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 Expert  727925

Expert in Wastewater, Trade Effluent, Organic Waste Treatment, Analytical Science, Water Quality and Pollution

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an experienced analytical chemist specialising in the analysis of waters, wastewaters, sludges and formal samples from both a regulator industry and regulated industry point of view. Experience of the design and implementation of effluent monitoring programes for various reasons including: assessment and optimisation of treatment plant operations, treatment plant design, regulatory compliance.

Expert has experience of classical 'wet' and instrumental methods of analysis including: AAS, Gas and Liquid Chromatography, Air Segmented Continuous Flow Analysers, Ion Selective Electrodes. Method development, validation and documentation. Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Laboratory Management


analytical science




effluent monitoring

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1984   Graduate of the Royal Society of Chemistry   Chemistry   Liverpool Polytechnic  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1992 to






Provision of Expert Support Services in the areas of: Water Quality, Wastewater Treatment, Organic Waste Treatment, Recycling to Agricultural Land, Water Pollution Incidents. Advice on Laboratory Services and Analytical Methods. Laboratory Setup and Staff Training.

1990 to 1992


North West Water


Senior Scientist Analytical


Management of the analytical function of 2 water and 2 wastewater laboratories in South and West Cheshire. Analytical Method Development, Validation (DWI) and Documentation. Staff training/review.

1987 to 1990


North West Water


Senior Scientific Officer


Management and training of junior laboratory staff. Provision of an analytical chemistry service: wastewaters, industrial effluents, sludges and soils. Analysis of Formal Samples.

1983 to 1987


North West Water


Scientific Assistant


Provision of a general analytical service: wastewaters, industrial effluents, sludges and soils.

1978 to 1983


North West Water


Assistant Scientific Officer


Provision of a general analytical service: wastewaters, industrial effluents, sludges and soils.

Career Accomplishments:

Chartered Scientist (CSci). Chartered Chemist, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem MRSC). Member of the RSC Water Forum and Law Groups.

Professional Appointments

Part-time Lecturer: Forensic Evidence Collection and Analysis.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has assessed organic waste materials for use as agricultural soil conditioners and fertilisers including calculation of application rates and filed appropriate documentation in respect of Waste Management Exemptions.
  • He has reviewed expert reports and commented on the validity of conclusions drawn, offering alternative conclusions in respect of water supply (water quality) litigation.
  • He has conducted audits of small scale sewage treatment plants to assess loading rates and identify reasons for discharge consent failure. A maintenence and management program was developed to bring this plant back into consent.
  • He has conducted a desk study into historical land use and calculated nutrient and potentially toxic element loadings in relation to an agricultural tenancy dispute following waste spreading activities.
  • He has analysed regulator formal samples and provided expert advice and evidence at Magistrates Court and Crown Court (Appeal Court) in respect of water pollution incidents.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Wastewater expert for consulting on CBOD Issues.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Provision of oral and written expert advice to Barristers and Solicitors. Provision of oral evidence in Tribunals, Magistrates and Crown Court (Appeal Court). Cases include: Water Pollution, Land Pollution (following waste recycling), Water Quality (fit for purpose), Treatment Plant Operation (negligence).
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in effluent plant and equipment.
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:
Other Skills and Services

Trained in the Legal Aspects of Report Writing.


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