Thursday, June 6, 2013
Registration at 7:30 am
Moline Water Treatment Plant
30 18th Street
Moline, Illinois 61265
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In the Plant Training: City of Moline Water Treatment Plant
SUMMARY: This training session will outline the evolution of treatment & pumping technologies at the Moline’s Water Treatment Plant. Specific topics covered will include: early history; clarification technologies, filtration; disinfection, pumping; storage and planning. This will be followed by an overview of current plant design and operational features.
7:30 – 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 8:15 Introduction| House Keeping
8:15 – 10:00 Water Plant Evolution Presentation
10:00 – 10:15 Break for those who need it | Question & Answers
10:15 – 11:45 Plant Design and Operational Feature
11:45 – 12:00 Question & Answer | Wrap-up
Part 1: Water
Plant Evolution (classroom)
History of Moline Water Supply:
construction of existing plant
– up-flow solids contact
– up-flow solids contact
–gaseous.1-Ton and RMP
concerns – water age, flooding, microbial inactivation
and long term
Part 2: Current Plant
Design and Operational Features (walkthrough instruction):
portion of the training will highlight various design and operational features
incorporated in the Moline Water Plant. The inspection will begin at the river
intake and following the treatment and pumping process through the entire
facility. Topics will range from oxidation & zebra mussel control to
security and flood protection.
REGISTRATION & HOURS:
Registration begins at 7:30am. The training will start at 8:00am and will conclude by 12:00pm. Earn up to 4 PDH’s or RTC hours. Continental breakfast will be included.
Early Bird Registration: $35.00 Illinois Section AWWA Members • $45.00 for non members
Onsite Registration: $55.00 Illinois Section AWWA Members • $65.00 for non members
Presenter: Greg Swanson, City of Moline
Greg Swanson is Utilities General Manager for the City of Moline, where he has worked in the public water supply field since 1977. His work experience encompasses a broad range of activities ranging from treatment and distribution O&M to utility management and strategic planning. He has presented on a variety of drinking water topics for numerous professional, civic, and educational organizations. Greg is a strong advocate of public outreach efforts that promote knowledge and appreciation of water supply system benefits and challenges. Greg is currently Vice-Chair and is an active member of ISAWWA committees.