27 Current Events found

Current Events

  • Alternative Project Delivery from Design-Build to Public-Private-Partnerships

    Alternative Project Delivery from Design-Build to Public-Private-Partnerships

    Online,

    Alternative project delivery (APD) encompasses a spectrum of different methods for procuring and managing infrastructure assets. The spectrum starts with design–build, where a single entity is responsible for both designing and constructing a project. At the other end of the spectrum are public–private–partnership (P3) concessions, where a private entity not only designs and builds, but provides financing and operations and maintenance services ...

  • Perfluorinated Compounds: Research & Treatment Part I

    Perfluorinated Compounds: Research & Treatment Part I

    Online,

    In this webinar, the regulatory background on how and why the USEPA’s Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) guideline was established is addressed. In addition, the research efforts concerning PFCs in our water systems is discussed. The treatment options for controlling PFCs in water are covered with particular focus on granular activated carbon (GAC) adsorption.

  •  Foundations in Water Loss: Resolving Apparent Losses at Your Utility

    Foundations in Water Loss: Resolving Apparent Losses at Your Utility

    Online,

    In this webinar, speakers will give case studies regarding the latest in apparent loss programs: one from a Georgia utility that uses AMR data and one from a California utility that uses AMI data. In addition, a speaker will demonstrate results from a real-time apparent loss software tool that uses a “bottoms up” method now in use in six states (CA, GA, PA, IN, NJ, FL). The tool locates eight types of apparent water loss categories at the meter ...

  • Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar

    Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar

    New Orleans, LA, USA

    This three-day course uses time-honored strategies to teach attendees how to set cost-based and defendable rates. Utilities are faced with escalating costs of operational and infrastructure improvements, expanding regulatory and environmental forces from government and public interest groups and public demand for clean and affordable water.

  • Lessons in Chloramine Residual Management

    Lessons in Chloramine Residual Management

    Online,

    San Jose Water Company (Partnership for Safe Water & Distribution System Optimization Program subscriber), Aqua Pennsylvania (Partnership for Safe Water subscriber), and East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) have recently been successful in managing chloramine residuals in problematic reservoirs larger than 5 million gallons. By using a commercial process that manages the desired chloramine residual set point by continuously iterating ...

  • Improving Customer Relations Through Advanced Metering Infrastructure

    Improving Customer Relations Through Advanced Metering Infrastructure

    Online,

    Many utilities are investing in AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure), however, no standards or published guidelines are available regarding customer leak notification. Some water utility managers are also concerned about loss of revenue and irritating customers. This webinar focuses on notifying metered customers of potential leaks or high usage through data generated with AMI. The establishment of thresholds for minimum leak volume or ...

  • Infrastructure Finance Series: Utility Integration of Private Financing

    Infrastructure Finance Series: Utility Integration of Private Financing

    Online,

    This webinar will offer guided discussion on current and trending private financing tools, vehicles, and opportunities that public water utilities can potentially use to help meet infrastructure and operational financing needs. In addition to available private financing options that public and private water utilities of all sizes are using, discussion will focus on how choices to use various private financing tools can affect a utility’s ...

  • Community Engineering Corps: Using Volunteer Expertise to Make an Impact in Small Systems

    Community Engineering Corps: Using Volunteer Expertise to Make an Impact in Small Systems

    Online,

    Many communities across the United States have deficient infrastructure systems and struggle with regulatory compliance issues. The American Water Works Association, in alliance with the American Society of Civil Engineers and Engineers Without Borders USA, has developed a program to fulfill such communities’ need for help in addressing these concerns. This program, the Community Engineering Corps® (CECorps), assists underserved US communities ...

  • Integrating NASA Datasets into Utility Water Resources Planning and Management

    Integrating NASA Datasets into Utility Water Resources Planning and Management

    Online,

    This webinar will provide an overview of NASA’s remote sensing data sets and products and describe how the data sets can be used to support utility monitoring, modeling, and management efforts. An overview will also cover satellites, instruments, and products related to climate and hydrologic conditions; watershed/land use characteristics; and source water quality. Successful applications of remote sensing data for water resources management ...

  • Infrastructure Finance Series: Innovative Strategies for Customer Affordability

    Infrastructure Finance Series: Innovative Strategies for Customer Affordability

    Online,

    Affordability of water and sewer service continues to be a critical topic for utilities. This webinar will focus on customer service considerations relating to affordability, with the specific topics of trends in late payment policies, delinquent accounts, service disconnects, and subsidy programs. Focus will be on how the industry is addressing these issues from a customer service perspective. The webinar will serve as a platform to share ...

  • AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition ACE17

    AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition ACE17

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    AWWA will host the Annual Conference (ACE) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from June 11-14, 2017 to address and present solutions to water utility challenges. The American Water Works Associations Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) is the only conference covering every segment of the water business. We invite you to join nearly 11,000+ dedicated water professionals as we help define the future of the water profession. ACE17 will bring ...

  • How to Implement Utility Climate Action Plans

    How to Implement Utility Climate Action Plans

    Online,

    Changes in water—supply, quality, utility operations—are one of the primary implications of climate change. However, identifying changes that will occur in any community's water is complicated by the magnitude and layers of uncertainty associated with regionally varying effects of climate change. This webinar will provide participants with an understanding of how to handle climate uncertainty in their planning processes through the creation of a ...

  • Advances in Distribution System Modeling

    Advances in Distribution System Modeling

    Online,

    The main goal of the webinar is to publicize the M32 fourth edition as well as present basics plus recent advances in modeling. Tips and tricks contained in this new edition will be mentioned, and two main topics of interest to modelers will be covered: data management and model maintenance.

  • Guidance on Cross Connection Control Program Selection and Responsibilities

    Guidance on Cross Connection Control Program Selection and Responsibilities

    Online,

    Cross Connection Control programs using containment protection practices reduce the risk to the community from actual or potential contamination; however, internal backflow can occur because of cross connection at the point of use. In this webinar, risks and benefits of containment versus internal isolation programs will be assessed for hazard mitigation, and the responsibilities of both the administrative authority and the water purveyor will ...

  • Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar

    Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar

    Denver, CO, USA

    This three-day course uses time-honored strategies to teach attendees how to set cost-based and defendable rates. Utilities are faced with escalating costs of operational and infrastructure improvements, expanding regulatory and environmental forces from government and public interest groups and public demand for clean and affordable water.

  • Funding Mechanisms for Source Water Protection Programs

    Funding Mechanisms for Source Water Protection Programs

    Online,

    Participants attending this webinar will learn how to make a case for creating a permanent source water protection reserve account and will learn the specific steps for how to set up a reserve account to enable long-term land acquisition, conservation easements, land use best management practices, monitoring, education, and other critical source water protection projects.

  • Drinking Water 101: What You Need to Know

    Drinking Water 101: What You Need to Know

    Holliston, MA, USA

    The goal of this one-day seminar is to provide in a nontechnical manner useful water-field technical knowledge for customer service representatives, administration personnel, utility board and city council members, and newcomers to the field. A number of topics will be presented in an easy-to-understand format. The seminar is set up to facilitate presenters’ interaction with the attendees to help the attendees achieve a solid sense of the ...

  • Effective Leadership to Drive Regulatory Compliance

    Effective Leadership to Drive Regulatory Compliance

    Holliston, MA, USA

    The goal of this one-day seminar is to provide useful tools for the new or upcoming utility leader in the drinking water profession. It will address some of the new demands in the drinking water field and also emphasize that leaders need to stay on top of developments in all areas, from the basics of good leadership principles and how they relate to regulations, the role culture plays in an organization, leaders’ role in promoting public health, ...

  • Effective Leadership to Drive Regulatory Compliance

    Effective Leadership to Drive Regulatory Compliance

    Holliston, MA, USA

    The goal of this one-day seminar is to provide useful tools for the new or upcoming utility leader in the drinking water profession. It will address some of the new demands in the drinking water field and also emphasize that leaders need to stay on top of developments in all areas, from the basics of good leadership principles and how they relate to regulations, the role culture plays in an organization, leaders’ role in promoting public health, ...

47 Past Events found

Past Events

  •  International Symposium on Inorganics

    International Symposium on Inorganics

    Detroit, MI, USA

    The 2017 International Symposium on Inorganics encompasses a combination of technical presentations and in-depth discussions on the critical matters related to inorganic contaminants in water. Attendees will gain insights into the current and emerging issues related to inorganic contaminants, including sources and occurrence, monitoring and treatment, regulatory landscape, potential health issues, and best practices for managing these ...

  • Sustainable Water Management Conference

    Sustainable Water Management Conference

    New Orleans, LA, USA

    Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse.

  • Complete Lead Service Line Replacement: Tools for Creating a Successful Program

    Complete Lead Service Line Replacement: Tools for Creating a Successful Program

    Online,

    Full lead service line replacement is not easily achieved. This webinar will review the key elements of a replacement program, the tools successful water systems are using, and an update on information and policy gaps associated with full lead service line replacement.

  • Water Loss Seminar- Best Practice Water Audits and Loss Control Programs

    Water Loss Seminar- Best Practice Water Audits and Loss Control Programs

    Nashville, TN, USA

    This seminar will help utilities establish accountability by giving attendees instruction on the AWWA Standard Water Audit Methodology of compilation and data validation process. Attendees will learn the methods and technologies to economically control water and revenue losses by managing leakage and pressure to save water and optimizing revenue via revenue protection programs.

  • Approaches for Defining and Implementing Storm Water Billing

    Approaches for Defining and Implementing Storm Water Billing

    Online,

    Water utilities are looking for ways to develop a mechanism to recover required investment in stormwater remediation as well as provide customers with the incentive to reduce impervious areas and thereby reduce extreme stormwater conditions. This webinar will present viewers with an approach to and understanding of the complexities and risks of implementing Stormwater Fees.

  • Foundations in Water Loss: New Developments in Non-Revenue Water

    Foundations in Water Loss: New Developments in Non-Revenue Water

    Online,

    Water loss is the most demanded technical content from AWWA, and this webinar aims to keep the industry up to speed on the latest—and keep AWWA up to speed on providing new content to its members and the industry.

  • Lessons Learned From AWWA's Benchmarking Program

    Lessons Learned From AWWA's Benchmarking Program

    Online,

    This webinar uses examples from AWWA’s Benchmarking Program to show utilities how to use benchmarking data to improve their performance. The process of performance measurement is key to performance improvement. Using results from AWWA’s annual benchmarking survey, utilities can focus their efforts on areas with gaps and set improvement targets. The webinar will give an overview of annual survey results, present example utility “scorecards,” and ...

  • Membrane Technology

    Membrane Technology

    Long Beach, CA, USA

    Join AWWA and AMTA to explore how the latest developments in membrane technology can enhance water reliability and quality. Each year the conference reveals new directions in water and wastewater treatment technologies, desalting and membrane bioreactor applications.

  • Consequences of the 2016 Election Cycle

    Consequences of the 2016 Election Cycle

    Online,

    This webinar will cover the results of the 2016 elections, at both the presidential and congressional levels. It will present an analysis of the members of Congress leaving office and of new, incoming congressional members. Additionally, the makeup of the congressional committees relevant to the drinking water sector will be reviewed. A preview of the new administration, its goals, and the likely policy issues relevant to the drinking water ...

  • The Utility Management Conference

    The Utility Management Conference

    Tampa, FL, USA

    Over the past 29 years, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available. Come prepared to share your experiences and learn from others in similar situations as we respond to the most pressing management issues of the day.

  • Dealing with Potential Water Quality Issues from Source Water and Treatment Changes

    Dealing with Potential Water Quality Issues from Source Water and Treatment Changes

    Online,

    The consequences of changing water sources has been receiving widespread media attention because of recent Flint, Mich., events. Although the events that led to the Flint situation were unique, unintended consequences in distribution systems because of water chemistry changes resulting from source or treatment changes have occurred before. This webinar helps shed light on the complexity of water chemistry in distribution systems and highlights ...

  • Regulatory Update Webinar

    Regulatory Update Webinar

    Online,

    In this webinar, federal regulatory actions released in 2016 that could impact water and wastewater systems will be summarized, with an emphasis on what systems could be doing now to be better prepared. Expected regulatory actions in 2017 and 2018 will also be presented.

  • What You Need to Know About Climate Risks to Water Utility Infrastructure and Assets

    What You Need to Know About Climate Risks to Water Utility Infrastructure and Assets

    Online,

    The webinar will provide knowledge about a developing field in climate change vulnerability assessments for the water sector. Much research and communication has occurred in recent years about climate change impacts to water supplies, but there is a growing interest in impacts to the built infrastructure and systems that utilities use for storage, distribution, conveyance and treatment. Utilities, which may already be experiencing climatic or ...

  • Water Quality Technology Conference 2016

    Water Quality Technology Conference 2016

    Indianapolis, IN, USA

    The premier conference for water quality professionals around the world!. This established and highly regarded conference provides a practical forum for a wide range of water technology professionals to exchange the latest research and information.

  • Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition

    Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition

    Phoenix, AZ, USA

    It’s time to solve America’s water infrastructure challenges. AWWA’s newest conference is focused on addressing and protecting our asset and infrastructure challenges. With workshops and five session tracks, this four-day conference and exposition will address water infrastructure planning and reinvestment strategies, critical infrastructure protection through comprehensive emergency preparedness efforts, and enhanced ...

  • New Capital Providers for Water Infrastructure Funding Webinar

    New Capital Providers for Water Infrastructure Funding Webinar

    Online,

    This webinar will provide a summary of new and emerging capital financing alternatives for the water industry, including public–private partnerships, various new bond alternatives (e.g., green bonds, century bonds, catastrophe bonds, tax exempt facility private activity bonds), and government-sponsored programs, such as WIFIA and the Build America Investment Initiative. The applicable uses, advantages, and limitations of these financing ...

  • Innovative Aquifer Storage and Recovery Applications for Reuse and Drinking Water Webinar

    Innovative Aquifer Storage and Recovery Applications for Reuse and Drinking Water Webinar

    Online,

    This webinar focuses on AWWA’s new M63 manual on Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR). Participants will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of ASR, regulatory requirements, and basic design and development criteria. Case studies will be presented emphasizing solutions to common challenges associated with ASR

  • Residual Requirements Revisited - Is a Trace Still Enough? (Webinar)

    Residual Requirements Revisited - Is a Trace Still Enough? (Webinar)

    Online,

    The federal regulatory requirements for maintaining a “trace” or a “detectable” residual date back to the 1989 Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR). Like all existing regulations, the SWTR is under review by the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) as part of its third Six-Year Review that’s scheduled to be published in 2016. Concerns with maintaining an appropriate disinfectant residual in the distribution ...

  • Drinking Water 101: What You Need to Know

    Drinking Water 101: What You Need to Know

    Mundelein, IL, USA

    This one-day training program presented by American Water Works Association is aimed at providing useful water industry basics for the customer service representative, admin personnel, utility board member, city council member, or newcomer to the drinking water field.

  • Confused about Residental Fire Sprinkler Systems? Learn All You Need to Know Webinar

    Confused about Residental Fire Sprinkler Systems? Learn All You Need to Know Webinar

    Online,

    These residential sprinkler systems are unlike traditional commercial fire sprinkler systems, and they provide special challenges to water utilities. Challenges include establishing equitable rates, accessing proper cross-connection policies, sizing and arrangement of water meters, and designing the water distribution system. This webinar will answer common questions water utilities may have when dealing with these systems. All content will be ...