WEF’s Upcoming Webcasts Educate About Clarifiers, Process Control, Collection Systems, and Grit Removal

April 5, 2013

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Optimizing Clarifier Design and Performance Series

Part 1 – Standards, Design, and Characteristics

April 10, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

Review design standards and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency manual procedures, as well as flow control and the effects of various unit processes on performance; discuss clarifier configurations and components; and determine or verify loading rates.

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Part 2 – Field Evaluation, CFD Modeling, and Optimizing Techniques

May 1, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

Learn about field evaluations, including tracer techniques and visual observations, current measurements, solids profiling, and flow measurement. Also learn about computational fluid dynamics modeling as a tool for evaluations and design and optimization of techniques, including for rectangular, circular, and square clarifiers; clarifier modification details; and case histories.

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Part 3 – Case Histories and Discussion

June 5, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

Find out about case histories of circular clarifiers, energy-dissipating inlets, rectangular clarifiers, and square clarifiers; participate in open discussion; and hear a summary of webcast series.

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Process Control for Biological Nutrient Removal

May 29, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

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Fundamentals of Grit Removal and Grit System Evaluation Series

Each webcast in this series will include WEFTEC 2011 recordings from the Fundamentals of Grit Removal and Grit System Evaluation workshop, as well as a live question and answer session with the speakers.

Part 1

Webcast recording.

Listen to learn about the basics of degritting and grit removal and handling process options.


Part 2

April 18, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

Learn about grit properties, settling principles and characterization, case studies for analyzing aerated grit basins using computational fluid dynamics, and vortex full-scale and pilot-scale system case studies.

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Collection Systems: Optimize System Operations

June 19, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

Learn about concepts of optimizing system operations, the benefits of optimizing systems, and what is needed for optimization.

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Process Control for Activated Sludge

June 27, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

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Each webcast offers Professional Development Hours. Check with your state accreditation agency to determine if you qualify.

Access archived webcasts in the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) Knowledge Center. For more information, contact webcasts@wef.org.

Sponsors provide financial support for this online education format and, in return, receive visibility through company logos, advertisements, and Web-link placements during live and archived webcasts.

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