Thursday, October 25th, 2018
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Courtyard Sacramento Airport Natomas
2101 River Plaza Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833

Breakfast*: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Opening Remarks
9:00 am – 09:15 am

  • Order and Details of the Day
    • Ron Marotto, AUG President, Supervising Hydrographer, County of Ventura
  • Introductions
    • Ron Marotto, AUG President, Supervising Hydrographer, County of Ventura

Winter Planning
9:15 am – 9:45 am

  • Update CNRFC/NWS
    • Pete Fickenscher, Service Coordination Hydrologist, California Nevada River Forecast Center
  • Winter Weather Outlook
    • Pete Fickenscher, Service Coordination Hydrologist, California Nevada River Forecast Center

ALERT Systems
9:45 am – 10:15 am

  • River Restoration to ALERT System Optimization - Assisting a Small Mountain Town Recover from a Major Flood and be Better Prepared for the Next.
    • Ryan Spies, Hydrologist, Lynker Technologies
    • Graeme Aggett, AUG Board Member, Principal & Water Resources Lead, Lynker Technologies

Morning Break: 10:15 am - 10:30 am

Dealing with Disasters
10:30 am – 11:30 am

  • Sonoma County Water Agency – Perspectives from the October 2017 Wildfires
    • Carlos Diaz, PE, Engineer III, Sonoma County Water Agency
  • 2017 Thomas Fire in Ventura County
    • Ron Marotto, AUG President, Supervising Hydrographer, County of Ventura

Announcements
11:30 am – 12:00 pm

  • AUG Fall Meeting Sponsor Announcements
    • Campbell Scientific, High Sierra Electronics, HydroLynx, Lynker Technologies, OneRain, Vieux & Associates, Water & Earth Technologies and WEST Consultants.

Lunch*: 12:00 pm - 1:00pm

System Maintenance and Testing
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Troubleshooting Your ALERT2 Transmitter
    • Aidan Herbert, Electronic Technician, HydroLynx

Enhancing Storm Monitoring Systems
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

  • X-Banding the Bay Area’s Real Time Rainfall Monitoring Capabilities
    • Emily Zedler, Associate Engineer, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Data Optimization
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

  • Tools to Store and Analyze Historic Rainfall Data for Public Web Sites
    • Bruce Rindahl, AUG Board Member, Hydrology Section Manager, County of Ventura

ALERT Users Group Fall 2018 Business Meeting
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

  • ALERT Users Group Business Meeting & 2020 Conference Announcement
    • Ron Marotto, AUG President, Supervising Hydrographer, County of Ventura
  • User Reports and Vendor Announcements
    • All Users and Vendors

Meeting Adjourns: 3:30 pm

* (The meeting cost of $100 includes Breakfast & Lunch)

 

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