Beyond regulatory compliance



Date: 07:00:00 - Oct 16 2019
Speakers: Melvyn Lam
Moderators: Tom Lynch CChem FRSC

The ability to accurately determine organic loading and organic removal efficiencies go beyond regulatory compliance requirements. By acquiring real-time organic data at upstream treatment steps, immense opportunities to optimize a WWTP’s performance exists. Using TOC data to monitor early treatment steps, empowers operators with the knowledge to make critical process decisions. Decisions that if not made in a timely matter, would lead to an inability to manage varying wastewater influent and validate carbon levels as well as equipment failures.

What you’ll learn

  • How TOC can help optimize upstream treatment processes and enable industrial water reuse   
  • Differences in TOC technologies 
  • Sievers patented Supercritical Water Oxidation technology and why it is best suited for harsh upstream wastewater samples 
  • Examples and case studies of how TOC can be utilized

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Melvyn Lam
Melvyn Lam (SUEZ)

Melvyn Lam is the APAC Applications Specialist for the Sievers product line by SUEZ. He has 12 years’ experience in engineering and offering application support for industrial and environmental markets. Most recently he served as the APAC Application Specialist supporting business growth in Pharmaceutical and Industrial markets for a cartridge filter device company. Melvyn holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering and a Masters of Science, Management of Technology.


Tom Lynch CChem FRSC
Tom Lynch CChem FRSC (International Labmate Ltd)

Tom has 35 years of experience in the petroleum industry, specialising in the delivery of forensic and problem solving /method development capabilities for BP Fuels and Lubricants businesses globally. He was also a member of the BP Science Council representing Analytical Science and led a BP wide Analytical Science network. Tom has published over 30 citable papers, 4 book chapters and has given over 60 presentations at conferences. He is a past Vice President of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Analytical Division and a past Chairman of the RSC Separation Science Group. In addition, Tom is a recipient of the Silver Jubilee Medal by the Chromatographic Society and a technical achievement award by the Energy Institute.

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