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Sample Agenda for Wet Weather Operations & Wet Weather Plans

Sample Agenda

Day 1

8:30-9:30 Introduction & Regulatory Background

Introduction and Overview
Why are we concerned about wet weather flows?
Activity 1 - Impacts of Wet Weather Flows
Regulatory Requirements
Historical Perspective

9:30-10:15Characterization Of Wet Weather Flows

Characterizing the Collection System
Characterizing Flows and Loadings
Characterizing Plant Impacts
Developing A Wet Weather Monitoring Program

10:15-10:30 Evaluation and Optimization of Wet Weather Operations

General Operating Guidelines

10:30-10:45Coffee Break

10:45-11:30 Operating Guidelines

Collection System
Pumping Stations
Preliminary Treatment
Primary Treatment
Activity 2 - Data Analysis for Preliminary/Primary Treatment

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-12:45 Review Activity 2

12:45- 2:30Activated Sludge Systems

Activity 3 - Impact of Activated Sludge Mode Changes
Secondary Clarifiers

2:30- 2:45 Break

2:45- 3:45 Trickling Filter Systems

Solids Processing
Activity 4 - Troubleshooting Exercise

3:45- 4:00 Summary & Evaluation

Day 2

8:30-8:45 Developing A Wet Weather Operating Plan

Review Activity 4

8:45- 9:15 Activity 5

Activity 5 - Wet Weather Operating Strategies

9:15- 9:45 Development of a Wet Weather Operating Plan

Steps Involved in Developing a Plan

9:45-10:00 Sample Plan for a Small Plant

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-11:00 Activity 6

Activity 6 - Development Worksheets for Wet Weather Operating Plan

11:00-11:15 Activity 7

Activity 7 - Prepare Operating Plan

11:15-11:45 Activity 8

Activity 8 - Barriers to Plan Development & Implementation

11:45-12:00 Summary & Evaluation

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