Efficient organics monitoring by TOC measurement - How to optimize wastewater treatment and meet effluent regulations
The quality of wastewater generated from industrial operations and municipalities is highly regulated and closely monitored. Traditional “oxygen demand” methods of determining wastewater quality can be time-consuming, costly, and less accurate. Total Organic Carbon (TOC) analysis offers a highly sensitive, non-specific measurement of organics present in a sample. Plants monitoring for TOC are better equipped to adjust their processes, protect capital equipment and meet effluent regulations.
What you’ll learn
- The benefits of TOC monitoring and its application in a wastewater treatment process
- Differences between TOC, BOD, COD and how to support discharge compliance with BOD and COD correlations
- The differences in TOC technologies
- European regulation updates
- Wastewater discharge in the chemical sector
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Jens Neubauer (SUEZ)
Jens Neubauer is the EMEA Product Application Specialist for the Sievers brand of TOC analyzers by SUEZ-Water Technologies & Solutions. Jens is responsible for the development and deployment of organics monitoring solutions for industrial and environmental markets in Europe.
Tom Lynch CChem FRSC (labmate)
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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