GAWP Executive Breakfast Forum
at the 2016 Annual Conference & Expo
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Note: Registration limited to two representatives per Utility
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A buffet breakfast will be available from 8:00 AM
· Welcome and Introductions (Tim Perkins)
o Meeting purpose, format, and topics
· Rick Dunn, Director, Environmental Protection Division (invited)
· EPD update (Jac Capp – Branch Chief, Watershed Protection, Lewis Hays, Program Manager for Compliance, Keith Carnley, Program Manager for Drinking Water)
o Changes in organization and staff
o Drought rule update, including what is being considered regarding drought charges (rates)
o Lead and copper rule update, and communications with EPA and utilities
o Exemption of extreme weather events in permits and CMOM consent order
o Notifying EPD of boil water advisories – what is the accepted current practice?
o Any upcoming water topics for the DNR Board or 2017 Legislative session?
o How can GAWP work with EPD in advance of issuances?
· Thank you EPD!
· Utilities only, suggested topics:
o Water liens and requests for payoff information (SB 206)
o Preventing non-utility personnel from valving-off a public water supply
o Boil water advisory practices
· Open discussion ……..