In partnership with the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF), WEF is pleased to offer this joint web seminar on Evaluation of Strategies to Manage Trace Organic Compounds (TOrC) in Water. Leading researchers will discuss an ongoing WRF project (#4494) that supports agencies in assessing the costs and benefits of alternative strategies to manage trace organics in watersheds. This research builds on the outcomes of recent research projects funded by WERF on the fate of TOrC (#CEC4R08, #U2R07) in conventional and advanced treatment systems and risk assessment tools for TOrC in the aquatic environment, as well as recent projects funded by WRF and other agencies.
Several programs exist for the management and control of TOrC in the U.S. on the federal and state levels, but the extent and scope of these individual programs and their relative interaction are not widely understood. Outside of the U.S., several countries have proposed or implemented alternative management strategies to the U.S. for TOrC in water.
The webcast will provide a brief overview of the programs for TOrC in the U.S., the European Union, Switzerland, and Australia. The team will also present findings from the comparison of alternative TOrC management strategies in exemplary watersheds following a triple bottom line evaluation approach.
Dr. Tanja Rauch Williams, Carollo Engineers
Dr. Eric Dickenson, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Dr. Jörg Drewes, Technische Universität München
Alice Fulmer, Water Research Foundation
This webcast is being offered at no charge, and is available for sponsorship. Please register through GoToWebinar.
There will be 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) offered for this webcast. Please check with your state accreditation agency to determine if you qualify. Log-on information will be emailed to you 24 hours prior to the webcast. Included in this email will be information regarding attendance verification, PDH distribution, and procedures to follow during the live event.