Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: wastewater

Ontario Approves Outfall Environmental Assessment for Duffin Creek Plant

The regions of Durham and York are proceeding with the proposed treatment enhancements at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in Pickering. The regions...

Water Prices Increasingly Unaffordable for Low Income Households

Environmentalists and water economists have long argued that Canadian households have not conserved water in part because it is priced at excessively low levels. Somewhat...

Mayor of Ajax Issues Statement on Provincial Decision that Impacts Local...

The mayor of Ajax, Shaun Collier, has issued a statement in response to a decision made by the Ontario government that impacts treatment requirements...

New Notification Protocol for CSOs in Hamilton, ON

Yesterday, the City of Hamilton’s Public Works Committee received a presentation from Nick Winters, director of water and wastewater operations, regarding an enhanced public...

New Process Could Help Decontaminate Oilsands Process Water: Study

A new process developed by engineers at the University of Alberta (U of A) shows potential in cleaning and decontaminating oilsands process water. The process...

I Don’t Flush Campaign Urges Ontarians to Trash Bad Habits, Not...

A new partnership aims to raise awareness about what Ontarians shouldn’t be flushing down their drains. The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and the Clean...

Federal-Provincial Funding to Support Water and Wastewater Services in B.C.

Communities in British Columbia will soon be able to apply for a share of the combined $150-million federal-provincial infrastructure funding that will help deliver...

City of Ottawa Committee Recommends Upgrades to WWTP

The City of Ottawa’s Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water, and Waste Management recommended that Council approve upgrades to the cogeneration system at the Robert O....

Regional District of Nanaimo Wins Excellence in Biosolids Award

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) won the Northwest Biosolids Excellence in Biosolids Award at the recent Biofest conference in Blaine, Washington. The award...

Sewage Gives Clues about Socioeconomic Status and Habits: Study

A team of researchers from the University of Queensland and the Norwegian Institute for Water Research has found that the study of wastewater sewage...

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