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September 2017 Technical Meeting

  • 29 Sep 2017
  • West Palm Beach, Florida
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  • College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (includes student membership through Dec. 31, 2017)
  • Contact Samantha Hobbs ( or 850-224-7121) to obtain registration code

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Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration in Urban Watersheds
Hosted in association with the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) Water Resources Committee (WRC)


Meeting Location

West Palm Beach City Hall | 401 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 (Flagler Gallery, 1st Floor) PLAN TO ARRIVE A FEW MINUTES EARLY FOR CITY HALL SECURITY SCREENING 

Brown and Caldwell | ADA EngineeringAECOM | Bowman Consulting | NorthStar | Collective Water Resources | SCS Engineers | Stanley Consultants | Jones Edmunds | Black & Veatch | RADISE | Gannett Fleming | Chen Moore and Associates | H2R Corp | Barnard | ESA Scheda | GHDRoyal Consulting Services | South Florida Engineering and Consulting | Smith Engineering ConsultantsHiggins Engineering | Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay | GPICity of West Palm Beach
Contact Samuel Palermo at 561-215-7299 to sponsor this meeting.

11:30am - Registration Opens
11:45am - Lunch by Aioli (included with registration fee)
12:40pm - Perspectives from an Engineer New to South Florida and Palm Beach County's Hurricane Irma Response - David Ricks, Palm Beach County
1:00pm - FES and FICE: Water Issues and Actions Update - Bill Lynch, Jones Edmunds and FICE-WRC
1:15pm - Strategies for Water Quality Improvement in Martin County - Deb Drum, Martin County Ecosystem Restoration and Management
1:45pm - Septic to Sewer: Water Quality Projects on the Loxahatchee River - Albrey Arrington, Loxahatchee River District
2:15pm - Break (snacks and refreshments by Aioli)
2:45pm - Stormwater Projects to Improve the Water Quality of the Loxahatchee River - David Rotar, Town of Jupiter
3:15pm - Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project - Scott Thourot, South Florida Water Management District
3:45pm - City of West Palm Beach Stormwater Master Plan - Poonam Kalkat, City of West Palm Beach and Liz Perez, Collective Water Resources
4:15pm - Creating a 'Hydrologic Island' for Wetland Restoration in Urban Palm Beach County - Rob Robbins, Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management
4:45pm - Closing Remarks
5:00pm - Networking Reception (E.R. Bradley's Saloon, 104 N. Clematis Street; appetizers included with registration fee; cash bar)

Online meeting registration payments are processed by PayPal. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click "Pay with Debit or Credit Card". ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 27, 2017. You can also pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) when you arrive at the meeting.

Hotel Information
Residence Inn by Marriott West Palm Beach Downtown | 455 Hibiscus Street | 561-653-8100
Hyatt Place West Palm Beach Downtown | 295 Lakeview Avenue | 561-655-1454
Hilton West Palm Beach | 600 Okeechobee Blvd. | 561-231-6000
West Palm Beach Marriott | 1001 Okeechobee Blvd. | 561-833-1234

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date/Time: September 29 from 10-11:30am
Location: West Palm Beach City Hall (Flagler Gallery, 1st Floor)
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.

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