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ES&E invites articles (approx. 2,000 words) on water, wastewater, hazardous waste treatment and other environmental protection topics. If you are interested in submitting an article for consideration in our print and digital editions, please contact Steve Davey at steve@esemag.com. Please note that Environmental Science & Engineering Publications Inc. reserves the right to edit all text and graphic submissions without notice.

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Is there a long-term toxic threat in the ‘environmentally benign’ light bulbs? - Editorial comment by Tom Davey Why land application of biosolids makes sense Solar power does the job of aeration for a lot less money Fish screen protects aquatic organisms Rainwater recovery project in Montréal yields promising results University of Western Ontario helps organize Ghana’s first international environmental conference Power plant in China taps the sea using ultrafiltration Monitoring groundwater without boundaries Packaged water plant used to upgrade Latchford’s water supply Diverse products required to burst different pipe materials needing repair City of Prince George commits to going green by 2012 New water reservoir expansion for Brampton combines both size and innovation Proper electrical grounding enhances water supply system reliability Co-generation enters its second century Windsor prepares to meet Ontario’s DWQMS mandate Past president of PEO honoured for his global contributions How creative thinking led to an innovative solution for treating wastewater in London Remediating closed landfill sites creates challenges and opportunities Linking post-secondary education to a career in the environmental industry Harmful chemicals found in popular children’s toys SCADA installations for small water and wastewater systems Quebéc’s government unveils its $30 billion infrastructure plan Cover Story – Mapping sewers using dye tracing techniques Developments in carbonaceous pollution abatement What have bottled water, dental cavities, plastic bottles and coaching advice got in common? Québec farmers install new hog manure containment system Wastewater plant reuses two million US gallons of effluent per day DEPARTMENTS

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Is there a long-term toxic threat in the ‘environmentally benign’ light bulbs? Comment by Tom Davey

The Terracotta Army was buried with the Emperor of Qin (Qin Shi Huangdi) in 210-209 BC (his reign over Qin was from 247 BC to 221 BC and over unified China from 221 BC to his death in 210 BC). The Terracotta Army was discovered in March 1974 by local farmers drilling a water well. Mercury was found when the tomb was opened.

ashion is a big industry these days, generating billions in annual revenues as models saunter down the runways showing off the latest clothes. Sometimes I think environmental issues become much like radical chic as the media focuses on the ecological ‘fashion of the month!’ Decades ago, acid rain reigned supreme in the concerns of many environmentalists who were virtually ecological fetuses at that time. Protesting had not then reached an exalted status as powerful as that of scientists and engineers with credentials. Over time, I’m sure vast areas of forests were felled for the paper required in the coverage of the acid rain phenomenon; indeed, one of my friends won a Governor General’s award for a book on this subject. But one hardly ever hears of acid rain any more. Then there was the ozone hole in the atmosphere which was accu-

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rately described as a real environmental threat. Chlorofluorocarbons were identified as a major culprit. Another of our friends, a female engineer, did some innovative design work to recapture CFCs from old fridges. Perhaps, more important was a method of recapturing them from the giant coolers on the roofs of supermarkets and other buildings which require huge quantities of CFCs. The good news is that the ozone hole seems to have healed in a relatively short time. I have not seen any recent data on this but assume from the absence of government action, or media coverage, that at least the once terrifying ‘hole’ in the ozone layer has been fully or partially restored. But new issues come along with increasing speed to dominate the media. Some topics are richly deserving of media coverage, such as the outcry following the deaths and serious injuries from poor water

treatment at Walkerton, Ontario. Walkerton in fact dominated media coverage for months, including this magazine, I am pleased to say. But clearly some reporters did not understand the reason which led to the tragedy, namely a serious lack of operator training in the water treatment plant. Two operators, the Koebel brothers, were convicted; one served jail time. Since then various Ontario governments have made efforts to ensure this tragedy will never occur again, leading to the creation of the Walkerton Clean Water Centre. In recent months there has been a great deal of publicity regarding the use of new types of light bulbs, moving away from the traditional incandescent light bulbs to fluorescent bulbs; this is in pursuit of environmental efficiency. Fluorescent bulbs use less energy than incandescent light bulbs, but at least one expert thinks that the situation should continued overleaf... January 2008 | 7


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Comment by Tom Davey be evaluated as there is mercury in this type of lighting. (See ES&E April/May 2007 issue. www. esemag.com.) I wonder if, in the rush to combat global warming, the government’s encouragement to abandon conventional incandescent bulbs to save energy may ultimately be increasing the amount of mercury in the atmosphere. There may only be tiny amounts of mercury in the proposed new light bulbs but mercury is a persistent and durable metal and I wonder what will happen if millions of them ultimately end up in landfill sites - some of which surely must be near or over aquifers which are the source of drinking water supplies. Mercury is indeed a very durable metal. Recent interest in a few of the fabled Terracotta Warriors from the tomb of the First Chinese Emperor, currently on display in London, England, led to extensive coverage of the Emperor’s remarkable centuries’ old tomb.

When the tomb was unearthed in more recent times, it was found that mercury - undeniably a toxic metal which can be even more toxic if it transforms into methyl mercury – had been used to provide theatrical ‘lakes’ for the departed Emperor’s afterlife. Despite unprecedented media coverage on environmental issues there remains a deplorable lack of accurate public knowledge of environmental realities. Government reaction frequently results in political public relations exercises rather than viable scientific remedial actions. This often results in millions of dollars being squandered on impractical - and inevitably expensive projects which do little, or nothing, to mitigate ecological crises. Indeed, political exercises can exacerbate, not eliminate problems. I hope the new light bulbs will not be among them. tom@esemag.com

Letter to Editor It was refreshing to see the editorial comment which reviewed Weird Weather, a most unusual comic book about Global Warming issues. (page 7 November ES&E) Much of today's environmentalism is squeezing humour from the scene so it’s nice to see a magazine where doers stand up against protesters. Grinning isn’t sinning, but when some radical environmentalists raise their green and pointy heads to demand we bow in their direction, it’s getting harder and harder to smile. But humour is what the review of Weird Weather showers upon the dry world of much contemporary Environmentalism. When humour is verboten on any subject, the chances of society getting the right answers to complex problems are greatly diminished. The way the winds of change are blowing tends to diminish the research, design and implementation skills of qualified environmental professionals whose research and design skills have been saving lives and reducing lethal diseases for over a century. Regrettably, few journalists seem aware of the engineer's role and Weapons of Mass Persuasion are slowly dominating what used to be considered regions of personal opinion. Keeping humour alive is a defence. Tom Davey stands up and stands out amid the storms of ecological rhetoric. It seems to me there’s a conflict between those who work to help make the world a better place to live in, and those who work to scare. Shakespeare wrote that “All the world's a stage” and perhaps now, the world’s mutated into one big TV screen. Amid the dark shadows which flicker on this screen it is nice to see Environmental Science & Engineering stands up amid the sunlight of humour. John MacGregor, Victoria, BC

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NEWS Water reports offer insight into Alberta's water resources The Alberta government has released two reports that offer insight into the state of Alberta’s water resources and will help inform government and watershed planning and advisory groups for the next 20 years. As part of Water for Life: Alberta’s Strategy for Sustainability, Alberta Environment sought to determine how much water is needed and used in the province. The resulting report, Current and Future Water Use in Alberta, provides estimates of water used in the province during 2005, summarized by sector and by river basin. The report found that because Alberta Environment issues water licences to a maximum allocation, actual water use is lower than what has been allocated. The report also includes projections of future water use to 2025. The second report, Information synthesis and initial assessment of the status and health of aquatic ecosystems in Alberta: surface water quality, sediment quality and non-fish biota, and its accompanying summary report provide an initial assessment of the status of aquatic ecosystems in the province. The report also provides an overview of current knowledge surrounding the province’s major basins and water bodies, including an assessment of water quality. The majority of sites assessed showed ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ water quality and none

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was rated as being of ‘poor’ quality. www.environment.alberta.ca

Quinte-Eco Consultants fined for submitting false information Ron Carter has been barred from practicing as an environmental consultant for a period of two years and he and his company, Quinte-Eco Consultants Inc., have been fined $84,000, plus a victim fine surcharge, after being convicted on three counts of providing false information to the Ministry of the Environment. Mr. Carter is the president of QuinteEco Consultants Inc, which operates as an environmental consulting business and is located in Prince Edward County. In the fall of 2005, he and his company were hired by James Sinclair who was conducting a site decommissioning at 621 Dundas Street East. Mr. Carter was hired to conduct sampling and provide environmental consulting services. On three separate occasions the ministry was advised by Mr. Carter that all samples taken by the company at the site had come back as non-detect for PCBs. The court heard that a provincial officer from the ministry had visited the lab where the company had submitted its samples for analysis. The officer determined that three of the nineteen sample results submitted by the company had in fact tested positive for PCBs. Mr. Carter did not provide details of these three sample results to the ministry and, on

several occasions, had told provincial officers that all sample results had come back as non-detect for PCBs. Mr. Carter and Quinte-Eco Consultants Inc. were charged following an investigation by the Ministry of the Environment’s Investigations and Enforcement Branch.

Calgary firm fined $280,000 for sulphur dioxide release Tiger Industries Limited has been fined $280,000 after pleading guilty to one charge of releasing a substance that causes, or may cause, a significant adverse effect under Alberta’s Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. The plea stems from an incident in January 2005, involving the release of sulphur dioxide from the company’s fertilizer plant in Calgary’s Foothills Industrial Park. The release resulted in a large response by city emergency workers and Alberta Environment. Several city emergency response personnel reported adverse health effects related to their exposure to the gas. One was treated in hospital and several others reported reduced lung function as a result of the incident. Investigation after the incident determined that the release was the result of an unexpected chemical reaction during a production run of a sulphur-based fertilizer blend. The combination of un-decontinued overleaf...

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NEWS gassed sulphur and an impurity in a copper micronutrient resulted in a chemical reaction that produced significant quantities of sulphur dioxide.

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Federal government takes action to conserve Canada's north

Parkson Corporation has been awarded a contract to provide cooling tower side stream filtration for the Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) Project in Ras Laffan Industrial City on the north east coast of Qatar. Sponsored by Qatar Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell plc, Pearl GTL is not only the world’s largest integrated GTL project, but also the largest energy project ever launched within the borders of Qatar. The Parkson system will contain 24 DynaSandŽ filter modules in concrete basins. The system is specifically designed to withstand the severe environment in which it will operate. Filters will clean water from the cooling tower blow down operation and return it to the system as make-up water. While not a completely closed loop system, significant

The Government of Canada has taken a major step to protect and conserve Canada's north by announcing the withdrawal of over 10 million hectares of land, near the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, and around the Ramparts River and Wetlands, both in the Northwest Territories. This is one of the largest land conservation initiatives in Canadian history. The interim land withdrawals are a major step forward towards creating a national park in the East Arm of Great Slave Lake and a national wildlife area for the Ramparts River and Wetlands (Ts'ude niline Tu'eyeta). The Government also announced an Interim Land Withdrawal to protect approximately 62,000 square kilometres with the Akaitcho Dene First Nations from the allowance

of mineral staking, sale or lease during the course of negotiations. The Government will also be providing $3 million for a study to assess the feasibility of establishing a national park in the vicinity of the East Arm of Great Slave Lake and $830,000 over five years to establish the Ramparts River and Wetlands National Wildlife Area.

Feds make additional commitments for Lake Winnipeg clean-up The Government of Canada will be investing $18 million under the Action Plan for Clean Water to fix serious water quality problems affecting Lake Winnipeg. This is an additional $11 million to the $7 million already committed. Increased funding for the clean-up of the Lake Winnipeg Basin will support a science-based approach to understanding how nutrient runoff affects the ecology of the lake and how to control nutrient contributions in watersheds. The Government will also expand and improve the network of water monitoring sites in the basin area. Through these measures the Government hopes to reduce bluegreen algae levels, restore the ecological integrity of the lake, ensure a sustainable fishery, and reduce beach closures.

Ontario acts to protect Lake Simcoe from high phosphorus loads The Ontario government wants to develop long-term measures that will protect the health of Lake Simcoe. Immediate actions include proposed interim limits on municipal and industrial sewage discharges and stronger requirements for stormwater facilities. An $850,000 investment will support information sharing and research into reduced phosphorus discharges from other urban and agricultural sources. This investment will also help to promote awareness of what people can do around their homes and workplaces to reduce their phosphorus footprint. Over the long term, the province will work with the community and stakeholders to develop legislation to improve sewage treatment standards and set strict continued overleaf... 12 | January 2008

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NEWS limits for pollutants such as phosphorus. This will build on the science and work already done by the province, municipalities and community groups through initiatives such as the Lake Simcoe Environmental Management Strategy. Lake Simcoe is the largest inland lake in southern Ontario. It provides drinking water for a number of communities and is a significant agricultural area and important tourist destination.

agement planning, improved cropping systems, and product waste management. The 5,000 completed EFPs represent over 8 million acres, nearly 50 per cent of all agricultural land in Manitoba. www.agr.gc.ca

Manitoba farmers take action to protect the environment

The Ontario government is providing $7 million to help farmers, property owners and businesses take steps now to protect local drinking water sources. Four million dollars is to help with the costs of measures taken in areas around municipal wells and water intakes such as upgrading wells and septic systems, installing runoff and erosion controls and reviews aimed at improving how businesses store, handle and dispose of materials. Two million dollars is for promoting awareness of what individuals and businesses can do and the funding available to them. One million dollars is going to special projects to pro-

More than 5,000 farmers across Manitoba have taken action to help protect the environment by completing Environmental Farm Plans (EFPs). By taking part in this program, producers identify environmental risks in their farming operations and access financial and technical assistance to mitigate those risks through the implementation of beneficial management practices (BMPs). BMPs include improvements in manure storage and handling applications, nutrient man-

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BC extends prohibition on Shuswap Lake sewage The British Columbia government has amended the Municipal Sewage Regulation to extend a time-limited prohibition on new discharges to Shuswap Lake from privately operated sewage treatment systems. The order-in-council to amend the regulations will extend the existing temporary prohibition on sewage discharge to Shuswap Lake for two more years, from Nov. 1, 2007 to Nov. 1, 2009. Resorts and private developments that have already registered will be prohibited from increasing the volume of discharge beyond their existing registration during this time. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) had requested an extension to the current temporary prohibition in order to complete land-use planning for the lakeshore and a liquid waste management plan for the area. An increase in

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NEWS resort and residential projects around the lake has resulted in a need to manage development growth at the local level. The prohibition provides the CSRD a window of time to further develop local planning tools necessary to address the increasing growth pressures and protect the lake. The CSRD will now work with its community members to complete a liquid waste management plan and an official community plan.

NSF develops new testing protocol for septic tank and grease trap separating devices NSF International has announced the development of a new protocol that addresses the impact on health and environmental protection of septic tank and grease trap (solid and liquid) separating technology. NSF Protocol P340: Septic Tank or Grease Trap Solid and Liquid Separating Devices was developed for equipment that separates septic waste solids from

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liquids in septic tanks or grease and solids from liquids in grease traps. The protocol contains requirements to evaluate the materials, design, manufacturing, and performance of these types of equipment. Typical servicing of septic tanks or grease traps involves transporting a large volume of water to a disposal facility. Technologies have been developed to separate the solids from the liquids in septic tanks and grease traps, and then return the “treated water.” P340 now provides a means to test the effectiveness and efficacy of these devices. www.nsf.org

MB to cut phosphorus levels in dishwasher detergents Legislation recently introduced will virtually eliminate the phosphorus content in all household automatic dishwasher detergents sold in Manitoba. This is a key step in a package of water-protection measures designed to stem the flow of excess nutrients into provincial water-

ways, according to Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick. The minister said reducing phosphorus from household automatic dishwasher detergent is a key step in a continuum of action to reduce the flow of excess nutrients from urban and rural residential areas. The province is taking the following actions : • Introduce legislative phosphorus restrictions on household automatic dishwasher detergents; • Introduce regulatory changes to limit application of cosmetic lawn and garden fertilizers containing phosphorus in residential areas; and • Outline new Manitoba Conservation measures to address the use of septic fields in urban areas as well as in provincial parks. The proposed Phosphorus Reduction Act would restrict phosphorus content in household automatic dishwashing detergents sold in Manitoba to no more than 0.5 per cent, effective July 2010. The timing of the effective date coincides with voluntary guidelines being brought continued overleaf...

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NEWS in by industry and several jurisdictions in the United States that plan to enact or have proposed similar legislation. www.manitoba.ca/waterstewardship

Mitsubishi ozone systems now designed for wastewater applications

Mitsubishi’s ozone generators feature patented technology said to maximize efficiency and continuity of operation.

Increasingly, municipalities and industries must treat wastewater to higher standards, as regulations grow tougher, and the need for re-use increases. Mitsubishi Electric Power Products has provided ozone systems for drinking water plants in North America. The company now provides ozone systems for wastewater applications, including disinfec-

tion, color removal, odor control, and oxidation of compounds of emerging concern (CECs). Robert P. Kim, of Mitsubishi Ozone Systems says that “the systems required for some flow rates may be large in order to provide ozone in the concentrations required. We are the only US based manufacturer of large systems. “Ozone systems are primarily electronic, and what makes ozone work or not work for regulated water applications is reliability for continuous delivery and optimized operating efficiency. To get that reliability and cost control, WWTP operators need particularly good performance from ozone manufacturing cells, power supplies and input air drying equipment.” A reliable ozone system can eliminate the need for chlorine, the need to neutralize it and to control regulated chlorine by-products, pathogenic microorganisms and compounds of emerging concern. “Ozone doesn’t leave a residual because it is a very unstable molecule that reverts back to oxygen after it has done its job,” Mr. Kim explains. “It can also oxidize toxic organic compounds that fil-

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NEWS Delivery included a pumping station with six RDLO 700-980 pump sets and various valves, surge vessels and matching control systems. Each of the pumps is designed for a discharge head of 60 metres and is driven by a 1.350 kW three-phase motor. With all five main units running at the same time, the plant reaches a flow rate of more than 7,000 litres per second. The pumping station is located in the Algerian part of the Atlas mountains, in a place called Taksebt. An artificial lake of the same name stores about 100 million cubic metres of water, which is treated in the pumping station and then transported to the coastal area via two 100 kilometer long pipelines. The inflow into this lake fluctuates strongly and so does the water level.

Fly to fight invasive species in Everglades To an untrained eye it might be mistaken for an average housefly, but Lixadmontia franki has a greater purpose. This species of fly is the latest weapon in a bi-

ological battle to control an invasive species of weevil threatening native plants in Florida’s Everglades and beyond. The South Florida Water Management District, in partnership with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has released dozens of these tiny flies as part of an ongoing study to determine their effectiveness in controlling the Mexican bromeliad weevil, Metamasius callizona. Introduced species control is a key component of the District’s environmental restoration mission, including the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The District invested $442,000 in 2007 on continuing efforts to reclaim Florida’s native habitat from hostile invasive plant and insect species, including $17,000 on the fly research. Altogether, Florida has invested close to $2 billion toward CERP projects designed to restore, protect and preserve the water resources of central and southern Florida, with a primary focus on reviving the nation’s unique Everglades ecosystem. Invasive species such as melaleuca,

old world climbing fern and Australian pine, as well as the Mexican bromeliad weevil, can dramatically change Florida’s habitat. In moving to Florida, these species left behind natural predators that kept them in check in their native habitat. Scientists look for natural control methods in the species’ home ranges to identify ways for controlling them.

German Chancellor honors automation training commitment

Chancellor Angela Merkel, (2nd from right) with Nico Marneweck (far right) of Endress + Hauser, and five of the new internationally certified Profibus installers.

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NEWS Council, an initiative spearheaded by the Profibus User Group of Southern Africa. Their intention is to train young automation specialists in industrial communications technology. German Chancellor Angela Merkel presented diplomas to nine students and lecturers who have already passed the initiative’s second course as Internationally Certified Profibus Installers. The certificates were awarded in October 2007, at a banquet hosted by the Southern African German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Johannesburg. The German Chancellor praised the commitment of the companies involved in the Automation Training Council. The German government financially supports the training of automation specialists, by matching funding up to approximately US$235,000 for every dollar contributed by the companies involved. Some 24 attendees have already completed the first introductory course in Industrial Data Communications, which was hosted in August, 2007, by Endress+Hauser in Sandton, Johannesburg. www.endress.com

UMA wins four CES Awards

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UMA Engineering Ltd. received four industry awards at the 2007 Consulting Engineers of Saskatchewan (CES) Awards of Excellence gala, held recently in Saskatoon. The Marquis Industrial Trunk Sewer Project in Saskatoon was recognized with two Awards of Excellence, one in the Infrastructure category, the other in the Project Partnering category. In addition, this project also won an Award of Merit in the Building Science category. UMA Engineering acted as consulting engineer to Hamm Construction Ltd. for the development and preparation of an engineered excavation and tunnel

plans for the sewer project, which is one of the largest single underground infrastructure contracts undertaken by the City of Saskatoon. The work involved installing 1200-mm to 3050-mm diameter concrete pipes to a depth of 7.5 m to 12 m, as well as a pipe crossing at the CNR Warman Subdivision. Other key elements of the project included risk assessment and construction of an 800 m long by-pass track. Sub-consultants included HK Mittal and Associates. Rounding out UMA’s award-winning projects at this year’s gala was an Award of Merit in the Environmental category for the Cigar Lake Permanent Access Road Project. www.uma.aecom.com

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NEWS cluding those that would improve navigation, repair hurricane damage, restore wetlands and prevent flooding. In response, America's seaports and related port industries, which are challenged with handling unprecedented cargo volume growth and demands from increasingly larger ships, will mount a "full-court press" on Congress to lock-in the first veto override of the Bush Administration. "This bill is as much about ensuring jobs and income growth for the nation as it is about water projects," said Kurt Nagle, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) president and CEO. "America's seaports have been the backbone of trade growth and economic prosperity since the country was founded. The port industry has invested billions in new infrastructure to accommodate increasing trade volumes. Yet, there haven't been any new federal navigation improvement projects authorized in a Water Resources Development Act since 2000." Mr. Nagle emphasized that by overriding the President's veto, Congress can proactively address the seven-year backlog of water infrastructure projects and policy changes "that are sorely needed to keep our marine highways and trade gateways open and functioning."

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Degremont Technologies–Infilco was recently awarded two multimillion dollar contracts for the design and installation of Thermylis™ HTFB (high temperature fluid bed) systems. In Pickering, Ontario, the Duffin Creek WWTP will handle 210 metric tonnes per day of sludge with two treatment lines. The City of Cincinnati, Ohio, has ordered three thermal oxidation lines to treat 238 metric tonnes per day of sludge at their Mill Creek WWTP. The two contracts have a combined value of over US$80 million. In the thermal oxidation process, sludge is directly fed into a very hot fluidized sand bed where water is evaporated and organic materials are combusted, using high temperature to reduce the dewatered sludge by 93% to a much smaller quantity of inert ash (as low as 7%). The process is said to be highly efficient, odour free and can generate useful heat for the production of process steam or electricity. Superheated steam generated at Duffin Creek will be used in a turbine to drive the fluidization air blower, replac-

ADI Systems treats ethanol plant’s thin stillage ADI Systems has developed a wastewater treatment system that treats thin stillage from Renova PLC’s first ethanol plant in North America. In addition to reducing the effluent organic load from the plant, energy costs will be reduced significantly, which will directly lead to a material bottom-line volatility reduction for Renova. Biogas recovered from the system will be used to generate steam and electricity, improving the overall energy balance of the operation by completely offsetting the use of fossil fuels. Nutrient recovery capability is also incorporated in the process for a potential source of by-product revenue. The ADI treatment system at the Renova plant is designed to treat all of the plant’s thin stillage and will also treat other available biomass from neighboring operations in the area.

Ultrafiltration membranes selected for Peel Region GE's membrane technology has been selected for a 380 ML/d retrofit and expansion of the Lorne Park Water Treatment Plant, Region of Peel, Ontario. Once completed, the Lorne Park WTP, which is built largely beneath a community park on the shore of Lake Ontario, will be the world's largest municipal water treatment plant to use ZeeWeed ultrafiltration membranes. The membranes will replace the original granular media filters installed when the plant was constructed in 1975. The expansion will increase the facility's water treatment capacity by 45% with minimal impact on the waterfront recreational area located above the underground facility. Existing settling tanks will be retrofitted to accommodate the membrane cassettes and a 16,000 ft2 (1,500m2) extension to an existing building will house the permeate pumps and other ancillary equipment. www.ge.com/water

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Biosolids

Why biosolids applications make sense By Phil Sidhwa

here have been several media reports giving negative viewpoints on biosolids and these present misleading and confusing information. Much rhetoric has been directed at municipal and provincial governments as well as the private sector’s approach to Ontario’s biosolids land application programs. Some criticism lacked scientific studies or other findings relating to any potentially deleterious environmental and health impacts of biosolids. It is now time that biosolids’ programs be considered within a more rational context. There is plenty of evidence out there but often the evidence just doesn’t say what opponents to biosolids would like. We should all be willing to debate the issues with greater principle and discipline. The dire doomsday warnings of some activists should be kept within the context of all professional studies and history. Misguiding the public by warping scientific principles and misinterpreting available data serves no one but a few minorities. Biosolids are an important source of nitrogen, phosphorus and organic matter to farmers in Ontario. In a cash-strapped agricultural economy, farmers get a valuable no cost fertilizer equivalent, worth about $250/hectare. Moreover, municipalities can recycle biosolids in an environmentally sustainable and economically sensible way for the benefit of society. In general, this can be done by placing important carbon and organic materials back into the soil, instead of incinerating or landfilling them. Ontario farmers annually receive over $7 million worth of equivalent fertilizer value through these practices. Moreover, this practice reduces the amount of phosphorus extracted from our natural environment. It also reduces vast amounts of

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In a cash-strapped agricultural economy, farmers get a valuable no cost fertilizer equivalent, worth about $250/hectare.

fuel required to manufacture nitrogen in commercial fertilizers. Ontario has some of the strictest and safest guidelines for biosolids management in the world. These guidelines impose limits on heavy metal content, soil conditions, topographical and hydrogeological factors, separation distances to wells and water courses, waiting periods, timing of applications, volumes applied and record keeping. Municipalities enforce strict sewer use by-laws on industry to limit discharges of metals. This has resulted in a notable decrease in metals entering our sewer systems over the past 25 years. Current practices ensure that biosolids application matches farm cropping and nutrient management plans. There has been an overwhelming wealth of scientific studies conducted in North America and Europe that prove the benefit and safety of properly applied biosolids to soils, crops, human health and the environment. The safety of this program has been verified through many decades of experience and research by influential scientific bodies consisting of world-renowned soil and water scientists at the United States National Research Council, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Environment Canada, the University of Guelph and other academic institutions, the Ontario Ministries of Environment, Health and Agriculture, Food and Rural

Affairs and various other government institutions worldwide. Over the past 30 years, vigorous testing has been conducted on heavy metals and organic compounds in biosolids, soils and crops receiving this material. The conclusion from this extensive research, scientific evidence, expert peer review and experience, strongly demonstrates that properly applied biosolids pose negligible risk to consumers, crop production and the environment. In fact, over the past 30 years of experience in Ontario, there has never been a case where properly applied biosolids have caused a negative adverse effect on the health of humans, animals, crops or the environment. A three-year epidemiological study, conducted by Ohio State University, concluded that their general health, which included respiratory illness, digestive illness, and bacterial and viral infection levels, was the same for people living on farms that used biosolids and those living on farms that did not use biosolids as fertilizer. The University of Arizona collected more than 500 bioaerosol samples from 10 different biosolids application sites across the US to evaluate occupational and community risks from bioaerosols. The samples were measured for a number of bacteria, viruses and endotoxins. The study concluded that occupational

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Biosolids and community exposure to viruses and bacteria is very low during and after land application of biosolids. Endotoxin concentrations observed during land application were similar to those observed from tractor operations without biosolids application, implying that the endotoxins are from the soil. Extensive research conducted by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs and others found that, even after several biosolids applications (allowed once every five years) over a prolonged period of time, there was no significant difference in metals and dioxin/furan concentrations in the soil. Over the past 30 years, millions of tonnes of biosolid materials have been spread on hundreds of thousands of acres of agricultural land. There are over 100,000 environmental professionals who work at treatment plants and land application companies, individuals who are in daily contact with this material. Still today, we have yet to find a single instance in which a valid and

it is evident that such a contamination situation is very unlikely. In fact, the MOE document titled “Operational Guidance for Obtaining Environmental Protection Act Section 46 Approval for the Use of Lands Previously Used for Disposal of Wastes”, clearly states in section 2.3 (h), that Section 46, which puts restrictions on lands used as waste disposal sites, does not apply to Organic Soil Conditioning Sites. This is well-established and has been in place for a long time, and is consistent with the province’s long-standing commitment to beneficial re-use and recycling, to reduce the amount of materials being landfilled. We must, of course, dedicate financial and academic resources and perform on-going research to address contaminants such as pharmaceuticals and other compounds. We need to bring industries that discharge these materials on board so as to be part of the solution. This approach was successfully used with the blue box years ago. A coordinated strat-

Biosolids are an important source of nitrogen, phosphorus and organic matter to farmers in Ontario. substantiated determination has been made as to the negative effects of biosolids on land or health when properly applied. Hardly conclusive. But certainly compelling support. Over the past decades, we have no records of any biosolid applications devaluing land in Ontario. This is unlikely to ever happen. To scare farmers from using the material by associating a water or food contamination problem with difficulty in financing is speculative and incorrect. In working with developers who build communities on these lands, there has never been a case of a development application being turned down as a result of biosolids application. In fact, a Phase 1 audit would not show any substantial increase in levels of contaminants, even after several applications. Governments at the municipal and provincial level stand firmly behind their programs, and with all the regulations, checks and balances, monitoring programs and experience over the years, www.esemag.com

egy with pro-active public education and information dissemination involving all stakeholders is needed to ensure all aspects of the program are addressed and dealt with properly. Considering the acceptance of recycling by society, the rejection of landfills and the overwhelming evidence of global climate change, the arguments raised against the land application of biosolids that have met strict quality standards are not realistic. It is up to all of us to be prudent on what choices we make to better our environment and keep risks to a minimum as good stewards of our land. Application of treated biosolids, following Ontario’s guidelines, provides beneficial nutrients, is a safe process and makes a whole lot of sense. Phil Sidhwa is President of Terratec Environmental Ltd. An American Water Company. E-mail: psidhwa@amwater.com

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Wastewater Treatment

Solar power does the job for a lot less money! By Martine Pawlowski

ith the energy and maintenance costs of aerators continuing to climb, managers of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants are finding alternative technologies to do the job for less money. Solar power, combined with a breakthrough in long-distance laminar flow pumping, has made it a highly practical matter for treatment plants to offload at least part of their aeration function to a low energy and maintenance cost solution provided by SolarBee circulators. SolarBee’s hydraulic technology conserves dissolved oxygen by mixing and distributing super-saturated surface water throughout the pond. The circulation and thorough pond mixing, provided by the SolarBee, with its long-distance high flow, provides effective aeration and the reduction of BOD, TSS and ammonia, while solving odor problems and reducing sludge build-up. Case Histories Drayton Valley, Alberta Located 130 km south west of Edmonton, Drayton Valley is a fast-growing community of almost 7,000. Their wastewater treatment plant was using 240 to 320 hp centrifugal blowers in the system's wastewater lagoons. High energy and maintenance costs were a major problem. Also, the plant suffered from low dissolved oxygen (DO), sludge build up and short-circuiting and high fecal coliform counts. In addition, they faced difficulties in meeting Alberta Environment

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standard effluent limits. Seeking an environmentally-friendly way to lower operating and maintenance costs, and to solve the problems in their wastewater lagoons, Drayton Valley turned to SolarBee water circulators. Five SB10000 units were installed. No infrastructure changes were required and the units run 24/7 on solar power and occasionally, with AC power assistance. The system realized an immediate 30% reduction in kWh, and electricity consumption continues to decrease. Just as important, Drayton Valley has achieved these results: • Average BOD removal has increased from 88.1% to 95.4%. • Fecal coliform counts are consistently below the limits. • Chlorine dosage has been reduced by an average of 68%. • DO levels are increased and sludge digestion has improved markedly. • The system lifespan is increased and working at 50% over its design capacity. • Greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. Rochester, New York Electricity, primarily to power a number of 125 hp mechanical aerators in two wastewater lagoons, was costing a small fortune for the Rochester wastewater treatment plant. Even worse, those aging aerators would soon need a major upgrade, at a cost of about $1.5 million. The plant's Chief Operator, David Green, was determined to implement a better solu-

tion. In all, five SolarBee SB10000 units were installed in the plant's lagoons, and they were used instead of the aerators, achieving the same levels of odor-free compliance for TSS, ammonia and BOD as the aerators. Rochester achieved energy savings of more than $10,000 a month. Red Bluff, California At Pactiv Corporation, in Red Bluff, California, two SolarBee circulators not only alleviate the cost of energy and maintenance at its aeration basin, but have worked so effectively that the plant’s electric-powered, mechanical aerators have become the back-up units. Pactiv installed two SolarBee SB2500 units in a secondary aeration basin, where three 30 hp aerators and one 10 hp ejector aerator used to do the job. Of utmost importance, SolarBee's efforts are helping Pactiv to meet all discharge requirements, limiting both BOD and TSS to 30 mg/L. Aside from their effectiveness in aeration, the SolarBee circulators are also being used more where noxious odors and potentially hazardous aerosol are a concern. The circulation occurs with a near laminar long-distance flow pattern that provides an oxygenated odor cap across the entire surface, thereby keeping a lid on odors and aerosols. Martine Pawlowski is with H2O Logics Inc., Sherwood Park, Alberta. E-mail: mp@h2ologics.com

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Eco Systems

Fish screen to protect aquatic organisms ish and aquatic plants are an integral part of lakes and rivers. They are an essential component of keeping natural systems balanced. On many occasions, the water of lakes, rivers, or oceans has to be pumped out to respond to an emergency or to complete a project. ITT has designed Fish Screens for use with its submersible FLYGT pumps and its group of self-priming pumps to prevent fish and aquatic plants from being sucked into the intake pipes of these pumps when they are installed in lakes, rivers, or other natural bodies of water. These consist of a rigid structure of

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The characteristics of the two available Fish Screens are as follows: SMALL MODEL: Dimensions: Flow: Capacity: Empty weight: Pipe/tube diam.: LARGE MODEL: Dimensions: Flow: Capacity: Empty weight: Pipe/tube diam.:

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Water Conservation

Rainwater recovery at UQÀM – a promising application !

Rainwater is collected from roof surfaces.

he Biological Sciences building at the Université du Québec á Montréal (UQÀM ) recently received the prestigious LEEDNC Silver USGBC certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) with a total of 34 points. It is the second sustainable university building in the province of Québec, after the Lassonde Pavilions of the École Polytechnique de Montréal, which obtained the first LEED-NC Gold institutional certificate in 2006. The project was designed by Tétrault, Parent & Languedoc Architects. The mechanical and electrical engineering was performed by Teknika-HBA/Bouthillette Parizeau Consortium. UQÀM has succeeded in implementing a large number of the criteria defined in the LEED grid: site access to public transport; bicycle parking; car pooling and hybrid car facilities, showers reserved for cyclists; thermal performance of the exterior envelope; use of ecological cleaning products, etc. Rainwater recovery In order to obtain LEED-NC certification and taking budgetary restrictions into account, UQÀM integrated an innovative design to save drinking water. Particular attention has been paid to the management of rainwater, which is recovered and used to supply grey water for toilets and landscaping. Following the green trend, the low-consumption toilets only use six litres per flush (1.6 gpf) compared to the old standard systems which use nine lpf (2.4 gpf). This results in a

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water saving of 33%. Waterless urinals also give an additional saving of 380,000 litres (100,0000 gallons) of water per year. The septic systems are used by around 900 people. The rainwater comes from roof surfaces and neighbouring alleys. The water is collected and accumulated in an underground reservoir with a capacity of 15,000 gallons (56,700 litres) and undergoes chlorination. The water is then filtered with two Vortisand AWT1-30-SI (2-micron) filters, each with a capacity of 100 gpm (22.7 m3/h). The Biological Sciences building’s installation gives a substantial water saving with a drinking water reduction of 59.5%, of which 11% is related to rainwater polishing. The combined innovative technologies have resulted in a 92% overall reduction in wastewater, with less water to be treated upstream at the filtration plant and downstream at the sewage treatment plant.

Filtration of cooling water Two other Vortisand systems are used to filter the water from the cooling systems, as the building has two independent water cooling systems. The first, comprising two 800-ton cells (totalling 1,600 tons), provides air conditioning in the summertime. One Vortisand AWT2 24 SP filter, with a bypass capacity of 150 gpm (34.1 m3/h) , ensures the optimal removal of particles in suspension. The second 200 ton cooling tower system, is smaller and provides air conditioning during the winter period. A Vortisand filter model AWT1-16-SP with a capacity of 30 gpm (6.8 m3/h) keeps it clean. The advantages of very fine filtration of cooling system water are the optimisation of heat exchange and reduction in the use of more powerful chemicals due to the absence of particles in suspension. For more information, visit www.vortisand.com January 2008 | 27


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Foreign Affairs

Ghana’s first international conference on environmental research, technology and policy he West African nation of Ghana has had some difficult times in its history. While it is a nation steeped in valuable natural resources, those attributes were often lost to poor or non-existent environmental management combined with political instability and economic hardships following its independence from Britain in the early 1950s. But today’s stable government, improving economic development and a native son with a passion, mission and expertise for change, made major strides this summer for a lasting, positive impact on the nation’s fragile environment. Canada and London, Ontario, took centre stage as the world gathered at an international forum in Accra, Ghana, to identify innovative ideas and solutions for progress. The Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Western Ontario, Professor

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Ernest K. Yanful, who was born in Ghana, was the creative and driving force for the First International Conference on Environmental Research, Technology and Policy, ERTEP 2007, in Ghana. He worked with a team from The University of Western Ontario and the General Manager of Environmental and Engineering Services for the City of London, Peter Steblin. With funding and sponsorship from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), The University of Western Ontario, several private sector and government organizations and the key Ministry of Rural Development, Local Government and Environment of Ghana, the conference had a solid base from which to launch its mission. ERTEP 2007 attracted some 250 delegates from around the world. Professor Yanful set a stiff agenda. “Environmental research, technology applications and policy implementation

have been demonstrated to improve environmental sustainability and protection in several developed economies. There is optimism that similar gains can be achieved in developing economies and economies in transition. This conference offers an opportunity to discuss grass roots environmental issues, assess efforts by government, and identify what communities and corporate entities can do as a social responsibility to mainstream and maintain environmental protection and integrity for sustainable development,” he said. It was gratifying to see that what started as a small dream after an international conference on environment in Sweden in July 2005 became a reality on the ground in Accra exactly two years later. The involvement of several key politicians and Cabinet ministers of Ghana as keynote speakers at the conference was a testament to the fact the issues at stake were not trivial.

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Foreign Affairs Independence Monument in Accra, Ghana, where the conference was held.

Peter Steblin presented an extensive outline of solid waste management issues from not only a Canadian but also a European and third world perspective. Mr. Steblin had gained great insight into third world challenges as part of a team that toured Sri Lanka following the devastating tsunami. “The third world needs practical hands-on solutions to basic problems,” said Steblin. “Experts from first world nations have a habit of leaving behind

Economic Indicators for Ghana Major Exports - gold, timber, bauxite, aluminum, cocoa Domestic Economy - agriculture 36% of GDP/60% of workforce Gross National Income - $6.6B Labor Force - 10 million Unemployment Rate - 20%

lengthy reports and plans that have no practical application in the third world. It’s tough to talk about curbside recycling when many of the communities don’t have proper handling of unhealthy roadside garbage, proper roads, or even a repair facility for the equipment. That is why it is imperative that we give workable solutions to international challenges. It’s hard to do that if you haven’t experienced it firsthand.” One of the lasting and greatest impacts

of ERTEP 2007 may be that 15 students from the Civil Engineering and International Development program at The University of Western Ontario who complete an overseas internship component of their study will receive credits towards their degree. The students will be expected to get their hands dirty with travel and activity in a developing country. The major accomplishments from the conference did not stop there. Over the next three years, environmental and technology experts from several nations will work to produce a position paper on environmental strategies for research and policy development. Again, that directly impacts nations that may not have the resources or ability to combine fiscal and responsible economic development while protecting the environment.

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Process Water

Power plant in China taps the sea using ultrafiltration

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o produce electricity, power plants require large volumes of high quality water for boiler make-up and for cooling. However, in most locations in China, no surplus water is available and the government will not allow power plants to place additional demands on already scarce water supplies. To gain government approval, new power plants must either find alternative sources of water like seawater and wastewater or they must pay very high fees for surface water or groundwater. At the new electrical power plant in the Liaoning Province coastal city of Zhuanghe, seawater was a natural choice. The plant supports the region’s thriving economy, which is driven in large part by the governing sub-provincial city of Dalian, a prosperous industrial center with the third largest port in China and the country’s northernmost ice-free seaport. The construction of the Zhuanghe plant has been divided into two phases. The first phase, completed in the fall of 2006, provides 1200 megawatts. When the second phase is complete at the end of 2007, the total capacity will expand to 3200 megawatts. During the first phase, the plant will draw surface water from a reservoir located 19 kilometers away. Once the second phase is completed, the plant will switch over to seawater for all cooling water and boiler makeup needs.

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Ultrafiltration makes reverse osmosis economical The Zhuanghe plant has been designed as a model facility to showcase the best available technology. The first large saltwater desalination plant in China was commissioned in 1999, and it has since been well-established that reverse osmosis has lower operating costs and a smaller footprint than thermal distillation. The reverse osmosis system at the Zhuanghe plant also has the advantage of being a two-stage process that can be tailored to meet different requirements for particular applications. Only the first stage, seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO), is required for the cooling water used by accessory equipment. Boiler makeup requires higher quality water that must also pass through the second stage, a brackish water reverse osmosis (BWRO) system. To optimize the performance of RO systems, and to protect them from fouling, an effective pretreatment system is required. The Zhuanghe plant chose ultrafiltration (UF) as the pretreatment solution because UF occupies a small footprint and provides higher permeate quality as compared to conventional pre-

treatment systems. Fully automatic control and relatively low investment costs were also important factors in the selection of UF technology. Two trains of UF were commissioned in October 2006, and three additional trains were due to be commissioned by the end of 2007 for the second phase of the plant’s construction. The trains operate in parallel, and are each equipped with 44 TARGA®-10 cartridges having a total capacity of 232 m3/h per train. Prior to the UF, the seawater is pretreated with coagulation and sedimentation, both performed in the same tank. FeCl3 or Poly FeSO4 is used as coagulant, and, if needed, anionic polyacrylamide is used as coagulant aid. To control biological growth, sodium hypochlorite is added to the feed of the sedimentation tank. The controlled free chlorine before the UF is about 0.3 to 1.0 mg/l. A 100 µm screen web pre-filter, that can be automatically backwashed, is installed before the ultrafiltration to remove the large particles. For more information, visit www.kochmembrane.com

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Monitoring

Monitoring groundwater without boundaries n September 2006, management at the City of Guelph’s Waterworks Department moved one step closer toward solving a long-running monitoring efficiency problem in its 51,229 cubic metre groundwater reservoir. The successful completion of a pilot project covering 19 functioning wells scattered around 12 facilities and extended over 150 km2 of land, has resulted in an increase in groundwater monitoring efficiency of up to 70%. Using Diver-NETZ for the study, the integrated monitoring network involved field instrumentation, advanced wireless communication, and data management capabilities. Guelph’s water comes from a permeable zone within the Amabel Formation. In places, the bedrock is overlain by overburden deposits – clays, silts and sands that were deposited by glaciers. Some of these layers are aquitards where groundwater movement is extremely slow. The aquitards act as barriers to protect the deeper groundwater aquifers.

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The City conducted the pilot study in its biggest aquifer, the Arkell Spring Grounds. Located in the township of Puslinch, the Arkell Spring aquifer supplies the City with up to 60 percent of the drinking water. Challenges Consisting of a Water Level Meter (WLM) tape and numerous man-hours, the traditional method for collecting data involved a series of manual tasks such as traveling to proximity, locating wells, opening and unlocking caps, lowering WLM, and taking readings from each nested well. Technicians spent over 160 hours collecting groundwater data from 23 wells when measuring conditions such as groundwater level, temperature, conductivity, and barometric pressure. From lock-to-lock, 300 data points incurred a total cost of $33,600 per year on groundwater data collection ($9.33 per data point, $2,800 per month). Factoring in all other costs such as managing and visual-

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Monitoring izing data, and producing monitoring reports, the City was limited to a small number of readings per month, thus jeopardizing legislation compliance efforts. Additional intrinsic costs incurred by the City before the adoption of DiverNETZ included the hiring of qualified personnel, extensive personnel training, and expenses related to vehicle maintenance and operation. Solution The City of Guelph introduced the Diver-NETZ system in two phases. The first phase involved the use of Diver dataloggers (Diver-Suite), Diver Data Cables (DDC) and Diver-Pocket software. This program allowed for a substantial increase in accuracy and provided hourly data. In addition, the readings were collected from all wells simultaneously, providing an accurate and complete snapshot of the monitoring system. The second phase was the incorporation of the wireless and in-office solutions (Diver-DXT, Diver-DXD, and Diver-Office). With a wireless connection range of up to 150 metres, technicians were able to locate and collect data

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from roads and pathways without having to walk directly to wells. In turn, the twoman, 75-hour collection excursion was decreased to a one-person, four-hour walk and drive. Training on wireless data collection was also provided for technicians and assistants. A four-hour training session was implemented to educate city workers on how to program, collect, and download information for visualizing and reporting. Results Quantitative results are summarized as follows: • Tenfold reduction in man-hours for collection of 300 data points (from 160 to 16 hours). • Dramatic decrease in cost per data point collected (from $9.33 to $0.25 per data point). • Decrease in monthly cost of data collection (from $2,800 to $75, annual reduction from $33,600 to $900). • Increase in data collected monthly (from 300 to 3,000 data points, 750 readings). While there was a substantial decrease in training hours and level of ex-

Data was wirelessly collected from a distance of 150 metres.

pertise required for collecting data, technicians were also able to avoid site obstacles and hazards including fenced private property, inclines, and rivers. The funds allocated to the DiverNETZ groundwater monitoring network were instrumental in meeting the City’s legislation compliance efforts while staying within budgetary constraints. For additional information, contact: Email: sws-diver@slb.com

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Drinking Water

Packaged technology brings municipal water system into compliance with Ontario regulations By Richard Ross he Town of Latchford, Ontario, had an aging water treatment system in desperate need of upgrades and improvements to meet the Ministry of Environment (MOE) regulations. The existing surface water treatment plant struggled to consistently meet filter turbidity goals. Replacement of the existing system, rather than rehabilitation, was deemed most appropriate for a long-term solution. Faced with the need to improve treatment performance, the town hired Earth Tech, Inc. (Markham, Ontario) to evaluate a number of treatment technologies. Based on the low flow requirements of 250 m3/day (46 USgpm) for each tank of the system, it was determined that factory-assembled packaged treatment systems would be the most cost-effective solution. In addition, to ensure uninterrupted service, it was decided that redundant treatment equipment and chemical feed systems should be installed at the facility as back up. In February, 2005, Tri-Mite® packaged water treatment systems, one of the Microfloc® products from Siemens Water Technologies, were selected for the plant. The project included: installing two new package filter plants; modifying the raw water pumping facilities; adding duplex chemical dosing and sodium hypochlorite disinfection with storage and spill containment, as well as installation of raw water quality analyzers to evaluate pH, turbidity and temperature. The water treatment process consists of two pre-engineered packaged water treat-

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mer are added for coagulation prior to entering the Adsorption Clarifier® section. Flocculation and solids capture occur in a bed of buoyant clarifier media operated at a nominal upflow rate of 11.2m/hr. The high density polyethylene media has a specific gravity less than 1.0 and is composed of beads roughly 2.5 mm in diameter. A portion of the media beads are rolled and scarified to aid in the solids capture process. The clarified water then enters the filter section where it passes through a mixed media bed con-

The final selection of treatment technologies was based on meeting effluent turbidity goals as defined in the Drinking Water Systems Regulation (O. Reg. 170/03). ment units, each rated at 250m3/day (46 USgpm). The packaged process consists of upflow adsorption clarification followed by mixed media filtration in a single system. During operation, coagulant and poly34 | January 2008

sisting of anthracite, sand and garnet at a filtration rate of 5.6 m/hr. Each layer of filter media has a progressively smaller effective size and increasing specific surface area to form an ever-tightening filter bed.

Both the clarifier and filter are periodically cleaned using an air-water flushing system to help remove captured solids. Since the clarifier media is buoyant, the addition of air expands the media downward, opening up the pore space to release solids. The final selection of treatment technologies was based on meeting effluent turbidity goals as defined in the Drinking Water Systems Regulation (O. Reg. 170/03). This regulation regulates municipal and private water systems that provide water to year-round residential developments and designated facilities that serve vulnerable populations such as children and the elderly. The two-stage adsorption clarification and mixed media filtration system that was provided not only produced excellent effluent quality, but met the protocol requirements with turbidities less than 0.1 NTU and filter effluent color of less than 5 color units. The facility was completed in December 2006, with the two painted carbon

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Drinking Water steel units installed on concrete pads. The chemical treatment process includes alum to coagulate soluble organic materials and polymer as a flocculant. Finished water is fed to a 112 m3 on-site, below grade clearwell. Soda ash is added for pH and alkalinity adjustment, and sodium hypochloride is added as a disinfectant prior to the distribution system. The entire system is controlled by a programmable logic controller (PLC), including automatic coagulant feed adjustment based on water quality produced, level controls, alarms and shutdown conditions. The units operate alternately each time there is a demand for water.

The town is conducting quarterly trihalomethane measurements and is consistently meeting the required THM removal limits. The town is conducting quarterly trihalomethane (THM) measurements and is consistently meeting the required THM removal limits. The upgrades are necessary to bring the municipal water system into compliance with the Ontario Drinking Water Systems Regulation and improve the quality of life for residents in Latchford. This new drinking water treatment plant services 143 households and businesses. The design capacity will also meet the town’s growth needs for the foreseeable future. The federal government contributed $524,634, and the provincial government contributed $54,520 with an additional Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation contribution of $266,497 toward this project. The Town of Latchford contributed $266,496, bringing the total cost of the project to $1,599,137. The Ontario Clean Water Agency will operate the plant under a 10 year contract. Richard Ross, PE, is with Siemens Water Technologies. Contact: richard.ross@siemens.com

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Trenchless Technology

Diverse products required to burst different pipe materials needing repair By Collins Orton he choice of pipe material can be a very volatile subject. Many utilities are so invested in certain materials that it is almost impossible for them to consider others. While there is a high level of familiarity with the application of high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in pipe bursting, there is still considerable interest in other pipe material options, by owners, engineers and contractors. Various pipe manufacturers are working diligently with pipe bursting equipment developers and manufacturers to find ways to adapt their pipe products to pipe bursting installations. It takes the extensive experience of these parties to find suitable ways to install what is best described as sectional, gasketed pipe in the pipe bursting process. Pipe bursting overview With the recent introduction of new hydraulically powered static pipe bursting systems, contractors now have the ability to split and replace ductile iron, steel and lined pipes, as well as pipes with ductile iron and steel repairs. During the static bursting process, specially designed bladed rollers are pulled through an existing line by a hydraulically powered bursting unit. As the bladed rollers are pulled through, they split the host pipe. An expander attached to the rollers forces the fragmented pipe into the surrounding soil while simultaneously pulling in the new pipe. The bladed roller configuration is an

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essential part of static bursting for steel and ductile iron pipe materials. The specially designed bladed rollers actually split the host pipe instead of ripping or tearing it. This is a clean process and prevents potential damage to the product pipe. The old pipe must be fractured or split, the remaining fragments compacted into the surrounding backfill, and the new pipe pulled/pushed in before the temporary annular space, created by the pipe bursting tool, begins to collapse and get a firm grip on the new pipe. Once the soil has a firm grip on the pipe, it is very difficult if not all but impossible to continue to move the column of new pipe forward.

95% of all pipe bursting installations. This procedure always requires adequate lay-down area. Fusion welding this type of pipe during the pipe bursting process is very time-consuming and generally not performed in the field. Because of years of field experience a number of ways to connect PE pipe to the pipe bursting tooling have been developed. They are generally all reliable with various advantages to the methods. Both pneumatic and static pipe bursting systems can be used for this type of pipe. Fusion welded PVC pipe The water and sewer industry are just beginning to see this relatively new type of polyvinyl chloride pipe (PVC). It is

Once the soil has a firm grip on the pipe, it is very difficult if not all but impossible to continue to move the column of new pipe forward. Product pipe options The industry is very knowledgeable about polyethylene pipe (PE) and pipe bursting installations. Fusion-welded joints help to make this type of pipe into a one-piece pipe section to whatever length is required for a pipe bursting reach. For example, a section to be replaced is 500 feet long; a string of PE pipe will be welded together into a string slightly longer than 500 feet and will be laid down in alignment with the launching pit. This method represents at least

butt fusion-welded, similar to PE, and offers a PVC pipe that is suitable for many pipe bursting applications. Although the pipe is somewhat stiffer, thus requiring longer launching pits. 5:1 ratio (Length to Depth), the fusion procedures for welding this type of pipe must be adhered to very precisely. Experience has shown that the typical scratching on the outside diameter (OD) of the pipe is within the manufacturers’ allowances. This type of pipe cannot withstand the

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Trenchless Technology Static Step #2 Once at the launch pit, the guide rod is removed and bladed cutting wheels, a bursting head, an expander and new HDPE pipe are attached.

heavy hammering action of a pneumatic pipe bursting system. Because the pipe is stiffer than HDPE, for example, it must be installed with a static pipe bursting system so as not to fracture the pipe’s connection to the pipe bursting tooling. Restrained joint ductile iron pipe This is another new application for a type of pipe that has been on the scene for a very long time. The bell and spigot restrained joint configuration requires that the pipe be pulled backwards (spigot end first). This allows each consecutive bell joint to act like an additional pipe bursting expander. Only a static pipe bursting system should be used for this type of pipe. The pipe is assembled one joint at a time in the launching pit and pulled one joint at a time. The joints are made up quite quickly, usually in just a couple of minutes. The advantage of this cartridge loading approach is that there is no need for a pipe staging area. The new replacement pipe can be unloaded, as needed, from a truck and, at the end of the day, there is no pipe left on site. This process requires the pipe bursting system to start and stop repeatedly. Each joint is madeup in the launch pit, pulled in and then

the process is stopped while the next section of pipe is lowered into the launch pit and assembled to the previous joint. Loose polyethylene encasement of the ductile iron pipe is not done, as the wrap will be severely damaged by fragments of old pipes during the installation. A pushing jack may be used to help the column forward during difficult bursting operations. Restrained joint C-900 PVC pipe C-900 PVC pipe with a restrained joint utilizes a spline and groove assembly that is very strong. This pipe is assembled and pulled much the same as restrained joint ductile iron pipe. Only static pipe bursting systems should be used due to the stiffness of the pipe. The connection of the PVC pipe to the bursting head consists of an adapter using the pipe and a steel pulling head of the same configuration as the pipe joint. A cartridge loading method can be used. However, this type of pipe appears to be flexible enough to join together before a pipe burst and insert through the launch pit with minimum bending. Non-restrained joint ductile iron pipe This type of pipe has a very low pro-

file joint and was developed primarily for pipe jacking type installations. When pipe bursting with non-restrained joint pipe it is normal to place the static bursting system pulling rods through the length of each new pipe section and connect to a backup clamp that essentially helps to push the column of pipe from the backside. This ensures that the non-restrained pipe joints stay in compression, and together. The internal lining of the new pipe must be protected from the rods or cable used to pull the pipe. In many situations, the rods are sheathed inside small diameter plastic pipe. This helps prevent any rubbing damage to the lining. Vitrified clay pipe (VCP) with jacking type joints This particular pipe product is much the same as other non-restrained pipe types. Because this is a clay pipe, special care will be necessary to keep the column in good alignment. These pipe sections come with a layer of compressive material at the joints to help equalize the jacking pressures against the end of each section. Clay pipe is quite heavy and one would expect to see some sort continued overleaf...

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Trenchless Technology of pushing jack in use along with the static pipe bursting system. This type of pipe is installed using the cartridge loading method. Welded steel pipe Welded steel is installed by pulling with static pipe bursting systems. The pipe is by definition flexible, so it can be welded together and then pulled in as with PE pipe. The reality is that this pipe is not really that flexible and probably will need to be welded together as each joint goes in. Conclusion The specified pipe and specific pipe bursting equipment should have a proven history similar to the intended application and service environment, as well as data that reflects third-party testing, to substantiate suitability of the pipe by physical property and chemical resistance claims of the manufacturer. The pipe bursting equipment system(s) to be used should be proven to be capable of the required pipe replacement. The structural condition of the existing pipe also needs to be evaluated and point repairs identified. CCTV is a very

useful tool in identifying many pipe defects. Recent CCTV tapes and logs should be included as part of the plans and specifications for projects. Multiple pipe bursting systems and replacement pipes may be evaluated and subsequently specified. Since all systems are not alike, pipe and pipe bursting system capabilities must be evaluated to determine the proper selection for the project under consideration. There are other types of restrained joint and non-restrained joint pipe that can be installed with similar methods. Consulting with well-qualified pipe bursting consultants and knowledgeable equipment manufacturers can help to make these applications possible. Collins Orton is with TT Technologies, Aurora, Illinois. E-mail: info@tttechnologies.com

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Conservation

City of Prince George goes green he City of Prince George, which has a population of 77,000, has committed itself to reducing total community emissions to 2% below 2002 levels by 2012. It is a project that is estimated to cost $825,000. An immediate area of concern that prompted the Municipality to engage in energy-reducing projects was a perceived reduction in air quality in Prince George. Large factories and businesses that conformed to outdated environmental legislation were now seen to be emitting excessive quantities of pollutants to the detriment of the local environment. As local concerns mounted, wider global preoccupations with climate change and social responsibility also became more pressing. According to data gathered by the City, Prince George produced 1.237 million tonnes of GHG (greenhouse gases) in 2002, of which 7,080 tonnes were emitted by the City of Prince George’s operations and facilities. If the City were to continue emitting at this level without

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doing anything, emissions were estimated to grow to 1.352 million tonnes by 2012. Clearly something needed to be done. Since taking the decision to reduce energy consumption and emissions, Prince George has embarked on a Community Energy System where water will be heated at a central plant before being supplied to city buildings. Individual boilers will fast become redundant, which will see an immediate decrease in buildings’ energy consumption. Furthermore, the central plant will be fuelled by renewables, such as biomass, which will reduce the level of GHGs and pollutants being emitted. The City of Prince George is also the first in Canada to pilot an energy-saving streetlight system. The project involves testing light-sensing controls in 170 streetlights. During off peak hours when there are few pedestrians and vehicles around, the streetlights will be dimmed. The City expects to reduce its energy use and costs by approximately 40% through this system.

Both projects, funded in part by the BC Hydro Power Smart Energy Managers program, will play an important role in helping the City reach the targets it has set for itself. In addition to these two projects Prince George is looking to become a leader in energy efficiency in their own facilities. As energy management coordinator for the City, Energy Advantage will use its total energy and environmental management approach to find efficiency opportunities and create a sustainable program to reduce energy usage. Solutions can range from building energy awareness and an energy conservation mentality, to retrofitting lights, to developing optimized operational and maintenance procedures or simulating building design. It will also develop plans that allow employees to implement and sustain ongoing energy efficiency practices. For more information, E-mail: dan.morel@energyadvantage.com

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New 50 ML reservoir expansion in Brampton, Ontario

The manifold reduces in size along its length from 1,500 mm to 900 mm diameter to maintain equal flow through the sixteen 600 mm diameter closed-type rubber valves in each cell.

ntario’s Beckett Sproule Reservoir expansion project combines both size and innovation. The image of two football fields, end-to-end, helps one envision the magnitude of the expansion - a new 50 ML reservoir, divided into two equally sized cells. The size of the new pumping station and generator facility are equally im-

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pressive. The new pumping station will house pumps with a design capacity for ultimate flows of 1,050 ML/d to service both York Region and Peel Region's Zones 4 and 5 east. The standby generator facility's current capacity is 4 MW, and is designed for an ultimate future capacity of 8 MW. It is capable of exporting power to the electrical grid. Beyond the physical size of the proj-

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ect, the innovation in its design and construction adds to the impressiveness of this project. Instead of the traditional formwork and falsework, 262 precast Double Ts were lowered into place to form the cover slab, which is supported by cast-in-place walls and columns and precast beams. This shaved almost three months off the construction schedule and contributed to substantial budget savings. Structural stability is ensured with the 100 mm depth of reinforced structural topping provided on top of the Double Ts, together with a roof membrane which will provide added protection against leaking. The new reservoir’s hydraulic mixing system consists of a concrete pressure pipe manifold, which runs the length of each cell, complete with mixing valves. The manifold reduces in size along its length from 1,500 mm to 900 mm diameter to maintain equal flow through the sixteen 600 mm diameter closed-type rubber valves in each cell. This mixing system provides a cost-effective solution to prevent water stratification and also maintain chlorine residuals. KMK Consultants completed the Class EA and the detailed design, which also includes the installation of new standby power facilities, new transformers and retrofit of the existing electrical system and controls. The Beckett Sproule Reservoir is in Brampton, Ontario. For more information, contact stephaniel@kmk.ca

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Operations

Grounding for enhanced system reliability By Ryan Dutrisac, E.I.T. he existing Capreol water supply system is a municipal system consisting of three separate groundwater wells located in the community of Capreol, 40 minutes north of the Greater City of Sudbury. Two of the wells, “M” and “J”, are located on a common site, just south of the community, while the third, Well #6 is located in Capreol, near the local ski hill. The First Engineers Report carried out by Dennis Consultants, a Division of R.V. Anderson Associates Limited, in March of 2001, identified that Well #6 had a number of compliance issues. Due in part to the large cost associated with upgrading the facility, the City decided to abandon the Well and construct a single point water treatment facility located on the site of the remaining two wells. The site would be comprised of two groundwater wells, chemical disinfection, ultraviolet disinfection (UV) and a water booster station which would take water from the nearby Valley East system as required. Since the new “combined” water treatment plant would become the only source of potable water for the 3,400 residents of Capreol, the design had to be sufficiently robust to ensure that the site would be kept operational during adverse conditions. For instance, as the new plant was located approximately 1,700 metres from the first customer, a new supply watermain was installed running parallel to the existing one so that redundancy was provided in the case of a watermain break. Moreover, the standby power system, consisting of a diesel generator and automatic transfer switch, was upgraded to handle the increase in load dictated by the installation of the booster station and UV reactors. Electrical design process The electrical design for the new plant consisted of upgrading the existing hydro service, a new standby generator, a new motor control centre and various other appurtenances. During the pre-design stages, City employees expressed their concern with the various incidents of equipment burning/arcing that had occurred at the site over the past number of

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The new water treatment plant and booster station were commissioned in August 2007.

years. Based on past experience, it was believed that these incidents were linked to lightning strikes and voltage spikes/surges at the site. Standby power, in the form of a 400 kW diesel generator was a key component in the new system design. The generator would provide uninterrupted power to the entire facility during a loss of utility power. However, since this plant would need to be kept operational to maintain water supply to the community of Capreol during all fault conditions, increased levels of protection had to be considered. Lightning arresters were added on the utility supply side to reduce the potential for lightning strikes. Also, for enhanced lightning protection, a rigorous building grounding system was installed to provide adequate bonding for all exposed metal parts on the building. To reduce the voltage surges which had been observed at the site, a transient voltage surge suppressor (TVSS) unit was installed on the load side of the main breaker. Although a fully functional TVSS is a proven method of reducing voltage spikes and surges, its functionality works at “shunting” the voltages to ground and it does little in limiting fault currents. Consequently, since fault currents are typically diverted to earth through the building’s grounding system, the selection of the grounding technology that was going to be used at the new water treatment plant became crucial.

Grounding fundamentals Grounding of any facility, albeit industrial, commercial or residential, can be divided into two categories: equipment grounding and system grounding. Equipment grounding is more commonly referred to as “bonding”, which is the physical connection to ground (through rods, plates and/or electrodes) of all non-current carrying metal parts of the wiring system including but not limited to outlet boxes, metal conduit, motor frames, cabinets and metal enclosures. System grounding typically refers to the connection from one of the current carrying conductors of a distribution system or interior wiring system, or simply the neutral of a wye-connected transformer or generator. When it comes to system grounding, the four most common approaches for industrial facilities are ungrounded, solid grounded, high resistance grounded and low resistance grounded. Ungrounded systems occur where there is no intentional connection to ground except through measuring devices. This type of grounding is rarely used anymore, due to the large frequency of destructive transients inherent to ungrounded systems. Furthermore, since ungrounded systems do not provide a path for the ground current to flow, they can potentially be harmful to plant personnel working near these faults. Solid grounded systems are the most common in operation today for 600V

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Operations systems, which is the voltage at which the majority of Canadian plants operate. They occur when the neutral points have been intentionally connected to earth ground with a conductor having no intentional impedance. Although solid grounding offers improvements over those of ungrounded systems, it lacks the current limiting ability of resistance grounding, which can lead to arcing of the high energy dissipated in the fault. Resistance grounding, which can be divided into high and low resistance grounding, is realized when an intentional resistance (resistor) is connected between the neutral of the source and earth ground. The principle behind resistance grounding is a simple ohm’s law calculation: I =V R Where I = The limit of fault current (Amps) V = System line to neutral voltage (Volts) R = Value of neutral grounding resistor (ohms) This allows the designer to select a resistance to limit the fault current to a predetermined value in order to prevent equipment damage. According to the IEEE, Standard 142-1991 Recommended Practice for Grounding of Industrial Power Systems, the reasons for limiting ground fault current may be one of the following: • To reduce burning and melting

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effects in faulted electrical equipment. • To reduce mechanical stresses in circuits and equipment carrying fault currents. • To reduce electric shock hazards to personnel caused by stray ground fault currents in the ground return path. • To reduce the arc blast hazard to personnel who may have accidentally caused or who happen to be in close proximity to the ground fault. Low resistance grounding limits the ground fault current to a high level (typically 50 amps or more) to enable the operation of fault clearing devices. This method has the added advantage over solid grounding in that it further reduces the ground fault current to prevent equipment damage. This type of system is common to medium and high voltage systems (voltages above 1000V) where equipment protection rather than service continuity is paramount. High resistance grounding uses a larger resistor to limit the ground fault to a low level, typically 5 amps or less for industrial applications. By limiting the ground fault current, the fault can be tolerated on the system until it can be isolated and removed by qualified personnel. Another major advantage of this method of grounding is the elimination of destructive flashovers (arcing) to ground – mitigating both equipment damage and injury to personnel. This advantage will become increasingly important with the implementation of equivalent NFPA 70E standards to Arc

Flash Protection in Canada (new standard to be designated CSA Z462 and is currently under development). This standard is concerned with personnel safety and, since high resistance grounding limits electric shock hazards to workers, it may be more cost-effective and practical to install a neutral grounding resistor rather than purchase expensive arc resistant switchgear and protective clothing. For the Capreol Water Treatment Plant, the method of system grounding for the neutral of the main incoming transformer (wye-connected secondary) was narrowed to either solid grounding or high resistance grounding. Although both methods had unique benefits, high resistance grounding offered superior equipment protection, increased safety and service continuity. The high resistance grounded system in Capreol, as recognized by Section 101100 of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, consisted of an I-Gard grounding resistor, an I-Gard ground fault relay and a ground CT. The fault relay is continuously monitoring the level of ground fault on the system. When the fault level exceeds 0.5 amps, an alarm is sent over the City’s SCADA network and an electrician is dispatched to the site to locate and repair the fault. Meanwhile the electrical system will continue to operate without interruption to the supply. Ryan Dutrisac is an Associate with Dennis Consultants, a Division of R.V. Anderson Associates Limited Contact: rdutrisac@rvanderson.com

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Co-generation enters its second century By Ken Wiecke, P.Eng. and Derek McCann, P.Eng. ong ago, before energy shortages and environmental awareness, co-generation was an obscure engineering practice of interest largely to those industries which, like pulp and paper, had access to vast quantities of cheap biomass fuel and a need for process steam and power. Today, on the eve of its second century, biomass-powered cogeneration is poised to grab a bigger share of Canada’s energy mix, powering a greater number of industrial plants and making its way into home and commercial space heating. Co-generation, also known as combined heat and power (CHP), has lots going for it. It burns fuel at higher efficiency than conventional single-source thermal generation; in other words, it produces the same amount of electricity and heat with much less fuel than when the two are produced separately. While it can work with natural gas and other fossil fuels, co-generation can also transform clean, renewable, biomass into electricity, process steam, and heat. Some newer pulp and paper plants actually generate surplus electricity that they sell back to the grid, no mean feat in an era of ever-rising power prices. Biomass energy, also known as bioenergy, is the name for all forms of renewable energy from organic materials such as ani-

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Co-generation is at its most efficient when its heat is used on-site or very close to it.

mal manure or municipal residues. For the purposes of co-generation, biomass is usually defined as plant materials produced by photosynthesis. Burning this biomass is carbon dioxide-neutral, that is, the process releases the same quantity of CO2 that the plants absorb during their lifetime. Every time biomass displaces fossil fuel, greenhouse gas emissions drop. Unlike fossil fuels, which are finite, biomass is an infinitely renewable energy source. Pulp mills located in vast forested areas and near sawmills can get pretty much all the bioenergy they need at prices well below what they would pay for oil, natural gas, or commercially generated power. If they practise responsible reforestation, that inexpensive resource is renewable forever. The federal government has begun to pay attention, too; in 1976, it introduced tax incentives to encourage the pulp and paper industry to build co-generation facilities. It scaled back those incentives in the budget of 1994 but then offered accelerated capital cost allowances for high-efficiency co-generation plants a decade later. In the United States, Washington offers tax breaks for construction of cogeneration facilities and guarantees a market for any surplus electricity these facilities generate. Denmark and Finland each get more than one-quarter of their total power from co-generation, with Finland fueling 10 per cent of that prowww.esemag.com

duction with biomass. Finland also makes widespread use of district heating, in which large swaths of residential and commercial buildings are heated by co-generation. Anyone who’s ever driven a car in winter has already encountered the principle of co-generation: surplus heat generated by the car’s engine, instead of being expelled as exhaust, is recycled to heat the passenger compartment. In effect, one fuel burn generates two benefits: mechanical energy to move the car, and heat to warm the passengers. In a single-purpose thermal power generation, a coal-fired electric generating station, for example, fuel is burned

to produce electricity. But the process has a maximum efficiency of just 35 per cent; the remainder of the fuel consumed in the process is released as exhaust heat, dissipating into the atmosphere and rivers or oceans to be lost forever. In cogeneration, that exhaust heat is captured to produce steam for process or space heating, achieving efficiencies as high as 70 per cent. Each co-generation facility is different, depending on the primary demand that it serves. If that primary demand is electricity, then the system is designed and built primarily to produce that, with heat or steam as a secondary benefit. Pulp and paper mills require great quantities of steam to run their paper-drying process so their early co-generation systems were designed to generate steam, which complemented traditional power generation. Co-generation is at its most efficient when its heat is used on-site or very close to it. Overall efficiency drops when the heat travels much further, and the transmission system - large, heavily insulated pipes - is more expensive and less efficient than the wires that can transport electricity over far greater distances for the same energy loss. Canada’s pulp and paper mills have been making use of co-generation since the 1930s, drawn to the higher efficiency of high-pressure boilers used to generate process steam, with electricity as a byproduct. The mills usually use continued overleaf...

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Energy two principal sources of biomass fuel: pulpmill and sawmill residues such as sawdust, wood chips and tree bark; and pulping “liquor,” a mixture of water, pulping chemicals, and organic matter produced in the process of transforming wood into pulp. In the case of pulpingliquor fuel, the process has the added advantage of recycling chemicals used in the pulping of wood, creating a closedloop process that keeps these substances out of the environment. Well over one-half of the Canadian chemical pulp mills’ energy needs are met by co-generation. The industry has about 1,500 megawatts of installed generating capacity fuelled partly by the burning of residues at co-generation facilities inside pulp and paper mills. The additional heat from co-generation is used to produce the steam needed to dry pulp in the process of transforming it into paper, and to heat industrial work areas. Co-generation has also led to greater profitability by allowing mills to ride through any loss of power due to grid outages.

dynaBLEND® polymer makedown units Fluid Dynamics, Inc. introduces the L Series dynaBLEND® polymer blending and activation system. The dynaBLEND® units feature the patented HydroACTION® non-mechanical, high-energy polymer mixing chamber, with a choice of diaphragm metering or progressing cavity pumps. Control options range from simple manual systems to fully instrumented PLC-based units with an unlimited variety of inputs and outputs. Standard units are available to provide activated polymer solution from 30 gph through 21,000 gph. Custom units also available.

Decades ago, pulp mills would have required power from the grid in addition to the electricity they generate themselves. Newer plants now generate so much power that they have surpluses to sell back to the grid. However, that trend is not growing much in Canada, where electricity from utilities remains reasonably inexpensive and where pulp and paper is a mature industry. Electric utilities in Québec and British Columbia both have long-term deals to buy power from independent cogenerators, with one such agreement in Québec calling for that province’s utility to buy electricity from a pulp mill with a 20 megawatt generating capacity at about six cents per kilowatt hour. The mill buys its full electricity needs from the utility at between three to four cents. The six-cent selling price is what the utility deems to be the avoided cost of new, costlier generation. Elsewhere in the world, these transactions are getting considerably more valuable. As virgin forests are developed, the pulp and paper industry is taking advantage of advances in co-generation to build bigger, more modern plants that make full use of the process’ potential. One new mill in Chile, for example, generates so much biomass electricity that it is able to meet all of its needs and sell power to the local utility. The mill actually makes more money from electricity

sales than from its core pulp-and-paper business. At times when demand drops, the mill actually shuts down its pulp line but continues to operate, just like a central power station. Technological advances continue to come at regular intervals. For example, some plants are dealing with the shortrange travel limits of steam by using heat-retaining fluids to transport the heat over greater distances. There are also advances in the efficiency of power-generating turbines designed specifically for the co-generation process, along with ever-increasing pressure capacities of new boilers to further heighten the efficiency of the heat and steam produced through co-generation. Other creative applications of cogeneration include “eco-industrial networks” in which electricity-producing facilities are built in close proximity to groups of industrial processes using electrical and thermal energy. In this way, outputs and wastes from one plant become inputs at others.

Ken Wiecke is the Industrial Manager of Process for AMEC. Contact: ken.wiecke@amec.com Derek McCann is the Strategic Energy Director of Forest Industry Consulting for AMEC. Contact: derek.mccann@amec.com

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NEWS US company to face prosecution in Canada for cross-border pollution The Superior Court of Justice in Sarnia, Ontario, has issued an order directing a lower court to summon DTE Energy, based in Michigan, to face charges of polluting the St. Clair River with dangerous amounts of mercury. Last year, Scott Edwards, a Canadian citizen, filed charges alleging that DTE Energy's coal-fired energy complex on the banks of the St. Clair River has been violating Canada's Fisheries Act for two years. Detroit Edison, a wholly owned subsidiary of DTE, operates the St. Clair/Belle River coal-fired power plant complex in eastern Michigan. Monitoring data show that these facilities emit significant amounts of mercury each year, with more than half landing locally in Canada and the St. Clair watershed. When the mercury enters the St. Clair River, it spreads throughout the food chain, harmfully altering fish habitat and rendering fish unsafe for human consumption, which is a violation of Canadian fisheries law. Currently, both the Canadian and US sides of the St. Clair are subject to highly restrictive fish consumption advisories because of elevated levels of mercury. Native populations along the Canadian side of the river have had their commercial fishing rights stripped away. Scott Edwards is the Legal Director for Waterkeeper Alliance, an international coalition of 172 grassroots environmental groups.

toms of Illness Reported by Neighbors of Biosolids Land Application Sites. In the second phase of research, planned for 2008, the procedure will be field tested by environmental and health agencies and then refined based on their feedback. Use of the draft procedure could help identify causal links between health effects and human exposures from potential sources. The procedure is a design for "observation" of reported symptoms. While observation should provide useful information for designing more spe-

cific studies, implementation of the procedure is not intended to be a model for a scientific (i.e. epidemiological) study. This project was the highest ranked priority at the 2003 WERF Biosolids Research Summit, during which a group of 75 individuals representing stakeholders from regulatory agencies, conservation groups, wastewater facilities, academia, and private citizens identified their most pressing research needs regarding land application of biosolids. www.werf.org

WERF developing response protocols to soil amendment related health issues The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has completed the first phase of research designed to provide a procedure (i.e. protocol) for responding to reports of symptoms of illness by neighbors of sites where soil amendments, including biosolids, animal manures, food residuals, septage, and compost are applied to land. The Phase 1 research report is titled Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation of Sympwww.esemag.com

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Windsor Utilities Commission is prepared for DWQMS

The Ambassador Bridge connects Windsor to Detroit, Michigan

he Ontario Ministry of the Environment’s mandated Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS) was introduced to help prevent another Walkerton catastrophe. Now, every municipal drinking water facility throughout Ontario is subject to becoming “DWQMS accredited” within the next few years. The Windsor Utilities Commission (WUC), under the leadership of John Stuart, Director of Water Production, was one of the first organizations to embrace and begin implementation of the quality program.

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As part of the panel of drinking water quality experts, Stuart played an integral role in the DWQMS design. In Ontario’s water industry, there has been a lot of apprehension surrounding the new mandate. In most cases it is simply a function of industry representatives (system owners and operators) not having previous exposure to quality management systems. Many are anticipating that the project will require resources beyond their means or that it may have a disruptive effect on day-to-day operations. To help address these concerns, the Ministry of the Environment re-

leased a DWQMS Guidance document that details the specific requirements and tips to help owners and operators become better informed about their responsibilities and expectations. When developing and writing the standard, the team of water system experts assigned to creating the DWQMS took aim at making the standard as implementation-friendly as possible. According to Stuart: “Initially, the standard was going to be more prescriptive; however, the current DWQMS is adaptive.” By rendering it adaptive, irre-

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Information Management spective of an organization’s culture, size, complexity and/or existing management systems in place, the DWQMS’ design allows for it to be almost seamlessly incorporated into existing operations without substantial disruption. The standard allows different system types and reporting lines to come together and create a system that makes sense to the individual organization; the system can, therefore, be very complex or more simple to suit the organization. As part of the DWQMS development team, John Stuart was also asked to provide insight on the importance of the provincial program from a ‘beyond-compliance’ viewpoint. Implementing a quality management system such as DWQMS “broadens our view of what quality entails. It goes beyond the quality of the finished product and includes the quality of the entire process. Moreover, it encourages organizations to implement a multi-barrier approach to quality that includes an examination of the raw water supply, treatment chemicals, equipment and many other facets of the system,” he says. WUC’s implementation has been a

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positive experience and continues to stay on track. The project is approximately half-way to completion. Policies and procedures have been put in place, most risk assessments have been conducted (a DWQMS requirement) and the project has been effectively communicated company-wide. The next steps are providing training and developing the awareness of the requirements. When asked to detail his critical success factors, Stuart refers to how his team has used a software tool called RRAM™, which was designed to assist water utility organizations with development and implementation of management systems, including DWQMS. It can capture and manage the documentation and training requirements, which are considered two of the most difficult challenges in terms of management and maintenance. “ RRAM allows us to disseminate information to the appropriate individuals within the organization in a timely and efficient way,” says Stuart, adding that the program will reveal additional value once DWQMS accreditation is achieved and the system requires maintenance be-

yond accreditation. Post implementation, ‘lulls’ tend to creep up between audits (each system will be audited by a third party certification body appointed by the Ministry of the Environment). Any organization can lose focus because the main goal (accreditation) has been achieved and continued attention to detail is foregone. Through mechanisms such as prompts to follow-up on corrective actions, the program serves to help prevent these ‘maintenance gaps’ which jeopardize the system’s functionality and value. The Windsor Utilities Commission can use the technology to bring various management systems together to combine information throughout the organization. For example, using RRAM, WUC is implementing the OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety management system in parallel with the DWQMS project. Despite the software’s effectiveness, an individual or team dedicated to the management and maintenance of the system is needed in order to avoid these ‘lulls’. Organizations, especially larger and more complex ones, can expect to continued overleaf...

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add two to three full-time employees to complete the entire project. However, even with an effective team in place, there could be potential technical expertise gaps. For example, the strong emphasis on Risk Assessments & Outcomes and Internal Auditing in the DWQMS will likely prove to be stumbling blocks for many organizations, necessitating the hiring of outside

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expertise. The Windsor Utilities Commission hired SpringWater QMS to help with the development and implementation of these more challenging areas. (Recently, Springwater QMS and Genivar formed a strategic partnership, called GENIVAR-SpringWater QMS). When asked to provide other lessons learned from his experience with DWQMS implementation, Stuart offered

the following advice: • Take advantage of management system experts/consultants as it alleviates much frustration in terms of addressing concerns and challenges. • A management system is a management system and, therefore, it is not necessary to fully understand the mechanics to implement a process – don’t be discouraged by the unknown. • All organizations within the industry are concerned with managing information and we believe that we are doing things correctly; we, therefore, need external expertise to help us ensure we don’t overlook anything. An objective perspective can go a long way in addressing situations before they become major non-conformances. • Make sure everyone involved in the project understands the general requirements and take advantage of available guidance documents. For more information, contact BLagasse@springboardmgmt.com

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NEWS Past President of PEO honoured for Global Contributions

for a more effective public response to violence against women, in response to the December 1989 murders of 14 women, most of them engineering students, at École Polytechnique in Montreal. In 1999 and again in 2006, he was elected president of PEO, where he led a precedent-setting court case victory against the Government of Ontario concerning PEO’s jurisdiction under the Professional Engineers Act.

PEO sets standards for and regulates engineering in Ontario so that the public interest is served and protected. Rigorously educated, experienced, and committed to a Code of Ethics that puts the public first, licensed professional engineers can be identified by the P.Eng. after their names. For additional information, E-mail: dsmith@peo.on.ca

Dr. Quinn (left) with the President of the Dublin Institute of Technology, Professor Brian Norton.

The Past President of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), Patrick J. Quinn, Ph.D., P.Eng., was conferred with the Dublin Institute of Technology’s Award of Doctorate of Philosophy, honoris causa, at the annual Graduation Ceremony of the Faculty of Engineering in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Quinn was cited on November 24 for his outstanding personal achievements as an engineer and as a model representative of the engineering profession. He was scheduled to deliver the inaugural lecture, “Shaping public policy: the engineer in public planning and decision making,” at the dedication of the Institute’s Michael O’Donnell Theatre. Born in Ireland and educated at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Dr. Quinn came to Canada in 1956 and later was a founding partner in the Canadian consulting firm Quinn Dressel Associates, which established a national and international presence as the structural consultants on landmark buildings, including the Royal Bank Plaza, Scotia Plaza, the Princess Margaret Cancer Hospital, and the CBC Broadcast Centre, all in Toronto; the Elf Aquitaine headquarters building, Paris; and the Shanghai Stock Exchange building. Drawn to more active involvement in engineering governance, Dr. Quinn lobbied publicly for engineering schools, associations and industry to create more supportive environments for women and www.esemag.com

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Wastewater

How creative thinking led to an innovative solution for treating wastewater in Ontario By Peter Steblin and Elvio Zaghi inding ways to upgrade aging wastewater treatment facilities is a common challenge for many cities throughout North America. But for the City of London, Ontario, the “same old” way of doing things wasn’t enough. The city is currently constructing the largest membrane bioreactor (MBR) project in Canada for municipal wastewater treatment, which is proving to be an innovative, creative way of solving their capacity needs without breaking the bank. The city is experiencing strong growth pressure, and city officials had to determine a way to increase wastewater treatment capacity without putting too large a financial burden on its budget. But, after examining the typical alternatives for expanding the wastewater plant, the city knew there had to be a better solution. In turn, the city held a workshop to challenge a group of consultants and brainstorm solutions. The group ultimately determined that an innovative MBR retrofit of the Oxford Pollution Control Plant offered an affordable opportunity to treat increasing wastewater at the tertiary level, at costs comparable to secondary treatment. Background London’s Oxford Pollution Control Plant (PCP) consists of two parallel treatment sections - an older section (Section 1) rated for 5,450 cubic metres per day, and a newer section (Section 2) rated for 4,540 m3/d for a combined capacity of approximately 10,000 m3/d. The high residential growth within Oxford’s sewershed triggered the urgent need for an additional 9,000 m3/d treatment capacity. In Spring 2006, the city and its consultant conducted a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate the options for expansion. Typical of the EA process, the assessment was a planninglevel initiative centered upon the standard EA framework in which: • The problem statement was defined. • Various planning alternatives and typical design concepts were evaluated.

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From Left: Peter Klein, Stantec, Project Coordinator, Peter Steblin, City of London, General Manager, and Elvio Zaghi, Stantec, Project Manager.

• Public meetings were held. • The preferred solution was identified. During the EA process, a number of potential expansion alternatives for the Oxford PCP were considered. Frustrated with the conventional solutions facing them, the city wanted to look beyond the status quo and organized a workshop to augment the EA process, inviting other consultants to help the team find a better, more creative solution. The workshop approach has been a strategy favoured by the City of London since Peter Steblin, the current General Manager, joined in 2002. It provides the opportunity to challenge the status quo at a very early stage in the decision process and engages the top levels of city leadership in the decision-making process at critical points. In Fall 2006, Stantec Consulting was retained to participate in the workshop and subsequently undertake the design and construction of the MBR retrofit at the Oxford PCP. Tradition versus innovation With new experts added to the brainstorming process, the team was able to develop new expansion schemes including: • Activated sludge processes (ASP) with filtration and suboptions for carbon, nitrification, and denitrification.

• Biological aerated filters with filtration and suboptions for new aerated filter systems operating in parallel with or after conventional activated sludge (CAS). • A new “greenfield” membrane bioreactor (MBR), working in parallel with the existing CAS, or a retrofit MBR to Section 2 operating in parallel with the existing CAS in Section 1. • Trickling filters/solids contact tanks with filtration. During the workshop, the city and its consultants compared the site-specific advantages and disadvantages of each of these options, ultimately concluding that the best two alternatives were to: 1. Expand the plant with a new activated sludge process (ASP) designed for carbon, nitrification, and denitrification with filters, and blend it with the existing Section 1 and 2 CAS effluents; or 2. Retrofit Section 2 of the plant with a membrane bioreactor designed for carbon, nitrification, denitrification, combined with existing Section 1 CAS effluent. City officials and the revitalized group of consultants at the workshop then compared those two options, considering a number of key factors. Location of the plant The Oxford PCP is located on the banks of the Thames River, upstream of

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Wastewater the Delaware First Nation and adjacent to riverine habitat and planned recreational pathways. It also sits along a major arterial roadway (Oxford Road), which acts as an important gateway into the city, and is near several new, large residential areas and the prestigious Hunt Club golf course. Because of the sensitive environmental and aesthetic contexts of that location, any expansion to the Oxford PCP must be completed in a manner that reduces the visual impact from Oxford Road, maintains the recreational value of the riverbanks, minimizes the impact on adjacent residential lands, and is sensitive to the concerns of downstream stakeholders, such as the First Nations. An expansion plan needed to meet these “high-level” or long-term planning objectives as well as future expansions up to the ultimate build-out of 50,000 m3/d (50 MLD) flow. With this in mind, ultimate 50,000 m3/d capacity footprints for both the ASP and MBR options were prepared in order to compare potential impacts on the site and adjacent areas. It soon became clear that the longterm impacts of an MBR plant would be minimal compared to those of the ASP option. The MBR plant requires a much smaller footprint, thus eliminating the need to expand into sensitive neighbouring lands and avoiding any visual impacts for traffic crossing the Oxford Street Bridge. In addition, the MBR plant generates higher-quality effluent, protecting the quality of the Thames River and offering future opportunities for water reuse. With less use of adjacent land, the MBR options would also have fewer impacts on riverine habitat and the future walking trail. Suitability for a retrofit The Section 2 activated sludge plant was composed of two rectangular, twopass aeration tanks followed by three rectangular secondary clarifiers. The aeration tank and secondary clarifiers were well-suited to permit an MBR retrofit with only minor structural changes since the tanks, blowers, clarifiers, and pumping gallery areas were all large enough to accommodate the increased volume, equipment, and demands of an MBR system. These favourable conditions allowed for a reduced scope of work for a retrofit of www.esemag.com

Aerial view of the Oxford PCP.

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Section 2, which could meet the proposed 9,000 m3/d treatment expansion. Advanced state of MBR technology The project team conducted an extensive investigation of the state of MBR technology and its associated process risks. Leading MBR manufacturers General Electric (Zenon division), Kubota, and Siemens (previously USFilter Memcor) were consulted to assess membrane company competencies and expe-

rience, prepare preliminary site-specific designs, and establish performance criteria for the MBR pre-selection process. City staff also visited the MBR plant in Traverse City, Michigan, to confirm its operations and management needs. After that visit, the team concluded that the state of MBR technology was advanced enough to permit implementation at the Oxford PCP, and three MBR manufaccontinued overleaf... January 2008 | 53


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Wastewater turers were invited to a pre-selection bid (GE Zenon, Kubota, and Siemens). Challenging effluent limits The proposed effluent limits were a concern, particularly the low monthly limit of total phosphorus at less than 0.5 mg/L and summer total ammonia at less than 1.0 mg/L. Past performance at the plant suggested it would be challenging to achieve that phosphorus limit without tertiary filtration and that alkalinity could be limiting nitrification at times. But with MBR technology, the plant could easily achieve a less than 0.5 mg/L phosphorus limit, and alkalinity concerns could be addressed by including anoxic zones in the aeration tank. A traditional activated sludge expansion, however, would require tertiary filtration, a second process step, which would unnecessarily increase the complexity, cost, and overall footprint of the plant. Future applications A major consideration in the decision on whether to choose MBR or traditional activated sludge for the Oxford plant was its application for future expansions at the city’s largest wastewater treatment plant, the Greenway Pollution Control Centre. With MBR technology in place at the Oxford plant, the city could operate the system as a full-scale pilot test to confirm its operational and maintenance demands, train staff, and gauge its suitability for expanding the Greenway plant. Comparable life-cycle costs Extensive effort was made to compare the capital, operation and maintenance (O&M), and life-cycle costs for an MBR retrofit versus a traditional activated sludge/filter expansion. The site specifics allowed the city to realize significant capital savings with an MBR retrofit, which would not have been possible with an ASP expansion. Also, reusing the existing structures avoided significant demolition costs and fit well with London’s solid waste strategy of reusing materials whenever possible. The MBR retrofit enabled key costsaving opportunities: screening and degritting was undertaken in one step using rotary drum, 2-mm fine screens, existing infrastructure (tanks, equipment, buildings, etc.,) was reused, and the retrofit was integrated into existing infrastructure to minimize new construc54 | January 2008

tion and thereby reduce costs. Additional MBR O&M costs were considered for membrane replacement, energy for air scour blowers, and chemicals for membrane cleaning. With a fiveyear membrane replacement frequency, the 20-year life-cycle cost for an MBR system was found to be comparable to that of conventional treatment solutions. Affordability The MBR retrofit will achieve tertiary level treatment performance at a cost comparable to secondary treatment. The project was tendered in Fall 2006 for $21M. The design flow capacity for the MBR process is 13,500 m3/day, comprising 4,500 m3/day of existing flow and 9,000 m3/day of expanded flow capacity. On a per-unit flow basis, the resulting unit cost for treatment is in the range of $1,555 per 1,000 m3/day (or $7 per MIGD). Creative thinking, creative solutions After comparing these various factors, the project team ultimately agreed that retrofitting the Oxford plant for MBR technology was the most efficient, economical, and responsible means for expanding the plant’s capabilities. And the solution couldn’t come too soon, as the city continues to face similar challenges in other areas where existing infrastructure is struggling to keep up with the growing demands. By stretching the limits of conventionality and thinking creatively, the City of London was able to find a better solution for its treatment needs that now can serve as a model for many of Ontario’s wastewater treatment plants, particularly those that are considering expansions or changes to meet more stringent effluent limits. Construction of the MBR retrofit at the Oxford Pollution Control Plant is still under way, with completion expected in the spring of 2008. Peter Steblin, P.Eng., is General Manager and City Engineer with the Environmental & Engineering Services Department of the City of London, Ontario. Elvio Zaghi, P.Eng., is a Project Manager at Stantec Consulting Ltd., London. E-mail: ezaghi@stantec.com

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NEWS Companies to be honoured for their outstanding environmental protection and water conservation efforts Companies that have contributed to pollution elimination, or reduced freshwater consumption through innovative programs, policies, processes or products can now be nominated for the prestigious 2008 Stockholm Industry Water Award. The Stockholm Water Foundation presents the award in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Nominations will be accepted until February 28, 2008, from businesses and industries whose resources, competencies and experiences have helped to reduce the effects of the escalating world water crisis. This award was founded to stimulate business contributions to sustainable water development and recognizes: • Innovative corporate development of water and wastewater process technologies. • Environmental improvement through improved performance in production processes. • New products or technologies. • Other significant corporate contributions to helping improve the world water situation. It will be presented in August 2008, during the World Water Week in Stockholm. Previous recipients include ZENON Environmental Inc, Canada; PUB Singapore; the Sydney Water Corporation, Australia; Procter & Gamble; the Staple Fibre Division of Grasim Industries Ltd, India; Kaldnes Miljöteknologi AS, Norway; The General Motors de Mexico Ramos Arizpe Complex, Mexico; and Northumbrian Water Limited, United Kingdom. An on-line nomination form, criteria and other information is available at www.siwi.org www.esemag.com

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Challenges and opportunities to remediate closed landfill sites By Fabiano Gondim and Craig Murdoch closed or operating landfill can release deleterious substances to soil, water and air that may pose adverse impacts to the environment and/or public health. The potential for adverse impacts is site-specific and is highly dependent on waste composition and whether or not engineering controls are in place. Landfill leachate and landfill gas are known as the main landfill by-products and are the main causes of potential environmental or health concerns. Impacts from landfills may be varied and diverse; however, the greatest potential for impact can be broken down to a few major factors: • Liquid emissions (leachate) from landfills are shown to pose the greatest potential hazard for public health and the environment (Belevi and Baccini, 1992). • Landfill gas emissions are also of concern, since they can migrate through the subsurface via pressure gradients and diffusion mechanisms, adding explosive gases to the subsurface environment. • Trace concentrations of soluble volatile organic compounds (VOCs) present in landfill gas can migrate and

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impact groundwater (Clister and Hihhs, 1998). • Methane emissions to the atmosphere can contribute to global warming and trace odorous compounds from landfill such as hydrogen sulphide can cause off-site nuisance (odour). Most closed landfills were sited before adequate engineered controls were commonly used, or were even thought necessary. Therefore, by present day standards, many landfills were not located in ideal locations, and were not equipped with low-permeability bases, leachate collection systems, landfill gas management, final cover or even stormwater management. Some landfills were constructed close to or in wetlands, creeks, gravel pits and quarries. As was common practice during this time, no preventative engineering controls were taken and little or no capital was spent on preventing environmental or health impacts during the operating life of the landfill. With modern regulations and standards, closed landfills need to control or minimize environmental or health impacts, which can be achieved by close environmental monitoring and, where necessary, remediation projects. In sum-

Table 1: Capital Costs for Closed Landfill Site Remediation from 2001 to 2007

Closed Landfill Site Costs 87 Acre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$250,000 Ancaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,900,000 Beverly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$100,000 Binbrook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$100,000 Brampton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,900,000 Dundas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$550,000 Edgewood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$180,000 Glanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$130,000 Rennie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,300,000 Stoney Creek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$750,000 Upper Ottawa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,800,000 West Hamilton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,100,000 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$39,060,000

mary, the goal of closed landfill remediation is to protect public health and the environment. Landfill remediation strategies When a comprehensive landfill site investigation and monitoring program reveals leachate seeps, exposed wastes, slope instability, erosion problems, groundwater contamination or landfill gas migration, remediation strategies must be developed. Closed landfills may or may not impact the environment and public health. Depending on site-specific conditions, there are three possible outcomes for such a landfill: (i) a closed landfill may not require further actions if stakeholders agree that there are no risks to public health or the environment; (ii) a closed landfill may be removed, with all waste being excavated and landfilled at a location with acceptable environmental conditions; and (iii) remediate a closed landfill that is causing impacts to the environment or public health (Hauser et al, 1999). Remediation strategies are driven by a number of factors, including waste composition and age, site-specific hydrogeology, distance to water courses, potential receptors, and site redevelopment plans. Clay capping and landfill regrading have been the most used strategy for landfill remediation (Venkatraman and Ashwath, 2007). Clay capping provides a low permeability cover that reduces infiltration of water and subsequent vertical downward percolation and leachate generation. The second benefit of having clay capping is to prevent potential receptors from coming into contact with exposed waste. Proper cover grading also maximizes run off and decreases the infiltration rate into the waste mass. Remediation strategies are assessed on a site by site basis where a closed landfill has caused off-site contamination and may include conventional regrading and capping, leachate collection and treatment systems, groundwater continued overleaf...

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at different locations and checking data from probes located between the passive system and the adjacent property. A more qualitative approach is often used to assess the performance of leachate collection systems, landfill capping or erosion control projects by conducting visual inspections to detect leachate seeps or integrity of the landfill cover. The performance of surface water drainage projects can also be qualitatively assessed by conducting visual inspections during and after storm events to check if stormwater is properly drained as designed. Hamilton’s experience with closed landfill site remediation The City of Hamilton is responsible for monitoring and maintaining 12 closed landfill sites. Eleven of these sites operated as municipal landfill sites in the six area municipalities that now form the City of Hamilton. All of these sites were closed by 1980 when the City’s current operating landfill, the Glanbrook landfill, started operation. The twelfth site, 87 Acre Park, was used for disposal of construction and inert-type waste up until approximately 2000, after which it was formally closed. Remediation projects and sitespecific risk assessments Since closure of the landfill sites, various monitoring and remediation projects were implemented by the former Region

of Hamilton Wentworth (since merged with the City of Hamilton). A more comprehensive and intensive approach was taken by the newly formed City of Hamilton, Waste Management Division, since 2001, where a detailed review of the 12 closed landfill sites was undertaken and remediation projects were implemented as required for the sites. Site Specific Risk Assessments (SSRAs), or environmental investigations, were also completed or are at the final stage of completion for all 12 closed landfill sites (Stewart, 2005). The City of Hamilton spent or committed $39,060,000 in a comprehensive remediation program for the 12 closed landfill sites from 2001 to 2007, (Table 1.) Considering that the total waste footprint area is 72.7 hectares, the City of Hamilton spent approximately $540,000 for each hectare of waste footprint in closed landfill site remediation from 2001 to 2007. The City of Hamilton has been reimbursed for 50% of the total eligible costs from the Provincial Millennium Partnership Fund. Overall, the remediation undertaken has been capitalintensive; however, the resultant benefits of the protection of public health and the environment far outweigh the costs. Fabiano Gondim and Craig Murdoch E-mail: fgondim@hamilton.ca

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People in Action

Why not ride with a purpose? By Don Hoekstra

Left to Right: Front Row Paul Doucet, Harold Thomas (the Grand Poo-Bah), Cindy Kransler Middle Row Tom Kelly, Judy Gryko, Nancy Stewart (Water for People), Helene Baribeau, Mike Greg Back Row Mark Stratton, Don Hoekstra, Chris Sheridan, Bill Persich, Frank Blaha, Ken Howe, Gene Camp

ave you ever seen a water buffalo? Ever wanted to be one? In the spring of 2007, I became aware of a group of motorcycle enthusiasts within the American Water Works Association, who call themselves The Water Buffalos. The dual purpose of this group is to ride to AWWA Annual Conferences, and to raise money for Water for People (WFP) by soliciting sponsors, pledges, and support for the ride. I was intrigued, and contacted one of the riders for additional information. Since the 2007 AWWA Annual Conference was being held in Toronto, they were very interested in having my participation and local knowledge. I joined the Buffalos, formed the Ontario Chapter, and offered to take on some local host and tour guide responsibilities. In total, there were 13 motorcycles that made the trip from various locations throughout the continental United States.We had riders from as far away as Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona. On Friday, June 22, we all met in Owen Sound and on Saturday morning it was my honour to lead the group into Toronto for the start of the AWWA conference. In Toronto, we were warmly greeted by both the AWWA and WFP Boards of

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Directors. Later, it was announced during the reception for WFP contributors that the Ride with a Purpose event had raised over $40,000.00. On behalf of my fellow Water Buffalos who made this journey (in part for their love of motorcycle riding, as well as for the chance to raise money), thank you for supporting Water for People. We encourage you to continue to do so. For those who are motorcycle enthusiasts, I highly recommend that you consider joining us for the third annual Ride with a Purpose to the 2008 AWWA Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, this June. If you would like additional information about Ride with a Purpose and the Water Buffalos, or would like to sponsor me for the ride to Atlanta, please visit www.ridewithpurpose.org, or contact me directly.

*Don Hoekstra is an enthusiastic supporter of Water for People, and a founding member and current chair of the Residuals and Biosolids Committee at the Water Environment Association of Ontario. He is an independent consultant operating as Don Hoekstra Project Management Services. For more information, please e-mail dhoekstra6@msn.com

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Environmental Education

CCEE links post-secondary education to the careers of environmental practitioners By Michael R. Moss ver the past 15 years the environmental profession in Canada has become defined, increasingly organized, and has developed its own standards, competences and procedures for professional certification at the national level. The environmental sector is one of Canada’s more dynamic and faster growing fields of employment. The recently published Profile of Canadian Environmental Employment 2007 (ECO Canada, 2007) indicates that 530,414 people (3.2% of Canada’s workforce) are now employed in 105,221 organizations (10% of all organizations). In 2004 the workforce was 251,000, a figure that had grown by 13.7% since 2000. The sector also has serious problems in recruiting suitably qualified people to mid and upper level positions, a situation compounded by the fact that 54% of environmental employees now in management positions are over 45 years of age whereas the national average is only 44%. Clearly employment of qualified persons in mid to senior level positions in the environmental sector presents many opportunities for career development and enhancement for suitably qualified people. Unlike the engineering profession, however, the environmental sector faces many unique problems in terms of its identity and recruiting qualified people. Professional links to post secondary education and training are diffuse. They are relatively strong with the college sector, where programs reflect closely national occupational standards. But with the university sector, environmental education and training, because of its cross-disciplinary nature, remains relatively unstructured and unfocused. Many university

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graduates need additional, focused, specialized training. Furthermore there are many mid career professionals, now employed in the sector, who will need additional training and updating of their skills and knowledge in order to become professionally certified. Yet, given the career opportunities and the attractiveness of future employment, there are few opportunities for people currently in the workforce, or who wish to enter this sector, to have access to the necessary educational and training resources. In common with other employment sectors, and given Canada’s current demographics, it is recognized that in order to confront the problem of a serious labour shortage, currently and in the coming decades, a major solution must

be through immigration. But there will need to be greatly improved methods of educating immigrants and, in particular, in the formal recognition of their academic credentials and the skills and competences of both recent and pending immigrants to Canada. To come to terms with these inter-related problems, in 2006, the Canadian Centre for Environmental Education (CCEE) was established. The Centre is a partnership between Royal Roads University, British Columbia, and ECO

Canada, the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada. A major component of the funding and support for the Centre comes from the federal government through the Foreign Credential Recognition Division of Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC). The CCEE (www.ccee.ca) brings together key elements from amongst a range of national and provincial resources. It relies upon the support of over 25 Canadian colleges and universities. These institutions provide access to their distance-based/on-line courses. Its first program, the Certificate in Environmental Practice, is delivered entirely in such a format. It is an accredited certificate awarded by Royal Roads University, a provincially-funded university in British Columbia with a mandate to provide applied and professional programs (www.royalroads.ca). From the industry side, ECO Canada (formerly CCHREI, the Canadian Council for Human Resources in the Environment Industry) was established by the federal government in 1990 as one of 30 sector councils under Canada’s Sector Council Program. It is an autonomous organization whose mission is to ensure an adequate supply of people with demonstrated skills and knowledge to meet the environmental human resource needs of the public and private sectors. (www.eco.ca). A critical element in this partnership is CECAB, the Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board, established by CCHREI/ECO Canada in 1997 and responsible for the professional certification of environmental practitioners in Canada. ECO Canada has now been accredited as an ISO 17024 body, thus meeting stringent in-

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Environmental Education ternational quality standards and being eligible to perform audits. Individuals, with at least five years on-the-job experience, and who can demonstrate that they meet or exceed the NOS (national occupational standards), may become certified as a CCEP (Canadian Certified Environmental Practitioner). The standards used are specific, employment-related competences. Persons who do not yet meet the five-year requirement or the full range of competencies may be designated Canadian Environmental Practitioner in Training (CEPIT) while acquiring the necessary additional knowledge and skills (www.cecab.org). The CCEE, therefore, brings together several key, but previously disparate elements, as a national program responding to the needs of the environmental profession to support those seeking career advancement, upgrading and certification by furthering their education, training, and skills development. It capitalizes and coordinates the existing and potential resources of many Canadian post-secondary institutions with expertise in on-line/distance-delivery of specific, environmentally-related course materials. From the perspective of employers, the Certificate in Environmental Practice will enable their employees to gain professional development opportunities. The distance-based, self-paced format allows employees to gain higher education qualifications, update their knowledge, progress toward professional certification and enter into new and evolving areas without having to leave their workplace. Participants will have access to a wide range of options across the spectrum of environmental employment. There are 10 optional concentrations, each based on groupings of competencies identified under CECAB as national occupational standards. Hence, the course materials support the standards against which competencies are evaluated for professional certification. The Certificate is deemed to be the equivalent of a senior university year. Canadian college graduates, therefore, gain the equivalent of an additional year of academic credit, which may then be laddered to a final, one-year equivalent degree completion option. The Certificate will provide university graduates

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with a professionally-focused certificate, and laddering options are being developed to provide an on-line Master’s degree. Many people, now practicing, do not have degree qualifications in the field in which they are working. The Certificate affords opportunities to redress such a problem where this may be critical for career development. The immigrant sector, either recent immigrants or those planning to migrate, are provided with the opportunity to gain Canadian credentials, even be-

fore coming to Canada. The Centre will also assist them in gaining the appropriate recognition for their academic credentials awarded overseas. Relevant work experience, both for immigrants and domestic applicants, will be assessed against the occupational standards and credit awarded for this by the system known as prior learning assessment and recognition. For further information on CCEE, contact info@ccee.ca

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Health

Harmful chemicals found in popular children’s toys he Ecology Center, a Michigan-based nonprofit organization, has released the results of its testing of popular children’s toys for toxic chemicals at www.HealthyToys.org. Along with the Washington Toxics Coalition and other leading environmental health groups across the US, the Ecology Center developed this site to better inform consumers. “The US government is not testing for toxic chemicals in toys, and too many manufacturers are not self-regulating, so several nonprofit organizations created the nation’s first toy database to help inform and empower consumers,” said Tracey Easthope, MPH, Director of the Ecology Center’s Environmental Health Project. “Ultimately consumers need to take action to compel the federal government and toy manufacturers to eliminate dangerous chemicals from toys.” Shoppers can now easily search by product name, brand, or toy type (i.e.

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dolls, teethers, jewelry, bibs, etc.) to learn how the products rate in terms of harmful chemical content. Babies and young children are the most vulnerable since their brains and bodies are still developing and because they frequently put toys into their mouths. While some

toys had high levels of chemicals such as lead, cadmium, and arsenic, others were free of these harmful additives. Researchers chose to test for these particular chemicals because they have been associated with reproductive problems, developmental and learning dis-

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Health abilities, hormone problems and cancer, and because they are found in children’s products. The testing was conducted with a screening technology, the portable X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer, which identifies the elemental composition of materials on the surface of products. HealthyToys.org tested 1,200 children's products and more than 3,000 components of those products. The following are highlights of their findings: Lead When children are exposed to lead, the developmental and nervous system consequences are irreversible. Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended a level of 40 parts per million (ppm) of lead as the maximum that should be allowed in children's products. Nevertheless, there are no federal regulations for lead in vinyl or plastic toys or children’s jewelry. The only existing standard is for lead in paint. HealthyToys.org found lead in 35% of all the products tested. Seventeen percent (17%) of the products had levels above the 600 ppm federal recall standard used for lead paint! Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)/ Vinyl HealthyToys.org determined if products were made with PVC plastic by measuring their chlorine content. Phthalates are chemicals that are very commonly added to PVC to make it soft and flexible; however, they can leach out of the plastic. Exposure to phthalates is linked to birth defects of the genitals and altered levels of reproductive hormones in baby boys. There are currently no federal regulations limiting phthalates in children's products. California recently passed a ban of several phthalates in children’s products, and Europe has restricted the use of phthalates in children’s toys and child care items. Forty-seven percent (47%) of toys (excluding jewelry) tested by HealthyToys.org were made with PVC. Cadmium Cadmium is a heavy metal that is used in coatings and pigments in plastic and paint. It is a known human carcinogen and exposure can cause adverse effects on the kidneys, lungs, liver, and testes. Currently there are no mandatory restrictions on cadmium in children’s products in the U.S. HealthyToys.org found cadmium at levels greater than www.esemag.com

100 ppm in 2.9% of products – 22 of the 764 products tested for cadmium – including painted toys, PVC toys, backpacks, lunch boxes and bibs. HealthyToys.org also tested toys for arsenic, mercury, bromine, chromium, tin and antimony – chemicals that have all been linked to health problems and have been subject to either regulatory restrictions or voluntary limits set by industry associations or third party environmental organizations. The good news is that safe toys are

possible. Twenty-eight percent (28%) of the products tested did not contain any lead, cadmium, arsenic, mercury or PVC, including many made in China. Examples of healthier toys include: Amazing Animals Hippo by FisherPrice (made in China); Caterpillar Grasping Toy, Melissa and Doug (made in Vietnam); and B.R. Bruin Stacking Cups (made in China). These results show that manufacturers can make toys free of unnecessary toxic chemicals.

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SCADA installations for small systems By Paul Bulmer

SCADA system is used to control a process such as a sewage pump station or a water booster station. All control systems have the ability to allow an operator to view and control the process through an operator interface. Control systems collect data, record the data in trends and all control systems have an alarm function that notifies the operator that something needs attention. This control system has a brain – the controller, which is where the control system processes data, makes decisions and results in some kind of action such as opening a valve or turning on a pump – and it has the ability to connect to various types of sensors, like pressure transmitter or level transmitter, to collect data such as temperature, pressure, level, etc. These are called inputs. And it has outputs which allow the control system to manipulate devices such as turn on and off pumps or open and close valves, etc. The control system needs to have a means by which an operator of the process can interface with the control system so as to observe what the process is doing and to control the process through the control system. Today an operator can interface with the control system via a human machine interface or HMI, which is just a fancy term for a computer screen. This HMI is located in a convenient location such as your desk top or on the front of a control panel. With today’s technology, an operator can access the control system from pretty much anywhere via a phone line or the internet or wireless hand-held

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devices such as a PDA (personal digital assistant), blackberry or cell phone. A simple control system will have one contoller/brain in one location such as a pump station. On a large control system you can have several brains/controllers and they can be located in several locations. These controllers are normally connected together by a cable so they can communicate and share data and share the tasks that they are performing. This is called a distributed control system or DCS. The operator sits at a central station viewing the process through the HMI which is run on the central station computer that performs the functions for alarming, trending, etc. The best way to understand a SCADA system is to think of it as a control system with one exception. Some of the controllers at the pump stations are located a long way from where the operator is located, which makes it difficult to connect to that controller because it is just too far to run a cable between the operator station and the controller. So what do we do? We communicate to the controller via another means such as a telephone line or a radio signal. This communication between parts of the control system over long distances is called telemetry. This telemetry is what makes this control system unique. Because it is unique we can’t call it a control system, so someone came up with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition - SCADA. Do I need a SCADA system? You may be asking yourself “do I

need a SCADA system?” The answer is a resounding yes. No matter how small your municipality, you can afford a system. Due to advances in technology, control systems are getting more powerful and cheaper. They pay for themselves very quickly. Since they are computer-controlled they are very dependable and reliable if designed properly. They eliminate the need for operators to run around collecting data or checking on the status of the system, etc. Labour costs savings alone are substantial. They also help to eliminate human error. The system will help keep you in compliance if you are a small water supplier. It will ensure your water is chlorinated and will alarm you if it isn’t. It will collect important data to help you make operation and maintenance decisions. Determining needs and costs Once you have decided to utilize a SCADA system, you need to know what type of system you require and what the cost will be. You can hire a consultant, a systems integrator, or a vendor who supplies SCADA, to tell you this. There are lots of companies out there who can help you but ‘beware’. Some claim to be SCADA experts, but they are not. Again do your reference checks. If they are experts then they will have a long history of SCADA projects. If you are only trying to get a handle on the ballpark cost so you can budget for the project, an experienced consultant can tell you roughly what you will need and roughly what it will cost in just a few hours. They will be able to deter-

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Plant Operations mine this by simply asking you some questions, viewing your existing equipment and discussing future growth, etc. Selecting a SCADA system You should prepare a specification yourself, a simple basic one that determines what you want the SCADA system to do for you, or, if you have the budget, hire a consultant. Take into consideration the big picture. How fast is your community growing? How expandable will the system need to be? How old is the technology? What is the life cycle of the system? When will you need to upgrade the hardware and software? Make sure you plan for the inevitable expansion. For a small system it would be wise to select the remote terminal unit (RTU) at the pump stations and the HMI software at the central station from the same manufacturer. If you choose different manufacturers and you upgrade the software to its next version (which always happens) and you experience difficulties communicating to the RTU, the software manufacturer may tell you the problem is with the RTU and the RTU manufacturer will tell you the

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problem is with the software. Make sure your system (the central station as well as the remote control stations) has the ability to be remotely accessed via a phone modem. This will allow for the consultant or systems’ integrator or the manufacturer of the hardware and software to assist in troubleshooting the system remotely over the phone. Since you are a small municipality with the need for a small SCADA system you may want to consider a system that is off the shelf and comes almost completely engineered. Ask your peers if you can have a copy of their evaluation; they should be more than happy to share it with you. Ask them what they did to implement their SCADA projects, what problems they came across and how they overcame them and what it cost. Sewage pump station controls You should standardize and make all your pump stations’ controls the same whether in a kiosk or in a building. The controls are performing the same function, turning the pumps on and off, collecting some data and sending it

through the SCADA system. Keep it simple. Hire someone to create a design that will work for all your pump stations. This way you will pay for the design once and build it several times, saving you substantial design costs. Also, with the same hardware and logic in each control system, you will have less spare parts to deal with. Your operators will find each station will look and operate the same which is less confusing, requiring less training. Maintenance and troubleshooting will be a lot easier. If you do go the design, bid, build route, use the same design for each tender. Each time you go to tender give the consultant the pump station control design drawings and specs and instruct them to use them. By having the same parts and operation you will have the same inputs and outputs to the controller and this will result in having the same logic, making the system simpler. Paul Bulmer is with MPC Consulting Ltd, Sidney, BC. E-mail: pbulmer@mpcconsulting.net

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Infrastructure

Plan unveiled for infrastructure spending in Québec By Yasser Bouhid ate in 2007, the Government of Québec unveiled the Québec Infrastructure Plan (the Plan), which provides for $29.7 billion in investments for public infrastructure over the next five years. As a framework for such investments, the President of the Conseil du trésor tabled An Act to promote rigorous management of public infrastructures and large projects (Bill 32) in the National Assembly on October 30. The investments will, for the most part, be used to modernize and repair roads, hospitals, schools and municipal infrastructure. Funds will also be allocated to public transit, public housing, public security, culture and research. $30 billion for infrastructure By investing in the Plan, the Government of Québec hopes to eliminate the public infrastructure maintenance deficit accumulated over the past decades. Within the next 15 years, the government anticipates being on par with the rest of Canada and the United States in this re-

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spect. Investments of $23.4 billion will be used to renovate assets and bring them up to acceptable standards. Another $6.3 billion will be invested in improving and replacing infrastructure. In addition, $7.6 billion has been budgeted to complete existing projects. The bulk of expenses will go to the transportation ($11.8 billion),

October 31, the Minister of Health indicated that approximately 2,600 buildings within the health care system will be renovated and modernized thanks to $4.6 billion in financing. The remaining $2.5 billion will be used to finance existing projects, such as the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), the

Investments of $23.4 billion will be used to renovate assets and bring them up to acceptable standards. Another $6.3 billion will be invested in improving and replacing infrastructure. In addition, $7.6 billion has been budgeted to complete existing projects. health ($7.1 billion), education ($5.6 billion) and municipal infrastructure ($3.15 billion) sectors. Projects financed with the allocated funds will be announced by the Ministers responsible for the relevant sectors. On

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre and the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS). On November 2, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Regions announced in-

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Infrastructure vestments of $1.2 billion to improve water treatment and purification facilities and a further $1.95 billion will be used to renovate other municipal assets. Bill 32 The purpose of Bill 32 is to promote the development and proper maintenance of public infrastructure and to require future governments to invest in such assets in order to eliminate the maintenance deficit within 15 years. The Conseil du trésor would be called upon to submit to the government, on an annual basis, a capital budget for public infrastructure extending over several years and specifying the amounts allocated to each of the three following objectives: (1) maintenance of existing infrastructure, (2) elimination of the maintenance deficit within 15 years, and (3) improvement or replacement of infrastructure. Under Bill 32, the President of the Conseil du trésor or the Minister responsible for a public body may later request that such public body provide all information deemed necessary to establish the capital budget and an annual report detailing how the allocated amounts will be used. Finally, the capital budget and the annual report would be tabled by the chair of the Conseil du trésor in the National Assembly for review. Bill 32 also provides a governance framework for large-scale projects in order to reduce cost overrun risks and delays in project completion. To that end, the quality of such projects must be reviewed independently. Accordingly, a ministry or other public body considering a large-scale project (any project valued at $40 million or more) must evaluate such project together with the Agence des partenariats public-privé du Québec (the Agency), which will assess the quality of the business case and make recommendations on the preferred approach. If a project is not carried out as a public-private partnership (P3), a committee of independent experts shall be responsible for providing an opinion and making recommendations on the business case. The Government of Québec’s new approach is similar to the one adopted by the Government of British Columbia, whereby any infrastructure project of $20 million or more must be reviewed to determine whether it should be completed under a P3 model or in the tradiwww.esemag.com

tional fashion. The role of the Agency, which was established in 2005, includes advising public bodies on the feasibility of P3 projects, assisting them in selecting partners and negotiating, entering into and managing the contractual framework of P3 projects. By providing advice and expertise, the mandate of the Agency is to assist in renewing public infrastructure and improving the quality of public services through P3 projects. Conclusion The investments and Bill 32 men-

tioned above have been favourably received by most of the principal actors, including municipalities, school boards or groups of professionals such as the Réseau des ingénieurs du Québec. The government will require the support of at least one of the opposition parties in order to have Bill 32 passed into law in the National Assembly. Yasser Bouhid is with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. For more information, contact alison.jeffrey@blakes.com

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Mapping sewers using dye tracing techniques By John Spencer, CET oday’s owners and operators of underground infrastructure, including sewer collection and conveyance systems, face increasing pressure from municipal bylaws and environmental legislation to demonstrate an understanding of their sewer systems. Typically this is demonstrated by use of sewer system mapping or drawings. However, in many cases, maps or drawings do not exist or changes to the infrastructure have been made that were not recorded. Frequently, in the case of industrial/manufacturing facilities, owners cannot identify where a sewer system is located, what it is connected to, what sources of effluent are contributing to the sewer or where it discharges. Often the information that can be located is out of date or does not reflect changes to the sewer infrastructure or operations that have occurred in a “piecemeal” fashion over time, creating a need for more accurate drawing information. Most municipalities have a sewer use by-law in place that regulates discharges to the municipal sewer system. Dischargers making new connections or changing effluent characteristics are required to obtain an approval from the regulating authority and disclose the effluent quantity and quality to “characterize” the effluent. In characterizing effluent, problems often arise such as flow volume exceeding the anticipated discharge volumes, or effluent quality not meeting acceptable discharge criteria required by the sewer use by-law. When these problems occur, a sewer discharger is put into a position of demonstrating an understanding of the sewer system infrastructure being operated to enable him to identify and qualify point sources of discharge into the effluent stream. This leads to a need for locating the in situ sewer infrastructure and, if necessary, to meet compliance by eliminating sources of extraneous flow. Some examples of extraneous flow include: direct sources of discharge such as catch basins and rainwater leaders; indirect sources of discharge such as leaking sewer pipes and high groundwater tables; or possible contamination from process operations or sewer cross-connections.

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Dye mixing in a pail on the surface being poured into a deep, dark sewer to gauge concentration based on available light.

In addition to sewer use by-law compliance requirements, owners may need to inventory or map sewer systems for other purposes such as real estate transactions, insurance requirements, meeting ISO 14000 environmental standards, responding to public complaints, or for complying with orders issued by provincial ministries. One of the first elements for mapping a sewer system is to identify the sewer type being operated and managed and the sewer catchment area. Often this is in the form of drawings or maps which illustrate the known elements of the sewer infrastructure that are connected to a sewerage system along with the sewer discharge locations. In most cases municipal operators have an advantage over private system operators since municipalities require updated drawings to record improvements that have been made. Privately owned systems are not usually subjected to frequent improvements, including updates to the associated drawing information. Therefore, map and drawing information illustrating private sewer inventory is often found to be very old and not reflective of changes that have taken place above and below ground. To address the information gaps and to assist the understanding and identification of sewer types and alignment, the collection of information for updating sewer drawings and mapping is a relatively easy process, which can utilize a simple approach such as dye tracing/testing. The dye tracing/testing approach has been used by a number of industrial/manufacturing facilities throughout Ontario who have commissioned R.V. Anderson

Associates (RVA) to assist them with developing an understanding of their sewer infrastructure and/or production of accurate sewer drawings. Additional information such as sewer system integrity and hydraulic condition may also be observed while accessing the sewers for dye tracing/testing activities. Some of the advantages include the use of little, or inexpensive, or simple monitoring equipment, and the lack of necessity for conducting a confined space entry procedure requiring safety equipment, lock out procedures or entry permits into enclosed areas. Simple tools such as a pick or pry bar to remove manhole/catch basin covers, a flash light (or mirror to reflect sunshine), a watch to record time, air testing equipment to test for gases in sewers (prior to removing a manhole cover) and the appropriate coloured dye are all that are required. Other methods of mapping sewers and connectivity are available and include acoustical sounding, electrical impulse measurements, ground-penetrating radar, smoke testing and observing floating objects placed into the sewer from a known upstream location. However, the use of dye tracing is usually the easiest, fastest and most economical procedure when access to a sewer is available. To conduct a dye tracing exercise either inside a facility or within a right-ofway, the first task is to locate available site drawings or mapping information that identify and illustrate sewer infrastructure alignment located in the adjacent area. Where these are not available, basic line sketches, tied into fixed points (existing infrastructure features such as manholes and catchbasins) may be pre-

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Cover Story pared. These drawings and line sketches should be considered as preliminary draft base plan mapping for field use applications. Another source for developing preliminary draft base plan mapping, particularly for industrial/manufacturing facilities, is structural column drawings. Most industrial facilities will have a reasonably accurate set of structural drawings that often include building column drawings which may be utilized for developing a base plan map by locating sewer infrastructure (manholes and catch basins) to adjacent numbered columns. Once a draft base plan drawing is available, a field reconnaissance survey is carried out to compare/locate in situ sewer features with the drawings and develop a preliminary alignment and feature identification system for the various sewer types. For industrial facilities there are often three types of sewers being operated and managed: process, storm and sanitary sewers. For municipalities, often storm and sanitary sewers make up the sewer infrastructure. Verifying information from the field is the next procedure. From the field reconnaissance survey, the first level of drawing information accuracy becomes

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apparent and infrastructure features are found at the approximate locations shown. In the case where changes have been made, features may not be shown or are nowhere to be found in the vicinity depicted by the drawings. In these cases and when base plan drawings are developed in the field, sewer infrastructure features are plotted at approximate locations and a feature identifier assigned for future reference when spatial information is developed. To spatially locate and verify sewer infrastructure features and access points, a typical practice is to conduct a topographic survey using total station (TSS), global positioning (GPS) or baseline offset procedures. In the case of a manufacturing facility where much of the sewer inventory is under roof, measuring (“tying in”) sewer infrastructure features from fixed positions such as the building columns provides a quick reference and a ready-made base plan drawing when structural column drawings are available. The spatial information collected in the field may be input into AutoCAD to develop a base plan drawing/map or to upgrade existing information of the area, which has been defined by the

field reconnaissance and survey. Once the base plan drawing has been developed the underground sewer connections may be verified using the dye test/tracing technique. In preparation for dye testing and in addition to preparing the draft infrastructure drawing for verifying sewer connections, other basic criteria are required, including: • Identification of the proposed test location and sewer alignment; • Anticipated elapsed time of travel between access points; • Identification of features where dye will be placed and where observations will be made; • Type and colour of dye media to be used for test; • Notification to proper authorities of when and where a dye test will be carried out and the anticipated discharge locations where dye coloured effluent may be observed. In applications where dye will be used in potable water sources, dyes and procedures will need to conform to ANSI/NSF 60 standards. The selected dye colour is an important criterion to bear in mind, since the colour will be continued overleaf...

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Cover Story impacted by the type of effluent being tested. Avoiding areas where an intake location is close to a discharge location or where a sensitive aquatic ecosystem is located is a concern owners conducting tests should consider prior to commencing dye tracing/testing. The visual detection of dye, under ideal conditions, is possible in concentrations of 100 ppb (parts per billion). In some cases a black light or fluorometer, used to measure concentrations of dye in water or effluent, is used to make observations. For the situations that RVA has faced in most industrial and municipal dye tracing studies, visual observations from the surface have been quite acceptable. The optimal choice of dye colours for conducting tests will become apparent as tests are attempted. RVA has successfully used colours such as: yellow green (fluorescent) where observations are in deep and dark locations, red for relatively short test runs with moderate light conditions and blue/purple for good light conditions. If multiple dye tests are to be conducted upstream of an observation point, it may be necessary to use various colours to differentiate one test from another. Alternatively, tests may be undertaken with enough time between tests to allow the sewer conditions to return to normal appearance and colour. This elapsed time is dependent on flow conditions and usually does not take too long. Dye used for tracing/testing comes in a number of forms: powder, tablet, liquid, pucks, cakes, cones and donuts. The

Result of the dye concentration at a downstream observation point which has verified the connectivity between the locations where the dye was poured into the sewer and the location it has been observed.

powder, tablet and liquid form are typically used when tracing a sewer between access points (manholes) or verifying the connection of a process discharge, a floor drain, catch basin or any suspect connection to a sewer. These types of dye media dissolve rapidly and may be placed directly into the upstream location or dissolved in a pail of water then placed into the test location. Pucks, cakes, cones or donuts are used were sustained concentrations of dye are required to carry out a test over a longer period of time. To test a sewer access point or process connection, some assumptions will need to be made to determine where dye will appear after it has been placed into a drain or pipe. The reconnaissance done before the commencement of testing will help to identify the most likely location that dye will be observed and,

therefore, where to place an observer. A quick assessment of flow to determine a relative flow velocity will assist in estimating how long a dye test may take from the point where dye is placed in the flow to where observations are made. In most cases the testing can be completed by two people, one to inject dye and record a time, and another to act as an observer. Prior to commencing testing, communication between the people conducting and observing the tests should be arranged. This may be done using radio communications, hand signals or agreeing to a time when dye will be placed into a sewer. The appropriate coloured dye is then placed into an access location such as a manhole, the manhole feature identifier is located on the prepared base plan drawings and the downstream location where observations are made is verified when the observer has visually observed the dye-coloured effluent as it passes the point of observation. Once again, the base plan drawing is consulted and the sewer connection is verified from one point to another. This process is repeated throughout the sewer catchment area until all features within the test area have been physically located, spatially identified and the connection between features verified by dye tracing/testing and the result recorded on the base plan. The base plan now becomes a model for updating existing drawing inventory or for the production of accurate, up to date sewer infrastructure drawings and maps. John Spencer is a Senior Associate with R.V. Anderson Associates Limited E-mail: jspencer@rvanderson.com

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Waste Management

Newfoundland waste management site to service half their population View of St. John’s.

ewfoundland’s Robin Hood Bay has been confirmed as the full-service regional waste disposal site for the Greater Avalon Region. In accordance with the Provincial Solid Waste Management Strategy, the site will be retrofitted and fully operational by 2010. "The landfill will be retrofitted to include a materials recovery facility, a commercial indoor composting operation and leachate collection and treatment system," said Dave Denine, Minister of Municipal Affairs. "We have already begun working with a number of municipalities to begin the process of regionalizing waste management and make preparations for the transfer of waste to Robin Hood Bay." Currently, Robin Hood Bay handles about 80 per cent of the waste produced in the Greater Avalon region. When complete, the site will service over 250,000 people, approximately half the total population of the province. The life-span of the facility is projected to be approximately 40 years. The overall cost of developing Robin Hood Bay as the regional site is estimated at $38.5 million. Approximately $6.5 million has already been committed by the City of St. John’s for preparatory work for the facility. Beyond the city’s contribution, the capital cost of developing the waste system will be absorbed by the province, with municipalities and users paying tipping fees to cover operational costs. The integrated facility will generate sufficient revenue to offset all operating costs. The new retrofitted site will be able to accommodate multiple waste streams. The City of St. John’s is currently piloting

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a waste diversion program which encourages participants to separate their recyclables and organics from their regular garbage. Other municipalities will determine the number of streams they will contribute to the waste system, but as a minimum, users will only be required to separate organics from the waste stream to meet the minimum requirements of the Provincial Waste Management Plan. While tipping fees for household waste will be uniform for all municipalities, fees for organic and recyclable materials

will be lower than waste destined for the landfill site. The Provincial Government’s plan will ensure that a municipality in the Greater Avalon Region will not be required to pay to transport their waste any further than 100 kilometres in order to access either a waste site or a transfer station. Tenders will be awarded in the near future to continue to retrofit the Robin Hood Bay landfill to support the move to become the regional site.

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Recent developments in carbon pollution abatement By D. Lamarre, A. Gadbois, C. Scott, D. Oliphant iologically aerated filters are compact treatment processes, which combine filtration and aerobic/anoxic/anaerobic treatment using fixed-film biodegradation. They consist of an immersed biological filter operating either in down flow or upflow hydraulic condition. They are used to remove TSS, COD, BOD5, NH4-N and NO3-N, either as a secondary or tertiary stage. Their filtering properties can also be used to remove phosphorus. The filter medium is periodically backwashed to remove suspended solids retained during the filtering interval and excess biomass produced within the filter bed. The development of biologically aerated filters (BAFs) has spanned the last 20 years. This article presents the latest innovation in the application of BAFs for carbonaceous pollution abatement. Nitrogen abatement using an upflow BAF Conventional activated sludge treatment degrades the nitrogen through the biological activity in the activated sludge. This technology is well known and mastered. Its main drawbacks are the large footprint required for treatment and lack of elasticity of the treatment toward concentrations above the design loading.

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The BAF technology is a hybrid technology that builds on the benefits of both conventional activated sludge biological treatment and of fixed-film biotreatment and subsequent filtration. This is achieved through an upflow BAF using a floating polystyrene media comprised of individual spherical beads. The beads are approximately the same size, according to uniformity specification. The diameter of the beads originally used for nitrogen abatement is 3.6 mm, which provides a large specific area (>1,200 m2/m3 or 400 ft2/ft3) for biomass attachment and retention of suspended solids. With these small beads, the biofilm surface area and subsequent volumetric loading capacities and removal efficiency are very high. There are close to 150 references for this technology around the world (US, France, Germany, England, Italy, Spain, etc.) for nitrogen removal in municipal wastewater applications. The first two Canadian Biosty® biofiltration units are currently in construction (Kingston WWTP in Ontario and Boisbriand WWTP in Québec). Kingston upflow biofiltration unit In 2008, the Kingston Ravensview WPCP will commission its new biofiltration facility. Wastewater treated by

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the Biostyr system will first undergo primary treatment, including a 12 to 15 mm screening, and primary clarification. The biofilters are designed to achieve BOD and TSS removal, as well as partial nitrification of the incoming nitrogenous compounds. The main design parameters of the system are described in Table 1 and the effluent requirements are shown in Table 2. In order to achieve these goals, a set of 11 Biostyr cells, each using a surface of 147 m2 was provided. The height of each filter bed is 3.5 m. One cell is considered to be out of operation at all times, meaning one cell could be in a permanent stand-by mode. When one of the remaining 10 filters is in backwash mode, the system is thus operating at N - 2 filters, so nine filters are in filtration mode. Carbon pollution removal using an upflow BAF Over the last five years, further research and development of this technology has led to its use as a cost-effective solution for compact wastewater plants for carbonaceous pollution. Due to the high solids and BOD content of the primary effluent, upflow BAFs for carbon removal do require a larger floating media to maintain a low head loss and to store the increased sludge production. Consequently, the diameter of the floating media has been increased for carbon abatement applications. Moreover, the media should be small enough to ensure the filtration effect of the media bed. The floating media diameter is, therefore, selected for each project, optimizing each specific situation. Also, in order to reduce the solids and BOD load reaching the BAF, chemically enhanced primary treatment (CEPT) often precedes the biofiltration step. Indeed, effective primary treatment is needed to meet the effluent guarantee without over-sizing the BAF units. The purpose of the clarifier is to remove as much particulate matter as possible to keep the volumetric TSS load below 2.0 kg/m3/d. This loading value typically ensures a backwash interval above 24 hours when the COD

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Wastewater Treatment Table 1: Summary of Flow Conditions.

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load does not exceed 7 kg/m3/d. The CEPT most often used with this type of upflow BAF is a lamella plate settler (Multiflo®) or a ballasted flocculation process (Actiflo®), the latter providing the most compact primary treatment solution. As in other BAF applications, backwashes are performed on a daily basis to

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remove excess biomass and filtered TSS. Counter-current flushes, separated by air scour sequences, are applied to expand and clean the filter bed media. The procedure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Backwash water rinse velocity varies according to the media size. Waste backwash is temporarily stored in a surge tank or mud well. From there, the

waste backwash is either treated separately or blended with the raw water before entering the primary clarifier units. Several plants in France and other countries have already been upgraded to meet new, more stringent carbon discharge limits. Based on the combination of CEPT and BAF, these new plants achieve carbon removal down to 25 mg/L both for BOD and TSS. Givors Wastewater Treatment Plant The Givors wastewater treatment plant in the south of France has a 90,000 population equivalent. To achieve this, the WWTP required the installation of five units of 42 m2 of footprint. Figures 2 and 3 show the BOD5 and TSS concentrations from the plant during the first five months of operation in 2005. The BOD5 and TSS discharge limits were maintained even though there were large variations in the influent BOD and TSS. The upflow BAF process treats the effluent of a CEPT, using lamella plates to minimize the footprint of the plant. Conclusions Recent research and development efcontinued overleaf...

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forts have made it possible to extend the range of operation of the first generation of upflow BAFs to now include carbon pollution abatement. The first full-scale installations using this novel application have been successfully built and commissioned in Europe. Several plants in France and other countries have already been upgraded to meet new, more stringent carbon discharge limits. Based on the combination of chemically enhanced primary treatment and biologically aerated filters, these new plants achieve carbon removal down to 25 mg/L for both BOD5 and TSS. As existing municipal WWTPs are upgraded and smaller communities design their new WWTPs, the combination of CEPT and BAF technology will prove a cost-effective and efficient method of reaching the more stringent discharge limits.

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D. Lamarre, A. Gadbois, and C. Scott are with John Meunier, Ville St-Laurent, QuĂŠbec, and D. Oliphant is with John Meunier in Mississauga, Ontario. E-mail: doliphant@johnmeunier.com

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Guest Comment

What have bottled water, dental cavities, plastic bottles and coaching advice got in common? By David Clunas ow, why would you want to read about a list of items as mundane as bottled water, dental cavities and plastic bottles? Apparently dentists have noticed something. Believe it or not when they are checking out your teeth and gums they also see a bigger picture. Some dentists believe that the alarming increase in dental cavities in children may be related to bottled water. Not all dentists agree on this potential cause and effect. But why would any dentist who has completed many years of scientific and medical training make a non-scientific statement like ‘there may be a link between cavities and bottled water’? Maybe they have children that play soccer or baseball and have witnessed the incredible number of empty plastic bottles littering the field as they arrive and the increased number of bottles after the game is over. Perhaps they mindlessly look at the recycling boxes as they arrive to work in the morning and note bins overflowing with water bottles. Possibly they have walked by isles of bottled water in grocery stores and have seen the strain on the faces of people hauling the water to their cars. You do not have to be a dentist to see the quantity of bottled water bought, consumed and the collection of bottles resulting from the consumption of bottled water. Question: Do people realize that most bottled water is pumped from groundwater sources, trucked to a bottling plant, ozonated (a form of disinfection), bottled, packed in shipping crates, moved into a storage area, trucked to a store, driven home by a consumer and finally drunk in a moment of need? That’s a lot of effort for something that you can get for almost no cost from your kitchen tap. I won’t discuss the price of bottled water but I know you pay a lot more per litre as compared to tap water. But tap water is something special – it is provided to most people at a very low cost and was started over 100 years ago to prevent the spread of waterborne diseases that affected whole towns and

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cities. Once we figured out that disinfection of water significantly improved the health of people, the concept was embraced across the world. We may not have achieved clean water for all people (i.e. third world countries) but we know the health benefits are clear. In addition, at some time a clever person (maybe a dentist) noted that a little extra fluoride in water reduced the number of cavities in people and now we have fluoride in most municipally supplied water and toothpaste. Dentists approved of and noted the impressive change in dental health due to the addition of fluo-

Bottled water suits our "dash and flash" lifestyle, but its production is energy intensive.

ride in water and toothpaste. But recently dentists have also noticed a reverse in the trend and some of them believe it’s linked to bottled water. Coaching advice • Avoid the apparently impressive “dash and flash” actions of some athletes. • Consider the use of more reliable and consistent athletes to avoid the waste of energy and time to improve the team. • Remember that there is always another year ahead so ensure all your athletes improve for the upcoming season. Now switch the word “athlete” to “product”, changing the above advice to create some product advice. Product advice • Avoid the apparently impressive “dash and flash” actions of some products. • Consider the use of more reliable and

consistent products to avoid the waste of energy and time to improve the team. • Remember that there is always another year ahead so ensure all your products improve for the upcoming season. Let’s take a moment to see how the product advice applies to bottled water. Bottled water suits our “dash and flash” life style and is quite often considered superior in social situations – that is supposed to be avoided. Bottled water is reliable and consistent but its production and consumption are very energy intensive. This has a direct link to energy use, greenhouse gases and climate change – these are supposed to be avoided. Bottled water processing and shipping requirements will not change over time but we could better promote the quality and safety of municipally supplied drinking water for upcoming years and future generations of people – that is achievable. It seems that bottled water, dental cavities and plastic bottles have a significant linkage and that with a little bit of coaching advice we could reduce health care costs, the amount of energy used moving material that is readily available at your kitchen tap, avoid the litter and recycling issues with plastic bottles, leave groundwater in place for agricultural usage and all contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions/ climate change by one simple action – discourage and reduce the use of bottled water. Just think about it as your children smile, visit the dentist, consume that bottled water at soccer, trip over the plastic bottle litter and prepare to deal with climatic change that has not been experienced to the same degree by any previous generation. Oh, and by the way - health professionals, governments at all levels, industry representatives and even individuals are free to use and apply the product advice in this article. David Clunas is with Clunas Environmental Consulting Contact: david.clunas@rogers.com January 2008 | 75


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Biosolids Containment

Québec farmers install new hog manure containment system s the size of Québec’s hog industry has exploded over the past 25 years, so has the number of waste containment tanks used to store manure for subsequent use as fertilizer. Census statistics estimate that there are upwards of 6,000 of these tanks in the province. The expansion of Québec’s hog industry, which represents $3 billion in revenue and 40 percent of Canada’s total pork export business, has prompted the provincial government to study the impact of livestock operations and its phosphorousladen manure supply on water quality. In 2002, water quality concerns and public complaints over manure odour led the Québec government to grant rural municipalities control over the development of hog farms in their territory. Many suburban neighborhoods are within a kilometre of hog farms. Increasingly strict governmental regulations regarding hog waste containment are leading many farmers in Québec to

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A robot welder was used to heat-weld two panels together.

consider new options for manure management. Early in 2007, the Robitailles family contacted Paul Larouche of Agri-Ventes Brome about installing new covers on 40 of their hog waste containment tanks. The Robitailles wanted to use their largest liquid manure containment tank, which has a capacity of 3.2 million litres, to test a cover that could eventually be

used on all of their tanks. The three most important requirements for the cover were that it contain odour, keep rainfall out and be cost-effective. Mr. Larouche ultimately recommended fPP-R Geomembrane by Firestone Specialty Products, which is a reinforced polypropylene membrane with puncture resistance and tensile strength, and is said to be ideal for exposed applications, due to its UV, oxidation and ozone resistance. Unique system design Designing an effective cover for the concrete tank had its challenges. First, the flexible cover could not sag to the bottom of the tank during times of low content. Before the farmers can spread fertilizer onto the fields, they have to pump manure off the bottom of the tank and then pump it back in onto the top of the manure. This process mixes the manure. If the cover is in the way, this mixing process would become difficult and could damage the cover. To prevent excessive sagging, AgriVentes Brome designed a system of 25 straps to criss-cross the top of the tank. Each strap has its own winch that can be tightened, or loosened, depending on the manure level. The design allows the membrane to rest on top of the straps, keeping the membrane a minimum of eight feet above the tank floor at all times. A tight seal was imperative, not only to keep odour in, but to prevent rainfall from entering the tank. “We average 900

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A system of 25 straps, each with its own power-assisted cranking tool, prevents the membrane from sagging down onto the tank floor.

mm of rain each year here, which equals a quarter of the depth of this particular tank,” Mr. Larouche stated. “If that much water was added to the manure, the resulting fertilizer would be tremendously diluted and not nearly as valuable to the farmers.” Cover installation The project began in September 2007. The first step was to drain and clean the tank. Then, a thick, felt protection mat was laid on top of the concrete walls around the perimeter of the tank to protect the straps and cover membrane from friction damage. Next, the 25 straps were stretched at regular intervals across the tank and attached to powerassisted cranking tools mounted into the exterior concrete walls. Smooth plastic sleeves were slipped over each strap at

the point where they rest against the tank for added protection from wear. Once the straps were securely in place, the tank was ready for the cover installation. Two 23-metre by 46-metre, 1.1 mm thick (45-mil) fPP-R Geomembrane panels arrived onsite, and were unfolded to their full length and overlapped. A protective layer of geotextile and fiber board was installed at the seam overlap for added strength. Then, a robot welder was used to heat-weld the 46-metre seam, which was completed in just 20 minutes. When the seam was set, the 2,100square-metre membrane was lifted with a crane and positioned over the centre of the tank. It was then unfolded toward one side of the tank and then toward the other side. After the cover was in place and draped over the sides of the tank, the

membrane was folded up and under a plastic strip to prevent water access. Then, an aluminum strip was installed above this pocket fold and bolted into place at 300 mm (12-inch) intervals around the tank’s perimeter. “This fastening system actually locks the membrane into place because the plastic strip cannot slip up past the aluminum fastening strip. Odour is locked in and rain is locked out,” Mr. Larouche said. In all, the installation of the cover system took only three days, and the entire project was completed in less than three weeks. For more information, email petruzzidominic@firestonebp.ca

ANTHRACITE – FILTER MEDIA Approximately 450 tons of previously installed ANTHRACITE filter media from twoToronto water treatment plants are currently available for negotiable resale to producers, suppliers, and/or end users of the product. Two materials with unique specifications are currently being stored in one ton bags both inside and outside beneath weather tarps in Scarborough, Ontario. The anthracite filter media was removed from existing water treatment filters for replacement with granular activated carbon filter caps. Effective sizes and uniformity coefficients have been determined by sieve analysis. UNIT A Quantity: 400 t Eff. Size: 0.900 Unif. Coeff.: 1.48

UNIT B Quantity: 55 t Eff. Size: 0.974 Unif. Coeff.: 1.48

The City of Toronto does not provide any form of warrantee or guarantee with this material. Material can be provided for additional physical/chemical analyses at the request of the prospective buyer. For details, please contact: Mark Ortiz, EIT, City of Toronto, (416) 392-3637, mortiz@toronto.ca

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Package Treatment System

Batch Waste Treatment System

ACG Technology’s package treatment system offers performance and durability. It provides sewage treatment within a small footprint. Aeration, mixing and settling can be accomplished in compact, easily transported ISO containers, ideal for remote locations. Provides flexibility of adding future parallel units, an economical means of meeting the needs of any growing sewage loads. Tel: 905-856-1414, Fax: 905-856-6401 E-mail: sales@acgtechnology.com Web: www.acgtechnology.com

ACG Technology’s batch waste treatment system is an economical alternative for the treatment of smaller or intermittent flows. Effluent is collected in treatment/settling tank and treated automatically once the cycle is initiated. Sludge dewatering is done either with a filter press or bag filters. Preassembled modules are skid-mounted, eliminating installation problems and cutting installation costs. Tel: 905-856-1414, Fax: 905-856-6401 E-mail: sales@acgtechnology.com Web: www.acgtechnology.com

The American Concrete Pipe Association has updated its Concrete Pipe Design Manual for the proper installation of concrete pipe and boxes. While focusing on the construction of the pipe/soil system, the manual addresses factors critical to the completion of the entire system, from delivery of concrete pipe and boxes to the jobsite to the acceptance of the installed sewer or culvert. Web: www.concrete-pipe.org

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Stormwater detention software

Secondary oil containment

DASH (Detention and Sewer Hydraulics®) Software provides design engineers with a complete set of design tools to prepare, calculate and evaluate comprehensive stormwater detention systems using concrete pipe. The program consists of 4 modules.

Albarrie, a leader in containment technology, in partnership with Kinectrics Inc., offers the SorbWeb Plus secondary oil containment system for power utilities. • No maintenance • Cost-effective • Proven system • Rain water passes through, no pumps • Can be installed around energized transformers.

Tel: 972-506-7216, Fax: 972-506-7682 E-mail: khunter@concrete-pipe.org Web: www.concrete-pipe.org American Concrete Pipe Association

AMS PowerProbe® 9500-VTR

For the most maneuverable track system there isn’t another direct push model like the 9500-VTR. Rugged rubber tracks keep the VTR moving when soil conditions get soft, wet or muddy. Tel: 800-635-7330 Web: www.ams-samplers.com AMS 78 | January 2008

Tel: 705-737-0551, Fax: 705-737-4044 E-mail: scott_lucas@albarrie.com Web: www.sorbwebplus.com Albarrie Environmental

Concrete arch bridges

Armtec provides BEBO concrete arch bridges in Quebec, Ontario and Western Canada. Based on technology developed in Switzerland, BEBO arches are an economical alternative to cast-inplace concrete or structural steel bridges. They are available in a range of shapes with spans up to 31m. Tel: 519-822-0210, Fax: 519-822-1160 E-mail: sales@armtec.com Web: www.armtec.com Armtec

Concrete Pipe Installation Manual

HYBAS™ wastewater treatment system Upgrade your activated sludge system within the existing tankage to maintain nitrification at higher flow rates or to increase a plant to meet new nitrification requirements. Proven and documented. We have well over 450 installations in 47 countries. Tel: 401-270-3898, Fax: 401-270-3908 E-mail: jmb@anoxkaldnes.com Web: www.anoxkaldnes.com AnoxKaldnes

Stormwater solutions Armtec provides a wide range of CONTECH stormwater quality management systems throughout Canada. Products include VORTECHS hydrodynamic separation systems and VORTFILTER filtration systems. These systems are among the best for capturing suspended solids, oils, grit and trash from stormwater run off. Tel: 519-822-0210, Fax: 519-822-1160 E-mail: sales@armtec.com Web: www.armtec.com Armtec

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Phoenix Panel System

Tel: 1-877-245-7473 Web: www.ail.ca

The pH Data Stick™ Measurement System from AquaSensors features a pre-calibrated differential electrode technique pH sensor that provides 24-bit data directly into PLC or SCADA systems for integration with municipal or industrial controls. Its replaceable multiple junction salt bridge allows simple reconditioning of the sensor reference. Tel: 888-965-4700 E-mail: info@avensys.com Web: www.avensys.com

• Upgrades and optimizes all types of filters • Removal of existing underdrain not required • Eliminates the need for filter gravel • Improves backwash distribution • Longer filter runs and lower turbidity effluent Tel: 403-255-7377, Fax: 403-255-3129 E-mail: info@awifilter.com Web: www.awifilter.com

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Avensys

AWI

Super•Cor is AIL’s smart alternative to conventional bridges. Super•Cor’s bottomless stream crossings, combined with lower impact installations, will eliminate streambed interference enabling unobstructed stream and fish passage. The geometry of its corrugations reduces the intrusiveness traditionally associated with man-made structures.

Phoenix Underdrain System

• Optimizes vertical and horizontal pressure filters • Low profile, filtered water pick-up lateral orifice is <25 mm • Manufactured from corrosion resistant stainless steel • Custom hydraulic distribution • Guaranteed uniform air scour distribution. Tel: 403-255-7377, Fax: 403-255-3129 E-mail: info@awifilter.com Web: www.awifilter.com AWI

Equipment rental

BakerCorp maintains an extensive inventory of over 18,000 pieces of quality rental equipment including more than 17 varieties of steel tanks, roll off boxes, pumps, filtration and specialty equipment. For over 65 years, BakerCorp has provided outstanding customer service, quality equipment and application expertise. Tel: 905-545-4555, 1-800-BAKER12 Web: www.bakercorp.com BakerCorp

Industrial inspection camera

Septage reception system

The SnakeEye™ video inspection camera is ideal for maintenance work where you cannot “SEE” with conventional methods. The waterproof camera is 1” in diameter and has its own built-in light source. The colour viewing display can be hand-held or mounted on a telescoping wand. The viewer can angle the head 360° to see above, below and around objects. It can be connected to a 100’ cable to be lowered into a space or well. Tel: 800-265-0182, Fax: 905-272-1866 E-mail: info@cdnsafety.com Web: www.cdnsafety.com

The Aysix SRS is a solution for monitoring and controlling the receipt and transfer of septage/sludge and trade waste applications in the field. The facility is controlled via an actuated valve with further ancillary instrumentation including a flowmeter, suspended solids monitor and other instrumentation, depending on the application and end user requirements.

Canadian Safety

Cancoppas

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Tel: (905) 569-6246, Fax: (905) 569-6244 E-mail controls@cancoppas.com Web: www.cancoppas.com

Vacuum boxes

BakerCorp vacuum boxes contain sludges and solids and reduce the downtime of expensive vacuum trucks. The boxes, each with a gasketed door for full compression sealing, are available in two capacities: 15,290 and 19,100 litres. Tel: 905-545-4555, 1-800-BAKER12 Web: www.bakercorp.com BakerCorp

New stainless steel pumps Grindex’s new stainless steel pump line combines the integrity of years of tested design with the ingenuity and durability of new technology. Inox pumps can be used in applications that would destroy their aluminum predecessors. Their stainless steel construction enables them to endure pH values from 2 – 10, making them ideal for extreme environments with highly acidic or alkaline contents. They are ideal for use in copper mines, coal power plants, saltwater fish farms, shipyards, etc. Tel: 705-431-8585, Fax: 705-431-2772 E-mail: PB@claessenpumps.com Web: www.claessenpumps.com Claessen Pumps January 2008 | 79

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Long life culverts Polymer Laminated Corrugated Steel Pipe (PLCSP) is quickly becoming the standard culvert material for heavily salted, high volume highways in Canada. Available in sizes to 3600 mm diameter, these pipes meet all requirements for strength, durability and economy. Tel: 866-295-2416, Fax: 519-650-8081 E-mail: info@cspi.ca Web: www.cspi.ca POLYMER LAMINATED CORRUGATED STEEL PIPE ADD ON MATERIAL SERVICE LIFE 100 YEARS

Matching material service life to a project’s design service life and optimizing life cycle costs are major issues for designers. The one certainty, of any design, is that today’s conditions will be very different from those at the end of a project’s life. Polymer Laminated Corrugated Steel Pipe provides protection against the uncertainties of tomorrow. This tough, mill applied coating protects both the steel and galvanized coating from attack by a multitude of agents. The coating has performed well in extremely aggressive environments and is expected to provide continuous protection for more than 100 years. Corrugated Steel Pipe has proven to be a valuable solution for all storm drainage applications. Lightweight, long lengths provide an ease of installation and transportation. Superior strength, through flexibility, and coupler design has made CSP the construction product of choice in the most difficult of situations. The economics of the installed product demonstrate excellent, responsible use of available funding.

Con Cast Pipe announces its new web site with easy-to-use technical reference and product specification tools; in addition there is a host of other improvements. Please visit www.concastpipe.com

Stormwater management using large diameter corrugated steel pipe under parking areas is a cost-effective way to meet reduced runoff and environmental restrictions while allowing revenue producing services and commercial development. Comprehensive design software is available, FREE. Tel: 866-295-2416, Fax: 519-650-8081 E-mail: info@cspi.ca Web: www.cspi.ca.

Con Cast Pipe

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Ultrasonic level switch, controller and transmitter Flowline’s DL14 general purpose ultrasonic sensor provides noncontact level detection up to 49.2” or 1.25m, with 4 relays for switch or control functions and continuous level measurement. EchoPodTM replaces float or conductance switch trees in small tank chemical feed or handling applications that fail due to contact with corrosive, sticky or dirty media. Tel: (905) 829-2000 E-mail: info@daviscontrols.com Web: www.daviscontrols.com Davis Controls

Dissolved air flotation system

The AquaDAF® Clarifier High-Rate Dissolved Air Flotation System is a viable alternative to conventional settling and DAF clarifiers. The AquaDAF is a hybrid of conventional DAF and optimally designed system components. It is highly effective for the treatment of a range of raw water characteristics including troublesome waters exhibiting low turbidity, high TOC, color and algae. Web: www.infilcodegremont.com Degremont Technologies/Infilco 80 | January 2008

Polymer Laminated Corrugated Steel Pipe resists the effects of aggressive soil and water conditions within the Canadian environment. It is not affected by acids created by industrial pollution or by the high concentrations of deicing road salts found beside paved highways. Chemicals, as well as naturally occurring sulfates, chlorides, microbes and soft water are repelled by the coating, allowing the Corrugated Steel Pipe to meet the design life of the project.

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Variable frequency drive

UV disinfection systems

Danfoss Water & Wastewater introduces the VLT® AQUA Drive. With an award-winning keypad design and powerful display options, it’s easy to use. It significantly improves system efficiency in applications such as water supply, treatment, distribution, pressure and level control, irrigation and wastewater applications such as pumps and blowers where speed, pressure and/or level control are critical. Tel: (905) 829-2000 E-mail: info@daviscontrols.com Web: www.daviscontrols.com Davis Controls

Degremont TechnologiesOzonia have introduced the Aquaray® SLP Series of UV disinfection systems, designed for both water and wastewater treatment applications. The SLP Series offers a compact and high efficiency range for small and medium water plants. The low pressure high output amalgam lamps are powered by efficient electronic ballasts, for a tremendous level of energy. An Lshaped reactor reduces head loss and maximizes UV dose. Tel: 201-794-3100 Web: www.degremont-technologies.com Degremont Technologies/Ozonia

Denso Petrolatum Tapes

Water treatment system

Proven worldwide for well over 100 years, Denso Petrolatum Tapes offer the best, most economical, long-term corrosion protection for all above and below ground metal surfaces. Requiring only minimum surface preparation and environmentally responsible, Denso Petrolatum Tape is the solution to your corrosion problems in any corrosive environment. For applications in mines, mills, refineries, steel mills, pulp & paper, oil & gas, and the waterworks industry. The answer is Denso! Tel: 416-291-3435, Fax: 416-291-0898 E-mail: blair@densona.com Web: www.densona.com Denso

Durpro introduces a safe, affordable drinking water treatment system for small municipalities and resorts. Offering a multi-barrier approach to producing safe drinking water, it features efficient, high oxidizing ozone, followed by ultraviolet sterilization, creating water free from THMs, E.coli and other harmful bacteria as well as waterborne parasites such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium. Tel: 800-850-7781, Fax: 450-659-7781 E-mail: sdurepos@durpro.com Web: www.durpro.com Durpro

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Full knowledge of your plant status allows for good maintenance planning. W@M – Life Cycle Management from Endress+Hauser provides up-todate and complete information on all your assets, including products from other suppliers. It is an open information management system providing data flow and archiving for the technical and operational management of your plant. Tel: 905-681-9292, Fax: 905-681-9444 E-mail: info@ca.endress.com Web: www.ca.endress.com Endress + Hauser

Export credit agency

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GPS mapping receiver Geneq’s SXBlue II, a next generation submeter, BluetoothTM wireless GPS mapping receiver allows you to use off-the-shelf Bluetoothenabled PDA/notebook computers to collect GPS map data. It offers improved tracking/accuracy under tree canopy, improved accuracy in open sky conditions, integrated battery pack, battery pack “gas gauge”, 200 metre long-range Bluetooth, USB port and improved form factor. Tel: 1-800-463-4363, Fax: 514-354-6948 E-mail: info@geneq.com Web: www.geneq.com Geneq, Inc.

Export Development Canada is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by 7,000 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year. Web: www.edc.ca/utilities Export Development Canada

The JetMix Vortex Mixing System can be used in bio-solids storage where solids suspension is important. Benefits of using the JetMix system include: Intermittent operation saves 6090% in power consumption; expensive tank cleanout and scheduled maintenance not required; easily installed in existing tanks; multiple tank mixing using a central pump house. JetMix was a recipient of a 1997 Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation. Tel: 519-469-8169, Fax: 519-469-8157 E-mail: sales@greatarioengsys.com Web: www.greatario.com Greatario Engineered Storage Systems

Remediation/Demolition Cartridge system Installed directly under a sink, the PHIX Cartridge System is an ideal acidic neutralization solution for single-point applications such as labs and hospitals. With its engineered flow-through design, it effectively treats acidic wastewater and reduces project costs by eliminating the need for acid-resistant piping and neutralizing pits. Tel: 877-966-9444 E-mail: info@greenturtletech.com Web: www.greenturtletech.com

Greenspoon Specialty Contracting has been actively engaged in the Demolition and Environmental Remediation industry for over 50 years. Spanning across the commercial, industrial and government sectors, GSC is proficient in all areas of demolition (implosion and dismantlement), asbestos, mould and lead abatement, soil remediation and site decommissioning. Proficient in LEEDs projects. Offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, Buffalo. Tel: 800-928-8812, Fax: 905-458-4149 E-mail: bill@greenspoon.net Web: www.greenspoon.net

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Greenspoon Specialty Contracting

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Reinforced membrane

Firestone MultiLiner is a reinforced polypropylene-based membrane that enhances the physical properties of the membrane by inserting a strong, polyester fabric (scrim) between the top and bottom plies. This combination gives it its extremely high breaking/tearing strength and puncture resistance. It is ideal for geomembrane applications. Tel: 888-292-6265, Fax: 877-666-3022 E-mail: gallantlillian@firestonebp.ca Web: www.firestonebpco.ca Firestone Building Products Canada

Oil and grease separators

For cost-efficient wastewater treatment, Green Turtle’s line of Proceptor oil, grease and solids separators ensures local regulatory requirements are met. Designed for commercial, institutional and industrial sites, Proceptor can help you reduce your business’ impact on municipal infrastructure and the environment. Tel: 877-966-9444 E-mail: info@greenturtletech.com Web: www.greenturtletech.com Green Turtle

Digital dosing pumps

Grundfos has applied innovative technology to expand the Digital Dosing™ pump range, allowing it to handle liquids at much higher flow rates – from 2.5 ml/h to 940 l/h. The new DME375 and DME940 make exact dosing easier than ever. Tel: 905-829-9533, Fax: 905-829-9512 Web: www.grundfosalldos.com Grundfos January 2008 | 81

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Field erected process and storage tanks

Emergency gas shutoff

Stormceptor® System

Tel: 905-660-0649, Fax: 905-660-9744 E-mail: darrin@h2flow.com Web: www.h2flow.com

The Terminator emergency shutoff system sequentially closes 150 lb. cylinder valves containing toxic gas in less than three seconds when activated from remote sensors and switches. The Gemini controller has a battery system that guarantees the operation of the motorized closing mechanism even during a power failure. The latest Fire Codes approve the “automatic-closing fail-safe shutoff valve” system in lieu of scrubber treatment systems. Tel: 877-476-4222, Fax 949-261-5033 Web: www.halogenvalve.com

Stormceptor removes more pollutants from stormwater, maintaining continuous positive treatment of total suspended solids (TSS), regardless of flow rate. Patented scour prevention technology ensures pollutants are captured and contained during all rainfall events, even extreme storms. Hanson Pipe & Precast, Ltd. is the exclusive manufacturer of the Stormceptor System in Ontario. Tel: 888-888-3222, Fax: 519-621-8233 E-mail: mark.smith2@hanson.biz Web: www.hansonpipeandprecast.com

H2Flow Tanks and Systems

Halogen Valve Systems

Hanson Pipe & Precast

Permastore glass-fused-to-steel tanks are manufactured to published quality standards, tested to zero defects and have an accredited 30-year design life. They handle a pH range of 1-14 and are well suited for high strength industrial effluents and flexible tank designs.

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SonicSens™ is ideal for remote water level monitoring applications. The sensor’s very low power consumption enables its internal battery to achieve a 5-year life. The ultrasonic sensor can be supplied with local or telemetry communications data logger. Cellular (SMS) communications versions can be configured to provide data and alarms to office PC or cellular phone/pager. Tel: 519-659-1144, Fax: 519-453-2182 E-mail: hetek.sales@hetek.com Web: www.hetek.com Hetek Solutions

HOBO water level logger

The HOBO Water Level Logger is a highaccuracy, pressure-based water level recording device that combines researchgrade accuracy and durability with a price tag that is roughly half the cost of most comparable solutions. Available from Hoskin Scientific Ltd. www.hoskin.ca Hoskin Scientific

Working With Water

AMR upgrade

Effective Groundwater Model Calibration: With Analysis of Data, Sensitivities, Predictions and Uncertainty, by Mary C. Hill, Claire R. Tiedeman. Software and mathematical models are used to represent complex processes and simulate lab or field conditions.This book presents a set of methods and guidelines for calibrating and analyzing mathematical groundwater models. 978-0-471-77636-9 • Cloth • 455 pp • Available Now • $116.99 Web: www.wiley.ca

Take advantage of the life left in your existing meters with our universal AMR upgrade – the DIALOG 3G®Interpreter™ Register. On the backs of your existing meters, the Interpreter will lead you well into the future. Tel: 800-765-6518 Web: www.mastermeter.com

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Protecting aquatic organisms ITT has designed Fish Screens for use with its submersible FLYGT pumps and its group of self-priming pumps to prevent fish and aquatic plants from being sucked into the intake pipes of these pumps when they are installed in lakes, rivers, or other natural bodies of water. These consist of a rigid structure of galvanized metal to which fine, movable screens of stainless steel are attached. Tel: 514-695-4830, Fax: 514-695-9819 E-mail: claude.goulet@itt.com ITT Flygt

Recycled lead

Newalta’s "Nova Pb" brand of recycled lead produced at its facility in Ville SteCatherine, Québec, is London Metal Exchange-approved and traded and is sold in Europe, the US, and elsewhere throughout the global marketplace. Tel: 450-632-9910, Fax: 450-632-9090 E-mail: mdesautels@newalta.com Web: www.newalta.com Newalta Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine


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Oil re-refining

Newalta operates nearly 200 centrifuges at its treatment facilities and on-site at customer locations; these centrifuges spin-separate liquid and solid wastes from highly abrasive slop oil out of welldrilling operations.The result is separate streams of high-value recovered oil, disposable water and compacted sludge. Tel: 450-632-9910, Fax: 450-632-9090 E-mail: mdesautels@newalta.com Web: www.newalta.com

Newalta has developed an extremely reliable patented process for re-refining used oil into like-new or better-thannew base oils. Through this process it recycles over 35-million litres of used oil per year, creating a ‘closed-loop’ for lubricant product customers. Tel: 450-632-9910, Fax: 450-632-9090 E-mail: mdesautels@newalta.com Web: www.newalta.com

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Transportation of dangerous goods The Traveler ™ tank is designed to fit in a pickup truck and provide transportable fuel storage. The low-profile design of the Traveler tank allows for greater rear window visibility without compromising volume. Available in both single and double-wall designs, it is approved for the transportation of gasoline, diesel, methanol and other flammable, combustible or hazardous liquids. Tel: 888-674-8265, Fax: 306-873-2252 E-mail: sales@northern-steel.com Web: www.northern-steel.com Northern Steel Industries

Self-cleaning water filter Orival filters protect heat exchangers and prevent clogging of nozzles, tubes and other narrow passages by removing dirt particles down to micron size, of any specific gravity, from oncethrough and recirculating cooling water systems. Line pressure powered, the filter cleans itself without external power, and does not interrupt system flow. Tel: 800-567-9767, 201-568-3311 E-mail: filters@orival.com Web: www.orival.com Orival Inc.

Metering pumps

Hydraulically-actuated pumps

Feature-rich and dependable Sigma series metering pumps from ProMinent help keep your chemical feed under control. Sigma pumps operate in capacities of up to 1000 LPH and pressures up to 174 psi. Microprocessor controls are easy to use, with backlit LCD for rapid and reliable adjustment.

ProMinent’s ProMus hydraulicallyactuated pumps deliver reliable results in the harshest of environments, in accordance with API 675 standards. They have a capacity of 2.3 L/h (0.61 gph) at 241.3 bar (3500 psi) up to 384.2 L/h (101.5 gph) at 11 bar (160 psi).

Tel: 888-709-9933, Fax: 519-836-5226 E-mail: sales@prominent.ca Web: www.prominent.ca ProMinent Fluid Controls

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Underground Storage When it comes to the safe and secure underground storage of liquids, Northern Steel’s Glasteel II® exceeds all ULC and UL testing criteria. The tank consists of a steel primary tank enclosed within a 360 degree fibreglass reinforced plastic containment jacket. A 320 degree fibre interstitial layer adds protection and safety. It has a broad compatibility with most fuels including: gasoline, jet fuel, diesel fuel, ethanol, neat methanol, M-85 and E-85. Tel: 888-674-8265, Fax: 306-873-2252 E-mail: sales@northern-steel.com Web: www.northern-steel.com Northern Steel Industries

In-channel fine screen

The Helisieve® Fine Screen combines screening, conveying and dewatering into one reliable, automatic, compact and cost-efficient system. Shaftless spiral technology helps dewater screenings up to 30% dry weight to lower disposal costs, and the spiral is enclosed to minimize odours. Tel: 514-636-8712, Fax: 514-636-9718 E-mail: canada@parkson.com Web: www.parkson.com Parkson

Water level and temperature monitoring

Tel: 888-709-9933, Fax: 519-836-5226 E-mail: sales@prominent.ca Web: www.prominent.ca

The Level Troll 500 offers everything required for water level measurement: data logging-level-temperature sensors, a data logger and internal power in a 18.3mm (0.72”) diameter titanium housing. This product is available in vented or absolute models. Tel: 1-888-RiceEng, Fax: 780-469-2587 E-mail: info@riceeng.com Web: www.riceeng.com

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University for working professionals

Royal Roads University is the only public university in Canada exclusively devoted to meeting the immediate needs of working professionals. We pioneered the best model of learning by combining short on-campus residencies with teambased online learning to enable you to maintain your life and get ahead in your career. Tel: 877-778-6227 Web: www.royalroads.ca Royal Roads University

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Multi-barrier packaged water treatment system

Siemens Water Technologies introduces membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology that integrates biological processes with membrane filtration. This integrated system combines Memcor® membrane operating system units with Envirex® biological technologies and Cannibal® solids reduction process to provide the ultimate wastewater treatment package. Tel: 262-521-8332, Fax: 262-547-4120 E-mail: michael.quick@siemens.com Web: www.siemens.com/water Siemens

Controlling contaminated groundwater Waterloo Barrier is a low permeability cutoff wall for groundwater containment and control. It is a new design of steel sheet piling, featuring joints that can be sealed after the sheets have been driven into the ground, and was developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo. It has patent/patent pending status in several countries. Canadian Metal Rolling Mills assisted in developing the product. Tel: 519-856-1352, Fax: 519-856-0759 E-mail: info@waterloo-barrier.com Web: www. waterloo-barrier.com Waterloo Barrier 84 | January 2008

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Membrane bioreactor Sanitherm, a division of Wellco Energy Services, has perfected containerizing their SaniBrane® MBR. The containerized SaniBrane is portable, provides excellent effluent on start-up, is operator friendly and comes pre-wired, pre-plumbed and tested. The system for anywhere needing reliable waste treatment with a small footprint! Tel: 604-986-9168, Fax: 604-986-5377 E-mail: saneng@sanitherm.com Web: www.sanitherm.com Sanitherm, a division of Wellco Energy Services

Secondary lining system

Groundwater monitoring Schlumberger Water Services (SWS) has released the Diver-NETZ system, a complete package of tools that allows groundwater professionals to wirelessly connect their monitoring networks. Diver-NETZ is completely expandable and ready to work with existing Diver groundwater monitoring networks. Tel: 519-746-1798, Fax: 519-885-5262 E-mail: sws-diver@slb.com Web: www.swstechnology.com Schlumberger Water Services

KPSI™ Submersible Datalogging Transducer

Trident® HS systems from Siemens Water Technologies integrate two-stage clarification, mixed media filtration and optional UV disinfection into a compact factory-fabricated system. The multi-barrier design ensures consistent performance under the most challenging conditions. Applications include drinking water, industrial process water and wastewater phosphorus removal and reuse. Tel: 815-921-8282, Fax: 815-877-0172 E-mail: glen.sundstrom@siemens.com Web: www.siemens.com/water

The waterMONITOR represents leading edge level and temperature sensing technology integrating PSI’s highly acclaimed submersible KPSI Transducers with an embedded power-saving datalogging circuit optimized for operation in a wide variety of wireless environments. Tel: 905-678-2882, Fax: 905-293-9774 E-mail: Sales@spdsales.com Web: www.spdsales.com

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Groundwater sampler Waterra introduces the HydraSleeve, a new way to collect discrete interval samples. Easy to use and with no need to purge or dispose of purge water, this groundwater sampler reduces your costs by saving time. Tel: 905-238-5242, Fax: 905-238-5704 E-mail: waterra@idirect.com Web: www.waterra.com Waterra Pumps

Secondary lining system

When underground tanks need to be replaced but site conditions make this costly and difficult, then retrofit your tanks with a new corrosion resistant secondary contained lining system. This is a unique installed on-site internal fiberglass system that allows you to upgrade in-service steel or fiberglass single wall tanks to a secondary contained lining system. Tel: 800-661-8265, Fax: 780-466-6126 E-mail: sales@zcl.com Web: www.zcl.com ZCL Composites

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ES&E’s Guide to Environmental Consultants and Testing Laboratories NOTE: This guide is intended as a service for ES&E readers only. No claims are made that it is a comprehensive review. ES&E relies on information supplied by companies who returned questionnaires. ACCUTEST LABORATORIES LTD. 8-146 Colonnade Rd Ottawa ON K2E 7Y1 (613) 727-5692 Fax: (613) 727-5222 Contact: Robert Walker, Client Services Manager

tions. The business was established by Grant Lee, a professional marketer and land use planner with over 25 years experience in the infrastructure field. A.I. ENGINEERING SERVICES 4458 Bathurst St Toronto ON M3H 3S2 (416) 398-5746 Contact: Dr. Aron Itkin, President

ADVENTUS GROUP 1345 Fewster Dr Mississauga ON L4W 2A5 (905) 273-5374 Fax: (905) 273-4367 E-mail: info@adventusgroup.com Web site: www.adventus.ca Contact: Kerry Shaw, Director Operations Field-proven, applied environmental technologies. We provide the international remediation industry with an expanding portfolio of safe, efficient and cost-effective biotechnologies. Our patented In-Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR) products are used by consultants, engineers, regulators, and site owners to help them address their most challenging soil, sediment, and groundwater problems. AGAT LABORATORIES LIMITED 5623 McAdam Rd Mississauga ON L4Z 1N9 (905) 501-9998, (800) 856-6261 Fax: (905) 501-0589

AGL MARKETING LIMITED 205 Miller Dr Georgetown ON L7G 6G4 (905) 877-5369 E-mail: glee@aglmarketing.com Web site: www.aglmarketing.com Contact: Grant Lee, President AGL Marketing Limited provides marketing services to engineers, surveyors, contractors, concrete pipe producers, and industry associa-

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AIMS ENVIRONMENTAL 111-1020 Denison St Markham ON L3R 3W5 (905) 474-0058 Fax: (905) 474-0601 Contact: Mohamed Jagani, Principal, Project Manager AIR EARTH & WATER ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS LTD. 423 Ireland Rd Simcoe ON N3Y 5J1 (519) 426-7019 Fax: (519) 426-5035 Contact: Robert Lovegrove AIRZONE ONE LTD. 222 Matheson Blvd E Mississauga ON L4Z 1X1 (905) 890-6957 Fax: (905) 890-8629 Contact: Franco DiGiovanni, Senior Air Quality Modeller ALS LABORATORY GROUP 1988 Triumph St Vancouver BC V5L 1T9 ALTECH ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING LTD. 12 Banigan Dr Toronto ON M4H 1E9 (416) 467-5555 Fax: (416) 467-9824 Contacts: Brian Bobbie, President; Chad Stewart, Manager

AMEC EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL 110-160 Traders Blvd E Mississauga ON L4Z 3K7 (905) 568-2929 Fax: (905) 568-1686 E-mail: david.rowney@amec.com

Web site: www.amec.com Contact: David Rowney, VP Marketing AMEC’s Earth & Environmental division is a leading environmental and engineering consultancy, with 130 offices in Europe, North America, Asia and South America. Its full-service capabilities cover a wide range of disciplines, including environmental engineering and science, geotechnical engineering,water resources, materials testing and engineering, engineering and surveying and program management. AME-MATERIALS ENGINEERING 6-117 Ringwood Dr Stouffville ON L4A 8C1 (905) 640-7772 Fax: (905) 640-8512 Contact: Sebastian Nicholas, Project Manager AMERICAN WATER CANADA CORP 200 Eastport Blvd Hamilton, Ontario L8H 7S4 (905) 544-0444 AMERICAN WATER SERVICES CANADA 2-95 Huntingwood Ave Dundas ON L9H 7M9 AN-GEO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS LTD. 204-8708 48 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5L1 (780) 450-3377 Fax: (780) 450-3232 Contact: David Y. F. Ho, Principal APS AVIATION INC. 105-6700 Cote-de-Liesse Montreal QC H4T 2B5 (514) 878-4388 Fax: (514) 861-6310 Contact: John D’Avirro, Director Aviation Services AQUAGENIE 1125 de Meulles Saint-Bruno QC J3V 3A4 (450) 461-1647 Fax: (450) 461-0585 Contact: Philippe Soreau, President AQUA TERRE SOLUTIONS INC. 200-1100 Sheppard Ave W Toronto ON M3K 2B4 (416) 635-5882 Fax: (416) 635-5353 Contact: Shawn Bonneville

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ASSOCIATED ENGINEERING 300-4940 Canada Way Burnaby BC V5G 4M5 (604) 293-1411 Fax: (604) 291-6163 E-mail: admin@ae.ca Web site: www.ae.ca Contact: Rick Corbett, VP Environmental Associated Engineering provides consulting engineering services in the water, infrastructure, environmental, and transportation sectors. Our services include planning, feasibility studies, design, construction, training, and operational assistance, project management, and asset management. Recognized as an industry leader, we received the 2006 Canadian Consulting Engineers Schreyer Award for the Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant Water Reuse Facility in Edmonton. AUREUS SOLUTIONS INC. 2-184 Wellington St Kingston ON K7L 3E4 (613) 531-3680 Fax: (613) 531-4928 Contact: Ted Bailey, President AXOR EXPERTS-CONSEILS INC. 1950 Sherbrooke St W Montreal QC H3H 1E7 (514) 846-4000 Fax: (514) 846-4005 Contact: Dr. Marc-Andre Desjardins, VP Environment AXYS ANALYTICAL SERVICES LTD. 2045 Mills Rd W Sidney BC V8L 5X2 (250) 655-5800 Fax: (250) 655-5811 Contact: Richard Grace, Director Sales, Marketing and Service BINPAL ENGINEERING LTD. 215-8232 120 St Surrey BC V3W 3N4 (604) 596-3815 Fax: (604) 596-5194 Contact: Jas Binpal, Owner/President BIOGENIE S.R.D.C. INC. 1140 Levis St Lachenaie QC J6W 5S6 (450) 961-3535 Fax: (450) 961-0220 Contact: Claude Deschambault, GM, Montreal Office • ANTHRACITE • QUALITY FILTER SAND & GRAVEL • CARBON • GARNET ILMENITE • REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 20 Sharp Road, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5L8 • Tel: (519) 751-1080 • Fax: (519) 751-0617 E-mail: swildey@anthrafilter.net • Web: www.anthrafilter.net

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BLANEY MCMURTRY LLP 1500-2 Queen St E Toronto ON M5C 3G5 (416) 593-1221 Fax: (416) 593-5437 Contact: Janet Bobechko, Partner B.M. ROSS AND ASSOCIATES LTD. 62 North St Goderich ON N7A 2T4 (519) 524-2641 Fax: (519) 524-4403 Contact: Steve Burns, President

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BOMA ENVIRONMENTAL & SAFETY INC. 203-2621 Portage Ave Winnipeg MB R3J 0P7 (204) 889-5275 Fax: (204) 889-2348 E-mail: info@bomaes.ca Web site: www.bomaes.ca Contact: Dr. Dinko Tuhtar, Director Environmental permitting; source testing; modeling of dispersion of air emissions; solid/hazardous waste management; environmental assessment of facility/process/site; monitoring of air/water/soil quality; environmental/health risk assessment; industrial hazard analysis (HACOP, FMEA); indoor air quality; workplace exposure assessment, monitoring and control; fire and explosion protection and investigation. BROWN ASSOCIATES LIMITED 109 Vanderhoof Ave Toronto ON M4G 2H7 (416) 424-3355 Fax: (416) 424-3355 Contact: Dr. Bruce Brown, Principal

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Guide to Environmental Consultants & Laboratories CALDER ENGINEERING LTD. 13226 Coleraine Dr Caledon ON L7E 3B2 (905) 857-7600 Fax: (905) 857-5900 Contact: Robert Whyte, Project Manager BURNSIDE (R.J. BURNSIDE & ASSOCIATES LIMITED) 3 Ronell Cres Collingwood ON L9Y 4J6 (705) 446-0515 Fax: (705) 446-2399 E-mail: jeff_langlois@rjburnside.com Web site: www.rjburnside.com Contact: Jeff Langlois, MBA., P.Eng. From offices across Ontario, Burnside engineers, hydrologists and environmental scientists have over 35 years of experience providing comprehensive project management services to private and public sector clients in: water & wastewater management, environmental assessment and planning, water supply and treatment, stormwater management, solid waste management and site remediation, GIS applications and satellite remote sensing. CADUCEON ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORIES 285 Dalton Ave Kingston ON K7K 6Z1

CAMPBELL ENVIRONMENTAL 139 Watson’s Lane Dundas ON L9H 6K9 (905) 627-1415 Fax: (905) 627-1471 Contact: H. Campbell, President CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITORS 35 Lakeshore Blvd RR 1 Gilford ON L0L 1R0 (705) 456-3318 Fax: (705) 456-1255 Contact: John Sciberras, President CANTEST LTD. 4606 Canada Way Burnaby BC V5G 1K5 (604) 638-2634 Fax: (604) 731-2386 C.C. TATHAM & ASSOCIATES LTD. 200-115 Sanford Fleming Rd Collingwood ON L9Y 5A6 (705) 444-2565 Fax: (705) 444-2327 Contact: Rex J. Meadley, President CETCON ENGINEERING SERVICES 17 Farmington Dr St Catharines ON L2S 3E8 (905) 685-0376 Fax: (905) 685-0376 Contact: Charles Ting, Manager

CAEAL INC. 310-1565 Carling Ave Ottawa ON K1Z 8R1 (613) 233-5300 Fax: (613) 233-5501 E-mail: rwilson@caeal.ca Web site: www.caeal.ca Contact: Rick Wilson, CEO Laboratory accreditation, proficiency testing and training services. Full international recognition worldwide through APLAC and ILAC.

CH2M HILL CANADA LIMITED 300-255 Consumers Rd Toronto ON M2J 5B6 (416) 499-9000 Fax: (416) 499-4687 E-mail: Peter.Nicol@ch2m.com Web site: www.ch2mhill.com Contact: Peter Nicol, President

Consultants CH2M HILL has provided quality engineering services in Canada for over 85 years. With 21 offices across the country, we combine technology, service excellence, and customer focus with the needs of the environment to deliver successful projects. We serve the energy, water and wastewater, transportation, power, manufacturing, and communications industries. CH2M HILL OMI 4043 Aberarder Line Camlachie ON N0N 1E0 (519) 899-2289 Fax: (519) 899-4726 Contact: Terry J. Rands, Plant Manager CHISHOLM FLEMING & ASSOCIATES 301-317 Renfrew Dr Markham ON L3R 9S8 (905) 474-1458 Fax: (905) 474-1910 Contact: Bob Chisholm, President CHURCH & TROUGHT INC. 106-885 Don Mills Rd Toronto ON M3C 1V9 (416) 391-2527 Fax: (416) 391-1931 Contact: Lou Locatelli, Director CIMA 201-420 boul Maloney E Gatineau QC J8P 1E7 (819) 663-9294 Fax: (819) 663-0084 Contact: Andre Mathieu, Vice President CJDL 261 Broadway Box 606 Tillsonburg ON N4G 4J1 (866) 302-9886 Fax: (519) 842-3235 Contact: John D. Wiebe, President CLARIFICA INC. 28-588 Edward Ave Richmond Hill ON L4C 9Y6 (905) 233-2314 Fax: (905) 233-2315 Contact: Edward Graham, Owner

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Guide to Environmental Consultants & Laboratories CLEARVIEW GEOPHYSICS 12 Twisted Oak St Brampton ON L6R 1T1 CLEGHORN & ASSOCIATES 33 Earl St Kingston ON K7L 2G4 (613) 384-0169 Fax: (613) 384-0169 Contact: Harry Cleghorn, Principal CLUNAS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING 15 Robert St Weston ON M9N 2J6 (416) 414-7656 Fax: (416) 245-1986 Contact: David Clunas, Owner

COMPREHENSIVE PROCESS OPTIMIZATION, INC. 32-760 Brant St Burlington ON L7R 4B7 (905) 634-1143 Fax: (905) 634-4758 E-mail: cpo@cpoinc.on.ca Web site: www.cpoinc.on.ca Contact: David Chapman, President CPO Inc. provides services to support clients in optimizing the performance of their existing water and wastewater facilities to tap full capacity prior to upgrading or expansion. Optimization is based on U.S. EPA’s Composite Correction Program. Specific services include on-site evaluations, technical assistance, training, and optimization program implementation. CONCORD ENGINEERING 764 Baker Cres Kingston ON K7M 6P6 (613) 634-4357 Contact: Gary Grant, CET CONESTOGA-ROVERS & ASSOCIATES LIMITED 651 Colby Dr Waterloo ON N2V 1C2

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• UST's, buried metal, debris & fill • Former excavations & structures • Leachate plumes • Voids and fractures • Stratigraphy • Pipes and utilities

CONSTRUCTION CONTROL INC. 70 Haist Ave Woodbridge ON L4L 5V4 (905) 856-5200 Fax: (905) 856-1455 Contact: Trevor Diseko, Project Manager (Env.) CONSULTING ENGINEERS OF ONTARIO 405-10 Four Seasons Pl Toronto ON M9B 6H7 DAKINS ENGINEERING GROUP 1-4161 Sladeview Cres Mississauga ON L5L 5R3 (905) 814-6024 Fax: (905) 814-6029 Contact: Karen Cellucci, Area Sales Manager DANGON DESIGN SERVICES CO. 46 Elmartin Dr Scarborough ON M1W 3C5 (416) 490-0600 Fax: (416) 490-0255 Contact: Danny Zhu, Owner DAVIDSON WILKINS LLP 1056 Guildwood Blvd London ON N6H 4G5

DECOMMISSIONING CONSULTING SERVICES LIMITED 11-121 Granton Dr Richmond Hill ON L4B 3N4 (905) 882-5984 Fax: (905) 882-8962 E-mail: engineers@dcsltd.ca Web site: www.dcsltd.ca Contact: J. N. Hilton, President Phase I/II ESAs; brownfield assessments; decommissioning and demolition; soil and groundwater remediation and treatment; environmental risk assessments and management; geotechnical engineering; contaminant hydrogeology; USTs/ASTs; wastewater treatment; industrial hygiene; hazardous materials, PCB, mould and asbestos abatement; designated substances

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Guide to Environmental Consultants & Laboratories surveys; Ontario Safe Drinking Water Act sampling, treatment and reporting for small, potable water supply systems.

DELCAN WATER IWS 500-625 Cochrane Dr Markham ON L3R 9R9 (905) 943-0500 Fax: (905) 943-0400 E-mail: water@delcan.com Web site: www.delcan.net Contact: Jackie Willick, Division Administrator Engineering expertise for the entire water cycle including: strategic reports and environmental assessment, watershed planning, system modelling and plant optimization, preliminary, detailed design and contract administration, procurement, finance and Intelligent Water Systems (IWS). Delcan IWS features leading edge design and implementation of system automation, networking and information management systems.

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ENVIROTECH ASSOCIATES LTD. 10028-27 Legend Crt Ancaster ON L9K 1P2 (905) 304-4666 Fax: (905) 304-1073 Contact: H. Vens, Sr. Executive

ERAMOSA ENGINEERING INC. 90 Woodlawn Rd W Guelph ON N1H 1B2 (519) 763-7774 Fax: (519) 763-7757 Contact: Tim Sutherns, President

ENVIROVISION INC. 7-150 Jardin Dr Concord ON L4K 3P9 (905) 761-1783 Fax: (905) 761-6524 Contact: Catalin Ionescu, President

ETCOS ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 96 Terrosa Rd Markham ON L3S 2N1 (905) 471-9890 Fax: (905) 471-6439 Contact: Ravi Sharma, Director

EPCOR 10065 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3B1 (780) 412-3118 Fax: (780) 412-3460

EVECO CONSULTANTS LTD. 1-4596 Fraser St Vancouver BC V5V 4G7 (604) 872-2855 Fax: (604) 872-1374 Contact: Kathleen Carrico, Office Administrator

EPEC CONSULTING (SASK) LTD. 1601A 4th Ave Regina SK S4R 8P9 (306) 757-8694 Fax: (306) 757-4202 Contact: J. W. Campbell, Manager

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DHI WATER & ENVIRONMENT 303-150 Main St Cambridge ON N1R 6P9 (519) 650-4545 Contact: Patrick Delaney, President DILLON CONSULTING LIMITED 800-235 Yorkland Blvd Toronto ON M2J 4Y8 (416) 229-4646 Fax: (416) 229-4692 Contact: Gary Komar, Partner DURABLA CANADA LTD. 293 University Ave Belleville ON K8N 5B3 EARTHGUARD ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP INC. 404-15 Wertheim Crt Richmond Hill ON L4B 3H7 EARTH TECH CANADA INC. 1901 Rosser Ave 6th Fl Burnaby BC V5C 6S3 (604) 298-6181 Fax: (604) 294-8597 EARTH TECH CANADA INC. 105 Commerce Valley Dr W 7th Fl Markham, ON L3T 7W3 (905) 886-7022 Fax: (905) 886-9494 ECO CANADA 200â&#x20AC;&#x201C;308 11 Avenue SE Calgary AB T2G 0Y2 EMSL ANALYTICAL INC. 107 Haddon Ave Westmont NJ 08108 USA ENVIRONCHEM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS 2 Alline St Wolfville NS B4P 1J4 (902) 542-9891 Fax: (902) 542-0108 Contact: Richard Palczynski, President ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS & ENGINEERS 5620 Dunbar St Vancouver BC V6N 1W7 (604) 542-2524 Contact: Grant Frame, President ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS ONTARIO INC. 18 Parkview Ave RR 1 Oro Station ON L0L 2E0 (705) 715-1881 Fax: (705) 487-5600 Contact: Brian Emms, Principal ENVIROSEARCH OPERATIONS INC. 4166 15 Sideroad RR 2 Rockwood ON N0B 2K0 (905) 854-4441 Fax: (905) 854-9811 Contact: Patricia Pearce, Head of Engineering ENVIRO-STEWARDS INC. 1 Union St Elmira ON N3B 3J9 (519) 578-5100 Contact: Bruce Taylor, President

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Guide to Environmental Consultants & Laboratories FRAC RITE ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 5325 3 St SE Calgary AB T2H 1J7 (403) 265-5533 Fax: (403) 265-5648 Contact: Gordon Bures, Vice President FRANZ ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 308-1080 Mainland St Vancouver BC V6B 2T4 (604) 632-9941 Fax: (604) 632-9942 Contact: Fabio Levy, Marketing Manager GAMSBY AND MANNEROW LIMITED 210-255 Woodlawn Rd W Guelph ON N1H 8J1 (519) 824-8150 Fax: (519) 824-8089 Contact: Paul McLennan, Director

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H2FLOW EQUIPMENT INC., Concord, Ontario Tel: (905) 660-9775 Fax: (905) 660-9744 Email: info@h2flow.com Website: www.h2flow.com

• Oil / Water Separators • Package Treatment Plants • Stormwater Treatment • Tanks & Tank Covers

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GARTNER LEE 300-300 Town Centre Blvd Markham ON L3R 5Z6 (905) 477-8400 Fax: (905) 477-1456 E-mail: public@gartnerlee.com Web site: www.gartnerlee.com Contact: Steve Morison, VP Business Development Providing environmental strategies and solutions with specialties in: environmental planning; economic analysis and business planning; ecological assessment and management; surface water and groundwater resources management; waste management; facility implementation, closure and decommissioning; environmental site assessment and remediation; regulatory compliance, permitting and auditing; public consultation, facilitation and mediation; social impact assessment and specialized engineering. GENESYS BIOGAS INC. 107-1390 Prince of Wales Dr Ottawa ON K1V 8H8 (613) 224-8308 Fax: (613) 224-1642 Contact: Graeme Millen, Project Coordinator GENIVAR 500-600 Cochrane Dr Markham ON L3R 5K3 (905) 475-7270 Fax: (905) 475-5994 GENIVAR L.P. (MANITOBA) 600-5 Donald St Winnipeg MB R3L 2T4 (204) 477-6650 Fax: (204) 474-2864 Contact: Bill Brant, Vice President GEOCANADA 7885 Jock Trail Ottawa ON K0A 2Z0 (613) 371-3372 Fax: (613) 822-4987 Contact: Bill Eggertson, Executive Director GEOMATRIX CONSULTANTS G-420 Weber St N Waterloo ON N2L 4E7 (519) 886-7500 Fax: (519) 886-7419 Contact: Bill Malyk, Principal Engineer GEOPHYSICS GPR INTERNATIONAL INC. 103-6741 Columbus Rd Mississauga ON L5T 2G9 (905) 696-0656 Fax: (905) 696-0570 Contact: Milan Situm, Manager GESTENV INC. 305-6750 de l’Esplanade Montreal QC H2V 4M1 (514) 277-0812 Fax: (514) 277-0453 Contact: Yves Patenaude, President

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GIFFELS ASSOCIATES LIMITED 30 International Blvd Toronto ON M9W 5P3 GILES ENVIRONMENTAL ENG. 2005 Sooke Lake Rd RR 3 Shawnigan Lake BC V0R 2W3 (250) 743-1822 Fax: (250) 743-1855 Contact: George Giles, Sr. Engineer

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provider of consulting, engineering and project management services to the sectors of community infrastructure; earth and water; transportation; and energy and facilities. Both firms are members of the AECOM Technology Group.

GODFREY ASSOCIATES LTD. 186 Adelaide St Saint John NB E2K 1X1 (506) 632-9010 Fax: (506) 633-7093 Contact: Grant Godfrey, President GOLDER ASSOCIATES LTD. 1000-940 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T1 (403) 299-5600 Fax: (403) 299-5606 Contact: Les Sawatsky, Director of Water Resources GREENOAKS COMMUNICATIONS 84 Oak Ave Richmond Hill ON L4C 6R7 (905) 889-1987 Fax: (905) 889-1987 Contact: Vic Wilensky, President GREEN-TECH ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LTD. 1404-55 York St Toronto ON M5J 1R7 (416) 364-1760 Fax: (416) 253-8901 Contact: Tom Davis, President GROUPE C. LAGANIERE INC. 35 av Monarque Montreal-Est QC H1B 5T1 (514) 640-0840 Fax: (514) 645-8319 Contact: Guy Laganiere, President

HARGRAVE & COMPANY 61 Brooklyn Ave Toronto ON M4M 2X4 (416) 410-4188, (877) 410-4188 Fax: (416) 466-5479 E-mail: BillHargrave@Hargrave-Company.ca Web site: www.Hargrave-Company.ca Contact: William J. Hargrave, Principal Nationally recognized specialists in the planning, engineering and scientific services needed for drinking-water systems including water quality assessments, treatability evaluations, optimization programs, feasibility and predesign reports, facility designs, O&M manuals; computerize online interactive documents, plant troubleshooting, commissioning and staff training. HATCH 2800 Speakman Dr Sheridan Science and Technology Park Mississaugua ON L5K 2R7 (905) 855-7600 Fax: (905) 855-8270 Contact: Lisa Babel, Director, North America, Hatch Water HGC ENGINEERING 203-2000 Argentia Rd Plaza I Mississauga ON L5N 1P7 (905) 826-4044 Fax: (905) 826-4940 Contact: Bill Gastmeier, Principal HUNTER AND ASSOCIATES 18-2285 Dunwin Dr Mississauga ON L5L 3S3 (905) 607-4120 Fax: (905) 607-1132 Contact: Garry T. Hunter, President HYDROMANTIS, INC. 1601-1 James Street S Hamilton ON L8P 4R5

JACQUES WHITFORD LTD. 7271 Warden Ave Markham ON L3R 5X5 (905) 474-7700 Fax: (905) 479-9326 E-mail: bill.stiebel@jacqueswhitford.com Web site: www.jacqueswhitford.com Contact: Bill Stiebel, Vice President/Principal Jacques Whitford is a leader in engineering, environmental and earth sciences solutions. Our services include: environmental site assessment and remediation; geotechnical and materials engineering; facility assessment and sustainable renewal; indoor environments; air quality and noise management; occupational health and safety training. Explore our website for direct email links to our offices and information regarding our services. JAGGER HIMS LIMITED 301-1091 Gorham St Newmarket ON L3Y 8X7 (905) 853-3303 Fax: (905) 853-1759 Contact: Brian Jagger, Branch Manager

J.L. RICHARDS & ASSOCIATES LTD. 864 Lady Ellen Pl Ottawa ON K1Z 5M2 (613) 728-3571 Fax: (613) 728-6012 Contact: Brian Hein, Sr. Project Engineer Web site: www.jlrichards.ca Providing a wide range of environmental services including water and wastewater treatment, environmental assessment and planning, solid waste/leachate management, water resources and stormwater management, sewer and watermain condition assessment and rehabilitation, plant retrofits, energy management. Offices also in Kingston, Sudbury, North Bay and Timmins. JOHN EMERY GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LIMITED 1-109 Woodbine Downs Blvd Toronto ON M9W 6Y1 (416) 213-1060 Fax: (416) 213-1070 Contact: Michael MacKay, Principal Geotechnical Engineer

IVEY INTERNATIONAL INC. PO Box 706 Campbell River BC V9W 6J3 (250) 923-6326 Fax: (250) 923-0718 Contact: George Ivey, President

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KURBAN ALI KESHVANI, P.ENG. 53-1701 Parkway Blvd Coquitlam BC V3E 3T2 (604) 464-3643 Contact: Kurban Keshvani, Sr Environmental Consultant LAND, AIR & WATER ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS 225 Main St W Hamilton ON L8P 1J4 (905) 529-2374 Fax: (905) 529-8364 Contact: Ahmed Naderi, Engineer LECOMPTE ENGINEERING LTD. 201-1417C Cyrville Rd Ottawa ON K1B 3L7 (613) 236-6662 Fax: (613) 236-2945 Contact: Patrick Maguire, President LE GROUPE FORCES S.E.N.C. 19 rue St-Charles-Borromée S Joliette QC J6E 4S8 (450) 756-8040 Fax: (450) 756-6559 Contact: Thierry Freire, President

LEHDER ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LIMITED 210-704 Mara St Point Edward ON N7V 1X4 (519) 336-4101 Fax: (519) 336-4311 E-mail: info@lehder.com Web site: www.lehder.com Contact: Linda Oliver, Director of Marketing LEHDER Environmental Services Limited is a full service team of consulting professionals providing totally integrated environmental, health and safety solutions to industrial and municipal clients throughout North America. Our team of professionals is built around our core strength in industrial environmental, health and safety management. LEVELTON CONSULTANTS LTD. 150-12791 Clarke Pl Richmond BC V6V 2H9 (604) 278-1411 Fax: (604) 278-1042 Contact: Alex Schutte, Regional Manager, E&E Division

KBU ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES 5 Canary Crt Hamilton ON L9A 2M3 (905) 383-0692 Fax: (905) 383-0600 Contact: Ken Unkerskov, President KERR WOOD LEIDAL ASSOCIATES LTD. 200-4185A Still Creek Dr Burnaby BC V5C 6G9 (604) 294-2088 Fax: (604) 294-2090 Contact: Mike Currie, President

INTEGRATED EXPLORATIONS 1-67 Watson Rd S Guelph ON N1H 6H8 INTERNATIONAL WATER CONSULTANTS LTD. 342 Bayview Dr Box 310 Barrie ON L4M 4T5 (705) 733-0111 Fax: (705) 721-0138 Contact: Gary A. Kuehl, P.Geo.

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KMK CONSULTANTS LIMITED 220 Advance Blvd Brampton ON L6T 4J5 (905) 459-4780 Fax: (905) 459-7869 E-mail kmk@kmk.ca Web site: www.kmk.ca Contact: Bob Fleeton KMK provides integrated consulting services in water/wastewater treatment, municipal engineering, infrastructure management, structural engineering and land development. In 2007, KMK merged with UMA Engineering Ltd., a leading

LOTOWATER TECHNICAL SERVICES INC. PO Box 451 92 Scott Ave Paris ON N3L 3T5 (519) 442-2086, (800) 923-6923 Fax: (519) 442-7242 E-mail: george@lotowater.com Web site: www.lotowater.com Contact: George Ounapuu, Sales Manager Lotowater Technical Services has served Ontario municipalities since 1989. Our staff of professional geoscientists and MOE licensed well technicians specialize in innovative testing and rehabilitation of wells and the supply and maintenance of pumps. For information on services such as well performance testing, video inspections, permits to take water and hydrogeological investigations please contact us. LYSTEK INTERNATIONAL INC. 107-279 Weber St N Waterloo ON N2J 3H8 (519) 880-2170 Fax: (519) 747-8125 Contact: Dr. Ajay Singh, General Manager

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Guide to Environmental Consultants & Laboratories MARSH INSTRUMENTATION LTD. 1-1016C Sutton Dr Burlington ON L7L 6B8 (905) 332-1172 Fax: (905) 332-1668 Contact: Ron Bake, Manager Sales/Service MARTYN ENGINEERING LTD. 801B 29th St Courtenay BC V9N 7Z5 (250) 334-3846 Fax: (250) 334-2645 Contact: Hal Martyn, Sr. Engineer/Principal MARY C. HALL 206 Russell Hill Rd Toronto ON M4V 2T2 (416) 967-5911 Fax: (416) 920-4851 Contact: Mary Hall, Lawyer MAXXAM ANALYTICS INC. 6740 Campobello Rd Mississauga ON L5N 2L8 MCCARTHY TETRAULT LLP 4700-TD Bank Tower Toronto-Dominion Centre Toronto ON M5K 1E6 (416) 362-1812 Fax: (416) 868-0673 Contact: Douglas R. Thomson MCELHANNEY CONSULTING SERVICES LTD. 1633 First Ave Prince George BC V2L 2Y8 (250) 561-2229 Fax: (250) 563-1941 Contact: Ken Maddox, Branch Manager MEL C. MARSHALL INDUSTRIAL CONSULTANTS INC. 1315 Enderby Ave Delta BC V4L 1S4 (604) 943-8512 Fax: (604) 943-2738 Contact: Mel Marshall, President MMM GROUP 200-10576 113 St NW Edmonton AB T5H 3H5 (780) 423-4123 Fax: (780) 426-0659 Contact: Peter Oprsal, Marketing Manager MMM GROUP (MARSHALL MACKLIN MONAGHAN LIMITED) 80 Commerce Valley Dr E Thornhill ON L3T 7N4 (905) 882-1100 Fax: (905) 882-0055 MONARCH REGULATORY SERVICES INC. 20 Kings Gate Dundas ON L9H 3Z7 (905) 628-6631 Fax: (905) 628-9252 Contact: Chrim Middleton, Director

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MPC CONSULTING LTD. 23-2075 Henry Ave W Sidney BC V8L 1T2 (250) 655-8959 E-mail: sales@mpcconsulting.net Web site: www.mpcconsulting.net Contact: Paul Bulmer MPC Consulting Ltd. is a turnkey solutions provider for your control systems and SCADA systems needs. Our area of expertise includes water, wastewater and landfill gas flare systems. Our engineers, technologists and technicians can design and build the controls, instrumentation and SCADA system that is customized for your application. MR2 MCDONALD & ASSOCIATES PO Box 4823 Regina SK S4P 3Y4 (306) 584-7071 Fax: (306) 584-8666 Contact: Rodger McDonald, Principal Engineer NEEGAN BURNSIDE LTD. 15 Town Line Orangeville ON L9W 3R4 (519) 941-1161 Fax: (519) 941-8120 Contact: Jim Walls, P. Geo. NORTHEX ENVIRONNEMENT 699 Montee de la Pomme D’Or Contrecoeur QC

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J0L 1C0 (450) 587-8877 Fax: (450) 587-8811 Contact: Christian Levis, Director O2 ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 200-1311 Howe St Vancouver BC V6Z 2P3 (604) 676-3581 Contact: Paul O’Callaghan, Principal OAKRIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 127-380 Armour Rd Peterborough ON K9H 7L7 (705) 745-1181 Fax: (705) 745-4163 Contact: Brian R. King, President O’CONNOR ASSOCIATES ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 200W-2150 Winston Park Dr Oakville ON L6H 5V1 (905) 829-3330 Contact: Ron McKee, P.Eng. OFFSHORE DESIGN ASSOCIATES LIMITED 16438 Carr’s Landing Rd Lake Country BC V4V 1C3 (250) 766-1023 Contact: Dr. D. B. Muggeridge, President OLYNYK ACOUSTICAL ENGINEERING 9224 90 St NW Edmonton AB T6C 3M1 (780) 465-4125 Contact: Donald Olynyk, Acoustical Engineer PARAGON ENGINEERING LTD. 104-1515 Broadway St Port Coquitlam BC V3C 6M2 (604) 944-0820 Fax: (604) 944-0815 Contact: John Kupskay, President

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PARACEL LABORATORIES LTD. 300-2319 St Laurent Blvd Ottawa ON K1G 4J8 (613) 731-9577, (800) 749-1947 Fax: (613) 731-9064 E-mail: dbarton@paracellabs.com Web site: www.paracellabs.com Contact: Dan Barton, Sales & Technical Support Manager Paracel Laboratories is a multidisciplinary analytical laboratory specializing in organic, inorganic, mold and fungi, bacteria, allergen and asbestos analyses. Our lab is located in Ottawa with depots in Niagara Falls and Sarnia. We provide project support to professional clients from across Canada and around the world. PBR LABORATORIES INC. 9960 67 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 0P5 (780) 450-3957 Fax: (780) 450-3960 Contact: Ram D. Mehta, CEO PENINSULA CHEMICAL ANALYSIS LTD. 51586 Forks Rd Wainfleet ON L0S 1V0 (905) 899-0462 Fax: (905) 899-0462 Contact: R. J. Smythe, Principal

PETER J. LAUGHTON, P.ENG. CONSULTING ENGINEER ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SERVICES 22 Chelsea Lane King City ON L7B 1E6 (905) 833-6738 Fax: (905) 833-8497 E-mail: p.laughton@pjlaughtonenv.com Services: feasibility studies, reports, strategic long range planning, environmental strategies, public participation, project management, design and construction advisory services, quality assurance reviews, operational assistance, audits and general advisory services in the environmental engineering field mainly related to wastewater pumping, conveyance, and treatment including sludge handling and biosolids. PHILIPS ENGINEERING LTD. 3215 North Service Rd Box 220 Burlington ON L7R 3Y2 (905) 335-2353 Fax: (905) 335-1414 Contact: Ron Scheckenberger, Vice President

PETO MACCALLUM LTD. 45 Burford Rd Hamilton ON L8E 3C6 (905) 561-2231 Fax: (905) 561-6366 Contact: Melissa King, Manager, Geoenvironmental Services

PILOT PERFORMANCE RESOURCES MANAGEMENT INC. 25 Great Lakes Dr Box 68584 Brampton ON L6R 0J8 (905) 792-3130 Contact: Jayne Pilot, President

PETRO LABORATORIES INC. 1295 Matheson Blvd E Mississauga ON L4W 1R1 (905) 361-2388 Fax: (905) 361-2411

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QIKIQTAALUK ENVIRONMENTAL 580-3333 Queen Mary Montreal QC H3V 1A2 (514) 940-3332 Fax: (514) 940-3435 E-mail: psimon@qenv.ca Web site: www.qenv.ca Contact: Philippe Simon, President Environmental services: site assessment and remediation; environmental audits; emergency response plans; tendering and procurement; budget and progress control; and hazardous waste management. QUALITY ANALYSIS CONSULTANTS 580 Witty Beach Rd Victoria BC V9C 4H8 (250) 474-0607 Fax: (250) 474-0607 Contact: Dr. W. Johnson, Consultant RAL ENGINEERING LTD. 47-17665 Leslie St Newmarket ON L3Y 3E3 (905) 853-0626 Fax: (905) 853-8807 Contact: Bob LeCraw, President

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES INC. 342-701 Rossland Rd E Whitby ON L1N 9K3 (905) 444-9275 Fax: (905) 444-9103 E-mail: mbrooks@rmsi.ca Web site: www.rmsi.ca Contact: Michael Brooks, President Resource Management Strategies Inc. (RMSi) located in Whitby, Ontario, is a dedicated group providing specialist consulting services to governments, utilities and engineering firms in Canada and world-wide. Our team has been responsible for providing award winning water efficiency program development, implementation and monitoring for major municipalities in Canada and internationally. RSP INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 Simcoe St Caledon ON L7K 0A4 (519) 586-3407 Fax: (519) 942-3261 Contact: F. M. Lemieux, President

R.V. ANDERSON ASSOCIATES LIMITED 400-2001 Sheppard Ave E Toronto ON M2J 4Z8 (416) 497-8600 Fax: (416) 497-0342 E-mail: Toronto@rvanderson.com Web site: www.rvanderson.com

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RWDI AIR INC. 650 Woodlawn Rd W Guelph ON N1K 1B8 (519) 823-1311 Fax: (519) 823-1316 Contact: Carol McClellan, Business Development Administrator S2S ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 260-1099 Kingston Rd Pickering ON L1V 1B5 (416) 410-4333 Fax: (416) 410-4088 Contact: Saleem Dedhar, President

SEACOR ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 201-6200 Dixie Rd Mississauga ON L5T 2E1 SENES CONSULTANTS LIMITED 12-121 Granton Dr Richmond Hill ON L4B 3N4 (905) 764-9380 Fax: (905) 764-9386 Contact: Donald Gorber, President

STEVENSON ENGINEERING LIMITED 1535 Hyde Park Rd London ON N6H 5L4 (519) 474-0410 Fax: (519) 474-0283 Contact: R. Stevenson, President

SGS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 185 Concession St Lakefield ON K0L 2H0 (705) 652-2000 Fax: (705) 652-6365 Contact: Chris Sullivan, Sr. Project Specialist

STIRLING ENGINEERING INC. PO Box 313 Ingleside ON K0C 1M0 (613) 362-7847 Fax: (613) 537-8523 Contact: Robert Wilson, President

SKELTON BRUMWELL & ASSOCIATES INC. 107-93 Bell Farm Rd Barrie ON L4M 5G1 (705) 726-1141 Fax: (705) 726-0331 Contact: Gary Bell, President

STRUM ENVIRONMENTAL 1355 Bedford Hwy Bedford NS B4A 1C5 (902) 835-5560 Fax: (902) 835-5574 Contact: Bruce Strum, President

SCHLUMBERGER WATER SERVICES 101-460 Phillip St Waterloo ON N2L 5J2 (519) 746-1798 Fax: (519) 885-5262 Contact: Martin Draeger, Marketing Manager

SNC-LAVALIN INC. 2200 Lake Shore Blvd W Toronto ON M8V 1A4 (416) 252-5311 Fax: (416) 231-5356 Contact: Douglas Hodgins, Vice President, Environment SOILTEST SERVICES LTD. 87-2220 Midland Ave Toronto ON M1P 3E6 (416) 644-2031 Fax: (416) 644-2032 Contact: Gordon Lo, President SOLMERS INC. 3 av Begin Levis QC G6V 4B6 (418) 833-3885 Fax: (418) 833-4969 Contact: Denis Bernier, Manager SOLROC (LE GROUPE) 100-8225 Mayrand Montreal QC H4P 2C7 (514) 737-6541 Fax: (514) 342-5855 Contact: Leslie Carr, Director Business Development

SUNCO CIVIL CONSULTING LTD. 1491 Russell Rd Gibsons BC V0N 1V2 (604) 886-4743 Fax: (604) 886-0332 Contact: Dale Allenback, General Manager T & E CONSULTANTS INC. 2945 Haliday Cres Nanaimo BC V9T 1B2 (250) 751-0053 Contact: Dan Hooper, President

TERRATEC ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 200 East Port Blvd Hamilton ON L8H 7S4 (905) 544-0444 Fax: (905) 544-0266 TERRAIN GROUP INC. 1 Spectacle Lake Dr Dartmouth NS B3B 1X7 (902) 835-9955 Fax: (902) 835-1645 Contact: Ron Hiltz, Sr. Consultant

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TORONTO INSPECTION LTD. 16-110 Konrad Cres Markham ON L3R 9X2 (905) 940-8509 Fax: (905) 940-8192 Contact: Sanjay Goel, Vice President TRITON CONSULTANTS LTD. 3530 43rd Ave W Vancouver BC V6N 3J9 (604) 263-3500 Fax: (604) 676-2252 Contact: Michael Tarbotton, President

TROW ASSOCIATES INC. 701-24 Queen St E Brampton ON L6V 1A3 (905) 451-2100 Fax: (905) 451-2104 Contact: Janet Atkins-Dauphinais, National Marketing Manager TSH ASSOCIATES 300 Water St Whitby ON L1N 9J2 (905) 668-9363 Fax: (905) 668-0221 Contact: Robert B. Baker, Sr Vice President TULLOCH ENGINEERING 200 Main St Thessalon ON P0R 1L0 (705) 842-3372 Fax: (705) 842-2658 Contact: Michael Tulloch, Principal

UMA ENGINEERING LTD. 275-3001 Wayburne Drive Burnaby BC V5G 4W3 Phone: (604) 689-3431 Fax: (604) 685-1035 E-mail: communications@uma.aecom.com Web site: www.uma.aecom.com Contact: Sheila Jordan, Director, Marketing & Communications Founded in 1911, UMA provides consulting, engineering, and project management services to the community infrastructure; earth and water; energy and facilities; and transportation market sectors. The firm has more than 1,200 employees in offices across Canada and is a member of the AECOM group of companies with more than 32,000 employees around the world.

TECSULT INC. 85 Sainte-Catherine W Montreal QC H2X 3P4 (514) 287-8500 Fax: (514) 287-8643 Contact: Jocelyn Marcotte, Engineer

TESTMARK LABORATORIES LTD. 7 Margaret St Garson ON P3L 1E1

SPILL MANAGEMENT INC. 45 Upper Mount Albion Rd Stoney Creek ON L8J 2R9 (905) 578-9666 Fax: (905) 578-6644 E-mail: contact@spillmanagement.ca Contact: R. Holland, General Manager Spill Management offers on-site site-specific, all-risk and all-hazard response training for

N7M 5R9 (519) 354-0400 Fax: (519) 354-5650 Contact: Jerome Trudell, President

TRITON ENGINEERING SERVICES LTD. 14-105 Queen St W Fergus ON N1M 1S6 (519) 843-3920 Fax: (519) 843-1943 Contact: Dale Murray, Director STANTEC 200-325 25 St SE Calgary AB T2A 7H8 (403) 716-8000 Fax: (403) 716-8039 E-mail: gord.johnston@stantec.com Web site: www.stantec.com Contact: Gord Johnston, Vice President Focusing on the application of knowledge and technology for the development and management of sustainable solutions for air, water, and soil, Stantec provides professional services in water, wastewater, air quality, water resources, waste management, environmental site assessment, and remediation. Stantec = Sustainable Solutions

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URS CANADA INC. 75 Commerce Valley Dr E Markham ON L3T 7N9 (905) 882-4401 Fax: (905) 882-4399 E-mail: markham@urscorp.com Web site: www.urscorp.com Contact: Mahmood Ghinani, Head Environmental Services The Environmental Group of URS Canada Inc. specializes in environmental site assessments, clean-ups, property redevelopment (Brownfields), due diligence audits, site decommissioning, designated substances surveys, air monitoring, permitting, and environmental management systems. URS is a consulting engineering and professional geosciences firm providing multidisciplinary services for: transportation, municipal infrastructure, facilities, and environment.

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URBAN & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INC. 301-4701 Saint Clair Ave Niagara Falls ON L2E 3S9 (905) 371-9764 Fax: (905) 371-9763 Contact: Robert Martin, Principal

(905) 696-9391 Fax: (905) 696-9395 E-mail: info@veritec.ca Web site: www.veritec.ca Contact: Alain M. Lalonde, Principal Leaders in operations enhancement providing specialty services to the water and wastewater industry including water efficiency programs, system optimization, leakage.

VALUE ENGINEERING 16 Woodgate Dr Toronto ON M6N 4W3 (416) 763-6273 Contact: G. Katsarov, Consultant

VIRTUAL ENGINEERS 402-15 Wertheim Crt Richmond Hill ON L4B 3H7 (905) 707-0704 Fax: (905) 707-1604 Contact: R. Anthony Warner, President & CEO

VENERUS INTERNATIONAL PURIFICATION INC. RR 6 Stn Main Guelph ON N1H 6J3 (519) 823-1252 Fax: (519) 823-2046 Contact: Angelo Venerus, Manager

VISIONQUEST ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES CORP. 15 Marsh Harbour Aurora ON L4G 5Z2 (416) 570-4379 Contact: Dave Douglas, President

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WATERWORKS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2024 12 Ave NW Calgary AB T2N 1J7 (403) 289-3198 Fax: (403) 289-3147 Contact: Kelly Oldenburg, International Marketing Manager

W.G. SHAW & ASSOCIATES LTD. 4546 Highway No. 7 Antigonish NS B2G 2L3 (902) 863-1903 Contact: William G. Shaw, President WILLMS & SHIER ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYERS LLP 900-4 King St W Toronto ON M5H 1B6 (416) 862-4837 Fax: (416) 863-1938 Contact: Barry N. Spiegel, Director of Research & Professional Development WORLEYPARSONS KOMEX 4500 16 Ave NW Calgary AB T3B 0M6 WOTHERSPOON ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 104-429 14 St NW Calgary AB T2N 2A3 (403) 269-4351 Fax: (403) 263-6999 Contact: Paul Wotherspoon, President

XCG CONSULTANTS LTD. 300-2620 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 6Z7 (905) 829-8880 Fax: (905) 829-8890 E-mail: gta@xcg.com Web site: www.xcg.com Contact: Deborah Molloy, Marketing Coordinator Expert people. Better decisions. XCG Consultants Ltd. is an environmental engineering firm that has earned a reputation for excellence. XCG offers comprehensive services in water and wastewater treatment, infrastructure management, water resources, site assessment and remediation, risk assessment, solid waste, and training and operations. ZORIX ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 3425 Semenyk Crt Mississauga ON L5C 4P9

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Wastewater plant reuses two million US gallons of effluent per day By Marcus N. Allhands 100 MGD Midwestern US wastewater treatment plant is now reusing up to 2 million US gallons of water per day. Plants of this size need a lot of clean water for such applications as the automatic cleaning devices on the primary bar screens, spray bars on sludge belt presses and for pump seal lubrication. Also, this plant generates its own electricity by using the methane produced in the anaerobic sludge digesters as fuel to power four large generators. The engines are cooled using cleaned effluent. The consulting firm designing the expansion and upgrades to this plant decided on automatic self-cleaning filters with 150 micron stainless steel weavewire screens to make the effluent acceptable for reuse. Two 12 inch Orival Model OR-12-PS automatic self-cleaning filters were installed on a manifold, to operate in parallel to provide sufficient capacity in a small area. The type of filters utilized automatically clean themselves by backwashing a few distinct dime-size areas of the screen and then moving those areas over the entire screen surface. All of the screen area gets cleaned during each cycle, so the filters remain on-line during cleaning. Upon initial start-up of this filtration system a number of problems arose. The large dual filter system began to experience clogged screens in a matter of minutes after start-up. When the filters were opened for inspection, the screens were found to be completely encased in a black stringy tarry thick sludge that even plugged the large holes in the coarse protective screen. Further investigation showed a thick layer of sludge had built up on the floor of the basin where the pumps supplying the filters drew effluent. Screen filters are not sludge filters, which is why they clogged. An old coarse-screen continuous cleaning filter had been operating in this area for many years. But instead of flushing the debris it captured back to the

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plugged on the belt presses, nor have the generator engines overheated. Marcus N. Allhands, PhD, PE, is with Orival, Inc. Contact: e-mail ma@orival.com

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ABB INC. 3450 Harvester Rd Burlington ON L7N 3W5 (905) 639-8840 Fax: (905) 639-8639 E-mail: instrumentation@ca.abb.com Web site: www.abb.com/instrumentation Contact: G.A. (Redir) Obaji, Product Mgr. Manufacturer of magnetic flow meters, pressure & temperature transmitters, DO analyzers, turbidity monitors, chart recorders and pH/ORP controllers.

ABS CANADA 7-1215 Meyerside Dr Mississauga ON L5T 1H3 (905) 670-4677 Fax: (905) 670-3709 E-mail: abscanada@absgroup.com Web site: www.absgroup.com Submersible pumps & mixers, fine bubble aeration systems, process pumps, dewatering pumps & control panels, turbo compressors ABS GROUP 140 Pondview Dr Meriden CT 06450 USA

ABUMA MANUFACTURING LTD. 531 Admiral Drive, London Ontario N5V 4L6 (519) 659-6376 Fax: (519) 659-9438 E-mail: Larry@abuma.com Web site: www.abuma.com Contact: Larry Gooder, Business Development Manager Abuma Manufacturing Ltd. is a 'Build to Print' metal fabrication company who work with clients in the environmental and energy technologies. Pressure vessels, tanks, clarifiers and stacks in stainless steels and alloys are our specialty. Abuma offers high quality and time critical delivery for your project. needs.

ACG TECHNOLOGY LTD. 13-131 Whitmore Rd Woodbridge ON L4L 6E4 (905) 856-1414 Fax: (905) 856-6401 E-mail: sales@acgtechnology.com Web site: www.acgtechnology.com Contact: Greg Jackson, President For more than 25 years ACG Technology Ltd. has been providing solutions for industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment. Whether you require complete batch or continuous treatment systems or individual components, such as screens, flow monitoring equipment or coalescing oil/water separators, chances are we can help.

AIRSEP CORP. – COMM. PROD. DIV. 260 Creekside Dr Buffalo NY 14228-2075 USA (716) 691-0202, (800) 320-0303 Fax: (716) 691-1255 Contact: Jim Klein, Regional Sales Manager North America

ACI INSTRUMENTATION 6-120 Woodstream Blvd Woodbridge ON L4L 7Z1

ADI INTERNATIONAL INC. 1133 Regent St Fredericton NB E3B 3Z2 (506) 451-7407 Fax: (506) 459-3954 E-mail: adigroup@adi.ca Web site: www.adi.ca Contact: Michael McMullin Manufacturer of systems for removal of arsenic in drinking water using ferric hydroxide adsorption media (MEDIA G2®). NSF 61 certified. Performance verified under ETV Canada and USEPA ETV programs. **************************************** Manufacturer of systems for removal of hydrogen sulfide in biogas, landfill gas, sour gas and air streams using SULFA-BIND™ fixed bed scrubbers.

ALBARRIE CANADA LIMITED 85 Morrow Rd Barrie ON L4N 3V7 (705) 737-0551 Fax: (705) 737-4044 E-mail: scott_lucas@albarrie.com Web site: www.sorbwebplus.com Contact: Scott Lucas SorbWeb™ Plus is an economical state-of-the-art secondary oil containment (SOC) system that effectively reduces fires and contains oil from spills and leaks associated with transformers and other oil filled equipment. No maintenance. No electric wiring or mechanical parts. SPCC compliant. ALBERTA RESEARCH COUNCIL INC. PO Box 4000 Hwy 16A & 75 St Vegreville AB T9C 1T4

ADVENTUS GROUP 1345 Fewster Dr Mississauga ON L4W 2A5 (905) 273-5374 Fax: (905) 273-4367 Contact: Kerry Shaw, Director Operations

ALL ECO WATER SOLUBLE SOLUTIONS 42 Arlstan Dr Toronto ON M3H 4V9 (416) 473-4614 Fax: (416) 636-9922 Contact: Leon Wasser, President

A.C. CARBONE CANADA INC. 300 rue Brosseau Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC J3B 2E9 (450) 348-1807 Fax: (450) 348-3311 E-mail: accarbon@accarbone.com Contact: Johanne Rajotte A.C. Carbone Canada is the only manufacturer of activated carbon in Canada. We produce activated carbon from virgin coconut shell charcoal. We have many types of media: standard/impregnated/specialized. We offer related products: carbon canisters; filters; air purifiers; remediation equipment, for liquid/vapour phases applications like emissions control, odour abatement, product purification, solvent recovery, and more.

AGL MARKETING LIMITED 205 Miller Dr Georgetown ON L7G 6G4 (905) 877-5369 E-mail: glee@aglmarketing.com Web site: www.aglmarketing.com Contact: Grant Lee, President AGL Marketing Limited provides marketing services to engineers, surveyors, contractors, concrete pipe producers, and industry associations. The business was established by Grant Lee, a professional marketer and land use planner with over 25 years experience in the infrastructure field.

ACCUWORX INC. 40 Advance Blvd Brampton ON L6T 4J4

AIR LIQUIDE CANADA INC. 1700-1250 Rene-Levesque W Montreal QC H3B 5E6

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AIR PHASER ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 6667 194 St Surrey BC V4N 0C2 (604) 308-7435 E-mail: info@airphaser.com Web site: www.airphaser.com Contact: Doug Lanz, President Air Phaser is a new industry scale odour treatment system based on “non thermal plasma”. Treats air from composting, biosolids, sewage treatment, food, pet and animal feed manufacturing odour. Scales from 10 to 1 million cfm using only electricity, converting odour to CO2 and H2O. It is an economical biofilter and/or chemical scrubber alternative.

ALLMAX SOFTWARE, INC. 911 South Main St Kenton OH 43326 USA (800) 670-1867 Fax: (419) 673-8864 E-mail: sales@allmaxsoftware.com Web site: www.allmaxsoftware.com Contact: Steve White, Operations Manager AllMax Software provides user-friendly data management software for water, wastewater, biosolids, pretreatment and maintenance applications. Operator 10® can be set up for single, multi-user or client server, for any plant or facility, designed to simplify reporting, provide maxi-

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mum flexibility and standardize company data. Our Antero™ maintenance software helps increase productivity and eliminate downtime. ALMETEK INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 Joy Dr Hackettstown NJ 07840 USA (800) 248-2080 Fax: (908) 850-9618 Contact: Gene Reilly, VP Sales & Marketing ALPHA CONTROLS & INSTRUMENTATION 6-361 Steelcase Rd W Markham ON L3R 3V8 (905) 477-2133 Fax: (905) 477-4219 Contact: David Sand, Marketing Manager ALTERNATIVE CONSUMPTION SOLUTIONS INC. 2088 Laval St PO Box 249 Bourget ON K0A 1E0

AMERICAN CONCRETE PIPE ASSOCIATION 1303 W Walnut Hill Lane Suite 305 Irving TX 75038 USA (972) 506-7216 Fax: (972) 506-7682 E-mail: info@concrete-pipe.org Web site: www.concrete-pipe.org The American Concrete Pipe Association, established in 1907, is a nonprofit organization comprised of manufacturers of concrete pipe and box culverts and providers of equipment, products and services related to the concrete pipe industry. AMERICAN WATER 1025 Laurel Oak Rd Voorhees NJ 08043 USA (856) 346-8200 Fax: (856) 346-8360 AMERICAN WATER CANADA CORP. 200 Eastport Blvd Hamilton ON L8H 7S4 (905) 544-0444 Fax: (905) 544-0266

struction products, geosynthetics, water control gates and stormwater solutions.

ANTHRAFILTER MEDIA & COAL LTD. 20 Sharp Rd Brantford ON N3T 5L8 (519) 751-1080 Fax: (519) 751-0617 E-mail: swildey@anthrafilter.net Web site: www.anthrafilter.net Contact: Steve Wildey, General Manager Suppliers of premium quality filter media since 1976. Anthracite filter media filter sands and gravels, garnet, ilmenite, activated carbon and manganese greensand. Our filter media meet or exceed AWWA specifications. Anthrafilter will remove, dispose and install filter media at your plant.

AQUABLAST CORP. 77 Orchard Rd Ajax ON L1S 6K9 (905) 619-3009 Fax: (905) 619-3638 E-mail: john@aquablast.ca Web site: www.aquablast.ca Contact: John Eecloo, President/General Manager Cleaning reactors, silos. Heat exchangers, sewers, tanks, process piping, equipment, buildings using high pressure waterjetting services to 40,000 psi. Cold cutting steel tanks and piping 3D self rotating cleaning head and teleboom for safe tank cleaning, turbo vacuum pumping for liquids, sludges and dry products. Dry ice blasting. AQUA SENSORS, LLC W141 N9230 Fountain Blvd Menomonee Falls WI 53051 USA (262) 255-4459 Fax: (262) 255-4708 Contact: Tim Schilz, Director of Sales & Marketing AQUA TECHNICAL SALES INC. 200-124 McNab St S Hamilton ON L8P 3C3 (905) 528-3807 Fax: (905) 528-3428 Contact: Brian Gage, President

AMS INC. 105 Harrison St American Falls ID 83211 USA (208) 226-2017 Fax: (208) 226-7280 E-mail: ams@ams-samplers.com Web site: www.ams-samplers.com Contact: Troy Chipps, President AMS Inc. manufactures soil sampling tooling and equipment for hand sampling, dual tube sampling, groundwater monitoring, and the PowerProbe™ direct push system. ANACHEMIA SCIENCE 65-6535 Millcreek Dr Mississauga ON L5N 2M2 ANGUIL ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, INC. 8855 N 55th St Milwaukee WI 53211 USA (414) 365-6400 Fax: (414) 365-6410 Contact: Kevin Summ, Marketing Manager

ANOXKALDNES, INC. 260 West Exchange St Suite 301 Providence RI 02903 USA (401) 270-3898 Fax: (401) 270-3908

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ARBRUX LIMITED 6-33 Alliance Blvd Barrie ON L4M 5K2 (705) 739-7878 Fax: (705) 739-7826 Contact: Peter Barbe, President ARCUS ABSORBENTS INC. 21-800 Arrow Rd Toronto ON M9M 2Z8 (416) 745-7947 Fax: (416) 745-1174 Contact: Michael Arcus, President ARJAY ENGINEERING LTD. 2851 Brighton Rd Oakville ON L6H 6C9 (905) 829-2418 Fax: (905) 829-4707 Contact: Greg Reeves, Manager

ARMTEC 370 Speedvale Ave W Box 3000 Guelph ON N1H 7M7 (519) 822-0210 Fax: (519) 822-1160 E-mail: sales@armtec.com Web site: www.armtec.com Contact: Terri Mand, Marketing Specialist For 100 years, Armtec has been providing products and engineered solutions to the challenges of the civil engineering market. Our product line includes corrugated plastic and metal pipe, con-

ASHTEAD TECHNOLOGY RENTALS 18-3505 Laird Rd Mississauga ON L5L 5Y7 (800) 242-3910 Fax: (905) 607-8592 E-mail: rentalscanada@ashtead-technology.com Web site: www.ashtead-technology.com ASSMAN CORPORATION OF AMERICA 300 N Taylor Rd Garrett IN 46738 USA

ATLANTIC INDUSTRIES LTD. (AIL) Ayr ON N0B 1E0 (877) 245-7473 E-mail: dgaston@ail.ca Web site: www.ail.ca Contact: Dale Gaston, Regional Manager AIL provides professional support and innovative, high quality corrugated metal products around the world. Innovative ideas, quality production facilities, leading-edge project management and dependable service make AIL a leader in engineered solutions. Our products are ideal for animal crossings, fish friendly stream crossings, bases for wind turbine masts, retaining walls, new and/or affordable infrastructure renewal and pedestrian and modular bridges.

AVENSYS INC. 1131 Derry Rd E Mississauga ON L5T 1P3 (905) 564-4700, (888) 965-4700 Fax: (905) 564-6766 E-mail: info@avensys.com Web site: www.avensys.com Contacts: Louise Clement, Marketing Communicatons; Peter Seto, Sales Rep Leading Canadian distributor of instrumentation and systems for the environmental industry. Avensys offers equipment for the water, wastewater, groundwater, air quality, atmospheric emission, gas detection, hydrology and meteorology applications. We are committed to providing cost-effective, customer-driven solutions, high quality products from single instrument to fully integrated and customized systems. AVOCA-TEC ENERGY MANAGEMENT 31 Marble Arch Cres Scarborough ON M1R 1W8 (416) 701-1148 Fax: (416) 701-1889 AWI 4450 46 Ave SE Calgary AB T2B 3N7 (403) 255-7377 Fax: (403) 255-3129 Contact: Nicola Currie, North America Marketing Manager AYSIX TECHNOLOGIES 2-2595 Dunwin Dr Mississauga ON L5L 3N9 BIOTHANE CORPORATION 2500 Broadway D-5 Camden NJ 08104 USA (856) 541-3500 Fax: (856) 541-3366 Contact: Ryan Johnston, Marketing & Sales Coordinator

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BAKERCORP 1300 Garth St Box 79022 Hamilton ON L9C 5V0 (905) 545-4555 Fax: (905) 545-9388 E-mail: mbaker@bakercorp.com Web site: www.bakercorp.com Contact: Kevin Bailey, Canadian Branch Manager BakerCorp, a name synonymous with reliability since 1942, is the industry leader in containment, pumping and filtration equipment rental solutions. BakerCorp has built its reputation on a long history of outstanding customer service, quality equipment and application expertise. BakerCorp provides innovative solutions to an ever expanding number of Canadian markets.

BAYCOR FIBRE TECH D-576 Elgin St Brantford ON N3S 7X2 (519) 751-7787 Fax: (519) 751-7712 E-mail: info@baycorfibre.com Web site: www.baycorfibre.com Contact: Herb Langner, President Fine screening for municipal, industrial, food and pulp and paper; sludge thickening; fibre recovery, washing and thickening.

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C&M ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. Box 122 Midhurst ON L0L 1X0 (705) 725-9377 Fax: (705) 725-8279 Web site: www.cmeti.com Contacts: Joshua Hamilton or Larry Madden Authorized factory representative and distributor for water and wastewater treatment equipment including: screens, grit removal, screenings washers/compactors, circular/rectangular clarifiers, chain and flight collectors, fine/coarse bubble and mechanical aeration, IFAS systems, filters, digester covers/mixers, ATAD systems, screw conveyors, live bottom bins, silos, sludge thickeners, package treatment plants, UV disinfection, tablet chlorinators. CAES CAREER ADVANCEMENT EMPLOYMENT SERVICES 200-522 Burlington Ave Burlington ON L7S 1R8 (905) 681-8240 Fax: (905) 639-4601 Contact: Sophia Sestito, Communications Manager CANADA PIPE COMPANY LTD. 1757 Burlington St E Hamilton ON L8N 3R5 (905) 547-3251 Fax: (905) 547-7369 Contact: Terry Lang

BENNETT ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 208-1540 Cornwall Rd Oakville ON L6J 7W5

BLUE-ZONE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 14-84 Citation Dr Concord ON L4K 3C1 (905) 761-1224 Fax: (905) 761-3371 E-mail: dfilipovic@bluezone.ca Web site: www.bluezone.ca Contact: Dusanka Filipovic, President Sustainable air pollution and greenhouse gas emission reduction in the healthcare sector. Through the use of its globally patented technology, the company’s products and services prevent the vent of valuable anesthetics, extend their useful life cycle and support hospitals’ leadership in advancing anesthesia practice while creating cleaner local and global environments. BOC CANADA LTD. 5860 Chedworth Way Mississauga ON L5R 0A2 (866) 385-5349 Fax: (866) 385-5347 Contact: Darlene Haapanen, Scientific Marketing Manager BOMA TORONTO 2012-20 Queen St W Toronto ON M5H 3R3 B.N.W. VALVE MANUFACTURING LIMITED 524 6th Concession Rd W Box 47 Millgrove ON L0R 1V0 (905) 689-4713 Fax: (905) 689-7402 Contact: Harry Rodzoniak, President

CAP CANADA DISTRIBUTION INC. 203-8660 Darnley Montreal QC H8N 1A5

CANADIAN DRIVES INC. 2-242 Applewood Cres Concord ON L4K 4E5 (905) 660-2766 Fx: (905) 660-0901

CCOHS 135 Hunter St E Hamilton ON L8N 1M5 (905) 572-2981 Fax: (905) 572-2206 Contact: Eleanor Westwood, Manager Communications CEA INSTRUMENTS, INC. 16 Chestnut St Emerson NJ 07630 USA (201) 967-5660 Fax: (201) 967-8450 Contact: Steven Adelman, VP Sales & Marketing

CANADIAN SAFETY EQUIPMENT 114-2465 Cawthra Rd Mississauga ON L5A 3P2 (800) 265-0182 Fax: (905) 272-1866 E-mail: ross@cdnsafety.com Web site: www.cdnsafety.com Contact: Ross Humphry, Manager Canadian Safety Equipment specializes in confined space entry and rescue equipment including fall protection, gas detection, communication systems and respiratory protection. In addition, we offer the GRACE Lone Worker Monitoring Systems used to monitor lone workers, and in the event that they are hurt or rendered unconscious, will immediately call for assistance. Systems are available for water or wastewater treatment plant monitoring, pumping stations, and can also monitor mobile workers.

BSI ENTROPY INTERNATIONAL 630-555 Legget Dr Ottawa ON K2K 2X3

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CANCOPPAS LIMITED 2-2595 Dunwin Dr Mississauga ON L5L 3N9 (905) 569-6246 Fax: (905) 569-6244 E-mail: controls@cancoppas.com Web site: www.cancoppas.com Contact: Steve Gilligan, Sales Manager Marketing, sales and service of process control and environmental instrumentation throughout Canada. Specializing in technologies for flow, level, pressure, temperature and on-line analysis for water and wastewater processes. By focusing on products that employ leading edge and unique technologies, Cancoppas is able to provide solutions to problems where other suppliers fall short. CANSEL SURVEY EQUIPMENT INC. 3751 Napier St Burnaby BC V5C 3E4

CANADA UNLIMITED INC./MUNICH INTERNATIONAL 205-2842 Bloor St W Toronto ON M8X 1B1 Contact: Brigitte Mertens

BRISTOL CANADA 6338 Viscount Rd Mississauga ON L4V 1H3 (905) 362-0880 Fax: (905) 362-0882 Contact: Tom Langstaff, Area Sales Manager

CADMAN POWER EQUIPMENT LTD. 38 Main St Box 100 Courtland ON N0J 1E0 (519) 688-2222 Fax: (519) 688-2100 Contact: Don Haskins, Marketing Manager

CAN-AM INSTRUMENTS LTD. 2851 Brighton Rd Oakville ON L6H 6C9 (905) 829-0030 Fax: (905) 829-4701 E-mail: support@can-am.net Web site: www.can-am.net Contact: Mark Reeves, President Can-Am Instruments Ltd. provides sales, rental and service of environmental monitoring equipment, samplers, flow meters, alarm auto dialers, FRP enclosures, oil/water monitors and separators, TOC, BOD, COD, and respirometry monitors and gas detection systems. We represent Hach/American Sigma, Highland (McTighe) Separators, LAR, and Enmet.

CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION 100-5060 Spectrum Way Mississauga ON L4W 5N6 (416) 747-4372 Fax: (416) 401-6289

CEEMA (CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ALLIANCE) 8-15050 54A Ave Surrey BC V3S 5X7 (866) 841-6668 Fax: (778) 571-2728 Contact: Bernadette Harrington, Strategic Development Manager

CHEMLINE PLASTICS LIMITED 55 Guardsman Rd Thornhill ON L3T 6L2 (905) 889-7890 Fax: (905) 889-8553 E-mail: rparish@chemline.com Web site: www.chemline.com Contact: Robert Parish, Sales Manager Chemline stocks manual and actuated valves, strainers, flowmeters and controls all made of corrosion resistant solid thermoplastics; PP and PVDF pipe, fittings, and fusion equipment; teflon tubing, fittings and valves. Flowmeters are variable area and paddle wheel type including instruments. Application areas include waste and water treatment plants, landfills, etc.

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CHICAGO PUMP COMPANY 3905 Enterprise Crt PO Box 6620 Aurora IL 60598-0620 USA (630) 236-5700 Fax: (630) 236-5779 E-mail: sales@yccpump.net Web site: www.chicagopump.com Contact: Don Page, Manager Marketing Services Chicago Pump Company is a leading manufacturer of solids-handling pumps and the innovator of the original Comminutor and Sewer Chewer grinders. Chicago Pump offers a wide range of dry-pit, submersible and dry-pit submersible pumps for handling sewage, wastewater, sludge and light slurries in the municipal, industrial and commercial markets. CLA-VAL CANADA LTD. 4687 Christie Dr SS 1 Beamsville ON L0R 1B4

CLAESSEN PUMPS LIMITED 2249 Bowman St Innisfil ON L9S 3V5 (705) 431-8585 Fax: (705) 431-2772 Web site: www.claessenpumps.com Contact: Paul Brierton Grindex electric submersible pump and Power 4 Prime diesel self priming trash pump are both durable and reliable for any tough job. Claessen Pumps is where you get quick, dependable service to any make or model of pump. CLEARTECH INDUSTRIES INC. 7480 Bath Rd Mississauga ON L4T 1L2 (905) 612-0566 Fax: (905) 612-0575 Contact: Mike O’Brien, Sales Manager CLIMATRONICS CORPORATION 140 Wilbur Place Bohemia NY 11716 USA (631) 567-7300 Fax: (631) 567-7585 Contact: David Gilmore, VP Sales CLOW CANADA 1757 Burlington St E Box 2849 Hamilton ON L8N 3R5 (800) 561-9931 Fax: (905) 547-0113 Contact: Ray Miller, Sales COLE-PARMER CANADA INC. 210-5101 rue Buchan Montreal QC H4P 2R9 (800) 363-5900 Fax: (514) 355-7119 Contact: Gerda Ahiadormey, Sr Marketing Coordinator

CON CAST PIPE 299 Brock Rd Guelph ON N1H 6H9 (519) 763-8655 E-mail: sales@concastpipe.com Web site: www.concastpipe.com Contact: Jason Spencer, Sales & Marketing Manager Con Cast Pipe is a market leader in Ontario for producing precast concrete sewer and drainage products, including a group of environmental treatment products to help maintain a green perspective.

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CONTAINMENT SOLUTIONS 5150 Jefferson Chemical Rd Conroe TX 77301 USA 1-877-CSI-TANK Fax: (936) 756-7766 E-mail: sales@csiproducts.com Web site: www.containmentsolutions.com Contact: David Heiman, Marketing Manager Containment Solutions specializes in the manufacturing of underground fiberglass storage tanks (2,000 – 190,000 litres) for safe, long term containment of petroleum, ethanol, chemical and water storage. We offer oil/water separators, potable and non-potable water tanks for “greenbuilding” initiatives and manholes to complete our line of environmentally protective products. CONTECH - PCB CONTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY INC. 75 Wanless Crt Ayr ON N0B 1E0 CORIX WATER PRODUCTS 1128 Burdette Street Richmond BC V6V 2Z3 (604) 273-4987 Fax: (604) 273-0619

CORRUGATED STEEL PIPE INSTITUTE 2A-652 Bishop St N Cambridge ON N3H 4V6 (866) 295-2416 Fax: (519) 650-8081 E-mail: djpenny@cspi.ca Web site: www.cspi.ca Contact: Dave Penny, Marketing Manager The Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute is a Canadian association of manufacturers of corrugated steel pipe and material suppliers. With production facilities and technically trained sales staff in communities throughout Canada, we work with you to create flexible and versatile solutions to meet your drainage requirements and bring you the greatest value for today’s dollar. COVER-ALL RR 1 Lucknow ON N0G 2H0

DAVIS CONTROLS LTD. 2200 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 5R3 (905) 829-2000 Fax: (905) 829-2630 E-mail: info@daviscontrols.com Web site: www.daviscontrols.com Contact: Barbara Smith, Marketing For 75 years, Davis Controls has held a leading position in the instruments and controls markets. Level, flow, pressure, temperature, frequency drives, programmable controllers, operator interfaces. Environmental controls for every phase of water supply and wastewater treatment from abstraction to purification. DEGREMONT TECHNOLOGIES 400-1375 Transcanadienne Dorval QC H9P 2W8 (514) 683-1200 Fax: (514) 683-1203 Contact: Serge Chouinard, Representative

DENSO NORTH AMERICA INC. 12-90 Ironside Cres Toronto ON M1X 1M3 (416) 291-3435 Fax: (416) 291-0898 E-mail: sales@densona.com Web site: www.densona.com Contact: Blair Slessor, Regional Sales Manager Denso – the global leader in corrosion prevention for over 117 years. Denso offers the highest quality, most economical, long-term corrosion protection for all above and belowground metal surfaces. The Denso petrolatum tape system consists of Denso paste as an initial corrosion inhibitor, Denso mastic fillers to eliminate localized corrosion cells; Denso petrolatum tape as the long-term corrosion barrier. The Denso system requires only minimum surface preparation, is ready for immediate service after application, VOC free, environmentally responsible and maintenance free.

CRUCIAL, INC. 142 Enterprise Dr Gretna LA 70056 USA (504) 347-9292 Fax: (504) 347-8900 Contact: W. Landry, General Manager

DEWIND DEWATERING AND TRENCHING 9150 96th Ave Zeeland MI 49464 USA

DAGEX INC. 21 Parkes Dr Ajax ON L1S 4W4 (905) 427-2666 Fax: (905) 427-6333 Contact: Monique Bates

DHI WATER & ENVIRONMENT 303-150 Main St Cambridge ON N1R 6P9 (519) 650-4545 Contact: Patrick Delaney, President DIRECTRIK INC. 16-6790 Davand Dr Mississauga ON L5T 2G5 (905) 565-9606 Fax: (905) 565-1358 Contact: Bob Miller, Tech Sales

D’AQUA TECHNOLOGIES 2247 Grouse Lane Oakville ON L6M 3Z8 (905) 847-5390 Fax: (905) 847-1407 E-mail: sylviasilva@daquatech.com Web site: www.daquatech.com Contact: Sylvia Silva, National Sales Manager Distributor of state-of-the-art water resources monitoring equipment and instrumentation for the water & wastewater industries, environmental organisations, government agencies, industries and consulting engineers. Products include: Gas Monitoring; Ultrasonic Level (solids & liquids), Sludge Monitoring (Density, Suspended Solids, ILA); FLOW Monitoring Equipment; Analytical Equipment. D'Aqua

DORR-OLIVER EIMCO 174 West St S Orillia ON L3V 6L4 (705) 325-6181 Fax: (705) 325-2347 DRAIN-ALL LTD. 1161 Liverpool Crt Ottawa ON K1B 4L1 (613) 739-1070 Fax: (613) 741-3153 Contact: Stephen Huza, Manager, Sales and Business Development DUALL DIVISION, MET-PRO CORPORATION 1550 Industrial Dr Owosso MI 48867 USA DURABLA CANADA LTD 293 University Ave Belleville ON K8N 5B3

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DURPRO 255 Montcalm N Candiac QC J5R 3L6 (800) 850-5035 Fax: (450) 659-7781 E-mail: sdurepos@durpro.com Web site: www.durpro.com Contact: Sharon Durepos, VP Marketing/Sales Water purification and waste water reuse equipment. CRO, ozone, dissolved air flotation; durflote, ceramic membrane systems, softeners, carbon filters, dealkalyzers, multi-media filters, automatic filters, Amiad, Filtomat. DWYER INSTRUMENTS INC. PO Box 373, 102 Indiana Hwy 212 Michigan City IN 46361 USA (800) 872-9141 Fax: (219) 872-9057

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E L E M E N TA L C ONTROLS ELEMENTAL CONTROLS - NITON ANALYZERS 3230 Wharton Way Mississauga ON L4X 2C1 (905) 282-9974 Fax: (905) 282-9519 E-mail: kgrattan@elementalcontrols.com Web site: www.elementalcontrols.com Contact: Keith Grattan, Director of Sales and Marketing The NITON Analyzers Division of Elemental Controls provides Sales, Service, and Rental capability of Field Portable XRF Analyzers for Heavy Metal Screening in Soils for Remediation, Lead Paint Assessments, and Heavy Metals in Dust and Air Filters with the NITON Xli/t Series of Source and Tube based XRF Systems. EMNOR MECHANICAL INC. 20 Depew St Hamilton ON L8L 7H8 (905) 312-9666 Fax: (905) 312-9990 Contact: Patrick Kennedy, President

ECHELON TRAINING SERVICES/ QUANTUM EMERGENCY RESPONSE 4-10 Kenmore Ave Stoney Creek ON L8E 5N1 (905) 388-4444 Fax: (905) 643-3106 E-mail: mark.jasper@echelonresponse.com Web site: www.echelonresponse.com Contact: Mark Jasper, Manager Emergency Response, Ontario Quantum Emergency Response, Echelon Training Services, Murray Demolition, Quantum Environmental and Thompson Metals and Disposal provide the strongest emergency response/training/ industrial services in the nation. As Canada’s leading decommissioning service provider, the Quantum Group of Companies supports clients ranging from institutional and government to commercial and industrial sectors. With offices across the nation and over 800 employees, we can offer a seamless service to execute an emergency response to all classes of dangerous goods and provide a combination of emergency mitigation, remediation, waste management services, demolition and scrap metal salvage. Quantum Murray LP is truly your “One and Only Call”.

ENABLON 500 N Michigan Ave Suite 300 Chicago IL 60611 USA (312) 396-4115 Contact: Ron Johnston, North American Business Development

ENDRESS + HAUSER CANADA LTD. 1075 Sutton Dr Burlington ON L7L 5Z8 (905) 681-9292 Fax: (905) 681-9444 E-mail: info@ca.endress.com Web site: www.ca.endress.com Contact: Scott Whitehouse, Marketing Communications Manager Established in 1953, Endress + Hauser is a worldwide manufacturer of instrumentation for the water and wastewater and process industries, including flow, level, pressure, analysis, temperature and recorders. Our analysis line includes chlorine, pH, turbidity and dissolved oxygen measurement systems as well as ammonia, nitrate and phosphate analyzers and sludge level detection.

ECO CANADA 200–308 11 Avenue SE Calgary AB T2G 0Y2 (403) 233-0748 Fax: (403) 269-9544 ECO WASTE SOLUTIONS 6-5195 Harvester Rd Burlington ON L7L 6E9 (905) 634-7022 Fax: (905) 634-0831 Contact: Jean Lucas, Business Development Director EEM INC. 6104 Sherbrooke W Montreal QC H4A 1Y3 EIMCO WATER TECHNOLOGIES 4255 Lake Park Blvd Suite 100 Salt Lake City UT 84120 USA (801) 931-3000 Fax: (801) 931-3080 Contact: Guy Beauchesne, Global Marketing Manager ELECTRO RENT CORPORATION 210 Brunel Rd Units 1 & 2 Mississauga ON L4Z 1T5 (905) 361-0943 Fax: (905) 361-0232 ELSTER METERING 101-1100 Walker’s Line Burlington ON L7P 3A7 (905) 634-4895 Fax: (905) 634-6705 Contact: Gord Moffatt, Product Manager

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ENGINEERED PUMP SYSTEMS 1635 Industrial Ave Port Coquitlam BC V3C 6M9 (604) 552-7900 Fax: (604) 552-7901 E-mail: epsl@telus.net Engineered Pump Systems Ltd. specializes in the supply of water and wastewater conveyance, treatment and disposal products. Submersible pumps, solids grinders, access hatches, valves and controls to name a few. Equipment can be supplied in complete factory built packages or as components for on-site installation. Engineered Pump Systems has built a reputation as a trusted supplier of knowledge and quality products backed up with over two decades of satisfied customer service. ENKON INFORMATION SYSTEMS 711 Broughton St 5th Fl Victoria BC V8W 1E2 ENPRO TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 4225 NE Port Dr Lee’s Summit MO 64064 USA (816) 795-6333 Fax: (816) 795-6030 Contact: Tom Holzbaur, President

ENV TREATMENT SYSTEMS INC. 70 High St Etobicoke ON M8Y 3N9 (416) 503-7639 Fax: (416) 503-8925 E-mail: envinc@interlog.com Contact: Edward M. Pikovnik, P.Eng. - Sales Manager Aeration (AIRE-O2 aspirating, RAMCO submerged turbine, STAMFORD fine bubble); clarifiers (ALLIED LOCKE Rectangular/ENVIRODYNE circular); AQUIONICS U.V. disinfection; ASHBROOK dewatering presses; centrifuges, continuous sandfilters; SBRs; package plants; BIOWAY biofilters; BORGER rotary lobe pumps and in-line mascerators; CARTER plunger pumps; CDS stormwater CSO; EPIC screwpumps; FUJI ozonation systems; KOCH membrane plants; MABAREX grit removal; THERMO FISCHER SCIENTIFIC peristaltic hosepumps; ULTRAFLOTE geodesic dome covers; UNISORB GAC odour control; UNITED BLOWER positive displacement blowers; WARMINSTER flumes; WTP equipment; bar screens, compactors, conveyors and screenings leveling bins.

ENVIROCAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT COMPANY 15-2 Marconi Crt Bolton ON L7E 1E5 (905) 880-2418 Fax: (905) 880-2327 E-mail: envirocan@sympatico.ca Web site: www.envirocan.ca Envirocan Wastewater Treatment Equipment Company Ltd, incorporated in 1992, is a manufacturer’s representative offering the full line of Muffin Monster sewage grinders and fine screens. Including the incredibly clean and fast Honey Monster septage receiving system, which cleans, screens and tracks tanker truck discharge as it flows into the plant. ENVIRONETICS INC. 1201 Commerce St Lockport IL 60441 USA (815) 838-8331 Fax: (815) 838-8336 Contact: Richard Winters, VP Marketing ENVIRONMENT ONE CORPORATION 2773 Balltown Rd Niskayuna NY 12309 USA (518) 346-6161 Fax: (518) 346-6188 Contact: George Vorsheim, Director of Communications ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS RR#1 286 Mask Island Dr Barry's Bay ON K0J 1B0 (613) 756-0101 Fax: (613) 756-0909 ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING SYSTEMS INC. 4-20 Clairport Cres Toronto ON M9W 6P6 (416) 740-2597 Fax: (416) 740-7470 Contact: Doug Latimer, President EPCOR 10065 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3B1 (780) 412-3118 Fax: (780) 412-3460

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers non-chemical water treatment systems and turnkey water treatment systems. FILTERSENSE 800 Cummings Center 357 W Beverly WA 01915 USA (978) 927-4304 Fax: (978) 927-4329 Contact: Gail Morris, Inside Sales Manager ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION EQUIPMENT INC. 8605 Champ d’Eau Montreal QC H1P 3B8 (514) 326 8852 Fax: (514) 326-8961 E-mail: sales@ereinc.com Web site: www.ereinc.com Contact: Maria Baccari, Manager Whether you need equipment to filter a wastewater stream, or equipment required to treat groundwater contamination, or just equipment and instruments to either sample or monitor air, water or soil, ERE can help you make your job a little easier. If you want to try before you buy, you can rent from a wide variety of treatment systems and instruments. Please visit our website at www.ereinc.com EUTEK® SYSTEMS™, INC. 2925 NW Aloclek No 140 Hillsboro OR 97124 USA (503) 615-8130 Fax: (503) 615-2906 Contact: Ben Paetel, Marketing EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CANADA (EDC) 810-150 York St Toronto ON M5H 3S5

FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS CANADA 2-2835 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 8G6 (905) 363-3133, (888) 292-6265 Fax: (905) 821-2082, (877) 666-3022 Contact: Dominic Petruzzi, Linings Manager Firestone Specialty Products manufactures highquality, durable geomembrane systems used in a wide variety of decorative and critical containment applications including commercial and residential ponds, waterfalls and streams; irrigation canals; storm water retention ponds; aquaculture ponds, constructed wetlands, animal waste containment and mining. Our product offerings include PondGard EPDM and MultiLiner RPP (fPP-R) membranes and a full line of accessories. FKC CO., LTD. 2708 W 18th St Port Angeles WA 98363 USA (360) 452-9472 Fax: (360) 452-6880 Contact: Jim Capell, Sr. Vice President FLEX-KLEEN 955 West Hawthorn Dr Itasca IL 60143 USA

FABRICATED PLASTICS LIMITED 2175 Teston Rd Maple ON L6A 1T3 (905) 832-8161 Fax: (905) 832-2111 E-mail: info@fabricatedplastics.com Web site: www.fabricatedplastics.com Contacts: Nancy Bradley, Admin Asst; Greg Landry, Vice President Sales We custom design, engineer and fabricate chemical and pollution control equipment in reinforced plastics (FRP), thermoplastics and dual laminate armoured thermoplastics for the chemical processing and pollution control industries. Products include: pipe, tanks, vessels, scrubbers, mist eliminators, columns, hoods, stacks, launders, cooling towers and ducting. FCI – FLUID COMPONENTS INTERNATIONAL 1755 La Costa Meadows Dr San Marcos CA 92078-5115 USA (760) 744-6950 Fax: (760) 736-6250 Contact: Glen Fishman, Director Sales FILCHEM INC. 22-1225 Gorham St Newmarket ON L3Y 8Y4 (905) 853-1363 Fax: (905) 853-2334 Contact: Steve Benner, President

FILTER INNOVATIONS 744 Gordon Baker Rd Toronto ON M2H 3B4 (416) 490-7848 Fax: (416) 490-0974 E-mail: inquiries@filterinnovations.com Web site: www.filterinnovations.com Contact: John Dragasevich, President Filter Innovations manufactures and distributes the following systems and products: innovative technologies: ultrafiltration, membrane bioreactors, coalescers, odour control solutions, Biosor (aerobic biofiltration technology), and sophisticated control systems. Other products: adsorption media, activated carbon, back flushing filters, bag/cartridge filters, self indexing filter,

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FLUID DYNAMICS, INC. 204 DeKalb Pike Lansdale PA 19446 USA (215) 699-8700 Fax: (215) 699-0370 E-mail: info@dynablend.com Web site: www.dynablend.com Contact: Greg Kreibel, Sales Manager Fluid Dynamics designs and manufactures standard & custom liquid & dry polymer blending, activation and injection systems.

FLUIDYNE CORPORATION 5436 Nordic Dr Suite D Cedar Falls IA 50613 USA (319) 266-9967 Fax: (319) 277-6034 E-mail: fluidyne@fluidynecorp.com Web site: www.fluidynecorp.com Contact: Erick Mandt Fluidyne provides wastewater treatment equipment for municipalities and industries. Fluidyne’s Integrated Surge Anoxic Mix – ISAM™ activated sludge system provides tertiary level wastewater treatment with integral sludge reduction (up to 85% less than conventional plants) all in one process. Other products include grit removal, jet aeration, jet mixing, and sludge digestion.

Suppliers (905) 690-7638 Fax: (905) 690-7639 Contact: Robert Freeman, President Focus Environmental Group Inc. provides clientele with professional, full service environmental contracting services to suit site-specific project needs, including: waste management (soil, C&D, liquid) tank removal and disposal, TSSA Ontario licenced, TSSA PM1, PM2, PM3 certified personnel; soil/groundwater remediation expertise; site/plant-facility decommissioning; environmental restoration. FONTAINE INTERNATIONAL CORP. 1295 Sherbrooke St Magog QC J1X 2T2 (819) 843-3068 Fax: (819) 843-1006 Contact: Francois Bedard, President FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC. PO Box 8397 Jackson MS 39284-8397 USA (800) 360-7788 Fax: (800) 543-4203 Contact: Clay Walker, Marketing/New Product Manager FPZ, INC. 150 N Progress Dr Saukville WI 53080 USA (262) 268-0180 Fax: (262) 268-0415 Contact: Jim Risselman, Sales Manager

GARDNER DENVER ENGINEERED PRODUCTS DIVISION 100 Gardner Park Peachtree City GA 30269 USA (770) 632-5000 Fax: (770) 486-5629 Contact: Carol Sanders, Sr Marketing Specialist With the largest multistage centrifugal blower selection available today, Gardner Denver has been serving the wastewater treatment market for more than 60 years. Centrifugal blower products include multistage blowers/exhausters (formerly Lamson and Hoffman) and regenerative blowers/exhausters (formerly Turbotron). Gardner Denver multistage centrifugal blowers are the proven standard for wastewater treatment applications requiring continuous low-noise operation with minimal maintenance requirements.

GENEQ INC. 8047 Jarry St E Montreal QC H1J 1H6 (514) 354-2511 Fax: (514) 354-6948 E-mail: info@geneq.com Web site: www.geneq.com Contact: Rene Parise, VP Sales & Marketing Geneq sells a complete line of measuring instruments for air and water quality, soil sampling, GPS systems, weather stations and general lab equipment. We invite you to consult our web site catalogue at www.geneq.com

FLUORESCENT LAMP RECYCLERS INC. 75 Wanless Crt Ayr ON N0B 1E0

FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP INC. 5360 South Service Rd Burlington ON L7L 5L1

GORMAN-RUPP OF CANADA LIMITED 70 Burwell Rd St Thomas ON N5P 3R7 (519) 631-2870 Fax: (519) 631-4624 Web site: www.grcanada.com Gorman-Rupp of Canada manufactures a full line of self priming centrifugal, standard centrifugal and submersible pumps for construction, industrial, sewage, petroleum, agricultural and firefighting applications.

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GREATARIO ENGINEERED STORAGE SYSTEMS PO Box 399 715647 County Road No 4 Innerkip ON N0J 1M0 (519) 469-8169 Fax: (519) 469-8157 E-mail: sales@greatarioengsys.com Web site: www.greatario.com Contacts: Steve Gregory, Scott Burn, Jeff Rodger Products/services: supply and construct Aquastore® glass-fused-to-steel storage tanks, Temcor® aluminum domes and covers and JetMix vortex mixing systems. Principals/trade names represented: Aquastore®, Temcor®, JetMix™. GREATER MONCTON SEWERAGE COMMISSION 355 Hillsborough Rd Riverview NB E1B 1S5 GREEN MARKET CANADA 42 Arlstan Dr Toronto ON M3H 4V9 (416) 473-4614 Fax: (416) 636-9922 Contact: Leon Wasser, President

GREEN TURTLE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 2596 Dunwin Dr Mississauga ON L5L 1J5 (416) 966-9400 Fax: (416) 966-3439 Web site: www.greenturtletech.com Contact: Rob Abernethy, Manager of Canadian and International Markets At Green Turtle, we know our customers would rather focus on their business, not their wastewater. Green Turtle combines innovative technology and flexible manufacturing capabilities to help thousands of customers meet local wastewater pre-treatment requirements. Our line of Proceptor™ oil, grease and solids separators and PHIX™ neutralization systems ensures our customers meet local regulatory requirements.

GREENSPOON SPECIALTY CONTRACTING 42 Stafford Dr Brampton ON L6W 1L4 1-800-928-8812 or (905) 458-1005 Fax: (905) 458-4149 E-mail: kmitchell@greenspoon.net Web site: www.greenspoon.net Contact: Kevin Mitchell, President Greenspoon Specialty Contracting has been actively engaged in the Demolition and Environmental Remediation industry for over 50 years. Spanning across the commercial, industrial and government sectors, GSC is proficient in all areas of demolition (implosion and dismantlement), asbestos, mould and lead abatement, soil remediation and site decommissioning. Proficient in LEEDs projects. Offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, Buffalo. GROUND EFFECTS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC. Box 1605 2251 Industrial Dr Regina SK S4P 3C4 (306) 352-1400 Fax: (306) 306-352-1412 Contact: Calvin Prokop, Business Development Manager

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GRUNDFOS CANADA 2941 Brighton Rd Oakville ON L6H 6C9 (905) 829-9533 Fax: (905) 829-9512 Web site: www.grundfos.ca Grundfos is a worldwide manufacturer of centrifugal pumps for residential, agricultural, environmental and commercial/industrial applications with 67 companies in 43 countries employing over 11,000 employees internationally.

H2FLOW EQUIPMENT INC. 7-470 North Rivermede Rd Concord ON L4K 3R8 (905) 660-9775 Fax: (905) 660-9744 E-mail: info@h2flow.com Web site: www.h2flow.com Contact: Michael Albanese, P.Eng. Water-wastewater treatment equipment for industrial and municipal applications: PARKSON screens, conveyors, FLUIDYNE SBRs, grit removal, aerators, HIBON blowers, biological treatment, sludge presses, EIMCO clarifiers, digesters, thickeners, tertiary treatment, package plants, TROJAN UV disinfection, CORK drinking water filters, LEOPOLD underdrains, DAFs, CSO treatment, BIOREM odour control biofilters, oil/water separators.

H2FLOW TANKS & SYSTEMS 6-470 North Rivermede Rd Concord ON L4K 3R8 (905) 660-9775 Fax: (905) 660-9744 E-mail: tanks@h2flow.com Web site: www.h2flow.com Contact: Darrin Hopper, National Sales Manager Sales, installation and service of PERMASTORE glass-fused-to-steel tanks, CONSERVATEK aluminum covers, and related systems such as Fluidyne, Eimco and PAX mixing systems. Applications include aerobic and anaerobic digesters, water tanks and towers, wastewater/slurry/leachate storage tanks, clarifier tanks, MBR and SBR tanks. Custom engineered tanks with published quality standards and a commitment to “zero defect” glass fusion. Alternative FRP paneled water storage tanks available from Fiber Technology Corporation. H2O INNOVATION 240-420 boul Charest E Quebec QC G1K 8M4 (418) 688-0170 Fax: (418) 688-9259 Contact: Harbans Kohli, Sales Director H2O LOGICS INC. 205-47 Athabascan Ave Sherwood Park AB T8A 4H3 (780) 417-9935 Fax: (780) 665-7314 Contact: Martine Pawlowski, Vice President/ General Manager

HALOGEN VALVE SYSTEMS, INC. 17961 Sky Park Circle Irvine CA 92614 USA (877) 476-4222 Fax: (949) 261-5033 Web site: www.halogenvalve.com

Contact: T. Kincaid, President Manufactures hazardous gas shutoff systems and distributes toxic gas detectors for water treatment facilities. Our emergency shutoffs meet all fire code requirements to replace toxic gas scrubbers. These systems meet the recommended emergency closing torques published by the Chlorine Institute for 150 lbs. cylinder or ton container valves. Our accurate gas detectors can quickly activate our emergency gas shutoff systems.

HANSON PIPE AND PRECAST LTD. 2099 Roseville Rd RR 2 Cambridge ON N1R 5S3 (519) 622-7574 Fax: (519) 621-8233 E-mail: leo.steffler@hanson.com Web site: www.hansonpipeandprecast.com Contact: Leo Steffler, VP Sales & Marketing Hanson Pipe & Precast is a part of Hanson Building Products North America and is a manufacturer of concrete pipe; precast concrete products including manholes, drainage structures, box culverts, bridge components, retaining walls and concrete block; and steel and concrete pressure pipe. For more information, please visit www.hansonpipe&precast.com. Hanson Building Products North America has grown and prospered into an organization of more than 8,000 employees and 150 facilities with products available throughout the US and Canada and we are part of the HeidelbergCement Group. HASSCO INDUSTRIES INC. 223 Ashland Ave London ON N5W 4E3 (800) 668-0814 Fax: (519) 451-3100 Contact: David Hassan, President HENRY PRATT 401 S Highland Ave Aurora IL 60506 USA (877) 436-7977 Fax: (630) 844-4124 Contact: Sky LeBlanc, Manager Marketing Comm.

HERON INSTRUMENTS 2031 James St Burlington ON L7R 1H2 (905) 634-4449, (800) 331-2032 Fax: (905) 634-9657 Contacts: Michael Jones, Sales; Vicky Toon, General Manager E-mail: info@heroninstruments.com Web site: www.heroninstruments.com Heron Instruments Inc manufactures and sells the highest quality water level meters, interface meters and data loggers for monitoring groundwater levels in wells, boreholes and open bodies of water. Heron specializes in providing complete package instruments. All of the top of the line options are provided in one complete package ready to use. Visit our website at www.heroninstruments.com or email info@heroninstruments.com for our full product line.

HETEK SOLUTIONS INC. 2085 Piper Lane London ON N5V 3S5 (519) 659-1144 Fax: (519) 453-2182 E-mail: hetek.sales@hetek.com Web site: www.hetek.com Contact: Andy Pauley, VP & GM Hetek Solutions Inc. is an engineering firm rec-

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers ognized for its field data collecting services and instruments. With a large inventory of instruments and well trained and qualified staff, Hetek is available to conduct a wide variety of environmental studies, water efficiency programs, energy efficiency programs as well as water and gas loss detection and management. Quality instruments and operator training are fundamental aspects to Hetek’s 50 year record of service to Canadian utilities. HIGHLAND TANK One Highland Rd Stoystown PA 15563-0338 USA (814) 893-5701 Fax: (814) 893-6126 Contact: Larry Tomkowski, Manager Inside Sales

HOSKIN SCIENTIFIC LTD. 239 East 6th Ave Vancouver BC V5T 1J7 (604) 872-7894 Fax: (604) 872-0281 E-mail: RMcKeown@Hoskin.ca Contact: Rod McKeown Hoskin Scientific sells sampling and monitoring instruments for the environmental, agricultural, mining, oil & gas, and forestry markets. We have a complete range of instruments for: water quality, water level, water flow and velocity, groundwater sampling, limnology and oceanography, soil and plant science sampling and testing, weather stations, data loggers including the miniature low-cost HOBO loggers. HUBER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 9805 North Cross Center Court Suite H Huntersville NC 28078 USA (704) 949-1010 Fax: (704) 949-1020 Contact: Jennifer Covington HULCHER SERVICES INC. 333A Humberline Dr Rexdale ON M9W 5X3 HYBRIDYNE POWER SYSTEMS CANADA INC. PO Box 93001, 1111 Davis Dr Newmarket ON L3Y 8K3 (905) 853-8798 Fax: (905) 853-3635 Contact: Thomas Cleland, President HYDRO CAL 22732 Granite Way Suite A Laguna Hills CA 92653 USA (949) 455-0765 Fax: (949) 455-0764 Contact: Jorge Funez, Marketing Director HYDRO GATE 3888 E 45th Ave No. 120 Denver CO 80216 USA (303) 288-7873 Fax: (303) 287-8531 Contact: Sky LeBlanc, Manager Marketing/Comm. HYDRO-GUARD® 950 Encore Way Naples FL 34110 USA (877) 864-8500 Fax: (866) 654-2027 Contact: Harold Mosley, Director, Marketing & Sales

exploration programs, groundwater flow modeling, well design, large diameter high capacity well construction and testing, well rehabilitation and re-development programs, well video inspection, geophysical logging, supply, installation, and maintenance of pumps. IMBRIUM SYSTEMS INC. 2100-2 St Clair Ave W Toronto ON M4V 1L5 (416) 960-9900 Fax: (416) 960-5637 Contact: Jacque Swanepoel, Manager of Canadian & International Markets Imbrium Systems is an innovator of stormwaterrelated products to protect water resources from harmful pollutants. Imbrium’s product line includes the Stormceptor® System and Imbrium is the North American leader in engineered stormwater treatment. Stormceptor effectively removes oil and sediment (including fine particles) from stormwater and prevents stored contaminants from reaching natural waterways. Jellyfish™ Filter System is designed to provide treatment of stormwater by capturing very fine sediment, oil and gross pollutants all within one small footprint structure. Sorbtive™ media removes dissolved phosphorus and heavy metals such as zinc, cadmium, copper and lead from stormwater runoff through absorption and filtration processes.

INDACHEM INC. 3-1040 Martin Grove Rd Toronto ON M9W 4W4 (416) 743-3751 Fax: (416)743-2038 E-mail: ballen@keddco.com, rao@keddco.com Web site: www.indachem.com Contacts: Brian G. Allen, Manager; Max Rao, Sales Engineer Siemens/Stranco “PolyBlend” dry/liquid polymer feed systems; “Strantrol HRR” chlorination/dechlorination controllers; “Water Champ” gas/liquid chemical induction and mixing systems; ABEL high pressure pumps; ADI International; H2S and arsenic removal; Cornell non-clog centrifugal pumps; Halogen; emergency valve actuators; Muddy River; oil/water separators and DAF; HLS Ecolo odour control technology; Westfalia centrifuges. INFICON Two Technology Place East Syracuse NY 13057 USA (315) 434-1100 Fax: (315) 437-3803 Contact: Steve Tiso, WW Sales Manager INSTRUMENTATION NORTHWEST, INC. 8902 122nd Ave NE Kirkand WA 98033 USA (425) 822-4434 Fax: (425) 822-8384 Contact: Romey Gilbert, Sales INTEGRA ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 1430 Cormorant Rd Ancaster ON L9G 4V5

HYDRO INTERNATIONAL 94 Hutchins Dr Portland ME 04102 USA (207) 756-6200 Fax: (207) 756-6212 HYDRO-LOGIC ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 250-762 Upper James St Hamilton ON L9C 3A2 (905) 777-9494 Fax: (905) 777-8678 Contact: George S. Pastoric, President IDEAL PIPE 1196 Sunningdale Rd W London ON N6G 5B6 (519) 473-2669 Fax: (519) 641-2524 Contact: Randy Clarke, President

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INTERNATIONAL WATER SUPPLY LTD. PO Box 310 342 Bayview Dr Barrie ON L4M 4T5 (705) 733-0111 Fax: (705) 721-0138 E-mail: iws@iws.ca Web site: www.iws.ca Contact: John A. Harris, President Complete groundwater engineering and hydrogeologic services which include: groundwater resource assessments, well head protection studies,

IPEX INC. 2441 Royal Windsor Dr Mississauga ON L5J 4C7 (866) 473-9462 Fax: (905) 403-1124 Contact: Bill Hawke, Marketing Manager IPEX offers the world’s most extensive range of thermoplastic piping systems for the municipal, electrical, industrial, mechanical, plumbing and radiant heating markets. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across North America, the IPEX name is synonymous with quality and performance.

ITT FLYGT 300 av Labrosse Pointe-Claire QC H9R 4V5 (514) 695-0100 Fax: (514) 697-0602 Web site: www.ittflygt.ca Contact: Raymond Simond, Communications Manager A large amount of our planet’s water is transported by pumps and systems supplied by ITT Flygt. We are the leading supplier of products and services for liquid handling. Flygt’s new division Flygt Dewatering specializes in submersible and engine driven pumps, rentals and turn-key dewatering solutions to municipalities, industry, construction and mines. JOHN BROOKS COMPANY LTD. 1260 Kamato Rd Mississauga ON L4W 1Y1 (905) 624-4200 Fax: (905) 624-6379 Contact: Amanda Gardiner, Marketing Assistant

JOHN MEUNIER INC. 4105 Sartelon Saint-Laurent QC H4S 2B3 (514) 334-7230 Fax: (514) 334-5070 Web site: www.johnmeunier.com With over 60 years of experience, John Meunier Inc. brings innovative solutions and technologies and seasoned professionals to the water and wastewater market. Leading edge technologies include ACTIFLO®, BIOSTYR®, Escalator®, UF, MBR, FluidSep® vortex separator as well as Stormwater/CSO equipment. Also included are technologies for analysis, measure and control from our Instrumentation division. New in 2008: the Anox-Kaldnes MBBR process is now available from John Meunier Inc.

JOHN WILEY & SONS CANADA LTD. 6045 Freemont Blvd Mississauga ON L5R 4J3 JURASSIC ACTIVATED CARBON INC. 161 Kingslake Rd North York ON M2J 3G4

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JWC ENVIRONMENTAL 290 Paularino Ave Costa Mesa CA 92626 USA (800) 331-2277 Fax: (949) 833-8858 E-mail: jwce@jwce.com Web site: www.jwce.com The Muffin Monster® family of solids handling, grinding and removal equipment is legendary for quality and reliability. Products include the Muffin Monster and Channel Monster® sewage grinders, Auger Monster® modular headworks screen, Screenings Washer Monster® and the Monster Separation System™, which incorporated a finescreen with ultra clean screening discharge.

MASTER METER CANADA 207-100 rue Lansdowne Saint-Bruno QC J3V 0B3 (450) 461-1535 Fax: (450) 461-3720 E-mail: jclauret@mastermeter.com Web site: www.mastermeter.com Contact: Jean-Claude Lauret, Managing Director Master Meter, Inc. provides comprehensive utility water measurement solutions, smart AMR technology, and intuitive meter management software designed to help utilities run more efficiently. Better serve customers, capture more revenue and proactively combat resource loss from leaks, theft and meter malfunction with our completely integrated AMR system.

LAURIN INC. 487 Principale Laval QC H7X 1C4 (450) 689-1962 Fax: (450) 689-2527 Contact: Jay Arkison, Sales Representative

LAYFIELD GEOSYNTHETICS 9-20 Staffern Dr Vaughan ON L4K 2Z7 (905) 761-9123 Fax: (905) 761-0035 Contact: Rene Laprade, Business Development Manager

MEDI-AIR INC. 1200 Fewster Dr Mississauga ON L4W 1A1

KEIGAN SYSTEMS INC. 250-633 Colborne St London ON N6B 2V3 (800) 342-1335 Fax: (519) 433-0311 Contact: Suzanne Kim, Marketing Manager

LEMNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2445 Park Ave Minneapolis MN 55404 USA (612) 253-2002 Fax: (612) 253-2003 Contact: Amy Sathre, Marketing Coordinator

KELLER AMERICA INC. 813 Diligence Dr Suite 120 Newport News VA 23606 USA (877) 253-5537 Fax: (757) 596-6659 Contact: Chris Lilly, Sales Manager

LOTOWATER TECHNICAL SERVICES INC. 92 Scott Ave Paris ON N3L 3R1 (519) 442-2086 Fax: (519) 442-7242 Contact: George Dunapuu, Sales Manager

KENTAIN PRODUCTS LTD. 55 Howard Pl Kitchener ON N2K 2Z4 (519) 576-0994 Fax: (519)576-0919 Contact: Glen Lippert, President

LUBRICATION ENGINEERS OF CANADA 2200 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 5R3 (905) 829-3833 Fax: (905) 829-2630 Contact: Kim Krieber, National Sales Manager

KINETICO CANADA INC. 16524 Hurontario St Caledon ON L7K 1W3 (519) 927-9500 Fax: (519) 927-5160 Contact: Don Gadsden, Technical Sales

MAPLE AGENCIES 25-8461 Keele St Concord ON L4K 1Z6 (905) 660-4664 Fax: (905) 660-7832

KSB PUMPS INC. 5885 Kennedy Rd Mississauga ON L4Z 2G3 (905) 568-9200 Fax: (905) 568-3740 E-mail: jstrunk@ksbcanada.com Web site: www.ksb.ca Contact: Majid Hadavi, National Account Manager KSB Pumps Inc. is a member of the KSB Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of pumps, valves and systems. KSB’s history dates back to 1871 in Germany, where the company’s global HQ is still located. KSB’s giant product portfolio consists of thousands of engineered and customized solutions. Water and wastewater pumps, submersible, dry, centrifugal, vertical, vertical turbine and submersible mixers (2002500 mm). LAB-BELL INC. 2263 av du Collège Shawinigan QC G9N 6V8 LAKES ENVIRONMENTAL SOFTWARE 3-419 Phillip St Waterloo ON N2L 3X2 (519) 746-5995 Fax: (519) 746-0793 Contact: Julie Swatson, Environmental Sales Rep LAMOTTE CO. PO Box 329 Chestertown MD 21620 USA (800) 344-3100 Fax: (410) 778-6394 Contact: Tom Seechuk, Market Manager

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MEP DRIVES LIMITED 3-2831 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 6X5 (905) 829-1020 Fax: (905) 829-8155 Contact: Fern Garcia, President

MARKLAND SPECIALTY ENGINEERING 48 Shaft Rd Toronto ON M9W 4M2 (416) 244-4980 Fax: (416) 244-2287 E-mail: markland@sludgecontrols.com Web site: www.sludgecontrols.com Contact: Scott Langstaff, General Manager Markland has been making instrumentation for the water and wastewater industry for 40 years. We manufacture the popular Sludge Gun® for portable sludge level detection, fixed installation sludge depth meters, suspended solids meters and the unique Duckbill® wastewater sampler. We offer reliable products, fast delivery and are 100% Canadian. MARSH INSTRUMENTATION LTD. 1-1016C Sutton Dr Burlington ON L7L 6B8 (905) 332-1172 Fax: (905) 332-1668 Contact: Ron Bake, Manager Sales/Service

MET ONE INSTRUMENTS 1600 Washington Blvd Grants Pass OR 97526 USA (541) 471-7111 Fax: (541) 471-7116 Contact: Marci Johnson, Sales Administrator MET-PRO CORPORATION 160 Cassell Rd PO Box 144 Harleysville PA 19438 USA MINOTAUR G.S. LIMITED 566 Lynden Rd RR 8 Brantford ON N3T 5M1 (519) 647-3729 Fax: (519) 647-3198

MARSH-MCBIRNEY A HACH COMPANY BRAND 4539 Metropolitan Crt Frederick Maryland 21704 USA (301) 874-5599 Fax: (301) 874-8459 Contact: Customer Support MASTER METER, INC. 101 Regency Parkway Mansfield TX 76063 USA MCCROMETER 3255 W Stetson Ave Hemet CA 92545 USA (951) 652-6811 Fax: (951) 652-3078 Contact: Customer Service Department

METCON SALES & ENGINEERING LIMITED 3-15 Connie Cres Concord ON L4K 1L3 (905) 738-2355 Fax: (905) 738-5520 E-mail: metcon@metconeng.com Web site: www.metconeng.com Contacts: Ahron Nahmias, David Tidy, Matthew Nicolak, Darryl Annis Disinfection systems (Cl2, NaOCl, NH3, SO3, ClO2, O3,UV, KMnO4); chemical feed systems (dry, liquid, gas, polymer, lime); flowmeters (magnetic, mass, DP, VA); metering pumps, analyzers, turbidity, ozone generators, odour control scrubbers; reservoir mixing; filtration systems, screen filters, filtration plants, SBRs, septage receiving, grit removal, aeration and mixing, centrifuges, chemical induction mixing, bulk water filling systems.

MORRIS PUMPS 3905 Enterprise Crt PO Box 6620 Aurora IL 60598-0620 USA (630) 236-6900 Fax: (630) 236-6932 E-mail: sales@yccpump.net Web site: www.morrispumps.com Contact: Don Page, Manager Marketing Services Morris Pumps is a leader in the engineering, design and manufacture of heavy-duty centrifugal

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers wastewater pumps and severe duty recessed impeller pumps. Using state-of-the-art design analysis and modeling techniques, Morris Pumps offers unparalleled assistance and support to designers of custom engineered pumping systems, assuring clients of trouble-free operation and long, reliable service life. MPC CONSULTING LTD. 23-2075 Henry Ave W Sidney BC V8L 1T2 (250) 655-8959 Contact: Paul Bulmer MS FILTER INC. 47-17665 Leslie St Newmarket ON L3Y 3E3 (905) 853-0164 Fax: (905) 853-8807 Contact: Brian Jobb, VP Sales & Marketing MUELLER CANADA 82 Hooper Rd Barrie ON L4N 8Z9 (705) 719-9965 Fax: (800) 263-4145 Contact: H. Westcott, Marketing Coordinator

MULTIVIEW LOCATES INC. 1091 Brevik Place Mississauga ON L4W 3R7 (905) 629-8959, (800) 363-3116 Fax: (905) 629-7379 E-mail: JScaife@multiview.ca Web site: www.multiview.ca Contact: John E. Scaife, Director of Business Development multiVIEW provides utility locating and geophysical mapping services. We are sanctioned to provide Enbridge, Bell and Toronto Hydro locates for your engineering projects compliant with TSSA, MOL and OHSA regulations. We also will capture and collate all locate tickets to deliver an on-site dossier to permit immediate excavation.

MYRON L COMPANY 2450 Impala Dr Carlsbad CA 92010 USA (760) 438-2021 Fax: (760) 931-9189 E-mail: info@myronl.com Web site: www.myronl.com Contact: Kathryn Robinson, Director of Sales & Marketing Since 1957, The Myron L Company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of both handheld instruments and in-line monitor/controllers for municipal, industrial and environmental process control. Myron L Company has been dedicated to the manufacture of accurate, reliable and easy to operate water quality instrumentation, as well as factory calibrated NIST traceable standard solutions.

NETZSCH INCORPORATED 119 Pickering Way Exton PA 19341 USA (610) 363-8010 Fax: (610) 363-0971 NEWALTA CORPORATION 1200-333 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 1L9 NELSON ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 94 Durand Rd Winnipeg MB R2J 3T2 (204) 949-7500 Fax: (204) 237-0660 E-mail: info@nelsonenvironmental.com Web site: www.nelsonenvironmental.com Contact: Merle Kroeker, Project Development Engineer Design, supply and installation of OPTAER wastewater treatment process equipment, including fine bubble aeration, baffles and covers, gravity sand filters and attached growth reactors, providing BOD, TSS, ammonia and phosphorus removal in new or existing municipal and industrial wastewater lagoons.

NEO VALVES 6-1020 Brevik Pl Mississauga ON L4W 4N7 (905) 624-9090 Fax: (905) 624-8020 E-mail: valves@neovalves.com Web site: www.neovalves.com Contact: David Buchanan, General Manager All types of valves: large R/S gate valves, lubricated plug valves, eccentric plug, tilting disc check, Pinch Valve products (pinch, knifegate, pressure sensors, duckbill check, expansion joints), many types of CGA valves, butterfly valves, backflow preventers, air release valves, filters.

NEPTUNE CHEMICAL PUMP CO., INC. P.O. Box 247 Lansdale, PA 19446-0247 (215) 699-8700 Fax: (215) 699-0370 E-mail: pump@neptune1.com Web site: www.neptune1.com Neptune Chemical Pump Co., Inc. manufactures chemical metering pumps and systems including hydraulic and electronic diaphragm metering pumps, packaged and custom chemical feed systems, glycol/bypass/bromine feeders, polymer makedown systems, and a full line of accessories. Neptune serves industrial and municipal water treatment markets, and provides systems for process applications.

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL BALANCING BUREAU (NEBB) 8575 Grovemont Cir Gaithersburg MD 20877 USA

NEPTUNE MIXER COMPANY P.O. Box 247, Lansdale PA 19446-0247 (215) 699-8700 Fax: (215) 699-0370 E-mail: pump@neptune1.com Web site: www.neptune1.com Neptune Mixer Company produces a wide assortment of portable top entering propeller mixers, such as bulk container mixers, drum mixers, light- and heavy-duty portable mixers, and specialty mixers.

NATIONAL PROCESS EQUIPMENT 5-3401 19 St NE Calgary AB T2E 6S8 (403) 219-0270 Fax: (403) 291-4919 Contact: Dave Harvey, VP Sales & Marketing

NEPTUNE TECHNOLOGY GROUP 7275 West Credit Ave Mississauga ON L5N 5M9 (905) 858-4211 Fax: (905) 858-0428 Contact: Darlene McNichol, Product Manager

NAPIER-REID LIMITED 2-10 Alden Rd Markham ON L3R 2S1 (905) 475-1545 Fax: (905) 475-2021

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NEW PIG CORP One Pork Ave Tipton PA 16635 USA Fax: (814) 684-4134 Contact: Kristie Carruthers, PR Associate

NILEX INC. 9304-39 Ave Edmonton AB T6E 6L8 (780) 463-9535, (800) 667-4811 Fax: (780) 463-1773 E-mail: info@nilex.com Web site: Nilex.com Contact: Brian Williams, Business Development Manager Materials and construction for earth and water. Nilex is a leading distributor and manufacturer of geosynthetic products for the infrastructure, environmental and resource sectors. We provide the most comprehensive geosynthetic solutions in the industry, with the most effective products for your project. Other locations: Calgary: (888) 5435454, Vancouver: (800) 663-0478, Vernon: (250) 260-3300, Saskatoon: (306) 956-0088, Winnipeg: (204) 925-4466. NORTH AMERICAN GREEN 14649 Highway 41 N Evansville IN 47725 USA (812) 867-6632 Fax: (812) 867-0247 Contact: Kelly Austin, Customer Service Rep NORTHERN STEEL PO Box 1718 Tisdale SK S0E 1T0 (888) 674-8265 Fax: (306) 873-2252 Contact: Brad Warner, Sales & Marketing Manager NORTHEX ENVIRONNEMENT 699 de la Pomme D’Or Contrecoeur QC J0L 1C0 (450) 587-8877 Fax: (450) 587-8811 Contact: Christian Levis, Director

ONTARIO CONCRETE PIPE ASSOCIATION 5045 South Service Rd 1st Fl Burlington ON L7L 5Y7 (905) 631-9696 Fax: (905) 631-1905 Web site: www.ocpa.com Since 1957, the Ontario Concrete Pipe Association (OCPA) has been promoting the high standards of business practice and the product quality of its members. OCPA provides technical information & seminars and tours of manufacturing facilities to specifiers, regulators, contractors and educators. Producers of concrete pipe, maintenance holes, box culverts and box sewers, and precast concrete specialty products joined to form the Association. OSPREY SCIENTIFIC, INC. 3620B Laird Rd Mississauga ON L5L 6A9 OTEK CORPORATION 4016 E Tennessee St Tucson AZ 85714 USA

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ONTARIO WATER OPERATOR TRAINING CENTRE, A SUBSIDIARY OF MACVIRO TRAINING 600 Cochrane Drive, Suite 500 Markham ON L3R 5K3 Toll Free: (866) 622-6535 Toll Free Fax: (866) 622-6534 Web site: www.owotc.com Contact: Doug Cooper, General Manager The Ontario Water Operator Training Centre is recognized as one of Ontario’s leading suppliers of water and wastewater operator training. With a focus on “hands-on” participative training and one of the most extensive course lists available, more and more operators are making the right choice. Training is available at either of our specialized schools in Windsor and Hamilton or at your site.

ORIVAL INC. 213 S Van Brunt St Englewood NJ 07631 USA (201) 568-3311 Fax: (201) 568-1916 E-mail: filters@orival.com Web site: www.orival.com Contact: Cila Schwartz Providing automatic self-cleaning filtration systems for the removal of suspended solids from water is more than a job for Orival – it’s a way of life. For over 20 years, Orival has supplied thousands of filtration units for a wide variety of customers in over 40 countries around the world. Single units, flange-to-flange systems, complete skid mounted or containerized packages, and specially fabricated filters are all common products for Orival. Product support and customer satisfaction are of the utmost importance to Orival and its network of application specialists.

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers Contact: Jason Oppenheimer, VP of Marketing The PAX water mixer is a submersible system for active mixing of water storage reservoirs. The system installs in less than three hours without taking the reservoir out of service and rapidly eliminates stratification, uniformly distributes disinfectants, and prevents conditions favourable to nitrification. PETRO-VIRON MARKETING INC. 10-2 Taggart St Guelph ON N1H 6H8 PHOENIX CONTACT CANADA 235 Watline Ave Mississauga ON L4Z 1P3

PCB DISPOSAL INC. 72 Lake Driveway W Ajax ON L1S 3X1 (905) 428-6480 Fax: (905) 428-6481 E-mail: esmith@pcbdisposalinc.com Web site: www.pcbdisposalinc.com Contact: Eric A.H. Smith, Ph.D, President For the past 20 years, PCB Disposal Inc. has specialized in replacement of askarel transformers and mineral oil transformers, decommissioning of PCB storage sites, site remediation, reclassification of mineral oil transformers, and transportation and disposal of ALL PCB wastes including askarels, oils, ballasts, capacitors, PILC cable, potheads, soil, concrete and miscellaneous PCBcontaminated debris.

PERFORMANCE FLUID EQUIPMENT INC. 5 Progress Dr Orillia ON L3V 6H1 (705) 327-6550 Fax: (705) 327-6551 E-mail: info@performancequip.com Web site: www.performancequip.com Contact: George Balcerczyk, President Pumps, pump packages, customized systems, pump parts, repairs, distributors for progressive cavity pumps, AOD pumps, metering, turbine, centrifugal, splitcase and submersible pumps; bag and cartridge filters. PLAD EQUIPMENT B7-461 North Service Rd W Oakville ON L6M 2V5 (905) 847-6700 Fax: (905) 847-0272 Contact: Craig Ramage, Manager

PARKSON CORPORATION 205-1000 St-Jean Pointe-Claire QC H9R 5P1 (514) 636-8712 Fax: (514) 636-9718 E-mail: Canada@parkson.com Web site: www.parkson.com Contact: L. Ott, Internet Marketing Parkson Corporation is a leading provider of advanced solutions in water recycling and treatment, committed to providing clean water for the world. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale with offices in Chicago, Montreal, Sao Paulo, and Dubai, Parkson is an Axel Johnson Inc. company, member of the Axel Johnson Group of Sweden.

PAX WATER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1615 Fifth Ave San Rafael CA 94901 USA (415) 847-0819; (866) 729-6439 Fax: (415) 256-9901 E-mail: info@paxwater.com Web site: www.paxwater.com

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POWERCON OPTIMIZED POWER SOLUTIONS INC. 21 Gunton Dr Toronto ON M9W 3G9 (416) 473-4614 Fax: (416) 636-9922 Contact: Leon Wasser, VP Business Development

PRIMARY FLUID SYSTEMS INC. 1050 Cooke Blvd Burlington ON L7T 4A8 (905) 333-8743, (800) 776-6580 Fax: (905) 333-8746 Web site: www.primaryfluid.com Contact: David Walker, General Manager Specializing in the manufacture of metering pump accessories. Accudraw, graduated calibration cylinders in PP, PVC and glass; Top Valve, backpressure and pressure relief valves; Accupulse pulsation dampers, PFS injection quills and corporation stops for the injection of chemical into the centre stream of the process; Accu-vent, an automatic degassing valve.

PRO AQUA, INC. 320-512 King St E Toronto ON M5A 1M1 (416) 861-0237 Fax: (416) 861-9303 E-mail: gcoate@idirect.ca Contact: Geoff Coate, Vice President Pro Aqua, Inc. is a supplier of a complete line of market leading products for water and wastewater treatment. Plant retrofits, mechanical refurbishments, and spare parts for all products are also available. Principals represented include Biosec Enviro, Calgon Carbon, Chlortainer, Dresser Roots, Eutek Systems, GE Zenon, Grande Water Management, Hallsten, HSI, Miox, ML, Salness, Sanitaire, Schwing Bioset, Spaans Babcock, Siemens Water Technologies, and Underground Solutions. PROLITE SYSTEMS INC. 20127 113B Ave Maple Ridge BC V2X 0Z1

PROMINENT FLUID CONTROLS LTD. 490 Southgate Dr Guelph ON N1G 4P5 (888) 709-9933 Fax: (519) 836-5226 E-mail: sales @prominent.ca Web site: www.prominent.ca Contacts: Todd Reeves, NS Manager, Doug Kehl ProMinent is the reliable solutions partner for water treatment and a manufacturer of components and systems for chemical fluid handling. Based on our innovative products, services and industry-specific solutions, we provide more efficiency and safety for our customers - worldwide. PROMOSALONS CANADA 2004-20 Queen St W Toronto ON M5H 3R3 (416) 929-2562 Fax: (416) 929-2564 Contact: Anita Whyte, Manager PROSPEC TECHNOLOGIES INC. 3235 Wharton Way Mississauga ON L4X 2B6 (888) 797-PUMP, (905) 629-3100 Fax: (905) 629-3500 Contact: Mark Lemieux, Operations Manager

PROTECTOLITE INC. 84 Railside Rd Toronto ON M3A 1A3 (416) 444-4484 Fax: (416) 444-4485 E-mail: kszasz@protectolite.com Web site: www.protectolite.com Contact: Karl Szasz, President Since 1952, Protectolite ™ Inc. is your reliable, quality source for FRP Fiberglass Composite Parts. Our product line includes weir plates, scum, inlet and current density “Stamford baffles”, StanDeck Flat covers, Stanley Launder Modular covers, FRP odor control ducting, and chemical storage tanks. Corrosion grade flat sheet and structural shapes. QUANTUM MURRAY LP 300-345 Horner Ave Toronto ON M8W 1Z6 (416) 253-6000 Fax: (416) 253-6699 Contact: Dave Fusek, VP Business Development QUICKREAD INC. 404-2277 2nd Ave W, Vancouver BC V6K 1H8 RAIN FOR RENT PO Box 2248, 3404 State Rd Bakersfield CA 93308 USA

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers RAINWATER MANAGEMENT 1657 Lincoln Ave Port Coquitlam BC V3B 2J5 (604) 944-9265 Contact: Pete Law, President

ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY 2005 Sooke Rd Victoria BC V9B 5Y2 (877) 778-6227 Fax: (250) 391-2548 Contact: Admissions and Enrolment Services

REGENESIS 1011 Calle Sombra San Clemente CA 92673 USA (949) 366-8000 Fax: (949) 366-8090 Contact: Stephanie Dobyns, Marketing Manager

RICE ENGINEERING AND OPERATING LTD. 9333 41 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 6R5 (780) 469-1356 Fax: (780) 469-2587 E-mail: info@riceeng.com Web site: www.riceeng.com Contact: Allister McIsaac, Sales Manager Rice was established in 1952 and is a pioneer in the groundwater industry. Our manufacturing and distribution locations, strategically located throughout Canada, service the needs of groundwater contractors, consultants, industry, and government. Rice's product offerings range from site investigation to remediation and rental equipment.

RUDI KOVACKO & ASSOCIATES INC. A-1197 Fewster Dr Mississauga ON L4W 1A2 (905) 238-0308 Fax: (905) 238-6327 E-mail: rudi@rudikovacko.com Web site: www.rudikovacko.com Contact: Rudi Kovacko, President Serving the Municipal market since 1988, Rudi Kovacko & Associates supplies a complete line of pumps, mixers and accessories; centrifugal, progressive cavity, rubber lobe, solids handling, submersible, recessed impeller, vertical turbine, horizontal split case, pipe connectors and mechanical seals for any brand of pumps. Contact our technical staff for expert selection and sizing. RUSMAR INCORPORATED 216 Garfield Ave, West Chester PA 19380 USA (610) 436-4314 Fax: (610) 436-8436

RM PRODUCTS LTD. 27 Progress Drive Orillia ON L3V 6H1

ROBAR INDUSTRIES LTD. 12945 78 Ave Surrey BC V3W 2R8 (604) 591-8811 Fax: (604) 591-5288 E-mail: dave.brewer@robar.ca Web site: www.robarindustries.com Contact: Dave Brewer, Waterworks Sales Manager Robar is a domestic foundry and manufacturer of municipal waterworks products that include pipe couplings, repair clamps, service saddles, tapping sleeves. As well, we specialize in fabricated large diameter couplings and expansion joints. ROCKY MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 3155-21331 Gordon Way Richmond BC V6W 1J9 (604) 275-1346 Fax: (604) 241-0995 Contact: Ron MacMillan, President

ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOIL SAMPLING Box C-23 Bowen Island BC V0N 1G0 (604) 947-7677, 604-947-RMSS (7677) E-mail: info@RMSOIL.com Web site: www.RMSOIL.com Contact: Andrew Thompson, President RMSS specializes in Difficult Access Site Investigations for Environmental, Geological and Geotechnical projects. Our portable equipment allows us to get into tight spaces both indoors and outdoors as well as remote locations, with minimal cost and effect to the client. Based in North Vancouver, BC, we service Canada and beyond… ROMQUEST TECHNOLOGIES 64 Guided Crt Toronto ON M9V 4K6 (888) 742-9068 Fax: (416) 742-6817 Contact: Monica, Marketing Manager

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SANITHERM, A DIVISION OF WELLCO 100-340 Brooksbank Ave North Vancouver BC V7J 2C1 (604) 986-9168 Fax: (604) 986-5377 E-mail: saneng@sanitherm.com Web site: www.sanitherm.com Contact: Kathy McCourt, Marketing Manager The SaniBrane™ Container system is suitable if you have limited land mass, a small population and need a compact self-contained wastewater treatment system. No building required and can be used in the most remote areas with excellent effluent. SCANTRON ROBOTICS INC. 1316 Rupert St Regina SK S4N 1V7 1-877-757-1537 Fax: (306) 757-1537 Contact: Trevor Klock

Suppliers SEI INDUSTRIES LTD. 7400 Wilson Ave Delta BC V4G 1E5 SENECA COLLEGE 1750 Finch Ave E Toronto ON M2J 2X5 (416) 491-5050 Fax: (416) 494-9178 Contact: Wendy Meininger-Dyk, Coordinator, Site Remediation Degree

SERPENTIX CONVEYOR CORP. 9085 Marshall Crt Broomfield CO 80031 USA (303) 430-8427 Fax: (303) 430-7337 Contact: Robert Nusz, General Manager CONVEYORS manufactured by Serpentix can turn, climb, flex, and telescope in and out and haul dry granulated materials to wet sludges. The modular belting will not slip or drift. There are no idle rollers to lubricate. Serpentix's flex-end discharge and telescoping conveyors distribute material to uniformly fill bins, hoppers, and trucks. For more information: www.serpentix.com

SERVICE FILTRATION OF CANADA, LTD. 12-4141 Sladeview Cres Mississauga ON L5T 5T1 (905) 820-4700, (800) 565-5278 Fax: (905) 820-4015 Contact: Wayne McGillivray Service Filtration engineers and manufactures high performance corrosion resistant pumps and filter chambers in CPVC, Poly Pro and PVDF. Filter media is available for use on chemicals, acids, hydraulic oil, electroplating solutions, photographic and food products. Pollution abatement products are also available. We can also supply customer design filtration systems. SEW-EURODRIVE COMPANY OF CANADA LTD 210 Walker Dr Bramalea ON L6T 3W1 (905) 791-1553 Fax: (905) 791-2999 Contact: Heinz Held, Graham Simpson SIEMENS ENERGY & AUTOMATION 155 Plant Ave Hauppauge NY 11788 USA (631) 231-3600 Fax: (631) 231-3334 Contact: Gina Zorvakos, Sr. Promotions Admin

SCHLUMBERGER WATER SERVICES 101-460 Phillip St Waterloo ON N2L 5J2 (519) 746-1798 Fax: (519) 885-5262 Web site: www.swstechnology.com Contact: Martin Draeger, Marketing Manager Schlumberger Water Services division specializes in assessing, developing and managing the world’s groundwater resources using the most powerful and cost-effective technologies available. Whether you’re looking for data collection, data management, modeling or resource decisionmaking solutions, our specialists will help to address all your groundwater projects safely and efficiently. SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC 19 Waterman Ave Toronto ON M4B 1Y2 (416) 615-3406 Fax: (416) 752-8944 SCL INSTRUMENTATION INC. 27-588 Edward Ave Richmond Hill ON L4C 9Y6 SCOTT SPECIALTY GASES 6141 Easton Rd, Box 310 Plumsteadville PA 18949 USA (215) 766-8860 Fax: (215) 766-2476

SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES 181 Thorn Hill Rd Warrendale PA 15026 USA (724) 772-1438, (800) 525-0658 Fax: (724) 772-1360 Contact: Karen DeCampli, Director Municipal Marketing N.A. Siemens Water Technologies delivers cost-effective, reliable water and wastewater treatment systems and services to municipal, industrial, commercial and institutional customers worldwide. Through innovation and integration of the world’s leading water treatment companies, Siemens offers the industry’s largest portfolio of water and wastewater solutions, backed by Siemens’ unparalleled commitment to service. SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES CANADA, INC. 250 Royal Crest Crt Markham ON L3R 3S1 (905) 944-2800 Fax: (905) 474-1660 Contact: George Matsugu, Marketing Manager, Wallace & Tiernan Products

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers STATIFLO INC. 203-2175 Sheppard Ave E North York ON M2J 1W8 (416) 756-2406 Fax: (416) 490-6937

SIVA & ASSOCIATES INC. 4826 Fulwell Rd Mississauga ON L5M 7J8 (905) 828-0800 Fax: (905) 828-0806 Contact: Mohan Siva, President

SMITH & LOVELESS, INC. 14040 Santa Fe Trail Dr Lenexa KS 66215 USA (913) 888-5201 Fax: (913) 888-2173 E-mail: answers@smithandloveless.com Web site: www.smithandloveless.com Contact: Stuart B. Marschall, International Division Smith & Loveless Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of a complete line of preengineered water and wastewater treatment and pumping systems. With sales offices throughout Canada, and numerous installations over 40 years, we feature treatment plants, grit removal systems, pump stations and filtration systems.

SOLAR BEE, INC. 530 25th Ave E PO Box 1930 Dickinson ND 58602 USA (203) 569-5000, (866) 437-8076 Fax: (701) 225-0002, (203) 569-5001 SolarBee is a world leader in improving water quality. The company developed the solar-powered long-distance radial circulation technology which is now solving water quality and energy problems in fresh water lakes, wastewater lagoons, storm water ponds, potable water storage tanks and reservoirs. SolarBee circulation equipment uses solar power instead of grid power, and reduces or even eliminates the need for toxic chemicals. By 2006, over 1,000 SolarBee units were installed throughout America and worldwide, all of them meeting the desired objective of improving water quality. SOLGATE INC. 16-2360 Midland Ave Scarborough ON M1S 4A9 SOLINST CANADA LTD. 35 Todd Rd Georgetown ON L7G 4R8 (905) 873-2255 Fax: (905) 873-1992

SONIC SOIL SAMPLING INC. 668 Millway Ave Concord ON L4K 3V2 (905) 660-0501 Fax: (905) 660-7143 E-mail: sonic@sonicsoil.com Web site: www.sonicsoil.com Contact: Alan Archibald, VP Administration Sonic Soil Sampling Inc. has been providing contract services since 1981 to the Environmental, Geotechnical and Mining sectors throughout the world. We offer portable solutions at cost-effective rates. Our reputation for quality, workmanship and a willingness to help our customers has been our best promotion tool.

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SONITEC INC. 4020 Bois Franc Saint-Laurent QC H4S 1A7 (514) 335-2200 Fax: (514) 335-2295 E-mail: info@sonitec.com Web site: www.vortisand.com Contact: Martine Menard, Marketing Manager Vortisand filters remove suspended solids down to 0.45 microns. The unique design provides high-performance results, using a concept that combines centrifugal separation and sand filtration. Vortisand filters are widely used for various green applications such as rainwater polishing, water reuse and pre RO. Major benefits include energy and water savings.

SOURCETEC INDUSTRIES INC. 8-7475 Kimbel St Mississauga ON L5S 1E7 (905) 678-9333 Fax: (905) 678-7133 E-mail: sales@sourcetecindustries.com Web site: www.sourcetecindustries.com Contact: Michael Dallan, General Manager Sourcetec Industries is a Canadian company specializing in air filtration and fume removal equipment. Our standard products and services fall under three main categories: industrial, commercial/residential, and automotive. Some of our products lines listed are: dust collectors, filtration equipment, fume arms, and a complete line for the automotive industry including portable and stationary exhaust cleaners.

SPD SALES LTD. 6467 Northam Dr Mississauga ON L4V 1J2 (905) 678-2882 Fax: (905) 293-9774 E-mail: Farkas.F@spdsales.com Web site: www.spdsales.com Contact: Frank Farkas, Eastern Canada Sales Manager For over two decades, the team at SPD Sales Limited has remained dedicated to the promotion, supply, and support of instrumentation and chemical feed products for the process control market. Our highly trained and qualified personnel provide full technical application and product support to industries and municipalities. They build strong, long lasting partnerships with clients and provide them with the highest quality products, instrumentation solutions and calibration services. SPECTRUM NASCO 150 Pony Dr Newmarket ON L3Y 7B6 (800) 668-0600 Fax: (800) 668-0602 Contact: Customer Service SPILL MANAGEMENT INC. 45 Upper Mount Albion Rd Stoney Creek ON L8J 2R9 (905) 578-9666 Fax: (905) 578-6644 E-mail: contact@spillmanagement.ca Contact: R. Holland, General Manager SRP CONTROL SYSTEMS LTD. 19-5155 Spectrum Way Mississauga ON L4W 5A1 (905) 238-2880 Fax: (905) 238-9590 Contact: Joe Santo, Director of Marketing

STERLING POWER SYSTEMS 799 Rennie St Hamilton ON L8H 7L4 (800) 809-0330 Fax: (905) 547-2381 Contact: Frank Davis, General Manager

SUMMA ENGINEERING LIMITED 6423 Northam Dr Mississauga ON L4V 1J2 (905) 678-3388 Fax: (905) 678-0444 E-mail: info@summaeng.com Web site: www.summaeng.com In-depth knowledge of water and wastewater processes and extensive experience with instrumentation and SCADA projects have allowed Summa Engineering Limited to provide quality goods and services to Canadian industrial and municipal markets continuously for over 28 years.

SUPAVAC CANADA INC. 6-145 Barr St Montreal QC H4T 1W6 (514) 735-9005 Fax: (514) 906-0800 E-mail: info@SupavacCanada.com Web site: www.SupavacCanada.com Contact: Bob Spicer, President SUPAVACâ&#x201E;˘ transfer pumps vacuum recover flowable sludge, slurries and even sand and rock, and pressure discharge up to one kilometer away, where submersible, centrifugal and diaphragm pumps cannot. Makeup water is not usually required. Sumps, tank bottoms, lagoons, spills, pneumatic conveyance and intrinsically safe operation. Muck, abrasives, hazardous waste, hydrocarbon sludge, drilling waste and cuttings. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY CANADA 1850-45 Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor St Ottawa ON K1P 1A4 (613) 234-6313 Fax: (613) 234-0303 SUSTAINET SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS INC. 910-1111 Melville St Vancouver BC V6E 3V6

SWAN HILLS TREATMENT CENTRE PO Box 1500 Swan Hills AB T0G 2C0 (780) 333-4197 Fax: (780) 333-4196 E-mail: ken.fossey@earthtech.ca Web site: www.shtc.ca Contact: Ken Fossey, Director of Sales & Marketing The Swan Hills Treatment Centre is a world class, fully integrated hazardous waste treatment facility. It plays a principal role in treating hazardous wastes from across Canada including PCBs and other hazardous waste compounds. As a fully integrated facility, it is capable of achieving complete treatment of all wastes with the exception of pathological, explosive, mercury, and radioactive wastes. TEAM-1 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC. 1650 Upper Ottawa St Hamilton ON L8W 3P2 (905) 383-5550 Fax: (905) 574-0492

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Contact: Camille Atrache, General Manager Asbestos and mold abatement, demolition and decommissioning, site cleanup and remediation, PCBs, underground storage tanks, excavation and removal. SYNTEC PROCESS EQUIPMENT LTD. 1-68 Healey Rd Bolton ON L7E 5A4 (905) 951-8000 Fax: (905) 951-8002 E-mail: info@syntecpe.com Web site: www.syntecpe.com Authorized manufacturer's representative for plug, pinch, check, air release, knifegates, R/S gate AWWA, sluice, slide gate, butterfly AWWA, lug, wafer, ball, pressure relief, pressure reducing, pump control valves, actuators, pressure and temperature gauges. TECHS4BIZ 600-15 Allstate Pky Markham ON L3R 5B4 (800) 361-8725 Fax: (416) 780-0802 Contact: Eitan Shibi, President TEFSA-USA 1820 8th Ave E Vancouver BC V5N 1T8 100-3300 boul Cavendish Montreal QC H4B 2M8 (480) 998-4097 Fax: (480) 951-8434 Contact: Robert Wise, VP Sales & Marketing TERRATEC ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 200 East Port Blvd Hamilton ON L8H 7S4 (905) 544-0444 Fax: (905) 544-0266 THE AIR TO WATER COMPANY 5856 Corporate Ave Suite 220 Cypress CA 90630 USA (866) 426-7873 Fax: (714) 527-1717 Contact: Robin Larson, President THERN, INC. 5712 Industrial Park Rd PO Box 347 Winona MN 55987 USA (800) 843-7648 Fax: (507) 454-5282

TROY-ONTOR INC. 1A-230 Bayview Dr Barrie ON L4N 5E9 (888) 835-3045 (705) 721-8246 Fax: (888) 835-2847, (705) 721-5851 E-mail: troy-ontor@troy-ontor.ca Contact: Martin Doyle, Sales Specializing in the supply of electric and pneumatic valve actuators for both new and retrofit installations with associated controls including ModBus, DeviceNet, Foundation FieldBus, and ProfiBus. Also suppliers of diaphragm valves, check valves, and fluid strainers including Simplex, Duplex, and automatic self cleaning.

TORONTO WATER 201 Copperfield Rd Toronto ON M1E 5G7 (416) 392-3637 E-mail: mortiz@toronto.ca Contact: Mark Ortiz TRANS ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, INC. PO Box 8001 Charlottesville VA 22906 USA (434) 975-2872 Fax: (434) 975-2972 Contact: Merrill Bishop, President TRANSPO INDUSTRIES, INC. 20 Jones St New Rochelle NY 10801-6098 USA (914) 636-1000 Fax: (914) 636-1282 Contact: Steve Orman, NE Regional Sales Manager

121 Little Lake Panache Rd RR 1 Whitefish ON P0M 3E0 (705) 866-5357 Fax: (705) 866-5568 E-mail: rontait@acncanada.net Web site: www.troyenvironmental.acnrep.com Contact: Ron Tait, Owner Pond Doctor: pond & lagoon circulator, solar powered for 24/7/365 operation. Also: local, long distance, internet, VOIP, video cellular international phone services. Representative inquiries welcome. TURBOSONIC INC. A14-550 Parkside Dr Waterloo ON N2L 5V4 (519) 885-5513 Fax: (519) 885-6992

TUTHILL VACUUM & BLOWER SYSTEMS 4840 W Kearney St Springfield MO 65802 USA (417) 865-8715 Fax: (417) 865-2950 Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems is a leading manufacturer of blowers and blower packages, and vacuum pumps and systems. Tuthill’s line of rotary positive displacement blowers is among the most complete in the industry. Since 1937, we have been designing and manufacturing proven M-D Pneumatics products that are solidly engineered, competitively priced and produced under stringent ISO quality standards. Our experience has helped us establish a worldwide customer base and made us one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of lobe style blowers and vacuum boosters. URECON LTD. 625-115 George St Oakville ON L6J 0A2 (905) 257-3797 Fax: (905) 257-9723 Contact: Carl Vreugde, Sales Manager USABLUEBOOK PO Box 9004 Gurnee IL 60031-9004 USA (800) 548-1234 Fax: (847) 689-3030 Contact: Customer Service USF FABRICATION 3200 West 84th St Hialeah FL 33018 USA

TRI-PHASE ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 446 Hazelhurst Rd Mississauga ON L5J 2Z7 (905) 823-7965 Fax: (905) 823-7932 E-mail: sales@pcbdisposal.com Web site: www.pcbdisposal.com

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VENERUS INTERNATIONAL PURIFICATION INC. RR 6 Stn Main Guelph ON N1H 6J3 (519) 823-1252 Fax: (519) 823-2046 Contact: Angelo Venerus, Manager

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THOMPSON PUMP 4620 City Center Dr Port Orange FL 32129 USA (800) 767-7310 Fax: (386) 761-0362 TOP SPRAY 305 Griffin Rd W Cochrane AB T4C 2C4 (403) 932-1464 Fax: (403) 932-5733 Contact: Rob Olenick, General Manager

VECTOR PROCESS EQUIPMENT INC. 5889 Summerside Dr Mississauga ON L5M 6L1 (416) 527-4396, (905) 979-8660 Fax: (905) 567-8590 E-mail: info@vectorprocess.com Web site: www.vectorprocess.com Contacts: Andre Osborne, Dale Sanchez Bar screens, clarifiers, biological treatment systems, surface aerators, digester covers, mixers, heat exchangers, sludge dewatering and drying solutions, continuously cleaned sand filters, phosphorous removal, p.c. pumps, grinders, screw conveyor systems, concrete protective liners, bolted steel tanks.

UV PURE 60 Venture Dr Unit 6 Toronto ON M1B 3S4 (416) 208-9884 Fax: (416) 208-5808 Contact: Danielle Bains, Marketing Coord.

VICTAULIC COMPANY OF CANADA LTD. 123 Newkirk Rd Richmond Hill ON L4C 3G5 (905) 884-7444 Fax: (905) 884-7446 E-mail: viccanada@victaulic.com Web-site: www.victaulic.com Victaulic is a worldwide leader in mechanical pipe joining solutions. Reliable and innovative, Victaulic products are specified and installed in WWTP plants and municipal systems for economic and constructability benefits. A complete line-up of couplings, valves, and fittings include long lasting plug valves, and Depend-O-Lok for strong, versatile large diameter connections. VIKING PUMP CANADA 24-2900 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 7X9 (888) 845-7867 Fax: (905) 542-8920 VIRTUAL POLYMER COMPOUNDS, LLC 10478 Ridge Rd Medina NY 14103 USA (888) 290-9522 Fax: (585) 735-9965 Contact: Jessica Hulbert, Director Marketing

WALKERSCLUB CANADA INC.

10-390 Dewitt Rd Stoney Creek ON L8E 4P6 (905) 664-6075 Fax: (905) 664-6989 E-mail: jimflynn309@hotmail.com Contact: Jim Flynn, Owner We offer a unique line of products for building maintenance and renovators who run into mould, asbestos, lead and other contaminates. Our products include portable air scrubbing units, shrouded tools for dustless coatings removal, hepa vacuums, pneumatic floor tile and coating removal bars, lead paint strippers and encapsulants, asbestos removal products and encasements, mould cleaning, disinfecting and preventative coatings.

WALKERTON CLEAN WATER CENTRE PO Box 160 220 Trillium Crt Walkerton ON N0G 2V0 (519) 881-2003 Fax: (519) 881-4947 E-mail: lcranston@wcwc.ca Web site: www.wcwc.ca Contact: Linda Cranston, Executive Assistant The Walkerton Clean Water Centre delivers

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Suppliers drinking water education and training for owners, operators and operating authorities of drinking water systems; demonstrates leading-edge drinking water treatment technology; and works with the Ministry of the Environment, leading experts and key stakeholders on research projects. The Centre provides scholarships to university graduates on water quality and treatment projects.

WATER FOR PEOPLE 6666 West Quincy Ave Denver CO 80235 USA (303) 734-3490 Fax: (303) 734-3499 Water For People helps people in developing countries improve their quality of life by supporting the development of locally sustainable drinking water resources, sanitation facilities and health and hygiene education programs.

WATERLOO BARRIER INC. PO Box 385 Rockwood ON N0B 2K0 (519) 856-1352 Fax: (519) 856-0759 E-mail: info@waterloo-barrier.com Web site: www.waterloo-barrier.com Contact: Robin Jowett, Manager Waterloo Barrier® is a containment wall for the control of contaminated groundwater. Formed of steel sheet piling with joints that are sealed inplace in the ground, the barrier offers a long service life, exceptionally low hydraulic conductivity, and documentable construction QA/QC. Installation is clean and rapid with minimal site disturbance.

WATERLOO BIOFILTER SYSTEMS INC. PO Box 400 Rockwood ON N0B 2K0 (519) 856-0757 Fax: (519) 856-0759 E-mail: info@waterloo-biofilter.com Web site: www.waterloo-biofilter.com Contact: Craig Jowett, President Waterloo Biofilter® for on-site treatment of residential, commercial and communal sewage wastewaters, fully scalable from 2-bedroom house/cottage to more than 200,000 L/day. Advantages include low maintenance and energy requirements, small footprint, high quality effluent, and no aerobic sludge. Optional re-use for irrigation and toilet flushing.

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WESTECH ENGINEERING, INC. 3625 South West Temple Salt Lake City UT 84115 USA (801) 265-1000 Fax: (801) 265-1080 E-mail: info@westech-inc.com Web site: www.westech-inc.com Contact: Jim Woods, Int Sales Manager WesTech Engineering designs, engineers and manufactures water and wastewater treatment process equipment for screening, clarification, digestion, filtration, aeration, biological processes, sludge handling, package water and wastewater plants. From headworks to tertiary treatment and drinking water, WesTech is your independent process source. Employee owned ISO 9001 Certified, since 1973. WESTEEL 5812 48 Ave Olds AB T4H 1V1 (800) 665-2099 Fax: (403) 556-9487 Contact: Brad Warner, Sales & Marketing Manager

WEIR CANADA, INC. Eastern Canada: 2360 Millrace Crt Mississauga ON L5N 1W2 (905) 812-7100 Fax: (905) 813-0570

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YEOMANS CHICAGO CORP. PO Box 6620 3905 Enterprise Crt Aurora IL 60598-0620 USA (630) 236-5500 Fax: (630) 236-5511 Contact: Don Page, Manager Marketing Services

ZCL COMPOSITES INC. 6907 36 St Edmonton AB T6B 2Z6 (800) 661-8265 Fax: (780) 466-6126 Web site: www.zcl.com ZCL is Canada’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of cost-effective fibreglass storage tank systems to the petroleum industry. Our growth over the past 19 years is attributed to our ability to develop and utilize new techniques to fill industry needs for fibreglass tanks and other storage tank solutions. Our mission is to provide global solutions for the economical and environmentally-safe storage of petroleum products and other liquids. ZERO WASTE ENERGY SYSTEMS INC. 143 Old Humber Cres Kleinburg ON L0J 1C0

WESTFALIA SEPARATOR CANADA, INC. 835 Harrington Crt Burlington ON L7N 3P3 (905) 319-3900 Fax: (905) 319-3903 E-mail: scriver.frank@gea-westfalia.ca Web site: www.gea-westfalia.ca Contact: Frank Scriver, Sales Manager Westfalia Separator is a worldwide leading supplier of mechanical separation equipment. Our technological leadership is based on years of extensive R&D coupled with the commitment to quality. Our equipment delivers proven, reliable and cost-effective solutions. Thousands of municipal and industrial customers provide testimony to our expertise and level of service. WIKA INSTRUMENT CORP. 1000 Wiegand Blvd Lawrenceville GA 30043 USA (770) 513-8200 Fax: (770) 338-5118 WILDCAT WATER TECHNOLOGIES LTD. PO Box 343 Cochrane AB T4C 1A6 (403) 932-7310 Fax: (403) 932-6255 Contact: David Whitehead, President

WATERRA PUMPS LIMITED 44-5200 Dixie Rd Mississauga ON L4W 1E4 (905) 238-5242 Fax: (905) 238-5704 E-mail: waterra@idirect.com Web site: www.waterra.com Contact: John Newall, President Waterra has been providing customers with simple solutions for groundwater monitoring since 1985. Our product line has grown considerably to include pumps, filters, water level and hydrocarbon detection equipment, bailers and other accessories. Currently, we have some exciting new products in development which will make your life easier in the field.

approved, heavy gauge steel, hazardous material storage units. X-treme Energy Group also fabricates custom solutions for all your hazardous needs. Our extensive experience in manufacturing and installing our storage units in public and private industrial sites has positioned Pro-Tec as the acknowledged leader in its field.

XLB WATER SOLUTIONS 12 Amity Rd Mississauga ON L5M 1P2 (905) 858-4406 Fax: (905) 858-3235 Contact: Ron Exelby, Principal

TECHNICAL SALES POSITION Greatario is the market leader for the sale and construction of liquid storage solutions for municipal and industrial markets in eastern Canada. If you are driven by exceeding customer expectations, innovative solutions and dynamic opportunities, we urge you to submit your résumé to hr@greatario.com and explore the opportunity. We currently have a technical sales opportunity based in Ontario for the right person. Previous industrial or municipal experience is required; technical sales experience would be an asset. We offer a vehicle plan, benefits, a competitive base salary with unlimited potential for the right person.

Greatario Engineered Storage Systems X-TREME ENERGY GROUP INC. (Pro-Tec Storage Solutions) Box 6239, 3600 61 Ave Innisfail AB T4G 1S9 (403) 227-5400 Fax: (403) 227-4073 E-mail: sales@protecstorage.ca Web site: www.protecstorage.ca Contact: Lori Norsworthy, Product Specialist Pro-Tec storage solutions are ULC listed and FM

Tel: 519.469.8169 ext 226 Fax: 519.469.8157 E-mail: hr@greatario.com

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ES&E’s Directory of Environmental Products & Services See “Suppliers” Section (pg. 98) for address, etc., of any company listed in this section ACCESS HATCHES Engineered Pump Systems ENV Treatment Systems ACTIVATED CARBON ADSORBENTS AC Carbone Canada ACG Technology Anthrafilter Media & Coal ClearTech Industries Degremont Technologies Durpro ENV Treatment Systems Environmental Remediation Equipment Filter Innovations Ground Effects Environmental Services Highland Tank Jurassic Activated Carbon Kinetico Canada Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Technologies ACTIVATED CARBON REGENERATORS Jurassic Activated Carbon Pro Aqua ACTUATORS ABB Inc. Avensys Solutions Chemline Plastics Cole-Parmer Canada IPEX Metcon Sales & Engineering Rice Engineering and Operating Siva & Associates Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Weir Canada ADSORBENTS/ ABSORBENTS Albarrie Canada Arcus Absorbents Blue-Zone Technologies Cole-Parmer Canada CRUCIAL, Inc. Durpro ENV Treatment Systems Environmental Remediation Equipment New Pig Rainwater Management Rocky Mountain Environmental West Coast Spill Supplies AERATION SYSTEMS ABS Canada Aqua Technical Sales Arbrux C&M Environmental Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne Gardner Denver Eng. Products Div. H2Flow Equipment H2O Logics Hydro-Logic Environmental ITT Flygt

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John Meunier Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Nelson Environmental Parkson Pro Aqua Sanitherm Smith & Loveless SolarBee Syntec Process Equipment Vector Process Equipment WesTech Engineering AEROBIC DIGESTION Adventus Group C&M Environmental Technologies Eimco Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equipment John Meunier Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Sanitherm Siemens Water Technologies Smith & Loveless WesTech Engineering AIR DRYERS Cole-Parmer Canada Walkersclub Canada AIR EMISSIONS TESTING Avensys Solutions CEA Instruments Cole-Parmer Canada Hetek Solutions Siva & Associates AIR FILTERS AC Carbone Canada Blue-Zone Technologies Cole-Parmer Canada Jurassic Activated Carbon Walkersclub Canada Weir Canada AIR POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT Anguil Environmental Systems Blue-Zone Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Fabricated Plastics Filter Innovations FilterSense Ground Effects Environmental Services H2Flow Equipment H2O Logics Lantec Products Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua Siva & Associates Sourcetec Industries TurboSonic AIR STRIPPERS Environmental Remediation Equipment Fabricated Plastics Filter Innovations

Ground Effects Environmental Services Lantec Products Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Sanitherm ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS a. compressors b. covers c. mixers d. tanks ABS Canada – c Aqua Technical Sales – all Aquablast – d Biothane – all C&M Environmental Technologies – b,c Degremont Technologies – all Directrik – all Eimco Water Technologies – b,c,d ENV Treatment Systems – b,c Fabricated Plastics – b,d Firestone Building Products Canada – b Fluidyne – c FPZ – a Greatario Engineered Storage Systems – b,c,d H2Flow Equipment – all H2Flow Tanks & Systems – b,c,d ITT Flygt – c Layfield Geosynthetics – b Lemna Technologies – b Metcon Sales & Engineering – b,c,d Napier-Reid Pro Aqua – all Protectolite – b,d Scantron Robotics – d Siemens Water Technologies - all Vector Process Equipment – b,c,d WesTech Engineering – b,c,d ANALYTICAL EQUIPMENT ABB Inc. Aqua Sensors Arjay Engineering Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada D’Aqua Technologies Davis Controls Endress + Hauser Canada Geneq Inficon John Meunier LaMotte Markland Specialty Engineering Metcon Sales & Engineering ProMinent Fluid Controls Rice Engineering and Operating Siva & Associates SPD Sales USABlueBook Weir Canada

ANALYZERS ABB Inc. Aqua Sensors Arjay Engineering Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CEA Instruments ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Davis Controls Electro Rent Elemental Controls – Niton Analyzers Endress + Hauser Canada Hetek Solutions Inficon John Meunier LaMotte Markland Specialty Engineering Met One Instruments Metcon Sales & Engineering Rice Engineering and Operating Romquest Technologies Scott Specialty Gases Siemens Water Technologies Canada Siva & Associates SPD Sales USABlueBook AQUIFERS a. artificial recharge b. clean-up c. design d. replenishment equip. Adventus Group – b International Water Supply – a,c,d Rice Engineering and Operating – b WesTech Engineering Engineering – b ARSENIC REMOVAL ADI International Adventus Group Aqua Technical Sales Durpro H2Flow Equipment Indachem John Meunier Kinetico Canada Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Technologies Tri-Phase Environmental WesTech Engineering ASBESTOS a. removal b. survey Aquablast – a Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response – a,b Greenspoon Specialty Contracting – a,b Quantum Murray LP – a Tri-Phase Environmental – a Walkersclub Canada – a,b

BACKFLOW PREVENTION BOC Canada Hydro-Guard John Meunier Marsh Instrumentation Neptune Technology Group Syntec Process Equipment USABlueBook BACTERIA a. e-coli b. monitoring c. pseudonomus, algae d. water quality Avensys Solutions ClearTech Industries – all Cole-Parmer Canada – a,b,d Davis Controls – a,b,d John Meunier – all Regenesis – d Rice Engineering and Operating – b,d BIOFILTERS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales Degremont Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Ground Effects Environmental Services H2Flow Equipment John Meunier Lantec Products Metcon Sales & Engineering MS Filter Pro Aqua Terratec Environmental Waterloo Biofilter WesTech Engineering BIOREACTOR a. membrane ACG Technology – a Aqua Technical Sales – a C&M Environmental Technologies – a Degremont Technologies –a Durpro Eimco Water Technologies –a Entex Technologies – a ENV Treatment Systems –a Filter Innovations – a Huber Technology – a John Meunier – a Metcon Sales & Engineering – a Parkson – a Pro Aqua – a Sanitherm – a Siemens Water Technologies – a Smith & Loveless – a BIOREMEDIATION a. sediment Adventus Group – a Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response –a Greenspoon Specialty Contracting – a Ground Effects Environmental

Services – a Regenesis BIOSOLIDS MGMT. Fluidyne John Meunier Pro Aqua Serpentix Conveyor Siemens Water Technologies Terratec Environmental BLOWERS ABS Canada C&M Environmental Technologies CEEMA ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Directrik Engineered Pump Systems ENV Treatment Systems Fabricated Plastics FPZ Gardner Denver Engineered Products Div. Ground Effects Environmental Services H2Flow Equipment John Meunier Napier-Reid National Process Equipment Pro Aqua Rice Engineering and Operating Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems USABlueBook BOREHOLE CLEARING MultiView Locates CATCH BASIN COMPONENTS ENV Treatment Systems Hanson Pipe and Precast Highland Tank John Meunier Rice Engineering and Operating Rocky Mountain Environmental USABlueBook CENTRIFUGES Cole-Parmer Canada ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua Romquest Technologies Rudi Kovacko & Associates Siemens Water Technologies Siva & Associates USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Westfalia Separator Canada CHEMICAL MIXERS ABS Canada ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Directrik

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Products Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Neptune Mixer Pro Aqua Service Filtration of Canada Vector Process Equipment Weir Canada CHEMICALS (sewage treatment) Claessen Pumps ClearTech Industries Davis Controls EnPro Technologies Jurassic Activated Carbon Pro Aqua USABlueBook CHEMICALS (water treatment) BOC Canada Canadian Drives CEEMA ClearTech Industries Davis Controls Durpro EnPro Technologies Jurassic Activated Carbon Pro Aqua Regenesis Siemens Water Technologies USABlueBook Wildcat Water Technologies CHLORINATION SYSTEMS C&M Environmental Technologies ClearTech Industries Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Neptune Chemical Pump ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens Water Technologies Canada USABlueBook Wildcat Water Technologies CLARIFIERS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies Dagex Degremont Technologies Durpro Eimco Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Greatario Engineered Storage Systems H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems Hydro-Logic Environmental John Meunier Napier-Reid Parkson Pro Aqua Protectolite Siemens Water Technologies Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment WesTech Engineering CLEANING a. digester b. lagoon c. ponds

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Canadian Safety Equipment – a SRP Control Systems – a Troy Environmental – a

CLEARWELL EQUIPMENT Greatario Engineered Storage Systems Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua

COMPRESSED GASES Air Liquide Canada BOC Canada IPEX Scott Specialty Gases

COAGULATION SYSTEMS ClearTech Industries Filter Innovations HydroCal Indachem John Meunier Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls COATINGS Denso North America Fabricated Plastics Walkersclub Canada COLLECTORS ACG Technology C&M Environmental Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Pro Aqua Trans Environmental Systems COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW EQUIPMENT ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales D’Aqua Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Wastewater Treatment Equipment H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology John Meunier JWC Environmental Metcon Sales & Engineering Parkson Pro Aqua COMMINUTORS/ GRINDERS Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies Chicago Pump Company Directrik Envirocan Wastewater Treatment Equipment H2Flow Equipment JWC Environmental Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment Weir Canada Yeomans Chicago Corp. COMMUNICATIONS a. equipment Bristol Canada – a

COMPOSTING Firestone Building Products Canada Pro Aqua Siemens Water Technologies

COMPRESSORS ABS Canada CEEMA Cole-Parmer Canada Directrik FPZ Gardner Denver Engineered Products Div. National Process Equipment Yeomans Chicago Corp. COMPUTERS & CONTROL SYSTEMS a. hardware b. programmable controllers c. SCADA d. software e. web sites ABB Inc. AllMax Software – d Alpha Controls & Instrumentation – b Bristol Canada – all Davis Controls – b,c Electro Rent Enablon – all Endress + Hauser Canada – b,c,d Grundfos Canada Marsh Instrumentation – a,b,c MPC Consulting – c Napier-Reid Siemens Water Technologies – a,b,c,d Siva & Associates – all Summa Engineering – all Techs4Biz – all Troy-Ontor CONTAINMENT WALL Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response Environmental Cleaning Systems Greenspoon Specialty Contracting Rocky Mountain Environmental Waterloo Barrier X-treme Energy Group CONTRACTING International Water Supply Layfield Geosynthetics Marsh Instrumentation Rocky Mountain Soil Sampling CONTROL EQUIPMENT a. flow b. level c. motor

d. pressure e. pump f. temperature ABB Inc. ACG Technology – a Alpha Controls & Instrumentation – all Arjay Engineering – a,b Avensys Solutions – all Bristol Canada – all Canadian Drives Can-Am Instruments – a,b,d,e,f Cancoppas – a,b,d Cole-Parmer Canada – a,b,d,e,f D’Aqua Technologies – all Davis Controls – all Durpro – a Endress + Hauser Canada – a,b,d,f Engineered Pump Systems – a,b,e FCI – Fluid Components International – a,b Ground Effects Environmental Services – all Grundfos Canada Heron Instruments – b Hetek Solutions – a,b,d ITT Flygt – all John Meunier – all Keller America – b KSB Pumps – e Markland Specialty Engineering – b Metcon Sales & Engineering – a,b,d,e Napier-Reid ProMinent Fluid Controls – all Rice Engineering and Operating – a,b,e,f Scott Specialty Gases SEW-Eurodrive Siemens Water Technologies – all Sierra Instruments – a,b Siva & Associates – all SPD Sales – a,b,d,e,f SRP Control Systems – a,d,f Sterling Power Systems –c Syntec Process Equipment Troy-Ontor USABlueBook – a,b,c,d,e Virtual Polymer Compounds – all Weir Canada – a,b,d,e,f Wika Instrument – b,d,f Wildcat Water Technologies – all CONTROL PANELS ABS Canada Abuma Manufacturing Arjay Engineering Bristol Canada Davis Controls Directrik Endress + Hauser Canada Engineered Pump Systems EnPro Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations Highland Tank Metcon Sales & Engineering MPC Consulting Napier-Reid Siemens Water Technologies Siva & Associates

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ENV Treatment Systems –a ITT Flygt – a Yeomans Chicago Corp. ELECTRIC MOTORS Canadian Drives Cole-Parmer Canada MEP Drives SEW-Eurodrive Siva & Associates Sterling Power Systems EMERGENCY RESPONSE a. equipment b. services Canadian Safety Equipment – a ClearTech Industries – a Drain-All – b Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response – a,b Inficon – a Keigan Systems – a,b Met One Instruments – a New Pig – a Quantum Murray LP – b Siemens Water Technologies – a,b Thompson Pump – a,b Trans Environmental Systems – a USABlueBook – a ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENTS & REMEDIATION Adventus Group AMS Inc. Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response Elemental Controls – Niton Analyzers Filter Innovations Greenspoon Specialty Contracting Ground Effects Environmental Services PCB Disposal Quantum Murray LP Rocky Mountain Soil Sampling Solinst Canada Spill Management Terratec Environmental Thompson Pump Tri-Phase Environmental ENVIRONMENTAL SOFTWARE AllMax Software DHI Water & Environment Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response Enablon FilterSense Lakes Environmental Software North American Green Schlumberger Water Services EROSION CONTROL PRODUCTS AIL Atlantic Industries Limited Armtec CEEMA Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Forestry Suppliers

Layfield Geosynthetics Nilex North American Green Top Spray Virtual Polymer Compounds West Coast Spill Supplies EVAPORATORS a. wastewater ACG Technology – a Cole-Parmer Canada – a John Meunier – a EXPANSION JOINTS Neo Valves FANS Canadian Safety Equipment CEEMA Cole-Parmer Canada Fabricated Plastics Walkersclub Canada FEEDERS (chemical) ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada EnPro Technologies Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering Neptune Chemical Pump Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens Water Technologies Canada SPD Sales USABlueBook Weir Canada FILTER EQUIPMENT ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales AWI BakerCorp C&M Environmental Technologies Cole-Parmer Canada Dagex Durpro Eimco Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Environmental Remediation Equipment Filter Innovations Ground Effects Environmental Services H2Flow Equipment Highland Tank HydroCal John Brooks Company John Meunier Kinetico Canada Metcon Sales & Engineering MS Filter Napier-Reid Orival Water Filters Performance Fluid Equipment Pro Aqua Protectolite Service Filtration of Canada Siemens Water Technologies Siva & Associates Smith & Loveless Tefsa-USA Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Walkersclub Canada Weir Canada

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Service Filtration of Canada Smith & Loveless Sonitec Sourcetec Industries Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Walkersclub Canada Waterra Pumps Weir Canada WesTech Engineering Wildcat Water Technologies XLB Water Solutions FIRE PROTECTION & DETECTION SYSTEMS Containment Solutions Cole-Parmer Canada IPEX FLOCCULATORS/MIXERS ABS Canada Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Durpro Eimco Water Technologies H2Flow Equipment HydroCal Indachem John Meunier Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment FLOTATION SYSTEMS Aqua Technical Sales Arbrux C&M Environmental Technologies ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Durpro Eimco Water Technologies H2Flow Equipment HydroCal Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua FLOW METER CALIBRATION ABB Inc. ACG Technology Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas D’Aqua Technologies Endress + Hauser Canada Hetek Solutions Marsh Instrumentation Metcon Sales & Engineering Sierra Instruments Siva & Associates USABlueBook FLOW METERS ABB Inc. ACG Technology Alpha Controls & Instrumentation Arjay Engineering BOC Canada Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Chemline Plastics Cole-Parmer Canada

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services GASES (calibration) Air Liquide Canada Arjay Engineering BOC Canada CEA Instruments Hetek Solutions Marsh Instrumentation Rice Engineering and Operating Scott Specialty Gases SPD Sales Weir Canada GATES (shear, sluice, etc.) Armtec BNW Valve Manufacturing Fontaine International Hydro Gate Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Protectolite Syntec Process Equipment GENERATORS (electrical) Cole-Parmer Canada Ground Effects Environmental Services Hybridyne Power Systems ITT Flygt GEOMEMBRANES Albarrie Canada Firestone Building Products Canada Layfield Geosynthetics Nilex GEOSYNTHETICS Albarrie Canada Armtec Firestone Building Products Canada Layfield Geosynthetics Nilex North American Green Rocky Mountain Environmental GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES Albarrie Canada Sonic Soil Sampling GEOTEXTILES Albarrie Canada Armtec Firestone Building Products Canada Layfield Geosynthetics Nilex Rice Engineering and Operating Rocky Mountain Environmental GRIT COLLECTION/ REMOVAL ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies Con Cast Pipe Dagex Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Eutek Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equipment Highland Tank Huber Technology John Meunier Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua

Siemens Water Technologies Smith & Loveless Terratec Environmental WesTech Engineering GROUNDWATER MODELING Adventus Group D’Aqua Technologies DHI Water & Environment Schlumberger Water Services Siemens Water Technologies GROUNDWATER MONITORING AMS Inc. Arjay Engineering Cole-Parmer Canada D’Aqua Technologies Davis Controls Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response Environmental Remediation Equipment Geneq Heron Instruments Inficon Instrumentation Northwest International Water Supply Keller America Myron L Company Rocky Mountain Soil Sampling Schlumberger Water Services Siemens Water Technologies Solinst Canada Waterra Pumps GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION/ EQUIPMENT AC Carbone Canada AMS Inc. Anguil Environmental Systems Arjay Engineering BakerCorp Claessen Pumps Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response Environmental Remediation Equipment Filter Innovations Greenspoon Specialty Contracting Ground Effects Environmental Services Heron Instruments Instrumentation Northwest Quantum Murray LP Regenesis Rice Engineering and Operating Siemens Water Technologies SolarBee Solinst Canada Thompson Pump Waterloo Barrier WesTech Engineering HAZARDOUS WASTE a. collection b. disposal c. management d. storage

e. training f. transfer facility g. treatment Aquablast – a,b BakerCorp – d Cole-Parmer Canada – b Drain-All – a,b,c,d,f,g Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response – a,b,c,e Greatario Engineered Storage Systems – d,f,g Greenspoon Specialty Contracting – a,b Highland Tank – d Huber Technology – g Lantec Products – g Laurin Inc. Northern Steel – d Quantum Murray LP – all Rocky Mountain Environmental – all Sanitherm – g Siemens Water Technologies – all Spill Management – e Swan Hills Treatment Centre – b,g Westeel – d X-treme Energy Group – c,d HEAT EXCHANGERS Anguil Environmental Systems C&M Environmental Technologies CEEMA Cole-Parmer Canada Directrik Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Sanitherm Siva & Associates Vector Process Equipment Weir Canada HOSES Canadian Safety Equipment Cole-Parmer Canada ENV Treatment Systems USABlueBook HUMAN RESOURCES Career Advancement Employment Services HYDROGEN SULFIDE ACG Technology Filter Innovations Kinetico Canada Scott Specialty Gases Weir Canada INCINERATOR SYSTEMS/EQUIPMENT Anguil Environmental Systems Aqua Technical Sales Eco Waste Solutions H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua INSTRUMENTATION a. air velocity b. calibration c. dissolved oxygen monitors d. dust indicators e. dynamometers

f. geotechnical g. groundwater monitoring h. meteorological i. mobile lab equipment j. particle generators k. pitot tubes l. rental m. repair n. scales o. sludge blanket level control p. smoke indicators & alarms q. systems & control r. thermometers s. toxicity monitors t. tube settlers u. turbidimeters ABB Inc. Alpha Controls & Instrumentation – b,m,q,r Aqua Sensors – c,q,u Arjay Engineering – g,s Avensys Solutions – b,c,d,g,h,i,l,m,o,s,u Bristol Canada – b,q Can-Am Instruments – a,b,c,l,m,o,u Cancoppas – a,b,c,l,m,o,u ClearTech Industries – c,g,n,o,q,r,u Climatronics – a,d,h,r Cole-Parmer Canada – all D’Aqua Technologies – all Davis Controls – o,q,s,u Durpro – c Electro Rent Endress + Hauser Canada – a,b,c,k,m,o,q,u Environmental Remediation Equipment – a,c,g,l,m,n Fabricated Plastics – q FCI – Fluid Components International – a FilterSense – d Forestry Suppliers – g,h,r,u Geneq – a,b,c,d,f,g,h, i,j,l,m,n,o,r,u Heron Instruments – g Hetek Solutions – b,g,s Hoskin Scientific –a,b,c, d,e,f, g,h,k,l,m,n,r,u Inficon – g,s Instrumentation Northwest – g,l,u John Meunier – all Keller America – g LaMotte – u Markland Specialty Engineering – o,q Marsh Instrumentation – b,h,i,l,m,n Met One Instruments – d,h Metcon Sales & Engineering – c,o,t,u Myron L Company – g,i,q Rice Engineering and Operating – b,c,f,g,l,m,u Romquest Technologies –n Siemens Water Technologies – a,b Sierra Instruments - b Siva & Associates – all Solinst Canada – g SPD Sales – a,b,c,g,k,l,o,u SRP Control Systems – a,b,g,k,l,m

Syntec Process Equipment USABlueBook – c,g,n,q,r Weir Canada – b,k,r Wika Instrument – r ION EXCHANGE SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Durpro H2O Innovation Kinetico Canada Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless IRON REMOVAL PLANTS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies Durpro H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering MS Filter Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Technologies Smith & Loveless IRON REMOVAL SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales AWI C&M Environmental Technologies Degremont Technologies Durpro ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations H2Flow Equipment Kinetico Canada Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Technologies Smith & Loveless WesTech Engineering ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Enablon Thompson Pump ISO 14000 ENV. MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Enablon ISO 18001 HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Enablon LABORATORIES (analytical) Siva & Associates LABORATORY SUPPLIES BOC Canada ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada LaMotte Romquest Technologies Siva & Associates Spectrum Nasco USABlueBook

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MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS a. charge b. chlorine c. conductivity d. dioxide e. heavy metals f. ORP g. ozone h. peroxide i. pH j. water k. other ABB Inc. Aqua Sensors – b,c,f,g,i,j,k Arjay Engineering – j Avensys Solutions – b,c,f,g,i,j Can-Am Instruments – b,c,f,i Cancoppas – b,c,f,i,j ClearTech Industries – b,c,d,e,f,g,i,j Cole-Parmer Canada – all D’Aqua Technologies – all Davis Controls – b,c,d,f,i,j Durpro – c,f,g,i,j Endress + Hauser Canada – b,c,d,e,f,g,i,j,k Elemental Controls – Niton Analyzers – e FilterSense – a Geneq – c,f,g,i,j Hetek Solutions – b,j,k Hoskin Scientific – c,d,f,i Indachem – f,i Instrumentation Northwest – c,f,i,k John Meunier – all LaMotte – b,c,f,h,i,j Markland Specialty Engineering – j,k Marsh Instrumentation – all Master Meter Canada – j McCrometer – j Metcon Sales & Engineering – b,c,d,f,g,h,i,j,k Myron L Company – c,f,i,j,k ProMinent Fluid Controls – all Rice Engineering and Operating – b,c,f,i Service Filtration of Canada – f,i Siva & Associates – all Solinst Canada – c,j SPD Sales – f,i SRP Control Systems – c,f,i,j USABlueBook – b,c,d,f,i Weir Canada – c,f,i Wildcat Water Technologies MECHANICAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT Canadian Drives MEP Drives SEW-Eurodrive Sterling Power Systems MEMBRANES ACG Technology Albarrie Canada Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies Cole-Parmer Canada Degremont Technologies Denso North America Durpro Eimco Water Technologies

ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations Firestone Building Products Canada Huber Technology ITT Flygt John Meunier Kentain Products Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Sanitherm Siemens Water Technologies Siva & Associates Smith & Loveless USABlueBook Walkerton Clean Water Centre WesTech Engineering METER TESTING EQUIPMENT Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Cole-Parmer Canada Environmental Remediation Equipment Geneq Hetek Solutions Marsh Instrumentation Neptune Technology Group Siva & Associates SPD Sales USABlueBook METERS (equipment) a. air velocity b. conductivity c. lysimeters d. reading systems e. recording f. remote reading g. sewage gas h. sludge density i. smoke density j. suspended solids k. water consumption l. zeta potential ABB Inc. AllMax Software – f Alpha Controls & Instrumentation – a,b,h Aqua Sensors – b,j Avensys Solutions – b,e,f,g,j Can-Am Instruments – a,b,g Cancoppas – a,b,e,h,j Cole-Parmer Canada – all Davis Controls – a,b,g Elster Metering – d,k Environmental Remediation Equipment – a,b,c FilterSense – i Forestry Suppliers – b Geneq – a,c,e,j Heron Instruments – f,k Hetek Solutions – g Hoskin Scientific – a,b,c,d,e,f Instrumentation Northwest – b John Meunier – all Markland Specialty Engineering – h,j Marsh Instrumentation – all Master Meter Canada – k McCrometer – g,k Met One Instruments – a,i

Metcon Sales & Engineering – b,h,j,k Myron L Company – b Neptune Technology Group – d,k Rice Engineering and Operating – b,f Service Filtration of Canada – b Siva & Associates – all SPD Sales – a,b,h,j,l SRP Control Systems – a,b,e METERS (service & installation) ABB Inc. Elster Metering Marsh Instrumentation Master Meter Canada Neptune Technology Group Rice Engineering and Operating Siva & Associates MIXERS/AGITATORS ABS Canada Arbrux ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Directrik Eimco Water Technologies Engineered Pump Systems Fluidyne Greatario Engineered Storage Systems H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems H2O Logics HydroCal Indachem ITT Flygt Napier-Reid Neptune Chemical Pump Neptune Mixer PAX Water Technologies Performance Fluid Equipment Pro Aqua Rice Engineering and Operating Sanitherm Service Filtration of Canada SolarBee Syntec Process Equipment USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Weir Canada WesTech Engineering MIXING EDUCTORS Metcon Sales & Engineering Service Filtration of Canada Weir Canada MONITORING WELL SUPPLIES AMS Inc. Environmental Remediation Equipment Geneq Heron Instruments Hoskin Scientific Rice Engineering and Operating Rocky Mountain Soil Sampling Solinst Canada MONITORS Aqua Sensors

Arjay Engineering Avensys Solutions Cancoppas CEA Instruments Electro Rent Environmental Remediation Equipment FilterSense Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific ITT Flygt Markland Specialty Engineering Metcon Sales & Engineering Myron L Company Rice Engineering and Operating Siva & Associates SPD Sales MOULD a. removal Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response –a Greenspoon Specialty Contracting – a H2O Logics Quantum Murray LP – a Tri-Phase Environmental – a Walkersclub Canada – a NOISE ABATEMENT SYSTEMS Siva & Associates OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY a. auditing b. information c. products d. software e. training Arjay Engineering – c Avensys Solutions – c Canadian Safety Equipment – c Climatronics – c Echelon Training Services/Quantum Emergency Response – a,b,d,e Enablon – all Hetek Solutions – c,e Hydro-Guard Met One Instruments – c New Pig – c Spill Management - e Techs4Biz – all USABlueBook – c Walkersclub Canada – c Walkerton Clean Water Centre – e ODOUR CONTROL ACG Technology Air Phaser Environmental Anguil Environmental Systems Avensys Solutions C&M Environmental Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Fabricated Plastics Filter Innovations Firestone Building Products Canada Greatario Engineered Storage Systems H2Flow Equipment Indachem

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Victaulic PIPE REHABILITATION AIL Atlantic Industries Limited Denso North America PIPE RENTALS ITT Flygt Thompson Pump PIPING a. aluminum b. asbestos cement c. box sewers d. carbon/stainless steel e. cast iron f. concrete-non pressure g. concrete-pressure h. copper/brass i. corrugated j. ductile iron k. fibreglass l. glass-lined m. insulated n. jacketed steel o. microtunnel p. polyethylene q. polypropylene r. precast concrete s. pvc t. PVDF u. secondary containment v. steel w. tubing x. vitrified clay y. other AIL Atlantic Industries Limited – a,i,v Armtec – c,i,p,w BOC Canada – d,h Cadman Power Equipment – p,s Canada Pipe – j Chemline Plastics – p,q,t,u Con Cast Pipe – f Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute – c,i,n,u,v Fabricated Plastics – k,s,t,u Grundfos Canada Hanson Pipe and Precast – f Ideal Pipe IPEX – p,q,s,t,u,w Protectolite – k Rice Engineering and Operating – p,q,s,t,v,w Thompson Pump – a,e,p,s Urecon – m,y USABlueBook – p,q Virtual Polymer Compounds – k PIPELINE INSPECTION Aquablast Hetek Solutions PLANT OPERATIONS a. wastewater b. water AllMax Software – a,b BakerCorp – a Hydro-Guard – b Siemens Water Technologies – a,b Siva & Associates – a,b PLATE SETTLERS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Technologies

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RESPIROMETERS a. laboratory b. on-line Cole-Parmer Canada – a Metcon Sales & Engineering – b REVERSE OSMOSIS Aqua Technical Sales Cole-Parmer Canada Degremont Technologies Durpro Eimco Water Technologies Filter Innovations Kinetico Canada Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Technologies Smith & Loveless SAFETY EQUIPMENT a. breathing apparatus b. communication c. confined space equipment d. fall protection e. fire fighting equipment f. gas detection g. lone worker protection h. respiratory protection i. tents/shelters Alpha Controls & Instrumentation – f Arjay Engineering – c,f Avensys Solutions – f Canadian Safety Equipment – all CEA Instruments – c,f Cole-Parmer Canada – a,c,f,g,h Forestry Suppliers – b,d,e Hetek Solutions – c,d,f Indachem – f Inficon – f New Pig – h Rice Engineering and Operating – f Rocky Mountain Environmental Siva & Associates – all SPD Sales – g USABlueBook – a,b,c,d,f,h Walkersclub Canada – c,d Weir Canada – f SAMPLE CONTAINERS ClearTech Industries Cole-Parmer Canada Spectrum Nasco SAMPLERS & SAMPLING EQUIPMENT AMS Inc. Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Cole-Parmer Canada Environmental Remediation Equipment Forestry Suppliers Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific Hydro-Guard Markland Specialty Engineering Met One Instruments Rice Engineering and Operating

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Treatment Equipment FKC Co. – b H2Flow Equipment – a,b,c,d,e,f,h Huber Technology - a,b,c,d,e,f,h HydroCal – all Hydro-Logic Environmental – b,d John Meunier – all JWC Environmental Metcon Sales & Engineering – a,c,d,e Napier-Reid Orival Water Filters – c Parkson – a,b,c,d,e Pro Aqua – all Sanitherm Terratec Environmental Troy-Ontor USABlueBook – a Vector Process Equipment – a,c Weir Canada – g WesTech Engineering – b,c,d,e,f,h SCRUBBERS/WASHERS a. atomising b. deflector washers c. spray chambers d. spray nozzles Cole-Parmer Canada Fabricated Plastics – d Metcon Sales & Engineering – b,c Napier-Reid Pro Aqua – all Siemens Water Technologies – all SEALS Cole-Parmer Canada Denso North America Emnor Mechanical National Process Equipment Rudi Kovacko & Associates Siva & Associates SECONDARY CONTAINMENT Albarrie Canada Arcus Absorbents BakerCorp ClearTech Industries Containment Solutions Environmental Cleaning Systems Firestone Building Products Canada Greatario Engineered Storage Systems Hassco Industries IPEX Kentain Products Layfield Geosynthetics Nilex Trans Environmental Systems West Coast Spill Supplies X-treme Energy Group SECURITY PRODUCTS a. wireless lighting Hybridyne Power Systems – a SEDIMENTATION SYSTEMS ACG Technology Adventus Group C&M Environmental Technologies Eimco Water Technologies

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