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Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee

Mission

The Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee strives to promote continuous improvement of water processes for the beverage industry. We achieve this by:

  • Providing a forum for sharing ideas, experiences, and best practices
  • Reviewing unique processes, providing regulatory and microbiological updates and educational guidelines
  • Identifying innovative technologies that overcome current and future global challenges in water and wastewater management
  • Facilitating pertinent, expert guest speakers for the Annual Convention, adding important value to the entire meeting

Our Committee/Sub-Committee Members bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge to this forum and are focussed on extending the state of art in Water Quality & Treatment. Jointly our goal is to bring ISBT members up to date with new developments necessary to manage their production facilities safely and efficiently.

Current Activities

The objectives / goals of the committee include:

The Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee strives to promote continuous improvement of water processes for the beverage industry. We achieve this by: Providing a forum for sharing ideas, experiences, and best practices Reviewing unique processes, providing regulatory and microbiological updates and educational guidelines Identifying innovative technologies that overcome current and future global challenges in water and wastewater management Facilitating pertinent, expert guest speakers for the Annual Convention, adding important value to the entire meeting. Our Committee/Sub-Committee Members bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge to this forum and are focused on extending the state of art in Water Quality & Treatment. Jointly our goal is to bring ISBT members up to date with new developments necessary to manage their production facilities safely and efficiently.

To that end, here are the latest activities of the Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee.

The Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee will present the latest technology and innovations at BevTech® 2018. Stay tuned for the agenda.

Please click on the More Information button for additional details about any of these subcommittees. If anyone wishes to join a group, please contact the subcommittee Chairs.

Education and Beverage Institute Subcommittee

The objectives / goals of the committee include: This subcommittee coordinates the development of education modules and seminar speakers as needed.

Subcommittee Chair

Tricia O'Connell
PepsiCo
Phone: (353) 21-4523291

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Joint Sanitation & Water Quality Subcommittee

The objectives / goals of the committee include: Subcommittee description needed.

Subcommittee Chair

Andy Reim
Ecolab
Phone: (704) 542-7014

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Wastewater Subcommittee

The objectives / goals of the committee include: Subcommittee description needed.

Subcommittee Chair

John Coccaro
Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC
Phone: 229-403-1134

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Water Disinfection Subcommittee

The objectives / goals of the committee include: Subcommittee description needed.

Subcommittee Chair

Carol Hudson
Nalco Water an Ecolab Comapny
Phone: (630)305-2114

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Areas of Interest

  • New Water Treatment Technologies, all chemical & physical treatment & separation techniques
  • Lime Treatment, Coagulation, Superchlorination Systems
  • Membrane Treatment-Reverse osmosis, etc.
  • Analytical Techniques to measure ingredient water quality
  • Water contaminants, microorganisms, chemical and constituents
  • Municipal Treatment Strategies and Impact to beverage production
  • Proposed and current water regulations
  • Using Computerized Fluid Dynamics to Optimize UV Reactor Performance" by Yuri Lawryshyn, Trojan Technologies

Archive

Click here for the committee's archive page.