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2023, 10-18-23 Fall Forum, Devens
Devens Common Center
31 Andrews Parkway
Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772-0188

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Fall Forum:  Topics of Interest for Water & Wastewater Utilities

WEDNESDAY, October 18, 2023

>> Please note this event is on a Wednesday this year! <<

Meeting Sponsored by MWWA Vice Presidential Sponsors:

CDM Smith, EJ Prescott, H2Olson Engineering, H.R. Prescott & Sons, Kleinfelder, Mass Installation, and Weston & Sampson

Presented in conjunction with:  Massachusetts Water Environment Association

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

Meet & Greet:  Are you a new member or have you never been to a meeting before?  We invite you to come from 8:00 AM-8:30 AM and we will be happy to assist you in networking by introducing you to other members.

8:00 - 9:00 AM                        Registration – Coffee & Muffins

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

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM                 “Cybersecurity Best Practices”
            • Michael F. Knox, Tata & Howard                                     
9:45 - 10:15 AM                      “Blame it on the Rain? An Evaluation of PFAS in Precipitation Across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts”
            • Cathy Rockwell & Matthew Jones, Woodard & Curran                                       

10:15 – 10:30 AM                   Break

10:30 - 11:00 AM                    “Concrete Preservation”

            • Rob Rochette, USG Water Solutions
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM            “Shared Operator Program – Can it help ease staffing shortages? Perspectives from a utility manager and an operator”
            • Amy Rusiecki, PE, Town of Amherst
            • Aaron Miller, Town of Wellesley

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM             Questions, Assessments, and Evaluations 

11:45 AM – Noon                    Recognition of Long-Term Members & Business Report

            • Mark Warren, President

Noon- 1:30 PM                       Lunch

Member Registration (applies to MWWA or MWEA Members) for Meeting with TCHs@ 60.00 each.

Non-member Registration for Meeting with TCHs @ 85.00 each. 

Please register online here:  2023 10-18-23, Fall Forum, Devens, MA

To download a PDF of the flyer, click here.

TCHs: Attendees will have an opportunity to obtain 2 TCHs for this program.  Participants must attend 90% of the program and complete a session evaluation from to be eligible for TCHs.

Photograph and Information Release:  Photographs will be taken at this meeting.  By registering for this event you agree to allow MWWA to use your photo in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.


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