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Annual NPS Conference 2007

Low Impact Development (LID) Implementation Case Studies and Panel Discussion

LID and Natural Drainage System Program
Drena Donofrio, Seattle Public Utilities

The Puget Sound Action Team’s Multi-year Effort to Bring LID to Puget Sound
Bruce Wulkan, Puget Sound Action Team

Burnsville Rainwater Garden Retrofit Project
Daryl Jacobson, Natural Resources Department, City of Burnsville, Minnesota

Small-Scale Stormwater Management in Vermont
Jessica Andreoletti, Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District

Concurrent Session 1.1

LID Stormwater Management Systems Demonstrate Superior Cold Climate Performance Compared to Conventional Stormwater Management Systems
Dr. Robert Roseen, University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center

Stormwater Treatment Device Selection and Suitability: Getting Beyond 80 Percent
James Houle, University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center

Advanced BMPs for Construction Site Erosion, Sediment, and Turbidity Control
Richard McLaughlin, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Concurrent Session 1.2

Nitrogen Loads and Groundwater Residence Times in an Agricultural Basin in North-Central Connecticut
John Mullaney, U.S. Geological Survey

Innovative and Alternative Septic System Technologies in Rhode Island: Sure It’s a Double-Edged Sword, But That’s No Reason to Fall on It
Deb Knauss, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

A Statewide Database for Local Wastewater Management (RIWIS) and New Online Onsite Wastewater Managers Resource Center
Lorraine Joubert, University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension

Concurrent Session 2.1

Protecting Water Quality with Conservation Development Design
Scott Millar, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Rhode Island’s Urban Coastal Greenways Program: A New Approach to Addressing Development in Urbanized Coastal Environments
Caitlin Chaffee, Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council

Low Impact Development/Stormwater Management in an Ultra-Urban Environment
Bethany Eisenberg, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.

Concurrent Session 2.2 

Expanding the Assessment Toolbox: Use of Statistical and Data-Driven Techniques for Bacterial Source Identification and Predictive Modeling
Diane Mas, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

RI Clean Marina Program: A Voluntary Approach to Preventing Nonpoint Source Pollution in Coastal Waters
Jeff Willis, RI Coastal Resources Management Council

Nonpoint Sources at Beaches in New England
Matthew Liebman, EPA Region 1

Volunteer Monitoring of Fall and Winter Water Quality
David McLaughlin, Clean Ocean Access

Results of Monitoring NonpointSource Bacterial Contamination of Beaches in Newport, RI
Drew Carey, CoastalVision

Concurrent Session 3.1

Use of Remote Sensing to Characterize Impervious Cover in Stormwater Impaired Watersheds
Ken Hickey, AMEC

Tracking Watershed P-Loss Hotspots through Time and Space: A New Approach to Targeting Nonpoint Source Management Practices
Donald Meals, Associates in Rural Development, Inc.

Adaptation of the AVGWLF Watershed Model to the Northeast
Dr. Barry Evans, Pennsylvania State University

Concurrent Session 3.2

Wetlands and Water Quality Trading
Lori Siegel, Siegel Environmental Dynamics, LLC

Innovative Tools to Motivate Watershed Stewardship
Christine Feurt, Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

Integrating Public Outreach Initiatives for Behavior Change: Campaigns that Work
Linda Burnette, St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida

General Session

Stormwater-Impaired Watershed Permitting: Watershed-Wide Solutions for a Watershed-Wide Problem

Part 1 – The Science
Peter LaFlamme, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

Part 2 – The Federal Regulations
Mary Borg, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

A New England Stormwater Utility Success Story
Charlene Johnston, AMEC

Poster Presentations

Introducing the New Massachusetts Clean Water Toolkit:  An Interactive Guide to NPS Pollution Management in the 21st Century!
Bob Hartzel, GeoSyntec Consultants
Jane Peirce, Massachusetts DEP

Permeable Reactive Barriers (PRB) for Groundwater Nitrogen Removal, Waquoit Bay, MA
Pio Lombardo, Lombardo Associates, Inc.

Enhancing the Bacterial Source-Tracking Toolbox: A Collaborative Approach
W.J. Dunn, Massachusetts DEP, Division of Watershed Management
M.C. Waldron, U.S. Geological Survey
R.J. Tang, Masschusetts DEP, Wall Experiment Station
O.C. Pancorbo, Masschusetts DEP, Wall Experiment Station
C.L. Duerring, Massachusetts DEP, Division of Watershed Management
M. DiBara, Massachusetts DEP, Division of Watershed Management
Ron Stoner, Masschusetts DEP, Wall Experiment Station
Todd Callaghan, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management
Jason Burtner, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management
D.J. Gray, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Narrow River Stormwater Abatement Study
M. James Riordan, Fuss & O’Neill

Meeting the Long Island Sound TMDL Goal for Suffolk County
Sara da Silva, Nelson, Pope & Voorhis

Use of Denitrifying Bioretention Systems to Control Nonpoint Sources of Nitrogen
Ryan Siegel, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sarina J. Ergas, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sukalyan Sengupta, Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Kumaravel Palaniswamy, Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

The Massachusetts Stormwater Technology Evaluation Project
Marie-Françoise Walk, Water Resources Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Jerry Schoen, Water Resources Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst