Past Presentations

The Modeling and Organizational Structure behind the Columbia River Treaty

In January, Pete Dickerson covered the modeling and political aspects behind the Columbia River Treaty. Pete went into the technical background behind a recent Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) flood modeling software called the Hydrologic Engineering Center Watershed Analysis Tool (HEC-WAT). HEC-WAT couples hydrology and hydraulics into one cohesive model. The watershed for this model…Continue Reading

Marcel Gesmundo on Industrial Stormwater Litigation

In October, Attorney Marcel Gesmundo, Esquire, clarified issues relating to industrial stormwater compliance from a legal perspective. His talk helped to clarify to engineers what legal exposure their clients could be experiencing as a result of their actions. As you might expect, followup discussion was lively! Download a copy of his presentation below.   Attachments…Continue Reading

Michael Pronold Presentation on The City of Portland MS4 Permit and Maintaining Compliance

In our final presentation before summer break Michael Pronold spoke to a full house on how the City of Portland has been under the regulatory requirements of an NPDES Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) permit since 1995. His presentation summarizes those requirements and what the City is doing to maintain compliance.  Download a copy of his…Continue Reading