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Date & Time

Friday, March 19, 2021
9:00 am - 11:30 am


City of Austin


Plummer, CP&Y, Garver, Gupta & Associates, Inc., Perkins Engineering Consultants, Inc., Pacheco Koch, Freese and Nichols, CDM Smith, Weston Solutions, Wastewater Training & Consulting Services, Tetra Tech, HDR, Hazeon and Sawyer, Clean Water Strategies, Upper Trinity Regional Water District, Trinity River Authority, San Jacinto River Authority, San Antonio River Authority, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., North Texas Municipal Water District, Gulf Coast Authority, City of Garland Water Utilities, City of Fort Worth, Austin Water

Meeting Agenda

9:00 - 9:10 Welcome and Introduction - Lisa Boatman, Supervising Engineer - Austin Water

9:10 - 9:35 Business Portion and Regulatory/Legislative Update

9:35 - 10:00 Regulatory and Legislative Updates - Julie Nahrgang, Executive Director - WEAT/TACWA

10:00 - 10:25 "TCEQ and the 87th Texas Legislative Session" - David Galindo, Director of the Water Quality Division - TCEQ

10:25 - 10:50 "Wastewater-based epidemiology in Austin, Texas for severe-acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)" - Mary Jo Kirisits, Ph.D., Associate Professor - The University of Texas at Austin & Kerry A. Kinney, Ph.D., Professor - The University of Texas at Austin

10:50 -11:15 "Sewage Sludge to Biosolids: A Century of Biosolids Management" - Rajendra Bhattarai, President - Clean Water Strategies

11:15 - 11:30 Q&A / Open Discussion

11:30 Adjourn


Gupta & Associates, Inc.
Perkins Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Pacheco Koch
Freese and Nichols
CDM Smith
Weston Solutions
Tetra Tech
Hazeon and Sawyer
Clean Water Strategies
Upper Trinity Regional Water District
Trinity River Authority
San Jacinto River Authority
San Antonio River Authority
Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.
North Texas Municipal Water District
Gulf Coast Authority
City of Garland Water Utilities
City of Fort Worth
Austin Water