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MRC Low Impact Development Conference

Marine Resources Council



Center for Collaboration • Rockledge, Florida
October 20 & 21, 2022

Marty Wanielista, Professor Emeritus, UCF invites you to learn how to protect water quality and build a better Florida at MRC’s Low Impact Development Conference.


The first Marine Resources Council Low Impact Development Conference Last Year Sold Out!


Live In-Person Conference

MRC 2022 LID Conference Prospectus thumbnailExperts will showcase LID/GI tools, policies, projects, & case studies, & facilitate the discussion for transitioning to a new future in stormwater management.

  • Retool comprehensive plans, zoning, codes, & ordinances to allow for Low Impact Development & Green Infrastructure.
  • Build Community Resiliency
  • Reduce Flooding
  • Protect Water Quality

County and municipal coastal community development leaders, engineers, planners, builders, developers, public works and stormwater personnel, environmental professionals, and advocates will all benefit from the 2022 MRC Low Impact Development Conference.

The Marine Resources Council is pleased to present this conference as we have challenged Florida communities to reduce the amount of polluted stormwater entering coastal estuaries, especially the Indian River Lagoon. Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) represent the most progressive trends in stormwater management to protect water quality and reduce flooding. Participation in the conference is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please RSVP today to help build a better Florida.


Contact Conference Manager, Steve Sharkey
Call: 321.978.8862 ~ Email:

MRC's 2022 LID Conference: Register Now!

Thank You Sponsors & Contributing Partners

Ferguson Waterworks

Title Sponsor • Exhibitor • Presenter • Tech Talk

Ferguson Waterworks is driving sustainable product innovation and helping customers achieve their sustainability goals. As a company, we embrace the opportunity to extend a hand, leave our mark and help build a better world.

UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Title Sponsor • Presenter

The Nature Conservancy

Sponsor • Presenter

Florida Power & Light Company

Lunch Sponsor

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) understands customers care deeply about the environment and not only want affordable, reliable power, but also clean energy today and in the future. That’s why we go the extra mile to protect the air we breathe, the water and land we use, and the plants and animals that share our planet.

Streamline Technologies

Sponsor • Exhibitor • Tech Talk • Open Panel

Streamline Technologies (SLT) is a software development firm specializing in integrated 1d/2d surface water and groundwater modeling. Our flagship product, ICPR, is a nationally accepted hydraulics model by FEMA for NFIP applications and is used for modeling complex urban stormwater management systems, natural riverine systems, interconnected pond and lake systems, green infrastructure, and highly managed water resource systems. ICPR also powers our new Real-Time Flood Forecasting (RTFF) system used to predict flooding at the street and house level 2–4 days in advance.

Environmental Conservation Solutions


Geosyntec Consultants

Beverage Sponsor

Storm Trap


Advanced Drainage Systems

Sponsor • Exhibitor • Tech Talk

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Presenter • Open Panel

Debbie Mayfield


Winter Haven: The Chain of Lakes City

Presenter • Open Panel

Florida Specifier

Marketing Sponsor

The Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, Stetson University

Presenter • Open Panel

Alachua County Environmental Protection

Presenter • Open Panel

Cutwater Spirits

Reception Sponsor


Reception Sponsor

WFIT 89.5 FM

Marketing Sponsor


Beverage Sponsor

City of Palm Bay


Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront

Lodging Partner


Fun Photos from Last Year’s Conference

Fun Photos from Last Year's Conference


The Marine Resources Council of East Florida, Inc. (MRC) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve water quality and to protect and restore the fish and wildlife resources of the Indian River Lagoon, coastal waters, inshore reefs, and the watershed by advocating and using sound science, education, and the involvement of the public at large. MRC’s Federal Tax ID Number is 59-3030066. Contributions to MRC may be eligible for a tax deduction in the U.S.A.; please consult your tax advisor for eligibility.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” The toll-free number of the department is 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) – calling from within the state of Florida, or (850) 410-3800 – calling from outside of Florida. The department’s website is (s. 496.412(1)(c), F.S.).