HDR Charlotte Office Employees | WEFTEC 2019

WEFTEC 2019 Technical Exhibition and Conference

September 21 - 25, 2019

Chicago McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States

We’re excited to be presenting at the Water Environment Federation’s annual conference, WEFTEC 2019 in Chicago. We hope you will join us as we share research, case studies and insights on boundary-breaking water quality topics.

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Our WEFTEC 2019 Conference Sessions

10:30 a.m. | Enhanced Anaerobic Digestion and Thermal Hydrolysis | Room S405a

  • Workshop Speaker: Stephanie Spalding

4:50 p.m. | W22 Workshop Wrap-up, Thanks, and Closing | Room S504d

  • Workshop Vice Chair/Speaker: Jeremy Holland


1:30 | Gritting It Out: Successful Application of Multiple Stage Grit Treatment — Proven by Using Settling Column | Room S501a

  • Speaker/Author: Jeffrey Zahller; Co-Authors: Hany Gerges, Ulises Martinez

2 p.m. | Rethinking EBPR System Design Practices | Room N426a

  • Speaker: JB Neethling

2:30 p.m. | Louisville MSD Rowan CSO Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station Case Study: Design Challenges of Deep Submersible Pump | Room S404a

  • Speaker/Author: Michael Rudisell

3:30 p.m. | Holistic Design Approach for Seattle Public Utility’s Tunnel Effluent Pump Station | Room S404a

  • Speaker/Author: Eric Bergstrom; Co-Author: Colleen Petilla

3:30 p.m. | Delivering Resilient Stormwater Programs: National Trends in Project/Program Alternative Delivery | Room S502a

  • Speakers/Authors: Ron Geiger, Srikanth Gorugantula

4 p.m. | My Pumps Vibrate: It’s the Pump - No It’s the Motor - It’s Not Either | Room S404a

  • Speaker/Author: John Koch; Co-Authors: Charlie Allaben, Michael Butterfield, Jason Kerns

5 p.m. | Cybersecurity - It's More Than Just Compliance | EXPO - Mobile Meeting Spot

  • Moderator: Pavol Segedy; Speaker: David Brearly


8:30 a.m. | 311 Setting the Stage for Dewatering Success | Room S501d

  • Moderator: Stephanie Spalding; Assistant Moderator: Teigan Gulliver

9 a.m. | The Only Thing Permanent is Change: Managing Risk in Procuring Dewatering Equipment | Room S501d

  • Speaker/Author: Kenneth Packard; Co-Author: Mario Benisch

9 a.m. | Adaptive Planning: A Success Story From Coeur d’Alene, ID | Room S405a

  • Speaker/Author: Mario Benisch; Co-Author: Dave Clark

9 a.m. | A More Perfect Union: Why Data and Performance Go Hand-in-Hand, and How YOU Have the Power to Unite | Room S405b

  • Speaker/Author: Elizabeth Lowell Co-Author: Alex Palmatier

9:30 a.m. | Using Integrated Planning To Manage Sewer and Stormwater Investments in Columbia, MO | Room S405a

  • Speaker/Author: David Carani; Co-Author: Trent Stober

11:30 a.m. | Adaptive Facility Plan and Upgrades Provide Capital Savings, Resiliency, and Cold-Weather Ammonia Removal in Palmer, Alaska | Room S504a

  • Speaker/Author: Bryce Figdore; Co-Authors: Ryan Moyers, Jim Wodrich

2:30 p.m. | Applying Aerobic Granular Sludge at Cedar Rapids | Room S403b

  • Speaker/Author: Eric Evans

5 p.m. | Cybersecurity - It's More Than Just Compliance | EXPO - Mobile Meeting Spot

  • Moderator: Pavol Segedy; Speaker: David Brearly


10:30 a.m. | Nutrient Management Framework for San Francisco Bay Area | Room Room S501a

  • Speakers/Authors: JB Neethling, Mike Falk, Holly Kennedy

10: 30 a.m. | Worthless Dust or Valuable Resource? Drying Thermally Hydrolyzed Solids the ‘Right Way’ | Room S501d 

  • Speaker/Author: Stephanie Spalding; Co-author: Sebastian Smoot

11:30 a.m. | Regulatory Strategies for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Comprehensive Ammonia and Nutrient Master Plan | Room S501a

  • Speaker/Author: Trent Stober; Co-Authors: David Carani, John Christiansen, Douglas Hickey

1 p.m. | Cybersecurity - It's More Than Just Compliance | EXPO - Innovation Pavillion

  • Moderator: Pavol Segedy; Speaker: David Brearley

1:30 p.m. | Operational and Process Changes for Improved Performance of an Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Process | Room S404c

  • Speaker/Author: Tyson Schlect; Co-Author: Mario Benisch

1:30 p.m. | 612 WEFTEC’s Next Hot Model in Stormwater | Room S502a

  • Moderator: Nitin Katiyar