Our Next Conference: Spring 2020

Dear Confluence Conference Attendees,
As we already announced, the next Confluence Conference is coming to NC!  To avoid conflicts with busy fall schedules (and shift away from hurricane season) we are changing Confluence to the Spring. NC, SC, and GA want ensure our traditional and new participants have adequate time to adjust to this timing. Therefore, the new format will be unveiled in Spring 2020.
Please reach out to any of our committee members if you have any questions. 
The Confluence Conference Committee

2018 Confluence Conference Presentations


Thank You to Everyone that Attended and our Sponsors - You make the Conference Happen!!!

New Keynote Speaker Announced

We are thrilled to announce that our new keynote speaker will be best selling author Ron Rash!

In addition to writing multiple award winning novels, Mr. Rash also serves as the John Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Studies at Western Carolina University.  Mr rash will be talking with us about how water and natural resources have influenced his writing career.  

Learn more at https://authorsunbound.com/ron-rash

Read about Mr. Rash at https://authorsunbound.com/ron-rash


DECEMBER 13-14, 2018

Join us December 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in beautiful downtown Greenville, SC

Help us celebrate 20 years of joint participation and open dialogue, reflecting on past successes 
and remembering the journey that got us where we are today.

Greenville’s visionary Mayor Knox White will lead our pre-conference workshop to reflect on (and visit) Greenville’s Watershed Parks Program. 

Keynote Speaker is best selling author Ron Rash.

We have an action packed agenda this year and would love to see you at Confluence 2018!
We are going to have some very exciting presentation topics this year!  One of our featured speakers, Christopher Manganiello, will be speaking about the history of water policy in the south!  He has even written a book on the topic!


Registration handled by the Georgia Association of  Water Professionals


The future Water Innovation Center, being developed by Gwinnett County (GA).  
Coming in 2021!  
A combined center for water-related research, technology development, 
public education, and training.
The 2018 Confluence Conference was originally scheduled for September 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in beautiful Greenville, SC.  Due to Hurricane Florence, the conference had to be postponed.  The new dates are December 13-14.

This year marks the 20th year that North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia have partnered together to collaborate on water issues affecting our region.  We are very excited to see you there!

2018 Confluence Conference Committee Members

Thank you to all of the 2018 Confluence Conference Committee Members for putting together what will be a great conference. See you all there September 13th and 14th.

See our Membership Page and consider becoming involved next year.
Who should attend?  Anyone involved in the water resources community will benefit from this conference. This includes consultants, ecologists, economists, researchers, educators and students, utility managers, water law attorneys, legislative staff, hydrologists, geologists, engineers, planners, NGO's and community-based organizations.

For more photos, please visit our Facebook page!