The PA Environmental Council is happy to announce registration is now open for their conference "Stormwater- Green Solutions beyond Gray Pipes: A Conference on Policy, Financing and Technology" on September 18 and 19 in Harrisburg, PA.
To view the conference agenda and to register please go to www.pastormwater.org/
Keynote Speakers (invited): Senator Edwin Erickson and Representative Robert Freeman – Overcoming Policy Challenges
Dinner Speaker: Brian O’Neill – Sewer Surfing: A tale of survival
Conference Overview: There remains a reluctance to choose green infrastructure to address stormwater and combined sewer overflow problems. Conference speakers will address opportunities to lower this barrier and increase the collective knowledge base to make it easier to choose green infrastructure options. Topics covered will include meeting regulatory compliance with Best Management Practices, financing models, offsetting mitigation, designing and retrofitting for cost effectiveness, operation and maintenance considerations, municipal codes and stormwater fees just to name a few.
Continuing education credits available for solicitors, engineers and landscape architects.
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