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How to effectively control zebra mussels

Various design techniques have been employed to control infestations of zebra mussels. This article examines both tradition and non-traditional methods.

Public-private partnerships help fund municipal infrastructure projects

The water and infrastructure deficit is estimated to be in excess of $85 billion. Public-Private Partnerships are a useful municipal procurement model.

What does the Federal Budget mean for water and wastewater?

The 2016 Federal Budget includes $5 billion for water, wastewater and green infrastructure. Water and First Nations groups applauded this announcement.
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Using zeta potential to determine coagulant and polymer dosage

Setting zeta potential targets is proposed as an effective strategy for guiding coagulant and filter polymer dosing.
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B.C. outlines plan to address water quality in North Okanagan aquifer

The British Columbia government said it will take a series of immediate steps toward ensuring safe drinking water for approximately 200 residents near Spallumcheen...
Complete view of a Profibus motor control centre

Evaluating advancements in motor control centres

Motor control centres are used to control the starting and stopping of different process equipment such as pumps, blowers and ventilation fans.

Canada and US announce 40% phosphorus reduction target for Lake Erie

Canada and the U.S. have adopted targets to reduce phosphorus entering affected areas of Lake Erie by 40% to improve water quality and protect public health.
Kugaaruk water treatment plant in the sunset

Remote community uses package water treatment plant

Building a water treatment plant for the remote community of Kugaaruk, Nunavut comes with a unique set of challenges including cold, logistics and supplies.

Improving oil sands production efficiency with modular evaporators

Evaporator availability is critical in steam assisted gravity drainage operation for oil sands production.

Improving high rate clarification systems in water treatment

High rate clarification systems provide a number of production and performance benefits, such as a much smaller footprint than conventional clarifiers.

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