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2019 10-17-19, Fall Forum, Devens
Devens Common Center
31 Andrews Parkway
Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772-0188

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Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

Fall Forum

Topics of Interest for Water & Wastewater Utilities

 Thursday, October 17, 2019

Location:  Devens Common Center l 31 Andrews Pkwy l  Devens, MA 01434 l  (978) 772-0188

Meeting Sponsored By MWWA Vice Presidential Sponsors: 

CDM Smith Stiles Company, Inc 

Presented in conjunction with:  Massachusetts Water Pollution Control Association & Middlesex/Worcester County Waterworks Association 

Meet & Greet:  Are you a new member or have you never been to a meeting before?  We invite you to come from 8:30 AM-9 AM to meet some of our past presidents and learn more about the association.  We will be happy to assist you in networking by introducing you to other members. 


Program Moderator  Amy Rusiecki, Assistant Superintendent of Operations, Amherst, MA 

 8:30 - 9:00 AM:  Registration - Coffee & Danish 

 9:00 - 9:15 AM:  Welcome and Introduction 

 9:15 - 9:45 AM:  “Proposed Revisions to the MA Surface Water Quality Standards 

Laura J. Blake, Director, Watershed Planning ProgramMassDEP  

9:45 - 10:15 AM:  Understanding EPA’s new Risk Assessment Requirements 

Kevin Reilly, Senior Advisor-Drinking Water Quality and Protection Unit, US EPA, Region 1 

 10:15 - 10:30 AM:  Break 

10:30 - 11:30 AM:  The Regulation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Massachusetts and the Town of Ayer’s Experience with this Emerging Contaminant” 

Kathleen Baskin, P.E., Asst. Commissioner, Water Resources, MassDEP 

Paul Locke, Asst. Commissioner, Waste Site Cleanup, MassDEP 

Mark Wetzel, P.E., DPW Director, Town of Ayer 

11:30 AM12:30 PM:  Lunch – Italian Buffet, Salad, Rolls & Dessert  

2019 Long-Term Member RecognitionAmy Rusiecki, Presiding  

The cost is $50 for Members of MWWA or MWPCA; The cost for Non-Members is $75

2 TCHs will be awarded for Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators

To Register, click here:  2019 10-17-19, Fall Forum, Devens, MA

Contact: Jennifer Pederson, [email protected], 978-263-1388