Vail PWO Seminar

October 5, 2022

27th Annual RMWEA/PWO Vail Operator Training Seminar

Lionshead Grand View Room in Vail, Colorado
395 E. Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657

$0 for members. Non-members may join RMWEA as an associate member for $35 and then register as a member.

Registration includes lunch and refreshments.
Seminar starts at 8:00 am

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For more information contact Tim Drescher at 970-477-7923 

8:00 – 8:15 am
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Training Units (TU’s) Provided
8:15 – 9:15 am
Electrical FAQ, Episode II (More Questions Other People Asked – So You Don’t Have To!)
Travis Moore, PE, Building Engineering Services Manager, HDR Engineering, Inc.
9:15 – 10:15 am
IFAS – Could it be the Right Technology for Your BNR Treatment Needs?
Brian Knadle, Wastewater Manager, Burns & McDonnell
Greg Woodward, Wastewater Project Manager, Burns & McDonnell
10:15 – 10:30 am
10:30 – 11:30 am
Pretreatment: Basics & Industry Innovations
Sheri Duren, Industrial Pretreatment Supervisor, City of Boulder
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Critters and Their Growth Environments
Ron Schuyler, Owner, COWAC
12:30 – 1:15 pm
1:15 – 2:15 pm
Operator Involvement: Keeping Avon WWTF Running Through 2.5 Years of Construction
Jeff Berlin, PE, Vice President, Carollo Engineers
Tim Drescher, Avon WWTF Supervisor, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District
2:15 – 3:15 pm
Design Options for PFAS Treatment Systems: Examples from Installations Across the USA
Kelsey Hakes, Business Development Engineer, Aqueous Vets
3:15 – 3:30 pm
3:30 – 4:30 pm
Right Pump; Right Application

Brandon Cole, Aftermarket Sales (CO & WY), Water Technology Group
Peter Botsonis, Aftermarket Sales (I-70 South), Water Technology Group

Past Vail PWO Seminar Presentations

*RMWEA sponsored training is offered at member and non-member prices. Generally, non-member registration fees are $35 higher than member fees for one-day seminars and training events. Non-member prices include a one-year associate membership in RMWEA if desired. Non-members must pay non-member registration fees regardless of whether they decide to become associate members. Attendees who choose to become members will receive our bi-monthly journal, RUMBLES, and our monthly electronic newsletter, e-Rumbles. New members are eligible to attend future training events at member prices.