This Stinks and Shouldn't: Managing Odors

Odor Control Advances: Better Ways to Capture and Treat Foul Air in California

Friday, April 20
8:50 AM - 10:50 AM
Location: Meeting Room 315, Sacramento Convention Center

SWRCB Wastewater: 0.2 CEU

CWEA: 2 Contact Hours

Practice Area: Professional Challenge Area: Plant Operations – Challenges and Opportunities

Presentations on foul air collection and odor treatment in wastewater treatment plants and technological advances in odor control in recent years that have proven to be successful and well-received by utility owners and operation and maintenance staff.

Learner Outcomes:

Level: Introduction to; limited knowledge of subject matter / entry level staff

David McEwen

Environmental Engineer
Brown and Caldwell

Biography:

David McEwen is an environmental engineer with Brown and Caldwell in their Raleigh, North Carolina office. He has 20 years of odor control experience, include planning, design, construction, and troubleshooting projcects. He has a bachelors and masters degree from the University of Florida and formerly worked as an odor control engineer in Northern California for 15 years. He is happy to be back at CWEA to meet with former colleagues.

Presentation(s):

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Nathan T.L Chase

Water/Wastewater Engineer
Woodard & Curran

Biography:

Nathan Chase, P.E., ENV SP is a water/wastewater engineer with Woodard & Curran in Orange County with ten years of experience. His experience spans from wastewater facility planning through permitting, design, construction services, condition assessment, and operations support for numerous agencies in California and beyond. Nathan is a registered Civil Engineer in California. He holds an MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.

Presentation(s):

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James Kearns

Capital Projects Manager
Encina Wastewater Authority

Biography:

James Kearns is the Capital Projects Manager for the Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA), where he has served in various capacities for over 15 years. He is working to implement a 6-year capital asset management plan that will deliver $90M of improvements and services for the 40.5 mgd Encina Water Pollution Control Facility and EWA’s contract-operated remote facilities.

Presentation(s):

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Jeff Brubaker

Operations Supervisor
Silicon Valley Clean Water

Presentation(s):

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David McEwen

Environmental Engineer
Brown and Caldwell

Biography:

David McEwen is an environmental engineer with Brown and Caldwell in their Raleigh, North Carolina office. He has 20 years of odor control experience, include planning, design, construction, and troubleshooting projcects. He has a bachelors and masters degree from the University of Florida and formerly worked as an odor control engineer in Northern California for 15 years. He is happy to be back at CWEA to meet with former colleagues.

Presentation(s):

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