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Early Bird Registration Now Open for 2019 Sustainable Stormwater Symposium

Early Bird registration ends July 16, so sign up now!

Link to Registration

The Oregon Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environment and Water Resources Group (ASCE-EWRG) and the Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is proud to present the 7th Sustainable Stormwater Symposium in Portland, Oregon, a national green infrastructure leader.

The purpose of the Symposium is to provide stormwater professionals an elevated understanding of current sustainable stormwater planning, design, and implementation approaches.

Wednesday, September 25: Sessions from 8:15am – 5pm. Happy hour and poster presentations at 5pm.

Thursday, September 26: Sessions from 8am – 12pm. Lunch at 12pm followed by a bike or shuttle tour of nearby green infrastructure, and culminating with a happy hour at a local brewpub.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

Stevens Institute of Technology

Discussing her research on green roofs and green infrastructure

Mark Palmer


Discussing his extensive experience with permeable pavement

Please see the Conference Program Page for more information

For additional information on the Symposium, invited speaker announcements or general questions please visit the Symposium website at or contact the program coordination team at

Tickets are available through eventbrite, here.

Vancouver Watershed Health Assessment

Although the presentation was postponed a week due to snowy/icy weather, we had a great turnout on March 6. Jenn Schmidt and Jess Brown presented on the Vancouver Watershed Health Assessment, focusing on their Burnt Bridge Creek monitoring data and use of GIS based statistical analysis to determine trends. A link to their Vancouver Watershed Health Assessment presentation is below.