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National Conference on Urban Runoff Management (460 pp, 7 MB) (625/R-95/003) April 1995
This document presents the technical information presented at the National Conference on Urban Runoff Management held in Chicago, IL, on March 30-April 2, 1993. This conference was cosponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Center for Environmental Research Information and Region 5; the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Soil Conservation Service; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission. This four-day conference addressed many aspects of urban watershed man agement including
- urban watershed planning
- monitoring, modeling, and assessment
- riparian and wetland issues state, county, and local management programs
- federal regulatory programs
- best management practices
This document includes over 50 peer-reviewed technical papers resulting from this conference. The papers present a wide range of technical information that will assist both the public and private sectors in dealing with many of the existing and developing urban runoff and water shed management programs. Authors represent a group of national experts from federal, state, county, and local governments; academic institutions; environmental consulting firms; and other public and private entities.
This document addresses numerous technical, institutional, and regulatory issues relating to the management of urban runoff. The information presented in this document reflects the successes of many urban watershed management programs around the country. These programs use innovative approaches to preventing and mitigating the adverse water quality and ecological effects of urban runoff.