BELLEVUE, Wash., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Surface water quality professionals from North America and beyond will travel to the vibrant City of Bellevue, Washington from August 27th through 31st for StormCon 2017 to meet leading stormwater experts, explore emerging water-quality technologies and best management practices (BMPs), and engage in a PDH- and CEU-accredited course curriculum.
The 16th annual conference and exposition—the world's largest stormwater and surface water quality trade show—aims to generate candid and constructive discussion and education of low-impact development (LID) and other green infrastructure practices, stormwater program management, and BMP case studies. The course curriculum provides the opportunity to explore cutting-edge case studies first-hand and features over 120 interactive classes presented by the leading stormwater management and water-quality experts.
StormCon's Green Infrastructure courses provide a framework for combating urban and climatic challenges by building with nature. Green infrastructure practices including the design and evaluation of LID, floating treatment wetlands, and smart growth will be covered, as well as how to monitor and assess the implementation of Green Infrastructure in terms of stormwater flows and water-quality parameters.
Courses in the Stormwater Program Management track cover available funding options to fix aging infrastructure; credit trading and incentive programs for stormwater runoff reduction; MS4 regulatory compliance; Green Infrastructure planning; public outreach; staffing; and other elements of managing a successful stormwater program.
The popular BMP Case Studies Program Track provides examples of structural and non-structural, outside-the-box stormwater management solutions to achieve water-quality goals while leaving very small footprints. This year's innovative case studies include bioretention hydrologic performance modeling, stormwater nutrient reduction, urban school and watershed retrofits, and biotic soil technology for erosion control, revegetation, and stormwater management.
With over 200 exhibitors—including AbTech Industries, Bio Clean Environmental, CleanWay Environmental Partners, Suntree Technologies Inc., and Oldcastle Precast—StormCon is the premier industry event and a platform for the exchange of ideas and solutions to minimize surface water pollution and protect watersheds.
The Conference Program is available to download. Registrations are still available, but classes are filling up quickly. Sign up today at www.stormcon.com to secure your spot!
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