International Ozone Association

PAG Conference; August 20-23, 2018

Technical Program

2018 IOA-PAG Conference

South Point Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

August 20-23, 2018

Updated: June 18, 2018

August 21, 2018
Session 1 -
Ozone for Drinking Water
New AWWA Standard - Ozone Systems for Water
Ron Joost (Carollo Engineers)
11:00-11:30  Ozone Treatment Optimization and Advanced Controls
   Justin Kirchdoerfer (City of Arlington, Texas)
11:30-12:00  Is Coefficient of Variation a Realistic Index for Characterizing Mixing Efficiency in Ozone Applications?
   Srikanth S. Pathapati (Mazzei Injector Company, LLC)
Session 2 - Ozone for Reuse
10:30-11:00 Ozone-BAF Technology Development and Demonstration in Reno, Nevada
  Vijay Sundaram (Stantec / University of Nevada, Reno)
11:00-11:30 Enhanced Organics Removal at San Diego's Ozone/BAF-FAT 1 MGD Treatment Train
  Aleks Pisarenko (Trussell Technologies)
11:30-12:00 Operator Training for the 1.5 MGD Ozone/BAC Systems: Challenges and Success

Elise Chen (Trussell Technologies)                                         

Session 3 - Biological Activity in Drinking Water Applications
1:30-2:00   Application of Biomass Production Potential Test to Monitor Biostability of Ozonated Drinking Waters
  Glen Andrew de Vera (Southern Nevada Water Authority) 
2:00-2:30 Quantifying the Impact of Ozone on Biofiltration Using Enzyme Activity  
  Michael McKie (University of Toronto) 
2:30-3:00 Study on the Release of HPC and Particles in Ozonation and Biological Activated Carbon Processes 
  Yongji Zhang (State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, Shanghai, China) 
Session 4 - Industrial Ozone Applications
1:30-2:00  Hard COD Removal in Textile Dye Effluent with 2 Stage AOP Treatment Applying Ozone Followed By Peroxene
Laurent de Franceschi (SUEZ WTS, Ozonia) 
2:00-2:30 Update on Ozone Based Low Temperature Oxidation For Control of Nox Emissions 
 Robert J. Ferrell (AECOM)  
2:30-3:00  Ozone, O3 Plus AOP: An Optimized Treatment Line for COD & TOC Removal. Wanhua, From Lab Test to Full Scale Plant 
  Laurent de Franceschi (SUEZ WTS, Ozonia) 
Session 5 - Microbiology in Ozone-Biofiltration Applications

Microbial Community Characterization of Ozone-Biofiltration Systems in Drinking Water and Potable Reuse Applications

  Daniel Gerrity (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
4:00-4:30 Impact of Upstream Chlorination on Filter Performance and Microbial Community Structure of GAC and Anthracite    Biofilters
  Glen Andrew de Vera (Southern Nevada Water Authority) 
4:30-5:00 Static and Dynamic Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Potable Reuse Paradigms 
  Daniel Gerrity (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)      
Session 6 - Oxygen/Ozone Gas - Supply, Recovery, and Destruction
3:30-4:00  LOX vs. PSA and Cryogenic Applications 
  Richard Rosik (OEM Manufacturer) 
4:00-4:30Update on Testing Results of the OZORATM oxygen recovery system at SUEZ Water Treatment Facility 
 Steven Finley (Project Manager- OZORA oxygen recovery system)
4:30-5:00 Thermal Vent Ozone Destructor Technology Using Heat Recovery Process Improves Resistance to Harsh Process and   Operating Conditions 
  Christopher Huynh (SUEZ WTS, Ozonia)
Wednesday,  August 22, 2018
Session 7 - Cyanobacteria and Taste and Odor Mitigation
9:00-9:30  Development of a Model to Support the Design and Operation of Ozonation Against Toxic Cyanobacteria 
  Arash Zamyadi (Polytechnique Montreal, University of Montreal) 
9:30-10:00 Ozone-Biofiltration For Controlling Extreme Taste and Odor Events in Arlington, TX
  Chris Schulz (CDM Smith)
Session 8 - Ozone-Biofiltration in Potable Reuse Applications 
9:00-9:30 Evaluation of Enhanced Ozone-Biological Active Filtration Treatment for the Removal of 1,4 Dioxane and Mitigating the Formation of Disinfection Byproducts  
  Hooman Vatankhah (Colorado School of Mines)
9:30-10:00 N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation and Mitigation in Potable Reuse Treatment Trains Employing Ozone and Biofiltration 
  Daniel Gerrity (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) 
Session 9 -   Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins
10:30-11:00 Implementation of Ozone for Microcystin Treatment at The City of Toledo's Collins Park Water Treatment Plant 
  Bryan Townsend (Black & Veatch)  
11:00-11:30  Pre-oxidation Guidance for Cyanobacteria-Laden Water based on Intracellular Microcystin Release 
  Katherine Greenstein (Southern Nevada Water Authority) 
11:30-12:00  Ozone/Ozone Based Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) is the last line of defense against Cyantoxins 
  Saad Jasim (Engineering and Municipal Operations; City of White Rock, BC, Canada) 
Session 10 - Innovative Ozone Applications
10:30-11:00Comparative Clinical Studies of the Effectiveness of Ozone Therapy in the Treatment of Herpetic Uveitis
 Guliyeva Minara Hamid (The Departmet of infectious eye disease the National Centre of Ophthalmology) 
Role of Ozone in Agricultural Water Reuse Applications
  Harshad Oswal (University of Las Vegas, Nevada)
11:30-12:00  How to Increase the Tomato Crop Using Ozone Water Disinfection Method
  I. Anahi Landa-Fernandez (Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico) 
Session 11 - Ozone Design
1:30-2:00  Pilot to Full Scale Ozone Treatment for Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide for JEA'S Greenland Water Treatment Plant
Chris Schulz and Jeremy O'Neil (CDMSmith)
2:00-2:30 Comparing Pre-Ozonation and Intermediate-Ozonation Treatment Trains for Manganese Removal    
 Elaine W Howe (Trussell Technologies, Inc.) 
2:30-3:00Activated Carbon Regeneration by In-Filter Washing with Ozone
 David MacKay (Ozono Polaris, SA de CV)
Session 12 - Bromate Formation and Detection
1:30-2:00 Comparing the Effects of Ozone Dissolution Systems on Bromate Formation and Control in High Bromide Reuse Waters: A Pilot Study
  Robert Mack Pearce (Virginia Tech)
2:00-2:30   Maximizing TOC Degradation and Disinfection While Minimizing Bromate Formation during the Ozonation of High-Bromide Reuse Water:  A Bench-Scale Study
Peter Buehlmann (Virginia Tech) 
2:30-3:00 Optimized Operation of an Online Bromate Analyzer using Colorado River Water
  Yasuhiro Matsui (METAWATER Co., Ltd.) 
Session 13 -   Advancements in Reuse Applications 

Use of Ozone-Biofiltration for Bulk Organic Removal and Disinfection Byproduct Mitigation in Potable Reuse Applications

  Mayara Arnold (Trussell Technologies)
4:00-4:30     Pilot-Scale Test of Membrane Bioreactor using Ozonated Water for Membrane Cleaning
  Yoshifumi Hayashi (Mitsubishi Electric Corp.)
4:30-5:00      Where To Go Next to Advance the Design and Operation of Ozonation and Advanced Oxidation of Secondary Effluent and Surface Water 

Achim Ried (Xylem Services GmbH) and Wim Audenaert (AM-TEAM)
Session 14 - Roundtable Discussions 
  New this year!!  Participate in smaller group discussions and ask more questions than during the usual podium presentations.  Each table will have a host/subject matter expert, and attendees will rotate among the tables every 25 minutes. 

3:30-5:00European Biocide Regulations for Ozone Treatment (Bernhard Paolini; SUEZ) 
Food Safety (John Overby; Ozone Water Systems)
Oxygen Recycle Benefits (Peter Studer; Linde)
The Growing Trend for Use of Ozone in Pharmaceutical Water (Dina Manfredi; GMP Systems)
Welding and Passivation in High Purity Applications with Ozone (Joe Manfredi; GMP Systems)

 Poster: Seawater Ozonation - Effect of Natural Organic Matter (Joon-Wun Kang)


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