Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association - Event Information


Event Name:TAC Luncheon - January 23, 2020
Description:

TAC Presentation
 

 Unlocking the Mysteries of Granular Sludge & Results from the Metro District's Hydrocyclone Case Study

The first part of the presentation will be an overview of granular sludge presented by Art Umble, PhD. He will summarize what granular sludge is, available technologies, and highlight the potential benefits for the wastewater industry. The second half of the discussion, Isaac Avila with Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (Metro District), will present results from testing performed on a full-scale secondary treatment train located at the Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility. Results from this effort suggest that through a combination of process changes and selective wasting using inDENSE hydrocyclones, aerobic densified solids can be formed and retained in plug-flow systems. The impact of these results on capacity will be discussed.

The first part of the presentation will be an overview of granular sludge presented by Art Umble, PhD. He will summarize what granular sludge is, available technologies, and highlight the potential benefits for the wastewater industry. The second half of the discussion, Isaac Avila with Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (Metro District), will present results from testing performed on a full-scale secondary treatment train located at the Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility. Results from this effort suggest that through a combination of process changes and selective wasting using inDENSE hydrocyclones, aerobic densified solids can be formed and retained in plug-flow systems. The impact of these results on capacity will be discussed.




Registration:
TAC Registration: Registration and payment for TAC luncheons is handled on line at the TAC Registration Website. Registration may be made for a single attendee or for multiple attendees in a party. It will still be necessary to check in at the luncheon. Lunches will be based on the head count per the registration site. Please do not attempt to show up without registering in advance. If you are unable to pay on line, please contact Steve Polson (720-286-5376, steve.polson@jacobs.com) to make arrangements for paying with check or cash.

The registration deadline for this event is Wednesday, December 11th at 10:00 AM MST. Please be aware that with the new registration procedure, late registrations will not be accepted as in the past. This will enable us to avoid having to purchase extra lunches to allow for potential late-comers.
Check-in is from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. The presentation will begin shortly thereafter, and is typically over by 1:30 at the latest, including any Q&A. Registration fees are $22 for AWWA or WEF members, $27 for nonmembers, and $17 for Students and Retired Members.



 
Event Date:1/23/2020
Location:South Platte Water Renewal Partners
2900 South Platte River Drive
Englewood, CO 80110
UNITED STATES

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