At this Water Quality workshop, participants will begin the day learning the basis of algae ecology, the various types of algae and cyanobacteria including the culprits for the HAB, otherwise known as the Harmful Algal Blooms. Other topics include methods for monitoring algae, and control of Algal blooms. The second half of the day will cover Disinfection by Products (DBPs) and a case study of monitoring for DBPs.
8:15 Registration and Sign in
8:30 Welcome and Course Outline
Mary Carol Wagner, Chair of Operations & WQ Committee
8:35 Identification of HABs using a Digital Imaging Particle Analyzer - FlowCam
Harry Nelson, Fluid Imaging Technologies Inc.
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9:35 Algal Identification of Source Water Samples (Attendees are encouraged to bring in their own source water samples)
Harry Nelson, Fluid Imaging Technologies Inc. and Roger Tucker, Louisville Water Company
10:30 Break (Scopes will be available to look at algal samples at breaks throughout the day.)
10:40 Louisville Water Company: LWC Algae Monitoring
Roger Tucker, Louisville Water Company
11:40 Control of Algal Blooms
Adam Charlton, Aquatic Control Inc
12:40 Lunch will be provided by Brenntag, Dave Divine
Thank you for lunch!
1:40 Source Water Quality Monitoring with a Sonde
Mary Carol Wagner, Northern Kentucky Water District
2:10 Monitoring & Optimization for DBP Control
Kevin Roberts, Henderson Water Utility
2:40 What is PFOA? Should we be Concerned?
Brent Tippy, HDR
2:10 GAC. What is it and how does it help?
Bob Cashion, S4
3:40 Tour of Somerset Water Treatment Plant
Cost: $50 members/$75 non members