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May 2019 Technical Meeting

  • 17 May 2019
  • Bowling Green, Florida


  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes membership through Dec. 31, 2019)
  • Full-time College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • Full-time College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes student membership through Dec. 31, 2019)
  • Members of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration; contact or for registration code

After online pre-registration is closed, you can register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) at the meeting.
Registration is closed

Exploring the Water-Mining Nexus
Hosted in association with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

Meeting Location
Streamsong Resort | 1000 Streamsong Drive, Bowling Green, FL 33834 (Meeting is in the Lodge)

HDR | NorthStar | Gunster AECOM | Applied Sciences | JacobsBlack & Veatch | Kimley-Horn | Water Science Associates | HansonWoodCardno | Radise International | Pine Environmental
Contact Walt Reigner at 863-607-2054 or Samuel Palermo at 561-542-2145 to sponsor this meeting.

Preliminary Agenda
11:45am - Lunch (included with registration)
12:45pm - Welcome and Opening Remarks - Walt Reigner, Black & Veatch, President, AWRA Florida)
1:00pm - Streamsong: The Making of a Resort Destination - Mark Wilson, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
1:20pm - The Lake Hancock Project - Randy Smith, Southwest Florida Water Management District
1:40pm - Stream Restoration Construction by Hydraulic Carving - John Keifer, Wood
2:00pm - Permitting and Construction of a Lower Floridan Well for Mining - Elliott Mallard, Kleinfelder 
2:20pm - L-8/C-51 Complex: A Case Study for Sustainability - Ernie Cox, Family Lands Remembers, LLC
2:40pm - Effect of Natural Treatment Systems on Mine Return Water - Rafael Vazquez-Burney, Jacobs
3:00pm - Break
3:20pm - Conversion of a Mine Pit to a Reservoir for Water Supply to Assist in Ecosystem Restoration - Roger Copp, Water Science Associates
3:40pm - Tenoroc Restoration Initiative - David Butcher, Wood
4:00pm - Water Loss Incident: Risk Management and Remediation - Neil Beckingham, Mosaic
4:20pm - Anthropogenic Changes to the Peace River and the Associated Biological Response - Sheri Huelster, Cardno
4:40pm - Duke Energy's Hines Energy Complex Water/Power Nexus - Kerem Esin, Duke Energy
5:00pm - Walking Tour of Streamsong Resort
5:30pm -
Networking Reception (Streamsong Resort)

Saturday Field Trip
Off-road Biking at Alafia River State Park on Saturday, May 18 at 9:30am; mountain bike and helmet required (rentals available at the park). Click here for more information. Contact Roger Copp at 813-431-4959 if any questions and to sign-up.

Online meeting registration payments are processed by PayPal. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click "Pay with Debit or Credit Card". ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 15, 2019. You can also register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) at the meeting.

Hotel Information 
Hotels near meeting location

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date: May 17 at 9:30am at Streamsong Resort
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.

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