Wetlands / Environmental Permitting
Aquatic Terrestrial Species
Wetlands & Waters of the U.S.
Jane Clary presented on the expected benefits of landscape water conservation BMPs at the 2015 Colorado Waterwise Summit.
Andrew Earles and Julia Traylor participated in this climate change presentation with the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District.
Williams Canyon Flood Control Project
Ian Paton and Hayes Lenhart spoke on the Williams Canyon Project with Contech Engineered Solutions.
Porous Asphalt Parking Lot Case Study at Ball Aerospace
Andrew Earles and Debbie Fisher were two of the co-instructors for a two-day stormwater training session in June 2014 sponsored by the Colorado State University Stormwater Training Center.
Debbie Fisher presented a case study on a porous asphalt parking lot at Ball Aerospace and Technologies.
Stormwater Management and Water Quality Permitting in Western Colorado
On May 29, 2014, in Aspen, Andrew Earles, Ph. D., and Jonathan Kelly, P.E., gave a presentation on Stormwater Management and Water Quality Permitting in Western Colorado.
Potential for Hazardous Sediments to Collect in Stormwater Control Facilities
WWE’s Eliot Wong, P.E., CFM, joined with Urban Drainage and Flood Control District’s Holly Piza, P.E., at the UDFCD 2014 Annual Conference to present on the potential for hazardous sediments to collect in stormwater control facilities.
Post Construction Stormwater Management for Erosion Control Professionals
At the 2014 Conference of the International Erosion Control Association, Shannon Tillack, P.E., CPESC, gave this presentation.
Value of Urban Drainage Planning and Flood Hazard Projects in the 2013 Flood
On Friday, October 11, 2013, Ken MacKenzie of the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District and WWE's Andrew Earles gave a presentation to the Colorado Senate's Water Resources Review Committee on the Value of Urban Drainage Planning and Flood Hazard Projects in the 2013 Flood.
Challenges to the Corps' Ability to Authorize Impacts
In October 2013, WWE Wetland Scientist Noah Greenberg gave a presentation on challenges to the Corps' ability to authorize impacts at the Colorado Environmental Management Society’s fall conference.
Greenberg’s 404 Permitting Talk to Ditch/Reservoir Group
Noah Greenberg gave a talk at the Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance’s 11th annual meeting titled “Water for Food; Food for Life” in Grand Junction on March 8, 2013.
Noah’s talk is titled Section 404 of the Clean Water Act Jurisdiction and Permitting Considerations for Ditch, Reservoir and Farming Activities. The presentation covers current jurisdiction and permitting highlights of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act relative to ditch, reservoir and farming activities (including new construction, maintenance and enhancement).
Noah also described exemptions and permitting off-ramps available for agricultural activities and the specific set of criteria that must be met in order to qualify for regulatory relief.
Intersection of Civil Engineering and Appraisals
Ken Wright was invited to teach a session for the Northern Colorado Association of Real Estate Appraisers (NCAREA) on February 11, 2013, on the Intersection of Civil Engineering and Appraisals.
WWE’s team of experts developed materials on water rights, drainage and natural hazards as they relate to appraisals. Ken Wright collaborated with WWE’s Patricia Flood on water rights appraisals, Noah Greenberg on wetlands in appraisals and Eliot Wong on floodplains in appraisals.
The presentation was pre-approved by the State of Colorado for two real estate appraiser Continuing Education Credits.
A History of Reuse Water in Colorado
Wayne Lorenz spoke at the WateReuse Symposium on the history of water reuse in Colorado.
Mountain States Chapter International Erosion Control Association Conference
IECA’s 2012 winter conference was on December 4-5, 2012, in Denver. WWE’s Wayne Lorenz spoke on Water Management and Treatment in the Oil and Gas Industry.