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  • NHA Midwest Regional Meeting with MHUG
    May 15-16, 2013, Wisconsin Dells, WI

    The National Hydropower Association (NHA) and host sponsor Midwest Hydro Users Group (MHUG) are pleased to announce two days of meetings and activities in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin this May.   The meetings are open to owners and operators of hydro projects, and to service and equipment providers.  Come discuss issues facing the industry in the Midwest Region and share experiences with colleagues.

    The Wilderness Resort

    511 East Adams Street

    Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


    $75 NHA & MHUG members

    $125 Non-Members

    $50 Government Attendees

    Wednesday, May 15th

    9:30 – 11:30   Optional tour of Lake Delton Dam

    Lunch on your own

    1:30 – 4:30     MHUG Owners Meeting –  Wilderness Resort 

    5:00 – 6:30     Welcome Reception – Wilderness Resort 

    Dinner on your own


    Thursday, May 16 –Wilderness Resort

    8:00 – 8:30      Registration/Networking/Coffee

    8:30 – 9:00      Welcome and Meeting Overview                                                         

    9:00 – 9:45       NHA Activities/Initiatives for 2013 and Washington Update                                                      

    9:45 – 10:00     Break

    10:00 – 10:30  Byllesby Dam Spillway Reconstruction

    10:30 – 11:30  Controlling Invasive Species

    11:30 – 11:45  MHUG Administrative Session – Committee Updates

    11:45 – 12:30  Lunch

    12:30 – 1:30    Implications of Climate Change on Hydropower        Operations

    1:30 – 2:00      Midwest Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Studies

     2:00 – 2:15     Break

     2:15 – 3:15     Dam Safety Issues and Interactive Discussion

     3:15 – 4:00     Hot Topics – free exchange of Q&A

    4:00 – 4:15      Closing Remarks – Meeting Concludes

    Registration, continental breakfast, and an opportunity for networking will start at 8:00 a.m., with the program starting promptly at 8:30 a.m.  In the morning NHA’s staff will discuss NHA’s 2012 planned activities and initiatives, with an update on legislative and regulatory matters. Session topics and roundtable discussions will cover invasive species, dam safety and implications of climate change on hydropower operations.

    Hotel Information:

    The Wilderness Resort

    511 East Adams Street

    Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

    Please make your room reservation directly with The Wilderness Resort (limited space available).   Reserve your room by calling the hotel directly and request the National Hydropower Association at Glacier Canyon Lodge conference group rate of $99.  To secure this discounted rate, call 1-800-867-9453.

    NHA and Host Sponsor, MHUG especially thank the following member companies for co-sponsoring this meeting:

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    Cancellation Policy:
    You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by April 25, 2013 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.