2012 – A New Era of Local Stormwater Implementation
The agenda and presentations from the 2012 Stormwater Retreat can be accessed below. Enjoy!
Featuring Retreat Speakers
At this year’s retreat the Water Environment Research Foundation filmed a series of 2-minute videos on stormwater innovations from industry professionals who attended the retreat. Each video discusses innovative stormwater practices to meet higher water quality standards. From new BMPs, green infrastructure and technology, to codes, permitting and policies, and financing, planning and public education. These videos prove to be informative and interesting all at once. Enjoy!
Marcus Quigley from Geosyntec Consultants discusses their work on high performance green infrastructure using distributed controls to improve the function of stormwater management systems.
Lori Lilly from the Center for Watershed Protection discusses her work on illicit discharge detection and elimination.
Jill Murray from the City of Santa Barbara to track down the sources of fecal contamination in their creeks.
Bryan Seipp from the Center for Watershed Protection talks about targeting riparian buffers in the landscape to meet water quality goals.
Jim Bachhuber from AECOM discusses matching appropriate resources with needs for stormwater management purposes.
Alisa Valderrama from the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses their recently released report on Financing Stormwater Retrofits.
Adrienne Kotula from the James River Association talks about the Virginia LID Design Competition that they conducted to get the word out about LID.
Karl Guillard, Ph.D from the University of Connecticut (Go Huskies!) summarizes the highlights of the regional new england project that identifies turf grass recommendations for water quality goals.
Dan Nees from the Environmental Finance Center discusses financial options for localities to address stormwater management.
Bob Adair from the Houston land/Water Sustainability Forum discusses the Low Impact Development competition that took place in the Houston, TX area 2 years ago and how it impacted perception and adoption of LID technologies.