The 85th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans in October featured five presentations by Donohue's wastewater experts.
The Sunday workshop featured William Marten, PE, BCEE, who was part of Activated Sludge and BNR Process Control: Hands-on in the Real World. Bill has been involved with this workshop topic for several years. He is Donohue's Technical Associates for Wastewater Biological Processes & Nutrient Removal.
The technical sessions featured Craig Brunner, PE, (co-author Kendra Sveum) presenting Assessing Risk for Operations Reliability and Assets Protection at Six Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) Pumping Stations. Craig is Donohue's President and has been working with MWRDGC for a number of years.
Kendra Sveum, PE, was the moderator for TS011: A Focus on Grit Removal and Handling Strategies. As part of this technical track, Mike Gerbitz, PE, presented You’ve Got Grit Slurry: Now What? Three Case Studies of Successful Grit Slurry Systems Serving Large Combined Sewer Systems. Kendra is an Associate Director and wastewater engineer at Donohue; Mike is a Vice President and senior wastewater engineer.
Leon Downing, Ph.D., PE (Co-authors Mike Gerbitz, PE, and Dale Doerr, City of Sheboygan,) presented Assessing Variability for Nutrient Removal Improvements. Leon is Donohue's Technical Associates for Emerging Wastewater Technologies.
Downing also presented at the Municipal Wastewater Treatment Design Committee’s Innovation Forum. He is part of a group panel on Technology Focus: New Design Approaches in Wastewater Treatment; his presentation and discussion focus on Big on biofilms technologies.
Steve Sticklen, PE, (co-author Randy Videkovich, PE) presented A Tale of Three Cities In 2D. Steve is a water resources engineer focused on wastewater collection and stormwater systems modeling.
The country's premier wastewater conference provides attendees with hundreds of educational and networking events from technical sessions and workshops to committee meetings and receptions.