The Original Bob Black Wastewater Conference

August 18 - 19, 2014

Class No. 129345
1.0 CEU
will be awarded to participants who complete the conference
$125 per attendee

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QC Analytical Training Facility
1798 Iowa Drive
LeClaire, IA 52753

Co-Sponsored by:
QC Analytical Services, LLC
Green Start
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

Target Audience: Certified Wastewater Treatment Operators

Join us in LeClaire, Iowa as QC Analytical Services, Green Start and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges present The Original Bob Black Wastewater Conference 2014. This one and one-half day conference features a variety of approved CEU topics relevant to operator certification, plus a golf outing, social hour, and cookout. Participants who complete all conference sessions will earn 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) towards certification renewal as prescribed by Chapter 81 of the Iowa Administrative Code.


Monday, August 18, 2014
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Hazard Communication for Wastewater
Employees; Safety in the Workplace
John Morgan, Eastern Iowa
Community Colleges

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Land Application Equipment
Alan Neese, Neese, Inc.


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Bio-Augmentation: the Real Story
Keith Kennedy, Biosystems

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
The Future of Ozone in
Wastewater Applications
Tony Sacco, Spartan Environmental
Technologies, LLC
Lunch, provided

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Grit Removal
Ryan Asbury, Smith and Loveless

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Wet Test Purpose; What Happens
if you Fail?
Edward F. Askew, PhD, Askew
Scientific Consulting, LLC

Golf Outing, Social Hour and Steak Cookout

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Camera Investigation of Sanitary and
Storm Systems/Reline Sewer Lines
Doug Severson, Visu-Sewer

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Wastewater Project Success
Jay Brady, Stanley Engineering


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Iowa DNR Update
Russ Royce, IA Department of
Natural Resources

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
I & I Evaluation for Communities
Larry Trout, LT Inspector


  • Visit the QC Analytical Laboratory website and complete the online form
  • Call QC Analytical Laboratory at 563-289-3373
  • Fax the registration form, including credit card/company billing information to 563-289-5526
  • E-mail the registration form, including credit card/ company billing information to
  • Mail the registration form, including check /credit card information to:
    QC Analytical Services, LLC
    1798 Iowa Drive, LeClaire, IA 52753

Overnight accommodations are available at three hotels close to QC Analytical in LeClaire. For reservations, please call one of these hotels directly.

Comfort Inn
902 Mississippi View Ct.
LeClaire, IA 563-289-4747

Holiday Inn Express
1201 Canal Shore Drive
LeClaire, IA 563-289-9978

Super 8
1515 Welcome Center Drive
LeClaire, IA 563-289-5888