In many cases membranes that experience algae blooms are said to be irreversibly fouled because too often generic leaning procedures do not fully remove the foulant.
Raul Gonzalez will guide you through a seawater facility’s experience with high feed and differential pressures due to severe biofouling. Avista’s targeted cleaning procedure restored membranes and reduced cleaning frequency.
Technical Support Engineer, San Marcos – California
Raul Gonzalez is a technical support engineer at Avista Technologies, providing application support for customers in the United States, Latin America, and Asia. After completing his bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly Pomona in Civil Engineering, Raul participated in the Orange County Water District internship program focused on regulatory and water production. In this role, Raul gained hands-on experience with operations and maintenance of an indirect potable reuse facility. Today, Raul is a certified treatment operator in the State of California, active member of the National Civil Engineering Honor’s Society (Chi Epsilon), a student member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and pursuing his master’s degree in Environmental Engineering.