2017 Colorado Nutrient Management Workshop

 Advancements in System-level Nutrient Management

Meeting Date: March 2, 2017

Meeting Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Deadline: February 22, 2017

Registration is now closed for this meeting.  If you need to make arrangements to attend, please contact the Program Coordinator:

Sarah Millonig

(970) 491-3016



Date & Time: March, 2 2017, 9:00 am – 5:15 pm

Location: University of Denver, Driscoll Student Center – North, Governor’s Ballroom & Gallery 2055 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80210

Video and Teleconference: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/979156021

Purpose:  The CLEAN (Comprehensive, optimal and Effective Abatement of Nutrients) Center, the Colorado Monitoring Framework, and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment are sponsoring the 2017 annual nutrient management workshop at the University of Denver’s Driscoll Ballroom. This is an opportunity for representatives of wastewater utilities, stormwater systems, agricultural producers, land managers, and researchers to learn about the current status of nutrient controls and innovations, including, advances in modeling and analysis technologies  as well as challenges and opportunities within the ever- evolving Clean Water Act regulatory structure.

The agenda includes sessions with presentations by featured speakers representing a variety of water industry sectors and perspectives. Each session will be followed by a facilitated discussion to engage feedback from stakeholders. 


9:00 am – 9:15 am Breakfast/Welcome

Mazdak Arabi

9:15 am – 9:45 am Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment Presentation

Featured speaker: Nicole Rowan


9:45 am – 10:15 am Colorado Monitoring Framework

Featured Speaker: Sarah Reeves


10:30 am – 11:00 am CLEAN Center Update

Mazdak Arabi, Tyler Wible

11:00 am – 11:30 am Colorado Nutrient Dashboard

Mazdak Arabi, Tyler Wible

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch & Networking


1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Wastewater Treatment

Featured speaker: Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

Panel discussion 20 min

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Stormwater Management

Featured Speaker: Tyler Dell

Panel Discussion: 20 min

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Agricultural Production

Featured speaker: Erik Wardle

Panel Discussion: 20 min

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Policy & Socioeconomic Approaches

Featured speaker: Dana Hoag

Panel Discussion: 20 min

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Communication & Engagement

Featured speaker:  Laurie Rink

Panel Discussion: 20 min

5:00 – 5:15 pm Wrap Up

Mazdak Arabi



University of Denver Driscoll Student Center, North Building – Governor’s Ballroom, 2nd Floor 2055 E. Evans Ave.  Denver, CO 80208

Printable directions and map


Directions from I-25 to Parking Lot L:

  1. From I-25, use exit 205 University Blvd heading South
  2. Exit onto University Blvd heading south
  3. Take University Blvd to Asbury Ave
  4. Turn Right onto Asbury Ave
  5. The parking structure (Lot L) will be on your left hand side (Gaylord St.)
  6. A lot attendant will be at the entrance of the lot to collect $8 per vehicle CASH ONLY and distribute a parking permit.



Parking spaces have been reserved for this meeting in lot L (see map).  Please bring $8 cash only to pay the parking attendant.  If you do not have cash available, parking spaces are available in the visitor lot down the street and can be paid for using a credit/debit card.  However, no spaces will be reserved in the visitor lot.  Please DO NOT park in any parking spot marked NO EVENT PARKING – You will be ticketed.

Lot L parking map


Breakfast Buffet

  • Scrambled Eggs (v)
  • French Toast (v)
  • Home Fries (v)
  • Bacon & Turkey Sausage
  • Seasonal Fruit Tray (v)
  • Breakfast Breads (v)
  • Orange Juice, Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Water


Lunch Buffet

  • Seasonal Soup
  • House Salad (v)
  • Bow-tie Pasta Salad (v)
  • Greek Vegetable Wrap (v)
  • Spicy Italian Sandwich
  • Turkey & Brie Sandwich
  • Dessert Bars
  • Iced Tea & Water, Coffee and Hot Tea


Afternoon Snack

  • Grape Clutsers
  • Seasonal Vegetables with Ranch Dip
  • Cookies and Dessert Bars
  • Iced Tea, Water, Coffee and Hot Tea