CSWEA SECTION Papers & Proceedings
Activated Sludge Troubleshooting Workshop - MWIE 2014 -
Activated sludge settling problem resolved.
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Activated Sludge Workshop.
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Drought Settling Concerns.
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Emerging Diagnostics - A Sneak Peak at How.
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Floc Formation Jeff Mac MWIE Feb 2014.
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Use of ATP to identify poor-performing filters.
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86th Annual Meeting Proceedings.

2013 Education Seminar Presenations.
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85th Annual Meeting Presentations.

17th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings.
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16th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
The Future of Activated Sludge.
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At the Confluence of Nutrients, Pharmaceuticals and Sustainability: Emerging Issues in Managing Wastewater.
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Key Elements and Bottlenecks of the Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Process for Advanced Wastewater Treatment.
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Operating Tools and Measurement Techniques for Troubleshooting Activated Sludge Systems.
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IFAS - A Broomfield, Colorado Success Story with Lessons Learned.
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Energy Savings through Improved Aeration Efficiency.
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Comparing the Effectiveness of Aeration Control Systems for BNR Plants.
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Effluent Reuse: Putting the Pieces Together.
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A Case for Keeping High-Rate Auxiliary Treatment Facilities in the Secondary Treatment Picture.
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MN Section SJWP Winning Paper
Engineering a rain garden to control road run-off in Scanlon Creek and an assessment of rain gardens as the best storm water management practice-Phase IV.
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WI Section SJWP Winning Paper
The effects of different genera of algae on the phosphorus excretion and oxygen depletion of Quagga Mussels (Dreissena Bugensis).
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2010 winning Student Paper
Optimization of phosphorus and magnesium release from waste activated sludge.
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2010 Radebaugh Award Winning Paper
Caution-Advanced Digestion Processes.
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15th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
Managing Biosolids in our Energy Conscious Era.
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14th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
Nutrient Removal: Understanding the Issues...Achieving Sustainable Solutions.
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13th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
Activated Sludge- It's About Efficiency and Optimization.
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12th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
Research and Reality: Current Issues in Solids Processing.
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11th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
Optimizing Biological Nitrogen Removal Processes.
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Control of Struvite Deposition in Wastewater Treatment Plants.
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Nitrification Options for Small Communities Using “Appropriate Technology.”
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Restored Wetlands as Nutrient Farms.
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Sidestream Treatment for Nitrogen Removal.
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Evaluation of Alternative Technologies for Upgrading Wastewater Treatment Plants in Minnesota for New Phosphorus Limits.
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Low D.O. Operation: Effects on Biological Phosphorus Removal, Oxygen Transfer Efficiency, Denitrification, and Energy Savings.
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The Coastal 'Dead Zone': Nutrients, Hurricanes, & Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia.
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Effects of Biological Phosphorus Removal on Plant Operations and Capacity at the Nine Springs WWTP.
(2005 Radebaugh Award Winner)
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2005 US Stockholm Junior Water Prize Finalist's Paper
The Use of Barley Straw to Control Algal and Macrophyte Growth on Wild Rice Lake Pre and Post-eutrophic Conditions.

This five-year-study, which has extensively investigated the effect of barley straw on algae, was taken into the field for the second time in Wild Rice Lake a shallow, 2100-acre lake north of Duluth, Minnesota.

June 1, 2005 - Elizabeth Welsh, Minnesota.
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2005 Winning Student Paper
Bioremediation of Groundwater Contaminated With Agricultural Chemicals.

This study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of a biofilter for reducing, and maybe even eliminating contaminants in groundwater.

May 22, 2005 - Paul Davidson
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10th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings
Extreme Activated Sludge: What's out there now?
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Escherichia v. Fecal Coli White Paper.

Escherichia coli and Fecal Coliform Populations in Disinfected Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent and Recommendations to DNR for a Monthly Geometric Mean Escherichia coli Limitation.

December 1, 2004
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Implementation and Operation of Illinois' First Nitrifying Biological Aerated Filter.
(2004 Radebaugh Award Winner)
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2004 Winning Student Paper
Beneficial Use of Biosolids: Total Nitrogen Removal in a Completely Mixed Membrane Biofilm Reactor for Nitrification and Denitrification.
Jennifer Cowman
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Beneficial Use of Biosolids: Strategies for Success and Acceptance
(Presented at the 2004 Central States WEA Education Seminar)
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A Constant SRT Calculated From Liquid Flows Improves BNR Activated Sludge Performance(2002 Radebaugh Award Winner)
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