Stormwater Summit North America


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"IQPC’s inaugural Stormwater Summit will deliver essential know-how to stakeholders who drive and shape the future of stormwater management and flood remediation across this country. Featuring Federal, State, Municipal and Private stakeholder perspectives, presentment of innovative strategies and networking opportunities to help you resolve the regulatory, funding, land development, and implementation issues driving stormwater management and flooding concerns.

Stormwater Summit Special Features Include: • Participate in a dramatic on-site tour of the Dog River Reservoir Dam • Receive Free Copy of the Light Design Manual in workshop B • CPE, PDH Credits and 12 CFM Credits Available

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  1. 1. Special Offer! The First 20 Municipal Water Utility Executives Receive All Access IQPC presents its Inaugural Super Pass for $999! Register by April 2. Stormwater See page 7 for prices and packages. Summit TM Featured Moderator and Conference Chair: Brant D. Keller, PhD. Creating, Implementing, and Maintaining Director Public Works and Utilities a Sustainable Architecture for the City of Griffin, GA Management of Stormwater Resources Featured Keynote Speaker: May 24-26, 2010 • Atlanta, GA Neil Weinstein Director Low Impact Development Featuring Federal, State, Municipal and Private Center, Inc. stakeholder perspectives, presentment of innovative strategies and networking opportunities to help you resolve the regulatory, funding, land Additional speaker faculty development, and implementation issues driving drawn from: stormwater management and flooding concerns. US Environmental Protection Agency – Stormwater and Non- point Source Section, Region IV Learn from program managers and engineers Federal Emergency Management who have developed innovative tools and Agency – Mitigation Division design techniques, including how to: Department of Homeland Security – ✓ Assess regulatory mandates and land development Emergency Management Institute priorities to address high-priority program goals The Coca-Cola Company ✓ Effectively manage your permitting in order to improve Skidaway Institute of BMP implementation Oceanography ✓ Utilize innovative BMPs employing LID principles to your Georgia Department of Natural unique environment Resources – Environmental ✓ Protection Division Create a more effective funding mechanism 12 CFM City of Atlanta – Department of by securing public support for special fees Cred its ! le Watershed Management ✓ Improve water quality monitoring through Ava ilab advanced non-point source testing techniques City of Charlotte, NC Piedmont Triad Council of Governments, NC Media Partners several area counties and municipalities …and many more!
  2. 2. Stormwater Who Will Attend: Directors, Managers, and Engineers who implement, manage, maintain or design: Summit ✓ Stormwater infrastructure TM ✓ Floodplain mapping May 24-26, 2010 ✓ Stormwater permitting Atlanta, GA ✓ Best Management Practices ✓ Water quality programs Creating, Implementing, and Maintaining a Sustainable ✓ Watershed program assessment Architecture for the Management of Stormwater Resources ✓ Flood mitigation programs ✓ Education and outreach initiatives Dear Colleague, There is an inherent tension between the public’s stated desire to develop About The Organizer: the land and the desire to protect and and expand use of restore environmental resources. It increasingly apparent that protecting is becoming existing environmental resources from resulting from stormwater runoff from the adverse impacts new development will require substanti way stormwater is managed. New al changes in the strategies and principles in sustainab opportunities for stormwater program le design present managers and city planners to resol difficult and costly to mitigate storm ve this tension. It is Infrastructure IQ, a division of IQPC, is water impacts. Flood damage exacts quality of life, economic growth, losse a price in terms of dedicated to providing practical, detailed s to property and human lives. This increasing sense of frustration over has led to an information through conferences, training how stormwater is managed and the policies and procedures related to storm effectiveness of water management. The issues are programs, webinars, and our monthly e- and unavoidable. Many factors that substantial, complex affect stormwater management diffe r by location, newsletter. By providing accurate, organization or activity. The difference s in these factors lead to a variety of perspectives, objective, and up-to-date developments perceptions and opinions about issue s and appropriate solutions. and trends in various industries, Fortunately, stormwater management Infrastructure IQ enables governments and is not a static field. Advances in tech materials science have created new nology, design and private companies to operate effectively. opportunities for stormwater practition “green” design techniques as an integ ers to implement ral part of stormwater infrastructure. communities across the country are At the same time, seeking to engage the public and com better understand their impacts on mercial interests to stormwater issues. As such, stormwate poised to become an integral part of r management is CPE, PDH Credits strategic sustainability initiatives. Available – see website for details We have convened this Summit in Atlanta to avail our delegation of the ✓ Floodplain Managers challenges that area communities have acute natural confronted in connection with the ✓ Civil Engineers September 2009. You will learn throu record floods of gh focused sessions utilizing case stud panel discussions designed to emphasiz ies and interactive ✓ Landscape Architects e best practice successes and lessons failures in infrastructure and planning learned from ✓ City Planners . We have carefully recruited a spea distinct, but uniformly valuable expe king faculty offering riences that you can leverage to impr practice and strategic planning. IQPC ove your program, ’s inaugural US Stormwater Summit know-how to stakeholders who drive and shape the future of stormwate will deliver essential Site Tour: Dog River flood remediation across this country. r management and Reservoir Dam I look forward to meeting you in Atlan ta! tical Regards, unique and prac ntage of our P.S. Take adva ovide you with hands-on worksho ps that will pr nisms for funding mecha instructio n on creating enting rams and implem ples in In the Wake of the Flood ormwater prog ci st ity design prin Participate in a dramatic on-site tour of the Dog sust ainable commun River Reservoir Dam that was compromised by anagement. William Anderson stormwater m the record floods that ravaged the Atlanta area Program Director – Infrastructure in September 2009. Learn about the planning Energy and Utilities IQ and construction techniques employed to restore this structure as a functioning part the stormwater infrastructure. 2 Register now! or 1-800-882-8684
  3. 3. Day 1: Pre-Conference Workshops Monday, May 24, 2010 A 8:00am – 3:00pm 7:30 Registration. Refreshments and Lunch will be served. Funding Your Stormwater Program: Strategies Tailored to Your Specific Community Chronically limited funding for capital investments, operation and What will be covered: maintenance of local stormwater management systems, combined with • Federal, state and private funding sources recent emphasis placed on stormwater quality management by the • Grant application process emerging Federal extension of NPDES permitting to stormwater • Establishing your BMP to Access Section 319(h) Grants discharges, dictates that communities secure stable funding and develop • Case Studies in Non-point source pollution funding successes new and innovative financing strategies for their stormwater management How you will benefit: programs. For the stormwater manager, trying to secure a bigger piece of • Actual preparation of funding tools for your program the shrinking general fund pie might not be the most promising option. • Understanding the needs and projected needs of your program Other funding opportunities are out there, but it takes creativity, a lot of • Learning through hands-on case studies illustrating the various funding public education, and strategic alliances to make them happen. This techniques session will present a number of options municipalities have developed to solve the funding puzzle. Ronald Feldner, P.E., Senior Water Quality Program Manager, Ecological Solutions B 8:00am – 3:00pm 7:30 Registration. Refreshments and Lunch will be served. Light Imprint Design—Integrating Sustainability and Community Design The development industry is transitioning away from conventional suburban construction and engineering costs. LI is not limited to a single approach for development towards the growing demand for development of compact, environmentally sensitive development. Rather, it offers a set of context- mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly communities. At the same time environmental, sensitive design solutions, identifying slope, soils, climate, and initial and sustainable, and green practices are moving to the forefront of public interest. maintenance costs that ultimately work together on the community level. While sprawl leads to excessive land use and automobile dependency, What will be covered: compact, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly communities using light imprint tools Receive a Free Copy of the Light • Concept behind Light Imprint offer a sustainable alternative and reconcile development industry Imprint Design Manual • How your community can benefit from LI; requirements with objectives of land conservation organizations. • Drawing a Light Imprint overlay on a project Light Imprint (LI) development techniques can give added consideration to • Tailoring LI principles to achieve maximum results environmental and preservation factors without compromising design How you will benefit: priorities such as connectivity and the public realm. LI respects terrain, • Have the opportunity to draw a Light Imprint overlay on a project geographical conditions, and topography while prioritizing public space. • Hands on training with various LI tools Additionally, LI is available as a handbook (provided to trainees) and web site, • Understanding the opportunities offered by LI and with a sixty-tool matrix, searchable database, and four case studies. • Obtaining a practical view of integration and implementation of LI in your Light Imprint is a transect-based stormwater management system. LI community introduces a tool set for stormwater runoff that uses natural drainage, Free site tour included! Visit an Tom Low, AIA, CNU, LEED, Director conventional engineering infrastructure, and infiltration practices. These tools area community featuring the of Town Planning, Duany, Plater-Zyberk are to be used collectively at the sector, neighborhood, and block scale. This successful integration of Light & Company Imprint design tools into its tool set offers a range of environmental benefits, while significantly lowering stormwater management program. C 3:30pm – 6:00pm 3:00 Registration. SITE VISIT—In the Wake of the Flood: Dog River Reservoir Dam – Douglasville, GA IQPC had coordinated with Douglasville and Douglas County to offer More than three months after these floods hit Douglas County, the delegates the unique learning opportunity of an on-site visit to the Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority (WSA) is still Dog River Reservoir Dam as part of the Stormwater Summit. Our repairing damage to its reservoir dam and Dog River recreation area. choice of venue has allowed us to take advantage of this notable You will hear from WSA engineers who assessed the damages structure that was severely compromised during the record floods of downstream from the dam to energy dissipater blocks and other September 2009. The dam is significant in many regards but the structures as well as damage to the dam itself. The dam has undergone damage to the dam and the remarkable repair and restoration to the extensive repair and the WSA has worked with FEMA to secure funding structure offers our delegation an outstanding educational benefit. reimbursement for the project. The Executive Director and Operations The Dog River Reservoir Dam was designed for one-half the probable Deputy of the WSA will present an overview of this project, the maximum precipitation (PMP). The PMP for Douglas County is about challenges presented by the storm and the efforts to repair and obtain 30 inches of rain in a 24 hour period. Based on computer models, the funding for the repair projects. Don’t miss out on this unique lake level at this level of precipitation the reservoir would still be opportunity to witness first hand the effects and response to paradigm below the parapet walls directing all of the flow over the accordion altering natural occurrence. weir. However, in Sept 2009, Douglasville had more than 20 inches of rain. Water rose over the parapet walls and flowed to areas where it was not intended leading to substantial damages. 3 Register now! or 1-800-882-8684
  4. 4. Day 2: Main Conference Sessions Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:30 Registration & Coffee 1:00 Panel Discussion: Strategies for Effective Stormwater Program Management Under Multiple Layers of 8:00 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks Regulation Brant D. Keller, PhD - Director of Public Works & Utilities for the Municipalities across the nation are confronted with an increasingly City of Griffin, GA complex, and at times, contradictory body of regulations governing the management of stormwater and its impacts on the community. 8:15 Opening Keynote: Crafting and Implementing a Compliance with federal, state and local mandates requires water Sustainable Vision for Your Stormwater Program resource managers to devote a larger part of limited resources to Stormwater infrastructure has become an increasingly important part of a regulations that often times do not reflect local conditions or priorities. broader water strategy. The imperative to develop sustainable practices in Managing your stormwater program these incongruities requires the future planning requires forward thinking about your stormwater coordinated effort of many stakeholders along the regulatory to program. City planners and public works directors must develop a vision operational spectrum. In this session, we will examine programs that have for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive stormwater harmonized different levels of regulation affecting local communities. You program. This session, led by Neil Weinstein, Director of the pioneering will learn ways to: Low Impact Development Center, will address innovative strategies for • Properly assess regulatory mandates in light of local conditions— creating a world class stormwater program that meets the needs and understand the stakeholder aspirations of the various stakeholders in your community. • Integrate land development, commercial and industrial elements in the Join Mr. Weinstein as he discusses how to transform these strategies into regulatory process • Develop strategies to secure useful community involvement in a tactical reality for your program. monitoring and reporting initiatives • Managing “unfunded mandates” in stormwater regulation so that Neil Weinstein, Director–Low Impact Development Center your local program meets local needs Following his Keynote, join Mr. Weinstein for a 15-minute interactive Q&A session on the LID Center’s latest Moderator: initiatives and how to employ these strategies in your own Brant Keller, PhD – City of Griffin, GA stormwater program. Panelists: 9:15 A Vision to the Future – Understanding the New Rules for Sally Mills, Deputy Commissioner for the Bureau of Stormwater Phase I and Phase II Communities and the Impact on MS4 Protection—City of Atlanta Permitting Standards Michelle B. Lawrence, P.E., Environmental Compliance Manager— MS4 Municipalities are now required to assess their progress in achieving Fulton County of Public Works their program’s measurable goals. While monitoring is not required under the rule, the NPDES permitting authority has the discretion to require Chris Edelstein, CPSWQ, Deputy Director Stormwater —City of monitoring if deemed necessary. If there is an indication of a need for Griffin improved controls, permittees can revise their mix of BMPs to create a more effective program. This session will identify proven techniques to 2:00 Commercial Perspectives on Stormwater Management: evaluate the effectiveness of your chosen BMPs to determine whether Public-Private Partnership and Global Outlook the BMPs are reducing the discharge of pollutants from your systems to Learn how these challenges are addressed through development of the “maximum extent practicable” and to determine if the BMP mix is custom risk models that assess watersheds, supply reliability, water satisfying the water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act. efficiency, wastewater, supply economics and social factors. Spatial Delegates in this session will learn analysis is also used to assess, on a global basis, water stress and drought • Proven methodologies for the selection of the best BMPs to meet the conditions. These analyses inform broad range risk mitigation strategies, six minimum measures in distinct settings opportunity pursuits, business planning, capability development needs • How to make best use of your BMP to ensure compliance with CWA and internal/external communication plans. This session will focus on: • Addressing challenges through development of custom risk models • How to establish a sound monitoring schedule based on the characteristics of your BMP that assess watersheds, supply reliability, water efficiency, wastewater, • How to construct and implement a “treatment train” of BMPs to and social factors • Promoting engagement between local water authorities and local achieve improved drainage water quality industry; Michael Mitchell, Regional Stormwater Expert/State program • Implementing risk analysis as a basis for water resources management overview Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, US decision support Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4—Stormwater and • Industry tactics that will help your organization deliver cost-effective Non-point Source Section sustainability strategies • How to set priorities 10:15 Morning Networking and Refreshment Break – Which partnerships make sense? – How to best engage the community? 11:00 Improving Your Stormwater Program through Effective • Integrating your organization’s stormwater practices into an overall Management of Permitting Process watershed protection program. Phase I and Phase II MS4 Municipalities have now held their NPDES permits for 16 and 8 years, respectively. As these stormwater programs Joe Rozza, P.E., BCEE, Global Water Resource Sustainability have developed and matured, EPA, EPD, and the MS4 Municipalities have Manager—The Coca-Cola Company explored different techniques to create effective stormwater controls. This session will spotlight some of the challenges MS4 Municipalities have 2:45 Afternoon Networking and Refreshment encountered in developing their stormwater programs, while offering techniques for broadening and deepening their programs. 3:15 Mitigating the Effects of a Game-Changing Flood Event: Delegates in this session will learn Day One and Beyond … • How to satisfy the nuts and bolts requirements of their NPDES permit In September 2009, record storms dumped up to 22 inches of rain • How to ensure that the Annual Report reflects the quality of the throughout northern and western Georgia, causing major flooding, stormwater program widespread damage and a number of fatalities. In Douglas County, • How to create a cohesive inspection program Sweetwater Creek, which runs along the eastern side of the county, • Importance of an MS4 map and permanent structure inventory exceeded all previously recorded flood levels for that area. Of the 10 fatalities during the floods throughout Georgia, six were in Douglas Connie Haynes, Environmental Specialist—Georgia Department of County. In this session, you will hear from municipal and country officials Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division who manage the systems and infrastructure impacted by this historic flood. Our panel of experts will address: 12:00 Networking Luncheon • Full Mitigation Best Practice— learn how Douglas County WSA has 4 Register now! or 1-800-882-8684
  5. 5. made effective use Pre Disaster Mitigation grants obtaining additional 5:00 In the Wake of the Atlanta Flood: Interdepartmental Co- mitigation grants to fund the repurchase of property in flood prone, operation in Municipal Water Quality Monitoring • Competitive basis and cost-share—creating a funding strategy that The record breaking Atlanta flood of September 21st and 22nd tasked meets the 75/25 standard required by FEMA. Cobb County Water System, Emergency Management, DOT and • Acquisition program—Protecting lives and resources through the Community Development to respond to physical emergencies involving acquisition program when dealing with flood-prone houses in the direct citizen evacuation, relocation, and relief assistance as well as floodplain undertake assessment of private and civil structures compromised by the • Challenges presented by flash flooding and effective strategies in flood, and threatening the safe delivery of drinking water, the discreet erosion control collection of sanitary sewer discharge, and the timely drainage of flood • Identification of major locations of the vulnerable drainage basins as it waters. Although this diverted water quality personnel from their relates to infrastructure routine duties, the Cobb water quality “net’ continued to operate, Johnny Barron, Project Engineer—Douglasville, GA Water and receiving and responding to citizen inquiries and pro actively collecting Sewer Authority water quality data through sewer line crossing streamwalks, outfall screening, and in-stream chemical and biological monitoring. In this Randy Hulsey, Director—Douglas County Department of session you will learn: Transportation • How to structure a program that can meet unanticipated challenges from natural phenomena like floods while maintaining the essential 4:00 Focus on FEMA: Implementing Best Practices in Floodplain functions necessary to the meet the ongoing health and safety needs Mapping and Flood Mitigation Programs of the public; The record flooding in Atlanta last September challenged communities • How the Cobb water quality “net” continued to operate, receiving to ensure that the flood plain maps adequately reflect land use and and responding to citizen inquiries and pro actively collecting water development, as well as, future growth. Real estate development and quality data through sewer line crossing streamwalks, outfall property values are two of the drivers that engineers and public officials screening, and in-stream chemical and biological monitoring; must consider when designing programs to manage stormwater. In this • About two specific case studies of inter-divisional co operation within session you will hear from municipalities that have successfully worked the Cobb County Water System as well as between the Cobb County with FEMA to ensure that accurate floodplain maps were approved and Water System and Cobb DOT and Community Development illustrate community concerns were properly considered in this process. that the Cobb water quality “net” is designed to work well when • Hazard Identification: Increase the effectiveness of floodplain “wet” management programs using digital mapping technologies; • How to leverage cooperation between divisions within municipal • Regulatory Framework: Minimize the unwise use of floodplains— public works departments and between those departments utilizing the services gained /lost approach articulated by White House themselves as an enforced, progressive protocol to address regulatory Task Force; and overwhelming natural challenges • Hazard Mitigation: Learn how to implement innovative non-structural approaches to flooding problems; Lance Norris, Environmental Compliance Specialist– Cobb County • Collaboration and Coordination: Responding to and working with Stormwater Management FEMA in the remapping of floodplains. 5:45 End of Main Conference Day One Prasad Inmula, Ph.D., PE, CFM, Training Specialist, DHS | FEMA | EMI Brad G. Loar, Director of Mitigation Division – Region IV, Federal Emergency Management Agency Day 3: Main Conference Sessions Wednesday, May 26, 2010 7:45 Registration & Coffee – Special assessment districts – One-time system development fees 8:00 Chairperson’s Recap of Main Conference Day One – Grants and low interest loans Darryl Williams, Georgia/Florida Program Overview—US 8:15 Funding Outlook: EPA Funding Initiatives and Source Environmental Protection Agency–Region IV Funding for Stormwater Programs The construction, operation and maintenance of a municipal separate Following this presentation, join EPA representatives for a 15- stormwater system (MS4) can involve significant expense, especially minute interactive Q&A session on the Agency’s funding initiatives when regulatory requirements (stormwater Phase I and Phase II), and how to move these programs down to the tactical level. flooding concerns, water quality issues (including total maximum daily loads, or TMDLs) and population growth must be considered. The US 9:00 Funding Practice: Implementing and Supporting Funding of Environmental Protection Agency has fostered a number of useful Your Stormwater Program initiatives to help seed the creation or expansion of stormwater Chronically limited funding for capital investments, operation and programs. As the need for more robust stormwater programs increases, maintenance of local stormwater management systems, combined with so must the innovations in funding models. This session will examine recent emphasis placed on stormwater quality management by the the use of the federal Section 319(h) grant as one possible funding emerging Federal extension of NPDES permitting to stormwater option for municipalities, discuss the regulatory considerations regarding discharges, dictates that communities secure stable funding and develop the use of 319 (h) funds for the MS4, and provide a real world new and innovative financing strategies for their stormwater examples of how the EPA has engaged funding requests from different management programs. For the stormwater manager, trying to secure a municipalities. bigger piece of the shrinking general fund pie might not be the most In this session, you will learn about the latest funding sources and promising option. Other funding opportunities are out there, but it takes mechanisms available to public and private stakeholders. You will be creativity, a lot of public education, and strategic alliances to make them presented with: happen. This session will present various techniques implemented by the • Guidance on developing your BMP to access Section 319(h) Grants – pioneering stormwater management plan implemented in the City of Case Studies in Non-point source pollution funding successes Griffin, GA. In this session, led by the architect of this program, you will • Detailed case studies detailing funding challenges and successes learn how to: • Cost and benefits of alternative models for funding a stormwater • develop your BMP to Access Section 319(h) Grants – Case Studies in program Non-point source pollution funding successes – Stormwater utility–fee based water flow model • Construct successful partnerships with private industry to meet broad – Tax revenue water management goals – Regional funding mechanisms 5 Register now! or 1-800-882-8684
  6. 6. Day 3: Main Conference Sessions continued • Integrate inherited private stormwater infrastructure into a municipal • Use your EOS and LOS to communicate your organization’s mission to system your staff and ensure that your utility’s resources are expended in an • Drive public awareness and participation in your stormwater program equitable and effective manner. • Build and update the economic model supporting the stormwater utility James Moore, Chief Environmental Compliance Specialist–Henry Brant Keller, Director of Public Works—City of Griffin County 9:45 Designing an Effective Outreach and Education Component 2:15 Implementing Effective BMPs to Redress Stormwater to Your Stormwater Program Pollutants Whether planning a new outreach effort or revitalizing an existing one, Sediment is one of the nation’s largest contributors of pollution. Nutrients incorporating best education practices (BEPs) into your water and eutrophication are infamously responsible for some the most management strategies is critical for achieving success. One of the key devastating impacts on aquatic and marine ecosystems. Total maximum roles of an outreach program is to aid in securing public acceptance of a daily loads (TMDLs) have been written by state and federal regulators and new funding source (e.g., user fee or special assessment) for stormwater implementation plans responding to them are being put in place. Local management programs. When a municipality imposes a new financial government is often held responsible for meeting reduced pollutant limits, burden on the public the key to a successful stormwater utility but has little or no regulatory support or resources to accomplish these implementation is public approval. This session will help stormwater goals. In this session we will present effective response strategies that have educators and outreach coordinators to: delivered positive outcomes in North Carolina to bring smaller • Effectively present funding options communities into compliance with the Clean Water Act and TMDL-related • Working with community leadership legislation. In this session, you will learn about • Public-private partnerships • Case Study: Jordan Lake Nutrient Strategy • Managing the debate around special assessment • Effective ways to meet turbidity, Ph, Chlorophyll-a reduction mandates • Creating a unified vision for stormwater management • How to construct and manage partnerships that address regional water • Establishing your BMP to Access Section 319(h) Grants – case studies in quality concerns non-point source pollution funding successes Cy Stober, Water Resources Manager–Piedmont Council of • Forming successful partnerships with private industry to meet broad Governments water management goals Sally S. Bethea, Executive Director, Upper Chattahoochee 3:00 Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Riverkeeper 3:30 Using Prevention and Cure in Your BMP Maintenance 10:30 Morning Networking and Refreshment Break Practice to Achieve Water Quality Goals Operators cannot simply take a “build and walk” attitude towards their 11:15 Moving from Gray to Green: Implementing LID Principles to BMPs–effective maintenance and continual assessment is critical to the Construct a Sustainable Stormwater Infrastructure long-term success of the program. This session will address BMP operation Stormwater overflows pose a costly and burgeoning problem in the and maintenance for permitting and reporting requirements under the Unites States. Most cities are working with the U.S. EPA to curb overflows National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) municipal as a part of a mandate to cleanse waters to federal standards. separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit program, and as a part of Communities are exploring ways to move from expensive “gray” stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP). In this session you will approaches to green solutions. This session will profile new models and learn: • How to use mass- balance equation tool to assess the effectiveness of practices that are creating a way forward to the reality of an “all Green” approach to stormwater management. Participants in this session will your BMPs • Best methods for establishing numeric goals at levels that demonstrate learn about: • Using post-construction LID design techniques that can effectively meet effectiveness of your BMP • How to design and construct the most effective stormwater control EPA mandates • New advances in LID tools and technology that achieve mandated measures (SCMs) essential to protect water quality from the impacts of stormwater runoff reduction levels development projects. • Programs that have successfully enlisted land developers in a strategic Eric Lombard, Director–Henry County Stormwater Utility LID stormwater program • BMP design and implementation using LID principles • Cracking the impervious surface dilemma with infiltration 4:15 Case Study: Informing The Development of a TMDL Plan for the Vernon River Basin Estuary By Bacterial Source Tracking Neil Weinstein, Director–Low Impact Development, Center Non-point Source Monitoring Britt Faucette CPESC, LEED AP, Director of Technical Research– The Vernon River basin drains 6500 hectares of a densely populated Filtrexx International urbanized area in the southeastern US including the cities of Savannah and Vernonburg, Georgia. Several small rivers within the basin have been 12:15 Networking Luncheon identified as not meeting water quality standards because of fecal contamination, low oxygen, and fish contamination. However, because of 1:30 Establishing Your Stormwater Infrastructure’s Extent and the complexity of potential sources of contamination and the complexity Your Management Responsibilities of political and jurisdictional responsibility, it has not been possible to Managing stormwater infrastructure in a comprehensive manner is a identify the sources of contamination or to develop an effective relatively new undertaking, particularly in suburban Phase II communities comprehensive mitigation plan. In this study, a Bacterial Source Tracking that were largely rural until recently. Since drainage infrastructure grew in project was conducted to identify the source of fecal contamination and a piecemeal fashion, determining what is now the responsibility of a local to develop a basin wide water quality management strategy. Based on government to manage is a challenge. To reconcile the requirements of Multiple Antibiotic Resistance profiling, a large proportion of the non-point NPDES program, regional mandates, and local code against contamination in five estuarine rivers within the basin was determined to the expectations of the rate-paying public it is necessary to construct a set originate from animal sources with birds and dogs the most likely sources. of well-thought out, defensible policies that clearly define the role of the In this session you will learn how to utilize this methodology to • Re-assess public health risks stormwater utility. Doing so will allow local governments to optimize • Develop new management plans limited resources while proactively managing their infrastructure to • Guide long-term regional development plans that will include increased provide a high level customer service and meeting increasingly stringent regulatory landscape. In this session you will learn how to: permeable buffer zones and wildlife corridors. • Define the “what” and “where” of your stormwater infrastructure • Identify the customer service needs of your community and develop Courtney Reich, Director—Ecological Planning Group your stormwater program to meet them Dr. Marc E. Frischer, Professor —Skidaway Institute of • Frame a coherent Extent of Service (EOS) and Level of Service (LOS) that Oceanography will help balance regulatory mandates with providing satisfactory customer service 5:00 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference 6 Register now! or 1-800-882-8684
  7. 7. Registration Information StormwaterSummit TM May 24-26, 2010 Atlanta, GA Industry Including Engineers, Consultants, & Service Providers Register and pay by ... April 2, 2010 April 23, 2010 Standard Main Summit $1,299 $1,399 $1,499 Workshop Day (A or B ) $650 $650 $650 All Access Super Pass (workshop A or B, site tour & main summit) $1,849 $1,949 $2,049 Site Tour $650 $650 $650 Federal, State & Local Government & Municipalities All Others April 2, 2010 April 23, 2010 Standard Main Summit $799 $899 $999 Workshop Day (A or B ) $500 $500 $500 All Access Super Pass (workshop A or B, site tour & main summit) $1,199 $1,299 $1,399 Site Tour $500 $500 $500 Please note multiple discounts cannot be combined. Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase - Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations ABA/Routing #: 021000021 not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: registration. 18717.001 MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IQPC Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must lunches, refreshment and detailed conference materials. Your registration will not be add 6% sales tax. confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. TEAM DISCOUNTS For IQPC’s Cancellation, Postponement and Substitution Policy, please visit For information on team discounts, please contact IQPC Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684. Only one discount may be applied per registrant. Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. Special Discounts Available: A limited number of discounts are available for the non-profit sector, government organizations ©2010 IQPC. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of and academia. For more information, please contact customer this brochure constitute a trademark of IQPC. Unauthorized reproduction will be service at 1-800-882-8684. actionable under the Lanham Act and common law principles. Special Offer! Be one of the first 20 municipal water utility executives to Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities: register by April 2 and receive the All Sponsorships and exhibits are excellent opportunities for your company to showcase Access Super Pass for only $999! Call today at 1-800-822-8684. its products and services to high-level, targeted decision makers attending IQPC’s inaugural Stormwater Summit. IQPC helps companies like yours achieve important sales, marketing and branding objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and exhibit spaces – all of which are tailored to assist your organization in creating a platform to maximize its exposure at the event. For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting at this or upcoming events, please contact Mario Matulich at 1 (212) 885-2719 or Venue Information For venue information, please visit If you Follow us on: IQPC’s Stormwater Group would like to be notified via email as soon as the information becomes available please email with the following in the subject Media Partner: line: "Stormwater Summit Venue Request". 7 Register now! or 1-800-882-8684
  8. 8. International Quality & Productivity Center REGISTRATION CARD 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017 YES! Please register me for Stormwater Summit TM ❑ All Access Super Pass ❑ Workshop A ❑ Workshop B * Please call 1-800-822-8684 to inquiry ❑ Site Tour C about the special offer for first 20 municipal water utility executives See Page 7 for pricing details. Your customer registration code is: When registering, please provide the code above. Name__________________________________ Job Title ________________________ Organization____________________________________________________________ Approving Manager______________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City__________________________________State______________Zip____________ Phone________________________________Fax_______________________________ E-mail__________________________________________________________________ 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. 1 Web: ❑ Check enclosed for $_________ (Payable to IQPC) 2 Call: 1-800-882-8684 ❑ Charge my __Amex __Visa __Mastercard __Diners Club 3 Email: Card #__________________________________Exp. Date___/___ CVM code ______ 4 Fax: 1-646-378-6025 Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer can be found on 5 Mail: IQPC preceding page. 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor, ❑ I cannot attend, but please keep me informed of all future events. New York, NY 10017 18717.001/D/AD Special Offer! The First 20 Municipal Water Utility Executives Receive All Access IQPC presents its Inaugural Super Pass for $999! Register by April 2. Stormwater See page 7 for prices and packages. 12 C FM Cr edits ! le Availab Summit TM Featured Moderator and Conference Chair Brant D. Keller, PhD. Creating, Implementing, and Maintaining Director Public Works and Utilities a Sustainable Architecture for the City of Griffin, GA Management of Stormwater Resources Featured Keynote Speaker: May 24-26, 2010 • Atlanta, GA Neil Weinstein Director Low Impact Development Center, Inc.