April 01, 2019

Garver to present at Texas Water Conference

Eight of Garver’s water engineers will be leading technical presentations that touch on various aspects critical to the water and wastewater industry at this week’s Texas Water Conference in Houston.

The three-day event, billed as the largest regional gathering of water industry leaders, combines consultants, operators, vendors, and others to trade ideas on the latest technologies that help create sustainable water supplies in communities across Texas.

Garver will lead presentations on each day of the event, and on a wide variety of topics, including water reuse, wastewater treatment, utility management, research, and water quality.

A full list of Garver’s technical presentations:

April 3:

  • Director of Water Services Steve Jones, Ph.D., PE; Water Reuse Practice Leader Michael Watts, Ph.D., PE; Mitigating widespread, bio-active pesticides in an indirect potable reuse model; 3:30-4 p.m.

April 4:

  • Southeast Texas Water Team Leader Daniel Olson, PE; Leaner and Meaner: How One Utility Used Process Optimization to Cut WWRF Operating Costs in Half, with Howard Christian, City of Richmond; Mike Moody, City of Richmond; 9:30-10 a.m.
  • Project Manager Rusty Tate, PE; Process Modeling: A Streamlined Approach to Alternatives Evaluations for Utilities; 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Hydraulic Modeling Technologist Evan Tromble, Ph.D., PE; Bringing Order to the Chaos: Leveraging Detailed Urban Growth Planning in Master Plan Development; 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Water Practice Leader Zaid Chowdhury, Ph.D., PE; and Technologist Ashley Pifer, Ph.D., PE; Solving the Mystery of Manganese Riddle: A Systemic Solution Approach; 11:30 a.m.-noon.
  • Southeast Texas Water Team Leader Daniel Olson, PE; The Houston Demonstration Hub: How a Utility of the Future Plans for Continual Improvement through Technological Advancement, with Aisha Nian, PE, City of Houston; and Paul Zappi, PE, City of Houston; 4-4:30 p.m.
  • North Texas Water Team Leader Lance Klement, PE; Wholesale Meter Replacement Considerations, with Dakota Breaux, Upper Trinity Regional Water District; 4-4:30 p.m.

April 5:

  • Technologist Ashley Pifer, Ph.D., PE; Increased Protein-Like Fluorescence Provides Early Warning of Distribution System Nitrification, with Thien Do, University of Arkansas; Alfonso Morua, Dallas Water Utilities; Andrew Molly, City of Houston; and Julian Fairey, University of Arkansas; 11-11:30 a.m.

Garver is celebrating its centennial year in 2019. To learn more, visit our Centennial Celebration page.

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