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Enhanced In-Situ Bioremediation (EISB) Workshop

October 5, 2010 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:15 Welcome, Logistics, and Introductory Remarks

Jennifer Griffith, NEWMOA

9:30 Enhanced In-Situ Bioremediation (EISB): How to Assess if it Can Work at Your Site [PDF]

Doug Larson, Geosyntec

– Overview of key microbiological processes
– Applicable contaminants
– Implementation strategies for EISB
– Hydro-geology and Geochemistry
– Typical remediation timeframes

10:30 Break

10:45 Development of Remedial Goals Based on Mass Discharge Reductions [PDF]

Grant Carey, Porewater Solutions & ITRC

– Principles of Source Treatment
– Concepts of Mass Flux and Mass Discharge
– Typical Reductions in Mass Discharge and Case Studies
– Use of Mass Discharge as a Remedial Goal for Source Zone Remediation

11:30 Conceptual System Design [PDF]

Ryan Wymore, CDM

– Data Needs – Site Characterization
– Data Needs – Bench Testing, Loadings, and Bacteria Addition
– Development of preliminary injection strategy
– Monitoring needs

12:30 Lunch (provided)

1:15 Combining Advanced Site Diagnostics with In-Situ Microcosm Studies to Optimize Bioremediation Remedy Selection [PDF]

Matt Burns, WSP Group

– Overview of shortcomings of traditional data used to support biodegradation
– Fast, cost-effective evaluation of proposed remedies
– Advanced diagnostics discussed include: qPCR, PLFA, DGGE, SIP, and CSIA

1:45 Implementation Design & System Operation [PDF]

Mike Marley, XDD

– Impacts of Geology and Site Logistics
– Delivery System Options
– Case Studies

3:00 Break

3:15 Determining Success & Lessons Learned [PDF]

Ryan Wymore, CDM

– Realistic Project Goals
– System Optimization
– Case Studies

4:00 Adjourn


October 5, 2010
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center
Westford, MA United States + Google Map