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Geosyntec Consultants Sponsors 2012 California Stormwater Quality Association Conference

Release Date: 10/25/12

Geosyntec Consultants is a gold sponsor of the 8th Annual California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) Conference, to be held at the Hilton San Diego at Mission Bay on November 5-7, 2012.

The theme for this year's conference is "Solving the Stormwater Compliance Puzzle." Throughout the three-day meeting, Geosyntec speakers will address a wide range of timely topics for holders of municipal, industrial, and construction National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

Lisa Austin (Oakland) will serve as a session moderator during the technical program on Tuesday, November 6, part of Track A: Regulations, Permits & Policies. In addition, 10 other Geosyntec practitioners are scheduled to present or participate in panel discussions during the conference. Among them are:

Monday, November 5

Eric Strecker, P.E. (Portland)
8:30-10:00 a.m.--Workshop 1: Dissecting the LID Puzzle
Panelist: What Methods are Appropriate? Is the Hierarchy in Current Permits Best for Water Quality?

Lisa Austin, P.E. (Oakland)
10:15-11:45 a.m.--Workshop 1: Dissecting the LID Puzzle
Panelist: LID as a Tool for TMDL Implementation and Hydromodification | Add to Calendar (.ics)

Courtney Wilson and Kim Williams, P.E. (San Diego Old Town)
3:30-5:00 p.m.--Workshop 7: Construction Tools and Talk
Real World Math: Challenges for pH and Turbidity Sample Reporting on an Ever Changing Construction Site

Tuesday, November 6

Brandon Steets, P.E. (Santa Barbara)
11:10-11:40 a.m.--Track E: Stormwater Treatment
Adaptive Stormwater Management at an Industrial Site with Numeric Effluent Limits | Add to Calendar (.ics)

Eric Strecker, P.E. (Portland)
2:05-2:35 p.m.--Track A: Clean Water Act
The Endangered Species Act and Stormwater: Another Route to Numeric Effluent Limits?

Kim Williams, P.E., (San Diego - Old Town), Kathleen Harrison, P.G., (San Diego - Old Town), and Eric Smalstig, P.E. (Huntington Beach)
Alternate Presenters--Track C: Industrial Permit
Landfill Compliance Strategies for the Proposed CA Industrial General Permit

Wednesday, November 7

Marcus Quigley, P.E., CPESC, (Brookline) and Peter Mangarella, P.E., (Oakland)
Presenting: Aaron Poresky (Portland)
Alternate Presenter--Track E: Scientific Advances
Transforming Our Cities: High Performance Green Infrastructure and Distributed Real-Time Monitoring and Control | Add to Calendar (.ics)

Ken Susilo, P.E., CPSWQ (Los Angeles)
1:15-1:45 p.m.--Track A: Bacteria
Managing and Predicting Costs, Benefits, and Uncertainties in Comprehensive Load Reduction Planning for Compliance with San Diego County Bacteria TMDLs | Add to Calendar (.ics)

Brandon Steets, P.E. (Santa Barbara)
2:25-2:55 p.m.--Track A: Bacteria
Unraveling Bacteria TMDL Compliance and Uncontrollable Sources: A Proposed Weight of Evidence Approach for Natural Source Exclusion Qualification | Add to Calendar (.ics)

Raina Dwivedi (Oakland) and Judd Goodman, P.E. (Oakland)
3:35-4:05 p.m.--Track C: Hydromodification & LID
Sensitivities of LID-Based Hydromodification BMPs

Ken Susilo, P.E., CPSWQ (Los Angeles)
3:35-4:05 p.m.--Track D: Sustainable Development
Stormwater Project Development through Integrated Regional Water Management Planning (IRWMP) in the Greater Los Angeles County Region | Add to Calendar (.ics)

For more information on Geosyntec's participation at the 2012 CASQA Conference, contact Lisa Austin in Oakland, 510-285-2757 or laustin@geosyntec.com.