AWWA’s annual event, ACE 21 is around the corner, June 14 – 17, 2020, co-hosted with the AWWA California-Nevada Section.
West Yost is sponsoring the AWWA’s ACE 21’s WE RACE For Water 5K/1K Fun Run or Walk (2021) which supports AWWA Water Equation-Funding the Future of Water. Join us and our team members who will will be both presenting and attending (read below for more details).
Cybersecurity Policy Update and Practical Solutions, A Day Without SCADA
Overview: This session will address recent incidents in the water sector and detail the current cybersecurity policy actions in Congress and federal agencies directly influencing the water sector, including but not limited to AWIA compliance. Participants will be provided with practical solutions to assessing their cyber threat, including steps to implement controls for some of the most fundamental controls. Finally participants will learn about the findings and lessons from one utilities “day without SCADA” exercise.
Day: Monday, June 14, 2021
Time: 11:30AM – 12:15 PM PST
- Charley Cunningham, City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities
- Andrew Ohrt, PE, ERMCP, West Yost
Utility Master Planning In a Digital World, Can’t We all Work Together? Water and SCADA Master Planning in Garden Grove
Overview: A new age of utility master planning is dawning in a digital world. This new age aims to provide practical and balanced recommendations for renewal, replacement, and operational enhancement within the water system. The use of a data-driven process and new approaches to data collection, management, and reporting allow utilities to inform their staff, influence decision makers, and positively impact their future. This approach maximizes the benefits of holistic utility master planning using creative digital methods for data collection, management, and reporting.
Day: Wednesday, June 12, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM PST
- Michael Gruenbaum, West Yost
- Kambria Tiano, PE, West Yost
- Rebecca Li, Senior Civil Engineer, City of Garden Grove
West Yost is the ACE21WE RACE for Water Sponsor
West Yost’s purpose is to advance water resources for future generations and this is why we have chosen to sponsor AWWA’s Water Equation WE RACE for Water Fun Run or Walk. The sponsorship supports Water Equation’s mission of providing funding for workforce advancement, scholarships, students, young professionals and Community Engineering Corps. Join us in supporting this important fundraiser!
The WE RACE for Water event is a virtual 5K or 1K run or walk. You can join as an individual or a team and enter your time on the WE RACE event page once you have completed your journey.
At West Yost, we are excited to engage our community and invest in the future of our industry by partnering with organizations like Water Equation and WE RACE!
Interested in joining our remarkable team at West Yost? We have opportunities for all experience levels in locations throughout the west.