2010 – Water and Energy in Maryland

Water and Energy in Maryland
2010 Symposium
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010
Jimenez Room, Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland, College Park

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8:30 a.m. Gathering and Refreshments
8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9:00 a.m. The Water/Energy Nexus: Why Should We Care? (Keynote)
Hal E. Cardwell, Ph.D., Senior Water Resources Specialist
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources
9:30 a.m. Integrated Water/Energy Planning and Management
Cat Shrier, Ph.D., P.G., Principal and Founder
Watercat Consulting, LLC
9:50 a.m. Competing Energy, Water, and Land Use in Maryland Watersheds
Joseph Hoffman, P.E., Executive Director
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
10:10 a.m. Discussion
10:20 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Water for Electricity in Maryland
Peter M. Dunbar, Ph.D., P.E., Director, Power Plant Assessment Division
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
11:20 a.m. Water and Energy in Maryland: What Next? Opportunities, Knowledge Gaps and Research Needs
Robert M. Beringer, P.E., Vice President, Water & Wastewater
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
12 noon Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Atmospheric Deposition and Water Quality in Maryland
John Sherwell, Ph.D., Administrator for Atmospheric Sciences, Power Plant Research Program
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
1:25 p.m. Powering Treatment Plants with Sun and Wind: Sustainability Practices at WSSC
Robert Taylor, P.E., C.E.M., Energy Manager
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
1:50 p.m. Break
2:10 p.m. Feasibility Analysis of Combined Heat & Power from WSSC’s Wastewater Biosolids
Kevin Selock, Parkway WWTP Superintendent
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
2:35 p.m. Living Systems for Energy and Water Conservation in the Built Environment; Plus an Update on UM’s 2011 Solar Decathlon Entry “WaterShed”
David R. Tilley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ecological Engineering
Environmental Science & Technology
University of Maryland, College Park