EBC Inaugural Stormwater Summit


Date: May 4, 2023


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


DoubleTree Hotel

5400 Computer Drive
Westborough, MA 01581

A map and link to directions is at the bottom of this page.

Please join EBC for the inaugural Stormwater Summit – a collection of speakers highlighting the challenges and opportunities of stormwater management across New England. This in-person program will provide an opportunity to engage with stormwater professionals, as well as engaging presentations, panels, and discussion covering current innovations in stormwater management, the ever-changing regulatory environment, and how to pay for it all with stormwater utilities and other funding opportunities.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (5.0 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the program.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.

Summit Schedule:

  • 9:00 a.m. – Registration & Networking
  • 9:30 a.m. – Program Begins
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – Program Resumes
  • 3:00 p.m. – Program Adjourns

Summit Co-Chairs:

  • Andrea M. Braga, PE, CPESC, Principal Engineer, New England Water & Environmental Group Leader, Jacobs
  • Jennifer Johnson, PE, CFM LEED AP, Director of Resilience Planning & Design, Associate, Nitsch Engineering

Summit Planning Team:

  • Jillian Baumbach, PE, Water Resources Engineer, VHB
  • Peter F. Durning, Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Eric Klein, Principal, Deputy General Counsel, Beveridge & Diamond PC

Summit Agenda:

Keynote Address

  • Curt Spalding, Former Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA Region One, Senior Consultant, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Lessons Learned from New England Municipalities Implementing Stormwater Utilities

  • Gretchen Young, Environmental Project Manager, City of Dover, NH
  • Hillary Waite, Stormwater Manager, Stormwater Division, Town of Braintree, MA
  • Beth Rudolph, Town Manager / Town Engineer, Town of Winchester, MA

Taking Action – Stormwater Innovation for a Climate-Ready New England

  • Dawn Henning, Assistant City Engineer, City of New Haven, CT virtual speaker
  • James Houle, PhD, CPSWQ, CPESC, Director, University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center
  • Julie Wood, Climate Compact Director, Charles River Watershed Association

Show me the Money! Funding & Financing Options for Stormwater Infrastructure

  • Heather Dumais, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) virtual speaker
  • Jeffrey R. Diehl, Executive Director and CEO, Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB)
  • Sarah Watson, Senior Environmental Analyst in the Office of Climate, Planning, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, (CTDEEP)

Legal “Minute” Updates

  • Richard Davis, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond, PC
  • All attendees must submit the required health questionnaire while registering for this event.
  • Attendees are encouraged to take an at-home test prior to attending any EBC in-person program.
  • While encouraged, masking is not required.
  • Please do not attend this program if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: a cough, shortness of breath, troubled breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste, or loss of smell.
  • Please do not attend this event if you are testing positive for COVID-19, or have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Have Questions?

If you have any questions about attending this program, please reach out to EBC staff by calling the office (617-505-1818) or via email ([email protected]).

Available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Inaugural Stormwater Summit can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Inaugural Stormwater Summit

EBC does not guarantee that each speaker PowerPoint will be posted.

Please note that this program was not recorded. Program recording of any kind is not permitted.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

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