October Meeting Announcement

EWRG October Meeting Announcement

DATE:     Wednesday, October 31st
PLACE:  Hawthorne Lucky Lab Brew Pub, 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd
TIME:      11:30 a.m. Networking, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
TOPIC:   Managing Difficult Industrial Pollutants
SPEAKERS: Myles Gray, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.

Many industrial facilities are facing challenges with difficult pollutants that are not readily manageable with conventional BMPs (best management practices). Hear case studies on evaluating and treating difficult pollutants including dissolved metals, high solids and PAHs.

http://oregonewrg.org/event/october-brownbag-managing-difficult-industrial-pollutants/

2019 EWRG Sustainable Stormwater Symposium Planning Meeting – Oct 9

Come to the first planning meeting for the 2019 ASCE-EWRG Stormwater Symposium! Be a part of making this coming year’s event a success.
The main roles/committees we typically have are: venue, bike tour, sponsorship, abstracts/speakers, registration, graphics.
The kickoff meeting for the event will be held Tuesday, October 9th, 5:00 p.m. at the Dragonwell Bistro.  The first round is on EWRG!

Dragonwell Bistro
735 Southwest 1st Avenue, Corner of 1st and Yamhill, next to Yamhill District Max Station, Portland, OR 97204
(503) 224-0800
www.dragonwellbistro.com

70th Anniversary (1948-2018) Vanport Flood Symposium

EWRG helped sponser this event at PSU reflecting on the history surrounding the Vanport Flood disaster, 70 years later.
Presenters include:
▪ Dr. Scott Burns, Professor Emeritus, PSU Geology
▪ Lumas Helaire, Ph.D. Student, PSU Civil & Env. Engr.
▪ Colin Rowan, Program Manager, Multnomah County Drainage District
▪ Ed Washington, Community Liaison for Diversity Initiatives, Global Diversity & Inclusion, PSU Presidents Office
▪ Dr. Melissa Haeffner, Assistant Professor, PSU Env. Sci. and Mgmt.
▪ Christina Appleby, Geohazards Analyst, DOGAMI
▪ Dr. Jim O’Connor, Research Geologist, USGS
▪ Dr. David Jay, Professor, PSU Civil & Env. Engr.

China’s Sponge City Initiative

Weiwei Wang, a visiting Scholar at PSU’s College of Urban and Public Affairs, presented on China’s extensive Sponge City Initiative, to incorporate green infrastructure and address issues related to water resources, ecology and water resilience simultaneously.

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