Publications 2010

BioWin is used and referenced in papers throughout the industry.  A sample of papers is provided below.



Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation 83RD Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, October 2 – 6, 2010.


  1. DYNAMIC MODELING OF DIFFUSED AERATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGH-RATE PLUG-FLOW AND STEP-FEED ACTIVATED SLUDGE SYSTEMS
    P. Schauer, S. Murthy, S. Kharkhar, A. Shaw, C. deBarbadillo, T. Johnson, P. Thomson
  2. COMBINING STRESS TESTING AND DYNAMIC LINKING OF WHOLE PLANT SIMULATORS AND CFD FOR THE EVALUATION OF WWTP WET WEATHER CAPACITY
    A. Griborio, J. Rohrbacher, M. McGehee, P. Pitt, R. Latimer, J. Gellner
  3. SIMULTANEOUS NITRIFICATION-DENITRIFICATION TO MEET LOW EFFLUENT NITROGEN LIMITS: MODELING, PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY
    J. Jimenez, D. Dursun, P. Dold, J. Bratby, J. Keller, D. Parker
  4. A 20-MGD BNR DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM – A FIRST STEP TO COMPLY WITH FLORIDA 2008 OCEAN OUTFALLS ELIMINATION RULE
    A. Griborio, R. Harris, P. Vinci, P. Davis, P. Pitt, R. Aliseo, A. Garcia
  5. FULL-SCALE IFAS INVESTIGATION: PLANT DATA AND BATCH TESTING TO ASSESS KINETICS, MASS TRANSFER EFFECTS AND POPULATION DYNAMICS
    R. Jones, C. Bott, B. Rutherford, R. Baumler, D. Waltrip
  6. DYNAMIC AND STEADY STATE MODELING FOR THE DESIGN OF THE ENHANCED NUTRIENT REMOVAL FACILITY AT THE BLUE PLAINS ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY
    M.K. Fries, B. Johnson, G. Daigger, S. Murthy, J. Bratby
  7. NITRIFICATION AND DENITRIFICATION IN AN AEROBIC INTEGRATED FIXED-FILM ACTIVATED SLUDGE SYSTEM
    A. Points, L. Downing, J. Yu
  8. A SMALL COMMUNITY’S GOAL OF IMPROVING EFFLUENT QUALITY, REDUCING ENERGY COSTS AND MANAGING THEIR WATER RESOURCES
    H. Schmidt, C. Mick, J. Manning, P. Zoeller, A. Hoffman
  9. HOW MUCH CAN MY PLANT TREAT? USING MODELS AND STRESS TESTING TO DETERMINE PLANT CAPACITY
    L. Sawyer, R. Merlo, B. Faisst, B. Thomas, S. Maglione, D. Wing, A. Gharagozian
  10. LONG-TERM OPERATIONS MODELING: WHEN DOES VALIDATION BECOME RECALIBRATION?
    H. Philips, W. Anderson, J. Kuosman, D. Pier, S. Rogowski
  11. CRITICAL COMPONENTS OF BIOFILM MODELS FOR ENGINEERING PRACTICE
    J. Boltz, E. Morgenroth, D. Brockmann, C. Bott, W. J. Gellner, P. Vanrolleghem
  12. MODELING THE EFFECT OF INADEQUATE SCREENING ON NUTRIENT REMOVAL
    M. Burbano, J. Rife, A. Turriciano, R. Henne, R. Kirkman, B. Harner
  13. EFFECT OF ULTRASONICATION ON ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF HOG MANURE
    E. Elbeshbishy, H. Hafez, A. Nakevski, M. Ray, G. Nakhla
  14. IMPACT OF ODOR AND CORROSION CONTROL PRACTICES ON THE INFLUENT READILY BIODEGRADABLE COD FRACTION AND BIOLOGICAL NUTRIENT REMOVAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE
    E. Kobylinski, G.P. Van Durme, J.L. Barnard, A. Shaw, M. Steichen
  15. BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF PETROLEUM REFINERY STRIPPED SOUR WATER USING THE ACTIVATED SLUDGE PROCESS
    R. Merlo, M. Gerhardt, F. Burlingham, C. De Las Casas, E. Gill, T.H. Flippin
  16. MAKING ENERGY FROM BIOSOLIDS, FATS, OILS AND GREASE
    T. Johnson, S. Jalla, G. Kaffezakis, B. Forbes
  17. STARTUP OF A STATE OF THE ART NUTRIENT REMOVAL MBR FACILITY UNDER STRINGENT OPERATING GUARANTEES
    J. Bratby, J. Chitty, R. Williams, K. Comstock, P. Schuler, R. Pope, P. Williams, K. Suwanarpa
  18. THE SECOND GENERATION OF IFAS AND MBBR: LESSONS TO APPLY
    H. Phillips, M. Steichen, T. Johnson
  19. SCOPE 1 GHG EMISSIONS FROM WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS USING DYNAMIC MODELING
    D. Houweling, M. Fairlamb, P. Dold
  20. IMPACT OF THERMAL HYDROLYSIS SOLIDS PRETREATMENT ON SIDESTREAM TREATMENT PROCESS SELECTION AT THE DC WATER BLUE PLAINS AWTP
    B. Figdore, G. Bowden, B. Bodniewicz, W. Bailey, R. Derminassian, S. Kharkhar, S. Murthy
  21. FERMENTATION OF MIXED LIQUOR FOR PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL
    J. Barnard, D. Houweling, H. Analla, M. Steichen
  22. DEVELOPMENT CRITERIA IN THE AGE OF SUSTAINABILITY – DC WATER’S NEW PARADIGM FOR BIOSOLIDS AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT
    P. Schafer, W. Bailey, S. Murthy, M. Sultan, C. Peot, E. Jolly, P. Braswell, J. Willis, A. Cooper
  23. STUDY AND UPGRADE OF A PHARMACEUTICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT FOR NUTRIENT REMOVAL
    R. Copithorn, G. Rookstool, A. Kirpekar
  24. USING WHEY AS A SUPPLEMENTAL CARBON SOURCE UNDER REAL TIME CONTROL CONDITIONS
    K. Brischke, K. Olds, D. Adams, J. Hardison, L. Rieger
  25. OCCURRENCE OF NITRITE IN BNR EFFLUENTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR MEETING A NITRITE STANDARD
    J. Stokke, R. Reardon, C. Lopez
  26. MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR LIFE-CYCLE COST ASSESSMENT SIMULATION: DIGITAL GAME-BASED LEARNING
    D. Kinnear, I. Nopens, M.L. Pellegrin, T. Maere, D. Nolasco, R. Glassen, G. Insel, Y. Amerlink, E. Bailey, E. Belia, I. Takacs, D. Houweling, P. Causey, R. Giardina, S. Murthy, P. Vanrolleghem, J. Barnard, H. Melcer, P. Krauth, R. Reardon, J.B. Neethling
  27. NUTRIENT REMOVAL MBR SYSTEMS: FACTORS IN DESIGN AND OPERATION
    P. Dold, C. Bye, Z. Hu
  28. DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED DEAMMONIFICATION SELECTOR
    B. Wett, G. Nyhuis, I. Takacs, S. Murthy
  29. LOW COST SOLUTIONS THAT COMBINE PROCESS MODELING, OPTIMIZATION AND PILOT TESTING TO COMPLY WITH LOT NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS STANDARDS AT TWO BNR PLANTS
    K. Bilyk, R. Taylor, P. Pitt, R. Latimer, C. White, L. Teuber, B. Dodson, J. Dodson
  30. THEORETICAL LIMITS TO BIOLOGICAL PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL: RETHINKING THE INFLUENT COD:N:P RATIO
    D. Houweling, P. Dold, J. Barnard
  31. DENITRIFICATION KINETIC PARAMETERS: A COMPARISON OF DECAY RATES OBSERVED IN DENITRIFYING POPULATIONS GROWN ON METHANOL AND ETHANOL
    J. Sparks, J. Moran, C. Bott, S. Murthy
  32. DECENTRALIZED MEMBRANE BIOREACTORS FOR WATER REUSE IN PAULDING COUNTY, GEORGIA
    M. Jones, K. Mathis
  33. USING BATCH ACTIVATED SLUDGE TREATABILITY TESTING IN PROCESS DESIGN
    J. Cleary, W. Eckenfelder, G. Grey, R. Orlando
  34. FULL SCALE IMPLEMENTATION, OPERATION, AND PERFORMANCE OF A STRUCTURED SHEET MEDIA IFAS SYSTEM
    J. Ye, K. Chestna, F. Kulick, B. Rothermel
  35. SAVING MILLIONS THROUGH RESURRECTING THE DECOMMISSIONED TABER WWTP USING AN INNOVATIVE DESIGN-BUILD APPROACH
    S. Basu, M. Lifton, E. Monteith, L. Ward
  36. NUTRIENT REMOVAL TREATMENT PRACTICES IMPLEMENTED AT THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES UPSTREAM WATER RECLAMATION PLANTS
    M. Bell, H. Netto, R.T. Haug, K. Redd, S. Hammond, W. Hartnett
  37. EVALUATION OF NITRIFICATION KINETICS AND BIOLOGICAL PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL USING BATCH RATE TESTING, PROFILE TESTING, AND PROCESS SIMULATION MODELING
    P. Yi, A. Stone, K. Bilyk, C. Bott, B. Balzer
  38. EVALUATION OF NITRIFICATION KINETICS AND BIOLOGICAL PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL USING BATCH RATE TESTING, PROFILE TESTING, AND PROCESS SIMULATION MODELING
    P. Yi, A. Stone, K. Bilyk, C. Bott, B. Balzer