2013 Summer Seminar
Emerging Issues in the Water/Wastewater Industry


San Antonio Summer Seminar: Emerging Issues in the Water/Wastewater Industry



9:00-9:15 a.m.


Opening Session – Mrs. Kelley Neumann, P.E., Sr. VP, San Antonio Water System



9:15-9:45 a.m.


SAWS Design Considerations in Carrizo Aquifer Supplies

Adam Eddy, San Antonio Water System

9:45-10:15 a.m.  

Water Supply Solutions for Drought Stricken Communities

Brenner Brown, Texas Water Development Board

10:30-11:00 a.m.  

Disinfection Trends – Truths, Myths, and Lessons Learned

Paul Walker,  P.E., Carollo


11:00-11:30 a.m.  

TTHM Reduction Measures in the Distribution System (Water Age Modeling)

Mark Graves, P.E., HDR
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  

Future of Membranes – Upcoming Advances for RO and Low Pressure Membranes

Jim Lozier, P.E., CH2M Hill



1:00-1:30 p.m.  

DWU Influent Pump Station, Central WWTP

Bryan Jann,  P.E., Freese and Nichols


1:30-2:00 p.m.  

Cease the Grease – FOG Outreach and Education

Helen Dulac, Dallas Water Utilities

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.  

Nutrient Regulations for Texas
Raj Bhattarai, PE, Manager, Environmental and Regulatory Services Division, City of Austin

Ana J. Pena-Tijerina, Ph.D., PE, Technical Services, Fort Worth Water Department


2:45 - 3:15 p.m.  

Enabling the Future: Advancing Resource Recovery from Biosolids

Lynne Moss, P.E., CDM Smith



3:15 - 3:45 p.m.  

Bio Monitoring Regulations

Dawn Anderson, P.E., Vice President, CP&Y, Inc.


3:45 - 4:00 p.m.


Closing Session – Mr. Steve Graham, P.E., Sr. VP,  San Antonio River Authority


Alternate Speaker  

Regional Water Planning - Behind the Scenes
Brian Perkins, P.E., HDR

Alternate Speaker  

Public Private Partnership Creates Southwest Bexar Sewer Pipeline
Jerry Berry, P.E., Pape-Dawson Engineers



SAWS Headquarters

2800 US HWY 281 N

Tower II


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The San Antonio Section of the Water Environment Association of Texas and the South Texas Chapter of TAWWA held their Third Summer Seminar, Emerging Issues in the Water Water/Wastewater Industry, July 26, 2013 at the SAWS headquarters. The section and Program Planning Committee would like to thank all of the volunteers, speakers and sponsors, AECOM, Arcadis, CEC, CH2M HILL, CP&Y, EI2, Freese, Grubb Engineering, HDR, HEC, Hobas Pipe, IPR, JACOBS, Kimley-Horn, Klotz Associates, LNV, LAN, River City Engineering, Newman Regency Group, Northwest Pipe Company, and Pape-Dawson Engineering for contributing to a very successful conference.