GKY President Stu Stein, PE, D.WRE, and several GKY technical professionals will present at the first-ever virtual Virginia Water Conference. Stu, who is also the Conference Chair, will open the three-day event with a keynote address titled “Managing Risk: From Infrastructure to the Pandemic.” Concurrent sessions on topics such as stormwater management, water quality, resilience, and dam safety will follow.
GKY engineers, planners, and scientists will make presentations on multiple topics drawn from their experience serving Virginia municipalities and private sector clients. Topics include:
- The Use of Nutrient Credit Acquisition Using Private Exchanges to “Buy” COVID-19 Recovery Time for MS4 Chesapeake Bay TMDL Pollution Reduction Compliance
- Beyond the ERU – The Potential for a New Rate Structure Methodology for Virginia Stormwater Utilities
- Design Approach for Repair of Small Dams with Piping Failures
- 2D Rain-on-Grid Modeling for an Urban Resilience Plan
- A Hard Look at Hardware and Software: Reducing the Cost of Modeling
- Solving Urban Drainage Problems Using XPSWMM 2D
- Porous Paver/Pavement Best Management Practices (BMPs): Long-Term Performance Tracking and Analysis
The Virginia Water Conference is presented annually by the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association (VLWA), a professional organization with the mission “to promote and educate the public on good lake and watershed management, encourage sustainable stormwater management practices and protect the welfare of lakes and other water resources within the Commonwealth.” The 2021 conference will be a virtual conference, held online from March 8 – 10.