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Conference Agenda


Annual Conference
Hilton Long Beach Long Beach, CA October 28 - 31, 2013


Drinking Water Security & Emergency Planning Coordinator. October 27 8:00am-5:00pm ASDWA Board of Directors Meeting Pacific (All States Welcome) The Year Ahead John Calkins. October 28 7:30am-5:00pm Registration Ballroom Foyer 8:00-9:00am International 3 States (ONLY) Roundtable 9:00-9:15am Break 9:15-11:45am International 3 State/EPA (ONLY) Roundtable California Utility Perspective Michael Wehner. Orange County Water District 9:30-9:50am DRINKING WATER TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS Multi-Stakeholder Technology Innovation Initiative Randy Moore. Association of State Drinking Water Administrators ASDWA Year in Review Sarah Pillsbury. Water Quality Division. STATE. Principal Engineer. California Department of Public Health Monday. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Tom Noble. ASDWA President- Elect and Manager. October 29 7:30am-5:00pm Registration Ballroom Foyer International 4 7:30am-6:00pm Exhibits Open 7:30-8:00am International 4 8:00-9:30am Morning Starter Sponsored by Backflow Management. Regulatory/Small Systems (Open) 3. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality EPA Office of Water Perspectives Ellen Gilinsky. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services 2 11:30am-1:00pm Lunch (on your own) . ASDWA President- Elect and Manager. FEDERAL. Data Management (Open) 2. Senior Policy Advisor California State Perspective Cindy Forbes. AND LOCAL International 1-3 PERSPECTIVES Welcome and Opening Remarks Jim Taft. ASDWA President and Administrator. Manager. DWSRF (Open) ASDWA Committee Meetings 9:50-10:10am Break 10:10-11:30am CLIMATE CHANGE ACROSS THE STATES Moderator John Calkins. Office of Drinking Water Quality. Executive Director. Horsley Witten Group 5:00-7:00pm International 4 Welcoming Reception Sponsored by State and National Rural Water Associations Tuesday. Rhode Island Department of Health Collaboration Efforts in Response to Texas Drought Bob Patton. Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality SafeWater RI June Swallow. Public Drinking Water Section.CONFERENCE AGENDA Sunday. Associate Principal. Water Quality Division. Vice President. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Water Sector Extreme Weather Events Workshop Planning: Pilot Workshop Communities Progress and an Exeter. Utility Service Company 11:45am-1:00pm Lunch (on your own) 1:00-3:30pm International 3 State/EPA (ONLY) Roundtable (con’t) 3:30-3:45pm Break 3:45-5:00pm Pacific Catalina International 1 International 2 1. Chief. Drinking Water Program. New Hampshire Case Study Johnna McKenna. Source Water protection (Open) 4. Inc.

Rhode Island Department of Health 7:30am-2:00pm Exhibits Open 7:30-8:00am International 4 Morning Starter Sponsored by Global Environmental Consulting. 4:00-5:30pm International 1&2 1. ASDWA President and Administrator. Sponsored by Utility Service/PAX Water 9:30-10:00am Break 10:00-11:50am CLOSING PLENARY International 1&2 Aquarium Tour & Dinner Wednesday. State Source Water Strategies and Tools International 1&2 1. DBPs 3:00-3:30pm Break International 4 Sponsored by Aqua Metrology Systems 3:30-5:00pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS International 1&2 1. Oregon Health Authority Contamination Surveillance in Rhode Island Drinking Water Sources June Swallow. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Considerations for Portland. Partners with a Plan International 3 2. Office of Drinking Water Quality.CONFERENCE AGENDA 1:00-3:00pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS Effective Implementation Can Solve Problems International 3 2. Striking the Balance: Disinfection CONCURRENT SESSIONS vs. Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau. ASDWA International 1&2 1. Inc. Drinking Water Services. Recharge & Recycle International 1&2 1. Understanding Distribution System Risks 10:00-10:30am Break 10:30am-12:30pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS International 1&2 1. Resilience & Water Security International 3 2. and Continuing Education International 3 2. Training. Assessing Emerging Contaminant Challenges 12:30-1:30pm Lunch (on your own) 1:30-2:00pm International 4 2:00-3:30pm Dessert and Prize Drawing Sponsored by NSF International 11:50am-12:00pm Wrap-Up and Adjourn Sarah Pillsbury. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Clarity Increases Compliance: Managing a Complete Rewrite of the Colorado Drinking Water Regulations Steve Scherma. Manager. How Should We Measure Microorganisms? 5:00-6:00pm 7:00-9:00pm International 4 Thursday. Oregon’s LT2 Request Dave Leland. Chief. and Jim Taft. 8:00-10:00am CONCURRENT SESSIONS International 1&2 1. ASDWA President. Is This the Right Technology for My CONCURRENT SESSIONS Problem? 3:30-4:00pm Break 3 . October 30 7:30am-10:00am Registration Ballroom Foyer International 4 Moderator Sarah Pillsbury. October 31 Morning Starter 7:30-8:00am 8:00-9:30am Ballroom Foyer Wind Down Reception CONCURRENT SESSIONS Implications of Energy Production for Water International 3 2. Enhanced Management Options for Small Systems International 3 2. Unit Manager. Climate Change & Extreme Weather International 3 2. Executive Director. Operators.

to 2:00 p. Idaho Department of Environmental Quality 1:00 p. Washington Department of Health 4 . to 3:00 p. to 2:30 p. Water Quality Section Manager.m. to 2:00 p. Missouri Department of Natural Resources STATE SOURCE WATER STRATEGIES AND TOOLS Moderator Lance Nielsen. Water Quality Association 1:00 p. Michigan Groundwater Management Tool Richard Benize. to 3:00 p. California's Proposed Implementation of the RTCR Cindy Forbes. Southern California Branch. to 2:30 p. Office of Drinking Water. North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources 2:30 p. Field Operations Section. Washington State Source Water Protection Successes Mike Means. Fairfax Water 1:30 p.A Journey in CCR Implementation Jeanne Bailey.m. Public Water Supply Section.m. Public Affairs Officer.m.m. Source Water Protection Coordinator.m.m.m.m.m. California Department of Public Health 2:30 p.m.m.m. Drinking Water Program. Drinking Water Protection Coordinator. Manager. Forming a Statewide Collaborative to Protect Drinking Water . to 1:30 p. International 3 EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION CAN SOLVE PROBLEMS Moderator Steve Sturgess. Public Drinking Water Branch. OCTOBER 29 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1:00 p. Acting Chief.Los Angeles Case Example Susan Brownstein.International 1&2 TUESDAY. Drinking Water Field Operations.m.m. California UV Approval . Office of Drinking Water & Municipal Assistance.m.m. Director of Regulatory and Technical Affairs. Oregon Department of Environmental Quality 2:00 p. California Department of Public Health 2:00 p. Someday Did Come . Associate Sanitary Engineer. Watershed Planning and Clean Water Act Tools for Source Protection Sheree Stewart. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality 1:30 p. Chief.m. Chief. to 3:00 p. to 1:30 p. Development of Successful Approaches to Remediate and Monitor Lead Exposure Pauli Undesser.Where We Are Today and What We've Learned Along the Way Rebecca Sadosky.

to 5:00 p. Regulatory Affairs. Vice President. U. to 5:00 p.S. American Water Works Association 4:00 p. ENDETEC . Public Water and Subdivision Bureau.m. Director.m. Regulatory Affairs Manager. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services 3:30 p. Drinking Water. Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. EPA 4:00 p.m. Water Division. Environmental Engineering Division.m.m.m. WaterISAC 4:30 p. Engineering Section. Georgia Environmental Protection Division 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p. Arkansas Department of Health and Board Member.m. to 4:30 p. Director. Region 5.m. Testing and Evaluation of an Automated Microbial System for the TCR Peter Gallant.A New Tool for Measuring and Managing Water Treatment and Water Distribution Systems Terry Engelhardt. Increasing Water Sector and Community Resiliency Charlene Denys.m. Application Development Manager. Water Security Advisor. Know the Enemy: Threats to Water Infrastructure Jeff Stone. OCTOBER 29 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3:30 p. to 4:00 p. Hach Company 5 .International 1&2 TUESDAY. Montana Department of Environmental Quality HOW SHOULD WE MEASURE MICROORGANISMS? Moderator Walt Ivey.m.m. International 3 RESILIENCE & WATER SECURITY Moderator Jon Dilliard. Chief. Understanding Coliform Analytical Methods is Key to Total Coliform Rule Implementation Steve Via. Measurement of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) .m. to 4:00 p.m. Drinking Water Program. Georgia Emergency Preparedness and Response to Water Contamination Incidents Amy Rammo-Kuhs. to 5:00 p.Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies 4:30 p.

Global Environmental Consulting. Stratus Consulting Inc. Kansas Department of Health and Environment Jesse Dahl. Water Supply Operations. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 8:00 a. to 10:00 a. Capacity Development Program Manager.m. 9:00 a.m.m. to 9:00 a. International 3 ENHANCED MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR SMALL SYSTEMS Moderator Julie Roney.m. to 9:30 a. to 8:30 a. Bureau of Water. Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality 8:30 a. Bob Raucher. Drinking Water Program Coordinator. Director. Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection UNDERSTANDING DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM RISKS Moderator Karen Fell. 9:30 a. 9:00 a.m. American Water 9:30 a. 6 . Division of Water.m. Cross Connections: What Are Other States Doing? Mary Howell.m. Energy Efficiency Opportunities at Small and Medium Drinking Water Systems Vanessa Leiby. Advancing Managerial and Financial Capacity for Small Systems Loralei Walker.m. Foudning Partner and Principal. Rural Development Specialist. Capacity Development Coordinator. Managing Risks from Main Breaks and Low Pressure Events Mark LeChevallier.m. Innovation & Environmental Stewardship.m.m.m.m. Assistant Director. Inc. Stratus Consulting Inc. CEO. OCTOBER 30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a. Principal. 8:00 a. Survey Generator: TFM and Beyond Cathy Tucker-Vogel.m. to 9:30 a. Inc. Washington Department of Health Two Case Studies: Response to Contamination of Distribution Systems by Herbicides Kay Coffey. Reducing Water Production and Treatment Cost through Energy Efficiency Neil Worthen. Rural Community Assistance Corporation What We Know and Don't Know About the Value of Drinking Water Advisories: A Roadmap to Fill Key Knowledge Gaps and Develop Risk-Based Triggers Karen Raucher.m. Public Water Supply Enforcement Section. The Cadmus Group. Engineering Manager.m.International 1&2 WEDNESDAY. Backflow Management Inc. Founder and Co-President. to 10:00 a. to 9:00 a.m. Office of Drinking Water. Senior Associate. 8:30 a. to 8:30 a.

m.m.m. Nevada Division of Environmental Protection ASSESSING EMERGING CONTAMINANT CHALLENGES Moderator Richard Benzie. Bureau of Safe Drinking Water. Environmental Analyst.m. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality 10:30 a. Geological and Water Survey 11:30 a. Technical Director/Vice President. Operator Certification Program. Director. Association of Boards of Certification 10:30 a. to 11:30 a. Pharmaceuticals and Other Contaminants in Iowa’s Public Water Supply Aquifers Bob Libra. President.m. to 12:30 p.International 1&2 WEDNESDAY. to 12:00 p. to 11:30 a. What Have We Learned in Year One of UCMR3? Andrew Eaton. State Geologist. Bureau of Safe Drinking Water. Drinking Water Services.m. to 11:00 a. Field Operations Section. Administrator.m. CEU Plan 12:00 p. AND CONTINUING EDUCATION Moderator Jennifer Carr. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection 12:00 p. TRAINING.m. Eurofins Eaton Analytical 11:00 a. Use the Training Officer Dashboard to Develop Professional Operators Kevin Kundert.m. The World of Continuing Education Online Jeff Pugh.m. Chief. to 12:00 p. OCTOBER 30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 10:30 a. Director of Operations. Oregon’s Proactive Approach to Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water Casey Lyon. New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission 11:00 a. Iowa Department of Natural Resources Megan Baker. to 11:00 a. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. eTRAIN ONLINE 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Office of Drinking Water & Municipal Assistance.m. Technical Director. International 3 OPERATORS.m.m.m. Natural Resource Specialist. Viruses.Oregon Health Authority 7 .m. Legionella Outbreak: A Case Study and Tools for Protecting Public Health and Providing Long-Term Treatment Lisa Daniels. Acting Chief. Model Standards & External Review: New Additions to the OpCert Toolbox Laurie Sharp. States’ Approaches to Drinking Water Operator Discipline: A NEIWPCC Report Nicholas Cohen.

Atlantium Technologies 3:00 .m. Delaware Health and Social Services 2:00 p. Southwest Environmental Finance Center 2:00 p. Drinking Water Performance. Inc.m. to 3:30 p. to 2:30 p. Illinois State Water Survey 3:00 p. Small Systems and Asset Management: Successes and Challenges Learned from Trainings Around the US and Territories Heather Himmelberger.m.m.m. UV Validation Case Study Phyllis Posy.m. Maine State Lead and Water Resource Specialist. to 3:30 p. Strategic Services & Regulatory Affairs. Manager. Manager. Director.An Online Technical Assistance Program for Private Well Owners and Very Small Public Water Supplies Steve Wilson.International 1&2 WEDNESDAY.m. PrivateWellClass. Administrator.m. Water Systems. Practical Implementation of CUPPS R&R Schedules (Not Your Dad's Rest and Relaxation) Art Astarita.m. to 3:00 p. Office of Drinking Water. Drinking Water Program. Director. 2:30 p. Maine Department of Health & Human Services IS THIS THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY FOR MY PROBLEM? Moderator Ed Hallock. PrivateWellClass. NSF International 8 . to 2:30 p. Senior Business Development Manager.m. OCTOBER 30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2:00 p.m. Validating Performance of Emerging Technologies Post-ETV: Transition to ThirdParty Programs Bruce Vice President. 2014 Lead Requirements of the SDWA and How This Relates to NSF 61 and NSF 372 Rich Martin. International 3 PARTNERS WITH A PLAN Moderator Roger Crouse. RCAP Solutions. NSF International 2:30 p. to 3:30 p. to 3:00 p.

m. Climate Ready Water Utilities: Helping the Water Sector Adapt to a Changing Climate Curt Baranowski. to 5:30 p. Water Security Specialist. The Cadmus Group.m. In-tank Aeration for THM Reduction: Technology Options and Latest Results Peter Fiske.S.m. to 5:30 p.m.m.m. Senior Vice President. Drinking Water Section. Inc. Chief Operating Officer.m. Aqua Metrology Systems Limited 9 . U. OCTOBER 30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p. Environmental Program Supervisor. Connecticut Department of Public Health 5:00 p. Chief. to 5:00 p. to 5:00 p. Water Security Division. Director. Parkson Corporation 5:00 p. to 4:30 p. Mixed Oxidents: Alternative Disinfectant That Can Reduce Operational Costs and Improve Water Quality Randy Otts. Transforming Connecticut's Small Community Public Water Systems Lori Mathieu.m.m.m. Survey Results . Division of Drinking Water. to 5:30 p.International 1&2 WEDNESDAY. THM Compliance Monitoring in Consecutive Drinking Water Systems Rudy Mui. DBPs Moderator Dennis Alt. EPA 4:00 p.m.m. PAX Water Technologies 4:30 p. Chief Executive Officer. 4:30 p. Utah Department of Environmental Quality STRIKING THE BALANCE: DISINFECTION VS. International 3 CLIMATE CHANGE & EXTREME WEATHER Moderator Ken Bousfield. Product Manager.m. Iowa Department of Natural Resources 4:00 p.Mitigating Risks of Wildfire for Drinking Water Systems Chi Ho Sham.

Director of Training and Technical Services. to 9:00 a.m.m. to 9:30 a. Technical Specialist. Water Quality Division. Rural Community Assistance Partnership 8:30 a. Manager.m.m. Chief. Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality RECHARGE & RECYCLE Moderator Jill Jonas. EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Study Update Jose Zambrana. Water Quality Division. Reuse and Recycling Programs John Calkins. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a. 8:30 a.International 1&2 THURSDAY.m. Hydraulic Fracturing and Small Water Systems: Making the Case for Inclusion Joy Barrett. An Overview of Arizona's Water Recharge.m. to 9:00 a. OCTOBER 31 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 8:00 a.m. International 3 IMPLICATIONS OF ENERGY PRODUCTION FOR WATER Moderator Tim Ward. EPA Office of Research and Development 8:00 a. Special Assistant. Vice President and Laboratory Director.m. to 8:30 a. BioVir Laboratories. Director.m.m. State Drinking Water Program Experiences with Natural Gas Extraction Activities Mike Baker. to 8:30 a.m. Bureau of Drinking Water and Groundwater. Inc. Application of the Microbial Toolbox to Relative Microbial Risk Assessments: A Case Study Richard Danielson.m. California Department of Public Health 10 . California's Draft Criteria for Groundwater Recharge with Recycled Water Brian Bernados. Ohio Environmental Protection Agency 9:00 a. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality 9:00 a. Assistant Director. Division of Ground and Drinking Waters.m. to 9:30 a.

m.EXHIBITS AND FUNCTIONS ASDWA is pleased to include a select group of exhibitors at this year’s conference.: NSF International: Wind Down Reception. to 7:00 p.m. Inc./PAX Water Technologies: Global Environmental Consulting. 7:30 a. National and State Rural Water Associations NSF International Rural Community Assistance Partnership UL Utility Service Co.m. CEU Plan eTrain/Waterhelp.m. This year’s exhibitors are: American Backflow Prevention Association Aqua Metrology Systems Limited Association of Boards of Certification Atlantium Technologies. to 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 a. Inc. October 28th Tuesday Morning Starter. Ltd. 5:00 p. Hach Company Harmsco Filtration Eurofins Eaton Analytical Global Environmental Consulting./PAX Water Technologies Water Remediation Technology Events taking place in the exhibit hall include: Monday Evening Reception Tuesday Morning Starter Tuesday Morning Break Tuesday Afternoon Break Tuesday Evening Reception Wednesday Morning Starter Wednesday Morning Break Wednesday Dessert Break/Prize Drawing 5:00 p. October 30th Wednesday Dessert Break.m. Inc. to 8:00 a. Inc. October 29th Utility Service Co. This is an excellent opportunity for technology transfer and information sharing. to 8:00 a.m.m. 3:00 p. Backflow Prevention Services The Cadmus Group. to 6:00 p. to 10:10 a. October 29th Wednesday Morning Starter. 9:50 a. Inc. October 29th Aqua Metrology Systems: Tuesday Afternoon Break. A Special Thanks to the Following Organizations for Their Sponsorship! State and National Rural Water Associations: Backflow Management Inc. 1:30 p. Backflow Management.m. Inc. 10:00 a. October 30th 11 ..m.m. 7:30 a.: Welcoming Reception.m. to 3:30 p.m.m. Inc.m.