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. More information
EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT ENDING SOON! (all categories): Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:59 PM PT
Deadline to register - Speakers, Panelists, and Poster Presenters: Monday, Sep 9, 2019 - 5:00 PM PT
Deadline to purchase a sponsorship: Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 - 5:00 PM PT
NOTICE: Hotel Availability Update as of August 16
- Additional rooms have been added at the Portola Hotel.
- We are sold out of regular rate rooms in blocks at the other hotels for the nights of October 7 and 8.
- State and federal rate rooms are available for the nights of October 6, 7, 8 at Hotel Abrego for eligible government employees (State of California or Federal employee; not city, county, or other local government).
- Please click the Hotel and Travel link above for additional information and updates.
CASQA Has Launched a Podcast!
The first podcasts will be recorded at the 2019 CASQA Annual Conference, focused on all things stormwater. We will dive deeper into conference discussions, get to know more about the leaders in the stormwater field, and share CASQA's organizational goals. Conference attendees will be able to watch the recording of the podcasts throughout the conference (times to be determined). For now, we have recorded an introductory podcast to launch the concept.
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:
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
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!
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.
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).
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).