SURF Meetings:

SURF Fall 2018 Meeting – Amherst, Massachusetts

In partnership with the 34th Annual International Conference on
Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy
October 15-18, 2018

Registration opens in July.


SURF Spring 2019 Meeting – San Diego, California

In partnership with the 29th Annual International Conference on
Soil, Water, Energy, and Air
March 18-21, 2019

Abstract deadline July 6, 2018.


SURF is pleased to partner with the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences Foundation (AEHS). SURF will be a visible participant at AEHS conferences through special sessions, technical presentations, a booth, and co-location of our annual business meetings. Learn more about AEHS at


Request for Sustainable Remediation Case Studies:

Help SURF catalogue case studies that demonstrate sustainable remediation implementation and exemplify the nexus of environmental, social, and economic aspects of a project.

If you have been involved in a project that incorporates elements of sustainable remediation, please consider preparing a case study for submittal to SURF’s Technical Initiative team.

For a copy of SURF’s case study template ==> click here

Completed case studies and questions about the initiative may be directed to the CSI team at

Please note that case studies with “green washing” or strong commercial messages will not be accepted by SURF.

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Call for Abstracts: Groundwater Issues and Water Management - Strategies Addressing the Challenges of Sustainability in California

The Groundwater Resources Association of California, in cooperation with USCID, the US Society for Irrigation and Drainage Professionals, is requesting abstracts for the upcoming conference:

Groundwater Issues and Water Management - Strategies Addressing the Challenges of Sustainability in California

The conference will be held March 4-5, 2014, in Sacramento, California.

Submit your abstract online by September 1, 2013, at

Many topics will be covered, including:

Sustainable Water Supplies

  • Climate Change Adaptation Strategies
  • Importance of Infrastructure Design and Investments
  • How Groundwater Fits into the "Sustainability" Picture
  • "Are My Groundwater Uses Sustainable?""Are Yours?"
  • Practical and Legal Definitions of Sustainability
  • Water Quality as a Measure of Sustainability
  • Water Conservation: Intended and Unintended Consequences

Visit the conference website to learn more.

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