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Northern Pulp pulls environmental assessment as it promises new ‘modernized’ plan for effluent

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia says it is withdrawing its application for an environmental assessment review and will soon reveal a new design for an...

New funding means sewer upgrades planned for southeast Labrador

A series of wastewater upgrades continue in southeast Labrador, where the federal government has recently allocated more than $1.5 million for modern water infrastructure. In...

Landmark settlement may lead to better flushability, labelling for wipes

Wipes manufacturer Kimberly-Clark Corp. has settled a lawsuit with Charleston, South Carolina’s public works commissioners, vowing to improve the “flushability” of its Cottonelle Flushable...

Ontario shipping company fined by U.S. over wastewater discharge

An Ontario-based shipping company in St. Catharines — one of the largest dry and liquid bulk carriers operating on the Great Lakes — has...

WWTP biosolids upgrade tops list of major infrastructure funding for Saskatoon

Residents of Saskatoon will soon benefit from $102 million in joint funding for 11 green infrastructure projects, including upgrades to drinking water and wastewater...

RCCAO says Ontario needs dedicated water infrastructure fund

Ontario needs a new dedicated fund to help municipalities “fix their leaky pipes and crumbling sewers”, states a call to action from the Residential...

Saskatchewan First Nation fined for wastewater discharge into lake

The Black Lake Denesuline First Nation of Saskatchewan faces a $10,000 fine after federal officials discovered some 86,000 litres of wastewater had been released...

WEF tasked to lead U.S. network for COVID wastewater monitoring

As the U.S. looks to create its first government-led wastewater surveillance program, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) has been tasked with training a nationwide...

Automated wastewater treatment systems help with compliance and reduce costs

An automated wastewater treatment system can eliminate the need to monitor equipment in person while complying with mandated requirements. Such auto-mated systems separate suspended sol-ids, emulsified oil and heavy metals, and encapsulate the contaminants, producing an easily dewaterable sludge in minutes.
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Cambridge’s Hespeler WWTP adopts membrane aerated biofilm reactor technology

While the first phase of improvements was underway at Cambridge’s Hespeler WWTP, a study was done to evaluate the merits of installing membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) technology for secondary treatment.

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