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Here's what's on the agenda for Wednesday, March 22, 2017:
*all session currently under review for TCH/PDH/CPC approval. Credits will be added when they are available. Please check back!

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Exhibits Open

8:15 am - 12:45 pm

Student Poster Session (judging during lunch)

8:15 am - 11:45 am

Students Day Educational Track


8:15 am - 9:45 am




8:15 - 8:45

Regulatory Update

Emergency Filter Rehabilitation at the Manasquan WTP, Jeff Naumick, Principal Engineer - Hazen and Sawyer, FI

Asset Management - John Perry - Montville DPW

8:45 - 9:15

Updates to SRF Program - additional set asides

A Unique Approach to a Challenging Rehabilitation Program for NJ American Water Company's Raritan Millstone WTP, Eugene DeStefano, Gannett Fleming, Inc. & Manoj Patel, NJ American Water

Emerging Contaminants - What You Need to Know - F. Marascia - New Jersey American Water

9:15 - 9:45

DEP Self-Assessment

Improve Performance of Aging Media Filters without the Cost and Disruptions of a Complete Filter Overhaul, Sandra Kutzing, CDM Smith & Nancy Fox, Suez

9:45 am - 10:15 am COFFEE BREAK  

10:15 am - 11:45 am




10:15 - 10:45

Converting Filters to Biologically Active Filters to Remove PPCPs/EDCs, Bob Raczko, Suez North America

UV Technologies: Balancing between Advances in Science and Regulatory Requirements, and Preparing for the New Challenges, Chengyue Shen, HDR, Inc. & James Jensen, HDR, Inc.

EPA 3Ts and Lead in Schools - F. Marascia - New Jersey American Water and Bob Fullager, Middlesex Water Company

10:45 - 11:15

Chlorine Dioxide Feed System for Pre-Oxidation at an 8 MGD WTP: Results from 1 Year of Full Scale Demonstration Testing, Maria Tortorelli , Mott MacDonald, FI & Kyle Roberts, Aqua PA

Taste and Odor Removal with Ozone-AOP at Singapore CCK Waterworks, Russell Ford, CH2M

Drought Indicators - Steve Domber – NJDEP

11:15 - 11:45

Eliminating Nitrification in Drinking Water Distribution Systems Using Active Chloramine Control, Dr. Peter S. Fiske, PAX Water Technologies, Inc.

Ozone Based Advanced Oxidation Processes for the Treatment of Emerging Contaminants, Mark Theiler, Middlesex Water Company, FI

11:45 am - 1:15 pm LUNCH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
Students: "Meet the Boss" lunch from 11:45 - 12:30 (Studio 4); followed by Student Poster Judging from 12:30 - 1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




1:00 - 1:30

Exploring Water Supply Options in the Coastal Plain of Maryland, Ben Wright, Hazen and Sawyer & Jason Groth, Charles County Maryland

Emerging Contaminants Evaluation and Treatment, the Hummocks Well Field Story, Margie Gray, Mott MacDonald & Vincent Monaco, New Jersey American Water

SCADA for Dummies - Hands-On - Nicholas Buono, SMCMUA; and Mark Ferraro - Agra Environmental & Laboratory Services

1:30 - 2:00

Long Term Source of Supply Development and Capital Plan for 150 MGD Utility , Earl Schneider, PE, Mott MacDonald & Joseph Thurwanger, Aqua America Inc

Coachella Valley: Chromium Won't Stop the Music!, Eileen Murphy, PE, Hazen and Sawyer & Nicole Blute, Hazen and Sawyer

Hands-On Pipe Tapping - Andy Clauhs, Mueller Company

2:00 - 2:30 pm COFFEE BREAK    

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm




2:30 - 3:00

A Cost Effective Approach For Managing Salt Water Intrusion, Pat Jurcek, Layne Christensen

Send Lawyers, Guns, and Money...  Tips for a successful tank painting project, Andrew Mumford, Mumford Bjorkman Associates & William Mitchell, Trenton Water Works

Fall Protection - Joe Aldighieri, PVWC; and M. Tompkowski, DBI Sala

3:00 - 3:30

Success come in small packages, David Chanda, Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc., FI

Fullerton Finished Water Reservoirs - The Design of 63 MG of Storage for the Baltimore Water System, Nick Lewis, Gannett Fleming, FI & Dennis Funk, Gannett Fleming

HACH Instrumentation - Hands-On -Cleaning & Calibration of Process Turbidimeters - Cassie Rosina - HACH

3:30 - 3:45 pm COFFEE BREAK    
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Annual Business Meeting, followed by Operators' Bowl and Students Competition

Presentation of the Harold V. Florence Meritorious Operator Award and Next Generation Award

9:00 pm Special Event!  Rock Out at the new Premier Club with AWWA NJ's Section Band, "Water Hammer"

Dedicated to Safe Water in New Jersey

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