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:

Association of Metropolitan Milwaukee Area (AMMA) Public Works Administrators & Engineers Meeting – December 13 in Milwaukee, WI

We will have a presentation at this meeting titled: Updating your Water System’s Risk and Resiliency Assessment, presented by Ben Wood. 

Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) Annual Conference and Expo WATERCON – March 23-26 in Springfield, IL

At this conference, we will have several presentations: A Shortcut to Nitrogen Removal Process for a Wisconsin WWTP, presented by Bradley Lake; BPR Startup and Troubleshooting at Village of Cary, Illinois WWTP, presented by Mike Ott; Chlorination System Improvements To Replace Gas Chlorine, presented by Brian Hackman; Water Quality Modeling To Improve Distribution Disinfection, also presented by Brian Hackman; Finding Value through a Phased Construction Approach, presented by Dominic Gattone; SCADA Graphics Comparison, presented by Brent Studnicka; Motor Starters, also presented by Brent Studnicka; and System Improvements for New Pressure Zone and Water Source in Gurnee, presented by Tim Scholz.

Past Presentations

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

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

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

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

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.

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

We had 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.

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