Beaufort Area Stormwater Pond Management Conference

Ace Basin NERR


Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CDT

Bluffton, SC, United States

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The 2017 Beaufort Area Stormwater Pond Management Conference will provide a forum to give the latest information, resources, and tools on stormwater pond management for the Lowcountry community


  1. Stormwater pond owners/HOA representative
  2. Property management professionals
  3. Pond management professionals

Conference format is divided into two specialized tracks and designed for the pond owner or professional managers needs.


  1. Integrated weed managment
  2. Shoreline management
  3. Pond inspection and maintenance
  4. Funding and budgeting
  5. Upland management for healthy ponds
  6. Hands-on problem solving, and more


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Charles Jarman

Confirmed Speaker

Charles Jarman is a professional engineer practicing engineering for over 35 years. The majority of his career had been with local government (city and county public works). He has been involved in numerous aspects of stormwater management including in design, construction, maintenance, inspections, planning, budgeting, reviews, education, permitting, and regulatory ... Read More

Ben Powell

Confirmed Speaker

Ever since I was a young boy I have been fascinated by the natural world and the interactions of its inhabitants, especially those that live in aquatic and wetland ecosystems. I believe that conservation and wise use of natural resources is essential to preserving ecosystem services, especially in the developing ... Read More

Erik Smith

Confirmed Speaker

Erik Smith is an Assistant Research Professor at the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences at the University of South Carolina. He is also the Research Coordinator for the North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Dr. Smith received his Ph.D. in Marine Science from the ... Read More

Eric Larson, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Eric W. Larson is a 1994 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BSCE in Civil Engineering. Mr. Larson serves Beaufort County, South Carolina as Director of Environmental Engineering & Land Management, providing senior management for the Departments of Stormwater, Public Works, Solid Waste & Recycling, Community Development, and Disaster Recovery ... Read More

Kimberly Morganello

Confirmed Speaker

Kim is a Water Resources Extension Agent, working for the Carolina Clear Program. In this role, Kim co-coordinates the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium (ACSEC). The ACSEC is a regional approach in the Charleston-area providing stormwater outreach and education targeting stormwater pollution prevention and watershed stewardship. This Consortium effort involves ... Read More

Guinn Wallover

Confirmed Speaker

Guinn serves as a Water Resources Extension Agent in the Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties and works with the Carolina Clear program as Co-Coordinator of the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium. Guinn also serves as coordinator of the Master Pond Manager program. Guinn is the Coordinator for the Berkeley County ... Read More

Bill Hodgins

Confirmed Speaker

Bill Hodgins, P.E. is a Senior Water Resources Engineer at the Center for Watershed Protection. He was previously the City of Savannah's Environmental Administrator for the Stormwater Management Department for 9 years. Bill was responsible for the City’s Phase I MS4 permit and managed the Department’s ... Read More

Dan Hitchcock

Confirmed Speaker

Dr. Hitchcock is stationed in coastal Georgetown, SC at the Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science. He holds a 75% Research, 25% Extension appointment in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AES) and a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (EEES). He ... Read More

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