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Call for Abstracts
2024 NWEA Conference

We are looking for innovative presentations and workshops that highlight the latest research and developments in the field. If you have something to share, join us at the 2024 NWEA Conference and become part of the conversation.

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Nevada Water Environment Association

2024 Annual Conference – March 12 & 13, 2024

Palace Station, Las Vegas, NV

Submittal Deadline: Friday December 15, 2023


NWEA is seeking papers to be presented at its Annual Conference in Las Vegas. While all abstracts will be considered, NWEA is specifically looking for presentations related to the subject areas listed below.  Presentation should be approximately 45 minutes long including adequate time for questions and discussion. Limited presentations will be considered for 25-minute time blocks. 


  1. Wastewater:

    1. Water reuse and long-term resource planning

    2. Facility planning

    3. Challenges of small and rural wastewater systems

    4. Treatment plant operational and design upgrades

    5. Biological process improvements

    6. Biosolids management

    7. Rate setting and social equity

    8. Energy conservation technologies or operating strategies to lower costs and reduce carbon footprint

    9. Process control systems including integration of instruments for enhanced process control, machine learning, modeling, SCADA, digital twin, and data analytics

    10. The current state of the industry as it relates to individual wastewater unit operations (e.g. disinfection, thickening, secondary treatment, etc.)

    11. Plant and equipment maintenance strategies or programs

  2. Pretreatment and Collection Systems:

    1. Source control programs and local limits

    2. Environmental surveillance

    3. Sewer monitoring and sensing developments

    4. Sewer, lift station, force main design, technology, and innovation

    5. Septic to sewer conversion

    6. Enforcement

  3. Alternative Project Delivery Methods

  4. Regulatory/ Permitting

  5. Asset Management

    1. Condition assessment, CMOM, planning

  6. Water quality topics related to wastewater laboratory practices

  7. Safety

  8. Leadership topics for public utilities

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