|Flexibility and Adaptability are the Essential Elements of the Water and Resource Recovery Facility of the Future .|
|Maximizing Microorganism-Based Energy Resources from Used Water.|
|Should Anaerobic Treatment Replace Activated Sludge.|
|Why do we Strive to be a Utility of the Future.|
|Engaging the Organization and Region in the Transformation to Utility of the Future.|
|How Do We Use the Water We Produce.|
|Recovering the Lost P in Used Water.|
|The Leading Edge of Phosphorus Recovery: A Brushite Recovery Pilot.|
|Nutrient Removal and Activated Sludge from BPR to Anammox – James Barnard.|
|National Nutrient Regulatory Perspectives – David Clark.|
|Nutrient Water Quality Standards in Illinois – Bob Mosher.|
|Minnesota’s Eutrophica1on Story – Katrina Kessler.|
|Update – Wisconsin’s “Statewide” Variance Analysis – Amanda Minks.|
|One Sentral States Sludge Shoveler’s Short, Sad Soliloquy – Rick Manner.|
|Fermentation Technology to Improve Biological Phosphorus Removal – James Barnard.|
|Opportunities and Challenges of Struvite Harvesting – Alan Grooms.|
|From High-Rate Treatment Wetlands, Low to No Energy Nitrification and Deammonification: Lessons Learned – David Austin.|
|Evaluating the Options for Phosphorus Compliance – Jane Carlson.|
|Activated sludge settling problem resolved.|
|Activated Sludge Workshop.|
|Drought Settling Concerns.|
|Emerging Diagnostics – A Sneak Peak at How.|
|Floc Formation Jeff Mac MWIE Feb 2014.|
|Use of ATP to identify poor-performing filters.|
|2013 Education Seminar Presenations.|
|Two-Point Titration Method For Alkalinity Determination.|
|Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Foam Studies Update.|
|Prabhushankar Chandrasekeran, P.E..|
|Determination of Alkalinity by Titration (Short Method).|
|Measuring anaerobic sludge digestion and growth by a simple alkalimetric titration.|
|Full Scale Case Studies.|
|Anaerobic Digester Foaming – Prevention and Control Study Update.|
|17th Annual Education Seminar Proceedings.|
|The Future of Activated Sludge.|
|At the Confluence of Nutrients, Pharmaceuticals and Sustainability: Emerging Issues in Managing Wastewater.|
|Key Elements and Bottlenecks of the Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Process for Advanced Wastewater Treatment.|
|Operating Tools and Measurement Techniques for Troubleshooting Activated Sludge Systems.|
|IFAS – A Broomfield, Colorado Success Story with Lessons Learned.|
|Energy Savings through Improved Aeration Efficiency.|
|Comparing the Effectiveness of Aeration Control Systems for BNR Plants.|
|Effluent Reuse: Putting the Pieces Together.|
|A Case for Keeping High-Rate Auxiliary Treatment Facilities in the Secondary Treatment Picture.|
|Anaerobic Digester Foaming Workshop|
|Case Studies – Rusty Schroedel.|
|Case Studies – Bill Marten.|
|The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Foam Experience.|
|WLSSD Digester Foaming experiences.|
|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.|
|Bench-scale Study of Anaerobic Digester Foaming.|
|Anaerobic Digester Foaming – Past, Present, and Future.|
|The effects of different genera of algae on the phosphorus excretion and oxygen depletion of Quagga Mussels (Dreissena Bugensis).|
|Optimization of phosphorus and magnesium release from waste activated sludge.|
|Caution-Advanced Digestion Processes.|
|Managing Biosolids in our Energy Conscious Era.|
|Nutrient Removal: Understanding the Issues…Achieving Sustainable Solutions.|
|Digester Foaming Committee Meeting Notes 2.1.2009.|
|Activated Sludge- It’s About Efficiency and Optimization.|
|Research and Reality: Current Issues in Solids Processing.|
|Optimizing Biological Nitrogen Removal Processes.|
|Control of Struvite Deposition in Wastewater Treatment Plants.|
|Nitrification Options for Small Communities Using “Appropriate Technology.”|
|Restored Wetlands as Nutrient Farms.|
|Sidestream Treatment for Nitrogen Removal.|
|Evaluation of Alternative Technologies for Upgrading Wastewater Treatment Plants in Minnesota for New Phosphorus Limits.|
|Low D.O. Operation: Effects on Biological Phosphorus Removal, Oxygen Transfer Efficiency, Denitrification, and Energy Savings.|
|The Coastal ‘Dead Zone’: Nutrients, Hurricanes, & Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia.|
|Effects of Biological Phosphorus Removal on Plant Operations and Capacity at the Nine Springs WWTP.
(2005 Radebaugh Award Winner)
|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.
|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
|Extreme Activated Sludge: What’s out there now?|
|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
|Implementation and Operation of Illinois’ First Nitrifying Biological Aerated Filter.
(2004 Radebaugh Award Winner)
|Beneficial Use of Biosolids: Total Nitrogen Removal in a Completely Mixed Membrane Biofilm Reactor for Nitrification and Denitrification.
|Beneficial Use of Biosolids: Strategies for Success and Acceptance
(Presented at the 2004 Central States WEA Education Seminar)
|A Constant SRT Calculated From Liquid Flows Improves BNR Activated Sludge Performance(2002 Radebaugh Award Winner)|
To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.