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Are You Prepared? National Stormwater Conference addresses Construction Site Compliance

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PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A SWPPP is required by your construction general permit and will help you prevent storm water pollution while ensuring compliance.  A SWPPP is more than just an erosion and sediment control plan.  It includes all of the construction site operator's activities to prevent stormwater contamination, control sedimentation and erosion, and comply with the requirements of the Clean Water Act. Are you prepared to make informed decisions and to conform to the rules and regulations for environmental compliance?

StormCon is the world's largest surface water-quality event, drawing attendees from around the world every year to find cost-effective solutions to water pollution problems.

StormCon announces the addition of "Construction Site SWPPP Compliance: Learning to truly implement a compliant program". This full-day course includes case history examples, interviews with project managers, and site environmental penalty examples as-well-as real data to consider when making site management decisions. Additional information on our diverse comprehensive workshop series is available at

In addition, on the final day of the conference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) representatives will discuss upcoming changes and developments in the national stormwater program and to answer questions from the audience. Classes are filling up quickly, so don't wait-register today! Course descriptions and registration information can be found at

The StormCon program includes more than 160 educational sessions presented by the nation's leading stormwater experts and covers a range of material focusing on Green Infrastructure, Urban Retrofit, BMP case studies, Stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, Industrial Stormwater Management, Erosion & Sediment Control, and advanced research topics.

StormCon offers the unparalleled opportunity to learn from the very best in the field. With the increasingly urgent demand to protect our watersheds, the pollution prevention strategies and technologies being discussed and on display at StormCon should not be missed.

Participants will be key personnel from potentially impacted communities and organizations including NEBC, EPA, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Oregon Environmental Council, WA State Dept of Ecology, Texas Environmental Affairs Dept,

Dallas, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, US Army Corps of Engineers, Amec, Oregon Environmental Council, AbTech, Contech, kpff, Bio Clean Environmental, Kanaflex, Brown & Caldwell, CleanWay Environmental, Kennedy/Jenks, Washington Stormwater Center, and many others. You should join us there as well.

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