Rock River Recovery Annual Meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 8:30 – 3:00

UW-Whitewater – University Center Room 275A

For people who want to gain a more comprehensive understanding of ongoing water quality improvement efforts in the Rock River Basin.

Click here to download a pdf of the flyer.



8:30 Registration Open – Coffee Available

9:00 Welcome and Introductions

9:15 TMDL Project Update
Mark Riedel, WDNR TMDL Project Manager

10:00 MS4 (Urban Nonpoint) Guidance Update
Eric Rortvedt, WDNR Water Resources Engineer

10:40 Break

11:00 Water Quality Trading and Adaptive Management Option
– Training and other resources from DNR
– WQT and AMO examples
– Status: new phosphorus compliance option
Amanda Minks, WDNR Water Resource Management Specialist

12:00 Lunch

12:45 Public Outreach and Education Efforts: A panel discussion
Suzanne Wade, Rock River Coalition
Jason Valerius, Rock River Stormwater Group

1:15 Opportunities and Challenges: A facilitated group discussion
– What’s the status of your TMDL involvement?
– Issues preventing greater progress?
– Your suggestions & project ideas

2:15 Watershed Projects – Help for local restoration initiatives.
– Ongoing projects in the Rock River Basin
– Grants
– Technical Assistance
Andy Yencha, UW-Extension Educator

3:00 Adjourn


Driving Directions and Free Parking Information

Arrive at drive thru window at the campus Visitor’s Center at 826 Starin Road. Inform attendant you are attending the Rock River Recovery Meeting to get parking pass and instructions.
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Visitors Center is marked“VC,” University Center is marked “UC.”


*Municipalities who are affiliate members receive reduced rates for only the department that is a member. Municipalities with a Municipal Membership receive reduced rates for all staff and elected officials. Check your membership status:  RRC 2014 Paid Memberships7-17-2014 (1).


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Pre-register by September 3. Drop-ins welcome but meal not guaranteed.

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