October 14, 2021

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Geosyntec Personnel to Present at WEFTEC

Geosyntec staff will make a significant technical contribution to WEFTEC 2021 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on October 16-20, 2021.

Joe Cleary, P.E., BCEE (New Jersey) is an invited presenter for the Industry Plenary Session at the conference, and Ed Horai (New York), Adrienne Nemura, P.E. (Ohio), Nick Butson (Ontario), Brian Petty, P.E. (California), Rishab Mahajan, P.E. (Illinois), Stephanie Sanchez (Florida) Andrew Holmes, Ph.D., (Ontario), and Philip Benson, P.E., PMP (Washington D.C.) will deliver presentations on a variety of topics.

WEFTEC is the largest conference in North America to offer water quality education and training to water quality professionals from around the world. At WEFTEC, the full breadth of the water sector comes together in one place for attendees to explore, learn, network, grow professionally, and strengthen their connections to the water community.

WEFTEC is sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), a nonprofit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.

Geosyntec Participation

Presentation: Industrial Wastewater Plenary Presentation on Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industry Trends
Invited Presenter: Joe Cleary
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 1:50 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S401, South Building – Level 4

Presentation: Alternatives Evaluation for Compliance with Proposed MCLs for PFOS and PFOA
Presenter: Ed Horai
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021 from 1:50 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S401, South Building – Level 4

Presentation: Drinking Water Pavilion on Integrated Planning
Presenter: Adrienne Nemura
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Location: Integrated Planning Theater, Booth 761 – South Hall

Presentation: Comparison of NMR Analysis and Traditional Wastewater Analysis to Evaluate an Anaerobic Bioreactor Upset
Presenters: Nick Butson and Brian Petty
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 11:20 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S403, South Building - Level 4

Presentation: Development for watershed-based strategies to eliminate phosphorus related impairments in the Fox River
Presenters: Rishab Mahajan and Adrienne Nemura
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 2:14 p.m. - 2:36 p.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S503, South Building- Level 5

Presentation: Treating High pH & Metals in Groundwater using Carbon Dioxide CO2 Sparging
Presenter: Stephanie Sanchez
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S405, South Building- Level 4

Presentation: Enhancing Product Selectivity During Selenium Reduction Using Noble Metal-TiO2 Heterogenous Photocatalysts
Presenters: Andrew Holmes and Phil Benson
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 2:36 p.m. - 2:58 p.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S405 - Level 4

Geosyntec's WEFTEC-Related Specialties

  • Engineering and design
  • Water reuse, minimization and zero discharge
  • Process optimization and numerical modelling
  • Water resiliency and security
  • Biological and advanced treatment
  • Treatment of emerging contaminants (e.g., PFAS, selenium, 1,4-dioxane, pharmaceuticals)
  • Coastal resiliency
  • Construction management
  • D/B, CMAR and P3 projects
  • Sustainability and green infrastructure

Geosyntec's Primary Client Sectors

  • Food and Beverage
  • Municipal
  • Consumer Products
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Oil/Gas/Refinery
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial

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More Information

About the event: https://www.weftec.org/about/about-weftec/
About the Water Environment Federation: https://www.wef.org/
Learn more about Joe Cleary: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/joseph-cleary