2020 Plant Operations and Lab Workshop

November 18-19, 2020

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center

100 Green Meadows Drive

Lewis Center, OH

Booking Link

Group Rate $135/night

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8:45 - 9:00


Joe Tillison

9:00 - 11:00

Media Survival Kit - How Operators can build relationships with Local Media

Mikaela Hunt, Mikaela Media 

11:00 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:00

Beneficial Use of Biosolids, Academic community Response to 2018 OIG report

Nick Bosta, OSU

12:00 - 1:00


1:00 - 1:45

Miamisburg WRF Improvements, Worth the Wait

Dave Reinker

Tip and tricks for accurately measure common wastewater parameters in the lab


1:45 - 2:30

City of Solon Water Reclamation Facility

Clint Krendick

5 questions to ask when designing an online water quality monitoring network


2:30 - 2:45


2:45 - 3:30

Bowling Green WPC, 2007 and Beyond

Doug Clark

How and why to monitor ATP for biological growth

Ted Simmons, Hach

3:30 - 4:15

Lancasters Fixer Upper: Upgrades, Replacements, and Streamlining of the Existing WWTP

Kim Seidelmann

Determination of redaily available COD

Radek Bolek, Alloway

4:15 - 4:45

Break / Cocktails

4:45 - 5:45

Round Table w/ Day 1 Speakers

Moderators: Joe Tillison, City of Delphos and Walter Ariss, OEPA




9:00 - 10:00

Meet, Tweet, : Community Outreach for Utilities

John Gonzalez

10:00 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

Vertical Asset Management

James Decker, Jacobs

Trying to Find Correlation TOC & BOD


11:00 - 11:45

Asset Management

Justin Barher, MSD Greater Cincinnati

Cyanotoxin analysis using LC

Muhammad Ramzan, NEORSD

11:45 - 12:15

Shift Transition Process Control -Kathryn Crestani

Challenges with implementing new MDL

12:15 - 1:15


1:15 - 2:15

WooPoo Woosters Bioenergy Adventure

Nathan Coey 

Understanding the industrial pretreatment permit process


2:15 - 2:30


2:30 - 3:30

Memorial Day Tornadoes PIO Emergency Response

Brianna Wooten

Monitoring and Management of HABs


Pending approval for 11.75 hours

Schedule Subject to Change


Full Workshop Member: $295

Full Workshop  Nonmember: $395

One Day Member: $185

One Day Nonmember: $235

Member Exhibitor: $425

Nonmember Exhibitor: $525

Onsite Fee: +$10

Online Registration will
close on November 13, 2020

Note: Members MUST login to receive membership rates. If you do not remember your login credentials follow the "Forgot Password" during the login process or email info@ohiowea.org to reset your password.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of the workshop, or no-shows the day of the workshop will still be charged in full and will not receive a refund.

  • Any Cancellation 72-24 hours prior to the workshop will receive a 65% refund minus any credit card processing fees.

  • Any Cancellation 72 hours or more prior to the workshop will receive a full refund minus any credit card processing fees.

  • Two week cancellation notice required for exhibitors.

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