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2021, 1-28-21 January Membership Meeting, Zoom
Thursday, January 28, 2021, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Category: Membership Meetings

Blue Glass

January Membership Meeting

 Zoom

(TCHs 2.5)

Event Sponsored by MWWA Presidential Sponsors: 

Tata & Howard, Inc., Wright-Pierce, Stantec, & Hydra Tech

 

Meet & Greet:  Are you a new member or have you never been to a meeting before?  We invite you to come into Zoom early at 8:00 AM where we will put you in a breakout room to meet some of our past presidents and learn more about the association. 

This meeting is approved for 2.5 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for Massachusetts water and RI Drinking Water Operators. It will be taught using the Zoom platform. Participants will need to have a reliable highspeed internet connection and  computer device with both video and audio capability. Please review our Student Expectations for Attending Virtual Training at www.masswaterworks.org/education.
 

LOCATION: Remote Meeting via Zoom

DATEThursday, January 28, 2021

TIME8:15 – 11:30 a.m.

COST: $50 per person

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AGENDA:

  8:15  – 8:30 AM

Introductions & Virtual Meeting Protocols

  8:30  – 9:00 AM

Keynote Speaker: Martin Suuberg, Commissioner, MassDEP 


  9:00  – 9:30 AM

“The Safe Drinking Water Act Process for Federal Drinking Water Regulations”

Presenter:  Eric Burneson, P.E., Director of Standards and Risk Management,Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water; U.S. EPA


  9:30 – 9:45 AM Break
  9:45 – 10:15 AM

“PFAS Toxicology – The Science Behind the Variation in Drinking Water Standards.”

Presenter:  Christy A. Barlow, Ph.D., Assoc. Principal/Mgr.of Toxicology. GZA


  10:15 – 11:15 AM “TIMELY TOPICS” 

MWWA’s Presidential Sponsors will present overviews of important topics facing water suppliers.

  • Tata & Howard: “PFAS Treatment – Lessons Learned”

Presenter:  Jon Gregory, P.E.& Matt Morganelli, P.E.


  • Wright-Pierce: ““PFAS got you down? – consider out-of-Basin sources.”
Presenter:  Robert Williamson, P.E., Senior Project Leader
  • Stantec:The Importance of Capital Planning”
Presenter:  Erica Lotz, PE, ENV SP
  • Hydra Tech:The Importance of Distribution System Maintenance”
Presenter:  Don Smith, Jr.
  11:15 – 11:30 AM

“Legislative Updates” and Wrap Up/Evaluations

Jennifer Pederson, Executive Director, MWWA

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Registrations must be done on-line (www.masswaterworks.org). 

If you need registration assistance please email [email protected] or call 978-263-1388.
 
ATTENDANCE & TCH POLICY: 
Participation of the attendees will be confirmed throughout the Zoom session. 

Participation and completion of an online evaluation form are necessary to be eligible for TCHs.
TCH certificates will be issued only when full payment is received.

 

To download a copy of the flyer: Course Flyer

 

Before registering, please read our student expectations

for attending virtual training: Virtual Training Guide

 

To register for this course: 

1-28-21 Meeting Registration