Aug 22, 2008

WEFTEC.08 to Offer Comprehensive Education Program

Program offers 31 workshops, 115 technical sessions and 10 facility tours

The Water Environment Federation's 81st Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) offers the most dynamic educational and training experience. Come to McCormick Place in Chicago Oct. 18 to 22 to gain access to the largest and most comprehensive water quality exhibition in North America.

The educational program offers 31 workshops, 115 technical sessions and 10 facility tours that will address the most timely issues in water and wastewater, including:
&#149 Microconsituents—focusing on endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) to include research, effects on public health, regulations and methods of reduction;
&#149 Membrane Technologies—application in wastewater and water reuse, innovations, enhanced performance and regulatory compliance;
&#149 Plant Operations and Treatment—innovations, technologies, processes and proven solutions in water and wastewater treatment, including nutrient removal and odor control;
&#149 Regulations—CMOM/SSO Rules, TMDL/Watershed Rules, nutrient trading and NPDES Phase II;
&#149 Research—leading-edge process applications in water and wastewater treatment, and recent developments;
&#149 Residuals Biosolids—incineration, disposal, reuse through land application, research, regulations, politics and public perception;
&#149 Storm Water Collection Systems—management, operations maintenance, infrastructure, overflow reduction, wet weather planning, watershed approaches and regulations;
&#149 Utility Management—asset management and financial planning for infrastructure, technology, regulatory compliance and security, including environmental management systems;
&#149 Water Reuse/Recycling—research, regulations, emerging technologies and proven processes; and
&#149 Water Quality Watershed Management—storm water, wet weather and watershed issues.