SOURCE: Forester Communications

February 06, 2007 12:51 ET

Announcing StormCon '07 the World's Largest Stormwater Conference and Exposition

SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- The sixth annual StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition, will be presented by Forester Communications in Phoenix, AZ, from August 20 to 23, 2007, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Hotel. Visit to register online or for further information.

StormCon will feature nearly 200 presenters from 30 states and five countries -- who will address proven techniques for solving community, construction-site, and industrial stormwater pollution. Over 1,200 municipal and government leaders, federal agency representatives, engineers, contractors, and consultants are expected to attend StormCon from every state. In addition, more than 150 vendors and service providers will make StormCon the nation's largest exposition of stormwater equipment, products, and services.

This year's conference offers six program tracks: Best Management Practices (BMPs) (18 presentations); Low-Impact Development, Smart Growth, and Green Infrastructure (24 presentations); Construction BMPs (15 presentations); Stormwater Program Management (24 presentations); Comprehensive Water Quality Monitoring (24 presentations); and Research and Testing of BMPs (33 presentations). New and expanded program areas include low-impact development techniques, construction-site runoff, an EPA workshop and event, and a panel discussion on BMPs and low-impact development.

Several one- and two-day pre-conference workshops will be offered on Sunday, August 19, and Monday, August 20. The review courses and exams for Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ) certification, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), and Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC) will be held Sunday, August 19, and Monday, August 20.

The opening session keynote speaker will be announced soon. Past keynote speakers have included Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Jean-Michel Cousteau, Dr. John C. Ogden, and Catherine Leslie. StormCon is presented by Forester Communications, publisher of Stormwater magazine.

Contact Information

    Laura Funkhouser
    Phone: 805-682-1300, ext. 139
    E-mail: Email Contact