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Water and wastewater treatment challenges in Canada’s North

There are many unique challenges that both operators and scientists involved in water and wastewater treatment face in Canada’s North.

Using carbon dioxide for enhanced coagulation

Carbon dioxide may be used for downward pH adjustment in enhanced coagulation for water treatment. It is less corrosive and hazardous than other acids.

Crisis in Flint sparks fury over toxic drinking water

The water emergency in Flint has started a firestorm over the danger posed by lead in drinking water, and the failure of officials to protect public health.
James Smith Cree Nation water treatment plant group shot

Water treatment plant opens its doors

James Smith Cree Nation welcomed about 50 people for an open house at their integrated biological reverse osmosis membrane water treatment plant.
coated pump impeller

Polymer coatings can significantly improve water pump efficiency

Fluid handling equipment may suffer from multiple problems, including physical and mechanical damage, as well as general or localized erosion and corrosion. These problems...
automatic water main flushing units

Automatic water main flushing reduces costs and improves water quality

Most water distribution systems have areas where there are pipelines that may not have sufficient demands to keep the detention time short enough to...
First Nations drinking water

How Yellow Quill First Nation ended a nine year boil water advisory

In total, Yellow Quill’s boil water advisory lasted nine years. After a 22-month pilot project, a biological water treatment process lifted the advisory.
First Nations drinking water

Evaluating the First Nations water management strategy

The federal government’s response to water issues on First Nation reserves has primarily been through the seven step First Nations Water Management Strategy.

Protecting against lead pipe health risks

With so many lead pipe health risks, it is shocking the number of homes that still have them. In Toronto, there are an estimated 35,000 lead service pipes.
The automatic purging system

City of Port Moody flushes its way to better water quality

Flushing is an industry standard procedure that removes stagnant water and sediment to ensure water quality. It also ensures chlorine residual levels are maintained.

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