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10:30am - 11:15am ID: 189 / Session 07B Planning: 1 Main Technical Program Topics: Wastewater 101, Treatment Innovation and the Future, Wastewater Treatment Process Keywords: Expandable treatment system, Project implementation, Regional wastewater collection/treatment/disposal solutions, Stakeholder involvement
City and County Collaboration – Solving Wastewater Concerns Together
Eric Roundy1, Kyle Meschko1, Dennis Weed2
1Keller Associates, Inc., United States of America; 2Boundary County, United States of America; , ,
Brief Biography and/or Qualifications Eric Roundy, P.E., BCEE, Keller Associates, Inc. Senior Process Engineer
Eric has nearly 20 years of experience in the design and evaluation of a wide variety of wastewater treatment and disposal solutions. He has a master's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and a master's degree in business administration from Mississippi State University. Eric is a licensed professional engineer in five states, including Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.
Kyle Meschko, P.E., Keller Associates, Inc. Project Manager
Kyle has spent his career providing water and wastewater innovative solutions to municipalities. His experience with water resource projects includes all phases of collection, distribution, and treatment. Kyle has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Idaho and is licensed in four states, including Idaho and Washington.
Dennis Weed, Boundary County, ID Economic Development Coordinator
Dennis spent much of his career working for The Boeing Company. During his aerospace career, he worked on numerous programs developing new product lines. Since becoming the Boundary Economic Development Council director, Dennis has spent a large part of his time upgrading and improving infrastructure needs. He has a bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees.
11:15am - 12:00pm ID: 146 / Session 07B Planning: 2 Main Technical Program Topics: Treatment Innovation and the Future, Wastewater Treatment Process, Utility & Assessment Management Keywords: Nitrogen, Sustainability, Investigation
Investigating Nitrogen Removal Strategies to Reduce Carbon Footprint
Lindsey Smoot, Erik R. Coats
University of Idaho, United States of America;
Brief Biography and/or Qualifications Lindsey Smoot is a graduate student at the University of Idaho pursuing a master’s degree in Civil Engineering, conducting research with Dr. Erik R. Coats. She is studying alternate nitrogen removal methods aimed at reducing carbon and energy demands of traditional nitrification. Her interests include wastewater treatment, water distribution, water reuse, and aquifer recharge, and she looks forward to working in these areas upon graduation in December 2021. In her free time Lindsey enjoys hiking, biking, running, and snowboarding.