#e.24754 Thursday 7:30AM to Friday 3:30PM
November 21-22, 2013
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Maine Stormwater Conference

Cumberland SWCD
South Portland, ME

The Think Blue Maine Partners are proud to announce our first ever Maine Stormwater Conference. This conference focuses on real-world strategies for protecting and restoring water resources.

Stormwater is the greatest threat to Maine's rivers, streams, lakes, and bays. As such, dealing with stormwater runoff should play a central role in local and regional land use planning and project permitting.

Many communities in Maine and around the Northeast have taken proactive steps to protect their water resources, and others are faced with cleaning up waters that do not meet state water quality standards.

This conference will showcase effective planning, design, maintenance, and funding approaches to address water quality needs. The conference will also highlight the use of Residual Designation Authority (RDA), the development and potential implications of TMDLs, and federal stormwater rules.


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#a.179137 Thursday November 21, 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Keynote Presentation Day 1

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Day 1: November 21st 1:00 pm—2:00 pm Up The Creek Tamara Lee Pinard, Executive Director, Long Creek Watershed Management District In 2009 the United States Env ... more

#a.179142 Friday November 22, 8:30AM to 9:30AM

Keynote Presentation Day 2

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Day 2: November 22nd 8:30 am—9:00 am Tackling Urban Stormwater Patrick Lindemann, Michigan Drain Commissioner Patrick Lindeman’s number one priority is protect ... more

#a.179135 Thursday November 21, 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Planning & Ordinance Track

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Planning is essential to keeping our water resources clean. This conference track takes a look at the different ways communities are balancing economic growth w ... more

#a.179136 Friday November 22, 10:45AM to 3:30PM

Watershed Management Track

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This track investigates the complex nature of watershed management and the need for comprehensive solutions. Presentations will highlight grassroots and municip ... more