Event Presentation Archive

Please see below for past seminar presentations.  If you don’t see the one you are looking for, email us, and we will try our best to get it to you.

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10TH ANNUAL DRINKING WATER PROTECTION SEMINAR

AFTER FLINT: IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT LEAD & COPPER, IT’S ABOUT CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

9-1-16: AUGUSTA

AFTER FLINT: IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT LEAD & COPPER, IT’S ABOUT CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT – JENNIFER GRANT, RULE SPECIALIST, MAINE DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

CORROSION CONTROL, FLINT, AND WHAT A WATER UTILITY SHOULD BE DOING NOW – RULE SPECIALIST, MAINE DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

ACCURATE DATA, CAREFUL REPORTING, GOOD DECISIONS – MATT SAMPSON, OPERATOR 2 AND GREG PARGELLIS, CHIEF OPERATOR, KENNEBUNK, KENNEBUNKPORT & WELLS WATER DISTRICT

LEAD – SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL SCHOOLS – MIKE KOZA, REGULATORY AND SECURITY ADVISOR, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

LEAD – THE SCIENCE BEHIND SAMPLING – JOHN LYONS, PRESIDENT, A & L LABORATORY

WHAT’S YOUR BRAND? BUILDING YOUR REPUTATION AND MAINTAINING IT – MICHELLE CLEMENTS, PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

 

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DECEMBER, 2015 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

WATERSHED PROTECTION AND IN-LAKE AERATION AND CIRCULATION SYSTEMS

12-3-15: YORK

YORK WATER DISTRICT SYSTEM OVERVIEW – DON NEUMANN, SUPERINTENDENT, YORK WATER DISTRICT

OXYGENATION AND CIRCULATION SYSTEMS – KEN WAGNER, PHD, CERTIFIED LAKE MANAGER, WATER RESOURCE SERVICES, INC.

WHEN WATERSHED PROTECTION IS NOT ENOUGH – A CASE REVIEW ON WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT – RYAN LYNCH, TREATMENT PLANT MANAGER, YORK WATER DISTRICT

BALANCING RECREATIONAL ACCESS AND DRINKING WATER PROTECTION – GARY STEVENS, RESOURCE PROTECTION OFFICER, YORK WATER DISTRICT; ROBIN KERR, MT. AGAMENTICUS CONSERVATION COORDINATOR

 

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GIS TECHNOLOGY SESSION

10-21-15: AUGUSTA

ARCGIS ONLINE – ANDREW LAND, GIS SPECIALIST, SGC ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE

PEOPLEGIS – AUBREY STRAUSE, OWNER, VERDANT WATER, PLLC

FULCRUM MOBILE APP – WOODY BAILEY, WATER TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN SPECIALIST, WRIGHT-PIERCE ENGINEERS

GIS & ASSET MANAGEMENT – RICK MARTENS, SR. PROJECT MANAGER, JAMES W. SEWALL COMPANY

 

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OCTOBER, 2015 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

WORK ZONE SAFETY:

TRENCHING & EXCAVATION, THE COMPETENT PERSON ROLE AND ROADWAY ZONE SAFETY

10-8-15: HAMPDEN

HAMPDEN WATER DISTRICT SYSTEM OVERVIEW – JAMIE HOLYOKE, SUPERINTENDENT, HAMPDEN WATER DISTRICT

WORK ZONE SAFETY – BOB MOODY, SAFETY & TRAINING MANAGER, E.J. PRESCOTT, INC.

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2015 DRINKING WATER PROTECTION SEMINAR

COLLABORATING ON PROTECTION: WHY GO IT ALONE?

9-2-15: AUGUSTA

COLLABORATIVE PREVENTION OF (OR RESPONSE TO) FUEL AND CHEMICAL SPILLS IN MAINE – MICHAEL ABBOTT, P.E., C.G., HYDROGEOLOGIST, MAINE CDC DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

LAKE AUBURN: TIES BETWEEN IRON, ALUMINUM, PHOSPHORUS AND WATER QUALITY – HEATHER DOOLITTLE, GRADUATE STUDENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, UMAINE

CITIZEN LAKE SCIENCE IN MAINE – ROBERTA HILL, INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MAINE VOLUNTEER LAKES MONITORING PROGRAM (VLMP)

DO YOU HAVE A CRITICAL CONTACT LIST FOR WATER EMERGENCIES? – PAUL THOMAS HUNT, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

WATERSHED LAND CONSERVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION – LAUREL JACKSON, WATER RESOURCES SPECIALIST, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

THE STATE OF INVASIVE AQUATIC PLANTS IN MAINE – JOHN MCPHEDRAN, BIOLOGIST, MAINE DEP

KEEPING GREAT POND GOLDEN: THE BELGRADE LAKES PROJECT – DR. WHITNEY KING, MISELIS PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY, COLBY COLLEGE

 

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WHAT WE KNOW OF CYANOTOXINS: RESEARCH & ADVISORIES WEBINAR

8-19-15: VASSALBORO /  8-19-15: LEWISTON

CYANOTOXINS PRESENTATION – AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION

CYANOTOXINS (ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS)– TERRY TROTT, MAINE CDC DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

MAINE SW CYANOTOXIN SURVEY – TERRY TROTT, MAINE CDC DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

 

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REVISED TOTAL COLIFORM RULE OVERVIEW & SAMPLE SITE PLAN WORKSHOP

5-27-15: BREWER  /  6-2-15: AUGUSTA / 6-4-15: SACO

REVISED TOTAL COLIFORM RULE – JASON PUSHARD, DWP COMPLIANCE OFFICER; RYCHEL MCKENZIE, DWP FIELD INSPECTOR; TERRY TROTT, OPERATOR LICENSING OFFICER, MAINE DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

RTCR QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

MAINE LEVEL 1 ASSESSMENT FORM DRAFT

MAINE LEVEL 2 ASSESSMENT FORM DRAFT

SAMPLE SITING PLANS 101 – JASON PUSHARD, DWP COMPLIANCE OFFICER; RYCHEL MCKENZIE, DWP FIELD INSPECTOR; TERRY TROTT, OPERATOR LICENSING OFFICER, MAINE DRINKING WATER PROGRAM

SAMPLE SSP LESS THAN 33000 POP

 

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EROSION & SEDIMENT CONTROL FOR WATER & WASTEWATER OPERATORS

5-12-15: BREWER  /  5-13-15: PORTLAND

WHAT WATER & WASTEWATER OPERATORS NEED TO KNOW – PETE HANRAHAN, CPESC, E.J. PRESCOTT

THE EVOLUTION OF EROSION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY – PETE HANRAHAN, CPESC, E.J. PRESCOTT

THE EVOLUTION OF SEDIMENT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY – PETE HANRAHAN, CPESC, E.J. PRESCOTT

 

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EXCAVATION TECHNIQUES & SAFETY PRACTICES

4-10-15: BREWER  /  4-24-15: AUGUSTA / 5-8-15: SACO

EXCAVATION, CONFINED SPACE & WORK ZONE SAFETY – RAY MORANG, E.J. PRESCOTT

 

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ENERGY USE EFFICIENCY

4-22-15: BREWER  /  4-23-15: PORTLAND

ENERGY EFFICIENCY: PRESENT AND FUTURE – PAUL KANDO, MIDCOAST GREEN COLLABORATIVE

YARMOUTH WD OFFICE BLDG LEED – ROBERT MACKINNON, YARMOUTH WATER DISTRICT; DANIEL PRATT, WRIGHT-PIERCE

MANAGING ENERGY BUDGETS TO AVOID COST UNCERTAINTY – CRAIG BRAZELL, CONSTELLATION

IMPLEMENTING IMPROVEMENTS FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION – HOWARD CARTER, CITY OF SACO WATER RESOURCES RECOVERY DIVISION

ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECTS AT THE LAWPCA – TRAVIS PEASLEE, LEWISTON AUBURN WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY

COGENERATION – BRIAN CATALDO, PE, CEM, WOODARD & CURRAN

CONDUIT HYDRO-ELECTRIC GENERATION: MRWA-LORING ROAD PROJECT – JOHN FORD, SORENSEN SYSTEMS; RON RUEL, THE HOPE GROUP

PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT CASE STUDY – JOEL ANDERSON, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

 

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APRIL, 2015 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

MS4 GENERAL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS:

WATER QUALITY STANDARDS & IMPACT ON WATER UTILITIES

APRIL 9, 2015, LEWISTON

MS4 OVERVIEW AND NEED FOR COMPLIANCE – DAVID LADD, MUNICIPAL/INDUSTRIAL STORM WATER COORDINATOR, MAINE DEP; GREGG WOOD, MUNICIPAL/INDUSTRIAL PERMITTING, MAINE DEP

AUBURN AND LEWISTON’S HYDRANT FLUSHING CONSIDERATIONS – ZACH HENDERSON, TECHNICAL MANAGER-CPSWQ, WOODARD & CURRAN; JUSTIN EARLY, PROJECT ENGINEER, LEWISTON ENGINEERING DIVISION

LONG-CREEK-WATERSHED STORY: THE ROLE OF WATER UTILITIES IN KEEPING WATER CLEAN – TAMARA LEE PINARD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LONG CREEK WATERSHED MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

 

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BACKFLOW PREVENTION

9-30-14: CARIBOU   /   10-1-14: BREWER  /  10-7-14: GRAY  /  10-8-14: WILTON

BACKFLOW PREVENTION – KEVIN LUTTRELL, BANGOR WATER DISTRICT; MIKE O’BRIEN, KENNEBEC WATER DISTRICT

 

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8TH ANNUAL DRINKING WATER PROTECTION SEMINAR

LETTING PEOPLE IN AND KEEPING CONTAMINANTS OUT

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014, OAKLAND

PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY LAND: WHAT DO YOU MEAN THIS ISN’T A PARK? – JOHN O’NEIL, WATERSHED FORESTER, MANCHESTER WATER WORKS

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM OUR FRIENDS: COLLABORATIONS TO PROTECT A WATER SUPPLY – BRIE HOLME, WATER RESOURCES SPECIALIST, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

PUBLIC ACCESS MGMT AROUND METRO BOSTON’S WATER SUPPLY RESERVOIRS – JONATHAN YEO, DIRECTOR OF WATER SUPPLY, MASSACHUSETTS DEPT. OF CONSERVATION & RECREATION (DCR)

WATERSHED PATROL: MANAGING PEOPLE TO MANAGE THE RESOURCE – CARL PALM, TECHNICAL SERVICES ASSISTANT, KITTERY WATER DISTRICT

IS YOUR GROUNDWATER SALTY? PROTECTING SAND & GRAVEL AQUIFERS FROM THE IMPACTS OF ROAD SALT – JEFFREY MARTS, PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGIST, EMERY AND GARRETT GROUNDWATER

HOW A BEAVER GAVE ME TANNINS – KEITH LEVASSEUR, DISTRICT ENGINEER, SANFORD WATER DISTRICT

WELLHEAD PROTECTION IN A POPULAR RECREATION AREA (PART 1) – JEFF LAWRENCE, MANAGER, SUGARLOAF WATER ASSOCIATION

WELLHEAD PROTECTION IN A POPULAR RECREATION AREA (PART 2) – JEFF LAWRENCE, MANAGER, SUGARLOAF WATER ASSOCIATION

 

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MAIN EXTENSION & SERVICE LINE RULE

JULY 16, 2014: BREWER   /   JULY 17, 2014: OLD ORCHARD BEACH

WATER MAIN EXTENSIONS – STEPHANI MORANCIE, UTILITY ANALYST, MAINE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

 

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JUNE, 2014 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

CITIZEN LAKE MONITORING IN MAINE

FRIEND OR FOE? WILL YOU KNOW AN AQUATIC INVADER WHEN YOU SEE IT?

JUNE 19, 2014, ROCKWOOD

CITIZEN LAKE SCIENCE IN MAINE – ROBERTA HILL, INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MAINE VOLUNTEER LAKE MONITORING PROGRAM

FRIEND OR FOE? WILL YOU KNOW AN AQUATIC INVADER WHEN YOU SEE IT? – ROBERTA HILL, INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MAINE VOLUNTEER LAKE MONITORING PROGRAM

 

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APRIL, 2014 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION: THE LAKE AUBURN EXPERIENCE

HOW TO START A NEW DRINKING WATER SYSTEM: THE NEW GLOUCESTER EXPERIENCE

APRIL 10, 2014, MECHANIC FALLS

LEWISTON AUBURN OPERATIONS OVERVIEW – FUNDAMENTALS OF UV OPERATION – MICHAEL BROADBENT, WATER TREATMENT MANAGER, AUBURN WATER & SEWER DISTRICT

ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION: THE LAKE AUBURN EXPERIENCE – KEVIN GAGNE, PE, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES, LEWISTON PUBLIC WORKS

HOW TO START A NEW DRINKING WATER SYSTEM: THE NEW GLOUCESTER EXPERIENCE – PAUL FIRST, ACTING TOWN MANAGER, TOWN OF NEW GLOUCESTER; DARRIN LARY, PE, PROJECT MANAGER, WRIGHT-PIERCE ENGINEERS

 

 

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DECEMBER, 2013 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND SUCCESSION PLANNING

DECEMBER 5, 2013, KENNEBUNKPORT

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT & SUCCESSION PLANNING IN A FLAT WORLD – JACK JOLLS, GENERAL MANAGER, R.I. ANALYTICAL LABORATORIES, INC.

 

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OCTOBER, 2013 BI-MONTHLY MEETING

NATURAL GAS EXPANSION: IMPACTS ON WATER & WASTEWATER UTILITIES

OCTOBER 9, 2013, SEARSPORT

SUMMIT NATURAL GAS KENNEBEC VALLEY EXPANSION: POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS ON WATER & WASTEWATER UTILITIES – STACEY FITTS, REGULATORY MANAGER, SUMMIT NATURAL GAS

MAINE DOT’S UTILITY ACCOMMODATION POLICY AS IT RELATES TO PERMITTING GAS FACILITIES – TIM PELOTTE, FIELD TECHNICIAN, REGION 2; MIKE MOREAU, UTILITY ENGINEER

COORDINATION BETWEEN BANGOR WATER & BANGOR GAS TO ACCOMMODATE AN ACCELERATED NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE INSTALLATION PROGRAM – RICK PERSHKEN, DISTRICT ENGINEER, BANGOR WATER DISTRICT

 

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7TH ANNUAL DRINKING WATER PROTECTION SEMINAR

EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS: HOW YOU SHOULD CHANGE FOR A CHANGING CLIMATE

SEPTEMBER 12, 2013, AUGUSTA

CHARACTERISTICS OF LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT IN WATERSHEDS – TOM BALLESTERO, PH.D, UNIVERSITY OF NH STORMWATER CENTER

TURNING THE TIDE: ADAPTATION OPTIONS TO PROTECT AGAINST SEA LEVEL RISE, COASTAL FLOODS, & STORM SURGE IN OGUNQUIT, ME – SETH GARRISON, WOODARD & CURRAN

EXTREME WEATHER: MONITOR & PROTECT YOUR SOURCE – MATT REYNOLDS, DRUMLIN ENVIRONMENTAL

RECALIBRATING CONSERVATION PRIORITIES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE – JOSH ROYTE, THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

LONG-TERM CLIMATE DYNAMICS – GEORGE JACOBSON, PROFESSOR EMERITUS, UNIVERSITY OF ME

CHASING THE CLIMATE TARGET-IMPLICATIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION – JUDY GATES & CHARLIE HEBSON, MAINEDOT ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICE

THE CHANGING PHENOLOGY OF LAKE STRATIFICATION – SCOTT WILLIAMS, ME VOLUNTEER LAKE MONITORING PROGRAM

 

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JUNE OFFICE SESSION: PREPARING FOR & RESPONDING TO CUSTOMER WATER QUALITY COMPLAINTS; CUSTOMER RESERVE ACCOUNTS & INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGES

JUNE 25, 2013, PRESQUE ISLE;  JUNE 26, 2013, BREWER & JUNE 27, 2013, PORTLAND

CHAPTER 675: INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGE & CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNTS – LUCRETIA SMITH, MAINE PUC

 

 

OPERATOR SAFETY FORUM

APRIL 10, 2013, BANGOR;  APRIL 17, 2013, CARIBOU & APRIL 24, 2013 PORTLAND

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS: A WORK IN PROGRESS – RAY MORANG, E.J. PRESCOTT

TASK SPECIFIC PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT ASSESSMENT – DEVELOPED BY PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

OSHA’S ADOPTION OF THE GLOBAL HARMONIZED SYSTEM (GHS), AKA HAZCOM 2012: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU – GARY CLEMENT, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

PERMIT REQUIRED CONFINED SPACES – MICHAEL LAPLANTE, MAINE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

OSHA 1910.146 CONFINED SPACE REQUIREMENTS – RAY LUSSIER, LIFE SAFETY SPECIALISTS, INC.

CHEMICAL RECEIVING SAFETY – JOEL ANDERSON, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

WRITTEN ENERGY CONTROL PROCEDURES – JOEL ANDERSON, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

MACHINE SPECIFIC ENERGY CONTROL PROCEDURES (LOCKOUT/TAGOUT) FORM

CONTRACTOR FACILITY SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING – JOEL ANDERSON, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE SAFETY COMMITTEE – JANE CARROLL, GREATER AUGUSTA UTILITY DISTRICT

 

 

 

6TH ANNUAL DRINKING WATER PROTECTION SEMINAR

COMMON INTERESTS, SHARED SOLUTIONS: A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO DRINKING WATER PROTECTION

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012

PROTECTING WATER BY CONSERVING LAND – KEITH FLETCHER, MAINE COAST HERITAGE TRUST

THE SALMON FALLS WATERSHED COLLABORATIVE: WORKING TOGETHER TO GET THINGS DONE – CHRISTINE FEURT, WELLS RESERVE

MAINE DEP SPILL RESPONSE – PETER BLANCHARD, DEP DIVISION OF RESPONSE SERVICES

NOPCOTE, I-95, A WELL, AND A CAT – BRIAN TARBUCK, GREATER AUGUSTA UTILITY DISTRICT

TACKLING A SPILL HEAD ON: THE 2011 LAKE AUBURN SPILL – JOHN STORER, AUBURN WATER & SEWER DISTRICTS

GROUNDWATER MONITORING ON A MODEST BUDGET – JUNE MOONEY, GREATER AUGUSTA UTILITY DISTRICT

COSTS & BENEFITS OF IMPLEMENTING ADDITIONAL SOURCE & WATERSHED MONITORING – LAUREL JACKSON, PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT

 

JUNE OFFICE SESSION

JUNE 5, 2012, BREWER;  JUNE 6, 2012, GARDINER & JUNE 7, 2012, PORTLAND

JUNE OFFICE 2012 CDROM DOCUMENTS

 

MAINTAINING AND UPGRADING DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

APRIL 25, 2012, BREWER & APRIL 26, 2012, NORTH BERWICK

FINANCING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, LUCRETIA SMITH, MAINE PUC