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RAINWATER HARVESTING: SOLUTIONS TO U.S. WATER SUPPLY CHALLENGES

ARCSA's 20 Year Anniversary - 10th Annual Conference

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At a Glance:

Educational Rainwater Workshops on Nov. 13-16 and 20th

Annual Conference on Nov. 17-18

ARCSA/IA EXPO on Nov. 19-20.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13 TH, 2014

8:00-5:30 pm ARCSA AP Workshop - First Day (Off site from Convention Center - Location TBD)

 

7:00-9:00 pm ARCSA Free Intro to Rainwater Harvesting (Off site from Convention Center - Location TBD)

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14 TH, 2014

8:00-5:00 pm ARCSA AP Workshop - Second Day (Off site from Convention Center - Location TBD)

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15 TH, 2014

8:00-5:30 pm D&C Workshop - First Day (Off site from Convention Center - Location TBD)

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH, 2014

8:00-5:00 pm D&C Workshop – Second Day (Off site from Convention Center - Location TBD)

3:00 – 5:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting (Phoenix Convention Center – Room 231 C)

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH, 2014

8:00 – 9:00 am ARCSA Members Annual Meeting 

Moderator: David Crawford, ARCSA President (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 A-B)
Voting Process Reviewed with New Board of Directors Candidate Introductions, Meet CANARM, and Learn About the RWH Legislative Movement in the U.S.
(Close Voting at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, November 18th)

 

9:00 – 9:30 am Conference Opening Welcome - Room 231 A-B
Speaker: David Crawford, ARCSA President


9:30 – 10:30 am Nationwide Solutions to Drought with a California Perspective
Moderator: John Hammerstrom, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: Chris Bonds
, Senior Engineering Geologist with the California Department of Water Resources

 

10:30 – 11:00 am Short Break


11:00 – 12:00 pm Panel Discussion: Urban Rainwater Harvesting – Codes and Regulations with ASPE & How to Meet and Interpret the Code with ICC.
Moderator: Bob Boulware, IRHA Representative and Past ARCSA Board of Directors 
Speakers: Neal Shapiro, City of Santa Monica and ARCSA Codes Committee Chair; Jim Kendzel, Executive Director/CEO ASPE; and Shawn Martin, Director of Plumbing, Mechanical & Fuel Gas (PMG) Activities with ICC

 

12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own


1:30 – 2:15 pm How to Ensure a Safe / Clean RWH Storage System
Moderator: Jack Holmgreen, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speakers: Denis Rochat, Rainwater Resources and Robert Woodland, VIQUA

 

2:15 – 3:00 pm Underground Tanks Manufacturer Installation Specifications & Requirements
Moderator: Russ Jackson, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: Bruce Coe, Xerxes Corporation and Roy Lawrence, Containment Solutions

 

3:00 – 3:30 pm Short Break


3:30 – 5:00 pm ARCSA Involvement in Community Education
Moderator: Charlee Myers, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speakers: Charlee Myers, Mountain & Mesa Construction; Jeffrey Adams, Terrasophia; Maceo Martinet, U.S. Fish and Wildlife; and Billy Kniffen Past ARCSA Board Member

 

5:30 pm Rainwater Harvesting and Water Efficiency Vehicle on Display - Outside Conference Center
Moderator: Billy Kniffen, Past ARCSA Board of Directors
Speakers: Arturo Gleason and Students from Mexico

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 2013


8:00 – 9:45 am Pumps:  Sizing and Basics Technical Overview
Moderator: David Crawford, ARCSA President
Speaker: Jesper Skadhauge, Grundfos; and Scott Steindler, Weil Aquatronics

 

9:45 – 10:30 am  Green Plumbing: Technical Overview and Piping Configuration
Moderator: Mike Ruck, Past ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: Greg Chick, DIY Plumbingadvice.com

 

10:30 – 11:00 am Short Break


11:00 – 11:30 am Rebates - Best Practices based on Analysis of the City of Santa Fe
Moderator: Denis Rochat, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: Doug Pushard, HarvestH2O LLC 

 

11:30– 12:00 pm Net Zero Water Development Concept
Moderator: Mike Sutton, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: David Venhuizen
, Venhuizen Water Works

 

12:30 pm BOD VOTING CLOSES


12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own


1:30 – 2:30 pm Low Impact Development (LID) Relationship with Rainwater Harvesting
Moderator: Anne Guillette, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: James DeRoussel, Watershed Management Group

 

2:30 – 3:30 pm Awards Ceremony
Moderator: Billy Kniffen, Past ARCSA Board of Directors and Dr. Hari Krishna, ARCSA Founder and Past Board of Directors
Retiring Board Members, Lifetime Achievements Awards, and ARCSA Rainwater Harvesting Manual Sponsor Certificates

 

3:30 – 4:00 pm Short Break


4:00 – 4:30 pm Urban Rainwater Case Studies
Moderator: Tim Pope, Past ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: Ken Blair
, Rainbank

 

4:30 – 5:00 pm Assessing the Quality of Harvested Rainwater
Moderator: Neal Shapiro, ARCSA Board of Directors
Speaker: Sarah Sojka, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA

 

5:00 – 5:15 pm Closing of Conference

Moderator: David Crawford, ARCSA President


7:30 – 10:00 pm Gala with the IA (Phoenix Convention Center)


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH, 2014

10:00 – 6:00 pm ARCSA/IA Dedicated Tradeshow Day (Phoenix Convention Center)

 

8:30-10:00 am New BOD Meeting (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 C)

 

10:30 – 11:30 am Educational Committee Meeting (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 C)
Moderator: Tim Pope, ARCSA Educational Committee Chairman


10:30 – 11:30 am Regional Representatives Meeting (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 C)
Moderator: Charlee Myers, ARCSA Regional Representative Chairman

 

1:00 – 5:00 pm Code Committee Meeting (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 C)
Moderator: Neal Shapiro, ARCSA Code Committee Chairman


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH, 2014

11:00 – 5:00 pm ARCSA/IA Dedicated Tradeshow Day (Phoenix Convention Center)

 

 8:00 – 4:00 pm Inspection Specialist Workshop (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 C)

 

 8:00 – 12:00 pm  ARCSA Rainwater Harvesting Master's Exam (Phoenix Convention Center - Room 231 A-B)

     

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