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 Expert  108482

Expert in Drinking Water Quality

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
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In his work with water quality, Expert was responsible for the interpretation of and compliance with the Surface Water Treatment Rule, the Coliform Rule, the Disinfection/Disinfection By Products Rule, the Lead and Copper Rule, and the Radionuclides Rule.

drinking water


Safe Drinking Water Act


drinking water treatment statute


drinking water disinfection


American Water Works Association

By virtue of supervising water quality, Expert was intimately familiar with conventional treatment of surface water, including lime softening and the handling and disposal of treatment residuals. He directed research for taste and odor control using adsorption with activated carbon and oxidation processes via ozone and permanganate.

drinking water treatment


drinking water odor control


drinking water taste control

Expert was the principal author of a staff report presented to the Board of Water Commissioners. He analyzed current available data on microbial density and land use relationship, information collection rule compliance, watershed sensitivity, and cost-benefit projections.

drinking water source protection

In collaboration with Dr. William Walker, Expert conducted a diagnostic study for characterizing the basic limnology of supply lakes; quantifying runoff and nutrient loading; assessing cause and effect relationships linking watershed conditions, pumped sources, lake water quality, and taste and odor episodes; and providing data and models for the design and evaluation of control measures.


lake restoration

Expert was responsible for MDH Laboratory Certification. The St. Paul Water Utility Laboratory was certified for selected metals, non-metals, and microbials. Quality control samples were supplied by Analytical products Group (APG), which cited the SPWU laboratory with the Laboratory of Excellence Award in 1997.

drinking water quality monitoring


drinking water quality standard

As Water Quality Supervisor, Expert was responsible for the laboratory and all process monitoring. The major pieces of instrumentation that he worked with included atomic adsorption spectrophotometers, flow injection/ion chromatography, and total organic carbon analyzer.

aquatic chemistry


environmental water sample


environmental water sampling


environmental data quality assurance

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Membrane Separation Processes, Water Purification, Waste...
Water Treatment
Pure Water, Water Treatment
Municipal Water/ Wastewater Systems, Pumping, Conveyance,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1964   B.S.   Chemistry   Gustavus Adolphus College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1998 to





1990 to 1998


St. Paul Water Utility


Water Quality Supervisor


1975 to 1990


St. Paul Water Utility


Water Quality Specialist


1971 to 1975


City of St. Paul


Director of Testing Laboratory


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Water Works Association, the American Chemical Society, and the North American Lake Management Society.


He has been certified as a Class A Water Supply System Operator.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Phase III Report.  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Water quality expert for consulting on Assistance for getting EPA Product Certification of a Water Quality Testing Instrument.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in water quality for evaluation of water potability and quality.
  • Water treatment, filtration and reverse osmosis expert for consulting on on patent litigation in Malaysia.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert presented topics such as lime softening and lead and copper regulations to the AWWA Minnesota Section Operators Schools.

Other Skills and Services

Expert made numerous presentations of a technical nature to the Board of Water Commissioners.


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