Wastewater

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Lessons learned from successful applications of biological landfill leachate treatment

Landfill leachate treatment is a major engineering challenge due to the high and variable concentrations of dissolved solids, dissolved and colloidal organics, heavy metals and xenobiotic organics.
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Gregoire sanitary sewer project helps sustain Fort McMurray’s growth

The Gregoire sanitary sewer was identified as a key priority to keep up with Northern Alberta's economic expansion.
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An alternative to water-covered mine tailings areas

Evapotranspiration cover/engineered bioreactor systems, provides an economic alternative to water-covered tailings management areas.
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Unraveling solutions to overwhelmed sewer systems

If people got a good sniff of a ragged wastewater pump and had to untangle a snarled mess of entwined fabric, pumping stations might get a break from the onslaught of “flushable” wipes and products clogging their systems.

Working and managing data in the cloud: The way ahead for water and wastewater...

Smart data management can improve overall water and wastewater quality, by ensuring data is as timely and accurate as possible.

Successful lagoon operation in northern communities

Lagoons are the most common type of sewage treatment in Canada, and are often the treatment process of choice for small and medium sized communities.

Wastewater treatment optimization with micronutrients

Biological wastewater treatment plants face the challenge of treating, separating and disposing of biosolids.

The importance of continued participation in associations and events

Traditionally, most water and wastewater associations have been blessed with an abundance of volunteers. Cheerfully, they helped select seminar and conference locations, develop technical...

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UBC students win WEF award for airport de-icing runoff treatment system

Four students from the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Environment Federation’s 2019 Student Design Competition for their Vancouver International Airport...
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