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Abstracts Invited for Impaired Waters Symposium

The Impaired Waters Symposium will be January 12-13, 2011, in Miami. Hosted by The Water Environment Federation, its theme will be "Spanning the Water Quality: Continuum From Standards to TMDLs".

Abstracts addressing the following key topics are invited:

  • Pollutant-Specific Issues (for example, nutrients, mercury, metals, temperature, conductivity)
  • Science and Policy Aspects of Setting, Revising, and Interpreting Water Quality Standards
  • The 303(d) Listing Process (including alternatives to listing such as EPA's "4b" and "5m" categories)
  • Modeling for TMDL Development
  • TMDL Issues and Innovations
  • Urban Wet Weather/Stormwater and Nonpoint Source Issues
  • Tools for Implementation (for example, adaptive management, phased or staged TMDLs, watershed-based permitting, water quality trading)
All abstracts must be submitted online on or before July 16, 2010.

Additional Contact Information

Jenn Chavira

Water Environment Federation

601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA - 22314

(703) 684-2400 ext. 7450