Louisiana Two-Day Wastewater Course: Industrial & Pre-Treatment Considerations
December 3-4th, 2014 Lake Charles, LA
Location: Lake Charles Civic Center
900 Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601
DAY ONE: Wednesday, December 3rd
Instructor – Mike Foster, CET
8:00-9:00 SESSION 1: Introduction to Activated Sludge Treatment (1 hrs)
1.1 Wastewater Characterization
1.2 Preliminary and Primary Treatment
1.3 Overview of Biological Treatment
9:00-12:00 SESSION 2: Eight Growth Pressures (3 hrs)
2.1 Detailed discussion of each critical growth pressure that controls biological health, activity, and treatment efficiency.
2.2 Role of Bioagumentation
1:00:-2:30 SESSION 3: Treatability (1.5 hrs)
3.1 Using treatability to model system changes and optimization potential
2:30:-5:00 SESSION 4: Nitrification/Denitrification (2.5 hrs)
4.2 Overview of Nitrogen Removal
4.3 Process Control Measures
DAY TWO: Thursday, December 4th
Instructors: Johnnie Wilson and Robin Schroeder
8:00-10:00 SESSION 5: Wastewater Microbiology (2 hrs)
1.1 Bacteria, Algae, and Indicator Organisms
1.2 Maturity Index
10:00-12:00 & 1:00-3:00 SESSION 6: Hands-on Learning (4 hrs)
2.1. Hands-on training on how to use a microscope, prepare a slide, and perform a microscopic analysis. All attendees are encouraged to bring a sample from their plant to analyze.
2.2. Troubleshooting: Mock data set provided for group session analysis of biological health and treatment efficiency.
3.1. Industrial Treatment
3.2. Municipal Treatment with a Pretreatment Program
Lunch will be provided.
For more information, contact Robin Schroeder