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Annual Conference Virtual Opportunities



Bringing the Conference to you. Virtually!

From June through October, AWWA NJ is pleased to bring Annual Conference Presentations to you in a series of ten (10) webinars.

Each conference webinar will be held from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm and will feature the same high-quality topics and speakers that you would get at the Annual Conference in Atlantic City.... all from the comfort of your home or office.

The schedule is as follows:
(Please check back for any updates or changes)



AWWA NJ would like to express thanks to our Conference Sponsors for their ongoing dedicated support




Conference Webinar #1:
Tuesday June 9, 2020
Microbial Corrosion

"Microbiologically Induced Corrosion in Water Systems"
Glenn Edgemon, HDR Inc

"What's Bugging Your Water? The Application of Advanced Microbial Testing to Improve Plant and Distribution System Water Quality"
Maria Tortorelli, Mott MacDonald

This webinar is approved for the following Professional Development Credits (1 TCH for Water Operators, 1 CPC for NJ PE, 1 PDH for NY PE)

Click here to obtain Participant's Statement of Attendance and Participation Form for this webinar.



Conference Webinar #2:
Thursday June 25, 2020
Surface Water

"Optimization of Pilot Ozonation and BAF to Demonstrate Consistent Reduction of Effluent TOC and Simulated Distribution System DBPs"
Mark Theiler, Middlesex Water Company

"Your Filters Are Failing - Now What?"
Hollie Scott, AWI

Click here to obtain Participant's Statement of Attendance and participation Form for this webinar.



Conference Webinar #3:
Tuesday July 14, 2020
Digital Twins

"Models, Replicas, Simulations, Duplicates: The Evolution of Digital Twins and the Reshaping of Smart Infrastructure"
Michael Mulcare, Mott MacDonald

"Facility Digital Twins: The Next Generation of Water Treatment Technology"
Russell Ford, Jacobs


Conference Webinar #4:
Thursday July 22, 2020
Source Water

"NJAW's Investigation of Aquifer Storage and Recovery to Increase Swimming River Reservoir Safe Yield Without Reservoir Expansion"
Chad Kendra, NJ American Water; Theresa Landewe, INTERA, Inc.

"Reservoir Management for Algae, Cyanobacteria, Cyanotoxin and TO Control"
Elizabeth Crafton, Hazen and Sawyer


Conference Webinar #5:
Tuesday August 4, 2020
Disinfection Byproducts

"Disinfection Byproduct Reduction via Diffused Disc Aeration"
Rebecca Martinez, Environmental Resolutions, Inc.

"Investigation of Alternatives to Reduce DBPs at NJAW Jumping Brook WTP"
Linda Wancho, Jacobs; Chris Olson, NJ American Water


Conference Webinar #6:
Thursday August 19, 2020

"Crisis to Success: Lessons for Utilities from the Tucson Water Turnaround"
Michael J. McGuire, MJM, Inc; Marie S. Pearthree, Central Arizona Project (retired)

"Newark #nofilter: Point-of-Use Filter Study"
Matthew Young, CDM Smith; Tosin Adetutu, City of Newark


Conference Webinar #7:
Tuesday September 8, 2020

"North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC) Upgrades Two of Their Clarification Basins"
Robert K. McIntyre, Stone Hill Contracting Co; Kristin Munoz, HDR

"Improvements to a Critical 223 MGD Pump Station While Maintaining Pumping Operations"
Stephen Gitungo, Gannett Fleming; Oleg Kostin, NJ American Water


Conference Webinar #8:
Thursday September 23, 2020
PFAS Treatment

"PFAS Treatment Planning: It's Not Just About PFAS"
Margie Gray, Mott MacDonald; Laura Norkute, NJ American Water

"PFOS and 1,4-Dioxane: Fast-Track Implementation of Treatment Systems and its Impact on the Water Industry"
David Silverman, PSI Process


Conference Webinar #9:
Tuesday October 6, 2020
Technology and Innovation

"Using GIS Dashboard Views to Manage Operations at a Utility Authority"
Michael Kolody and Megan Turi, Maser Consulting

"Demystifying Intelligent Water: Actionable Insights and Strategies for Utility Leaders and Operators"
Jim Cooper, Arcadis

Conference Webinar #10:
Thursday October 21, 2020
Pipeline Rehab

"A Solid Solution for Internal Reinstatement of Services in CIPP-lined Water Mains"
Steve Soldati, Insituform Technologies, Inc.

"Innovative Trenchless Technology Solution to Rehabilitate PCCP Water Mains"
Ed Gajek, Mott MacDonald; Rich Conklin, Jr., NJ American Water



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