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42nd Queensland
Water Industry Operations
Conference and Exhibition

Logan Metro Sports Centre
7 & 8 June 2017

Delegates

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All water industry personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of urban, rural and industrial water related infrastructure for the management, conveyance, treatment, discharge and reuse of water and trade wastes should attend this conference.

If you're an operator, manager, engineer, consultant or professional or someone who is working in the water industry or just has an interest in water, then this is a must attend event.

Conference Program

A fantastic range of presentations has been assembled for this conference.
The program is subject to change.

Tuesday 6 June 2017

  Conference venue closed for exhibition set up
1.00pm Exhibition Sites and Registration Desk Open for Exhibitors

2.00pm

Self Drive Site Tour
Loganholme and Beenleigh Wastewater Treatment Plants
You must register to participate in the tour, to book your place email: sherryn@wioa.org.au

4:00pm Registration desk open for delegates
4.45pm Welcome Reception - Drinks and Nibbles
6.00pm Venue Closed

 

Wednesday 7 June 2017

8.00am Registration Desk Opens
9.00am

Conference Opening Session
Keynote Address Dr Kirsty McCulloch - Human Systems Group
Fatigue Management
Opening Address Paul Heaton - Gold Coast Water & Waste
Queensland Wastewater Operator Certification Presentation
Exhibition Opening

10.30am Mains Tapping Competition
Exhibition, Competition and Morning Tea - sponsored by AVK Valves
11.30am

Technical Paper Session 1
Mario Ruckli - Simmonds & Bristow
Measuring the power of disinfection - What you need to know
Andrew Watson - South Burnett Regional Council
An operators perspective - the first Nereda® Wastewater Treatment Plant in
Kingaroy
Mark Tosh - Queensland Urban Utilities
The role of the operator in challenging Sewage Treatment Plant analysers
and instrumentation

12.30pm Lunch - sponsored by Calix
1.30pm

Technical Paper Session 2
Anthony Domanti - Logan Water Infrastructure Alliance
Putting operator safety first at Logan City’s largest wastewater pump station
Dr Andrew Cole - James Cook University
Bioremediation of municipal wastewater using freshwater macroalgae
Nick Thierry - Queensland Urban Utilities
Polymers at Luggage Point Treatment Plant

2.30pm Mains Tapping Competition
Exhibition, Competition and Afternoon Tea - sponsored by AVK Valves
4.00pm

Technical Paper Session 3
Kristy Walker - Banana Shire
Small town water plant set to go automatic
Marcus Boyd - Toowoomba Regional Council
Mixer base plate lifting tool
Jeff Coyle - KAESER Compressors Australia
Blower technologies and energy efficiency opportunities

5:00pm End Paper Sessions - Day 1
6.30pm Pre Dinner Savouries & Drinks
7.30pm Meet the Exhibitor Dinner
2017 Queensland Mains Tapping Competition Winner
Entertainment by Pete Booth - sponsored by Automation Group
11.00pm Close of Day One

 

Thursday 8 June 2017

8.30am Registration Desk Open
8.45am Exhibition Open
9.00am

Technical Paper Session 4
Matthew Pechey - Seqwater
Operational challenges for the disinfection of replacement filtration media
Ralph Lloyd-Smith - Calix
Elimination of odour issues and customer complaints for Whitsunday
Regional Council
John de Boer -Melbourne Water
Incident at the Yering Gorge Pumping Station.
How what you don’t know can hurt you - Best Operator Paper Vic 2016
Aron Smith & Mark Gwynne - Cairns Regional Council
Using online nutrient analysers to optimise both chemical dosing and
aeration systems

10.20am Mains Tapping Competition
Exhibition Viewing, Competition & Morning Tea - sponsored by AVK Valves
11.30am

Technical Paper Session 5
Wade Manuel, Niloshree Mukherjee & David Ollerton - Unitywater & Trility
Unitywater’s Redcliffe Sewage Treatment Plant - the journey continues
John Tusler - Elster Metering
Finding the missing low flow on larger pipelines
Martin Coromandel - Queensland Urban Utilities
The improvement of gas production and digested sludge solids from the
RST upgrade

12.30pm Lunch - sponsored by Calix
1.10pm

Poster Presentations
David Barry - Aqualift Project Delivery

Aquasafe Skills Project
Gary Fenwick - Queensland Urban Utilities
Golden learning opportunities. How to increase your treatment plant
knowledge by making the most out of your mistakes

2.00pm

Technical Paper Session 6 - Backflow Prevention
Peter McLennan - Backflow Prevention Association of Australia
Design, installation and hydraulics of backflow preventers. Understanding
the pressure drop and flow restrictions they cause
Morgan Way - Sunshine Coast Council
The implementation and management of the backflow prevention register
Stephen Jennison - Moreton Bay Regional Council
Hints and tips in developing your backflow prevention management plan

3.00pm Exhibition Viewing, Competition & Afternoon Tea - sponsored by AVK Valves
includes demonstrations of equipment / products
4.00pm

Technical Paper Session 7
Ian Johnson - Gold Coast Water & Waste
Inflow and infiltration - Gold Coast water and waste
Matthew Harris - Mackay Regional Council
From Mi Water to Mi Sewer
Rui Pu Yang -Unitywater
Capture rate and hydraulic comparison of perforated plate versus
honeycomb band screen panels

5:00pm Close of Paper Sessions
6.30pm

Pre Dinner Savouries & Drinks - sponsored by Hydramet

Announcement of conference competition winners

7.30pm

Conference Dinner and Award Presentations - sponsored byXylem
Entertainment by Darren Sanders

11.30pm Close of Conference

2017 Host

2017 Prime Sponsors

Aeramix
Calix Hach
Ixom Xylem Acromet Automation Group
Krohne Australia
Odour Control Systems
Orica
Xylem
Automation Group
IXOM
EcoCatalysts
Xylem
Utility magazine
Acromet Automation Group
Krohne Australia
Odour Control Systems
Orica
Xylem

Acromet Automation Group
Krohne Australia
IXOM
Odour Control Systems
Xylem
Utility magazine
Orange City Council

seqwater

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