IECA’s Washington DC Regional Roadshow will center around urban stream construction methodology, practices and planning. This will be specific to the Mid-Atlantic region and target urban hydrology and restoration in the DC Metro area. Attendees will not only learn about objectives in the classroom environment but also experience the teachings first hand in a half day field trip component to multiple active and post-construction stream restoration projects.
7:00 - 8:00AM - Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Networking
8:00 - 8:20AM - Opening Welcome
8:20 - 9:00AM - Planning, Design and Permitting of Utility Repairs in Urban Streams
Presented by: Mark Babbitt - DC Water & Will Weaver - Angler Environmental
9:00 - 9:45AM - Broad Branch Stream Restoration Project
Presented by Keith Pivonski & Chris Becraft - Underwood and Associates
9:45 - 10:15AM - Morning Coffee Break & Exhibitor Networking
10:15 - 10:45AM - Forestry for Stream Restoration Projects
Presented by Duff McCully and Joseph Burckle, Urban Forestry Administration (DDOT/UFA)
10:45 - 11:30AM - Standards, Specifications, Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Presented by: Laura Gardner, PE - Center for Watershed Protection, Josh Burch - Environmental Protection Specialist, Lawrence Omoregbe, Environmental Engineer, District Department of Energy and the Environment
11:30AM - 12:15PM - Lunch & Exhibitor Networking
12:30 - 4:00PM - Field Trip, buses will depart promptly at 12:30PM
Duff McCully and Joseph Burckle, Urban Foresters with the District Department of Transportation Urban Forester Administration will be presenting on tree preservation techniques and tree planting during this field event. We will be visiting Alger Park Stream Restoration, Tree Planting and Preservation Site, National Arboretum Spring House Run Stream Restoration and DC Sewer Line Repair Sites.