Don’t miss these Tata and Howard presentations.
The New England Water Works Association’s (NEWWA) upcoming Spring Joint Regional Conference and Exhibition will feature several Tata & Howard engineers speaking at the conference’s technical sessions.
This year’s Technical Program is packed with a wide range of topics and Training Contract Hours (TCH) are available to meet operator re-certification and professional engineering renewal requirements. Be sure to check out the full program at NEWWA.
Wednesday April 4th
“Wiscasset Water District – A Decade of Water Main Replacement Projects.”
Wiscasset Water District is completing the last in a decade-long series of water main projects improving system hydraulics, water quality, and reducing main breaks. The district has followed recommendations from a Capitol Efficiency Plan™ prepared by Tata & Howard in 2009.
Paul Cote, P.E. and Dustin Lacombe will present along with Chris Cossett, Superintendent, WWD.
Karen Gracey, P.E. will co-moderate a series of discussions on Groundwater from ‘Safe Yield’ predictive modeling and Microgravity for Water Supply Prospecting to challenges and solutions for replacement well installations and small water systems.
Thursday April 5th
“New Life for an Aging Reservoir-Rehabilitation of Aquarion Water’s Burbank Reservoir.”
Tata and Howard partnered with DN Tanks to rehabilitate a 123-year old fieldstone lined water tank with a new shotcrete liner, concrete flooring, and miscellaneous pipe repairs. Matthew Barry, Project Engineer, along with Joseph Pappo from DN Tanks and Aquarion’s Stephen Olson will present.
Session 17—2:00pm: “Getting the Lead Out – Lessons Learned from a Full-Scale Lead Service Replacement Program.”
Molly Coughlin, Assistant Project Engineer will discuss how the city of Newton implemented a Lead Service Replacement Program for approximately 600 suspected lead water services. This presentation will review some of the challenges and progress made including how the homes were identified, public response to the program, and construction coordination.