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Call for Abstracts - 2018 New Mexico Water Workshop - April 26-27, 2018

Sunday, November 19, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ann Guiberson
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Call for Abstracts!  4th Annual New Mexico Water Workshop, April 26 & 27, 2018

Announcing the 4th annual New Mexico Water Workshop, sponsored by the New Mexico Water Committee, the local committee of the Rocky Mountain Section of American Water Works Association (RMSAWWA) and the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA).

Abstracts are being accepted until midnight MST January 12, 2018 at the following link Abstracts are limited to 300 words. All accepted presenters are required to register and pay to attend the workshop. Students may submit abstracts for the poster presentation.

The theme for this year’s opening and closing workshop is:

Emergency Planning and Preparedness: Be Prepared New Mexico

The recent wave of emergencies and disasters, natural or otherwise, striking communities in Florida, Oklahoma, Texas, California, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and others, has brought new attention to the topics of emergency planning and preparedness.  In New Mexico, our most recent natural disasters challenging public utilities include wildfires, drought, and extreme weather causing serious flooding and freezing. However, operational emergencies such as interruptions on source of supply, or equipment failure, require emergency planning as well.  Case studies and advice from emergency planning professionals will be the topics of the opening panel presentations and closing panel discussion at the 2018 NM Water Workshop.

Session topics will also include water supply, treatment, and distribution; operations and management; stormwater; and wastewater reclamation and reuse. The Workshop will be held April 26 and 27, 2018 at the Marriott Pyramid in Albuquerque.

The Annual New Mexico Water Workshop includes:

          Vendor/Exhibitor Hall

          Operator Training

          Panel Discussions

          Social/Networking Opportunities


For more information visit the event webpage.