Biosolids Seminar

The Illinois Water Environment Association and Central States Water Environment Association hosted a Biosolids Seminar on November 20, 2013 at the MWRDGC Stickney Water Reclamation Plant.

In 2014, IWEA was a co-sponsor of EPA's Soil in the City Conference.

Seminar Objective
The objective of the seminar is for industry professionals to share information and experiences related to the biosolids field in the areas of Resource Recovery, Biogas and Energy, Composting, Nitrification/Denitrification for Ammonia Control, Bio-P and more.
2013 Agenda
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Registration & Coffee
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome & Introductions
Dan Collins, IWEA Biosolids Chair
Christopher Buckley, CSWEA Biosolids Chair
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Speedway, Indian adds new Nitrification/Denitrification Reactor for Ammonia Control
Sherri Westphal, Thermal Process Systems
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Nutrient Recovery
Kuldip Kumar, MWRDGC
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:35 AM - 11:15 AM Thermal Hydrolysis and Energy Reduction in Biosolids Processing
Steve Arant, Black & Veatch
11:15 AM = 11:45 AM Improved Biosolids Stabilization Utilizing Temperature Phased Anaerobic Digestion
Amy R. Underwood, P.E., Walter E. Deuchler Associates, Inc.
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Bio-P, Digestion and Dewatering: Unexpected Consequences
Bill Marten, Donohue & Associates
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Navigating Land Application P Limits Thru Proactive Liquid and Solids Side WRRF Nutrient Management
Greeley and Hansen
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Break
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Composting/MWRD Marketing
Lorrie Loder/Lakwinder Hundal
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Biosolids and Biosolids Composts - Advantages of Compost and Future Marketing and Obstacles
Jeff Hutton, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
2:45 PM Adjourn

Conference Slides 
To see presentation slides from the 2012 Biosolids Seminar, go to Past Conference Slides page.