CDM Smith at ACE19
Saturday, June 8
Monday, June 10
2:00 PM State-of-the-Art Review: Leak Detection with Ahmad Habibian. Room: 403. Hot Topic: Asset Management
2:00 PM Connecticut’s Water Future: Assessing Water Availability, Demand, and Allocation to Inform the State’s First Water Plan with Rebecca Guihan; co-author Katie Swanson. Room: Mile High Ballroom 4B. Hot Topic: Water Resources and Conservation Management
2:00 PM Overview of Innovative Financing in the Western U.S. Water Sector with Hala Titus. Room: 401. Hot Topic: Financing, Rates and Affordability
3:00 PM Emerging and Needed Treatment Solutions for an Evolving PFAS Conundrum with Dora Chiang. Room: 503. Hot Topic: Water Policy and Regulatory Actions
Tuesday, June 11
9:30 AM Disinfecting Water Mains with Ozone Gas-Waterless Disinfection Method Can Save Billions of Gallons Per Year with Jill Vandegrift.; co-author Chris Schulz. Room: Mile High Ballroom 1A. Hot Topic: Distribution Operations and Management
9:30 AM New Tools for Water Planning in Colorado with Becky Dunavant. Room: Mile High Ballroom 4A. Hot Topic: Water Resources and Conservation Management
10:45 AM Statistically Measuring Conservation Achievements at Long Beach Water, Southern California with Jessica Fritsche. Room: Mile High Ballroom 4C. Hot Topic: Water Resources and Conservation Management
11:15 AM Design Guidance Documents: Enhancing Standards Through Design with Catherine McIntosh. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3A. Hot Topic: Infrastructure Design and Project Delivery
1:30 PM A Unique Way to Control Ozone System Operations with Rapid Response Controls at JEA's Greenland Water Treatment Plant with Chris Schulz; co-authors Jeremy O'Neal, Yanni Polematidis. Room: Mile High Ballroom 1F. Hot Topic: Smart Water Utility
3:15 PM Applying Innovative GIS and Business Intelligence Technology Solutions to Support Asset Management and Utility Operations with Jayson Brennen. Room: Mile High Ballroom 1F. Hot Topic: Smart Water Utility
2:00 PM Working Together to Identify and Implement the Optimal Groundwater Treatment Solutions for PFAS with Ji Im; co-author Al LeBlanc. Room: Mile High Ballroom 1E. Hot Topic: Small Systems Management
3:15 PM PFAS Treatment Technologies with Dora Chiang. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3B. Hot Topic: Stakeholder Engagement and Communications
Wednesday, June 12
7:00 AM Critical Issues in Water Science with Dora Chiang. Room: 501. Hot Topic: Water Policy and Regulatory Actions
9:00 AM Data Collection and Visualization: Emerging Ways to Better Understand Your System with Amy Corriveau. Room: Mile High Ballroom 1E. Hot Topic: Smart Water Utility
9:00 AM Restoring Balance to the Water-Energy Nexus: A Illinois Utility's Experience with Hydropower with Ben Finnegan; co-authors Randy Rogers, Eric Compton. Room: 303. Hot Topic: Energy Efficiency
9:00 AM Lessons Learned from Lead Service Line Replacement Programs in New Jersey After a Lead Action Level Exceedance with Sandy Kutzing. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3B. Hot Topic: Managing Lead in Distribution Systems
9:30 AM Systems/Analytics: The Role of Data and How to Pull It All Together Across the Utility with Dave Neitz. Room: Mile High Ballroom 1E. Hot Topic: Smart Water Utility
9:30 AM A Decision Support Model for Meeting Subsidence Regulations in Sugar Land with Jenny Bywater; co-author Will Garde. Room: Mile High Ballroom 4B. Hot Topic: Water Resources and Conservation Management
10:30 AM Risk Mitigation for Large Diameter Pipe Installation in Urban Areas with David Tanzi. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3A. Hot Topic: Infrastructure Design and Project Delivery11:30 AM Panel Discussion with Scott Aldridge. Room: Innovation Pavillion. Hot Topic: Innovation
1:30 PM Laboratory and Field Testing of an Innovative Point-of-Use Household Filter in Remote Native Alaskan Villages with Chris Schulz; co-author Janelle Rogers. Room: 303. Hot Topic: Distribution Plant Operations and Management
1:30 PM Houston Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion: Benefits of Physical Hydraulic Modeling to Select Design Elements with Mark Allen; co-authors Randy Rogers, Ben Finnegan. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3A. Hot Topic: Infrastructure Design and Project Delivery
2:00 PM Bioprocess Monitoring Tools for Biological Filtration with Jen Hooper; co-author Pat Evans. Room: 501. Hot Topic: Advances in Water Treatment
2:30 PM Lean Methodologies to Enhance Design and Stakeholder Input During the Design of a Major New Drinking Water Treatment Plant with Adam Marquez. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3A. Hot Topic: Infrastructure Design and Project Delivery
2:30 PM Addressing Uncertainty in Managing Water Systems Through Scenario Planning: 10 Years of Lessons Learned with Dan Rodrigo; co-author Sue Morea. Room: Mile High Ballroom 4A. Hot Topic: Water Resources and Conservation Management
3:30 PM You Want to Build a Surface Water Plant Where? Making the Most of a Small Site-Pearland Texas, a Case Study with Sarah Stewart; co-authors Alex Doody, J. Dan Shannon. Room: Mile High Ballroom 3A. Hot Topic: Infrastructure Design and Project Delivery4:00 PM Evaluating Future Water Supply Sustainability Using a New Integrated Systems Tool with Bill Fernandez; co-author Dan Rodrigo. Room: Mile High Ballroom 4A. Hot Topic: Water Resources and Conservation Management
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