Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) 7th Annual Research Forum Features Water Quality Industry Superstars

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has filled its 7th Annual Research Forum with panels of many internationally renowned speakers on water quality issues. Among the headliners are past winners of the prestigious Paul L. Busch Award, experts from the U.S. EPA, and researchers from many of the world’s top universities. The December 6, 2011 event features the “newest water quality research results that will inform regulations, lower costs, provide energy independence, and most importantly – improve our environment,” states William Dee, President and CEO of Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of Arcadis, and the Chair of the WERF Board of Directors.

Among the “superstars” of the water quality industry that will be presenting on December 6 are two past winners of the Paul L. Busch Award – Nancy Love of the University of Michigan, and Kartik Chandran, of Columbia University. Love will be speaking on one of the novel treatment technologies her team is researching that tests ultraviolet light use in wastewater treatment. Chandran will explain recent research findings related to greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment plants.

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