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Louisiana Two-Day Wastewater Course: Industrial & Pre-Treatment Considerations

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

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Course Agenda

DAY ONE: Wednesday, December 3rd

Instructor – Mike Foster, CET

8:00-9:00 SESSION 1: Introduction to Activated Sludge Treatment (1 hrs)The Eight Growth Pressures

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)

4.1 Definitions

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.

3:00 – 5:00 SESSION 7: Case Studies (2 hr)

3.1. Industrial Treatment

3.2. Municipal Treatment with a Pretreatment Program


Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Robin Schroeder
Email: schroeder@ebsbiowizard.com

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