Protecting Water Supply

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 9:20 a.m.-2:25 p.m.
This session will focus on threats to drinking water supply and where it fits with restoration by developing appropriate  treatment technologies.

Key topic areas will include:

  • Regulatory Considerations
  • Situational Response to Threats
  • Monitoring and Public Communication
  • Demonstrated Treatment
  • Innovative and Emerging Technologies for Treatment

Patricia Reyes and John Horst, PE
9:20 a.m.

9:25 a.m.
Explaining 1,4-Dioxane Occurrence in America’s Public Water Supplies

Thomas Mohr, PG, Santa Clara Valley Water Distrcit, San Jose, CA

10:15 a.m.
11:05 a.m.

11:10 a.m.
Emerging Contaminants: Situational Management Staying Ahead of the Issue

Rich Royer, Ph.D.1, Joseph Quinnan, PE, PG2 and Allan Horneman, Ph.D.1, (1)Arcadis, Clifton Park, NY, (2)Arcadis, Novi, MI

11:35 a.m.
Lunch (Provided)

12:45 p.m.
Fate and Transport Modeling of PFOS in a Fractured Chalk Aquifer Towards a Large Scale Drinking Water Abstraction

Kelly S. Houston, PE1, Jeff Burdick2, Ian Ross, Ph.D.3, Jeffrey McDonough1, Erika Houtz, Ph.D.1 and Jonathan Miles4, (1)Arcadis, San Francisco, CA, (2)Arcadis, Newtown, PA, (3)Arcadis, Manchester, United Kingdom, (4)Arcadis, Leeds, United Kingdom

1:10 p.m.
Treating Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water: LADWP’s Planning and Design

Nicole Blute, Ph.D., PE1, Todd Rother, MBA, PE2, Kurt Wells, PE2, Christine Cotton, PE3 and Mark Trudell, PhD, PG, CHG4, (1)Hazen and Sawyer, Los Angeles, CA, (2)LADWP, Los Angeles, CA, (3)Arcadis, Los Angeles, CA, (4)Advisian, Costa Mesa, CA

1:35 p.m.
Treatment of Perfluorinated Compounds to Protect Two Drinking Water Supplies

Kyle Hay1, Blake Martin1 and Andrew Walker, E.I.T.2, (1)Weston & Sampson, Peabody, MA, (2)Weston & Sampson, Portsmouth, NH

2:00 p.m.
Contamination of Public Wells by Perfluorochemicals: How Three New Hampshire Utilities Approached the Problem.

Jeffrey Marts, PG and James Emery, Professional Geologist, Emery & Garrett Groundwater Investigations, LLC, Meredith, NH

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