november 9-10, 2021

​​​The Mid-Atlantic Utility Conference brings utility leaders together from across the region and beyond, to learn and network with colleagues sharing similar challenges. ​​

It is truly and event planned

by utilities, for utilities and their partners.

Edward Adams  JMT

Troy Brogden  Baltimore City

Priscilla Brown Buchalla  Black & Veatch

Prabhushankar Chandrasekeran  Stantec

Chein-Chi Chang  DC Water(retired)

Rudy Chow  Washington Aqueduct

Steve De Mik  Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Teresa DiGenova  Black & Veatch

Andrew Fuller  Black & Veatch

If you have questions at this time, please email our Committee Chair, Chein-Chi Chang, or send a note to

Our conference theme highlights the challenges utilities face, and how we overcome them, to continuously provide safe, clean water - for customers and the environment - in our dramatically changing world.  Our program is nearly set, with dozens of utility leaders participating  in a combination presentation / panel discussion format for each session -- you will not want to miss this year's Mid-Atlantic Utility Conference!

The conference encompasses two full days of content.  Up to 11 hours of continuing education is approved for Professional Engineers, and will be submitted for operators in Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia.  Sessions will cover:

Construction Management
Covid-19 Resilience

Digital Utilities
Emergency Preparedness
Finance for Large Utilities

​Finance for Smaller Systems

Confirmed Participants (listed alphabetically)

Bob Beringer  Howard County DPW (retired)

Pat Bradley  City of Richmond
Troy Brogden  Baltimore City Department of Public Works
Matt Brown  DC Water
Yvonne Carney  WSSC Water
Rudy Chow  Washington Aqueduct, US Army Corps of Engineers
Patricia Colihan  WSSC Water
Steve Cooper  PVC Pipe Association (Uni-Bell)
Allen Cox  Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association
Steve de Mik  Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Robyn DeYoung  United States Environmental Protection Agency
Samuel duPont  BGE

Calvin Farr  Prince William County Water Authority
Jeffrey Fretwell  Maryland Water Quality Finance Administration
Eric Hatcher  Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
George Heiner  Anne Arundel County DPW
Ted Henifin  Hampton Roads Sanitation District

Thomas Hilton  WSSC Water

Jorianne Jernberg  United States Environmental Protection Agency
Salil Kharkar  DC Water
Tasha King Davis  City of Memphis 
Adam Krantz  National Association of Clean Water Agencies 
Mike Kyle  Lancaster Sewer Authority
Marybeth Leongini  American Water
Torri Martin  City of Atlanta
Jason Mitchell  Baltimore City Department of Public Works
Bill Packer  Essential Utilities (Aqua PA/NJ)
Matt Pajerowski  USGS / MD DE DC Water Science Center
Karen Pallansch  AlexRenew

Jay Parvez  PVC Pipe Association (Uni-Bell)

Chris Phipps  Anne Arundel County DPW
Pat Pradley  City of Richmond
Jay Price  WSSC Water
Lisa Ragain  Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Matthew Ries  DC Water
Matthew Rowe  Water and Science Administration, MDE
Camille Rubiez  Plastic Pipe Institute
Art Shapiro  Howard County Department of Public Works
David Spacht  Artesian Resources
Lucas  Stephens   Duke University

Diane VanDe Hei  Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
Heather Warren  Delaware Health and Social Services, State Revolving Loan Fund

Eric Held  Charles Morrow & Assoc.

Arthur Jones-Dove  Atkins

Pam Kenel  Loudoun Water

Rob Penman  Artesian Water

Chris Phipps  Anne Arundel County

Jay Price  WSSC Water
Matthew Ries  DC Water

Rizwan Siddiqi  EBA Engineering

Art Shapiro  Howard County

Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, MD

Special thanks to our volunteer committee members who have been working diligently for nearly two years to bring together this awesome program.   THANK YOU!!!

The Resilient Utility 

Innovation and Technology
Integrated Planning
Pipe Evaluation
Rate Setting 
Source Water Resilience
​Utility Management 

The Program