Symposium Schedule (2020)


The 2020 Colorado Stormwater Quality Symposium was held on September 1-2, 2020 and included five sessions.  The schedule is provided below and presentation titles link to presentation recordings.

sESSION 1: tuesday morning

9:00 – 9:30 AM
9:30 – 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Park Stormwater Improvements
Jessica Nolle, RESPEC; April Long, City of Aspen
10:00 – 10:30 AM
City and County of Denver DOTI Police Station Water Quality Retrofit
Rick Abeyta; Brian Wethington; & Mark Gehrke, City and County of Denver
10:30 – 11:00 AM

session 2: Special lunch session

12:00 – 12:20 PM
Performance Verification for Stormwater Treatment Systems
Craig Fairbaugh & Vaikko Allen; Contech Engineered Solutions
12:20 – 12:40 PM
12:40 – 1:00 PM
1:00 – 1:30 PM
2:00 – 2:30 PM
Quantifying the Effects of Residential Infill Redevelopment in Urban Dry and Wet Weather Runoff Quality in Denver, Colorado
John McCray; Pablo Garcia-Chevesich; Kyle Gustafson; Ani Argiris; & Forrest Pilone, Colorado School of Mines
2:30 – 3:00 PM
E.coli in Urban Streams: Local Lessons
Jane Clary & Chris Olson, Wright Water Engineers, Inc.
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Identifying Sources of E. coli to Boulder’s MS4: A Sewershed Management Plan Approach
Michael Lawlor; Kevin Koryto; Candice Owen, City of Boulder
3:30 – 4:00 PM

session 4: Wednesday morning

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Evaluation of Streetside Stormwater Planter Performance using Synthetic Runoff Tests
Christopher Olson, Wright Water Engineers, Inc.; Colin Bell, City and County of Denver
9:30 – 10:00 AM
Developing and Implementing a Plan for Topsoil
Holly Piza, Mile High Flood District; Jim Wulliman & Sara Johnson, Muller Engineering Company
10:00 – 10:30 AM
Tight-Fit Infrastructure: Storm Control at 1919 Mile High Stadium Circle
Ben Murphy & Jessica Kordziel, Calibre Engineering
10:30 – 11:00 AM
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Green Infrastructure for Resilient Cities
Stacey Eriksen, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2:30 – 3:30 PM
Panel Discussion on Regulations and Stormwater
    • Stacey Eriksen, EPA Region 8
    • Meg Parish, CDPHE Water Quality Control Division
    • Holly Piza, Mile High Flood District
    • Jeremiah Unger, Colorado Department of Transporation
    • Alan Searcy, City of Lakewood
    • Sandra McDonald, City of Arvada


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