2016 Conference - Monday Sessions
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Preliminary Monday Session:



Workshop 1A

Workshop 2A

Workshop 3A

Workshop 4A


Engineering Laws & Rules and Ethics Class

8:30AM – 11:00AM

Revised Total Coliform Rule Clarification & Hands on Level 1 & 2 Assessment Training

8:00AM – 11:00AM

Design Build - Roles in Design-Build Delivery

8:00AM – 11:00AM

Utility Systems Symposium

8:00AM – 5:00PM

Frederick Bloetscher, Ph.D., P.E.

Pam London-Exner

Tommy Rawls


2.0 PDH
0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH
0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH
0.8 CEU, 8.0 PDH






Revised Total Coliform Rule:
How does in work in Florida and what should you know?
Therese J. LaDouceur – Hillsborough County Environmental Health Services


7:30AM - 7:45AM

Sign In and Coffee

7:45AM - 8:00AM

Symposium Introduction

8:00AM - 8:50AM
Leak Detection Via Satellite Imagery
Shane Majetich - Hydromax USA


Level I Assessment Hands on Training
Melinda Swindle – Hillsborough County Environmental Health Services and

Hillary Weber – Hillsborough County Utilities

Set the Big Picture

Design Criteria Professional’s Role
Tom Cross – McKim and Creed

D-B Team – Project/Principal Management Role
Street Lee – McKim and Creed

Open Discussion

9:00AM - 9:50AM

Utility Locating, Now and for the Future
Larry Ruffin - Ruffin Companies

10:00AM - 10:50AM

Traceable Wire Technologies
David Waters - Porter and Associates

11:00AM - 11:50AM

Fixed Network Leak Detection
Cameron Keyes - Guterman Inc.


Level 2 Assessment Hands on Training
Kathy Norman and Therese J. LaDouceur – Hillsborough County Environmental Health Services

Deliver the Project

D-B Team – Designer’s Role
Katie Gierok – Reiss Engineering

D-B Team – Contractor’s Role
Cheryl Robitzsch – Haskell

Open Discussion

12:00PM - 12:30PM

On Site Lunch

 12:30PM - 1:00PM
Open Panel Discussion on Morning Topics



Some Extras

DCP/D-B Team – Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) Services
Katie Gierok – Reiss Engineering

Design Criteria Professional Public Information
Michelle Robinson – Dialogue PR

Design-Build Team Public Information
Valerie Ciudad-Real – Valerin Group

1:00PM - 1:50PM
Locating Buried Utilities
Bryan Homes, Pro Line Safety

 2:00PM - 2:50PM
Detection Technology/Asset Management
Tim Moore - 64 Seconds Inc.
 3:00PM - 3:50PM
Systemwide "Live" Leak Detection
Mark Patience, Itron, Inc.



Wrap-up and Questions /

Discussion as Necessary

4:00PM - 4:45PM
Open Panel Discussion on Afternoon Session








Workshop 2B

Workshop 3B


Utility Financial Lessons Learned and Roundtable

11:30AM – 2:30PM

An Overview of UCMR4 and What It Entails for Public Water Systems

11:30AM – 2:30PM

Wetlands: Water Supply and Reuse, Quantity and Quality

11:30AM – 2:30PM

Tony Hairston and Robert Ryall

Michelle Viale-Bick and Bina Nayak

Dan Schmutz

0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH
 0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH 0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH 




Creative Funding for Utility Infrastructure Programs
Gary Hubbard – Charlotte County Utilities

UCMR4 – What will it bring?
Paul Bowers – Eurofins Eaton Analytical


Customer Service Improvements in Municipal Utilities OR Assessment to Accelerate High Density Redevelopment
Fred Winterkamp and Tim Armstrong – Orange County Utilities

How to Become a Regulated Contaminant: The Long and Winding Road!
Christine Owen – Tampa Bay Water

Wetland Condition Assessments: What do I really need to know?
Ann Redmond - CEP

Combining Utility Systems for Financial Strength
Bill Young and James Galley – St. Johns County

Identification of Toxic Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxin Analysis
Andrew Chapman – GreenWater Laboratories

Lessons Learned from Wetland Classification in Central Florida Water Initiative Area
Shirley Denton, Ph.D. -Cardno, Inc.


Roundtable Discussion

Development of a Water Level Recovery Metric for Xeric Landscape - Associated Wetlands and Lakes
Dan Schmutz, M.S. – Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.



Probability Functions for Predicting Change in Wetland Stress Status Due to Altered Water Levels in Central Florida
David MacIntyre, P.E. – AquaSciTech Consulting, PLLC



Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement and Beneficial Reuse
Chris Keller, M.E. – Wetland Solutions, Inc.



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