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Membrane Technology 2008 Conference Proceedings TOC

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Session 1: Beyond the Municipality and Within Industry
Session 2: Managing Peak Flows – Operational and Design Strategies
Session 3: The In's and Out's of Process Control and Operations in Today's Membrane Facilities
Session 4: Leading Applications of Tertiary UF/MF – Testing, Design, and Optimization
Session 5: Learning from MBR Installations: Controls, Phosphorus Removal, Retrofits, and Small Systems
Session 6: What's New on the Horizon – Membrane and MBR Research and Product Innovation
Session 7: Reverse Osmosis Advancements
Session 8: Energy Optimization in MBRs: Conventional and Unconventional Thinking
Session 9: Lessons Learned from Environmentally Friendly Membrane Design, Operation, and Retrofit
Session 10: Biohydraulics – Linking Sludge Properties and Membrane Performance
Session 11: Microconstituents – Removing Submicron Pollutants
Session 12: State of the Art Modeling for Membrane Application
Session 13: System Selection, Specifications, and Procurement – What Engineers, Owners, and Operators Need to Know
Posters:
Session 9: Manuscript

Session 1: Beyond the Municipality and Within Industry

Reclaiming Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Using Combined Membrane Bioreactor and Reverse Osmosis
Glen T. Daigger, CH2M HILL; Andrew Hodgkinson, Parson Brinkerhoff Australia, Pty. Ltd.; David Evans, Gippsland Water

Long Term Application of Bioreactor and Membrane Technologies for Treatment of Metalworking Fluid Wastewaters
Paul M. Sutton, P.M. Sutton & Associates, Inc.; Paul Gignac, General Motors Canada; Arnold Janson, General Electric

Swine Manure Treatment and Nutrient Concentration by Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis
Lucie Masse, Daniel I. Massé, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Yvon Pellerin, Technologies Osmosys

Treatment of Produced Water with a Membrane Bioreactor
Soondong Kwon, Kerry A. Kinney, Lynn E. Katz, University of Texas at Austin; Robert S. Bowman, New Mexico Tech; Enid J. Sullivan, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Permeability Enhancement in Ceramic Crossflow Microfiltration for Treatment of Produced Water with High-Frequency Backpulse
Sumihar H.D. Silalahi, TorOve Leiknes, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Membranes for Industrial Water Reuse – They're Not Just for Municipal Applications Anymore
Gregg Cummings, Val S. Frenkel, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants


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Session 2: Managing Peak Flows – Operational and Design Strategies

Membrane Fouling in Submerged Membrane Bioreactors during Peak Wet Weather Flow: Modeling For Design and Operation
Eugenio Giraldo, Mark LeChevallier, American Water

Peak Interest: Sensitivity to Design Flows In Evaluating Large-Plant MBR Retrofits
Thomas Kochaba, Marie-Laure Pellegrin, David Kinnear, HDR Engineering; Melanie Grissom, Brian McNamara, Hampton Roads Sanitation District

Hybrid MBR-Based Design: Cost Effective Performance Optimization for Peak Flows and Loads
Melissa Wu, George Crawford, Pat Burke, Doug Berschauer, CH2M HILL;  Mark Henley, Washington Department of Ecology; Bryan Youker, CH2M HILL; John Komorita, King County; Zimri Moore, Brown and Caldwell

Treating Wet Weather Flows In a Membrane Bioreactor
R. Shane Trussell, Trussell Technologies, Inc.

Treating Peak Flows Using Submerged MBR Technology – The Delphos, OH MBR System
Kim Riddell, Todd Teman, City of Delphos

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Session 3: The In's and Out's of Process Control and Operations in Today's Membrane Facilities

MBR Treatment for Low Levels of Phosphorus
Fred R. Gaines, Enviroquip; Mark Dowson, Highland Treatment, Inc.

Operation and Maintenance of the Delphos MBR WWTP: "One Year Report"
Scott Ellsworth, Floyd Browne Group; Kim Riddell, City of Delphos WWTP; Keith Radick, Floyd Browne Group

Membrane Bioreactor Technology Evaluation after 8 Years of Operation – Grand Targhee, WY
Marie-Laure Pellegrin, Matt Gough, HDR; Ron Overson, Grand Targhee Resort Operations

Operating Membrane Bioreactors: Issues & Concerns
Viraj deSilva, PARSONS

Microaerophilic Digestion of Excess MBR Sludge
Eugenio Giraldo, Wei Cheng, Mark LeChevallier, American Water

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Session 4: Leading Applications of Tertiary UF/MF – Testing, Design, and Optimization

Virus Removal by Low Pressure Membranes in Wastewater Treatment: Effects of Ion Composition and Effluent Organic Matter
Joseph G. Jacangelo, John Hopkins University and MWH; Haiou Huang, Thayer A. Young, John Hopkins University; Alain Madec, Air Liquid

Membrane Pilot Testing at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant
Steven H. Ramberg, John E. Bailhache, Richard A. Gereg, Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District

Design Considerations for Tertiary Membrane Filtration: Pilot Unit Operation at a Trickling Filter Facility
Zeynep K. Erdal, Carmen Quan, Fred Soroushian, CH2M HILL; Ryan Gross, Ken Nelsen, Lake Arrowhed Community Services District; Shane Trussell, Trussell Technologies; Jim Lozier, CH2M HILL

Operation and Process Optimization at the West Basin Water Recycling Facility to Provide High-Quality Recycled Water
Sam Abi-Samra, HDR; Marc Serna, West Basin Municipal Water District

Design and First-Year Operation of the 50 mgd Membrane Treatment Facility at Gwinnett County, Georgia
Richard Porter, Gwinnett County Dept. of Public Works; Robert A. Bergman, CH2M HILL; Don Joffe, Jordan Jones and Goulding; Ed Minchew, CH2M HILL

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Session 5: Learning from MBR Installations: Controls, Phosphorus Removal, Retrofits, and Small Systems

Effect of Chemical Phosphorus Precipitation on Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal in MBR Application to Achieve Extremely Low Effluent Total Phosphorus
Wen-jun Liu, Edward Jordan, Siemens Water Technology Corp.; Zhi-rong Hu, EnviroSim Associate Ltd.; Joeseph Furlong, Siemens Water Technology Corp.

Henderson's New Membrane Bioreactor Water Reclamation Facility – Choosing and Applying the Control System Architecture
J. Okazaki, M. Morine, A. Edwards, D. Fritz, City of Henderson, NV; J. Hoyle, R. Brauer, J. Smith, D. Brunkow, CH2M HILL

What Is Driving Pre-Engineered MBR System Growth?
Donna M. Hartman, GE Water & Process Technologies

Practical Aspects of Retrofitting to MBR Technology - McFarland Creek WWTP– Geauga County, Ohio
Thomas E. Voldrich, Lesley A. Gordon, CT Consultants, Inc.

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Session 6: What's New on the Horizon – Membrane and MBR Research and Product Innovation

Controlling Gaseous Nitrogen Oxide Emissions and Nitrogen Removal Performance in Hollow Fiber Membrane-Aerated Biofilm Reactors
Kevin R. Gilmore, Nancy G. Love, Virginia Tech; Barth F. Smets, Virginia Tech and Technical University of Denmark; Akihiko Terada, Technical University of Denmark; Jay L. Garland, Dynamac Corporation

The Effects of System Scale-Up on Membrane Performance, Packing Density, and Mixed Liquor Properties: A Two-Year Study
J. Pawloski, J. Peeters, B. Ginzburg, S. Chang, GE Water & Process Technologies

A Sustainable Path to Membrane Quality Effluent
Ben Gould, Jeff Devine, Ashbrook Simon-Hartley; Andrew Schuler, University of New Mexico; Hyun-su Kim, Duke University; Sarah Hubbell, Entex Technologies; James Gellner, Hazen & Sawyer; Josh Boltz, CH2MHill; Bob Dabkowski, Hach

Energy-Efficient External MBR Design Simplifies Plant Upgrades to Produce Reuse Quality Water
Louis E. LeBrun, Charles R. Morgan, Parkson Corporation

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Session 7: Reverse Osmosis Advancements

Is Buffering The Answer to Overcome The Fluctuation Of Industrial Effluent Quality At An UF-RO Plant?
Arie Janssen, Delft University of Technology; Sjack van Agtmaal, Wilbert van den Broek, Evides Industriewater; Jaap van der Graaf, Delft University of Technology

City of Oxnard's Advanced Water Purification Facility – An Example of Innovative Treatment Application and Design in Maximizing One Southern California Community's Long Term Water Resources
Jim Lozier, CH2M HILL; Ufuk Erdal, Imad Feghali, Mary Vorissis, Anthony Emmert, Ken Ortega

Evaluating Traditional and Innovative Concentrate Treatment and Disposal Methods for Water Recycling at Big Bear Valley, California
Ufuk G. Erdal, CH2M HILL; Jim Lozier, Anne Lynch, Steven Schindler

Extracellular Polymeric Substances and Membrane Fouling: Microtopographical Characterization of Fouling Phenomana by Atomic Force Microscopy
Berrin Tansel, Florida International University

Pretreatment to Optimize MF/RO Design and Operation in a Municipal Secondary Effluent Application
Paul A. Mueller, Lee Foster, Rory Morgan, Luggage Point Alliance, Western Corridor Recycled Water Project

Upgrading Wastewater Facilities with Membrane Microfilters to Comply With NYC Watershed Rules and Regulations – A Case Study: Hobart, NY
Joe Habib, Pall Corporation; Richard Reightmyer,

Balancing Nutrients in a Reuse World
Cindy Wallis-Lage, Vasu Veerapaneni, Jonathan Pressdee, Mark Steichen, Black & Veatch

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Session 8: Energy Optimization in MBRs: Conventional and Unconventional Thinking

Differences in Aeration and Air Scour Energy Requirements between Membrane Bioreactors, Conventional Activated Sludge (CAS), IFAS and MBBR Following Process Optimization
Dipankar Sen, Santa Clara Valley Water District / Aquifas; George Crawford, CH2M HILL; Dave Commons, San Bernardino Municipal Water Department

Evaluation of the Factors That Impact Successful Membrane Biological Reactor Operations at High Solids Concentration
Malcolm. E. Fabiyi, Richard Novak, Praxair, Inc.

Unique Procurement Process and Design for the City of Healdsburg's Membrane Bioreactor (MBR)/Cannibal® Treatment Plant
Craig Olson, HDR Engineering, Inc.; Jim Flugum, City of Healdsburg; Marie-Laure Pellegrin, HDR Engineering, Inc.

On-Line Fouling Control for Energy Reduction in Membrane Bioreactors
B. Ginzburg, J. Peeters, J. Pawloski, GE Water & Process Technologies

Flat Plate MBR Energy Consumption— Village Of Dundee, MI
Mark Stone, Dennis Livingston, Enviroquip a Division of EWT

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Session 9: Lessons Learned from Environmentally Friendly Membrane Design, Operation, and Retrofit

Large Membrane Bioreactors of Georgia – A Guide and Comparison
Ray Williams, Peter Schuler, Kelly Comstock, Rod Pope, Brown and Caldwell

Lessons Learned From the Design and Operation of Medium Sized Membrane Bioreactor Systems
Henryk Melcer, Bill McCarthy, Patricia Tam, Brown and Caldwell; Ben McConkey, Wayne Robinson, LOTT Alliance

Retrofitting Existing MBR Systems with Next Generation MBR Technology
Antonia von Gottberg, Benjamin Antrim, Christoph Kullmann, Koch Membrane Systems

The Johns Creek Environmental Campus – Most Aesthetically Pleasing 15-mgd MBR in North America
P. Schuler, J. Bratby, R. Williams, K. Comstock, R. Pope, Brown and Caldwell; K. Suwanarpa, P. Williams, Fulton County Department of Public Works

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Session 10: Biohydraulics – Linking Sludge Properties and Membrane Performance

Influence of Loading Patterns on Sludge Properties and Membrane Fouling In Membrane Bioreactors Treating Synthetic Early Planetary Base Wastewater
K. Zhang, H. Choi, D.D. Dionysiou, D.B. Oerther, University of Cincinnati

SUR+: A Short and Accurate Test to Monitor the Total Fouling Rate of WWTP Effluent during Dead End Ultrafiltration
Arie Janssen, Arno Kooistra, Jaap van der Graaf, Delft University of Technology

Loading and Stress Effects on Flat Sheet Membrane Bioreactor (FSMBR) Fouling
ZaiYan Mi, University of New Brunswick; S.R. Grant, ADI Systems Inc.; K.S. Singh, University of New Brunswick

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Session 11: Microconstituents – Removing Submicron Pollutants

The Removal of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds and Pharmaceuticals from Membrane Bioreactor Effluent by Membrane Filtration
Anna M. Comerton, Robert C. Andrews, University of Toronto; David M. Bagley, University of Wyoming

Pilot Testing Of a Membrane Bioreactor for Metals Removal
Anne Conklin, Courtney Eaton, Keith Bourgeous, Lydia Holmes, Carollo Engineers; Keith Smith, Jim Beatty, City of Davis

The Importance of Reverse Osmosis in Removal of Notification Level Chemicals and Selected Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - A Pilot Study
Ufuk G. Erdal, J. Lozier, L. Schimmoller, A. Lynch, S. Schindler, CH2M HILL

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Session 12: State of the Art Modeling for Membrane Application

Development of an Open Source Dynamic Simulation Model for Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Design and Operation: Aquifas-MBR
Dipankar Sen, Santa Clara Valley Water District and Aquifas; Clifford W. Randall, Virginia Tech; Indranil Mitra, Aquifas

Advanced BioWin Modeling for MBR Process Design Optimization: A Case Study of a Split Conventional/MBR Design
Ron J. Latimer, Paul A. Pitt, Charlie Hocking, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.; Paul Williams, Kun Suwanarpa, OP Shukla, Fulton County Department of Public Works

Dynamic Simulation Is Necessary To Understand Differences in Design of Biological Nutrient Removal MBR Processes
Venkatram Mahendraker, Michael Hribljan, GE Water & Process Technologies

Using a Two-Phase Hydrodynamic Model to Control Fouling In an Ultrafiltration Side-Stream MBR
Nicolas Rios, Ingmar Nopens, Biometrics and Process Control (BIOMATH); Peter A. Vanrolleghem, Université Laval

Degrading Malonate Waste in a Membrane Bioreactor: Modeling and Experiments
Hector A. Garcia, Kerry A. Kinney, Desmond F. Lawler, University of Texas at Austin

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Session 13: System Selection, Specifications, and Procurement – What Engineers, Owners, and Operators Need to Know

Navigating the Pre-Selection of Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Equipment in Nantucket, Massachusetts – Lessons Learned
Thomas E. Parece, Robert B. Stallings, Earth Tech, Inc.; Jeffery Willett, Eric Schultz, Town of Nantucket, Massachusetts

Large MBR Procurement – How To Do It Right?
Justyna Kempa-Teper, Val S. Frenkel, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Procurement of MBR Facilities at Irvine Ranch Water District Michelson Recycling Plant to Provide High Quality Reclaimed Water
Sam Abi-Samra, Mandira Sudame, HDR; Steve Malloy, Carl Spangenberg, Irvine Ranch Water District

Class AA Surface Water: MBR Treatment Plant Design and Construction Experience at Concrete, Washington
Greg Pierson, Bob Powell, George Sidhu, HDR, Inc.

Basic Membranes an Operators and Owners Introduction to Membrane Bioreactors, Sizing Criteria, Surrounding Systems and Expected Trends in the Industry.
Terry M. Gellner, CT Consultants, Inc.

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Posters:

Best Practices in the Functional Design and Operation of Reverse Osmosis Membrane Plants
Robert Y. Ning, Thomas L. Troyer, Roger S. Tominello, King Lee Technologies

Application of Membrane Bioreactors for Enhanced Nutrient Removal at a Large Wastewater Treatment Facility with Significant Peaking Events
Thor Young, Kristi Perri, Jeff Sturdevant, Stearns & Wheler, LLC; Chris Phipps, Mike Bonk, George Heiner, Anne Arundel County, MD

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Session 9: Manuscript

Wastewater Reuse via MBR and Tertiary Membrane Filtration – Case Studies
P. Gallagher, A. Nguyen, Purified Water, Siemens Water Technologies Corp; F. Zha, Siemens Water Technologies

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