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New grit recovery system installed at Edmonton’s Gold Bar WWTP

EPCOR needed to recover grit from wastewater to produce a reusable and marketable product without negatively impacting the environment or nearby communities

Wastewater treatment plant monitors its greenhouse gas emissions

To help with Helsinki's efforts to combat climate change a large wastewater treatment facility now continuously monitors its emissions of greenhouse gases.
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Ontario’s Quinte West approves $16M for wastewater upgrades

Quinte West city council has greenlighted funds to reconstruct the city's Dundas Street pumping station and twin both its river crossing and forcemain work.

Construction begins on Samson Cree First Nation wastewater plant

Construction is underway at Samson Cree First Nation, about 100 kilometres south of Edmonton, where the reserve is getting a new $32.5-million pumping system...

Series of mishaps leads to expensive overage costs for Canmore’s wastewater repairs

A process disruption, emergency repairs and replacements, as well as scheduled rehab work, led the Alberta town of Canmore’s public works department to request...

Silver nanoparticles can potentially interfere with wastewater treatment

Research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how increasingly common silver nanoparticles in consumer products can potentially interfere with the treatment...

Large-scale anaerobic testing at California wastewater plant aims for sustainability

Two Stanford University environmental engineers say it’s time to begin rebuilding outdated wastewater treatment plants with new considerations of water scarcity and energy intensity,...

Wastewater transmission system opens to connect four Alberta communities

Federal and provincial officials attended a commissioning ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the completion of the $71-million North Red Deer Regional Wastewater Transmission...

New Red Rock secondary treatment plant on pace to delist Nipigon Bay area of...

Construction of a secondary wastewater treatment facility this summer aims to bring the small northwestern Ontario town of Red Rock, east of Thunder Bay,...

National wastewater report calls for renewed focus on emerging contaminants

By David Nesseth While Canada has often held to a scattered approach that aims to merely meet minimum standards for wastewater treatment, a new report...

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Stormwater ponds not a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, study...

Stormwater ponds, a ubiquitous feature in developed landscapes worldwide, are not a significant source of climate-warming nitrous oxide, a new study finds.