2017 CPOW Annual Education Conference
Annual Education Conference January 19-20, 2017.

Sheraton Denver West, 360 Union Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80228

We are excited to present Dr. Sara Heger from the University of Minnesota as our Keynote speaker. Mr. Jim vonMeier, an Environmental Specialist also from Minnesota, will be offering a wealth of knowledge.We are fortunate to also welcome back Dr. Bob Siegrist from the Colorado School of Mines.

Conference Agenda

Time Topic
7:30 Conference Registration
7:30-8:20 Exhibitor Reception & Breakfast - Sponsored by Valley Precast Concrete Inc.
8:20-8:40 Conference Intro: "Farewell Address" from President
8:40-8:50 Incoming President's Address
8:50-9:00 Presentation of Scholarship Awards

9:00-9:20 NOWRA Update - Jim Bell

9:20-9:40 Regulation #43 Update - Chuck Cousino, CDPHE

9:40-10:40 Installation Keys for Long Term System Performance - Dr. Sara Heger

10:55-11:15 Education and Training - Warren Brown & Kim Seipp
11:15-11:45 CPOW White Paper Presentations - Simon Farrell

11:45-12:45 CPOW Annual Meeting and Lunch - Sponsored by SCG Enterprises


Indian Hills Groundwater Study - Roy Laws

Professionalism-Representing the Onsite Industry - Jim Von Meier

Graywater - Melanie Criswell


Douglas County Nitrate Study - Warren Brown

Contractor Construction Management - Scott Kellogg

Implementation of Graywater Reuse in Colorado - Dr. Sybil Sharville


Using STUMOD to Predict Nitrogen Fate and Transport from OWTS - Kathryn Lowe

DOT Rules and Regulations for Commercial Operations of Light Duty Trucks and Driver- Dwayne Massner

Land Use Planning - Sheila Lynch & Warren Brown


Design Case Studies Large OWTS - Roger Shaffer

EPA 503 Regs - Randy McDonald

Groundwater Recharge - Jim Von Meier

4:15-6:00 RAFFLE!!! // Happy Hour - Sponsored by Infiltrator Water Technology

Time Topic
8:30 Conference Registration
8:30-9:00 Exhibitor Reception & Breakfast

9:00-10:00 An Overview of Decentralized System Nutrient Removal Issues and Options - Dr. Bob Siegrist

10:00-10:45 Products that challenge the performance of Onsite Systems: Impacts and Alternatives - Dr. Sara Heger

10:45-11:45 Finding ways to work together to make the OWTS process better/easier for everyone involved - Panel Discussion

11:45-12:30 Lunch


Design Case Studies- Annette Popish - Four Mile Canyon Distribution

Running a Comprehensive OWTS Program - Erin Dodge


Design Case Studies- Ella Anguiano

Permitting OWTS Designed with Pressure Distribution- Mitchell Brown


Retrofit & Upgrades to Existing Systems - Paul Rutledger

Landscaping STA - Sara Heger

12:30-3:00 Distribution Demos (Elgen, Infiltrator, Netafim)

3:00-3:30 Final RAFFLE!!! // End Conference
CPOW Board Meeting

Prices increase $20/day on January 16th.

Conference Registration

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