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. Please visit our Contact Us page to be connected with the appropriate staff member to learn more about their presentation topic. 


Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) Collections Systems Specialty Conference – October 28 in Fishers, IN

At this conference, we plan to present Connersville’s 7th Street Combined Sewer Project by Steve Ruble.

Wisconsin Association for Floodplain, Stormwater, & Coastal Management (WAFSCM)/Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers (MnAFPM) Joint Annual Conference – November 3-5, LaCrosse, WI

At this conference, we plan to present Flood and Stormwater Quality in Monona’s Tight Spaces by Jon Lindert.


Past Presentations

Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) 94th Annual Meeting –  May 17-20 in Virtual Format

We presented: Naperville Streambank Stabilization Virtual Tour by Mike Waldron; Mokena WWTP Phase 1 Improvements – Bidding Challenging WWTP Improvements During the Challenges of 2020 by Timothy Juskiewicz; and Intensify! Membrane Bioreactors Expand Capacity by Glenn Tranowski. 

Ohio Stormwater Conference 2021 – May 20-21 in Hybrid Format: Held in Sandusky, Ohio and in Virtual Format

We presented: Lick Run Valley Conveyance System Construction and Lessons Learned by John Lyons and Innovative Green Infrastructure Beneath Milwaukee’s Marquette Interchange by Anna Sunderland.

2021 Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers Annual Conference – July 21-23 in Lexington, KY

We presented: City of Frankfort – 2nd Street TIGER Grant by Chase Wright and City of Frankfort representative; CWP Clean Water by Paul Maron and GRW representative; and Florence WW Master Plan, also by Paul Maron and City of Florence representative. 

Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA) and Ohio American Water Works Association (OAWWA) One Water Technical Conference – July 26-29 in Cincinnati, OH

We presented: Fostoria, OH, LTCP Improvements by Adam Athmer and Portsmouth, OH, Slip Lining of Large Diameter Main by Kris Ruggles.

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Illinois Section Watercon Total Water Conference 2021 – August 9-12 in Springfield, IL

We presented: Wastewater Refresher for Class 3/4, by Tim Juskiewicz; SCADA 101, by Brent Studnicka; SCADA 202 – PLCs, Controllers, and I/O by Brent Studnicka; SCADA 203 – Operator Interfaces & Reporting also by Brent Studnicka; A Shortcut to Nitrogen Removal Process for a Wisconsin Wastewater Treatment Plant by Dominic Gattone; and Finding Value Through a Phased Construction Approach – Channahon WWTP Improvements also by Dominic Gattone. 

Water Professionals Conference – August 15-18 in Chattanooga, TN 

We presented: Kentucky Legislative Update by Paul Maron. 

Illinois Water Environment Association (IWEA) Nutrient Removal & Reuse Virtual Workshop Part 1 – August 25-27 in Fort Wayne, IN

Troy Larson presented a case study on the Village of Cary’s enhanced biological phosphorus removal startup and performance. 

2021 Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) Annual Conference – August 25-27 in Fort Wayne, IN

We presented: Getting the Most out of Your Secondary Clarifier Capacity – Understanding Key Operational Fundamentals and Controls by Maritza Villalobos-Lopez; ORP Brings Operational Value at WWTPs and More by Kevin Earnest; BPR Emerging Technologies Part 1: A Technological Review by Emily Summers; and BPR Emerging Technologies Part 2: Practical Applications by Travis Maupin.

Wisconsin Rural Water Association (WRWA) 2021 Annual Technical Conference – August 31-September 3 in La Crosse, WI

We had a booth at this conference. 

Wisconsin Wastewater Operators’ Association (WWOA) Southern District Regional Operators’ Meeting – September 15 in Fennimore, WI

We presented: Fundamentals of Biological Phosphorus Removal Optimization

Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management (INAFSM) Annual Conference – September 15-17 in Evansville, IN

We presented: Proactive Asset Management and Risk Ranking to Prioritize Capital Improvement Projects by Mark Krenzke. 

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Wisconsin Section 2021 Annual Conference – September 20-24

Wee presented Rapid Water System Expansion for Small Systems: Village of Lannon Case Study by Ben Wood.

Iowa Water Environment Association (IAWEA) Annual Conference – September 21-24 in Altoona, IA

We presented: Intensification Processes for Nutrient Removal by Randy Wirtz and I’ve Been Working on the Railroad (Or at Least I Have Been Trying To!) by Andy Craven. 

Wisconsin Wastewater Operators’ Association (WWOA) – October 5-8 in La Crosse, WI

We presented Facility Upgrade Optimizes New and Repurposes Existing Space to Solve Treatment Needs by Randy Langer; Flattening the Curve: A Comprehensive Look at I/I Investigation by Ryan Yentz; Fits Like a Glove; Headworks Design Overcomes Limited Space in Existing Building by Travis Anderson; and Full Scale Low P Pilot at WI POTW with Industrial Wastewater by Troy Larson. We also had a booth at this conference. 

Southern Indiana Operators Association, Inc.  – October 13 in Connersville, IN

We presented Conversion from Anaerobic to Aerobic Digestion by Matthew Smith.

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