2017 Spring Stormwater Symposium

2017 Spring Stormwater Symposium

The 2017 Spring Stormwater Symposium brought together professionals from both public and private sectors to learn from local, regional and national experts. The symposium will focused on examples of stormwater program funding & management, and took an in-depth look into the life cycle of a successful stormwater management project.  Take a look at the full agenda or explore the presentations.

Check out the Presentations from the 2017 Spring Stormwater Symposium!

 The Symposium was a collaboration of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Floodplain & Stormwater Managers Association (NeFSMA), and the Great Rivers Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (GRIECA). Supporting sponsors also include: UNO Center for Urban Sustainability, the City of Omaha Stormwater Program, Douglas County Environmental Services, and Nebraska H20.

Symposium Highlights
  • Regional Water Quality Trading - Seth Brown, President of Storm and Stream Solutions, Inc.
  • Wichita MS4 Program: Pollutant Banking - Ron Graber, Watershed Specialist at Kansas State University & Tricia Moore, Assistant Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State

  • Spring Lake: A Case Study for Low Impact Development
  • Jim Theiler – City of Omaha
  • John Royster- Big Muddy Workshop
  • Emily Holtzclaw – CH2M
  • Rocky Keehn - SEH
  • Ryan Bentley – Big Muddy Workshop
  • Sorin Juster – Kirkham Michael
  • Nina Cudahy or Andy Szatco - City of Omaha
  • Pat Slaven – City of Omaha Parks Department
  • Janet Bonet - Resident
  • Steve Rodie – UNO
  • Panel Discussion: Finding Solutions to Municipal Stormwater Program Funding Challenges
    • Heath Mello, Former State Senator
    • Donna Garden, Assistant Director of Public Works for City of Lincoln
    • Seth Brown, President of Storm and Stream Solutions, Inc.
    • Dan Lillis, Stormwater Coordinator for City of Kearney

Questions? Contact Katie Pekarek at kpekarek2@unl.edu

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