Downingtown, PA

Educational Half-day Short Course
Optimization and Monitoring for Remediation of Chlorinated and Related Compounds

 A half-day short-course on recent technical advances in the characterization and remediation of chlorinated volatile organic compounds in soil and groundwater. Environmental engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists, regulators, site managers, scientists and others within the groundwater remediation community will learn about the current thinking and strategies for the characterization and treatment of chlorinated VOCs and NAPLs.

You won't want to miss this event! Lunch is on us and you will receive 3 PDH credits. Please forward an invite to others that would benefit from attending.


Location: Victory Brewing Company (Downingtown), 420 Acorn Lane,  Downingtown, PA 19335

Date: Tuesday, September 10th

Coffee/Water (all day)

Pizza lunch provided

 Margherita – mozzarella, red sauce, fresh basil

 HopDevil BBQ – chicken, onion straws, bbq sauce, bacon, cheddar, mozzarella, scallions

 Meathead – bacon, pepperoni, ground sausage, mozzarella, red sauce

End of event networking brewery tour and tasting!


10:00 - Registration and networking

Technical Presentations

10:30 - 11:00 David F. Alden, P.E., Tersus, Advances in Electron Donor Amendments 
11:00 - 11:30 Jeff Roberts, M.Sc., SiREM, Bioaugmentation-It’s not just for TCE Anymore
11:30 - 12:00 Joshua Richards, P.G., CHMM, Pace, Comprehensive tools for remediation support - Can you measure progress?

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 Jeff Roberts, M.Sc., SiREM, How Treatability and Molecular Testing Saves Time, Money and Heartburn
1:30 - 2:00 Joshua Richards, Pace, Emerging Tools to Manage 1,4 Dioxane Sites
2:00 - 2:30 David F. Alden, P.E., Tersus, Optimization and Performance of ZVI Amendments for In-Situ Chemical and Biological Reduction

2:30 - Networking / Brewery Tour and Tasting

Event Properties

Event Date 09-10-2019
Event End Date 09-10-2019
Registration Start Date 06-18-2019
Cut off date 09-09-2019
Location Victory Brewing Company- Downingtown
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Speakers for Phoenix, Vegas and Irvine

Sandra Dworatzek, M.Sc.
Sandra Dworatzek is an environmental microbiologist and Principal Scientist at SiREM with advanced technical experience in laboratory treatability studies for the evaluation of remediation technologies in the laboratory and the scale up of growth of aerobic and anaerobic microbial cultures for bioaugmentation.

Sandra Dworatzek, M.Sc.Senior Manager, SiREM

Gary Birk, P.E.
Gary Birk is a founder and Managing Partner of Tersus Environmental. Gary’s focus is on engaging cutting-edge, sustainable green technologies that help environmental consulting companies restore or remediate groundwater and soil at challenging sites.

Gary Birk, P.E.Managing Partner, Tersus Environmental

David Bardsley
David Bardsley has over 34 years of environmental drilling/water well industry experience; ranging from a drill rig helper to a Director in a $50M/year environmental drilling company. He is a Professional Geologist in TX, MO, TN, and LA with Ellingson-DTD focused on horizontal directional drilling applications.

David BardsleyBusiness Development

Joshua Richards, PG, CHMM
Josh Richards is the Program Manager and Subject Matter Expert for Pace Analytical Energy Services where he focuses on compound specific isotope analysis (CSIA) and for both petroleum and chlorinated forensics.

Joshua Richards, PG, CHMM Program Manager, Pace Energy Services