Sessions List

WaterSmart Innovations 2014 Sessions

ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
W-1400
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma A
Quantifying Water Conservation Potential in Phoenix, AZ Part III - Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Sectors (PDF)
Darren Sversvold, City of Phoenix
W-1401
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma B
Involving Minorities in Water Conservation (PDF)
Nicole Lise, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1402
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma C
Water Loss Control as the Frontrunner in CA Energy Efficiency Programs (PDF)
Kate Gasner, Water System Optimization
W-1403
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma D
Edutainnment... Bringing Measurability to Behaviour Change (PDF)
Avi Djanogly, Gabi H2O
W-1404
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa A
Landscape and Outdoor Water Use: Soil Sponge as Water Conservation BMP (PDF)
Pam Berstler, G3, Green Gardens Group
W-1405
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa B
Educating the Next Generation about LID in Urban Landscapes (PDF)
Kristy Morris, Council for Watershed Health
W-1406
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa C
Results Are In - Water Smart Allocation and Tiered Rates Program (PDF)
Matthew Dickens, Valencia Water Company
W-1407
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa D
Effectiveness of Drought Code Restrictions on Single Family Residential Construction (PDF)
Mitchell Morgan, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1408
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma A
Interior-Exterior Water Use Program (PDF)
Val Little, Water Conservation Alliance of Southern Arizona
W-1409
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma B
Using Focus Groups for Feedback (PDF)
Stephanie Anagnoson, Castaic Lake Water Agency
W-1410
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma C
Water Loss Insanity – Small Town Gets Intense, Slashes Loss by 65% (PDF)
Will Jernigan, Cavanaugh Associates
W-1411
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma D
Where Can You See Water Disappearing Before Your Eyes? (PDF)
Esmie Avila, City of Avondale
W-1413
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa B
Taking Residential Water Efficiency to New Heights - Integration of Rainwater and Grey Water Harvesting (PDF)
Ralph Petroff, Nexus eWater Inc. and Tom Wood, Nexus eWater Inc.
W-1414
1:35pm - 2:05pm
The Water Conservation Opportunities Because of the Rapid Rise in Water and Sewer Rates (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, H.W.( Bill ) Hoffman and Associates LLC
W-1415
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa D
Using Water Efficiency Tool to Meet Environmental and Sustainability Goals (PDF)
Cindy Dyballa, Sligo Creek Resources
W-1416
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma A
Southern Nevada, Central Arizona, USBR, and MWD Partner on Innovative Grant Program (PDF)
William McDonnell, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
W-1417
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma B
WaterSmart Investments Beyond the Water (PDF)
Bryan Thornton, R & R Partners
W-1418
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma C
Georgia's Approach to Developing Performance Measures After 2 Years of More Than 200 Validated Water Audits (PDF)
Brian Skeens, CH2M HILL
W-1419
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma D
Linking Landscape Professional Training to Water Conservation - 20 Years of Smartscape (PDF)
Kaitlin Poe, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension,Maricopa County
W-1420
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa A
TWCA® Qualified Turfgrasses Provide up to 50% Water Savings (PDF)
Russ Nicholson, Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance
W-1421
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa B
Water Management - The Decision Making Process (PDF)
Randy White, The White Group Inc.
W-1422
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa C
Colorado Legislation Requiring High Efficiency Fixtures (PDF)
Greg Fisher, Denver Water Company
W-1423
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa D
What’s New With WaterSense Labeled Homes (PDF)
Jonah Schein, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
W-1424
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma A
The Commercial Dilemma: Why Commercial Water Audits are Hard and the Tool that Makes Them Easy (PDF)
Russ Sands, City of Boulder Public Works / Utilities
W-1425
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma B
Program Marketing – Low Cost New Approaches: Do Webinars Work? (PDF)
Alice Webb-Cole, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
W-1426
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma C
AWWA’s New and Improving Tools and Publications for Water Loss Control (PDF)
George Kunkel, Philadelphia Water Department
W-1427
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma D
Do More With Less Using GIS (PDF)
Suzanne Timani, ESRI
W-1428
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa A
Water Efficiency Around the World: Research & Program Updates (PDF)
Paul Lander, University of Colorado Boulder
W-1429
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa B
"Smart meters and leak alerts-A Sacramento Case Study" (PDF)
Peter Yolles, WaterSmart Software and William Granger, City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities
W-1430
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa C
Creating a Cost Effective Business Case for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Projects (PDF)
Kimberly Zunino, City of Santa Rosa
W-1431
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa D
North Street-An Integrated Solution for Stormwater Management (PDF)
John Hazlett, Williams Creek Consulting
W-1432
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma A
Dirt Cheap Water: The MWDOC WUE Master Plan - $415/AF - What? (PDF)
Joseph Berg, Municipal Water District of Orange County
W-1433
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma B
Partnership Development: Building and Expanding Message Exposure (PDF)
Luis Generoso, City of San Diego Public Utilities Department
W-1434
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma C
Statewide Water Loss Management Gets Creative to Leverage Long-Term Improvements (PDF)
Jason Bodwell, Georgia Environmental Finance Authority
W-1435
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma D
Putting a Value on the Environmental and Social Benefits of Water Efficiency (PDF)
Bill Gauley, Gauley Associates Ltd.
W-1436
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa A
Integrating Environmental and Social Factors for Understanding and Improving Irrigation Efficiency in Orange County, CA (PDF)
Neeta Bijoor, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling
W-1437
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa B
Harnessing the Energy Embedded in Water (PDF)
Amelia Nuding, Western Resource Advocates
W-1438
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa C
Water Smart From the Start: How to Integrate Land Use and Water Planning (PDF)
Drew Beckwith, Western Resource Advocates
W-1439
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa D
Priority Green Clarington – Field Testing Sustainability in New Homes (PDF)
Glen Pleasance, Region of Durham
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
T-1400
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma A
Water Conservation Lowers Rate Increases for Colorado Utility (PDF)
Peter Mayer, Water Demand Management
T-1401
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma B
Making a Splash with the WaterSense H2Otel Challenge (PDF)
Veronica Blette, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
T-1402
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma C
"Honey, I Shrunk the Water Budget": Bringing Best Practices to Single Family Homes (PDF)
Charles Bohlig, East Bay Municipal Utility District
T-1403
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma D
Long-Term Partnerships Provide One-of-a-Kind Water Education Programs for Tucson Youth (PDF)
Roberta Lopez-Suter, Tucson Water
T-1404
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa A
Water Budgets – The Right Tool for Drought Response (PDF)
Phillip Segura, Denver Water
T-1405
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa B
Can Soil Moisture Sensor Controllers Save Reclaimed Wastewater in Landscapes? (PDF)
Bernardo Cardenas, University of Florida
T-1406
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa C
Offsetting the Impact of New Development with Efficiency: A Review of Municipal Water Offset Policies Throughout the US (PDF)
Bill Christiansen, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1407
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa D
Suspect Measurement of Customer Consumption: Customer Metering Challenges in the Drinking Water Industry (PDF)
George Kunkel, Philadelphia Water Department
T-1408
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma A
The Non-Savers - An Evaluation Of Turf Conversion Properties That Don’t Save Water (PDF)
Toby Bickmore, Southern Nevada Water Authority and Hillery Francis, Southern Nevada Water Authority
T-1409
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma B
The 1980’s Called and They Want Their Leak Detection Publication Back! (PDF)
Joanne Toms, City of Glendale
T-1410
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma C
Low Income, High Performance: Getting Affordable Housing More Efficient (PDF)
Frank Kinder, Colorado Springs Utilities
T-1411
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma D
Communicating the Water-Energy Nexus in Public Outreach Programs (PDF)
Jo Miller, City of Glendale
T-1412
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa A
After the Initial Romance is Over, Do People Still Love Their Smart Controller? (PDF)
Dennis Gegen, Southern Nevada Water Authority and Sean Ainsworth, Southern Nevada Water Authority
T-1413
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa B
Developing Performance Ratings for Residential Greywater Recycling Systems (PDF)
Carl Robb, Canplas Industries Ltd.
T-1414
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa C
Conservation Rates: A Matrix for Scoring Water Utility Pricing Practices (PDF)
Ed Osann, Natural Resources Defense Council
T-1415
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa D
M-36 or Bust - The Story of Conducting Nearly 40 System Wide Water Audits on Small Water Providers (PDF)
Tracy Bouvette, Sustainable Practices
T-1416
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma A
Cool Tunes: Technology and Behavior for Maximizing Cooling Tower Savings (PDF)
Phil Paschke, Seattle Public Utilities
T-1417
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma B
Social Impact: How Social Media Is A Catalyst For Change (PDF)
Priscilla Segura, Central Basin Municipal Water District
T-1418
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma C
Golf Course Play Areas Study (PDF)
Kent Sovocool, Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
T-1419
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma D
Teachers Work with Professionals to Understand Tucson’s Water Distribution System (PDF)
Kerry Schwartz, Arizona Wet
T-1420
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa A
Attracting the “Right People” to Increase Outdoor Program Savings (PDF)
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
T-1421
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa B
Fiscal Sustainability in Uncertain Times: Desalination in San Diego (PDF)
Thomas Chesnutt, A & N Technical Services, Inc.
T-1422
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa C
Have We Just Harvested the Low Hanging Fruit? If so, Where Do We Go From Here? (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, H.W.( Bill ) Hoffman and Associates LLC
T-1423
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa D
New Tools for the Water Loss Tool Box: Helping North American Water Utilities Analyze Their Leakage (PDF)
Reinhard Sturm, Water Systems Optimization
T-1424
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma A
Can Smart Meters be Used To Encourage Water Conservation? (PDF)
Allen Berthold, Texas A&M University
T-1425
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma B
GIS as a Conservation Management Tool: 3-D Water Use Modeling and Conservation Asset Management and Marketing (PDF)
Matthew Dickens, Valencia Water Company
T-1426
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma C
Rocky Mountain High: Efficient Water Use for a Budding Industry (pun intended) (PDF)
Jeff Tejral, Denver Water Company
T-1427
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma D
Using Business Intelligence to Improve the Cost-Effectiveness of Residential Water Conservation Programs (PDF)
Hal Nelson, Claremont Graduate University
T-1428
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa A
Using Landscape Contractor Leaderboards to Nudge Urban Large Landscape Efficiency (PDF)
John Whitcomb, Waterfluence
T-1429
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa B
Delineating Between Direct, Indirect, and Natural Water Saving (PDF)
Bill Gauley, Gauley Associates Ltd.
T-1430
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa C
Mining for Revenue: Reducing Apparent Loss and Increasing Revenue Stability (PDF)
Kathy Nguyen, Cobb County Water System
T-1431
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa D
Is it Conservation, Efficiency, or the Economy? The Importance of Understanding Signals and Trends in Water Use (PDF)
Jack Kiefer, Hazen and Sawyer
T-1432
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma A
Supermarkets are Everywhere - Secure Phenomenal Water Savings (PDF)
Mark Gentili, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
T-1433
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma B
Opportunities with Social Media A Case Study Based on Publicizing Annual Conservation Film Contest (PDF)
Luis Generoso, City of San Diego Public Utilities Department
T-1434
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma C
Change the Course: A New Model of Conservation and Restoration (PDF)
Sandra Postel, National Geographic Society and Todd Reeve, Bonneville Environmental Foundation
T-1435
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma D
Yes, Virginia: Demand-Controlled Pumps do Make a Difference (PDF)
David Grieshop, Reality LLC
T-1436
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa A
Identifying Water Use Efficiency Opportunities for Large Landscapes with GIS, Part Deux (PDF)
Gary Tilkian, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1437
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa B
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: Data Loggers Dispel Water Use Discrepanices (PDF)
Cathy Rymer, City of Chandler and Deina Burns
T-1438
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa C
IMPORTANT 2014 UPDATE ON GREEN BUILDING CODES & STANDARDS…and Moving Toward Reducing Program ‘free riders’! (PDF)
John Koeller, Koeller and Company
T-1439
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa D
Tracking, Benchmarking, and Reporting Water-Loss in Wisconsin (PDF)
Denise Schmidt, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
T-1440
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma A
New IWA Best Practice Guide for Preparing Urban Water Use Efficiency Plans (PDF)
William Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management Inc. and Bruce Rhodes, Melbourne Water
T-1441
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma B
Water Conservation to Non English-Speaking Customers Through New Media (PDF)
Armando Salas, Green Media Creations
T-1442
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma C
Chasing Down High Water Use in Commercial Settings (PDF)
Jeff Sandberg, Portland Water Bureau
T-1443
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma D
Performance-Based Irrigation Management Incentives: Take Two (PDF)
Carlos Michelon, San Diego County Water Authority
T-1444
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa A
Where's the Water Going? Factors Related to Outdoor Water Use (PDF)
Morgan Shimabuku, Center for ReSource Conservation
T-1445
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa B
Let's Do Our Due Diligence Homework Before a High $$ Conservation Program, Instead of After! (PDF)
John Koeller, Koeller and Company
T-1446
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa C
Flexible Rates: Planning for a Revenue-Stable, Water -Efficient Future (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1447
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa D
Trending and Analysis of Multi-Year Validated Water Loss Audits in Georgia (PDF)
Will Jernigan, Cavanaugh Associates
T-1448
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma A
Quantifying CII Water Use Efficiency and Market Potential (PDF)
Lisa Krentz, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.
T-1449
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma B
Educating & Motivating Water Customers Through Social Media (PDF)
Jessica Woods, City of Round Rock
T-1450
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma C
Key Findings from Residential End Uses of Water Study Update (PDF)
Bill DeOreo, Aquacraft, Inc.
T-1451
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma D
Watts in a Drop of Water: Savings Opportunities at the Water-Energy Nexus (PDF)
Rachel Young, ACEEE
T-1452
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa A
Does Turf Removal Save Water? (PDF)
Kathy Ramos, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1453
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa B
Just When You Thought It was Safe to Get Back Into the Water.....Free Urinal Rebate Business (PDF)
William McDonnell, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1454
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa C
Energizing Water Efficiency: Applying Energy Efficiency Strategies to Water (PDF)
Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute
T-1455
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa D
PERC / ASFlow Report on Reduced Flows in Building Drains (PDF)
Pete DeMarco, The IAPMO Group
T-1456
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma A
Abbotsford’s Conservation Success Using Advanced Metering Infrastructure (PDF)
Brent Schmitt, City of Abbotsford
T-1457
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma B
Lights. Camera. Cash! Video Contests that Engage Students in Water (PDF)
Amy Talbot, RWA/Water Efficiency Program
T-1458
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma C
Key Findings from Residential End Uses of Water Study Update (PDF)
Bill DeOreo, Aquacraft, Inc.
T-1459
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma D
Water Conservation Processes that Recycle, Reuse and Treatment For Fracing (PDF)
John Williams, Williams Creek Consulting
T-1460
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa A
Water Savings of ET vs. Timed Water Applications (PDF)
Brian Vinchesi, Irrigation Consulting
T-1461
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa B
Evaluation of the Water Efficiency of the zHome Project (PDF)
Michael Brent, Cascade Water Alliance
T-1462
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa C
Incorporating Hot Water Use Efficiency into Ratings and Codes (PDF)
Gary Klein, Gary Klein and Associates
T-1463
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa D
Estimating and Incorporating Trends in Water Efficiency into Water Demand Forecasts for New York City (PDF)
Jack Kiefer, Hazen and Sawyer
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
F-1401
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma A
Driving Conservation: A Water Use Dashboard Road Trip (PDF)
Brittany Xiu, University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
F-1402
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma B
Water Conservation 2.0—Large Scale Technology Upgrades for Existing Inspection Programs (PDF)
Kate Gardner, Center for ReSource Conservation
F-1403
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma C
Where Do We Go from Here as a Region? Case Study on Quantifying the Economic Recovery and Future Conservation Strategy (PDF)
Andree Johnson, Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency
F-1404
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma D
Getting Smart About the Colorado River Basin: Research Trends (PDF)
Kelly Kopp, Utah State University
Paul Lander, University of Colorado Boulder
Peter Mayer, Water Demand Management
F-1405
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma A
Climate Change (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management
F-1406
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma B
Water Efficiency in the Colorado River Basin: Closing the Gap (PDF)
Cindy Dyballa, Sligo Creek Resources
F-1407
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma C
Overcoming Barriers to Joint Water-Energy Efficiency Programs (PDF)
Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute
F-1408
CANCELLED
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma D
CANCELLED Changing Technologies, Changing Demands
Ashley Garrett, Niagara Conservation

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