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    Impaired Waters Symposium 2011: Spanning the Water Quality Continuum – From Standards to TMDLs

    Hilton Miami Downtown 
    Miami, Florida

    Conference: January 12 – 13, 2011


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    Over the past few years, the water quality continuum in the Clean Water Act has become increasingly complex. EPA and states are grappling with new and more stringent numeric water quality standards for parameters like nutrients, mercury and conductivity. State assessment and listing decisions have resulted in the identification of tens of thousands of impaired waters. Court-ordered deadlines have forced states and EPA regions to develop TMDLs for those waters on an expedited basis and more frequently on a watershed scale. And growing sophistication in monitoring and modeling has made the detection of pollutants and sources achievable at unprecedented levels of precision and scale.

    With progress comes new challenges and opportunities in terms of implementation and tracking improvement. The Impaired Waters Symposia brought together practitioners from around the globe to discuss these new challenges and opportunities in terms of implementation and tracking improvements of water quality while focusing on the water quality continuum in the Clean Water Act.

    This symposium provided valuable information for regulators, technology developers, municipal agencies, and others seeking to understand the full picture of the latest developments and practical experiences on this important topic. Supporting organizations included the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Advisory Committee on Water Information, and the Water Environment Research Foundation. 

    The Call for Abstracts closed July 16, 2010.

    Conference Proceedings
    Proceedings will be delivered to attendees at the conference and available for purchase after the conference is over. To purchase and/or view all WEF conference proceedings, click here.

    For additional information, please contact:

    Technical Program/ Abstracts       Attendee Registration         Sponsorship Information Sponsorship Support
    Technical Programs Registration Sarah Evans
    Exhibition Sales Coordinator
    Stefanie Walter
    Exhibition Operations Manager

    1-703-684-2400 ext. 7450

    1-703-684-2441 1-703-684-2466
    sevans@wef.org
    Request Information

    1-703-684-2414
    expoinfo@wef.org

     

    The Impaired Waters Symposium was co-located with the Nutrient Recovery and Management Conference.  

    For more details please call Registration at 1-877-WEF-4REG (1-877-933-4734)