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Presented by: DKF Solutions Group

2019 Sewer and Stormwater Summit


  • October 17, 2019
  • 7:00 am - 2:30 pm


Hilton Oakland
One Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621 United States
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  • Member price: $100
  • Non-member price: $100

Building Better Mousetraps:
New Paradigms, Regulations and Solutions to Common Challenges

17 October 2019
Limited Seating!
Register today!

Hilton Oakland Airport
1 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Check-In and Continental Breakfast



FREE to members of sponsoring JPAs

(click on JPA logos above to view member listing)

$100/pp for non-members

(Register now and you will be directed to a registration page with payment instructions)

RESERVATIONS For conference room rate of $175/night mention the 2019 Summit or the code SEW

PARKING Attendance includes parking validation


TRACK 1 – Collections Worker Safety and Leadership

Physical Demands: Do You Know What Your Employees Are Required To Lift?
Don Freeman, Occumetric

Coaching and Mentoring to Onboard and Develop Staff
Sergio Ramirez, West Bay Sanitary District

How the Montecito Sanitary District Survived a Natural Disaster
Alex Alonzo, Montecito Sanitary District

Traffic Control
Du-All Safety

Taking Ownership of the Lower Lateral and Developing Maintenance and Repair/Renewal Programs
Sam Rose, South Placer MUD


TRACK 2 – Operations and Management

Coming to Work and Keeping the Doors Open During an Emergency
Chris Ewers, Ewers Engineering
Joe Carlini, WWTP Optimization Specialist

Easement Maintenance
Lenny Rather, LR Consulting

Manhole Inspection and Rehabilitation
Andy Morrison, AM Consulting

Collections is the Leading Edge of Treatment
Chris Ewers, Ewers Engineering
Joe Carlini, WWTP Optimization Specialist

Collection System Maintenance: Hydro Jetting and Power Rodding
Sergio Ramirez, West Bay Sanitary District

Track 3 – Compliance, Engineering, and Management Fountain Room

WDR Revisions Program: An Industry Collection System Perspective
Paul Causey, CASA Collections Workgroup Chair

Statewide Collection Systems Compliance and Enforcement Update
Jim Fischer, P.E., SWRCB Office of Enforcement

Using the Statewide Sanitary Sewer Permit Update for Local Budget Stability
Diana Messina, Regulatory Manager, SWRCB

Water Quality Regulations – Only One Piece of the Puzzle
Diana Messina, Regulatory Manager, SWRCB

Overflow Emergency Response Plans: Every Minute Lost is More Gallons Spilled
David Patzer, CSRMA Risk Control Advisor

TRACK 4 -Stormwater

CA Water Board’s Regulatory Direction to Storm Water Management
Diana Messina, Regulatory Manager, SWRCB

Competency Based Training: From Development to Assessment
Jim Mcpherson, Competency Training Systems

A Little Planning Goes a Long Way: Storm and Sewer Pump Station Emergency Response Plans
John Balestrini, The Barritt Group

Stormwater, Floods and System Failures: A New Claim May Be In Your Future
David Clovis, Consultant

My System is Better Than Yours. Or It Will Be.
Chris Ewers, Ewers Engineering
Joe Carlini, WWTP Optimization Specialist


Public Works Directors ~ City Attorneys

Sewer Collections Workers ~ Maintenance Personnel

Sewer System Managers and Supervisors

Those Responsible for Stormwater Management Programs


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