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Rouge Project Presentations


Representatives of the Rouge Project have presented numerous technical papers and presentations at professional meetings and conferences. Those papers and presentations are listed below and can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate title. For a listing of presentations that are on a specific topic you should access that specific topic and view a list of presentations dealing with that topic. For example, the CSO section of this web site has a list of presentations devoted to that topic. Note that any of the presentations listed on those specialized lists are included in the following comprehensive list.

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DATE TITLE OF PAPER OR PRESENTATION AND AUTHOR(S)
December 2004 Rouge River Water Quality – A Decade of Progress, Presented at the State of the Straight Conference, Windsor, Ontario. (Presentation Slides)
July 2004 Water Quality Trends in the Rouge River Watershed, Presented at the Water Environment Federation Watershed 2004 Conference, Dearborn, Michigan. (Presentation Slides)
June 2004 A Lake Reborn, by Bill Semion, 2 pages, in Michigan Out-of-Doors Magazine, Michigan United Conservation Clubs.
October 2003 Rouge Oxbow Restoration: Bringing Back Our River, by Kelly Cave, 11 pages, at Rouge 2003.
October 2003 The Rouge River Watershed Year in Review - 2003: Continuing Our Successes, by Kurt Heise, 28 pages, at Rouge 2003.
January 2003 Stakeholder Involvement Works To Reclaim The Rouge River, by Carl R. Johnson and Kelly A. Cave, 4 pages, in "American Public Works Association" magazine.
September 2002 Rouge 2002: Building on Our Successes, by Kelly A. Cave, Power Point
presentation, at Rouge 2002-Cranbrook.
August 2002 Achieving Multiple Objectives Through A Single Watershed Plan, by Kelly A. Cave, Jim Murray, and Dale Bryson, 7 pages, at StormCon 2002 - Marco Island.
August 2002 Designing the Right Hook: Public Participation in the Watershed Planning Process, by Josephine Powell and Zachare Ball, 4 pages, at StormCon 2002 - Marco Island.
August 2002 Rouge River Watershed Management Planning: The Main 3-4 Subwatershed Management Plan, by Kelly A. Cave, Nancy Andrews, and James Ridgway, 7 pages, at StormCon 2002 - Marco Island.
August 2002 Successes of the Wayne County's IDEP Training Program, by Dean Tuomari and Susan Thompson, 11 pages, at StormCon 2002 - Marco Island.
February 2002 Oxbow Restoration Project: Reconnecting to Our River and Our Habitat, by John O'Meara, Jane Tesner, and Razik Alsaigh, 11 pages, at Watershed 2002 - Fort Lauderdale.
February 2002 Rouge River Gateway Project: Restoration of an Urban River, by Kelly A. Cave, James E. Murray, Edward J. Bagale, Sam B. Lovall, Nancy J. Andrews, Carl R. Johnson, 25 pages, at Watershed 2002 - Fort Lauderdale.
February 2002 Rouge River Watershed Management Planning: The Main 3-4 Subwatershed Plan, by Kelly A. Cave, Nancy J. Andrews, and James W. Ridgway, 27 pages, at Watershed 2002 - Fort Lauderdale.
December 2001 Stormwater Control Using a Watershed Management Plan, by Kelly A. Cave and Dale S. Bryson, 7 pgs in "Stormwater" magazine.
October 2001 Monitoring and Modeling of DO Impacts from CSO Facility Effluent by Edward Kluitenberg, Vyto Kaunelis and Kurt Spieles, 16 pgs.
August 2001 Planning and Assessment of Best Management Practices in the Rouge River Watershed, by Kelly Cave and Carl Johnson, 18 pgs, at the United Engineering Foundation, Snomass.
June 2001 Rouge River Watershed Combined Sewer Overflow Case Study by Vyto Kaunelis and Ed Kluitenberg, 5 pages, EPA Report to Congress.
May 2001 Designing the Right Hook: Public Participation in the Watershed Planning Process, by Josephine Powell and Zachare Ball, 7 pages, Second National Conference-Nonpoint Source Pollution Information & Education Programs, Chicago.
April 2001 Evaluation and Management of On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems: New Challenges, New Initiatives, New Partnerships by Barry Johnson, Richard Fleece, and Steve Tackitt, 11 pages, American Society of Agricultural Engineers.
April 2001 Status of Performance Evaluation of CSO Basins in Oakland County, Wayne County, and the City of Detroit: Report to Judge Feikens, U.S. District Court Hearing on April 19, 2001 by Edward H. Kluitenberg, 11 pages.
April 2001 Status of Performance Evaluation of CSO Basins in Oakland County, Wayne County, and the City of Detroit: Report to Judge Feikens, U.S. District Court Hearing on April 19, 2001 by Phil Argiroff, 2 pages.
March 2001 Achieving Multiple Objectives Through a Single Watershed Plan by James E. Murray, Kelly A. Cave, and Dale S. Bryson, 25 pgs at the TMDL Sciences Issues Conference, St. Louis.
November 2000 Management of Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems: A Comprehensive Approach by Barry Johnson, 9 pgs, at National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association at Grand Rapids.
October 2000 Atmospheric Depositions and Runoff of Mercury and Trace Metal in an Urban Watershed by Khalil Z. Atasi, Vyto Kaunelis, Gerald Keeler, 13 pgs, at WEFTEC 2000, Anaheim.
October 2000 Operating Experiences With Large CSO Control Facilities by Tony Igwe, Daniel Mitchell, Vyto P. Kaunelis and Carl R. Johnson, 20 pgs, at WEFTEC 2000, Anaheim.
July 2000 Achieving Multiple Objectives Through a Single Watershed Plan by Kelly A. Cave, Dale S. Bryson, and James W. Ridgway, 25 pgs, at Watershed 2000, Vancouver.
July 2000 Evaluation of In-Stream Impacts of CSO Control Facilities by Edward H. Kluitenberg, Vyto P. Kaunelis, Carl R. Johnson, 8 pgs, at Watershed 2000, Vancouver.
July 2000 Measuring the Soft Stuff-Evaluating Public Involvement in Urban Watershed Restortion by Josephine Powell and Jack Bails, 15 pgs, at Watershed 2000, Vancouver.
July 2000 Public Involvement Programs That Support Water Quality Management by Josephine Powell and Zachare Ball, 12 pgs at Watershed 2000, Vancouver.
July 2000 Using GIS Tools To Implement an Illicit Discharge Elimination Program in Livonia, Michigan by Christine A. Rohrer and Robert J. Beckley, 7 pgs, at Watershed 2000, Vancouver.
July 2000 What Performance Monitoring Tells Us About How to Improve the Design of CSO Storage/Treatment Basins by Carol L. Hufnagel, Vyto P. Kaunelis, Edward H. Kluitenberg and Jerry S. Neibert, 20 pgs at Watershed 2000, Vancouver.
March 2000 Urban Watershed Management, by Kelly A. Cave, 50 pages, presented at the "Water Sensitive Ecological Planning and Design Conference," Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts and as Chapter II.9 in the book entitled "Water Sensitive Ecological Planning and Design" by Dr. Robert L. France, Harvard University.
February 2000 Implementation of Michigan's Voluntary Storm Water Permit - A Community Perspective by Kelly A. Cave, Dale S. Bryson, Kelly C. Kelly and Jack Bails, 13 pgs, at the Urban Retrofit Conference, Chicago.
December 1999 Using the Project Web Site as the Primary Information Distribution Tool by Barbara Farrah, Charlie Bristol, and Tim Kruse, 11 pgs, American Water Resources Association Conference, Seattle.
October 1999 Can a Watershed Be Managed? Leading the Efforts of Public Agencies and Local Communities in the Rouge River Watershed by Carl R. Johnson, Vyto P. Kaunelis, Kelly A. Cave, 15 pgs, at WEFTEC 99, New Orleans.
October 1999 Restoration of an Urban Lake: The Newburgh Lake Project by John O'Meara, James Murray and James Ridgway, 10 pgs at WEFTEC 99, New Orleans.
October 1999 Will the New Federal Phase 2 Storm Water Program Work?: Test Case with Michigan's Voluntary General Storm Water Permit by Kelly A. Cave, Dale S. Bryson, Jack D. Bails, 14 pgs, at WEFTEC 99, New Orleans.
October 1999 What Performance Monitoring Tells Us About How to Improve The Design of CSO Storage/Treatment Basins by Carol L. Hufnagel, Vyto. P. Kaunelis, Edward H. Kluitenberg and Jerry S. Neibert, 8 pgs, at WEFTEC 99, New Orleans.
September 1999 September 1999 CSO Basins: Technology and Results. Meeting with the Japan Institute for Wastewater Technology in Detroit, Michigan by Carol Hufnagel, 38 pages.
August 1999 The Do's and Don'ts on Implementing a Successful Illicit Connection Program by Dean Tuomari, 13 pgs, at WEF Specialty Conference.
February 1999 Receiving Water Quality Indicators for Judging Stream Improvement by Kelly A. Cave, 21 pgs, at A Seminar on Advancements in Water and Wastewater, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
February 1999 The Rouge Project: Implementing a General Storm Water Permit as Part of a Watershed Approach to Wet Weather Pollution Management, by James E. Murray, Kelly A. Cave, Dale S. Bryson, and Jack D. Bails, 15 pgs, at USEPA Permitting Symposium, Durham, SC.
October 1998 Impact of Atmospheric Deposition on Surface Water Runoff of Mercury, Cadmium and PCBs by Khalil Z. Atasi, Gary Fujita, Geoffrey Le Platte, Carol Hufnagel, Gerald Keeler, Joseph Graney and Theping Chen, 12 pgs, at WEFTEC 98, Orlando.
October 1998 Implementing a Model Watershed Approach Through A State General Storm Water NPDES Permit by Kelly A. Cave and Jack Bails, 11 pgs, at WEFTEC 98, Orlando.
October 1998 What Does The Rouge Project Know That May Save You Money On Wet Weather Controls by James E. Murray, Dale S. Bryson, and Kelly A. Cave, 12 pgs, at WEFTEC 98, Orlando.
September 1998 The Rouge Project: A Watershed Approach to Wet Weather Pollution Management by James E. Murray, Kelly A. Cave, Jack D. Bails and Dale S. Bryson, 7 pgs, at Third International Conference on Diffuse Pollution, Edinburgh, Scotland.
September 1998 Updating the U. S. Nationwide Urban Runoff Quality Data Base by James T. Smullen, Amy L. Shallcross, and Kelly A. Cave, 8 pgs, at 3rd International Conference on Diffuse Pollution, Edinburgh, Scotland.
September 1998 Wet Weather Control Demonstration Activities in Southeast Michigan: Some Lessons Learned by James E. Murray, Kelly A. Cave and Dale S. Bryson, 16 pgs at the IAWQ Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
July 1998 Environmental Monitoring Program to Support the Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project by Louis C. Regenmorter and Vyto P. Kaunelis, 8 pgs, at the Monitoring Conference, Reno.
July 1998 Monitoring the Beneficial Impacts of CSO Control Implementation by Carol L. Hufnagel and Vyto P. Kaunelis, 13 pgs, at the Monitoring Conference, Reno.
June 1998 The Effectiveness of Freshwater Wetlands for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control in the Rouge River Watershed by Donald L. Tilton, & Douglas L. Denison, 8 pgs at WEF Specialty Conference, Cleveland.
June 1998 Storm Water Management in Michigan by Kelly A. Cave, at WEF Specialty Conference: Advances in Urban Wet Weather Pollution Reduction, Cleveland.
June 1998 Wet Weather Demonstration Activities in Southeast Michigan: Implications for Water Policies by Kelly A. Cave, 3 pgs, Panel discussion at the "Water Resources and the Urban Environment" ASCE conference, Chicago.
May 1998 Adapting Regulatory Frameworks to Accommodate Watershed Approaches to Storm Water Management by Kelly A. Cave, Jack D. Bails, Robert H. Fredericks, 10 pgs, at Seminar on Storm Water and Watershed Management, Dallas.
May 1998 Development of a Monitoring Program To Support The Rouge River Watershed Management Plan by Louis C. Regenmorter, Vyto P. Kaunelis, and Noel F. Mullett Jr., 9 pgs, at WEF Specialty Conference Denver.
May 1998 From Theory to Implementation-Finding Illicit Connections by Barry Johnson and Dean Tuomari, 10 pgs, at WEF Specialty Conference, Denver.
May 1998 Implementation of CSO Controls Based on a Watershed Approach by Carol L. Hufnagel, Edward H. Kluitenberg, and Vyto P. Kaunelis, 7 pgs, at WEF Specialty Conference, Denver.
February 1998 Did You Know...The Impact of On-Site Sewage Systems And Illicit Discharges On The Rouge River by Barry Johnson and Dean Tuomari, 10 pgs, at the National Conference on Retrofit Opportunities for Water Resource Protection in Urban Environments, Chicago.
February 1998 Identifying Wetland Restoration Opportunities in the Rouge River Watershed by Donald L. Tilton, 4 pgs, at the National Conference on Retrofit Opportunities for Water Resource Protection in Urban Environments, Chicago.
February 1998 Taking Root: Sowing and Harvesting the Seeds of Public Involvement and Education by Josephine Powell, Noel Mullett and Zachare Ball, 4 pgs, at the National Conference on Retrofit Opportunities for Water Resource Protection in Urban Environments, Chicago.
February 1998 Water Quality Modeling to Support the Rouge River Restoration by Edward H. Kluitenberg, Gary W. Mercer, & Vyto Kaunelis, 13 pgs. at the Urban Retrofit Conference, Chicago.
October 1997 Adapting Regulatory Frameworks to Accommodate Watershed Approaches to Storm Water Management by Robert H. Fredericks, Kelly A. Cave, and Jack D. Bails, 9 pgs WEFTEC 97, Chicago.
October 1997 Communicating River Quality Information to the Public Using a Graphical Indicator Approach, by Elliott Smith, Colleen Hughes, and Karen Snyder, 12 pgs at WEFTEC 97, Chicago.
October 1997 Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project-CSO Basin Evaluation Study by Carol L. Hufnagel, Vyto P. Kaunelis, and Suresh K. Sangal, 14 pgs, at WEFTEC 97, Chicago.
September 1997 Receiving Water Quality Indicators for Judging Stream Improvement by Kelly A. Cave, 21 pgs, at the Stormwater Management - Creating Sustainable Urban Water Resources for the 21st Century Engineering Conference, Malmo, Sweden.
September 1997 Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project CSO Basin Evaluation Study by Carol L. Hufnagel, Vyto P. Kaunelis, & Suresh K. Sangal, 11 pgs WEFTEC 97.
Summer 1997 CSO Basin Monitoring and Analysis Study Plan Being Finalized by Vyto P. Kaunelis, 2 pgs, Reproduced with permission from the Water Environment Research Foundation.
Spring 1997 Detroit's CSO Controls by Gary Fujita, 5 pgs, Reproduced with permission from the Water Environment Research Foundation.
October 1996 An Aesthetic Quality Index For The Rouge River by Thomas M. Heidtke, and Eric Tauriainen, 12 pgs, at WEFTEC 96, Dallas.
October 1996 Getting the Word Out: How to Educate a Watershed by Roy Richardson and Zachare Ball, 7 pgs at Nonpoint Source Pollution Information/Education Programs National Conference, Chicago.
October 1996 Identification of Illicit Connections in Storm Sewers: An Innovative Approach Using Stable Isotopes, by Suresh K. Sangal, Pradeep K. Aggarwal, and Dean Tuomari. 12 pgs, at WEFTEC 96, Dallas.
October 1996 Meeting Objectives For Watershed Planning: A Decision Assessment Framework by Vyto P. Kaunelis, Carl Johnson, David Hunscher, and John Spittler, 12 pgs, at WEFTEC 96, Dallas.
October 1996 The Successes in Implementing an Urban Watershed Approach-The Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project by James E. Murray and Dale S. Bryson, 6 pgs. at WEFTEC 96, Dallas.
Fall 1996 Integration of Wayne County CSO Controls In the Rouge River Watershed by Vyto P. Kaunelis, 3 pgs, Reproduced with permission from the Water Environment Research Foundation.
Summer 1996 Rouge River CSO Program to be Peer Reviewed by Vyto P. Kaunelis, 6 pgs, Reproduced with permission from the Water Environment Research Foundation.
June 1996 Comprehensive Watershed Analysis Tools: The Rouge Project - A Case Study by Gary W. Mercer, Kelly A. Cave and Vyto Kaunelis, 4 pgs.
June 1996 One Size Does Not Fit All: Stormwater is a Bigger Issue Since Local Communities Have No Regulatory Requirements Through CSO Controls by James W. Ridgway, Robert Tolpa, Ellen Lindquist, and Roy Schrameck, 5 pgs, at Watershed 96, Baltimore.
June 1996 Percent Treated Analysis of Demonstration Combined Sewer Overflow Control Facilities by Edward Kluitenberg and Vyto Kaunelis, 4 pgs.
June 1996 Storm Water Permitting: A Watershed Perspective by James E. Murray, Kelly A. Cave and John M. Bona, 5 pgs at Watershed 96, Baltimore.
January 1996 Sewer System Modeling to Predict Water Quality: Examples from Wayne County’s Rouge River Project by Edward Kluitenberg and Vyto Kaunelis, 24 pgs.
October 1995 Data Access and Analysis Using RPO DataView by Stephen Rood, Ken Koleda, and Charles R. Bristol, 8 pgs. At WEFTEC 95, Miami Beach.
October 1995 Planning and Execution of Large Scale Sampling Programs by Carol L. Hufnagel, Michael Schermesser, Terrance A. Galloway, Khalil Z. Atasi, David P. Hormey, 12 pages, at WEFTEC 95, Miami Beach.
May 1995 Rouge River Watershed Illicit Sewer Connection Detection Program: A GIS Application by Dean Tuomari, John Foley and Ellen Taylor, 13 pages, at ESRI Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.
October 1994 CSOs: Two Phased Permitting for the Watershed by Vyto P. Kaunelis and Jerry S. Neibert, 9 pgs at WEFTEC 94.
October 1994 Financial/Institutional Issues: Bringing it all Together by James E. Murray and Jack Bails, 10 pgs at WEF 94.
October 1994 Project Technical Support GIS/Sampling/Modeling by Noel Mullett, Jr., Charles R. Bristol, and Ken P. Koleda, 11 pgs.
October 1994 Rouge River Watershed Management: Implementing a Remedial Action Plan by James E. Murray, 10 pgs, at WEFTEC 94.
October 1994 Rouge River Watershed Nonpoint Source Management: Significant Components of Urban Pollutant Loads--Crossing the Final Hurdles for Achieving Water Quality Standards by Flora M. McCormack and James W. Ridgway, 10 pgs.
October 1993 Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project by James E. Murray and John M. Bona, 6 pgs.


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Last Updated: 3/20/2004

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The Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project is funded, in part, by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants #XP995743-01, -02, -03, -04, -05, -06, -07 and C-264000-01.