TUESDAY, MARCH 19
Stop Data Silos: Integrated Approach to Manage Wastewater Asset Data
Speakers: Hossein Khaleghian and Yongwei Shan, Oklahoma State University
The output of this presentation is considered as the first step in developing asset management plans and will help to understand the current problem regarding the sewer systems’ collected data and provide a platform to become proactive in maintenance and rehabilitation of the sewer systems.
Condition Assessment & Risk Scoring to Identify, Replace Critical Segments of Water Main
Speakers: Collin Hayes and Jerry Snead, HDR Inc.; Scott Taylor, Fort Worth Water Department
By learning about and using an asset risk scoring method, operators and engineers can better identify and focus on points that present the most risk for inspection and review.
I&I ElimiNATION: Cause & Consequences
Speaker: Don Rigby, Madewell Products Corporation
Part I of this two-part session will explore root causes of I&I, as well as short- and long-term destructive impacts.
Alternative Methods of Increasing Flow in a Growing City
Speaker: Delany MacDonald, Ardurra
Understand the thought process of different solutions for increasing capacity and coordination with clients to understand their needs. The alternatives presented represent many different approaches and use of existing infrastructure, thus reducing overall cost while still planning for future needs.
Case Study: Developing Asset Management Plan for Small Town in Indiana
Speakers: Wei Liao, Tom Iseley, Ph.D., Mahnoush Mohseni, Purdue University
Gain insights into the importance of comprehensive risk-based asset management programs (AMP) for water utilities. Learn about the potential cost-saving benefits of transitioning from reactive to proactive approaches and how state agencies are incentivizing utilities to implement AMP, with an example of three organizations’ collaboration on developing AMP model for a small town in Indiana.
Innovative Inspection Technologies to Assess, Prioritize Rehab for Water Pipeline
Speaker: Mark Wade, BlueWater Solutions Group
Show how any utility can get started on a path of using advanced technologies and the resulting engineering data to provide much better information for developing PMP for the daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly planning and scheduling.