Eleven members of the Geosyntec team gave podium, poster, or workshop presentations at the 84th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC 2011) , held Oct. 15-19 in Los Angeles. WEFTEC is North America's largest water quality exhibition and conference, with an annual attendance of more than 18,000 water and wastewater professionals.
For 2011, technical sessions and workshops focused on a variety of topics including collection systems; membrane technologies, plant operations, treatment, and management; regulations and research; residuals and biosolids; water recycling and more.
Presentations by Geosyntec scientists and engineers included:
Regional Applications of Multiple Strategies for Sustainable Water Resources Management
Cari Ishida (Chicago), Eric Strecker (Portland), Trent Stober (Missouri), Matt Bardol (Chicago), and Marcus Quigley (Boston - Metropolitan)
New Public Domain Technologies for Stormwater Quality Benefits: Structural Stormwater BMP Prioritization and Analysis Tool
Ken Susilo (Los Angeles) , W. Tam, K. Kaporis, S. Kharaghani
LID: Distributed Green Solutions
P. Daniels, A. Hagekhalil, S. Kharaghani, W. Tam, R. Vega, Ken Susilo (Los Angeles), Mark Hanna (Los Angeles), Christopher Wessel (Los Angeles)
Stormwater as a Resource: Rainwater Harvesting in Los Angeles
T. Erb, W. Tam, S. Kharaghani, Mark Hanna (Los Angeles), Aaron Poresky (Portland), Philip Reidy (Boston - Metropolitan)
Selecting Bioretention Media to Treat Stormwater to Meet Very Low Numeric Permit Limits of Emerging Contaminants
Shirley E. Clark, Robert Pitt, Brandon Steets (Santa Barbara)
Susilo also co-presented a poster, Westchester Rainwater Improvements to Protect Dockweiler Beach, which examined regional infiltration BMP design studies and analyses, and moderated the opening panel for a technical session focused on stormwater infrastructure in Los Angeles.