Cutting-Edge Wastewater Researchers to Gather at 2013 WERF Research Forum

8th Annual Research Forum Speaker Lineup

Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) January 04, 2013

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) 8th Annual Research Forum will bring together leading researchers and sector experts to share the latest water quality research on January 29 and 30, 2013 in Chicago. This year's theme The Melding of Economics and Innovation is explored by industry leaders such as:

  • Catherine Gerali, District Manager, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, Denver, Colorado and WERF Board Chair
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  • Thomas C. Granato, Ph.D., Director of the Monitoring and Research Department of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and WERF Research Council member
  • Darren Hollifield, Water/Wastewater System Control Director at JEA
  • Mike Elenbaas, a Principal Consultant for Black & Veatch Corporation
  • Terry Martin, P.E., acting Director of the Asset Management and Economics Services Division at Seattle Public Utilities
  • Sudhir Murthy, Ph.D., P.E., WEF Fellow, IWA Fellow, Manager, Clean Water Quality and Technology, DC Water
  • Paul Proctor, Plant Manager for the City of Gresham, Oregon WWTP.
  • Nancy Beller-Simms, Ph.D., Program Director for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Program Office's Sectoral Applications Research Program.
  • Duncan Rose, Principal Consultant and Technical Director of Asset Management for GHD Consulting Inc.
  • John R. Wolfe, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, Vice President at LimnoTech
  • The 8th Annual WERF Research Forum is being held immediately preceding the Water Environment Federation's (WEF) midyear meeting, which begins January 31, also in Chicago. A complete list of educational sessions and speakers, as well as registration and sponsorship information, can be found at


    The Water Environment Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization formed in 1989, is America's leading independent scientific research organization dedicated to wastewater and stormwater issues.