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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency/U.S. Geological Survey Meeting on Cryptosporidium Removal
by Bank Filtration

USGS National Center
Reston, VA 20192

September 9-10, 2003

AGENDA



Tuesday, September 9, 2003
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Welcome
James LaBaugh, USGS Office of Ground Water
   
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Overview of the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development and The Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program
Cynthia Nolt-Helms, EPA, Office of Research and Development
   
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Overview Presentation From the U.S. EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Dan Schmelling, EPA, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
   
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Overview of the U.S. EPA’s Water Security Program
Regan Murray, EPA, Office of Research and Development
   
11:00 – 2:00 p.m. Field Studies of Cryptosporidium, Surrogate and Indicator Transport in Saturated Porous Media
Moderator: Glenn Patterson, USGS, Reston, VA
     
  11:00 – 11:25 a.m. A multi-path microsphere tracer test to understand transport of bacteria and protozoa at a bank filtration site.
(PDF, 36pp., 2.40KB)
Presented by Rick Langford, University of Texas, El Paso, TX, STAR Grant
     
  11:25 – 11:50 a.m. Using Riverbank Filtration to Improve Water Quality
(PDF, 34pp., 256.20KB)
Presented by Ed Bouwer, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, STAR Grant
   
11:50 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
     
  12:50 – 1:15 p.m. Bank Filtration Studies at the City of Lincoln, Nebraska Wellfield
Research conducted by Jason Vogel, USGS; Presented by Philip Berger, EPA, Washington, DC
     
  1:15 – 1:40 p.m. Assessing Subsurface Filtration and Dilution Processes in Riverbank Filtration Treatment
(PDF, 25pp., 387.00KB)
Presented by R. Collins, New England Water Treatment Technology Assistance Center at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Funded by EPA
     
  1:40 – 2:00 p.m. General Discussion
   
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break
   
2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Laboratory and Simulation Studies of Cryptosporidium, Surrogate and Indicator Transport in Saturated Porous Media
Moderator: Ingrid Verstraeten, USGS, Baltimore, MD
     
  2:15 – 2:40 p.m. Transport of Cryptosporidium parvum Oocysts in Saturated Porous Media
(PDF, 22pp., 1.04KB)
Presented by Joe Ryan, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, STAR Grant
     
  2:40 – 3:05 p.m. Cryptosporidium Transport in Porous Media
(PDF, 32pp., 844.56KB)
Presented by Scott Bradford, USDA Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, CA
     
  3:05 – 3:30 p.m. Streamline-Based Simulation of Cryptosporidium Transport in Riverbank Filtration
(PDF, 20pp., 4.61KB)
Presented by Reed Maxwell, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
     
  3:30 – 3:45 p.m. General Discussion
   
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break
   
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Estimating Cryptosporidium Removal and Health Effects
Moderator: John Grace, Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore, MD
   
  4:00 – 4:25 p.m. Crypto Removal at the Louisville RBF System
(PDF, 27pp., 528.76KB)

Presented by Steve Hubbs, Louisville Water Company, Louisville, KY
     
  4:25 – 4:50 p.m. Serological Monitoring of Pathogen Occurrence
(PDF, 14pp., 19.55KB)
Presented by Floyd Frost, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM, STAR Grant
     
  4:50 – 5:00 p.m. General Discussion
     
5:00 p.m. Adjournment
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2003
 
9:00 – 11:45 a.m. Ground Water Flow, Heat Flow, and Environmental Tracer Studies at Bank Filtration Sites
Moderator: Tom Grubbs, EPA, Washington, DC
     
  9:00 – 9:25 a.m. Use of heat as a tracer of stream exchanges with shallow ground water near bank filtration facilities
(PDF, 25pp., 3.15KB)
Presented by Jim Constanz, USGS, Menlo Park, CA
     
  9:25 – 9:50 a.m. Application of Different Tracers to Evaluate the Flow Regime at Riverbank Filtration Sites in Berlin (Germany)
(PDF, 32pp., 3.32KB)
Presented by Gudrun Massman, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
     
  9:50 – 10:15 a.m. Cellular, biochemical, and immunological methods using diatoms to determine the influence of surface water in ground water systems
(PDF, 32pp., 786.47KB)
Presented by Tim Reilly, USGS, Trenton, NJ
   
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
     
  10:30 – 10:55 a.m. Induced Infiltration Rate Variability and Water Quality
(PDF, 25pp., 436.15KB)
Presented by Bill Gollnitz, Cincinnati Waterworks, Cincinnati, OH
     
  10:55 – 11:20 a.m. Riverbank Filtration at the Charles M. Bolton Well Field Organic and Particle Reduction
(PDF, 38pp., 493.13KB)
Presented by Bruce Whiteberry, Cincinnati Waterworks, Cincinnati, OH
     
  11:20 – 11:45 a.m. General Discussion
   
11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
   
12:45 – 3:55 p.m. Cryptosporidium, Microbial and Heat Transport in Variably Saturated Porous Media Flow
Moderator: Mike Finn, EPA, Washington, DC
     
  12:45 – 1:10 p.m. Cryptosporidium Transport in Soil-Aquifer Treatment
Presented by William Blanford, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, STAR Grant (to University of Arizona)
     
  1:10 – 1:35 p.m. Cryptosporidium Transport in Unsaturated Flow
(PDF, 19pp., 578.14KB)
Presented by Christophe Darnault, EE&T, Inc., Newport News, VA
     
  1:35 – 2:00 p.m. Comparison of Batch and Flow Experimental Data on Retention of Manure-borne Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in soils
(PDF, 15pp., 292.74KB)
Presented by Yacov Pachepsky, USDA, Beltsville, MD
     
2:00– 2:15 p.m. Break
     
  2:15 – 2:40 p.m. Release of Cryptosporidium and Giardia (Oo)cysts From Dairy Calf Manure: Impact of Solution Salinity
(PDF, 32pp., 844.56KB)
Presented by Scott Bradford, USDA Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, CA
     
  2:40 – 3:05 p.m. Characterization of the unsaturated zone beneath a bank filtration facility
(PDF, 19pp., 2.64KB)
Presented by Jim Constanz, USGS, Menlo Park, CA
     
  3:05 – 3:30 p.m. One-Dimensional Variably Saturated Microbial Transport Simulations
(PDF, 19 pp., 875.31KB)
Presented by Bart Faulkner, EPA, Ada, OK
     
  3:30 – 3:55 p.m. General Discussion
   
3:55 – 4:10 p.m. Break
   
4:10 – 4:50 p.m. Cryptosporidium Removal by Bank Filtration Summary, Regulations and Caveats
Moderator: Ronald Fayer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD
     
  4:10 – 4:35 p.m. Cryptosporidium Removal by Bank Filtration
(PDF, 42pp., 287.49KB)
Presented by Philip Berger, EPA, Washington, DC
     
  4:35 – 4:50 p.m. General Discussion and Closing Remarks
   
4:50 p.m. Adjournment

 

 

 

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