Operator Training Committee of Ohio, Inc

3972 Indianola Avenue * Columbus, Ohio 43214-3158

Phone (614) 268-6826 * Fax (614) 268-3244

Email: otco@otco.org

Procrastinators Workshop: Day 2 - 12/12/2014

Ohio EPA Laboratory for Water & WastewaterNik DzamovOhio EPA
SCADA and Control SystemsScott FausneauchtPro-Tech
Succession PlanningKim RiddellAlloway
Field SamplingKim RiddellAlloway
Surviving the Flood - 2 Case Studies on Emergency Flooding in the Treatment Plant Part 1      Part 2Gary TimmerUnited Water
Health and Safety Training - What is Required?  Video Gary TimmerUnited Water
Asset ManagementDaryl BowlingUtility Service
Healthy Water Ohio-Water Resource Managements Curtis TrussOTCO

Procrastinators Workshop: Day 1 - 12/11/2014

Treatment Plant Optimization - Where Do I Begin?Darrel BlanchardMCH2MHill OMI
Life Cycle AnalysisMatt CarpenterArcadis
Operator Certification UpdateAndy BarienbrockOhio EPA
Understanding the Benfits of AMR/AMI Metering SystemsRay SwartzNeptune
Optimization of Lime-Softening Process at Wadsworth WTPCarl SeifriedBurgess & Niple
Benchmarking Case Studies foe Water and Wastewater FacilitiesMarvin GnagyVeolia Water
Basic Electric for Water & Wastewater OperatorsScott FausneauchtPro - Tech

Water Distribution Systems: 12/10/2014

Ohio EPA Backflow Prevention Regulatory Requirements UpdateMaria LucenteOhio EPA
Ohio DOC (Department of Commerce) Plumbing Section Backflow Prevention Requlatory Requirements UpadateJack SomaOhio Department of Commerce
OTCO Backflow Prevention Backflow Update: Ohio, Kentucky, West Virgina Part 1   Part 2Gary EspenschiedOTCO
Where Do We Go From Here? Backflow Panel DiscussionGary Espenschied/Jack SomaOTCO/Ohio Department of Commerce
Fire Hydrant and Value Maintenance

Jeff Shivers

Clow Water Systems

A Practical Approach to Asset ManagementDaryl BowlingUtility Service

Water Distribution Systems: 12/9/2014

Operator Certification UpdateAndy BarienbrockOhio EPA
Ohio Call Before You Dig - OUPSGeorge GillespieOUPS
Stray & Galvanic Attack on Water & Wastewater PlantsJim LaryCorrpro
(DIY) Do It Yourself GIS Part 1: Bucyrus, Fostoria, Logan, MillersportCurtis Truss/Cecil McDonaldOTCO
(DIY) Do It Yourself GIS Part 2: Bucyrus, Fostoria, Logan, Millersport

Eric Honaker/John Ernberger/

John Wood/Cecil McDonald

City of Bucyrus

​City of Millersport/OTCO

How to Handle Reporting to the AgencyCurtis TrussOTCO

OTCO 50TH Anniversary Workshop Presentations 8/7/2014
Operation Software Solutions for Small Systems: A Day in the life.. (Part 1)Ron Von AllmenWonderware
Pump Station SafetyDerek WoottenExcel Fluid
Emerging Technologies in Water & WastewaterMike MaringerQuasar Energy
Operations Software Solutions for small Systems (Part 2)Ron Von AllmenWonderware
Water Reclamation PlantMike MaringerQuasar Energy
Updating a Wellhead/Watershed Protection PlanMike MaringerQuasar Energy
Tablet based GIS and Asset Management for the Small UtilitiesMark BeattyUtility Technologies
Underground Pipe, Cable, and Leak LocatingMark BeatyUtility Technologies
Village of Waynesville and Asset Management (A small systems encounter)Angie TiptonVillage of Waynesville
Village of Warsaw D.I.Y. GIS Project (Another small Systems Encounter)Cecil McDonaldOTCO

OTCO 50TH Anniversary Workshop Presentations 8/7/2014
Activated Sludge for Small Systems (Part 1)Lynn MarshallTWC
Activated Sludge for Small Systems (Part 2)Lynn MarshallTWC
Activated Sludge for Small Systems (Part 3)Lynn MarshallTWC
Activated Sludge for Small System (Part 4)Lynn MarshallTWC
Strategic Overview of Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater UtilitiesStanley States & Stu SenneffOhio EMA
Strategic Overview of Disaster Management (continued)Scott MoeglingOhio EMA

OTCO 50TH Anniversary Workshop Presentations 8/6/2014
Process Chemistry Relations for precipitative Softening and RecarbonationMarvin GnagyVeolia Water
Filtration Retro Fit at Lake County East WTPNick PizziAqua Serv
Web Based Monitoring and ControlPat SmithData Comand
Revised Sewage Treatment RulesAndrew ThomasOhio Dept. of Health
OTCO'S Administration of STS CertificationCurtis L. Truss JrOTCO
Backflow Update Gary EspenschiedOTCO
SCADA & Control Systems Scot FausneauchtPro-Tech System Group, INC

Health and Safety Training-What is Required?

Health and Safety Training-What is Required? (continued)

Gary TimmerUnited Water

Global Positioning for Today's Operator's PT 1

Global Positioning for Today's Operator's PT 2

Doug KotnikPrecision Laser & Instrument

OTCO 50TH Anniversary Workshop Presentations 8/5/2014
Ohio EPA DDAGW UpdateAndy BarienbrockOEPA Operator Certification Unit
Ohio EPA Regulatory UpdateBrian HallDivision of Surface Water
Operator Certification UpdateAndy BarienbrockOEPA Operator Certification Unit
Ohio EPA Enviromental ServicesKirk LeifheitEnvironmental Services
Ohio EPA Laboratory Certification Nik DzamovOEPA Laboratory Certification
Stage 2 D/DBP, the OEL, and Compliance StrategiesScott MoeglingOhio EPA DDAGW
Harmful Algal BloomsHeather RaymondOhio EPA PWS HAB Coordinator
Emerging TechnologyBradley A HenryOhio State University
Customer Services for Municipalities (An AMR Story)Ray SchwarzNeptune Equipment Company
Customer Service with a SmileKim SpiertCity of Columbus

OTCO 50TH Anniversary Workshop Presentations: 8/4/2014

Defensible Data: What is It? (Part 1)Marcy BolekAlloway 
Defensible Data: What is it (Part 2)Marcy BolekAlloway
Air MonitoringEd FitzgeraldJack Doheny Companies
Bugs and Critters: Life in the Floc (Part 1)Jon Van DommelenOEPA Compliance Assistance Unit
Confined Space Entry-Building A PermitEd FitzgeraldJack Doheny Companies
Bugs and Critters: Life in the Floc (Part 2)Jon Van DommelenOEPA Compliance Assistance Unit
Demand ResponseLaura ShermanNorth Shore Energy
How to Achieve Significant Energy Saving in Water & Filtration PlantsTom ShermanSustainable Enery Services

Water Laboratory Analyst Workshop Presentations: 5/15/2014

Defensible Data: What is It?Marcy BolekAlloway 
Analytic Development Method for MCHM SpilNiranjan SelarGreater Cincinnati Water works
VOC Method Comparison of 524.2 & 524.3Terry JeffersDionex/ThermofFisher Scientific
Lead and Copper Implementation and ChallengesJeff Kaufman & Bic BoycesCity of Columbus
Laboratory Certification in Ohio UpdateCharles Vasulka, Nik Dzamov & Jen Alexander Oho EPA
Water MicrobiologyJoan Rosa Michigan State University 
Living with Harmful Algal BloomsRyan Farmer Beagle Bioproducts
Denatonium Removal from Water Sources Using Oxidation with Chlorine AnalysisMarina Aboujaoude University of Dayton
Are You Caught By Choice or Chance?Olivea DeLegalBureau of Workers Compensation

Wastewater Labortory Analyst Presentations: 5/14/2014

Auditing the Environmental LaboratoryMarcy BolekAlloway
Perfecting you Analysis for DMRQA: Technical Tips on Running TSS and PHTom WideraEnviromental Resource Associates
Preparing For A Lab AuditSteven RobertsOhio EPA
Live Microscopic ExaminationJon Van DommelenOhio EPA
Live Microscopic ExminationJon Van DommelenOhio EPA
Ohio EPA Inspections and Enforcement ProgramMartin Burt & Robert OstendorfOhio EPA

Industrial Pretreatment Presentations: 5/13/2014

Overview of City of Marietta Pretreatment ProgramSteve Elliott & Christy KingCity of Marietta
BOD Slug Loads: Affect on Wastewater TreatmentKevin KrejnyMontgomery County Eviromental Serves
Benfits of Data Management SoftwareJared HitesAll Max Software
Environmental Crimes USEPA-CIDDoug YoungOhio Attorney Generals's Envir. Enforcement Unit
Metal Treatment for Discharge Compliance and Potential ReuseBrain TornsBurgess & Niple, Inc 
Absorption Media for Trace Metals RemovelMissy Hayes MAR Systems, Inc
Pretreatment Methods Used By the foods IndrustryMike Maringer

Quasar Energy Group

Operator Certifacation Update

Curtis L Truss Jr

Kathleen Cook 



Wastewater Workshop Presentations: Day 2 - 3/26/2014

Controls 101John EvansMP Electronics
Centrifugung and Thickening Bio-SolidsMike SargentCentrisys Centrifuge & Thickening Systems
Experior As An Energy Savings Solution For Wastewater Lift StationsLisa RilesXylem, inc
Expanding Your Disposal With A Class A ProductKavin StatonThermal Process Systems
My Diffuser Goes Up To ElevenMatt SengOvivo Water
Telog Enterprise and Environmental Information ManagementDan SullivanSullivan Environmental Technologies, Inc
Beyond SCADARudy EngertWonderware/ATR Distributing
The Next Generation In Screening TechnologyRanjit NairHeadworks International

Wastewater Workshop Presentations: Day 1- 3/25/2014

Ohio EPA Regulatory UpdateBrain Hall  
Ohio EPA
Operator Certification UpdateAndrew BarienbrockOhio EPA
Ice Pigging Force MainsDaryl BowlingUtility Service Company
Basic ElectricityScott FausneauchtPro-Tech Systems Group, Inc
Go With the FlowKeith KrogerOhio EPA
Safe Handing of ChlorineRick BoseUnivar
Brush, Dose, Scrape, Cover: Dealing with Secondary Clarifier & AlgaeChris RamseyInnovative Treatment Products, LLC
Present Advances in TelemetryDavid MundieHigh Tide Technologies, LLC

Water Workshop - Ground Water Presentations: Day 2 - 3/5/2014

Chlorine Decay Modeling & Water Age Predictions

Marvin Gnagy

PMG Consulting
Drop Hose Pipe, Benfits of Advanced TechnologyTracy KeckHose Solutions
Welfield Monitoring for Source Water ProtectionStuart SmithGround Water Science
Disinfection by-productsErin HammerAlloway
Shale Gas Drilling in Ohio and Public Water SuppliesJulie Weatherington-RiceBennett & Williams
Condition AssessmentsMatt ShultzHDR In
Canton Meter Replacement ProjectCarl Seifried & Tyler ConverseBurgess Niple
Lock out/ Tag OutGary TimmerUnited Water

Water Workshop - Surface Water Presentations: Day 2- 3/5/2014

pH Alternatives and Applications

Robert Brandau

General Chemical
Aquarius Water Treatment PlantJay SpertrinoLake County Aquarius

Laboratory Certification Updates with Ohio EPA  Excel Sheet  

Chemical Manual 2014

Nicola DzamovOhio EPA
Global Harmonized System of Chemical Hazard CommunicationJennifer Scott-WasikSandstone EHS Services
LACR Methods for Alkalinity & TOC ControlMarvin GnagyPMG Consulting
Preventative Maintenance: Source to TapTim BallardCircle B Services
ALMU Doing for Less for Three DecadesTim WolfAvon lake Municipal Utilities
Lock Out/ Tag OutGary TimmerUnited Water

Water Workshop Presentations: Day 1 3/4/2014

Ohio EPA UpdateAndrew Barienbrock  
Ohio EPA
Operator Certification UpdateAndrew BarienbrockOhio EPA
Basic ElectricityScott FausneauchtPro-Tech Systems Group, Inc
Reducing Energy Consumption in Water Pumping StationsTom Serman
Frazil IceSteve HeimlichAvon Lake Utilities
Case Study: Notrate and/or Organics Removal of Ohio's Source John KrinksURS Corporation
Demands Response ProgramLaura ShermanNorth Shore Energy
Web Based Monitoring and Control Patrick SmithData Command