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The Hoover Dam, Clark County, Nevada

Be Smart and Sustainable: Don’t Gamble with your Infrastructure

The 20th World Environmental & Water Resources Congress will feature 13 concurrent technical tracks over four full days of programming. Approximately 1,200 leading engineers and scientists from around the world attend the EWRI Congress each year to discuss the latest research, case studies, and evolving “best practices” in water resources and the environment.

Keynote Speakers

  • Opening Plenary
    Honorable Minister Sri Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao

    Honorable Minister Sri Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama RaoMinister of Municipal Administration, Urban Development, Industries, IT and Commerce, Government of Telangana, Hyderabad

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  • Welcome & Awards Luncheon
    David Johnson

    Dave Johnson, Deputy General Manager, Engineering and Operations Las Vegas Valley Water District / Southern Nevada Water Authority

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  • Welcome & Awards Luncheon
    Darren Lytle

    Darren Lytle, Ph.D., Senior Research Environmental Engineer U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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As a part of your full EWRI Congress registration, you will be granted access to the Watershed Management Conference. The Watershed Management Conference, co-located with the EWRI Congress, will be held May 20 – 21.


ASCE is monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak with guidance from government and health officials in determining whether to cancel or postpone events.

We will update this page as events warrant – always with health and safety as our top priority:

Top Reasons to Attend

  • Attend the Utility Leaders Panel, a special plenary event, that will feature Utility GM's from across the nation discussing the future of the industry & profession.
  • Free technical workshops Utility Leaders Panel
  • Access to the Watershed Management Conference as a part of your full EWRI Congress registration or daily registration (Wednesday or Thursday)
  • Earn up to 34.5 Professional Development Hours
  • Network with industry leaders and make valuable contacts
  • Interact with leaders in the profession and learn about professional trends
  • Participate in the policy dialogue on water resource and environmental issues affecting the profession
  • Learn about the latest trends and techniques being applied in the industry
  • Meet top students, a highly qualified pool of potential employees

Environmental & Water Resources Institute of ASCE

Created in 1999, the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) is the recognized leader within ASCE for the integration of technical expertise and public policy in the planning, design, construction, and operation of environmentally sound and sustainable infrastructure impacting air, land and water resources.

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