Instructor Biography

Landis Legg

Background and Experience

Landis G. Legg has been in the Operation of Wastewater and Water Treatment Systems in the State of Florida for 26 years and has been the Wastewater Plants Supervisor for the Hernando County Utilities Department for the past 16 Years. He holds Class "A" Wastewater Treatment License, Class "B" Water Treatment License, Class "C" Reclaimed Water Treatment Certificate, and Class "C" Wastewater Collection Certificate.

His projects include mobile wastewater residuals dewatering systems with the use of centrifuge dewatering technology, Disposal of these residuals are into a lined landfill cell to be mixed with household trash for the production of methane gas for electrical energy production. Design and operation of self-serve unmanned septic waste receiving stations that are monitored off site by video and SCADA systems, and Odor, Corrosion and FOG control projects that consists of liquid phase biological neutralization products, gas phase acid scrubbing for mercaptan removal and biological sulfide adsorption units for odor control.

Past experience includes Lead Wastewater Operator overseeing the operations and staffing of reclaimed and secondary treatment wastewater plants for Pasco County Utilities and the City of Brooksville and Water and Wastewater plant operator for two private utility systems consisting of various sizes of water and wastewater plants.

The Hernando County Water and Sewer Board currently operates seven wastewater treatment plants with a total design capacity of over 6,000,000 gallons.

Design projects supervised include the following: redesign of 3 wastewater plants with reclaimed water production and nutrient removal. The utilities department has wastewater plants under design for expansion or redesign with the newest technologic advances for energy conservation. The largest being the Hernando Airport Water Reclamation Facility to a future design flow to 6.0-7.25 MGD.

Courses Taught
Becoming a Water - Wastewater Operator
Operations - Overview for 2024
Septage Handling at the Treatment Plant