Nutrients – Friend or Foe? Technical Session at CWEA 2014

(LOS ANGELES, CA – April 18, 2014) – Hazen and Sawyer staff will present a technical session titled “Nutrients – Friend or Foe?” at the 2014 California Water Environment Association Conference being held April 29-May 2 in Santa Clara, CA.

This session, to be held on May 2, will provide CWEA participants with an opportunity to become familiar with established and emerging concepts within the field of nutrient removal and extractive nutrient recovery, with an emphasis on demonstrating strategies that can be used to reduce cost and improve process reliability.

Six twenty five minute presentations will address the following topics:
1) Practical Lessons Learned From Five BNR Plants – Presenter Paul Pitt, PhD., P.E.

2) BNR/ENR Model Calibration Experience Indicates Deviations in Key Modeling Parameters – Presenter Ron Latimer, P.E.

3) Understanding and Troubleshooting the Growth of Filamentous Organisms in BNR WRRFs – Presenter David Jenkins, PhD.

4) The Devil is in the Details – Case Studies of Blower Evaluations– Presenters Joe Rohrbacher

5) Experiences with Sidestream Deammonification – Presenters Rob Morton P.E (LACSD) and Wendell Khunjar, PhD.

6) Assessing Extractive Nutrient Recovery as a Viable Option for Managing Nutrients at WRRFs – Presenter Ron Latimer, P.E

At the end of this session, participants will have an understanding of the intricacies associated with optimizing BNR facility operation. Participants will also be able to discuss emerging concepts like sidestream deammonification and extractive nutrient recovery.

For more information on the conference, please visit the CWEA website.

Since our founding in 1951, Hazen and Sawyer has focused on two things: providing safe drinking water and controlling water pollution. Our range of services encompasses the planning, design, and construction management of water and wastewater-related projects – from clean water treatment, storage, and distribution to wastewater and stormwater collection, treatment, and reuse.

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