The 2020 Alabama Water Resources Conference & Symposium scheduled for September 9-11, 2020 has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its related health and safety concerns.

*Cancellations MUST be made in writing and received by August 8, 2020.  Cancellations receiving refunds will be assessed a $50.00 administrative fee. Substitute attendees will be allowed in lieu of cancellations, Cancellations after 8/8/2020 are non-refundable.

**Student Registration: To qualify for student registration, you must meet the conference FULL-TIME status requirements. The requirements include being enrolled as a full-time student during the calendar year 2020, submitting a digital copy/scan of your student ID card, and the full-time status confirmation form signed by your major professor must be sent with your conference registration form. Those not providing proper documentation will be required to pay the full, adult registration rate and will not be allowed to participate in the student oral and poster competitions. The full-time status confirmation form can be downloaded above.

Conference registration is handled by the Auburn University Office of Professional & Continuing Education.


Students selected to present must provide proper student identification including a Full Time Status Confirmation Form (see directly below) with the signature of their major professor and a photocopy of the front side of their current student ID card. As part of the student competition, student’s oral and poster presentations will be rated by conference judges, and the top 3 presenters of each will be awarded following the conference. See more detailed student competition information below:

Professional photography and/or videography recording must be pre-approved. Please contact Rachel McGuire for additional information.


Very limited exhibit space is available for companies and organizations. Exhibit space will be given to those sponsors contributing $500 or more and will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

For information on sponsoring the next AWR conference and to see a list of sponsors of the last ALWRC click here.

John Morris
Alabama Power Company
Phone: (205) 257-3831

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

  • Alabama Coal Association
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Alabama Erosion & Sediment Control Partnership
  • Alabama Power Company
  • Alabama Pulp and Paper Council
  • Alabama Water Institute
  • Balch & Bingham, LLP
  • Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
  • Cahaba Consulting
  • C.C. Lynch & Associates, Inc.
  • Drummond Company, Inc.
  • Eureka Water Probes
  • Jacobs
  • Kleinschmidt
  • Ott Hydromet and Hydrolab
  • Powersouth Energy
  • Samford University – M.S. of Environmental Management
  • Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Trutta Environmental Solutions
  • Wood PLC


Attendees of the conference and symposium can request a letter of Memorandum from the Conference Planning Committee Chairperson verifying their attendance at the conference and/or symposium. Attendees can submit the Memorandum, along with conference and/or symposium agenda, to their accrediting organization or association to apply for their CEU’s. Attendees are responsible for reporting the number of CEU’s, based upon “Contact Hour”, as defined by their accrediting organization/association.

Please contact Rachel McGuire ( ) for any CEU documentation requests.