2009 Idaho Water Reuse Conference
The 2009 Idaho Wastewater Reuse Conference, focusing on Reclaimed Water — A Sustainable Solution, was held May 13 and 14 in Boise, Idaho. The purpose of the conference was to bring together cities, counties, state and federal agencies, consultants, developers, industry experts, operators and other professionals to discuss wastewater reuse in Idaho and the West. The conference featured presentations and discussions on such topics as water rights, emerging contaminants of concern, and treatment technologies.
This was the fifth year of the Idaho Wastewater Reuse Conference. The planning group for this year's conference included DEQ, Brown and Caldwell, CH2M Hill, HDR, Forsgren Associates, Eagle Sewer District, SPF, and U.S. EPA.
May 13, 2009
- Strategic Planning for Wastewater Reuse Implementation and Operation, Blair Troutman, President, Blue Water Consulting, Inc., and Rob Ori, President, Public Resources Management Group, Inc.
- Recycled Water: A California Perspective, Jeff Stone, Unit-Chief, CDPH-Recycled Water
- Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disruptors: Implications for Water Sustainability, Shane Snyder, Ph.D., Project Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
- Myths and Legends of Pollutant Trading, Marti Bridges, TMDL Program Manager, Idaho DEQ
- Investing in Things That Matter: Getting What You Pay For, David Primozich, Executive Director, Willamette Partnership
- M3 Eagle: Reuse Opportunities in a Planned Community, Bill Brownlee, Partner M3 Companies; Holly Johnson, Principal Engineer, Stanley Consultants, Inc.; Ed Squires, Hydrologic President
- Talking About Water: Focus on Quality not History,Emily Callaway, CH2MHill
May 14, 2009
- City of Meridian Reclaimed Water Program, Tom Barry, Public Works Director, City of Meridian; Mark Mason, Boise Regional Office Engineering Manager, Idaho DEQ; Michael Murray, Vice President, HDR
- Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho Wastewater Reuse Implementation: The Long Road to Class A Reuse, Bradley Bjerke, P.E., and Robert Pharmer, P.E., Pharmer Engineering
- Technical and Legal Issues with Wastewater Reuse in Idaho, Brent Crowther, Division Manager, Forsgren Associates, and Rovert Harris, Attorney, Holden, Kidwell, Hahn & Crapo, P.L.L.C.
- Water Reuse and Desalination: Global Status and Forecast, Richard Atwater, President, WateReuse Association
- Rathdrum Prairie Wastewater Master Plan: How Reuse Can Protect a Sensitive Resource Aquifer, Paul A. Klatt, P.E., Senior Project Manager, J-U-B Engineers