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Health & Safety

Updated as of November 8, 2021

We are excited to be holding the upcoming Operation & Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures Conference in-person this March in Wilmington, NC. We are also sensitive to the changing environment with respect to COVID-19 and are dedicated to hosting an event that has the best interests of our guests in front of mind. EWRI and NC State are committed to holding an event where everyone feels safe. To accomplish this, we have updated our Operation & Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures attendee policy concerning COVID-19, which can be found below.

Keeping You Safe

  • Please stay with us for up-to-the-minute information on Operation & Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures Conference. Registration for the event is now open and we look forward to seeing you there. You can review Embassy Suites Wilmington and Wilmington Convention Center COVID-19 protocols and practices for more information.
  • To mitigate the risk of spread, all participants will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19*. The only exemption to this policy will be religious or medical reasons. All individuals claiming a religious or medical exemption must provide documentation of a negative PCR or antigen test taken 72 hours prior to arrival. Attendees who do not provide documentation as per this requirement will not be admitted.
  • Where local ordinances do not allow requiring participants to submit proof of vaccination, participants will be required to attest prior to arrival at Operation & Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures that they are fully vaccinated or that have obtained a negative PCR or antigen test 72 hours prior to arrival. Attendees who do not provide this attestation will not be admitted.
  • EWRI and NC State will be partnering with third-party vendor to validate that each participant has filed the appropriate documentation to attend.
  • Masks will be required at all times during the event, except during meal service. Masks must be well-fitting and properly positioned to cover both the nose and the mouth.
  • Attendees are encouraged to practice social distancing and limit physical contact such as hand shaking or hugging to maintain a safe environment.

This page will be updated with more information once details are finalized with our third-party validator, CLEAR Health Pass

* To be considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you must have cleared the two-week waiting period after receiving your second dose of a two-dose vaccine (or two weeks after receiving a one-shot vaccine). This means you will need to have your last vaccine administered no later than February 25, 2022.

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