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16th Annual Drinking Water Workshop Agenda

The 2019 16th Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop will begin on Tuesday, September 24 and end on Thursday, September 26. Speakers and group leaders are experts in their fields from EPA, state and local agencies, academia, NGOs and associations, and the private sector. Infomation on the live broadcast sessions can be found here

See the full Agenda for session descriptions, specific talks and speakers, and information on the breakout focus groups; the ask the experts, models and tools demos, and posters session; and networking events.

Tuesday, September 24

7:00 am Registration Open
8:30 am - 9:45 am Session 1: Opening Plenary Includes Keynote Address
9:45 am - 10:30 am Session 2: Networking Icebreaker
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Concurrent Technical Sessions (3A & 3B)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 3A-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS I: Lead and Corrosion
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  Session 3B-MONITORING & TREATMENT I: Per- & Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Also a live broadcast
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Technical Sessions (4A & 4B)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Session 4A-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS II: Water Quality Changes Also a live broadcast
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Session 4B-MONITORING & TREATMENT II: Managing Contaminants
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Technical Sessions (5A & 5B)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 5A-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS III: Pathogens and Disinfection Also a live broadcast
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 5B-MONITORING & TREATMENT III: Manganese
6:00 pm Networking Event: Baseball game

Wednesday, September 25

7:30 am Registration Open
8:30 am - 10:00 am Concurrent Technical Sessions (6A & 6B)
8:30 am - 10:00 am Session 6A-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS IV: Potpourri
8:30 am - 10:00 am  Session 6B-MONITORING & TREATMENT IV: Nitrate and Perchlorate                                           
10:30 - 12:00 pm Session 7: Breakout Focus Group Discussions
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Concurrent Technical Sessions (8A & 8B)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Session 8A-DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS V: Disinfection Byproducts Also a live broadcast                                                
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Session 8B-MONITORING & TREATMENT V: Monitoring and Methods
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Session 9: Ask the Experts, Models and Tools Demos, and Posters
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Session 10: Closing Plenary Includes keynote from a senior EPA official and report-outs from focus groups
6:00 pm Networking Event: Confluence ConnectsExit

Thursday, September 26

7:30 am Registration Open
8:00 am-12:00 pm Concurrent In-Depth Training Sessions (11A - 11D)
8:00 am-12:00 pm Session 11A: Setting up Bench- and Pilot-Scale Studies Cost-Effectively
8:00 am-12:00 pm Session 11B: Evaluation of Inactivation at Drinking Water Treatment Plants                                                                 
8:00 am-12:00 pm Session 11C: UV 101-Fundamental Principles of UV Disinfection
8:00 am-12:00 pm Session 11D: Understanding Drinking Water UV Validation Reports