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Wet Weather Disinfection: Issues and Challenges (11-30-2011)

11/30/2011 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Introduction:

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One of the more difficult challenges posed by NPDES permitting is disinfecting either combined sewer or wet weather overflows. These flows are high-capacity, short-duration events that pose design and operational challenges. In addition, many utilities are required to monitor for a variety of microorganisms as a means of showing public health protection. This webcast will cover the following topics:  

  • Types of microorganisms typically found in wet weather flows 
  • Disinfection alternatives for meeting permit compliance during wet weather 
  • Utility Perspective on Design considerations for wet weather disinfection 

 

Who should attend: 

  • Designers, Utility Managers, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation Staff 

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Ives, Michigan State University
  • John LaGorga, GHD
  • Biju George, Greater Cincinnati Water Works
  • Gary Hunter, Black & Veatch Corporation (Moderator)

Cooperating Organizations:

  • Disinfection and Public Health Committee

 


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