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Minnesota Water Resources Conference

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Please Note - Conference Dates Have Been Changed


  • Dates: October 20−21, 2020
  • Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre
  • Connect online: Use hashtag #mnwrc20 on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Immerse yourself in innovative, practical, and applied water resource engineering solutions, management techniques, and current research about Minnesota’s water resources. The Minnesota Water Resources Conference is an opportunity to address:

  • lessons learned from the implementation of engineering projects
  • best practices discovered in the design and application of water resource management techniques
  • implications of water policy decisions
  • research into current and emerging issues.

Sponsored by

Water Resources Center

and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Minnesota

Cosponsored by

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Minnesota Section, American Society of Civil Engineers
Minnesota Sea Grant College Program, University of Minnesota
Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota

Location & Accommodations


Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota.


RiverCentre parking ramp, on Kellogg Boulevard across the street from RiverCentre.

Hotel Accommodations

The Holiday Inns St. Paul Downtown has offered conference attendees a reduced rate of $145 plus tax. To take advantage of the rate, call 651-225-1515 and mention the 'UofM Water Resources Conference" or  reserve your room through the online booking link. The rate is valid until September 14, 2020. 


Convenient bus service to the RiverCentre is available. Call Metropolitan Transit, 612-373-3333, for specific route information.


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Contact Info

Registration Questions

For Program Questions: Suzanne Butler
612-625-2391 | ccapsconf3@umn.edu

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