Troubleshooting/Optimizing Activated Sludge Operations

to be scheduled based on pandemic status - hopefully in the fall

This goal for this workshop is for attendees to evaluate their treatment system and develop a list of opportunities to improve and optimize their plant operation. This course is for experienced operators and managers of activated sludge plants. A microscopic floc assessment including filament identification should be conducted prior to the workshop so we know the present sludge quaility conditions that can be applied in the workshop. Topics specific to successful activated sludge operations will be covered. At the conclusion of the workshop attendees will leave the workshop with a comprehensive plan to implement at their facility to improve/optimize plant performance.

Workshop topics include:

Biological Process Monitoring

Operating Secondary Clarifiers

Managing Nutrients

Aeration Problems & Dissolved Oxygen

Fine-tuning Your Process Control Management Plan

Use of Selectors and Step Feed

Troubleshooting Sludge Settling Problems

· Poor floc formation
· Foaming
· Rising sludge
· Toxicity
· Rapid settling, turbid effluent
· Filamentous and slime bulking
· Low D.O. bulking
· Low F/M bulking (prduction shutdown, low production)
· Nutrient-deficient bulking
· Septicity (organic acids/sulfide) bulking


Registration Fee: $250 USD

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