|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.