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 - Robert Puente, CEO, SAWS



9:15-9:45 a.m.


Regulatory Update for Water and Wastewater Utilities

Carol Batterton, Executive Director, WEAT

9:45-10:15 a.m.  

WET (Whole Effluent Toxicity) Limits - Operating For Success
Dawn Anderson, P.E., CP&Y

10:30-11:00 a.m.  

Emerging Nutrient Removal Issues
Glen T. Daigger, Ph.D., CH2M Hill


11:00-11:30 a.m.  

Rehabilitation of a Deteriorated 60" RCP Wastewater Interceptor Using Competing Trenchless Technologies
Bruce Cole, P.E., NTMWD

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  

Current and Emerging Trends in Biosolids Management

Lynne Moss, P.E., CDM



1:00-1:30 p.m.  

Endocrine Disruptors
Bryan Brooks, Ph.D., Baylor University


1:30-2:00 p.m.  

Developing an Enhanced Distribution System Online Water Quality Monitoring Program
Julie Hunt, P.E., City of Arlington

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.  

Brackish Desalination: Zero Discharge
Tom Seacord, P.E., Carollo Engineers


2:45 - 3:15 p.m.  

Potable Reuse in the Permian Basin
David Sloan, P.E., Freese and Nichols



3:15 - 3:45 p.m.  

System Wide Prioritization of Water Pipeline Repair/Rehabilitation
Andrew Hunt, P.E., Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.


3:45 - 4:00 p.m.


Closing Session

Kelley Neumann, P.E., San Antonio Water System


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 first Summer Seminar, Emerging Issues in the Water Water/Wastewater Industry, July 28, 2011 at the SAWS headquarters. The section and Program Planning Committee would like to thank all of the volunteers, speakers and sponsors, AECOM, American, Black & Veatch, Bury + Partners, Carollo Engineers, CDM, CEC, CH2M Hill, CP&Y, Freese and Nichols, HALFF, Hanson, HDR, Insituform, JQ, KBR, Kimley-Horn, LNV, LAN, Municipal Valve and Equipment, Pencco, Inc. and Sherwood Surveying, for contributing to a very successful conference.