September 12 – 14

Join Brown and Caldwell at the 88th Annual Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA) Conference where attendees will share knowledge and network in the region’s largest water quality educational event.


Monday, September 12

Focus on Affordability: A Creative Approach to Increasing Hydraulic Capacity
Gregory Humm, Maria Claudia Reed, Speaker
11:15 AM – 11:55 AM

PowerBI and Piloting: Monitoring Micro-Aeration for H2S Control at Chambers Creek
Karina Woodland, Speaker
1:15 PM – 1:55 PM

Yikes! More Clogged Pipes? Using Social Marketing to Improve System Outcomes
Rachel Garrett, Speaker
1:15 PM – 1:55 PM

Fermentation or Chemical Feed? Evaluating Carbon Addition at the Meridian WRRF
Zach Dobroth, Speaker
3:00 PM – 3:40 PM

How Progressive Design-Build Revives 100+ Year-Old Water Mains
Joseph Willich, Speaker
3:00 PM – 3:40 PM

From Chaos to Control: Boise’s New, Robust Project Delivery Model
Emily O’Morrow, Tiffany Torres, Speakers
3:45 PM – 4:25 PM

Funding 101: How to Navigate the Process and Develop Strategies to Secure Funding
Shelby Smith, Speaker
3:45 PM – 4:25 PM

Process Intensification Using Low Dissolved Oxygen Biological Nutrient Removal
Jose Jimenez, Speaker
4:30 PM – 5:10 PM

Tuesday, September 13

Smart Pigging of Sewer Force Mains for Condition Assessment
Bob Jacobson, Speaker
8:45 AM – 9:25 AM

Full-Scale Demonstration of Energy and Carbon-Efficient BNR
Pusker Regmi, Speaker
10:15 AM – 10:55 AM

Quantifying the Accuracy of Rainfall Spatial Interpolation Techniques
Nathan Foged, Speaker
11:00 AM – 11:40 AM

City of Boise Recycled Water Program Start Up (Phase 1)
Emily O’Morrow, Speaker
1:15 PM – 1:55 PM

Hitting the Curve Balls – A Water Resiliency Framework that Integrates Utility Investments, Communications, and Decision Making
Holly Tichenor, Rachel Garrett, Speakers
1:15 PM – 1:55 PM

Making Sense of it All: A User-Friendly Visualization Tool to Analyze Model Results
Thomas Suesser, Speaker
2:00 PM – 2:40 PM

Getting More for Less: The Benefits of Process Optimization
Richard Kelly, Lance Mason, Speakers
3:45 PM – 4:25 PM

The Tools to Combine Co-digestion with Existing Infrastructure to Flight Climate
Tim Mills, Christian Arisitzabal, Speakers
3:45 PM – 4:25 PM


Wednesday, September 14

Breathing Life into Retired Infrastructure for Wet weather Storage
Casey Gish, Speaker
8:00 AM – 8:40 AM

Leadership Lessons in Unexpected Places
Allison Hornak, Emily O’Morrow, Speakers
8:45 AM – 9:25 AM

Supporting a City for Everyone with DEI and Recycled Water
Andrea Hall, Erin Cox, Speakers
10:30 AM – 11:10 AM