Sessions List

WaterSmart Innovations 2019 Sessions

Sessions for 2019

ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
W-1900
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma A
Closing the Loop on Savings (PDF)
Renaud des Rosiers, Amy's Kitchen
Deb Lane, City of Santa Rosa
W-1901
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma B
So Many Water Efficiency Codes and Standards and Programs - How to Choose (PDF)
Thomas Pape, Alliance for Water Efficiency/BMP
W-1902
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma C
The Development and Implementation of a Leak Detection Program and Study by SNWA Conservation (PDF)
Toby Bickmore, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1903
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma D
Implementing WaterSense Labeled Homes Version 2.0 (PDF)
Jonah Schein, EPA WaterSense
W-1904
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa A
Which Homes are Ripe for Landscape Change? (PDF)
Nate Adams, Santa Margarita Water District
W-1905
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa B
How Low Can We Go? Lessons in Conservation from the Residential End Uses of Water Study Update (PDF)
Bill DeOreo, Aquacraft
W-1906
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa C
Relationship Building with 200 Gallons of Water: Employees Engaging and Educating Our Customers. (PDF)
Gianna Lombardi, Denver Water
W-1907
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa D
Using Alternate Water Sources as Offsets in Water Neutral Development (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
W-1908
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Sonoma A
Go with the Flow: Adapting Water Conservation Programs to New Dynamics (PDF)
Meghan Bock, AIQUEOUS
W-1909
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Sonoma B
A Road Map to Net Positive Water Buildings (PDF)
Joseph Gallegos, Greywater Irrigation Systems
W-1910
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Sonoma C
California's Largest Private Water Agency Tackles Water Loss Control (PDF)
Kate Gasner, Water System Optimization
W-1911
1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Sonoma D
Implementing WaterSense Labeled Homes Version 2.0 (PDF)
Jonah Schein, EPA WaterSense
W-1912
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Napa A
AWE Landscape Transformation Research Project - Assessment of Utility Programs and Market Readiness Evaluation (PDF)
W-1913
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Napa B
Identifying, Coding and Classifying Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Water Users. (PDF)
Eddie Wilcut, Alan Plummer Associates
W-1914
1:40 am - 2:10 am
Napa C
Utility and School Partnership for Conservation Education (PDF)
Leslie Payne, Sweetwater Authority
W-1915
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Napa D
Water Utility Increases Recovery Rate from 75% to More Than 90% using Novel Flow Reversal Reverse Osmosis Technology for Reuse Purposes (PDF)
Doug Craver, AdEdge Water Technologies
W-1916
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma A
Water Savings from Turf Removal (PDF)
Michael Hollis, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
W-1917
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma B
Sky Harbor Airport Saves 21,000,000 Gallons of Water Per Year with Cooling Tower Upgrades (PDF)
Darren Sversvold, City of Phoenix Water Services Department
W-1918
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma C
Does Smart Phone Enabled Flow Sensor Data Help Save Water; Pilot Study Results (PDF)
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
W-1919
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma D
Water Conservation: Our Past, Present, and Future
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc.
W-1920
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa A
Estimating and Integrating Irrigation Efficiency Potential into Implementation Strategies (PDF)
Jack Kiefer, Hazen and Sawyer
W-1921
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa B
What Have We Learned? Review of the 2nd Edition of the AWWA Manual M60: Drought Preparedness and Response (PDF)
W-1922
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa C
Using Project Based Learning to Promote Water Efficiency on School Grounds (PDF)
Sandra Hurlbut, University of Arizona Water Resource Center
W-1923
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa D
On-site Treatment at Wineries Produces Results (PDF)
Amanda Rupiper, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
W-1924
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Sonoma A
“DIG”ging to a More Inclusive & Sustainable Long Beach (PDF)
Hanna Harper, Long Beach Water Department
W-1925
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Sonoma B
Integration of Land and Water Planning in the Development Process (PDF)
John Berggren, Western Resources Advocates
Amelia Nuding, Western Resources Advocates
W-1926
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Sonoma C
Catawba-Wateree: North Americas First River Basin Water Loss Regional Strategy (PDF)
Steve Cavanaugh, Cavanaugh & Associates
W-1927
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Sonoma D
Water Conservation: Our Past, Present, and Future
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc.
W-1928
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Napa A
Landscape Water Budget Program 2.0: Getting More Efficient with Efficiency (PDF)
Jeff Lee, Town of Gilbert
W-1929
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Napa B
The New Validation Standard for AWWA Water Auditing: Evolutions in Water Audit Validation & Regulatory Requirements (PDF)
Drew Blackwell, Cavanaugh & Associates
W-1930
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Napa C
Youth Advisory Council Promotes Conservation (PDF)
Mitch Bishop, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1931
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Napa D
Maximizing Groundwater Use in the Central and West Coast Basins through Recycled Water (PDF)
Rafael Villegas, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
W-1932
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Sonoma A
Course Correcting Your Incentive Program: How Do You Know When it's Time to Make a Change? (PDF)
Krista Reger, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
W-1933
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Sonoma B
Conserving Water in Commercial Settings: The Data (PDF)
Ann Reynolds, Uponor
W-1934
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Sonoma C
How Much Water Can Household Leak Detection Devices Save? (PDF)
Danielle McPherson, WaterNow Alliance
W-1935
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Sonoma D
Water Conservation: Our Past, Present, and Future
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc.
W-1936
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Napa A
Water Agencies Nudging Landscape Contractors to Perform (PDF)
John Whitcomb, Waterfluence
W-1937
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Napa B
The Struggle with HOAs is Real! (PDF)
Clint Wolfe, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
W-1938
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Napa C
Ventura Water and MERITO Foundation Outreach and Education Partnership (PDF)
Haili Matsukawa, Ventura Water
W-1939
4:35pm - 5:05pm
Napa D
Best Place to Reuse Wastewater: Your Cooling Tower! (PDF)
Mark Gentili, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
T-1900
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma A
The Financing Fix to Scale Water Efficiency Across the U.S. (PDF)
Timothy Grant, WaterNow Alliance
T-1901
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma B
Once Bitten, Twice as High: Maintaining a Conservation Focus in the Face of Customer Distrust (PDF)
Drema Gross, City of Austin/Austin Water
T-1902
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma C
Granularity, Who Needs It: Understanding the Role of Data and Conservation Potential (PDF)
Robert Stefani, City of Austin/Austin Water
T-1903
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma D
Innovative Community Education in Phoenix (PDF)
Christian Delgado, City of Phoenix Water Service Department
Gina Conrow, City of Phoenix Water Service Department
T-1904
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa A
Soil Moisture Sensor Irrigation Controller Standardized Testing (PDF)
Michael Dukes, University of Florida
T-1905
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa B
Public Persuasion: Getting to Yes with Any Stakeholder
T-1906
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa C
Scorecards Galore: State Policy Resources to Track and Initiate Progress (PDF)
Bill Christiansen, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1907
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa D
It's a Small World: How Smaller Water Utilities Can Incorporate Water Efficiency and Conservation Programs with Limited Means (PDF)
Jennifer Davidson, Surprise Water Utility
T-1908
9:40am - 10:10am
Sonoma A
Automating Water Savings Measurements Customized to the Unique Conditions at your Local Water Utility (PDF)
T-1909
9:40am - 10:10am
Sonoma B
WATER You Doing to Conserve? Partnerships and Engagement (PDF)
Samantha Baker, Broward County Florida
T-1910
9:40am - 10:10am
Sonoma C
I don't buy data - I buy better decision-making (PDF)
Ellie Barker, Imagine H2O
T-1911
9:40am - 10:10am
Sonoma D
Online Water Conservation Degree Program (PDF)
Roger Ebbage, Lane Community College
T-1912
9:40am - 10:10am
Napa A
Major Water Conservation Initiative: New Approach Developed for First California Statewide Irrigated Landscape Analysis (PDF)
Andrew Brenner, Quantum Spatial
T-1913
9:40am - 10:10am
Napa B
Public Persuasion: Getting to Yes with Any Stakeholder
T-1914
9:40am - 10:10am
Napa C
A Water Conservation Planning Tool for Texas (PDF)
John Sutton, Texas Water Development Board
T-1915
9:40am - 10:10am
Napa D
Is Future Water Use Efficiency A Significant Demand Influence Given Forecast Uncertainty? (PDF)
John Clayton, Hazen and Sawyer
T-1916
10:20am - 10:50am
Sonoma A
Industrial, Commercial, Institutional (ICI), and Multi-Family Water Conservation by the Numbers (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, H.W. Hoffman & Associates
T-1917
10:20am - 10:50am
Sonoma B
Working with the Media to Expand Outreach and Education (PDF)
Daniel Cunningham, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
T-1918
10:20am - 10:50am
Sonoma C
Are Prescriptive Landscape Ordinances Measuring Up to Actual Water Savings? (PDF)
Charles Bohlig, East Bay Municipal Utility District
T-1919
10:20am - 10:50am
Sonoma D
Where Do We “Grow” from Here? Building On a Successful WaterWise Landscape Tour (PDF)
Katie Masucci, City of Plano
T-1920
10:20am - 10:50am
Napa A
Town of Gilbert Water Efficient Technology Incentive Program; A Targeted Approach (PDF)
Jeff Lee, Town of Gilbert
T-1921
10:20am - 10:50am
Napa B
Alerting our Water Customers: Leak Notifications (PDF)
Jessica Woods, City of Round Rock
T-1922
10:20am - 10:50am
Napa C
How Do You Measure Up? An Overview of the 2nd Edition of the Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Standard (G480) (PDF)
T-1923
10:20am - 10:50am
Napa D
Regional Demand Management Planning: Lessons Learned from New York to Colorado (PDF)
Peter Mayer, Water Demand Management
T-1924
11:00am - 11:30am
Sonoma A
Open-Source Water Efficiency Evaluation Tool Leads to Data-Driven Program Development (PDF)
Rhonda Himley, Moulton Niguel Water District
T-1925
11:00am - 11:30am
Sonoma B
Multi-Family/HOA Water Use Analysis: A Conservation Decision-Making Tool (PDF)
Hillery Francis, Southern Nevada Water Authority
T-1926
11:00am - 11:30am
Sonoma C
Taking the IF out of Verification for Custom Water Efficiency Projects (PDF)
Gary Tilkian, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1927
11:00am - 11:30am
Sonoma D
Landscape Trends: Reducing Water while Growing Food for People and Pollinators (PDF)
Daniel Cunningham, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
T-1928
11:00am - 11:30am
Napa A
Developing Sustainable Urban Landscapes: AWE's Research and Program (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1929
11:00am - 11:30am
Napa B
Water Loss In California – 3 Years of Mandatory Audits. What Have We Learned? (PDF)
Sue Mosburg, Sweetwater Authority
T-1930
11:00am - 11:30am
Napa C
How to Increase the Effectiveness of Water Conservation Programs through Stakeholder Collaboration for High Volume Water Users (PDF)
Marisela Lopez, Chino Basin Water Conservation District
T-1931
11:00am - 11:30am
Napa D
Asheville NRW Program Takes Commercial Meter Testing to the Next Level for Real Payback (PDF)
Will Jernigan, Cavanaugh & Associates
T-1932
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Sonoma A
Auditing Large Commercial Properties: Lessons from Scottdale Water's First Two Years (PDF)
Jaleila Brumand, Scottsdale Water
T-1933
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Sonoma B
Using Community Based Social Marketing to Reduce Lawn Watering in Massachusetts (PDF)
Michelle Craddock, Department of Fish and Game Division of Ecological Restoration
T-1934
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Sonoma C
Savings Delivered by Email & Snail Mail: Can It Really Be That Easy? (PDF)
Martha Wright, San Antonio Water System
T-1935
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Sonoma D
High Resolution Geospatial Mapping of Actual Crop Evapotransporation Using Small UAS Based Imagery for Site Specific Irrigation Management (PDF)
Abhilash Kumar Chandel, Washington State University
T-1936
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Napa A
Lots of Money Invested in Residential Irrigation Efficiency Rebates: Which Types Saved the Most? (PDF)
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
T-1937
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Napa B
San Antonio Tackles Water Loss – Five Years of Insight & Action (PDF)
Kate Gasner, Water System Optimization
T-1938
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Napa C
Digital Transformation of Commercial, Industrial & Institutional (CII) Water Management: Real World Examples, Results and Impacts (PDF)
T-1939
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Napa D
Rethinking Small Meter Management: New Data and Statistics (PDF)
Kris Williams, Water System Optimization
T-1940
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Sonoma A
Reaching the Hard to Reach: Metropolitan Water District‘s Disadvantaged Communities Program (PDF)
Elise Goldman, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1941
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Sonoma B
Active Emails Raining in Savings (PDF)
Joseph Baquerizo, Irvine Ranch Water District
T-1942
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Sonoma C
The Status of Benchmarking Institutional and Commercial Water Use: History, Problems, Uses, and the Future (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, H.W. Hoffman & Associates
T-1943
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Sonoma D
Salinity Gradient Grid-Scale Energy Storage with Water Production (PDF)
Sandra P. Cordoba Renteria, Purdue University
T-1944
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Napa A
Resource Management and Planning Using Data Technologies (PDF)
Markus Hogue, University of Texas Austin
A.J. Van de Ven, Clasense
T-1945
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Napa B
Direct Installation for Multi-family Efficiency (DIME) Program (PDF)
Jenyffer Vasquez, Long Beach Water
T-1946
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Napa C
Walking the Water Walk: Gilbert AZ's Municipal Water Use Efficiency Approach (PDF)
Andrew Pirrone, City of Gilbert
T-1947
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Napa D
We have AMI data – Now what do we do with it? Lessons learned from energy and water AMI data analysis (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management Inc.
T-1948
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Sonoma A
Legalized Marijuana: Water-Efficient Weed Can be More than a Pipe Dream (PDF)
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc.
T-1949
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Sonoma B
Strengthening Customer-Utility Relationships with Leak Alerts and Self-Service Resolution (PDF)
Amelia Freschi, WaterSmart Software
T-1950
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Sonoma C
Hot Water, Hot Savings: Recirculating Water Pump Study (PDF)
Melissa Matlock
Haley Munson, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
T-1951
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Sonoma D
Exploring Relationships Between Water Quality and Opportunistic Pathogen Concentrations in a Full -scale Green House (PDF)
Ryan Julien, Michigan State University
T-1952
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Napa A
The Value of Landscapes In Climate Plans: Climate Resiliency (PDF)
Bryce Carnehl, Hunter Industries
T-1953
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Napa B
Say Hello To A Better Shower! (PDF)
Troy Sherman, Evolve Technologies
T-1954
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Napa C
Progress Toward a Multi-Benefit Framework for Water Management: Sustainable Landscapes Test Case (PDF)
T-1955
3:35pm - 4:05pm
Napa D
Utilizing Policy Optimization for Pump Operations at Water Distribution Systems to Enable Energy Load Shifting (PDF)
Erin Musabandesu, University of California Davis
T-1956
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma A
Highly Engaged Water Consumers Need Digestible Data (PDF)
T-1957
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma B
Know Your Audience: How Understanding Population Demographics Can Direct Your Water Messaging Effort (PDF)
Coy Callison, Texas Tech University
T-1958
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma C
Innovative Conservation: Low-Cost Sensors & High-Tech Data for Evaporative Cooling (PDF)
Elise Goldman, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1959
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma D
Trees to Grass Water Use Ratios: Assessing Turfgrass' High Water Use in the Urban Landscape (PDF)
Tamera Wynne, University of Nevada Las Vegas
T-1960
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa A
Advancing Sustainable Landscapes on Commercial and Industrial Properties (PDF)
Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute
T-1961
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa B
A Tale of Seventeen Households - Field Testing of Alternatives to Ion Exchange Softeners (PDF)
Steve Gombos, Region of Waterloo
Dave Kains, Metroline Research Group
T-1962
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa C
IAPMO IGC-335 2018 Rapid Scaling Test – What can it tell us about scaling potential and prevention (PDF)
Jonny Seccombe, Aqua Rex
T-1963
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa D
Water Waste Enforcement- To Protect and Conserve! (PDF)
Summer Ortiz, Las Vegas Valley Water District
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