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Tag: wastewater

The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics

Wastewater treatment plants are contributing to antimicrobial resistance worldwide. This was one of the key takeaways from a presentation by Kim Gilbride, a professor in...

Augmented Reality App Aims to Help Fight Against Unflushables

Amey—a supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services in the U.K.—will be using a new augmented reality app to help fight blockages caused by...

Courtenay, B.C. Launches Alternative Approval Process for Sanitary Sewer Project

An Alternative Approval Process (AAP) has been launched in Courtenay, B.C. to measure public support for funding the Greenwood Trunk Sanitary Sewer. The project is...

CRD Awards Contract to Construct Trent Forcemain

The Capital Regional District (CRD) has awarded a $6.8-million contract to Jacob Bros Construction to construct the Trent Forcemain. Jacob Bros Construction was selected by...

Top Five Wastewater Stories of 2019

The following five news stories were the most read in the wastewater category on Water Canada's website. New Test Produces Failing Grade for ‘Flushability’...

U of T Researchers Develop Sponge that Removes Oil from Water

University of Toronto (U of T) researchers have developed a new strategy to remove tiny oil droplets from wastewater with more than 90 per...

The Atmospheric Fund Invests $1 Million in Algae-Based Pollution Control

The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) has invested $1 million to clean up municipal and industrial wastewater in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The solution...

2019 National Water and Wastewater Conference

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) hosted the National Water and Wastewater Conference from November 3-6, 2019 in Banff, Alberta. Over 150 speakers...

New Report Compiles Methods to Reduce Risk of I/I in New...

A new report compiles methods that can be applied when sewers are first constructed to limit the risk of leakage. Every year across Canada, billions...

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...

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