Newsletter for September 2022


Austin Water: Rebecca Vento

B&V Team: Alex Kuzovkov

HDR Team: John Marler

Walnut Creek WWTP Primary Clarifiers Rehabilitation Project

Tuesday- September 20, 2022 at 6:00 pm

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UPDATED Location: Joe C. Thompson Conference Center

2405 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, Texas 78712

Date and Time: 9/20/22 at 6:00pm

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Summary of Presentation

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Speakers Bio

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Meeting Location:

Joe C. Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712

Free parking is available in Lot 40, after 5 pm.


WEAT Central Texas Chapter is proud to present four scholarships to the following applicants:

Alessandra Grijalva – $1,000
  • Alessandra is a Dripping Springs High School graduate and a freshman at University of Arkansas. She is pursuing a Nursing degree for a career in public health.
Abigail Marler – $1,000
  • Abigail is a sophomore majoring in mathematics at the University of Texas. She has a concentration in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through the College of Natural Sciences and is pursuing a minor certificate.

Additionally $500 scholarship will be awarded to the following applicants, who each showed exceptional achievements:

Ramitha Irrinki – $500
  • Ramitha is a sophomore attending Angelo State University. She is majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Business, and she is on the Angelo State women’s tennis team.
Emily Shea – $500
  • Emily is a junior Civil Engineering major with a concentration in Environmental Engineering at LeTourneau University. She is an undergraduate researcher in Aquaponic systems and plans to pursue a master’s in environmental education.


September 20, 2022 Texas Water 2023 Abstract Submission Deadline

September 28, 2022 Operational Preparedness: Protecting our Future Water Supply, Dallas, Texas, 75252

October 6, 2022 First Annual Desmond Lawler Lecture, UT Austin, Mulva Auditorium

October 26, 2022 Pints for People, Pinthouse Brewing, Austin, Texas, 78741

November 15, 2022 CTS WEAT Lunch Meeting – Details Coming Soon, Austin, Texas

November 15, 2022 2022 Water Environment Horizon Conference, Austin, Texas 78704


Recent Events

Joint CTS WEAT and CAC TAWWA Member Appreciation Social  

Members of CTS WEAT and CAC TAWWA met at Lustre Pearl East on August 25th to enjoy Dinner, Drinks, Networking, and Raffle Prizes. A great time was had by all. Thank you to all of the sponsors who made that event possible!


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Sponsorship alternatives have been developed in a way of keeping meeting cost low for all attendees. Sponsorship options include Classic (meeting), Gold, Platinum, and more! For more details, please contact Jessica Vassar 512-617-3167, 

Special Thanks to the Central Texas Section

Platinum Sponsors


Freese and Nichols, Inc. (FNI) is a client-focused, regionally based firm with national expertise. From 17 offices across Texas, Georgia, North Carolina and Oklahoma, we work seamlessly together across all disciplines, giving our clients the benefit of multi-service integration with an approach that is as innovative as it is practical. Together, more than 500 professionals deliver top-tier professional services that reflect the FNI vision – to be the firm of choice for clients and employees. In the last 10 years, FNI has performed more than 350 treatment projects and designed more than 730 miles of pipeline and pump stations that provide more than 3.9 billion gallons per day to municipal and industrial clients.

Hartwell Environmental Corporation represents leading manufacturers of water and wastewater treatment equipment used in municipal and industrial treatment facilities. Hartwell Environmental Corporation was founded in 1997. We have expanded from our headquarters in Houston to three branch offices in Austin and Arlington, TX and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Our expansion has allowed us to better serve the municipal and industrial facilities in the states of Texas and Oklahoma.
Environmental Improvements, Inc., established in 1966 is a Manufacturer’s Representative firm specializing in water and wastewater treatment. We represent a complete line of manufacturers capable of treating all variations of municipal water and wastewater applications. Coupled with our product service we have been providing treatment equipment and solutions in Texas for over forty-five years.
At Plummer, we truly believe that Water is Precious. As a result, our practice has been focused on the protection and development of water resources for our clients and their customers for 40 years. We are a firm of over 120 engineering and scientific professionals dedicated to planning and design of water infrastructure. Dedicated to water resources and environmental engineering, our firm balances sound engineering principles with innovative technology tailored to our clients’ needs. From initial project kick-off, through stringent QC review, to a completed project, our focus stays on developing cost-effective solutions for our clients. We are involved from project inception to implementation and every step in between. It is what we do every day, as opposed to what we do when we have that type of project. We are proud to be one of the top engineering firms in Texas and Louisiana (ENR TX&LA 2018). Because of our focus on water-related matters, our engineers and scientists have become recognized experts in their fields at the local, state, and national level. Our motto is “quality deliverables on schedule…without exception.”

HDR provides tailored, strategic wastewater solutions that are innovative, cost-effective and sustainable.

Historically, keeping wastewater and potable water separate was the pressing goal when designing water and sewer systems. Today, integrated planning is driving the future of one water.

Our advanced treatment professionals tackle the most complex projects with innovative yet practical applications of technology to collect, treat and renew water to meet the demands of today and tomorrow. We will partner with you to develop customized infrastructure management plans and assist in optimization to help you better manage assets, extend useful life and lower operating costs.



Special Thanks to the Central Texas Section

Meeting Sponsor(s)

WEAT CTS Officers


John Marler 512-912-5188


Sean Mason 512-646-2238


Michael Sherer  512-617-3136


Jenni Griesel  512-687-2193


Will Wehner 512-498-4976

Section Representative

Jason Bybel 512-913-4316


Jessica Vassar 512-617-3167

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