Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) strives to improve water quality around the globe. With over 30,000 members, this not-for-profit organization connects water professionals from around the world to enrich expertise, increase awareness of the impact and value of water, and provide a platform for innovation. For many years, Kimley-Horn has served on committees as well as participated in WEF conferences to stay current on the latest technology and trends.

2023 WEAT/TAWWA Texas Water Conference


Raul Dominguez headshot

Raul Dominguez M.S., E.I.T.

Jordan Duncan, P.E.

Emerging Membrane Strategies to “Unstick” PFAS from WRFs

April 12, 2023 | 1:20pm-1:50pm CT

This presentation will explore the fate and transport of PFAS compounds at typical water reclamation facilities (WRFs). In addition,  implementation of several potential membrane bioreactor (MBR) treatment trains at WRFs will be discussed as an effort to reduce PFAS discharges from the treated effluent and the generated biosolids.

Tanya Miro

A Pipeline for Success: WEATSDC and Inflow Collaboration Designing a Diverse Workforce for the Future

April 12, 2023 | 1:55-2:25pm CT

Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water (InFLOW) is a program focused on enhancing diversity andinclusion in the water workforce. This presentation will explore the InFLOWprogram and how it aims to provide students with the skills, experience, andconnections they need to succeed in their chosen field after graduation.

Ryan Sowa, P.E.

Baking up Fresh Transmission Pipeline Design Standards from Scratch

April 13, 2023 | 4:30-5:00pm CT

The Alliance Regional Water Authority was ready to set in motion an infrastructure program that would secure its members’ water supplies for the next several decades. This program would include more than 70 miles of new large diameter transmission pipeline.This presentation will provide a case study in the development of the large diameter transmission pipeline standards, from the initial input process through lessons learned during construction.

Julio Olvera, P.E.

Infrastructure for a “City within a City”: Designing Water and Sewer Infrastructure to Serve the Fields Development in Frisco, Texas

April 14, 2023 | 10:55-11:25am CT

This presentation will describe the water/wastewater infrastructure design for the $10 billion Fields development in Frisco, which includes the home of the PGA of America. It will explore the challenges associated with such a large and diverse project, as well as the solutions that were implemented to satisfy constraints and to keep the project on schedule.


Mark Miller, P.E. & Raul Dominguez, EIT
Workshop: Equipping Your Utility to Address PFAS in Water Reuse: State of the Science, Emerging Trends, and Navigating the Regulatory Pathway
Connect on LinkedIn | Send an Email
Connect on LinkedIn | Send an Email

Matt Manchisi, P.E., PMP, CRMP
Learning Exchange: Conducting and Utilizing Facility Condition Assessments & Future Visualization Tools for Utilities
Connect on LinkedIn | Send an Email

Kimley-Horn Speaker

Tanya Miro
Applying Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to CMOM Projects
Connect on LinkedIn | Send an Email

Kimley-Horn Speakers

Raul Dominguez, EIT
PFAS: Is that Miracle Coating in Your Effluent?
Send an Email

April Rose Escamilla, P.E.
PFAS: Is that Miracle Coating in Your Effluent?
Send an Email

William Weidman, P.E.
Keeping Up with the Robsons: Providing Additional Water Supply to Southwest Denton’s Growing Robson Ranch Development
Send an Email

Dylan Swoboda, EIT
Under the Artifacts and Through the Wetlands: Mesquite’s Experience with USACE Permitting for a 2.5-Mile, 30-Inch HDPE Transmission Main
Send an Email

Jeni Tatum, P.E.
Under the Artifacts and Through the Wetlands: Mesquite’s Experience with USACE Permitting for a 2.5-Mile, 30-Inch HDPE Transmission Main
Send an Email

Kyle Welden, P.E.
Warming Up to the Idea…Solar Power for Elevated Storage Tanks
Send an Email

Jeff Farnsworth, P.E.
Underground, Under Where? A Unique Perspective from Designer, Contractor, and Construction Management Team to Solve Today’s Challenges
Send an Email

Connie Curtis, P.E.
Developing a Statewide FOG and Non-Flushable Outreach Campaign Through Collaborative Input and Coordination
Send an Email


Get in touch with our Surface Water experts.