Water: Regulatory Guidance
Appendix A - Workshop Agenda
Technology Design Workshop
November 6-7, 1997
Thursday, November 6
|8:30-8:45||Introductions, Meeting Logistics, and Review of Ground Rules||Dale Shepherd|
|8:45-9:15||Overview of Workshop Goals and Agenda||Ben Smith|
|9:15-10:00||Background Cost Modeling Assumptions
-Defining the breakpoint for small systems
-Defining the treatment objective
-How can one incorporate site specific info into representative models?
|10:15-11:00||Sizing the System
-Use of peak production flow for design
-Dealing with redundancy without being the same
(Ten States vs. other graded approaches)
-Storage use for design capacity mitigation
|11:00-12:00||Differences in Assumptions Between Packaged Systems and Engineered Systems
-Cost components and design needs
-State and other support assumptions
-How do assumptions change over time?
-What types of permits should make up the scenario for various technologies?
-Pilot testing requirements for different technologies
-Extent of pilot testing to be required (both % and duration)
|1:45-2:30||Discussion on POU and POE
-What is the scenario for POU and POE operation in compliance costing
-Differences in design between POU and POE units
|2:45-3:30||Land & Other Sticky Wickets
-Footprint calculations and assumptions
-Land scenarios (acquisition and availability)
|3:30-5:00||Breakout Sessions -Development of generic system cost models|
Friday, November 7
|8:30-9:00||Recap of First Day and Review Agenda|
|9:00-9:45||Report of the Breakout Groups and Discussion|
|9:45-10:30||Other Capital Costing Issues
-Modification of Watercost/Water vs. WBS build-ups using RS Means et. al
-Level of detail in WBS build-ups, if used
-Additional indirect costs that should be included?
-Useful life of equipment and components
-What are the labor requirements of various technologies?
-Variations in operating practices/what events to include?
-To what extent is operation a replacement activity?
-Labor rates and indirect costs for O&M
|12:45-2:30||Technology Design Discussion
-Overview of development approach
-Discussion of technology specific assumptions & equations
-Identification of design defaults
-Additional design needs?
|2:45-3:15||Continue Technology Discussions|
-Escalation (Inflation) values
-Cost allocation for premature retirements and outmoded facilities
|4:00-4:30||Recap of Discussions & Next Steps|