Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Morning/Afternoon Sessions

Water & Wastewater Operations


 9:30 – 10:00               What’s New, What’s Not:  The Water and Wastewater Profession in 2022

                                     Cliff M. Keen, President, NJ Water Association, Borough of Red Bank

10:00 – 10:30               USDA Rural Development Loan and Grant Opportunities for Water

                               and Wastewater Utilities

                                       Deborah Tort, USDA Rural Development

11:00 – 11:30              Navigating Through the NJ State Revolving Fund (SRF)

                 Eleni Giannikopoulos, Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc.

11:30 - 12:00PM         Addressing NJ’s Water and Wastewater Operator Shortage: Apprenticeship

                                       Matthew Maffei, New Jersey Water Association


Water & Wastewater Operations


9:30 – 10:30                PFAS Treatment: Small and Large

                                    David Applegate, P.EKiely Family of Companies


11:00 – 12:00               Sampling Do’s & Don’ts & UCMR5: What to Expect

                                    Sharon Ercoliani, Cindy Brandecker - Garden State Laboratories, Inc.

 Ron Milke – Eurofins Eaton


                                       AGENDA – AFTERNOON EVENTS

Wednesday – October 19, 2022

Room - Grand Ballroom A


Water Operations

1:30 – 3:30                  2022 / 2023 Safe Drinking Water Act Regulatory Update:

Lead and Copper Rule Revisions, The Water Quality Accountability Act, Update on New Maximum Contaminant Levels, Licensed Operator Program, DWSRF Update, UCMR5, Current Regulatory Issues.

Kristin Tedesco, NJDEP Bureau of Water System Engineering
Leronda Aviles, NDEP Bureau of Water System Engineering

Wastewater Operations

1:30 – 3:30                  Predictive Maintenance Using Data – Remote Monitoring

                                   Ryan Booth, PSI Process


Offsetting Collection System Maintenance and Treatment Cost Through

Sampling and Analysis
        Robert Noel,
Monroe Township Utility Department.       

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - Morning/Afternoon Sessions

Water & Wastewater Operations


9:00 – 10:00              Preparing Your System for Emergencies and Potential Disruptions

                                  Gabrielle Minton, USEPA   

 10:30 – 11:15            Water and Wastewater Utilities and Their Impact on Source Water Protection

                                    Kathleen Hale,
NJWSA, Principal Watershed Protection Specialist

 11:15 – 12:00            Energy Conservation: Common Sense Methods for Lightening the Load v3.0

                                   David Applegate, P.E., Sustainability Director, Kiely Family of Companies


1:00 – 1:30               What You Need to Know During an Emergency

                                 Roger Budd, Barnegat Township



1:30 – 2:15                Corrosion Control: Potable Water Applications and

                                  Emerging Wastewater System Impacts
                                  Dave Linville
– AquaSmart, Inc.


2:15 – 3:00                Chemical Feed: Staying with the Flow

John Schwartz – USA Bluebook,