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October 8 - 12, 2022

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
United States

Beyond all Boundaries

We learn a great deal from history and service. The importance of boundaries — setting them and breaking through them.

We respect all that has happened in our history to bring us to this point in time; however, we have learned not to settle for what is, but to constantly look toward what could be. With these thoughts as our compass, come join us as we celebrate and learn from decades of service — but look forward to the future and what can be. In history we looked “Beyond All Boundaries,” to strive to do things better and stretch further.

Given our ability to serve, we will find the best answer and will take responsibility to see things through.

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Our WEFTEC 2022 Sessions

Sunday, October 9
Workshop 15: Reimagining the Water Sector through Equity & Justice* | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Co-chair and presenter: Victoria Johnson
  • *Learn more about the “The Private Sector's Role in Partnering with Water Utilities To Advance Environmental Justice” white paper which will be discussed during this workshop

Monday, October 10
Opening Session | 8:30-9:30 a.m.

  • Opening remarks: Jamie Eichenberger, WEF President

Career Fair | 1-4 p.m. 

  • Visit us at Booth #12!

New Tools for Planning and Executing Effective Stormwater O&M | 1:30-3 p.m.

  • Presenter: Aiza Jose Sanchez

Strategic CIP Prioritization: Step-Wise Elimination of SSO’s Considering Downstream Capacity | 2:15-2:30 p.m.

  • Presenter: Ryan Eisele

Tuesday, October 11
Real-Time Control and Modeling for Design and Operation of Stormwater and Wetland Restoration Systems | 8:30-10 a.m.

  • Moderator: Nitin Katiyar

Guidelines for Optimizing Nutrient Removal Performance | 1:30-3 p.m.

  • Presenters: JB Neethling, Mike Falk, Bryce Figdore and Eric Evans

Is It Possible To Remove PFAS From Biosolids? A Review of Different PFAS Removal Technologies | 1:35-1:50 p.m.

  • Presenter: Ramola Vaidya

Enhancing Anaerobic Digestion With Pretreatment | 3:30-5 p.m.

  • Moderator: Stephanie Spalding

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Agriculture Water Reuse From Small Water Resource Recovery Facilities: Case Studies and Spatial-Time-Variant Modeling | 3:30-3:55 p.m.

  • Presenter: Matt Thompson

St. Albans Bay Phosphorus Study - A Simplified Modeling Approach | 4-4:25 p.m.

  • Presenters: Andy Thuman 

Wednesday, October 12
Goals of Self-Reliance and Economic Viability Lead to the First Aerobic Granular Sludge Plant in Nebraska | 11:30-11:55 a.m.

  • Presenter: Amit Shrivastava and Dillon Devitt

Approaching Zero Complaints: Successful Public Engagement Strategies For High Impact Construction Projects | 1:45-1:55 p.m.

  • Presenter: Tara Bettale