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08/09/17 Lake Management Planning & Implementation (Springfield) IEPA#11908
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When: Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Registration at 7:30 am
Where: City Water Light & Power Training Office
200 East Lake Drive
Springfield, Illinois  62712
United States
Presenter: Jeff Boeckler, Peter Berrini, Caroline Wade
Contact: Stacey Ramsey
866-521-3595 x4

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Co-sponsored Training:


Lake Management Planning & Implementation


CEU Type: Technical

Training Classification: Source Water

IEPA#:  11908



Watershed Management and an Interactive Web-Based System
Jeff Boeckler, Northwater Consulting

Using examples from local water supply reservoirs, the presentation will describe elements of effective watershed planning and management such as data collection and interpretation.  It will highlight key components of the Lake Springfield plan, and others, and demonstrate functionality of the web-based system as well as other management tools

Dredging and In-Lake Loading/Nutrient Release and Management
Peter Berrini, Berrini & Associates
This presentation will summarize the various planning requirements, implementation options, anticipated project costs and benefits, and an overview of the current regulatory permit process. Representative dredging project photographs will be included in order to highlight the presented options in addition to the typical planning, design, construction and reclamation requirements.

Lake Springfield Watershed Nitrogen Management Project
Caroline Wade, Illinois Agriculture Program Director, The Nature Conservancy

The Illinois Council on Best Management Practices coordinated a Lake Springfield Watershed Special Project with local agriculture retailers, Springfield City Water, Light, and Power, SCSWCD and Lincoln Land Community College to achieve a sustained reduction in nitrate loading from agricultural non-point sources into Lake Springfield through education, promotion and voluntary adoption of nitrogen management systems and scientific initiatives.  The Lake Springfield Watershed Project was a three-year project funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Springfield’s City, Water, Light and Power focusing on gaining a better understanding of the trends in nitrate levels within the Lake Springfield Watershed and achieving a sustained reduction in nitrate loading from agricultural non-point sources by encouraging producers to implement BMPs throughout the 175,000 acre watershed.  In addition to CBMP, local ag retailers and farmers, the Sangamon County SWCD and the Lincoln Land Community College Ag program were vital partners in the success of the project.


REGISTRATION & HOURS: Registration begins at 7:30am. The training will start at 8:00am and will conclude by 12:00pm.  Earn up to 4 Professional Development Hours (PDH's) for engineers or Renewal Training Credit (RTC) hours for water operators. Continental breakfast is included.


Registration Type
Non ISAWWA Member Rate
Early Bird (ends 07/28/17)
Regular (ends 08/08/17)
After 08/08 or Onsite


ILMA Members:  Use the discount code you were provided at check out to receive the member rate. If you are both an ISAWWA and an ILMA member, you cannot combine discounts.

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