JTAC Presentation and Tour  
Aurora Binney Water Purification Facility Solids Dewatering  
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 

Description:  The Binney WPF recently underwent an upgrade to modernize their solids dewatering process.  They  converted solids handling lagoons to drying beds while installing a new gravity thickener, thickened  solids pump station, and four gravity filters. We will give a brief overview of the project and then tour  the upgraded solids dewatering process. Attendance is limited to 40 people, so be sure to sign up early!  For walking around the facility, closed toe shoes and long pants are required.  Speaker:  Jason Assouline has been an engineer with CH2M since 2004 where he has worked on a wide variety of  water, reuse, and wastewater projects. He has been a part of the Prairie Waters Project team since the  preliminary source water sampling and piloting and was involved in the Binney WPF from design  through construction and startup. Most recently he was the process lead for the Binney solids  optimization study and the design manager for the solids dewatering and filter expansion project. Jason  is proud to continue to be a part of what is without a doubt one of the most sophisticated and well  operated treatment facilities in the world.  Kevin Linder, WPF Superintendent, with the City of Aurora will be facilitating the tour along with Jason.    

Directions:  The luncheon and tour will be held at the following address 5070 S. Robertsdale Way, Aurora, CO  80016.  

Registration:  Please note that registration and payment for JTAC luncheons are handled on line. A link is provided in  the announcement that can be reached through the committee’s webpage: JTAC Web Page .  Registration will no longer be accepted at our e-mail address as in the past. Registration may be made  for a single attendee or for multiple attendees in a party. It will still be necessary to check in at the  luncheon. Lunches will be based on the head count per the registration site. Please do not attempt to  show up without registering in advance. If you are unable to pay on line, please contact Steve Polson  (720-286-5376, steve.polson@ch2m.com) to make arrangements for paying with check or cash.  

The registration deadline for this event is June 14th at 10:00 AM MST. Please be aware that with the  new registration procedure, late registrations will not be accepted as in the past. This will enable us to  avoid having to purchase extra lunches to allow for potential late comers. If cancelation is required,  please notify Steve Polson at steve.polson@ch2m.com no later than 24 hours before the event.  Check in is from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. The presentation will begin shortly thereafter. Registration fees  are $20 for AWWA or WEF members, $25 for nonmembers, and $15 for Students and Retired Members.  
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