Bill Brower

Bill Brower

Bill Brower

Speaker | WeCare Denali

West Henrietta, NY |

USCC Member

Mr. Brower serves as Project Manager for the Facilities group at WeCare Denali. He assists with operational troubleshooting at compost and digestion facilities and leads environmental and regulatory compliance for several operations. In addition, he assists the Product Marketing Group in developing new soil products and assists with the implementation of biosolids management technologies. He joined Denali Water Solutions in 2019. Previously as Manager of Resource Recovery at DC Water, Mr. Brower oversaw the biosolids program for Bloom, the tradename for the first thermally hydrolyzed digested biosolids product in North America. During his tenure at DC Water, Mr. Brower led a team in developing a suite of Bloom products and helped invent and refine a patented biosolids cake curing process.

Mr. Brower has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Master’s in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge.

Session Name: PFAS–Understanding the Impact of Fluorinated Hydrocarbons on Compost Manufacturers

Session Time: Wednesday, January 29, 8:00 to 9:15 AM

Presentation Title: PFAS: A Compost Manufacturer’s Perspective

Presentation Description: Compost manufacturers around the country are increasingly seeing impacts from concerns about PFAS–from regulators as well as concerned customers. This presentation will focus on the experience at WeCare Denali yard trimming, food waste and biosolids compost facilities in different regions throughout the U.S., as well as feedback from other operators.