Primary, secondary, tertiary and sludge treatment – identify key design equations, key legislation, common problems and solutions

Date: 23rd October 2017

Early Bird Rate Available!

In the first half of the day, we will give an insight into key legislation relating to Wastewater treatment, including the Water Framework Directive and the EC Environmental Objectives (Groundwater) Regulations 2010.

We will then examine primary treatment (removal of heavy or large objects) including key design equations, and common issues and solutions. We will then look at secondary treatment (removal of dissolved and suspended organic compounds), including key design equations, fixed and suspended growth processes, as well as the most common problems associated with this treatment and will show solutions.

In the second half of the day, we will examine tertiary (advanced) treatment for further nutrients removal. We will explain key concepts, denitrification, as well as insights into phosphorus, chemical and biological removal. We will then cover sludge treatment technologies, and will discuss energy production from wastewater, including anaerobic digestion design, maximising rate of biogas generation and optimising digester performance, and common problems and solutions.

All attendees will gain expert insight from our expert trainers, as well as a highly informative Q & A, a full course pack and 5 structured CPD points. Those who book now will avail of a great early-bird rate, and we also offer discounts on multiple bookings. Places are limited on this course to facilitate interaction, so early booking is advised.

Key Legislation to be aware of

Primary treatment

  • Key design equations and operational experience

Secondary treatment

  • Fixed growth and suspended growth processes
  • Design equations and operational experience
  • Common problems and solutions

Tertiary treatment for nutrients removal

  • Key concepts explained including nitrification
  • Denitrification / phosphorus removal, chemical and biological

Sludge treatment

  • Chemistry and biology of sludge treatment
  • Sludge treatment technologies
  • Anaerobic digestion design and operational experience
  • Maximising rate of biogas generation and optimising digester performance
  • Co digestion operational experience / Common problems and solutions

This course should be hugely beneficial to engineers, planners, site assessors, and environmental scientists, particularly those who may not regularly work with waste water. Also very would be very beneficial to EHS managers and consultants, civil and consulting engineers.

On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.

AWN Consulting

AWN have many years’ experience of examining wastewater treatment plant operation from a process design and process chemistry approach, to determine why operational problems, such as poor final effluent or drinking water quality may be occurring.

Dr. Fergal Callaghan – Director, AWN Consulting

Dr Fergal Callaghan is a director with AWN with responsibility for Quantitative Risk Assessment. He has extensive experience in providing consultancy services to licensed establishments in Ireland and overseas, Dr. Callaghan has a B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry) and Ph.D. Chemical Engineering.  He is an Associate Member of The Institution of Chemical Engineers (AMIChemE), a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), Member of the Environmental Protection Subject Group, IChemE, Member of the Safety and Loss Prevention Group, a Graduate Member of The Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management. He has 24 years engineering and consultancy experience in the Irish, UK and European environmental industry.

Training Environment:

CMG Professional Training courses take place at our state-of-the-art training facility in the Apex Building situated in the Beacon Quarter of Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18. The CMG Training Centre is accessible by the Luas, (Sandyford line, Stillorgan stop – 6 mins walk) several bus options (the number 11 travels from O Connell street Dublin and stops directly outside the training centre) and we are situated very close to the M50 at the Beacon Hospital corner. There are several car parks within a three minute walk from the training centre with very competitive ‘all day’ parking rates and we have a range of coffee shops (including Starbucks) as well as shops and restaurants nearby.

Date, Time & Venue:

Date:  23rd October, 2017

Times: 9.30 am to 3.30pm

Venue: Apex Building, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford Dublin 18

Course Cost:

This course costs €365 (EARLY-BIRD), normal rate €395. Includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, nespresso coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

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