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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Sustainable Infrastructure:
Successful Strategies, Future Challenges For Drinking Water & Wastewater Utilities

August 7, 2007
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cal/EPA, Byron Sher Auditorium 2nd Floor
1001 l Street, Sacramento CA


8:30 am


9:00 am 

Welcoming remarks

  • Alexis Strauss, Director, EPA Region 9 Water Division
  • Tam Doduc, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board

Planning in High Growth Areas (Presentation, 6.3M) - Mary Snyder, District Engineer, Sacramento County Sanitation District No. 1

A Roadmap To Sustainable Public Infrastructure: A Shift in Utility Management Mindset (Presentation, 21M) - Diane Taniguchi-Dennis, City of Albany, Oregon

10:45 am


11:00 am

Asset Management


Lunch Break

1:15 pm

Meeting California’s Future Energy Needs (Presentation, 4.3M) - Richard Atwater, Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Energy Self-sufficiency through Foodwaste/biofuels (Presentation, 5.9M)Ben Horenstein, EBMUD

2:15 pm


2:30 pm

Effective Asset Management: the path to infrastructure sustainability (Presentation, 2.1M) - Adel Hagekhalil and Enrique Zaldivar, City of Los Angeles

Performance Improvements (Presentation, 4M) - Peter Ruffier, Director, Wastewater Division for the City of Eugene, Oregon

4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

4:20 pm


Session Format

Two 20-25 min presentations followed by 10-15 min open discussion with the speakers
If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact Terisa Williams at (415) 972-3829
Agenda (PDF) (1 pp, 35K, About PDF)

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