Date: September 24, 2016 – September 28, 2016
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) allows thousands of water quality professionals take part in educational and training opportunities. Also recognized as the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition, WEFTEC’s massive show floor provides unparalleled access to cutting-edge technologies and services. For more information, visit WEFTEC.

Tech has been ranked #1 in Water by Engineering News-Record magazine for 13 years in a row. For 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 using a combination of state-of-the-art techniques and demonstrated best practices. Learn more about Tetra Tech’s water services.

Conference attendees had the opportunity to sample beer made from recycled water. Tetra Tech helped designed the system that made this possible. Learn more.

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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.

Saturday, September 24

9:20 a.m.

Track: W02. Nutrient Removal Fundamentals: Relating the Science of BNR to the Design of BNR for Municipal WRRFs
Title: Nitrogen Removal II – Denitrification: Role of Carbon
Presenter: Sean Scuras, Wastewater Treatment Practice Lead

11:20 a.m.

Track: W05. Wastewater Treatment Microbiology
Title: Environmental Factors
Presenters: Sean Scuras, Wastewater Treatment Practice Lead, and Ron Schuyler

Sunday, September 25

9:15 a.m.

Track: W15. Water Reuse in the Food and Beverage Industry
Title: Water Reuse and Sustainability Issues for Food & Beverage Industries
Presenter: Norton Fogel

11:20 a.m.

Track: W17. Wastewater Treatment Microbiology
Title: Environmental Factors
Presenters: Sean Scuras, Wastewater Treatment Practice Lead, and Ron Schuyler

Monday, September 26

1:30 p.m.

Session: 204. Refining Wastewater Treatment Part I
Moderator: Perry Lankford

1:30 p.m.

Session: 205. Forward Osmosis Applications in Industry
Assistant Moderator: Frank Johns, Industrial Water Practice Lead

3:30 p.m.

Track: 216. Stormwater Modeling: Innovation and Application
Title: Implementing the Watershed Master Plan for TMDL Compliance: The Lakewood Stormwater and Runoff Capture Project
Presenter: Troy Dorman

Tuesday, September 27

9:00 a.m.

Session: 303. Water Challenges in the Steam Electric Power Industry: Part I
Title: Composing an ELG-Ready Water Balance
Presenter: Jason Monnell

9:00 a.m.

Session: 313. MS4 Part II: Key Elements of MS4 Programs
Title: Starting Over and Institutionalizing Green Infrastructure in Detroit
Presenter: Dan Christian

10:30 a.m.

Session: 323. Stormwater BMP Design
Moderator: Carol Hufnagel, Wet Weather Infrastructure Expert

1:30 p.m.

Session: 412. Collection Systems: Operational Approaches to Maximizing What You Have
Title: One City's Battle with Flushable Wipes: Controlling Prohibited Discharges from Non-Traditional
Presenter: Joshua Balentine

1:30 p.m.

Session: 425. Mobile Session: Oil Refinery Wastewater Treatment Technology
Moderator: Perry Lankford

2:30 p.m.

Session: 415.Green Infrastructure Finance
Title: Green Infrastructure in CSO Control Programs: The Dollars Must Make Sense
Presenter: Carol Hufnagel, Wet Weather Infrastructure Expert

Wednesday, September 28

8:30 a.m.

Session: 504. Industrial Reuse
Assistant Moderator: Frank Johns, Industrial Water Practice Lead

11:30 a.m.

Session: 519. Planning for Success in California and Beyond: DPR/IPR
Title: Where Wastewater Ends and Drinking Water Begins: Evaluating the Technical and Economic Viability of Potable Reuse
Presenter: Dave MacNevin (Alternate)