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WEFTEC 2018 (Sep. 29 - Oct. 3, New Orleans, LA)

Join us for the Water Environment Federation's  91st Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference. Brown and Caldwell is pleased to have been ranked the biggest influencer at this year’s WEFTEC, and we are excited to share the many ways we are creating breakthroughs with our clients.

We're also hiring! Come see us Oct. 1 at the Career Fair at Booth #7 (New Orleans Morial Convention Center-La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom A-B). Make your next move here:   

Let's explore the future of water together! 

BC Presentations 

Asset Management

Cutting Costs and Reducing Risk: How Roseville Broke From Tradition to Address Aging Infrastructure 

Michael Harrison  

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 9:00 AM, Room 354 Session 505

Collection Systems and Distribution

Storing CSO in the Middle of Brooklyn: Overcoming the Challenges Abound 

Geoff Grant 

Monday, Oct. 1, 4:30PM, Room 245, Session 212

Blasts From the Past: How to Plan for RDII Reduction With Residual Post-Rehab Monitoring Data 

Andy Lukas 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2:30 PM, Room 243, Session 414

Infiltration and Inflow Modeling for Collection System Utilities 

Carlos Toro-Escobar 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8:30 AM, Room 345, Workshop 09

Energy Production, Conservation & Management

WEF/WRF Technological Advancement and Science of Carbon Redirection and Management in Water Resource and Recovery Facilities 

Jose Jimenez 

Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 AM, Room 343, Workshop 03

Comparison of High-Rate Aerobic and Anaerobic Technologies for Achieving Energy Neutrality 

Mark W. Miller 

Monday, Oct. 1, Monday 4:00 PM, Room 350, Session 222

A Clean Start and a Closed Loop: Roseville’s Organics-to-Vehicle-Fuel Story 

Alison Nojima 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1:30 PM, Room 350 Session 609

Facility Operations and Maintenance

Advanced Workshop in Design, Startup and Optimization of Vapor Phase Odor Control Technologies 

Philip Wolstenholme and David McEwen 

Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 AM, Room 239, Workshop 18

Magnesium Hydroxide Addition for Odor and Corrosion Control in Conveyance Systems: Product Selection and Dose Optimization

Houston Flippin 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00 PM, Room 354, Session 408

Industrial Issues and Treatment Technologies

Biological Solids Separation 

Everitt Gill 

Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 AM, Room 339, Workshop 13

Bioaugmentation and Base Loading: Alternatives for Biodegradation of Acrylonitrile to Low Levels in Publicly Operated Treatment Facilities 

Asher Benedict 

Monday, Oct. 1, 1:30 PM, Room 344, Session 202

Evaluation of Kinetic and Stoichiometric Parameters for Denitrification of a Petroleum Refinery Wastewater 

Everitt Gill 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 8:30 AM, Room 356, Session 302

Bush Brothers & Company Wastewater Management and Reuse 

Houston Flippin 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9:30 AM, Room 355, Session 303

Principles of Suspended Solids Separation From Water 

Tom Sandy 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8:35 AM, Room 253, Session 502


Unconventional Biological Phosphorus Removal: The Impact of Low DO Levels on Performance, Activity, and Population Diversity of EBPR at Full-scale WRRFs 

Jose Jimenez 

Monday, Oct. 1, 2:00 PM, Room 256, Session 206

A New WE&RF Process and Tool for Screening Nutrient Responses in Streams 

Clifton Bell 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 8:30 AM, Room 345, Session 315

Unlocking the Mysteries of Primary Sludge Fermentation at the Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility 

Adam Klein 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1:30 PM, Room 353, Session 407

Full-Scale Testing Postpones Total Nitrogen Reduction Expansion 

Don Esping 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8:30 AM, Room 239, Session 504

Advanced Aeration Control to Facilitate Mainstream Deammonification and Carbon Savings for Efficient Nitrogen Removal 

Pusker Regmi 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4:30 PM, Room TBD, Session 605

Research and Innovation

New GHG Methodology to Quantify Sewer Methane 

John Willis 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 AM, Room 245, Session 522

Quantifying the GHG-Emission Reductions From DC Water’s Digestion/Cambi/CHP Upgrades 

John Willis 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11:30 AM Room 245, Session 522

Residuals and Biosolids Management

Biogas to CNG Vehicle Fuel and Pipeline 

Kenneth Klittich 

Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 AM, Room 245 Workshop 06

WEF/WRF Knowledge Development Forum: Sewer Methane GHG - Methodology Standardization 

John Willis 

Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 AM, Room 347 Workshop 08

Stormwater, Green Infrastructure and Wet Weather

Water Quality Modeling 101 with HEC-RAS 

Jim Bachhuber 

Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 AM, Room 344, Workshop 24

Urban Stormwater: Questions You Were Afraid to Ask 

Jim Bachhuber 

Monday, Oct. 1, 2:30 PM, Room 343, Session 214

Wisconsin’s Approach to MS4 Compliance 

Jim Bachhuber 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:00 AM, Room 342, Session 326

From Channel to Tap: Stormwater as a Source for Reuse 

Lisa Skutecki 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:00 PM, Room 342, Session 426

WEF Stormwater, Watershed, and Receiving Water Quality Modeling Manual Update: 2018 Year in Review 

Caroline Burger 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2:30 PM, Room 342, Session 612

Wastewater Treatment and Process Design

Finding Your Path to Resource Recovery 

Matt Gregg 

Sunday, Sept. 30, 8:30 AM, Room 244, Workshop 16

WE&RF Project ENER5R12: Mainstream Anaerobic Treatment Process Using the UASB Process 

Jose Jimenez 

Monday, Oct. 1, 3:30 PM, Room 350, Session 222

Primary Clarifier Process Modeling: Results From Full-scale Stress Testing and an Overview of Successes and Challenges 

Mallika Ramanathan 

Monday, Oct. 1, 4:00 PM, Room 355, Session 203

A Model Based Study: Revisiting Conventional BNR Configurations with Advanced Aeration Control 

Pusker Regmi 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1:30 PM, Room 347, Session 404

Importancia de la Selección de Proceso de Tratamiento en la Eficiencia Energética: Ahorro y Producción de Energía 

Jose Jimenez 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:30 PM, Room 344, Session 406

Smooth and Steady: How Lessons Learned Led to Successful Startup of the Chambers Creek Sidestream Deammonification Process 

Adam Klein 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1:30 PM, Room 354, Session 606

Startup and Operation of the World’s Largest Operating BioMag Water Reclamation Facility 

Pete Schuler 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2:30 PM, Room 239, Session 603

Utility Management and Leadership

Smart Utility as a Technology Platform: Setting the Course to Become a Smart Utility 

Kevin Stively 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9:00 AM, Room 357, Session 318

The Echowater Project: Leveraging Technology to Enhance Project Delivery 

Christina Brown 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9:30 AM, Room 357,  Session 318

Hacking Project Delivery at Silicon Valley Clean Water Using Progressive Design-Build

Aren Hansen 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 AM, Room 347, Session 515

Water Reclamation and Reuse

Direct Potable Reuse Using Ozone-Biological Filtration Without Reverse Osmosis 

Kati Bell 

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:00 AM, Room 353, Session 319

Total Organic Carbon: Dispelling the Myth Around Reuse 

Michael Mecredy 

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 9:30 AM, Room 357, Session 500



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