Michigan Water Environment Association


- Project/Committee Seminar Presentations

Name:Laboratory Practice
Contact:Wendy Schultz <WSchultz@a2gov.org>

Description:
Mission Statement: To protect Michigan's water environment by encouraging professional expertise in environmental laboratories through training and education.

Core Values:
- Promote and encourage education through public outreach
- Protect MI water quality
- Learn, grow, and serve others in the scientific community

Calendar of Events:
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Lab Practice Webpage:
http://www.mi-wea.org/labpractice.php

Presentations Available:

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Designing and Moving Into a New Lab05/15/18"Designing and Moving Into a New Lab," presented by John Rigdon, Element Materials Technology at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/6._Rigdon_John-Designing_your_Lab.pdf
How to Keep Law Enforcement Away from Your Labs05/15/18"How to Keep Law Enforcement Away from Your Labs," presented by Det. Dan Kennedy, MDEQ at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/7._Kennedy_Dan-Michigan_Water_Environment_COnference_Spring_2018.pdf
4 Years of Anaerobic Water Treatment at Bell's Brewery05/15/18"4 Years of Anaerobic Water Treatment at Bell's Brewery - Design, Operations & Cost Consequences," presented by Walker Modic, Bell's Brewery at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/MWEA_OPs_and_Cost_@_Bells.pdf
Advancing Nutrient Recovery Through Urine-Derived Fertilizers05/15/18"Advancing Nutrient Recovery Through Urine-Derived Fertilizers," presented by Dylan Raye-Leonard & Audrey Pallmeyer, University of Michigan Students at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15th, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/9.A_Pallmeyer_Raye-Leonard-Advancing_Nutrient_Recovery_through_UDF.pdf
Optimization of Permanganate Pretreatment of Drinking Water to Reduce Microcysti05/15/18"Optimization of Permanganate Pretreatment of Drinking Water to Reduce Microcystin Toxicity," presented by Brian Spies, Oakland University Student at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/9.B_Spies_Brian-Permanganate_Pretreatment.pdf
Labs: What the DEQ Needs From You05/15/18"Labs: What the DEQ Needs From You," presented by Amy Vail, MDEQ at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/10._B_Vail_Amy-Labs_What_DEQ_Needs_LPC.pdf
reating Emerging Contaminants - Evaluation of Removal Efficiency of Activated Ca05/15/18"Treating Emerging Contaminants - Evaluation of Removal Efficiency of Activated Carbod on PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water," presented by Wendy Schultz, City of Ann Arbor at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/WEndy_Schultz_2018.pdf
Lab Safety Investigation05/15/18"Lab Safety Investigation," presented by Carol Injasoulian, City of Bay City at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/2._Injasoulian_Carol-Safety_LPC_15_May_18.pdf
Tap Into Social Media05/15/18"Tap Into Social Media: A Guide for Water Professionals," presented by Kolene Allen, City of Grand Rapids at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/3._KoleneAllenMWEALabPracticesPresentation.pdf
How to Rock Your Lab Audit05/15/18"How to Rock Your Lab Audit," presented by Malissa Drzick, City of Kalamazoo at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/How_to_Rock_your_Lab_Audit!.pdf
Green Lab Program Leading to Sustainability05/15/18"Green Lab Program Leading to Sustainability," presented by Dr. Sudhakar G Reddy, PhD at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 15, 2018 at the Lansing Community College West Campus in Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/5._Reddy_Sudhakar-MI_Green_Labs_May_2018.pdf
Validation of qPCR Rapid Bacterial Quantification Through Viable E. coli Counts05/18/17"Student Presentation: Validation of qPCR Rapid Bacterial Quantification Through Viable E. coli Cell Count in the Saginaw Bay Watershed" presented by Tyler Lefevre, Saginaw Valley State University, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/3._Lefevre_Tyler-Validation_of_a_qPCR_Rapid_bacterial_Quantification_through_Viable_E._coli_Cell_Count_in_the_Saginaw_Bay_Watershed.pdf
Method Detection Limit Revision Decision05/18/17"Method Detection Limit Revision Decision: What the 2016 Method Update Rule Means to You" presented by Wendy Schultz, City of Ann Arbor WTP/WWTP Lab, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/4._Schultz_Wendy-LPC_2017_Powerpoint.pdf
Preparing for Major Staff Changes05/18/17"Preparing for Major Staff Changes," presented by Bryan West, Muskegon County, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/5._West_Bryan-Preparing_for_Staffing_Changes.pdf
Continuous Improvement and Evolution of Michigan's Water Quality Testing05/18/17"Student Presentation: Continuous Improvement and Evolution of Michigan's Water Quality Testing," presented by Alexandra Strohm, Michigan State University, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/6._Strohm_Alex-Continuous_Improvement_and_Evolution_of_Michigans_Water_Quality_Testing.pdf
Biotechnology Chemists Can Use05/18/17"Biotechnology Chemists Can Use," presented by Ellen Campbell, The Nitrate Elimination Company, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/7._Campbell_Ellen-MWEA_Lab_May2017.pdf
Stormwater Outfall Monitoring05/18/17"Stormwater Outfall Monitoring," presented by Carrie Rivette, City of Grand Rapids WRRF, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/9._Rivette_Carrie-Stormwater_Outfall_Monitoring_2017.pdf
MDEQ Updates05/18/17"MDEQ Updates," presented by Greg Merricle, MDEQ, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/10._Merricle_Greg-2017_DEQ_Update.pdf
Working With Local Industry Labs - Helpful Links05/18/17Helpful Links from Working with Local Industry Labs, presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Working_with_Local_Inustry_Labs-Helpful_Links.pdf
Working with Local Industry Labs - Example Spreadsheet05/18/17Example Spreadsheet from Working with Local Industry Labs, presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Working_with_Local_Labs-Example_spreadsheet.pdf
Working with Local Industry Labs - PH Check Buffer & Sample Analysis05/18/17PH Check Buffer & Sample Analysis from Working with Local Industry Labs, presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Working_with_Local_Labs-pH_Check_Buffer_and_Sample_Analysis.pdf
Working with Local Industry Labs - QQCC Letter05/18/17QQCC Letter from Working with Local Industry Labs, presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Working_with_Local_Labs-QQCC_Letter.pdf
Working with Local Industry Labs - QQCC SOP05/18/17QQCC SOP from Working with Local Industry Labs, presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Working_with_Local_Labs-QQCC_SOP.pdf
Working with Local Industry Labs - Quarterly Quality Control Checklist05/18/17Quarterly Quality Control Checklist from Working with Local Industry Labs, presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Working_with_Local_Labs-Quarterly_Quality_Control_Checklist.pdf
A New Enzymatic Method, Legiolert05/18/17"A New Enzymatic Method, Legiolert, for the Determination of Legionella Pneumophila in Water: presented by Shawn Dubois, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/1._Dubois_Shawn-Legiolert_MI_18May2017.pdf
Working with Local Labs05/18/17"Working with Local Labs" presented by Daveda Quinn, City of Jackson WWTP at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/2._Quinn_Daveda-Working_with_Local_Labs.pdf
Discharge Monitoring Report Quality Assurance Program05/18/16"Discharge Monitoring Report Quality Assurance Program" presented by Chris Veldkamp, MDEQ at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/1. Chris Veldkamp MWEA-DMRQA Study Program (2).pdf
Translating QPCR Research Methods into SOPs05/18/16"Translating QPCR Research Methods into SOPs" presented by Shannon Briggs, MDEQ at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/2. Shannon Briggs MWEA 2016.pdf
Laboratory Ethics05/18/16"Laboratory Ethics" presented by Gregg Lundy, MDEQ at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/3. Gregg Lundy Laboratory Ethics-GL-POST to website only.pdf
Laboratory Fraud05/18/16"Laboratory Fraud" is a supplemental presentation by Bruce Woods, which was provided by Gregg Lundy in addition to his own presentation. (It was presented on September 17, 2015)
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/3. Gregg Lundy ADD-ON U.S. EPA OIG Fraud Presentation.pdf
Plastics in the Great Lakes: An Opportunity for Stewardship05/18/16"Plastics in the Great Lakes: An Opportunity for Stewardship" presented by Jeanie Williams, Inland Seas Education Association, at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/4. Jeanie Williams Microplastics.pdf
How to Survive an Audit05/18/16"How to Survive an Audit" presented by Amy Vail, City of Cadillac & Jaime Fleming, City of Wyoming, at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/5. Amy Vail and Jaime Fleming - How to Survive an Audit (Wastewater).pdf
SOP's: Worth the Effort?!05/18/16"SOP's: Worth the Effort?!" presented by Dave Alkema, KAR Laboratories, at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/6. Dave Alkema mwea sops.pdf
The Necessity of Calibrations05/18/16"The Necessity of Calibrations" presented by Dale Rudkin, DR Lab Services, LLC, at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/7. Dale Rudkin drlabservices PM presentation 5.6.16.pdf
I Have PPMs in my Water: Responding to Water Quality Inquiries05/18/16"I Have PPMs in my Water: Responding to Water Quality Inquiries" presented by Jaime Fleming, City of Wyoming, at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on May 18, 2016 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility in East Lansing.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/8. Jaime Fleming PPM's in My Water - Lab Practices Presentation 2016 Fleming.pdf
Algae/Cyanobacteria Toxins04/29/15"Algae/Cyanobacteria Toxins" presented by Dr. Judy Westrick, Wayne State University at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/1 Westrick - Algae, Cyanobacteria Toxins.pdf
An Introduction to Asset Management04/29/15"An Introduction to Asset Management" presented by Katie Erickson, City of Wyoming at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/2 Erickson - Intro to Asset Management.pdf
GHS Implementation04/29/15"GHS Implementation: Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals" presented by Heather Kubiak, City of Wyoming at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/3 Kubiak - GHS.pdf
Selection and Programming of Wastewater Samplers04/29/15"Selection and Programming of Wastewater Samplers" presented by Rich Skradski, Teledyne Isco at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/4 Skradski - Sampler Selection.pdf
When to Make a Change: The Cost of Service04/29/15"When to Make a Change: The Cost of Service" presented by Jaime Petrovich, City of Wyoming at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/5 Petrovich - Cost of Service.pdf
Jar Testing04/29/15"Jar Testing" presented by George Tichenor, SNF/Polydyne at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility. *See SNF Materials for supplement materials
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/6 Tichenor - Jar Testing.pdf
Laboratory Techniques 100: Back to Basics04/29/15"Laboratory Techniques 100: Back to Basics" presented by Carol Injasoulian, City of Bay City at the annual Lab Practices Seminar on April 29, 2015 at Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/7 Injasoulian Lab Basics.pdf
SNF Materials04/29/15"Procedure for Laboratory Chopper Test"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Offic. Proced. for Laboratory Chopper Test 4-15.pdf
SNF Materials04/29/15"Chopper Test Data Sheet"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Chopper Test Data Sheet 4-15.xlsx
SNF Materials04/29/15"Chopper Pictures"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Chopper pix 4-15.pdf
SNF Materials04/29/15"Procedure for Laboratory Gravity Drainage Test"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Offic. Proced. for Laboratory Gravity Drainage Test 4-15.pdf
SNF Materials04/29/15"Gravity Drainage Test Data"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Gravity Drainage Test Data 4-15.xlsx
SNF Materials04/29/15"Procedure for Laboratory Jar Test"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Official Proced. for Laboratory Jar Test 4-15.pdf
SNF Materials04/29/15"Procedure for Laboratory Makeup of Polymer Flocculants and Coagulants"
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/SNF Proced. for Lab Makeup of Flocculants and Coagulants 4-15.pdf
2 - How to Stay Out of Jail05/19/14As presented by Detective Janet Erlandson, MDEQ, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/How to Stay Out of Jail.pdf
1 - What to do When Your GC/MS is Short of Breath05/19/14As presented by Lee Marotta, PerkinElmer, at the Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/GC-MS Short of Breath - Marotta.pdf
3 - A Comparison on Coliform Methods05/19/14As presented by Amy Vail, City of Cadillac, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/A Comparison of Coliform Methods - Vail.pdf
4 - The Slippery Slope of Safety Slacking05/19/14AS presented by Bill Briggs, United Water, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/The Slippery Slope of Safety Slacking - Briggs.pdf
5 - Green Chemistry and its Principles05/19/14As presented by Dalila Kovacs, Grand Valley State University, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Green Chemistry - Kovacs.pdf
6 - Preparin for Plant Retirement: Cultivating New Recruits05/19/14As presented by Patty Chapman - City of Grand Rapids, Sandra Buchner - City of Grand Rapids, and Angella Breitenbeck - Paragon Laboratories at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/Preparing for Plant Retirements.pdf
7a - A Brave New World05/19/14As presented by Bruce Pelletier, Trace Analytical Laboratories, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/The Brave New World Pt. 1 - Pelletier.pdf
7b - The Brave New World 05/19/14As presented by Dave Johnson, Muskegon WWTP, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/The Brave New World Pt 2 - Johnson.pdf
7c - The Brave New World05/19/14As presented by Wendy Schultz, Ann Arbor Environmental Lab WWTP/WTp, at Lab Practices Seminar on May 13, 2014.
http://www.mi-wea.org/docs/The Brave New World Pt 3 - Schultz.pdf