September 28, 2018
LimnoTech will once again have a significant presence at WEFTEC 2018, the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference. WEFTEC is the largest annual water quality event in the world. This year, WEFTEC is in New Orleans beginning Saturday, September 29 and ending Wednesday, October 3.
LimnnoTech staff will be everywhere at WEFTEC. You will find our staff presenting, moderating, and even performing! Here is a quick rundown of where we will be:
- Hans Holmberg will Chair Workshop W12: Knowledge Development Forum: Watershed-Based Approaches – Ideas to Implementation. The workshop will be held at the New Orleans Convention Center, Room 339, on Saturday, September 29 at 1:00 pm.
- Dan Medina will Chair the Technical Practice Committee. Make sure to also stop by to see Dan perform at Jammin’4Water, an open-mic amateur performance benefiting water charities. The event takes place on Saturday, September 29 from 6:00 pm to midnight at The Historic Carver Theater at 2101 Orleans Avenue.
- Dan Rucinski and Zhonglong Zhang will be moderating Workshop W24: Water Quality Modeling 101 with HEC-RAS, beginning Sunday, September 30 at 8:30 am in Room 344 at the New Orleans Convention Center. Dan will be giving a talk titled “Modeling Water Quality for TMDLs” at 9:10 am. Dan and Zhong will also be giving a presentation titled “Scenario Analysis and Development of TMDLs” at 4:30 pm.
- Dave Dilks will be giving a presentation titled “Data Needs for Using Water Quality Models To Establish Nutrient Goals,” during Session 315: Put Your Watershed on a Diet: Nutrient Reduction on Tuesday, October 2, at 9:30 am in Room 345 at the New Orleans Convention Center.
- Tad Slawecki will be an assistant moderator for Session 417: Digital Watersheds: Big Data Analytics for Watershed Management, Tuesday, October 2, 1:30 pm in Room 345 at the New Orleans Convention Center. He is also a co-author of two papers that will be presented at the session, “The State of the Art of Big Data Analytics: A Watershed Management Perspective,” and “Critical Research and Standardization Needs for Assessing the Ecological Risk of Microplastics.”
If you are at the conference, our staff would be happy to talk to you about the work they are doing related to TMDLs, Water Quality Models, Watershed Management, Nutrient Reduction, Big Data, Microplastics, and many other topics. If you have any follow-up questions, feel free to contact individual staff (email addresses provided in links above).