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When: January 25, 2018
11:45 AM
Where: Killian Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
7085 Old Plank Road
Stanley, North Carolina  28164
United States
Contact: Clark Fields

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Western Region of the NC

Professional Wastewater Operators Committee



To encourage the friendly exchange of information and experiences among members




The next meeting of the Western Section of the Professional Wastewater Operators Committee will be held Thursday, January 25, 2018 and will be hosted by Lincoln County at the Killian Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. This is an open meeting, and membership is not required to attend.  Please share the agenda with others who may be interested. 


        Lunch and Technical Presentation:                      Plant Tour:                                                                                                         

         Sports Page Food and Spirits                                 Killian Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant             

         179 Cross Center Drive                                           7085 Old Plank Road                                                                 

         Denver, N.C. 28037                                                 Stanley, N.C. 28164

         (704) 827-6283                                                         (704) 748-2314


Killian Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is a 3.35 MGD facility with the following components:


·         Mechanical bar screen with manual bypass screen

·         Aerated grit removal basin with grit classifier

·         Influent Parshall flume with ultrasonic flow recorder

·         Influent composite sampler

·         2 sequencing batch reactors with mixers, 4 blowers, diffused air and sludge transfer pumps

·         3 effluent filters

·         2 channel ultraviolent disinfection

·         Effluent composite sampler

·         Effluent V-notch weir with ultrasonic flow recorder

·         Static effluent reaeration

·         2 aerobic sludge digesters with rotary drum thickener and pump station

·         Sludge holding basin

·         Sludge pump station

·         2 rotary sludge dewatering presses


The technical presentation will discuss chemicals commonly used in wastewater treatment.  Presentation topics will include a discussion of alkali chemicals, coagulants and chemical safety and handling.  Lindsay Harmon from Polytec Inc. will present.



Program Schedule

Lunch: 11:45 a.m.—12:45 p.m.

                   Technical Session:  12:45 p.m.—1:45 p.m.

    Plant Tour:  2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m.



Two contact hours for wastewater operators will be awarded to those attendees who participate in the Technical Session and the Tour (partial credit cannot be given).   Please call Clark Fields at (828) 301-7255 or Robin Deal at (317) 850-6971 with any questions.



·         From Sports Page, turn right on to Waterside Crossing Blvd

·         After .1 mile, turn left on NC-16 Business S

·          Follow NC-16 Business S for 2.1 miles

·         Turn right on Old Plank Road, the plant is on the right after 1.4 miles









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