As pharmaceutical use has skyrocketed, the amount of endocrine disruptor drugs released into the water system has dramatically increased.
Careers in water quality are not just in high demand, they are also undergoing rapid changes.
Peterborough's WWTP's has seen a number of improvements in effluent quality and resiliency since adopting integrated fixed film activated sludge media.
The new Tottenham WWTP is designed for an annual average flow capacity of 4,082 m3/day, providing capacity for growth in Tottenham to at least 2031.
In order to ensure continued reliable wastewater collection, the City undertook a maintenance program to flush the inverted siphons on a regular basis in order to clear out any blockages.
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.
The Gregoire sanitary sewer was identified as a key priority to keep up with Northern Alberta's economic expansion.
Evapotranspiration cover/engineered bioreactor systems, provides an economic alternative to water-covered tailings management areas.
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.
Smart data management can improve overall water and wastewater quality, by ensuring data is as timely and accurate as possible.