CSWEA Papers & Proceedings

2016 Watershed Webinar

Stormwater and Watershed Solutions.
Phosphorus Site Specific Criteria.
MS4 Remand Rule.
Bee Branch Creek Restoration.
Adaptive Implementation Diversity and TMDLs.


2016 Resource Recovery Seminar

Autumn Fisher – Low Level PPilots and Analysis Fond du Lac.
Sharon Thieszen – Sheboygan Phosphorus Removal Optimization.
Jason Ellis – Oshkosh Industrial Phosphorus Case Study.


Nathan Cassity – Clarifier Field Testing Green Bay New Water.
Rusty Schroedel – Energy and Nutrients.
Steve Reusser – Madison Energy Case Studies.


2016 Government Affairs

Tricia Garrison – Messaging and Communication.
Rich Boden – Wisconsin River TMDL.
Kevin Kirsch – Upper Fox-Wolf TMDL.
Bil Krill – Milwaukee Area TMDL.
John Reimer – Implications of Legacy Phosphorus in Sediment.
Jessica Schultz – The Fox P Trade Project.
Amy Garbe – Water Quality Trading.
John Clancy – Baker Cheese Example.
Kathy Lake – Yahara WINs.
Eric Thompson – Lodi.
Jeff Smudde – NEW Water-Silver Creek.
Jerry Deschane – League of Municipalities Perspective.
Jeff Rich – Gunderson Health Systems Envision Energy Program.
Dave Taylor – Modern Sewer Use Ordinances.
Duane Schuettpelz – History of DNR.
Brian Weigle – DNR Update.


2015 Wisconsin Watershed Webinar

One Water – Watershed SolutionsWebinar – Intro.
Cheaper, Smarter, Cleaner Integrated Watershed Management and Sustainability Practice.
Enhanced Phosphorus Removal from Stormwater.
Chloride Compliance Strategies at the Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant.


2015 Pretreatment Seminar

Waste Water Treatment for Metal Finishers – Dawn Bayer & Kevin Costello.


2015 Wisconsin Government Affairs

Municipal Program Update Activities & Initiatives – Deborah G. Nagle.
Chlorides-Regulatory Overview and Successes – Jim E. Kleinschmidt.
Chloride Source Reduction – Kathy Lake.
Proactive Approach to Effluent Chlorides Reduction – Tim Popanda.
Statewide Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Update – Jane Carlson.
Wisconsin River TMDL – Rich Boden.
DNR Environmental Loans Clean Water Fund Program – Robin Schmidt.
USDA Rural Development – Brian Deaner.
Budget Analysis – Jerry Deschane.
Classifying & Assessing Waterbodies – Kristi Minahan.
Silver Creek Pilot Project – Jeff Smudde.
Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Project – Tom Stienbach.
WDNR Update – Brian Weigel.


2014 Wisconsin Watershed Webinar

Watershed Webinar Announcement.  
Kristie Minahan, Wisconsin DNR, The Importance of Biological Indicators for Wisconsin’s Site Specific Phosphorus Criteria.
Todd Brennan, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Understanding Farmer Awareness of Water Quality Challenges and Interest in Being Part of the Solution.  
Bill Hafs, NEW Water, Silver Creek Adaptive Management Pilot Project – Ambitions and Partnerships.  
Steve Richter and Dr. Laura Ward Good, The Nature Conservancy and the University of Wisconsin-Madision, In-stream Phosphorus Reduction in the Pecatonica River through Agricultural BMP Implementation.
Link to Blackboard Webinar Recording.
2:58 -Kristi Minahan
25:26 -Todd Brennan
54:22 -Bill Hafs
1:13:52 -Steve Richter and Laura Good


2014 Wisconsin Pretreatment Seminar

1. Bob Liska – WI DNR Pretreatment Update.
2. Fran Brady – Koch Membranes.
3. Phosphorus Panel Discussion.
4. Bill Hafs – Adaptive Management.
5. Jeff Van Voorhis – Regional Waste to Energy.
6. Eric Ludy – Green Whey Energy-Case Study.
7. Bob Evangelisti – WWTP Safety.
8. Dan Zitomer – Summary of Pretreatment Survey.
Final Registration List.
Original Brochure.


2014 Government Affairs Seminar

Original Event Agenda.  
Keynote – Big Ideas for Nutrient Progress in Big Watersheds – Ben Grumbles.  
Phosphorus Pilot Project Updates – Kathy Lahttps://cswea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2014_GAS_Brochure-1.pdfke, Kurt Calkins, Pat Cardiff.  
Watershed-Based Permitting – Michael Hahn.  
Land Conservation Panel – Erv Lesczynski, Greg Baneck, Dennis Frame.  
Technologies Update: Phosphorus Removal – Sam Jeyanayagam.  
Political Update – Wisconsin Scorecard -Dan Thompson.  
Cost and Financing of Phosphorus Removal Systems – Jon Savage.  
Wisconsin River TMDL – Ann Hirekatur.  
Wet Weather (CMOM, Blending, I/I) – Joan Hawley and Duane Schuettpelz.  
DNR Update – Brian Weigel et al.  




Adaptive Management Webinar

Adaptive Management Options.  
Evaluation Compliance within Lower Fox River TMDL.
Adapting to Adaptive Management Webinar.
Adaptive Management From the “Boots on the Ground” perspective.
Yahara WINs Pilot Project.


Pretreatment Seminar 2013

DNR Streamlining Changes.
Alternative Waste Disposal Options.
Challenges and Benefits-WWT Operation.
NFPA Standard 820.
Impact of Household Chemicals on WWTP.
Toxicity Effects on WWTP.
Early Steps-Phosphorus Limits.
Attendee List.


Government Affairs Seminar – 2013

Phosphorus Limit Variances and Avoidance Outline.
Wisconsin’s New Phosphorus Regs/Create New Partnerships.
Air Permitting Requirements for Engines and Boilers.
Phosphorus Update.
Government Affairs – Russ Rasmussen.
Government Affairs – Schuettpelz.
Tom Sigmund – Utility of the Future.
Government Affairs – Jeff_Endres.
Managing Water Resources in a Changing Climate.
Adaptive Management.
Water Quality Trading – Kevin Kirsh.
Implementing Watershed Adaptive Management.


WI Section Green Infrastructure Webinar – November 13, 2012

View the presentation.
Take the post event survey.
Implementing Wisconsin?s Phosphorus Rule and Phosphorus TMDLs.
Emerging Issues in Urban Applications.
Green Infrastructure ? Why Should We Care?
Achieving CWA Compliance in the Context of Broader Community Goals.
An Integrated Green Infrastructure Plan to address Stormwater and Nutrient Reductions in Lancaster City, PA
How Does Green Infrastructure Compare.


Pretreatment Seminar 2012

Doing More With Less Through Technology.
Your ethical muscle grows stronger every time you choose right over wrong. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Nanotechnology and Pretreatment. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Industrial Waste Water Pretreatment Systems. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Pretreatment Streamlining Rule. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
CASE STUDY: Wis-Pak Pretreatment System Mankato, MN. 1486948249_file_pdf_download


Government Affairs Seminar 2012

MMSD Watershed Adaptive Management Pilot Project. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
DNR Update. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
EPA Perspective. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Treatment Facility Technologies and Costs for Phosphorus Removal. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Building Support for Rate Increases. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Storm Water, TMDLs, MS4s (and a few additional items). 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Thermal Standards: Potential Changes to My Plant. 1486948249_file_pdf_download


WI section webinar 2011

MMSD Watershed Adaptive Management Pilot Project. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Implementing Wisconsin’s Phosphorus Rule and Phosphorus TMDLs. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Phosphorus & Impaired Waters in Wisconsin. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Phosphorus Standard Implementation for Point Sources. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
A Watershed Perspective of Phosphorus Regulation. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Chesapeake Bay TMDL. 1486948249_file_pdf_download


Northwoods Collection System Seminar 2011

Sanitary Sewer Dye Testing.
Septage Hauling Disposal.
Creative Bidding Strategy Delivers Interesting Market-Based Results.
Construction Zone Safety.
Low Pressure Sewer Systems.
Collection System Cost Survey Results.


Government Affairs Seminar 2011

Air Permitting for Wastewater Treatment Facilities.
Water Quality Trading.
What impact will the new SSO rule have on your Utility?
Agricultural Runoff Management.
Total Maximum Daily Loads TMDLs.
Clean Water Policies and Programs.
Revisions to NR 102 and NR 217.
SSO Rule Update.
DNR Update.
Thermal Rules Implementation.


WI section webinar 2010

A Watershed Perspective of Phosphorous Regulations.
Wisconsin Phosphorus Rule Implementation Update & Watershed Management Tolls to Meet Water Quality Standards.
Nutrient Permitting. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Phosphorus Rules NR 102.06 and NR 217 Subchapter III. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Water Quality Credit Trading. 1486948249_file_pdf_download
Watershed Management Options. 1486948249_file_pdf_download


Mission Statement

To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.