Tag Archives: Process control

WEF Releases Updated Activated Sludge and Nutrient Removal Publication

October 20, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers the third edition of Activated Sludge and Nutrient Removal, Manual of Practice OM-9, the latest update to the popular reference for operation of the activated sludge process. The extensively revised publication provides expanded content on process control with step-by-step examples for calculations, a new laboratory chapter with detailed directions for […]

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Nutrient Symposium 2017 Proceedings Offer Continued Education

August 20, 2017

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Educational opportunities continue even after Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conferences end. The Nutrient Symposium 2017 addressed the sustainable design and process operations of dealing with nutrient issues around the world. Purchase the Nutrient Symposium 2017 proceedings to access papers covered in sessions. Topics covered in the program include nutrient recovery, biological nutrient-removal process […]

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Resource Recovery Covered by Experts at IR2 Forum 2017

June 22, 2017

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The Intensification of Resource Recovery (IR²) Forum 2017 provides information on research, technologies, and case studies associated with recovering resources from water. The intensive 3-day event focuses on innovations in wastewater and water reuse. The technical program covers intensifying biological processes, the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) program, process control, solids processing, and hydrolysis. […]

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My Water Legacy: For Dustin and Sylvan Coles, Wastewater Begins at Home

April 26, 2017

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When Sylvan Coles first joined the Kansas Water Environment Association (KWEA) in 1979, some of the chapter’s “old-timers” made an impression on him that stuck. “They sold me on the importance of making a substantial commitment [to the profession,]” he said. And commit he did. If you want to visit KWEA’s offices, you’ll need to […]

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Heroes of Wastewater Assemble at Operations Challenge 2015

January 28, 2016

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During WEFTEC 2015, 44 teams — the largest number ever assembled — stepped up to compete in Operations Challenge. The competitors represent the often-unsung heroes of wastewater treatment. They rely on teamwork as their key to success both in the competition’s Process, Laboratory, Collection Systems, Godwin Maintenance, and Safety events and on the job. This […]

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Operations Challenge Goes Global

December 23, 2015

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The two German teams celebrate receiving Operations Challenge spirit awards. Team Düsseldorf won the awards for Team Congeniality and Best Fan Support and the All Star Team won the spirit award for Team with Best Effort. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

German competition motivates and trains operators   During WEFTEC® 2015, 44 teams tested their skills during the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Operations Challenge competition. Two of these teams traveled from Germany to compete. The teams’ journey to WEFTEC 2015 began after water sector leaders from Germany were inspired to develop their own Operations […]

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Great Water Cities Panelist Lars Schrøder Explores New Solutions to Extreme Weather

August 21, 2015

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Lars Schrøder, chief executive officer of Aarhus Water Ltd. (Aarhus, Denmark), joins a panel of water leaders to discuss changes occurring in cities around the world at WEFTEC® 2015. During the session, “The Impact of Leadership: Culture, Communication, and Community in Great Water Cities,” scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 28, attendees will […]

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WEF’s No-Charge Webcasts Feature Wastewater Treatment Modeling, Preliminary Treatment, and Headworks

February 2, 2015

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Wastewater Treatment Modeling 201 During this continuation of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) Wastewater Treatment Modeling 101 webcast, leading experts will introduce several advanced water resource recovery facility modeling topics of interest, such as a review of modeling basics, process optimization, aeration design, general control strategy design, and model sensitivity analysis. Feb. 25, 1–3 […]

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