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Water Solutions 6: Technology Pilots, Trials and Projects


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Sustain SoCal presents…

WATER SOLUTIONS 6
Technology Pilots, Trials and Projects
August 26, 2021
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Sustain SoCal presents WATER SOLUTIONS 6 (WS6), its sixth annual event focused on exploring real life strategies and innovations in conservation, reuse, desal, water quality and big data in Southern California and the surrounding region.

Join us online for presentations, networking and interactive discussions as Sustain SoCal addresses pragmatic solutions to help assure sufficient and affordable supplies of water in our region.

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Thursday, August 26


AGENDA 

1:30 – 1:40

Welcome from the Sustain SoCal Board of Directors
Scott Kitcher, President & CEO, Sustain SoCal
John Arena, Business Outreach Manager, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Dennis Calvert, CEO, BioLargo
Duane Cave, Director, Moulton Niguel Water District

1:40 – 2:00

Keynote
Joaquin Esquivel, Chair State Water Resources Control Board, California Water Board

2:00 – 2:45             

Setting the Stage

Top Technologies with Pilot Interest
Cristina Ahmadpour, President, Isle Inc.

Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) Pilots and Resources
Michael Thomas, Capital Program Management Unit Manager | Engineering Services, MWD
Sepi Shirkhani, Associate Engineer, Design Engineering, MWD

Water Investment Trends: Perspectives from a PE Investor
Alexander Loucopoulos, Partner, Sciens Capital

2:45 – 3:00

Integrated Reuse: Another Path to Water Supply
Don Bunts, Deputy General Manager, Santa Margarita Water District

3:00 – 3:15

Ocean Water Desalination: An update on Doheny
Marc Serna, Assistant General Manager & Chief Engineer, South Coast Water District

3:15 – 4:00

Water Quality – Tackling PFAS
Mike Hwang, Process Engineer and Technologist, Jacobs
Megan Plumlee, Research Director, Orange County Water District
Tonya Chandler, Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development, BioLargo, Inc.

4:00 – 4:20

Smart Meter Debut in South Orange County
Brian Probolsky, President, Moulton Niguel Water District
Lindsey Stuvick, Water Efficiency Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District

4:20 – 5:00

Innovators on the Move
James McPhail, CEO, Enersponse
Patrick Kiely, CEO, Sentry
Charles Zaher, Regional Vice President, HydroPoint
Paul Findley, Business Director, Water Pigeon
Mark Kovscek, Founder & CEO, Conservation Labs

5:00

Adjourn

5:30 – 7:30             

Summer Social at “The Commons” in UCI Research Park, 5301 California Ave, Irvine


Speakers

John Arena MWD

John Arena, Business Outreach Manager, Metropolitan Water District
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Duane cave moulton niguel water

Duane Cave, Director, Moulton Niguel Water District

Dennis Calvert biolargo
Dennis Calvert, CEO, Bio Largo

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Joaquin Esquivel Water Board
Joaquin Esquivel, Chair State Water Resources Control Board, California Water Board

Cristina Ahmadpour Isle Inc
Cristina Ahmadpour, President, Isle Inc.

Michael Thomas MWD
Michael Thomas, Capital Program Management Unit Manager, Metropolitan Water District

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Sepi-Shirkhani

Sepi Shirkhani, Associate Engineer, Design Engineering, Metropolitan Water District


Alexander Loucopoulos Sciens Capital
Alexander Loucopoulos, Partner, Sciens Capital

Don Bunts, Assistant General Manager, Santa Margarita Water District


Marc-Serna
Marc Serna, Assistant General Manager & Chief Engineer, South Coast Water District
Megan Plumlee OC water district
Megan Plumlee, Research Director, Orange County Water District
Tonya Chandler Biolargo
Tonya Chandler, Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development, BioLargo, Inc.

View bio on LinkedIn


Mike Hwang Jacobs
Mike Hwang, Process Engineer and Technologist, Jacobs

Brian Probolsky MNWD
Brian Probolsky, President, Moulton Niguel Water District
Lindsey Stuvick MNWD
Lindsey Stuvick, Water Efficiency Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District
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