March 24, 2020 – Plant Tour


Due to the safety precautions taking place in Pennsylvania and nationwide AIChE-DVS is canceling our March and April events. All will recieve full refunds for those who had registered. The CEO lecture will continue as planned and we will inform all if things change for May.

We hope our members understand while we all continue to take safe and healthy precautions.

Thank you, 

The AIChE-DVS Board

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Veolia Wilmington Water Pollution Control Plant Tour

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

4:00 PM – Registration
4:15 PM – Veolia presentation by Gerry Lemus, Operations Manager
5:00 PM – Plant Tour
5:30 PM – Conclusion
6:00 PM – Networking and Appetizers at Iron Hill Brewery (Wilmington)

Tour Location:
Veolia Water Pollution Control Facility
1701 E. 12th St.
Wilmington, DE 19809
(East 12th Street and Hay Road, off I-495)

Directions from Philadelphia Airport:
I-95 South until Delaware, then bear right onto I-495 South.
Drive to the 12th Street Exit; bear right onto the ramp.
Then turn left to drive over I-495.
Plant will be on your left with two gates (you will see Veolia Water flag).
On your right side with be the Landfill.

Use the designated visitor parking area.

Dinner Location:
Iron Hill Brewery
620 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE
(Waterfront Area)

$25 Non-members and guests
$20 AIChE Members
$15 Students

Veolia is an international company, headquartered in France. Our Mission is to Resource the World, helping our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. We accomplish this by improving our clients’ energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes.

This plant has the distinction of being the largest on the East Coast with a design capacity flow 340 MGD with a daily average discharge rate of 134 MGD. At this time, they serve approximately 500,000 customers.

After the tour, join us at The Iron Hill Brewery for networking and appetizers at 620 Justison Street (Waterfront area), a 10-minute drive away.

Registration Details and Deadline:
Tour limited to the first 25 respondents.

For questions, please contact Chris Sowa at