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67th Annual Environmental Engineering Conference

Preparing to Face the Challenges Before Us

Earn 6.5 PDHs 

Wednesday • April 19, 2017  |  University of Kansas Memorial Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS

This action-packed day includes plenary session presentations on earthquake planning, practical applications of drone technologies, mosquito-borne disease challenges in Kansas, and an engineer’s perspective on the on-going crisis in Flint, Michigan. Our afternoon breakout sessions will address timely topics in the areas of water supply and treatment; wastewater treatment; and air and waste management. Participants will earn 6.5 contact hours (PDHs) of instruction.

Who should attend:

  • Municipal and utility engineers
  • Consulting engineers
  • Plant superintendents
  • Public works directors
  • Representatives of state and federal agencies
  • Technical support staff
  • Students

2017 Conference Highlights:

Plenary Session

  • A New Challenge for Kansas Utilities: Earthquake Planning
  • Drones—Beyond the Flight: Exploring Practical Uses of UAS-Based Data Collection
  • Mosquito Borne Disease Challenges in Kansas
  • Flint, Michigan: The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions (or the Law of Unintended Consequences)

Water Supply & Treatment

  • Addressing the Unintended Consequences of Chloramination: The Utility Perspective
  • Meeting the EPA Trihalomethane (THM) By-Products Rule Challenge: An In-Tank Aeration Solution!
  • Diversifying the Portfolio – How Integrated Modeling Can Help Plan a More Resilient Water Future
  • Innovation and Remote Sensing Technology Are Driving More Focused and Cost-Effective Watershed Management Strategies

Wastewater & Stormwater Treatment

  • Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks – Nitrogen Removal Year Round in Lagoons
  • MABR – A Simple Solution to Intensify Nutrient Removal and Save Energy
  • Our Approach to Successfully Negotiating the Tomahawk Creek WWTF Expansion Permit
  • A New Spin on BNR: Employing Hydrocyclones for Process Intensification

Air & Waste Management

  • Air and Solid Waste Regulation Update
  • MATS Implementation - No Longer Just About Reducing Air Emissions
  • Controlling Landfill Odors and Other Advancements in Landfill Technologies
  • Reviewing Brine Reduction Technologies, and the Necessary Pretreatment & Total Treatment Costs for Kansas Produced Waters

Environmental Engineering Conference Exhibitors


Clean Water
Medora Corp
R.E. Pedrotti Co.
Ray Lindsey Company
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