Biosolids Management


1.2 CEUs


This two day course will provide a broad knowledge of biosolids management from the sources of wastewater treatment sludges to the treatment of sludges to create biosolids. It will also present the options for beneficial reuse and/or disposal of these materials.


Note: If you have previously taken this course through Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence (EWMCE) you cannot receive CEUs again.

Delivery Formats

There are no available options for this course at this time - please contact .


Topics include:
-Sources and quantities of sludges in wastewater treatment
-Sludge thickening options
-Digestion options including the basic
-principles of each
-Biogas utilization for the anaerobic digestion options
-Post digestion options for biosolids treatment prior to dewatering
-Dewatering options
-The need for treatment of dewatering pressate and centrate
-Composting options for dewatered sludges and/or biosolids
-Sludge and/or Biosolids drying options
-Disposal and beneficial reuse options

No manuals will be forwarded to students in advance of this course – the instructor will provide all material on-site.


$460.00 Must have current AWWOA Membership

$560.00 Non-Members

$345.00 (For in-class courses only) Must have a current AWWOA Membership and be an operator of a small public rural water/wastewater facility.