The Process and Water Quality Specialists

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Come see how Trussell Tech is advancing Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse in California at the CWEA Annual Conference!

Following is a list of our presenters:

Brian Pecson: 4/18 - 10 a.m. - Deep Dive Nutrient Removal Panel

Brett Faulkner: 4/18 - 11:10 a.m. - High Recovery Reverse Osmosis Operations and Results

Aleks Pisarenko: 4/18 - 2 p.m. - UV/HOCl AOP Evaluation at City of San Diego’s 1MGD Demonstration Pure Water Facility

Rodrigo Tackaert: 4/18 - 3 p.m. - O3/BAC at City of San Diego’s 1MGD Demo-Facility

Elise Chen 4/19 - 4 p.m. - Membrane Filtration and Reverse Osmosis Membrane Operations and Maintenance 101

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TT at WateReuse CA

Please come see how Trussell Technologies is advancing water reuse at the WateReuse California Annual Conference!


John Kenny     

“Expanding Capacity By Re-rating the NCWRP Tertiary Filters from 5 to 7.5 GPM/SF”


Bryan Trussell

Comparing the Long Term Performance of Soil Aquifer Treatment Using Soil Columns”

Sunday 1-1:30 pm

Aleks Pisarenko

“Keep the FAT but Hold the Chloramines – the San Diego Experience”

Sunday 2:30-3 pm

Brett Faulkner w/Seval Sen

“Life-Cycle Cost Analysis For Brine Minimization at Padre Dam MWD”

Sunday 2:30-3 pm

John Kenny

“Pure Water Monterey AWPF Predesign: Pilot Testing for Design and Operations”

Sunday 3:30-5 pm

Keel Robinson (Moderator)

“The Latest in AOP”

Sunday 4-4:30 pm

Brian Pecson w/Paula Kehoe

“Implementing Treatment and Crediting Schemes for On-Site, Non-Potable Reuse”

Monday 1:30-2 pm

Mitch Bartolo & Shane Trussell

“Pathogens and Reuse:  The City of San Diego’s North City WRP Pathogen Study”

Monday 2:30-3 pm

Brian Pecson

“How Much Is Enough? Evaluating Treatment Redundancy in DPR”

Tuesday 3-3:30 pm

Brie Webber

“Challenges of Achieving Ocean Plan Compliance with Blended Waste Discharges”

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Trussell Tech at IDA Conference

Trussell Tech's Aleks Pisarenko will be delivering two talks at the IDA World Congress, which takes place in San Diego from August 30 - September 4, 2015.

Mr. Pisarekno's talks are as follows: 

Tuesday, 9/1/15, 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.: Impacts of Ozone And Biofiltration On Disinfection and Removal of Contaminants at 1MGD Potable Reuse Facility

Thursday, 9/3/15, Afternoon Session: Ozone and Biofiltration Pretreatment to MF, UF, and RO Membranes at 1MGD Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility 

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Trussell Tech at WateReuse California this week

Trussell Tech participation at the WateReuse California conference is as follows:

Monday, March 16, 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Brian Pecson: Breaking IPR Boundaries at Padre Dam’s Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project

Monday, March 16, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Fredrick Gerringer: Demonstrating the Compliance of Direct Potable Reuse Treatment Trains with Public Health Criteria

Monday, March 16, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Shane Trussell, Panelist: Town Hall Plenary Session: What Will be the Catalyst that Propels California to Direct Potable Reuse?

Tuesday, March 17, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Aleks Pisarenko:  Effects of Ozone and Biofiltration on Membrane Performance of 1MGD Potable Reuse Demonstration Facility

Tuesday, March 17, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Shane Trussell: Comparison of Two Disinfection Strategies Prior to Soil Aquifer Treatment for Potable Reuse

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Rhodes Trussell named 2013 Clarke Prize Recipient

Trussell Tech is proud to announce Rhodes Trussell was selected as the twentieth recipient of the NWRI Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for excellence in water research.  The NWRI Clarke Prize is given out each year to recognize research accomplishments that solve real-world water problems and to highlight the importance and need to continue funding this type of research. The Clarke Prize will be presented to Trussell on Friday, November 15, 2013, at the NWRI Clarke Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony, to be held in Newport Beach, California. More information about the Clarke Prize and full conference details click here.

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Fred Gerringer Earns BCEE

We are pleased to announce Fredrick Gerringer, D.Env., P.E. received his Board Certified Environmental Engineer distinction by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) in Water Supply and Wastewater. He joins Trussell Tech Board Certified Environmental Engineers Rhodes Trussell, Shane Trussell, David Hokanson, and Celine Trussell. See more details in the Winter 2013 edition of Environmental Engineer & Scientist.

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Water Reuse & Desalination Conference Presentations

Several Trussell Tech engineers will be presenting at the 17th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research Conference in Phoenix, AZ from May 6-7.

Rhodes Trussell: The Development of Public Health Criteria for Potable Reuse: Chemical Contaminants - Monday, May 6 - 3:15-3:40 p.m.

Brian Pecson: The Development of Public Health Criteria for Potable Reuse: Microbial Contaminants  - Monday, May 6 - 3:40-4:05 p.m.

Gordon Williams: Unlocking the Potential for Low-CT Tertiary Disinfection: Providing Reliable Nitrification to Ensure a Free-Chlorine Residual - Tuesday, May 7 - 10:00 - 10:25 a.m.

 David Hokanson: Feasibility Study on Model Development to Estimate & Minimize Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Carbon Footprint of Water Reuse & Desalination Facilities - Tuesday, May 7 - 2:30 - 2:55 p.m.

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Trussell Tech at CWEA Annual Conference

Trussell Tech will have a presence at the upcoming California Water Environment Association's Annual Conference in Palm Springs, April 16-19.

Wednesday, April 17, 1:40 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fred Gerringer: Effect of Ozone Pretreatment on MF Optimization, NDMA Formation, CEC Removal and RO Performance

Thursday, April 18, 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

Brett Faulkner: SEWRF - Recycled Water Process Optimization for Maximum Efficiency and Performance

Thursday, April 18, 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.

Gordon Williams: StormBLOX®: A New Physical-Chemical Treatment Producing Recycled Water Without Biological Treatment


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Trussell Tech at CA NV AWWA

Several Trussell Tech Engineers will be speaking at this week's California Nevada section of AWWA Spring Conference. Catch them here:

Shane Trussell with Reymundo Trejo (USGVMWD):

Wednesday, March 27: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Renewed Interest for an Indirect Reuse Groundwater Replenishment Project

Fredrick W. Gerringer

Wednesday, March 27: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Ozonation of a Non-Nitrified Secondary Effluent before Water Reuse Treatment

Rhodes Trussell:

Thursday, March 28: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The Big Picture: How Safe is Safe in the Treatment of Drinking Water for Public Systems