Water Conference, Moore County, Nov.

Fall 2007 Water Resources Conference

November 8-9, 2007

(To register for the conference please email us with your name, organization, contact information (including your County), which day(s) you want to register for, and number of people planning to attend NLT October 31, 2007)

Day 1, November 8, Community Representatives Focus:
Southern Pines Civic Club Building
105 South Ashe Street (Downtown Area)
Parking: On street and at adjacent parking lot area of Town Park; former Police Station
Breakfast: None
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.--On your own. A dowtown map will be provided showing restaurants within walking distance of the conference.
Registration: Tentatively scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
Presentations: Tentatively scheduled from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Presentations on Hydrology, Storm Water Management, Wastewater Collection/ Treatment, Water Supply, Water Distribution/Treatment, and Water Resources Law/ Regulations, followed by Breakout Discussions and Roundtable Q&A. The conference is designed to address “non-technical” community officials (elected, appointed, staff). Attendees will leave with a better understanding of basic and current water resources issues as well as how policies and practices relate to water resources; attendees will also learn how water resource systems work, so they have a basis for making informed decisions.
Location: Southern Pines Civic Club

Day 2, November 9, Practicing Professionals:
Horticultural Gardens Visitor Center, Sandhills Community College, 3221 Airport Road
Parking: Parking lot at Horticultural Center and adjacent Sandhills CC lot.
Breakfast: None
Lunch: Possibly at Sandhills Community College Cafeteria
Registration: Tentatively scheduled for 7:30 a.m.
Presentations: Tentatively scheduled from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Presentations will be targeted to "technical" folks--engineers, landscape architects, land surveyors, soil scientists, geologists, environmental consultants, etc. Attendees will leave with a deeper technical understanding of specific aspects of water resources. NOTE: PDHs/CEUs will be offered.

Location: Sandhills Community College Horticultural Gardens Visitor Center.

Low Impact Development – In partnership with the NCSU Water Quality Group, we hosted two Low Impact Development (LID) Workshops in which we discussed case studies, the economics of LID, and permitting. We continue to provide LID information to community officials in our region.

Sustainable Sandhills • PO Box 144, Fayetteville, NC 28302 • 910-484-9098 • Fax: 910-323-1028

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