A record 191 participants joined a webinar on Climate Change Impacts on Wastewater and Stormwater Management hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) and the UF Water Institute on September 20, 2021. Participants came from varied backgrounds and agencies including water utilities, Water Management Districts, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities and consulting firms.
The webinar featured the following presentations and speakers:
- Monitoring of the 2021 Rainy Season Over Florida’s Water Management Districts: Vasu Misra, Ph.D., Professor of Meteorology, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University
- Vulnerability Analysis of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems in Low-Lying Coastal Communities to Multiple Climate Related Threats: Jessica Beach, P.E., Chief Resilience Officer, City of St. Augustine; Tricia Kyzar, D., Spatial Analyst / Project Manager, Wildwood Consulting Inc.
- Using Logistic Regression to Model the Risk of Sewer Overflows Triggered by Compound Flooding with Application to Sea Level Rise: Steve Meyers, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Center for Maritime and Port Studies, USF
- The Importance of Risk-Based Decision Making for Total Maximum Daily Loads in a Changing Climate: Ebrahim Ahmadisharaf, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER) Center, Civil and Environmental Engineering, FAMU-FSU
- Development of Future Rainfall Depth-Duration-Frequency Curves for South and Central Florida: Michelle Irizarry-Ortiz, P.E., CC-P, Hydrologist, USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center
- Central and South Florida System, Flood Risk Management Study, and Resiliency Needs: Eva B. Vélez, P.E., Strategic Program Manager, Ecosystem Branch, US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District; Jason Engle, P.E., Chief of Water Resources Engineering Branch, US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District
A recording of the webinar is available here.
To access the agenda, speaker presentations and more, click here.
Oct 4, 2021