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2018 Wastewater Training

PRESENTER: Nalco Water

McMenamin’s Kennedy School | Portland, OR 97211

This training seminar will provide the basic foundation to help you run a cost effective wastewater program. The topics and chemicals discussed will NOT be Nalco Water specific so you will benefit regardless of your chemical treatment provider. 

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The topics include:

  • Plant schematic
  • Pretreatment
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Sludge dewatering 

Pretreatment Basics

  • Equalization
  • Screens
  • Mixing
  • BOD Reduction
  • Membrane Bio Reactor (MBR)
  • Sequential Bio Reactor (SBR)

Liquid Solids Separation

  • Clarifiers
  • DAFs

Sludge Dewatering

  • Types of devices
  • How they function
  • Sludge conditioning
  • Handling/pumping

Control basics

  • pH adjust fundamentals and importance
  • Chemical
  • Tests-types and meaning


  • Animal Feed certification
  • Sludge Disposal options

Troubleshooting, Discussion, Questions

  • Calculations
  • Dosage checks 


McMenamin’s Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Ave.
Portland, OR 97211