Conference: Living with the Water – Too Much, and Too Little

On December 2, 2016, William & Mary Law School’s Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) hosted the unveiling of a master plan for Virginia’s waterfronts and a public forum on a major groundwater injection project during its fourth annual conference at the Williamsburg Lodge.

Click here to view our sponsor support. Primary support for this conference was made possible by generous contributions from the Virginia Environmental Endowment and Virginia Sea Grant.

View the post-conference report.

View the conference program.

Virginia Working Waterfront Master Plan (September 2016)

Conference Videos:

Opening Remarks and Introduction to Virginia Working Waterfronts Master Plan

VCPC Discussion of Working Waterfronts Case Studies

The Honorable Ralph Northam, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

Working Waterfronts Panel: Pressures Facing Working Waterfront Communities, and the Need for Planning to Address Them

Legislators Panel: Issues Faced by Communities with Working Waterfronts and Potential Legislative Measures to Address Them

HRSD Presentation on the Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow

VCPC Discussion: Science & Policy Issues Surrounding the Project

Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow Expert Panel

Conference Presentations:

Working Waterfronts: On History, Conflicts, & Finding a Balance

HRSD Sustainable Water Initiative For Tomorrow

HRSD Groundwater Injection Project

Virginia Coastal Policy Center Forum

Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow Expert Panel

Living with the Water –Too Much, and Too Little