2016 Conference - Tuesday Sessions
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Tuesday Sessions:



Session 1A

Session 2A

Session 3A

Session 4A


Getting Ready for Potable Reuse as a
Water Supply Option

Water Treatment

New View on Assessing Water Distribution Systems

Alternative Water Supply - Sustainability

Deborah Beatty, P.E.

Emilie Moore, P.E.

Michael Bailey, P.E.

Paul Chadik

0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH
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0.3 CEU, 3.0 PDH


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Long-Term Vision and Patience Results in a Reliable and Flexible Wastewater Reuse
Steven A. Dutch, P.E. and Douglas E. Jones, P.E. – Chastain-Skillman; John Dickson – City of Auburndale

Ozone and Granular Activated Carbon for Sulfide Treatment and Disinfection By-Product Precursor Removal in Polk County, FL
Greg D. Taylor, P.E.; Kathleen Gierok, P.E. – Reiss Engineering; and Mario Chavez, P.E. – Polk County Utilities

Utilizing the Total Cost Equation When Selecting Pipeline Material
Roy Mundy, P.E. - McWane Ductile

Tampa Augmentation Project
Brad Baird, Chuck Weber, and Seung Park – City of Tampa; David Ammerman – Carollo Engineers


Getting Operations Ready for Direct Potable Reuse
Ben Stanford, Ph.D., Troy Walker, MIE (Aust), Andre Dieffenthaller, P.E., Paul Biscardi, Ph.D. – Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.

Evaluating Tray-Aerator Recirculation within a Groundwater Storage Tank for Total Trihalomethane Removal
Dr. Steven J. Duranceau, P.E. and Benjamin A. Yoakum, E.I. – University of Central Florida

Water Main Integrity Program
Bartt C. Booz, P.E. – Wright-Pierce

Strategic Sustainability Planning for Utilities – Establishing Your Line of Sight
Rafael Frias, P.E. – Black & Veatch and Jim Stiles – Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department


Pilot-Scale Demonstration of Ozone and Biological Filtration for Direct Potable Reuse
Colin Hobbs, Ph.D., P.E.; Jennifer Hooper, P.E.; Chris Schulz, P.E. – CDM Smith; Denise Funk, P.E. – Gwinnett County; and Kati Bell, Ph.D., P.E. - MWH

Membrane Replacement at the City of Plantation Central Water Treatment Plant
Jorge C. Atoche, P.E. and Janeen M. Wietgrefe, P.E. – Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.; and Steve Urich – City of Plantation

Not All Data is Created Equal: Changing the Paradigm in Pipeline Prioritization for R&R
Jason A. Johnson, P.E, Craig Daly, P.E., and Kate Zhao, EIT – Pure Technologies; Gert Van Der Walt, P.E. – DC Water

Waste Not, Want Not – Utilizing Seasonal Flow, Meeting Future Demand with Reclaimed Water ASR
Michelle Regon, P.G., Jason Sciandra, P.E., Lee Wiseman, P.E., and David Smith – CDM Smith; Zamira Deltoro –

Collier County Water and Sewer District







From Ground Water to Surface Water, Desalination, and Now Reclaimed Water – Tampa Bay Water Explores Reuse as an Alternate Water Supply
Ivana Kajtezovic – Tampa Bay Water

Managing the Integration and Operation of Granular Activated Carbon and Spray Aeration into a Purveyor’s Treatment Portfolio Using TOC Water Quality Targets
Angela B. Rodriguez, E.I. and Dr. Steven J. Duranceau, P.E. – University of Central Florida

Making Prioritization a Comprehensive Management Tool
Vivek Galav, P.E. – City of West Palm Beach and Tom Lutzenberger, P.E. – CDM Smith, Inc.

The Facts About Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Florida
Albert Muniz, P.E., Ben Stanford, Ph.D., Allison Reinert, P.E., and Michael Wengrenovich, P.E. – Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.


When Membranes Fail – Success of Critical Control Points and Monitors in Potable Reuse
Paul Biscardi, Ph.D., Troy Walker, MIE (Aust), Buddy Boysen, P.E., Ben Stanford, Ph.D. – Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.

To Lease or to Purchase Membranes
Rosamond Howard - DOW

Meter Relocation Program
Hardeep Anand, P.E., Victor Fernandez-Cuervo, P.E., George Aguiar, Adrian Triana, and Franklin A. Torrealba, P.E. – Water and Sewer Department

Who Says You Need Pretreatment? Not OCU’s Operational ASR
Mary Fickert Thomas, P.E. and Mark Johnston, WSP – Parsons Brinckerhoff; Kim Kunihiro and Kathy Traexler, P.E. – Orange County Utilities





Session 1B

Session 2B

Session 3B

Session 4B


Asset Management

SEDA-AMTA Membrane Session
- The Value of Water

Water Distribution System Quality

Alternative Water Supplies – Part 2

Greg Taylor, P.E.

Harald Fravel

Alex Terral, P.E.

Steven E. King, P.E.

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


Moderator Comments

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Asset Management and Risk-Based Condition Assessment of Critical Linear Infrastructure
Ricardo Vieira – Black & Veatch


Paving the Road for Future Expansion: Evaluating DBP Control Strategies for a Growing Utility
Andrea Cumming Netcher, E.I., Ph.D. and James Christopher, P.E. – Tetra Tech, Inc.;

and Deborah Beatty, P.E. – Toho Water Authority

Water Supply for the Long Term
Christina Senne, Esq. and Doug Manson, Esq.


Protecting Critical Water Infrastructure from Sea Level Rise
Craig Wells, P.E. – McKim & Creed


Online Methodology for Determining THM Formation Potential & Predicted Network TTHM Levels
Tom Williams – Aqua Metrology Systems

Integration of Surface and Stormwater for Alternative Reclaimed Water Supplies for the City of Deltona
Matt Doan, P.E. – City of Deltona; Rasesh Shah, P.E., Jennifer Roque, P.E., and Tiffany Miller, E.I. – Tetra Tech


Leveraging Mobile and GIS Technology to Support Asset Management and Systems Operations
Jayson Brennen, GISP and Andy Baranowski, GISP – CDM Smith


Integrating GIS with Hydraulic Modeling of Water Distribution Systems
Jinsheng Huo, Ph.D., P.E. – City of Sunrise

Judge Farms Central Florida Water Initiative Integrated Water Resources - Adapting for Sustainability
Marc Walch and Clayton Lee - Dewberry; Linette Matheny - Osceola County







What’s the Risk? Establishing the Basis for RR Program Using Risk-Based Condition Assessment
Michael Fleury, P.E. and Kristiana Dragash, P.E. – Carollo Engineers


Upgraded Disinfection: Providing Four-Log Virus Treatment of a Finished Water Supply for a Consecutive Water System
Frank A. Brinson, P.E.; Andrew Barba and Juan Villegas, E.I. – McCafferty Brinson Consulting, LLC; Tim O’Neil, P.E. – CDM Smith, Inc.; and Alan Garcia, P.E. – Broward County, FL

Why Be So Surficial? WASD Going Deeper: UFA Evaluation for

New Miami Wellfield
Jason Mills, P.G. - CDM Smith and Virginia Walsh, P.G., Ph.D. - Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department


Developing Asset Management Systems – You Know More Than You Think
Frederick Bloetscher, Ph.D., P.E. – Florida Atlantic University


Unidirectional Flushing Program for Controlling Water System Nitrification – the City of Bradenton’s Experience
Saheb Mansour-Rezaei, Christopher Baggett, and Thomas Friedrich – Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc.; and Jim McLellan – City of Bradenton

Florida’s Challenge: The Right Water, at the Right Place, at the Right Time
Katie Duty, P.E. and Susan Ray, P.E.



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