2015 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference



We regret to inform you that this year's conference has been canceled.



October 28, 2015
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
University Student Union, South Dakota State University

About the Conference

Water is an environmental good that provides critical services for recreation, economic development, agricultural and domestic use all of which are important to human activity. Stakeholders within watersheds have differing perspectives on water quality and quantity management and the sustainability of ample sources of high quality water. The conference covers the latest strategies and research for water managers and water users on the Northern Great Plains.

Venue Information and Directions

The 2015 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference will be held at the University Student Union on the campus of South Dakota State University (SDSU), Brookings, SD on October 28, 2015. A map of the SDSU campus is available at: http://www.sdstate.edu/index/maps/index.cfm


Free conference parking is available at the parking lot immediately east of the University Student Union. The parking lot can be accessed via Grove Lane (from the east). Please note this is a gated parking lot please use code 9791# to enter. Note that you will need the parking code to park in this lot.

Parking regulations are enforced at the SDSU campus so make sure you do not park in a restricted parking area. We encourage you to car pool as much as possible to make sure there is sufficient parking for everyone.

After you arrive

Please go to the Conference Registration Desk as soon as you arrive. The registration desk will be located just outside the Volstorff Ballroom in the University Student Union. At the registration desk you will receive your conference package and name badge.

The Student Union was recently expanded and will be open for regular student business and activities all day on October 28. There will be many people in the building during the course of the day unrelated to the conference. We encourage you not to leave any valuables unattended while at the conference.

We also encourage you to take a minute during the conference to enjoy the building abuzz with student activities. The Student Union also houses the SDSU bookstore, so you may plan on stopping by at the bookstore sometime during the day to get your favorite SDSU gear!

Sponsored by

East Dakota Water Development District
South Dakota State University
South Dakota Water Resources Institute
US Geological Survey
Water & Environmental Engineering Research Center