2014 Technical Sessions

The IWC draws utility plant and power plant personnel, engineers, water chemists and biologists, business development managers, administrators, operation managers, and engineering managers from private, government and academic sectors both national and international. Conference attendees learn the latest about new applications available in the industrial water treatment industry, review current information, and learn about application issues that have been documented in industrial water treatment.

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SESSIONS

Pure Water Applications Using Electrodeionzation
Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 8-11

The use of Electrodeionzation (EDI) for water purification continues to grow. Environment safety concerns and improvements to the technology have gained an increased acceptance for Industrial applications. The session will review traditional mixed bed ion exchange challenged by EDI technology and power plant water purification.

IWC Representative: Steve Gagnon, AvanTech, Inc., Columbia, SC
Session Chair: Alan Knapp, Evoqua Water Technology, LLC. , Vancouver, WA
Discussion Leader: Larry Gottlieb, ResinTech, Inc., West Berlin, NJ

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Alan Knapp, Evoqua Water Technology, LLC., Vancouver, WA

IWC 14-01 8:10 AM
Conversion from Ion Exchange Beds to EDI: Pilot Testing and Full Scale Results and Lessons
Jeff Tate, Agape Water Solutions, Inc, Harleysville, PA

Discusser: Greg Osen, AVANTech, Inc., Columbia, SC 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure 8:45 AM

IWC 14-02 9:00 AM
Qualification of Continuous Electrodeionization for Treatment of Steam Generator Blowdown in a PWR
Jonathan Wood, Evoqua Water Technologies, Lowell, MA, Jeffrey Levy and Natalie Rodgers, Westinghouse Electric Company, Cranberry Township, PA

Discusser: Tom Kosir, GE Water, Gueiph, ON Canada 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-03 10:10 AM
Advancements in CEDI for Power applications
Nicholas Armstrong, Jonathan Wood and Joseph Gifford Evoqua Water Technologies, Lowell, MA

Discusser: Venkat Jagannathan, QUA Group, LLC, Canonsburg, PA 10:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:45 AM
Conclusion: 11:00 AM

Water Reuse
Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 8-11

Reclaim water use in industry is critical in securing a viable environmental future. This session includes industry champions who will use actual experiences and case studies in describing solutions to unforeseen challenges. They will be using actual data, water balance modeling and experiences to implement operational strategies when describing lessons learned. Reclaim water from POTW’s along with other sources of water will be reviewed as alternate sources to fresh water in the Power generation industry. Reclaim use and its concentration in the plant also affects wastewater discharge from both a regulatory aspect and discharge location. Come and give us your hands-on experiences, in our discussion following each paper.

IWC Representative: Robert Applegate, Graver Water Systems, LLC, New Providence, NJ
Session Chair: William Willersdorf, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, Moon Twp., PA
Discussion Leader: Andrew Erickson, Burns and McDonnell, Kansas City, MO

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
William Willersdorf, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, Moon Twp., PA

IWC 14-04 8:10 AM
Recycled Water: The Growing Trend in Power Plant Water Supply
Josh Prusakiewicz, HDR, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan

Discusser: Kenneth Chen, Fluor, Aliso Viejo, CA 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-05 9:00 AM
Evaluation of Reclaim Water from a POTW for Process Water Supply at a 49 MW Merchant Power Plant
Daniel Wilkinson and S. Ehrhardt, Dewberry Engineers Inc., Raleigh, NC

Discusser: Michael Reyes, Veolia, Charlotte, NC 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-06 10:10 AM
An Updated Water Balance: The Key to Identifying Compliance Options
Karen Burchardt, P.E., Samantha Tewell, Olivia Dawson-Olson Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, MO, and Maggie Skelton, P.E., Minnesota Power, Cohasset, MO

Discusser: Sean Sudol, Richard Brady and Associates, Greenville, SC 10:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Conclusion: 10:45 AM
Conclusion: 11:00 AM

Produced Water Treatment
Date: Monday November 17
Time: 8-11

Every oil producing/Hydraulic fracturing for Oil & Gas production facility have an undesirable end product, called produced water. Depending upon the formation and production methods used to extract these products i.e., steam flooding or water flooding, we can expect produced water with different composition consisting of oil & grease, dissolved solids, heavy metals and silica. Depending upon the end use and other Regulatory mandated disposal requirements, produced water treatment can be a technical and capital intensive task. In this session, we have three excellent technical papers in which the authors will share their innovative technical skills and methodology on how best to treat and manage the produced water for optimum usage and disposal.

IWC Representative: Michael Sheedy, P.Eng. Eco-Tec Inc., Pickering, ON Canada
Session Chair: Rafique Janjua, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Sugerland, TX
Discussion Leader: William Tuck, P. Eng., Anderson Water Systems, Inc., Ancaster, ON Canada

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Rafique Janjua, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Sugerland, TX

IWC 14-07 8:10 AM
Boron Removal from Produced Water
H. Robert Goltz, Ph.D.,  Chris Eicher and Tom McCandless, The Dow Company, Midland, MI

Discusser: William Moore, Westech, Inc., Humble, TX 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-08 9:00 AM
Automated Self-Cleaning Filter for Ulta-High and Variable Suspended Solids Loading
David Levitt, Spiral Water Technologies, San Rafael, CA

Discusser: Vina Arjomandnia, Fluor, Houston, TX 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-09 10:10 AM
How to Assess, Select and Develop Your Optimal Water Management System
Howard McCarthy, P.E., Tetra Tech, Denver, CO

Discusser: William Tuck, Anderson Water Systems, Inc., Ancaster, ON Canada 10:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:45 AM
Conclusion: 11:00 AM

Power Plant Steam Cycle Chemistry: Detection and Mitigation of Contaminants
Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 8-11

Protecting plant equipment in the make-up water and water steam cycle are of critical importance to maintain power plant performance. The session focuses on analytical detection and monitoring of organic and inorganic contaminants to prevent fouling and flow accelerated corrosion (FAC) in these systems and also includes a paper on investigating ways to remove phosphate from these water systems.

IWC Representative: Wayne Bernahl, W. Bernahl Enterprises Ltd., Elmhurst, IL
Session Chair: Lauren Versagli, DOW Chemical, Philadelphia, PA
Discussion Leader: Vickie Olson, Honeywell, Atlanta, GA

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Lauren Versagli, DOW Chemical, Philadelphia, PA

IWC 14-10 8:10 AM
Further Advances in Monitoring Low Level Iron in the Steam Cycle
Kenneth Kuruc, Denton Slovacek and Luke Johnson, Hach, Loveland, CO USA

Discusser: Randy Turner, Swan Analytical USA, Inc., Wheeling, IL 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-11 9:00 AM
Phosphate Removal from Boiler & HRSG Blowdown
Michael Rosen, Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C., Chicago, IL

Discusser: Chad McKnight, Southern Company Water Chemistry, Birmingham, AL 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-12 10:10 AM
Reliable Organics Detection Helps Protect Power Plant Components
David Gray, Peggy Banarhall, Kirk Buecher, and Steven Carelli, Mettler Toledo Thornton, Inc., Billerica, MA

Discusser: Vance Lummer, GE Power and Water, Portland, TX 10:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:45 AM
Conclusion: 11:00 AM

KEYNOTE SESSION, 11:00 AM-Noon, Salon G/H/K/L/M

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Design and Operation of Zero Liquid Discharge Systems
Date: Monday November 17
Time: 1:15-5:00 PM

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) represents the ultimate in water utilization efficiency and responsiveness to environmental discharge concerns. In some configurations, this powerful technology is capable of recovering nearly every drop of water entering the site while freeing the owner from variable and increasingly stringent discharge requirements.

ZLD selection and configuration depend on numerous factors including fuel source, water chemistry, climate, environmental requirements, CapEx, and OpEx. The papers in this session will help you navigate through the many ZLD strategies, select the most appropriate ZLD system for your site, and share valuable ZLD operating experience.

IWC Representative: Brad Wolf, P.E., Berkeley Research Group, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Session Chair: Raymond Post, P.E., ChemTreat, Inc., Langhorne, PA
Discussion Leader: David Ciszewski, GE Water and Process Technologies, Bellevue, WA

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Raymond Post, P.E., ChemTreat, Inc., Langhorne, PA

IWC 14-13 1:25 PM
Evaluating ZLD Strategies
William Shaw, P.E., Veolia Water North America, Plainfield, IL

Discusser: Chris Haussmann, P.E., Water Systems Specialists, Inc., Seattle, WA 1:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-14 2:15 PM
Design Issues for a Zero Liquid Effluent Discharge (ZLED) Wastewater Treatment System for a 6x800 MW WFGD Retrofit Project
Steve Russell, Black & Veatch, Overland Park, KS, Robert M. Craig Jr., Renisha Lutchminarain, and Abigail Melanie, Eskom, Johannesburg, South Africa

Discusser: Dan Sampson, WorleyParsons, Sacramento, CA 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-15 3:20 PM
Water Recovery and Reuse at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Plant (PCAPP)
Yakup Nurdogan, Ph.D., P.E., Bechtel National, Inc., Pueblo, CO,   Paul J. Usinowicz, Ph.D., P.E., B.C.E.E., Craig A. Myler, Ph.D., Bechtel National, Inc. Frederick, MD,George D. Lecakes, Battelle, Pueblo, CO, August Benz, P.E., Bechtel National, Inc., San Francisco, CA

Discusser: Mike Preston, P.E., Black & Veatch Corporation, Overland Park, KS 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-16 4:10 PM
Thermal ZLD System Using A Spray Dry Evaporator (SDE) In A Waste To Energy Plant, A Case Study
Ashwin Patni, Lechler Inc., St Charles, IL

Discusser: Matthew Blankner, OUC, Orlando, FL 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 4:45 PM
Conclusion: 5:00 PM

Updates and Innovation in Mine Water Treatment
Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 1:15 - 5:00 PM

Mine water treatment in the United States is driven by Federal and State water quality protection programs, requiring high efficiency removals of metals prior to discharge of water that has come into contact with ore and wastes or that has been dewatered from mineral-bearing zones in the mine workings. The 2014 IWC mining session will explore the performance of two biological treatment technologies for selenium removal, including fluidized and packed bed treatment, in achieving low effluent concentrations. Attendees will be able to compare and contrast the merits of each technology for future applications. In addition, two innovations in metals treatment processes will be presented that hold promise as viable alternatives to standard lime treatment for heavy metals removal. This session will provide food for thought when planning new mine water treatment plants or existing plant upgrades.

IWC Representative: George Abrahim, P.E., Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, Moon Twp., PA
Session Chair: Paul Pigeon, Golder Associates Inc., Lakewood, CO
Discussion Leader: James Woods, WesTech Engineering, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Paul Pigeon, Golder Associates Inc., Lakewood, CO

IWC 14-17 1:25 PM
Optimization of a High Density Sludge Mine Drainage Treatment Facility
Brent Means, U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation Enforcement, Harrisburg, PA and Rich Beam, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Harrisburg, PA

Discusser: Rick Szilagyi, WesTech Engineering, Inc., Rockton, IL 1:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-18 2:15 PM
New Techniques to Reduce Long-Term Operating Costs of Biological Systems Removing Oxyanions in Water Treatment Operations
David Enegess, Andy Bohner, Todd Webster, Envirogen Technologies, Inc., Kingwood, TX, Ola Opara and Jack Adams, Inotec, LLC Kingwood, TX

Discusser: Anthony Vaughn, Monsanto, St. Louis, MO 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-19 3:20 PM
Case Study for Cost Effective Mine Water Treatment to Meet Stringent Selenium Regulatory Limits
Tom Rutkowski, Chris Beck, Bill Agster, Golder Associates, Lakewood, CO, and James Peterson, Frontier Water Systems San Diego, CA

Discusser: Kashi Banerjee, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, Moon Twp., PA 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-20 4:10 PM
Meeting Nevada DEP-BMRR Profile II Parameters with Electrocoagulation-Based Treatment Solutions
B. Denney Eames, Bryan Neilsen, WaterTectonics, Everett, WA and Charles Landis, Halliburton, Inc. Houston, TX

Discusser: Corne Pretorius, Golder Associates, Ltd., Burnaby, BC, Canada 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 4:45 PM
Conclusion: 5:00 PM

Produced Water Treatment from Coal Seam Gas and SAGD Operations
Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 1:15-5:00 PM

Produced water is inherently challenging to treat due to the variable fouling potential and water characteristics from site to site. Treatment techniques will vary according to each sites produced water and effluent requirements. This session will cover Coal Seam Gas and SAGD water treatment methods.

IWC Representative: John Lucey, Jr. P.E., McKim and Creed, Raleigh, NC
Session Chair: Chip Westaby, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Fresno, CA
Discussion Leader: Don Downey, Purolite, Paris, ON Canada

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Chip Westaby, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Fresno, CA

IWC 14-21 1:25 PM
The Start-Up/Performance Testing of The World’s Largest Coal Seam Gas Produced Water Treatment Plant
Carolina Gonzalez and Jennine Finlayson, GE Water, Bellevue, WA

Discusser: Allen Daza, Aquatech International Corp., Canonsburg, PA 1:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-22 2:15 PM
The Lime Softener Misnomer
Rene Belanger, Baker Hughes, Inc., Edmonton, AB Canada and Joe B. Bodeux, Baker Hughes Inc., Cold Lake, AB Canada

Discusser: Claude Gauthier, Purolite, Toronto, ON Canada 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-23 3:20 PM
Controlling Fouling and Scale Formation in SAGD Evaporator Operations
John Richardson, Ph.D., ChemTreat, Inc., Glen Allen, VA, Jerod Pluth, Rob Bedinger, and Sanyi Wang , Fort Saskatchewan, AB Canada

Discusser: Steve Portelance, WorleyParsons Canada, Calgary, AB Canada 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-24 4:10 PM
Oil vs. Cation Exchange Resins in Produced Water Applications
Guy Mommaerts, Ion Exchange Services (Canada) Inc., Elora, ON Canada and David Dally, LANXESS Sybron, Inc., Birmingham, N.J.

Discusser: Darrell Harkwick, Buckman, Vaudreuil, QC Canada 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 4:45 PM
Conclusion: 5:00 PM

ASME HRSG System Chemistry for Unit Reliability
Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 1:15-5:00 PM

The reliability of HRSG’s is critical to plant operations and availability. This ASME sponsored session reviews using the recent ASME HRSG chemistry guidelines to develop optimum chemistry programs.
The 2nd paper covers the importance of proper chemistry control when using phosphate based programs to avoid corrosion of boiler tubes. The third paper compares amine and amine-ammonia combination programs vs. ammonia treatment to help select the best treatment program. The fourth paper reviews steam purity in HRSG’s and setting of effective upper allowable impurity control limits

IWC Representative: Colleen Layman, P.E., HDR Inc., Harper's Ferry, WV
Session Chair: Irvin Cotton, Arthur Freedman Associates, Newport, RI
Discussion Leader: K. Anthony Selby, Water Technology Consultants, Inc., Evergreen, CO

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Irvin Cotton, Arthur Freedman Associates, Newport, RI

IWC 14-25 1:25 PM
Using Guidelines to Develop Optimum Steam Chemistry Limits for an HRSG
David Daniels, M&M Engineering Associates, Inc., Leander, TX

Discusser: Luis Carvalho, ChemTreat, Glen Allen, VA 1:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-26 2:15 PM
Correct for Ammonia/Amine Effect on pH to Avoid Corrosion with Phosphate Treatment
Robert Bartholomew, P.E., Sheppard T. Powell Associates, LLC, Baltimore, MD

Discusser: Anton Banweg, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-27 3:20 PM
The Effects of Ammonia and Organic Amines on the Water Chemistry of Gas Turbine Heat Recovery Steam Generators and Associated Equipment
James Robinson and Gregory J. Robinson, GE Water & Process Technologies, Trevose, PA

Discusser: James Bellows, Siemens, Orlando, FL 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-28 4:10 PM
Steam Purity in Heat Recovery Steam Generators
Edward Beardwood, Solenis International L.P., Wilmington, DE

Discusser: Stephen Shulder, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Charlotte, VA 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Conclusion: 4:45 PM
Conclusion: 5:00 PM

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Advances in Ion Exchange Operations
Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 8-12

Pure water is an essential part of nearly all industrial processes ranging from process steam production to nuclear power generation. The need for effective and efficient pure water production is often overlooked due to the immediate needs of just producing enough water to satisfy the daily demand.  Water treatment technology that exists today provides the water treatment plant operators and management an opportunity to improve their efficiency and while not having to sacrifice efficacy.

IWC Representative: James Sabzali, Aldex Chemical Company Ltd., Granby, QC Canada
Session Chair: James Summerfield, Dow Chemical Company, Edina, MA
Discussion Leader: Peter Meyers, ResinTech, West Berlin, NJ

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
James Summerfield, Dow Chemical Company, Edina, MA

IWC 14-29 8:10 AM
Recent Advances in the Design and Operation of Continuous Ion Exchange Equipment for Water Treatment
Charles Drewry, R. U. Seneviratne, and T. D. Knowlton, Calgon Carbon Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA

Discusser: Rob Loken, Envirogen Technologies Inc, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-30 9:00 AM
An Innovative Treatment Concept: Dynamic Bed Ion Exchange
Kevin Slough, M. Asc., P. Eng. and Amr Zaky Ph.D, P.Eng., FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp., Calgary, AB Canada

Discusser: Rich Dennis, Severn Trent, Tampa, FL 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-31 10:20 AM
Co-Current vs. Counter-Current Ion Exchange Systems (IXS)
Gregory Osen and Steven Gagnon, AVANTech, Inc., Columbia, SC

Discusser: Doug Kellogg, Evoqua, Rockford, IL 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-32 11:10 AM
Softening Concepts; Utilizing A Unique Countercurrent Packed Bed Technology for the Produced Water Markets
David Dally, LANXESS Sybron Chemicals Inc., Birmingham, NJ and Guy Mommaerts Ion Exchange Services, Canada Inc., Elmira, ON, Canada

Discusser: Cliff Gilbert, Dow Water and Process Solutions, Princeton, NJ 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM
Conclusion: 12:00 PM

Innovative Industrial Wastewater Solutions
Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 8-12

Industrial wastewater treatment can take many forms and have many different objectives. This session is an opportunity to hear about some unique and innovative treatment solutions and be inspired to think “outside the box” for treatment solutions.  Our first two papers discuss innovative biologically based treatment processes developed out of necessity to address difficult and unique wastewater treatment requirements.  We’ll then have an opportunity to examine the many claims and considerations surrounding design and ownership of zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems in an attempt to establish realistic expectations for ZLD facilities.  Our final paper will look at a unique water circulation solution implemented when more traditional solutions failed at one utility to treat troublesome algae blooms that plagued their cooling water pond.

IWC Representative: John Lucey, Jr. P.E., McKim and Creed, Raleigh, NC
Session Chair: Mike Preston, Black & Veatch, Overland Park, KS
Discussion Leader: Frank Johns, P.E., Tetra Tech, Inc., Denver, CO

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Mike Preston, Black & Veatch, Overland Park, KS

IWC 14-33 8:10 AM
Immobilized Cell Bioreactor Technology for Hydrocarbon Removal from Industrial Wastewater
F. Stephen Lupton, UOP - A Honeywell Company, Des Plaines, IL

Discusser: Anna I. Casasús, Ph.D., Kemira, Atlanta, GA 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-34 9:00 AM
Innovative Treatment of Combined Sanitary and Industrial Wastewater
Janean Elbicki, Gene Kroeschen, Nelson Merrick, Dennis Fulmer, Ray McConville and Jaw Fu Ph.D., Alcoa Inc., Alcoa Center, PA and Yatin Thaker, Bauer Resources GmbH Houston, TX

Discusser: Abigail Antolovich, PE, UOP, A Honeywell Company, Lakewood, CO 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-35 10:20 AM
Rash Statements and Equivocation - Lessons Learned in ZLD Design, Procurement, Commissioning, and Operation
Daniel Sampson, WorleyParsons, Folsom, CA

Discusser: Frederick Douglas, Cosmos Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, PA 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion& Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-36 11:10 AM
Eliminating Algal Blooms in a Cooling Water Reservoir Reduced Costs and Improved Ecosystems
Bert Hibl, Medora Corporation, Little Elm, TX, Gale McGaha Miller Platte River Power Authority, Fort Collins, CO, and H Kenneth Hudnell, Medora Corporation & University of North Carolina at     Chapel Hill New Bern, NC.

Discusser: Tom Higgins PhD, P. E., CH2M HILL, Reston, VA 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM

Conclusion: 12:00 PM

Advances in Hydrofracturing Water Treatment
Date:  Tuesday, November 18
Time:  8-12

The outlook for energy use in the U.S. continues to point toward increased reliance on natural gas from gas shale formations. This still-young technology is advancing rapidly, and the treatment of wastewater from hydrofracturing continues to evolve as more and more shale plays are developed.  The four papers in this session all focus on innovative aspects of hydrofracturing water treatment, all based on technical advances in the field.

IWC Representative: Michael Ryder, P.E., Chester Engineers, Moon Twp., PA
Session Chair: John Schubert, P.E., HDR Engineering, Inc., Sarasota, FL
Discussion Leader: Michael Soller, P.E. CPC, Bowen, Indianapolis, IN

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
John Schubert, P.E., HDR Engineering, Inc., Sarasota, FL

IWC 14-37 8:10 AM
Modeling and Experimental Results of Vapor Compressor-driven Membrane Distillation
Ajilli Hardy, Andy Shapiro, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY ,Jens Rütten, GE Global Research, Munich Germany, Josh Dewanaga and Grant Williamson, GE Power and Water, Bellevue, WA

Discusser: Russell Huffmyer, HDR Inc, Pittsburgh, PA 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-38 9:00 AM
The Impact of Ionic Strength Upon Inhibitor Speciation and Efficacy
Robert Ferguson, French Creek Software, Inc., Phoenixville, PA

Discusser: Michael Bluemle, Solenis, Wilmington, DE 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-39 10:20 AM
Application of Chlorine Dioxide for Water Treatment in Upstream Oil & Gas including Hydraulic Fracturing
Warren Robinson, Aegis Chemical Solutions, LLC, Houston, TX and Jennifer Miller, PhD, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC., Sarasota, FL

Discusser: Jason Monnell, GAI Consultants, Homestead, PA 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Conclusion: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-40 11:10 AM
Innovative Treatment of Shale Fracturing Water Using Magnetic Ballast Clarification and Advanced Membrane Systems
Brian Mastin, Ph.D., Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, AL, Behrang (Ben) Pakzadeh, Jay Renew, Southern Research Institute, Cartersville, GA, Bill Chatterton, Southern Research Institute, Durham, NC, Joon Min, and Allen Chan, BKT United, Anaheim, CA 

Discusser: Rudy Labban, Degremont Industry Richmond, VA 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM
Conclusion: 12:00 PM

Anticipating New Discharge Requirements for FGD-Equipped Power Plants
Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 8-12

Power plants equipped with flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems face challenging wastewater issues.  Most notably, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG) that aim to significantly tighten discharge limits on mercury, selenium, arsenic and nitrates across the U.S. Other contaminants of increasing concern, such as boron, will also be subject to mitigation efforts. Since FGD wastewaters involve complex chemistries, meeting more stringent discharge requirements is rarely simple, and usually requires exploring and advancing state-of-the-art approaches. This session provides some recent learning from real-world efforts to reduce wastewater discharges at FGD-equipped power plants.

IWC Representative: Manoj Sharma, Aquatech International Corp., Canonsburg, PA
Session Chair: Richard Stuebi, MAR Systems Inc., Cleveland, OH
Discussion Leader: Jay Wos, Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, AL

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Richard Stuebi, MAR Systems Inc., Cleveland, OH

IWC 14-41 8:10 AM
Minimizing Wastewater Treatment Costs through FGD Upgrades
Bryan Hansen, Burns & McDonnell, Denver, CO

Discusser: Robert Strange, Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, AL 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-42 9:00 AM
Evaluation of the Origin of Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) and the Treatability of Mercury in FGD Wastewater
Mandi Richardson, Catherine Sylvestri, Nicolas Bloom, URS Corporation, Austin, TX, Paul Chu, and Charles Dene, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA

Discusser: Angela Zagala, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Cary, NC 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Conclusion: 9:35 AM
Break 9:50 AM

IWC 14-43 10:20 AM
Start Up of a Full Scale Boron Removal System for FGD Waste Water
W. Carlin, M. Roth, and L. Versagli, The Dow Chemical Company, Spring House, PA, S. Wojciechowski and D. Reed, NRG, Springhouse, PA

Discusser: Paul Chu, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-44 11:10 AM
Flue Gas Desulfurization: Technological and Operational Impact to Purge Water Treatment Systems Due to Environmental Regulations
Kenneth Chen, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA and Dennis McBride, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Greenville, SC

Discusser: William Kennedy, Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM
Conclusion: 12:00 PM

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Practical Application of Membrane Pretreatment and Technologies
Date:  Tuesday, November 18
Time: 1:15-5:15

This year’s IWC Membrane Session covers real-world application of the technology.  The papers in this session cover a full gamut of subjects ranging from pretreatment alternatives to chlorine for bio control to multi-membrane processes for zero liquid discharge (ZLD).  All are important topics as industry becomes more environmentally conscious either to be green or to follow governmental regulations.  One paper paper discusses in detail chlorine and alternatives to chlorine for membrane bio control to minimize formation of disinfectant byproducts.  Another paper discusses the replacement of an antiquated demineralizer system with a design, build, own, operate, and maintain system.  A third paper discusses a unique crystallization technique that lends itself to pretreatment prior to an ultrafiltration/nanofiltration/ reverse osmosis ZLD system. And, a fourth paper discusses a membrane–based system used for water recycle at a methanol production plant.

IWC Representative: Dennis McBride, Flour, Greenville, SC
Session Chair: Jane Kucera, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL
Discussion Leader: Brian Powers, P.E., HDR Engineering, Inc., Charlotte, NC

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Jane Kucera, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL

IWC 14-45 1:25 PM
Alternative Disinfection for Reverse Osmosis Systems
Anne Arza and Jane Kucera, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL

Discusser: Paul Olson, The Dow Chemical Company, Minneapolis, MI 1:50 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-46 2:15 PM
Ameren Meramec Energy Center Outsourced Demineralizer System
Edward Kammerer and Christopher Taylor Ameren Missouri, St. Louis, MO USA

Discusser: Steven R. Gagnon, AVANTech Incorporated, Columbia, SC 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-47 3:20 PM
Refinery Process Water Deoxygenation – A Case Study on Gas Transfer Membrane (GTM)
Scott Willis,   M. Ulbricht, J. Schneider, and A. Segupta, Membrana, Charlotte, NC

Discusser: Christian Frye, GE Power and Water, Houston, TX 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-48 4:10 PM
Wastewater Reuse at a Methanol Production Plant
Mike Snodgrass, Ryan Vargas, TriSep Corporation, Goleta, CA and Jeff Li, Eco Environmental Investments Limited Hong Kong, China

Discusser: Tony Fuhrman, Hydranautics - A Nitto Group Company, Pittsburgh, PA 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 4:45 PM

Conclusion: 5:00 PM

Refinery Wastewater Treatment with Emphasis on Selenium Removal
Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 1:15- 5:00 PM

The refining industry is faced with ever increasing and demanding environmental regulations to protect the environment.  Wastewater from the refining process contains free and dissolved oil & grease, hazardous hydrocarbons, phenol, amines, ammonia nitrogen, BTEX compounds, heavy metals, total dissolved solids, selenium and other hazardous compounds.  This session presents cutting edge trends such as innovative control technology to optimize performance of dissolved gas flotation or induced gas flotation for effective removal of oil and grease, speciation of selenium in refinery wastewater and review of selenium treatment technologies with emphasis on environmental obligations and cost-effectiveness, and pilot scale study results of an innovative non-biological treatment of selenium and other metals.

IWC Representative: Michael Ryder, P.E., Chester Engineers, Moon Twp., PA
Session Chair: Ramesh Kalluri, P.E., Kalluri Group, Inc., Houston, TX
Discussion Leader: Randy Harney, Fluor, Aliso Vieja, CA

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Ramesh Kalluri, P.E., Kalluri Group, Inc., Houston, TX

IWC 14-49 1:25 PM
Enhanced Control of Wastewater Treatment: Chemical Optimization and Management of Fluctuating Loading from Heavy Crudes and Tight Oils
David Workman, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL and Tina Syvret, Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company, Houston, TX

Discusser: Milton Crossen, Evoqua, Chino Hills, CA 1:50 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-50 2:15 PM
Characterization of Selenium Species in Refinery Wastewater Streams
Frank Castaldi, Golder Associates Inc., Houston, TX and Bruce Douglas Golder Associates, Inc., Denver, CO

Discusser: Prakash Khanolkar, Evoqua, Warrendale, PA 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-51 3:20 PM
A Practical Approach for Removing Selenium from Oil Refinery Wastewater
Timothy Eggert, GE Power & Water - Water and Process Technologies, Seal Beach, CA, Charles Boswell GE Power & Water - Water and Process Technologies, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Sarady Ka, GE Power & Water - Water and Process Technologies Norwalk, CA ,Robin W. Kluck, GE Power & Water - Water and Process Technologies, Benicia, CA

Discusser: Josh Lawrence, Fluor, Calgary, AB Canada 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-52 4:10 PM
Removal of Selenium and Mercury from Refinery Wastewater: Experimental and Pilot Results
Michael Wismer and Charles McCloskey, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, Roseville, MN

Discusser: John Penca, Fluor, Aliso Viejo, CA 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 4:45 PM
Conclusion: 5:00 PM

Minimizing Scale and Corrosion in OTSG and Evaporator Boiler, An ASME sponsored Panel Session
Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 1:15-5:00 PM

This ASME sponsored session will consist of 4 papers followed by an open floor discussion.  Papers being presented will relay applicable knowledge on erosion corrosion; modeling electrolytes within your water/ boiler system; Lab testing methods for hardness, oxygen, and sulfide; and evaporator/boiler boundary heat transfer for Once through Steam Generator and Evaporator Boiler systems.

IWC Representative: Debbie Bloom, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL
Session Chair: Melonie Myszczyszyn, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, Calgary, AB Canada
Discussion Leader: Ivan Morales, Devon, Calgary, AB Canada

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Melonie Myszczyszyn, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, Calgary, AB Canada

IWC 14-53 1:25 PM
Erosion-Corrosion in Oil Field Once Through Steam Generators
Martin Godfrey, Paul Desch and Logan LaRocque, Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company, Eagan, MN  

IWC 14-54 1:50 PM
OLI Electrolytes Modelling of Practical Applications in Thermal In-situ Operations
Subodh Peramanu, Elise Lagace and Simon Davies, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, Calgary, AB Canada

IWC 14-55 2:15 PM
On-site Laboratory Methods for Determination of Dissolved Hardness, Dissolved Oxygen, and Sulfide Residual for Steam Generators for In-Situ Bitumen Recovery
Ramesh Sharma, ConocoPhillips Company, Houston, TX

IWC 14-56 2:40
Evaporator and Boiler Boundary Heat Transer Phenomena and Water Chemistry
Rafael Gay-de-Montella, M.Sc. P.Eng., Transprocess Inc., Calgary, AB Canada

Break: 3:05 PM

Panel Discussion: 3:20 PM

Conclusion: 5:00 PM

FGD Wastewater Characteristics and Treatment
Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 1:15- 5:00

FGD wastewater continues to be complex stream that require innovative methods of measurement and treatment. Operational changes and inconsistent loading add to the challenge and require flexible yet effective treatment processes to consistently meet stringent water quality limits.  The upcoming Effluent Limitation Guidelines will only sharpen the focus on innovative treatment processes.  This session touches on all these points, and includes papers on operational challenges, FGD blowdown chemistry, and various treatment options. The papers include bench scale, pilot, and full scale studies and detailed discussions on heavy metals handling in these complicated streams.

IWC Representative: Patricia Scroggin, P.E., Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, MO
Session Chair: Thomas Lawry, HDR Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Discussion Leader: Jonathan Shimko, Tetra Tech, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

Session Introduction: 1:15 PM
Thomas Lawry, HDR Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

IWC 14-57 1:25 PM
The Impact of Variable and Low Load Operation on Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization Slurry Chemistry and Waste Water, Including Trace Metal Speciation and Effluent Flow Rates, with Suggested Mitigation Strategies
Shannon Brown, Daniel B. Johnson, Purusha Bonnin-Nartker, Richard F. DeVault, Joseph M. Mitchell and Garrett E. Pavlovicz, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc., Barberton, OH

Discusser: Jason D. Monnell, Ph.D., GAI Consultants, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA 1:50 PM

Floor Discussion & Conclusion: 2:00 PM

IWC 14-58 2:15 PM
Reactive Iron Media - An Enhanced Zero Valent Iron Process For Metals and Metalloid Removal From Water and Wastewater.
Simon Dukes, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, Lowell, MA, David Berger, Frank Sassaman, Evoqua Water Technologies, Warrendale, PA, Yong Huang, Ph.D., Texas A&M Agrilife Research College Station, TX, Paul Chu, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, and Xinjun (Jason) Teng, Southern Company Services, Inc., Birmingham, AL

Discusser: Jay Harwood, GE Power & Water, Burlington, ON Canada 2:40 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 2:50 PM
Break: 3:05 PM

IWC 14-59 3:20 PM
Pilot Studies for the Treatment of a Highly Oxidized Flue Gas Desulphurization Wastewater
Joseph Chwirka, Tetra Tech, Albuquerque, NM, Jean-Claude Younan SCANA, Albuquerque, NM, and Paul Chu, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo, CA

Discusser: James Beninati, PE, HDR Engineering, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA 3:45 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 3:55 PM

IWC 14-60 4:10 PM
High Rate Softening without Sand
Sarah Petrovich, Chuck Blumenschein and Kashi Banerjee, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies NA, Moon Township, PA USA
 
Discusser: Jonathan Shimko, Tetra Tech, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA 4:35 PM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 4:45 PM
Conclusion: 5:00 PM

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Cooling Water Treatment - Improving Monitoring, Performance and System Efficiencies
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 8-12

Cooling Water Treatment - Improving Monitoring, Performance and System Efficiencies Corrosion, deposition and microbial growth are closely interrelated and must be properly controlled to maintain overall cooling water system efficiencies. If any of these three aspects are left unchecked, the cooling water treatment program will suffer poor performance. The four papers in this session cover different areas of a cooling water treatment program. The first paper discusses corrosion monitoring under heat transfer conditions while the second paper targets cooling tower film fill fouling / monitoring. The third paper outlines the impact and control for mussels discovered at Lead Mead. The final paper completes the session with the treatment of high silica cooling water.

IWC Representative: Paul Puckorius, Puckorius & Associates, Inc., Arvada, CO
Session Chair: Ken Dunn, Solenis, Shrewsbury, MA
Discussion Leader: Scott Quinlan, GAI Consultants, Cranberry Township, PA

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Ken Dunn, Solenis, Shrewsbury, MA

IWC 14-61 8:10 AM
Corrosion Monitoring Study Using Traditional Methods Compared to a New Innovative Approach to “Actual” Corrosion Rates
L J Aspinall and Paul Puckorius, Puckorius & Associates, Inc., Arvada, CO

Discusser: Loraine Huchler, P.E., CMC, MAR Systems, Solon, OH 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-62 9:00 AM
Utilizing Gamma Scanning Technology to Monitor Blockage or Fouling in Film Fill Counter-Flow Cooling Towers as Preventive Maintenance
Maureen Gerty, Nalco Champion Company, An Ecolab Company, Sugar Land, TX and Paul Chila Quantum Technical Services LLC, Houston, TX

Discusser: Claudia C. Pierce, Ph.D., GE Power & Water, Trevose, PA 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50

IWC 14-63 10:20 AM
Macrofouling Control - Tested Control Strategies and Recent Research for Dreissenid Mussels
Leonard Willet, Bureau of Reclamation - Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NV and Renata Claudi, RNT Consulting Inc., Picton, ON Canada

Discusser: Chris Baron, Solenis, Newark, DE 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-64 11:10 AM
Cooling Water Chemistry Programs for High Silica Waters
Kevin Boudreaux, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL

Discusser: Prasad Kalakodimi, Ph.D., ChemTreat Inc., Ashland, VA 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM
Conclusion: 12:00 PM

Wastewater Reuse in Industrial Applications
Date: Wednesday November 19
Time: 8-12

Reuse/recycle water demands are driven by tighter regulations on plant discharge, restriction on inlet water volume and water availability. This session will present challenges using municipal waste, grey waters and ash leachate as feed water for power plants. New chemical treatments for cooling towers specifically targeting contaminants in waste water will also be reviewed. Presented will be a sophisticated program that will calculate overall plant chemistry and flows. Experiences from several plants will confirm that one design will not fit all applications.”

IWC Representative: Steve Gagnon, AVANTech, Inc., Columbia, SC
Session Chair: William Moore, Westech Engineering, Inc., Humble, TX
Discussion Leader: Greg Osen, AVANTech, Inc., Columbia, SC

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
William Moore, Westech Engineering, Inc., Humble, TX

IWC 14-65 8:10 AM
Water Reuse Applications in Power Industry Cooling Tower Circulating Water System
 John Van Gehuchten, P.E., HDR Engineering Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

Discusser: Mike Preston, P.E., Black & Veatch Corporation, Overland Park, KS 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-66 9:00 AM
Controlling Deposition & Corrosion when using Recycled Water for Cooling Towers
Caroline Sui, Jeff Melzer, GE, Water & Process Technologies, Trevose, PA, Timothy W. Eggert, GE Power and Water, Water & Process Technologies Seal Beach, CA ,Warren Dan Harbs, GE Power and Water, Water & Process Technologies, Fountain Valley, CA

Discusser: Diane R. Martini, Sargent & Lundy, LLC, Sargent & Lundy, LLC 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-67 10:20 AM
Advanced Modeling Techniques for Refinery Water Conservation Projects
Ronald Tebbetts, Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, Sugar Land, TX and Kenneth J. Cygan Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Houston, TX

Discusser: Kristen Jenkins, P.E., CH2M HILL, Atlanta, GA 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-68 11:10 AM
Municipal Reclaimed Wastewater in Power Generation
Gary Engstrom, U.S. Water, St. Michael, MI and Brian Clarke, P.E. Kiewit Power Engineers, Lenexa, KS

Discusser: Vincent Como, Black & Veatch, Overland, KS 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM

Conclusion: 12:00 PM

Optimizing SAGD Produced Water Treatment Operations
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 8-12

SAGD oil production is a relatively new industry that has been growing rapidly for the past twenty years.  During this period the industry has experienced several lessons learned.  The industry is constantly striving to optimize current operations and to adopt new technologies to meet future operational challenges.  This technical session describes current efforts to optimize first generation SAGD produced water operations and discusses pilot test programs to evaluate emerging technologies.

IWC Representative: Michael Sheedy, P.Eng, Eco-Tec, Inc., Pickering, ON Canada
Session Chair: Lanny Weimer, GE Water and Process Technologies, Ellicott City, MD
Discussion Leader: David Pernitsky, Suncor Energy, Calgary, AB Canada

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Lanny Weimer, GE Water and Process Technologies, Ellicott City, MD

IWC 14-69 8:10 AM
Process Optimization Strategies at the Orion SAGD Facility
Chandra Adimoolam, P. Eng., OSUM Oil Sands Corporation, Cold Lake, AB Canada and Greg Mandigo AquaChem ICD, Aquatech International Corp., Hartland, WI

Discusser: Jason Grundler, Conoco Phillips Canada, Calgary, AB Canada 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-70 9:00 AM
New Generation Chemical Cleaning Program for SAGD Produced Water Evaporators
Sean Warren, Paul Jacobs Suncor Energy, Calgary, AB Canada, Carol Batton, John Hoots, and Ahmad Faizi, Nalco-Champion, an Ecolab Company Naperville, IL

Discusser: Mark Nicholson, Veolia, Plainfield, IL 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-71 10:20 AM
Piloting New Technologies for SAGD Produced Water Deoiling
Michael Salerno, GE Water and Process Technologies, Trevose, PA

Discusser: Rafique Janjua, Fluor, Houston, TX 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-72 11:10 AM
Ultrafiltration using Ceramic Membranes for the Purification of Produced water in the Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD)
Adel Guirgis, Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., Calgary, AB Canada and Rafael Gay-de-Montella Transprocess Inc., Calgary, AB, Canada

Discusser: Dave Rowley, Conoco Phillips Canada, Calgary, AB Canada 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM
Conclusion: 12:00 PM

Power Generation Past and Present - Refining Pretreatment and Demineralization Design Technologies and Innovating with Renewables
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 8-12

Renewable technologies such as solar and geothermal may be adapted at power generation facilities to offset the auxiliary load of the plant or even replace traditional fossil generation. These renewable technologies bring with them new water treatment challenges. While these innovative renewable technologies are making their debut, refinements to existing core water treatment technologies that treat water for steam and cooling applications at power generation facilities, are ongoing. These refinements in traditional technologies are essential to keep up with changing environmental wastewater discharge regulations, more stringent steam purity requirements, and reduce water usage. This session covers a broad range of water treatment applications in the power generation industry from renewables to raw water quality data collection and analysis, demineralization, and wastewater treatment.

IWC Representative: Patricia Scroggin, P.E., Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, MO
Session Chair: Michele Funk, Bechtel Power, Frederick, MD
Discussion Leader: Richard Roy, Public Services of New Hampshire, Bow, NH

Session Introduction: 8:00 AM
Michele Funk, Bechtel Power, Frederick, MD

IWC 14-73 8:10 AM
Thermal Desalination and Solar Energy: a Case Study
Charles Desportes, Aquatech International Corp., Hartland, WI

Discusser: Jeffery Preece, Duke Energy, Raleigh, NC 8:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 8:45 AM

IWC 14-74 9:00 AM
Control of Metal Sulfide Deposits in Geothermal Binary Plants
Jasbir Gill, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, IL, Logan Muller Nalco, An Ecolab Company, Auckland, New Zealand, David Rodman, Nalco, An Ecolab Company Townsville, Australia, Kevin Brown, Nalco, An Ecolab Company, Christchurch, New Zealand, and Ray Robinson, Nalco, An Ecolab Company, Kaikohe, New Zealand

Discusser: Greg Behrens, P.E., URS Corporation, Austin, TX 9:25 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 9:35 AM
Break: 9:50 AM

IWC 14-75 10:20 AM
Selecting Water Treatment Equipment and Preparing a Comprehensive Water Balance for New Facilities
Brad Buecker, Kiewit Power Engineers, Lenexa, KS USA

Discusser: Bryan Hansen, P.E., Burns and McDonnell, Centennial, CO 10:45 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 10:55 AM

IWC 14-76 11:10 AM
Planning to Achieve ELG Compliance in a Period of Uncertainty
Kristen Jenkins, P.E., Christina Joiner, CH2M HILL, Atlanta, GA, Dennis Fink CH2M Hill, Oakland, CA, and Dr. Thomas Higgins, CH2M Hill Chantilly, VA

Discusser: Matthew Kirk Ellison, Southern Company, Birmingham, AL 11:35 AM

Floor Discussion & Closure: 11:45 AM
Conclusion: 12:00 PM

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