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 Expert  108482

Expert in Drinking Water Quality


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
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.
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drinking water

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Safe Drinking Water Act

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drinking water treatment statute

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drinking water disinfection

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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.
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drinking water treatment

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drinking water odor control

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drinking water taste control

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drinking water disinfection

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American Water Works Association

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.
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drinking water source protection

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drinking water odor control

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drinking water taste control

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.

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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.
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drinking water quality monitoring

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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.
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aquatic chemistry

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environmental water sample

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environmental water sampling

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environmental data quality assurance


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Localities:
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.

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1998 to

 


 

Consultant

 

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:
Associations/Societies

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

Licenses/Certifications

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


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Phase III Report.  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
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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:
Training/Seminars

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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