Plant Operations and Lab Workshop

October 11-12, 2018

Thursday & Friday
(note days of week have changed from previous years)

Location and Accomodations

Book here to receive the discounted room rate
Group Rate ends September 19, 2018

100 Green Meadows Drive

Lewis Center, OH


NEW! Laboratory track is both days!

Thursday Schedule

8:00 - 9:00Use of Computer Models for Operator Training; Jim Borton, JacobsTOC, John Welsh-YSI  
9:00 - 9:15BREAKBREAK
9:15 - 9:45Orthophosphate Monitoring and Phosphorus Removal Control, Rob Smith, YSI-XylemNutrients-Phosphorus and Nitrogen,Denise Johnson & Paul Skerl-NEORSD
9:45 - 10:15
10:15 - 10:30BREAKBREAK
10:30 - 11:30Ohio EPA Operator Certification Update, Tanushree Courlas, Ohio EPANutients-Continued
11:30 - 12:15New Plant Start-up Challenges, Mark Chandler and Chad Kidd, Delaware CountyOrthophophate in Wastewater Nicole Jones-BoJhun Environmental Services
12:15 - 1:15LUNCH
1:15 - 2:00Pataskala WRF Plant Profile, Nathan Coey, City of PataskalaLab Game Show, Jerry Wright-City of Dayton
2:00 - 2:45Eaton WWTP - Plant Profile, Zac Wilson, City of EatonThe essentials of pH, Tim Meirose-Thermo Scientific
2:45 - 3:00BREAKBREAK
3:00 - 3:45Wadsworth: A community unmatched, Kristi Babcock, City of WadsworthFecal Coliform Analysis in Wastewater by Quanti-Tray Method 9223B, Amy Staley-Alloway
3:45 - 4:30Fremont WRC Facility Upgrade: Challenges and Successes, Josh Wehring and Jeff Lamson, City of FremontFundamentals of water sampling in portable automatic samplers, Chris Cushman-YSI
4:30 - 5:00Oh, the Places You'll Go! Tips, Tricks, Skills and Traits That will Advance Your Career and Optimize your Utilities, Jason Tincu, OWEA and Dave Wilson, BL AndersonThe MDL Procedure-In Theory and Practice, Carol Turner-NEORSD
5:00 - 5:30BREAK / CocktailsBREAK / Cocktails
5:30 - 6:30Round Table w/ Day 1 Speakers - Moderators: Joe Tillison, City of Bowling Green and Walter Ariss, OEPA

Friday Schedule

8:00 - 10:00Eating Change for Breakfast, Jessica Bishop, Brown and Caldwell and Jason Tincu, OWEA
10:00 - 10:15BREAK
10:15 - 10:4530 Years at Newark WWTP: How things change but remained the same, Ed Nutter, City of NewarkThe Use of Macroinvertebrates to Monitor Effluent Quality in Streams; Rhonda Mendel, Enviroscience
10:45 - 11:15SLRAT Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool Uses and Case Studies, Bob Hunn, Duke's Root Control, Inc.
11:15 - 12:15Plant Optimization without Risk; Jim Borton, JacobsSample Handling - Things to Consider; Kim Riddell-Furry, Alloway
12:15 - 1:15LUNCH
1:15 - 2:00Capital Planning, The Process and Lessons Learned, Matt Boone, ArcadisThe Importance of Reading and Understanding your Permit; Melodi Clark, City of Columbus


Full Workshop Member: $265

Full Workshop  Nonmember: $365

Member One Day: $190

Nonmember One Day: $240

Member Exhibitor: $375

Nonmember Exhibitor: $475