Mission Statement: The purpose of the symposium is to advance the knowledge and understanding of sustainable stormwater management for those dealing in all aspects of planning, design, implementation and regulatory compliance. A workshop for non-engineers will be held in conjunction with the symposium. Participants are expected to include Engineers, Planners, Water Resource Professionals, Regional, State and Local Government Representatives, Land Development Professionals, and Watershed and Conservation Groups. This is the seventh symposium on stormwater issues that has been held at Villanova.
We had a great crowd of close ot 270 people. We had the honor of being addressed by E. Christopher Abruzzo, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Lee McDonnell, Director of PaDEP's Bureau of Point and Non Point Source Management, and Ken Murin, Chief, Bureau of Waterways Engineering and Wetlands also attended the plenary session and talked about what is happening at PaDEP.
We had over 50 concurrent technical presentations on all phases of stormwater management and also hosted a poster session, and reception. The second day of the symposium concluded with our yearly tours.