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CLEAN WATER SUMMIT


No, you haven't missed it.  The planning committee is hard at work planning a summit for early 2018.  More to come later.

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MINNESOTA WATER RESOURCES CONFERENCE 2017

Dates: October 17–18, 2017
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre
Registration Link: Register for the conference

The Minnesota Water Resources Conference presents innovative, practical, and applied water resource engineering solutions, management techniques, and current research about Minnesota’s water resources. The conference provides an opportunity to address: 1) lessons learned from the implementation of engineering projects, 2) best practices discovered in the design and application of water resource management techniques, 3) implications of water policy decisions, and 4) research into current and emerging issues.

Registration:
One-day – $220
Student – $85

For More Information
Katherine Hagberg, University of Minnesota
612-624-4230
cceconf3@umn.edu


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MINNEHAHA AND NINE MILE CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICTS
LEVEL II WINTER MAINTENANCE TRAINING FOR SUPERVISORS

Date: October 17, 2017

Time: 8 am to 12:30 pm
Cost: FREE - Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided
Location: Plymouth City Hall, Medicine Lake Room, 3400 Plymouth Blvd., Plymouth, MN
Registration Website: www.minnehahacreek.org/level2salt2017

The FREE Level II Winter Maintenance Training provides an opportunity for public works managers, supervisors, superintendents, and other lead staff to review their current best management practices and salt use for possible savings.

Attendees will be using the Winter Maintenance Assessment tool (WMAt) to focus on issues that apply to their salting practices and future plans. Tool outputs are individualized based on attendee current and future practices. This tool was developed as part of a metro-wide chloride management plan.

The end result of this training will be attendees knowing how to use the WMAt and how to
use reports in budget planning and as a public/professional communication tool.

At the end of the training, you will know how to and be close to submitting for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Smart Salting Level II Certification.

Please contact Darren Lochner, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District with any questions – dlochner@minnehahacreek.org or 952-641-4524.


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NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY - STREAM RESTORATION PROGRAM

NC State University offers a variety of erosion control, infiltration and stream restoration educational opportunities.  These include a series of professional development workshops on a series of stream restoration, invasive species control, stream assessment, modeling, aquatic taxonomy, rain garden certification, stormwater monitoring and many others.  Although on the east coast, a number of these courses sound very interesting.  Most are limited to about 32 students and include hands-on time with instructors.  Courses are in the Asheville and  Raleigh, North Carolina areas, with a few others scattered around in Illinois and others.

http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/training_and_credit/workshops.php 

 
   
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