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2023 Water Professionals Conference

This year’s Kentucky Tennessee Water Professionals Conference (KY/TN WPC) will take place July 30 – August 2 at the Renasant Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. SSR is thrilled to see many of our clients, friends, and industry partners at this event. 

Hosted by the Clean Water Professionals of Kentucky & Tennessee (CWP-KT) and the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association (KY/TN Section AWWA), KY/TN WPC provides networking opportunities, engaging technical programming, and innovative equipment exhibitions for attendees and exhibitors in the water sector. Attended by over 1,700 professionals from hundreds of different companies, utilities, and organizations, the conference is a common venue in which to learn, share, and understand collaborative solutions to water sector challenges. 

SSR is a long-standing supporter of KY/TN WPC, and 2023 is no different. Our involvement with this year’s conference includes technical sessions, planning, and hospitality events. 


Technical Sessions 

For those attending the conference, we hope you’ll join us for one of our technical sessions. If you’re not attending but would like to learn more about these topics, please reach out 

Digestion Indigestion: Cleanout and Restoration of an Anaerobic Digester 

Monday, July 31 — 10:30 AM // 114 

Presenters: Rob Lantz (SSR) and Michael Brower (City of Memphis) 

Chasing the Almighty Data Point: Considerations in Wastewater Sampling 

Monday, July 31— 2:00 PM // 103 

Presenters: Lindsay Bryant, Joe Griffey, and Andrew Johnson (SSR) 

Advantages and Explanation of Micropile Deep Foundations 

Tuesday, August 1 — 11:00 AM // 113 

Presenters: Greg Gash and Brian Hollander (SSR) 

Electrical Arc Flash Safety Fundamentals 

Tuesday, August 1 — 1:30 PM // 110 

Presenters: Jim Dolezal, Greyson Gore, and Mario Valentini (SSR) 


Committee Involvement 

SSR is proud to be a part of the AWWA and Clean Water Professionals committees. 

WPC 23 Planning Committee  

  • Lindsay Bryant, Registration Committee 
  • Tiffany Heard, Local Host Liaison Committee 
  • Serena Hostetter, Students Committee 
  • Ben Ledsinger, Transportation Committee 

AWWA / CWP Committees 

  • Lindsay Bryant, CWP Communications & Newsletter Editors Tennessee Co-Chair  
  • Serena Hostetter, Students Chair Joint Committee  
  • Luke Williams, AWWA Board of Trustees Vice-Chair


Special Events 

Water for Life Community Event 

Sunday, July 30 — 1:00 – 4:00 PM | Shelby Farms Park
The goal of the event is to promote the significance of water in the local community. Both children and adults will glean new understandings of our water system by tasting, touching, and experiencing all things water. This event is free and open to the public. Conference attendees and Memphis residents are invited and encouraged to attend this family fun event! 

SSR Hospitality Event 

Monday, July 31 — 6:00 PM | Rum Boogie Cafe (182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103) 

SSR invites you to join us for drinks, food, and fun at Rum Boogie Cafe on world famous Beale Street. If you are attending the conference, we hope you’ll stop by and say hello! 


An annual supporter of the conference, SSR is proud to be a GOLD Sponsor and exhibitor in 2023. We hope you’ll stop by our booth (location 820) during exhibit hall hours for a fun activity.