The Water Environment Federation (WEF), in cooperation withthe Pennsylvania Water Environment Federation and supported by the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of State and InterstateWater Pollution Control Agencies and the Water Environment Research Foundation,announces the 2005 TMDL Conference.

The four-day conference, scheduledfor June 26-29, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing inPhiladelphia, is the best source for timely information on the TMDLprogram.

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements of the Clean WaterAct play a pivotal role in how and if the United States meets its clean watergoals. Recognizing its importance and the continually evolving nature of theTMDL program, the conference will feature up-to-date information on technicalrequirements for developing TMDLs, new research, advancements in water qualitymonitoring and the latest regulatory and policy issues. Technical sessionspeakers will discuss how the TMDL process can be improved, how to approach acomplex water pollution problem and how to use practical strategies to protectwatersheds.

The conference will feature three workshops and aninteractive tour designed to provide more detailed information and training onspecific TMDL-related topics.
Those encouraged to attend are civil andenvironmental engineers, consultants, community planners, municipal water andwastewater treatment professionals, local, state and federal regulatory agencypersonnel, model users and designers, scientists, researchers, industrialwastewater treatment professionals, watershed groups and associationrepresentatives.

For more information about the technical program,registration and conference fees, visit www.wef.org/conferences/TMDL05.jhtml.

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