Program

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Registration
8:30 AM to 12 PM Pre-Conference AM Workshops (separate registration required)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Workshop Lunch ((ticket purchase required)
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM Pre-Conference PM Workshops (separate registration required)
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM Exhibition Reception – WCW Birthday Bash
5:00 PM to 5:30 First Timers’ Orientation
MEETINGS
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM WCW Board/Organizing Committee Lunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM WCW Board
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Registration
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Opening Breakfast, Sponsored by Stantec Consulting Ltd
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Conference Opening, Awards Presentations and Keynote
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Exhibition
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Best of the West Taste Test, Sponsored by ISL Engineering & Land Services
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch & ‘Learn on the Go’ with Exhibitors, Sponsored by the Municipal Service and Suppliers Association (MSSA)
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Field Tours (separate registration required)
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM Technical Program
2:00 PM ROUND TABLE Advanced Planning for a Successful Major Design-Build Project: The Winnipeg North End Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade Advanced Tertiary Filtration Helps Protect Canada’s (Arguably) Most Beautiful National Park
2:30 PM An Integrated Design of a Large Headworks Facility for the North End Sewage Treatment Plant Design-Build Project Are Metals The Next Wastewater Contaminant of Concern?
3:00 BREAK
3:30 PM Asset Management Water System Strategy – Moose Jaw Pilot Project Reduction of Trihalomethane Disinfection By-products in the Yellowhead Regional Water Co-op Village of Sedley Lagoon Expansion and Forcemain Realignment Compact, Easy to Operate Secondary Wastewater Treatment, for any size plant.
4:00 PM The Person, The Process, The Permit: A Dissection of Safety Removal of THMs by Diffused Aeration and Their Re-formation in Distribution System Virden Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades Current and Future Challenges for Municipalities to Achieve their Final Effluent Limits
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM Young Professional Pub Night Carbone Pizza (260 St. Mary Ave), Sponsored by Western Canada Section AWWA
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM Retro Night, Delta Hotel Grand Ballroom, Sponsored in part by Graham Construction
MEETINGS
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Past Presidents’ Lunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM WCS AWWA Board
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM MSSA AGM
7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Registration
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM WCS AWWA Breakfast, Sponsored by WSP Canada Inc
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Fresh Ideas Poster Contest
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Technical Program
9:00 AM Position Your Community for Successful Water and Wastewater Projects Algae – How To Prevent and Manage Treatment Issues Arising from Algae Blooms Cold Climate Nitrification Following Facultative Lagoons: From Pilot to Full-Scale Installation at Perth, ON Dewatered Biosolids Transportation – The City of Calgary Experience
9:30 AM Russell-Binscarth Regional Water System Assessing Filter Media Maintenance Requirements for the Edmonton Water Treatment Plants Construction Management Mechanics of a Large WWTP Upgrade Program Hydraulic Modeling (CFD)
10:00 AM Sanitary Rehabilitation for Canada’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange Benefits of Using Ionized Copper for Algae Control in Water Plants Does Sewage Smell Different Down Under? Green Field SBR CASS™: Case Study from Australia. Investigating the Removal of Pharmaceutical Substances from Wastewater by using Submerged Attached Growth Reactor ( SAGR™) in First Nation Communities in Manitoba
10:30 BREAK
11:00 AM Controlling Risk to Critical Infrastructure During Construction: Seine Riverbank Stabilization at the Branch 1 Aqueduct Implementation of Residuals Management Project – City of Lethbridge Water Treatment Plant Regional Wastewater System to Provide Environmental Stewardship While Allowing Development of Fast Growing Communities New Test Method for the Analysis of Total Nitrogen
11:30 AM Replacing the North Kildonan Feedermain by Horizontal Directional Drilling Investigation of Disposal or Recycling Options for Lime Sludge in the City of Selkirk’s Water Treatment Plant Live Switch-Out of 2,000 hp Aeration Blowers Results of Piloting Aerobic Granular Sludge Technology
12:00 The Sunrise Highway Aqueduct: Condition Assessment and Proposed Repurposing of a 109 Year Old Pipeline Landmark Water Treatment Plant: Process Selection & Pilot Results Winnipeg’s North End Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade: Meeting Future Nutrient Recovery and Reuse Regulations Building a SCADA System Using Cloud Computing and Cellular Communications – a.k.a. SCADA Anywhere
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM WCWEA Luncheon, Sponsored by KGS Group
2:00 PM to 5:30 PM Technical Program
2:00 PM Technically Safe: How Technical Controls Create Safety for Industrial Control Systems Measuring Membrane Performance in Water Treatment – Process Optimization De-Bunking Risk Resilience with a Risk-Based Maintenance Strategy Innovative Data Presentation Helps Identify Cause of High Final Effluent TSS
2:30 PM Sustainable? What Can My Data Tell Me? On The Topic of Rural Peruvian Water Systems: A Journey and Assessment Revamping BNR Training for Gen Y – From Teaching to Learning Intimate Knowledge of Existing Infrastructure Identifies Possible Cause of Simultaneous Compliant Coliform Levels in the UV Reactors and Non-Compliant Coliform Levels in the Outfall
3:00 PM What’s Going on in Your System? Using Electronic Tools for Utility Management Water Treatment Plant Selection by Manitoba Hydro for the Lower Nelson River Stations Lessons Learned From The Use Of A Business Process Maturity Approach To Improving Maintenance Capability Granular Sludge For Municipal Wastewater Treatment
3:30 BREAK
4:00 PM The Betty Lake Water Treatment Plant PLC and SCADA Upgrades Removal of THMs Precursors from High DOC and TDS Water by IBROM Process Long-Term Implementation Planning For Calgary’s Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure How Much Grit Can The Best Pre-Treatment Technologies Remove? It All Depends How You Measure It….
4:30 PM “Year in Review and What’s New at the Water Research Foundation” Ammonia Mixing System Developed Using CFD Analysis WEWPCC Grit Classifier Replacement – Small Capital Managed by Maintenance A Case Study of a Challenging Start Up: Greensboro, MD
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Gala Reception, Delta Hotel Grand Ballroom, Sponsored by Delco Water
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Gala Dinner, Delta Hotel Grand Ballroom (ticket purchase required)
MEETINGS
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM WCWEA Board
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM WCS AWWA MEDC
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Water for People
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM WCW Editorial Meeting
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Young Professionals Committee
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Joint Operators Committee
7:00 AM to 10:30 AM Registration
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Water For People Breakfast (ticket purchase required)
8:30 AM to 12 PM Technical Program
8:30 AM Emerging Technologies for Ensuring Validated Water Quality Measurements, Data Collection and Analysis A Rational Approach to Designing Spray Applied Polymeric Manhole Rehabilitation Products Sanitary Sewer Flushing Velocities And Operational Impacts Nitrification Upgrade Options for Earthen Basins
9:00 AM Evolution or Revolution? An 18 ML/d Full-Scale Trial of “MGF” – Membrane Gravity Filtration Retrofit Technology at the Lorne Park WTP A Success Story in Retrofitting a Flood Mitigation Project in Edmonton – Tawa Dry Pond & Conveyance Project St Clements HCA Wastewater Conveyance & Treatment Study Piloting MABR Technology at Goldbar’s Center of Excellence
9:30 AM Strategies for Handling Pipeline Settlement Cockburn and Calrossie Combined Sewer Relief Works – City of Winnipeg Planning Considerations for Capacity Upgrades to the Northeast Interceptor Sewer Red River Crossing in Winnipeg, MB Settling for Better WAS Thickening
10:00 BREAK
10:30 AM Success Story of Biofiltration from Piloting to Full-Scale Treatment Technology for Simultaneous Removal of Iron, Manganese and Ammonium from Low-Temperature Groundwaters Industrial Sized Flood Modelling: Detailed, Large Scale 2D Modeling in an Industrial Setting Studying the Impact of Microbial Induced Corrosion on Concrete in Wastewater Collection Systems Piloting side-stream deammonification MBBR at North End Water Pollution Control Centre
11:00 AM Refractory Radium Treatment of Tailings Water: A New Take on an Old Process Utilizing a High Density Survey 3D Laser Scanner for Surface Water Flow Modelling Sanitary Service/Lateral Sewer Lining Program – Candidate Selection Treatment Kinetics And Quantification of Cyanide
11:30 When Do You Need 2D Modelling? Integrated Approach for Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Large Diameter Pipes Used in the Conveyance of Sanitary and Storm Water Flows Compact, Easy to Operate Secondary Wastewater Treatment, for any size plant.
12:00 PM CLOSING BREAK, Sponsored by WCW19 Edmonton
Session Colour Legend
Wastewater Design and Construction Wastewater New Technology/Cutting Edge Water Asset Management Water Design and Construction
Wastewater Asset Management Wastewater Treatment Disinfection Byproducts Water New Technology/Cutting Edge
Wastewater Collection/Conveyance Storm Management Water Treatment
*Schedule subject to Change. Unless otherwise noted, events will be held at the RBC Convention Centre