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The IWC conference is back in-person, and we are ready!

October 22, 2021

The Stantec team has a busy conference week ahead and we hope you will join us

The 2021 International Water Conference (IWC) is back in-person this year in Scottsdale. As the preeminent international technical forum in the field, the IWC brings together end users, researchers, practicing engineers, managers, educators, suppliers, and contractors. Presentations and discussions highlight the advancement of new developments in the treatment, use and reuse of water for industrial and other engineering purposes.

You won’t want to miss the conversations our Stantec team will be leading. You can find them here:


Monday, November 8

8:00 – 11:00 AM – Cooling Water Session
Presenter: Josh Pendergrass

9:00 AM – IWC 21-11: Beyond the Filter Press Leachate Dewatering Design Alternatives
Presenter: Ron Ruocco

1:15 – 4:10 PM – Trace Contaminant Treatment Session
Discusser: Rob Simm


Tuesday, November 9

8:10 AM – IWC 21-29: Developing Reasonable Best Available Technology Discharge Limits for Bottom Ash Transport Water Purge Allowances for Operational Coal-Fired Electric Generating Units
Presenter: Lindy Johnson

8:10 AM – IWC 21-37: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Landfill Leachate: Assessment, Forensics, Treatment and Management
Presenters: Janice Stonebridge, Krista Barfoot, Angus McGrath, Peter Daniels, Henry Croll

11:10 AM – IWC 21-44: Predictive Modeling of FGD Wastewater Characterization to Plan for Future Fuel Flexibility
Presenters: Adam Sutherland, Josh Pendergrass, Mayra Giraldo

1:25 PM – IWC 21-45: Considerations for Landfill Leachate Treatment in Existing FGD Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Presenters: Matt Newhart, Adam Sutherland, Bill Kennedy, Lindy Johnson

1:25 PM – IWC 21-58: Can Zero-liquid Discharge be Affordable?
Discusser: Ken Martins


Wednesday, November 10

9:00 AM – IWC 21-74: Landfill Leachate- “Like a Box of Chocolates You Never Know What You Are Going to Get!”
Presenter: Ron Ruocco

10:20 AM – IWC 21-63: Effects of WFGD Additives such as DBA on Wastewater Treatment
Presenters: Suzette Puski

10:20 AM – IWC 21-67: Repurposing Existing Paper Mill Wastewater Treatment Plant For Future Flow
Presenters: Mayra Giraldo, Nicole Stephens


Thursday, November 11

1:00 – 5:00 PM – Workshop W-18: Coagulation and Flocculation: Theory, Practice, and Examples
Presenter: Ken Martins


Visit the conference technical program here.

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