Category: Conference updates

Featured Session: (ePER) and RD Apply Demonstration Lab

USDA Rural Utilities Service?s Electronic Loan Application Intake System for water and wastewater loans and grants provides an automated user-friendly means for utilities to enter application data on-line utilizing a simple, straightforward user interface to guide them down the appropriate path.?Visit this room for a hands-on demonstration of this automated user-friendly on-line loan and grant… Read more »

Featured Session: Shifting Treatment Costs from Ratepayers to Polluters

Tuesday, September 19, 2017: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Remediation efforts to provide high-quality drinking water come at a significant financial burden to water utilities and public entities. Whether addressing a regulated drinking water constituent or an emerging contaminant of concern it becomes increasingly challenging to deliver affordable water.

Featured Session: Safety in the Trenches: Prevent Trench Accidents and Keep Your Workers Secure

Tuesday, September 19, 2017: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Statistics from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health indicate there are on average 54 deaths per year involving trench work and cave-ins. There are also more than 1,000 workers injured each year in trench accidents, leaving workers disabled and dealing with costs associated with… Read more »

Featured Session: The Paradox of Intelligent Water Systems

The Paradox of Intelligent Water Systems Wednesday, September 20, 2017: 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Description A water utility connecting the oldest of the old infrastructure to the newest of the new technology faces significant challenges, yet generates extreme benefits. Water and wastewater systems provide the backbone of civilization sustaining life itself in the largest,… Read more »