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Ontario Struggles with Algal Bloom Problems

Ontario Struggles with Algal Bloom Problems

February 11, 2019 | Under News | Posted by | No Comments

Algal blooms around Lake Erie has been a constant bane for many residents from both the United States and Canada who live near the lake’s shoreline. Ontario has investigated the effectivity of stormwater management in reducing phosphorus deposits into the lakes, but it has faced significant challenges. They have yet to determine how to monitor,…

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Using Short Paper Fiber to Enhance Biosolids Fertilisers

Biosolids have been a very welcome addition to many agricultural areas because it provides the necessary nutrients that are essential in plant growth. It is organic and readily available from wastewater treatment plants which makes biosolids renewable and affordable for farmers to use. There are some drawbacks with biosolids however, in that there is a…

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Calgary Invests in Wastewater Plant Development

Calgary has been preparing for a future of increased population growth by upgrading the Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant. Although it does not have the bigger budgets or glamour that other infrastructure projects like a new LRT may have, it is no less important to develop. The city has appropriated $1 billion to be used over…

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Vancouver May Experience Worsening Water Supply Problems

In the coming decade, it is predicted that Vancouver water supply problems could experience shortages due to a growing population and worsening climate change. Local officials are trying to prepare for this challenge by proposing various preventive measures. These includes enacting campaigns to encourage residents to conserve water and investing in the upgrading of the…

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Ensuring Water Security for Future Generations

Ensuring Water Security for Future Generations

December 17, 2018 | Under News | Posted by | No Comments

Water remains one of the most essential ingredients for life and it is important to maintain a steady supply of it for the health of industries and the general public. Wastewater treatment managers have the daunting task of ensuring that the water they provide is properly processed and that any current or future challenges can…

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Microgrids Eyed to Provide Power for Wastewater Treatment Plants

In the world of biosolids management, the production of beneficial by-products such as fertilizers and biogas help heed the call for recyclable waste and renewable energy. One of the core components of this process are anaerobic digesters (AD) which are integral in the processing of biosolids. It is the essential part in the process where…

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Growing Concerns About Water Contamination All Over the Globe

There is growing concern about water contamination in many parts of the world. Several countries have reported that the water in their environment is no longer safe. In France, people living in the Air Bel housing project, have to check the colour and smell of the water before taking a shower. Locals are also worried…

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Demand Continues to be Strong for British Columbia’s OgoGrow Biosolids Fertilizer

Over time, agricultural lands lose their nutritional content every time crops are harvested. Farmers have had to rely on fertilizers to boost the nutrient levels in the soil but it can get expensive to maintain. Fortunately, a couple of cities in British Columbia have developed a cheaper and more natural alternative.The cities of Kelowna and…

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Canada’s Growing Concern Over Water Quality and Sustainability

Water quality has a significant impact on the well-being of human populations and ecosystems. Without water, there is no biological life. It is essential for food production and agriculture, and crucial for industrial activities and municipal services. Canadians consider fresh water as the nation’s most valuable resource and are increasingly concerned about growing threats to…

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Nitrate Contamination in Groundwater

Nitrate Contamination in Groundwater

July 27, 2018 | Under News | Posted by | No Comments

Nearly half the water that is used for drinking and cooking worldwide comes from groundwater. There has been growing global concerns with regard to contamination of groundwater with nitrates brought about by intensive agricultural practices and lack of proper regulations. Nitrate contamination poses a serious threat to human health so this issue needs to be…

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