2022 Conference

2022 VWMC Conference

August 4, 2022   (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Henrico County Training Center
7701 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228

Thank you to all who made the 2022 VWMC Conference a success.


    • Virginia’s Recently Updated Recreational Bacteria Criteria — Tish Robertson, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
    • Keep it Fresh: Crowdsourced Chloride Monitoring with Salt Watch — Samantha Briggs, Izaak Walton League of America
    • Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals: Growing a Network of Certified Stormwater and Sustainable Landscape Partners for Clean and Healthy Watersheds — Shereen Hughes, Wetlands Watch and Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional   
    • Instream Litter Control through a Local Government Program — Tim Hughes, Prince William County Department of Public Works
    • Taylor Run: A Stream Worth Protecting and Preserving — Bill Gillespie and Russ Bailey, The Taylor Run Monitoring Team
    • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Integrating Sensor Networks and Simulation Modeling to Forecast Drinking Water Quality Cayelan Carey, Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
    • Drinking Water & Health in Rural Appalachia — Alasdair Cohen, Population Health Sciences, Virginia Tech
    • PFAS in Virginia: An Update — Tony Singh, Virginia Department of Health  
    • Collaborating for Cleaner Water in the Commonwealth — Stacey Bradshaw, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service


Ken Brooks Scholarships — The VWMC provided two scholarships in memory of longtime VWMC Steering Committee member Ken Brooks. The recipients of the 2022 Ken Brooks Scholarships were:

    • Amanda Huskey, Information Technology, Old Dominion University
    • Ella DiPetto, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University.

SPONSORS: Thank you to our conference exhibitor and partners!


SKTWorks LLC   


Henrico County   Henrico Co. Logo

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay  Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay logo

Virginia Water Resources Research Center  VWRRC logo

Virginia Tech  Virginia Tech logo

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality  DEQ logo

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency