Future Conference Presentations

June 2018:   Steve was invited by Dr. Jongsoo Choi, Director at Land and Housing Institute in Daejeon, South Korea to visit and make presentations on designing LID systems as well as working with contractors in the field to demonstrate how to prepare and build a Bioretention system, Dry Swale and the base section for Permeable surfaces. This will take place from June 17th to the 23rd of 2018.

August 2018:   Steve will be making a presentation entitled “If LID is so easy to implement, how come we keep getting in wrong” at the 2018 International Low Impact Development conference being held in Nashville, TN on August 12 – 15, 2018. The conference is sponsored by ASCE and EWRI. ( )

August 2018:   Steve along with Jim Su, PhD, PE, D.WRE; Ruth Ayn Hocker, PE, D.WRE; and Jianpeng Zhou, PhD, PE, BCEE, F.EWRI were chosen by EWRI to present training in Low Impact Development in two-day workshops to be held in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China in August of 2018.


In February 2008, the Town of Tolland was awarded the Implementation Award by the Connecticut Chapter of Planners for the adoption of the LID Design Manual authored by Mr. Trinkaus.

Mr. Trinkaus was named an Industry Icon by Storm Water Solutions in July 2015 for his work in the Low Impact Development field. View Here