Events, Presentations and Booth Exhibits

Strand Confrences

Our staff is active professionally. We attend conferences to expand our knowledge and remain on the forefront of technology and solutions, and to also share our knowledge and experiences through presentations that showcase noteworthy projects or topics. We look forward to connecting with you at any of the following events:

Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) Specialty Conference – October 30 in Columbus, IN

At this conference, we will have two presentations: Greenwood’s Annual Lining: Rethinking the Approach to Sewer Lining Maximizes Use of City’s Budget, presented by Ashley Getz and Not Just Another Report – Use Your LTCP Update to its Full Potential, presented by Bill Porter.

Past Presentations

Joint Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) International and Texas District Annual Meeting and Exhibit – July 21-24 in Austin, TX

At this conference, we had a presentation titled: Using High-Tech to Offer Alternate Routes Choices, presented by Luke Holman.

Water Environment Association (WEF) Nutrient Removal and Recovery Symposium 2019 –  July 23-25 in Minneapolis, MN

At this conference, we had a presentation titled: Simplification of Treatment Processes and Equipment Replacement Results in Energy Efficient Biological Nutrient Removal at the Bensenville, IL WWTF, presented by Nick Bartolerio.

13th Annual Fox Valley Operators Association Conference – August 15 in St. Charles, IL

At this conference, we had a presentation titled: Bensenville WWTP Process Replacement & BNR, presented by Troy Stinson and Troy Larson.

Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) 2019 Annual Conference – August 21-23 in Fort Wayne, IN

At this conference, we had three presentations: Troubleshooting Filamentous Organisms Results in Development of Operational Tools, presented by Kevin Earnest, Columbus,Indiana Case Study: Biological Phosphorus Removal for Everyone, presented by Brandi Rodriguez and a representative from Columbus City Utilities, and Extending Sewers While Eliminating Lift Stations, presented by Matthew Smith and a representative from TriCo Regional Sewer Utility.

Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management (INAFSM) – September 4-6 in Fort Wayne, IN

At this conference, we had a presentation titled: Make the Most of Your Budget by Maximizing Funding Opportunities, presented by Mark Krenzke.

Wisconsin Section of the American Water Works Association (WIAWWA) Annual Meeting – September 11-13 in Madison, WI

At this conference, we had two presentations: Developing and Implementing the Facilities Plan at J Avenue Water Treatment Plant, presented by Steve Kluesner and It’s Complicated; A Utility’s Search to Maximize Water Quality, presented by Ryan Wood.

West Shore Water Producers Association Fall 2019 Meeting – September 26 in Manitowoc, WI

We had a presentation titled: Risk and Resilience Assessments, presented by Brian Hackman.

American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Technology Transfer Workshop – October 1-3 in Milwaukee, WI

We had a presentation titled: MF/UF Membrane Service Life and Replacement in the Lake Michigan Region, presented by Brian Hackman.

Wisconsin Wastewater Operators’ Association (WWOA) 53rd Annual Conference – October 8-11 in Green Bay, WI

We had a booth at this conference. We also had several presentations, including: Practical Uses for Excel at POTWs, a Pre-Conference Workshop presented by Troy Larson; Round Peg in a Square Hole: Manitowoc’s Novel Clarifier Replacement Project Adds System Flexibility, presented by Troy Larson and Phil Severson, along with representatives from the City of Manitowoc; Tricks of the Trade, presented by Troy Larson and Randy Oliphant, along with representatives from the City of Oconomowoc and NEW Water; Evaluating Lagoon Upgrades for Increasingly Stringent Effluent Limits, presented by Travis Anderson; and CIPP Lining: Tips, Tricks and Lessons Learned for the Collection System Owner, presented by Ryan Yentz and Randy Langer.

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