Wastewater

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Electrical design considerations for WWTP headworks buildings

Preliminary treatment is the starting point of a typical wastewater treatment plant.
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Electro-oxidation shows promise for treating high strength ethylene glycol wastewater

The complexity of wastewaters is increasing as more chemicals are being used in domestic products and industry.
Castello di Amorosa wastewater system

New wastewater system allows winery to reuse over 5 million litres of water annually

The winery chose a treatment system that uses fiberglass tanks due to their corrosion resistance.
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Modelling ammonia-based aeration control shows over 65% energy savings possible

Real-time model for nitrification control based on activated sludge model No.1 has become popular with water resource recovery facilities due to the potential paybacks associated with energy savings and enhanced process control.
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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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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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