WALKING TOUR: A HISTORY OF FLOODING AT THE NATIONAL MALL
Did you know Washington DC has its own levee system? Or that many of the memorials and monuments on the National Mall are prone to flooding? Join us on a 2-mile walking tour, guided by Nick Bonard of the National Capital Planning Commission, as we explore the City's history of flooding with the National Mall as our backdrop.
Saturday, June 4, 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON
National Mall, Washington, DC
Meet at the entrance to the Smithsonian Metro Station at 10:00 AM, Rain or Shine.
The tour will conclude at the Federal Triangle Metro Station at approximately 12 noon.
NCRS members are invited to join us after the event at a near-by restaurant for our Annual meeting.
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EXPANDING THE TOOLBOX: USING MARKETS FOR WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Markets are increasingly being considered as a means for reaching environmental goals for water quality and quantity. Are water quality trading programs effective? Are private markets now part of public resource management policy? Learn about the tools, governance and success of water markets today.
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
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THEY PAVED PARADISE AND PUT UP A ... RAIN GARDEN
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE: ANOTHER PIECE OF THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PUZZLE
Find out how agencies in the District of Columbia are integrating green infrastructure into their water resources planning and management decisions. How is hydrologic and hydraulic modeling used to plan green infrastructure and solve problems? How do these design features help improve water quality and mitigate flood risk? What are the broader environmental, social and economic benefits and how are they evaluated?
-- This event is co-sponsored by AWRA NCRS and George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences --
Thursday, November 12, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
George Washington University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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2016 NCR WATER RESOURCES SYMPOSIUM
Rethinking the Value of Water: Innovations in Research, Technology, Policy, and Management
Friday, April 8, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC
This one-day symposium at the University of the District of Columbia will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to present and discuss innovations in water research, technology, policy, and management to respect and reflect the true value of water. The program will include a keynote address, invited panelists, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations. The keynote speaker is Tracy Mehan, III, the Director of Government Affairs for the American Water Works Association. Click links for the Full Program and for the Booklet of Abstracts. Information and a link for online Registration appear below.
ACTIVISM AND STEWARDSHIP: PADDLES IN THE WATER AND BOOTS ON THE GROUND
How do people across the region value the Potomac and Anacostia rivers? What are the unique challenges, and who can be part of the solution? Find out how our local Riverkeepers and DC Water are using grass-roots organizing and creative engineering to benefit the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
5:30 PM - Registration and Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres; 6:15 PM - Presentations and Discussion; 7:30 PM - Wrap Up
Venue: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
777 North Capital Street, NE, Washington, DC, Training Center, 1st Floor
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Read more: October 13, 2015: Activism and Stewardship: Paddles in the Water and Boots on the Ground