Date: June 12, 2018 – June 14, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

ACE18 is set to inspire and connect the water sector with innovative solutions and new insights to help solve our global water challenges. This year AWWA is partnering with the California and Nevada section to bring together the knowledge of hundreds of water industry thought leaders and provide guidance on the future of our water. For more information, visit the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Engineering-News Record has ranked Tetra Tech #1 in Water for 15 years in a row. For more than 50 years, Tetra Tech has helped provide safe, abundant water supplies; effective treatment of stormwater and wastewater; flood control and restoration tools; and innovative watershed protection approaches to assess, protect, and restore our water bodies. Because Tetra Tech is involved in all phases of the water cycle, we use a truly integrated approach to manage our waters with a combination of state-of-the-art techniques and demonstrated best practices. Learn more about Tetra Tech’s drinking water services.

Conference Presentations

Tetra Tech is proud to be home to leading experts across the markets we serve. Our staff regularly share their knowledge by researching, presenting, and facilitating discussion on emerging topics in their fields.

Tuesday, June 12

4:30 p.m.

Session: TUE22 - Wastewater Management from Design to Discharge
Title: Being Good Stewards: Improving Effluent Quality on a Barrier Island
Presenter: Brett Messner

Wednesday, June 13

11:00 a.m.

Session: WED13 - Building Utility Resilience and Cybersecurity 
Title: Securing the SCADA Interconnect: Recent Developments for Securing Remote Access and Data Exchange
Presenter: Bob George


Session: WED16 - A Regulatory Look at DPR and Pathogen Credits 
Title: A Framework for Regulating DPR in Florida - Results from a Pathogen Benchmarking Study
Presenter: Dave MacNevin

1:30 p.m.

Session: WED31 - Applying Innovative Solutions to Water Supply and Treatment Challenges 
Title: Fill it up. Solving Cruise Ship Filling Impacts on PortMiami's Potable Water System
Presenter: Ken Caban

2:30 p.m.

Session: WED45 - Small Water Systems Challenges 
Title: Advancing the Development of Direct Potable Reuse in Florida: Construction and Start-Up of a Full-Scale Demonstration Facility
Presenters: Tiffany Miller and Jennifer Roque

Thursday, June 14

2:15 p.m.

Session: THU36 - Emergence of Non-Proprietary Membrane Filtration Systems Offer Opportunities and Challenges for Water Treatment Plant Upgrades
Title: Considerations During Planning and Pilot Testing for Non-Proprietary Membrane Systems
Presenter: Jarrett Kinslow