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FloridaWCA Webinar: Climate Change Impacts on Wastewater/Stormwater Management

September 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Florida Water & Climate Alliance Webinar

Climate Change Impacts on Wastewater & Stormwater Management 

September 20, 11:00am – 1:00pm


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  • Welcome and Introduction to the Florida Water & Climate Alliance
  • FloridaWCA Project Updates on Integrating NASA Earth Systems Data into Decision-Making Tools of Member Utilities
    • Monitoring of the 2021 Rainy Season Over Florida’s Water Management Districts
      • Vasu Misra, Ph.D., Professor of Meteorology, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University
  • Climate Change Impacts on Wastewater & Stormwater Management
    • Vulnerability Analysis of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems in Low-Lying Coastal Communities to Multiple Climate Related Threats
      • Jessica Beach, P.E., Chief Resilience Officer, City of St. Augustine
      • Tricia Kyzar, Ph.D. Candidate, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
    • Using Logistic Regression to Model the Risk of Sewer Overflows Triggered by Compound Flooding with Application to Sea Level Rise
      • Steve Meyers, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Center for Maritime and Port Studies, University of South Florida
      • Mark Luther, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physical Oceanography, University of South Florida
      • Shawn Landry, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor & Director, University of South Florida Water Institute
    • The Importance of Risk-Based Decision Making for Total Maximum Daily Loads in a Changing Climate
      • Ebrahim Ahmadisharaf, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER) Center, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University-Florida State University
    • Future Rainfall Depth-Duration-Frequency Curves for South and Central Florida Based on Downscaled Climate Model Data
      • Michelle Irizarry-Ortiz, P.E., CC-P, Hydrologist, USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center
  • Q & A and Discussion
  • Close

Facilitator: Karen Schlatter, Research Coordinator, University of Florida Water Institute


September 20, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm