To register for this workshop or check for updates,
please visit us online at:
            (Note: URL is case sensitive)
Please register for this event by August 15, 2007.
Online registration is quick and easy. Once you
register, you'll receive further logistical details, such as
hotel and travel information. There is no registration
fee for this workshop.
It is EPA's policy to make reasonable accommodation to persons
with disabilities wishing to participate in the Agency's programs,
pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 791. Any request
for accommodation should be made to Kristen Wheeler, SAIC, at by Friday, July 27, 2007, so friar EPA will have
sufficient time to process the request.
The workshop will be held at the following location:
            Millennium Hotel Cincinnati
    ]50 West Fifth Street  Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
      Phone: 5 73-352-2100 or 1-800-876-2700
                Fox: 5 7 3-352-2 7 48
A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel.
Please call The Millennium Hotel Cincinnati and
reference the EPA or visit www.millenniumhotels.
com/cincinnati. The workshop rate is $103.00 (or the
prevailing government per diem rate) plus 1 7% tax
per room, per night for single occupancy. If making
reservations online, select the arrival and departure
dates located on the left, select Group Code from
the drop down box, and enter DE00172038 where
prompted. Please secure your hotel accommodations
as early as possible because reservations will only be
accepted on  a space available basis. Reservations
must be made by 5:00 p.m.  EST on July 30, 2007.
Cancellation is by 4:00 p.m. 72 hours prior to arrival.

       For technical inquiries, please contact:
              Jennifer Moller, U.S. EPA
               Phone: 202-564-3891

        For all other inquiries, please contact:
               Kristen Wheeler, SAIC
               Phone: 703-318-4535

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The Workshop on Inorganic Contaminant Issues
is sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency's National Risk Management Research
Laboratory, Office of Research Development and
the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water,
Office of Water.

The workshop will provide participants with
information on issues and research applications
related to inorganic contaminants in drinking
water and distribution systems. The workshop
intends to address arsenic, radionuclides,
fluoride, nitrate, lead, copper, iron and
The workshop is open to state drinking water
staff, consultants, water utility personnel and
others having an interest on issues and research
applications related to inorganic contaminants in
drinking water and distribution systems.

Topics of discussion will include accumulation of
contaminants and nitrification in the distribution
system, innovative treatment of contaminants,
and simultaneous compliance case studies.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
9:00 a.m.  Welcome
           Sally Gutierrez, USEPA ORD
9:05 a.m.  Agenda Review
           Darren Lytle, USEPA ORD
9:15 a.m.   Regulatory Update: New &
            Coming Soon
            Jennifer Moller, USEPA OW
9:35 a.m.   Arsenic: Latest Research
            Tom Sorg, USEPA ORD
10:20 a.m.  Break
10:30 a.m.  Lead Hot Topics
            Mike Schock, USEPA ORD
11:00 a.m.  Copper Research Update
            Darren Lytle, USEPA ORD
11:30 a.m.  Iron Corrosion
            Vern Snoeyink, University of Illinois
12:15 p.m.  Lunch
1:30 p.m.   Accumulation of Contaminants in
            the Distribution System
            Darren Lytle, USEPA ORD
2:00 p.m.   Perchlorate & Biological Treatment
            Jess Brown, Corollo Engineers
2:35 p.m.   Break
2:50 p.m.   Nitrification in  the Distribution
            Jonathan Pressman, USEPA ORD
3:30 p.m.   Nitrate Treatment
            Dennis Clifford,  University of Houston
4:15 p.m.   Distribution Systems Panel
            Tom Sorg, USEPA ORD
5:00 p.m.   Wrap Up

Wednesday, August 22, 2007
8:30 a.m.   Distribution System  Considerations
            for Treatment
            Mike Schock, USEPA ORD
9:15 a.m.   Innovative Approaches for
            Inorganics Treatment
            Chad Seidel, DSWA
10:00 a.m. Break with Posters
10:45 a.m. Radium Treatment
           Rich Valentine, University of Iowa
11:30 a.m. Uranium Waste Disposal
           Jerry Lowry, Lowry Engineering, Inc.
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m.  Iron & Manganese Issues
           Bill Knocke, Virginia Tech
2:15 p.m.  Multiple Contaminants Case Study
           Tom Sorg, USEPA ORD
3:00 p.m.  Break
3:15 p.m.  Waste Disposal Considerations for
           Small Systems
           Nancy McTigue, EE&T, Inc.
4:00 p.m.  Inorganic Treatment & Waste
           Disposal Panel
4:55 p.m.  Wrap Up

Thursday, August 23, 2007
8:30 a.m.  Brainstorming Activity - State &
           EPA Follow-up  Activities
9:30 a.m.  Simultaneous Compliance Panel
10:30 a.m. Adjourn & Depart for EPA ORD's
           AWBERC Facility
12:30 p.m. Return to Millennium Hotel
*fie/d trip to EPA ORD's AWBERC Facility in
Cincinnati, OH - Bus transportation will be
provided at no cost.  The field trip is limited to the
first 45 participants; please see fhe registration
website for sign up information.
 Be sure  to check the website  for agenda updates: hftp://