National Coastal Protection Conference Heading for South Carolina

      National Coastal Protection Conference Heading for South Carolina

PR Newswire

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 18, 2013

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the impacts of rising
sea levels increasingly upon us and the need for effective action at hand,
authorities from around the country will meet in Myrtle Beach this August for
a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the
potential devastation of the rising tides.


Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of
coastal flooding, community resilience, impact assessment, response and
adaption strategies, new mapping tools and techniques for visualizing sea
level rise, handling extreme storm surges, and low-cost retrofitting to
facilitate flood protection will be among the topics covered.

Facing the Rising Tide: Coastal Protection Symposium will be co-located with
StormCon, The Stormwater Pollution Prevention Conference. StormCon brings
together the leading experts on storm- and surface-water quality to explore
the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies. Information
and registration forms are available at

Participants will be key personnel from potentially impacted communities and
organizations including Charleston, Baltimore, Savannah, Boca Raton, Norfolk,
San Diego, Vancouver, New York, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara,
the San Francisco Bay area, Portland, Seattle, and Anchorage. Organizations
participating include the NOAA, US Army Corps of Engineers, Texas Tech,
Boeing, Waste Management, Home Depot, Coastal Carolina University, UC Davis,
URS Corp., Brown & Caldwell, CDM, Kennedy/Jenks, and many others.

Facing The Rising Tide: Coastal Protection Symposium covers eight separate
sessions. The multi-track curriculum of StormCon features more than 120
educational sessions presented by the nation's leading stormwater experts and
covers a range of material focusing on BMP case studies, green infrastructure,
LID, stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring,
industrial stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, and advanced
research topics. Nearly 200 vendors and service providers will exhibit
stormwater-related products and equipment, the world's largest tradeshow of
its kind.

Join us! View the program and register today at

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Scott Nania
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