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May 11-12, 2017: Stormwater Economics: Adding it all up

2017 program resources and presentations

The Alabama Stormwater Forum is a statewide meeting for practical, informative and active discussions on:

≈ Economics of Stormwater including Low Impact Development (LID) & Green Infrastructure (GI)

≈ Stormwater control measure technologies

≈ Innovative education strategies

≈ Case studies of stormwater practices

≈ Erosion and sediment control

Who should attend?  

Stormwater professionals, researchers, local government representatives, regulators, interested citizens, and industry representatives working on stormwater planning, design, and maintenance.

What should you expect?

Outstanding  keynote presenters and concurrent sessions; Alabama based research, technologies, and case studies; ready made strategies for stormwater public involvement and public education; and networking.

Local governments should bring their stormwater management plans and questions.


 Keynote Presenters

Andrew J. Reese, PE, VP, D.WRE, LEED-AP
Vice-President, Principal Water Resources Engineer is a Vice President at Amec Foster Wheeler.  He has over 40 years’ experience in a wide variety of stormwater management, water resources, hydraulic and hydrologic engineering research and stormwater financing and management roles.  Having worked or taught in all fifty states and several countries, he is considered one of the most widely experienced and best known municipal stormwater experts. He has worked in a wide variety of municipal and government stormwater management roles from planning and program development through design, funding, and regulatory compliance. He is a recognized international leader in stormwater management with current emphasis on stormwater funding and green infrastructure.
Lea Ann Macknally, MLA, is a Landscape Architect and President of Macknally Land Design. Lea Ann’s professional experience has allowed her to foster a passion for the design of public spaces and sustainable landscapes through projects such as Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children and Railroad Park. She leads the firm’s focus in the philosophy of creating innovative and collaborative design concepts with a strong practical foundation. In addition, Lea Ann’s belief in education and conservation is evident in her work with ACE Mentor of Alabama, Your Town Alabama and Cahaba River Society.
  Christopher J. Estes is president of Estes Design, Inc. and Anglesy Construction companies in Charlotte, NC that specialize in Low Impact Development design & construction, stormwater quality, and environmental regulatory services.  Mr. Estes has conducted and published hydraulic research in peer review publications such as the Journal of American Water Resource Association and industry publications including Stormwater Magazine.  He has contributed to several books including “The Engineering Guide to LEED New Construction.” Mr. Estes designed and researched the first multi-family pervious concrete (PC) parking system in NC and the first private and public (PC) lots in Kentucky.  Mr. Estes assisted in the revision of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ “Permeable Pavement” manual and works with state regulatory commissions to revise and update Low Impact Development standards.
  Seth Brown, PE, is Principal and Founder of Storm and Stream Solutions, LLC. Prior to February, 2015, he was the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Stormwater Program and Policy Director, which landed him squarely in the middle of a dynamic field representing one of the leading water organizations in the world.  Seth represents the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance and brings a wealth of experience with statewide stormwater associations.

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Continuing Education Credits

This symposium has been approved for 1.0 continuing education units (CEUs) from Auburn University.


Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

602 Duncan Road, Auburn, Alabama 36849


Thank You to our Sponsors

AMEC Foster Wheeler

Auburn University Center for Environmental Studies at the Urban-Rural Interface

Source Molecular Corporation

Sunshine Supplies, Inc.

Thompson Engineering, Inc.

Trutta Environmental Solutions, LLC

Thank You to our Partners

Auburn University, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, AU School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University Water Resources Center, Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee, Alabama Erosion and Sediment Control Program Partnership, Alabama Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society, Alabama Water Environment Association – Water Environment Federation, CDG Engineering, Inc., National Municipal Stormwater Alliance

Resources from the 2016 Stormwater Symposium

2016 Symposium Presentations

2016 Program: CLICK to download