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Waters of the U.S. Rule: What Does it Mean for Civil Engineering?


Waters of the U.S. Rule:  What Does it Mean for Civil Engineering?

Join ASCE for a presentation by key staff from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Definition of Waters of the United States Proposed Rule under the Clean Water Act. Officials from the agencies will provide a background of the proposed rule, types of water covered and excluded by the rule and answer questions on the potential impacts to the civil engineering community.

August 19, 2014
1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT

Register for the WOTUS Proposed Rule briefing call

Following the presentation, we invite members to provide feedback to help inform ASCE’s position on the proposed rule. Attendees may also submit comments and/or questions directly to the agencies for the call or to the docket for formal comments.

For information on the Waters of the United States Proposed Rule, visit the EPA’s website.

Public comments are due on October 20, 2014 and can be submitted through the website.


  • Meg Gaffney-Smith, Deputy Chief, Operations & Regulatory Division Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Russell L. Kaiser, Chief, Wetlands & Aquatic Resources Regulatory Branch, Environmental Protection Agency

The call is an exclusive benefit of the ASCE Key Contact Program.  Not a Key Contact?  That's okay – simply register for the call and you will be added!

The Key Contact Briefing Conference Call series is designed to provide ASCE Key Contacts with exclusive insights and updates on key public policy issues affecting the civil engineering profession.