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2012 Idaho Water Reuse Conference

Water Reuse Conference - 2012

Save the dates! The 2013 Idaho Water Reuse Conference
will be held May 15-16, at the Riverside Hotel in Boise.

The eighth annual Idaho Water Reuse Conference was held April 17-18, 2012, at the Riverside Hotel in Boise.

These annual conferences enable water and wastewater operators, engineers, public works directors, elected officials, consultants, developers, attorneys, environmental advocates, and other professionals to continue their education, network, and discuss key issues related to water reuse in Idaho and the West.

Thanks to our planning committee: Basic American Food, Bowen Collins & Associates, Brown and Caldwell, Cascade Earth Sciences, CH2M Hill, City of Boise, DEQ, EPA, Forsgren Associates, HDR, J.R. Simplot Company, J-U-B Engineers, Keller Associates, MWH Global, Pharmer Engineering, Riedesel Engineering, Sorrento Lactalis, and SPF Water Engineering.

Continuing Education Credits

See approved IBOL CEU's here.


Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Presentation Speaker
Moderator Erik Coats
Idaho Water Reuse Chas Ariss

Direct Potable Reuse: Has Its Time Come?

George Tchobanoglous
Nutrient Removal Treatment and Effluent Reuse David Clark
Permitting the Obvious? A Recycled Water Success Story in Hermiston, Oregon Mark Cullington
Panel Discussion: Treated Water in Irrigation Canals, Drains and Laterals Mark Cullington, Bryce Farris, Jack Harrison, Dave Tuthill
Public Acceptability of Recycled Water: Getting the Cognitive Sewage Out After the Physical Sewage is Gone Carol Nemeroff
No Sweetener in Your Stormwater, But What about Your Reclaimed Water? Hal Schmidt
The Value of Reuse: Tucson Water's Reclaimed Water Program John Kmiec
Backflow Cross Connection and Reuse Water Alan Wilder
Operators Panel Discussion: Reuse Will Change Your Life as an Operator: Monitoring, Reporting and Challenges with Reuse

Tracy Crane, Albert Goodman, John Kirkpatrick, John Prigge, Ken Windram

Reception: Meet guest speakers; hors d'oeuvres will be served  

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Presentation Speaker
Moderator Erik Coats
Public Engagement and Wastewater Reuse: "You Want to Put Poopy Water Where?" Dan Adams, Nathan S. Bracken
Nampa: Wastewater Options, Public Outreach and Education Campaign Steve Burgos, Rosemary Curtain
Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses: Wastewater Board Members Discussion on Operator Licensure Larry Annen, Jack Bennion, Barry Burnell
California's Various Initiatives and Efforts to Irrigate Freeway Landscaping with Municipal Recycled Water Mary Grace Pawson
City of Meridian Reuse Water and Highway Irrigation Clint Dolsby
Lunch Presentation: Water Reuse Case Studies and Issues George Tchobanoglous
Water Reuse Farm Operation Realities and Comparison of Hawaii to Idaho Water Reuse Operational Issues Ken Windram
Moving Away from the Well: Wastewater Reuse Projects at a Potato Facility John Kirkpatrick
Converting Industrial Process Water into High Quality Drinking Water for Food Processing Reuse Albert Goodman
Non-Growing Season Reclaimed Water Land Treatment Michael Murray
Estimating Growing Season Hydraulic Loading Rate Using U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Agricultural Meteorological System (AgriMet) Data Brad King

House Bill 608: New Legislation Affecting Water Rights for Wastewater Management and Reuse

DEQ Wastewater Program Summary and Closing Remarks

Christopher Meyer, Chas Ariss

Staff Contacts

Wastewater Analyst
Tressa Nicholas
DEQ State Office
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0116

Administrative Assistant
Whitney Rowley
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0409

Conference Sponsors

Related Pages

2011 Idaho Water Reuse Conference

2010 Idaho Water Reuse Conference

2009 Idaho Water Reuse Conference

2008 Idaho Water Reuse Conference

2007 Idaho Water Reuse Conference