Tuesday, September 28, 2021:  Monitoring and Compliance Pre Conference

Time

 Session  (Dome Rock)

7:30 - 8:00

 Pre-Conference Registration

8:00 - 9:00

Monitoring & Compliance Update, Lab Operations

Mary Boden & Justin Nelson, NDEE

1 w, 1 wd

9:00 - 10:00

Lead & Copper Rule

Jessica Johnson, NDEE

1w, 1wd

10:00 - 10:15

 Break

10:15 - 11:15

How Well Do You Know Your Monitoring & Compliance Rules?

Taylor Benzel, NDEE

1w, 1wd

11:15 - 12:15                       

Nebraska 811

Jill Geyer, Nebraska 811

1w, 1ww, 1wd

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch

12:45 - 1:45

Water/Wastewater Operators Needed

Rich Koenig, NDEE

1w, 1ww

2:30 - 6:00

Golf

Werdnesday, September 29, 2021

Time

Session (Wildcat)

8:00 - 12:00

Exhibitor Setup

8:30 - 12:00

Trap Shoot

10:00 12:30

Registration

12:30 - 2:00

Transition from DHHS to NDEE; USDA Funding Opportunities

Andy Kahle, NDEE; USDA Staff

1.5w, 1.5ww

2:00 - 2:15

Break

2:15 - 3:15

Operator Certification Program Update

Mike Wentink & Mike McBride, NDEE

1w, 1ww, 1wd

3:15 - 3:30

Break

3:30 - 5:00

DHHS Lab Updates and Proper Sampling Techniques

Mary Boden & Rich Koenig, NDEE

1.5w, 1.5ww, 1.5wd

5:00 - 6:00

Social Hour

6:00 - 7:00

Banquet & Awards

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time

Wildcat

Dome Rock

Chimney Rock

6:30 - 7:30

Breakfast in Exhibit Area

7:00 - 8:30

Registration in Lobby Area

7:30 - 8:30

Managing Antennas on your Tower

Jake Dugger, Maguire Iron

1w

Backup Generation

Dustin Burmood, NE Generator

1w, 1ww, 1wd

Backflow Forum

Rich Koenig, NDEE

1w, 1bf, 1ww

8:30 - 8:45

Break

8:45 - 9:45

Learning to Locate Better

Brent Briley, Subsurface Solutions

1w, 1ww, 1wd

Metering Technology

Charles Bausch, Core & Main

1w, 1ww, 1wd

Testing Backflow in Confined Space

Rob Pierce, League of Municipalities

1w, 1ww, 1bf

9:45 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 11:00

Water Tank Maintenance w/Divers

Roger King, RFC Professionals

1w

Nebraska 811 Update

Jill Geyer, Nebraska 811

1w, 1ww, 1wd

Backflow Regulation Review

Tony Martinez, NDEE

1w, 1ww, 1bf

11:00 - 1:15

Break

11:15 - 12:15

Sewer Maintenance Demonstration

Monte Dakan, Johnson Service

1ww

Setting Up Your Chlorinator

Greg Bouc, NeRWA

1w, 1wd

Backflow Knowledge

Rich Kownig, NDEE

1w, 1ww, 1bf

12:15 - 1:15

Lunch

1:15 - 2:15

Sewer Maintenance Demonstration

Monte Dakan, Johnson Service

1ww  (Continuation)

Water Tower & Tank Maintenance

Rick Penner, Viking Industrial

1w

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Rich Koenig, NDEE

1w, 1ww, 1bf

2:15 - 2:30

Break

2:30 - 3:30

Preparing Your Utility for Winter

Pat Petersen. NeRWA

1w, 1ww, 1wd

Some Quick Calculations

Mike Wentink, NDEE

1w, 1ww, 1wd

AMI Metering

Brian Lawson, UECO

1w, 1ww, 1wd

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The Following Hours Have Been Applied For:

w = Water | bf = Backflow | ww = Wastewater | wd = Well Drillers