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NEW THIS YEAR ! Innovation Theater Attend for a chance to win $50 at the end of each showing.* Only 50 seats! FEATURES

SHOWTIMES

TEDTalks Creating Biofuels with Wastewater

5 PM, Wednesday

Natural Gas Vehicles 6 PM, Wednesday The Clean Transportation Alternative BlueTech Forum 12 PM, Thursday NASA’s Water Recycling Technology Follow the Diamond Walk of Fame to the Innovation Theater. *members of the audience cannot win more than one time

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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#TAUDBizCon

is the official hastag for this event. When you incorporate this into your social media tweets/statuses, others can follow what you are saying about the event. Messages including • the event hashtag will scroll on the Twitter Wall, which will display between Innovation Theater showtimes.

• Microbac Laboratories is hosting a party, Wednesday night after 7 PM. Details: Please join Jeremy, Troy, Joe, Kim, Herbie and Ashley as they host their 4th Annual Hospitality Suite Party at the Clarion Inn, Andrew Johnson Suite, 7th Floor. Enjoy food, fun & lab libations. • Don’t forget to check the doorprize ticker located on the flatscreen tv in the exhibit hall to see if you’ve won a doorprize from the exhibitors. • On your CE form, be sure to indicate what license/certification you intend to apply CE from this event towards. • All Friday activities will be located on the upper level of the convention center. This includes Friday’s breakfast & registration. • Don’t miss the TUPAC Silent Auction to make a bid and win, please be present at the TUPAC Silent Auction table by 12:30 PM on Thursday to claim items won. • The 2013 Compensation & Benefit Survey’s are NOW available for purchase at the registration desk. See pg 22 • The 2013 Utility Policy Manual’s are also NOW available for purchase at the registration desk. See pg 22 2013 Business of Running A Utility Conference

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CONTENTS Conference Agenda Convention Layout Exhibit Hall Layout Meal & Doorprize Sponsors Session Schedule TUPAC Silent Auction More CE Opportunities 2014 Calendar Superboosters NEW Publications for Sale Red Route Trolleys shuttle

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attendees to all host hotels. Available outside Convention Ctr. Thursday 7am - 5pm Friday 7am - 12pm

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CONFERENCE AGENDA Must wear nametag to attend the technical sessions and enter the Exhibit Hall. Session Schedule page 12 - 14.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 7 am Registation for the TUPAC Golf Tournament at River Islands Golf Course 8 am Shot-gun Start for the TUPAC Golf Tournament at River Islands Golf Course 9 am Registration for the TUPAC Trap Shoot at the Gatlinburg Sportsman Club 9:30 am TUPAC Trap Shoot 10 am – 4 pm Exhibit Booth Set Up at the Gatlinburg Convention Center | lower level 1 pm – 6 pm Conference Registration at the Gatlinburg Convention Center | lower level 1 pm – 4:30 pm TUPAC Silent Auction Donations | lower level 4:30 – 7 pm Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall of the Gatlinburg Convention Center 4:30 – 7 pm TUPAC Silent Auction opens in Exhibit Hall - See Pg 16

Thursday, August 8, 2013 7 am – 9:30 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall | lower level 7 am – 1 pm TUPAC Silent Auction OPEN 8 am Board Meeting, Board Room | upper level 9:30 am BEST TASTING WATER CONTEST & TAUD Super Session & Awards - | upper level, Mills Auditorium DRAWING TWO (2) $250 GAS CARDS - Must Attend to WIN 11 am – 1 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall 1 – 4 pm Educational Sessions 4:00 pm Region Leaders Meeting, Board Room | upper level

Friday, August 9, 2013 7 am – 9 am Buffet Breakfast outside of Mills Auditorium | upper level 8:30 – 11:30 am Educational Sessions 2013 Business of Running A Utility Conference

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CONVENTION CENTER UPPER LEVEL

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CONVENTION CENTER LOWER LEVEL

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EXHIBIT HALL LAYOUT Exhibit Hall Open Wednesday: 4:30-7pm & Thursday: 7am-1pm

ALPHABETICAL EXHIBITORS WITH BOOTH NUMBER A.Y. McDonald Mfg. 13 Aclara Technologies 74 Adamson Insurance Agency, Inc. 17 Advanced Payment Solutions 22 Affinity Benefits of Tennessee 56 Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs 78 Allen, McGee and Associates LLC 52 Alliance Water Resources 70 American Development Corp. 67 American Utility Contractors 36 Arista Information Systems 24 Aulick Chemical Solutions, Inc. 33 Backflow Specialty Co., Inc. 39 Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon 91 BlueGrass Mailing, Data & Fulfillment 16 Brenntag Mid-South 75 C.I. Thornburg Co., Inc. 45 C2i Control Instruments, Inc. 47 Cannon & Cannon, Inc. 29 Carl Eric Johnson, Inc. 86, 87, 95 & 96 CEU Plan 98 Clearwater Solutions 99 CMI Equipment Sales, Inc. 113 8

Computer Network, Inc. 19 CPI Technologies 11 CTI Engineers Inc. 85 Data Marketing Network, Inc. 5 Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc. 102 Dynetics, Inc. 3 ECO-TECH, Inc. 55 Field’s Engineering 38 Ford Meter Box Company, Inc. 42 Fortech, Inc. 37 G & C Supply Company, Inc. 30 General Chemical Company 83 GEO-Jobe GIS Consulting 12 GRW Engineers, Inc. 66 Guthrie Sales & Services Company 8 Hayes Pipe Supply Co., Inc. 108 HD Supply Waterworks 57/58 Heartland Pump Rental & Sales, Inc. 92 Hethcoat & Davis, Inc. 35 InControl Technical Solutions 4 Insituform Technologies, Inc. 43 Itron 81 Jackson Thornton & Co., P.C. 49

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John Bouchard & Sons Company 21 Kazmier & Associates, Inc. 51 Kentucky Glass Lined Tank Systems 32 Kidwell & Company 59 Kupferle Foundry Company 44 M&H/Kennedy Valve 20 Madewell Products Corp. 40 Mainstream Commercial Divers 104 Master Meter, Inc. 34 McGill Associates, P.A. 89 McWane Pipe 72 Microbac Laboratories, Inc. 103 MR Systems, Inc. 9 National Water Services LLC 23 Nexcheck, LLC 41 NGU Risk Management 55 Online Utility Exchange 101 Permox CTF 28 Pittsburg Tank & Tower Company 76 Precon Corporation 79 QS/1 Governmental Solutions 112 Raymond James & Associates 90 Red Flint Sand & Gravel LLC 82 Regions Bank Corporate Trust 61 Rye Engineering, PLC 31 S & S Utility Sales, LLC 53 Scientific Sales, Inc. 48 Sherwin Williams 106

Slurry Systems Company 97 Southeastern Automation, Inc. 94 Southeastern Tank, Inc. 62/63 Southern Corrosion, Inc. 10 Southern Pipe & Supply 64 Southern Sales Company, Inc. 77 Southwest Securities, Inc. 15 State Revolving Fund Loan Program 2 Tennessee 811 60 Tennessee Engineering Group 18 The Crom Corporation 46 The Neil Group, LLC 88 The TOVAR Company 84 TLM Associates, Inc. 93 Tnemec 26 United Systems & Software, Inc. 80 United Utilities, Inc. 65 Utility Service Co., Inc. 14 Vaughn & Melton 73 Vendor Registry 25 Vizidocs 114 W & W Engineering, LLC 54 W.M. McClain Company, Inc. 109 Walter A. Wood Supply Co. 100 Wascon, Inc. 68/69 Wiley Bros.-Aintree Capital LLC 71 Xypex 27

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TAUD THANKS THESE SPONSORS FOR THEIR GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT. To visit these sponsors, see previous page and booth listing in alphabetical order.

DOORPRIZE SPONSORS ACLARA TECHNOLOGIES BRENNTAG MID-SOUTH DEXTER FORTSON ASSOCIATES FORTECH KENTUCKY GLASS LINED TANK SYSTEMS MICROBAC LABORATORIES NGU RISK MANAGEMENT REGIONS BANK CORPORATE TRUST SOUTHEASTERN AUTOMATION SOUTHEASTERN TANK SOUTHERN CORROSION TLM ASSOCIATIONS UNITED SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 10

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MEAL SPONSORS AFFINITY BENEFITS OF TENNESSEE ALLIANCE WATER RESOURCES AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT CORP BRENNTAG MID-SOUTH C.I. THORNBURG CO. DEXTER FORTSON ASSOCIATES ECO-TECH GRW ENGINEERS INC. HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS JACKSON THORNTON & CO. KIDWELL & CO. M&H/KENNEDY VALVE MCWANE PIPE NGU RISK MANAGEMENT RAYMOND JAMES & ASSOCIATES REGIONS BANK CORPORATE TRUST S&S UTILITY SALES SOUTHEASTERN TANK SOUTHERN PIPE & SUPPLY TENNESSEE 811 THE CROM CORPORATION UNITED SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE UNITED UTILITIES W&W ENGINEERING WASCON WILEY BROS.-AINTREE CAPITAL 2013 Business of Running A Utility Conference

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SESSIONS SCHEDULE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: All Water, Distribution, Wastewater and Collection sessions are approved for six (6) hours of Continuing Education Credit (CE) towards any license. You must attend all sessions applicable to your license on Thursday and Friday to be eligible for CE Credit. All Commissioners seeking six (6) hours of Continuing Education Credit must attend all Administrative sessions Thursday and Friday.

Remember to get your name tag scanned at each session! Thursday, August 8, 2013 TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATIVE Mills Auditorium

TECHNICAL

WASTEWATER/

WATER/DISTRIBUTION

COLLECTION

Ballroom D

Classrooms 1-3 ** Classrooms 4 - 5

7:30 am

Continental Breakfast & Open Exhibit Hall

9:30 am

BEST TASTING WATER CONTEST TAUD Opening Super Session & Awards Must Attend for CE & Door Prize Qualification Lunch in EXHIBIT HALL

11:00 am 1:00 pm

Legal Update:

AWWA Water Loss

New EPA Guidelines

Legislation,

Software Session 1,

for Water Reuse &

Regulations &

Chris Leauber,

Case Studies from

Court Decisions,

Wilson County

Water-Rich Areas,

Don Scholes

Water Authority

Josh Norton, P.E. BCEE,

Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings

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Thursday, August 8, 2013 (continued) ADMINISTRATIVE Mills Auditorium 2:00 pm

TECHNICAL

TECHNICAL

WASTEWATER/

WATER/DISTRIBUTION

COLLECTION

Ballroom D

Classrooms 1-3

Legal Update

AWWA Water Loss

Biosolids

Debt Issues,

Software Session 2,

Bob O’dette,

Jeff Oldham,

Chris Leauber,

TDEC

Bass, Berry & Sims

Wilson County Water Authority

3:00 pm

Compensation &

Using GIS for Water

Cross Connection / GIS

Benefit Survey,

System Analytics &

Mapping & other TUA

John Hall, TAUD

Financial Planning,

services

Grant Raudenbush,

Greg Baker,

Mueller Service Co.

TAUD

Independent Public Finance Advisors Bond and Note Financing and Refinancing Fiscal Planning and Policy Development Credit Analytics and Presentation Management Budget Forecasting and Feasibility Analysis Rate and Tax Payer Impact and Stress Analysis LARRY KIDWELL BRENTWOOD OFFICE 615-373-3325

KIDWELL@KIDWELLCOMPANY.COM

EXPERIENCE – COMPETITION – RESULTS

TONY KING NEWNAN OFFICE 770-252-7998

KING@KIDWELLCOMPANY.COM

A National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors Member Firm

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Friday, August 9, 2013 ADMINISTRATIVE Mills Auditorium

TECHNICAL WATER/DISTRIBUTION Ballroom D

TECHNICAL WASTEWATER/ COLLECTION Classrooms 1-3

Breakfast

7:00 am 8:30 am

Utilities & Insurance, Christopher Barger, Cincinnati Insurance Co.

Chlorine Gas - A Fresh Perspective, Curtis Smith, Gas Chlorine Education Committee

Leadership Strategies for Financial Security, Richard J. Tuttle, Alliance Water Resources

9:30 am

Statutory, Regulatory

Simple Algae Control, Billy Clemmer, Bar-Environmental

CEU Plan, Bill Edgar, CEU Plan

& Policy Review Rene Brison, Comptroller’s Office

10:30 am Building a Regulatory

**Operator Certification, Darryl Green, Certification Board

Compliance Managament Program Mark Mahler, Alliance Water Resources

Let Answer your utility questions! Tennessee Utility Assistance, LLC (TUA) is a subsidiary of TAUD which has an established reputation in Tennessee of offering administrative, managerial and technical support, technical assistance, and training. The staff possess the knowledge, expertise, certifications, equipment, and manpower to assess a systems training needs, specify a course of training and conduct training to satisfy the requirements of the TDEC, TOSHA and TDOT. For more information contact John Hall, (931) 607-1014 or johnhall@taud.org

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American Development Corporation 888-542-8561 www.adc-chem.com Coagulation & Flocculation Corrosion & Scale Control Dechlorination Disinfection & Oxidation Fluoridation

Ozone Quenching pH Adjustment Pre-Oxidation Soil Remediation Taste & Odor Control

Chemical Solutions for Water/Wastewater/Industry

Water Supply & Wastewater Solutions The Right Solution for Every Step of the Cycle Grundfos can help you address and solve your unique needs and challenges, ensuring that water supply, flood control and wastewater facilities meet future demands and regulations, using innovative pump solutions with less energy intensity and more efficiency. To learn more, visit: www.grundfos.us

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Silent Auction to Benefit

Each year at the Business of Running a Utility Conference, TAUD hosts the TUPAC Golf Tournament, Trap Shoot and holds a Silent Auction during exhibiting hours. Proceeds from these events go toward the Tennessee Utility Political Action Committee. By participating in any of these events or bidding on silent auction items, you are benefiting TAUD’s legislative efforts. All utility commissioners, managers, employees and associate members of TAUD are eligible to donate. All funds donated to TUPAC must be from personal funds. TUPAC is required to report donations from individuals that exceed $100 within a reporting period. If your donation exceeds $100 be sure obtain & complete a disclosure form & return it to TAUD staff. TAUD encourages you to get involved & support TUPAC by participating in one of our fundraising events or by donating. For more information on TUPAC visit our website at www.taud.org and click on the Legislative tab. You can also contact John Hall at johnhall@taud.org.

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Upcoming CE Opportunities visit www.taud.org

Utility Leadership Conference November 6-8 Park Vista Hotel, Gatlinburg Register before October 25th $310 Member/$620 Non-Member Register after October 25th $360 Member/$670 Non-Member

Administrative Professionals Conference December 4-6 The Inn at Opryland Register before November 22nd $205 Member/$390 Non-Member Register after November 22nd $230 Member/$415 Non-Member

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Mark Your Calendars

Legislative Event TBA Utility Technology Conference Park Vista Hotel, Gatlinburg March 12-14 TUEC Fishing Tournament Old Hickory Lake May 21 Operator Expo James E. Ward Agricultural Center May 22 For all other events, please visit www.taud.org, as more information will be available later in the year. 20

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TAUD Superboosters Diamond

Affinity Benefits of Tennessee American Development Corp. HDSupply Waterworks Kidwell & Company Next Generation Underwriters Southeastern Tank, Inc. Tennessee Utility Assistance LLC Wascon, Inc. Wiley Bros.-Aintree Capital LLC

Platinum

Gold

Alliance Water Resources Bass, Berry, and Sims C.I. Thornburg Co., Inc. Crom Corp. ECO-TECH, Inc. Energy Systems Group Garney GRW Engineers, Inc. Jackson Thornton & Co., P.C. McWane Cast Iron Pipe Co. Raymond James Financial Regions Bank Corporate Trust Rye Engineering S & S Utility Sales, LLC Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Southern Pipe & Supply Tennessee 811 United Systems & Software United Utilities, Inc. W & W Engineering, LLC

John Bouchard & Sons Co. M&H Kennedy Valve Master Meter Southern Sales Co. The Haskell Co.

Silver

Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon

Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings Garver

Gresham Smith & Partners Insituform Technologies Inc.Jacobs Engineering Kazmier & Associates, Inc. Kentucky Glass Lined Tank Systems, Inc. McGill Associates, P.A. Piper Jaffray & Co. Stringfellow Inc. Veteran Management Sevices

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Survey Results start at $150 for participating members. See order form for complete details.

Individual policies are $20 each. Complete manual is $300 for members. See order form for complete list of policies included.

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