Plant Operations Workshop

Thursday, October 27, 2016

MWRD Stickney Water Reclamation Plant
Cecil Lue-Hing M&R Complex, M&R Auditorium
601 West Pershing Road, Cicero, IL

Registration is $25.00 for IWEA members and $35.00 for non-members. Registration price includes lunch. Use the link below to register.
IWEA Plant Operations Workshop Registration

8:00 AM   Registration, Coffee & Donuts
8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:40 AM UV Disinfection and Northside Treatment Plant
Aruch Poonsapaya/Sandra Matual - MWRDGC
9:20 AM EBR at the Greater Peoria Sanitary District
Stan Browning, Executive Director - GPSD
10:00 AM Break
10:10 AM Workshop - Discussion, Multiple Topics
Greg Pyles, SDD
11:50 AM Catered Lunch
12:30 PM              The Evolution of Nutrient Recovery: Perspectives from the World's Largest Nutrient Recovery Facility
Rachel M. Lee, P.E., Ostara
1:20 PM Ostara Facility Tour
2:30 PM Adjourn

2015 Seminar ReCap
The 2015 Workshop was held at the Sanitary District of Decatur. The District is undergoing a series of phased improvements to improve treatment processes. The workshop focused on the challenges imposed on the District and the solutions and technologies implemented to meet those challenges. Topics included operational upgrades, digester rehabilitation and mixing solutions, sludge thickening systems improvements, odor control systems, aeration improvements for phased BNR, and turbo blower installation.