Sessions List

WaterSmart Innovations 2009 Sessions

ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
W-1001
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma A
Water and Energy Efficiency Program for CII Customers in Southern California
Amy Campbell, Bureau of Reclamation
W-1002
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma B
WaterSense®: Expanding Public/Private Collaboration to Reduce Outdoor Water Use
Allison Hogge, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
W-1003
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma C
Commercial Water Bottling Extractions: What's Conservation got to do with It?
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc
W-1004
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma D
Training Water Conservation Practitioners of the Future
Deborah Green, American Water Works Association
W-1005
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa A
Water Conservation Policy: An Evaluation of Landscape Water Regulations
Bill Hoffman, H.W.(Bill) Hoffman & Associates, LLC
W-1006
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa B
Alternate On-Site Sources of Water - The New Green Build Buzz & Much More
Bill Hoffman, H.W.(Bill) Hoffman & Associates, LLC
W-1007
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa C
The Pro and Cons of New Mexico GPCD Methodology and Calculator
Cheri Vogel
W-1008
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa D
Trends in Sustainable Stormwater Management (or A Tale of Two Cities)
Kerry Blind, Ecos Environmental Design, Inc
W-1009
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma A
Water Efficiency of Products: Certification and Labeling Measures in Portugal
Carla Pimentel-Rodrigues and Armando Silva-Afonso
W-1010
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma B
Smart Water Application Technologies (SWAT): 2009 Update
Brian Vinchesi, Irrigation Consulting, Inc.
W-1011
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma C
Drainline and system implications of reduced flows from high efficiency fixtures
Dr. Steve Cummings
W-1012
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma D
Putting HERO in Customer Service
Carrie Lee, Herndon Solutions Group
W-1013
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa A
Quantifying Effective Rain When Automating Landscape Irrigation Water Management
Steven Moore
W-1014
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa B
Development of a Standard Cistern Program Agenda for Use through Public-Private Partnerships
David Bracciano
W-1015
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa C
Transforming Water: Water Efficiency as Stimulus and Long-Term Investment
Thomas Chesnutt, A & N Technical Services, Inc. and Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
W-1016
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa D
Let's Go Green! A Brief Overview of North American Green Building Programs and their Water Efficiency Elements
John Koeller
W-1017
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma A
Australia and Water: Lessons for the U.S.
Julian Gray, Australia's Smart Approved WaterMark
Julian Gray, Australia's Smart Approved WaterMark
Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd, Rain Bird
W-1018
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma B
Partnering with the Green Industry - Making Conservation Successful
Warren Gorowitz, Ewing
W-1019
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma C
The GPCD Evaluation Challenge Solutions to the Simple Math Complication
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
W-1020
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma D
Reducing Outdoor Water Demand of Residential High Water Users.
Juan Soulas, San Antonio Water System
W-1021
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa A
The Inherent Drought Response Flexibility in Irrigated Landscapes
Stephen Smith
W-1022
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa B
Promoting Rainwater Harvesting for Water Supply
Miguel Ángel Córdova Rodríguez
W-1023
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa C
Santa Monica's Green Building Ordinance
Russell Ackerman
W-1024
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa D
Integrating Site with Water- True Sustainability Can Only be Achieved by Linking Water with Land Use
George Radnovich
W-1025
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma A
What's next? Direct stall opportunities beyond low-flow spray valve programs.
Bing Tso, SBW Consulting
W-1026
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma B
Understanding the Role of Social Media in Public Involvement
Sarah Katz, Katz & Associates
W-1027
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma C
Saving Water Saves Energy and Our Climate: A How-To on Estimating Greenhouse Emissions Reductions from Water Conservation
Jenny Gain, Brown and Caldwell and Lisa Maddaus, Brown and Caldwell
W-1028
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma D
Guiding Water Conservation: Implementation of a Water Use Calculator
Mark Cassalia, Xeriscape
W-1029
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa A
Landscape Financial and Environmental Life-cycle Cost
Jenny Gain, Brown and Caldwell and Lisa Maddaus, Brown and Caldwell
W-1030
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa B
Design Guidelines for Large Rainwater and Stormwater Harvesting Schemes
Guenter Hauber-Davidson, Water Conservation Group
W-1031
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa C
ICC Green Code-Safe and Sustainable by the Book
Lee Clifton, ICC
W-1032
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa D
How the Integrated Design Process can Improve Both Energy and Water Efficiency Using Both Local and National Examples
Ray Lucchesi and Mike Ogden
W-1033
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma A
Integrating Man-Power and Technology in order to Implement Tiered Rate Water Budgets: Irvine Ranch Water District Los Alisos Water District Case Study
Natalie Likens
W-1034
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma B
Phoenix In-Home Visits Social Marketing Program
Annette Humm Keen and David Keen, BBC Research & Consulting
W-1035
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma C
Connecting the Dots - Water and Energy: Reducing Our Footprint While Sustaining Our Communities
Steve Lehtonen, Green Plumbers
W-1036
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma D
Lessons Learned from the Introductory Landscape & Irrigator Training
Juan Soulas, San Antonio Water System
W-1037
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa A
Innovations in Providing ET Data throughout California
Fiona Sanchez
W-1038
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa B
Rainwater Harvesting in Oregon
Jill Hoyenga, Water Management Services
W-1039
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa C
Utilizing a Water Credit Program to Help Protect Groundwater Reserves
Richard Williamson, Borrego Water District
W-1040
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa D
Water Resources & Sustainable Community Efforts
Suzi Zakowski, Audubon International
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
T-1001
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma A
Ontaro Cares - Substainable Landscaping in Residential Redevelopment Areas
Lisa Morgan-Perales, Inland Empire Utilities Agency
T-1002
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma B
So You Think You're SMART? Overcoming Objections to Installing SMART Irrigation Technologies
Chris Wright
T-1003
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma C
Green Roof at the Cannon Office Building in Washington, DC Does More Than Just Reduce Storm Water Run-Off
Paul Bassett
T-1004
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma D
The Value of Student Education Programs
Kristeen Ramirez, Cucamonga Valley Water District
T-1005
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa A
On-Line Landscape Water Budgets In Santa Barbara, CA
Allison Jordon and Julio Sanchez, ConserVision Consulting
T-1006
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa B
Implementing Sustainable Stormwater Management
Skip Graffa
T-1007
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa C
A Balanced Approach to Water Conservation: Removing Barriers and Maximizing Benefits
Thomas Chesnutt, A & N Technical Services, Inc. and Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1008
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa D
Residential Hot Water Distribution Systems (Part 1)
Gary Klein, Affiliated International Management, LLC
T-1009
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma A
Water Use in New and Existing Homes in the United States
Peter Mayer
T-1010
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma A
Why Do Efficient Irrigation Technologies Sit on the Shelf?
Andrew Smith, Irrigation Association
T-1011
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma C
Agriburbia:Water Efficient and Sustainable Landscape
Carman Skeehan, TSR Group
T-1012
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma D
Water Scene Investigators - A School-based Water Audit Program
Candice Rupprecht, University of Arizona and Kerry Schwartz
T-1013
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa A
Direct Implementation of a Landscape Improvement Program
Joe Berg
T-1014
10:05am - 10:30am
Napa B
Graywater Treatment and Reuse - Update on Package Systems and Their Permitting
John Koeller
T-1015
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa C
The USA Needs to Separate Water Policy from Energy Policy, & Create a DOW Dept of Water that Parallels the DOE Dept of Energy
Marilyn Crenshaw
T-1016
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa D
Residential Hot Water Distribution Systems (Part 2)
Gary Klein, Affiliated International Management, LLC
T-1017
10:40am - 11:10am
Conservation is Good for Business Developing Conservation Profit Programs
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
T-1018
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma B
Metropolitan's Public Sector Water Efficiency Program
Alice Webb-Cole, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1019
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma C
Building a Sustainable Future by Embracing Water
Mark O'Hara
T-1020
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma D
Arizona Water Festivals: Student Learning Through Community Engagement
Holly Thomas-Hilburn, Arizona Water Festivals
T-1021
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa A
Harnessing the Power of the Web for Landscape Water Savings
Nick Mrvos, Irvine Ranch Water District
T-1022
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa B
Complete Wastewater Beneficial Reuse (No Discharge) and Roof Runoff Reuse
Pio Lombardo, Lombardo Associates, Inc.
T-1023
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa C
Benchmarking Water Demands - Comparing Apples to Apples
Bill Gauley, Veritec Consulting Inc.
T-1024
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa D
Water Management in Masco Home Services, Inc.'s Environments For Living® Certified Green Program
Craig Selover, Masco Corporation
T-1025
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma A
Dry Ice: Water Conservation In Cooling Tower Systems
Jason Millheim, Denver Water Conservation
T-1026
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma B
The California Water Smart Irrigation Controller Project- Results and Perspective on the Largest Field Study of an Important Emerging Technology
Alice Webb-Cole, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1027
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma C
Energy Savings and Air Quality Benefits from the Santa Clara Valley Water District‘s Water Use Efficiency Programs
Hossein Ashktorab, Ph.D, Santa Clara Valley Water District
T-1028
11:15am - 11:45am
City of Dallas Water Utilities: Using Digital Technology to Reach New Audiences
Carole Davis, City of Dallas Water Utilities
T-1029
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa A
Data Mining San Diego's Five Years of Commercial Landscape Audits Shows the Pros and Cons of the Audit Program
JoEllen Jacoby
T-1030
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa B
Full Circle Water
Lorne Haveruk, DH Water Management
T-1031
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa C
Building towards Water Efficiency: Policy Innovation and Education in New and Existing Homes
Elizabeth Hendricks, University of Waterloo
T-1032
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa D
Faucets and Fittings: Restroom Solutions for Sustainable Design
Frank Lastowski
T-1033
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma A
WaterSense Partners of the year panel discussion
Stephanie Thornton
T-1034
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma B
Use Only What You Need: Denver Water's Campaign to Create a Culture of Conservation
Teri Chavez, Denver Water
T-1035
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma C
Promoting Water and Energy Efficiency Simultaneously
Diana Pape, AWWA Water Conservation Division
T-1036
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma D
Et vs. Eto: Why Water Budgets are Wasting Water
Chris Brown
T-1037
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa A
Climatologically-based Irrigation Controller Bench Testing in Florida
Stacia Davis
T-1038
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa B
A Status Report: The IAPMO Green Plumbing and Mechanical Supplement
David Viola, IAPMO
T-1039
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa C
Memorandum of Understanding on Plumbing Research
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1041
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma A
WaterSense Partners of the year panel discussion
Stephanie Thornton
T-1042
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma B
Shut Your Tap! Campaign: Using Social Marketing in Conservation Planning
Valerie Howard, Central Basin Municipal Water District
T-1043
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma C
Partnering with Non-Profits to reduce Water Consumption by 15%
Jason Millheim, Denver Water Conservation
T-1044
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma D
Managing Regional Water Supply Shortages in the Tampa Bay Area
Lisa Krentz
T-1045
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa A
Los Angeles in 2020, A Field Report
Laurence Budd
T-1046
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa B
How Much Water Does a Swimming Pool Use
Russell Horner, Water Management, Inc
T-1047
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa C
Denver Water - Xcel Energy - GreenPlumbers Partner to PLUMB GREEN, SAVE BLUE
Megan Lehtonen
T-1048
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa D
Water Meters: The Good, The Bad and The Reality
Lonnie Burke, Resource Wise
T-1049
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma A
Rain, Rain Don't Go Away: Capturing Water Savings One Rain Barrel at a Time
Lisa Maddaus, Brown and Caldwell and Carolyn Sawai, Honolulu BWS
T-1050
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma B
Selling Behavior Change: Examining Social Marketing Approaches for Water Conservation and Beyond
Tony Silva, ICF Consulting
T-1051
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Capitalizing on Behavioral Economics to Save Water and the Planet
Linda Dethman
T-1052
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma D
Water and Energy Savings in the CII Sector
Sean McNeil and Daniel Muelrath, City of Santa Rosa
T-1053
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa A
Analysis of Selecting a Sustainable Irrigation System
Michael Igo
T-1054
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa B
Understanding Water Harvesting in Commercial Buildings
John Bauer
T-1055
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa C
Breaking Down Barriers To Generate Sustainable Water Solutions
Eliza Jane Whitman, Parson's Water & Infrastructure
T-1056
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa D
The Evolution of Water Reuse in Florida
Jo Ann Jackson
T-1057
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma A
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Water Conservation Programs
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1058
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma B
Social Marketing is a Start. Next Step: Social Norm Marketing for Water Efficiency
Jeffery Hoffman
T-1059
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma C
Water Scarcity and Energy: The Nexus Strengthens
Ed Borromeo
T-1060
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Correlating Urban Water Demand, Remotely Sensed Surface Temperature and Vegetation in an Arid Environment
Eve Halper
T-1061
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa A
An Outdoor Sustainalit-ini: One Part Landscape,One Part Irrigation Improvements
Nathan Adams
T-1062
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa B
High-Efficiency vs. Non-Water Urinals
Bill Gauley, Veritec Consulting Inc.
T-1063
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa C
Securing Water for Environmental Purposes
Dr. Sharon B. Megdal, University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
T-1064
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa D
Approach to Conserve Power & Water in Southern California
Andy Slack, Spot Water Management, Inc.
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
F-1001
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma A
The Watering Group Assistant Study Prototype Devices for Assuring Compliance with Watering Restrictions
Kent Sovocool, SNWA
F-1002
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma B
Giving your consumers a voice - Conservation and Social Media
Park Howell
F-1003
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma C
Accelerating Water Efficiency: Learning From California's Energy Efficiency Success
Ronnie Cohen, Natural Resource Defense Council
F-1004
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma D
Comprehensive Water Use and Customer Characterization for Efficiency and Shortage Planning
Adam Miller, City of Phoenix Water Services
F-1005
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa A
The Role of the Landscape Contractor to Conserve Water
Richard Restuccia, ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance
F-1006
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa B
Device Driven Utility Partnerships Pilot Program: Food Steamers - Lesson Learned
Amy McNulty, Irvine Ranch Water District
F-1007
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa C
Development of a Strategic Wholesale Provider Water Conservation Implementation Plan: Lower Colorado River Authority‘s Innovative Approach
Nora Mullarkey, Lower Colorado River Authority
F-1008
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa D
Tracking Construction Water Using AMR
Michael Wilson, City of North Las Vegas
F-1009
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma A
Meeting California Model Landscape Ordinance for Large Landscape Area
Philip Regli, Hydroearth
F-1010
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma B
Be a Dribble. Conserve: A Targeted Water Conservation Campaign
Tamaron Hunt, AgriLife Urban Solutions Center
F-1011
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma C
Regional Goal Setting for Water Recycling: Balancing the Use of Potable and Recycled Waters in Parallel with Conservation to Meet Community Needs.
Sean Goldwasser, Black & Veatch
F-1012
9:35am - 10:05am
Locating Vegetation in the Las Vegas Valley Using Remote Sensing
Judith Brandt, SNWA
F-1013
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa A
Landscape Market Transformation— 10 Years Later A Snapshot of What We Have Accomplished And Next Steps
Rick Sabbag
F-1014
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa B
Condensate - Free Water
Phil Weynand, San Antonio Water System
F-1015
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa C
The Cost of Water: Saving Water, Setting Rates, and Sustainability
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
F-1016
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa D
Advances in the Integration of Acoustic Leak Detection With Fixed Network AMI Systems Provide a New Level of Achievement in Water Resource Management.
Laura Wainwright, Aclara
F-1017
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma A
City of Henderson‘s Turf Removal Loan Program – One Year Later
Danielle Ball
F-1018
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma B
Irrigation: Problem or Opportnity? - A Point/Counterpart Conversation About Outdoor Water Use
Tim Malooly
F-1019
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma C
The Water-Energy-Carbon Footprint Connection
Gary Klein, Affiliated International Management, LLC
F-1020
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma D
Living Within Our Means: A Case Study of One Household's Water and Energy Use in Melbourne
Broderick Street, Department of Sustainability and Environment
F-1021
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa A
Urban Dams— Decentralizing Water Supply and Management
Tara Reynaud
F-1022
10:10am - 11:10am
Napa B
Medical Facilities and Laboratories Offer Huge Savings Opportunities
Bill Hoffman, H.W.(Bill) Hoffman & Associates, LLC
F-1023
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa C
EPA –A Leader in Water Conservation, Reducing its Flow One Facility at a Time
Dexter Johnson
F-1024
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa D
Utilizing Reclaim Water in Cooling Tower and Air Scrubber Equipment
Marti Adams, Sandia National Laboratories
F-1025
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma A
Water Conservation Program Planning: Will Customers Pay More for Less?
James Brezack
F-1026
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma B
Irrigation: Problem or Opportunity?
Allison Hogge, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
F-1027
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma B
Creating Sustainable Solutions to Water and Energy Challenges
Kyle Okamura
F-1028
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma D
Valuable Lessons in Audits for the CII Sector: A Public/Private Collaboration
David Isaacson, WaterWise Consulting, Inc.
F-1029
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa A
Comparison of Catch Can and Multi–Depth Soil Moisture Distribution Uniformity
Douglas Kieffer
F-1030
10:45am - 11:45am
Medical Facilities and Laboratories Offer Huge Savings Opportunities
Bill Hoffman, H.W.(Bill) Hoffman & Associates, LLC
F-1031
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa C
Sustainable Economic Stimulus Requires Decentralized Water Treatment Systems
Will Kirksey, Worrell Water Technologies
F-1032
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa D
Private Sewer Utilities - Filling the Void
Anish Jantrania, NCS Water Solutions

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