tuesday, August 4, Rick Reichmuth, chief meteorologist for Fox News Channel, will speak at the conference opening general session. He is responsible for all on- and off-location weather coverage, including major events such as hurricanes, tornado outbreaks, floods, fires, blizzards, and other natural disasters. All conference attendees are welcome to attend both of these events.
Also on Tuesday, August 4, Ron Curry of EPA's Region 6 will give the keynote address. Curry has been Region 6 Administrator since 2012 and has more than 36 years of management experience at all levels of government and in the private sector.
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