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Removing CECs from cold water post-lagoon wastewater treatment systems

A Canadian-made wastewater treatment innovation could be part of a long-term sustainable solution for the removal of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) in extreme cold climates.
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How to reduce the risk of I/I in new sanitary sewers from the private...

A recent publication, “Manual of Best Practices to Reduce Risk of Inflow and Infiltration in Private Side New Construction of Sanitary Sewers” provides practical, actionable solutions for building officials (and development engineering departments) to immediately implement strategies to reduce inflow and infiltration risk.
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How to prevent the many types of heat exchanger fouling

When handling difficult materials, such as sewage sludge or corrosive chemicals, heat exchangers can be particularly susceptible to chemical, biological, sedimentation or corrosion fouling.
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Exploring treatment options to remove new contaminants in landfill leachate

The growing need to prevent impacts to groundwater and surface water caused by landfills is driving developments in water treatment that may see application elsewhere. There has been a growing list of products including asbestos and PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyl) that were once heralded as “wonder materials,” that have turned out to have negative impacts on the environment and people.
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What treatment professionals need to know about the coronavirus and the water cycle

With the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, utilities are looking for resources to deal with relevant issues related to water and wastewater treatment.
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Researchers launch sewage testing program, ship sampling kits to measure COVID-19 spread

With patient testing facing limitations, a team of biologists, epidemiologists, data scientists, urban planners and engineers are soliciting wastewater treatment samples from facilities across...
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WEF messaging toolkit offers ‘thank you’ to water workers on frontline

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is looking to highlight the importance of water services during the coronavirus pandemic by releasing a “toolkit” of graphics...
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Canadian municipalities urge their residents to think about what they flush

To prevent sewage backups, municipalities and water organizations are telling customers to avoid treating their toilets like trashcans, especially during the COVID-19 situation. “At a...
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Hamilton making headway on massive $340M Woodward WWTP upgrades

As the largest single water investment ever for the City of Hamilton, the $340-million series of multi-stage, multi-year process upgrades for the Woodward Wastewater...
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BC region closer to success on second funding attempt for sewage treatment plant upgrades

British Columbia’s approval of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) ticks off a key box towards the greenlighting of...

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KKR and XPV Grow Water Quality Platform with Acquisition of Environmental...

The addition of Environmental Dynamics International accelerates the growth of the water quality platform’s nutrient management offerings through Nexom and Environmental Operating Solutions.
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