Getting Ready for Texas Water 2015

Brian Coltharp

Freese and Nichols is gearing up for Texas Water 2015, taking place next week April 14-17 in Corpus Christi!

If you are attending, we invite you to visit us in booth 1018 and to join us at one of our technical sessions. Here’s a look at the papers, presentations and posters we will be sharing at this year’s conference:

Wednesday, April 15th

  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Sewer or Later: The Need for Mobile GIS in Enhancing Wastewater Systems; Andrew Boyle and Cullen Carlson; Young Professionals Track
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Mary Rhodes Phase 2 – Managing Construction of a $150 Million Investment; Anne Carrel; Richard Provolt; Ryan Ramsey; Construction Issues Track

Thursday, April 16th

  • 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Professional Ethics for Engineers Workshop (in the Water Garden Ballroom); Gina Smith and Trooper Smith
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Even a Good Problem Needs a Solution: When Customers Want Too Much Reuse; Richard Weatherly; Kristine Day of the City of Kerrville; Water Reuse Track
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Scum: A Liability or Asset?; Leonard Ripley; Chad Simmons; Farida S. Goderya of the City of Fort Worth; MRRDC Track
  • 1:45 PM – 2:15 PM How Does the City of Frisco Respond to Rapid Developer Growth? GIS and Hydraulic Modeling; Jessica Brown; Andrew Franko; Mazen Kawasmi; Water Distribution Track
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Water Reuse Panel; David Sloan; Ellen McDonald of Alan Plummer Associates; Ken Hall of CH2M Hill; Water Reuse Track
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM How Proactive or Reactive To Be? Getting Ahead of the Curve on Preventive Maintenance; Jessica Brown; Mazen Kawasmi; Sally Mills-Wright and Bill Gase of the City of Arlington; Water Distribution Track
  • 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM Up and Running: The Country’s Largest VTSH Pump Station Takes Charge; Erin Flanagan; Regina Stencel of Dallas Water Utilities; MRRDC Track

Friday, April 17th

  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM City of Corpus Christi: Variable Salinity Desalination Demonstration Project; Jason Cocklin; Trooper Smith; Jiangang (Daniel) Deng and Brent Clayton of the City of Corpus Christi; Water Resources Track
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Electrical Upgrades at Raw Water Pump Station; Jeff Hensley; Mohammad Bayan and Bill Gase of the City of Arlington; Electrical/I&C Track
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM You Just Lost 25% of Your Raw Water … Now What? Fast-Tracking a 48-Mile Raw Water Supply Pipeline; Jeff Payne; Large Diameter Conveyance Track

Freese and Nichols is also proud to sponsor the Process Control portion of the Operations Challenge, taking place in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, April 15.

We’ll see you next week at the conference! View the conference program