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North Red Deer wastewater system earns second accolade in a year

The Stantec-designed North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System has received another honour for not only being on time and under budget, but for innovative...
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BC awards pump stations contract under massive McLoughlin Point wastewater project

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) has awarded a $15.9-million contract to Knappett Projects Inc. to construct three pump stations and bridge crossings along...
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New study suggests Great Lakes’ pharmaceuticals need further research

A new study suggests that wastewater treatment plants are the primary source for pharmaceuticals entering the Great Lakes. The study, Reducing the Impact of Pharmaceuticals...

Eco-groups fight to wipe out wipe clogs with study that disproves flushability

Canadian eco-groups are calling for the Competition Bureau to launch an inquiry and levy false advertising fines to cover the costs of “flushable” wipes.
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CRD wastewater project in Victoria, B.C., may require $10M in additional funding

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) issued a notice to Victoria-area residents last week to warn that escalating construction and labour costs, as well...
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Saskatchewan announces water, wastewater and flood resiliency investments

Saskatchewan announced a number of investments in water and wastewater treatment, as well as flood resiliency, in March 2019. On March 11, Bernadette Jordan, Minister...
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Nova Scotia demands new, detailed report for Northern Pulp wastewater project

On the subject of Northern Pulp’s pending environmental assessment, Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister has released a decision that demands more detailed information about 19...
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Ex situ treatment approach used for soil impacted with cyanides

Two environmental site assessments, subsurface investigation and monitoring programs, have been conducted at a former industrial facility in Guelph, Ontario.

Understanding how temperature and substrate influence wastewater nitrification

Cold dilute influent creates a challenge for operators trying to maintain the level of nitrification required to meet low NH3 effluent limits.
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Plant based micronutrients can effectively control WWTP and other odours

New biological and environmentally sustainable, plant based organic micronutrients has been developed to eliminate formation of odours.

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