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May 2016 Technical Meeting

  • 20 May 2016
  • Safety Harbor, Florida


  • AWRA Florida members
  • College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • American Water Works Association members; Contact or for registration code.
  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (meeting fee includes membership to AWRA Florida through Dec. 31, 2016)
  • College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (meeting fee includes student membership to AWRA Florida through Dec. 31, 2016)

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Protecting Florida's Water Resources - Creative Solutions That Work
A joint meeting between AWRA Florida and AWWA Florida Section Region IV

Meeting Location
Safety Harbor Resort and Spa
105 N. Bayshore Drive
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

7:30am - Meeting Registration Opens
8:30am - Emerging Water Resources Issues and Challenges - Mark Hammond, Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD)
9:00am - Florida Springs Program and Initiatives Update - Sean King, SWFWMD
  9:30am - Planning for a Changing Climate in the Tampa Bay Region - Alison Adams, Tampa Bay Water
10:00am - Climate Change and Sustainability Challenges for Florida Utilities - Erin Deady, Corbett, White, Davis, and Ashton, P.A.
10:30am - Networking Break
11:00am - Creating a Sustainable New Water Supply for Industrial Application: A Case Study - Catherine Magliocco, Tampa Electric Company
11:30am - Best Management Practices and Water Quality in the Everglades Agricultural Area - Jango Bhadha, University of Florida
12:00pm - Lunch (included with registration fee)
12:15pm - Keynote Address - State Senator Jack Latvala, District 20
1:00pm - Identifying and Tracking Human Impacts on Water Quality - Tim Fitzpatrick, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
1:30pm - Florida Water Management Policy Update - Laura Donaldson, Manson Bolves Donaldson, P.A.
2:00pm - Innovative Indirect Potable Water Reuse Program - David Porter, City of Clearwater
2:30pm - Networking Break
3:00pm - South Hillsborough Aquifer Recharge Program (SHARP): The Future of Water Reuse - Bart Weiss, Hillsborough County
3:30pm - Tampa's Colorful Potable Water Reuse Journey - Brad Baird, City of Tampa
4:00pm - Networking Reception

Online meeting registration payments are processed by PayPal. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click on "Don't have a PayPal account?" to pay with a credit or debit card. ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 18, 2016. You can also register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) at the meeting.

Organizations wishing to participate as meeting sponsors should review the Sponsor Application Form and Pay Online. Contact Alex Chatham at 561-688-9008 if you have any questions.

Hotel Information
A limited number of discounted room rates (starting at $134/night) are available at the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa. Call 727-726-1161 and mention AWRA Seminar to obtain the discount. The AWRA discount includes waiver of the $16 daily resort fee. You must call the hotel directly and mention AWRA Seminar to obtain the waiver. Room rates will vary. Other rates and hotel packages are available directly from the venue but will not include waiver of the daily resort fee.

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date: Thursday, May 19 from 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Crooked Thumb Brewery
555 10th Avenue, South
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.

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