Speaking Engagements & Events

2022 MWEA & MI-AWWA Asset Management Seminar

August 10, 2022

Eagle Eye Golf & Banquet Center, East Lansing, MI

Water experts and municipal leaders across Michigan come together to discuss the steps required to implement a successful asset management program

Mark your calendars for insightful presentations by our experts. See details below.

Session Title: Lead Water Service Replacement – Lessons Learned
Date and Time: Wednesday, 8/10 at 11:00 a.m. EST
Presenters: Greg Marker, Aaron Filipski (City of Royal Oak), Wyatt Eggleton (City of Muskegon) and Josh Hoffman (City of Saginaw)

Summary: In response to EGLE’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) revisions in 2018 - the strictest requirements to date for action on lead and copper in drinking water in our nation - municipalities across Michigan began working with their local communities in inventorying and replacing water service lines on public and private property. Join OHM Advisors construction practice leader Greg Marker alongside City representatives from Royal Oak, Muskegon, and Saginaw as they present the challenges faced and lessons learned from initial planning through community outreach and education in the quest to inventory, identify and replace lead service lines.

Session Title: Being Prepared Never Felt So Good: An Innovative Approach to Emergency Response Planning
Date and Time: Wednesday, 8/10 at 1:35 p.m. EST
Presenters: Susan Knepper and Jacob Rushlow (City of Livonia)

Summary: Water service disruptions are inevitable and sometimes unexpected, but manageability is possible with the right tools and practices in place. Don't miss OHM Advisors water engineer Susan Knepper and Jacob Rushlow, Assistant Director of Public Works for the City of Livonia, present innovative ways the City is planning for and exploring potential water service disruption scenarios and creatively documenting disruption protocols.

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