Take A Deep Dive Into Wednesday’s AC18 Featured Sessions


Sarah A. Deslauriers
Carollo Engineers

Are Regulations Spoiling the Co-Digestion Party?
Sarah Deslauriers, Engineer, Carollo Engineers
State-driven methane reducing mandates are under development that require the wastewater sector’s and local air district’s support to achieve them on time. Collaborate with state and regional regulators to determine if your agency can be part of the solution. Learn more about this track.

The Future of Nutrients in California – Can We Do this Better?
Michael Falk, Senior Professional Associate, HDR
The reduction of nutrient discharged from California treatment plants takes on many different forms. Current strategies include standard treatment practices, reuse, potable reuse, resource recovery technologies, etc. This curated track will bring in a group of luminaries in the field to discuss the current and future nutrient management in California. Learn more about this track.

Side Stream Treatment for Nitrogen Removal
Ufuk Erdal, Vice President, Water Reuse National Practice Director, AECOM
Nitrogen loads from side streams pose significant challenges for WWTPs. This session will provide a highly valuable insight to understand conventional and state of approaches to treat side streams within existing plant foot print and a cost-effective manner. Learn more about this track.

Goodbye Landfills, Hello Reuse
Greg Chung, Vice President, West Yost Associates
This facilitated discussion is geared toward understanding what restrictions, new opportunities, and foreign experiences are driving change across the biosolids industry. This is a dynamic panel discussion that includes thought leaders that will provide perspectives on regulatory, land restoration, crop production and soil enhancement. Learn more about this track.

Updates from ReNUWIt: The Future of Wastewater Treatment
Craig Criddle, Stanford University
Come hear updates from ReNUWIt, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure. Launched in 2011, ReNUWIt is the first ERC dedicated to civil infrastructure and water systems. ReNUWIt encompasses a diverse team of researchers who collaborate with entrepreneurs and practitioners on innovative solutions for urban water infrastructure challenges. “Our goal is to change the ways we manage urban water.” Topics presented include: The Future of Water Treatment and Resource Recovery and The Future of Pathogens and Pollutant Management. Learn more about this track.