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Alberta Water Week conference brings operators together

Alberta water and wastewater professionals gathered for the Annual Water Week Conference organized by the Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association

Endress+Hauser introduces the Turbimax CUS52D smart turbidity sensor

Endress+Hauser’s Turbimax CUS52D smart turbidity sensor and CUA252 flow cell provide continuous, unattended monitoring of drinking and process water quality.
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Critics warn of ‘incomplete’ focus report on Northern Pulp’s effluent proposal

A number of critics are sounding alarm bells around the Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation’s new focus report around its controversial proposal to pump...


Wetland sewage system helps N.L. company with carbon neutral success

A smart thermostat company in St. John’s hangs a picture of a local wastewater treatment facility on its walls as a reminder of how...
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Environmental assessment for Duffin Creek Plant outfall project approved

Durham Region and York Region announced that they are proceeding with the proposed treatment enhancements at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in...
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Industry leaders launch Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association

The Ontario Clean Technology Industry Association (OCTIA), a new not-for-profit organization that aims to champion Ontario’s cleantech sector officially launched in early November 2019. Globally,...
Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation water system operators work with WCWC

Investigating disinfection byproducts for Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

Working with the community and the OFNTSC, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre investigated treatment processes to control disinfection byproducts in drinking water, such as trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids.
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Using oxygen and ozone to control odour and corrosion caused by hydrogen sulfide

A major contributor to odour and corrosion in industrial systems is hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and its associated compounds. In recent years interest in ozone to treat wastewater has led to new and sustainable technologies for odour and corrosion control in wastewater collection systems.
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Parks Canada sites now able to monitor wastewater treatment remotely

SENTRY-BOD systems are now providing Parks Canada operators with the ability to remotely monitor wastewater treatment plant performance in real time at park locations. These plants often see large fluctuations in loading during the year due to seasonal use.
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Understanding what affects pump pressure head loss

This article looks at the fundamentals of pumping in relation to pump pressures, head loss and the effects of pumping different fluids.
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Medicine Hat chooses reinforced concrete pipe for new stormwater trunk main

Medicine Hat, Alberta, required a new stormwater trunk main to meet the demands of commercial and industrial growth in the city.
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How your organization can gain the innovation advantage

Charlie Voss of Golder Associates discusses how organizations can foster innovation and creativity by breaking down barriers between disciplines and sharing knowledge between colleagues.
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Optimization should not make wastewater plants less reliable

This article by Patrick Coleman of Black & Veatch discusses the role and importance of operational safety, excess capacity and reliability in wastewater treatment plant optimization.
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Talent management – Are our firms thriving or surviving?

Bill De Angelis of Metrolinx outlines what firms and organizations can do in order to retain and develop talented staff.
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Canada’s Bill C-69 and the evolution towards sustainable project planning

Canada's recently enacted Bill C-69 is an example of an emerging paradigm towards wholistic consideration of project impacts and contributions towards sustainability. This article...

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