The National Nonpoint Source (NPS) Workshop will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 6-9.

The event will foster coordination among NPS program practitioners and partners by bringing together state, Tribal, Nation, territorial, federal, and other interested stakeholders involved with program activities under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act. The event will also provide technical training on NPS project implementation and best management practices, emerging tools, and strategies for NPS community engagement.

Call for Abstracts Extended Until June 11th!

Abstracts are invited on a variety of topics, including but not limited to:

  • BMPs, Implementation, and Watershed Planning 
  • NPS Funding Pathways
  • Tribal/Nation Topics
  • New Challenges and Innovative Solutions
  • Human Dimension and Community Impact of NPS Investments and Projects

This is an opportunity to share knowledge and expertise with peers, discuss current and future NPS topics, and learn from one and another. Representatives from federal and state government, watershed organizations, conservation districts, Tribes & Nations, and territories are encouraged to submit abstracts for consideration.

Who Can Attend

  • State & Federal NPS Coordinators
  • Territory NPS Coordinators
  • Tribal/Nation Coordinators
  • Invited Watershed/Non-Profit Organizations

Please contact Devon Case if you have any questions.


The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is a hotel established on Nicollet Mall, in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Nicollet Mall is a twelve-block concentrated gathering of restaurants, pubs, parks, businesses, and retail shops. Nicollet Mall offers a green, colorful, pedestrian-friendly experience to discover Downtown Minneapolis and the Mississippi Riverfront.


Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is located 12.5 miles from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport which is roughly a 20-minute drive.

COVID-19 Policy

NEIWPCC is committed to providing an event environment that keeps all participants as safe as possible and promotes the well-being of our community. It is recommended that all individuals who participate in NEIWPCC events be fully vaccinated, however, this is no longer a requirement to attend.

We encourage attendees to take CDC recommendations and their individual circumstances into account when making a decision about preventative actions. By voluntarily choosing to attend NEIWPCC events, participants assume all risks associated with exposure to COVID-19.

Attendees should NOT participate in NEIWPCC events if they display any symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within ten (10) days of the event must test negative prior to attending.

Conference Archives

The 2018 National Nonpoint Source Training Workshop was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was funded under a cooperative agreement to NEIWPCC from the U.S. EPA’s Nonpoint Source Control Branch, and co-sponsored by U.S. EPA Region 8.

Visit the Conference Proceedings page for the agenda and select information.


For questions about current and previous conference agendas, speakers, topics, and content, please contact Devon Case.