The Water Quality Center is offering the following short courses:

Anaerobic Treatment Short Course

Anaerobic Treatment of High-Strength Industrial and Agricultural Wastes

Date: September 13-14, 2016

Course size is limited to 100 attendees.

If you deal with high-strength industrial wastes and need to find the most effective method to handle them, or are involved in operation or design of anaerobic treatment processes, this course is intended for you.

Emerging Contaminant Short Course
Emerging Contaminants in Water and Wastewater

Date: October 21-22, 2014

If you work for a utility, government agency, consulting firm, or research entity and want to learn about emerging contaminants and regulations, communication with the public, and treatment through drinking water, wastewater, and biosolids plants this course is for you.

Sustainable Engineering Short Course
Is Net Positive Possible? Re-framing Sustainability

Date: July 29-30, 2014

This course is complete

This course is intended for industry practitioners, academia, and municipal agencies interested in sustainable practices focused on the business of "Net Positive."



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Civil and environmental engineers design and build the infrastructure of civilization: highway systems, airports, water treatment systems, waste treatment systems, buildings, bridges and cities themselves.

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Dr. Daniel Zitomer

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