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5th Annual Water Quality Conference

June 8, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Phil will attend the 5th annual water quality conference


7:45 AM – 8:15 AM – Registration & Coffee, Visit exhibitors
8:15 AM –8:30 AM – Welcome
Miles Waite, VEC President
Dan Smith, VTC President
8:30-9:00am Keynote Address: David Mears, Director, Vermont Law School
9:05 AM– 10:05 AM – Panel A: Wastewater
Moderator: Shaun Fielder, VT Rural Water Association

Kim Naces, Rich Earth Institute- Peecycling – Fertilizer from Urine
Julie Beth Hinds (Orion Planning & Design); Peter Lazorcha (Wilcox & Barton Inc.), Development of Community Wastewater Loan Program to Fund multiple, Decentralized Wastewater Systems in Waitsfield
Chris Pearl, Cabot Creamery Coop.-Large-scale Water Recycling at Cabot Creamery’s Vermont Facilities

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM –Break, Visit Exhibitors
10:35AM– 11:35 AM – Panel B: Storm water-Roads & Developed Land
Moderator: Dan Currier, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission

Jim Ryan, VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Watershed Management Division-VTrans Better Roads Program and Municipal Roads Permitting
Dan Albrecht, Chittenden County RPC-VAPDA Green Infrastructure Tool Kit, RPC Initiatives for Water Quality
Megan Moir, City of Burlington-Burlington’s Integrated Water Quality Management Planning Effort

11:45 AM-12:45 PM – Lunch in Dining Hall: Enjoy lunch in the VTC Dining Hall
12:55 PM-1:55 PM – Panel C: Agriculture
Moderator: Chuck Ross, Agency of Agriculture

Julie Moore, Stone Environmental-Treating Subsurface Tile Drainage to Address Phosphorus Pollution
David Dunn, Green Mountain Power-St. Albans Community Bio digester Project
Paul Doton, Farmer & Founder-Connecticut River Farmers Watershed Alliance

2:00 PM-3:00 PM – Panel D: Resiliency
Moderator: Melissa Levy, Community Roots, LLC

Joe Segale, VT Agency of Transportation-Transportation Resilience Planning in Vermont
Peg Elmer, Community Resilience.org- Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaption
Mary Russ, White River Partnership-Quintown Collaborative to Improve Flood Resiliency in the Upper White River Watershed

3:00 PM – Conference Wrap-up
*tentative, subject to change
*unconfirmed speaker

Questions regarding events can be sent to info@vectogether.org or call 802-747-7900


June 8, 2016
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Judd Hall
Randolph, VT United States
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