Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks - On Demand
Recorded On: 09/12/2023
CWEA Members: $25.00
1.2 Contact Hours Towards CWEA Certifications: LAB
This webinar, hosted by the SFBS CWEA Laboratory Committee, will focus on the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) analysis of wastewater samples. In this webinar our speaker, David Smith, will discuss tips and tricks to troubleshoot the BOD analysis and outline products offered for the BOD analysis from Environmental Express.
• Learning Objectives/Attendee Takeaways
o No. 1 BOD Method and Procedure Overview
o No. 2 Common BOD Issues
o No. 3 BOD Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks
Blake Brown (Moderator)
CWEA SF Bay Section Lab Committee Chair
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Blake Brown is the CWEA SF Bay Section Lab Committee Chair and Supervising Chemist at Central Contra Costa Sanitary District. She has 5 years of experience in the Wastewater field and 12 years of experience in the Environmental Laboratory field.
Lead, Technical Support
David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina. He began his career in the environmental field as an analyst in the wet chemistry department with an environmental lab in Columbia, South Carolina. He moved up to the role of department supervisor and served in that position for 7 years. David then joined Environmental Express where he now works as lead technical support. His primary roles include helping others with proper utilization of their equipment, internal and external method training, and working with product development. He has volunteered with the Standard Methods Committee since 2008. He has also volunteered with TNI since 2017. When not working on Environmental Chemistry he spends his time with his family, piano, woodworking, volleyball, and reading epic fantasy series.
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