EventsThe list of events below is intended for informational purposes only and does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by Reclamation. These events may be of interest to the science and research and related communities and are not necessarily hosted by Reclamation.
November 12 - 13, 2014: Midwest Hydro Users Group--Fall Regional Meeting
The Midwest Hydro Users Group will be holding their annual fall regional meeting, an owners-only meeting, and a full membership meeting. Additional meeting information:
December 9 - 11, 2014: Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America 2014 Conference
The Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America gathers and exchanges information about the latest in technology, opportunities, and funding in today's changing world. The conference is during Power Generation Week, providing networking opportunities with 20,000+ professionals and key decisionmakers.
February 17 - 19, 2015: The Northwest Hydroelectric Association (NWHA)�Workshops, Tour, Annual Conference, and Seminar
NWHA provides a regional voice for the hydropower industry, representing the needs of its membership since 1981. NWHA is dedicated to the promotion of the region�s waterpower as a clean efficient energy, while protecting the fisheries and environmental quality that characterize the Northwest Region. The NWHA technical workshops and seminars offer the engineers, electricians, mechanics, operators, and technicians servicing the hydroelectric industry a forum to discuss and learn about the arts and issues of their work, which is fundamental to the Northwest Region quality of life.
June 10, 2014: Corrosion Mitigation of Gates--Webinar Training
Jessica Torrey in Reclamation's Technical Service Center presented information on design, installation, maintenance, and testing of corrosion mitigation for gates. Additionally, Jessica presented an introduction to the Mobile Information Collection Application (MICA). This is an app for tablets, which was developed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers and has been tailored for field data collection of cathodic protection systems. The field test and integration of this app into Reclamation is funded through Reclamation's Science and Technology Program.
Reclamatio nhosted a U.S. Geological Survey representative who described the need for data stewardship and illustrate best practices. Douglas Clark in Reclamation's Technical Service Center also presented.
The training outlines the hydrologic, seismic, geotechnical, electrical, mechanical, and structural considerations of dam safety as well as operation, maintenance, surveillance, and emergency preparedness. Presentations, case histories, and a walk-through abbreviated examination will be used to present the multidiscipline approach to an effective dam safety program.
In conjunction with Reclamation's Upper Colorado Region, Technical Service Center, and Research and Development Office, Professor Aaron Wolf from Oregon State University has developed a training course on managing water conflict. Professor Wolf will discuss the salient elements of this training course in his presentation. See the video.
Reclamation hosted representatives from the U.S. Geological Survey's National Unmanned Aerial Systems Project Office and the Bureau of Land Management to discuss past accomplishments, present plans, and future prospects for the use of unmanned aerial systems within the U.S. Department of the Interior.
March 30 - April 2, 2014: AWWA Sustainable Water Management Conference
Reclamation presented solutions for balancing benefits and costs of conservation, managing infrastructure, developing robust supply models and watershed management plans, water reuse, resource management, green infrastructure and more.
February 27, 2014: Webinar: Testing Cathodic Protection Systems Training
Jessica Torrey in Reclamation's Technical Service Center presented a tutorial on testing these systems, including identifying structure versus anode cables, potential and current measurements, basic repair at test stations, and ideal testing schedule and reporting practices.
November 12-14, 2013: International Petroleum Environmental Conference (IPEC)
Reclamation presented information on water management planning guidelines and produced water treatment facilities for water reuse.
Reclamation presented papers on water treatment and management options for rural communities using advanced water treatment strategies.
October 27-30, 2013: Geological Society of America's 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Exposition
June 9-13, 2013: American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exhibition
May 21-22, 2013: Produced Water Management in the West
April 7-10, 2013: AWWA Sustainable Water Management Conference.
March 14, 2013: An Innovative, User Friendly Tool for Evaluating Energy Recovery Devices for Desalination Plants (WateReuse Webinar)
February 26, 2013: Webinar: Intro to Corrosion (Reclamation's Technical Service Center Webinar).
February 14, 2013: A Graywater Reuse Database that Addresses Treatment, Public Health, and Regulatory Issues (WateReuse Webinar).
February 13-15, 2013: Multi-State Salinity Coalition Summit 2013
October 25-26, 2012: 2011 World's Best Technologies Conference
- New Generation Cellulose Acetate Reverse Osmosis Membrane (PDF, 64 kB): new cellulose acetate membrane will reduce water treatment costs for water treatment plants
- Chlorine Resistant Polyamide Reverse Osmosis Membranes (PDF, 62 kB): new polyamide membranes will reduce water treatment costs significantly
- Forward Osmosis Water Purification (PDF, 73 kB): improvements to forward osmosis membranes and processes can significantly reduce capital and energy costs for membrane separation plants
October 3, 2012: Climate Change and Water Working Group: Climate/Hydrology Workshop
February 14-16, 2012: Large Wood Conference
December, 2011: New Energy, New Water Conference (PDF, 1.5 MB)
September 14, 2011: River Restoration
February 8 - 10, 2005: State-of-the-art-Review of Evapotranspiration Remote Sensing Science and Technology
February 3-6, 2004: Upper Klamath Basin Science Workshop
This information was last updated on October 20, 2014
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