Conference Papers / Presentations

Blackburn EAJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2023. Enhanced Biofiltration Treatment Resilience to Wildfire Ash-associated Organic Carbon Threats. Submitted, AWWA's 2023 Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, July 23-26, 2023.

 

McGregor LJ, Blackburn EAJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2023. Linking Microbial Community Dynamics and Biofilter Resilience for Climate Change Adaptation in Wildfire-prone Areas. Submitted, AWWA's 2023 Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, July 23-26, 2023.

Orlova J, Olefeldt D, Emelko MB, Amiri F, Bourgeois A, Buttle JM, Cherlet E, Cuss C, Devito K, Floyd BC, Hutchins RHS, Foster DE, JamiesonRC, Johnson MS, McSorley H, Silins U, Qi N, Tank S, Thompson L, Williams CHS, 2022. Influence of Landscape, Climate and Disturbances on the Chemical Composition of Riverine Dissolved Organic Matter across Canada’s Forested Ecozones. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, December 16, Abstract H56A-05.

Turner E, Silins U, Williams CHS, Cherlet E, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2022. Pushing the Boundaries of BACI: Effects of the 2017 Kenow Mtn. Wildfire on Flow Regime of Cameron Creek, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, December 16, Abstract GC55H-0331 [poster]. 

Silins U, Williams CHS, Spencer SA, Wagner MJ, Cherlet E, Stone M, Emelko MB, Anderson A, Collins A, Dyck MF, Hawthorn K, Herlein K, Martens AM, Quideau SM, 2022. Fire, Flooding, and Forestry in a Warmer Rocky Mountain Region: Impacts of Single and Compound Natural and Anthropogenic Land Disturbances on Watershed Sediment Production. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, December 15, Abstract NH42B-0417 [poster].

Fines R, Stone M, Webster KL, Leach JA, Buttle JM, Emelko MB, Collins A, 2022. Legacy Impacts of Clear Cut Harvesting on End Member Contributions to Stream Flow and Phosphorus Concentrations at Turkey Lakes Watershed. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, December 14, Abstract H32S-1163 [poster]. 

Bourgeois A, Tank S, Floyd BC, Olefeldt D, Emelko MB, Amiri F, 2022. Hydrology Predominates over Harvesting and Physiography to Control Water Quality and Treatability in Forested Watersheds on Canada’s Pacific Coast. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, December 14, Abstract H32U-1180 [poster].

Gray A, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2022. Event-Scale Variability in the Fractional Composition of Dissolved Organic Carbon in Two Boreal Shield Headwater Catchments. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, December 12, Abstract H13G-07. 

Emelko MB, Stone M, Müller KM, Silins U, 2022. The Legacy of Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Canada: Elevated Organic Carbon, Cyanobacteria Blooms, and Treatment Upgrades. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 16 [WED04: Wildfire Impacts on Water Quality].

 

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2022. Making QMRA More Quantitative: Important Concepts in Interpreting Microbial DataAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 16 [WED03: The Current State of Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Drinking Water (STS)].

Blackburn EAJ, Emelko MB, Dickson-Anderson S, Anderson WB, 2022. The Promise of Biofiltration for Treatment of Wildfire-ash Impacted Water. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 14 [PST02: poster].

Emelko MB, Rempp A, Stone M, Müller KM, Shardlow TJ, Bahramian S, Amiri F, Francescangeli B, 2022. Climate Change Adaptation Lessons from Severe Wildfire in Fort McMurray: Extensions to Other Fire-prone Regions and BeyondCWWA's National Water & Wastewater Conference 2022, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 9 [H1: Climate Risk & Resilience 2]. 

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2022. A New Approach to Estimating Microbial Concentrations from qPCR Data based on Not-so-new Quantitative Microbiology Theory. CWWA's National Water & Wastewater Conference 2022, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 8 [F2: Drinking Water – Microbial Risk Assessment & Management].

Emelko MB, Ballantyne L, Ruecker NJ, Anderson WB, Batista EJW, Anvari A, 2022. Waterborne Pathogens: Recognizing When Sole Reliance on Turbidity is Insufficient and Identifying Best Available Approaches for Risk ManagementCWWA's National Water & Wastewater Conference 2022, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 8 [F2: Drinking Water – Microbial Risk Assessment & Management].

 

Emelko MB, 2022. Treatment of Enteric Protozoa: What to do When 3-logTreatment is Not Enough and Why Adopting Health Canada's Guideline in Alberta Makes Sense. 2022 Western Canada Water Conference (WCW22), Calgary, AB, Canada, September 16 [Water session].

 

Skwaruk J, Emelko MB, Kundert K, Silins U, Stone M, 2022. Fires, Floods and Other Landscape Disturbances: Key Insights for Increasing Utility Preparedness. 2022 Western Canada Water Conference (WCW22), Calgary, AB, Canada, September 15 [Water session].

 

Kundert K, Emelko MB, 2022. Powering Up Your Coagulation Game. Zeta Potential Usage at a Large High-rate Conventional Water Treatment Plant for Optimizing Dual Media Filtration. 2022 Western Canada Water Conference (WCW22), Calgary, AB, Canada, September 15 [Water session].

Elbadri N, Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Hennebry JL, 2022. Assessment of Microbial Health Risks Faced by Migrant Workers in Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program. 2022 CiPHi 86th National Annual Education Conference, Durham, ON, Canada, September 11-14.

Schmidt PJ, Cameron ES, Müller KM, Emelko MB, 2022. Amplicon Sequencing Diversity Analysis: Multinomial Models and Variants You Don't Know You Didn't See. Statistical Society of Canada 2022 Annual Meeting, Virtual, June 3 [Statistical Methods for Health Sciences, Extreme Risk, and Extremal Dependence session].

Chowdhury OS, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2022. A Tool to Assess Treatment Implications of Contaminants Sorbed to Microplastics in Drinking Water. Ontario's Water Conference & Trade Show, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 4 [Emerging Issues session (204)].

Blackburn EAJ, Anderson WB, Dickson-Anderson S, Emelko MB, 2022. Drinking Water Treatment Resilience to Climate-exacerbated Source Water Quality Fluctuations: Is Biofiltration a Promising Solution? Ontario’s Water Conference & Tradeshow, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 3 [University Research session (203)].

Batista EJW, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2022. Not-so Crystal Clear: Recognizing when Turbidity Falls Short as an Indicator of Treatment Performance. Ontario’s Water Conference & Tradeshow, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 2-4 [University Research session (poster)].

Schmidt PJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2021. Math Matters! When a Small Mathematical Error has Big Consequences on Data Analysis, Regulation, and Risk-based Protection of Public Health. The Society for Risk Analysis – European Conference 2021, Virtual, June 14.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2021. Modelling Oneself out of Uninformative Data: Non-identifiability and its Under-appreciated Perils. Statistical Society of Canada 2021 Annual Meeting, Virtual, June 8 [Outliers and Model Validity session].

Blackburn EAJ, Emelko MB, Dickson-Anderson S, 2021. Value of Green Versus Grey Drinking Water Technologies for Rural, Remote, and Marginalized (RRM) Communities in Canada. 2021 Ontario's Virtual Water Conference & Trade Show, April 30 [University Research session]. 

Chik AHS, Anderson WB, Blaschke AP, Emelko MB, Schijven JF, Schmidt PJ, 2021. Perspectives, Insights, and Outlook concerning Microbial Water Quality Evaluations for the Water Industry. 2021 Ontario's Virtual Water Conference & Trade Show, April 30 [University Research session].

Shardlow T, Müller KM, Emelko MB, 2021. Cyanobacteria Community Composition and Diversity among Lakes from Forested Watersheds Utilized as Drinking Water Sources in Two Maritime Ecozones. 12th International Phycological Congress - IPC2021, Virtual, March 22-26.

Batista EJW, Lee K, Ballantyne L, Anvari A, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2021. Moving Beyond Turbidity: Using Zeta Potential to Ensure Particle Destabilization and Cryptosporidium Removal by Filtration. AWWA's Virtual Summit - Sustainable Water, PFAS, Waterborne Pathogens, February 10 [Session: Novel Treatment Strategies (VS1_23)].

Schmidt PJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2021. Avoiding the Average Log-Reduction Seduction: Incorrect Calculation of Average Water Treatment Performance Can Be Very Misleading. AWWA's Virtual Summit - Sustainable Water, PFAS, Waterborne Pathogens, February 10 [Session: Evaluating Pathogen Removal and Health Risk (VS1_22)].

Schmidt PJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Math Matters! When a Small Mathematical Error has Big Consequences on Data Analysis, Regulation, and Risk-Based Protection of Public Health. 2020 SRA (Society for Risk Analysis) Virtual Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, USA, December 14 [poster].

Elbadri N, Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Hennebry J, 2020. Evaluation of Microbial Health Risks Faced by Seasonal Migrant Farmworkers: A Canadian Case Study. 2020 SRA (Society for Risk Analysis) Virtual Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, USA, December 14 [poster].

Emelko MB, Stone M, Müller KM, Silins U, Skwaruk J, Shardlow T, Emmerton C, Cooke CA, Schmidt PJ, 2020. Drinking Water Source Quality and Treatability Impacts of Severe Wildfire at the Large Basin Scale: The Legacy of the 2016 Horse River Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Canada. AGU20 Fall Meeting Online, December 10 [H095-04 Session: Point- to Catchment-Scale Effects of Wildfire on Hydrology, Water Resources, and Ecosystems II].

Cameron ES, Schmidt PJ, Müller KM, Emelko MB, 2020. An Evaluation of Approaches for Interpreting Microbial Community Analysis by Amplicon Sequencing: A Cyanobacterial Case StudyAWWA's Virtual Summit on Water Quality and Infrastructure, December 9 [Session: Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxin Analytical Methods (VS2_27)]

Chowdhury OS, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Key Insights Regarding Removal of Microplastics in Surface and Groundwater SystemsAWWA's Virtual Summit on Water Quality and Infrastructure, December 9 [Session: Microplastics: Methods and Removal (VS2_25)].

Batista EJW, Lee K, Ballantyne L, Vattukkalathil R, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Source Matters: Why Credits for Cryptosporidium Removal by “Well-operated” Filtration Must be Linked to More than Turbidity. AWWA's Virtual Summit on Water Quality and Infrastructure, December 8 [Session: Pathogen Risk and Control: Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Mycobacteria (VS1_17)].

Stone M, Krishnappan BG, Emelko MB, Silins U, 2020. Modelling Resuspension of Fine Bottom Reservoir Sediments to Manage Risks to Drinking Water Treatability in a Changing ClimateAGU20 Fall Meeting Online, December 7 [Poster H004-0036].

Chowdhury OS, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Microplastic Removal by Coagulation and FiltrationSubmitted, AWWA's Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Schaumburg, IL, USA, November 15-19. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Batista EJW, Lee K, Ballantyne L, Vattukkalathil R, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Source Matters: Why Credits for Cryptosporidium Removal by “Well-operated” Filtration Must be Linked to More than Turbidity. Submitted, AWWA's Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Schaumburg, IL, USA, November 15-19. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Cameron ES, Schmidt PJ, Müller KM, Emelko MB, 2020. An Evaluation of Approaches for Interpreting Microbial Community Analysis by Amplicon Sequencing: A Cyanobacterial Case StudySubmitted, AWWA's Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Schaumburg, IL, USA, November 15-19. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Anderson WB, 2020. Public Health Implications of Common Mis-characterization of Pathogen Inactivation. Submitted, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 86th National Annual Education Conference, Ajax, ON, Canada, October 4-7. [Conference postponed until September 11-14, 2022 due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Elbadri N, Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Hennebry J, 2020. Quantitative Evaluation of Microbial Health Risks Faced by Migrant Farm Workers in Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program. Submitted, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 86th National Annual Education Conference, Ajax, ON, Canada, October 4-7. [Conference postponed until September 11-14, 2022 due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2020. Advances in Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment to Refine Information for Public Health Decision-making. Submitted, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 86th National Annual Education Conference, Ajax, ON, Canada, October 4-7. [Conference postponed until September 11-14, 2022 due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Blackburn EAJ, Dickson-Anderson S, Emelko MB, 2020. Green Technology: At the Cutting Edge of Drinking Water Security for Rural, Remote, and Marginalized (RRM) CommunitiesCAWQ's 1st Virtual Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, July 24 [Session 4: Water Quality & Treatment].

Schmidt PJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Average Log-reduction Isn’t All That Average: Correcting the Mistake of Averaging Log-reduction Values in Drinking Water Treatment Decisions and Risk AnalysisCAWQ's 1st Virtual Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, July 24 [Session 4: Water Quality & Treatment].

Skwaruk J, Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, 2020. Fire and Water: Drinking Water Treatment Technology Resilience Following Severe Wildfire. Accepted, AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, FL, USA, June 14-17. [Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Emelko MB, Anderson WB, Batista EJW, 2020. Advancing Beyond Turbidity Monitoring to Ensure Well-operated Chemically-Assisted Filtration for Public Health Protection from Waterborne Protozoa. Presented to Health Canada, Water and Air Quality Bureau. May 24.

Timraz K, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Pathogen Detection and Infiltration into Groundwater. World Water Day, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. March 20. [Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.]

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2019. Fitting the False and Stating Knowledge of the Unknowable: Structural Non-identifiability and the Consequences of Modelling that Ignores it2019 Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, USA, December 11, WED3-B1.

Williams CHS, Silins U, Anderson A, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2019. Seasonality of Streamflow Response during the Decade following Wildfire in Canadian Rocky Mountain Watersheds. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 10, Abstract H23S-2196.

Cherlet E, Silins U, Stone, M, Herlein K, Williams CHS, Martens AM, Johnston B, Emelko MB, Collins A, Wagner MJ, 2019. Long-term Sediment-Phosphorus Dynamics in Wildfire Affected Mountain Streams in Southwestern Alberta, Canada. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 10, Abstract H23S-2193.

Silins U, Emelko MB, Stone M, Williams CHS, Cherlet E, Wagner MJ, Collins A, Dyck MF, Anderson A, Spencer SA, Quideau SM, Hawthorn K, Krishnappan B, Bladon KD, 2019. The Canadian Southern Rockies Watershed Project Observatory; Natural Disturbance and Land Management Effects on Watersheds from “Source to Tap”. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 9, Abstract PA13B-1018.

Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, 2019. Wildfire Impacts on Drinking Water: The Importance of Differentiating Water Quality and TreatabilityWildland Fire Canada 2019, Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 20 [Session S4: Paleo and Post-fire Dynamics]. 

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Williams CHS, 2019. Effect of Severe Wildfire on Sediment-phosphorus Dynamics at Large Basin Scales in Forested Headwater Streams on the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Wildland Fire Canada 2019, Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 20 [Session S4: Paleo and Post-fire Dynamics].

Skwaruk J, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2019. Extreme Water Quality Requires Extreme Treatment: Ensuring Adequate Drinking Water Supply and Treatment after WildfireWildland Fire Canada 2019, Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 20 [Session S4: Paleo and Post-fire Dynamics].

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Borchardt MA, 2019. Norovirus Risk Assessment Supports Application of a 4-log Virus Treatment Guideline to Subsurface Water SuppliesAWWA's Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Dallas, Texas, USA, November 6, WED03-02 [Pathogens: Sources, Characterization, and Risk session].

Schmidt PJ, Ruecker NJ, Kundert KL, Chik AHS, Emelko MB, 2019. Who Needs a Framework for Ensuring Adequate Treatment of Giardia Anyways? Calgary’s Approach to Addressing Enteric Protozoa. AWWA's Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Dallas, Texas, USA, November 6, WED03-03 [Pathogens: Sources, Characterization, and Risk session].

Chik AHS, Savio D, Farnleitner A, Blaschke AP, Schijven JF, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2019. Informing Groundwater Pathogen Risks Using 16s rRNA Microbial Community AnalysisAWWA's Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Dallas, Texas, USA, November 3 [Student poster session].

Ahmed A, Emelko MB, Mutti D, 2019. Recent Changes to the GUDI Terms of Reference. South Central Ontario Water Works Association Annual Fall Conference, Kitchener, ON, Canada, October 30.

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Borchardt MA, 2019. Norovirus Risk Assessment: Many Subsurface Water Supplies Need to be TreatedIWA's 20th Symposium on Health-related Water Microbiology (HRWM), Vienna, Austria, September 19.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2019. Recognizing What Cannot be Known from Available Data: Structural Non-identifiability and its Implications in QMRA and BeyondIWA's 20th Symposium on Health-related Water Microbiology (HRWM), Vienna, Austria, September 17.

Chik AHS, Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2019. Zero, Zilch, Nada: Unadulterated Microbial Non-detects Prevent BiasIWA's 20th Symposium on Health-related Water Microbiology (HRWM), Vienna, Austria, September 15-20 [poster].

Schmidt PJ, Ruecker NJ, Kundert KL, Chik AHS, Emelko MB, 2019. What about Giardia? Exploring Monitoring and Regulatory Frameworks when a City’s Raw Water Source has more Giardia than CryptosporidiumIWA's 20thSymposium on Health-related Water Microbiology (HRWM), Vienna, Austria, September 15-20 [poster].

Emelko MB, Mutti D, Ahmed A, Sokolowski A, 2019. The Complete Draft GUDI Terms of Reference: Guidance Document to Determine Minimum Treatment for Municipal Residential Drinking Water Systems Using Subsurface Raw Water Supplies. Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 7, TUES-03 [Groundwater session].

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Borchardt MA, 2019. Norovirus Risk Assessment Demonstrating the Need for 4-log Virus Treatment in Subsurface Municipal Water SuppliesOntario’s Water Conference & Trade Show, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 7, TUES-02 [Groundwater session].

Bedjera S, Lindamood D, Emelko MB, Brouwer R, 2019. Assessing Drinking Water Security Threats and Costs: An Initial Costing Framework for Natural Disturbances. Canadian Water Network's Blue Cities, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 7-8 [poster].

Sun X, Emelko MB, 2019. Identifying Risks to Groundwater-based Drinking Water Supplies after Severe Wildfire. 54th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, February 27.

Sun X, Emelko MB, 2019. Evaluating the Potential Impacts of Severe Wildfire on Groundwater Supplies. Waterloo Women Wednesdays W3 REPRESENTS: A Research Symposium, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, February 20.

Lee KM, Ballantyne L, Vattukkalathil R, Scott D, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2018. Appropriate Coagulation of Cryptosporidium oocyst Seed Suspensions is Critical during Filter Performance DemonstrationsAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 14, WED16.

Bahramian S, Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Shams S, Williams CHS, 2018. Preliminary Assessment of Contemporary Forest Harvesting Impacts on NOM and Disinfection By-product Formation PotentialAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 13, TUE13.

Sun X, Emelko MB, 2018. Evaluating the Potential Impacts of Severe Wildfire on Groundwater SuppliesAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 13, TUE13.

Chik AHS, Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2018. Demystifying Microbial Non-detects: Raw and UncensoredAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 12, MON07.

Chik AHS, Beelen B, Wong C, Anderson WB, Mesquita MF, Emelko MB, 2018. ATP as a Rapid Sentinel of Microbial Water Quality Change in Groundwater SuppliesAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 12, PST01.

Yang A, Emelko MB, Stone M, Muller K, Mesquita M, 2018. Microcystis aeruginosa Growth in Drinking Water Reservoirs: Importance of Fine Sediment and NutrientsAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 11, student poster session.

Robinne F-N, Bladon KD, Emelko MB, Parisien M-A, Wang X, Silins U, Dupont D, Kienzle SW, Flannigan MD, 2018. A Simple, Reproducible Model to Assess Regional-scale Community Water Supply Hazard from Wildfire. IUFRO – Joint Forest & Water Conference, Valdivia, Chile, November 6.

Chik AHS, Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2018. Microbial Non-detects: How They Should be Reported and Why it Matters4th National Water & Wastewater Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 4-7.

Lee KM, Ballantyne L, Vattukkalathil R, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2018. A System-specific, Critical Control Point-based Approach for Managing the Risk of Pathogen Passage through Chemically-assisted Filtration Processes in Toronto4th National Water & Wastewater Conference, Montreal, Quebec, November 4-7.

Chandrakumaran T, Stone M, Basu NB, Emelko MB, 2018. Spatial and Temporal Trends in Total Phosphorus and Suspended Solids Yields along an Urban River ReachInternational Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) 61st Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, University of Toronto, Scarborough, ON, Canada, June 18-22.

Stone M, Krishnappan BG, Emelko MB, Collins AL, Silins U, Camm E, 2018. Modelling the Effect of Water Level Conditions and Return Flow Periods on Resuspension of Bottom Sediment in the Glenmore Reservoir: Implications for Reservoir Management2018 Joint Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU), Canadian Soil Science Society (CSSS), Computational Infrastructure in Geodynamics (CIG), Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America (ES-SSA) and the Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM), Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 11-13.

Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Stone M, Williams CHS, Herlein KD, Martens AM, Spencer SA, 2018. Alternate Trajectories for Post-fire Watershed Recovery: Crystal Balling Nitrogen Production a Decade after Wildfire and BeyondFire Continuum Conference: Forests to Flames to Faucets, Missoula, MT, USA, May 21-24.

Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, Skwaruk J, Sham S, Cooke CA, Emmerton CA, Kendel T, 2018. The 2016 Fort McMurray Wildfire: Drinking Water Treatability Challenges in an Already-challenged SystemFire Continuum Conference: Forests to Flames to Faucets, Missoula, MT, USA, May 21-24.

Nunes JP, Doerr SH, Sheridan G, Neris J, Santín C, Emelko MB, Silins U, 2018. Assessing Water Contamination Risk following Vegetation Fire: Challenges, Opportunities and a Framework for ProgressFire Continuum Conference: Forests to Flames to Faucets, Missoula, MT, USA, May 21-24.

Emmerton CA, Cooke CA, Kruk M, Hustins S, Jackson B, Kerr J, Taube N, Zhu D, Silins U, Emelko MB, 2018. Assessing the Impacts of the Fort McMurray Wildfire on the Water Quality of the Lower Athabasca River and its TributariesFire Continuum Conference: Forests to Flames to Faucets, Missoula, MT, USA, May 21-24.

Herlein KD, Silins U, Williams CHS, Martens AM, Wagner MJ, Hawthorn K, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2018. Long-term Suspended Sediment Yields in Wildfire Affected Mountain Streams in Southwestern Alberta, CanadaFire Continuum Conference: Forests to Flames to Faucets, Missoula, MT, USA, May 21-24.

Chandrakumaran T, Stone M, Basu NB, Emelko MB, 2018. Evaluating the Spatial Distribution of Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids in the Middle Grand River Watershed to Determine Management Priorities for Phosphorus ReductionOntario’s Water Conference & Trade Show 2018, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, April 29-May 2 [Source Water Protection Session].

Yang A, Mesquita M, Stone M, Müller K, Emelko MB, 2018. Demonstrating the Potential Contributions of Reservoir Sediments to Enabling Algal BloomsOntario’s Water Conference & Trade Show 2018, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, April 29-May 2 [Source Water Protection Session].

Lee KM, Ballantyne L, Scott D, Vattukkalathil R, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2018. Evaluating Filter Performance in High Quality, Low Turbidity, Raw Water for Cryptosporidium RemovalOntario’s Water Conference & Trade Show 2018, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, April 29-May 2 [University Research Session].

Beelen B, Chik AHS, Wong C, Mesquita MF, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2018. Field Evaluation of Adenosine Triphosphate as an Indicator of Microbiological Water Quality Change in Subsurface SuppliesOntario’s Water Conference & Trade Show 2018, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, April 29-May 2 [University Research Session].

Yang A, Stone M, Müller K, Emelko MB, 2018. Evaluating Reservoir Sediment Contributions to Algal and Cyanobacterial Proliferation53rd CAWQ Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, February 22.

Chandrakumaran T, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2018. An Analysis of Total Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids Loading Trends in the Middle Grand River53rd CAWQ Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, February 22.

Wong A, Jin C, Du W, Thompson J, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2018. Biofiltration during Drinking Water Treatment in Cold Climates: Rethinking the Assessment of Nutrients and their Relationship to Biological ActivityAWWA 2018 International Symposium  Potable Reuse and Biological Treatment, Austin, TX, USA, January 24, WED04-03.

Schmidt PJ, Arnold AJ, Ashbolt NJ, Cotruvo JA, Emelko MB, 2018. Findings and Practical Implications of an On-Site DPR Pilot Study in Ohio: 2013-2016 and BeyondAWWA 2018 International Symposium – Potable Reuse and Biological Treatment, Austin, TX, USA, January 23, TUE02-03.

Schmidt PJ, Arnold AJ, Ashbolt NJ, Cotruvo JA, Emelko MB, 2017. On-site Direct Potable Reuse Project in Ohio: Not Just Another PilotAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Portland, OR, USA, November 12-16.

Emelko MB, 2017. Optimizing Biofiltration during Drinking Water Treatment: Evaluating Media Design and Nutrient Amendment2017 National Water and Wastewater Conference, St. John’s, NL, Canada, November 6.

Silins U, Emelko MB, Stone M, Adamowicz W, Dupont D, Flannigan M, Dyck M, Cooke C, Williams CHS, Herlein KD, Martens AM, Hawthorn K, Wagner MJ, Collins AL, Krishnappan BA, Bladon KD, 2017. Wildfire and Other Disturbances at the Watershed LevelfRI Research, Mountain Pine Beetle Breaking News Workshop, October 26. 

Martens AM, Silins U, Proctor HC, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Luchkow E, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Long Term Impact of Severe Wildfire on Macroinvertebrate Assemblage Structure in Alberta’s Rocky MountainsEntomological Society of Canada Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, October 22-25. 1st runner-up, Best Student Paper Award.

Stewart DM, Silins U, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Regulation of Post-logging N Turnover and Mobile N by Solar Insolation in a Steep Mountainous Rocky Mountain WatershedCanadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31.

Martens AM, Silins U, Bladon KD, Williams CHS, Wagner M, Luchkow E, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Stable Isotope Analysis of Food Web Dynamics in Aquatic Ecosystems following Severe Wildfire in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31. 

Howard M, Silins U, Anderson A, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Quantifying and Forecasting Erosion from Off Highway Vehicle Trails in Front-Range Rocky Mountain WatershedsCanadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31.

Greenacre D, Silins U, Dyck M, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Influence of Alternative Forest Harvesting Strategies on Coupled Spatial Patterns of Snowpack Accumulation/melt and Soil Moisture StorageCanadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31.

Karpyshin S, Silins U, Dyck M, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Transpiration Response of Residual Lodgepole Pine after Strip and Partial-cut Harvesting in Alberta’s Southern Rocky MountainsCanadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31.

Williams CHS, Silins U, Bladon KD, Anderson A, Wagner MJ, Martens AM, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2017. Muted Runoff Response to Increased Net Rainfall After Wildfire in Mountain HeadwatersCanadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31.

Herlein K, Silins U, Williams CHS, Martens AM, Wagner MJ, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2017. Long-term Suspended Sediment Yields in Wildfire affected Mountain Streams in Southwestern AlbertaCanadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Society for Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (CSAFM) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 28-31.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Cooke C, 2017. Drinking Water Security after Severe Wildfire in Alberta: Initial Risks and Treatment Technology ResilienceAlberta Innovates Water Innovation Program Forum, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 24-25.

Silins U, Emelko MB, Stone M, Adamowicz V, Anderson A, Collins AL, Dupont D, Dyck M, Eykelbosh A, Krishnappan B, Reid D, Sear D, 2017. The Future of Water Supply and Watershed Management in Alberta: Best Source-to-tap Practices for Source Water Protection in the Eastern SlopesAlberta Innovates Water Innovation Program Forum, Edmonton, AB, Canada, May 24-25.

Stewart MD, Silins U, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2017. Regulation of Post-Logging N Turnover and Mobile N by Solar Insolation in a Steep Mountainous Rocky Mountain WatershedConForW ’17, 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Natural Resources, Canmore, AB, Canada, April 21-24.

Robinne FN, Miller C, Parisien MA, Bladon KD, Emelko MB, Silins U, Flannigan M, 2017. A Spatial Evaluation of Wildfire-water Risks to Human and Natural Systems at a Global ScaleSpatial Knowledge and Information (SKI) Canada ’17, Banff, AB, Canada, February 23-25.

Emelko M, Silins U, Stone M, 2016. A Legacy of Wildfire-associated Nutrient Releases to Drinking Water Supplies: Treatment Challenges and Adaptations Opportunities. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 12-16, Abstract B23A-0566.

Silins U, Emelko M, Cooke CA, Charrois JW, Stone M, 2016. The 2016 Ft. McMurray Wildfire: Déjà vu or Re-thinking the Scope Wildland and Urban-wildland Interface Fires on Water Supplies? American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 12-16, Abstract B23A-0568.

Jin C, Emelko M, 2016. The Importance of Media Roughness Considerations for Describing Particle Deposition in Porous Media. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 12-16, Abstract H23C-1558.

Stewart DM, Silins U, Emelko M, Stone M, 2016. Regulation of Post-Logging N Turnover and Mobile N by Solar Insolation in a Steep Rocky Mountain Watershed. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 12-16, Abstract H43G-1536.

Stone M, Emelko M, Silins U, 2016. Strategies for Assessing Wildfire Impacts on Sediment Dynamics and Drinking Water Treatability. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 12-16, Abstract B23A-0567.

Ruecker N, Mayberry P, Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2016. Long-term Trending of Parasite Source Water Data for the City of Calgary: Facts, Fictions and Potential Impacts. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Indianapolis, IN, USA, November 16.

Emelko MB, Ahmed A, 2016. Approach for Determining Minimum Treatment Requirements for Well-Based Municipal Systems: Complete Draft Update of the MOE’s GUDI ToR17th Canadian National Conference on Drinking WaterOttawa, ON, Canada, October 16-18.

Emelko MB, Ruecker N, Mayberry P, Schmidt PJ, 2016. Assessing Parasite Concentrations in Source Water for Decision Making and Risk Assessment17th Canadian National Conference on Drinking WaterOttawa, ON, Canada, October 16-18.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Ruecker N, Stone M, 2016. Assessing Wildfire Risk to Municipal WaterworksWestern Canada Water Annual Conference, Calgary, AB, Canada, October 4-7.

Emelko MB, Ruecker N, Mayberry P, Schmidt PJ, 2016. Evaluating Parasite Occurrence in Source Waters: Preventing Bias and Erroneous Interpretation. Western Canada Water Annual ConferenceCalgary, AB, Canada, October 4-7.

Eykelbosh A, Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, 2016. Fires, Floods, and Bugs: How Climate Change Impacts Drinking Water Source QualityCanadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors 2016 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, September 25-28.

Emelko MB, Eykelbosh A, Silins U, Stone M, 2016. Strategies to Prepare for and Mitigate Climate Change Impacts on Drinking Water Treatability: A Small Systems ApproachCanadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors 2016 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada, September 25-28.

Robinne FN, Miller C, Parisien MA, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Silins U, Flannigan M, 2016. A Global Index for Mapping the Exposure of Water Resources to WildfireCanadian Water Network, Blue Cities, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 18-19. Awarded Best Student Poster.

Shams S, Emelko MB, Stewart DM, Walton T, 2016. Roles of Different Drinking Water Treatment Processes on the Removal and Changes of NOM Fractions and DBP PrecursorsOntario's Water Conference & Trade Show, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 1-4. Awarded Michael R. Provart Runner Up Award for best paper/presentation.

Walker T, Mesquita MMF, Emelko MB, 2016. Propagation and Purification of Bacillus sp. Endospores for Water Treatment Process Performance EvaluationOntario's Water Conference & Trade Show, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 1-4.

Emelko MB, Ahmed A, 2016. Determining Minimum Treatment Requirements for Well-Based Municipal Systems: The Complete MOE Proposed GUDI Terms of ReferenceOntario's Water Conference & Trade Show, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 1-4.

Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Stone M, Williams CHS, Martens AM, Wagner MJ, 2015. Longer-term Stream Nitrogen Dynamics after Wildfire and Salvage Harvesting: Implications for Management Concepts based on Trajectories of Post-disturbance Watershed Recovery. Abstract H31D-1439. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 13-16.

Charlebois G, Emelko MB, Mesquita MMF, Westrick J, 2015. The Relationship between Microcystis Sp. And Microcystin Destruction by Ozone in Water TreatmentAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, November 15-19.

Walton T, Mesquita MMF, Emelko MB, 2015. Impact of a New Approach for Groundwater under the Influence of Surface Water in Ontario: A Case StudyAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, November 15-19.

Wong AWT, Emelko MB, Walton T, 2015. Optimizing Biological Filtration Performance with Innovative Capping Material Designs and Nutrient AmendmentsAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, November 15-19.

Walton T, Mesquita MMF, Emelko MB, 2015. Impact of a New Approach for Groundwater under the Influence of Surface Water in Ontario: A Case StudyCWWA National Water and Wastewater Conference. Whistler, BC, Canada, October 25-28.

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Martens AM, Williams CHS, Collins A, 2015. Exploring the Linkage Between Fine Sediment, Phosphorus, and Stream Ecology in Wildfire Impacted Watersheds9th International SedNet Conference “Solving Societal Challenges; Working with Sediments,” Krakow, Poland, September 23-26.

Emelko MB, Shams S, Silins U, Stone M, Williams CHS, Martens AM, 2015. Approaches for Characterizing Landscape Disturbance Impacts on NOM: A Wildfire Case Study6th IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter Research, Malmö, Sweden, September 7-10.

Shams S, Emelko MB, Stewart DM, Walton T, Kundert K, Scott D, 2015. Evaluation of NOM Characterization Techniques as Methods of Detecting THM Formation6th IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter Research, Malmö, Sweden, September 7-10.

Bladon KD, Wagner MJ, Silins U, Williams CHS, Martens AM, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2015. On the Complexity of Catchment Scale Temperature Response to Land Disturbance By Wildfire and Post Fire Salvage Logging in the Rocky Mountains145th Annual American Fisheries Society Conference, Portland, OR, USA, August 16-20.

Kazemzadeh F, Jin C, Khodadad I, Amelard R, Haider SA, Saini SS, Emelko MB, Wong A, 2015. Multispectral Digital Holographic Microscopy with Applications in Water Quality AssessmentSPIE – International Society for Optics and Photonics – Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XVIII Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, August 10-12.

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Martens AM, Williams CHS, Bladon KD, 2015. Long Term Impacts of Severe Wildfire and Post-Fire Salvage Logging on Sediment Production in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Prague, Czech Republic, June 22July 2.

Charlebois G, Emelko MB, Mesquita MMF, Westrick J, 2015. Destruction of Microcystin-LR and Anatoxin-a by Ozone in Drinking Water TreatmentOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, April 26-28.

Mesquita MMF, Emelko MB, 2015. New Guidance for Groundwater under the Direct Influence of Surface Water: The How and Why of F-specific ColiphageOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, April 26-28.

Charlebois G, Emelko MB, Mesquita MMF, Westrick J, 2015. Destruction of Microcystin-LR and Anatoxin-a by Ozone in Drinking Water Treatment50th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada, February 18.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Emelko MB, Flannigan MD, Dupont DP, Kienzle SW, Parisien M, Robinne F, Schroeder D, Stone M, Thompson DK, Tymstra C, Waddington MJ, Wang X, 2014. Assessing the Impact of Active Land Management in Mitigating Wildfire Threat to Source Water Supply QualityAmerican Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 15-19.

Williams CHS, Silins U, Wagner MJ, Bladon KD, Martens AM, Anderson A, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2014. Impacts of Wildfire on Interception Losses and Net Precipitation in a Sub-alpine Rocky Mountain Watershed in Alberta, CanadaAmerican Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 15-19.

Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, Bladon KD, 2014. Wildfire Impacts on Sediment and Nutrient Storage and Downstream Delivery to Drinking Water Treatment PlantsICCE/IAHS International Symposium – Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11-14.

Silins U, Stone M, Hawthorn K, Allin D, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Martens AM, Williams CHS, 2014. Channel Storage of Sediment-Phosphorus Governs Legacy Forest Disturbance Effects on Stream Benthos Decades after Wildfire and Forest HarvestICCE/IAHS International Symposium – Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 11-14.

Jin C, Glawdel T, Ren C, Emelko MB, 2014. Surface Roughness Impacts on Particle Removal by Granular Media FiltrationAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, November 16-20.

Charlebois G, Emelko MB, McDermott L, Walton T, 2014. Identifying Operational Constraints for Microcystin Destruction by OzonationAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, November 16-20.

Emelko MB, Ahmed A, 2014. Approach for Determining Minimum Treatment Requirements for Well-Based Municipal Systems: An Update of the MOE’s GUDI Terms of Reference16th National Conference on Drinking Water, Gatineau, QC, Canada, October 26-29.

Snider RA, Walton T, Emelko MB, McDermott L, 2014. Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of the Filtration Process through Extended Terminal Sub-fluidization Wash Implementation at a Municipal Drinking Water Treatment Plant16th National Conference on Drinking WaterGatineau, QC, Canada, October 26-29.

Campbell A, McLellan N, Banihashemi A, Douglas IP, Emelko MB, 2014. Evaluating Pathogen Removal Performance through Pilot Plant Challenge Studies16th National Conference on Drinking Water, Gatineau, QC, Canada, October 26-29.

Kundert K, Emelko MB, Mielke L, Elford T, Ruecker N, 2014. Alberta Flood 2013 – City of Calgary Water Treatment System Resiliency16thNational Conference on Drinking Water, Gatineau, QC, Canada, October 26-29.

Emelko MB, Jin C, Glawdel T, Ren C, 2014. Non-linear Particle Removal by Granular Media Filtration Attributable to Media Surface Roughness9th International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, October 5-10.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Wang X, Robinne F, Emelko MB, Flannigan M, Dupont D, Parisien MA, Renzetti S, Tymstra C, Schroeder D, Thompson D, de Groot B, Kienzle S, Wolford D, Stone M, Waddington M, Devito K, Wotton M, 2014. Management of Wildfire Risk to Downstream Municipal Drinking Water Treatment in AlbertaWildland Fire Canada: 2014 Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada, October 7-9.

Shams S, Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, Williams CHS, Martens AM, 2014. Long-term Wildfire Impacts on THM Formation Potential248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting – Occurrence, Formation, Health Effects, and Control of Disinfection By-Products Session, San Francisco, CA, USA, August 10-14.

Jin C, Glawdel T, Emelko MB, Ren C, 2014. Non-Linearity Impact of Nano-scale Surface Roughness on Particle Deposition in Parallel PlatesAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting and 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, Chicago, IL, USA, August 3-7.

Wong AWT, Emelko MB, Walton T, 2014. Enhancing Biologically Active Filtration Performance with Innovative Capping Material DesignsAWWA Annual Conference, Boston, MA, USA, June 8-12.

Chik AHS, Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, Dixon J, Mielke L, 2014. Extending the Phosphorus Transfer Continuum Concept: Linking Source Water Quality to Treatment Impacts: Evaluating Phosphorus as a Source Water and Treatment Vulnerability IndicatorAWWA Annual Conference, Boston, MA, USA, June 8-12.

Robinne FN, Flannigan MD, Parisien MA, Bladon KD, Wang X, Silins U, Emelko MB, 2014. Spatial Analysis of Wildfire Risk to Alberta’s Drinking-water SupplyLarge Wildland Fires: Social, Political, & Ecological Effects, Missoula, MT, USA, May 19-23.

Ahmed A, Emelko MB, 2014. Updating the MOE’s GUDI Terms of Reference DocumentOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, London, ON, Canada, May 4-7.

Charlebois G, Emelko MB, McDermott L, 2014. Optimization of Microcystin Removal by OzoneOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, London, ON, Canada, May 4-7.

Wong AWT, Emelko MB, Walton T, 2014. Enhancing Biologically Active Filtration Performance with Innovative Capping Material DesignsOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, London, ON, Canada, May 4-7.

Banihashemi A, Emelko MB, Douglas IP, Campbell A, McLellan NL, 2014. Assessing Microbial Risk during Drinking Water Treatment: Linking Pilot Studies to Plant PerformanceOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, London, ON, Canada, May 4-7.

Snider RA, Emelko MB, McDermott L, Walton T, 2014. Extended Terminal Subfluidization (ETSW) Costs and Benefits: A Case Study in Full-Scale Implementation and OptimizationOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, London, ON, Canada, May 4-7.

Chik AHS, Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, Dixon J, Mielke L, 2014. Extending the Phosphorus Transfer Continuum Concept: An Innovative Framework for Linking Source Water Quality and Drinking Water Treatability49th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, March 5-7.

Wong AWT, Emelko MB, Walton T, 2014. Enhancing Biologically Active Filtration Performance with Innovative Capping Material Designs49thCentral Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, March 5-7.

Charlebois G, Emelko MB, McDermott L, 2014. Optimization of Microcystin Removal by Ozone49th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, March 5-7.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, 2013. Post-fire DOC, DBPs and Nutrients:
Justifying and Achieving Robust Treatment
AWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-7.

Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Stone, M, 2013. Assessing Wildfire Impacts on Water Quality and Treatability: Which Effects are Attributable to Wildfire? AWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-7.

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Krishnappan BG, Collins AL, Bladon KD, Williams CHS, 2013. Assessing Downstream Propagation of Wildfire Impacts on Water QualityAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-7.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Flannigan MD, Emelko MB, Dupont DP, de Groot B, Kienzle SW, Parisien MA, Robinne F, Schroeder D, Stone M, Thompson DK, Tymstra C, Wang X, Waddington JM, Woolford DG, Wotton BM, 2013. Minimizing Wildfire Risk to Municipal Water Works by Active Source Water ProtectionAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-7.

Douglas I, Campbell A, Elliott J, Emelko MB, McLellan N, 2013. Methods for Evaluating Pathogen Log Removal Performance in a Water Treatment PlantAWWA Water Quality and Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 3-7.

Emelko MB, Geng X., Shams S, Bladon KD, Silins U, Stone M, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Martens AM, 2013. Forested Catchment Fire and Post-fire Management: Implications to NOM Character and Treatability5th IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, October 1-4.

Shams S, Spanjers MG, Emelko MB, Walton T, 2013. Implications of NOM Removal by Various Biofiltration Media Configurations5th IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, October 1-4.

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Krishnappan BG, Collins AL, Droppo IG, 2013. Biological Modification of Sediment Transport Processes in Wildfire Impacted River SystemsSynthesizing Empirical Results to Improve Predictions of Post-wildfire Runoff and Erosion Response, American Geophysical Union: Chapman Conference, Estes Park, CO, USA, August 25-31.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Bladon KD, Wagner MJ, Williams CSH, Martens A, 2013. Long Term Implications of Wildfire to Drinking Water TreatmentAmerican Water Resources Association (AWRA) Summer Specialty Conference: Healthy Forests = Healthy Water, Hartford, CT, USA, June 27-28.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Flannigan MD, Emelko MB, Dupont DP, Kienzle SW, Parisien MA, Schroeder D, Thompson DK, Tymstra C, Waddington JM, Wang X, Woolford DG, Wotton M, 2013. Management of Wildfire Risk in Forested Regions of Alberta to Downstream Municipal Drinking Water TreatmentAmerican Water Resources Association (AWRA) Summer Specialty Conference: Healthy Forests = Healthy Water, Hartford, CT, USA, June 27-28.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Wagner MJ, Williams CSH, Stone M, Emelko MB, Anderson A, Collins A, Krishnappan BG, 2013. Shifting Disturbance Regimes in Forested Source Water Landscapes in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains: Long-term Impacts of Wildfire on Water Quantity, Quality, and Stream EcologyAmerican Water Resources Association (AWRA) Summer Specialty Conference: Healthy Forests = Healthy Water, Hartford, CT, USA, June 27-28.

Stone M, Krishnappan BG, Silins U, Emelko MB, Collins A, Bladon KD, 2013. Modeling Flow and Sediment Transport in Three Rivers and a Reservoir in the Upper Basin of the Oldman River Watershed in Alberta, CanadaAmerican Water Resources Association (AWRA) Summer Specialty Conference: Healthy Forests = Healthy Water, Hartford, CT, USA, June 27-28.

Ahmed AS, Emelko MB, Chik AHS, 2013. Updating of GUDI Terms of Reference Document to Determine Minimum Treatment Requirements for Well-based Municipal Residential Drinking Water SystemsOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 5-8.

Chik AHS, Conant B, Emelko MB, Ahmed A, 2013. A Science-based Approach for Environmental Policy Development: Groundwater under Direct Influence (GUDI) of Surface Water Terms of Reference Review43rd Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 3-6.

Spanjers MG, Emelko MB, 2013. Implications of Media Selection and Design on Biofilter PerformanceAWWA Biological Treatment Symposium, Denver, CO, USA, March 28-29.

Emelko MB, Douglas IP, Campbell A, McLellan NM, 2013. Pilot and Full-Scale Evaluations of Pathogen Removal: Informing QMRA for Plant Risk ManagementCanadian Water Network Connecting Water Resources Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, March 18-21.

McLellan NL, Emelko MB, Douglas IP, Campbell A, 2013. Pilot-Scale Removal of Pathogen Surrogates: Informing QMRA for Water TreatmentCanadian Water Network Connecting Water Resources 2013: Changing the Water Paradigm Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, March 18-21.

Allin D, Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Collins A, 2012. The Effects of Wildfire on Sediment-associated Phosphorus Speciation in the Crowsnest River Basin, Alberta. Proceedings, IAHS-ICCE International Conference on Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, 354:1-8.

Allin D, Stone M, Silins M, Emelko MB, Collins AL, 2012. The Effects of Wildfire on Sediment-Associated Phosphorus Forms and Sorption Behavior in the Crowsnest River Basin, AlbertaAmerican Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 3-7.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, Emelko MB, Collins A, Boon S, Williams CSH, Wagner MJ, Martens A, Anderson A, 2012. Differential Recovery of Water Quality Parameters Eight Years after Severe Wildfire and Salvage Logging in Alberta’s Southern Rocky MountainsAmerican Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 3-7.

McLellan NL, Emelko MB, Douglas IP, Campbell A, 2012. Pilot and Full-Scale Evaluations of Pathogen Removal: Enabling QMRA for Plant Risk ManagementAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 4-8.

Spanjers MG, Emelko MB, 2012. Turbidity Dampening and Headloss Development in Biological FiltersAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 4-8.

Arnold AJ, Emelko MB, 2012. Predicting Full-Scale Chemical Pre-Treatment and Particle Removal Process PerformanceAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 4-8.

Emelko MB, Geng X, Silins U, Stone M, 2012. Climate Change Effects in Canadian Source Watersheds: Implications to NOM Character and Treatability15th National Conference on Drinking Water, Kelowna, BC, Canada, October 21-24.

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, 2012. How QMRA is Conducted Matters: Case Studies Demonstrating Pitfalls of Data Interpretation and How They Can Be Avoided15th National Conference on Drinking Water, Kelowna, BC, Canada, October 21-24.

Schmidt PJ, Fazil AM, Pintar KDM, Emelko MB, Topp E, 2012. Enhancing our Knowledge about Microbial Risks in Drinking Water by Evaluating the Uncertainty in Dose-Response Model Parameters15th National Conference on Drinking Water, Kelowna, BC, Canada, October 21-24.

McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2012. Impacts of Bacterial Pathogen Extracellular Polymeric Substances on Transport: Implications for Landuse Management and Filter Operation2nd International Conference on Assessing Pathogen Fate, Transport and Risk in Natural and Engineered Water Treatment. Banff, AB, Canada, September 23-26. Best student poster award.

Chik AHS, Stimson JR, Mesquita MMF, McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2012. Assessing Pathogen Removal in the Subsurface: Impact of Bacillus subtilis Spores on (Bio)colloid Transport. 2nd International Conference on Assessing Pathogen Fate, Transport and Risk in Natural and Engineered Water Treatment, Banff, AB, Canada, September 23-26.

Gray LS, Mesquita MMF, Emelko MB, 2012. Bacillus subtilis Strain Variability: Implications for Subsurface Transport Investigations2ndInternational Conference on Assessing Pathogen Fate, Transport and Risk in Natural and Engineered Water Treatment, Banff, AB, Canada, September 23-26.

Ahmed A, Emelko MB, Chik AHS, 2012. Determination of Treatment Requirements for Well Water in Ontario2nd International Conference on Assessing Pathogen Fate, Transport and Risk in Natural and Engineered Water Treatment, Banff, AB, Canada, September 23-26.

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Thompson ME, 2012. Preventing Bias during QMRA2nd International Conference on Assessing Pathogen Fate, Transport and Risk in Natural and Engineered Water Treatment, Banff, AB, Canada, September 23-26.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2012. Drinking Water QMRA: Necessary Considerations for Decision-MakingSociety for Risk Analysis World Congress on Risk, Sydney, Australia, July 18-20.

Allin D, Stone M, Silins M, Emelko MB, Collins AL, 2012. The Effects of Wildfire on Phosphorus Transport and Speciation in the Crowsnest River, AlbertaInternational Commission on Continental Erosion & International Association of Hydrological Science, Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, Banff, AB, Canada, June 11-14.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, Boon S, Williams CSH, Wagner MJ, 2012. Limiting Nutrients, Algae, and Macroinvertebrates: A Cascading Series of Ecohydrological Effects after Wildfire in Canada’s Rocky MountainsInternational Commission on Continental Erosion & International Association of Hydrological Science, Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, Banff, AB, Canada, June 11-14.

Geng XK, Emelko MB, Silins U, 2012. Wildfire and Post-fire Salvage Logging: Long-term Effects on Organic Carbon and Implications for Drinking Water TreatmentInternational Commission on Continental Erosion & International Association of Hydrological Science, Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, Banff, AB, Canada, June 11-14.

Krishnappan BG, Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Wagner MJ, Williams CHS, 2012. Modeling of Flow and Sediment Transport in Three Rivers and a Reservoir in the Oldman River Basin in Alberta, CanadaInternational Commission on Continental Erosion & International Association of Hydrological Science, Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, Banff, AB, Canada, June 11-14.

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Wagner MJ, Williams CHS, Droppo I, Collins AL, 2012. Sediment Transport Processes in Wildfire Impacted RiversInternational Commission on Continental Erosion & International Association of Hydrological Science, Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, Banff, AB, Canada, June 11-14.

Wagner MJ, Silins U, Williams CHS, Boon S, Bladon KD, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2012. Effects of Wildfire and Salvage Logging on Stream Temperature in Front Range Rocky Mountain WatershedsInternational Commission on Continental Erosion & International Association of Hydrological Science, Wildfire and Water Quality: Processes, Impacts and Challenges, Banff, AB, Canada, June 11-14.

Spanjers MG, Emelko MB, 2012. Rough Engineered Ceramic Filtration Media for Biologically Active FiltrationAWWA Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, USA, June 10-14.

Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, Collins A, Krishnappan BG, Boon S, Bladon KD, Wagner MJ, Williams CHS, Anderson A, 2012. Long Term Watershed Research Sites as Platforms for Trans-disciplinary Insights for Regional Watershed Management: The Tale of One StudyAnnual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union, Banff, AB, Canada, June 5-8.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Stone M, Boon S, Emelko MB, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, 2012. Incomplete Recovery of Water Quality after Wildfire in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains: Insights from Eight Years of Watershed ResearchAnnual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union, Banff, AB, Canada, June 5-8.

Wagner MJ, Silins U, Williams CHS, Boon S, Bladon KD, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2012. Effects of Wildfire and Salvage Logging on Stream Temperature in Front Range Rocky Mountains: A Long Term Perspective. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union, Banff, AB, Canada, June 5-8.

Spanjers MG, Emelko MB, 2012. Comparison of 4 Media Types for Traditional and Biofiltration Treatment Goals: Assessment of Rough Engineered Media and Implications for Filter Media ChoiceOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 6-9. Awarded Michael R. Provart Award for best paper/presentation.

Allin D, Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Collins A, 2012. The Effects of Wildfire on Sediment-Associated Phosphorus Speciation in the Crowsnest River Basin, AlbertaWater Institute Water Research Conference, Waterloo, ON, Canada, March 22.

Spanjers MG, Emelko MB, 2012. Comparison of 4 Media Types for Traditional and Biofiltration Treatment Goals: Assessment of Rough Engineered Media and Implications for Filter Media Choice47th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada, February 21-22. 2012 Philip Jones Award for best student presentation.

Jin C, Emelko MB, 2011. Improving Granular Media Filtration Performance by Media RoughnessAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA, November 13-17.

McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2011. Extracellular Polymeric Substance Effects on Pathogen Transport: Implications for Landuse Management and Filter OperationAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA, November 13-17.

McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2011. “Wall Effects” During Filtration Investigations: Reconsideration of Column-Diameter to Collector-Diameter Ratio Recommendations when Conducting Colloid Transport StudiesAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA, November 13-17.

Emelko MB, Geng X, Silins U, Stone M, 2011. Fire Management in Source Watersheds: Implications to NOM Character and TreatabilityAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA, November 13-17.

Silins U, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Bladon KD, Boon S, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2011. Changes in Streamflow Production and Timing after Wildfire in the Southern Rocky Mountains of Alberta, CanadaAmerican Chemical Society (ACS), Fall National Meeting & Exposition, Chemistry of Air, Space, & Water, Denver, CO, USA, August 28–September 1.

Boon S, Burles K, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2011. Changes in Snow Accumulation and Melt after Wildfire in the Southern Rocky Mountains of Alberta, CanadaAmerican Chemical Society (ACS), Fall National Meeting and Exposition, Chemistry of Air, Space, & Water, Denver, CO, USA, August 28–September 1.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Stone M, Emelko MB, Boon S, 2011. Phosphorus and Nitrogen Linkages to Changes in Aquatic Ecosystems after wildfire in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, CanadaAmerican Chemical Society (ACS), Fall National Meeting and Exposition, Chemistry of Air, Space, & Water, Denver, CO, USA, August 28–September 1.

Stone M, Silins U, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Boon S, 2011. Long Term Impacts of Wildfire and Post-fire Salvage Logging on Sediment Transfer in the Rocky Mountain Headwaters of Alberta, CanadaAmerican Chemical Society (ACS), Fall National Meeting and Exposition, Chemistry of Air, Space, & Water, Denver, CO, USA, August 28–September 1.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Bladon KD, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Boon S, 2011. Drinking Water Treatment Implications and Challenges: A Seven Year Post-wildfire Canadian Case StudyAmerican Chemical Society (ACS), Fall National Meeting and Exposition, Chemistry of Air, Space, & Water, Denver, CO, USA, August 28–September 1.

Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, Boon S, Bladon KD, Collins A, Krishnappan B, Anderson A, 2011. Southern Rockies Watershed Project: Evaluating Long-term Effects of Severe Wildfire on Water and Ecosystem ServicesInternational Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) Conference, Dartington, England, June 19-23.

Stone M, Collins AL, Emelko MB, Silins U, 2011. The Effect of Landscape Disturbance by Wildfire on the Physical, Geochemical and Contaminant Properties of Suspended Solids in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta, CanadaInternational Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) Conference, Dartington, England, June 19-23.

Jin C, Emelko MB, 2011. Utilizing Media Roughness to Improve Particle Removal and Process Robustness during Granular Media FiltrationAWWA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA, June 12-16.

Geng X, Silins U, Emelko MB, 2011. Wildfire Impacts on Natural Organic Matter in Drinking Water Sources: Implications to TreatabilityAWWA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA, June 12-16.

Arnold AJ, Emelko MB, 2011. Evaluation and Quantification of Engineered Flocs and Drinking Water TreatabilityAWWA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA, June 12-16.

Stone M, Collins AL, Emelko MB, Silins U, 2011. The Effect of Landscape Disturbance by Wildfire on the Physical, Geochemical and Contaminant Properties of Suspended Solids in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta, CanadaJoint Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union and the Canadian Society of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Banff, AB, Canada, May 15-18.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2011. Addressing Variability, Uncertainty, and Measurement Error in Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment. Proceedings Conference on Statistics, Science, and Public Policy, Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, UK, April 18-20.

Chik AHSStimson JR, Mesquita MMF, McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2011. Robustness and Resilience in Water Resource Planning: Challenges to Demonstrating Effective Pathogen Removal in Subsurface Filtration SystemsCanadian Association of Planning Students Conference, Waterloo, ON, Canada, February 5.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2010. Using Pathogen Occurrence Data for Risk Analysis and Treatment Decisions: Preventing Bias by Addressing Measurement ErrorAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Savannah, GA, USA, November 14-18.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Bladon KD, 2010. Water Quality, Treatability, and Mitigation: Implications of a 7-Year Post-Wildfire Case StudyAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Savannah, GA, USA, November 14-18.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, 2010. Climate Change Effects on Canadian Landscapes: A Demonstrated Need for Changing the Source Water Protection Paradigm14th National Conference on Drinking Water, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 30–November 2.

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, 2010. QMRA: Making Definite Steps toward Improved Decision-Making under Ever-Present Uncertainty14th National Conference on Drinking Water, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 30–November 2.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2010. Case Studies of the Analysis of Microbial Data: Are Random Measurement Errors Associated with Data Causing Us to Disregard Important Results? 14th National Conference on Drinking Water, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 30–November 2.

Chik AHS, Stimson J, Mesquita MMF, McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2010. Evaluating Pathogen Removal by Subsurface Filtration: Unintentional Impacts of Aerobic Endospores on Pathogen TransportAWWA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, June 20-24.

McLellan NL, Stimson J, Mesquita MMF, Tufenkji N, Emelko MB, 2010. Physical and Chemical Factors Affecting Pathogen and Colloid Removal by Filtration: A Mechanistic ApproachAWWA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, June 20-24. Best University Research Poster Award.

Snider RA, Emelko MB, Smith EF, 2010. Design and Operational Impacts on Deep Bed, High Rate Biological Filter PerformanceAWWA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, June 20-24.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, Boon S, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Esch E, Spence JD, 2010. Ecohydrological Linkages between Water Quality and Aquatic Ecology after Severe Wildfire in Rocky Mountain Catchments44th Annual CMOS (Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society) Congress – 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of CGU (Canadian Geophysical Union) – 3rd Joint CMOS-CGU Congress, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 31–June 4.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Boon S, Stone M, Emelko MB, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, 2010. After the Flames Are Out: Catchment-scale Effects of Wildfire on Runoff and Flow Regime in the Canadian Rocky Mountains44th Annual CMOS (Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society) Congress – 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of CGU (Canadian Geophysical Union) – 3rd Joint CMOS-CGU Congress, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 31–June 4.

Emelko MB, 2010. GUDI Assessment and Demonstration of Effective In Situ Filtration: Laboratory and Field ConsiderationsOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 2-5.

Chik AHS, Stimson J, Mesquita MMF, McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2010. Evaluating Pathogen Removal by Subsurface Filtration: Unintentional Impacts of Aerobic Endospores on Pathogen TransportOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 2-5.

McLellan NL, Stimson J, Mesquita MMF, Tufenkji N, Emelko MB, 2010. Investigation of Concurrent Physical and Chemical Factors Affecting Pathogen and Colloid Removal by FiltrationOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Windsor, ON, Canada, May 2-5.

Roberson JA, Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2010. Using Statistical Models to Transform Microbial Monitoring Data into Information for Decision-MakersAWWA International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens, Manhattan Beach, CA, USA, May 2-4.

Stimson J, Chik AHS, Mesquita MMF, McLellan NL, Emelko MB, 2009. Field-scale Evaluation of the Co-transport Impacts of Bacillus subtilis Endospores on Other Pathogen Surrogates2009 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 14-18.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Boon S, Stone M, Emelko MB, Williams CHS, Wagner M, 2009. After the Fire’s Out: Catchment-scale Effects of Wildfire on Runoff and Flow Regime in the Canadian Rocky Mountains2009 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 14-18.

McLellan NL, Stimson J, Tufenkji N, Emelko MB, 2009. Concurrent Effects of Grain Characteristics, NOM and Ionic Strength on Pathogen and Surrogate Transport in Porous MediaAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, November 15-19.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Boon S, Bladon KD, 2009. Treatability Implications of Upstream Land Disturbance in a Changing ClimateAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, November 15-19.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Stone M, Bladon KD, Boon S, Anderson A, Diiwu J, 2009. Climate Change Implications to Drinking Water Treatability and Public Health4th National Stewardship and Conservation Conference, Calgary, AB, Canada, July 8-11.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, 2009. Wildfire Impacts on Drinking Water TreatabilityWildfire and Watershed Hydrology Workshop, Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 3-4.

Stone M, Droppo I, Deignan S, Emelko MB, Silins U, 2009. The Effect of Wildfire on Biostabilization and Erodibility of Cohesive Sediment Deposits in Headwater Streams of the Oldman River, AlbertaWildfire and Watershed Hydrology Workshop, Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 3-4.

Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, Boon S, Emelko MB, Williams CHS, Wagner M, 2009. Effects of Wildfire and Salvage Logging on Hydrologic and Sediment regimes in Alberta’s Southern Rocky MountainsWildfire and Watershed Hydrology Workshop, Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 3-4.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Emelko MB, Stone M, Esch E, Spence R, Williams CHS, 2009. Wildfire and Salvage Harvesting in the Rocky Mountains: Linked Effects on Water Quality and Aquatic EcologyWildfire and Watershed Hydrology Workshop, Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 3-4.

Emelko MB, 2009. Demonstrating Effective In Situ Filtration of Pathogens in Saturated Environments: Laboratory and Field ConsiderationsAmerican Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 24-27.

Emelko MB, Stimson J, McLellan N, Tufenkji N, 2009. Mechanisms of Pathogen and Surrogate Transport in Saturated Porous Media: Concurrent Effects of Grain Characteristics, Ionic Strength and NOMAmerican Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 24-27.

McLellan NL, Stimson J, Mesquita MMF, Tufenkji N, Emelko MB, 2009. Breakthrough of Pathogens and Surrogates in Saturated Porous Media: Concurrent Effects of Selected Transport Parameters. 1st International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, May 10-13.

Watling MT, Stimson J, Emelko MB, 2009. Colloid Transport in Granular Saturated Media: Impact of Flow Orientation1st International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, May 10-13.

Chornewich C, Emelko MB, Tufenkji N, 2009. Investigating the Influence of Cell Concentration and Media Pre-coating on Bacterial Migration in Granular Porous Media1st International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, May 10-13.

Mesquita MMF, Stimson J, Chae G-T, Emelko MB, Tufenkji N, Ptacek CJ, Blowes DW, 2009. Optimal Preparation and Purification of PRD1-like Bacteriophage Suspensions for Use in Environmental Fate and Transport Studies1st International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, May 10-13.

Stimson J, Chae G-T, Blowes DW, Ptacek CJ, Emelko MB, 2009. Inverse Modeling of Two-site Kinetic Attachment/Detachment and Liquid/Solid Inactivation from Virus Surrogate Breakthrough Observed in Column Studies of Saturated Basic Oxygen Furnace Slag Media1st International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, May 10-13.

McLellan NL, Emelko MB, Stimson J, Tufenkji N, 2009. Improved Understanding of Mechanisms Impacting Colloid and Pathogen Transport in Saturated GUDI Environments44th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada, February 23-24.

Superina KM, Mesquita MMF, Emelko MB, 2009. Ultraviolet Disinfection of E. coli in Municipal Wastewater: Effects of Microbial Population Source44th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada, February 23-24.

Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, Bladon KD, 2008. Impacts of Wildfire and Post-Fire Salvage Logging on Sediment Transfer in the Oldman Watershed, Alberta. Proceedings, IAHS-ICCE International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics in Changing Environments, 325:510-515.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Wagner MJ, Stone M, Emelko MB, Mendoza CA, Devito K, Boon S, 2008. Wildfire and Salvage Logging Impacts on Stream Water NitrogenAmerican Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 15-19.

Mesquita MMF, Stimson J, Chae G-T, Emelko MB, Higgins KH, Tufenkji N, Ptacek CJ, Blowes DW, 2008. An Improved Method for PR772 Bacteriophage Propagation for Use in Studies of Pathogenic Virus Transport in the Subsurface7th International Symposium for Subsurface Microbiology, Shizuoka, Japan, November 16-21.

Higgins KA, McLellan N, Mesquita MMF, Tufenkji N, Emelko MB, 2008. Pathogen Transport in Porous Media: Understanding the Role of Experimental Design, Ionic Strength and NOMAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 16-20.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2008. Getting Better Microbial Data: Strategies to Quantify and Reduce UncertaintyAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 16-20.

Mesquita MMF, Stimson J, Chae G-T, Emelko MB, Tufenkji N, Ptacek CJ, Blowes DW, 2008. Preparation of High Titer Bacteriophage Suspensions for use as Pathogenic Virus Surrogates in Environmental ExperimentsAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 16-20.

Emelko MB, Silins U, Bladon KD, Stone M, 2008. Drinking Water Treatability Implications of Severe WildfireAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, USA, November 16-20.

Bladon KD, Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, Boon S, 2008. Cascading Ecohydrological Effects of Wildfire and Post-Fire Salvage Logging in the Eastern Slopes, Alberta2008 North American Lakes Management Society Conference, Lake Louise, AB, Canada, November 11-14.

Arnold AJ, Emelko MB, 2008. A Low Cost Method for Protozoan Enumeration from Large Water Volumes for Performance Demonstrations43rdCentral Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada, February 11-12.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2008. Rigorous Quantitative Analysis of Microbial and Particulate Data43rd Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada, February 11-12.

Chae G-T, Stimson J, Emelko MB, Blowes DW, Ptacek CJ, Mesquita MM, 2007. Data Quality Assessment of Direct Counts of Virus-Sized Microsphere in Water Samples by Epifluorescence MicroscopyAmerican Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 10-14.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2007. Statistical Analysis of Microbial Data Obtained by Serial Dilution – Agar Plate MethodsAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Charlotte, NC, USA, November 4-8.

Scott DJ, Emelko MB, Bolton J, 2007. Study of Conventional and Engineered Granular Media Filtration PerformanceAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Charlotte, NC, USA, November 4-8.

Knappett P, Emelko MB, Zhuang J, McKay L, 2007. Transport and Retention of MS-2 Bacteriophage and Bacteria-Sized Microspheres in Saturated Porous Media: Impact of Ionic Strength and Grain SizeIAH-UNESCO International Symposium on Managed Artificial Recharge, Phoenix, AZ, USA, October 28–November 2.

Silins U, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2007. Impacts of Wildfire on Sediment and Water Quality in Headwater Regions of the Oldman River Basin, AlbertaIUGG XXIV IUGG General Assembly – IAHS, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13.

Stone M, Emelko MB, Silins U, Thomas K, 2007. Wildfire Effects on Particle Morphology and Size Distribution of Suspended Solids in Fire Impacted and Control Catchments in the Rocky Mountains, Southern AlbertaIUGG XXIV IUGG General Assembly – IAHS, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13.

Thomas K, Emelko MB, Stone M, Silins U, Arnold A, 2007. The Effects of Wildfire in the Oldman River Basin: Implications for Drinking Water TreatmentAWWA Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, June 24-28.

Scott DJ, Emelko MB, Bolton J, 2007. Investigating Operational Robustness of Conventional and Engineered Granular Media FiltrationAWWA Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, June 24-28.

Emelko MB, Scott DJ, Bolton J, 2007. Minimizing Chemical Dependency of Filtration by the Use of Engineered Filtration Media. Proceedings, 12thInternational Gothenburg Symposium on Chemical Treatment of Water and Wastewater, Ljubljana, Solvenia, May 20-23.

Arnold AJ, Emelko MB, 2006. Analytical Method Development for Minimizing Uncertainty in Cryptosporidium and Microsphere Enumeration from Large Water VolumesAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Denver, CO, USA, November 5-9.

Scott DJ, Emelko MB, Bolton J, 2006. Minimizing Chemical Dependency of Filtration by the Use of Engineered Filtration MediaAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Denver, CO, USA, November 5-9.

Emelko MB, Arnold AJ, Santillan CA, Dickson SE, Chang JS, 2006. Treatment of Drinking Water with Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge: Promising Outcomes and Future ChallengesAsia-Pacific International Symposium on Air and Water Treatment by Green Oxidation/Reduction Technologies (AP-AWTGORT), Dalian, Liao’ning China, September 6-8.

Chang J-S, Angeloni DM, Ukai H, Dickson SE, Emelko MB, Urashima K, Ono S, 2006. Mechanism of Methyl-tert butyl ether Treatment in Water by a Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge5th International Symposium on New Trends in Physics, France, June 22.

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, 2006. Guidance for Reporting and Regulating Microbial Concentrations and Removals. Proceedings, 12th National Conference on Drinking Water, Saint John, NB, Canada, April 1-4.

Lagan SM, Emelko MB, Dixon D, Stone MF, 2006. An Investigation into the Effects of Polyelectrolyte Charge Density on Silica-Silica Interactions. Proceedings, 1st Australian Young Water Professionals Conference, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, February 15-17.

Emelko MB, Hood ED, Cox EE, Edwards EA, 2006. Bioaugmentation for Chlorinated Solvent Remediation. Proceedings, 2006 IASTED International Conference on Advanced Technology in the Environmental Field, Lanzarote, Spain, February 6-10.

Yamatake A, Angeloni DM, Dickson S, Emelko MB, Yasuoka K, Chang JS, 2006. Pulsed Electrohydraulic Discharge Characteristics in an Ecentric-Electrode Cylindrical Reactor with PBS6th International Conference on Reactive Plasmas, Matsushima/Sendai, Japan, January 24-27.

Angeloni DM, Dickson SE, Emelko MB, Chang JS, 2006. Removal of MTBE by a Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge System6th International Conference on Reactive Plasmas, Matsushima/Sendai, Japan, January 24-27.

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Reilly PM, 2005. Design and Analysis of Recovery Studies for Discrete Particle Enumeration MethodsAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Quebec City, QC, Canada, November 6-10.

Silins U, Wagner M, Devito K, Mendoza C, Gan T, Curry A, Culp J, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2005. Initial Hydrologic Effects of Fire in High Yielding Watersheds in Alberta’s Southern Rockies6th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium, American Meteorological Society, Canmore, AB, Canada, October 25-27.

Silins U, Wagner M, Devito K, Mendoza C, Gan T, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2005. Potential Hydro-ecological Feedbacks with Climate Change in Alberta’s Southern Rockies“Hydrologic Impact of Climate Change, Climate Extremes, and Anthropogenic Disturbances, and Downscaling,” SFM/CWN Workshop, Edmonton, AB, Canada, August 19.

Silins U, Devito K, Mendoza C, Gan T, Rolston B, Schindler D, Petrone R, Curry A, Culp J, Stone M, Emelko MB, 2005. Wildfire Effects on Watershed Function in High-yielding Rocky Mountain Catchments in Southern AlbertaSustainable Forest Management Network Workshop: “Towards a Systems Approach for Management in Terrestrial, Riparian, and Aquatic Ecosystems, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 14-15.

Yamatake A, Chang JS, Angeloni DM, Dickson S, Emelko MB, Yasuoka K, 2005. Pulsed Electrohydraulic Discharge Characteristics in an Ecentric-Electrode Cylindrical Reactor4th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on the Basics and Applications of Plasma Technology.

Emelko MB, Lee L, Dickson SE, Chang JS, 2004. Pathogen Disinfection with Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA, November 14-18.

Emelko MB, Brown TJ, 2004. Chitosan Coagulation at Low, Cost-Effective Dosages: Impacts on Filtration of Particles and Pathogens11thInternational Gothenburg Symposium on Chemical Treatment, Orlando, FL, USA, November 8-10.

Chang J-S, Dickson SE, Guo YP, Urashima K, Emelko MB, 2004. Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge: Direct Plasma Drinking and Waste Water Treatment Processes2nd International School of Advanced Plasma Technology, ADTEC Plasma Technology Ltd., Asada Eiichi Research Foundation, Pearl Kogyo Co. Ltd., Varenna, Italy, September 27–October 1.

Brown TJ, Emelko MB, 2004. Full-Scale Quantification of Particle Removal and Quantification of System Failure RiskAWWA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, June 13-17.

Lee L, Emelko MB, Dickson SE, Chang JS, 2004. Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge (PAED) Disinfection of E. coli and B. subtilis. AWWA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, June 13-17.

Angeloni D, Dickson SE, Chang JS, Emelko MB, 2004. The Use of Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge (PAED) for the treatment of methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in Drinking WaterOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 9-11.

Douglas IP, Emelko MB, Springthorpe SA, 2003. Day in the Life of a Cryptosporidium Cyst: Tracking Pathogen Removal through a Water Treatment PlantAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, November 15-19.

Emelko MB, Dickson SE, Chang JS, 2003. Pulsed Arc Electrohydraulic Discharge (PAED) – Potentially More Effective and Less Expensive than UVAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, November 15-19.

Emelko MB, Watling MT, Côté MM, 2003. Laboratory and Field Strategies for Assessing Pathogen Removal by Riverbank Filtration2ndInternational Conference on Riverbank Filtration, NWRI, Fountain Valley, CA, USA.

Brown TJ, Emelko MB, 2003. Developing a Model to Assess the Risk of Cryptosporidium Passage through Conventional Drinking Water Treatment SystemsOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Hamilton, ON, Canada, May 4-6.

Côté MM, Emelko MB, Thomson NR, 2003. Pathogen Removal by Riverbank FiltrationInternational EGS/AGU/EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, France, April 7-11.

Brown TJ, Emelko MB, 2002. Operational Effects on Pathogen Passage: Assessing the Risk of Cryptosporidium Passage through Drinking Water FiltersAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, November 10-14.

Côté MM, Emelko MB, Thomson NR, 2002. Factors Influencing Prediction of Cryptosporidium Removal in Riverbank Filtration Systems: Focus on FiltrationAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, November 10-14.

Emelko MB, Reilly PM, 2002. Reporting and Regulating Cryptosporidium Concentrations and RemovalsAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, November 10-14.

Watling MT, Emelko MB, 2002. Laboratory Approaches for Assessing Microbial Contaminant Removal by Riverbank FiltrationAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, November 10-14.

Emelko MB, 2002. Filter Operation Effects on Pathogen RemovalAWWA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 16-20.

Emelko MB, Brown T, 2002. Effects of Coagulant Type and Conditions on Cryptosporidium and Surrogate Removal by Filtration10thInternational Gothenburg Symposium on Chemical Treatment, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 17-19.

Emelko MB, Douglas IP, Van Den Oever J, 2001. Assessing C. parvum Removal by Filtration Using Pilot- and Full-scale Microsphere Removal DataAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Nashville, TN, USA, November 11-15.

Emelko MB, Guembel KW, Douglas IP, Van Den Oever J, 2001. Assessing Cryptosporidium Removal by Filtration: Impacts of Seeded ConcentrationAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Nashville, TN, USA, November 11-15.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, Douglas IP, 2001. Polystyrene Microspheres as Surrogates for Cryptosporidium Removal during Optimal and Challenged FiltrationChartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) International Conference on Advances in Rapid Granular Filtration in Water Treatment, CIWEM, London, UK.

Huck PM, Coffey BM, O’Melia CR, Emelko MB, 2001. Removal of Cryptosporidium by Filtration under Various Process ConditionsChartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) International Conference on Advances in Rapid Granular Filtration in Water Treatment, CIWEM, London, UK.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, Douglas IP, Van Den Oever J, 2000. Cryptosporidium and Microsphere Removal during Low Turbidity End-of-Run and Early Breakthrough FiltrationAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, November 5-9.

Huck PM, Coffey BM, O’Melia CR, Emelko MB, 2000. Removal of Cryptosporidium by Filtration under Conditions of Process ChallengeAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, November 5-9.

Huck PM, Coffey BM, Emelko MB, O’Melia CR, 2000. The Importance of Coagulation for Removal of Cryptosporidium and Surrogates by Filtration9th International Gothenburg Symposium on Chemical Treatment, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2-4.

Huck PM, Coffey BM, Emelko MB, O’Melia CR, 2000. Removal of Cryptosporidium by Granular Media Filtration: Impact of Coagulation4thInternational Conference on Municipal and Rural Water Supply and Water Quality, Kraków, Poland.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, Slawson RM, 1999. Design and Operational Strategies for Optimizing Cryptosporidium Removal by FiltersAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Tampa, FL, USA, October 31–November 3.

Coffey BM, Huck PM, Maurizio D, Emelko MB, Douglas IP, Van Den Oever J, 1999. The Effect of Coagulation on the Removal of Cryptosporidium parvum and Bacillus subtilis.  AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Tampa, FL, USA, October 31–November 3.

Emelko MB, Slawson RM, Huck PM, 1999. Optimizing Filter Removal of Viable and Inactivated Cryptosporidium during Challenge PeriodsInternational Symposium on Emerging Waterborne Pathogens, Milwaukee, IW, USA, August 31–September 1.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, Smith EF, 1999. Full-Scale Evaluation of Backwashing Strategies for Biological FiltrationAWWA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 15-19.

Huck PM, Coffey BM, Emelko MB, Maurizio D, O’Melia CR, 1999. Assessing Removal of Cryptosporidium under Vulnerable Filtration ConditionsIWSA, IAWQ, and IOA International Conference on Minimizing the Risk from Cryptosporidium and Other Waterborne Diseases, Paris, France, April 19-22.

Huck PM, Coffey BM, Emelko MB, Maurizio D, Douglas IP, 1999. Using Spores and Particles to Assess the Robustness of Filters for Cryptosporidium RemovalAWWA Symposium on Particle Measurement and Characterization in Drinking Water, Nashville, TN, USA, March 28-30.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, 1999. Optimizing Cryptosporidium Removal by Filters. AMERICANA 1999 Conference, Montréal, QC, Canada.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, Slawson RM, 1998. Optimizing Cryptosporidium Removal during Drinking Water Filtration. Proceedings, 8th National Conference on Drinking Water, Québec City, QC, Canada, October 28-30.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, Smith EF, 1998. Full-Scale Optimization of Single-Stage Biological Filtration3rd International Conference on Municipal and Rural Water Supply and Water Quality, Poznan, Poland.

Emelko MB, Slawson RM, Huck PM, 1998. Optimizing Cryptosporidium parvum Removal during Drinking Water FiltrationOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 3-6.

Coffey BM, Huck PM, Emelko MB, Bouwer EJ, Hozalski RL, Smith EF, 1997. The Effect of BOM and Temperature on Biological Filtration: An Integrated Comparison at Two Treatment PlantsAWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Denver, CO, USA, November 9-12.

Emelko MB, Huck PM, 1997. Optimization of Backwashing Strategies for Full-Scale Biological FiltrationOWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference, Hamilton, ON, Canada, May 4-7. Michael R. Provart Award for best student paper/conference.