May 21, 2013

KYTNWPC-logo-smallThe 10th Annual Kentucky/Tennessee Water Professionals Conference (WPC) will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville July 14-17, 2013.

LDA Engineering is sponsoring the conference which attracts more than a thousand water professionals from the two states. It features water-focused workshops, technical sessions, activities and industry awards.

“LDA Engineering is excited to sponsor this great conference, offering the chance to network with industry professionals, utility officials, operators, and regulators,” said Brooks. “We are proud to be a part of the program this year.”

As part of the program, several LDA Engineering associates are presenting presentations throughout the conference.

On Monday, July 15, LDA Engineering will present two talks on sustainability. President and CEO Jason Brooks and Vice President Eddie Wade will present “Sustainability and Success! Maximizing savings through integrated water management” at 11:30 a.m. Brooks will also present “What’s your plan? Reducing flows to a combined sewer system using sustainable, green infrastructure” at 1:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, July 16, LDA Engineering Founder and Board Chairman Lamar Dunn will present “Transferring wastewater utility management from a city to a utilities board” with representatives from long-time LDA Engineering client, the City of Morristown, at 9:45 a.m.

Also on Tuesday, LDA Engineering associates will present two talks on small sewer systems. Vice President Steve Bostic will present “Sanitary sewer list station evaluation for smaller communities: Where is it? What is it? What condition is it in?” at 3:15 p.m. Vice President Lee Gentry and Environmental Engineer Tara Mallison will give a joint presentation with a client representative from the City of Oak Ridge on “EPA Orders aren’t just for big cities: What to consider when you small community has to address sewer system capacity” at 3:45 p.m.

“Our team at LDA Engineering has a wealth of experience and knowledge in creating innovative solutions to water-related issues in the Tennessee and Kentucky region, and we are pleased to be able to share that expertise with our colleagues,” said Brooks. “The technical sessions are an incredible way to learn the latest trends and innovations from fellow industry professionals.”

LDA Engineering is an engineering firm based in East Tennessee with offices in Johnson City, Knoxville, and Chattanooga focused on water, wastewater and stormwater engineering for public and municipal clients, as well as private business.

The largest annual water and wastewater technical conference and exhibition in Kentucky and Tennessee, 10th Annual Water Professionals Conference packs a wealth of water-focused activities and information into three days.

In addition to the on-site programming, conference participants are invited to join a technical tour of the Crescent Hill Filter Plant and the Ohio Falls Hydro Electric Generating Station, examining the impact that the Ohio River has had on the region throughout its history.

As in years past, the conference will also include some water focused competitions including the “Best of the Best” water taste test, “Top Ops” knowledge bowl contest, and pipe-tapping contest.

For complete details and registration information, visit www.kytnwpc.org.

About LDA Engineering

LDA Engineering is an employee-owned firm based in East Tennessee with offices in Johnson City, Knoxville, and Chattanooga focused on delivering engineering, operational, and management solutions to infrastructure challenges for water, wastewater and stormwater in East Tennessee. Established as Lamar Dunn & Associates Inc. (LD&A) in 1982, LDA Engineering’s innovative solutions to water-related problems continually earn national recognition from industry organizations, such as the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).