US FOGA Training in January at the 2024 WWETT SHOW



US FOGA Training in January at the 2024 WWETT SHOW!

Challenges and Opportunities when Handling Fats, Oils, and Greases

Thursday, January 25 • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Room #135

In January, members of USFOGA will be providing an educational session at the 2024 WWETT show. The WWETT (Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport) Show is the preeminent event in the wastewater industry, and it presents a remarkable opportunity for professionals and experts in the field of fats, oils, and greases (FOG) in wastewater treatment. At this industry-leading conference, attendees gain access to a wealth of knowledge, cutting-edge technologies, and networking opportunities that are invaluable for those engaged in managing FOG-related issues in wastewater treatment. With a broad spectrum of exhibitors showcasing state-of-the-art equipment, services, and solutions tailored to the challenges of FOG control, WWETT is the ideal platform to stay updated on the latest trends and innovations in this critical sector. Moreover, the conference's comprehensive educational sessions, workshops, and expert presentations provide a unique chance to deepen one's understanding of FOG management and its implications for wastewater treatment, fostering the development of effective strategies and approaches to tackle this persistent problem.

By attending the WWETT Show, individuals specializing in FOG in wastewater treatment can expand their professional horizons significantly. The conference brings together like-minded experts, engineers, regulators, and industry leaders, creating an environment conducive to knowledge exchange and collaboration. It offers a prime opportunity to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving field of FOG management, thereby enhancing one's expertise and problem-solving capabilities. Furthermore, engaging with cutting-edge technologies and solutions on the exhibition floor can empower professionals to make informed decisions that have a direct impact on the efficiency and sustainability of their wastewater treatment processes. Attending WWETT is not merely an educational experience; it's a unique industry connection point, ensuring that individuals are well-equipped to address the ongoing challenges and future opportunities in fats, oils, and grease management within wastewater treatment.

The 90-minute session hosted by USFOGA will focus on handling fats, oils, and greases (FOG), specifically used cooking oil and grease trap waste. Both of these waste streams are often managed by hauling companies as well as municipal wastewater treatment facilities. This session will provide training on the latest technology in the areas of FOG recovery technologies, grease trap and wastewater chemistry, grease trap interceptor inspection, and software for FOG management and compliance.

  • Discuss sources of FOG and potential products
  • Analyze problems associated with FOG handling
  • Learn about new tools to make hauling grease easier and more profitable
  • Discuss regulatory topics that impact grease trap haulers
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