Residuals and Biosolids 2013: Emerging Opportunities for Sustainable Resource Recovery

May 5 - 8, 2013
Nashville Convention Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Technical Program

We are excited to be bringing the Residuals and Biosolids Conference to Nashville, Tennessee. We hope to provide valuable education and encourage the use and acceptance of effective innovative technologies through workshops, technical sessions, and an exhibition.

Please visit the link below for the most up to date technical session information.

Technical Program (PDF)

Conference Workshops:

We are very pleased to be hosting two pre-conference workshops one one tour in Nashville this year. More details are available for each event below.

Workshop A Agenda (PDF)
Workshop B Agenda(PDF)


Workshop A: Biosolids 101 – Fundamentals of Practice
Sunday, May 5, 2013 | 8:30am - 5:00pm

Many who are responsible for biosolids compliance do not have the deep background that can make for a successful biosolids program.  This workshop attempts to get those new to the biosolids field interested and knowledgeable about biosolids fundamentals. 

Workshop B: Using Appropriate Economic Methodologies for Evaluation of Cost-Saving Projects
Sunday, May 5, 2013 | 1:30pm - 5:00pm

This workshop is intended to teach utility management appropriate methodologies that should be used to evaluate whether an operational-cost-saving project/investment should be made or not and provide tools for overcoming perceived economic barriers, using accepted economic techniques.

Nashville’s Biosolids Facility Tour
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | 1:30pm – 5:00pm | $35 per person

Tour Nashville’s Biosolids Facility at the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Biosolids Facility began operation in January of 2009. The Central Wastewater Treatment Plant handles 85-tons of residual solids daily. The new Biosolids Facility added DAF thickening, Anaerobic Digestion, Centrifuge Dewatering and Thermal Drying to help reduce solids handling and begin to beneficially reuse the biosolids.