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2024 MWUA Tradeshow & Conference

Join our staff at the Maine Water Utilities Association’s (MWUA) Annual Tradeshow & Conference from January 31 to February 1. In addition to presenting at several sessions during the conference, our staff will be active during the trade show; connect with Dan Bisson, Kyle Coolidge, and Adam Yanulis at Booth #84.

Below are the speaking engagements our engineers are leading.


Session 21: Public Realm – Resilient Strategies

Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Track: MeWEA
Course Instructor: Robert Adams, PLA, ASLA, Principal Landscape Architect, Halvorson | Tighe & Bond Studio

Course Description: Learn how the City of Boston and other communities have evolved to facilitate large-scale resiliency planning. The opportunities and constraints surrounding sea level rise and climate change mitigation, and how these are executed in planning and project level solutions. How the public realm can be integrated into waterfront designs, providing a critical component to the both/and concept of resilient design.


Session 35: Hydraulic Alternatives for PFAS Mitigation

Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Track: Distribution & Storage
Course Instructor: Heather Doolittle, PE, Senior Engineer, Tighe & Bond

Course Description: This session focuses on hydraulic considerations for managing PFAS in drinking water and challenges related to modifying distribution system point of entry. Case studies presented include impacts to water distribution as a result of centralizing treatment and optimizing regional interconnections from the perspective of both the supplier and purchaser.


Session 38: Chemical Feed Upgrade

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Track: Source & Treatment
Heidi Baird, PE, Project Manager, Tighe & Bond
Derek Belanger, PE, Senior Engineer, Tighe & Bond

Course Description: Using examples from various chemicals feed projects this session will review some of the challenges and opportunities facilities have when updating their chemical feed systems. The session will cover sizing of chemical feed systems, considerations for chemical delivery and handling, operational considerations during upgrades to existing systems, and design considerations for monitoring chemical systems and worker safety.


For the full tradeshow and conference schedule click here.