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Residuals and Biosolids Management 2005
Advancing the State of Technology

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Session 1: Recent Advances in Anaerobic Digestion

Process Boundary Conditions With Advanced Anaerobic Digestion For Municipal Sludge Digestion
pp. 1-8(8)
Authors: Shea, T. G.; Forbes, Bob; Erdal, Zeynep; Roxburgh, R.; Shang, Y.; Sieger, R.

AN UPDATE ON THE LONGEST RUNNING CLASS-A THERMOPHILIC ANAEROBIC SYSTEM IN THE USA
pp. 9-16(8)
Authors: Willis, John; Gottschalk, Walter; Schuler, Peter

Digestion Process Development for the Egg-Shaped Digesters Facility at DCWASA'S Blue Plains AWTP
pp. 30-57(28)
Authors: Schafer, Perry; Schlegel, Paul; Volpe, Gary; Bailey, Walt; Peot, Chris; Murthy, Sudhir; Carr, John; Sadick, Tom; Shea, Tim; Krugel, Steve; Niehoff, Hermann

Session 2: Product Processing and Marketing

Marketing Biosolids for Beneficial Use in the Chicago Metropolitan Area
pp. 87-111(25)
Authors: Granato, Thomas C.; Cox, Albert; Hundal, Lakhwinder; Sawyer, Bernard; Lanyon, Richard

EVOLUTION OF THE KING COUNTY BIOSOLIDS PROGRAM: EVALUATING CLASS A COST AND FEASIBILITY
pp. 112-125(14)
Authors: Smyth, John; Leonard, Peggy; Wilson, Steve; McCarthy, Bill

USING A MARKET-DRIVEN APPROACH TO PROCURING BIOSOLIDS MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN SARASOTA COUNTY
pp. 126-142(17)
Authors: Bliss, Craig D.; Hagan, David C.; Butler, Amy M.

COMPOSTING IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINIA
pp. 143-150(8)
Authors: Williams, Todd O.; Barnes, C. Douglas; McWhirt, Kimberly

Session 3: Research and Development I

Development of Surrogate Indicators to Monitor Pathogens in Biosolids
pp. 159-184(26)
Authors: Pratt, Lisa S.; Reimers, Robert S.; Jeng, Huei Wang; Bowman, Dwight D.; Oleszkiewicz, Jan A.; Meckes, Mark; Fitzmorris, Kari B.

Application of Ferrates in Biosolids and Manure Management with Respect to Disinfection and Stabilization
pp. 185-185(1)
Authors: Reimers, Robert S.; Sharma, Virender K.; Pillai, Suresh D.; Reinhart, Debra R.

Development of Quantitative Quality Control (QC) Criteria for US EPA 1600-Series Methods for the Determination of Fecal Coliforms and Salmonella in Biosolids
pp. 202-208(7)
Authors: Chambers, Yildiz; Meckes, Mark C.; Oshiro, Robin K.; Pope, Misty L.; Miller, Ken; Ghei, Rashmi; Connell, Kevin

Session 4: Thermal Processing A

OPTIMIZATION OF THERMAL DRYER OPERATION AT THE MORRIS FORMAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
pp. 209-220(12)
Authors: Hoener, Webster F.; Massart, Neil S.; Neun, Gary W.; Bates, Robert W.

HEAT DRYING BIOSOLIDS AT SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZE PLANTS: ECONOMICS AND SAFETY
pp. 221-240(20)
Authors: Wolstenholme, Philip L.; Vestergaard-Hansen, Bo

DIRECT FEED TECHNOLOGY FOR THERMAL DRYING OF BIOSOLIDS IN A FLUIDIZED BED
pp. 246-271(26)
Authors: Stanke, K.; Orr, J.; Geyer, J.

Session 6: Land Application

CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES REGARDING LAND APPLICATION
pp. 279-288(10)
Author: Slaughter, James

Detection of Aerosolized Endotoxin from a Land Application of Biosolids Site
pp. 289-297(9)
Authors: Brooks, J. P.; Tanner, B.D.; Gerba, C.P.; Pepper, I.L.

FARM OWNERSHIP FOR DEDICATED BIOSOLIDS LAND APPLICATION
pp. 315-323(9)
Authors: Costanzo, Mitchell A.; Patterson, Becky

To B or Not to B?
pp. 324-349(26)
Author: Hyer, Celine A.

Session 7: Biosolids Success Stories

FROM WASTE TO PRODUCT: DEVELOPING PULP AND PAPER MILL BIOSOLIDS INTO A MARKETABLE PRODUCT
pp. 358-374(17)
Authors: Westman, Trisha; Champagne, Pascale; Greco, Lori

Agitated Bed Composting: Past, Present, Future
pp. 375-385(11)
Authors: Naylor, Lewis M.; Kuter, Geoffrey

TEACHING AN OLD DIGESTER NEW TRICKS: FULL-SCALE DEMONSTRATION OF THE MICROSLUDGE PROCESS TO LIQUEFY MUNICIPAL WASTE ACTIVATED SLUDGE
pp. 386-411(26)
Authors: Stephenson, Rob; Rabinowitz, Barry; Laliberte, Scott; Elson, Peter

Session 8: Conditioning and Dewatering: Current Practices and Innovations

FACTORS AFFECTING POLYMER DEMAND
pp. 412-417(6)
Authors: Higgins, Matthew J.; Murthy, Sudhir N.; Chen, Yen-Chih; Maas, Nicholas

Innovative Concepts and Technologies for Dewatering Enhancement
pp. 418-421(4)
Author: Veolia, Mohammad Abu-Orf

Optimization of Belt Filter Presses
pp. 438-450(13)
Author: Sieger, Ronald B.

Cost Effective Optimization of Centrifuges
pp. 451-461(11)
Author: LaMontagne, Peter L

Electrodewatering of Wastewater Sludges
pp. 462-466(5)
Author: Miller, Sarah A.

CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES
pp. 467-476(10)
Authors: Brady, Peter; Montoya, Michael

Session 9: Management of Animal Manures and Other Organic Wastes

A TECHNOLOGY REVIEW FOR CO-DIGESTION OF FOOD WASTE WITH BIOSOLIDS AND/OR MANURE
pp. 477-493(17)
Authors: Erdal, U.G.; Soroushian, F.; Kitto, W.; Whitman, E.J.

BIOENERGY CONVERSION OF COW MANURE
pp. 494-509(16)
Authors: Parry, David L.; Holland, Jeremy; Barra, Joe; Barney, Bruce; McCarthy, Bill

COMPETITIVE APPROACH TO BIOENERGY MANAGEMENT
pp. 540-553(14)
Authors: Stafford, Dalton R.; Parry, David L.; Servo, Stacey A.

REVIEW OF RECENT LAB-SCALE INVESTIGATIONS ON CO-DIGESTION OF ORGANIC WASTES
pp. 554-579(26)
Authors: Cox, Huub H.J.; Alatriste-Mondragón, Felipe; Iranpour, Reza

Session 10: Public Education and Communication

The potential of social dialogue on biosolids research and policy in New Zealand
pp. 588-589(2)
Authors: Goven, Joanna; Langer, E. R. (Lisa)

RESULTS OF A SURVEY ON BIOSOLIDS PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE PRACTICES
pp. 598-613(16)
Authors: Frank, Steve; Scharp, Mike

Session 11: Water Residuals Issues: Co-Disposal of Water Treatment Plant Residuals, Mechanical Dewatering, and Backwash Water Solids Management

FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR JOINT SOLIDS HANDLING FACILITY (WATER TREATMENT RESIDUALS AND BIOSOLIDS)
pp. 627-655(29)
Authors: Gross, Mark; Marie, Jason; Sobeck, Dave; Siebert, David; Russell, Jerry

Sharing Resources: New York City's Alternative Strategy for Combined Water and Wastewater Treatment Solids Handling
pp. 656-666(11)
Authors: Smith, Paul D.; Kinneen, John F.; Chandran, Kartik; Ali, Mohammed K.

CONCENTRATED ANIMAL FEED OPERATIONS: WATER UTILITY ISSUES AND REGULATORY CONTROLS
pp. 677-682(6)
Authors: Cornwell, David A.; Brown, Richard; McTigue, Nancy; Darnault, Christophe

Session 12: 5 Ways to Class A

Woodash Additives used to Produce Enhanced Alkaline-Stabilized EPA Class A Biosolids
pp. 683-702(20)
Authors: Stallings, Robert B.; Olson, Kevin M.; Hanscom, Michael

THIN FILM DRYING WITH AUTOMATED STABILIZATION PROVIDES VOLUME REDUCTION AND ENHANCED QUALITY FOR MCUA BIOSOLIDS Session 12B
pp. 703-711(9)
Authors: Fitamant, Richard L.; Tanzi, Donato J.; Samuel, Michael J.

LOW-TECHNOLOGY CLASS A PROCESSES: WERF DOCUMENTATION
pp. 712-721(10)
Authors: Schafer, Perry L.; Merrill, Douglas T.; Farrell, Joseph B.

BEST OF THREE WORLDS – COMBINED BENEFITS OF DIGESTION, ALKALINE STABILIZATION AND DRYING
pp. 722-731(10)
Authors: Tsang, K. Richard; John, Edward St.

Session 13: Regulatory and Environmental Impacts on Residuals Generation and Management

LOOKING INTO A PRISM - THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOSOLIDS LAND APPLICATION ORDINANCE
pp. 755-769(15)
Authors: Schmidt, Harold E.; Reimers, Robert S.; Davis, Michael S.

PROTOCOLS AND PLANS FOR CLASS A CERTIFICATION OF THERMOPHILIC ANAEROBIC DIGESTION BY DEMONSTRATING EQUIVALENCY TO PROCESSES TO FURTHER REDUCE PATHOGENS
pp. 770-787(18)
Authors: Iranpour, R.; Cox, H.H.J.; Oh, S.; Starr, M.A.; Fan, S.; Kearney, R.J.; Mundine, J.E.

Session 14: Research and Development II

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO-STAGE THERMOPHILIC, SINGLE STAGE MESOPHILIC, AND TEMPERATURE PHASED ANAEROBIC DIGESTION
pp. 805-818(14)
Authors: Inman, David C.; Murthy, Sudhir; Schafer, Perry; Schlegal, Paul; Webb, Jared; Novak, John T.

Applicability of Ultrasound Pre-Conditioning of WAS to Reduce Foaming Potential in Mesophilic Digesters
pp. 819-835(17)
Authors: Sandino, Julian; Santha, Hari; Rogowski, Steve; Anderson, Wendy; Sung, Shihwu; Isik, Ferit

AN EVALUATION OF STAGED DIGESTER OPERATION FOR ENHANCED PATHOGEN REDUCTION
pp. 836-848(13)
Authors: Salsali, Hamidreza; Parker, Wayne

The Impact of Ultrasonic Energy on Mesophilic Anaerobic Digestion
pp. 849-870(22)
Authors: Muller, Christopher D.; Abu-Orf, Mohammad; Blumenschein, Charles D.; Novak, John T.

Session 15: Managing Residuals Waste Streams from Membrane Treatment Technologies

RESIDUALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR DESALTING MEMBRANES
pp. 871-898(28)
Author: Malmrose, Paul E.

Impacts of Membrane Residuals on Wastewater Treatment Plants: Fact or Fiction
pp. 899-911(13)
Authors: Kobylinski, Edmund A.; Hunter, Gary L.; Rimer, Alan E.; Digiano, Francis A.; Bierck, Barnes

Landfill Disposal Considerations for Arsenic Treatment Residuals
pp. 914-920(7)
Author: Narasimhan, Ramesh

FEASIBILITY OF MICRO FILTRATION FOR RESIDUALS MANAGEMENT AT WATER TREATMENT PLANTS
pp. 931-944(14)
Authors: Benoit, Dennis; Suszek, Thomas; Korategere, Vinod

Session 16: Seeking Optimal Stabilization

ULTRASOUND FOR IMPROVED SOLIDS MANAGEMENT – HOW, WHO, WHEN AND WHY
pp. 956-968(13)
Authors: Roxburgh, Ruth; Soroushian, Fred; Sieger, Ron; Burrowes, Peter

ULTRASONIC TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE BIOSOLIDS TREATMENT
pp. 969-975(7)
Author: de Silva, Viraj

Recovering Energy From Biogas - A Comparison of Available Technology
pp. 976-986(11)
Authors: Cumiskey, A.; Capon, N.; Pope, D.

CASE STUDY OF A FULL SCALE ADVANCED MESOPHILIC ANAEROBIC PLUG FLOW DIGESTER
pp. 987-1001(15)
Authors: Harrison, D.; Brade, C. E.; Le, M. S.

Session 17: Innovative Approaches to Biosolids Management

Using An Environmental Management System To Manage Change At Alexandria Sanitation Authority
pp. 1002-1014(13)
Authors: Pallansch, Karen; Schlesinger, Savita

THE CITY OF RALEIGH'S BIOSOLIDS ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - PROGRESS BEYOND THE MIDPOINT
pp. 1015-1025(11)
Authors: Forbes, Bob; Woody, Tim; Moyer, Jack; Menendez, Marco; Forbes, Bob

BIOSOLIDS AS A PRODUCT RATHER THAN WASTE ILLUSTRATES IMPORTANCE OF EMS
pp. 1039-1048(10)
Authors: Worley, Sharon; Carty, David; Bates, Robert; Swanson, Gary

Session 18: Odor Issues: Perspectives and Research

Part I of Field Research: Impact of Centrifuge Torque and Polymer Dose on Dewatering Performance from Anaerobically Digested Biosolids
pp. 1058-1067(10)
Authors: Hamel, Kathy; Higgins, Matt; Chen, Yen-Chih; Murthy, Sudhir; Travis, Mike; Barben, E.J.; Livadaros, Alex; Maas, Nicholas

Part II of Field Research: Impact of Centrifuge Torque and Polymer Dose on Odor Production from Anaerobically Digested Biosolids
pp. 1068-1083(16)
Authors: Higgins, Matt; Hamel, Kathy; Chen, Yen-Chih; Murthy, Sudhir; Barben, E.J.; Livadaros, Alex; Travis, Mike; Maas, Nicholas

Effects of Lime and Ferric Chloride Addition on Volatile Organic Sulfur Compounds Production in Biosolids
pp. 1084-1094(11)
Authors: Chen, Yen-Chih; Higgins, Matthew; Murthy, Sudhir; Maas, Nicholas; Toffey, William; Eschborn, Ralph; Wagoner, David; Mendenhall, Trille; Forbes, Robert; Erdal, Zeynep; Barnes, Jennifer; Adams, Greg; Witherspoon, Jay

IMPACT OF OPERATING CONDITIONS ON THE TREATMENT OF ATAD OFFGASES WITH BIOFILTERS
pp. 1095-1105(11)
Authors: Shanchayan, B.; Parker, W.; Pride, C.

EVALUATION OF INNOVATIVE FOUL AIR TREATMENT YIELDS COST EFFECTIVE LOW RISK SOLUTION
pp. 1106-1131(26)
Authors: Fonda, Kenneth D.; Pai, Anil; da Rosa, Idalmiro Manuel

Session 20: Thermal Processing B

OPERATIONAL AND COST EXPERIENCE OF A FLUID BED INCINERTION SYSTEM AT THE BAYSHORE RSA
pp. 1156-1167(12)
Authors: Peterson, Sigurd T.; Livesey, Chris; Mullen, John; Dangtran, Ky

SYSTEMS APPROACH TO INTEGRATING BIOSOLIDS AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT
pp. 1168-1195(28)
Authors: Strehler, Jennifer L.; Parry, David L.

STRUVITE CONTROL AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THERMAL DRYING
pp. 1196-1204(9)
Authors: Scanlan, Patricia; Crump, Frank; Southern, Jon; Carr, Scott

The Economics of Direct Steam Injection
pp. 1205-1217(13)
Author: Cincotta, Bruce

AIR EMISSION FROM SLUDGE FLUID BED INCINERATION SYSTEM
pp. 1218-1245(28)
Authors: Takmaz, Levent; Dangtran, Ky; Butt, Jon

Session 21: The Future of Biosolids – Albatross or Opportunity

ACHIEVING CLASS A BIOSOLIDS WITH SQUEEZE PRESSURE, VACUUM PRESSURE, TIME AND TEMPERATURE
pp. 1246-1256(11)
Authors: Abu-Orf, M.; Reimers, R.S.; Oleszkiewicz, J.; Bowman, D.; Hepner, S.; Trautmann, J.; Faulmann, Erv

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