Upgrading Rivière-du-Loup’s aerated wastewater treatment ponds


By Marc-André Desjardins, Robert Lafond, Genevieve Pigeon and Yves Comeau

Rivière-du-Loup’s invited bidders to propose innovative solutions, rather than sticking to conventional design guidelines, opening the door to a solution that not only met the city’s needs but also offered a cost-effective alternative to the initially proposed installation of a moving bed biofilm reactor. The project also demonstrated the potential of tertiary treatment as a means of increasing the capacity of aerated ponds.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s June 2024 issue:

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