Convention

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Most Recent Lectures and Published Papers

  • “Water: Pathogens, Detection, and Disinfection”, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Proceedings, Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 27th, 2022

  • “Mechanics of Filtration & Application: In Address of Iron, Manganese, Arsenic and Emerging Contaminants” Minnesota Rural Water Association, November 30th, 2021

  • “Removal of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS’s) with Point-of-Use (POU) Water Treatment Devices” Water Quality Association, International Conference (Virtual), April 16th, 2020

  • “Biosecurity of Drinking Water Supplies Within the Livestock Production Industry”, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Proceedings, Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 9th, 2020

  • “Overview of Experimental Design of Study for Evaluation of Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices for Perfluorochemical Removal”, Water Quality Association, International Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 28th, 2017

Complete list of lectures

  • “Water: Pathogens, Detection, and Disinfection”, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Proceedings, Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 27th, 2022  

  • “Mechanics of Filtration & Application: In Address of Iron, Manganese, Arsenic and Emerging Contaminants” Minnesota Rural Water Association, November 30th, 2021

  • “Removal of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS’s) with Point-of-Use (POU) Water Treatment Devices” Water Quality Association, International Conference (Virtual), April 16th, 2020

  • “Migration of Virus & Emerging Contaminants into Groundwater Aquifers and Their Influence on Human and Livestock Populations” Water Quality Association, International Conference (Virtual), April 16th, 2020

  • “Biosecurity of Drinking Water Supplies Within the Livestock Production Industry”, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 9th, 2020

  • “Overview of Experimental Design of Study for Evaluation of Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices for Perfluorochemical Removal”, Water Quality Association, International Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 28th, 2017

  • "Fundamentals of Water Treatment Plant Design and Operation" Minnesota Department of Health, Duluth, Minnesota, March 14th, 2013.

  • "Overview of Disinfection and Filtration Technologies and Common Misconceptions" Minnesota Water Quality Association, Egan, Minnesota, September 12th, 2012.

  • "Removal of Problematic Iron and Manganese" Minnesota Water Quality Association, Egan, Minnesota, September 12th, 2012.

  • "Arsenic Removal Technologies for POE Applications" Minnesota Water Quality Association, Egan, Minnesota, September 12th, 2012.

  • "Evaluation of Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices for Removal of Perfluorochemicals (PFC's)" Minnesota Water Quality Association, Egan, Minnesota, September 12th, 2012.

  • “Application of Disinfection and Filtration Technologies for USEPA Surface Water Treatment Rule Compliance” Minnesota Department of Health, Continuing Education Program, Ely, Minnesota, April 12th, 2011.

  • “Removal of Iron, Manganese, and Arsenic”, Midwest Poultry Federation Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 16th, 2011.

  • “Symposium – Viable Arsenic Removal Technologies for Small Public Drinking Water Systems”, Rural Water Association, St. Cloud, Minnesota, March 2nd, 2011.

  • “Evaluation of Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices for Perfluorochemical Removal”, Water Quality Association, International Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 12th 2010

  • “Conventional & Alternative Technologies for Public Water Treatment Systems (Filtration - Ion Exchange - Disinfection)” Day-Long Workshop for MN Public Health Sanitarians, St. Cloud, MN, October 28th, 2008

  • “Integrating Disinfection and Membrane Technologies in the Food and Dairy Industries”

  • Practical Membrane Technology Short Course, Bloomington, Minnesota, May 7th, 2008 “Overview of PFC Removal Technologies and MN Department of Health Study Update” MDH

  • Well Management Division, Snelling Office Complex, St. Paul, MN, February 19th, 2008

  • “Symposium – Under Serviced Demand within the Non-Community and Residential Water Treatment Market”, Connexus, December 19th, 2007

  • “Water Treatment vs. Conditioning – Criteria and Opportunity for Hybrid Delivery Channels Servicing Public Non-Community and Private Water Systems”, Water Quality Association/Aquatech Conference, Chicago, IL, March 29th, 2006

  • “Filtration Technology for Public Non-Community, and Transient Water Systems”, Minnesota Environmental Health Association, Brainerd, MN, May 6th, 2004

  • “Effectiveness of Current and Future Disinfection Technologies for Inactivation of Emerging Waterborne Pathogens”, Minnesota Environmental Health Association, Brainerd, MN, May 6th, 2004

  • “Operation and Maintenance of Point-of-Use Reverse Osmosis Systems”, Minnesota Environmental Health Association, Brainerd, MN, May 6th, 2004

  • “Arsenic Removal Technologies for Point-of-Entry Residential Applications”, Rural Water Association Educational Seminar, Olivia, MN, September 3, 2003

  • “Fundamentals of Reverse Osmosis Technology and O&M Considerations for Point-of-Use Applications”, Rural Water Association Educational Seminar, Olivia, MN, September 3, 2003

  • “Water Treatment System Design Aspects for Compliance with USEPA’s Enhanced, Stage II Surface Water Treatment Rule", Minnesota Department of Health Educational Conference, International Falls, MN, April 14, 2003

  • "Water Treatment – The Basics", University of Minnesota, Guest Speaker Series, Minneapolis, MN, April 11, 2003

  • "Principles of Ion Exchange and Application", University of Minnesota, Guest Speaker Series, Minneapolis, MN, April 11, 2003

  • “Principles of Disinfection Technologies and Application”, University of Minnesota, Guest Speaker Series, Minneapolis, MN, April 11, 2003

  • "Principles of Filtration and Separation Technologies and Application", University of Minnesota, Guest Speaker Series, Minneapolis, MN, April 11, 2003

  • “Water Disinfection Technologies, A Tutorial”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Las Vegas, March 21, 2003

  • “Utility and Operational Aspects of Membrane vs. Granulated Media Filters”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Las Vegas, March 19, 2003

  • “Design and Operation of Filtration Technologies Used for Compliance with the USEPA Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule”, Minnesota Department of Health Educational Seminar, Grand Marais, MN, April 17, 2002

  • “Prevalence of Waterborne Disease and Disinfection Alternatives”, International Water Quality Association Conference, New Orleans, March 8, 2002

  • “Overview of Current Market Opportunities for Ozone Technology for Water treatment and Food Processing Applications”, International Water Quality Association Conference, New Orleans, March 7, 2002

  • “Filtration Physics for Removal of Iron and Manganese with Backwashing Media Filters”, International Water Quality Association Conference, New Orleans, March 7, 2002

  • “Filtration Mechanics and Design Specifications for Backwashing Granulated and Adsorptive Media Filters”, International Water Quality Association Conference, New Orleans, March 6, 2002

  • "Residential Water Treatment - A Tutorial", Anoka County Board of Real Estate, Minneapolis, MN, January 9, 2002

  • “Filtration Technologies for Compliance with the USEPA Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule”, Minnesota Department of Health Educational Seminar, International Falls, MN, April 27, 2001

  • “Disinfection Technologies for Commercial and Industrial Process Applications”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Orlando, FL, March 29, 2001

  • “Theoretical Aspects of Water Filtration Technologies”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Orlando, FL, March 28, 2001

  • "Small Public Drinking Water Systems and Public Health - Building the Bridge", University of Minnesota, Saint Anthony Falls Hydraulics Laboratory - Guest Speaker Series, Minneapolis, MN, February 14, 2001.

  • "Advanced Filtration Technologies for Surface Water Filtration", Minnesota Department of Health Educational Conference, St. Paul, MN, April 26, 2000

  • “Methodology for Performance Verification of Ozone Generators”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Long Beach, CA, March 22, 2000

  • “Treatment Methods for Ground Water Contaminants”, Environmental Health Association Educational Conference, Brainerd, MN, May 7, 1999

  • “Ozone Technology - Principles of Application for the Treatment of Water”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Fort Worth TX, March 20, 1999

  • “Microbiological Inactivation Protocol: Issues, Research Needs, and Discussion on Cyst and Oocyst Methods”, American Water Works Association’s Water Quality Technology Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov. 1998

  • “Water Treatment for Non-community Public Water Systems”, Minnesota Department of Health Educational Seminar, Brooklyn Park, MN, October, 1998

  • “Ozone Technology - Design Variables for Point-of-Use Applications”, Minnesota Water Quality Association Educational Seminar, Alexandria, MN, October, 1998

  • “Ozone Technology - Advanced Application Techniques”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 12, 1998

  • “The USEPA Environmental Verification Testing Program - Objectives and Process”, 15th Annual International Membrane Conference, Boston, MA, October 29, 1997

  • “The USEPA Environmental Verification Testing Program - Objectives and Process”, 15th Annual International Membrane Conference, Boston, MA, October 29, 1997

  • “Ozone Technology - Principles of Application for the Treatment of Water”, International Water Quality Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, March 18, 1997

Complete list of publications

  • Olsen, P.C. “Water: Pathogens, Detection, and Disinfection”, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Proceedings, Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 27th, 2022  

  • Olsen, P.C. “Biosecurity of Drinking Water Supplies Within the Livestock Production Industry”, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Proceedings, Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 9th, 2020

  • Olsen, P.C. “Water Treatment - Removal of Iron, Manganese, and Arsenic”, Proceedings, Midwest Poultry Federation Conference, March 2011.

  • Olsen, P.C. & Paulson, P.J., “Removal of Perfluorochemicals with Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices – Final Report", Minnesota Department of Health, May 2008. http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/wells/waterquality/poudevicefinal.pdf

  • Olsen, P.C. & Paulson, P.J., “Removal of Perfluorochemicals with Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices – Interim Report", Minnesota Department of Health, December 2007.

  • Olsen, P.C., “Inactivation of Cryptosporidium Parvum by Infectivity Studies and Inactivation of Giardia Lamblia & Virus by Determination of CT Value in Drinking Water - Osmonics, Inc. Model PS 150 Ozone Disinfection System", United States Environmental Agency ETV Report, January 2002 http://www.epa.gov/etv/pubs/nsf0115epadw395.pdf

  • Olsen, P.C., “Removal of Cryptosporidium Sized Particles in Water - Rosedale Products Inc. GFS-302P2-150S-ESBB Bag and Rigid Cartridge Filter System", United States Environmental Agency ETV Report, October 2001 http://www.epa.gov/etv/pubs/nsf0108epadw395.pdf

  • Olsen, P.C., “Physical Removal of Giardia cysts and Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in Drinking Water - Kinetico Incorporated CPS100CPT Coagulation and Filtration System", USEPA Environmental Technology Verification Report, August 2001 http://www.epa.gov/etv/pubs/nsf0112epadw395.pdf

  • Olsen, P.C., “Physical Removal of Giardia cysts and Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in Drinking Water - Kinetico Incorporated SW224 Backwashable MicroliteTM Pressure Filtration System", USEPA Environmental Technology Verification Report, June 2001

  • Olsen, P.C., “Inactivation of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in Drinking Water - Calgon Carbon Corporation's SentinelTM Ultraviolet Reactor", United States Environmental Agency ETV Report, May 1999.

  • Olsen, P.C., “Campgrounds, Resorts and Recreational Facilities - SWTR and Small Systems”, Water Conditioning & Purification, July 1998

  • Olsen, P.C., “Top 10 Factors to Consider when Designing Ozone Systems”, Water Technology, May 1998

  • Olsen, P.C., “Installation of Ozone Systems for POE Applications”, Water Technology, April 1998

  • Olsen, P.C., “The Emerging Small Public Water System Market”, Water Conditioning & Purification, December 1997

  • Olsen, P.C., and Cartwright, P.S. “Filtration Basics”, Precision Cleaning, October 1997

  • Olsen, P.C., and Cartwright, P.S. “Microorganism Reduction Devices - An Opportunity”, Water Conditioning & Purification, June 1997

  • Olsen, P.C., and Cartwright, P.S. “The Dental Dilemma: Microorganism Contamination of Water Lines”, Water Conditioning & Purification, April 1997

  • Olsen, P.C., “Standardized Testing Protocol for Ozone Generators,” Water Conditioning & Purification, March 1997

  • Olsen, P.C., “Self Regulation: An Industry in Transition,” Water Conditioning & Purification, February 1997

  • Olsen, P.C., “The Small Public Water System Market: Definition, Observations and Recommendations,” Water Conditioning & Purification, December 1996

  • Olsen, P.C., and Henke, L. “Small Systems: Enforcement of the Revised Surface Water Treatment Rule Opportunities & Requirements,” Water Conditioning & Purification, March 1996

  • Olsen, P.C., and Henke, L. “Precipitation and Coagulation: An Introduction to Small System Pretreatment,” Water Conditioning & Purification, September 1995

  • Olsen, P.C., “Ozone Task Force Chairman Pushes for Standardized Performance Measurement Criteria,” Water Conditioning & Purification, March 1995

  • Olsen, P.C., and Cartwright, P.S. “ABC’s of Filtration,” Water Conditioning & Purification, February 1995