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Treatment Agenda

28 January 2020

8:45 am

Registration, refreshments and exhibition

Bioresources Infrastructure & Networks Treatment
9:30 am

Welcome and introduction from conference chair

Treatment

Speaker

  • Dr Tom Curtis

    Dr Tom Curtis
    Professor of environmental engineering - Newcastle University

9:35 am

WASTEWATER TREATMENT IN AMP7

Treatment
9:35 am

Treatment priorities for AMP7: investment, innovation and collaborative research

Treatment
  • How investment and collaborative research will solve pressing global challenges
  • Enhancing treatment processes to benefit the natural environment in AMP7 and beyond
  • Finding innovative and environmentally sustainable solutions

Speaker

  • Ed Mitchell

    Ed Mitchell
    Wastewater operations director - South West Water

9:55 am

Overview of the AMP7 drivers affecting flow measurement

Treatment
  • Combatting the potential problems associated with using existing flow measurement devices
  • Demonstrating the technical, financial and operational challenges involved with retrofitting inlet flow meters
  • Future risks and opportunities for the industry

Speaker

10:15 am

Challenges and opportunities of implementing nature-based solutions for wastewater treatment in AMP7

Treatment
  • Context for NBS implementation
  • What are the benefits and limitations of the approach?
  • Case studies for wetlands use for sewage treatment

Speaker

  • Gabriela Dotro

    Gabriela Dotro
    Senior research fellow in environmental engineering - Cranfield Water Science Institute

10:35 am

Panel discussion, questions and answers: bringing networks and treatment together

Treatment
  • Where will investment be in AMP7?
  • How can we better merge treatment and networks?

Speakers to be joined by:

Speaker

11:00 am

Refreshments, networking and exhibition

Bioresources Infrastructure & Networks Treatment
11:30 am

RESPONDING TO BIG TREATMENT CHALLENGES: ENERGY, PLASTIC & PHOSPHORUS

Treatment
11:30 am

ENERGY & CARBON REDUCTION

Treatment
  • Reconciling the push for higher treatment standards with the need to cut carbon
  • What can we do better in the bid to combat climate change?
  • Are we future-ready?

Speaker

  • Andrew Calvert

    Andrew Calvert
    Energy generation investment and improvement manager - Yorkshire Water

11:50 am

PLASTICS

Treatment
  • Anglian Water’s business aspirations and pledge to reduce plastic and protect the environment
  • Measuring impact and ensuring responsible practices
  • Forming a coalition: working together to achieve goals

Speaker

12:05 pm

PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL

Treatment
  • Meeting tighter targets and addressing what is needed for the next AMP
  • The benefits of biological phosphorus removal
  • Combatting the phosphorus ‘headache’

Speaker

  • Ana Lanham

    Ana Lanham
    Lecturer in water science and engineering - University of Bath

12:20 pm

Questions and answers

Treatment
12:45 pm

Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition

Bioresources Infrastructure & Networks Treatment
1:40 pm

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY & CUTTING-EDGE TREATMENT PROCESSES

Treatment
1:40 pm

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD): smart use of advanced modelling tools

Treatment
  • Knowledge gaps and future needs to enhance treatment processes
  • What does good modelling practice look like?
  • Utilising data to solve treatment challenges

Speaker

2:00 pm

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Treatment
2:20 pm

Wastewater treatment strategy: R2IC trials

Treatment
  • Developing, verifying and implementing disruptive wastewater treatment technologies
  • Long-term visions

Speaker

2:40 pm

Questions and answers

Treatment
2:55 pm

Refreshments, networking and exhibition

Bioresources Infrastructure & Networks Treatment
3:25 pm

CREATING A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT & BIORESOURCES

Bioresources Treatment
3:25 pm

Vision for a circular economy water sector: dot on the horizon

Bioresources Treatment
  • Using less resource and utilising waste
  • The importance of having a good view of products in the treatment cycle
  • Improving and implementing new developments

Speaker

  • Kees Roest

    Kees Roest
    Senior scientific researcher - industry, wastewater & reuse - KWR Water Research Institute

3:45 pm

Building long-term resilience for wastewater treatment

Bioresources Treatment
  • What will treatment processes look like in 20-40 years?
  • Solving compliance issues: can our plants deliver compliance for the long-term?

Speaker

  • David Thomas

    David Thomas
    Strategic planner, wastewater resilience - Scottish Water

4:05 pm

Giving water industry waste residuals a second life

Bioresources Treatment
  • The tool to accomplish the road from idea to value
  • The key to successful partnerships
  • Realising value and creating a more sustainable future

Speaker

  • Jouke Boorsma

    Jouke Boorsma
    Business developer water authorities - Aquaminerals

4:25 pm

Questions and answers

Bioresources Treatment
4:35 pm

Close of conference

Bioresources Treatment