WORKSHOP: NOV 1, 2017 – Waste Water Treatment Plant and Troubleshooting Workshop


Explore how to better manage your trade waste treatment process to optimise outcomes


Presented by the

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

In association with 
Proud Workshop Partner – GHD


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The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with wastewater experts, GHD, have designed this Workshop to assist you to better manage your trade waste treatment process to maximise the outcomes.

The Workshop is designed to optimise the efficiency of your existing trade waste treatment process; Explore the different trade waste treatment technologies, Emerging technologies; and Designs to suite your operations; Show you how to reduce your trade waste charges, Reuse water and significantly lower operational costs; Case studies on technologies that significantly reduce sludge waste that show significant cost savings to your business; and much more. 

Troubleshooting session:  Participants are encouraged to bring along their specific issues to discuss with wastewater experts.


The Workshop will explore –

  • An overview of trade waste Regulations and frameworks, including
    • The Australian sewage quality management guidelines that are widely adopted by all water authorities throughout Australia
    • How Water Authorities manage trade waste and trade waste agreements
    • Overview of trade waste charges and principles
    • Standard non-compliance approach and case studies
  • Explore different trade waste treatment technologies, the options in design and highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each technology; 
  • Details to develop systems to maximise waste water reuse and water resources within your operations;
  • How to reduce your trade waste charges and save water;
  • How to lower operational costs,
  • Discuss the most appropriate pre-treatment technologies available;
  • Explore emerging technologies in wastewater treatment, 
    • Case studies on trade waste management best practice examples across various industries and key opportunities for business;
    • Case study on technology that significantly reduces trade waste sludge generation thus reducing operational costs;
  • Troubleshooting – participants are encouraged to bring along their specific issues to discuss with waste water treatment experts.


  • Facilitator:  Tina Khoury – Chief Executive Officer, Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

  • Dr Robbert van Oorschot – Technical Executive – Water, GHD

  • David Gutteridge – Principal Process Engineer, GHD

  • Nathan Bennett – Co-ordinator Business Service Delivery, City West Water

  • Antony Gibson – MIEX Commercial Leader, IXOM (formerly Orica Chemicals) – invited

  • John Newton – General Manager – Commercial, Syntek Environmental


Networking Opportunity

The seminar will provide the opportunity to network with presenters and delegates during AEBN’s networking refreshment breaks (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea). 

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