MARCH 2019: BioWin Training in Reading, UK

EnviroSim has scheduled 4 days of BioWin training in Reading UK : first, a 2-day BioWin Training Course : “Setting Up Whole Plant Models” on March 4-5, 2019 then a 1-day course of Advanced Topics on March 6, 2019 and finally a 1-day BW Controller course on March 7, 2019.

Crowne Plaza Reading
Caversham Bridge, Richfield Avenue
Reading RG1 8BD UK
+44 (0) 1189 259 933


This 2-day course is an efficient way to get new users up to speed.

  • Building a Basic BNR model
    • Key concepts in modeling
    • Factors that impact BNR
    • SRT and sludge mass distribution
    • Charting model results
  • Wastewater Characterization
    • COD and TKN fractionation
  • Dynamic BNR Modeling
    • Dynamic data input (eg. diurnal influent loading)
    • Dynamic model performance and analysis
    • Time-series charts and dynamic results output
  • Modeling Diffused Aeration Systems
    • Air flow requirements
    • Impact of diffuser density, tank depth and operating conditions
    • SOTE plots
  • Secondary Clarifiers
    • Settler modeling
    • Sludge settleability measures
    • State point analysis and solids profiles
  • Solids Treatment
    • Sludge thickening
    • Anaerobic digestion
    • Impact of return streams

This 1-day advanced BioWin course is designed to cover a range of topics on application of BioWin. The assumption is that the majority of attendees are “experienced” BioWin users. The primary objectives are to provide information on certain model details, and to cover a range of example applications of BioWin. The case studies and discussions will be selected from of the following list of topics:

  • New BioWin Features
  • pH Modeling
  • Process Control Simulation
  • Aeration control simulation
  • Methanol Addition
  • Methanol-utilizing biomass modeling
  • Aeration Systems
  • Fine versus coarse bubble performance
  • Gas phase modeling and off-gas concentration analysis
  • Membrane Bioreactors
  • Nutrient removal MBRs
  • Impact of chemical dosing and return liquors
  • Biofilm Modeling
  • Modeling an IFAS system
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Gas production and stoichiometry
  • Hydrolysis rate impact on digestion of mixed primary and WAS
  • Primary sludge fermentation to improve bio-P removal
  • Struvite Precipitation
  • Struvite, HDP, HAP precipitation model
  • Chemical Phosphorus Precipitation
  • Ferric addition example
  • Sidestream Treatment
  • Overview of sidestream processes (eg ANAMMOX, SHARON, etc) and modeling
  • SBR Systems
  • WERF wastewater characterization system
  • Oxidation Ditch Systems
  • Ditch recirculation rate
  • BNR in oxidation ditches
  • SND – simultaneous nitrification denitrification

BW Controller is a powerful tool that can be used to design and evaluate real-time process control strategies for wastewater treatment plant optimization. It also has strong built-in tools that simplify design and evaluation of aeration control systems. BW Controller is an add-on application to BioWin or PetWin+ and provides deeper insight into your BioWin/PetWin+ simulations without compromising on ease of use. The BW Controller Course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to process control fundamentals
  • General setup and operation of the BW Controller
  • Various hands-on examples of control strategy implementations like:
    • Level control
    • Aerobic digestion aeration control
    • Carbon dosage control
    • Aeration control based on dissolved oxygen
    • Aeration control based on DO and ammonia