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AWRA 2018 Annual Water Resources Conference 
November 4-8, 2018
Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD

TECHNICAL POSTER SESSION – MONDAY, Nov. 5 – TUESDAY, Nov. 6 - ABC East
Posters will be on display Monday, from 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM and Tuesday from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
(Poster Presenters will be available during the Monday Opening Networking Reception, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. 
The Presenter is in BOLD type immediately following the paper title. Co-authors are listed in parentheses.)

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  1. The Determination of the Pharmaceutical NSAID Flunixin in Drinking and Surface Water Sources as a Result of Large Animal Waste Runoff in Rural Communities of South Florida - Lara Carter, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm BEAch, Fl (co-author – T. Thornton)
  2. Who Owns the Pond? Who Owns the Pollutant? Stormwater Pollutant Monitoring in Suburban Southwest Florida – Tori Catalo, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL (co-author – D. Duke)
  3. Fecal Contamination in Private Well Water from Private Septic in the Flood Prone Residential Areas of Jupiter, Florida - Mai-Brie Conklin, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL (co-author – T. Thornton)
  4. Water Contingency Planning in Skaneateles, NY: Watershed Resilience, Planning, and Management - Joseph Copeland, Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC, 
  5. The Role of Model Complexity in Assessing Water Supply System Resilience - Chris Counsell, HR Wallingford, WALLINGFORD, Oxfordshire, Great Britain (co-author - M. Durant, J. Simm)
  6. Application of Machine Learning Techniques to Support Decision Making Under Uncertainty in Water Resource Management - Chris Counsell, HR Wallingford, WALLINGFORD, Oxfordshire, Great Britain (co-authors - A. McBride, S. Malde, J.Simm)
  7. Solar Loading and Effective Shade Analysis using LiDAR Data and Components of the Heat Source Model - Negin Ghoseiri, Quantum Spatial, Portland, OR (co-author - A. Trambley)
  8. CO2 Emissions Risk:  What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate – Kathryn Hatcher, University of Georgia (Retired), Athens, GA
  9. Erosion at the Base of a Gravel Embedded Vertical Retaining Wall - Nasser Heydari, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA (co-author - P. Diplas)
  10. Manure and Fertilizer Inputs to Land in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, 1950-2012 - Jeni Keisman, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MA (co-authors - O. Devereux, A. LaMotte, A. Sekellick, J. Blomquist)
  11. Connecting Regulatory and Stakeholder Needs: LID Design on a Large Scale Bridge Project in Washington, D.C. – Camille Liebnitzky, AECOM, Norfolk, VA
  12. Kings Bay Restoration Project Brings Back Crystal-Clear Waters to Crystal River – Camille Liebnitsky, Save Crystal River, Norfolk, VA
  13. Prevalence of Hexavalent Chromium in the End Use of Public Drinking Water Systems in Palm Beach County, FL - Sophia Lloyd-George, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL (co-author - T.E. Thornton)
  14. The Impact of Ecological Restoration on Chironomidae Genera Abundance and Diversity in the Lower Delaware River Basin - Brendan Marencin, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (co-authors - M.J. O' Donnell, S.A. Kroll)
  15. The Quantification of Toxins β‐N‐methylamino‐l‐alanine (BMAA) and Microcystis Beyond the Visible Periphery of Algal Super Plumes in the Indian River Lagoon - Quinn McKenna, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, Florida (co-author – T. Thornton)
  16. Water Use Estimates in Maryland for 2015 - Wendy McPherson, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MD
  17. Warmer and Greener:  Climate Change Impacts on Drinking Water Reservoirs in Temperate Regions – Cristina A. Mullin, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (co-author:  C. J. Kirchhoff)
  18. Flood Mitigation with Decentralized Detention Ponds in Suburban Southwest Florida – Yiliannis Rodriguez, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FlL (co-author – L. D. Duke)
  19. Small Scale Water Footprint Analysis - Mary Schmidt, University of Maryland, Germantown, MD (co-author – M. Negahban-Azar)
  20. Youghiogheny River Temperature Release Protocol for Operating Deep Creek Hydro Station for Trout Habitat:  Twenty-three Years of Results - Steve Schreiner, Versar Inc., Columbia, MD (co-authors - B. Smith, A. Klotz)
  21. Sustainability Assessment in Urban Water Systems and the Approaches - Ghazal Shabestanipour, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (co-authors – M. Negahban-Azar)
  22. Bioaccumulation of Methylmercury Levels in Southeastern Atlantic Scorpionades (Lionfish), as a Function of Fish Length and Mass - Blake Weger, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL (co-authors - T. E. Thornton, D. M. Tremain)
  23. Developing New Ground Water Quality Standards in New Jersey: A Response to Emerging Contaminants - Rachel White, NJDEP, Trenton, NJ (co-author - S. Cohen)
  24. Flooding in the Suburbs: Rapid Growth and Land Use Changes can Overwhelm Stormwater Drainage, Case Study for the Village of Estero, FL – Jared Wilkey, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL (co-authors:  P. Feliciano, K. Philpot, L.D. Duke)
  25. Storm Runoff Factors Influencing Suspended Sediment Loads in a Highly Developed Urban Watershed - June Wolfe, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Temple, TX (co-authors - J. Jeong, B. Schwartz, W. Nowlin, T. Hardy)
  26. Unconventional Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts on Surface Water Quality in Northeast Ohio - Ning Zhang, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH (co-authors - K. Nedunuri, R. Kandiah, X. Wei)