Influent channel at Edmonton’s Gold Bar WWTP successfully repaired

Harsh environmental conditions inside wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) can cause significant deterioration and damage to the reinforced concrete structures.

Implementing vortex grit removal the right way

Historically, grit removal has not received the same attention as other processes in water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). However, this has been changing in recent years.

Sewage overflow tunnel projects underway in Ottawa, Toronto

Ontario’s two largest population centres, Toronto and Ottawa, are both working on elaborate tunnel projects intended to keep sewage overflow from spilling into local...
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BC Water & Waste Association making headway on strategic plan

The British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) says it’s on track to meet the outcomes of its three-year strategic plan, according to its...

Gander awards $18.7M wastewater treatment plant contract

The Newfoundland Town of Gander has awarded an $18.7-million tender to Pomerleau Inc. for the construction of its new wastewater treatment plant. According to a...

New grit recovery system installed at Edmonton’s Gold Bar WWTP

EPCOR needed to recover grit from wastewater to produce a reusable and marketable product without negatively impacting the environment or nearby communities

Wastewater treatment plant monitors its greenhouse gas emissions

To help with Helsinki's efforts to combat climate change a large wastewater treatment facility now continuously monitors its emissions of greenhouse gases.
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Ontario’s Quinte West approves $16M for wastewater upgrades

Quinte West city council has greenlighted funds to reconstruct the city's Dundas Street pumping station and twin both its river crossing and forcemain work.

Construction begins on Samson Cree First Nation wastewater plant

Construction is underway at Samson Cree First Nation, about 100 kilometres south of Edmonton, where the reserve is getting a new $32.5-million pumping system...

Series of mishaps leads to expensive overage costs for Canmore’s wastewater repairs

A process disruption, emergency repairs and replacements, as well as scheduled rehab work, led the Alberta town of Canmore’s public works department to request...

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Walkerton Clean Water Centre increases its pilot testing capacity

Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) has announced that fluidized bed ion exchange has been added to its line-up of pilot-scale testing technologies.