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Retrofitting an existing headworks can solve many WWTP issues

Headworks retrofits are commonly done to improve wastewater treatment plant performance or accomplish a new treatment objective. Headworks changes can be as simple as replacing a worn out screen with a similar system or installing a new finer screen to capture more debris.
Penticton Wastewater Treatment Plant

Dedicated software helps improve wastewater plant information management and reporting

Learn how a data management solution greatly improved Penticton Wastewater Treatment Plant’s data management practices. Almost overnight, the team noticed an immediate difference not only in functionality, but in the new-found power of the data and reporting tools they had at their fingertips.
Wastewater aeration with wastewater pump and air aspirator mixer.

Complexity of water, wastewater plants creates opportunity for innovation and cost savings

Municipalities have to continue implementation and operation of needed services, even on reduced budgets. Conventional solutions are often preferred and selected because they are proven and safe, however, they can be more expensive than new, innovative solutions that are proven but less known.
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New ‘I Don’t Flush’ campaign launched in Ontario

The Ontario Clean Water Agency and the Clean Water Foundation have teamed up with six Ontario municipalities for a public service announcement (PSA) campaign...
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B.C. opens up $150M in second round of water and wastewater grants

A combination of new federal and provincial infrastructure funding is opening up grants totalling $150 million for water and wastewater services in British Columbia. B.C....

City of Ottawa announces WWTP upgrades as sewage overflow project marks major milestone

Ottawa has now completed all six kilometres of tunneling for its Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel project, which aims to significantly reduce overflows when wastewater...
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Vancouver-based study measures extent of aquatic pollution from microfibers in laundry

Laundry machines in Canada and the U.S can release upwards of 878 tonnes of microfibres to the aquatic environment each year following wastewater treatment,...

French firm wins build contract for B.C.’s Annacis Island WWTP expansion

Paris-based VINCI Construction has won a $184-million contract to build new pipelines as part of an expansion for British Columbia’s Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment...

Winnipeg aims for cost-sharing to aid $909M wastewater centre upgrades

Four major capital infrastructure project proposals totalling just shy of $1 billion will come before the City of Winnipeg’s Executive Policy Committee later this...

Unserviced portion of North Okanagan to build $36.9M wastewater system

A wastewater recovery system for British Columbia’s North Okanagan district will soon prevent septic system contaminants from leaching into Swan Lake, now that a...

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