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CDM Smith to Participtate in WEFTEC 2012

September 25, 2012

NEW ORLEANS—CDM Smith will participate in the Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) at New Orleans Morial Convention Center, September 29 to October 3. CDM Smith is a Future of Water sponsor of the event, and the firm will participate in more than 30 workshops and presentations on a wide range of topics including green infrastructure, water reuse for industry, sustainable water resources management, indirect and direct potable reuse, and energy recovery for water treatment facilities.

WEFTEC is the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition. Approximately 18,000 people from more than 70 countries will attend the event, which features workshops, technical sessions and more than 1,000 presentations and posters.

Follow CDM Smith at WEFTEC 2012 via our Facebook and Twitter pages. The CDM Smith schedule at WEFTEC 2012: 


1:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Workshop Co-chair
Maximizing the Value of IT to Achieve EUM Goals | Marianne MacDonald


8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Workshop Moderator
Piecing Together a Green Infrastructure Program: Components That Lead to Success | Srini Vallabhaneni 


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tools and Guides for Effective Utility Management  | Peter Maynard, Richard Bickerstaff, Jr., Dan Roberts 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Up the Creek With a Paddle: Performance of a Visual Stream Assessment on a Non-Wadeable Stream  | 
Michelle Hatcher       

1: 30 - 5:00 p.m.
Leveraging SCADA Data to Enhance Collection System Model Reliability | 
Edward Burgess, Edward Heyob, Hunter Kelly, David Bukovac, Li Zhang, Gregory Barden 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Session Assistant Moderator
Water Reuse Applications at Industrial Facilities | Karen Lowe

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Design, Construction and Operation of a New High-Recovery Treatment Process for Coalbed Methane Produced Water | 
Robert Kimball 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Last of the Neglected Treatment Processes: Rewriting the Manual of Practice No. 8 Section on Grit Removal | 
Joel Rife, Lucas Botero  

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision™ Rating System: Applicability to Water Infrastructure Projects | 
Tom Pedersen  

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Are ASTM Standards a Solution to the Pipe Color Code Issue? | 
Don Vandertulip


8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Orange County Utilities Tackles Dewatering as First Step to Improve Solids Processing Efficiency | Kwok-Wai (Richard) Tsang, Bill Hurley, Larry Tunnell, Mike Scullion 

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Decision Support Tool Reduces Flooding Risks for the Only Seaport City in Jordan 
| Ayman Halaseh, Steve Blair, Luba Hamdi, Bader Kassab

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Application of Groundwater Modeling Tools to Evaluate Potential Impacts from Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Philadelphia |
Daniel O'Rourke, Mark Maimone, James Knighton 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Factors Controlling Stable Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste and FOG
| Patrick Evans, Janelle Amador, Diane Nelsen, David Parry, David Stensel 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Treating CSOs Using Chemically Enhanced Primary Treatment With and Without Lamella Plates: How Well Does it Work?
 | James Crow, John Smyth, Bob Bucher, Pardi Sukapanotharam 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Session Assistant Moderator
Exploring a Broad Range of Trenchless Rehabilitation Applications | Luis Leon

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Session Assistant Moderator
Managing Water and Wastewater From Shale Gas Extraction I: Overview of the Issues and Management Technologies | Aaron Frantz

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Session Moderator
Energy, Wetlands and Water Reuse for a Sustainable Solution | Don Vandertulip

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center: Demonstrating and Teaching Sustainable Water Resources Management | Heather Boyle VanMeter, Michael Sarullo, Ron Mayuyu  

1:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Session Moderator
Bioenergy from Biosolids: Opportunities and Challenges | Kwok-Wai (Richard) Tsang

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Power From the People: Albany County Sewer District Combined Heat and Power Project
| Matthew Goss, Richard Lyons, Douglas Werme, John Morrow, Richard Amo 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Achieving Infiltration/Inflow Removal Goals with a Comprehensive Approach
| Jonathan Kunay, Paul E. Ross 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Methodology for Developing Recycled Water System Planning Alternatives Using GIS Tools
| Kelley Dyer, Alfred Navato, Jennifer Thompson, Marsi Steirer, Amy Dorman, Amer Barhoumi 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Sustainable Stormwater Management for the Barrier Island Community of Miami Beach
 | Michael Schmidt, Richard Saltrick, Jason Johnson, Jose Maria Guzman 


8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Improving Capacity through Sewer Replacement: Potomac Interceptor Project | Daniel Gilroy, David Donahue

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Heat Balance Study of San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant
| Arvind Akela  

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lessons Learned Deploying a SCADA System in a Design-Build Project
| Eric Michnovez, Glenn Harvey, Steven Bennett 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Indirect Potable Reuse vs. Direct Potable Reuse: What's the Difference? |
Bruce Chalmers 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Session Assistant Moderator
The Effect of Upstream Processes on Disinfection Effectiveness, Operation and Control: Part 1 | Katherine Bell

1:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Session Assistant Moderator
Biosolids as Resource | Kwok-Wai (Richard) Tsang

1:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Session Assistant Moderator
The Effect of Upstream Processes on Disinfection Effectiveness, Operation and Control: Part 2 | Katherine Bell

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.       
Energy Recovery and Efficiency Improvements Enhance Wastewater Treatment Sustainability
| Jyh-Wei Sun, Clyde Burnett 

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Chloramination in a Partially Nitrified Effluent: Process Control Solutions and Case Study |
Alex Szerwinski, Katherine Bell, Kurt Bordewick 

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Deep Media Filter Piloting to Enhance Capacity and Performance
| Russell Redder, Amy Robinson, Farida Goderya, David Jackson 

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