Small Scale Wastewater Treatment Design Challenges

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Organisation profile

Molloy Environmental Systems, a trading name of Molloy Precast Products Ltd, has over 15 years experience in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of wastewater treatment systems along with a wide range of other environmental products. The company specilises in small scale commercial, municipal and industrial applications from 4 to 5000 PE. The company's main areas of expertise include wastewater treatment, pump stations and rainwater harvesting.

Training aim

Provide an understanding of challenges associated with the design of small scale wastewater treatment and disposal systems

Learning objectives

The course is designed to demonstrate to engineers various challenges in small scale wastewater treatment design and wastewater disposal. The Engineer should, on completion, be aware of various solutions to control these challenges.

Course outline

The course will cover two topics relating to wastewater; namely, treatment and disposal. Wastewater treatment will concentrate on key design considerations and adapting the design to varying applications and challenges. Disposal will cover both groundwater and surface water discharges with emphases on legal requirements in relation to discharge licences.

Trainer's profile

Shane Fox joined Molloy Environmental Systems in 2009. Shane has been involved in numerous industrial, municipal and commercial wastewater treatments projects; and has adapted different technologies and solutions to combat the challenges encountered in these small scale projects.

Shane is also finalising a PhD on the topic of wastewater treatment.

Course duration

45-60 minutes depending on Q&A session

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Engineers, technicians, architects and specifiers involved in wastewater treatment