Texas Conference Offers Stormwater Learning and Collaboration
AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Since the creation of urban communities, stormwater runoff has been an issue. And with water quality being a problem throughout the world, managing and controlling stormwater remains a major concern for civil engineers. To help enhance the knowledge surrounding this sector, StormCon, The North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition, will take place Aug. 2-6 in Austin, Texas.
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 five courses comprise the pre-conference workshops:
The five full-day preconference courses available, taking place on Monday, August 3 are:
- BMP Selection to Improve Your Watershed
- Construction Site SWPPP Compliance: Learning to truly implement a compliant program
- Stormwater Pollution Modeling for LID, TMDL, and Retrofitting Analyses – An Overview of WinSLAMM
- Repairing Entrenched, Incised and Degraded Urban Streams – Techniques and Case Studies
- Designing and Reviewing Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans for Construction Sites
StormCon 2015 will take place August 2 – 6 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.