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2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference
September 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join the Virginia Water Monitoring Council for their annual conference “Exploring Emerging Water Issues”.
HYBRID EVENT PLANNED: Participate either on-line or in-person.
Information for in-person participants: The in-person event may be limited or not available depending on state or local health decrees (If this occurs, all in-person registrations will be transferred to virtual registrations and participants notified). ALL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING inside Henrico County buildings and facilities, regardless of vaccination status. FOOD AND DRINK WILL NOT BE SERVED so bring your own for breaks and lunch (or plan to go out for lunch).
PROGRAM: Presentations run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with in-person registration starting at 8:30 a.m. We have scheduled brief morning and afternoon breaks, and 1.5 hours for lunch. A draft agenda is shown below: (subject to change)
Keynote Speaker: The Great Decoupling Between Water Use and Growth – Brian Richter, Sustainable Waters
Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Streamflow, Water-Chemistry, and Benthic Macroinvertebrates of Selected Streams in Fairfax County, Virginia, 2007-2018 – Aaron Porter, U.S. Geological Survey
The Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD): Promoting Conservation Across Virginia’s Various Landscapes – Maura Christian, VASWCD
Stormwater Management Impacts on Virginia’s Solar Farms – Erin Belt, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
In-situ PCB/PAH Remediation Using Sediment Amendments: State of the Art and Lessons from Full-scale Projects – Upal Ghosh, University of Maryland (Baltimore County)
Ecology and Conservation of Vernal Pools – Michael S. Hayslett, Virginia Vernal Pools, LLC
Expanding Use of Community-Based Data on a Regional Scale – Liz Chudoba, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Fun and Educational Activity to Teach Youth about Water Quality and Its Importance – Daina Henry, Peninsula Master Naturalist Water Quality Team
More information and registration below.