Hot off the Press: Recent Advancements in Water Treatment
Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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This month’s presentation will be a “tag-team” by Charlie Liu, Carolyn Coffey and Kate Newhart. Charlie, Carolyn, and Kate are all PhD students at the Colorado School of Mines in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department, each representing a major water/wastewater treatment research lab on campus.
Charlie Liu will be discussing per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) treatment in groundwater including a brief overview on PFASs, treatment technologies currently used and researched, and results from pilot scale case studies with granular activated carbon (GAC) and nanofiltration (NF) membranes in contaminated and spiked waters. Carolyn Coffey will present her work on energy-positive, anaerobic treatment of municipal wastewater including how anaerobic organic removal with simultaneous partial-nitritation anammox (PN/A) can be achieved in a pilot-scale primary/secondary anaerobic reactor for energy generation. Kate Newhart will discuss the use of big data in municipal wastewater including a case study of statistical process control to detect treatment faults in a sequencing batch membrane bioreactor.
The luncheon will be held at AWWA at 6666 W. Quincy Ave, Denver. From Hwy 285 (W. Hampden Ave) exit Sheridan Blvd. Turn right onto W. Quincy Ave. Turn right at the entrance to the AWWA campus (Pierce Street), and proceed to the south side of the building. Enter through the south (visitor) entrance and proceed upstairs to the Lynn Laskey Center. Visitor parking is available on the south and west sides of the building. Registration: JTAC Registration: Registration and payment for JTAC luncheons is handled on line at: JTAC Luncheon
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, email@example.com) to make arrangements for paying with check or cash. The registration deadline for this event is Wednesday, February 20th, 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. Check?in at the site 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.