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    Collection Systems 2012: Show Me the Green - Confluence of Planning, Implementation, and Regulations

    June 3 - 6, 2012
    St. Louis Convention Center
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Technical Program

    The Collection Systems Conference will draw professionals from around the region and across the country who share an interest in improving the effectiveness of their organization, as it relates to combined and seperate sanitary sewer collection systems. Key components included an interactive workshop, technical sessions, facility tours, and exhibits.

    Onsite Technical Program (PDF)
    Onsite Program Technical Program E-Book 

    Conference Workshop and Tours

    This year in St. Louis, we are pleased to be hosting one pre-conference workshop and two tours.

    Workshop A Agenda (PDF)


    Workshop A: When Good Water’s Gone Bad, The Sequel: In Association with MOP FD-17 Prevention and Control of Sewer Systems Overflows
    Sunday, June 3, 2012 | 1:30pm – 5:30pm

    This half-day workshop will focus on case studies coupled with an hour long breakout session where attendees will attempt to apply the lessons to solve an example CSO/SSO problem. The interactive discussions, case studies, and hands-on problem solving, attendees will develop practical knowledge that will serve them as a guide in developing long term control plans for CSO’s and overflow mitigation plans for SSO’s.

    Tour A: Follow the Flow - Inflow/Infiltration
    Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | 12:00pm – 3:45pm

    Attendees will take a tour to view the process of identifying system defects through Sanitary System Evaluation Surveys investigations and the removal of these defects through the use of cured-in-place liners and downspout removal. (Lunch will be provided)

    Tour B: Sanitary Sewer Overflow Storage Facility
    Wednesday, June 6, 2012 | 12:15pm – 2:45pm

    The Coldwater Tank Site A is the first of two proposed above ground storage tanks to be constructed in the Coldwater Creek watershed. This tank will provide approximately 6 million gallons of storage during wet weather to mitigate sanitary sewer overflows. The two proposed tanks will be constructed instead of replacing 9 miles of 36-72 inch diameter sanitary sewers. The above ground storage will be a 45-feet tall, 180-feet diameter tank which will fill with the use of a pump station and will drain by gravity back into the sanitary system. (Includes transportation to the airport)