The new storm water regulations will be out for public comment in June 2013 and are scheduled for implementation in January 2014. Enforcement and accountability are likely to be enhanced in all new permits for cities/towns with populations greater than 10,000.
This Public Works Stormwater Summit is a real how-to summit that focuses on what you will need to do and how you will need to do it. Experts from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, American Public Works Assn and other practitioners will be on-hand to discuss how the new regulations will affect your community, present real case studies, and show innovative approaches to water quality. This is news you can use at your agency, in your community and at your state house. Everything YOU need on the new regulations is here.
In this Summit, you will learn:
- What the new regulations say and mean to your community
- How TMDLs work as well as how they can be implemented and maintained from first-hand practitioners
- broad, national-level talking points to help illustrate the issues and better prepare you to address your elected officials' and stakeholders' questions/concerns
- How the costs of compliance could affect development costs
- How watershed-based permitting has been discussed based on existing model programs in resource-rich areas and the possibility of required compliance regardless of political boundaries
- How new regulations could significantly impact negotiations for water rights in terms of stream base flow and groundwater recharge and much more!
The new regulations may be more stringent but you’re not alone, and what works for one local agency could very well work for you. Join your colleagues at the Public Works Stormwater Summit and network with other concerned people to learn more.
(FREE with Full Conference Registrations or register for the Stormwater Summit separately for $330 and gain access to the exhibit floor while you attend.)
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