Registration Open for AMTA Technology Transfer Workshop

March 3, 2008
Workshop is scheduled for May 7-8 in Charleston, S.C.

Registration is open for the AMTA Technology Transfer Workshop, taking place May 7-8, 2008, in Charleston, S.C.

The workshop is for water utilities and municipalities concerned with providing a safe, reliable and cost-effective water supply for their communities; agencies, water treatment operators, supervisors, superintendents, managers, planners and engineers; consultants and manufacturers interested in the latest membrane treatment advances and applications; and university professors and students interested in ongoing research and development of membrane technologies.

The workshop will focus on membrane applications and needs for the Southeast. Attendees will learn about MF/UF basics, MBR basics, RO basics, drinking water issues in South Carolina, withdrawal permits and general permitting, arsenic and boron regulations and controls, MF/UF application financing, innovative MBR applications and local regulations, zero liquid discharge, seawater application and design considerations, concentrate disposal challenges and new membrane technologies and advancements. The workshop will feature the Mt. Pleasant RO plant with an overview of the facility followed by a facility tour. The workshop will also highlight several case histories on the Santee Cooper Lake Marion UF plant, Fripp Island, South Carolina’s first MBR plant, and the newly planned Hilton Head RO plant.

The event will be held at the Francis Marion Hotel in historical Charleston. Please be sure to register with AMTA by April 16 to save $100. The workshop brochure is available online at

Questions regarding the workshop can be directed to AMTA via phone at 772.463.0820, online at or e-mail at [email protected].

Source: AMTA