2019 Annual Forum

2019 Annual Forum
September 15-17, 2019
Oklahoma City

Please note, we only publish presentations with the permission of our speakers. 

Mechanical Integrity Testing Workshop

PDF icon Workshop Training Materials
Elwood Vogel & Brian Pfeiff

General Session

PDF icon Welcome
Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission, GWPC Board President “
Lawrence Bengal
PDF icon Collaboration and Innovation: We Are In It Together
Sr. Director, Government Affairs & Strategic Partnerships, Water Environment Federation
Claudio Ternieden
PDF icon US EPA Update
Director, U.S. EPA Drinking Water Protection Division, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Anita Thompkins

Produced Water

PDF icon EPA Oil and Gas Extraction Study and Next Steps
US EPA, Office of Water, Engineering & Analysis Division
Robert Wood

Emerging Groundwater Contaminants

PDF icon Groundwater Protection from PFAS Contaminants
SCS Engineers
Viraj deSilva, Ph.D, PE, BCEE

Source Water Protection Workshop

PDF icon Welcome
Shellie Chard
PDF icon • Collaboration to Improve Source Water Protection on Agricultural and Forested Lands
Geologist Supervisor and Source Water Protection Manager, Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)
Darcia Routh
PDF icon • Clean Water Act (CWA) and NRCS Conservation Programs - Including source water in watershed plans to leverage CWA funding and NRCS conservation projects
Water Quality Assessment Section Supervisor, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE)
Ryan Chapman

Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide

PDF icon UIC Class VI Permit Refinements
Robert F Van Voorhees PLLC
Bob Van Voorhees
PDF icon Evaluating the Risk to Groundwater from Geologic Carbon Storage Projects
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Diana Bacon, Ph.D.

Energy & Water Environmental Initiatives

Aquifer Management

PDF icon New Developments in Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Texas 2019
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Lorrie Council

Groundwater Supply & Conservation

PDF icon Inorganic Membranes for Produced Water Treatment
Oklahoma State University
Seok-Jhiin Kim, Ph.D.

State Panel: Emerging Technology & Practices

PDF icon Ohio Drone Program
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ohio Department of Natural Resources


PDF icon Urban Stormwater to Enhance Water Supply
Colorado State University
Sybil Sharvelle
PDF icon Oklahoma DEQ Stormwater Program
Oklahoma DEQ
Karen Steele

Groundwater Monitoring and Data Management

PDF icon A New Toolbox for Wellhead Protection
Olsson & Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE)
Colby Osborn & Ryan Chapman