Fostering Stormwater Capture and Use

Date / Time:
Wednesday, Sep 14 11:00am to 11:30am
Location:
Bay View
Track / Session:
Stormwater as a Resource / Fostering Stormwater Capture
Description/Abstract: 

The State Water Board has adopted the Strategy to Optimize Resource Management of Storm Water (Strategy) that is intended in part to foster stormwater capture and use and to eliminate existing barriers that prevent use or reuse of stormwater. Chris will discuss how the Strategy coupled with future Board actions could facilitate the capture and use of stormwater across broad geographic regions.

Primary Speaker:
Chris Beegan, State Water Resources Control Board
Chris Beegan has been with the State Water Board for 17 years, working first on Ocean issues and sediment quality objectives. Since 2011 Mr. Beegan has been working in stormwater beginning with the MS4 consistency work group followed by work on updating the industrial and construction general permits. For the last two years Mr. Beegan has been working on the Water Boards Stormwater Strategy with a focus on stormwater capture and use as well as watershed tools.