Industrial Water Facility

International Water Conference

November 10 - 14, 2019

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
Orlando, FL
United States

HDR is a proud bronze level sponsor of the International Water Conference — the preeminent international technical forum for understanding and tackling the challenges of use, reuse and treatment of industrial water. Meet our experts at one of our many sessions listed below. Each session will include a presentation of the topic and an engaging discussion where you can interact with the presenters and your peers. 

You’ll also see many of our experts in other sessions serving as IWC representatives, session chairs and discussion leads. If you see us, say hi!

Our IWC Presentations

Cristina Piekarz

Industrial Potable Water Treatment – A Case Study of Monitoring and Managing Metal Concentrations to Meet EPA Lead and Copper Rule Compliance

Monday, Nov. 11 | 10:10 a.m.
IWC 19-12 | Miniscule Materials Matter Most
Presenter: Cristina Piekarz, P.E., Chemical Engineer



Colleen Scholl

Steam Drum: A Crucial Factor in Ensuring Proper Boiler Chemistry 

Monday, Nov. 11 | 2:15 p.m. 
IWC 19-14 | ASME-Sponsored Session: Communicating Lessons Learned from Operating Steam Generating Systems
Presenter: Colleen Scholl, P.E., Power Generation Water Practice Lead


Dan Sampson

Minimizing Data Center Water and Wastewater – A Case Study

Monday, Nov. 11 | 1:25 p.m.
IWC 19-21 | Harry Water and the Chamber of Sustainability Secrets
Presenter: Daniel Sampson, Principal Industrial Water and Wastewater Technical Lead


Chloe Grabowski

Coal Pile Runoff: A Management and Treatment Case Study to Find a Resourceful Solution 

Tuesday, Nov. 12 | 4:10 p.m.
IWC 19-48 | The ELGs are Coming! Really. FGD Treatment Alternatives
Presenter: Chloe Grabowski, Assistant Project Manager; Chad McKnight & Chandler Shelton (Southern Company)


Peter D'Adamo

Strategies for Addressing Emerging Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

Wednesday, Nov. 13 | 11:10 a.m.
IWC 19-72 | PFAS Treatment Options and Strategies
Presenter: Peter D’Adamo, P.E., Ph.D., Water Treatment Director