Sessions List

WaterSmart Innovations 2017 Sessions

Sessions for 2017

ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
W-1698
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Sonoma A
SWAT Roundtable meeting (PDF)
W-1699
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Napa A
Towards Net Zero Water in LEED: A Forum on Whole Project Water Use
W-1700
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sonoma A
Cooling Tower Upgrades Save 10,000,000 Gallons of Water per Year (PDF)
Darren Sversvold, City of Phoenix
W-1701
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sonoma B
Sustainable Water Allocation: One City's Solution (PDF)
Cathy Rymer, City of Chandler
W-1702
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sonoma C
Submetering and Leak Detection Advancements Cut Water Usage in Half (PDF)
Don Millstein, H20 Degree
W-1703
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sonoma D
30+ Years of Water Efficiency Progress - But What is the Likely Future? (PDF)
John Koeller, Koeller and Company
W-1704
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Napa A
A New Ballgame: Empowering Homeowners to Score Landscape Water Savings (PDF)
Joni German, San Diego County Water Authority
W-1705
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Napa B
Application of Artificial Intelligence as Floods' Early Warning Tools
Mohammed Seyam, University College of Technology Sarawak
W-1706
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Napa C
A New Era: Refocusing the California Urban Water Conservation Council (PDF)
W-1707
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Napa D
Metrics Beyond The Meter: Evaluating Tucson's Water Harvesting Program (PDF)
Candice Rupprecht, Tucson Water
W-1708
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Sonoma A
Managing Conservation Programs within Different Generation Groups (PDF)
Sarah Fleury, Castic Lake Water Agency
W-1709
1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Sonoma B
Making Waves in the Utility Sector: Cloud-based Solutions (PDF)
W-1710
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Sonoma C
A Non-Revenue Water Tale of Five Cities (PDF)
Will Jernigan, Cavanaugh & Associates, P.A.
W-1711
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Sonoma D
Water Efficiency at Ted's Montana Grill: Piloting AWE's Restaurant Guide (PDF)
Jennifer Carlile, City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability
W-1712
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Napa A
AWE/American Water/Rachio - Peak Day Water Use Reduction Study (PDF)
Peter Mayer, WaterDM
W-1713
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Napa B
Domestic Hot Water Distribution Challenges in Multi-Family Construction (PDF)
Karla Butterfield, Steven Winter Associates,Inc.
W-1714
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Napa C
Taking the Temperature on Drought Response Effectiveness (PDF)
Andree Johnson, Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency
W-1715
1:40 pm - 2:10pm
Napa D
Managing Stormwater at a Residential Level (PDF)
Doug Pushard, Harvest H2O
W-1716
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Sonoma A
Targeted Site Visit Research Study (PDF)
W-1717
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Sonoma B
Innovative Campus Upgrades – Schools Pave the Road to Efficiency (PDF)
Darren Sversvold, City of Phoenix
W-1718
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Sonoma C
Impact of Largest Water Audit Validation Program in the Nation (PDF)
Kate Gasner, Water Systems Optimization
W-1719
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Sonoma D
Useful Perspectives from the International Water Community (PDF)
Lisa Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management
W-1720
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Napa A
Testing & Performance of Pressure Regulating Spray Sprinkler Bodies (PDF)
Michael Dukes, University of Florida
W-1721
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Napa B
24 X 7 Water Supply by Using Existing Resources
Sidramappa Dharane, Sveris College of Engineering Pandharpur
W-1722
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Napa C
Big Data and the Future Of Water Management (PDF)
Patrick Atwater, ARGO Labs
W-1723
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Napa D
Satellite Savings: GIS & the Army Reserve Rainwater Harvesting Strategy (PDF)
Trey Lewis, U.S. Army Reserve Installation Management Directorate
W-1724
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Sonoma A
Cleaning up on Conservation (PDF)
Shawn Sosa, Santa Rosa Water
W-1725
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Sonoma B
Selling Residential Water Efficiency: The MLS Green Features Addendum (PDF)
Frank Kinder, Colorado Springs Utilities
W-1726
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Sonoma C
Lights, Camera, Action Plan: The Los Angeles Water Loss Task Force (PDF)
W-1727
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Sonoma D
Changing the Landscape In a Small City Through Conservation Education (PDF)
Gail Donaldson, City of Allen
W-1728
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Napa A
AWE Landscape Transformation - Improving Outdoor WUE Programs (PDF)
Thomas Chesnutt, A & N Technical Services, Inc.
W-1729
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Napa B
Cost Effective Household Pollutant Remover
Jeyapalan Selvaretnam, Advanced Technology Institute
W-1730
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Napa C
The Drought: An IOU's Approach to Achieving Mandatory Conservation  (PDF)
Kurt Elvert, San Jose Water Company
W-1731
3:55 pm - 4:25 pm
Napa D
Rainwater and Graywater Myth Busters (PDF)
Patrick Dickinson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
W-1732
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Sonoma A
Performance-Based Incentives Encore – Are Custom Projects Saving Water? (PDF)
W-1733
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Sonoma B
Sustainable or Greenwashed: Creating Balanced Landscapes (PDF)
Bryce Carnehl, Hunter Industries
W-1734
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Sonoma C
Largest Water Loss TAP in the Nation – What's Been Done, and What's Next (PDF)
Sue Mosburg, Sweetwater Authority
W-1735
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Sonoma D
Smart Controller Pilot - Don't Set It and Forget It (PDF)
Tim York, Aurora Water Conservation
W-1736
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Napa A
The Internet of Things: From Faucet to Farm (PDF)
W-1737
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Napa B
Net Blue National Ordinance: Making New Development Water Neutral (PDF)
Bill Christiansen, Alliance for Water Efficiency
W-1738
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Napa C
Dealing with Consumption Data Outliers During Conservation Planning (PDF)
John Clayton, Hazen and Sawyer
W-1739
4:35 pm - 5:05 pm
Napa D
SURVEY SAYS - "People Blank Their Rain Barrel" (PDF)
Bill McDonnell, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
T-1697
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Napa A
AWWA Water Conservation Committees Roundup
T-1698
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Sonoma A
Ensuring A Water Sustainable Future Through Digital Customer Engagement and Smart Analytics
Blake Eubanks, Smart Energy Water
T-1699
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sonoma C
Conservation Through Innovation
T-1700
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Sonoma A
Measuring How Showers "Feel" on the Skin to Promote Low Flow Showerheads (PDF)
Bill Gauley, Gauley Associates, Ltd
T-1701
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Sonoma B
Water – Use It Wisely's Drab to Fab Backyard Rehab Promotion & Contest (PDF)
Donna DiFrancesco, City of Mesa
T-1702
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Sonoma C
A Wild West Tale: Debunking the Myth That Conservation Increases Rates (PDF)
Candice Rupprecht, Tucson Water
T-1703
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Sonoma D
H20 Conservation Education That Works: All About the TEKS
William Nahas, City of Allen
T-1704
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa A
Metering Non-Potable Water: 5 -Year Study of Urban Irrigation Efficiency (PDF)
Joanna Endter-Wada, Utah State University
T-1705
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa B
Got Ag? San Diego WUE Programs for the Ag Sector (PDF)
Michele Shumate, San Diego County Water Authority
T-1706
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa C
RESNET Water Efficiency Rating (WER) Index Update (PDF)
Jacob Atalla, KB Homes
T-1707
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa D
Making Commercial Benchmarking Accessible (PDF)
Becky Fedak, Brendle Group
T-1708
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Sonoma A
The Future of Blue is Green: Predesigned Gardens Spur Landscape Change (PDF)
Natalie Antonucci, Center for ReSource Conservation
T-1709
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Sonoma B
How we got 10,000 Facebook Followers (PDF)
Clint Wolfe, Texas A&M Agilife Water University
T-1710
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Sonoma C
Water Use in the Multifamily Residential Sector (PDF)
Jack Kiefer, Hazen and Sawyer
T-1711
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Sonoma D
QWEL: Tales from Two Adopting Organizations (PDF)
Carrie Pollard, Sonoma County Water Agency
T-1712
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Napa A
You Can't Play Soccer In a Perennial Bed: The Case for Turf In Sustainable Landscapes (PDF)
Paul Johnson, Utah State University Center for Water Efficient Landscaping
T-1713
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Napa B
Does On-Site Potable Reuse Have a Role in Water Sustainability? (PDF)
Adam Arnold, Tangent Company LLC
T-1714
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Napa C
Regulated Conservation Planning: Comparing Formal & Informal Processes (PDF)
Jonathan Kleinman, AIQUEOUS,LLC
T-1715
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Napa D
Garden On Eden: A Demonstration of Watershed Landscaping (PDF)
Gregory Bundesen, Sacramento Suburban Water District
T-1716
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Sonoma A
The New EPA Water Score (PDF)
Jonah Schein, WaterSense-U.S.EPA
T-1717
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Sonoma B
Creating a Conservation Pledge Campaign On a Duct Tape Budget (PDF)
Joshua Palmer, Utah Division of Water Resources
T-1718
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Sonoma C
Colorado River Basin: A Common Understanding of Conservation Planning? (PDF)
Cindy Dyballa, Sligo Creek Resources
T-1719
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Sonoma D
Approaches to Demand & Conservation Forecasts and Dealing with Data Gaps (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management Inc.
T-1720
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Napa A
Soil Moisture Sensor Performance in Homes Watering with Reclaimed Water (PDF)
Bernard Cardenas, University of Florida
T-1721
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Napa B
"The Hidden Reservoir”- Diversifying Supply Through Land Use Planning (PDF)
Becky Fedak, Brendle Group
T-1722
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Napa C
Best Practices for Water Conservation Management: Prescriptive or Budget (PDF)
Bryce Carnehl, Hunter Industries
T-1723
10:20 am - 10:50 am
Napa D
Energy Efficiency as a Water Conservation Resource (PDF)
David Ribeiro, American Council for Energy Efficient Economy
T-1724
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sonoma A
Results from Four Dipper Well Monitoring and Replacement Projects (PDF)
Michael Slater, Frontier Energy,Inc.
T-1725
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sonoma B
Why Consumers Don't Care About Wasting Water and What We Can Do About It (PDF)
Suzanne Shelton, Shelton Group
T-1726
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sonoma C
M&V Guidelines, Water Retrofits, & NextGeneration PPPs for Public Sector (PDF)
Jorge Figueroa, Western Resource Advocates
T-1727
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sonoma D
Plants: Why Won't You Take A Good Photo? (PDF)
Stephanie Anagnoson, Castaic Lake Water Agency
T-1728
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Napa A
Grow Power: Cultivating a Public-Private Partnership (PDF)
Kristin Bowman, East Bay Municipal Utility District
T-1729
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Napa B
Past & Future From an Engineer that has 50 Years of Experience (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, H.W.(Bill) Hoffman & Associates,LLC
T-1730
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Napa C
The Codification of Water Ratings: A Case Study (PDF)
Doug Pushard, Harvest H2O
T-1731
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Napa D
Water Conservation in Urban Communities: How the SNWA does it (PDF)
Jared Bilberry, Southern Nevada Water Authority
T-1732
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Sonoma A
Pressure Off Your Line is Pressure Off Your Mind (PDF)
Lisa Morgan-Perales, Inland Empire Utilities Agency
T-1733
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Sonoma B
Water Smart City Challenge: Leveraging Outreach Opportunities (PDF)
Patty Cortez, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
T-1734
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Sonoma C
Monitor My Use: Tales from an AMI web portal (PDF)
Liesel Hans, Fort Collins Utilities
T-1735
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Sonoma D
Comparison of Pattern Recognition and Auto Regressive Models for Short-Term Urban Water Demand Forec (PDF)
Paulo Oliveira, University of Cincinnati- UCOWR Scholarship Recipient
T-1736
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Napa A
Direct Install Turf Replacement: Changing an Old Concept (PDF)
Elaina Hurst, Moulton Niguel Water District
T-1737
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Napa B
Peak Water Demand Study for Efficient Fixtures in Residential Buildings (PDF)
Dan Cole, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
T-1738
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Napa C
Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) and the New Normal for California Landscaping (PDF)
Ryan Stroupe, PG&E Pacific Energy Center
T-1739
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Napa D
The Hidden Gem – College Campuses In 14 States Know How to Save Water! (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management Inc.
T-1740
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Sonoma A
Save Water, Get Recognized: Water Wise Gilbert for Commercial Customers (PDF)
Annikki Chamberlain, City of Gilbert Az.
T-1741
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Sonoma B
Leveraging Pop-Culture to Cut through the Noise - Branding Drought (PDF)
Kathy Nguyen, Cobb County Water System
T-1742
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Sonoma C
Conservation Toolbox: A Collaborative Platform for Conservation Research (PDF)
Luke Sires, California Water Efficiency Partnership
T-1743
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Sonoma D
Analytics for SmartFarming (Soil Library for Sensors) (PDF)
Arthish Bhaskar, California State U Fresno
T-1744
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Napa A
RICI Don't Lose That Number! The Residential Irrigation Capacity Index (PDF)
Kent Sovocool, Southern Nevada Water Authority
T-1745
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Napa B
Automatic Device For Saving Water in Showerheads-Tests Results (PDF)
Fernando Landulfo, Laureate FMU
T-1746
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Napa C
ASHRAE 189.1: Moving at the Speed of Green (PDF)
Thomas Pape, Alliance for Water Efficiency/BMP
T-1747
2:55 pm - 3:25 pm
Napa D
On Your Terms: Comparing and Contrasting Water Efficiency Terminology (PDF)
Bill Christiansen, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1748
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Sonoma A
Water Cops and Robbers: Policing Unreasonable Water Use in L.A. (PDF)
T-1749
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Sonoma B
Water Conservation in a Season of Abundance (PDF)
Shelly Cousineau, Sagent Marketing
T-1750
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Sonoma C
Urine Diverting Toilets In Europe: Nutrient Recovery and Use In Building (PDF)
T-1751
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Sonoma D
A System Dynamic Model and Visualization Tool for Water Demand and Supply at the State Level in the  (PDF)
Thuy Nguyen, Arizona State University
T-1752
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Napa A
Wi-Fi Irrigation Controllers, a New Tool for Contractors (PDF)
Anthony Long, Hunter Industries
T-1753
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Napa B
Water Conservation Technology Demonstrations for the Army (PDF)
T-1754
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Napa C
WaterSense in Jeopardy: Saving the EPA Water Labeling Program (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1755
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Napa D
Tapping into a New Conservation Technique: Automated Leak Detection (PDF)
Kelly Coplin, WaterSmart Software
T-1756
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Sonoma A
Keep Austin Wired – Guiding Water Efficient Behavior in a Mobile World (PDF)
Mark Jordan, Austin Water
T-1757
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Sonoma B
Ensuring Successful AMI Implementation Through Public Engagement (PDF)
Sapna Mulki, Hahn Public Communications
T-1758
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Sonoma C
Peer Review of the Water Conservation Programs of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern Califo (PDF)
Peter Mayer, WaterDM
T-1759
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Sonoma D
A Water Budget Approach for Assessing Urban Residential Irrigation Performance (PDF)
Alan Lewis, Texas A&M University
T-1760
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Napa A
Performance-Based Irrigation Management Works! - WSLEP Final Results (PDF)
Carlos Michelon, San Diego County Water Authority
T-1761
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Napa B
Saturation Incomplete! Water Savings Opportunities Have Been Left Behind! (PDF)
John Koeller, Koeller and Company (for the Alliance for Water Efficiency)
T-1762
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Napa C
The WE-Stand Water Efficiency Standard-Developed By Experts to Serve Sustainable Communities (PDF)
Peter DeMarco, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
T-1763
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Napa D
Irrigation Pressure – Is Too Much Fact or Fiction? (PDF)
Gregg Hooper, Moulton Niguel Water District
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
F-1701
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa A
Initiative to Reassess Performance Indicators for Water Loss Management (PDF)
George Kunkel, Kunkel Water Efficiency Consulting
F-1702
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa B
Results of 22 Monitoring Projects on Conveyor Dishwashers in Foodservice (PDF)
Amin Delagah, Fisher-Nickel
F-1703
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa C
Sprinklers' Guide to the Galaxy: Engaging Customers to Sustain Savings (PDF)
Darren Nowels, Center for ReSource Conservation
F-1704
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Napa D
The Colorado Campus Collaboratory; Water Efficiency Preferences & Practices (PDF)
Paul Lander, University of Colorado Boulder
F-1705
9:40 am - 11:10 am
Napa A
Truth Be Told: Explaining the Real Relationship Between Conservation and Rates in Your Community (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
F-1706
9:40 am - 11:10 am
Napa B
Utilizing Debt Funding for Water Conservation Programs (PDF)
F-1707
9:40 am - 11:10 am
Napa C
Building Resilient Communities - Managing Landscapes During Drought (PDF)
Russ Sands, Brendle Group
F-1708
9:40 am - 11:10 am
Napa D
Colorado River Basin and Water Efficiency: A New Landscape? (PDF)
Cindy Dyballa, Sligo Creek Resources
F-1709
9:40 am - 11:10 am
Sonoma C
Developing Collaborative Relationships for Conservation Projects (PDF)
Steve Moorhead, Water Returns
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker

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