Program Texas Short Water Works School

Program Texas Short Water Works School

The sixth annual short school of water works and filtration. plant operators is to occupy one week, beginning on January 21. It is to be held at Baylor University and the Waco City water works plant under the joint auspices of the Texas Water Works Association; the City of Waco’s water board, the health department and the Baylor University, with the Texas State board of health and the Southwest Water Works Association co-operating. The school is to continue until the 26th. An advance program and schedule of classes has been prepared and is as follows:

First Day—Monday, January 21, 1924—Chairman, E. G. Eggert, Austin. “Laboratory and Lecture Day”

9:00-10:00 Registration—Raleigh Hotel Lobby.

10:00-11:00 Assembly—Baylor University, Science Building. Welcome— Hon. J. W. Tinsley, city health commissioner, Waco. Hon. C. C. Shear, chairman, city water commission, Waco. Announcements— Dr. W. T. Gooch, dean of the school, Waco.

11:00-11:30 Address—The State Board of Health and the Water School— Dr. W. H. Beazley, state health officer, Autin.

11:30-12:00 Lecture—Relation of Water Supplies to Public Health—Dr. J. T. Harrington, Waco.

12:00-1:30 Lunch.

1:30-3:30 Lecture and Laboratory Bacteriology—Dr. W. T. Gooch and Dr. W. A. Buice.

Evening Session—Chairman, Dr. W. A. Buice, Waco

7:30-8:00 Lecture Raw Water Ice—L. D. Matter. Henryetta, Okla. 8:00-8:30 Lecture—Geology of Underground Waters—Dr. Lula Pace, Professor of Geology. Baylor University.

8:30-9:00 Lecture—Oxygen and Its Relation to Water Purification—G. W. Colles, city engineer, Brenham.

Second Day—Tuesday, January 22, 1924—Chairman, E. W. Steel, Waco. “Laboratory and Lecture Day”

9:00-11:00 Lecture and Demonstration—Coagulation, Sedimentation and Filtration—(Session at Purification Plant)—Lewis I. Birdsall, Chicago. 111.

11:00-11:30 Lecture—Protection of Public Water Supplies—V. M. Ehlers, state sanitary engineer. Austin. Discussion—P. B. Wells, sanitary engineer. Austin.

11:30-12:00 Identification of Algae—Dr. I. M. Lewis, University of Texas. (Or Assistant.)

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Program Texas Short Water Works School

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12:00-1:30 Lunch.

1:30-3:30 Lecture and Laboratory—Bacteriology—Dr. W. A. Buice. Waco. 3:30-4:30 Lecture and Laboratory—Chemistry—Dr W. T. Gooch, Waco.

Evening Session—Chairman, C. E. Haydon, Texarkana

6:30—-Complimentary Dinner at Baylor Cafeteria, given by Baylor University. (Time subject to change).

7:00-7:40 Lecture—By Passes and Cross Connections—R. E. Tarbett, sanitary engineer, U. S. P. H. S.

7:40-8.20 Lecture—Laboratory Control in Water Purification J. J. Hinman, chief, water laboratory division, Iowa State board of health. 8.20-9:00 Lecture—Items Considered in Determining Key Rates—Geo. B. Hawley, chief engineer, state insurance commission. Austin.

Third Day—Wednesday, January 23, 1924—Chairman, J. Z. Martin, Breckenridge. ‘“Laboratory and Lecture Day”

9:00-11:00 Lecture and Demonstration—Coagulation, Sedimentation and Filtration—(Session at Filter Plant)—Lewis I. Birdsall, Chicago. Ill. 11:00-12:00 Aeration, Tastes and Odors—L. O. Bernhagen, director of sanitation, Beaumont.

12:00-1:30 Lunch.

1:30-3:30 Lecture and Laboratory—Bacteriology—Dr. W. A. Buice, Waco. T. C. Green, assistant.

3:30-4:00 Lecture and Laboratory—Chemistry—Dr. W. T. Gooch, Waco. 4:00-4:45 Experimental Data on Austin’s Water Supply Prof. E. P. Schoch, University of Texas. Austin.

Evening Session—Chairman, J. W. Cunningham, Corpus Christi

7:00-7:40 Relation Between Hydrogen-Ion Concentration and Floculation. and Activity of Chlorine—Prof. E. P. Schoch, University of Texa«. Austin.

7:40-8:20 Evaporation and Run-Off Data A H. Dunlap, state board of water engineers, Austin. Discussion-W. S. Birzell. sanitar> engineer, Austin.

8:20-9:00 Sewage Disposal—John B. Hawley, consulting engineer, Ft. Worth.

Fourth Day—Thursday, January 24, 1924—Chairman, H. J. Graeser, Temple. “General Water Improvement Day”

9:00-9:45 Domestic Quarantine Regulations and Water Supplies—R. E. Tarbett, sanitary engineer, U. S. P. H. S. Discussion—E. D. Hopkins, sanitary engineer. Clarksville.

9:45-10:30 Selecting Reservoir Sites—C. S. Clark, state board of water engineers. Austin. Discussion—E. G. Eggert, sanitary engineer,

10:30-11:15 Modernizing Electrical Equipment in Water Plants—F. C. Bolton, dean of engineering. A ami M College.

11:15-12:00 Luncheon (Complimentary).

1:30-2:20 The State Water Conservation Program—J. A. Norris, chair man. board of water engineers, Austin. Discussion—K. W. Steel, sanitary engineer, Waco.

2:20-3:00 The Silting of the Colorado River—T. U. Taylor, dean of engineering, University of Texas.

3:00-3:40 Modern Methods of Dose Control in Water Purification JohnB. Hawdey, consulting engineer, Ft. Worth.

3:40-4:20 Design Data (1,000,000 gal. capacity) Water Purification Plant. For Aeration Chamber, Coagulation Basin, Filters, Clear Water Well, Wash Water Accessories anti Equipment—(To be condensed) — Black & Veatch, Kansas City, Mo.

4:20-5:00 The Ultra Violet Ray—Swimming Pool and Water Plant— Dr. Harry M. Hill, St. Louis, Mo.

Evening Session—Chairman, J. C. Nagle, Dallas

7:00-7:40 Water Main Maintenance—Bert Hodgman, New York City. Disrussion—Carl T. Martin, Jacksonville.

7:40-8:20 Colloids in Water Purification—H. N. Roberts, consulting engineer, Dallas.

8-20-9:00 Preliminary Data Required for the Intelligent Design of a Water Purification Plant—C. Arthur Brown, American Steel & Wire Co., Chicago.

Fifth Day—Friday, January 25, 1924—Chairman, Geo. E„ Byars, Waco. “Demonstration and Inspection Day”

9:00-9:40 Movie Film—Presented by Thos. F. Wolfe, representative, cast iron publicity bureau, Chicago.

9:40-10:20 Chlorine as a Water Disinfectant—Representative of the Mathiesen Alkali Company.

10:20-11:00 Methods of Applying Chlorine to Water and Sewage—Dave Morey, Dallas.

11:00-12:00 Oi>eration of Filter Plants—C. Arthur Brown, American Steel & Wire Co., Chicago.

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:30 Development of Undergrouml Water Supplies—Representative, Layne & Bowler, Memphis, Tenn., and Houston.

2:30-3:30 Future Trend of Water Purification—W. S. Mahlie, superintendent. Ft. Worth water filtration plant.

3:30-4:30 Value of Lime in Water Purification—L. S. Burt, National Lime Company.

4:30—Trip of Inspection and Drive.

Evening Session—Chairman, C. C. Shear, Chairman of Waco Water Board, Mgr., Chamber of Commerce—or Some Other Waco Official

7:30—Complimentary Entertainment.

Sixth Day—Saturday, January 26, 1924—Joint Session of 1924 Class and T. W. W. A., Gold Room (?), Raleigh Hotel Dr. W. T. Gooch, Pres., T. W. W. A. and Dean of the 1924 School, Presiding

9:00-10:00 Receiving New Members See the secretary.

10:00-10:30 A Review of the 1924 School Expression from Class. Raleigh Hotel—Gold Room. Jesse Shaw, tyler, toastmaster—“To the 1924 Texas Water School.”

10:30-10:45 “State Supervision of Public Water Supplies”—Hon A. C. Dunn, Rosebud.

10:45-11:00 “The Waco Water Works”—Geo. E. Byars, superintendent, city water works, Waco.

11:00-11:15 “That the Efficiency of Water Plants May Be Increased”— J. Z. Martin, mgr., Walker-Caldwell Water Company, Breckenridge. 11:15-11:30 “The Economical Management of a Municipal Water Dept.” —C. N. Avery, city water commissioner, Austin.

1 1:30-11:45 “Selling Water Works Improvements” — D. H. Hunter, Dallas.

11:45-12:00 “The Field for Water Purification in Texas” Arthur M. Crane, Nutley, N. J.

12:00-12:15 “A Message from the Manufacturers Association”—Bert Hodgman, National Water Main Cleaning Company, New York City. Luncheon (Complimentary)—Waco City water works and Y. M. B. L. During the Luncheon “The Aerator” and Future Plans of the Texas Water Works Association—Dr. W. T. Gooch. The secretary’s Report. Election of officers.

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