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WEF see positivity in wipes settlement, issues guidance to class members

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has released a new guidance document to assist water utilities in knowing their rights and understanding how they are...

Downtown Halifax redevelopment to boast eastern Canada’s first WWTP energy system

The Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) of Cogswell will host the first district energy system in eastern Canada to supply renewable energy generated by a...

Alberta wastewater innovation and energy use projects highlighted through new pilot funding

Seven Alberta communities will soon be receiving money through the Green Municipal Fund to improve water and wastewater services that range from new lagoon...

Hamilton considers new report of cleanup options for Chedoke Creek

Implementing dozens of recommendations to clean up sewage contamination of Hamilton’s Chedoke Creek could cost the Ontario city more than $150 million over 14...

Montreal researchers using willow tree chemistry to treat wastewater

Researchers at the Université de Montréal are experimenting with using the roots of willow trees in plantations to filter untreated wastewater. Results of the project...

Ontario advances COVID variant testing with wastewater investment

New funding is helping researchers across Canada use wastewater surveillance to learn more about how the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) is changing over...

Saskatoon wastewater surveillance partnership earns spot on Smart 50 list

Saskatoon’s wastewater surveillance practices for COVID-19 and marine pollution have placed it on a list of 50 international projects named to the 2021 Smart...
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Communities in central N.L. funded for major water, wastewater projects

A series of critical water infrastructure upgrades have been announced for central Newfoundland, including a new ultraviolet disinfection building for Grand-Falls Windsor. In all, 12...

Repairing and protecting a 1950s era wastewater digester tank

Wastewater treatment plant maintenance and upgrading programs can sometimes unearth issues that may not be apparent during regular operation. Such an occurrence happened at a WWTP consisting of eight digesters constructed at various times between 1955 and 2010.

Bridge prevention is key to successful sewage sludge handling applications

Solids content of sludge cake in sewage sludge handling operations is a persistent problem. Traditional bridge-breaking technology fails to adequately address bridging in the resulting difficult-to-convey sludge applications. More recently, improved technology, such as NETZSCH Pumps & Systems’ aBP-Module®, has proven to be highly effective in ensuring bridge prevention.

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