Expired “The Impacts of Alkalinity, Volatile Acids, Nitrification, & Denitrification on Wastewater Treatment”, LIVE ONLINE workshop, WW CEU

  •  April 25, 2024
     12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
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Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 24th, 2024



With the strict nutrient controlling regulations many wastewater treatment operations are looking towards biological denitrification processes. The alkalinity of wastewater can be used as a process indicator and drives several biological processes. In this workshop we will discuss how these parameters and processes impact each other and how they can be utilized to achieve higher treatment quality.


During this 3-hour live online workshop we will discuss:

  • Alkalinity
    • Definition
    • Analytical methods
    • Biological effects on alkalinity & pH
    • Wastewater treatment plant effects on alkalinity
  • Volatile Acids
    • Definition
    • Analytical methods
    • Wastewater treatment plant effects on volatile acids
  • Nitrification / Denitrification
    • Nitrogen species
    • Nitrifying & denitrifying organisms
    • Chemistry behind nitrification / denitrification
    • Factors affecting nitrification / denitrification
    • various approaches to nutrient removal


This 3-hour live online   is part of a series of workshops focusing on microscopy as a tool in wastewater treatment.


Date: 04/25/2024

Time: 12:00 pm to 3:15 pm PT

Where: Live online

Instructor: Victor Santa Cruz

Fee: $100

Contact: erika@pro-train.org or (360) 490-2426

Registration: online: www.pro-train.org; phone: (360) 490-2426; email: erika@pro-train.org


Meets professional growth criteria for wastewater (0.3 CEUs or 3.0 Training Credits).

Professional Training Association is actively seeking approval from other states. All of our classes meet professional growth criteria and continuing education requirements for wastewater. For those classes that are currently undergoing review by the individual states and have not received official approval yet, please contact us for more information.


Approved for Wastewater CEUs and/or Training credits in the following states:



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