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May 16-18, 2016

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Monday, May 16

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm



1:00 – 2:00 pm

Welcome and Opening

Keynote: Cross Cutting Issues in Stormwater Regulation and Implementation: Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

Hye Yeong Kwon, Center for Watershed Protection

(Nashborough Ballroom)

2:00 – 2:30 pm


2:30 – 3:10 pm

Track 1


Track 2

Belle Meade

Track 3


Effective Stormwater Training Techniques

Luke Owen, NPDES Stormwater Training Institute

Growing Partnerships to Meet Permit Requirements: Stormwater on a Shoestring Budget

Abigail Rains, KY Energy and Environment Division of Water

Non-numeric Water Quality Based Effluent Limitations (WQBEL)

Arturo Ovalles, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control

3:15 – 3:55 pm

The Roadmap for Successful Development of Stormwater Utility

David Mason, CDM Smith

Creative Ways to Meet MS4 Requirements with Limited Funding

Pat Fallon, City of Oak Ridge, TN

Approaches to Dealing with Turbidity on Your Construction Site

Rich McLaughlin, NCSU

4:00 – 4:40 pm

Defining Your MS4

Beth Chesson, Amec Foster Wheeler

Rainwater Harvesting: Will it Work for My Project?

Dave Adams, Contech Engineered Solutions

Solving the Sediment Dilemma: Successful Construction Site Outreach to a Difficult Audience

Thomas Lawrence, WQM and Ruth Anne Hanahan, University of TN WRC

4:45 – 6:45 pm

Southeast Chapter Reception

Southeast Chapter Meeting (5:00 - 5:20 pm)

Tuesday, May 17

7:00 – 8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast


Track 1


Track 2

Belle Meade

Track 3


8:30 – 9:10 am

Alabama's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) Program

Marla Smith, ADEM

The Importance of Particle Size Distribution When Defining 80% TSS Removal Efficiency

Mark Miller, AquaShield, Inc.

Five Fundamentals for Successful Restoration of Disturbed Lands

Marc Theisen, Profile Products

9:15 – 9:55 am

A New Way to Look at BMP Inspection and Maintenance on DOT Systems/b>

Natalie Postel, Arcadis

Louisville Synthesis Report of the State of Our Streams

Erin Wagoner, Louisville MSD

Effective Sediment Basin Design

Jamie McCutchen, PE, SW Products, LLC

9:55 – 10:30

Break with Exhibitors

10:30 – 11:10 am

Metro Nashville Stormwater NPDES Program: An Ever-Evolving Approach to Clean Water

Michael Hunt, Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Water Services

Green, Gray or Purple Its All Infrastructure

Barry Fagan, Alabama DOT

Alabama State-wide Erosion and Sediment Control Program, A Major Player in Providing Construction Stormwater Technology

Earl Norton, Norton & Associates

11:15 – 11:55 am

I Have to Conduct Stormwater Monitoring: Anyone Else Want to Join in the Fun

JP Johns, Woolpert and Tim Sherbert, CESCI, CSPR, Spartanburg Co 

Improving Infiltration as a BMP

Rich McLaughlin, NCSU

Changing Stormwater Strategies for a Changing Climate?

Phillip Reagin, BMP Supplies Inc.

11:55 am – 12:50 pm


12:50 – 1:30 pm

Stormwater Retrofits: A Look at Using the TNRRAT to Assist in Outreach to Stakeholders within the Watershed of the Nashville Zoo

Steven Casey, CEC, Inc.

Designing with Nature Compost BMP Designs for Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development

Britt Faucette, Filtrexx International

Implementing and Maintaining Best Management Practices During Erosion Control Inspections

Nate Reynolds, BAT Associates, Inc.

1:35 – 2:15 pm

Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Development Examples in Mississippi

Jay Estes, AICP, Allen Engineering and Science, Inc.

Retrofitting Urban Streets to Green Streets; Lessons Learned using Stormwater Planter Systems

William Harris, Bio Clean Environmental Services, Inc.

Stream restoration projects partnering with Flexamat

John Slupecki, Motz Enterprises, Inc

2:25 – 3:05 pm

Assessing Urban Watersheds for Pollutant Loads and Restoration Potential

Andrew Sansone, Monroe County Dept. of Environmental Services

Time of Concentration Assessment for Small Watershed Runoff: A Better Method in Estimating

Ken Kagy, Gwinnett County

Preventing Erosion on Slopes and In Ditches

Rich McLaughlin, NCSU

3:05 – 3:35 pm

Break with Exhibitors (door prizes)

3:35 – 4:15 pm

Tennessee Permanent Stormwater Management: Requirements and Guidance

Robert Karesh, TDEC Division of Water Resources

Has the Time Come for a National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation Program for Products and Practices?

Mark Miller, AquaShield, Inc.

Impaired Stream Delisting Strategy and Approach

Erin Wagoner, Louisville MSD

4:20 – 5:00 pm

Mixing Politics and Responsible Stormwater Regulation Development: Does it Work?

Jennifer Watson, Ensafe, Inc. and David Mason, CDM Smith

Preventing Erosion on Slopes and In Ditches

Rich McLaughlin, NCSU

Georgia’s Unified Sizing Criteria: The Old, the New, and the Misunderstood

Charles Crowell, AECOM

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Exhibitor Reception (door prizes)

Wednesday, May 18

7:00 – 8:00 am



8:00 – 8:45 am

Continental Breakfast

Keynote: Green Infrastructure - Coming to a Development Near You

Andy Reese, Amec Foster Wheeler

(Nashborough Ballroom)

8:45 – 9:00 am

EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Awards Program

9:00 – 9:45 am

WOTUS and the Stormwater Remand Rule: How it Could Impact You

Richard Davis, Beverage and Diamond; Beth Chesson, Amec Foster Wheeler

Nashborough Ballroom

9:45 – 10:15 am

Break with Exhibitors (Door prizes)

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Enforcement Initiatives

Sean Ireland, EPA Region 4

Construction General Permit

Mike Mitchell, EPA Region 4

Nashborough Ballroom


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