Fall 2012 newsletter now available – ISA Water/Wastewater Division

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division is pleased to announce that our Fall 2012 newsletter newsletter is now available on our symposium website and at www.isa.org/wwid/.

In our 44-page fall newsletter you will find:

  • Director’s Welcome
  • Director-elect’s message
  • 2013 WWID Student Scholarship
  • WWID Scholarship Application Form
  • Scholarship Applications due Jan 31, 2013
  • 2012 WWAC Symposium was a Roaring Success
  • Photos from the 2012 Symposium
  • Symposium Award Winners, Division Awards Luncheon
  • Introducing this year’s 2013 WWAC Symposium
  • Welcome to our 2013 Assistant Symposium Chair
  • Welcome to our 2013 Symposium Program Chair
  • Earning CEUs and PDHs at the 2013 Symposium
  • 2013 Symposium Hotel: Crowne Plaza Orlando-Universal
  • Partnerships with Florida AWWA, WEF, FWEA and OCU for 2013
  • Symposium Abstracts are due January 31, 2013
  • Why presenting at a conference is fun
  • 2013 Call for Abstracts
  • 2013 Symposium: Schedule Preview
  • Symposium Registration now Open
  • Symposium Website – www.wwac2016.isawaterwastewater.com
  • Phoenix Contact and Schneider Electric come on board as sponsor
  • ISA Publishes: 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career
  • Interview with Jon DiPietro (outgoing WWID Director)
  • Energy Optimization for Water Treatment and Distribution – technical article
  • Motion Detection Means Protection – technical article
  • New ISA Alarm Management Technical Report Published
  • Automation Week 2012 Report
  • WWID LinkedIn Group Discussion Report: High Performance HMIs
  • WWID Contacts
  • Plus 2013 WWAC Symposium Registration Form and Preview Brochure

Our fall newsletter is one of reflection and looking forward.  In this issue you will find a report on our 2012 symposium, which was held this past August in Orlando, Florida. With record breaking attendance, the symposium was a great success.  Read in our pages about people who presented at the symposium the winners of the prizes for best paper, best presentation and best poster.

On page 5 you will find the application form for our 2013 WWID Student Scholarship. Open to members and their children who are pursuing higher education, the scholarship offers up to $2000 in award money this year.  Applications are due January 31, 2013. Refer to the form for the email address.

We are also announcing our 2013 symposium in this issue. Please mark the dates August 6-8, 2013 on your calendar. I also encourage you to review the Call for Abstracts and consider sending in a 250 word abstract to present.

Also don’t forget to read the two technical articles in this issue. One is about energy optimization in water plants and the other is about ultrasonic level/motion detection. Enjoy!

Graham Nasby
WWID Newsletter Editor

About GrahamNasby

Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP, CAP is a project manager and automation engineer who lives in Guelph, Ontario Canada where he is the Water SCADA & Security Specialist for the City of Guelph Waterworks. Graham was the chair of the 2012 and 2013 ISA water/wastewater symposiums, and is currently the editor of the ISA Water/Wastewater newsletter. He can be contacted at www.grahamnasby.com