Skip to main content

Washington Hydrogeology Symposium

April 22-25, 2024 | Muckleshoot Casino Resort, Auburn, WA

Washington Hydrogeology Symposium

April 22-25, 2024 | Muckleshoot Casino Resort, Auburn, WA

2024 Symposium Schedule Overview

Monday, April 22, 2024

Pre-Conference Field Trips:

  • Creek Restoration Projects in Pierce County, WA
  • Lake Tapps and Flaming Geyser State Park
Tuesday, April 23 Wednesday, April 24
7:30 AM
Coffee and Registration
7:30 AM
Coffee, Registration, Exhibits

8:30 AM
Welcome/Opening Remarks; Keynote Speaker (Alicia Wilson, 2023 Darcy Lecturer)

8:30 AM
Keynote Speaker (Phil Rigdon, Yakama Nation)
9:45 AM
Refreshment Break / Exhibits / Posters
9:45 AM
Refreshment Break / Exhibits / Posters

10:00 AM
Session 1A: Remediation Approaches


Session 1B: Streamflow and Nooksack River
9:50 AM
Session 5A: Well Data Interpretation

Session 5B: Groundwater Monitoring in the Yakima River Basin
11:15 AM
Refreshment Break / Exhibits / Posters
11:15 AM
Refreshment Break / Exhibits / Posters
11:25 AM
Session 2A: Data Visualization & Management

Session 2B: Streamflow, Surface Water/Groundwater, & Nitrate
11:25 AM
Session 6A: Groundwater Use and Water Rights

Session 6B: Streamflow & Stream Restoration
12:30 PM
Hosted Luncheon
12:30 PM
Hosted Luncheon
1:40 PM
Session 3A: Field Methods & Sensors

 

Session 3B: Climate Trends & Impacts

1:40 PM
Session 7A: Emerging Contaminants

Session 7B: Carbon Storage & Related
2:55 PM
Refreshment Break / Exhibits / Posters
2:55 PM
Refreshment Break / Exhibits / Posters
Passport Contest Prize Drawing
3:10 PM
Session 4A: Contaminant Hydrology

 

Session 4B: Recharge and Groundwater Management

3:10 PM
Session 8A: PFAS Issues

 

Session 8B: Tools and Methods

4:30 – 6:30 PM
Poster Session and Reception
4:30 PM
Symposium Presentations Adjourn
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Post-Symposium Workshops:

  • Water 101 – An Overview of Washington State Water Law, Water Rights, and Related Water Resources, Tools, and Challenges
  • Python in Hydrogeology
  • Regulatory Context, Sampling Guidance, and Ex Situ/In Situ Treatment for PFAS
  • Optimizing Water Wellfield Performance