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When

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM PDT

Sign-in at 8:30 am, workshop begins at 9:00 am

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Where

SPU Operations Center 
2700 Airport Way South
Seattle WA 9813, WA 98134
 

 
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Contact

Anna Vosa 
 
(503) 823-7598 
anna.vosa@portlandoregon.gov 

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Drinking Water Taste & Odor Analysis and Treatment 

This workshop organized by PNWS-AWWA’s Water Quality and Treatment Committees with provide a comprehensive introduction to drinking water taste and odor (T&O) issues and management. The morning will include presentations by local and national experts on T&O evaluation methods such as Flavor Profile Analysis (FPA), treatment of groundwater and surface water supplies for a range of T&O issues, and related case studies from local utilities. The afternoon will provide attendees with hands-on sensory training exercises and a tour of SPU’s Water Quality Laboratory with a FPA panel demonstration.

0.5 CEUs requested (OR & WA)

Early Bird registration fee is $75 for members and $100 for non-members.  This discounted cost is available through September 30, and will increase by $25 beginning October 1.  Workshop cost includes snacks, beverages, and lunch

Time Block

Activity/Presentation

Lead/Presenter

8:30 – 9:00am

Arrival/Sign-in/Coffee & Snacks

n/a

9:00 - 9:45am

Workshop Introduction and Overview of Drinking Water Taste and Odor Evaluation

Stephen Booth, Confluence Engineering; Melissa Dale, Plaza & Associates

9:45 – 10:15am

Treatment Considerations for Surface Water T&O Issues

Kim Ervin, Jacobs

10:15-10:30am

Break

n/a

10:30-11:00am

Case Study: Treatment Considerations for Groundwater Taste and Odor Issues

Barney Santiago, RH2

11:00-11:45am

SPU’s Approach to Manage Taste and Odor in Our System’s Drinking Water

Liz Johnson and Paige Igoe, SPU

11:45-12:30pm

Lunch

n/a

12:30-3:00pm

Divide into groups, rotate through hands-on exercises with trainers at Ops Center, with one group at a time touring SPU’s Water Quality Lab/FPA demonstration

Training and Tour Leads (Stephen Booth, Melissa Dale, Liz Johnson)

3:00pm

Sign-out

n/a