Announcements

Upcoming Quarterly Meeting & Webcast: Sacramento - Thursday, May 9, 2019

Homelessness and the Role of Stormwater Management


2019 CASQA Annual Conference

Stormwater... Why We Do What We Do!

We look forward to seeing you for our 15th CASQA Annual Conference at the Monterey Conference Center - October 7-9, 2019.

2019 Call for Abstracts Now Open

New in 2019: This year we are pleased to announce that we have opened up our abstract submittal process beyond technical presentations and posters, to also include submissions for 3-hour training workshops and 55-minute panels, forums, and roundtable discussions. The Conference Program track teams will review all submissions regardless of type.

Submittal deadline: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 12:00 NOON PT 

IMPORTANT: Please allow plenty of time to complete the online abstract submittal form. Do not wait until 11:30 AM on the last day! Abstracts not submitted by the deadline will not be reviewed or selected.

Abstract Selection Notifications

July 1, 2019 (expected): CASQA will email selection results (both selected and not-selected) to the primary speakers of technical presentations, the poster-only presenters, and the submitters of panels, forums, roundtables, and training workshops.

More information and submittal instructions

2019 Call for Conference Scholarship Applications Now Open

New in 2019 CASQA is pleased to introduce the CASQA Conference Scholarship Program. The goal of the program is to encourage the next generation of leaders in the stormwater management field. A total of three (3) scholarships are available to enable individuals to attend the 2019 CASQA Annual Conference at the Monterey Conference Center (October 7-9) and benefit from the educational and networking opportunities that are provided. The scholarship award is valued at $2,500.

Submittal deadline: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 12:00 NOON PT

More information and submittal instructions


Get Involved in CASQA Leadership

There are many opportunities to develop and demonstrate leadership within CASQA. Our website contains a wealth of organizational information, with more to come! Check out the following resources:

CASQA Organizational Chart

Board of Directors 

If you are a CASQA member and would like to help lead the direction of CASQA, consider running for the Board (elections occur each Fall). View the Board of Directors' biographies and contact information, as well as their term timelines here

Subcommittees

Get involved in one of CASQA’s ongoing projects while working with outstanding colleagues on challenging issues by serving on one of 15 subcommittees that focus on various areas of stormwater management. CASQA members are welcome to contact the subcommittee co-chairs to get on the distribution list for the next subcommittee call. Members may also want to consider serving as a subcommittee co-chair. Read more


CASQA 2018 Annual Report

The 2018 CASQA Annual Report, Connecting the Drops from Summit to Sea, includes a message from the CASQA Chair on the accomplishments of 2018, subcommittee achievements, a look ahead at CASQA’s initiatives for 2019, and more! 

View the CASQA 2018 Annual Report


Notice of Dues Increase

After keeping the CASQA membership dues the same for several years, in early 2017 the Board of Directors approved a dues increase of 4% overall from 2018 through 2020, with annual increases of 2% in 2018 and 1% in each of 2019 and 2020.

View our multi-year dues schedule to facilitate your budget planning.

View information on member benefits


CASQA Releases New Guidance for Trash Implementation Plans

In 2017, the State and Regional Water Boards sent out 13383 Orders specifying the requirements for the development and submittal of Trash Track 2 Implementation Plans. To assist in the development and review of the Plans and to ensure that they are consistent with the 13383 Order requirements, CASQA developed guidance in the form of Track 2 Implementation Plan Checklists for Phase I Permittees in the Regions and for Phase II Permittees statewide (both Traditional and Non-Traditional).

Checklists


CASQA Provides Guidance for Assessing Industrial General Permit Monitoring Requirements

This document provides guidance to permittees under the Statewide General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities, Order 2014-0057-DWQ in determining how to assess their monitoring requirements for a facility located in an impaired watershed as identified by the 303(d) list (watershed size based on HUC 10).

Guidance