Treatment agenda

29 January 2019

8:45 am

Registration, refreshments, and exhibition

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9:30 am

Welcome and introduction from conference chair

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Speaker

  • Tom Curtis

    Tom Curtis
    Professor of environmental engineering - Newcastle University

9:35 am

ENSURING ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE

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9:35 am

What do we know?

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Upping our game on pollution incidents Learning from a hot dry summer Smarter thinking around pollution control and complianceRead more

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  • Helen Wakeham

    Helen Wakeham
    Deputy director of water quality, groundwater and land contamination - Environment Agency

9:55 am

Pushing the environmental agenda forward

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Thinking beyond the treatment work boundaries Developing catchment-wide partnershipsRead more

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  • Ruth Barden

    Ruth Barden
    Director of environmental strategy - Wessex Water

10:15 am

Panel debate, questions and answers- Ensuring environmental compliance now and into the future

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What the next 25-30 years look like Spotting and planning for future challenges Building environmental planning into business-as-usual Session speakers to be joined by:Read more

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10:50 am

Refreshments, networking and exhibition

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11:20 am

UPGRADING THE UK’S WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES

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11:20 am

Vertical flow wetlands for full wastewater treatment – bringing to life Severn Trent’s rural strategy

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Vision for rural wastewater treatment First UK wastewater treatment plant based entirely in vertical flow constructed wetlands Integrating wastewater treatment with societal valueRead more

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11:30 am

Innovating to deliver solutions fit for their environment

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Using asset and environmental data to deliver multiple benefits across a catchment Driving research and innovation to deliver cost beneficial solutions in a rural catchmentsRead more

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  • Paul Tipper

    Paul Tipper
    Head of wastewater strategy - United Utilities

11:55 am

Rural treatment works: just as vital as urban hubs

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Upgrading on a small scale The importance of monitoring and sensors in remote worksRead more

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12:15 pm

Question and answer

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12:30 pm

Buffet lunch, networking and exhibitions

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1:30 pm

OVERCOMING THE BIGGEST TREATMENT CHALLENGES

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1:30 pm

Extracting river pollutants using Amazonian plants

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1:50 pm

Panel discussion: overcoming the biggest treatment challenges

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Figuring out the best way to remove microplastics and micropollutants from wastewater Preventing blockages and dealing with wet wipes in the treatment facilities Outlining ways to ensure wastewater treatment plants can deal with growing volumes Utilising data to spot issues before they become serious problems Overcoming poor wastewater quality Dealing with the increase in chemicals…Read more

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2:40 pm

Refreshments, networking and exhibiton

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3:10 pm

NEXT-GENERATION WASTEWATER TREATMENT

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3:10 pm

Phosphorus recovery at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant

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Sharing the lessons of managing the largest wastewater treatment facility in the world Integrating nutrient recovery at scale into wastewater treatment plants Size and efficiency: is bigger better?Read more

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  • Yvonne Mwende Lefler

    Yvonne Mwende Lefler
    Principal civil engineer - Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

3:30 pm

Check back for more details

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3:45 pm

Using data to optimise performance and create smart treatments works

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Using data to improve plant visibility Developing smart treatment plants to optimise performance Upgrading the existing treatment assetsRead more

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4:05 pm

Sustainable communities- septic tanks of the future

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Working with rural communities to provide a sustainable sewerage service Developing septic tanks fit for the 21st centuryRead more

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  • Allan Mason

    Allan Mason
    Water operations team leader - Scottish Water

4:25 pm

Questions and answers

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4:55 pm

Close of conference

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