2018 AWWA/WEA PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Monday, May 21, 2018

Time AWWA WEA
7:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome by WV-AWWA Chairman and WV-WEA President
9:00 AM AWWA Representative and WEF Representative
9:45 AM Water Storage Tank Inspection Standards & Guidelines
Speaker: Nicole Clark
Tank Industry Consultants
1.0 CEH
No Surface Discharge Allowed
Speaker: Jenelle Armstrong
The Thrasher Group, Inc.
1.0 CEH
11:00 AM Morning Break
11:00 AM Title – TBD
Speaker: Terry Breckenridge
Layne Christensen
1.0 CEH
General Legislative Update or Permit Discussion
Speaker: Marc Bryson
Steptoe & Johnson, LLC
1.0 CEH
12:00 PM Lunch Keynote: Title
Speakers: H. Wood “Woody” Thrasher, PE
West Virginia Commerce Secretary
1.5 CEH
1:30 PM Non-Revenue, Unaccounted for Water – Water Loss
Speaker: Alan Morrison, PE
The C.I. Thornburg Co., Inc.
1.0 CEH

Energy Rebates Program*
Speaker: Ken Smith

1.0 CEH

2:30 PM Afternoon Break
2:45 p.m. Asset Management Through Data Collection
Speaker: Steve Mitchell
Rockwell – Allen Bradley
1.0 CEH
Achieving Energy Savings and More with VFDs*
Speaker: Larry Stanley
ABB
1.0 CEH
*Approved for both Water and Wastewater Credits
3:45 PM Break
4:00 PM Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Time AWWA WEA
7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM WV-AWWA Annual Business Meeting WV-WEA Annual Business Meeting
9:00 AM Updating Your Source Water Protection Plan 2019
Speaker: Margaret Kearns
Corona Environmental Consulting
1.0 CEH
Specific Power: Simplifying Blower Operating Cost Calculations
Speaker: Travis Sneads1.0 CEH
10:00 AM Water Meter Sizing & Selection
Speaker: Tina Masters Odum, PE
Badger Meter
1.0 CEH
Energy Reduction & Biological Process
Performance Improvements
Speaker: Randy Chann
1.0 CEH
11:00 AM Morning Break
11:15 AM Complying with Federal & State Regulations
Speaker: Mary Hutson
WV Rural Community Assistance Program – WVRCAP
1.0 CEH
Aeration 101
David Capron1.0 CEH
12:15PM Networking Lunch
1:15 PM Selection of Pipeline Material Can Enhance ENVISION Projects
Speaker: Roy Mundy
McWane Ductile
1.0 CEH

Difference Between SCADA and Data Management*
Speaker: Terri Merrifield

1.0 CEH

2:15 PM Afternoon Break
2:30 p.m. Drinking Water Electronic Reporting
Speaker: Meridith Vance
Bureau for Public Health
1.0 CEH
ABCs of VFDs*
Speaker: Larry Stanley
ABB
1.0 CEH
*Approved for both Water and Wastewater Credits
3:30 PM Taste Test Competition / Water Utility Council Meeting Young Professional/New Member Membership Meeting
4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
5:30 PM Exhibitors Tear Down
6:00 PM Banquet

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time AWWA WEA
7:00 AM Breakfast (On Your Own)
8:00 AM WV-AWWA Board Meeting WV-WEA Board Meeting