41st Annual Spring Biosolids Symposium
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Why Should You Attend?

The Symposium provides information on current issues related to biosolids and septage management, enabling municipal  officials,  plant  operators,  contractors,  and  consultants to respond proactively to new challenges. The Symposium has a tradition of providing a forum for discussion and  information exchange by assembling speakers who are recognized experts in their respective fields.

Registration Rates

BEFORE/ON March 12th: $90
AFTER March 12th: $100


Contact Courtney Harris at (414) 908-4950 x 125 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no later than March 12, 2024. No refunds will be given after this date.

Continuing Education Hours:

Continuing Education Hours will be awarded upon completion of the event.

Wastewater= 6.0 hrs
Septage General= 4.0 hrs
Septage Compliance= 2.0 hrs.
PDH credits available.


Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
1001 Amber Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481
(715) 344-0200

A block of rooms will be held at the Holiday Inn until February 17, 2024 or until the block is full for $122 Standard Room Rate

Make your reservations directly at (715) 344-0200 and press #3 or click here to book online.

For more information, contact:

Ben Brooks at (715) 261-6941
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Aaron Eichhorst at (920) 461-2424
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Registration BEFORE/ON March 12th: $90 | Registration AFTER March 12th: $100

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8:00 AM Opening Remarks - Dave Diehl, Black & Veatch
8:05 AM

PFAS DNR Update -  Tim Ryan, WDNR

8:35 AM

PFAS Impact at Marinette WWTP - Warren Howard, Marinette WWTP

9:00 AM

PFAS Impact at WWTPs in Wisconsin - Vanessa Wishart, MEG/Stafford Law

9:25 AM

Soil Investigation Report - Cece Rudnicki, Certified Soil Tester

9:50 AM

Field Evaluations - Zac Thompson, Madison MSD

10:05 AM Break
10:20 AM

Case Study on Solar Powered Dryer - Jeremy Cramer, Sun Prairie WWTP

10:45 AM

Septage and Biosolids Storage Planning and Implementation -Alan Kaddatz, Pat’s Services John and Corey Bowen, Ken-way Services of Rice Lake

11:10 AM

Nitrogen Mineralization Rate Studies - Faith Zangl-Weise, GEI Consultants

11:35 AM

Effect of Heat Treatment on fate of PFAS in Biosolids - Pat McNamara Black and Vetch

12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM

R2E2 Solids Train at Green Bay Facility - Aaron Eichhorst, NEW Water

1:30 PM

Characterization of PFAS in Biosolids - Martye Griffin, Madison MSD

1:50 PM

Bird Composting to Reduce Avian Flu Transmission - Rob Michitsch, UW Stevens Point

2:20 PM


2:40 PM

Septage Waste Characterization Study - Rob Michitsch, UW Stevens Point

3:00 PM

Economic Impacts of Septage - Lyle Lutz, Plover WWTP

3:30 PM

Closing Remarks and Adjourn - Ben Brooks, Wausau WWTP