Upcoming Events

OWTI General Meeting
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Corvallis, OR

Cleaning Up Stormwater
Tightened regulatory standards governing stormwater runoff are creating a strong market for both passive and active treatment solutions. Our speakers will address the challenges and technologies associated with cleaning up stormwater before it reaches our water bodies. The discussion will be followed by a tour of the OSU-Benton County Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research Facility located at the Avery Ave. site.


- Daniel Joseph, PE, Project Engineer, StormwateRx: speaking on advanced treatment strategies and technologies for industrial sites.

- Michael Edwards, Research Scientist, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Portland State University: speaking on Assessment of Soil Amendments to Improve the Performance of Stormwater Planters

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                                        Past Events

OWTI General Meeting
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Portland, OR

Industrial Wasterwater Treatment
Our speakers will address the challenges and technologies associated with on-site treatment of industrial wastewater before it is discharged into sewer systems or to water bodies. This process is motivated by permit requirements and by sewer system “extra strength” charges for high levels of organics and suspended solids. 

- Dan Parnell, Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Industrial Permitting Manager
- Brian Hemphill, Hemphill Water Engineering, LLC
- Yanzhen Fan, Waste2Watergy & Oregon State University

OWTI General Meeting
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Corvallis, OR

Water Efficiency and Agriculture & the Role of Technology
Join us for the Oregon Water Tech Innovators (OWTI) third general meeting. Our speakers will address the increasingly important role that technology is playing in helping the agricultural industry manage water use as efficiently as possible. This will be followed by a discussion about OWTI and its objectives.

- Hector Dominguez, SmartVinyards, Director of Engineering
- Gwynn Johnson, Portland State University, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering