Sep. 18, 2019 WEF National Stormwater Symposium 2020

Call for Abstracts Due Oct. 3

The Water Environment Federation Stormwater Institute (SWI) in cooperation with the Ohio Water Environment Association, Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, American Society of Adaptation Professionals, Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) is now soliciting submissions for abstracts, workshop proposals, and session proposals for the:

This symposium focuses on Excellence in Sustainable Stormwater Management and is designed to deepen the technical knowledge of professionals involved with stormwater management and to provide a forum for leading issues in the sector to be discussed.


Abstracts, session proposals, and workshop proposals are being solicited for the following topics:

  • Funding and Financing (e.g., Rate Structures, Stormwater Utilities, User Fees, Incentives, Public/Private Partnerships, Environmental Impact Bonds, Stormwater/Pollutant Credit Trading)
  • Program Development, Management, Planning and Analysis (e.g., Life Cycle Cost/Benefit Studies, Economic Assessment, Integrated Solutions, Industrial Stormwater, Modeling, MS4 and TMDL Compliance)
  • Training and Education (e.g., Community Engagement, Certification Programs, Technical Resources and Guidelines, Interdepartmental/ Interagency Collaboration)
  • Innovation/Technology (e.g., Real-Time Controls, Emerging Technologies, Integrated Systems, Innovative Design)
  • Post-Construction Control Measures (e.g., Stormwater Control Measures, Design Approaches, Green Infrastructure, Integrated Infrastructure)
  • Construction, Inspection and Maintenance (e.g., Legal Frameworks, Construction Methods, Obstacles and Solutions, Monitoring, Asset Management)
  • Resiliency/Sustainability (e.g. Urban/Suburban Flooding, Coastal Flooding, Climate, Extreme Weather, Hydromodification Challenges/Solutions, Urban Heat Island)
  • Regulation and Policy (e.g. Watershed Planning, NPDES, Integrated Planning, Affordability)
  • Case Studies


Submission Deadline: October 3, 2019

Submit your abstract here.


For more information, please see the conference website at or contact the Water Environment Federation at

If you would like more information on submitting an abstract, please see our Speaker Information page.