Minnesota Stormwater Seminar and Research Spotlight Series

Mississippi river connecting downtown Minneapolis and St. Anthony Falls Lab.

Seminars are held monthly at 10 a.m.

The Minnesota Stormwater Seminar and Research Spotlight Series brings exemplars of advanced stormwater innovation and knowledge to Minnesota to share what they’ve learned and how they’ve pushed the boundaries in the stormwater arena. The Minnesota Research Spotlights feature research projects underway or completed through the Minnesota Stormwater Research and Technology Transfer Program and other Minnesota-based research programs. The monthly seminar series is dedicated to stormwater and green infrastructure topics with an emphasis on successes and lessons learned from field implementation and applied research and evaluation, specifically for an audience of stormwater practitioners and professionals. Events includes a presentation, panel discussion and Q&A with participants.


Street Sweeping for Water Quality: A Panel Discussion

November 10, 2022 10 - 11:30 a.m.

The November 10th Research Spotlight will invite a leading street sweeping researcher, staff from the MPCA, and two professionals applying the research directly into their work to discuss the latest research, pollution credits, and the next steps in street sweeping research.

Assessing ecological impacts from urban stormwater to rivers, streams and estuaries

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 10:00am

This talk will describe the findings from ecological monitoring programs which assess the physical, chemical and biological health of southern California.

Stormwater reuse and human health: A panel discussion

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

The September 22nd Research Spotlight will invite a panel of experts and MDH staff to discuss the latest research and new recommendations for stormwater reuse, focusing on public health concerns.