Rhodes (Rip) Copithorn

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Rip has more than 37 years' experience in wastewater engineering. He has a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University and is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. His experience includes the application of suspended growth, fixed film and hybrid treatment processes for nutrient removal. He was one of the principal authors of a WERF study entitled "Investigation of Hybrid Systems for Enhanced Nutrient Control" (May 2000) and a contributing author to the Water Environment Federation (WEF) manual on the operation and maintenance of BNR facilities (MOP 30). He is currently working with the WEF on a new manual on Biofilm Reactors. Rip was instrumental in building the Stearns & Wheler business in the Chesapeake Bay area, and is a leader in the wastewater treatment field in the USA.

Wastewater Treatment Engineer
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