Water & Wastewater Events

  • Funding Mechanisms for Source Water Protection Programs

    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 ...


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  • Perfluorinated Compounds: Research & Treatment Part II

    The aim of this webinar is to provide comprehensive and useful information to address Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) in drinking water sources. The PFAS occurrence in different geographic areas will be presented, and the current US Environmental Protection Agency health advisory level for Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanyl Sulfonoate (PFOS), plus anticipated regulations ...


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  • Guidance on Cross Connection Control Program Selection and Responsibilities

    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 ...


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

    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 ...


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  • Infrastructure Finance Series: Federal Policy Developments Affecting the Water Sector

    The tools available to finance water infrastructure investment are growing and federal policy is affecting which tools are most cost-effective for utilities to ...


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  • Lessons in Chloramine Residual Management

    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 ...


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  • Advances in Distribution System Modeling

    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 ...


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  • Improving Customer Relations Through Advanced Metering Infrastructure

    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 ...


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

    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 ...


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  • How to Overcome Institutional Barriers to a Reuse Project

    With increased pressure on water supplies, many communities are exploring new strategies, such as potable reuse, to meet future water demands. As to potable reuse, however, countless barriers must be overcome to successfully initiate and execute a project. The obstacles include but aren’t limited to collaboration between separate utilities or distinct departments, public perception, treatment and ...


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  • Perfluorinated Compounds: Research & Treatment Part I

    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) ...


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

    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 ...


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  • Infrastructure Finance Series: Innovative Strategies for Customer Affordability

    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. ...


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  • Integrating NASA Datasets into Utility Water Resources Planning and Management

    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 ...


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  • How to Implement Utility Climate Action Plans

    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 ...


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  • Infrastructure Finance Series: Utility Integration of Private Financing

    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 ...


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  • Brexit & Trump: What They Mean for Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    As we approach the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome which established what is now the European Union, never before have the post-war legal and regulatory structures been in such doubt. Populist majority votes have left the UK set to leave the European Union, and across the Atlantic, have brought Donald J. Trump into the U.S. Oval Office. Now with sweeping changes on the ...


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