Water Cooler Talk: Stormwater Bioretention Basin Functions

September 28, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Stormwater Bioretention basins, sometimes also referred to as rain gardens, are becoming a more common stormwater management practice in urban areas. During Water Cooler Talk: Stormwater Bioretention Basin Functions Lauren will discuss the results of research at sites in Pennsylvania and beyond with consideration of design variants like lined basins, managed release concept, and different vegetation. Performance metrics discussed will include hydrology, but will primarily focus on water quality processes related to nutrient cycling and metals retention in these management practices.

About the Series

The Water Cooler Talk series provides a once-a-month event that features invited speakers talking about water resources around the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Topics will range anywhere from climate to groundwater and anything in between. This series provides a chance for all people interested in water resources to gather and discuss current water-related work.

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in water resources whether you work in the water field or have a general interest in water.

What will you learn?

Hear about current work happening in the water resource field and be able to ask questions and share ideas with professionals across Pennsylvania.

A certificate of attendance for professional development documentation will be provided. This will be provided to anyone who attends and is interested in receiving this certificate. Please note that this does not count as certified credits for continuing education.

We hope you can join us!


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