Participants of this course will explore the science of anaerobic digestion and how this science fits into the overall operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Discussion on system components, control parameters and troubleshooting will be given emphasis.
- Sludge Stabilization
- Theory of Anaerobic Digestion
- Types of Anaerobic Digesters
- System Components
- Operation and Troubleshooting
Instructor: Daniel du Toit, P. Eng. is a Used Water Engineer at Associated Engineering’s Calgary office. He has a Honours degree in Chemical Engineering (Wastewater Treatment) form the University of Pretoria, South Africa and has been working in the wastewater treatment industry for over 15 years, the last 9 years in Canada. His experience range from industrial process engineering (pulp and paper) to consulting on wastewater issues for towns and cities in Alberta. Daniel has a passion for the wastewater treatment optimization, especially making existing unit processes perform at optimum conditions, which mostly makes life for operational staff more enjoyable at work.”
EPCOR's Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant
Center of Excellence, Auditorium
10977 50 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6A 2E9
Location Map: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Gold+Bar+Wastewater+Treatment+Plant
Please access the site via the Main / North gate entrance. Upon arrival, please park to the right side of the lane in front of the lift gate. Proceed to the Guard House to sign in and obtain a visitor pass.