Calgon Carbon Announces 2011 Municipal Drinking Water Seminar Schedule


Source: Calgon Carbon Corporation

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) today announced the 2011 dates and locations for its popular municipal drinking water technical seminar, “Water. Made Better.” Calgon Carbon will conduct this seminar in nine cities in North America from May to December. This free program is designed to educate municipal officials and water and wastewater professionals on solutions available to make water safer and cleaner. The 2011 seminar series features revised and expanded versions of the presentations first introduced in 2009, reflecting the latest technological and market developments for municipalities.

Specialists in activated carbon and ultraviolet (UV) technology will lead the seminars. Attendees will learn about granular activated carbon (GAC), custom reactivated GAC, and space-saving, pre-engineered adsorption equipment to help water utilities comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule. Calgon Carbon will also present information about contaminants of emerging concern, and the solutions to address these tough challenges.

A detailed overview of UV technology and the latest information about UV disinfection and UV Oxidation for drinking water, wastewater and reuse applications will be provided. Additionally, Calgon Carbon will review how GAC and UV can work together to address taste and odor concerns in drinking water.

Calgon Carbon’s technical seminars will be conducted in the following cities during 2011 (operator credits will be provided by individual states, pending approval):

  • Birmingham, AL – Thursday, May 5
  • Toledo, OH – Thursday, May 12
  • Denver, CO – Thursday, June 23
  • Las Vegas, NV – Tuesday, August 30
  • Vancouver, BC – Wednesday, August 31
  • Raleigh, NC – Thursday, September 15
  • St. Louis, MO – Tuesday, October 11
  • Ottawa, ON – Thursday, November 3
  • Dallas, TX – Thursday, December 15

Each seminar, free to registered attendees, is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., with a continental breakfast and lunch provided by Calgon Carbon. For registration information, visit

Calgon Carbon Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner.

For more information about Calgon Carbon’s leading activated carbon and UV technology solutions for municipalities and industries, visit

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) is leading the way in helping industries and communities around the world address environmental needs with services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner. A global manufacturer and supplier of granular, powdered and pelletized activated carbons, Calgon Carbon also supplies ultraviolet (UV) disinfection and oxidation systems, continuous ion exchange and chromatography technology, activated carbon treatment equipment as well as value-added services for the purification of drinking water, treatment of wastewater, control of odors, product refinement, air and flue gas treatment and remediation.Calgon Carbon has production and operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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