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Commercial On-site & Decentralized Wastewater Systems

Commercial on-site systems require specialized designs and installations.
The wastewater chemistry, volumes, and generation patterns can be very different to domestic on-site installations.
This presentation will use a variety of case studies to demonstrate the different design principles used for commercial on-site systems. The case studies will include Recreational Vehicle Parks, Taverns, Wineries, Eco-Villages, Sports Grounds, and Music Festival sites.
Different types of treatment units will be examined and their advantages and disadvantages will be discussed.
Dispersal techniques will also be scrutinized. The maintenance requirements of the various treatment and dispersal systems will be discussed. The complications of intermittent wastewater generation will be examined. The importance of odour control and minimizing risks to members of the general public will be explained.
The aim of this presentation is to show how commercial on-site systems differ from domestic installations and best practices for design, modelling and monitoring operations.
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Ben Kele has 20 years experience in the water industry and has researched, built and operated a wide range of water treatment facilities.

Ben has extensive experience in decentralised installations and addressing the concerns of salinity and sodicity in recycled water. Ben is a board member of the WasteWater Education organization. He is recognized as a leader in the management, treatment, and beneficial use of wastewater streams that have ‘difficult’ chemistry, organic loads and/or environmental license conditions.
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this presentation the attendee will be able to identify how commercial on-site wastewater systems differ to domestic installations.
The attendee will be able to identify the key criteria required to design a commercial on-site and/or decentralized wastewater treatment systems.
The attendee will be able to explain the advantages and disadvantages of different types of commercial on-site treatment and dispersal techniques.
The attendee will be able to describe the difficulties in treating and dispersing commercial on-site wastewater.

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