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May. 28, 2015 ASCE-EWRI Sponsors the EPA Region 6 Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development Poster Competition

2nd Annual GI/LID Poster Competition

As a result of the sponsorship by the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI), professional and student divisions will receive the following awards:

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

First Place

· 1 complimentary registration and 2-night accommodation to the 2016 EWRI LID Conference or 2016 EWRI Congress (as determined by ASCE-EWRI)

· 1 complimentary 1-yr ASCE-EWRI membership

Second Place

· 1 complimentary registration to the 2016 EWRI LID Conference or 2016 EWRI Congress (as determined by ASCE-EWRI)

STUDENT DIVISION

First Place

· 1 complimentary registration to the 2016 EWRI LID Conference or 2016 EWRI Congress (as determined by ASCE-EWRI)

EPA Region 6 invites all municipal and private practitioners and students implementing Green Infrastructure (GI)/Low Impact Development (LID) projects within Region 6 to participate in its 2nd Annual GI/LID Poster Competition to be held on October 21, 2015, during the 2015 EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The objective of the Poster Competition is to showcase the GI/LID practices within Region 6, irrespective of type, size, complexity or primary purpose, and to educate practitioners on the realistic applications and benefits of GI/LID within this region, regardless of differences in climates, rainfall patterns, soils and etc. Anyone who has implemented, or is in the process of implementing, a GI/LID project is encouraged to participate.

Deadline for submission of Abstracts: September 25, 2015

Submissions will be confirmed no later than October 2, 2015

Additional information on Prize Awards and updated Competition Rules are available at http://epa.gov/region6/water/npdes/greeninfrastructure/pdf/2015_EPA_gi_lid_poster_competition.pdf.