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RMW January 2017

January 2017 COLORADO | NEW MEXICO | WYOMING 10 How Drones Can Benefit the Water Industry ROCKY MOUNTAIN VIEW 6 from the RMWEA President 8 from the RMSAWWA Chair HOT TOPICS 21 A Legitimate Reason to Have a Beer MANAGEMENT PIPELINE 23 Welcome Baby New Year OPERATIONS 25 Parker WSD Meets the Challenge of Operations Staffing COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT 27 What Our Members Remember Most About WEFTEC 2016 ROCKY MOUNTAIN WATER YPS 30 YPs Network at Broncos Watch Party OF SPECIAL NOTE 32 2017 to Bring Upgrades to AWWA Utility and Service Provider Members 33 Sign up for the RMSAWWA Tapping Team Fundraiser! 34 In Memoriam 35 Ixom Moves HQ BUYER’S GUIDE 36 Directory INDEX OF ADVERTISERS 42 Advertisers Information WELCOME TO THE INAUGURAL issue of Rocky Mountain Water, formerly Rumbles. Although the look has been updated, you’ll still find the same relevant, well-written content the magazine has always offered. We hope you enjoy the new look! On the Cover: Image of beaver dams at La Garita Creek in Saguache County, Colo., captured using a DJI Phantom 3 drone with attached 12 MP DJI camera to take close-up images (drone in this image is super-imposed). Original photo courtesy Constantin Diehl, UAS Colorado. ROCKY MOUNTAIN WATER JANUARY 2017 | 5 CONTENTS FEATURES COLUMNS 16 The Economic Impact of Water Infrastructure 19 Optimizing Water Supplies to Develop a Sustainable Water Future


RMW January 2017
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