• Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. • Waukesha, WI (map)
  • W233 N2080 Ridgeview Parkway
  • Waukesha, WI, 53186
  • United States

As the rules surrounding storm water continuously change along with the needs of your community, there exists a sweet spot which blends advanced technology, fiscal responsibility, community initiatives, and water resources regulatory compliance.  You might be surprised to learn this holy grail is not nearly as rare as a yeti nor a unicorn.  R/M will share a variety of tips regarding how to recognize this potential convergence of storm water related initiatives, and when to move your community closer to it.

Topics Include:

  • Insider’s overview from DNR staff of recent changes to various DNR storm water programs including wetland regulations, MS4 audits, and leaf collection guidance.

  • How new thinking and recent technologies can lead to lower cost regulatory compliance including various case studies.

  • A review of smart storm water planning concepts which blend water resources goals with new technology and other community initiatives


Marissa Thalen
Storm Water Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Steven C. Wurster, P.E. 
Chief Operating Officer, Ruekert & Mielke, Inc.

Maureen A. McBroom
Environmental Coordinator, Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. 

Maria Kealey, E.I.T.
Project Engineer, Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. 

Kevin Korth
GIS Analyst, Ruekert & Mielke, Inc.