Hawai‘i Green Stormwater Infrastructure Summit: Advancing Practice and Policy for Green Communities
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 5 p.m. HST
Honolulu, HI, United States
The focus of this event is on the practice, policy, and visions for managing stormwaters across Hawaii’s urban communities. There are real difficulties in addressing stormwater infrastructure needs and in resolving growing water quality and quantity challenges. Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) is a developing field of practice and management of water quality and quantity, and more and more becoming required by regulations and plans. This program brings together leaders and experts from Hawai‘i and the continental U.S. to advance practice and policy, and achieve multiple goals around green and livable communities, and water quality and quantity management.
Topics to be Covered
• Whole water systems thinking and island imperatives
• Green stormwater infrastructure and green communities
• Emerging tools and methods for watershed management and community-scale green infrastructure
• Collaboration and partnerships for installation and asset management
• Local project highlights and stories from the field
• Putting research to work and extending from the university