NEWS - November 2017 - Riverbank Filtration - Louisville


The American Ground Water Trust’s Louisville conference on riverbank filtration and collector wells brought over 50 water experts together to discuss the design, construction, operation and maintenance of unconventional water supply systems, non-traditional wells and riverbank water supply systems. The program was held at the historic Louisville Water Tower Park and was hosted by the Louisville Water Company. The program showcased case studies of design, construction and operation of vertical wells, slant wells, collector wells and galleries. Emphasis was places on how the characteristics of alluvial aquifer hydrogeology influence design options, how site conditions influence construction and installation costs. Photograph shows Greg Slone of Building Crafts Inc. making his presentation on the costs of collector wells.


 The principal conference presenters were:
Kay Ball, Engineer, Manager – Advanced Treatment Technology Program, Louisville Water Company, Louisville, KY
Doug Hunter, Senior Scientist, Cox-Colvin & Associates, Inc., Plain City, OH
Martha Silks, Associate/Hydrogeologist, Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc., North Kansas City, MO
Frank Getchell, Senior Vice President, Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ
Greg Slone, Collector Well Services Manager, Building Crafts, Inc., Wilder, KY
Dave Traut, Vice-President, Traut Companies, Waite Park, MN
David Dahlstrom, Senior Hydrogeologist, Barr Engineering, Minneapolis, MN
Sam Stowe, General Manager, Ranney Collector Wells, Layne Christensen Company, Columbus, OH
D. Douglas Haney, Hydrogeologist/Project Manager, HDR, Olathe, KS
Rick Hockett, Geologist, Louisville District, US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville, KY
Scott Riegert, Senior Project Manager, Parsons Engineering, Columbus, OH

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