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Case study: Benefits of an automated watermain flushing program

The City of Brockville and the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley have benefitted from the introduction of automated flushing equipment and an established watermain flushing program.
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‘Big pipe’ infrastructure solutions may no longer be affordable for smaller towns and cities

Approximately 75% of a municipality’s capital asset inventory is water, wastewater and roads. Yet small and medium municipalities face increasing pressures.
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Water treatment plant saves over $6 million in solids dewatering costs

A simple, effective dewatering solution will enable Perth, Ontario, to begin treating particle-laden process water from the coagulation tanks at its water treatment plant.

Swim pools and hot tubs contain potentially harmful compounds

With summer just around the corner, plenty of people will be jumping into their backyard pool or visiting the local community centre for a...
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Pilot project improves Sunnyside NL’s drinking water quality

By Colin Guthrie With a landmass comprised largely of resistant bedrock that has been overrun by glaciers, the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador has numerous...

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...

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