Entech’s PA Rural Water Association Presentation Schedule

Friday, March 13, 2015

We will be giving three wastewater presentations and co-presenting on an additional topic at the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association’s (PRWA) 2015 Annual Conference in State College, PA. This year’s conference will take place March 24-27th at the Penn Stater Conference Center. Our presentation topics cover a variety of wastewater collection and treatment topics that will educate municipal wastewater system owners and operators, to help them better manage and run their systems more efficiently.

Below you’ll find our speaking schedule and presentation descriptions. The complete conference schedule can be found on PRWA’s website here.


Wednesday, March 25th

8-11:30a & 1:30-5p
F.O.G. – Fats, Oils, & Greases
Ed Pietroski, PE | DEP Class #5850
This course will give real-world examples of how to control F.O.G. and more technical discussion on design & treatment controls. Includes case studies of common sources and chemical & non-chemical treatment methods.

Nutrient Removal Through the Biological Treatment Process
Chris Hannum, PE | DEP Class #5439
This course will help operators understand nutrient removal from wastewater in a biological treatment process with explanations of biochemical processes to remove Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, and total Nitrogen & Phosphorus.

Thursday, March 26th

How Do I Run This DAMN BNR Plant My Engineer Designed
Bryon Killian, PE | DPE Class #5803
Course on control parameters to operate an Activated Sludge Process designed for Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR). Measurements such as Mixed Liquor Suspended Solids & Dissolved Oxygen and their effect on the BNR process will be discussed. Focus on the day to day adjustments of running a BNR plant. Theory be damned!

Friday, March 27th

Collection System Inspection for Failing Infrastructure
Bryon Killian, PE (co-presenter) | DPE Class #3611
How do you fix what you can’t see? This course will help systems find and address the pressing problem of failing wastewater infrastructure. Includes inspection methods and tools.

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