CA-NV AWWA partnership to offer seminars on hexavalent chromium

Jan. 7, 2014

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — The seminars will present research by the City of Glendale on chromium VI removal.

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — The California-Nevada section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA), Hazen and Sawyer Environmental Engineers and the City of Glendale, Calif. have partnered to offer a free webinar and in-person seminars on treatment technologies for hexavalent chromium, according to a press release.

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The webinar and seminars are being organized in anticipation of California's pending drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium VI or Cr(VI), noted the release.

Results of nearly a decade of research by the City of Glendale on technologies for Cr(VI) removal from drinking water will be discussed in the sessions, the release reported.

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 “This is an incredible opportunity for water system managers, engineers and operators to learn about the upcoming Cr(VI) regulation, examine real-world solutions and ask questions at no cost to their utility,” said Tim Worley, executive director, CA-NV AWWA.

According to the release, the following experts will take part in the webinar and seminars: Nicole Blute, senior associate with Hazen and Sawyer and principal investigator for the City of Glendale's research program on chromium treatment; Lynn Grijalva, engineer and vice president of Hazen and Sawyer; Ramon Z. Abueg, chief assistant general manager of Water and Power; and Timothy Worley, PhD, executive director of the CA-NV AWWA.