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Theory and Practice of Phosphorus Removal

 
This one-day course provides basic concepts of phosphorus removal in wastewater from theory through practical applications with real-world case studies. Gain a foundation for understanding both basic and advanced phosphorus removal techniques, including emerging technologies. You will be provided with the necessary tools to achieve efficient and consistent treatment performance.

The course is intended for design engineers, wastewater plant operators, managers, supervisors and technical people responsible for the monitoring, control and compliance of wastewater treatment plants.

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8:00 WELCOME/OPENING REMARKS
Dick Osantowski

SESSION I BACKGROUND

8:15 Introduction and History
Useful Acronyms
NPDES Permitting
Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

SESSION II PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES

9:00 Physical/Chemical Phosphorus Removal
Chris Fox/Advanced Chemical Systems

9:45 Biological Phosphorus Removal

10:30 Break

10:45 Treatability Methodology
Chris Fox/Advanced Chemical Systems

12:00 LUNCH

SESSION III PHOSPHORUS IN WISCONSIN WATERS

1:00 NR 217 Overview
Future Regulations
Phosphorus Removal Initiative
James Baumann/WDNR

SESSION IV CASE STUDIES (TECHNOLOGY SELECTION, COST, RELIABILITY)

2:00 General Approach to Upgrading
Phosphorus Removal Design/Operation Factors

2:30 Break

2:45 Case History No. 1: Successful Phosphorus Removal
Jim Fisher/CH2M-Hill

Case History No. 2: Phosphorus Removal at Low Levels
3:15 Jim Fisher/CH2M-Hill

3:45 Wrap Up/Adjourn

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This program can be applied toward the:

  Sessions  
Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $295
CEUs: 0.7
Email us with your interest, contact:
Murali Vedula, mvedula@uwm.edu, 414-227-3121
 

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