About the Conference
Wisconsin Rural Water Association’s Annual Technical Conference is the main event of the year for Wisconsin operators of water and wastewater treatment systems to learn about new developments in the field. Areas covered include new equipment, new regulations, and highlights of recently completed projects.
PFAS Regulations in Wastewater Treatment
Thursday, March 17, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (CST)
PFAS is an emerging contaminant that has caught the attention of the general public and regulators. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has been developing proposed regulations for PFAS for the past two years and may soon be showing up in treatment plant discharge permits. Tim’s presentation on PFAS and wastewater treatment will cover the following topics.
- What are PFAS and why are they being regulated
- What is the current status of PFAS Regulations in Wisconsin
- How will these regulations impact Wastewater Treatment Facilities
- What should treatment plant operators and administrators do now
About the Presenter
Tim Astfalk has over 30 years of experience performing engineering services for various municipalities. His experience includes design, operation and evaluation of pilot studies for municipal and industrial wastewater facilities. Tim is responsible for facility planning, feasibility studies, bench scale testing of treatment options, engineering design, and start-up of domestic, municipal and industrial waste treatment facilities. He has also dealt with several types of treatments including biological phosphorus removal, single sludge biological nitrification and denitrification, powder-activated carbon treatment, anoxic selectors for activated sludge, sequencing batch reactors, chemical precipitation, aerobic digestion and anaerobic digestion. In addition, he provides data analysis and develops supplemental sampling programs and testing of wastewater influent for toxicity.