Filtration Fundamentals: A Back to Basics Look at Filtration and Why It Matters Today

APA Kentucky Chapter


Thursday, July 20, 2017
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CDT

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Our BMP toolboxes now typically include proprietary media filters, membranes, rain gardens, biofilters, and a variety of infiltration practices. To ensure proper functionality of these BMPs it is wise to understand filter fundamentals and apply them to their design. This presentation takes a close look at key variables like media gradation, hydraulic loading rate, longevity, reactive capacity and discusses how they influence filter performance.


Angie Bidlack

Angie Bidlack, P.E., is the Contech Stormwater Consultant in Western Kentucky as well as Indiana. Prior to joining Contech, Angie worked as a design consultant with experience in bridge design, road design, hydraulic modeling, and permitting in both public and private sector projects. She is a graduate of Trine ... Read More

Samantha Brown

Samantha currently serves as the Regional Regulatory Manager and Stormwater Consultant for Ohio and Kentucky. Previously, she was the Environmental Compliance Manager at Sanitation District No. 1 in Northern Kentucky where she was responsible for implementation of Northern Kentucky’s Regional Stormwater Management Program. Samantha formerly served on the Kentucky ... Read More

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