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Wastewater Microbiology & Process Control

We are super excited to have Toni Glymph coming on August 16 - 17, 2016 to teach a two-day, hands on activated sludge microbiology and microscopy course.  Plan to bring your microscope with you and learn how to clean, adjust, maintain, and use it to identify different microorganisms and filaments in activated sludge.


Two Full Days - $495

Get $50 off the course price OR a copy of Toni's book if you bring a microscope to class.

Meet the Instructor

Toni GlymphToni is the Senior Environmental Microbiologist for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.  She has more than 33 years of experience teaching and researching in the field of wastewater microbiology and has published two books in a series of handbooks on wastewater microbiology and process control:  Wastewater Microbiology: A Handbook for Operators published by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and A Wastewater Microbiology Laboratory Manual for Operators published by the Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO).  She has also authored or coauthored numerous technical papers.  Toni received the Outstanding Laboratory Analyst Award from the Illinois Water Environment Association in 2014.  She participated in our Collection Systems and Wastewater Treatment Webinar series in 2013 by giving a two hour webinar on microbiology.  If you would like to watch that webinar, you can access it from our on-line training page.

Course Agenda

The objective of this class is to give activated sludge front-line supervisors and operators, and process control operators and engineers, a more in-depth understanding of activated sludge microbiology and to help them get the most out of their microscope.  Download a course outline here.

Training Units for 2016

The Activated Sludge Process Control Course is APPROVED  for Training Units in Colorado.  Training unit approval number 16-OS-0073.  Please see the TU table below.

Topics Length, min W WW I C D
Activated Sludge Microbiology 450   0.75 0.75 0.00 0.00
Activated Sludge Microbiology 450   0.75 0.75    
** Each training day begins at 8:00 am and runs through 5:00 pm.  There are two 15 minute breaks and 45 minutes for lunch.

Reserve a Space

To reserve a place in one of the seminars, please complete the form below.  Registration fees vary depending on the course. Lunch and snack breaks are included.  Seminars are scheduled to start at 8:15 am and run until 5:00 pm each day.

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