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. Although some scheduled conferences have been postponed or cancelled for now, our staff has diligently prepared their presentation material and would be glad to discuss their topic with you. Please visit our Contact Us page to be connected with the appropriate staff member to learn more about their presentation topic. 


Wisconsin Wastewater Operators’ Association (WWOA) 54th Annual Conference – October 20-23 in Wisconsin Dells, WI

At this conference, we will have a presentation titled: Getting it Right the First Time: Use of Operational Workshops to Optimize Complex Processes During Start-up, presented by Troy Larson. 

Illinois Wastewater Professionals Conference (IWPC) 2020 – POSTPONED to April 19-21, 2021 in Springfield, IL

At this conference, we plan to present: Implementing BPR Using Existing Infrastructure for the Village of Cary, Illinois, by Michael Ott. 

Past Presentations

Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) Annual Conference and Expo WATERCON – CANCELLED

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

Water Environment Association (WEF) National Stormwater Symposium 2020 – CANCELLED

At this conference, we would have presented: Optimizing Stormwater Management for Stream Integrity – A Northern Kentucky Case Study on the Science and Implementation, by Chris Rust. 

Wisconsin Rural Water Association (WRWA) Annual Conference – CANCELLED

At this conference, we would have presented: Radiation Fallout – The Aftermath of Radionuclide Treatment, by Ryan Wood. 

29th Annual Iowa Water Environment Association (IAWEA) Biosolids Conference – CANCELLED

At this conference, we would have presented: City of Davenport WPC – Biosolids & Struvite Study, by Randy Wirtz and Ethan Yen. 

Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) 93rd Annual Meeting – August 18-20 in Virtual Format

We presented: Operations Workshops Provide Benefit in the Commissioning of Biological Phosphorus Removal (BPR) for the Village of Cary, IL, by Troy Larson; Water Quality Trading: Requirements, Case Studies, and Lessons Learned, by Jane Carlson; and To the MDV and Beyond: Fond du Lac’s Phosphorus Compliance Continuing Story, by Sam Austin.  

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