Webinar: How the City of South Bend Saved $400M and Reduced CSOs by 70%

January 26, 2021, 12:00 PM–01:00 PM, EST
Webinar: How the City of South Bend Saved $400M and Reduced CSOs by 70%

Join Kieran Fahey, Director of Long-Term Control Planning for the City of South Bend, Indiana and Xylem's Tim Ruggaber to discuss how intelligent watershed technology empowered the City of South Bend to optimize its existing sewer system, protect community health, and solve overflows without the need to build costly new gray infrastructure. Learn how Xylem Wastewater Network Optimization is being utilized by the City to eliminate dry weather overflows by roughly 1 billion gallons per year, reduce E. coli concentration (from the sewer system) by 50% in the Saint Joseph River, and save an estimated $400 million in capital work as well as $1.5 million per year in operations and maintenance costs.  

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Speakers:

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Tim Ruggaber
VP, Engineering and Client Success
Xylem

Timothy Ruggaber is the VP of North American Client Success for Xylem. Over the last 15 year, he has worked with numerous utilities around the world to develop innovative solutions to their most pressing water and wastewater needs. He has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Civil Engineering from the the University of Notre Dame and is a registered Professional Engineer in Indiana.

 

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Kieran Fahey
Director, Long Term Control Plan
City of South Bend, IN

Kieran Fahey is the City of South Bend’s long-term control plan Director. A native of Ireland, he previously spent a decade with the Irish EPA. He also worked with the Irish Government’s Department of Agriculture and as a consultant on a range of environmental engineering assignments throughout the European Union and Middle East. He is an environmental scientist and an engineer. He lives in South Bend with his wife and daughter. Kieran is currently reimagining, rewriting and renegotiating the remaining 85% of South Bend’s $860 million CSO long-term control plan.

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