MRWA Conferences

 


Click on the 50th Anniversary logo to download the attendee flyer!

This flyer will contain information about conference registration, special board training course, and hotel information.



UPDATED AGENDA!

If you would like to download the agenda, CLICK HERE.

 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

9:00                 Opening Session

10:15               Break

10:30               Keynote Address

11:30-1:00       EXHIBIT HALL GRAND OPENING AND LUNCH

1:00-2:15

Drinking Water Track

Emergency Response Exercise

Eric Fuchs and Tom Hyatt, MRWA

 

Wastewater Track

Meeting Compliance With Lagoon Operations

Tim Canter, Environmental Dynamics

 

Management Track

Easements, Boundary Surveys & Other Headaches

Cary Sayre, Allstate Consultants

 

Advanced Track

Protecting Your Employees From Aggressive Behavior

Clinton Caperton, AMTS

 

2:15-3:30

Drinking Water Track

Emergency Response Exercise (continued)

Eric Fuchs and Tom Hyatt, MRWA

 

Wastewater Track

Sand Filter Operations and Maintenance

Mike Atkinson, New Limits

 

Management Track

MoDNR Finance Center—Another Source of Funding

Traci Newberry, MoDNR

 

Advanced Track

Protecting Your Employees From Aggressive Behavior (continued)

Clinton Caperton, AMTS

 

4:30 Boarding for BRANSON BELLE, AWARDS, FIREWORKS  (You must ride the bus to the Branson Belle!!)

 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

7:00-8:00           BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS

8:00-9:00           Sessions

Drinking Water Track

Revised Total Coliform Rule

Tom Hyatt, MRWA

 

Wastewater Track

Enhanced Treatment Strategies for Compliance

Steve Ready, BICI

 

Management Track

How GIS Mapping Improves Your Operations

Howard Baker, MRWA

 

Advanced Track

Breakpoint Chlorination

Bob Spon, Spon Water

 

9:00-10:00

Drinking Water Track

Disinfection By-Product Reduction Strategies

Steve Ready, BICI

 

Wastewater Track

Class A Sludge Treatment

Larry VanGilder, MRWA

 

Management Track

Developing Internal Controls

Doug Silvius, Martin-Pringle

 

Advanced Track

Avoiding THM & HAA Byproducts

Bob Spon, Spon Water

 

10:00-11:00       BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

 

11:00-12:00       Sessions

Drinking Water Track

Rehabilitation Of Out-Of-Compliance Wells

Danny Flynn and Gary DeWitt, Flynn Well Drilling

 

Wastewater Track

Answers To Common Wastewater Problems

Gary Webber, MRWA

 

Management Track

Developing A Personnel Manual

Doug Silvius, Martin-Pringle

 

Advanced Track

Chloramination, Nitrification Risk Factors & Odor Control

Bob Spon, Spon Water

 

Noon-1:30         LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS    

 

1:30-2:30           Sessions

Drinking Water Track

Asset Management:  Key To Meeting Water Industry Standards

Tom Stechman, Utility Service

 

Wastewater Track

Connecting Your Permit With System Upgrades

Steve McDowell, H2O Solutions

 

Management Track

Data Security

Janet Smith, Bailey Special Risks

 

Advanced Track

Everything Operators Need to Know About Phosphate Treatment—Part One

Bob Spon, Spon Water

 

2:30-3:30            BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

 

3:30-4:30           Sessions

Drinking Water Track

TMF Capacity From An Operator’s Perspective

Tom Hyatt, MRWA

 

Wastewater Track

Understanding Permits and Sample Collection

Steve McDowell, H2O Solutions

 

Management Track

Legal Panel

 

Advanced Track

Everything Operators Need to Know About Phosphate Treatment—Part Two

Bob Spon, Spon Water

 

4:45-5:30            Regional Caucuses

 

 Thursday, March 3, 2016

7:30 a.m.           Breakfast opens

8:00-9:00           Business Meeting Breakfast

9:00-9:30           BREAK

9:30-10:00         Rural Development Update

10:00 – 11:00     Watching Our Water Resources

                                  Scott Kaden, Division of Geology and Land Survey

11:00-12:00       New Year’s 2016 Flooding Lessons and Emergency Response

                                  Eric Fuchs and Randy Norden, MRWA

12:00                 Drawings

 



HOTEL ROOM UPDATE

9 February 2016:  A Note On Hotel Rooms in Branson

The Branson Best Western on the Landing is accepting overflow.  The Best Western is located on 403 West Main Street, just up the street from the Hilton.  The rates at the Best Western are $82 for Doubles and Queens, $84 for Business Plus rooms, and $92 for King Suites.  Their phone number is 417-334-6464.  Be sure to state that you are with the MRWA conference.

If you want to get into the Hilton, keep contacting them periodically.  We are approaching the time when some attendees will cancel rooms they've held and those rooms may become available to you.  The Hilton has graciously extended the block until February 12, 2016, in case there are room cancellations.  After February 12th, there is no guarantee of getting a room at the block rate.

If you have any problems getting a room in Branson, please don't hesitate to call Randy Norden at 417-988-9911 (cell).



Exhibitor Information for 2016 Annual Conference.

 

CLICK HERE to download the Exhibitor Prospectus.

This flyer will contain information about:

--exhibitor registration,

--and hotel information.

 

 


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