Clear Water Alabama

Seminar and Field Day
November 1-2, 2017: Mobile, AL
Mobile Convention Center, One South Water Street, Mobile, AL 36602

Questions? Contact Earl Norton, Erosion and Sediment Control Coordinator, 334-728-4107

The Clear Water Alabama Seminar and Field Day are offered by the Alabama Erosion and Sediment Control Partnership to help planners, designers, contractors, inspectors, and others learn more about erosion and sediment control practices and products.

Select Here for Online Registration

Program Brochure (PDF) provides instructions to pay by check, venue information, and program overview.

Lodging and Accommodations 

A limited number of rooms have been blocked for a discounted rate nearby at the Holiday Inn: Mobile Downtown/Historic District. The group code for the discount is COM.


Parking Options:

Prepaid parking is available beneath the Convention Center for both days for Clear Water AL participants. Enter from driveway north of the building and inform the parking attendant you are attending the Clear Water Alabama program to avoid paying the parking fee. Additional parking is available at the parking garage directly across Water Street and adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel.  This parking garage is connected to the Convention Center by a pedestrian bridge and requires a parking fee (not included in the registration fee).

Seminar Topics Include

Keynote: Protecting Mobile Bay, A National Treasure—Why We Are Here and How to Keep It that Way (Dr. George Crozier)
ADEM Regulation Update
ESC Handbook Update
Preserving Water Quality During Construction
Auburn University ESC Test Facility Update
Turning Your Soil Into Green Infrastructure
LID Case Studies and Tree Preservation


November 1, 2017 – Seminar 
7:30-8:30 am Registration/Exhibits
8:30-4:00 pm Seminar
4:00-6:00 pm Low Country Boil

November 2, 2017 – Field Day
7:30-9:00 am Registration/Exhibits

8:00-9:00 am QCI Training*
9:00 am-4:00 pm Field Day Site Visits

Questions? Contact Earl Norton, Erosion and Sediment Control Coordinator, 334-728-4107

  • Contact Hours: Seminar – 6.0; Field Day – 3.5
  • CEUs: Seminar – 0.6 (6.0 PDH); Field Day – 0.35 (3.5 PDH)
  • After October 24, a Late Registration Fee of $50 will be added to the cost of registration.
  • *QCIs wishing to complete the mandatory 4-hour training for continuing education must attend both the classroom training from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. on November 2 and the entire Field Day.
  • Registrations processed on-line require payment with M/C, Visa, Discover, or American Express credit card.

Who should attend?

  • Representatives from construction firms that utilize/install BMPs on their sites
  •  Professional Engineers
  •  Road Builders
  •  Representatives from firms that prepare erosion control/stormwater plans
  •  County and city engineers, planners, and/or their staff
  •  Representatives of local Home Builders Association and Associated General Contractors
  •  Representatives from the Alabama Department of Transportation
  •  Inspectors from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management
  •  Soil and Water Conservation District Boards and their field employees
  •  Municipal Officials
  •  Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control, Landscape Architects, Registered Soil Scientist, and other Qualified Credentialed Professionals
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service staff

Questions? Contact Earl Norton, Erosion and Sediment Control Coordinator