Process Control Chemistry Projects

Storm Water Treatment Studies and Monthly Monitoring

Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals, Port of Portland, Oregon. 

Collected storm water samples, prepared and initiated a monthly monitoring program, evaluated laboratory test results, conducted treatability tests using neutralizing agents such as sodium bisulfate, attempted bioremediation treatment with tannic acid, and completed and submitted quarterly reports required by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

Design of Wastewater Treatment Systems, Manufacturer

Confidential Electromechanical Parts Manufacturer
Owner/Principal Brent Jorgensen Served as Process Control Chemist/Environmental Engineer.

The facility had a silver cyanide electroplating operation and was discharging a 25 parts per million (ppm) cyanide rinse to the local POTW. Treatment included silver recovery and cyanide destruct system using sodium hypochlorite reduction. Metal effluent concentrations were reduced 96 percent.