Practitioners from Geosyntec Consultants will present at the 86th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) set for October 5-9, 2013, in Chicago.
WEFTEC 2013 is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers thousands of water and wastewater professionals from around the world the best water quality education and training available today. This year's event will be held at McCormick Place South. Review the WEFTEC 2013 Conference Program and Exhibitor Guide.
Lisa Austin, P.E., a senior practitioner in water resources engineering and an Associate of the firm based in California, will present "Sensitivities of LID-Based Hydromodification BMPs". She is also set to present "Adapting a Master-Planned Development to Changing Stormwater Regulations in Los Angeles County," co-authored by Geosyntec Engineer Kelly Havens (Oakland) and Project Engineer Aaron Poresky (Portland).
Scott Struck, a senior professional at Geosyntec based in Northern Colorado will present "Advances in Green Infrastructure Monitoring to Improve Performance and Design," part of the event's "Best of the International Low Impact Development Symposium" track. He will also present "Retrofit of Pervious Pavement for Improved Performance" in a stormwater management session, "Green Infrastructure Case Studies and Performance Assessment."
Mark Willobee, a senior engineer for Geosyntec based in Illinois, will present "Site Practices and BMP Solutions" during the session "Navigating Construction Site E&S Practices and Compliance."
Ken Susilo, P.E., CPSWQ, a principal water resources engineer, and Brandon Steets, P.E., an associate water resources engineer, both based in California, are the co-moderators for a stormwater management session, "State of the Science for the New EPA 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria: Alternative and Innovative Approaches." Ken will also be presenting "Bacteria TMDLs: An Implementation Planning Effort Predicting Costs, Benefits, and Uncertainties During Development of a Comprehensive Load Reduction Plan for Compliance with San Diego County Bacteria TMDLs." Brandon will also be presenting "Overview of Southern California MS4 Bacteria TMDL Compliance Plans, Including Modeling Approaches, Non-Structural and Structural BMPs, Implementation Costs, and Use of MS4 Numeric Limits."