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STORET logo 2004 National STORET Users Conference

Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
November 15-17, 2004
New Orleans, LA

List of attendees (PDF 61KB)


Monday, November 15, 2004
9:00 a.m. STORET Informational Workshops (concurrent sessions)
STORET 101 (PPT 1.9MB) (For new STORET users)
Bob King (EPA) & Arne Hultquist (UT)

STORET Tech Transfer
(For existing users who would like to learn more)
  • SIM (Dave Wilcox and Marty McComb)
  • EDAS 1   (PPT 642KB) EDAS 2   (PPT 653KB) (Jeff White and Eric Leppo)
    STORET Administration (PPT 1.5MB) (For advanced users and DBAs) Kevin Christian (EPA) & Joe Wilson (EPA)
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch
    1:00 p.m. Welcome
    Karen Gautreaux, Deputy Secretary, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

    Keynote Address: EPA’s Vision for STORET
    Craig Hooks, Deputy Office Director, EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds

    The Role of STORET in Water Quality Management Programs
    Peter Grevatt, Monitoring Branch Chief, EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds

    EPA's Information Exchange Network (PPT 1.2MB)
    Andy Battin, Division Director, EPA Office of Information Collection

    2:30 p.m. Break
    3:00 p.m. An EPA Regional Office Perspective on STORET (PPT 120KB)
    Marty McComb (Region 8) & Eric Wilson (Region 9)
    3:30 p.m. Enhancements and Developments Since the 2001 STORET Conference—Presentation and Moderated Discussion (PPT 786KB)
    Lee Manning (EPA HQ)

    Tuesday, November 16, 2004
    8:30 a.m. Getting Started and Planning to Use STORET
    Wisconsin's Surface Water Monitoring Station Application (PPT 886KB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB) Jennifer Filbert & Lisa Helmuth, WI DNR

    Evolution of a Process-Alaska's STORET Data Entry Saga (PPT 4.1MB)  Abstract (PDF 10KB)
    L. Dianne Denson, AK DEC

    Lessons Learned From Getting Data Into STORET (PPT 3.1MB)  Abstract (PDF 7KB)
    Michael Beauchene, CT DEP

    Data Exchange and Integration
    Using STORET as a Database Design Model (PPT 289KB)  Abstract (PDF 9KB)
    Deb Soule, NH DES

    Pacific Northwest Water Quality Data Exchange (PPT 415KB)  Abstract (PDF 8KB)
    Curtis Cude, OR DEQ

    Environmental Sampling, Analysis, and Results - Pilot Data Flow Project (PPT 280KB)  Abstract (PDF 7KB)
    Robert King, EPA HQ & Curtis Cude, OR DEQ

    10:00a.m. Break
    10:30 a.m. Enhancing STORET
    The Utah Experience (PPT 696KB)  Abstract (PDF 7KB)
    Arne Hultquist, UT DEQ

    SEAGATE: A STORET Extension for Ohio (PPT 1.6MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Michael Slattery, OH EPA

    BASINS - NJ Modeling System (PPT 4.1MB)  Abstract(PDF 6KB)
    Marzooq Al-Ebus, NJ DEP

    Tools for Getting Data Into STORET
    Datastor & Dataconvert Data Entry Software for STORET  (PPT 1.5MB)  Example   (PPT 4.1MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Eric Wilson, EPA Region 9

    The 900-Pound Gorilla: A Case Study of How STORET Affects the Development of Other Data Management Tools  (PPT 1.6MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Gerald Burnette, HydroGeoLogic, Inc.

    WQ-WET:A Web-Based Application To Allow Local Water Quality Monitoring Projects To Submit Data For  Storage in a STORET Database  (PPT 1.8MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    James Porter, MN PCA

    12:00p.m. Lunch
    1:30 p.m. Experiences in STORET Implementation
    Montana DEQ and EPA Region 8:  A Joint Project for Utilizing STORET Effectively  (PPT 8.3MB)  Abstract (PDF 8KB)
    Deborah Dorland, MT DEQ & Marty McComb, EPA

    Tribal Water Quality STORET Database Project  (PPT 5.1MB)  Abstract (PDF 5KB)
    Michiko Burns, Southern Ute Tribe

    Pennsylvania's STORET Experience: Its successes and Failures in System Implementation and Data Upload  (PPT 538KB)  Abstract (PDF 5KB)
    Carrie Wengert, PA DEP

    Current Status of STORET & Its Future in Colorado  (PPT 661KB)  Abstract (PDF 4KB)
    Jim Dorsch, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

    Data Retrieval, Analysis and GIS Tools
    Developing Procedures for Water Quality Reporting for National Parks  (PPT 6.8MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Dean Tucker, National Park Service

    Distributing Iowa's Water Quality Data Using STORET and ArcIMS  (PPT 5.5MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Joost Korpel, IA DNR

    EPA Region 10: STORET Mapping Applications  (PPT 3.9MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Sue McCarthy, EPA Region 10

    STORET Data Query, Extraction & Analysis Tools  (PPT 2.8MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Henry Manguerra, Tetra Tech, Inc. & James Harris, UT DEQ

    The Tribal Information Management System  (PPT 2.1MB)  Abstract (PDF 6KB)
    Matt Moss, SAIC

    Wednesday, November 17, 2004
    8:30 a.m. What's Ahead for STORET
    A First Look At New SIM  (PPT 988KB)
    Sandy Porter, Gold Systems, Inc.

    Preferences Data Sharing and Report Module Updates  (PPT 2.8MB)
    Blythe Norris, SAIC

    9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions to Discuss Future Priorities
    10:15 a.m. Break
    10:30 a.m. Discussion: Directions and Priorities for the Future of STORET (continued)
    12:00 noon Adjournment

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