Case study from Odense, Denmark, shows value in using an integrated model approach to achieve river water quality objectives in wet weather planning. CH2M's Global Technology Leader for Wastewater Collection & Wet Weather Elliot Gill will present the paper, "An Integrated Model-based Planning Approach to Achieve River Water Quality Objectives in Wet Weather Using the Best Mix of Green and Grey Technologies," during the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), on Tuesday, September 29. Join Elliot live in Chicago or read his Access Water blog for more information about implementing an integrated planning approach for solving wet weather challenges.
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Next week, from September 26-30, CH2M will be headed to Chicago, along with more than 22,000 water professionals, to participate in all that WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, has to offer. The conference, being held at McCormick Place, is the largest of its kind in North America. From technical presentations and workshops to networking with other industry professionals, we are looking forward to participating in WEFTEC 2015. CH2M's Global Leader for Wastewater Julian Sandino highlights the major activities CH2Mer's will be involved in during this year's conference.
In 1998, First Utility District (FUD), in Knox County, Tennessee, conducted a self-audit of its wastewater collection system, which identified opportunities for improvements, and since 2000 has invested in typical programs, such as capital improvement planning, grease control, root control, manhole inspection, sewer line cleaning, close circuit television, smoke testing, flow monitoring, sewer manhole and pipe rehabilitation, and pump station operation and maintenance, to successfully reduce the number and volume of overflows in its system. FUD and CH2M did a follow-up audit of the District’s CMOM (Capacity, Management, Operations, and Maintenance) program in 2013 to take a closer look at not only the documentation of CMOM activities, but also at the effectiveness of the program. Today at the 2015 WEF Collection Systems Conference, CH2M's Kevin Colvett and FUD's Patrick Spangler will present on the benefits of investing in the tools of CMOM and evaluating CMOM activities. Check out their Access Water blog to learn more.