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Full Schedule

  • Monday, April 11, 2022
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM PDT
    Regional San EchoWater Tour (fee)
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM PDT
    Workshop: Pumps 101
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    CANCELLED - Workshop: CASA-CWEA Partnering for Impact
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Workshop: Sac State Advanced Water Treatment Operator Workshop
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    CANCELLED - Workshop: Electrical O&M - The Shocking Info Every Operator Should Know
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Workshop: Effective Collection System Management
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Workshop: Process-based Energy Strategies to Enhance Reliability
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    Northern/Southern Regional Committees Meeting (Free)
  • 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT
    New Member Orientation (Free)
  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    5S Ceremony (Free)
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Icebreaker Reception (Free)
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM PDT
    Women Impacting Water Breakfast (Fee)
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
    Opening General Session: Our Future in a Warming, Water Stressed, COVID World
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Workshop: School of Solids at City of Roseville's WWTP
  • 10:10 AM – 10:35 AM PDT
    From Individual Discharger to Watershed-based Perspective for Nutrient Management
  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Coupling PFAS Mitigation Strategies to Evolving Wastewater Management Drivers : Fate and Transport of PFAS in WRRFs
  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    CUWA's DEI Toolkit: Catalyzing Change
  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    How It's Going: The First Year of the New ELAP Regulations
  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Innovative BNR Approaches for Large Scale Potable Reuse in Los Angeles
  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Preventing VFD/AC Drive-Induced Electrical Damage to AC Motor Bearings
  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Reducing I& I through the private lateral
  • 10:35 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Nature-based Solutions for Nutrient Management
  • 11:15 AM – 11:40 AM PDT
    Recent Development in Nutrient Removal Technologies and Applications
  • 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Coupling PFAS Mitigation Strategies to Evolving Wastewater Management Drivers: PFAS Source Control and Destruction
  • 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Increasing the Safety and Efficiency of Sanitary Sewer Repairs
  • 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Intelligent VFD Pumping Design for Wastewater
  • 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Laboratory Automation Streamlines Workflows While Addressing CA ELAP Regulatory Requirements
  • 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Neurodiversity Employment Programs: Appreciating the Dandelions
  • 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Nevada’s First Ozone-BAC based Advanced Purified Water Demonstration – Perspectives for California DPR Projects
  • 11:40 AM – 12:05 PM PDT
    Strategies for Carbon Redirection and Alternatives for Nutrient Removal for Energy Optimization
  • 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    Collection Systems Awards Luncheon (Fee)
  • 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    NEW! All Members Lunch: Follow the Money - How Will the Wastewater Industry Benefit from Infrastructure Funding Boost (Fee)
  • 1:40 PM – 2:05 PM PDT
    New Directions in Biological Nitrogen Removal and Recovery from Wastewater
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Comparison of Two RO Concentrate Disposal Options for a IPR Project
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Essentials for Developing Engaging & Interactive Presentations
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Establishing Corrective Action Policy and Procedure: TNI Section 4.11
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Grit Traps Reduce Maintenance on Inverted Siphons
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Some Like It Hot, but PFAS Does Not! Advancing Thermal Destruction of PFAS in Biosolids
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    The Goldilocks Question: Finding the Right Asset Management Software
  • 2:05 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Granular Sludge Technology: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles Pilot Study
  • 2:45 PM – 3:10 PM PDT
    Full-scale MABRs for sustainable process intensification: drivers and performance
  • 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Developing A Better Method for Anaerobic Digestion Process Monitoring at a Large Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Inherent Dangers in the Use of Pneumatic Plugs
  • 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Leveraging Field Data to Improve Management of Collection System Assets
  • 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Meta-Analyses of PFAS in Wastewater Effluent and Removal with GAC in Reuse
  • 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    On the Path Toward Growth and Proficiency for Your Workforce
  • 2:45 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Using Machine Learning to Optimize Reverse Osmosis System Chemical Cleaning at an AWTF
  • 3:10 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Two-Stage Partial-Nitritation/Anammox Process Demonstrates Stable and Efficient Treatment of High-Strength Digestate
  • 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Expo Happy Hour Reception (Free)
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Celebrating the Life of Dr. David Jenkins
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Students and Young Professionals Networking Mixer (Fee)
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022
  • 8:30 AM – 8:55 AM PDT
    Getting ready to implement SB1383: Pretreatment Technologies for Source Separated Organics (Food Waste)
  • 8:30 AM – 8:55 AM PDT
    Strategic Long-term Capital Improvement Planning (ICP)
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Development and Execution of an SSMP Audit
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Energy Savings and Increased BOD Removal Through Improved Aeration Basin Blower Control
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Oil Intelligence - Journey of the Lubricant
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Proposed Sanitary Sewer Systems General Order Reissuance Update
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Rethinking Secondary Treatment Design from Potable Reuse Applications
  • 8:55 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Feasibility Study and Bench-scale Testing Analysis for Food Waste co-digestion and biogas utilization
  • 8:55 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Membrane Filtration - Potential Solution for Title 22 Water Reuse in Low SRT Applications?
  • 9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT
    Case Study: Lessons Learned, Moving Control System Architecture from 20th to 21st Century
  • 9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT
    Ground-Breaking Pilot Study Removes Critical Bottleneck for Co-digestion of Organic Wastes at POTWs
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Emerging Pathogens and Microconstituents: Important Considerations for Implementation of Traditional and Enhanced Source Control Programs
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Finding Success in Maintenance Through Implementation of Predictive Maintenance Program
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Highly optimized nutrient removal through multi-level cascade aeration control system
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    O & M Sewer Force Mains; Reduction of Potential Issues
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    On the Road to WDR (Waste Discharge Requirements) Adoption
  • 9:55 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Experiences and lessons learnt from food and organic co-digestion with thermal hydrolysis
  • 9:55 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Improving Wet Weather Reliability - Pump Station Upgrades
  • 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT
    Rate and Fee Structure to Support Large Capital Improvement Planning (CIP)
  • 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    Aeration System Upgrade to Improve Efficiencies while Simultaneously Removing Nutrients
  • 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    Case Studies in Food Waste Co-Digestion Projects to Maximize Benefit to Water Resource Recovery Facilities
  • 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    Collaborative Approach to Assessing Critical Collection System Assets and Optimizing Maintenance Practices
  • 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    Integrating Real-Time Collection System Monitoring for Potable Water Reuse
  • 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    On the Road to Adoption: Changes to Anticipate in Your SSMP Program Implementation
  • 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    Regional San's Journey to RCM
  • 11:25 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
    Sustainability and Resource Recovery Efforts at Central San: Solar Project and Recycled Water Efforts
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    Free Expo Luncheon
  • 1:40 PM – 2:05 PM PDT
    30 years of UV Applications: Alternative Disinfection Studies, Design, Construction, Commissioning and Troubleshooting
  • 1:40 PM – 2:05 PM PDT
    Cloud-based and AI Solution for Sewer Defect Recognition and Analysis
  • 1:40 PM – 2:05 PM PDT
    Enhanced Domestic Primary Wastewater Treatment Utilizing Pile Cloth Media Filtration for Operational Savings and Sustainability
  • 1:40 PM – 2:05 PM PDT
    Rightsizing Biomass at your facility
  • 1:40 PM – 2:05 PM PDT
    When Does Recuperative Thickening Make Sense?
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Communicating to Connect - Utilizing DISC to Move Your Team from Me to We (Part 1)
  • 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Headworks and Lift Station equipment optimization
  • 2:05 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Coagulant/Polymer 101: Fundamentals of Sedimentation and Dewatering
  • 2:05 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Digital Resiliency Through Mixed Reality
  • 2:05 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Impacts of Advanced Primary Treatment Technologies on the Performance of Water Resource Recovery Facilities
  • 2:05 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    Reducing Mixing Energy in Anaerobic Digesters
  • 2:05 PM – 2:30 PM PDT
    UVC-LED: The Wave of the Future
  • 3:10 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Going Vertical: Simplifying and Optimizing Dewatering by Minimizing Cake Conveyance
  • 3:10 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Practical Steps to Improve Your SCADA Cybersecurity Today
  • 3:10 PM – 3:35 PM PDT
    Smart Wastewater Disinfection - Performic Acid Use for a Sustainable Future
  • 3:10 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Communicating to Connect - Utilizing DISC to Move Your Team from Me to We (Part 2)
  • 3:10 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Development of World's Largest Dual-use High-rate Primary & WWF Filtration Process using Floating Media
  • 3:10 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    How to Find the Sweet Spot for Sewer Cleaning Frequency
  • 3:35 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Having your Cake and Eating it Too: Meeting Stringent Disinfection Objectives and Saving Chemical Costs Using the Advanced Process Control (ADC) Technology
  • 3:35 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    It’s 2:00 AM – Do You Know Where Your SCADA System Backup is?
  • 3:35 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Maximizing Gas Production and Solids Handling Capacity using Temperature-Phased Anaerobic Digestion (TPAD)
  • 3:35 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Optimized Dewatering: Lessons Learned from Operation of the Nipomo Community Services District Biosolids Handling Facilities
  • 4:10 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
    Expo Happy Hour Reception (Free)
  • Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Developing Careers in Biosolids Management and Wastewater Treatment Operations and Maintenance
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Evaluation of Expanding a Forcemain-Based STEP System
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Remote Connection: A Discussion of Keeping Mid- and Entry-Level Staff Engaged
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    The Explosion of Water Reuse on the CA Central Coast - What’s Driving It?
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    The α-Team: Alpha Factor Testing for Maximum Efficiency Aeration
  • 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM PDT
    Understanding Your NPDES Permit
  • 9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT
    SJ/SC RWF Dewatering Facility - Building Consensus on an Unfamiliar Facility Delivered by Progressive DB
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
    Delivering Critical Projects Through Meaningful Community Connections
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
    Getting More Out of Existing Treatment Infrastructure
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
    The ABCs of Pure Water Soquel
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Good Bye I&I - Sealing Manholes & Preventing Injuries
  • 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Permitting Basics for Recycled Water, Wastewater, and Biosolids Discharges to Land
  • 9:55 AM – 10:20 AM PDT
    Whole Plant Considerations to Plan and Design Biosolids Facilities in Constrained Site: Approaches and Tools
  • 10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT
    Vermicomposting of Biosolids to Reduce Residual Volume and Reclaim Water
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM PDT
    Connecting with Our Community During COVID-19
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM PDT
    How do you know if your flow split is evenly distributed?
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM PDT
    Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility: Innovative Wastewater and IPR Treatment in California
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM PDT
    Reducing Enforcement Exposure for SSOs, SSMPs, and SSMP Audits
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM PDT
    Winning the War Against Wipes
  • 10:55 AM – 11:20 AM PDT
    Making a Site-Specific Biosolids Land Application and Reuse Permit Work for You
  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM PDT
    Annual Business Meeting (Free)
  • 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM PDT
    Closing Awards Ceremony Luncheon (Fee)