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Maine Two-Day Industrial Wastewater Treatment Short Course

Maine Two-Day Industrial Wastewater Treatment Short Course
October 29-30th, 2014 South Portland, Maine

Located at the Southern Maine Community Campus (SMCC) in the Sustainable Energy Alternatives Center (SEA)
Classroom 101
2 Fort Rd.
South Portland, ME 04106


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Wednesday, October 29th

SESSION I: INTRODUCTION TO ACTIVATED SLUDGE TREATMENT (8:00 – 12:00)
Instructor – Mike Foster

1.1 Overview of Wastewater Treatment

1.2 The Eight Growth Pressures of Biological Treatment

1.3 Monitoring the Growth Pressures

1.4 Nutrient Optimization

SESSION 2: ACTIVATED SLUDGE MICROBIOLOGY AND MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION (1:00 – 3:30)
Instructor – Mike Foster

2.1 Introduction to Activated Sludge Microbiology

2.2 Monitoring Wastewater Microbiology

SESSION 3: ASSESSING & EVALUATING ACTIVATED SLUDGE PERFORMANCE (3:30 – 5:00)
Instructor – Mike Foster

3.1 Basic Activated Sludge Monitoring & Control Strategies

Thursday, October 30th

SESSION 4: ASSESSING & EVALUATING ACTIVATED SLUDGE PERFORMANCE (8:00 – 12:00)
Instructor – Mike Foster

4.1 Addressing Secondary Clarifier Issues

4.2 State Point Analysis

4.3 Case Histories

SESSION 5: ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS FOR ACTIVATED SLUDGE (1:00 – 4:00)
Instructor – Mike Foster

5.1. Monitoring Biomass Health and Viability

5.1.1 Biomass Activity and Viability

5.1.2. Exocellular Polymer Determination

5.1.3 Using ATP to Evaluate Bacterial Activity

5.2. Advanced Chemical Analysis – Tracking Sources of Toxicity and Inhibition

SESSION 6: BENCH SCALE ACTIVATED SLUDGE EVALUATION TECHNIQUES (4:00 – 5:00)
Instructor – Mike Foster

6.1 Respirometry and other Laboratory Testing

 

Lunch
Lunch is provided at the McKernan Hospitality Center located on the SMCC campus.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
EBS can offer CEU credits as needed. State approvals are submitted upon request. Please note that many states require course approval prior to the class so please let us know in advance if you need these credits for your state.

For more information, contact Marie Tranchina
Email: tranchina@ebsbiowizard.com
Phone:985-674-0660 ext 114