Continuing Education Workshops on Water & Waste Water Treatment in 2008 International Water Conference®

Pittsburgh, PA, October 15, 2008 --( This year’s International Water Conference® (IWC) to be held in San Antonio, Texas, October 26-30, will continue to offer education workshops covering current industry topics such as refinery wastewater treatment, water and wastewater treatment for produced water, fluidized gas desulphurization (FGD) wastewater treatment, and membrane treatment for desalination. The workshops also include design and operation of reverse osmosis, ion exchange systems, cooling water treatment, and treatment of water for both high and low pressure boilers with emphasis on refinery boilers.

The workshop program is designed to provide practical information that includes a basic understanding of the topic as well as detailed case studies. For the first time, the IWC is offering an Introductory Course on Water Treatment for the Power and Refinery industry. This course is designed for beginners who want to take up water treatment as a career in those industries. These workshops are conducted by experts in the field and will provide each participant opportunity for close interaction with the instructor and other workshop participants. The workshops will provide attendees opportunity to earn 4 professional development hours (PDHs) per course and a certificate of completion.

With over 68 years of technical papers and knowledge from some of the well-known industry specialists, the IWC is the world’s premier Conference for understanding and dealing with the technical and business challenges of industrial water treatment. IWC has always been a strong educational conference where attendees come to learn about the latest applications available in the industry, educate themselves in current technology through attendance in IWC workshops, and network heavily with their peer’s active in water treatment.

More information regarding the 2008 International Water Conference® may be found at their web site,, or by calling the IWC Conference Manager at (412) 261-0710 ext. 32.

International Water Conference
Tracy Devlin