2018 Stormwater Forum Presentations (PDF)


Day 1

Synthesizing the Science: The Green of Green Infrastructure – Dr. Thorsten Knappenberger, Auburn University, Dept. of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Quantifying the Stormwater Mitigation of Urban Trees – Eric Kuehler, US Forest Service

Local Tools to Document and Prioritize Urban Trees and Stormwater Mitigation – Dr. Beau Brodbeck, Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Retrofit Reality – Getting Green into Downtown Overview – Dan Ballard, MLA, City of Auburn

Stormwater Stroll Summary



Day 2

Alabama MS4 Permit – Update on Remand Rule – Jeff Kitchens, AL Department of Environmental Management

Can I get this funded? Alabama State Revolving Fund Program – Kris Berry, AL Department of Environmental Management

Research and Program Updates – Center for Environmental Studies at the Urban Rural Interface – Dr. Chris Anderson, Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences



Additional Resources:

The Role of Trees in Urban Stormwater Management

Quantifying the role of urban forests as a component of the green infrastructure treatment network

Thank you to our sponsors:

Flexamat Motz Enterprises, Inc.

Integrated Science & Engineering, Inc.

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

Sunshine Supplies, Inc.


Thank you to our partners:

Auburn University, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University Center for Environmental Studies at the Urban-Rural Interface, 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