Sessions List

WaterSmart Innovations 2011 Sessions

ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
W-1101
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma A
Reaching Our Potential: Tapping Conservation Opportunities in the Great Lakes  (PDF)
Jeffrey Ripp, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
W-1102
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma B
The Effect of High Bill Alerts on Water Use Patterns  (PDF)
Mark Jordan, Austin Water
W-1103
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma C
Food Security in the 21st Century  (PDF)
Maria Montoya, NYU Department of History
W-1104
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma D
Water Efficient Landscape Education in Spanish for the Landscape Professional  (PDF)
Juan Carlos Garcia, WaterWise Consulting, Inc.
W-1105
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa A
The Benefits of Water Budgeting and Why It is an Efficient Method of Reducing Outdoor Water Usage  (PDF)
Peter Estournes, California Landscape Contractors
W-1106
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa B
Launching Graywater Programs  (PDF)
Rachel Kraai, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Julie Ortiz, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
W-1107
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa C
AWWA's Conservation Community-Resources for Water Rates and More  (PDF)
Ken Mercer, American Water Works Association
W-1108
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa D
Proof That Porous Pavement Can Succeed in a Midwestern Climate!  (PDF)
Valerie Strassberg, Nature's Voice - Our Choice
W-1109
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Sonoma A
Swimming Pools and Spas - Balancing Recreation and Conservation  (PDF)
Shawn Martin, International Code Council
W-1110
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Sonoma B
Conservation Program Mapping: A Picture Says a Thousand Words  (PDF)
Natalie Pavlovski, Irvine Ranch Water District
W-1111
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Tools for Integrating Water and Energy Management  (PDF)
Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute
W-1112
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Sonoma D
Commercial, Industrial & Institutional Water Surveys in Silicon Valley: Study Findings  (PDF)
Karen Morvay, Santa Clara Valley Water District
W-1113
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Napa A
Precise control of landscape irrigation water consumption in development and system management with GIS/GPS  (PDF)
Geza Kisch, Water Management Group
W-1114
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Napa B
Membrane Technologies for Water Reclamation  (PDF)
Peter S. Cartwright, Cartwright Consulting Co.
W-1115
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Napa C
How Low Can We Go: Meter Testing Delivers Financial Gain  (PDF)
Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utility District and David Wallenstein, EBMUD
W-1116
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Napa D
Plumbing Supply Piping Planning Tool - Minimizing Water Wasted Waiting for Hot  (PDF)
Gary Klein, Affiliated International Management, LLC and Craig Selover, Masco Corporation
W-1117
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma A
Optimizing Demand Management Efforts Using Spatial Information  (PDF)
Scott Winter, Colorado Springs Utilities
W-1118
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma B
Do You Have a Blue Thumb? A Landscape Water Efficiency Campaign  (PDF)
Linda Higgins, Regional Water Authority (RWA) Water Efficiency Program and Christine Kohn, IN Communications
W-1119
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma C
Good Money After Bad Data: The Death of Unaccounted for Water  (PDF)
Steve Cavanaugh, Jr., Cavanaugh & Associates, P.A. and Will Jernigan, PE, Cavanaugh & Associates, P.A.
W-1120
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma D
The Alliance for Water Efficiency State Scorecard Project  (PDF)
William Christainsen, Alliance for Water Efficiency
W-1121
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa A
NOFA's New 5th Edition Organic Land Care Standards: Water Perspectives  (PDF)
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc.
W-1122
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa B
Optimizing Your Water Harvesting System to Maximize Water Savings  (PDF)
John R. Bauer, Wahaso - Water Harvesting Solutions
W-1123
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa C
Budget Rates on a Budget: A Guide for Smaller Agencies  (PDF)
Stephanie Reimer, Monte Vista Water District and Justin Scott-Coe, Monte Vista Water District
W-1124
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa D
An Innovative System for Leakage Prevention in Domestic Water Systems  (PDF)
Giovanni Cipolla, Enolgas Bonomi Spa and Marco Fantozzi, Marco Fantozzi
W-1125
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma A
Small and Medium-sized Utilities Can Work Towards Effective Water Conservation: New Tools to Help  (PDF)
William Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management and Judi Ranton, Portland Water Bureau
W-1126
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma B
Long Term Water Conservation Strategy, an Emerging Context for Water  (PDF)
Tracey Carrigan, York Region and Theresa Macintyre-Morris, York Region
W-1127
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma C
Incorporating Water Conservation into Water Demand Projections  (PDF)
Kat Wuelfing, Erler & Kalinowski, INC. (EKI)
W-1128
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma D
Water Conservation Tutorial Gardens  (PDF)
Jeri Deneen, Deneen Powell Atelier, Inc.
W-1129
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa A
Golf Course Water Use Under Water Budgets  (PDF)
Mitchell Morgan, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1130
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa B
Non-Native Plant Water Usage Analysis for the Mojave River Riparian Corridor Using LiDAR and Multispectral Imagery  (PDF)
Amy Witherall, Bureau of Reclamation
W-1131
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa C
Effective Water Conservation Policies to Leverage Automated Meter Infrastructure (AMI)  (PDF)
Julie Friedman, City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities and Lisa Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management
W-1132
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa D
Eco Village Development Sustainable Integrated Water Management  (PDF)
Brian Burnham Jones, Eco Intelligence Group and Marilyn Crenshaw, The Green Architect aka Eco Intelligence Group
W-1133
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma A
LADWP Custom Technical Assistance Program, Going Beyond the Menu Based Program  (PDF)
Robert Estrada, Department of Water and Power City of Los Angeles and Mark Gentili, Department of Water and Power City of Los Angeles
W-1134
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma B
Utilizing Community-Based Social Marketing to Reduce Outdoor Water Use  (PDF)
Jennifer Tabanico, Action Research
W-1135
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma C
Maximizing Water Efficiency in Single Family Residences: Lessons from 15 Years of Study  (PDF)
William B. DeOreo, Aquacraft, Inc. Water Engineering and Management
W-1136
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma D
Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals and a Successful Statewide Water Conservation Educational Partnership  (PDF)
Summer Waters, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
W-1137
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa A
2011 Smart Water Application Technologies (SWAT) Update  (PDF)
Brian E. Vinchesi, Irrigation Consulting, Inc.
W-1138
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa B
The U.S. Army and Graywater - Current Status  (PDF)
Richard J. Scholze, ERDC-CERL
W-1139
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa C
Using GPCD to Account for Conservation: SNWA's Measured Progress  (PDF)
Alexei Luganov, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1140
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa D
Perfect Partners - Denver Water and Denver Public Schools (DPS)  (PDF)
Donna Pacetti, Denver Water
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
T-1101
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma A
How can Water Efficiency Improve Instream Flows ?  (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Cindy Dyballa, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1102
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma B
A Community Approach to Landscape Behavioral Change  (PDF)
Pamela Berstler, G3, The Green Gardens Group and Paul Herzog, Surfrider Foundation's Ocean Friendly Gardens Program
T-1103
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma C
Water Demand and Weather: Implications of Climate Change and Water Efficiency  (PDF)
John Clayton, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.
T-1104
9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma D
Sustainable Landscape Class: A Partnership to Educate from the Grassroots  (PDF)
Kathy Nguyen, Cobb County Water System
T-1105
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa A
Bringing Landscape Evaluations into the 21st Century with iPad Technology  (PDF)
Tim Barr, Western Municipal Water District and Maureen Erbeznik, Maureen Erbeznik and Associates
T-1106
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa B
Finding Stormwater's Potential in the Commercial Landscape  (PDF)
Jacob Johnson, Austin Water
T-1107
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa C
The IAPMO Green Plumbing and Mechanical Supplement - Advance Look at the 2012 Revision  (PDF)
Peter DeMarco, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and David Viola, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
T-1108
9:30am - 10:00am
Napa D
Developing Water Conservation Communities through Holistic Land Use Planning  (PDF)
Beorn Courtney, Headwaters Corporation
T-1109
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma A
Tools for Finding the True Benefits from Water Conservation  (PDF)
Chris Brown, CUWCC
T-1110
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma B
Securing Real Change with High Touch Customer Service  (PDF)
Matt Dickens, Valencia Water Company and Denis Wolcott, The Wolcott Company
T-1111
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma C
Which Emerging Technologies Will Have Greatest Effect on Water Demands?  (PDF)
Bill Gauley, Veritec Consulting, Inc. and John Koeller P.E., Koeller and Company
T-1112
10:05am - 10:35am
Sonoma D
EPA's Climate Ready Water Utilities - Enabling Conservation through Adaptation  (PDF)
Curt Baranowski, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
T-1113
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa A
Novel Devices That Compel Irrigation Controllers into Compliance - Research Results  (PDF)
Kent Sovocool, Soutern Nevada Water Authority
T-1114
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa B
Graywater: Disposal or beneficial re-use?  (PDF)
Paul James, Just Water Savers USA Inc.
T-1115
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa C
Water Efficiency and Conservation in the International Green Construction Code  (PDF)
Shawn Martin, International Code Council
T-1116
10:05am - 10:35am
Napa D
Why do New Homes Use More Water Even During Droughts and/or Recessions?  (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management and William Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management
T-1117
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma A
Estimating Potential CII Water Conservation for the LADWP  (PDF)
Michael Beezhold, CMD and Dan Rodrigo, CDM Inc.
T-1118
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma B
Join the Chase! Arizona's Fix a Leak Week Captures Attention  (PDF)
Leeann Spahos, City of Peoria and Carol M. Ward-Morris, Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
T-1120
10:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma D
Landscape Webinars: Can they actually save water?  (PDF)
Amy McNulty, Irvine Ranch Water District
T-1121
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa A
IA Soil Moisture Sensor Response Protocol to Manage Irrigation Events  (PDF)
Diganta Adhikari, International Center for Water Technology and David F. Zoldoske, International Center for Water Technology
T-1122
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa B
Rainwater Harvesting Comes of Age In the Modern Era.  (PDF)
G. Edward Van Giesen, BRAE Rainwater Technologies
T-1123
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa C
National Water Rate Trends  (PDF)
Elisabeth Giever, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Kate McMordie Stoughton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
T-1124
10:40am - 11:10am
Napa D
Daunting Water Conservation-Building Water Pipe  (PDF)
Peter DeMarco, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
T-1125
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma A
Creating a New Framework to Support Utility Water Conservation Planning  (PDF)
Tracy Bouvette, Great Western Institute
T-1126
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma B
Market Transformation as an Alternative for Delivering Regional Conservation: Evidence  (PDF)
Thomas W. Chesnutt, Ph. D., A & N Technical Services, Inc. and Maureen Erbeznik, Maureen Erbeznik and Associates
T-1127
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma C
Developing and Implementing a Joint Agenda for Energy and Water Efficiency  (PDF)
Eric Mackres, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
T-1128
11:15am - 11:45am
Sonoma D
Landscape Contractor Consultative Training Program Teaching  (PDF)
Lou Bendon, Flycatcher Marketing and Rick Sabbag, Flycatcher Marketing
T-1129
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa A
Valuing Water and Landscape in the Urban West  (PDF)
Lori Catalano, University of Colorado Dept of Landscape Architecture and Paul W. Lander, Am. Soc. of L. Arch: Chair, Water Conservation Professional Network
T-1130
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa B
Multi-Variate Study of Stormwater BMPs  (PDF)
David Dodds, URS and Jim Schuessler, BNIM
T-1131
11:15am - 11:45am
Revenue Decoupling For Water Utilities  (PDF)
Bob Kelly, SouthWest Water Company
T-1132
11:15am - 11:45am
Napa D
Water Demand Forecasting for a Sustainable Residential Development in California  (PDF)
Cindy Bertsch, P.E., Erler & Kalinowski, Inc.
T-1119
11:40am - 11:10am
Sonoma C
Progress in Defining the Water Energy Nexus  (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Kenneth Mirvis, The Writing Company
T-1133
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma A
Water Use Reductions Resulting from Plumbing Fixture Replacement in Hotels  (PDF)
John Koeller, P.E., Koeller and Company
T-1134
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma B
Water-Wise Schools - Effecting Change through Partnerships  (PDF)
Elizabeth Lovsted, Eastern Municipal Water District and Deb Whitney, US Bureau of Reclamation
T-1135
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma C
Integrated System for Enhanced Operation of Water Networks  (PDF)
Yaron Gefen, Tahal Consulting Engineers
T-1137
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa A
Irrational Irrigation as Applied to Water Conservation Policies and Discussion  (PDF)
Cable R. Jones, Water Management, Inc.
T-1138
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa B
UPDATE - Reduced Flows in Building Drains  (PDF)
Dr. Steve Cummings, AS-Flow and Peter DeMarco, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
T-1139
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa C
Balancing Conservation and Revenue Stability - Opportunity or Oxymoron?  (PDF)
Juliet Christian-Smith, Pacific Institute
T-1140
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Napa D
Demand Hardening: Assessing Potential Impacts with End Use Models  (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management and Peter Mayer, Aquacraft, Inc.
T-1144
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma D
Simulating Future Water Demand in California with a Changing Climate  (PDF)
Juliet Christian-Smith, Pacific Institute and Matthew Heberger, Pacific Institute
T-1141
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma A
The Dollar Side of Water Conservation in the CII Sector  (PDF)
H.W. Bill Hoffman, Water Management, Inc.
T-1142
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma B
Understanding Consumer Awareness of Water Conservation and Motivating Green Behavior  (PDF)
Larry Washington, Creative Shelton Group
T-1143
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma C
Hahn Arroyo: A Model for Sustainable Watershed Improvement  (PDF)
Kevin Daggett, Albuquerque Metropolitan Flood Control Authority and George Radnovich, Sites Southwest
T-1145
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa A
Can Parks Inhibit Outdoor Water Use?  (PDF)
Eve Halper, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
T-1146
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa B
Beginner's Guide to Toilet Replacement Program Designs  (PDF)
John Koeller P.E., Koeller and Company
T-1147
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa C
Conserving Water: At What Cost?  (PDF)
David S. Grieshop, Reality LLC: Managing Partner
T-1148
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Napa D
Saving Industrial Water in the Great Lakes: Opportunities and Challenges  (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Thomas Pape, Best Management Partners
T-1160
2:35pm - 3:05pm
Sonoma D
Georgia Statewide Water Plan: Forecasting Energy Sector Demands through 2050  (PDF)
Mitchell Horrie, CDM
T-1149
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma A
From Best in Class to Program Specifics  (PDF)
Tracey Carrigan, York Region and Theresa Macintyre-Morris, York Region
T-1150
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma B
Don't Change Those Sheets! Engaging the Dallas Hospitality Industry  (PDF)
Carole R. Davis, City of Dallas Water Utilities
T-1151
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Sonoma C
The Water-Energy Nexus: New Businesses & Innovations  (PDF)
Kate Gasner, Imagine H20
Burt Hamner, Hydrovolts
Bradley Mart, FogBusters
T-1152
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Reducing Demands in San Diego through Comprehensive Shortage Management Actions  (PDF)
Dana Friehauf, San Diego County Water Authority
T-1153
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa A
Landscape Retrofit Case Studies in the Salt Lake Valley  (PDF)
Kristofer Sagers, Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District
T-1154
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa B
Is 0.8 gpf enough, and do customers like it?  (PDF)
John Koeller P.E., Koeller and Company and Rob Whipple, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
T-1155
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa C
WaterSense Commercial and Institutional Sector Update  (PDF)
Tara O'Hare, U.S. EPA WaterSense
T-1156
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Napa D
Reducing Apparent Losses and Recovering Revenue through Component Analysis of Apparent  (PDF)
George Kunkel, Philadelphia Water Department and Reinhard Sturm, Water Systems Optimization, Inc.
T-1136
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma D
Conserve to Preserve: Conservation Savings for Instream Flow in Colorado  (PDF)
Drew Beckwith, Western Resources Advocates
T-1157
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma A
Irrigation Evaluations - Incredibly Cost Effective way to Save Water!  (PDF)
Rodney Tilley, Toho Water Authority
T-1158
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma B
Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit Project: A Plant Palette for a Southern California Green Street  (PDF)
Ellen Mackey, Council for Watershed Health and Drew Ready, Council for Watershed Health
T-1159
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Sonoma C
Conserving Water for the Environment in Tucson: A Pilot Program  (PDF)
Emily Brott, Sonoran Institute and Dr. Sharon B Megdal, Unitversity of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
T-1161
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa A
San Diego Regional Highlights of 5-Year Irrigation Retrofit Incentive Program  (PDF)
Thomas W. Chesnutt, Ph. D., A & N Technical Services, Inc. and Carlos Michelon, San Diego County Water Authority
T-1162
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa B
New American National Standard for Evaluating Water Reuse Treatment Technologies  (PDF)
Tom Bruursema, NSF International
T-1163
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa C
Program Management: A Case Study In Economic Chaos  (PDF)
Lisa Morgan-Perales, Inland Empire Utilities Agency
T-1164
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Napa D
Increasing the Informational Value of Demand Side Planning Analyses  (PDF)
David Bracciano, Tampa Bay Water and Lisa Krentz, Hazen and Sawyer PC
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
F-1101
9:00am - 10:30am
Sonoma A
WaterSense Labeled New Homes: Building a Water Efficient Future  (PDF)
Alicia Marrs, EPA WaterSense Program and Jonah Schein, EPA WaterSense Program
F-1102
9:00am - 10:30am
Sonoma B
Harvesting On-Site Water Sources for Sustainable Irrigation  (PDF)
John R. Bauer, Wahaso - Water Harvesting Solutions and Mark Coopersmith, ET Water
F-1104
9:00am - 10:30am
Sonoma D
Reaching Worker Educating Landscape Contractors  (PDF)
Veronica Blette, EPA WaterSense
F-1117
9:00am - 10:00am
Sonoma C
Sexy Water Efficiency Issues and AWE Solutions  (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
John Koeller P.E., Koeller and Company
Peter Mayer, Aquacraft, Inc.
Thomas Pape, Best Management Partners
F-1103
10:05am - 12:05pm
Sonoma C
Water Efficiency: Environment or Growth?  (PDF)
Drew Beckwith, Western Resources Advocates
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
Cindy Dyballa, Alliance for Water Efficiency
Dr. Sharon B Megdal, Unitversity of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
F-1118
10:35am - 12:05pm
Sonoma B
Incentivizing Behavior: How Utilities Track, Earn, and Trade Water Efficiency Shares  (PDF)
John Carpenter, SmartMarkets LLC and James Workmen, SmartMarkets LLC
F-1119
10:35am - 12:05pm
Sonoma B
Community Based Social Marketing in Action  (PDF)
Veronica Blette, EPA WaterSense
F-1120
10:35am - 12:05pm
Sonoma D
Climate Change and Water Efficiency - New and Exciting Tools and Efforts  (PDF)
Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management

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