To provide a forum to improve dialogue, cooperation and collaboration among water management entities toward addressing surface water quality issues in the Lower Boise River Watershed.

Agenda

November 8, 2012

Idaho Center – Rodeo Room
16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa, ID

The Rodeo Room is located on the East Side of the
Idaho Center. Park on the South East side.
 

Summit Goal: To provide a forum to improve dialogue, cooperation and collaboration among water management entities toward addressing surface water quality issues in the Lower Boise River Watershed.

7:30 – 8:00 am Sign-up and Registration  
8:00 – 8:05 am Welcome and Introductions Vern Case – Manager, Wilder Irrigation District
Bill Larsen – Director, Treasure Valley Partnership
8:05 – 8:30 am Keynote Address: Adena Green – Council Coordinator, Owyhee Watershed Council
8:30 – 9:00 am Surface Water Quality in the Treasure Valley – An Overview Lance Holloway –Watershed Manager, Boise Regional Office, Idaho DEQ

9:00 – 10:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

Effluent and Pollution Trading

 

 

 

 

 

Moderator: Robbin Finch – Water Quality Programs Manager, City of Boise
Marti Bridges – Water Quality Trading Coordinator, Idaho DEQ
Bobby Cochran – Executive Director, Willamette Partnership
David Primozich – Sr. Ecosystems Director, The Freshwater Trust
Bill Stewart Environmental Protection Specialist, EPA – Idaho
Dr. David Tuthill – President, Idaho Watershed Solutions
10:30 – 10:40 am Break  

10:40 – 12:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facilities: Water Quality Issues/Concerns and Strategies

 

 

 

 

 

Moderator: Molly Mangarich – Environmental Division Manager, City of Meridian
Tom Barry –
Director of Public Works, City of Meridian
Michael Fuss – Director of Public Works, City of Nampa
Brent Orton – Director of Public Works, City of Caldwell
Paul Woods – Environmental Manager, City of Boise
12:00 – 12:30 pm Lunch Provided  

12:30 – 1:50 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storm Water Quality Issues/Concerns and Strategies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moderator: Troy Smith – Watershed Coordinator, Idaho DEQ
Miranda Adams– Water Quality Standards Analyst, Idaho DEQ
Cheryl Jenkins – Storm Water Manager, City of Nampa
Erica Anderson Maguire – Stormwater Quality Program Coord. ACHD
Bill Stewart – Environmental Protection Specialist, EPA – Idaho
1:50 – 2:00 pm Break  

2:00 – 3:20 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Irrigation and Drainage Districts Water Quality Issues/Concerns and Strategies

 

 

 

Moderator: Rex Barrie – Watermaster, Boise River Water District 63
Mack Myers – Acting Manager, Settlers Irrigation District
Tim Page – Assistant Project Manager, Boise Project Board of Control
Steve Sweet – President, Quadrant Consulting, Inc.

3:20 – 4:00 pm

 

 

 

Innovative Solutions – A Look at How One Community Partnered to Address local Water Quality Problems

Brian Olmstead – Manager, Twin Falls Canal Company

 

4:00 – 4:10 pm Break  

4:10 – 4:40 pm

 

 

 

Action Steps – A Facilitated Discussion on How Entities in the Treasure Valley Can Work Together to Address Water Quality Issues

 

Barry Burnell – Water Quality Division Administrator, Idaho DEQ
Helen Harrington – Planning Section Manager, ID Dept. of Water Resources

 

4:40 – 4:50 pm Wrap-up  
Sponsors
Bureau of Reclamation
Idaho Dept. of Environmental Quality
Boise River Water District #63

Idaho Water Resource Board
Idaho Water Engineering
Treasure Valley Partnership

Wilder Irrigation District

Planning Committee

The development of the Treasure Valley Water Quality Summit was a collaborative venture by the following individuals.

Hal Anderson – Idaho Water Engineering
Rex Barrie – Boise River Water District #63
Andy Bishop – Riverside Irrigation District, Ltd.
Vern Case – Wilder Irrigation District
Robbin Finch – City of Boise
Michael Fuss – City of Nampa
Bill Larsen – Treasure Valley Partnership
Lauri Monnot – Idaho DEQ
Mollie Mangerich – City of Meridian
Troy Smith – Idaho DEQ