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When: February 13, 2018
11:30 AM
Where: Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District Wastewater Treatment Plant
135 Aqueduct Road
Weldon, North Carolina  27890
United States
Contact: Jimmy Pridgen

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Eastern Section of the

Professional Wastewater Operators Committee



Purpose:  To encourage the friendly exchange of information and experiences among members.




February 13, 2018

Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District

Wastewater Treatment Plant

135 Aqueduct Road

Weldon, NC



The next meeting of the Eastern Professional Wastewater Operators Committee will be held Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  This meeting will be hosted by Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District.  Please RSVP by February 8th to Jimmy Pridgen at (252) 205-2519 or  This is an open meeting, and membership is not required to attend.  Please share the agenda with others who may be interested.


Lunch Location:                                                        Program Schedule:

Ralph’s Barbeque                                                        Lunch:                         11:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m.

1400 Julian Allsbrook Hwy                                        Technical Session:       12:15 p.m.—1:15 p.m.

Weldon, NC 27890                                                    


Lunch at Ralph’s Barbeque will be family style buffet and will be $13.86 per person.  The cost will include beverage and tax. Tip for wait staff is not included in the cost.


There will be a presentation on Wastewater Operations: Past, Present and Future; How to remain employed in 2030, by Dr. David Kinnear of Kinnear Process Services following lunch. Following the presentation, there will be a WWTP tour. The WWTP is approximately two miles from the restaurant.


Plant Tour Location:

RRSD WWTP                                                             Plant Tour:                  1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m.

135 Aqueduct Rd

Weldon, NC 27890


The RRSD Plant is a conventional activated sludge plant that has a permitted flow of 8.34 MGD and an average flow of 3.5MGD. The plant utilizes several treatment processes such as primary clarifiers, trickling filters, anaerobic digesters, conventional activated sludge with coarse bubble aeration, rectangular secondary clarifiers with traveling siphon bridges, and WAS dewatering with lime stabilization.


DO NOT miss an opportunity to network, learn, and assist other operators.  Operators who have certifications issued by the WPCSOCC will receive two (2) contact hours toward their continuing education requirement if they attend both the technical session and the plant tour.


If you have any questions please contact Jimmy Pridgen at (252) 205-2519 or

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