Town of Baie Verte

Newfoundland town fined $50K for chlorine leaks into local river

The Newfoundland and Labrador Town of Baie Verte has been ordered to pay a $50,000 fine after pleading guilty to discharges of highly-chlorinated water...

Software helps ensure WWTP compliance while streamlining reporting requirements

By automatically integrating change of regulations in the cloud environment, Sanitation District No. 1 is able to keep on top of changing regulations without involving IT for software updates.
Environment PFAS

B.C. company’s technology removes PFAS and EDCs from leachate and industrial effluents

New research by the non-profit Environmental Working Group shows PFAS are prevalent in municipal tap water.

Improved plumbing designs could boost testing accuracy for viruses in wastewater

As the world experiences what some see as the “new normal”, GHD is working with Envision to learn from the ongoing pandemic and consider ways that design could help people that may be in similar situations in the future.

Quebec funds electrolysis technology to clean mining wastewater

Quebec is investing $4.5 million in a Sherbrooke-based clean technology company specializing in electrolysis to help create opportunities for mining operations to recycle wastewater. Funded...
Chestermere Mayor and representatives

Alberta city launches sewage pilot project for biofuel conversion

The Alberta city of Chestermere has begun a pilot program to convert the sewage of its some 20,000 residents into raw water, fertilizer and...

New studies warn of denim’s lasting impact through wastewater

Two new studies with connections to the University of Toronto have detailed the troublesome environmental footprints that blue jeans — one of the most...
heat recovery stacks facility

Vancouver, Richmond receive funding for wastewater heat recovery systems

Vancouver’s successful wastewater heat recovery project in False Creek is getting a $14-million boost to add more heat recovery capacity to its system. The Vancouver...

UCalgary, brewery debut Alberta’s first wastewater-treated beer

Despite testing 80 parameters for its latest limited edition brew, Alberta’s Village Brewery says it still understands the “mental hurdle” involved with trying a...
COVID-19 Wastewater Risk Cover

New WEF report suggests ‘low’ COVID-19 risk for wastewater workers, but calls for further...

A blue-ribbon panel of 16 wastewater sector experts that convened in April has determined in a new report that the occupational risk of COVID-19...

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