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Contents ISSN-0835-605X • Jan/Feb 2015 Vol. 28 No. 1 • Issued February 2015 Editor and Publisher STEVE DAVEY Email: steve@esemag.com Assistant Editor PETER DAVEY Email: peter@esemag.com Founding Editor


Sales Director PENNY DAVEY Email: penny@esemag.com Sales Representative DENISE SIMPSON Email: denise@esemag.com Accounting SANDRA DAVEY Email: sandra@esemag.com Circulation Manager DARLANN PASSFIELD Email: darlann@esemag.com Design and Production EINAR RICE

Technical Advisory Board Archis Ambulkar, Brinjac Engineering, PA Gary Burrows, City of London Jim Bishop, Consulting Chemist, Ontario Patrick Coleman, Black & Veatch Bill DeAngelis, Associated Engineering Mohammed Elenany, Urban Systems William Fernandes, Region of Peel Eric MacDonald, Cole Engineering Group Marie Meunier, John Meunier Inc., Québec Peter J. Paine, Environment Canada Tony Petrucci, Stantec, Markham Cordell Samuels, Region of Durham

FEATURES 6 20 22 24 26 30 32 36 38 42 44 48 50 52 56 60 62 64 66 68

ES&E readers remember Tom Davey Tracing oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster Career trends and job growth is promising for the water quality sector Infrastructure corrosion prevention needs a long-term solution Alberta municipality evaluates new sewage recycling system Nitrate and arsenic removal using a fixed-bed bioreactor Minimizing online water and wastewater system security risks Brewery wastewater treatment system relies on its pumps Fixed film system improves wastewater plant capacity and performance What low flow groundwater sampling means for water quality data Dry phase anaerobic digestion of organic wastes Poland’s environmental industry is growing by leaps and bounds Pressure valve project cuts water losses by 75% Lessons learned from successful biological landfill leachate treatment The role of protozoa in pathogen protection and proliferation New drill ideal for remote community drinking water wells Understanding the true value of infrastructure spending Using epoxy linings to rehabilitate water pipes Improving energy efficiency with sewage heat recovery Kayaks prove a versatile tool in spill cleanup

Environmental Science & Engineering is a bi-monthly business publication of Environmental Science & Engineering Publications Inc. An all Canadian publication, ES&E provides authoritative editorial coverage of Canada’s municipal and industrial environmental control systems and drinking water treatment and distribution.

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Readers include consulting engineers, industrial plant managers and engineers, key municipal, provincial and federal environmental officials, water and wastewater plant operators and contractors. Information contained in ES&E has been compiled from sources believed to be correct. ES&E cannot be responsible for the accuracy of articles or other editorial matter. Articles in this magazine are intended to provide information rather than give legal or other professional advice. Articles being submitted for review should be emailed to steve@esemag.com.

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ES&E Readers Remember

Thomas Peter Davey June 8, 1930 - November 25, 2014

operated in Canada. It made a difference. Tom expressed the best possible ideals while remaining pragmatic, and never accepting of the status quo. Peter Van Caulart, Environmental Training Institute


om was an ardent supporter of the engineering profession, an excellent journalist and a singular resource on the history of our industry. I will miss his wit and humour and I will particularly miss our discussions of WW2 history, which I enjoyed immensely. His memory will live on in all of us who knew and admired him. Greg Jackson, ACG Technology


om was easily one of my favourite people, a bright light in his writing and in his endless supply of innovative and creative ideas. He was also a humble man, whenever we talked about science and chemistry he would claim to be unable to understand, but he’d also add his own take and invariably come up with his own version of the topic, and his was the more sensible and workable plan. I loved our talks over a lunch or drink and I knew I was lucky to have him as a friend and an ally in the environmental battles of the 70s, 80s, and 90s. I’ll miss him. We’ll all miss him. Jim Bishop


t was with great sadness that I announced the passing of Tom Davey, Founding Editor of Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine in our last issue. Editorial comments and socializing at industry events were Tom’s forte, so it is very comforting to his family and ES&E staff to have received so many condolence messages, recollecting these memories. We wanted to share some of these heartfelt messages. Steve Davey, Editor.


om was an exceptional person, tireless advocate of the engineering profession, my mentor for many years, inspiring, charismatic, visionary, innovative, and witty even when embracing new challenges. He was passionate about the world’s wellness and was sharp, quick on his feet and lots of fun to be with. My memories of Tom are endless and wonderful. Tom’s legacy will live forever. I feel very fortunate, enriched and proud to have known him Dusanka Filipovic, Blue Zone Technologies


om was a trail blazer, advancing the environmental sciences into the political and social agendas of corporations and government alike. By his skillful oratory and penmanship he expressed his conviction that the environment had rights worth protecting. He was the environment’s ultimate champion. It’s said that “one’s judgement is only determined after one’s influence has past.” With that statement ringing in my head, I can tell you Tom influenced me and I’ve influenced over 30,000 treatment operators so far in my career and so I expect his influence to be perpetuated forward exponentially. I’m only one, but my wife Carol can say the same when she worked for TRICIL, (an early Ontario waste management company). ES&E was factored into how that firm s executive

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ike so many in our industry I was blessed with the opportunity to meet and chat with Tom on many occasions. His insight into our industry, wit, and unique turn of a phrase will long be remembered. Larry Madden, C&M Environmental


am so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. The engineering profession that he supported so strongly and the water industry will miss his wit and his insight. Stephen Nutt, XCG Consultants


om was an accomplished writer and thinker who became a point of reference for the Canadian water and environmental industries. Michael Albanese, H2Flow


always enjoyed conversing with Tom at conferences and industry functions. He was a truly a genuine person. Ahron Nahmias, Metcon Sales and Engineering


remember Tom from when I started in the water industry back in 1987. He could always remember your name and always approached you at conferences. He always made us feel good and that we were embarking on a most noble profession, that of keeping our water clean. I believe that he also used the information from the various “chats” he had in his editorial comments. These discussed the current state of the water industry and combined humour to deliver powerful messages. With Tom, the adage “the pen is mightier than the sword” was something he took to heart. With his pen he helped the water industry become a much more rigorous and accountable industry. The Davey family is the legacy of Tom and you have kept up the great work that your father began. Keep up this great work, challenge the industry and know that your creative works will honour your father’s memory and his actions for the next generation. A truly great man... Edward Pikovnik, ENV Environmental continued overleaf... Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine

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om was a great person, and in my case a great motivator. He was always challenging me around writing style, and I think it made me a better writer. Bill DeAngelis, Associated Engineering


om was one of the best spokesmen and supporter of Canada’s environmental engineering. He will always be remembered by the thousands of people he has met and worked with over his many years. Bob Goodings


remember Tom from my first days at Aer-O-Flo, when he periodically visited. He will be sorely missed. Rob Anderson, H2 Flow


om’s editorials in ES&E throughout the years were inspiring to read and remarkably knowledgeable. His contribution to the environmental world was outstanding. Jean Grenier, Parkson


om was such a nice person and a great reporter/editor. His articles were amazingly bold and informative. I wish all journalists would have the same courage and vision. Please accept my sincere and deep sympathy. He will be missed. Redir Obaji, ABB Inc.


am very sorry to hear of the passing of Tom. He was a literary pillar in our industry and he will be missed by many of us. David Chamberlain, Eramosa Engineering


ithout the dedication and passion for environmental issues that Tom championed over his long career, organizations such as ours, and the research and development of technologies, systems and services that benefit the environment would not have been possible. He will truly be missed and leaves us all with big shoes to fill. Scott Whitehouse, Endress + Hauser


om leaves us with a remarkable and memorable legacy, both in the good work of his life and his proud prodigy to carry on that good work. John Thompson, City of Barrie


eople like Tom live forever through his many accomplishments and amazing contribution to the water world. Justyna Kempa-Teper, City of Toronto


om was an exceptional man that made a difference in so many ways. I grew to know him well through my dealings with ES&E Magazine and was a great admirer of the energy, passion and wit that he brought to his work. I always looked forward to our conversations, knowing that he would leave me with inspiration, enlightenment and a smile. Tony Kobilnyk


’m sorry to hear about the passing of Tom. He was the first editor that I worked with at the start of my water career (19 yrs ago) and he treated me like an equal from day one. I greatly appreciate all of the mentorship he provided and still use many of the skills and values that he shared with me over the years. Mike Stadnyckyj, Water Tap Ontario





om was a wonderful man and I am very lucky to have known him. He will be missed. Rosanna DiLabio, Pinchin Environmental

om was a gentleman through and through. He always had a kind word to say and showed interest in your life. His legacy will live on. Kelly Madden, Ontario Pollution Control Equipment Association


om was a good friend, a man of principles, fearless in his opinions and helped our industry tremendously during difficult times. Beyond all, he taught us about life values, ethics and doing what was right. I sincerely enjoyed our discussions on history and the future. He was an amazing man and you should be very proud of him. I will miss him dearly. Phil Sidhwa, Anaergia


hat a great man and what great contributions Tom made to the industry and community. He impacted so many people through his words and I know that you are all very proud of him and will continue to honour his legacy. Matthew Nicolak, Metcon Sales and Engineering


am so sorry to hear of the passing of Tom. He was a great man and did so many wonderful things for the industry in Ontario and Canada. Frank Scriver, Huber Technology


only met Tom a few times over the past 30 years, but know he was a great father, man and conveyor of critically important information for our world. Thanks for all that you have contributed to make our world better. Nigel Bennett, Aqua-Guard Spill Response 8 | January/February 2015

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y first encounter with Tom was through his book “For Whom The Polls Tell”. I told my boss I’d like to meet this witty man! Emil Cocira, Can-Am Instruments

henever I spoke to Tom at various events, he was always encouraging younger people and always had a warm story to tell. He will be greatly missed by many. You can be very proud of the legacy of the magazine that you and he built and will continue to prosper. Christine Hill, XCG Consultants


e will always remember Tom as a man of strong character and great ‘gusto’. He was kind and thoughtful and a great supporter of all good things. Tom’s energy was a force to be reckoned with - one that does not necessarily go gently into that good night, but which must surely remain present as a flame to light and warm the hearts and minds of all who knew him. We feel privileged to count ourselves among that number. Lawrence and Judy Earl, CANECT


om was a thoroughly entertaining and erudite character who will be long remembered for his enthusiasm and unflaggin support for those of us working to keep the place clean. Hugh Tracy, Delcan


om, you’ll be missed by thousands of Canada’s environmental industry professionals. You were a guiding light to many who looked forward to reading your wise editorial words. Never shy, you spoke openly and lucidly of the many complex issues of the day and were revereed by many. What a wonderful contribution you made. Thank you for all that you gave us. Doug Langley Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine

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Findings published from wind turbine study Health Canada recently published findings from the Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study. It found no evidence to support a link between exposure to wind turbine noise and any of the self-reported or measured health endpoints examined. Launched in 2012, in collaboration with Statistics Canada, this study explored the relationship between exposure to wind turbine noise and the health effects reported by, and measured in, people living near wind turbines. The study did demonstrate, however, a

relationship between increasing levels of wind turbine noise and annoyance towards several features. These included turbine noise, vibration, shadow flic er, and the aircraft warning lights at their top. Findings are available on Health Canada’s website and are said to provide a more complete overall assessment of wind turbine’s potential impacts on health and well-being. Health Canada said it is important to note that the findings from this study do not provide definit ve answers on their own and must be considered in the context of a broader evidence base. The study was conducted in Southwestern Ontario and Prince Edward Island. It included 1,238 out of a possible 1,570 households, living at various distances from 399 separate wind turbines in 18 wind turbine developments. It measured health-related indicators, including hair cortisol as a biomarker of stress, blood pressure, resting heart rate and sleep. news.gc.ca

WaterTAP tour highlights success in Ontario Prior to the second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit in Toronto in November, the Water Technology Acceleration Program (WaterTAP) held a media tour of Ontario water companies in the Greater Toronto Area. Beginning in downtown Toronto, Shaun McKaigue, CEO of FER-PAL

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WERF launches new co-digestion project The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has initiated a second project on furthering co-digestion. “Co-Digestion of Organic Waste: Addressing Operational Side Effects” will help increase the number of utilities performing co-digestion by providing tools that enable them to better understand its implications, and reduce roadblocks and uncertainty associated with the process. A primary benefit of co-digestion is that it uses existing infrastructure and expertise to divert food waste, fats, oils and greases from other methods of disposal. This study will consist of two major phases. The first phase will focus on analysis of available operations and maintenance data and identification of

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Ontario re-introduces Invasive Species Act The Ontario government has re-introduced the proposed Invasive Species Act. Ontario’s forests, particularly those in the south, have been challenged by invasive species, among them the Emerald Ash Borer, Dog-Strangling Vine, Asian Longhorn Beetle, and Buckthorn, to name a few. These species have wreaked havoc. These challenges to the natural environment will, if unaddressed, continue to negatively impact forests and habitats. The Invasive Species Act, if passed, will seek to integrate early detection methods with rapid response solutions designed to combat invasive species.

U.S. reaches GHG settlement Hyundai and Kia have settled alleged Clean Air Act violations, based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases, in ex-

Clarification Brian Yates’ article entitled “The evolution of environmental consulting” in the Nov/Dec issue of ES&E included the quote “If the 20th century was that of the computer, the 21st century will be that of biology.” This quote was from Meulien, Pierre, et al, 2014. “Big Ideas, Big Data: How Genomics will change our world” Policy, November – December 2014. Other references used in the article are available upon request. cess of what the automakers certified to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The automakers will pay a $100 million civil penalty, the largest in Clean Air Act history, to resolve violations concerning the testing and certification of vehicles sold in the U.S. Kia and Hyundai will also spend approximately $50 million on measures to prevent any future violations and will forfeit 4.75 million greenhouse gas emission credits. These are estimated to be worth over $200 million. The complaint alleges that the car companies sold close to 1.2 million cars and SUVs, from model years 2012 and 2013, whose design specifications did not conform to the specifications the companies certified to EPA, which led to the misstatements of greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, inaccurate information continued overleaf...

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ES&E NEWS about real-world fuel economy was given to consumers. Hyundai and Kia overstated the fuel economy by one to six miles per gallon, depending on the vehicle. EPA discovered these violations in 2012 during audit testing. In processing test data, Hyundai and Kia allegedly chose favorable results rather than average results from a large number of tests. www.epa.gov

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The nuclear energy industry has long predicted a renaissance in popularity, yet growth in nuclear electricity production has been stalled for years. Renewable energy, by contrast, continues to expand rapidly. Fossil fuels, however, continue to dominate global production, accounting for roughly two-thirds of world electricity production. Nuclear’s share of global power production has declined steadily from a peak of 17.6% in 1996 to 10.8% in 2013. Following the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in March 2011, Japan shut down all but two of the country’s reactors. Germany has pledged to do away with nuclear by 2022, cutting down

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nuclear’s share of energy production to 18%, from nearly 25% in 2011. Renewables increased their share from 18.7% in 2000 to 22.7% in 2012. Hydropower was the leading source of renewable electricity, while wind contributed 3.4% and solar, 0.6%. But wind and solar energy are the fastest growing worldwide. Between 2000 and 2012, wind power grew nearly 16-fold and solar jumped 49-fold. From its beginnings in the mid1950s, global nuclear power generating capacity rose rapidly and reached 298 gigawatts (GW) in 1987, an average annual growth of 9.3%. In the following 23 years, however, only 77 GW of capacity were added to reach 375.3 GW, at a rate of 3.4% per year. From this 2010 peak, capacity declined to 371.8 GW in 2013, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency. Adverse economics, concern about reactor safety and proliferation, and the unresolved question of what to do with nuclear waste have put the brakes on the industry. www.vitalsigns.worldwatch.org

Stantec acquires Dessau’s engineering assets Stantec has acquired the Canadian engineering operations of Montreal-based Dessau. “Quebec has nearly 25% of Canada’s population and a large infrastructure market. Expanding there represents a substantial, long-term opportunity for us in a growing market,” says Stantec President and CEO, Bob Gomes. “This will strengthen our overall expertise in healthcare, water, power and energy, roadways, bridges, airports, transit/rail, and community development sectors, as well as introducing telecommunications and security services as part of the broader Stantec platform.” www.stantec.com

Membrane bioreactor market growing According to a recent report, the global membrane bioreactor market is expected to grow over 15% by 2018. Published by TechNavio, the report forecasts the global MBR market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 15.21% from 2013-2018 and reach Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine 2013-12-05 10:35 AM

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ES&E NEWS $2,927 million by 2019. Stringent government regulations regarding the quality of water are an important factor driving the growth of the market. Growing concerns about drinking water quality and purity, and strict legislation about the discharge quality and recycling levels drives demand. Asia-Pacific held the largest share in 2013 with China leading the region. The highly developed North American and European regions are predicted to grow moderately. Major growth in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to come from municipal applications, however, the report states that the high initial investment required for MBR systems is a major challenge.

Canada’s first water sciences B.Sc. program A new water sciences Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree program will be launched at Trent University this year. Interdisciplinary in its approach, the new degree will encompass studies in biology, chemistry, environmental and resource science/studies and geography.

Preservation of water and the aquatic environment is receiving increased attention from all levels of government, as well as from industry and advocacy organizations. Trent said the new program is designed to respond to the demand for professionals who have a broad scientific understanding of water issues and can place this understanding in an appropriate policy context. Traditional and interactive lectures and workshops will be complemented by hands-on and learning in the field and laboratories. The Water Quality Centre, a premier facility for environmental www.trentu.ca

Canada introduces regulations to prevent mercury releases Products Containing Mercury Regulations are the first of their kind in Canada and prohibit the manufacture and importation of most mercury-containing products. The federal government is aiming to prevent releases of mercury to the environment and the food chain. Canada has a particular interest in see-

ing reductions in mercury as many Canadians enjoy wild game as part of their diet. In Canada’s north, food from wildlife is a dietary mainstay for people in the Arctic. These regulations will introduce new limits on the amount of mercury allowed in different types of products to be manufactured and imported. New labelling requirements will also be introduced to inform consumers about the presence of mercury, as well as safe handling procedures and options available for their endof-life management. Action is already being taken on producing guidance documents for the disposal and end-of-life for mercury containing lamps. In the last 40 years, Canada has reduced mercury emissions by more than 90%. However, 95% of atmospheric mercury deposition in Canada comes from foreign sources. According to Environment Canada, the Products Containing Mercury Regulations will eliminate about two tonnes of mercury used, on average, each year from 2015 to 2032. Additionally, these regulations continued overleaf...

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New Ontario engineering award announced Professional Engineers Ontario has announced a new award to recognize engineering projects and achievements. The inaugural award will be presented in November 2015 with nominations being accepted until February 25. The “Award for Engineering Project or Achievement,” will pay tribute to an endeavour that has made a significant positive impact on society, industry, and/ or engineering. To be eligible, nominations must be for an outstanding project or achievement conceived, designed and executed with significant input by Ontario engineers, or by a team of engineers where at least 51% are professional engineers registered in good standing with Professional Engineers Ontario. Nominators must demonstrate that the Ontario engineers played a significant role in the project or achievement. www.peo.on.ca

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New contaminants found in oil and gas wastewater Duke University scientists have discovered high levels of two potentially hazardous contaminants, ammonium and iodide, in wastewater being discharged or spilled into streams and rivers from oil and gas operations in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. “This discovery raises new concerns about the environmental and human health impacts of oil and gas wastewater in areas where it is discharged or leaked directly into the environment,” said Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry and water quality at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment. “Our data clearly show that the current brine treatment practice in Pennsylvania is not sufficien to remove these contaminants.” When dissolved in water, ammonium can convert into ammonia, which is highly toxic to aquatic life. The scientists detected ammonium levels of up to 100 mg/l in oil and gas effluents they collected at the wastewater discharge sites. Those levels are more than 50

times higher than the EPA water-quality threshold for protecting freshwater organisms. Elevated iodide in surface water can promote the formation of highly toxic byproducts in drinking water when the iodide mixes with the chlorine used to disinfect the water at municipal treatment plants located downstream from oil and gas operations. Such disinfection byproducts are not monitored by state or federal agencies. Public concern for water contamination has focused on the impact of hydraulic fracturing fluids from shale gas exploration, but the new study shows that wastewater from conventional oil and gas exploration contains levels of ammonium and iodide that are just as high. “By measuring naturally occurring ammonium and iodide in numerous samples from different geological formations in the Appalachian Basin, including fl wback waters from shale gas wells in the Marcellus and Fayetteville shale formations, we show that fracking fluids are not much different from conventional oil and gas wastes,” said Jennifer S. Harkness, lead author of the study and a PhD student at the Nicholas School of the Environment. Previous studies have shown that fracking fluids contain high levels of salts, barium and radioactive elements, in addition to man-made chemicals added in the process. To conduct the new study, researchers collected and analyzed 44 samples of waters produced from conventional oil and gas wells in New York and Pennsylvania and 31 samples of fl wback waters from hydraulically fractured shale gas wells in Pennsylvania and Arkansas. They also collected and analyzed oil and gas effluents that were being directly discharged into streams, rivers and surface waters at three disposal sites in Pennsylvania and a spill site in West Virginia. “Wastewater from both conventional and unconventional oil and gas operations is exempted from the Clean Water Act, which allows their disposal to the environment. This practice is damaging the environment and increases the health risks of people living in these areas, and thus should be stopped,” Vengosh said.

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Where did all the oil go? Tracing oil from Deepwater Horizon

By Julie Cohen


ue to the environmental disaster’s unprecedented scope, assessing the damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been a challenge. One unsolved puzzle is the location of two million barrels of submerged oil thought to be trapped in the deep ocean. University of California (UC) Santa Barbara’s David Valentine, a professor of earth science and biology, and colleagues from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and UC Irvine, have been able to describe the path the oil followed to create a footprint on the deep ocean floo . For this study, they used data from the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The U.S. government estimates the Macondo well’s total discharge was fi e million barrels. By analyzing data from more than 3,000 samples collected at 534 locations over 12 expeditions, they identified a 1,250-square-mile patch of the deep sea floo , upon which 2% to 16% of the discharged oil was deposited. The fallout of oil to the sea floor created thin deposits, mostly to the southwest of the Macondo well. Oil was most concentrated within the top half-inch of the sea floor and was patchy even at the scale of a few feet. The investigation focused primarily on hopane, a nonreactive hydrocarbon that served as a proxy for discharged oil. Researchers analyzed the spatial distribution of hopane in the northern Gulf of Mexico and found it was most concentrated in a thin layer at the sea floor within 25 miles of the ruptured well. This clearly implicates Deepwater Horizon as the source. “Based on the evidence, our fin ings suggest that these deposits come from Macondo oil that was first suspended in the deep ocean and then settled to the sea floor without ever reaching the ocean surface,” said Valentine.

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Controlled burning of surface oil slicks during the Deepwater Horizon event. Photo by David Valentine.

“The pattern is like a shadow of the tiny oil droplets that were initially trapped at ocean depths around 3,500 feet and pushed around by the deep currents. Some combination of chemistry, biology and physics ultimately caused those droplets to rain down another 1,000 feet to rest on the sea floo .” Valentine and his colleagues were able to identify hotspots of oil fallout in close proximity to damaged deep-sea corals. According to the researchers, this data supports the previously disputed finding that these corals were damaged by the Deepwater Horizon spill. “The evidence is becoming clear that oily particles were raining down around these deep sea corals, which provides a compelling explanation for the injury they suffered,” said Valentine. “The pattern of contamination we observe is fully consistent with the Deepwater Horizon event but not with natural seeps, the suggested alternative.” While the study examined a specified area, the scientists argue that the observed oil represents a minimum value.

They purport that oil deposition likely occurred outside the study area, but so far has largely evaded detection because of its patchiness. “This analysis provides us with, for the first time, some closure on the question of where did the oil go and how,” said Don Rice, program director in the National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences. “It also alerts us that this knowledge remains largely provisional until we can fully account for the remaining 70%.” “These findings should be useful for assessing the damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon spill, as well as for planning future studies to further define the extent and nature of the contamination,” Valentine concluded. “Our work can also help to assess the fate of reactive hydrocarbons, test models of oil’s behavior in the ocean and to plan for future spills.” Julie Cohen is with UC Santa Barbara Public Affairs and Communications. Email: julie.cohen@ucsb.edu

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Human Resources

Career trends and growth very promising in the water quality sector By Jennifer Schultz


areers in water quality are not just in high demand, they are also undergoing rapid changes. Climate change, population growth and urbanization create new challenges that professionals must address to reduce negative impacts on water resources. To determine the current status and future growth of Canada’s water quality workforce, Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada conducted a recent study, titled Careers in Water Quality. Current demand In 2013, Canada had an estimated 1.8 million workers who used environmental skills as part of their work activities. Some 500,000 apply water quality skills in their work, while roughly 83,500 professionals work in core water quality careers. While most industries have a demand for water quality practitioners, the three most likely to hire water quality practitioners are government, consulting firms and ater utilities. Educational requirements, skills and competencies The water quality job market is shifting to higher educational requirements. Nearly 75% of new job openings in water quality require a bachelor’s degree. However, only 25% of the water quality labour force has one. Across most water quality occupations, water quality practitioners require similar environmental skills and competencies such as: • Analyzing or interpreting environmental samples and data. • Liaising and partnering with stakeholders. • Presenting expert information on environmental matters. • Developing sustainable development indicators, plans or strategies, and implementing or monitoring sustainable development strategies or programs. • Conducting environmental assessments. • Developing or implementing environmental communications and awareness programs.

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For water quality technicians, employers are looking for workers who can combine hands-on, field sampling skills gained from a technical school or direct work experience, with the analytical skills typically gained through a bachelor’s degree program.

Career options and salaries Research shows that most water quality jobs involve eight broad practice areas: • Integrated water resources and watershed management. • Protection of groundwater from contamination. • Protection of surface water. • Marine water quality. • Aquaculture and food processing. • Municipal water systems, including water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment and wastewater collection. • Green building. • Water quality education, communication, policy and planning. Career pathways Water resources engineers, water quality scientists, and professionals in water quality communications, education, policy and planning often begin with a bachelor’s degree. For water quality technicians, it is at least a three-year diploma. Typically, the listed professionals make lateral career moves between dif-

ferent types of roles and employers, such as NGOs, governments, private industry, or consulting. Engineers, water systems operators, and green building professionals, follow more vertical career pathways. These workers progress from entry-level to senior level positions and through progressive management roles. Municipal water systems operators follow a more narrowly defined career path through four classes of certification Based on their certification level and experience, these practitioners move up into system supervisor, operations manager, or facility manager positions. Salaries Earnings for water quality workers vary significantl , both for entry level positions and for workers with experience. These wage variations are linked to different types of employers and practice areas. Employers in mining, oil and gas, and environmental consulting offer the highest paying positions. Annual earnings are lower for workers employed by

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governments, conservation organizations, watershed management organizations and other NGOs. The average starting salary for water quality jobs is $55,284. The average salary for workers with at least fi e years of experience is $84,239. Hydrogeologists earn the highest starting salary, at an average of $74,100. Future demand and hiring forecasts The demand for water quality professionals is increasing. Employers of chemists, hydrogeologists, green building professionals, water utility engineers and environmental engineers are the most likely to expect their staffing l vels to increase in the future. While there’s a higher concentration of workers near both of Canada’s coasts and in Alberta, there are different drivers of demand for water quality practitioners in each province. For example, Alberta’s oil and gas industry has driven high demand for water engineering occupations, water quality managers in natural resources, and water quality scientists and technicians. According to water quality professionals, climate change is the most commonly cited trend affecting the water quality job market and skills requirements. Additional factors that will shape the demand for water quality professionals are: • Increasing investment and development in resource industries, such as new mines, oil and gas development, and forestry. • Water quality professionals retiring over the next decade. • Changes in water quality standards including new regulations and technologies. Jennifer Schultz is with ECO Canada. For more information, visit www.eco.ca www.esemag.com

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Corrosion Prevention

Infrastructure corrosion prevention needs a long-term solution By Stuart Reece


itting on a desk in our office is a large piece of wood, a relic of an old water delivery system comprised entirely of hollowed-out logs. It is truly amazing to think of a city that enjoyed water distribution through felled trees. Since that time there has, of course, been a great evolution in the materials used and the attitude towards the importance of protecting our infrastructure. Too often though, there have been short-term solutions adopted in dealing with the long-term problem of corrosion. I once heard someone say that, because they use plastics in their municipality, they need not worry about corrosion. “Are there no metal parts? ” I inquired. He said yes, but, as there are so few, they wouldn’t be much of a target. It is true that much of what goes into the ground these days as part of a city’s water delivery system is plastic. Durable, safe and long-lasting, the concerns of corrosion are no longer present with these lines. It is now only the metal connections, restraining rods and other pieces that are of concern. The reality is, however, that with the increased use of plastics, the agents of corrosion are more focused on buried metals. The target has effectively become bigger not smaller. Another and perhaps more common assumption is that factory epoxy coatings will offer sufficient defence. Something to consider though, is that such coatings are easily damaged in the long journey from factory, to wholesaler, to contractor, to final installation. A simple nick here and a scratch there, expose the metal to air, water and soil, allowing corrosion to start. Another dangerous assumption is that stainless steel bolts offer adequate corrosion protection. As all metals corrode, we now have different metals in contact with one another, with each corroding at a different rate. More importantly, the grouping of dissimilar metals, namely stainless steel with others, has been proven to hasten the corrosion

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A valve wrapped in Denso tape is protected from the corrosive saltwater mixture.

of the secondary metal. An additional disadvantage is that stainless steel bolts are softer and, as a result, cannot be torqued to the same force as those made of hard steel. Many municipalities utilize sacri-

The reality is, however, that with the increased use of plastics, the agents of corrosion are more focused on buried metals. ficial systems, where a spot of coating will be ground off a valve for example, and an anode attached. While sac-nuts and anodes do the job that they are tasked with, it is a short-term solution to a long-term problem. Depending on the corrosivity of the soil and the presence and intensity of stray current, the lifes-

pan of sacrificial systems can vary considerably. This approach to corrosion prevention requires revisiting, redigging and replacing spent anodes. This, of course, can be costly. The three-part petrolatum system, developed by Denso in the 1920s, provides a permanent solution. Denso Paste arrests existing corrosion and aids in adhesion. Denso Profiling Mastic is used to fill voids and cover sharp edges, and, finall , Denso Tape is used to wrap an entire fitting. By completely preventing contact with air, water and soil, the Denso system protects the metallic components of infrastructure from corrosion, while still allowing simple removal and easy access for service or inspection. This protection is not a new development. In fact, there is evidence of the effectiveness of the petrolatum system on applications as old as 80 years. In this example, a portion of Denso tape was removed from a section of steel pipe installed in the 1930s. The pipe was still in pristine condition with even the mill stamp still visible. Tape was re-applied

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Despite a factory coating, a rough journey to the site results in corrosion, even before installation.

and the pipe reburied. With the overall cost of the Denso system being a fraction of the cost of repair and replacement, it is not only effective but efficient and affordable. A more recent example of the benefits of the petrolatum system exists in the Greater Toronto Area. A little over a decade ago, a municipality adopted the Denso system and they have seen the number of breaks due to corrosion steadily decrease. As a result of their preventa-


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tive measures and because they now no longer have to contend with such breaks, they have increased capital for expansion, improvement and development. The Denso petrolatum system is installed on-site, requires minimal training and can protect against damage to factory applied coatings. It protects all metals, even dissimilar metal groupings from corrosion and eliminates the need for cathodic protection. Regardless of soil conditions or even being constantly

submerged in water, Denso tape will not harden, crack or dry out. Technological developments are ongoing and we must be diligent in assessing their quality and effica y. Sometimes, however, low-tech systems that have existed for a long time may actually provide the best solutions. Stuart Reece is with Denso North America Inc. Email: stuart@densona-ca.com

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Wastewater Treatment

Alberta municipality evaluating new sewage recycling system By Van A. Ridout, Ali Roshanfekr and Jean Navert


astewater treatment normally includes a combination of physical, chemical, and biological processes to remove contaminants. A new dimension to this is sewage mining. The Sewage Recycling System (SRS), recently introduced into Canada by BioForm Sewage Mining, mines and extracts valuable resources from municipal sewage, recycling them into a high-quality, pasteurized cellulose-based product called RecylloseTM. It is a 100% renewable resource that can be used as an additive in a broad range of industries, helping to offset the rapid depletion of natural cellulose resources. The technology also reduces biosolids treatment and disposal costs. Conventional wastewater treatment Discovered over 100 years ago, the activated sludge process is virtually the

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Wastewater Treatment same in most municipal wastewater treatment facilities. This process involves a pre-treatment stage followed by biological degradation and oxidation to remove most of the dissolved organic compounds. The remaining suspended particles are settled and separated, and the effluent is further treated before discharge. Most wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) face a myriad of challenges, including maintenance costs and a host of environmental issues. With the steady increase in the amount of sewage, wastewater utilities are faced with the challenge of finding more efficien methods of treatment to curtail soaring operating costs, and to defer or avoid having to invest in expanding their existing plants or construct new ones. Consisting primarily of suspended biosolids, sludge is the end product of the wastewater treatment process, and removing it is costly. Typically, treating and disposing of sludge can cost as much as 60% of the total operating expenses of wastewater treatment, rendering it the most expensive part of the process.

Redefining wastewater treatment Founded in 2007, Applied CleanTech (ACT) identified sewage as a valuable resource from which useful commodities could be extracted. The firm then developed an advanced sewage recycling technology that would allow wastewater treatment plants to bypass the production of sludge before the recycling process starts. The Sewage Recycling System is a compact, modular, “plug-and-play” recycling processor. It automatically and continuously extracts suspended biosolids contained in the wastewater stream before they become sludge. It then transforms them into Recyllose. This is accomplished without restricting the fl w to the WWTP, which has 50% fewer solids to deal with. In essence, the SRS transforms sewage treatment into sewage mining. It is being used in the Netherlands, Israel, Mexico and Scotland. It will undergo a full-scale demonstration program in an Alberta municipality this year, before being commercially introduced by BioForm Sewage Mining into the Canadian

market. During this demonstration, an independent, third-party organization will conduct the verification of the technology through the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Program, which was created by Environment Canada (and Industry Canada) to verify performance claims. This process will be administered by GLOBE Performance Solutions of British Columbia, the delivery agent for ETV-Canada, with the technology testing being done by the Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence from Alberta. How the SRS works After the coarse screening and grit removal pre-treatment stage, raw sewage is pumped into the SRS, and passes through a primary cleaner to remove excess grit. The SRS employs a multi-stage trapping process to mine cellulose and other useful materials from the fl w and separate them from unwanted materials. Inside the SRS, sewage passes through a trapper to remove suspended solids, continued overleaf...

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Wastewater Treatment using a high affinity micro trapping technology. Raw Recyllose from the trapper is then heated, cleaned and refined until it reaches less than 10% water content. Heating completely pasteurizes the product. Dried Recyllose, now in a pulp form, is compressed to form pellets suitable for long-term storage, transportation, and for use in a broad range of industrial applications. The SRS utilizes approximately 20% of the Recyllose to produce its own heat, and requires no external energy source. Cleaner sewage is returned to the WWTP for further treatment. No alterations are required to the regular treatment process in the WWTP. Sustainable environmental benefit From an environmental perspective, the SRS offers the following benefits through its ability to both reduce sludge and produce a renewable commodity resource: • An untapped and unlimited source of recycled cellulose can be used to: sup-

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Conclusion Growing environmental awareness has influenced world governments to set ambitious goals towards connecting 100% of the population to reliable wastewater treatment. It is, therefore, vital for us to find solutions to treat the immense amounts of sludge being produced every day from wastewater, make it less harmful to human health and reduce the process’s energy-intensity. Another challenge will be to help industry change its perception of municipal wastewater treatment, so that it embraces waste as a valuable resource, rich in beneficial materials Van A. Ridout, P. Eng., and Ali Roshanfekr, Ph.D., P. Eng., are with Western Water Resources (WWR) Inc. Jean Navert, B.Sc., is with Wildcat Water Technologies Ltd. Email: jean.navert@wildcatwater.com

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Water Treatment

AWWARF releases report on nitrate and arsenic removal using a fixed-bed bioreactor


ontamination of natural water sources with arsenic and nitrate is a major concern everywhere. There is a need for new technologies capable of removing these contaminants simultaneously. Fixed-bed biologically active carbon (BAC) bioreactor systems have successfully removed the oxy-anionic contaminants nitrate and perchlorate. Based on preliminary batch reactor studies, a research team from the University of Michigan and Carollo Engineers, Inc. hypothesized that a fi ed-bed BAC reactor system could be developed to simultaneously remove arsenic and oxy-anionic contaminants such as nitrate, in the presence of sulfate and iron, naturally occurring in groundwater. Removal mechanisms were elucidated through the use of microbial community analyses and solids characterization techniques. A variety of operating conditions were evaluated and optimized at the bench-scale level. The goal was to demonstrate this technology at pilot-scale and then integrate it at fullscale in drinking water treatment plants. A system consisting of two fi ed-bed BAC bioreactors in series was designed and seeded with BAC obtained from lab- and pilot-scale nitrate and perchlorate removal systems. These systems were originally seeded with a mixed community of microbes indigenous to natural groundwater. Using a simulated groundwater containing nitrate, arsenic, sulfate and iron, and feeding acetic acid as the sole electron donor, this system was operated for over 1,000 days. During operation, the empty bed contact time (EBCT), backwashing strategy, and influent iron and sulfate concentrations were varied. System performance was monitored by measuring concentrations of total arsenic, iron, acetate, chloride, sulfate and nitrate. Additional studies of microbial community composition and activity were performed using molecular biology methods. Solids deposited in the reactors were characterized using X-ray ab-

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Bacteria were identified by sequencing their 16S ribosomal RNA genes.

sorption spectroscopy (XAS) and X-ray diffraction (XRD). Results Simultaneous removal of nitrate and arsenic was achieved in the fi ed-bed BAC bioreactor system. Complete denitrification occurred, removing 50 mg/l (as NO3-) to below the detection limit of 0.2 mg/l. Initially, arsenic was reduced from 300 µg/l to below 20 µg/l. However, performance varied during subsequent experiments and effluent concentrations ranged from 10 µg/l to 50 µg/l. Bacteria present in the reactor system were identified by sequencing their 16S ribosomal RNA genes to be closely related to known nitrate-, sulfate-, and iron-reducing bacteria. Analysis targeting specific functional genes coding for enzymes in sulfate- and arsenate-reduction pathways ([bi]sulfite reductase and arsenate reductase) indicated the presence of sulfate- and arsenate-reducing bacteria throughout the depth of the BAC bioreactors. Additionally, specific functional activities measured through messenger RNA abundance profiles were correlated with terminal electron accepting process (TEAP) zones as in-

dicated by concentration profiles of sulfate and arsenic along the depth of the BAC bioreactors. Iron sulfides, mackinawite and greigite, were found to be the dominant crystal phases in the system, suggesting that arsenic removal through adsorption to these solids was an important removal mechanism. It was further determined that sulfur was the nearest neighboring atom to arsenic, indicating that arsenic sulfide were present in the system, and were partially responsible for arsenic removal. By varying the EBCT between 40 and 27 minutes, it was determined that nitrate and arsenic removals were achievable at these contact times. However, other factors, such as iron and sulfate concentrations may determine the EBCT needed for optimal arsenic removal. Experiments varying iron and sulfate concentrations found complete nitrate removal under all conditions. Arsenic removal varied depending on the amount of iron and location of its addition (1st reactor or 2nd reactor). Influent sulfate concentrations tested included 22 and 50 mg/l, demonstrating the fl xibility of this system for treating source waters with variable sulfate concentrations.

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Water Treatment The first BAC bioreactor was backwashed every 48 hours, whereas the second BAC bioreactor was only backwashed every three to four months. Initially, nitrogen gas was used during backwashing. Considering the practical advantages of air-assisted backwashing, including simpler operation, improved safety and lower cost, the impact of air-assisted backwashing on system performance was evaluated. It was determined that overall nitrate and arsenic removals with long-term use of either gas were comparable, although a slight impact on arsenic removal in the first BAC bioreactor was observed. It was determined that the two-column system helped keep arsenic concentrations in the final effluent low, even immediately after an air-assisted backwashing event. This study demonstrated that a fi edbed BAC bioreactor system can simultaneously remove arsenic and nitrate from a simulated groundwater, utilizing an inoculum originating from a mixed community of microbes indigenous to

groundwater. Microbial and chemical analyses indicated that the micro-organisms utilized dissolved oxygen, nitrate, sulfate, and arsenate as the electron acceptors in a sequential manner in the presence of acetic acid as the electron donor. Biologically produced sulfides effectively removed arsenic from the water through the formation of arsenic sulfides, and/or surface precipitation and adsorption on iron sulfides. The optimization of EBCT, iron and sulfate concentrations, and backwashing strategy resulted in a set of operational characteristics that can be used during pilot-scale evaluation of this technology. Applications This system removes arsenic through precipitation of arsenic sulfide and adsorption of arsenic on iron sulfide precipitates. Therefore, the concentrations of iron and sulfate naturally present in the contaminated water source are important parameters. Prior to implementation of this system, pilot studies should be conducted to determine opti-

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mal operating conditions for each type of contaminated water. The laboratory system was operated with total influent iron concentrations between 2 mg/l and 10 mg/l and influent sulfate concentrations of 22 mg/l and 50 mg/l. The optimal combination of influent iron and sulfate concentrations will vary depending on the concentration of arsenic and other compounds present in each water sample. Future work will evaluate the requirements for post-treatment needed to remove excess carbon, aerate the finished water and provide disinfection. Additionally, characterization of arsenic containing solid waste generated in the system must be performed to determine the long-term stability under disposal conditions. “Nitrate and Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water with a Fixed-Bed Bioreactor� (Project #4293) is available from the American Water Works Association Research Foundation. www.awwarf.org

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System Security

Minimizing the security risks of M2M communications By Andrew Ginter


he cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve and yesterday’s defenses are no match for today’s attack methods. Critical infrastructures are very real targets of modern attacks, and water and wastewater treatment plants are no exception. The crucial nature of these facilities demands stringent protection to ensure safe and reliable operation of industrial control systems (ICS). This is particularly true when it comes to machine-to-machine (M2M) communications critical to operations. These communications help to facilitate dayto-day functions, but they can unknowingly open the door for remote administration tool (RAT) attacks. As attack tools and methods evolve, cybersecurity best practices must also evolve to keep water plants and drinking water supplies safe and reliable.

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System Security feat long-standing IT security practices, including fir walls, encryption, antivirus systems and security update programs. They generally begin by compromising the business network at a water utility. A hacker might research the utility’s employees’ social networks to craft very convincing phishing emails to trick them into downloading malware. Or they might launch a more conventional attack on exposed Web servers. Antivirus systems do not catch this targeted malware. It is custom-written and is deployed sparingly, in quantities lower than antivirus vendors’ thresholds for signature creation. Once the attackers have a foothold in a utility network, they scan for passwords or for Windows password hashes, which are generally easier to find and are almost as useful. With a domain administrator password or password hash, the attackers log into the Windows domain controller and create their own accounts and their own passwords. After this, they can simply log into and operate corporate network computers and even control sys-

tem computers remotely. Common RAT tools available on the black market are equipped with a wide range of attack features, including the ability to execute commands remotely, download new versions of the attack software itself and operate compromised machines remotely. M2M implications Once this happens, remote attackers are well positioned to interfere with M2M communications used to connect control and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems to pumps, valves and sensors throughout water operations. In some utilities, interfering with M2M communications is as simple as opening a connection to the affected controllers and sending Modbus/TCP commands. In other utilities, M2M communications may be secured using encryption. However, encryption is only effective in defeating man-in-the-middle attacks. Modern attacks generally do not use such methods. Instead, hackers

compromise the endpoints of encrypted connections. For example, breaking into a SCADA input/output controller provides the attacker with access to the same encryption keys the controller uses to encrypt M2M communications with remote devices. This negates any protection encryption might offer. Another classic solution to secure M2M communications is fir walls. For decades, fir walls were sufficient enough to mitigate everyday threats. But now, anyone with a basic level of cybersecurity training understands the fundamental limitations of fir wall technology and knows how to exploit them. For example, because fir walls permit interaction between clients from outside a protected network and servers within, it is easy to disguise bad requests as legitimate traffic. This is the foundation of modern “fuzzing” attacks. The fundamental problem is that encryption, fir walls, antivirus systems, and all of these classic security measures are software security mechanisms. continued overleaf...

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System Security All software has bugs, some of which are security vulnerabilities. In practice then, all software can be hacked, even security software. If anyone needs proof of this, simply visit any software security vendor and count how many security updates the vendor has posted recently. The real question is which pump, valve, pipeline or other piece of equipment is expendable enough to be worth defending with only software? The answer, of course, is none. Compromising a control system component or network has larger repercussions than a simple file leak or password theft. Such compromise provides control of equipment to a malicious party with unknown motives. For water and wastewater treatment facilities, the consequences could be anything from underground infrastructure damage, to pump and valve damage, to contaminated drinking water. Connecting “everything to everything” is the mantra of the “Internet of Things,” and such connectivity indeed promises real benefits in terms of cost

reduction and improved service levels. However, connecting everything directly or even indirectly via other networks to the Internet, provides intruders with all of these remote-control attack opportunities as well. Evolving best practices As attack techniques continue to become more sophisticated, so must defenses. The foundation of modern operations cybersecurity is network segmentation. Water control systems have notoriously “soft interiors.” Safety and reliability imperatives mean that the widespread use of plain-text M2M device communications and limited use of antivirus signature updates and other security updates will never go away. Control system networks will always be easier targets than corporate networks. The problem is that even for utilities where the water operations network is separate from the corporate network, the two tend to be interconnected. Water utilities benefit enormously from the collaboration between control systems

and business networks. This collaboration increases employee productivity, gives managers a direct line to minute-by-minute equipment outage and water quality priorities, and facilitates upgrades and maintenance. While it’s certainly possible to operate water facilities without integrating information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) networks, the benefits of connectivity are simply too great. The vast majority of communications between IT and OT networks is “outbound” from operations to corporate. Modern segmentation focuses on the control of data returning into protected networks. It fosters a deep suspicion of absolutely everything that enters a protected operations network through any mechanism. This means being suspicious of everything from virtual private network-based remote access, to inbound encrypted communications, to third-party supplier software, and to every laptop or flash drive that interacts with the network. There are a host of modern technol-

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System Security ogies to support best-practice segmentation. Unidirectional security gateways are hardware-enforced technologies that allow data to leave operations networks without allowing anything back in. They replicate industrial servers to corporate networks in real time. This allows corporate users and applications to query the replicas for real-time data and receive the same answers as the sensitive, production servers would have provided. FLIP technologies are reversible hardware gateways. They are designed specifically to allow control signals into protected remote stations without permitting the interactive remote control or “fuzzing� that is the foundation of modern attacks. Application data control filtering provides an extra layer of security policy enforcement, allowing control over which tags, values and commands are allowed into protected equipment. In addition, USB device control software prevents USB storage devices, such as flash drives, cell phones and tablets, from being mounted on control


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system equipment. All of these devices can propagate malware just as easily as fir walls do. Stand-alone kiosks at physical security checkpoints provide a way to scan media being carried into protected networks. Network Access Control technologies prevent the connection of arbitrary computers and laptops to protected networks, such as might occur when contractors visit the site, or when potentially-infected new or re-purposed computers are brought into control system sites. Utilities that deploy this strategy report that they are able to expose their networks to external data and to external attacks less and less frequently. For example, with remote screen view technologies, support personnel can see the screens of critical machines and participate in emergency troubleshooting without ever sending any mouse movement or other command into a protected network. Over time, these sites also build up a small number of operations laptops, pre-provisioned with all software that

contractors and other suppliers need while on-site. No third-party laptop need ever be permitted a connection to an operations network. Deploying hardware-enforced, stronger-than-fir walls protections at network perimeters, in tandem with technologies and procedures to control the use of removable media and mobile computing devices, can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of modern attack methods. Not only do secured water utilities continue to realize business efficien y gains due to IT and OT integration, they can safely and securely do so without putting operations-critical assets, equipment and even public safety at risk. A truism of cybersecurity is that attacks always become more sophisticated over time. Utilities and networks must continue to evolve and deploy cybersecurity best practices, in order to defeat them. Andrew Ginter is with Waterfall Security. Email: andrew.ginter@waterfall-security.com

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Industrial Wastewater

Brewery wastewater treatment system relies on its pumps


he craft brewing industry has grown an average of 10.9% over the last decade. With burgeoning enthusiasm from consumers, it is no surprise that breweries are expanding their operations to meet the increase in demand. To do this successfully they must use reliable equipment. An efficient treatment system was required to process the wastewater generated by one particular brewery. ClearBlu Environmental designed the pretreatment system, which included screening, settling and pH balancing, as well as the pond design, aeration system, bacterial treatment and final-stage fl w monitoring. It was determined that three lift stations would need to be installed, with two pumps to operate in each lift station. Three main challenges affected submersible pump selection for the primary lift station: 1. Acidic wastewater. With a pH of 4,

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ClearBlu Environmental selected two submersible pumps to be installed in a duplex arrangement.

the brewery’s wastewater was highly acidic. The majority of submersible pumps are made from cast iron, which would not last in this environment. 2. High temperatures. The brewery’s wastewater was consistently over 60oC. Many submersible pumps cannot withstand liquids at temperatures higher than 40oC. 3. Solids handling. As with any brewery or winery, the wastewater con-

tains solids that could potentially erode pump components or clog the pumps, thereby reducing pump reliability and risking operational delays. ClearBlu Environmental selected two BJM Model SX22CSS-F submersible pumps to be installed in a duplex arrangement within the cylindrical fiberglass primary lift station. Since their installation in June 2013, the pumps have performed reliably, operating at 460 volts and pumping up to 1,000 litres/minute. Flow control within the system helps regulate the amount of brewery wastewater that travels to the town’s wastewater treatment plant. This ensures fl w is spread out evenly over a 24-hour period. The lift stations have been kept clear of settled solids and have not overfl wed. For more information, visit www.bjmpumps.com

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Wastewater Treatment

Using IFAS for improved WWTP capacity and performance By Valera Saknenko, Vincent Nazareth, Roberson Gibb, Patrick Devlin and Krista Thomas


he Peterborough Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in southern Ontario is a Class IV plant discharging to the Otonabee River. As a result of municipal growth, average capacity had to be increased from 60,000 m3/day to 68,200 m3/day, with a simultaneous improvement in effluent qualit . This plant re-rating was achieved by full conversion of the existing aeration tanks to a hybrid integrated fi ed film activated sludge (IFAS) media system. Concurrent upgrades included improvements to the inlet works, construction of four new primary clarifiers, a sludge dewatering facility and a new septage receiving station. Since September 2011, it has been operating as an IFAS plant, resulting in a number of process benefits, including lower average total ammonia nitrogen (TAN), non-toxic effluent, and greater resiliency of the nitrification process to both organic and hydraulic shock loads. Nitrogen transformation To effectively evaluate the impacts of the IFAS system, it is important to first revisit some chemistry theory to appreciate the transformation process that occurs inside one. The majority of nitrogen enters wastewater in the form of urea and fecal matter, and is then converted through hydrolysis to TAN. TAN (or more correctly TAN-N, which measures only the mass of nitrogen) is the sum of two molecules: NH3 (ammonia or un-ionized ammonia) and NH4+ (ammonium or ionized ammonia). In essentially all solutions, including wastewater, both the ionized (NH4) and un-ionized (NH3) forms are present due to the principles of acid dissociation. The un-ionized form is the compound that is most toxic to fish. Fortunately, for aquatic species, at pH levels in typical wastewater, NH4 is present in much greater concentrations than NH3 (100:1 ratio at pH of 7.4). However, the NH3 percentage rises with increasing

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The Peterborough WWTP. (1) Raw sewage pumping station. (2) Grit tanks. (3) Screen building. (4) Primary clarifiers. (5) Secondary treatment Plant One. (6) Secondary treatment Plant Two. (7) UV disinfection. (8) Digesters.

pH and/or sewage temperature. This means that, for identical TAN measurements, warmer effluent results in greater toxicity due to the higher NH3 levels. To limit un-ionized ammonia effl ent concentration, TAN must be reduced through a two-step bacteriological conversion process (known as nitrification) during secondary treatment. Ammonia is first converted to nitrite (N02) using Nitrosomonas bacteria. Subsequently, the nitrite is converted to nitrate using Nitrobacter bacteria. The first process (conversion to nitrite) is the rate limiting process, meaning that nitrate is usually present in much greater concentrations. For aquatic species, the rate limiting reaction is critical, since nitrite is toxic at significantly l wer concentrations. IFAS overview An IFAS system is capable of improving the resiliency of conversion of TAN to nitrate within a WWTP. The IFAS system comprises fi ed or floa ing media, placed within an activated sludge tank to augment the number of nitrifying bacteria. The IFAS system takes a hybrid approach to nitrification. It uses traditional mixed liquor suspended solids (MLSS) within the aeration tank, as well as biofilm attached to plastic media, to promote the development

of additional nitrifying bacteria. A primary advantage of IFAS, versus a traditional activated sludge system, is the ability to create a higher biomass in the aeration tank by providing a surface for bacteria growth to aid the process. This additional biomass is retained in the tanks, thereby maintaining acceptable solids loading to the secondary clarifiers. A significant percentage of the nitrifying bacteria are kept within the aeration tank attached to the biofilm. This contributes to the conversion of ammonia to nitrate, without a proportional increase in MLSS concentrations. The solids retention time (SRT), and, therefore, aeration tank size, can be reduced for a given level of nutrient removal. This makes the IFAS technology attractive for the following retrofit applications: • Increasing plant capacity, while maintaining existing effluent requirements; • Meeting more stringent effluent criteria imposed on a WWTP within the confines of the xisting tankage; • Providing biological nitrogen removal (denitrification) by partitioning an existing tank to contain both an IFAS aerobic zone and a separate anaerobic/anoxic zone. The fi ed biofilm also provides other

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Wastewater Treatment inherent benefits to increase the resiliency of the nitrification process. Fixed media provides better nitrification in cold climates, and the biomass population is more resistant to both organic and hydraulic shock loads. Fixed biomass attached to free floating media provides a seeding source to re-populate biomass after a fl w surge through secondary treatment. Preliminary and primary treatment at the Peterborough WWTP consists of mechanical screening, aerated grit tanks and primary clarification. Secondary treatment is provided through two parallel IFAS treatment trains and horizontal secondary clarifiers, referred to as Plants One and Two. Prior to discharge into the Otonabee River, secondary effluent is disinfected using UV irradiation. Unit process sizes (bioreactors and secondary clarifiers) in the two plants are marginally different. Primary and waste activated sludge are stabilized in two primary anaerobic digesters (2,444 m3 each) and two secondary digesters (1,445 m3 each) and dewatered using centrifuges.


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Table 1: Effluent objectives and limits.

Effluent arameter Total Phosphorus Total Ammonia Nitrogen Un-ionized Ammonia

Effluent Object ve 0.35 mg/l 5 mg/l Winter 2.98 mg/l Summer 0.1 mg/l

Effluent Limit 0.39 mg/l n/a

Acute Lethality to Rainbow Trout and Daphnia Magna Total Suspended Solids

Non-Acute Lethality 10 mg/l

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10 mg/l

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Discharge effluent requirements for the Peterborough WWTP are provided in Table 1. TAN reduction is a prescribed effluent objective. There are no total nitrogen or nitrate limits imposed on the effluent, negating any denitrific tion requirements. Each aeration tank was retrofitted with a non-proprietary IFAS system. One metal cage per plant was installed with a fine perforated metal mesh elevated above the diffusers. This prevents media from settling when the tank is taken out of service. The cages were installed in the front half of the first pass of the three-pass aeration tanks. Air

lances were added to assist with media circulation. Approximately 190 m3 of media was added in each aeration tank. The plastic media used was not engineered specifically for IFAS systems, but rather regular packing media with total specific surface area of approximately 210 m2/m3. Although this media may not be as effective as engineered media specifically designed for this type of application, it has proved to be sufficiently e fective. Operational results To compare the impact of IFAS on continued overleaf...

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Wastewater Treatment nitrification at the WWTP, monthly average TAN effluent concentrations were compared for time periods when the plant was operating with and without IFAS. Data indicates that full implementation of the IFAS system at Plants One and Two has had a significant impact on stabilization of the nitrification process. As can be seen from Figure 1, after installation of IFAS, fluctuations in fl ws did not produce the TAN concentration exceedances observed prior to the retrofit. For example, high fl w events in 2005, 2008 and 2011 prior to IFAS resulted in significant wash out of MLSS, including nitrifiers. This resulted in long recovery periods (about six months) before TAN effluent concentration dropped below the effluent objective. After IFAS implementation, similar high fl w events in March 2012 and April 2013 did not cause significant effluent TAN spikes. It is noted that a minor spike in TAN occurred in the late summer of 2013, corresponding to the time period when one aeration tank had to be taken out of service. Other effluent indicators also validated performance of the IFAS system. Cross referencing effluent un-ionized ammonia concentrations showed a parallel decrease and stabilization of toxic un-ionized ammonia. This is to be expected since un-ionized ammonia is a direct function of TAN concentration, pH and temperature. Further validation was completed by confirming the increase in effluent nitrate levels after the IFAS implementation. As per the nitrificatio chemistry described earlier, nitrate levels are expected to increase as nitrificatio improves. Seasonal aggregates of the average TAN concentrations shown in Figure 1 substantiate the fact that IFAS provides considerable advantages over a conventional suspended biomass process during the coldest seasons. For the period of January through March, effluent total ammonia levels were 30% of the comparative period when the WWTP was operating without IFAS. The impact of IFAS was less during the warmer months, with effluent TAN levels being 70% of pre-IFAS conditions. A review of the annual maximum 40 | January/February 2015

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Table 2. Maximum recorded daily peak TAN levels.


Ammonia – N – Effluent Concentration mg/l Full IFAS Maximum Daily TAN Value 11-Sep-13 6.0 mg/l 04-Apr-12 5.4 mg/l Non-IFAS Maximum Daily TAN Value 10-Feb-04 16.0 mg/L 15-Mar-05 17.5 mg/l 20-Feb-08 10.2 mg/l

Daily Flow Rate

52.7 MLD 48.5 MLD 50.2 MLD 49.0 MLD 42.9 MLD

Figure 1. Seasonal TAN effluent levels.

Elevated metal cage.

peak daily TAN effluent concentrations gathered from daily samples shows a similar ability of the IFAS system to attenuate peak TAN levels. As shown in Table 2, the maximum recorded TAN levels dropped by 60% after implementation of the full-scale IFAS. Summary Upgrading the Peterborough WWTP with an IFAS system allowed maximum use of the existing infrastructure and increased efficien y by augmenting the total amount of biomass in the system. This approach eliminated the need to build new aeration tanks and secondary clarifiers, saving some $13 million in construction costs.

Converting the secondary treatment train to IFAS has lowered average TAN to 1.25 mg/l (37% of original levels) and resulted in a corresponding reduction in un-ionized ammonia. It achieves its greatest efficien y during the coldest winter months. Operators have noted that the ammonia reduction in the “IFAS Zone” has been approximately 80%. The food to micro-organism ratio (F:M Ratio) has changed from 0.4 to 0.28-0.30, leading to a decrease in return activated sludge. Effluent total suspended solids and carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand have continued to be below effluent limits. Long-term effluent results demonstrate the potential for IFAS to be successfully used in retrofits to increase plant capacity, meet more stringent effluent criteria, or to increase rated capacity to maximize existing tankage volume use within the secondary treatment train. Valera Saknenko, P. Eng., Vincent Nazareth, P. Eng., and Roberson Gibb are with R.V. Anderson Associates Limited. Patrick Devlin, HBSc., and Krista Thomas are with the City of Peterborough. For more information, Email: vsaknenko@rvanderson.com

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What low flow purge groundwater sampling means for water quality data By Sajjad Din

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• Air pollution control • Filters • Oil & water separation • Software systems ow fl w, low stress, or minimal • Analytical laboratory Groundwater treatment • Pumps, pipes, valves, fittings • Spill control & containment drawdown sampling is the •pro• Confined entrypurging a moni• Hazardous waste treatment • Protection/safety equipment • Stormwater control cessspace of slowly • Consulting Health & safety • Recycling • Tanks & storage toringengineering well while collecting •data Containment • Instrumentation & control • Residuals dewatering, • Transportation services on•the geochemistry of the water. Ground• Decontamination Legal services disposal & handling • Water treatment water is pumped out ofsystems the subsurface• via • Emergency • Liners/geotextiles equipment • Wastewater treatment tubing placed atresponse a depth roughly equal to Environmental auditing • Noise & vibration control • Site & soil remediation • Waste disposal the• centre of the screen interval. This is also to avoid disturbing sediments at the bottom of the well. Water is pumped at a rate of approximately 0.1 to 0.5 litres/minute. It passes through a Hours fl w-through cell with a probe attached April 30 to a multi-parameter water quality meter. Some coarser grained formations have - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. been successfully sampled by this method May 1 with pumping rates up to 1 litres/minute. The fl w-through cell is intended to re- Typical low flow ground water sampling set up. - 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. duce the effects of atmospheric conditions pumps, water quality meters, etc. on the groundwater being purged and years, this method has become more commonly used in Ontario. 2011 amend- • Increased costs due to higher operator monitored. training requirements. Measurements are collected at three ments to Ontario Regulation 153/04 or fi e minute intervals. These measure- seem to acknowledge that this method • Increased sampling time due to more equipment being transferred from one ments may include temperature, pH, is now mainstream and that such water site to another. dissolved oxygen, oxidation-reduction quality data would be collected in Phase potential and conductivity. Water lev- II environmental site assessments. Maximizing the benefit el monitoring is also carried out at the During a recent field demonstration Advantages same time to ensure there is no signifiThe main advantages for this method and exercise, a group of students asked cant drawdown during purging. what this data means. My response was Once these parameters have stabi- of sampling include: lized for four distinct set of readings, the • Less disturbance in the well, meaning that the stabilization indicates that we greater test accuracy, particularly for have fresh aquifer groundwater. Howgroundwater sample is collected. The purvolatile compounds. ever, this answer did not satisfy the stupose of such measurements is to confir that water being drawn through the pump • Lower wastewater amounts. This can dents. After all this effort to collect such add to project costs and is an issue for data, was there not a system in which it is actual “fresh” aquifer water. This assite occupants. could be input into a table, attached to a sumes that the monitoring well is installed as per standard industry practices with a • Very useful data collection for future database and shared for public use? use and analysis. Such a system could be like the Ontarproper sand pack filte , seal and protective io Ministry of the Environment’s database air tight cap and cover. During this type of Data collected can be used for vari- for water well records, or the Hazardous purge the yield of the aquifer is not being investigated or evaluated. The main objec- ous purposes beyond simply confirming Waste Information Network database. It tive is to reduce stress to the environment connectivity to fresh aquifer groundwa- could qualify a “type” of groundwater and being sampled and obtain accurate data ter. It can identify potential risks to po- its suitability for various purposes, taking table well users in the area, analyse the into account the water quality standards for and analytical results. effectiveness of in situ or ex situ water such parameters. treatment methods, or the suitability of History Sajjad Din, M.Sc., P.Geo., is a part Low fl w groundwater sampling has the groundwater. time professor at Seneca and Centenbeen around since the 1990s. It was deDisadvantages nial Colleges and also a remediation veloped to enhance the accuracy of polThere are a few disadvantages to this specialist and consultant. Email: lutant assessment in groundwater and sajjad@ferrocanada.com, sajjad.din@ ensure that a representative groundwa- type of sampling, including: senecacollege.ca ter sample had been collected. In recent • Increased initial capital costs for


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Organic Waste

Dry phase anaerobic digestion of organic waste: closing the loop on energy and nutrients By Christian Cabral


here is currently a strong movement in North America to prevent landfill disposal of organic waste. As a result, many municipalities and private companies are seeking diversion solutions to comply with bans and avoid fina cial penalties. In each case, the solution must address specific social, economic and environmental aspects. To add to the challenge, alternatives must be projected 30 to 50 years in the future. This requires consideration of future environmental policy, economic context, energy values, carbon footprints and nutrient management. If energy recovery is part of the organics recycling strategy, two well-proven routes are available: thermal processes and anaerobic digestion (AD). This article will explore the benefits of continuous, plug-fl w, dry or high solids AD as an appropriate solution for many Canadian cities. To digest or not to digest There are good reasons for the municipal and private sector to look at AD of municipal organic waste: 1. Power companies are increasingly looking to diversify their offerings, accommodating clean energy as part of their portfolio. 2. Anaerobic digestion can significantl help downstream composting platforms by minimizing maturation time, increasing capacity, controlling odour and wildlife nuisances and preventing pathogen vectors. 3. Provinces are looking at biogas to help offset fossil fuel demands. 4. Organics landfill bans prevent raw organic waste from disposal in landfill cells. However, stabilized residual organics, in certain cases, may be used as landfill cover after AD and/or composting. Depending on feedstock quality, processing organic waste can be challenging. Starting at waste containers, there are two basic avenues to recycle organic waste:

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Typical dry source segregated organic waste processing installation.

• Collection of source segregated organic waste (SSO), followed by treatment at a composting site or energy producing AD plant or combination of the two. • Collection of mixed municipal solid waste including organic wastes, followed by mechanical separation of any recyclables at a mechanicalbiological treatment (MBT) plant. The organic fraction of municipal solid waste is then either composted, or anaerobically digested for energy production. Both organic recycling avenues have their strengths and weaknesses. While source segregated collection requires high participation rates and separate collection and transport logistics, the resulting organic waste stream is typically “clean.” This means it contains a limited amount of impurities such as plastics, glass, metals and debris. Therefore, it is possible to produce higher quality fertilizer products with greater reuse potential. For MBT plants, waste producers

have it easy and no additional collection and transport logistics are required. However, substantial technical efforts are required at the sorting plant. This leads to far more impurities that “spoil” the subsequent treatment process and typically require additional post-treatment to satisfy regulators and users. The optimum route depends on the waste source and ease of separation. Continuous plug-fl w dry anaerobic digestion For both waste collection avenues, dry AD technology plays an important role in the processing of organic waste to energy and fertilizer. Dry AD technology can process many mixtures of organic material with average dry matter contents of 20% to 50%. These “solid” waste streams would need to be diluted to be processed in larger volume “wet” AD reactors with dry matter contents of less than 15%. These wet systems, although designed as fully stirred reactor tanks, are subject to solids accumulation over time and related shutdowns to maintain active

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Organic Waste volume. Wet AD systems are typically designed for liquid or pumpable slurries and manure, wastewater treatment plant sludge, or liquid effluents from food or beverage producers. Veolia has extensive global experience operating various AD, composting and MBT plants. Continuous thermophilic (53-55°C) AD technology employing horizontal plug-fl w has proven to be particularly robust and efficient. This process type achieves a nearly perfect conversion of degradable organic matter into biogas, maximizing energy yield. Thermophilic AD also kills pathogens, seeds and germs in a very compact reactor. In contrast, non-continuous or batch dry AD processes are not completely closed, potentially releasing both odours and methane gas. In terms of efficien y, batch dry AD processes may lose part of the methane while percolating, since only the organic “juices” are digested. This results in undigested organics attached to residual solids and explosion risks due to an oxygen rich environment.

The Kompogas® process In 2012, Veolia Water Technologies Canada started to look for an appropriate technology for high solids AD applications. The selection criteria were: availability, efficien y, simplicity and safety. The Kompogas plug-fl w AD best met these criteria, and has two decades of proven operation with over 75 installations. A wide range of input materials can be processed in a Kompogas reactor module, such as: • Bio-waste and food leftovers from households. • Food waste from commercial caterers, including oils and fats from restaurants, cafeterias, etc. • Unpacked organic waste from supermarkets and industrial food processors. • Green waste from private yards and public works. • Organic fraction of municipal solid waste. This modular solution has a standard design and processing train for most

SSO applications. The source segregated mixture of green and food waste is processed inside a building with slight negative air pressure and exhaust air treatment. In the pretreatment and intermediate storage areas the organic waste is shredded to a particle size of 50-60 mm, sieved and stored. From this intermediate storage the digester module is fed continuously with the pretreated material. The organic material is fed to the horizontal AD reactor with a plug-screw or pump at one end. A longitudinal agitator device turns slowly inside the digester, degasifying the digesting substrate. At the same time, layering within the substrate and sedimentation of heavy particles is prevented, thanks to the specially positioned agitator paddles. The substrate passes through the reactor in a plug-fl w regime. After anaerobic degradation, biomass (digestate) is pumped out of the opposite end of the module for further processing. Natural anaerobic thermophilic micontinued overleaf...



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Organic Waste cro-organisms efficiently degrade the organic material inside the digester, releasing over 95% of its energy potential in the form of biogas. Biogas is a mixture of roughly 55% methane and 45% carbon dioxide, with some trace gases. Two principal methods are used for downstream digestate processing: 1. Dewatering to produce a liquid fertilizer accounting for normally around 50% of the throughput, and producing an anaerobic compost. The stabilized compost may have to be screened for foreign matter depending on feed organic waste quality. The liquid digestate can be stored on-site until fertilization season. 2. Mixing the digestate directly with structurant, which includes bypassed organics, fibers, excess green waste and recycled residuals. In this case, no dewatering or liquid storage is required. The composting platform has, however, to account for proper curing and maturation time as well as any seasonal storage. This post mix strategy is very common in Europe on existing composting sites with odour and/or capacity challenges.

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The AD processing facility can stabilize fresh organics faster in a controlled environment and double the capacity of composting platforms that act as final maturation and storage platforms. This can be an upgrade strategy for composting sites, which have similar issues and want to minimize residual liquid management. Frequently asked questions There are a few misconceptions about AD of organics waste in general and plug-fl w thermophilic AD specifically. The most common ones are:


Are thermophilic dry AD processes sensitive to biological upsets?

The process is designed to handle significant variation of waste and loads, as system feed can be adjusted over an extended period of time. For instance, the process can accept a significant ratio of yard waste as expected in Canada. Most AD upset risks in source separated organic waste applications relate to ammonia inhibition. An ammonia

concentration limit of 2.8 g/l in the reactor is recommended, but there are systems operating successfully at higher concentrations due to micro-organism adaptability. Excess meat or fish protein waste may introduce a higher nitrogen input. Since it normally takes weeks to impact the overall system, volatile fat acids measurements and biogas quality give an early indication of trouble. The solution is to balance the nitrogen to carbon ratio in the process, for example by increasing plant matter waste. Toxicity is very uncommon when feedstock is household waste. A small fraction of contaminants is typical and may include batteries, low/high pH liquids, residual cosmetics or cleaning products. In the case of institutional, commercial and industrial inputs, heavy metals, biocides and acids must be avoided.


Can anaerobic digestion destroy organics and therefore reduce mass to compost?


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Organic Waste AD degrades organic matter to biogas at a rate of 110 – 150 Nm3/tonne). The digestate has low biological activity, meaning nearly all of the anaerobically degradable matter has been converted into biogas. The main function of the composting platform downstream (or dewatering) is to transfer the material from anaerobic to aerobic conditions and to reduce the water content which, in turn, will significantly reduce final mass.


Is plug-flow high solids digestion costly to operate?

Typically, a plant of 25,000 tonnes per year of source segregated organic waste would produce approximately 750 kW of electricity using the Kompogas process. The plant would consume 10% to 15% of the reactor`s electricity production and 20% to 30% of its heat production. These plants are manned fi e days a week by three operators during the day. Nighttime operation is automatic.


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Reactors have been operated for more than 20 years with minimal component replacement costs. As an example, the slow moving paddle mixer relies on an 11 kW motor and has all assembly components accessible from outside the reactor.


Can high solids AD affect the quality of the final compost

Anaerobic digestion will not affect the quality of the final product in regard to contaminants (plastics, glass, and metals) but the processing steps before and after digestion will. The level of pretreatment or final compost polishing will be based on the feedstock quality and the intended fraction of quality compost expected. The same challenges in regards to final product quality are found on composting platforms without AD and similar processing equipment would have to be used. Most of the AD installations in Europe produce a high fraction of quality

compost from typical source separated. Both Veolia and Kompogas have extensive experience with AD and/or composting of organic municipal solid waste. In these plants, pretreatment will typically segregate 45% of the mixed waste as feedstock to convert into energy. From that approximately one-third becomes quality compost. Summary Canada is leading the way in North America in respect to organic waste recovery. Certain provinces implemented source separated programs in the 1990s and most have organic recycling as part of their waste management strategy. Plug-fl w thermophilic anaerobic digestion technology further increases the benefits of organic waste diversion, efficiently closing the loop on energy and nutrients, while avoiding landfilling useful resources. Christian Cabral is with Veolia Water Technologies. Email: christian.cabral@veolia.com

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Growing by leaps and bounds: Poland’s environmental industry

By Peter Davey

At Polblume’s factory, workers disassemble a variety of electronics, separating the plastic, metal and circuit board components.

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he 780-foot Palace of Culture and Science overshadows the skyline of Warsaw. Built in 1955, the sprawling tower, a “gift from the Soviet people to the Polish nation,” was built among the ruins of the city and was the second tallest building in Europe at the time. For residents, the tower exemplified the power and dominance of Soviet rule and communism and they referred to it with distaste as the “elephant in lace” and “Stalin’s syringe.” Today, modern steel and glass skyscrapers ring the city centre, vying for attention and prestige with the Palace. The latest car models and Tommy Hilfiger are advertised on immense billboards. Such is also the way of Poland’s environment and industry. Left with a toxic communist legacy, the country is now racing to catch up with European Union regulations and clean technology. Funded by a number of EU programs designed to close the

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infrastructure gap between Poland and the EU, the country has invested heavily. The Operational Programme: Infrastructure and Environment (OPI&E) is the largest of these programs in Poland and one of the largest in the EU. Approximately $38 billion is being invested into transport, environment, energy, education and culture. Wind turbines have been built, biogas digesters constructed and highways laid down. The emphasis on clean energy production has allowed air quality to improve despite economic development and increased vehicle use. However, Poland still faces high ozone, nitrogen dioxide and air particulate pollution. Standing on the viewing platform at the Palace of Culture and Science, the red and white painted flues of coal plants surrounding the city are visible through the haze. The investment and push for clean water, air and energy has created opportunities which companies are keen to capture. Hundreds of exhibitors and nearly 14,000 attendees gathered in the city of Poznan to attend Poleko 2014: International Trade Fair of Environmental Protection. The event has run for 26 years and attracts big European companies in environmental, municipal and energy industries. Waste in all of its forms, uses and liabilities, was the predominant topic at the show. Polish firm Polblume, is looking to capitalize on the large amount of electronic and hazardous Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine

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The tradeshow floor at Poleko 2014 in Poznan, Poland.

waste generated in Poland and Europe. At a small plant and storage yard outside Warsaw, workers disassemble electronics into their smaller components, separating plastics, metals and circuit boards. In another building, a pilot project is being conducted to chemically extract precious metals and rare earth minerals from circuit boards. Most promising, the company said, is the recycling of used battery components. Large numbers of batteries are discarded, yet they can be salvaged and sold to manufacturers for reuse. Polblume owner Zbigniew Miazga, said he hopes to eventually be processing 10,000 tonnes of used batteries collected from across Europe. On a larger scale, the recently built Warsaw wastewater treatment plant is one of the largest in Eastern Europe. When Poland joined the EU in 2004, only 30-40% of the municipality’s wastewater received primary treatment. The $640 million plant was designed and built by a consortium including Veolia Water, Vinci Construction and WTE. It brings Warsaw up to EU discharge standards and has a treatment capacity of up to 515,000 m3/day. The Warsaw WWTP is an example of the large-scale investments and infrastructure projects occurring in Poland. In the City of Łódz (pronounced “Woodge”), a special economic zone has been set up to attract investors and combat high unemployment. Once known for its textile industry, sprawling red brick factories now lay abandoned and crumbling. The economic zone’s corporate tax breaks, state aid and infrastructure improvements, have brought in a number of large well known companies including Gillette, Flextronics and Fujistu. The zone’s headquarters and rented office space now occupy a remodeled textile mill, grafting steel and glass to historic red brick. Despite a tragic history punctuated by atrocity and rule by European powers, and the legacy of a command economy, the vibrancy and energy of Poland is immense. Cranes have sprouted up among the drab blocks of apartment buildings, building office towers and condominiums. Young people throng the streets, speaking easy English to each other and tourists. As it races to catch up with European standards, economic and environmental growth seems to be pulled along. www.esemag.com

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Members of the Canadian study delegation. The group included journalists and business professionals.

ES&E was invited to attend a press tour of Poland’s environmental industry last October. The event was sponsored by the Polish Ministry of Economy and co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Peter Davey is Assistant Editor of ES&E Magazine. Email: peter@esemag.com

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Water Supply

Pressure management project cuts water losses by 75% By Brad Clarke


alang City lies 900 km east of Jakarta on Java Island, Indonesia. In 2011, it was supplying water to some 120,000 service connections, amounting to roughly 600,000 people. This accounted for about 70% of the city’s population. Roughly 30% of the supply is gravity fed directly from springs and 70% is pumped to eight storage reservoirs, with a total maximum storage capacity of 18,000 m3. However, there was a lack of water supply and low reservoir levels due to leakage and pipe bursts. Thirty per cent of the population was regularly deprived of water. In 2009, with daily pipe bursts, reservoirs dropping to 20% of capacity at night and leakage rates hitting an estimated high of 41%, or 400 litres/ second, Teguh Cahyono, the Director of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) for the city’s water department, PDAM Malang, brought a team of experts together to create a water loss management plan. Ranhill Water Services, a Malaysian NRW consulting firm, conducted a six-month district meter area (DMA) hydraulic calibration study for roughly 20% of the PDAM Malang water distribution system. The consensus was to develop numerous control zones or DMAs with a single water source, using a meter and a pilot-operated control valve at the source of the DMA. Once fl w into the DMA can be measured, as well as fl w to users, then pressure can be managed. There is a direct correlation between pressure and leakage. If you reduce pressure you will reduce leakage. The ultimate goal is to give clients just enough pressure to serve their needs, while eliminating over pressure. One of the most difficult aspects of the project was getting senior PDAM Malang City water directors and politicians to approve the budget and necessary funding for such an ambitious plan. To demonstrate that the goals were achievable and that the return

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Malang City, Indonesia.

on investment (ROI) would be there, PDAM Malang installed three test DMAs and pressure reducing valves (PRVs) near a problem reservoir. The pipe bursts stopped, leakage was greatly reduced and reservoir levels were maintained. The directors were convinced and so the budget requirements were approved and the project moved forward at a rapid rate. DMA construction began initially with 42 Singer Valve S106 2PR-BT (100 mm – 500 mm) units being installed. In Malang City, the average pressure in the main distribution lines ranges from 2 bar (30 psi) to 4 bar (60 psi). In order to reduce this, Singer added two pressure reducing pilots to the main diaphragm-operated control valve. One pilot is set lower for night pressure (low demand) and the other is set for daytime pressure (high demand), so they are able to relatively accurately maintain pressure at the critical point. This is typically the most challenging

pressure point in the DMA. This technology is controlled by a simple IP – 68 timing device, using a locally available 9 volt battery that switches pressure at a predetermined time. The new valves were able to reduce pressure during high demand in the daytime to 2 bar (30 psi) and further reduce the night pressure to 1.5 bar (22.5 psi). As of mid 2013, leakage had been reduced from 41% to 27.7%. In terms of volume, this meant leakage had been reduced from 400 litres/second to 250 litres/second. An additional 96 Singer pressure reducing valves were installed in 2013 to reduce leakage to 20%. This represents an overall saving of 750,000 m3/month, which is a 75% reduction. Larger valves were required for larger main DMA areas. These valves have a unique single rolling diaphragm (SRD) as opposed to the norm of fla diaphragms that often have seat chatter with fluctuating fl w. The SRD pro-

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Water Supply vides smooth, steady and precise pressure control from maximum to virtually zero fl w without the need for lowfl w bypass valves. The effective area of a single rolling diaphragm remains constant and the bonnet is much smaller and lighter than a flat diaphragm version. A measured quantity into the bonnet control chamber always gives the same smooth movement of the inner valve through the entire stroke, even at low fl ws (nighttime). A smaller bonnet also makes the valve lighter and safer for maintenance, while the control chamber enables it to respond faster to changing pressures. This NRW-specific innovation prevents minor surges entering the downstream side of the PRV. Prior to the installation of the first 42 valves, Malang had an average of one pipe burst per day. This has been reduced to an average of one pipe burst per month which has led to huge savings in the annual maintenance budget. In addition, the entire system makes use of geographic information system (GIS) technology, allowing for real time monitoring of pressure and fl w, so that leak detection teams can be dispatched to specific DMAs when data readings are unacceptable. Prior to the PRV installation, reservoir levels typically dropped to about 20% of capacity by 4:00 a.m. each day, due to leakage rates and pipe bursts.

Connecting a pressure reducing valve.

Taking a reading on the PRV.

This resulted in extreme water shortages and sometimes no water for those at the ends of the distribution lines. Now, the city has reservoir levels at 80% at 4:00 a.m., resulting in the vast majority of customers in the DMA zones always having water. With increased reservoir capacity and greatly reduced leakage rates, the city has been able to expand its distribution main lines and make water available to an additional 125,000 people. From June 2012 to June 2013, they added approximately 1,000 new service connections a month to cus-

tomers who had no reliable access to the city’s water because there simply was not enough. There has also been a 33% saving in power consumption. Prior to the installation of the new pressure reducing valves, two pumps were required to supply the reservoirs. Due to the increased capacity of the reservoirs, only one pump is now required to maintain the levels, despite the additional customers. Brad Clark is with Singer Valve. For more information, visit www.singervalve.com

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Lessons learned from successful applications of biological landfill leachate treatment By Sara Arabi and Andrew Lugowski

Figure 1. Schematic flow diagram of the Green Lane leachate treatment facility.


andfill leachate treatment is a major engineering challenge due to the high and variable concentrations of dissolved solids, dissolved and colloidal organics, heavy metals and xenobiotic organics. Specific leachate management practices, such as recirculation (bioreactor landfill) and blending landfill gas with leachate, impact quality, resulting in characteristics that vary greatly from site to site. Cold temperature in winter is also a challenge to designing leachate treatment facilities (LTF) in Canada. Traditionally, landfill leachate has been hauled or pumped to off-site wastewater treatment facilities for disposal. Disposal to off-site facilities has generated opposition from plant owners due to more stringent effluent discharge criteria. When discharged to a wastewater treatment facility, leachates can interfere with ultraviolet disinfection by strongly quenching UV light. Leachate may also contain heavy metals and high ammonia concentration that may be inhibitory to the biological processes. On-site leachate treatment is an alternative to the increasing costs associated

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with hauling leachate to a local wastewater treatment plant. These treatment facilities are designed to fulfill the specific needs of individual landfill sites and allow discharge to a sanitary sewer or water body without any hauling or disposal costs. Technologies for landfill leachate treatment include biological treatment, physical/chemical treatment and “emerging� technologies such as reverse osmosis (RO) and evaporation. Biological leachate treatment is a proven technology for organics and ammonia removal in young and mature leachate. The anoxic/aerobic processes achieve nitrification and denitrification and reduce the oxygen demand for landfill leachate treatment. Biological treatment methods include the activated sludge process (ASP), sequencing batch reactors (SBR), membrane bioreactors (MBR), aerobic lagoons and constructed wetlands. Physical-chemical treatment methods include oxidation, coagulation/flocculation, activated carbon, stripping, evaporation, filtration and RO. The choice of technology depends largely upon character-

istics of the leachate, discharge limitations (e.g., direct or indirect discharge), and site constraints. Green Lane LTF The Green Lane Landfill is located in St. Thomas, Ontario, and was originally opened in 1978 for the disposal of local residential wastes. The site currently accepts domestic, commercial and solid non-hazardous industrial wastes from a province-wide service area. Site capacity is approximately 5.7 million tonnes, and approximately one-quarter of this capacity has been utilized to date. With current landfilling rates and air-space limitations, the remaining site life is estimated to be 20 years. Extensive treatability studies were conducted prior to the design of the LTF, including respirometry tests to determine bio-kinetics and bench-scale coagulation/precipitation testing for colour removal. Coagulation and floccul tion testing was conducted to compare alum and ferric chloride with respect to the initial and final pH, dosage, sludge production and colour reduction. A bench-scale treatability study

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Due to temperature considerations, the biological tanks are housed in a greenhouse cover.

proved to be useful in determining the feasibility of potential treatment processes for removing contaminants from the leachate. It also resulted in the collection of significant data for the full-scale on-site LTF design. The leachate was characterized by high COD (1,000 - 5,000 mg/l), ammonia (150 - 600 mg/l), total dissolved solid (TDS) (2,000 - 6,000 mg/l) and intense colour (up to 1,200 Pt-Co). A primary design criterion for the treatment plant was to incorporate significant fl xibility in the treatment

Pretreatment tanks at the Green Lane LTF.

processes to allow for expected variations in leachate quality and quantity throughout the landfill site life and beyond. In order to reliably achieve the treatment required, the biological system was designed as Modified Ludzack-Ettinger (MLE) process for an extended retention time. Hydraulic retention time (HRT) was found to be required for hydrolysis of slowly biodegradable compounds in the leachate and to achieve low enough organics, prior to aerobic nitrification.

The full-scale LTF, designed at a capacity of 300 m3/day, includes pre-treatment comprising chemical addition and primary clarification to remove metals, hardness and TDS. The MLE process is followed by ozonation to remove colour, and filtration to treat leachate to acceptable regulatory levels for a surface water receiver. Phosphoric acid and methanol are added as supplemental phosphorus and carbon sources, respectively (see Figure 1). continued overleaf...

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The pre-treatment and biological tanks are housed in a building and greenhouse cover, to eliminate cold winter temperature concerns. The 2008-2013 average effluent concentrations are BOD < 5 mg/l, ammonia < 3 mg/l , and total phosphorus (TP) < 0.5 mg/l, which are all below the compliance criteria of 5 mg/l, 3 - 5 mg/l, and 0.5 mg/l, respectively. The average effluent total suspended solids (TSS) concentration ranged from 4 - 11 mg/l which is below the regulatory requirement of 15 mg/l.

Left: influent leachate. Right: treated effluent from the Green Lane LTF.

Long-term consistent ammonia removal efficien y of 99% and COD removal efficien y of 60% - 80% were achieved. On average 70% - 90% colour removal was achieved in the LTF. While there were no regulatory requirements for total nitrogen (TN) or nitrate, the LTF achieved on average 60% - 70% TN removal efficien y. McDougall LTF, Parry Sound The McDougall Landfill in Parry Sound, Ontario, has served as a solid non-hazardous waste disposal facility


since 1976. Groundwater studies at the site indicated that residual leachate impacts resulting from the unlined landfil were present in on-site groundwater. The contaminants of concern in groundwater were iron and manganese. The landfil owner decided to move forward with the design of a combined facility to treat the impacted groundwater, as well as leachate from ongoing landfilling act vities. Extensive bench-scale treatability tests were performed on the leachate to identify processes suitable for reducing iron. This included iron oxidation


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Landfill by aeration and by strong oxidants, followed by precipitation. Biological process modelling was conducted prior to the conceptual design of the LTF. Treatability tests proved that iron oxidation by aeration is sufficient for the reduction of iron. Based on what had to be removed from the waste, it was determined that a chemical pre-treatment step was not required before biological treatment. Impacted groundwater and leachates are treated by a biological process designed to achieve nitrification and denitrification at a design capacity of 120 m3/day. The major challenge in the design of this LTF was the high variability of influent total Kjeldahl nitrogen concentrations (60-250 mg/l). In order to achieve stable operation in spite of highly variable carbon-to-nitrogen ratio, the overall LTF was designed for extended retention time of 2.3 days (anoxic and aerobic HRTs of 15 and 40 hours, respectively). Methanol and phosphoric acid are added as carbon and phosphorus sources. Effluent from the clarifier is discharged to the polishing pond and a

stormwater/infiltration pond. A major concern in operating biological systems in cold climates is the reduced nitrification performance or freezing, during periods of low ambient temperatures. Long-term effluent quality averages are: ammonia of 0.1 - 2 mg/l, and BOD of < 7 mg/l. These are lower than the respective effluent limits of 5 and 15 mg/l. The LTF achieved 99% ammonia removal for this period. Effluent nitrate concentrations were in the range of 22 - 47 mg/l, reflecting excellent denitrification. Iron and manganese in the impacted groundwater were reduced to Provincial Water Quality Objectives (0.3 mg/l iron) in the aeration system without pre-treatment. Summary On-site leachate treatment systems are an attractive alternative to reduce the cost and environmental risk of hauling leachate to off-site treatment facilities. Proper characterization of leachate, backed by treatability studies (bench tests or pilot studies) is helpful to select a reli-

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Understanding the role of protozoa in pathogen protection and proliferation


new study released by the AWWARF improves understanding of the role of amoebae in the protection and proliferation of pathogens in distribution systems. Although “amoebae� was used in the request for proposal (RFP), free living protozoa (FLP) is a more appropriate term that the research team used throughout the report. Strictly speaking, amoebae are only part of the FLP that interact with bacteria and are likely to be present in distribution systems. Considering all FLP gives a more complete picture. FLP are ubiquitous where bacteria, their main food source, are found. That they are present in distributed water is not a surprise. The types and numbers of active FLP in distributed water can relate directly to the quality and quantity of their food source. This may be present in infrastructure biofilms, and, perhaps to a lesser extent, in bulk water. Over many years, water has been implicated as a source of opportunistic pathogens in healthcare and community disease outbreaks, particularly for the opportunistic respiratory pathogens Legionella spp. and Mycobacterium spp. Epidemiological data, along with laboratory reports of pathogens resisting digestion by amoebae, replicating inside amoebae, and dispersed by amoebae, have raised the specter of FLP delivering pathogens throughout distribution networks. It is necessary to understand the true extent and importance of FLP and their interactions with bacteria in the field What are the most probable scenarios for FLP-pathogen interactions and where are these most important? How many and what types of FLP are found in distributed water? Are they found co-occurring with opportunistic pathogens in distributed water? If they are, does this imply direct interaction or simple co-occurrence? The epidemiological data strongly supports a role for premise plumbing in FLP-pathogen interactions. Under what

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circumstances is this most likely to occur, and which sites are likely to be most impacted? If it is clear that specific FLP are implicated in supporting certain pathogens, how can they be controlled? Literature Review Interest in the interaction of FLP with opportunistic bacterial pathogens is growing exponentially. For this study, the main focus was on those areas most directly related to potable water and discussing those questions that are still unanswered. It was important to consider the source to tap paradigm rather than only isolated segments of the treatment and distribution train. In addition to potentially supporting the persistence, distribution, and/or replication of certain opportunistic bacterial pathogens, FLP almost certainly provide significan benefits to drinking water by removing/digesting bacteria in biofilms and bulk water. Though there has been very little attempt to demonstrate this in distributed water, it can be inferred from the proven role of FLPs in ecological studies

performed on surface waters or microcosms. This study attempts to describe the complexity of the FLP-bacteria (predator-prey) relationships that might exist in distributed water and in infrastructure. Informed speculation is also included where it adds to the overall picture and might explain some of the complexities involved. Occurrence Survey Three types of devices were used to collect samples from up to six locations in each distribution system. Participants were selected based on geographic location (south or north), disinfection method (chlorine or chloramine) and source water (ground or surface). The basic approach used a combination of direct examination and morphological reports, coupled with culture on bait bacteria to amplify viable FLP, followed by molecular techniques to identify them. Correlations with FLP Samples were tested with a commercial quantitative PCR kit specific for L.

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permafrost pneumophila and PCR for the HSP 65 gene to detect mycobacteria. A pioneering airborne electromagnetic survey Interaction in the Yukon Flats FLP near Fort between Yukon, Alaska, by the US Geological and Mycobacteria Survey hashow yielded unprecedented imTo test FLP react to the presence ages of the presence and absence of perof mycobacteria as food or to alternate mafrost to depths of roughlyfeeding 328 feet. It food sources, bench-scale studcaptured permafrost a ies were images used to of present variousover amoesubstantially largerE.area, greater bal isolates with coli and or awith mycobactedata than of hasthebeen riumdensity, or a choice two previously and obserachieved using boreholes and groundved the outcomes. based geophysics. "Liquid water conducts Disinfection Studies onelectricity FLP better than ice," explained USGS Disinfection of the two maindirecFLP groups implicated in the tor Marcia McNutt. "We canpresence/amdetect from plification of legionellae (acanthamoethe air the weak magnetic fields generbae by andthose hartmanellae) was studied unated electric currents, thus disder conditions relevant the distributinguishing quickly and toeasily melted tion frozen system.ground. This was achieved by susfrom This new technolpending E. coli-coated ogy, and the the FLP mapswith of changing perglass beads in valuable dialysis sacs priorclimate to dymafrost, will be for both namic disinfectant through the change research andexposure engineering in the semi-permeable walls of dialysis tubing challenging Alaskan environment." toBecause realistic the levels of either chlorine or Yukon Flats is near the chloramine. Experiments were done at boundary between continuous permafrost pH levels of about 6, 7.5, and 9 for each to the north and discontinuous permafrost

Water Treatment FLP-disinfectant combination. Samples collected were enumerated microscopically on multi-well plates containing non-nutrient agar coated with E. coli. Results More focus should be placed on understanding the ecology of both FLP and opportunistic pathogens in the environment and in distributed water and premise plumbing. to the south, is andeal important place to There is aitgreat of sophisticastudy permafrost dynamics. Dr. predaBurke tion and specificity among the Minsley, geophysicist in interactions the USGS’ tor (FLP)-prey (bacteria) Crustal Geophysics and but Geochemistry in natural environments, the extent Science Center Denver and lead author to which this inoperates in distributed of the study Geophysical Research water is notin yet understood. With Letthe ters, and his team surveyed than 116 probable exception of H.more vermiformis square centered and 140 possibly miles northeast and L. miles, pneumophila, other specific cases,Their the blanket view that FLP of Fairbanks. data captures in detail amplify opportunistic pathogens the the distribution of permafrost andand its relabelief thisand is agroundwater common occurrence tion to that surface features. in the field captures is likely tothe be an oversimpliIt also history of the ficationRiver of realit . migration over a peYukon lateral the 1,000 likelihood of as FLP inriodHowever, of roughly years, manivolvement in moving dispersing fested as a thawed regionand of permafrost. pathogens and of allowing thempermafrost to escape Knowledge the current

imposed stresses such as disinfection is much higher. It was also concluded that the issue of bacterial-FLP interactions is especially important for large volume water users and in recycled and warm water systems. These are often the most implicated in the epidemiology of legionellae and mycobacterial infections. The occurrence survey confirmed the ubiquity of FLP in all types of water tested. It identified a wide variety of FLP distribution is critical for analyses defrom all systems of distributed water. signedincluded to evaluate hydrologicand andhartecoThese acanthamoebae logic consequences of climate warming. manellae. However, the most commonly It also provides a baseline future inobserved and isolated FLP infor all systems vestigation of the These dynamic evolution were cercomonads. small FLP areof permafrostwith systems. flagellates an amoeboid stage that are In avid consumers of bacteria in bulk addition, the study is important bewater as in biofilms. They arefor notascauseasitwell presents a methodology implicated in the epidemiology of either sessing permafrost in other sub-Arctic legionellae mycobacteria and might and Arcticorregions. The airborne apbe considered beneficial consumersof proach allowsasperiodic monitoring ofperennially bacteria including biofilms.over Molecufrozen ground broad lar toolsasfor 18S rDNA will also identifythe areas, climatic warming decreases fungi, the results include boththe extenttherefore of permafrost and accelerates FLP and fungi. emission of greenhouse gases. continued overleaf... www.usgs.gov


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Water Treatment The scan of the utility sample concentrates to examine co-occurrence of L. pneumophila and mycobacteria with either of the main FLP groups targeted (acanthamoebae and hartmanellae) did not find a y definit ve correlations. Bench-scale feeding studies demonstrated that even if some strains of FLP from the laboratory can ingest the mycobacterium offered, they may not be able to digest it. None of the newly isolated strains would accept it at as food, usually encysting. Following ingestion, the ability of mycobacteria to remain in the protozoa for varying periods of time might facilitate their dispersal and temporary protection from adverse events even if they do not replicate. H. vermiformis appeared to be much more sensitive to chloramine than acanthamoebae. Both exhibit some, though incomplete, sensitivity to free chlorine levels likely to be found in distributed water. Experiments were conducted at different pH levels, but it did not appear to be an important variable, except possibly for acanthamoebae exposed to chloramine. Recomendations Protozoa and their interaction with pathogens is an important and expanding area of research that is of wide interest to public health within and outside the drinking water industry. To address this need, the researchers recommend that the drinking water industry conduct further research in order to: • Understand how the selective pressures operating in the treatment train affect the presence and amplification of FLP and opportunistic pathogens before and as the water leaves the treatment facility, i.e., with and without disinfection. • Understand if particular components (e.g., pipe materials, gaskets, condensers) of the distribution system, including premise plumbing, influence the presence and or activity of FLP and opportunistic pathogens. • Understand how hydraulic conditions at pipe walls and conditions at air-water interfaces affect FLP activities including feeding and replication. • Explore the relationship of L. pneumophila (and possibly Mycobacterium avium) with other protozoa in/ from natural systems (i.e., outside the monocultures used in laboratory

experiments) to get a better picture of which protozoa other than H. vermiformis are natural amplifiers of these opportunistic bacteria. • Explore the relationship between legionellae and mycobacteria as a function of specific and relevant interventions. • Clarify the exact relationship between L. pneumophila and H. vermiformis; in particular is it advantaged by presence at an air-water interface? • Understand the presence of opportunistic pathogens in distributed water especially L. pneumophila and H. vermiformis, by using molecular tools to detect potential amplification on filters and in plant effluent. • In association with local public health authorities, take a leadership role in educating consumers on the issues ofIdeal crop marks protozoa and opportunistic pathogens; this includes both institutional and industrial users as well as individual consumers, where the risks differ. • Since potable water is not the only component of the environment in which such FLP-bacteria interactions take place, utilities should develop effective communication strategies that go beyond potable water to place the problem in the real context of total environmental exposure(s). In addition to industry research, the report recommends that drinking water utilities recognize and accept that: • Along with bacteria, they will inevitably deliver some FLP to consumers because normal disinfection is unlikely to eliminate all FLP. • Conditions that reduce one group of opportunistic pathogens might tend to increase the other. So, how do you choose which is the lesser of two opportunistic pathogen groups? • The complexity of FLP-bacteria interactions is such that problems could be site specific. Premise plumbing is where FLP-pathogen interactions are likely to be highest, and the risks from exposure to them greatest. This is especially true in large complex systems that recycle hot or warm water. • “Free-Living Protozoa and Opportunistic Pathogens in Distributed Water (Project 4092) is available from The American Water Works Association Research Foundation. www.awwarf.org

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Improving community life in Central America By Joe Haynes


entral America sits along the rigs with mud rotary bits drill through eastern rim of the Pacific soft overburden and pumice to access Ring of Fire, which creates aquifers at roughly 40-foot depths. But unusual soil compositions. as crews move inland, they hit a type Formed through powerful earthquakes of lava spray, a coagulation of dense and explosive volcanoes, they range volcanic material. It keeps lightweight from soft clays in Guatemala’s coastal drills from reaching target depths, and region to super dense volcanic rock in limits the area where crews can drill to El Salvador. within 8 - 10 miles of the coast. These conditions create very fertile With the development of heavier, overburden for agriculture production, more rugged drills, particularly Litwhich is the primary income source for tle Beaver’s Lone Star’s LS300 trailthe remote communities, but also is a er-mounted hydraulic rigs, the drillmajor source of surface water pollution. ing crews have been able to penetrate For drilling crews, the overburden hides through the once-limiting volcanic mathe obstacles below. terial and access aquifers 15 - 18 miles “Completing a water well is a reinland. Living Water has 10 LS300 warding experience for both the comtrailer-mounted rigs in Guatemala, munity and volunteers,” said Living Honduras and Nicaragua. Water International Vice President Lew The El Salvador drilling crews reguHough. “But getting to the water table larly encounter hardened lava fl ws and can be the toughest challenge for our situations where down-the-hole hamcrews, since lightweight drills cannot mers can’t go any further because they pierce through dense boulders and vol- Local children playing in the new well encounter basketball-sized or larger bouldug by Living Water’s volunteers and canic rocks.” ders. The drill rig’s annular space also Boulders and volcanic rock forma- Little Beaver’s Lone Star Rig. doesn’t move air efficiently to the hamtions limit the organization’s drilling lomer and reduces the crew’s progress. All cations. Living Water’s eight-man drilling teams usually have of this prolongs the drilling schedule. the easiest drilling in Guatemala between the Sierra Madres Normally, water well projects take a week, but when crews and the Pacific Ocean. For the most part, lightweight drill encounter rough conditions like those in El Salvador, progress slows because the bits require slower speeds to be efficient. This means wells can’t be completed by the time most volunteers need to leave. The answer was a bigger, heavier drill. Little Beaver engineered the LS400T+ to handle the rough, inland terrain that plagues drilling crews in remote communities. The new drills weigh more than 31/2 tons, have a 9,000-pound push-down force and can dig to 400-foot depths, nearly 100 feet deeper than the next largest model. The LS400T+ uses 10-foot long drill pipes to quickly reach target depths and can hold roughly 180 feet of 31/2 inch diameter drill pipes with its signature pipe rack. “With the pipe rack’s capacity, Living Water’s drilling crew can easily transport their drill pipes to the next drilling location,” Little Beaver’s President Joe Haynes said. Drilling crews train with two LS400T+

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Drill crews use the 9,000-pound push-down force of the LS400T+ to dig water wells for rural communities in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua.

models on Guatemalan soil before trying to tackle the igneous rock formations in the surrounding countries. Three LS400T+ units are in production and will see action in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. Honduran drill teams work more on the Caribbean side of Central America and face dense, volcanic gravel material, where stones can become too large for drag bits but not big enough for air hammers. “The expectation is that the LS400T+ will effectively use a driver roller cone bit to drill through that hard material,” Hough says. Each project is a collaboration of both Living Water’s in-field teams and U.S. teams. The full-time, in-field teams work within each country, educating communities and assisting with well site selection. They ensure wells are placed away from potentially hazardous areas, such as latrines, to avoid contamination. Site selection is a joint decision because Living Water wants the community to have the sense of ownership of the well. Hough said experience has shown that, without this, the well quickly falls into disrepair. Living Water trains teams to use the drills and networks with other organizations and churches to recruit volunteers. At the training camps, the organization teaches people how to operate the drill, mix drilling mud and read soil formations. After camp, Living Water sends roughly six to eight teams every www.esemag.com

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weekend to different drilling locations throughout Central America and the Caribbean. The recruits are responsible for fronting the money for their trip. They may be sponsored by a church or other community organizations, such as Rotary Clubs. Improving community life At the beginning of 2014, Living Water expected to make 290 trips to drilling sites in Central America and Haiti. Organization’s teams and volunteers have drilled roughly 1,200 water wells with Lone Star’s drilling rigs in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Many communities rely on agriculture, such as sugar cane cultivation, as a major source of income. But aerial pesticide and fertilizer spraying runs off into major sources of drinking water, such as rivers, streams and shallow, hand-dug wells. With deeper wells, the villagers can access cleaner water and avoid ailments such as kidney failure, dysentery and amebiasis. About Living Water Since 1990, Living Water International has sent thousands of volunteers to help complete more than 10,000 water projects in Central America, Africa and Haiti. Joe Haynes is with Lone Star Drills. Email: jwhaynes@littlebeaver.com January/February 2015 | 61

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Understanding the true value of infrastructure spending By Paul Smetanin


ntario is an important economic contributor to Canada. With over 38% of the country’s population living in the province, ensuring sustainable economic and social growth in Ontario is a priority for policymakers. Yet, Ontario’s future is at risk as it stands to buckle under its own weight, given its infrastructure stock has been facing increasing pressure since the 1980s. It is clear that important decisions about infrastructure investment in Ontario must be made, requiring the ability to navigate the complex world of stakeholders, resources, evaluation and execution. This system of evaluation must be both consistent and realistic and avoid the risks of inaction. Traditional economic analysis is often undertaken when the province has to evaluate crucial policies and investments. This type of analysis for a potential investment accounts for its direct impacts (immediate effects on the industries and firms involved in construction of new infrastructure) its indirect impacts (the effects upon industries that produce goods and services needed by the direct impact industries), and induced impacts (productivity benefits of the economy in terms of demand and output). This traditional method fails to take into consideration that any infrastructure investment has a much broader and nuanced “systems effect.” This is the complex, intricate, and often recursive relationships that exist between all agents in an economy and, in particular, the relationship between those agents and the environment in which they operate. The “systems thinking” framework acknowledges these interactions in order to understand a system, such as an economy, as more than the sum of its parts, but rather as the relationships among a mixture of entities that act upon one another with virtually infinite recursion. With this approach, stopping at in-

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Infrastructure investment, productivity and wages are all intimately connected.

duced effects when valuating an infrastructure investment is shortsighted. In fact, the critical lapse in traditional thinking is that it cannot capture what is at risk tomorrow if an investment is not made today. The economic concept of opportunity cost is the dollar value of the next best alternative to a particular investment. Systems thinking valuation includes all of the jobs and other indicators of a well-functioning society that are preserved if the investment is made, and stand to be lost if it is not. It, therefore, serves as a fundamental differentiator of not just investment quantities, but investment types. The task of modeling every entity, their effects, the relationship of other entities to those effects, and every other aspect of a society is complex. However, it is possible, and failing to do so in the name of simplicity is not an option when the future of the well-being of Ontario is at risk. RiskAnalytica has developed an agent-based modelling platform that employs the systems thinking framework to find new solutions to these problems. RiskAnalytica’s agent-based modelling platform, Prosperity at Risk tracks over 50 million agents for all of Can-

ada. Agents include individual people, corporations and government bodies, with information on 1.2 billion of their attributes from demographic and financial data, including (but not limited to) all data available through Statistics Canada. The platform also includes a variety of processes, which range from personal consumption to import and export activity, borrowing and many more. Geographic information is also used by the system, including prices and other regional characteristics. By modelling each agent, their actions and their relationships against a non-agent environment, an evolving representation of our society unfolds from individual-level information to a systems-level network. Using agent-based modeling, RiskAnalytica was able to model the Region of Peel in Ontario from its current population levels through to its potential full build-out in about 50 years time. Infrastructure must be updated and maintained in order for it to sustain population and economic growth. In particular, Peel Region’s policymakers sought to understand the importance of the investment and its timing. This included analyzing whether or not to invest $4

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Infrastructure Investment billion in water and wastewater management, whether a lesser investment would be more economical, and whether any investment was really necessary. Using a traditional economic approach, it was calculated that the Region of Peel could stand to benefit from a modest 9,500 employment years as a result of the $4 billion investment. When projecting the number of employed residents in Peel Region relative to the population at its potential full build-out, there is little difference between the effects of investing $2 billion, $3 billion or $4 billion in water and wastewater management. In the interest of maximizing return and minimizing cost, a rational decision-maker could justify investing as little as $2 billion of the proposed $4 billion. However, when considering the economic activity in Peel in terms of real gross domestic product (GDP), the contrast becomes much greater. It was demonstrated that a failure to invest in water and wastewater as the population grew would cause an economic collapse, with falling incomes and overall quality of life. In fact, the systems approach was able to capture a total investment benefit of 2.8 million employment years for the Region of Peel alone. This includes all of the potential years of employment that stand to be lost if no investment is made as the population grows and interacts with infrastructure. The systems approach extends beyond the immediate region of interest and assesses the benefits of Ontario infrastructure investment to all players, such as provincial and federal levels of government. In a different project that used the same agent-based modeling platform, it was shown that the federal government is such a significant fiscal beneficiary of Queens Park’s infrastructure investments that it is forcing Ontario into long-term fiscal deficits. The absence of federal investment accounts for 83% of the total infrastructure investment shortfall that concerns provincial politicians. Objectively put, Ottawa’s continued lacklustre interest in Ontario infrastructure allows it to benefit, while binding Ontario to an unhealthy economic infrastructure investment strategy. If balancing infrastructure returns

against the risks is an objective, then the federal government could move from its current level of about 0.5% of GDP to a 2% contribution (about $72 billion over the next 10 years). It will still enjoy 65% of the surpluses that accrue from Ontario infrastructure investments. Moreover, this adjustment would restore the ability of the province to generate surpluses of its own from these infrastructure investments. Infrastructure investment, productivity and wages are all intimately connected. Agent-based modelling shows that such an investment shortfall is penalizing the ability of Ontario’s youth to save about $345,000 over their working lifetimes. Ontario faces both opportunities and threats when considering its future social and economic growth. It has evolved into the country’s most populous province and an economic hub. The province must organize, plan and coordinate investment into its aging infrastructure in order to preserve and promote sustainable growth and quality of life.

While inappropriate investment in infrastructure can alter the fundamental trajectory of the province’s unfolding history, hesitation also leaves Ontario’s future at risk. The problem is complex due to a myriad of issues, ranging from divorcing investment in infrastructure from potentially political agendas, to the difficulty of measuring a particular investment’s value to society. In the spirit of an evidence-based dialogue, there is a case to be made for the way we think cooperatively and the way in which we choose to evaluate and, therefore, value a particular investment. While often taken for granted as a problem for traditional economics, our way of thinking must be refined and scrutinized lest we risk a miscalculation. A systems approach using agent-based modelling is a strong foundation for realistic evaluation of choices within an evidence-based framework. Paul Smetanin is with RiskAnalytica and the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis. Email: paul@cancea.ca

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Pipe Rehabilitation discharge MH is located in the vicinity of the natural stream. A gravity sewer is to be designed so that, under all flow conditions, it is not surcharged. Also, during By Sutch theAlyscia 100 year storm, the water level in the natural stream should not be greater than on-invasive pipe high rehabilitathe natural streams designated water tion, level (HWL). (Seeusing Figureepoxy 3) for both pressurized and non-presHydraulic analysis formulas for gravsurizedpartly systems, is to notbenew. ity sewers flowing full are apIt has Hydraulic been around for decades and, with plied. analysis and capacity can infrastructure in the Manning’s ‘Rehabilitation Era,’ be computed using equation, the demand for and capabilities these assuming a material roughness ofof0.013. solutions Selection are of growing. the sewer size should be There are two different methods that based on optimum slope of the sewer and use retrofit place. lowerepoxy water to level at thesystems dischargeinMH. For pressurized systems, barrier coatDesign of force maina header ingThe of epoxy is blown exforce main headerthrough should an be deisting coating the signed access so that, point, duringevenly a100 year flow, veinside walls of pipes. locity to the force main does not exceed LikeThe therecommended barrier coating, existing 3 m/s. velocity is in access in non-pressurized systhe rangepoints of 1.8-3.0 m/s. Hydraulic analytems, including drain andpipes sewer lines, sis formulas for pressure flowing are used an epoxy saturated liner full are totobepull applied. Hydraulic analysis into place. Thecan rubber inside the and capacity be bladder calculated using liner is expanded equation, and the epoxy saturatHazen-Williams assuming a ed felt adheres to the inside of the pipe material roughness of C=120. walls. creates barrier should between TheItforce maina profile bepipe deand thetomaterial fl wing through it. signed prevent formation of air pockets Epoxy coatings preventalso corrosion in the alignment. It should be deand leaks andall extend of existsigned so that jointsthe are life restrained to ing piping systems. They apart. can also proprevent them from pulling tect the contents fl wing through the Pump selection pipe from mixing withcan thebepipe metals, Appropriate pumps selected by which canpump resulthead in decomposition, or matching flow (H-Q) curve lead leaching (received frominto thedrinking supplier)water. against the The barrier coating processPoints can be calculated system H-Q curves. of applied to metal, plastic, intersection when the pumpconcrete, H-Q curveand is

Stormwater Management

Using epoxy linings to fix damaged water pipes


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superimposed on the system H-Q curves, discharge MH. It is made up of two comThe smoother surface of the new liner means overall flow capacity is maintained. in the vicinity of their optimum effi- ponents: static head and dynamic head ciency points, represent the pump oper- losses. fibr pipeAtinthese diameters 12 Typically, can to bethe completed in Static headthis is equal vertical disatingglass points. pointsfrom the head 250 mm, with larger custom sizes availless time, with less cost and less need for developed by the pump must be equal to tance between wet well and discharge able. than traditional replacement. the total dynamic head loss in the system resources MH. Maximum static head is the vertical Many facilities built prior to the Liners are pulled or pushed theinpipe and, of course, the flow rate in pump and lift between the elevation ofinto HWL the 1970s have cast iron or clay sewers. systems without destruction. They force main are equal. discharge MH during 100 year flowproand TheThe most common found with tect frominmany types ofMinimum common system H-Q problem curve is represented LWLpipes elevation the wet well. these lines is cracking at the joints, root failures, including debris buildup, by total dynamic head (TDH) versus flow static head is the vertical lift betweencorthe intrusion or rates corrosion. reha- rosion, leaks and intrusion. The and linfor all flow withinWith the pipe maximum LWL elevation ofroot the natural stream bilitation using structural prevents roots from into the HWL elevation in theintruding wet well. Total pumping capacity. The TDHliners, is the roots total er can be removed and a new liner saturatpipe because it is seamless. Additionalhead required to make the stormwater head losses due to friction, valves, fited in from epoxyLWL can be into any worry about flow of pulled wet well to place. HWL of ly, there is no longer continued overleaf...

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Pipe Rehabilitation Comparison Between a New Pipe and a Rehabilitated Pipe Diameter (m) 0.15 0.20 0.30 0.40

(in) 6 8 10 12

Hazen Williams Coefficient (C)

Flow for new pipe (m3/s)

Thickness of Liner (mm)

Resulting internal diameter (m)

Hazen Williams coefficient (C)

Flow for rehabilitated pipe (m3/s)

% Loss

140 140 140 140

0.27 0.57 1.02 1.65

2 2 2 2.5

0.146 0.196 0.246 0.295

140 140 140 140

0.25 0.54 0.98 1.57

-6.86 -5.17 -4.15 -4.32

Flow for rehabilitated pipe (m3/s)

% Increase

0.25 0.54 0.98 1.57

216.63 191.91 178.48 194.52

Comparison Between Old Pipe and a Rehabilitated Pipe Old Pipe Diameter (m) 0.13 0.18 0.23 0.27

Hazen Williams Coefficient (C)

Flow for old pipe (m3/s)

Thickness of Liner (mm)

Old Pipe diameter (m)

60 60 60 60

0.08 0.18 0.35 0.53

2 2 2 2.5

0.146 0.196 0.246 0.295

(in) 6 8 10 12

corrosion and buildup because the new pipe is now a hardened epoxy. 
 A common worry for some is that, since the liner decreases inside pipe di-

As proven by the Hazen-Williams co-efficient of friction equation, the smoother surface of the new liner means overall flow capacity is maintained. ameter, fl w capacity is reduced. However, as proven by the Hazen-Williams co-efficient of friction equation, the smoother surface of the new liner means overall fl w capacity is maintained. The structural lining project begins with mapping the internal plumbing system and camera inspection of drain and sewer lines. A plan is implemented to minimize disruption and the time line for work completion. Depending on the lining method to be used, pipes may be drained and/or air-dried. After testing for leaks, the pipes are prepared for cleaning. Roots and calcite are removed in order to return the pipe to its original functioning diameter. Removal methods may include jetting the lines or the use of pneumatic tools such as a scorpion cutter. Cast pipe may require additional www.esemag.com

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Hazen Williams coefficient (C) 140 140 140 140

preparation if there is significant corrosion or missing sections of pipe. Existing access points are used to pull an epoxy-saturated felt liner into the host pipe. This method provides the ability to line multiple 45° and 90° angles, as well as the option of lining only

specific sections of pipe. Once this is completed, a final leak test and camera inspection is performed. Alyscia Sutch is with Nu Flow Technologies. Email: asutch@nuflowte h.com

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Energy Savings

Improving building energy efficiency with sewage heat recovery By Terry Johnston


ince its development, Sewage Heat And Recovery (SHARC) has been utilized in a number of different applications, including multi-unit residential developments, a public theatre and a wastewater treatment plant. Contracts are in place for several similar and larger scale installations. SHARC can be used to preheat domestic water as well as to heat and cool buildings, while dramatically reducing demand for natural gas and eliminating cooling towers. Additionally, SHARC can be used in tandem with geo-thermal technology, while reducing the number of bore holes required. The system is completely odourless, and requires minimal quarterly routine maintenance, with an expected lifespan exceeding 40 years. Depending on the application, the heat recovery unit can also contribute up to an additional 4 - 10 Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) points. The smallest SHARC costs around $300,000 with recovery pay back periods averaging two - fi e years. For some applications the period could be a matter of months. SHARC systems are custom tailored to building specifications and work with new and retrofit applications. Each unit includes detailed trending software to monitor all aspects of the system and its performance, while ensuring optimal efficien y. Seven35, North Vancouver International Wastewater Systems’ (IWS) first installation was at Seven35, a 60-unit urban townhouse development in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The average suite is 1,000 square feet and consists of one and two bedroom units. Seven35 received dual LEED Platinum and Built Green Gold certification, using the SHARC as the key sustainability feature. The system works by targeting the building’s energy-rich wastewater before it leaves the property. On average, the temperature of the wastewater is

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SHARC systems are custom tailored to building specifications.

Each unit includes detailed trending software to monitor all aspects of the system and its performance, while ensuring optimal efficiency.

20° C. It picks up heat whenever residents consume hot water, including showering, washing dishes and doing laundry. Normally this energy simply fl ws down the drain. Instead the heat is recovered and used to pre-heat clean domestic hot water. The Sewage SHARC system in Seven35 moves wastewater through a filte , which temporarily removes any solids,

before it fl ws across a specially designed heat exchanger. It then utilizes two water-to-water heat pumps to extract heat from the wastewater. The heat pumps preheat incoming domestic hot water to 52°C and 1,800 litres of preheated domestic hot water are stored in the mechanical room storage tanks. Flow meters, temperature sensors and electrical meters are installed throughout

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Energy Savings

Results of the SHARC system installation at Seven35.

the sewage heat recovery system in order to monitor and log system operation and the amount of energy used and recovered. Operating data The SHARC control system has collected data for the past two years that the Seven35 building has been occupied. The sewage-holding tank was closely monitored and it was found that there was no buildup of solids or surface coatings inside the tank. There has been almost no down time and limited simple scheduled maintenance. The energy recovery that can be expected is in the range of 76% on the production of domestic hot water. It would be even higher when the heat is used for space conditioning. The system has also reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 150 tonnes/year. Gateway Theatre Another notable installation is at the Gateway Theatre in Richmond. B.C. Completed in 2013, the 50,000 square foot public facility is home to Metro Vancouver’s second largest theatre company. The project arose as part of the city’s carbon reduction strategy, which included a SHARC system to reduce the facility’s emissions by 50 tonnes/year. The design was retrofitted to replace an existing incremental heat pump-based HVAC system that was supplied by a boiler and cooling tower and 29 heat pumps. With a fl w of nearly 950 litres/minute of sewage from a city source, 1 million BTU per hour are produced. It is the first wastewater heat recovery system installed in a public facility in Canada. Initial results indicate the energy reduction estimates for this project were www.esemag.com

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accurate. In the firs The Gateway Theatre realized an overall gas use four months of oper- reduction of approximately 45 per cent. ation, natural gas use tions across British Columbia, IWS has was reduced by approximately 30% when compared to the embarked upon fast track expansion, with previous year. Once the couplings and SHARC installations planned throughthe main boiler were replaced, additional out North America and international. SHARC Energy Systems, a subsidiary natural gas reductions were realized. Over the latter part of 2013 and fol- of IWS based in Nottingham, U.K., was lowing the completion of other retrofi launched in June 2014 to handle expanprojects, the facility realized an overall sion across the European Union. gas use reduction of approximately 45%. Terry Johnston is with International Wastewater Systems. Summary Email: press@iwhes.com After a number of successful installa-

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Spill Response

Kayaks prove a versatile tool in spill cleanup By Cliff Holland and Charles Ross


ightweight and highly maneuverable kayaks are becoming increasingly popular as vehicles to deal with spills of hazardous chemicals and petroleum products. “We’re familiar with kayaks being used for all sorts of recreation,” said Cliff Holland, environmental director of Spill Management Inc. “But we’re still not used to thinking of them as a serious working vessel that can play a big part in averting an environmental tragedy from a chemical spill.” Holland’s firm has provided site-specific and product-specific response training for 25 years to a wide range of clients, including mining and forestry interests, industry and the military, where potential spills to waterways are a major concern, particularly in remote areas. “When we design training programs, one of our focuses is on selecting supplies and equipment that have multiple and diversified applications and are appropriate for the site and potential problems,” said Holland. “When response time is a critical factor, you can’t always count on having everything you would like on hand, particularly when you’re away from urban areas.” As response teams must be able to improvise spill control measures in a variety of weather and terrain conditions and site accessibility, kayaks can be a big help in spill response. Holland is familiar with the challenges of dealing with spills on water. He has used small watercraft and inflatable dinghies for cleanups in boat slips and along shorelines for a number of years. Ten years ago, Holland decided that much smaller craft were a better choice for a variety of spill response training. The composite hulls of Pelican kayaks were compatible with the chemicals they would come in contact with. The low-profile watercraft is stable for trainees and can be easily stored in a hazmat trailer. Spill Management now has three kayaks, for emergency plans and for training. They were recently used in site-specifi

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training programs for a mining company in northern Ontario and a pipeline company in the Canadian Rockies. One unit is used for water sampling, reconnaissance, inspecting areas for boom deployment and evaluating changing conditions on the water. A second is used for moving supplies and equipment to various staging areas, as well as spill recovery and shoreline cleanup. The third is a two-person unit that is used to help concentrate spills in calm water and for boom deployment and recovery. The craft can easily be stored in a large trailer and are very light and easy to move so that they can be deployed in minutes. If conditions are too rough to use a kayak, they are too rough to slow, divert, contain and recover oil spill products. Responders may have to move downstream from a spill to find tranquil waters, such as a pond or lake, where large boats may not be a good choice. “At a hydro generation dam in northern Ontario, we had a kayak working with two power boats during a training exercise to recover a spill. The kayak was able to go into shallow water along the shoreline where the power boats couldn’t go,” said Holland. “During the exercise the large powerboat was blown into the spill holding area as it tried to

maneuver in shallow, rocky water. In real life, this could have resulted in the spilled material once again being released.” Spill Management has also used a kayak as a sled to transport supplies and equipment to a spill site. It actually performed better than a sled as the shape of its hull prevented it from digging into the ground and helped to maintain sideto-side stability. Once at the site, the kayak could be used on the water, or it could be used to transport injured personnel back to where they could receive medical assistance. During training at a pipeline company, a kayak was used for secondary containment to catch a transportation spill. While the training spill was only water, it could have been a vehicle fuel tank that was leaking or an oil drum being transported. These lightweight and easily maneuverable kayaks allow responders to quickly deploy booms on a body of water, since they are very maneuverable and unsinkable. The ease of using a kayak means that booms can be quickly placed to contain a spill and make recovery easier. For more information visit: www.spillmanagement.ca

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Prevent pump ragging

The legendary Muffin Monster s wage grinder has the power to tear through the toughest solids, including wipes, rags, plastics, leaves, branches, clothing and debris, to protect pumps from clogging. The Muffin Monster easily installs in gravity fed sewer channels or inline sewer lines. Tel: 905-856-1414 Web: www.acgtechnology.com ACG Technology

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Connections for sodium hypochlorite ChemFlare™ connections solve failure problems on PVC threaded/solvent welds on sodium hypochlorite dosing panels. For ball, relief valves and dosing pumps, they are easy to install, disassemble and add no dead volume. Chemline offers entire system including PFA flare fittings and tubing. Tel: 800-930-2436, Fax: 1-905-889-8553 E-mail: request@chemline.com Web: www.chemline.com Chemline Plastics

Magnetic flow meters The Proline 400 magnetic flow meter family introduces innovative technologies to the municipal market. The built-in web server, “fast Installation” flange design (2”-14” L sensor) and Heartbeat Technology, make the Proline 400 series flow meters the easiest to use and verify on the market.

Septage receiving automation The Honey Monster Septage Receiving system, Model SRS-XE, is an all-in-one unit that allows the cleaner handling of septage truck waste by reducing and separating unwanted trash such as rocks, wipes, rags, clothing, plastics and other debris. Tel: 905-856-1414 Web: www.acgtechnology.com


Save the Date for AWWA’s 2015 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition. This conference covers essential water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater infrastructure planning, reinvestment strategies, critical infrastructure protection through emergency preparedness planning, and the application of heightened physical security and cybersecurity measures. Web: www.awwa.org/H2Oinfocon

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Stop water infiltration Water infiltration problems? Many municipalities are now enjoying the benefits, ease and cost savings in using Denso 12” petrolatum tape to wrap chamber exteriors to arrest the problem of water ingress. Contact Denso to help solve your chamber issues. Tel: 416-291-3435, Fax: 416-291-0898 E-mail: stuart@densona-ca.com Web: www.densona.com

Calibrate, measure and document with Memobase Plus CYZ71D software. Save time and money with one simple tool. Eliminate human error with electronic record keeping and create true sensor life cycle management with complete calibration records, standards management and service history. Tel: 800-668-3199, 905-681-9292 Fax: 905-681-9444 E-mail: info@ca.endress.com Web: www.ca.endress.com/CYZ71D

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Dissolved air flotation is used for water clarification in industrial plants, food, oil & gas, mining, pulp & paper, and municipal water and wastewater plants. DAF can remove most TSS, FOG, insoluble BOD. H2FLOW has units in stock, pilot units, complete treatment systems.

DO logger

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U20L, the new low cost HOBO Water Level Logger, measures water level, barometric pressure, pressure (absolute), and temperature. Its self-contained, nonvented design enables easy deployment for use in wells, streams, lakes, wetlands and tidal areas. It has a durable ceramic pressure sensor. Tel: 604-872-7894 Fax: 604-872-0281 E-mail: salesv@hoskin.ca Web: www.hoskin.ca Hoskin Scientifi

Oxidation ditch aerators

Huber Technology invented the RoK4 vertical confined space screen technology to physically screen out debris in confined spaces such as pump stations, wet wells, etc. Three diameters are available with machine lengths as high as ~40’. Over 700 units have been installed worldwide. Tel: 704-990-2055 E-mail: marketing@hhusa.net Web: www.Huberforum.net

Hydro International’s GritCup free vortex grit washing and SpiraSnail dewatering system provides cost-effective automated washing and dewatering with no wash water requirements and easy maintenance. Guaranteed 90% capture of all grit 106µ and larger, with >60% total solids for plants <440 l/s peak. Web: www.hydro-int.com

Fuchs Oxystar® aerators from Kusters Water are ideally suited for installation in oxidation ditches. They are offered as self-aspirating, or blower assisted and can be easily installed into new or existing oxidation ditches. They are low maintenance, highly efficient and eliminate surface spray common with other style aerators. Tel: 205-987-8976, ext 1101 Web: www.kusterswater.com

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Suspended solids meter Measure, monitor and optimize the concentration of process slurries and primary, secondary, return-activated and backwash sludge, in pipes, tanks, recirculation loops and clarifiers. This meter enables operators to adjust dosing for preferred concentrations, improve feed density, and automate sludge removal. Tel: 855-873-7791, Fax: 905-873-6012 E-mail: markland@sludgecontrols.com Web: www.sludgecontrols.com Markland Specialty Engineering


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Octave® offers the latest in ultrasonic metering technology and is an excellent alternative to mechanical compound, single-jet, and turbine meters with no moving parts. Octave excels at maintaining sustained accuracy for the life of the meter while providing smart AMR capabilities. Tel: 514-795-1535 E-mail: clauret@mastermeter.com Web: www.mastermeter.com Master Meter

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The new 450 series single and multi-parameter meters from Oakton measure pH, DO, and conductivity. They are IP67 rated, waterproof, with auto-calibration features and RDO technology. Large LCD backlit display with memory up to 500 data points. Tel: 1-800-560-4402, Fax: 1-877-820-9667 E-mail: sales@ospreyscientific.com Web: www.ospreyscientific.com Osprey Scientifi

Optimizing dry polymer performance Dry polymer performance starts with effectively wetting each particle. However, metering polymer directly from a feeder into a “wetting bowl” fails to disperse it. The HydraMax pneumatic conveyance system by Velocity Dynamics Inc. thoroughly disperses polymers, prior to wetting, which minimizes hydration time. It does so more effectively than any other blender on the market. Tel: (905) 864-9311 Web: www.proaquasales.com Pro Aqua

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Resilient wedge gate valve With a 350psi working pressure, the Mueller A-2361 resilient wedge gate valve is ready for the increasing demands of tomorrow’s water systems. It features dual purpose lifting lugs, a T-head bolt retention design and unique ‘pressure assist’ wedge geometry.

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Mixing and aeration systems The Invent Hyperclassic® mixer uses a high efficiency hyperboloid-shaped mixer body near the bottom of the tank, with a dry location, top mounted drive. Low energy, highly effective mixing of floc tanks, anoxic zones, storage tanks, etc. Thousands of these highly efficient mixers have been installed worldwide. Tel: (905) 864-9311 Web: www.proaquasales.com Pro Aqua

Free chlorine measurement ProMinent’s new CBR sensor, developed for accurate free chlorine measurement in water up to a 9.5 pH, installs easily and directly connects to ProMinent’s controllers. This complements the company’s sensors for measuring parameters in drinking water and wastewater treatment.

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Borger rotary lobe pumps Available in 17 models and 5 casing sizes, nobody offers a wider range of applications. Simple, Rugged and Powerful Pumps. All wetted parts can be removed in-place, without removing piping, coupling, motor or pump. Tel: (905) 864-9311 Web: www.proaquasales.com

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Diaphragm metering pump The Delta® pump offers an option for chemicals that off-gas (like bleach, peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide). It senses when gas enters the dosing head and purges it to continue pumping without interruption. The Delta prevents air locked pumps. Tel: 888-709-9933 E-mail: sales@prominent.ca Web: www.prominent.ca ProMinent Fluid Controls

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Specialist training Practical Hands-on Progressive Formats

PISTA®Works™ is a packaged all in one headworks and grit removal scheme, offering a compact footprint and speedy/ efficient installation. The system features a fully automated control system, an integrated screening system for solids retention, a PISTA® Grit Concentrator, a PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Washer and a PISTA® 360™ Grit Chamber. Tel: 913-888-5201, Fax: 913-888-2173 E-mail: answers@smithandloveless.com Web: www.smithandloveless.com Smith & Loveless

Well development The Waterra Surge Block is an excellent well development tool. It simply press fits over the body of the standard flow or high flow foot valve and effectively increases the outside diameter of the D-25 or D-32 foot valve, while reducing the annular gap between the valve and the inside of the well screen. This results in a significant increase in the surging action of the valve. Tel: 905-238-5242, Fax: 905-238-5704 E-mail: sales@waterra.com Web: www.waterra.com Waterra Pumps

PVC or polyethylene bailers The Waterra Clear PVC EcoBailer and Weighted Polyethylene EcoBailer are both ecofriendly products. A better weight distribution allows these bailers to sink straighter and the efficient valve design makes them the fastest sinking bailers available. Tel: 905-238-5242, Fax: 905-238-5704 E-mail: sales@waterra.com Web: www.waterra.com Waterra Pumps


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USF Fabrication, Inc. manufacture a complete line of engineered metal doors for underground utility access. They have been ‘fabricating solutions since 1916’ with over 160,000 sq ft of manufacturing space. This allows them to offer the best lead times in the industry. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to providing customers with the right product for their application and shipping it when they need it. Tel: 604-552-7900, Fax: 604-552-7901 E-mail: epsl@telus.net

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Inertial pumps The Waterra Inertial Pump is an efficient, reliable and inexpensive pump suitable for purging and sampling groundwater monitoring wells. Its simplicity has allowed it to be adapted to a wide variety of sizes, making it suitable for numerous applications. It performs well in harsh environments that could ruin other more expensive pumps. Tel: 905-238-5242, Fax: 905-238-5704 E-mail: sales@waterra.com Web: www.waterra.com Waterra Pumps

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1-1087 Meyerside Dr Mississauga ON L5T 1M5 (905) 564-8944 Fax: (905) 564-8952 Contact: Bill Morrison, President


2440 Don Reid Dr Ottawa ON K1H 1E1


888 Gladiola Ave Victoria BC V8Z 2T6


520 Bingemans Centre Dr Kitchener ON N2B 3X9 (519) 743-6500 Fax: (519) 743-6513 Contact: Dave Innocente, Manager, Environmental


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210-2570 Matheson Blvd E Mississauga ON L4W 4Z3

PO Box 68584-25 Great Lakes Dr Brampton ON L6R 0J8 (905) 792-3130



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105-150 Research Lane Guelph ON N1G 4T2 (226) 706-8080 Fax: 226) 706-8081 Contact: Nigel Taylor


160 Southgate Dr Unit 2 Guelph, Ontario N1G 4P5 (519) 763-4245 E-mail: rmenegotto@mantech-inc.com Web site: www.mantech-inc.com Contact: Robert Menegotto MANTECH INC. is the global leader in simplifying laboratory and process operations for institutional, municipal and industrial sectors worldwide. Through its proven portfolio of automated multi-parameter, titration, Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) instrumentation solutions, MANTECH is creating value for its clients by reducing costs and increasing safety, while reducing sample analysis time. Over 1,700 MANTECH systems are in use in 45 countries.

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7 Bella Vista Trail Alliston ON L9R 2B3 (705) 434-9563 Cell: (289) 221-4220 Contact: Peter Laughton, Principal Services: Feasibility studies, reports, strategic long range planning, environmental strategies, public participation, project management, design and construction advisory services, quality assurance and peer reviews, operational assistance, audits and general advisory services in the environmental engineering field mainly related to astewater pumping, conveyance, and treatment including sludge handling and biosolids.


200-800 Dufferin St Vaughan ON L4K 0C5

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OPUS DAYTON KNIGHT CONSULTANTS LTD. 210-889 Harbourside Dr North Vancouver BC V7P 3S1



804 Southdown Rd Mississauga ON L5J 2Y4

625 Cochrane Dr Suite 500 Markham ON L3R 9R9 (905) 943-0500 Fax: (905) 943-0400 E-mail: jackie.willick@parsons.com Web site: www.parsons.com Contact: Jackie Willick, Division Administrator, Water Engineering expertise for the entire water cycle, including: strategic reports and environmental

122-704 Mara St Point Edward ON N7V 1X4 (519) 339-8787 Fax: (519) 336-6965 E-mail: tmoran@pollutechgroup.com Web site: www.pollutechgroup.com Contact: Tim Moran, President As leaders in the provision of aquatic toxicity testing services, Pollutech’s clientele includes municipal and industrial dischargers as well as government and private organizations. Environmental consulting services including provision of Toxicity Identification E aluations (TIE), coupled with Pollutech’s wastewater process expertise, position Pollutech well to address wastewater toxicity issues including source assessment, treatment optimization and facility operation.


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580 Witty Beach Rd Victoria BC V9C 4H8 (250) 474-4651 Contact: Dr. Wesley Johnson



12204 – 145 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 4V7


1235 Journey’s End Circle Unit #3 Newmarket ON L3Y 8T7





SGS CANADA INC. 185 Concession St Lakefield ON K0L 2H

110-11 Allstate Pkwy Markham ON L3R 9T8 801B-29th St Courtenay BC V9N 7Z5


417 Exeter Rd London ON N6E 2Z3 12-121 Granton Dr Richmond Hill ON L4B 3N4


34-147 Citation Dr Vaughan ON L4K 2P8

107-93 Bell Farm Rd Barrie ON L4M 5G1



1501-2235 Sheppard Ave E Toronto ON M2J 5B5 (416) 640-2444 Fax: (416) 640-2445 Contact: Kirsten Passmore, Environmental Sales & Marketing


507-124 Merton St Toronto ON M4S 2Z2 (416) 456-2319 Fax: ((647) 436-6852 Contact: Andrew Hellebust, P. Eng., President

R.J. BURNSIDE & ASSOCIATES LIMITED 15 Townline Orangeville ON L9W 3R4 (519) 941-5331 Fax: (519) 941-8120 Contact: Rui De Carvalho


350 Palladium Dr Kanata ON K2V 1A8


553 Basaltic Rd Unit B Concord ON L4K 4W8

1586 Ogilvie St Prince George BC V2N 1W9


10123-99 St Sun Life Pl Ste #230 Edmonton AB T5J 3H1


20 DeBoers Dr Ste #200 Toronto ON M3J 0H1

SOIL ENGINEERS LTD. 100 Nugget Ave Toronto ON M1S 3A7 (416) 754-8515 Fax: (416) 754-8516 Contact: Tony Ching


200-325 25th St SE Calgary AB T2A 7H8 (403) 716-8000 Fax: (403) 716-8039 E-mail: gord.johnston@stantec.com Web site: www.stantec.com/water Contact: Gord Johnston, Sr. Vice President, Water We design with community in mind. Through the life cycle of capture, use, reuse, and discharge, our team works to optimize every facet of a water system. We deliver creative solutions to conveyance, wastewater treatment, water treatment, and water resources projects that minimize cost and maximize the sustainability of the resource.


332 Main St Haileybury ON P0J 1K0 (705) 672-3324 Fax: (705) 672-3325 Contact: Maria Story, President




411-1 Yorkdale Pl Toronto ON M6A 3A1 (416) 789-3717 Fax: (416) 789-7668 Contact: Ivana Strgacic, President & Principal



240-100 Rue Richelieu Saint Jean-Sur-Richelieu QC J3B 6X3


4000 Griffith Montreal QC H4T 1A

1609-39A Ave Vernon BC V1T 7S3


125-70C Mountjoy St N Timmins ON P4N 4V7 (705) 268-6220 Fax: (705) 268-1220 Contact: Mark Bednarz


1918 Yonge St Thunder Bay ON P7E 6T9


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 Contact: Cindy Coish, Assistant to the President Environmental and infrastructure specialists: planning and management, design and construction, operations and optimization services for water, wastewater, transportation and urban development. Branches: London, Niagara, Ottawa, Sudbury, Moncton, Fredericton, St John’s and Mumbai, India.


650 Woodlawn Rd W Guelph ON N1K 1B8 (519) 823-1311 Fax: (519) 823-1316 Contact: Elaine Farrow, Sr. Business Development Advisor


260-1099 Kingston Rd Pickering ON L1V 1B5


14-3045 Southcreek Rd Mississauga ON L4X 2X7



920 Brant St Burlington ON L7R 4J1


45 Upper Mount Albion Rd Stoney Creek ON L8J 2R9 (905) 578-9666 Fax: (905) 578-6644 E-mail: contact@spillmanagement.ca Web site: www.spillmanagement.ca Contact: Ruth Holland, General Manager Instructor Cliff Holland teaches emergency preparedness, planning and spill response on site, across Canada. The customized courses address geographical conditions while handling routine events or facing a worst-case scenario. The courses require samples of chemicals typically used on site. Other representative samples may be placed into individually “numerically coded” sample bottles for course exercises. Courses are 75% hands-on, 15% interactive and 10% orientation. Other topics include Incident Command, E R Planning, Testing, and Exercising.


25-220 Bayview Dr Barrie ON L4N 4Y8


7 Margaret St Garson ON P3L 1E1 (705) 693-1121, Fax: (705) 693-1124 Contact: Sylvia Rennie


1055 Squires Beach Rd Pickering ON L1W 4A6


1345 Rosemount Ave Cornwall ON K6J 3E5


192 Crome Pt Rd Deep Bay BC V0R 1G0 (250) 757-8874


100-4396 W Saanich Rd Victoria BC V8Z 3E9



16-6221 Hwy 7 West Vaughan ON L4H 0K8

1-197 Bay St S Hamilton ON L8P 3H9

200-255 Boul Rene Leveque Montreal QC H2Z 1B1

155 York St London ON N6A 1A8








32-1471 Boul Lionel-Boulet Varennes QC J3X 1P7


238 Galaxy Blvd Toronto ON M9W 5R8


205-2100 Airport Dr Saskatoon SK S7L 6M6 PO Box 313 Ingleside ON K0C 1M0 (613) 362-7847 Fax: (613) 537-8523 Contact: Robert S. Wilson, President

110 Konrad Cr Unit #16 Markham ON L3R 9X2 4416 – 5TH St NE Ste #2 Calgary AB T2E 7C3 12770 Merit Dr Ste #900 Dallas TX 75251 USA

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1-4 Kern Rd Toronto ON M3B 1T1


14-105 Queen St W Fergus ON N1M 1S6 (519) 843-3920 Fax: (519) 843-1943 E-mail: cfurlong@tritoneng.on.ca Web site: www.tritoneng.on.ca Contact: Christine Furlong, P.Eng. Triton Engineering Services was established in 1964 to provide engineering design and construction administration services to the municipal and private sectors. The environmental group of Triton includes engineers and technicians who are experienced in state-of-the-art water and wastewater treatment processes as well as pumping, mechanical and pipeline projects.


PO Box 2113 Sioux Lookout ON P8T 1J9


1942 Regent St Unit L Sudbury ON P3E 5V5


304-1353 Ellis St Kelowna BC V1Y 1Z9


30 Leek Cr 4 Fl Richmond Hill ON L4B 4N4 (905) 882-3521 th


12-1495 Bonhill Rd Mississauga ON L5T 1M2


20 Ontario Rd/PO Box 160 Walkerton ON N0G 2V0 (519) 881-2003 Fax: (519) 881-4947


16e etage-1600 Boul. Rene-Levesque Montreal QC H3H 1P9

PO Box 4341 Lively ON P3Y 1N3 (705) 692-0937 Fax: (705) 692-0466 Contact: Peter Richards, President



400-245 Consumers Rd Toronto ON M2J 1R3 (416) 499-4042 Fax: (416) 499-4687 Web site: www.waterforpeople.org Water For People-Canada is a charitable nonprofit international humanitarian organization dedicated to the development and delivery of clean, safe water and sanitation solutions in developing nations. It is the Canadian equivalent of the US based charity, Water For People (WFP). Canadian water industry professionals established Water for People-Canada in 1995, to support and promote WFP’s mission in Canada among the public and the water community.


23-240 London Rd W Guelph ON N1H 8N8


2340 Holyhead Dr Burlington ON L7P 3V3



300-2620 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 6Z7 (905) 829-8880 Fax: (905) 829-8890 E-mail: deborahm@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. Our staff is committed to delivering innovative and practical solutions. 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. Proudly celebrating 25 years of environmental excellence!


850 Legion Rd Unit 20 Burlington ON L7S 1T5 (905) 335-9670 Fax: (905) 335-0119 Contact: Dr. Jim Salmon


19-2861 Sherwood Heights Dr Oakville ON L6J 7K1 (905) 829-3939 Fax: (905) 829-3935 Contact: Moe Zolghadr

335 Hampshire Crt NW Calgary AB T3A 4Y4 (403) 547-7281 Fax: (403) 547-8261 Contact: A. Warren Wilson, Ph.D., Eng.

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers

ES&E’s Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers 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. ABB INC.

3450 Harvester Rd Burlington ON L7N 3W5 (905) 639-8840 Fax: (905) 639-8639 Contact: G.A. (Redir) Obaji or Brent Sweezey


1218 Westover Rd RR1 Millgrove ON L0R 1V0

3-730 Bridge St Waterloo ON N2V 2J4 (519) 747-5075


370 Wilsey Rd Fredericton NB E3B 6E9 (800) 561-2831 Fax: (506) 452-7308 Contact: Scott Christian, Vice President, Business Development

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: Blake Tonogai or Greg Jackson Suppliers of water and wastewater treatment equipment for municipal and industrial applications, including headworks screens/ compactors, septage receiving systems, sewage/ sludge grinders, grit removal systems, fine and coarse bubble aeration systems, jet aeration and mixing, mechanical aerators, P.D., centrifugal and turbo type blowers, tertiary filters, AF equipment, centrifuges, belt presses, ozone & UV disinfection, tank covers, hatches, chain and flight clarifiers, circular clarifiers, shaftless and shafte screw conveyors, odour control systems, iron & manganese removal systems, open channel and insertion magnetic fl w meters & data loggers.


5-14 Gormley Industrial Ave Gormley ON L0H 1G0 (905) 888-0063 Fax: (905) 888-6381 Contact: John Duchich


900 Major Bennett Dr Peterborough ON K9J 6X6 (888) 705-8801 E-mail: info@aclarus.ca Web site: www.aclarus.ca Contact: Adam Doran Aclarus manufactures NSF-61 certifie ozone systems for water and wastewater from 4gpm-4000+gpm. We provide solutions for individuals, engineering firms, agriculture academia and government with hundreds of systems across Canada and internationally. Our exclusive Canadian built designs overcome previous ozone system limitations to utilize the natural power of ozone for complete 3-in1 treatment with the lowest maintenance and operational costs. As primary or to enhance other systems, our modular systems meet any fl w rate or application.


20 Empire Blvd Moonachie NJ 07074 USA (201) 440-8300 Fax: (201) 440-4939 Contact: Joe Krudys


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300-1105 Lakewood Parkway Alpharetta GA 30009 USA






1567 Gehman Rd Harleysville PA 19438 USA (215) 631-7035 Fax: (215) 631-7034 Contact: Jeff Tate 1005 Skyview Dr Burlington ON L7P 5B1

105 Harrison St American Falls ID 83211 USA (208) 226-2017 Fax: (208) 226-7280 Contact: Ji Zheng, Marketing Manager 4210 South Service Rd Burlington ON L7l 4X5 (905) 766-3333 Fax: (905) 766-3330 Contact: Phil Sidhwa, Vice President 6 Iron Bridge Dr Collegeville PA 19456 USA


101 Milner Ave Toronto ON M1S 4S6 (416) 297-3402


212 Wyecroft Rd Unit #23-25 Oakville ON L6K 3T9 (905) 842-0244 Fax: (905) 845-8003 E-mail: jcarney@alltork.com Web site: www.alltork.com Contact: John Carney Alltork Actuation, a division of VL Motion Systems, specializes in the sales, service and support of “Best in Class” manufacturers in the field of alve and gate actuation. We stock and service manual, electric, and pneumatic actuators for every application. We also carry a variety of valve accessories, including chain wheels, valve stands, and position indicators.


700 Huyler St Teterboro NJ 07608 USA (800) 939-2558 Fax: (201) 288-4479 Contact: Jesse Allen

ALTECH TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS INC. 12 Banigan Dr Toronto ON M4H 1E9 (416) 467-5555 Contact: George Bennett

20 Sharp Rd Brantford ON N3T 5L8 (519) 751-1080 Fax: (519) 751-0617 E-mail: swildey@anthrafilte .net Web site: www.anthrafilte .net Contact: Steve Wildey, General Manager Filter Media Replacement across North America since 1976. Service to all types of filters including: Gr vity, Pressure, Traveling Bridge and others. Removal, Disposal, Supply and Installation. Anthracite Filter Media, Filter Sands and Gravels, Garnet, Greensand, Activated Carbon, etc. Quality, Efficien y, Customer Satisfaction.


4050 Fieldstone Crossing Missoula MT 59802 USA


1270 Michele-Bohec Blainville QC J7C 5S4 (450) 939-0799 Fax: (450) 939-2115 Contact: Lina Balafoutis



6306 N Alpine Rd Loves Park IL 61111 USA


32 Bon Echo Cr Ottawa ON K2M 2W6 (613) 270-9378 Contact: Daniel Spitzer



1-2880 Brighton Rd Oakville ON L6H 5S3


AERATION INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL 4100 Peavey Rd Chaska MN 55318 USA (952) 448-6789 Fax: (952) 448-7293 Contact: Todd Martin


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77 Orchard Rd Ajax ON L1S 6K9 (905) 619-3009 Ext 215 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. Hydro excavation. Dry ice blasting.

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124 Macnab St S Hamilton ON L8P 3C3 (905) 528-3807 Fax: (905) 528-3428 Contact: Brian Gage, President

Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers BIOMAXX WASTEWATER SOLUTIONS INC. 1-7163 Vantage Way Delta BC V4G 1N1 (855) 940-5556 Fax: (604) 940-5557 Contact: Christopher Haley, Vice President



286 Kaska Rd Sherwood Park AB T8A 4G7 (780) 628-5400 Fax: (780) 467-1567 Contact: Ron Wagner


211-3030 Lincoln Ave Coquitlam BC V3B 6B4 (604) 484-4516 Fax: (604) 464-4122


370 Speedvale Ave W Guelph ON N1H 6P2


12-253 Summerlea Rd Brampton ON L6T 5A8 (905) 791-2406


111 Ortona Crt Concord ON L4K 3M3


8450 Cole Pkwy Shawnee KS 66227 USA (913) 422-0707 Fax: (913) 422-0808 E-mail: sales@biomicrobics.com Web site: www.biomicrobics.com Contact: Lucas Staus, Senior Sales Engineer With more than 50,000 installations in over 60 countries, Bio-Microbics pre-engineered, prepackaged, certified, “Fi ed Integrated Treatment Technologies” (FITT ®) are the result of decades of proven history of decentralized residential and commercial wastewater and stormwater treatment to offer significant e vironmental benefits for homes, communities, commercial properties, and marine vessels…FITT® for the Purpose Intended.


422 Consumers Rd Toronto ON M2J 1P8 (416) 499-4421 Fax: (416) 499-0816 E-mail: info@avensyssolutions.com Web site: www.AvensysSolutions.com Contacts: Jennifer Loeffle , Technical Sales Manager, Anup Jain, Area Manager As an industry leader in process and environmental monitoring systems in the Canadian marketplace, Avensys Solutions provides instrumentation and analytical equipment for measurement of fl w, gas, level and water quality. Serving the industrial, water/wastewater, green energy and power generation markets, Avensys Solutions also offers strong engineering and servicing capabilities.


4450-46 Ave SE Calgary AB T2B 3N7 (866) 255-7377 Fax: (403) 255-3129 Contact: Sonia Braganza, Marketing Assistant


329 Massachusetts Ave Lexington MA 02420 USA (781) 482-7900 Fax: (781) 482-7909 Contact: James Edgerly


1000-1050 West Pender St Vancouver BC V6E 3S7 (604) 685-1243 Fax: (604) 685-7778 Contact: Alain Consigny 2-9790 190th St Surrey BC V4N 3M9 (604) 882-6650 Fax: (604) 882-6659 Contact: Scott Foster 220 Carswell St Renfrew ON K7V 2G4 (343) 361-0463 Fax: (844) 272-6102 Contact: Shane Dennison, Technical Sales Manager


5300 Business Dr Huntington Beach CA 92649 USA

4545 W Brown Deer Rd Milwaukee WI 53224 USA


100 Milverton Dr 5 Fl Mississauga ON L5R 4H1 th


PO Box 118 Greenwich NY 12834 USA


51-588 Edward Ave Richmond Hill ON L4C 9Y6 (905) 737-1515 Fax: (905) 737-1597 Contact: Laura Mendrek, Business Development Coordinator


685 Stockton Drive Exton PA 19341 USA


Fl2-55 John St Metro Hall Toronto ON M5V 3C6


426 Royal York Rd Toronto ON M8Y 2R9


5572-53 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 5G8 (403) 774-1396 Fax: (888) 317-4640 Contact: Jean Navert

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500 Spring Ridge Dr Reading PA 19610 USA (610) 374-5109 Fax: (610) 685-0127


209-88 10th St New Westminster BC V3M 6H8


4101 Boul Industriel Laval QC H7L 6G9 (888) 332-4012 Fax: (866) 825-2221 Contact: Carl Devost, National Sales Manager




450 Sherman Ave N Hamilton ON L8L 8J6



2-2595 Dunwin Dr Mississauga ON L5L 3N9


2860 Water Tower Place Chanhassen MN 55317 USA (612) 435-7300 Fax: (612) 435-7301 E-mail: america@boerger.com Web site: www.boerger.com Contact: Jeff Seaton, Vice President Boerger specializes in reliable and cost-effective Rotary Lobe Pumps and Macerating Technology for the conveyance of low to high viscous and abrasive materials. Boerger’s core product is the patented Rotary Lobe Pump, which is a selfpriming, valveless, positive displacement pump available in 20 different models with fl ws up to 5,000 gpm. All wear parts can be easily replaced without the removal of pipe or drive systems.


14-84 Citation Dr Concord ON L4K 3C1 (905) 761-1224 Fax: (905) 761-3371 E-mail: dfilip vic@blue-zone.ca Web site: www.blue-zone.ca Contact: Dusanka Filipovic, President Immediate and measurable, sustainable air emission reduction from hospitals’ operating rooms. Through the use of Deltasorb® Anesthetic Collection Service, hospitals prevent the routine venting of destructive halogenated anesthetics into the environment and their neighborhoods; protect public health; reduce carbon footprint and facilitate a new raw material supply source for valuable medically essential anesthetics.


524 6th Concession Rd W/PO Box 47 Millgrove ON L0R 1V0 (905) 689-4713 Fax: (905) 689-7402 Contact: Harry Rodzoniak, President


13488-63 Ave Surrey BC V3X 1J9 (604) 592-2464 Fax: (604) 592-2465 Contact: Murray Blair, Managing Partner

207-48 Alliance Blvd Barrie ON L4M 5K3 (705) 725-9377, (800) 570-8779 Fax: (705) 725-8279 E-mail: info@cmeti.com Web site: www.cmeti.com Contacts: Tonia Van Dyk, Joshua Hamilton, Larry Madden Representative and distributor of water and wastewater treatment equipment including: screens, grit removal, screenings washers/ compactors, circular/ rectangular clarifiers, clarifier c vers, launder covers, lagoon liners and covers, chain and flight collectors, fin coarse bubble and mechanical aeration, IFAS systems, lagoon systems, tertiary filters, filte underdrain systems, digester covers/mixers, screw conveyors, live bottom bins, silos, sludge thickeners, package treatment plants, tablet chlorinators, tube settlers, slide and sluice gates, FRP weirs and baffles


114-2465 Cawthra Rd Mississauga ON L5A 3P2 (800) 265-0182 Fax: (905) 272-1866 E-mail: info@cdnsafety.com Web site: www.cdnsafety.com Contact: Ross Humphry Canadian Safety Equipment specializes in confine 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.

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers CANADA UNLIMITED INC. (MESSE MUENCHEN)

9-6975 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle Suite 418 Mississauga ON L5N 2V7 (905) 813-1051 Fax: (905) 824-5067 Contact: Neeta Correa

for a wide range of process control and SCADA applications. Field service, training and commissioning.


1106 W Napoleon St Sulphur LA 70663 USA (337) 527-5266 Fax: (337) 527-8028 Contact: Rob Greenside, Marketing Sales RR Division


3067 Jarrow Ave Mississauga ON L4X 2C6 (905) 624-4096, (888) 603-6172 Fax: (905) 624-4099 Contact: Margit Schwarz


CO/PO Box 2043 11 Reid St Charlo NB E8E 2W8 (506) 684-5821


9025 Centre Point Dr Suite 400 West Chester OH 45069 USA


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 installation of environmental monitoring equipment – as an authorized distributor of Hach and Telog – we sell/ rent samplers and fl w meters with many options including wireless/ web based monitoring. In addition to providing a wide range of monitoring equipment, Can-Am has specialty equipment for the removal and monitoring of oil in water by representing leading companies in this field li e Highland and Arjay.


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: Jack Alaica, President Marketing, sales and service of process control and environmental instrumentation throughout Canada. Specializing in technologies for fl w, 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.


154 Richmond St Richmond Hill ON L4C 3Y4 (905) 884-4388 Fax: (905) 884-4291 Contact: Denis Taylor, President


Unit D-675 Barrie St Winnipeg MB R3H 1A7


12315 – 17 St W Calgary AB T2W 4A1


2-110 Snow Blvd Vaughan ON L4K 4B8 (905) 760-9399 Fax: (905) 760-9319 E-mail: sales@cbautomation.com Website: www.cbautomation.com Contact: Larry McLean CB Automation Inc. provides a wide range of products, software solutions, support and services that include: Process control instrumentation, fl w (magnetic, ultrasonic, vortex, density), temperature, heat tracing, pressure, level and control. Electric actuators for dampers and control valves. Infl w and Infiltration (I&I) Detection flow meters, level and mapping analytics software. Open channel fl w meters. Automation products and support


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55 Guardsman Rd Thornhill ON L3T 6L2 (800) 930-2436 Fax: (905) 889-8553 E-mail: request@chemline.com Web site: www.chemline.com Contact: Ryan Bissoon, Inside Sales Supervisor Chemline stocks manual and actuated valves, strainers, fl w meters and controls, all made of corrosion resistant solid thermoplastics; PP, PVDF and ECTFE pipe, fittings, and fusion equipment. Many products are NSF/ANSI Standard 61 certified for drinking ater. Our ChemFlare™ connections solve failure problems on PVC threaded/solvent welds on sodium hypochlorite dosing panels. Systems include PFA flare fittings and tubing. F w meters are variable area, insertion paddlewheel and magmeters. Application areas include waste and water treatment plants, landfills, etc


1044 SE Dixie Cutoff Rd Stuart FL 34994 USA (772) 288-4854 Contact: Keith Thompson, General Manager

CHRYSALIS SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INC. 386 Spring Blossom Cr Oakville ON L6H 0C2 (647) 402-4145 Fax: (866) 533-1436 Contact: Stephen Timmings

321-1100 South Service Rd Stoney Creek ON L8E 0C5 (905) 643-7615 Fax: (905) 643-5403 Contact: Deepak Angl, Director, Sales & Business Development


19900-84 Ave Langley BC V2Y 3C2


steel pipe institute


2A-652 Bishop St N Cambridge ON N3H 4V6 (519) 591-1260 Fax: (519) 650-8081 E-mail: rjwilcock@cspi.ca Web site: www.cspi.ca Contact: Raymond J. Wilcock Join CSPI In The Trenches and Make a Difference. Whether you operate a backhoe, perform technical analyses, or design new products – regardless of your expertise, title, or mandate, if you work in water/soil management, we are all in this together! CSPI’s newsmagazine, In The Trenches was created as an online industry news and learning resource, with which we can all share and learn about relevant news, information and innovations affecting our industry, our environment and our livelihoods. See the latest issue on our website.


4721 Louis-B.-Mayer Laval QC H7P 6G5 (514) 562-4575 Fax: (450) 688-8847 E-mail: info@claroglobal.com Web site: www.claroglobal.com Contact: Peter Lipert Jr, General Manager Complete system design/equipment: screening and grit removal (fine screens, septage stations, washpresses, baggers, aerated grit extraction screws, classifiers, ortex); anaerobic digestion systems (Big Bubble Gun™ gas mixers, Cannon retrofits, modular sludge heat xchangers, heat recovery, biogas compressors); solids handling (shaftless spiral conveyors, automated outloading, live-bottoms, challenging applications); 30+ years experience, OEM.


1500 Quebec Ave Saskatoon SK S7K 1V7


1757 Burlington St E Hamilton ON L8N 3R5 (800) 561-9931 Fax: (905) 547-0113 Contact: Ray Miller, Sales



7750 Corporate Blvd Plain City OH 43064 USA (614) 526-2040 Fax: (614) 526-2041 E-mail: vaporpin@coxcolvin.com Web site: www. vaporpin.coxcolvin.com Contact: Laurie A. Chilcote The Vapor Pin™ is a patented, reusable subslab soil-gas sampling device. Applications include: Sub-slab soil gas sampling, depressurization studies/testing, stray gas evaluations, source area characterization and mitigation progress monitoring. Vapor Pin™ advantages: no leaks during sample collection, improving sample quality; disposable seal eliminates need for grout, increasing productivity; connects easily to sampling equipment; easily installed, sampled, and retrieved for reuse; improves diagnostic testing, spatial resolution; reduces sampling time allowing more samples for less cost.


83 West Dr Brampton ON L6T 2J6

820 First Ave S Seattle WA 98134 USA (206) 682-6048 Fax: (206) 682-5658 Contact: Kevin North, Vice President, Sales




210-5101 Rue Buchan Montreal QC H4P 2R9

2002 S West Ave Waukesha WI 53189 USA 600 Fowler Ave Berwick PA 18603 USA

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EHS Canada Inc. provides industry leading and cost-effective industrial standby rescue and occupational health and safety training services. Our professional confined space and high angle rescue teams are second to none. Comprised of highly trained and experienced rescue personnel, EHS Canada Inc. can supply your company with fully equipped and professional rescue teams.

5990 Vanden Abeele St Laurent QC H4S 1R9 (866) 737-2280 Fax: (514) 737-2751 Contact: Brad Bowen


8800 W Bradley Rd Milwaukee WI 53224 USA


2200 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 5R3 (905) 829-2000 Fax: (905) 829-2630 Contact: Barbara Smith, Marketing


305 Baffin St Dollard-des-Ormeaux QC H9A 3G (514) 696-7961 Fax: (514) 696-8344 Contact: Erwin Schwartz, President


400-1375 Boul Transcanadienne Dorval QC H9P 2W8 (514) 683-1200


1161 Liverpool Crt Ottawa ON K1B 4L1 (613) 739-1070, (613) 741-3153 Contact: Stephen Huza, Manager Sales & Business Development Drain-All Ltd. environmental service company, providing industrial wet/dry vacuuming, high pressure blasting and vacuum excavation. Emergency spill response and First Responder containment, removal and remediation; for truck rollovers or train derailments. Hazardous waste (liquid or solid) removal. Flush and camerasewers-process and leachate lines. Confined space entry and cleaning.


PO Box 373 102 Indiana Hwy 212 Michigan City IN 46361 USA


2625 Meadowpine Blvd Mississauga ON L5N 1T1 (888) 811-6667 Fax: (800) 350-5666 Contact: Robert Salt, Inside Sales Manager


12-90 Ironside Cr Toronto ON M1X 1M3 (416) 291-3435 Fax: (416) 291-0898 E-mail: stuart@densona-ca.com Web site: www.densona.com Contact: Stuart Reece, Sales Manager Denso – the global leader in corrosion prevention for over 130 years. Denso offers the highest quality, most economical, long-term corrosion protection for all above and below ground 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.


375 Steelcase Rd E Markham ON L3R 1G3 (905) 479-2130 Fax: (905) 479-9870 Contact: Peter Sucharda, Partner


405 Industrial Dr Units #18&19 Milton ON L9T 5B1 (905) 565-9606 Fax: (905) 565-1358 E-mail: sales@directrik.com Web site: www.directrik.com Contact: Josie Morales Directrik Inc. has successfully designed, supplied and serviced water and wastewater equipment in municipal, industrial and food processing industries. With thousands of installations across Ontario from pumps, heat exchangers, gas compressors, screw conveyors, valves, Sludge and Scum Collection System and more – our relationship with you is the measure of our success!


PO Box 857 Eastland TX 76448 USA


26-505 Hood Rd Markham ON L3R 5V6 (905) 948-0000 Fax: (905) 948-0577 Contact: Rob Rainford, General Manager


210 Brunel Rd Units #1&2 Mississauga ON L4Z 1T5


3230 Wharton Way Mississauga ON L4X 2C1 (866) 544-9974 Fax: (905) 282-9519 E-mail: sales@elementalcontrols.com Web site: www.elementalcontrols.com Contact: Keith Grattan Elemental Controls has been providing technical sales, installation training and repair services across Canada for over 20 years. We provide portable XRF analyzers from Thermo Scientific Niton for lead paint, dust and air analysis, as well as full heavy metal analysis for soil remediation. We also provide radiation detection systems from Radcomm Systems. These include both portable gamma detectors and spectrometers for industrial and medical isotopes, and stationary drive through vehicle and area radiation monitors for site and personnel protection.


101-1100 Walker’s Line Burlington ON L7N 2G3


1834 Drew Rd Mississauga ON L5S 1J6



6295 Northam Dr Unit #1 Mississauga ON L4V 1W8 (905) 672-3246 E-mail: info@echologics.com Web site: www.echologics.com Contact: Anotha Thamesh Echologics, an affiliate of Mueller Co., is a leadin developer of smart water infrastructure diagnostic technologies, including acoustic-based technologies for leak detection, pipe condition assessment and water loss management. Echologics is dedicated to helping water utilities intelligently manage their assets and reduce water loss with subsequent benefits in monetar , environmental and health costs to their communities. For more information, visit www.echologics.com.


155 Fawcett St Cambridge MA 02138 USA


1800-200 Granville St Vancouver BC V6C 1S4 (604) 662-4544 Fax: (604) 662-4564 Contact: Justin Hebner, Director, Business Development


1075 Sutton Dr Burlington ON L7L 5Z8 (905) 681-9272 Fax: (905) 681-9444 E-mail: info@ca.endress.com Web site: www.ca.endress.com Contact: Scott Whitehouse, Marketing Communications Manager Endress+Hauser is a global provider of complete solutions for industrial measurement technology and automation. The company supplies and services instruments and systems which acquire, transmit, control and record process information. Products include sensors, devices, systems, solutions, instrumentation and services for level, fl w, pressure, temperature measurement and liquid analysis.


3187 Thompson Pl West Vancouver BC V7V 3E3


PO Box 696 El Cajon CA 92022-0696 USA (619) 440-8181, (800) 227-8181 Fax: (619) 440-8653 Contact: Galit Ryan, Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing


515 N Washington Ave Saginaw MI 48607 USA (800) 383-8479

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2964 South Grimbsy Rd 18 Smithville ON L0R 2A0 (905) 643-3343 Fax: (905) 643-3211 E-mail: info@ehscanada.ca Web site: www.ehscanada.ca Contact: Bill Abbott, Manager

30-220 Industrial Pkwy S Aurora ON L4G 3V6 (905) 727-4666 Fax: (905) 841-7271 E-mail: steve@esemag.com Web site: www.envirogate.ca Contact: Steve Davey, Director Envirogate is now widely-recognized as Canada’s leading environmental compliance training organization. Producers of the annual Canadian

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215 Konrad Cr Unit #1 Markham ON L3R 8T9


1201 Commerce St Lockport IL 60441 USA (815) 838-8331 Fax: (815) 838-8336 Contact: Richard Winters, Vice President



2773 Balltown Rd Niskayuna NY 12309-1090 USA


70 High St Etobicoke ON M8Y 3N9 (416) 503-7639 Fax: (416) 503-8925 E-mail: envinc@interlog.com Web site: www.env-inc.ca Contacts: Edward M. Pikovnik, Sales Manager; Lee Williams, Project Management (905) 799-1060. Aeration (aspirating, submerged turbine, fine bubble); polymer feeders; hi-speed turbo blowers; clarifiers (rectangular/circular); U. . disinfection; belt presses, centrifuges; SBR package plants; biofilters; plunger pumps; FRP c vers; continuous sand and disk filters; ozonation systems; access hatches; Archimedes screw pumps; digester covers and mixers; monolithic floor underdrains; PD bl wers; traveling water screens; RBCs and package plants; membrane dome and tube, fine and coarse aeration sytems; rectangular clarifiers; hosepumps; G C odour control; flumes; bar screens, fine plate o perforated sceens; shaftless compactors and conveyors; scum troughs and submerged grit screws; septage receiving stations; vortex grit removal.


1101 Nowell Rd Raleigh NC 27607 USA (919) 873-2204 Fax: (919) 873-1074 Contact: Ed Alperin, Chief Operating Office


2000-10423 101 St NW Edmonton AB T5H 0E8

moving part, sapphire-hard internal components, and eliminates all mechanical valving. Applications include methanol metering for wastewater denitrification, rhodamine dy for groundwater monitoring, hypochlorite for chlorination, and more. FMI pumps will deliver fl ws from microliters to liters per minute at 0.5% precision.


1755 La Costa Meadows Dr San Marcos CA 92078 USA (760) 744-6950 Fax: (760) 736-6250 E-mail: fcimarcom@fluidcomponents.co Web site: www.fluidcomponents.co Contact: Mary Pund, Marketing Communications Manager FCI is a world leading manufacturer of air/gas fl w meters, fl w switches and level switches used in industrial and commercial applications. Rugged designs, international approvals and certifications, FCI products are ideal for industry’s most demanding processes and environmental measurements. FCI products are calibrated in our NIST traceable fl w laboratory to your exact specifications and conditions. Our products are installed and supported worldwide.


169 Fenmar Dr Toronto ON M9L 1M6


14685 Woodbine Ave Gormley ON L0H 1G0


Suite D-5436 Nordic Dr Cedar Falls IA 50613 USA (319) 266-9967 Fax: (319) 277-6034 E-mail: fluidyne@fluidynecorp.co Web site: www.fluidynecorp.co Contact: Erick Mandt, VP Sales & Marketing 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 tertiary fi ed plate cloth filtration, grit rem val, jet aeration, jet mixing, sludge mixing, and sludge digestion.


143A Rowayton Ave Norwalk CT 06820 USA



2835 Argentia Rd Unit #2 Mississauga ON L5N 8G6 (888) 292-6265 Fax: (877) 666-3022 E-mail: petruzzidominic@firestonebp.c Web site: www.firestonebp.c Contact: Dominic Petruzzi Firestone Building Products Canada is part of the Bridgestone Corporation, the largest tire and rubber company in the world. Building upon Bridgestone/ Firestone’s success and innovation in rubber polymer technology, Firestone Building Products Canada has become a global leading manufacturer of rubber based lining membranes. Firestone GeoGard™ EPDM is a rubber liner offering a fl xible and durable solution for a wide variety of agricultural, industrial and commercial applications.


3-35 Stone Church Rd Ste #369 Ancaster ON L9K 1S5 (905) 690-7638 Fax: (905) 690-7639 E-mail: focusenv@on.aibn.com Contact: Robert Freeman, President Focus Environmental Group Inc. provides clientele with professional, full service environmental contracting services to suit sitespecific project needs, including: General contracting and full site remediation services, TSSA certified tank removal and disposal, in situ soil/groundwater remediation expertise; site/plant-facility decommissioning; demolition and site restoration services. Please call for a free estimate.


26 Burford Rd Hamilton ON L8E 3C7


1635 Industrial Ave Port Coquitlam BC V3C 6M9 (604) 552-7900 Fax: (604) 552-7901 E-mail: sales@engineeredpump.com Web site: www.engineeredpump.com Contact: Earl Masse, Manager Engineered Pump Systems Ltd. specializes in the supply of water and wastewater conveyance, treatment and disposal products. Submersible pumps, chopper pumps, 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.


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PO Box 252 Shepherd MT 59079 USA (406) 373-5200 Contact: Bruce G. Kania



5 Aerial Way Suite 500 Syosset NY 11791 USA (516) 922-6050, (800) 223-3388 Fax: (516) 624-8261 E-mail: pumps@fmipump.com Web site: www.fluidmetering.co Contact: Customer Service Fluid Metering, Inc. (FMI) provides precision valveless metering pumps for laboratory, process, and analytical instrumentation used to monitor, control and ensure the preservation of our natural resources. Our CeramPump® valveless pumping principle has only one

2430 Stanwell Dr Concord CA 94520 USA (925) 686-6700 Fax: (925) 686-6713 E-mail: info@forcefl w.com Web site: www.forcefl w.com Contact: Christina Rumbel, Marketing Coordinator Force Flow is the leading manufacturer of scales for monitoring water treatment chemicals. Accurately track feed rate, amount used and remaining amount. See real-time chemical status locally at the vessel and remotely from your PLC or SCADA. Digital and hydraulic systems for day tanks, bulk storage tanks volumetric feeders, ton containers and 150 lb cylinders. Automatic on-site chemical dilution systems, automatic dry tank refill systems.


PO Box 2110 Richmond KY 40476 USA

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845-2425 Matheson Blvd E Mississauga ON L4W 5K4


956A The Queensway Toronto ON M8Z 1P5 (866) 685-0050 Fax: (416) 368-3698 Contact: Jim Cornish


10700 Secant St Montreal QC H1J 1S5 (514) 354-2511 Fax: (514) 354-6948 Contact: Rene Parise, VP Sales & Marketing

Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers GRANDE WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INC. 3950 Montee Masson Laval QC H7B 1C4 (450) 315-1115 Fax: (450) 315-1355 Contact: Francis Grande



501C-211 St. Patrick St Toronto ON M5T 2Y9 (416) 959-0535 Contact: David Greey


204-2502 St Johns St Port Moody BC V3H 2B4


370 Wilsey Rd Fredericton NB E3B 6E9 (855) 484-4630 Fax: (506) 452-6625 Contact: Victor Cormier, President


2882 Dow Ave Tustin CA 92780 USA


33 Cedar Dr Caledon ON L7R 1H5 (877) 213-7418 Fax: (519) 927-9315 Contact: David Martin, P.Eng.


11257 Colomo Rd Gold River CA 95670 USA



16456 Sixsmith Dr Long Sault ON K0C 1P0 (613) 938-8956 Fax: (613) 938-4857 E-mail: info@greyline.com Web site: www.greyline.com Contact: Marlene Quenneville Greyline Instruments develops and manufactures fl w and level monitoring instruments including ultrasonic level transmitters, non-contacting fl w meters and open channel fl w meters. Our instruments are widely used in water and wastewater collection and treatment systems. Industrial customers are in heavy industry including chemicals, oil and gas, mining, textile, pulp and paper, steel and food processing.

6-470 North Rivermede Rd Concord ON L4K 3R8 (905) 660-0649 Fax: (905) 660-9744 E-mail: info@h2fl w.com Web site: www.h2fl wtanks.com Contact: Darrin Hopper, General Manager Sales and installation of PERMASTORE Glass-Fused-to-Steel tanks, typically used as anaerobic digesters, water tanks, water towers for wastewater, sludge & leachate storage, clarifiers. Custom engineered tanks with Published Quality Standards and Zero Defects. Stainless steel or powder coated steel material also available. Tank covers in aluminum, stainless & glass fused to steel. Complete treatment systems such as SBR, MBBR, MBRs, mixing and aeration systems integrated within tanks. PAX mixers to prevent ice formation in cold weather.


5600 Lindbergh Dr PO Box 389 Loveland CO 80539 USA

70 Burwell Rd St Thomas ON N5P 3R7 (519) 631-2870 Fax: (519) 631-4633


1-155 Edward St Aurora ON L4G 1W3 (905) 841-0990 Fax: (905) 248-5222 E-mail: angelo@goslyn.ca Web site: www.goslyn.ca Contact: Angelo Mikrogiannakis Goslyn GRD Grease Interceptor delivers pollution prevention & wastewater sustainability for the foodservice sector. Municipalities are strengthening their position on wastewater effluent discha ge limits. Foodservice operators must meet compliance or face paying fines and surcha ges. The innovative Goslyn surpasses compliance; it delivers the highest efficiencies in grease & aste removal. Rated the best “GREASE TRAP SYSTEM” by foodservice operators! Easy to maintain, delivers significant cost s vings. Specify Goslyn for your clients. NSF Certified CSA B481.

2941 Brighton Rd Oakville ON L6H 6C9 (905) 829-9533 Fax: (905) 829-9512 E-mail: mpresement@grundfos.com Web site: www.grundfos.com Contact: Michael Presement, Business Development Manager Founded in 1945, Grundfos, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of pumps and pumping systems, focuses on innovation and sustainability. Serving a wide variety of pumping applications, Grundfos’ Water Utility Products cover the complete water cycle from Raw Water Supply, Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Transport and Wastewater Treatment in municipal and industrial processes. Supported by a Global Network of Sales and Service Partners, Grundfos meets the needs of all your pumping requirements.



1 First Canadian Place 1500-100 King St W Toronto ON M5X 1G5


PO Box 399 Innerkip ON N0J 1M0 (519) 469-8169 Fax: (519) 469-8157 E-mail: sburn@greatario.com Web site: www.greatario.com Contact: Scott Burn, President Greatario Engineered Storage Systems supply and construct Aquastore® glass-fused-to-steel storage tanks, Temcor® aluminum domes and covers, Columbian TecTanks & mixing systems.

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Ste A-17961 Sky Park Cir Irvine CA 92614 USA (877) 476-4222, (949) 261-5033 Fax: (949) 261-5033 Contact: Christina Rumbel, Marketing Coordinator Halogen Valve Systems manufacturers hazardous gas shutoff systems and distributes toxic gas detectors for all types of water, wastewater and manufacturing facilities. All of our systems are powered by 12 Volt DC batteries with internal computer controlled charges that provide protection even when local power systems fail. These systems are rugged and reliable because they are built for use in hazardous gas environments to give our customers years of worry free service.


7-470 North Rivermede Rd Concord ON L4K 3R8 (905) 660-9775 Fax: (905) 660-9744 E-mail: info@h2fl w.com Web site: www.h2fl w.com Contact: Michael Albanese, President H2Flow provides water & wastewater treatment equipment for industrial & municipal applications with start-up assistance, service, and spare parts. Equipment includes: grinders, screens, conveyors, grit removal, aerators, diffusers, blowers, clarifiers sludge presses, centrifuges, digesters, mixers, thickeners, tertiary treatment, gravity and pressure filters, package plants, UV disinfection, drinkin water plants, filters, underdrains, strainers dissolved air floatation ( AFs), CSO, odour control biofilters, oil/ ater separators. Specialized in biological treatment with SBR, MBBR and MBRs. Containerized and remote treatment plants.

6401 Edgewater Dr Orlando FL 32810 USA (800) 298-1027 ext. 105, (407) 298-4470 Fax: (407) 298-4534 E-mail: armond@hallidayproducts.com Web site: www.hallidayproducts.com Contact: Armond Bordeau, Marketing Administrator Welcome to Halliday Products – manufacturers and worldwide suppliers of aluminum access covers since 1972, offering a full line of aluminum and stainless steel products for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment industries around the globe. From our 100,000 square foot facility in Orlando, Florida, we produce Aluminum Access Covers, Debris Baskets, Portable Hoists, Ladders and Safety Extensions, Mixer Masts, Slide/Stop Gates, and Accessories.


77 Carlingview Dr Toronto ON M9W 5E6 (800) 268-8479 Fax: (416) 674-6960 Contact: Randy Reimer

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43 Lorne Ave Brampton ON L6X 1L2 (647) 974-4846 Fax: (416) 699-9989 Contact: Hank Glogowski

HANNAH ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT INC. 200-144 Wescar Lane Carp ON K0A 1L0 (613) 254-7475 Fax: (613) 963-9653 Contact: David Mains

HANNA INSTRUMENTS CANADA, INC. 3156 Industriel Laval QC H7L 4P7 (800) 842-6629 Fax: (450) 629-3335 Contact: France Gauvreau

HANSON BUILDING PRODUCTS RR2 Cambridge ON L4A 7X3 (888) 497-7660 Contact: Leo Steffle


PO Box 14066 North Palm Beach FL 33408 USA

HM PIPE PRODUCTS INC. 129 Exeter Rd London ON N6L 1A4 (519) 652-5822 Fax: (519) 652-5012 After hours: R. Henry: (519) 872-4677, F. Metcalf: (519) 878-4678 E-mail: rhenry@hmpipeproducts.com; fmetcalf@ hmpipeproducts.com Web site: www.hmpipeproducts.com Contacts: Rick Henry, President, Fraser Metcalf HM Pipe Products is a small independent sewer + watermain distributor servicing contractors and municipalities in south western Ontario. We are suppliers of PVC sewer + watermain pipe and fittings, ate valves, hydrants, service brass and waterline products, repair clamps, couplings, concrete manhole + catchbasin and other related accessories, full line of safety clothing, shovels, wheelbarrows, safety eye wear, etc. We are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for after hours emergencies.


2925 NW Aloclek Suite140 Hillsboro OR 97124 USA (866) 615-8130 Fax: (503) 615-2906 E-mail: questions@hydro-int.com Web site: www.hydro-int.com Contact: Ben Paetel, Marketing Hydro International supplies environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat wastewater, stormwater, and combined sewer overfl ws, using advanced vortex and complementary technologies. Hydro International is the leading provider of municipal grit removal and CSO/wet weather management products to control fl ws within collection systems and wastewater treatment plants. Wastewater: Eutek HeadCell, TeaCup, SlurryCup, Grit Snail, GritCup, SpiraSnail, Hydro-SludgeScreen, and Grit King. Wet-weather: Storm King, Reg-U-Flo, Hydro-Vortex-Drop-Shaft and a number of wet weather/CSO screens.


2880 Plymouth Dr Oakville ON L6H 5R4 (905) 829-2880 Fax: (905) 829-3636 E-mail: fsawdaye@haywardnet.com Web site: www.haywardfl wcontrol.com Contact: Freddy Sawdaye Hayward Flow Control, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc., has been manufacturing industrial thermoplastic valves and process control products for more than 50 years. We have remained committed to producing the highest quality products while providing outstanding service that exceeds customer expectations. Hayward has earned an unsurpassed reputation for product design, manufacturing precision, quality assurance, experience and know-how, and a total commitment to customer satisfaction and support.


5 Brigden Gate Halton Hills ON L7G 0A3 (905) 693-8595 Fax: (905) 693-1452


3735 Myrtle St Burnaby BC V5C 4E7 (604) 872-7894 E-mail: rmckeown@hoskin.ca Web site: www.hoskin.ca Contact: Rod McKeown Hoskin Scientific sells sampling an 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 fl w 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.


11000 Brittmoore Park Dr Houston TX 77041 USA


250-762 Upper James St Hamilton ON L9C 3A2 (905) 777-9494 Fax: (905) 777-8678 E-mail: george@hydrologic.ca Web site: www.hydrologic.ca Contact: George S. Pastoric Canadian Distributors for: VENT-O-MAT “Anti-Shock/Anti-Surge” Air Release Vacuum Break Valves – Industry Leading Performance and Design - robust stainless valves, lowest maintenance & 10 year warranty - ONLY VENTO-MAT! RELIANT Lagoon Master™ Water Quality Aerators for lagoons – improves aeration, moves and tames sludge, defers/eliminates need for dredging! PHI Pulsed Hydraulics “HydroPulse™” Mixing Systems – most energy & costeffective and no in-basin moving parts. PULSCO – Tier 1 Supplier of Hydro-pneumatic Surge and Pressure Control Systems and more.



447 Moxley Rd SS 106 Dundas ON L9H 5E2 (905) 628-4449 Fax: (905) 628-6869 E-mail: info@heroninstruments.com Web site: www.heroninstruments.com Contact: Terri Kernaghan Heron Instruments offers a line of high quality groundwater monitoring instrumentation, diverse enough for any groundwater project and any budget. The dipper-T with drawDown and the WATER TAPE water level indicators are standards for measuring depth of water in wells, boreholes and standpipes. For narrow spaces the Skinny Dipper is a perfect fit. The Conductivity Plus level and temperature meter makes conductivity profiling quick and eas . Use the Heron dipperLog NANO groundwater data logger for continual, long-term monitoring of water levels and temperature.


1413 E Richey Rd Houston TX 77073 USA


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9735 Northcross Center Crt Ste A Huntersville NC 28078 USA (704) 990-2053 Fax: (704) 949-1020 E-mail: marketing@hhusa.net Web site: www.huber-technology.com Contact: Wayne Grooms, Business Development Specialist Experts in liquid/solid separation technologies, Huber offers virtually the complete chain of screening, grit, and sludge handling processes and is an original source manufacturer specializing in stainless steel. Huber is the inventor and original manufacturer for the renowned ROTAMAT® products and STEP SCREEN® and has over 25,000 installations worldwide.


1601-1 James St S Hamilton ON L8P 4R5


Gewerbestrasse 61a 87600 Kaufbeuren Germany (+49) 8341 9662180 Fax: (+49) 8341 9666030 Contact: Dr Jurgen Skripalle


7-235 Industrial Parkway S Aurora ON L4G 3V5 (416) 580-1244 E-mail: mslepkov@sympatico.ca Web site: www.hydroxylenvironmental.com Contact: Martin Slepkov, President Odorox® atmospheric hydroxyl generators oxidize pollutants in the air, through content and on surfaces. Odorox® atmospheric hydroxyls react with airborne pollutants, water vapor and other volatized chemicals such as H2S, NH3, NH2CI, etc., completing the oxidation process until they yield O2, CO2, H2O, in the same concentrations as found in nature. Imperial testing performed by 3rd party accredited laboratories has proven Odorox® technology safe for people, animals, plants, electronics, plastic, rubber, vinyl and leather.


3-200 Memorial Ave Ste 101 Orillia ON L3V 5X6 (705) 325-0025 Fax: (888) 281-7774 Contact: Bev House

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407 Fairview Dr Whitby ON L1N 3A9 (800) 565-4801 Contact: Scott Perry, Director


1040 Martin Grove Rd Unit #3 Toronto ON M9W 4W4 (416) 743-3751 Fax: (416)743-2038 E-mail: max.rao@indachem.com Web site: www.indachem.com Contact: Max Rao, Canadian Sales Manager Serving Canada for over 25 years as a distributor and manufacturer’s representative for Polyblend and other select market leading, innovative environmental equipment for water and wastewater treatment across industry sectors. Our focus is customer service and we complement our quality equipment offering with qualified sales and engineering support and professional technical service.


3-431 Alden Rd Markham ON L3R 4C1


8007 Discovery Dr Richmond VA 23229 USA


150 Stevenson St S Guelph ON N1E 5N7 (519) 763-0700 Contact: Harry Oussoren


5743 – 68th Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3P8

Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers pump systems, tank and mixer systems, bag filters, strainers, instrumentation and control equipment.

(281) 324-3990 Fax: (281) 324-4595 Contact: Stacie Bolender


432 McCormick Blvd Columbus OH 43213 USA (215) 546-3900 Fax: (215) 546-9921 Contact: Linda Norris



559 Oakwood Ave Toronto ON M6E 2X4

2625 Meadowpine Blvd Mississauga ON L5N 1T1 (877) 624-5757 Fax: (905) 624-6379 Contact: Terry Alweyn, Inside Sales Manager

INTERPROVINCIAL CORROSION CONTROL 930 Sheldon Ct Burlington ON L7L 5K6 (905) 634-7751 Fax: (905) 333-4313 Contact: Ray Thoroski, Manager, Customer Service

290 Paularino Ave Costa Mesa CA 92626 USA



3760 la Verendrye Boisbriand QC J7H 1R5


120-813 Diligence Dr Newport News VA 23606 USA


3405 Marie-Victorin Blvd Varennes QC J3X 1P7 (450) 652-0665 Fax: (450) 652-7343 Web site: www.kemira.com Contact: Serge Chouinard, Director of Sales, Canada At Kemira, we can support your water treatment needs with our broad product portfolio and application expertise. We manufacture high-quality inorganic coagulants as well as aluminum-based and iron-based coagulants that improve water treatment processes – from chemical coagulation and precipitation, to biological treatment support, odor and corrosion control, disinfection, and sludge treatment.


PO Box 5001 Brantford ON N3T 6J7 (855) 378-3015 Fax: (888) 245-5220 E-mail: info@kgservices.ca Web site: www.kgservices.ca Contact: Kris Gaal, President/Operations Manager KG Services provides Ontario with cost effective spill response and environmental site remediation. Our staff are highly trained, dedicated and safe. We specialize in site excavations, tank removals, road side spills and facility decommissioning and demolition. We will not be undersold and will not compromise quality or value.


73 Sinclair Blvd Brantford ON N3S 7X6 (877) 324-4402 Fax: (519) 770-0269 Contact: Chris Andrews


North 211 Molter Rd Liberty Lake WA 99019 USA


2323 1st St Huffman TX 77336 USA

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5205 Tomken Rd Mississauga ON L4W 3N8 (905) 568-9200 Fax: (905) 568-3740 E-mail: info@ksbcanada.com Web site: www.ksb.ca Contact: Mike Blundell, President 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).


PO Box 6128 Spartanburg SC 29304 USA (864) 576-0660 Fax: (864) 587-5761 E-mail: jweidler@hi-techenv.com Web site: www.kusterswater.com Contact: Jim Weidler, Director of Sales For more than 30 years the Kusters Water team has been introducing new and innovative technologies from Hi-Tech, WasteTech, FSM, Hiller, Fuchs, CSO Technik and ACAT. Our products are utilized daily for headworks, biological, clarification, thic ening, odour control and biosolids applications throughout the world. Kusters Water, division of Kusters Zima Corp. is ISO 9001:2008 Certified


6 – 60 Bathurst Dr Waterloo ON N2V 2A9 (519) 746-5995


1022 E Devon Ave PO Box 8448 Bartlett IL 60103 USA


5250 Orbitor Dr Mississauga ON L4W 5G7 (905) 629-9340


17720-129th Ave Edmonton AB T5V 0C4


6810 Invader Cr Mississauga ON L5T 2B6 (905) 670-7676 Contact: Gordon Lefort




342 Bayview Dr/PO Box 310 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: Well Design, large diameter, high capacity Well Construction and Testing, Performance Testing of wells and pumps, Well Rehabilitation and re-development programs, Well Video inspection, and supply, installation and maintenance of lineshaft and submersible Pumps. Groundwater resource assessments and exploration programs.

34 Research Dr Hampton VA 23666 USA


2445 Park Ave Minneapolis MN 55404 USA

52-1200 Speers Rd Oakville ON L6L 2X4 (905) 847-1544 Fax: (905) 847-1699 E-mail: garry@kgogroup.com Web site: www.kgogroup.com Contact: Garry O’Donnell, President Liquid and dry polymer systems, mineral wetting and dissolving systems, tank mixers, progressive cavity, rotary lobe and hose pumps, mechanical, hydraulic, packed plunger, solenoid and air diaphragm metering pumps, custom progressive cavity, rotary lobe, hose metering and centrifugal


1183 Barton St E / PO Box 47629 Hamilton ON L8H 7S7 (844) 444-2100 Fax: (613) 955-1005 Contact: Kevin Bailey

LORADAY ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS LTD. 1-142 Commerce Park Dr Barrie ON L4N 8W8 (705) 733-3342 Fax: (705) 733-3352 Contact: Colleen Lorimer

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16-1425 Bishop St N Cambridge ON N1R 6J9


PO Box 772887 Ocala FL 34474 USA


1-4042 Mainway Burlington ON L7M 4B9


Toronto ON (705) 220-4005 Contact: Stuart Engelsman, stuartengelsman@ mlspirals.com


3255 W Stetson Ave Hemet CA 92545 USA


365 Andrew St Exeter ON N0M 1S7 (519) 235-1176, (866) 625-3929 Fax: (519) 235-0570 E-mail: bert@makeway.ca Web site: www.makeway.ca Contact: Bert Knip, President Make-Way Environmental Technologies Inc. has been offering on-site wastewater treatment solutions for residential, commercial and communal applications since 1996. Our systems are very easy to design, install, and maintain and are versatile and modular. We have a complete S.T.E.P. system for your next communal project. For your next communal project consider our complete solution; The Collection, The Wastewater Treatment and The Dispersal. Single source with single responsibility at a competitive price.


2660 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 5V4


9-305 Armstrong Ave Georgetown ON L7G 4X6 (905) 873-7791 Fax: (905) 873-6012 E-mail: markland@sludgecontrols.com Web site: www.sludgecontrols.com Contact: Scott Langstaff, General Manager Designing + manufacturing instrumentation for municipal/industrial plants to measure, monitor & automate control of water/wastewater treatment and process slurries, since 1967. The Sludge Gun® helps provide sludge level profiles eliminate unnecessary pumping/dredging, prevent carryover. Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detectors program de-sludge pumps, help prevent carryover, optimize feed density. Suspended Solids Density Meters program underfl w pumps, help optimize dosing and concentrations. Automatic Duckbill Composite Sampling Systems facilitate environmental regulatory compliance monitoring, even over high lifts/long runs.


3225 Highway 22 Dickinson ND 58601 USA (866) 437-8076 (701) 225-4495 Fax: (701) 225-0002 Contact: Pat Schnaidt, VP Marketing


1044 Principale St St Thomas QC J0K 3L0 (866) 610-0370 Fax: (450) 756-8389 E-mail: info@harnois.com Web site: www.megadomebuildings.com Contact: Norm Bolduc, Business Development Manager MegaDome is the tension fabric building solution to protect materials and activities from the elements. Engineered with safety and function in mind, MegaDome® structures provide a clear span working space for composting, waste management, recycling and hazardous waste management facilities. They come with a range of heavy-duty options to sustain years of use even in corrosive environments. Designed and manufactured by a Canadian company, pioneer in fabric covered steel structures. National Building Code compliant, ISO 9001, CSA A660 & CWB certified. 50 years of xperience in steel structure design/build. To find your local M gaDome representative, visit www.megadomebuildings.com under Contact Us.

1500-4 Robert Speck Parkway L4Z 1S1 (905) 896-5956 Fax: (450) 461-3720 E-mail: alalonde@mastermeter.com Web site: www.mastermeter.ca Contact: Alain Lalonde, P.Eng. – Operations Manager Master Meter Canada is a leading manufacturer of AWWA standard municipal water meters, AMR/ AMI data collection systems and data management software. Our product line includes the market leading Octave ultrasonic water meter with no moving parts, zero maintenance and unmatched low fl w accuracy. Master Meter products will help your utility to Measure, Collect and Manage your customer’s water consumption accurately, maximizing your revenues and providing enhanced customer service via our data management tools.


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10 Alpine Ct Cambridge ON N1R 5S5 (519) 748-8024 E-mail: randy@monitario.com Web site: www.monitario.com Contact: Randy McLean, President MONITARIO has been supplying fl w metering systems for over 25 years. By paying close attention to the prescribed requirements of the primary element MONITARIO can supply a device to match the needs. A billing meter or a compliance meter MONITARIO can fulfill your metering needs fro concept to guaranteed accuracy.


2222 South Sheridan Way Bldg 3 Unit 300 Mississauga ON L5J 2M4 (800) 268-5336 Fax: (888) 220-2213 E-mail: sales@msumississauga.com Web site: www.msumississauga.com Contact: Virginia Junkin, President From man-hole steps, weirs, handrailing and catwalks to custom fabrication, MSU is ready to service the needs of the water and wastewater industry.


2 Rowe Court Hamilton OH 45015 USA


3-2831 Bristol Circle Oakville ON L6H 6X5 (905) 829-1020 Fax: (905) 829-8155 Contact: Donald Hunt


5126 – 126 Ave SE Unit #101 Calgary AB T2Z 0H2




3-15 Connie Cr Concord ON L4K 1L3 (905) 738-2355 Fax: (905) 738-5520 Web site: www.metconeng.com Contact: Matthew Nicolak Disinfection systems (C12,NaOC1, NH3, SO3, ClO2, O3, UV, KMnO4); chemical feed systems (dry, liquid, gas, polymer, lime); fl w meters (magnetic, mass, DP, VA); metering pumps, analyzers, turbidity, ozone generators, odour control scrubbers; reservoir mixing; filtration systems, screen filters, filtration plant SBRs, septage receiving, aeration and mixing, centrifuges, chemical induction mixing, bulk water filling systems


6-2915 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 8G6 (905) 301-6780


566 Lynden Rd RR#8 Brantford ON N3T 5M1


82 Hooper Rd Barrie ON L4N 8Z9 (705) 719-9965 Fax: (705) 719-4959 E-mail: more-info@muellercanada.com Web site: www.muellercanada.com Contact: Ed Dylewski Since 1857, the Mueller® name has been associated with dependable water distribution products around the globe. With a foundation of solid core values and a clear mission, Mueller Canada serves as an extension of Mueller Company and its affiliates. Mueller Canada s fl w control and fire protection products include: hydrants, fire ydrant security, valves & valve boxes, service brass, drilling & tapping machines, pipe repair materials, automated flushing systems, indicator posts, and more.


8807 Simcoe Rd #56 Utopia ON L0M 1T0


2450 Impala Dr Carlsbad CA 92008-7226 USA


2-10 Alden Rd Markham ON L3R 2S1 (905) 475-1545 Fax: (905) 475-2021 Contact: Frank Li, Vice President


172 Milner Ave Toronto ON M1S 3RS


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2-51 Terecar Dr Vaughan ON L4L 0B5

NEPTUNE TECHNOLOGY GROUP (CANADA) LTD. 7275 West Credit Ave Mississauga ON L5N 5M9 (905) 858-4211 Fax: (905) 858-0428 Contact: Susan Galdames

Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers (201) 568-3311 Fax: (201) 568-1916 E-mail: filters@or val.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 ariety of customers in over 40 countries around the world. Single units, flange-to-flange systems, complet skid mounted or containerized packages, and specifically abricated filters are all common products for Orival.




4-490 Pinebush Rd Cambridge ON N1T 0A5


17515 NE 67th Ct Redmond WA 98052 USA


1200-1 City Centre Dr Mississauga ON L5B 1M2


1 Avenue Premier Riviere-du-Loup QC G5R 6C1 (418) 867-8883 Fax: (418) 862-6642 Contact: Philippe Masuy, Market Development Director


19-740 Huronia Rd Barrie ON L4N 6C6 (705) 797-8426 Fax: (705) 797-8427 E-mail: ntc@netzsch.com Web site: www.netzsch.com Contact: George Balcerczyk, President NETZSCH, the world’s largest manufacturer of Progressive Cavity Pumps offers a complete range of P.C. Pumps, Metering Pumps and Rotary Lobe Pumps. Netzsch Canada specializes in Progressive Cavity retrofit parts for most manufacturers’ pumps.


PO Box 246 Ile des Chenes MB R0A 0T0 (204) 803-5728


211 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C6 (403) 806-7000 Fax: (403) 806-7348 Contact: Amanda Willness


9304 – 39th Ave Edmonton AB T6E 6L8


18130 – 105 Avenue Ste #100 Edmonton AB T5S 2T4 (800) 560-4402 Fax: (780) 483-9110 E-mail: sales@ospreyscientific.co Web site: www.ospreyscientific.co Contact: George Ruddock, Business Development Manager Osprey Scientific pr vides high quality scientific products, technical training and product support for environmental, oil & gas, toxicity, waste characterization, personal safety, air quality, wastewater analysis and other measurement technologies such as soil & groundwater sampling devices, inorganic & organic test kits, water quality instruments, soil & waste characterization, Microtox & Rapid Assay analysis.

94 Maple St East Longmeadow MA 01028 USA (413) 241-5523

7-264 Bronte St S Milton ON L9T 5A3 (416) 861-0237 Fax: (416) 861-9303 E-mail: scott@proaquasales.com Web site: www.proaquasales.com Contact: Scott Lenhardt Archimedes screw pumps; screens, washer compactors, conveyors, grit removal, anoxic mixers, blowers, aeration diffusers, gas cleaning, mixers, clarifiers, tank components, SBR, RBC, MBR, oxidation ditches, tertiary filters, disk filters, , thickening, dewatering, rotary lobe pumps, grinders, polymer systems, sludge transport/storage, sludge dryers, alkaline stabilization, odour control, stormwater, biogas conditioning, siloxane removal, septage receiving, weir washing, launder covers, tipping buckets, flushing ates, aluminum covers, travelling water screens, floc mi ers, underdrains, troughs, membranes, MF, UF, RO, IX, TOC analyzers, UV, blowers, truck fill stations, chlorine scrubbers, chlorine gas containment.


1700-1 Yonge St Toronto ON M5E 1E5 (416) 314-8304 E-mail: mpontone@ocwa.com Web site: www.ocwa.com Contact: Massimo Pontone OCWA provides a full range of water and wastewater services to municipalities, First Nation communities, institutions and private sector companies across Ontario. We are a “Total Solutions Provider” offering a complete range of services, including operations and maintenance engineering; and other technical and advisory expertise. Our certified team of xperts have the skills and knowledge to support you at every stage of the asset lifecycle, ensuring the longterm sustainability of your water and wastewater infrastructure. If your business is water, you need to know OCWA.


198 Sophia St PO Box 2336 Peterborough ON K9J 7Y8 (855) 905-OOWA (6692) Fax: (705) 742-7907 Contact: Rachel Robichaud

2404 Rutland Dr Austin TX 78758 USA (855) GO OVIVO Fax: (512) 834-6039 E-mail: info@ovivowater.com Web site: www.ovivowater.com Contact: Ann Perry, Regional Marketing Mgr. Ovivo is a world leader in equipment and solutions applicable to the treatment of water and wastewater. We bring together some of the world’s most established brands with an amalgamated heritage of over 200 years of experience. Ovivo designs and manufactures screening, clarifiers, aerobic digestion, anaerobic digestion, MBR systems, and aeration equipment. See it all at www.ovivowater.com. Email: info@ ovivowater.com.


213 S Van Brunt St Englewood NJ 07631 USA

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490 Southgate Dr Guelph ON N1G 4P5 (888) 709-9933 Fax: (519) 836-5226 E-mail: sales@prominent.ca Web site: www.prominent.ca Contact: Garth deBruyn, Vice President ProMinent is your trusted advisor in water treatment and chemical feed, and is a world leader in manufacturing components and systems for chemical fluid handling. Our inn vative products, services and industry-specific solutions provide best-in-class efficien y and safety for our customers the world over.

PRUITT HUMPHRESS POWERS & MUNROE INC. 25 St Marks River’s Edge Dr PO Box 278 St Marks FL 32355 USA


16-270 Esna Park Dr Markham ON l3R 1H3 (905) 284-1000



6-3450 Ridgeway Dr Mississauga ON L5L 0A2

PO Box 1520 Crestwood KY 40014 USA (877) QUANICS Contact: Tom Jenkins, Marketing Mgr.



860 Harbour Way South Richmond CA 94804 USA




3–10 Kenmore Ave Stoney Creek ON L8E 5N1 (905) 388-4444

F2-109 Thomas St Oakville ON L6J 3A7 (905) 845-1727 Fax: (905) 845-1792 Contact: Brian Penny, Office Manage



ROADPOST INC. 7A Taymall Ave Toronto ON M8Z 3Y8 (416) 253-6990

620 Industrial Dr Fort Erie ON L2A 5M4 (905) 871-4766 Contact: Ashley Clark

1400 62nd St Emeryville CA 94608 USA

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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

404-11 Maitland Dr Belleville ON K8N 4Z5 (613) 966-4567 Fax: (613) 966-9854 Contact: Kevin Drumm, President


21-3615 Laird Rd Mississauga ON L5L 5Z8 (905) 828-6301 Fax: (905) 828-3674 E-mail: info@remequip.com Web site: www.remequip.com Contact: Ray Ralph, Owner Canadian national distributor of Becker and Republic blowers, compressors and vacuum pumps. The company provides engineering, sales and service, inventory of parts, pumps with unique size and pressure capability. Becker rotary vane blowers and compressors work in small to mid-size aeration projects. Regenerative blower compact, quiet and dependable. Three stage units for up to 15PSI. Compact high speed single stage centrifugal blower’s volumes of 4000 CFM pressures to 4.5 PSI.


6485 Ordan Dr Mississauga ON L5T 1X2 (905) 795-0777 Fax: (905) 795-9548 Web site: www.rittal.ca Contact: Anthony Varga, Sr. Vice President, North American Sales Rittal is the world’s leading supplier of enclosures, power distribution, and climate control for electrical, process and IT applications. Customers from all sectors of industry, from water treatment to oil and gas, as well as the IT and telecom markets are making use of system solutions from Rittal.


4-2850 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 8G4


131 Regalcrest Crt Woodbridge ON L4L 8P3


1197 Fewster Dr Unit A Mississauga ON L4W 1A2


200-20 Carlson Ct Toronto ON M9W 7K6 (416) 401-8702


66 Adams Blvd Brantford ON N3S 7V2


9935 Ave Catania Door 1 Brossard QC J4Z 3V4


2120 Hartley Ave Coquitlam BC V3K 6W5


204-720 Bathurst St Toronto ON M5S 2R4


511 Speedway Dr Enon OH 45323 USA


300-8601 Six Fords Rd Raleigh NC 27615 USA


9085 Marshall Court Westminster CO 80031 USA



12-4141 Sladeview Cr Mississauga ON L5L 5T1 (905) 820-4700 Fax: (905) 820-4015 Contact: Charlie Salomon, Sales Manager Service Filtration engineers and manufactures high performance corrosion resistant pumps and filter chambers in CPVC, Poly Pro and PVD . 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 custom design filtration systems


220 Gibraltar Rd Horsham PA 19044 USA

210 Walker Dr Bramalea ON L6T 3W1 (905) 791-1553 Fax: (905) 791-2999 E-mail: l.watson@sew-eurodrive.ca Web site: www.sewcan.ca Contact: Lyall Watson SEW-EURODRIVE Canada has grown yearby-year to become the supplier of choice among Canadian companies. This outstanding success is based on our ability to offer rugged, reliable drive products backed by an infrastructure that offers extensive support for SEW customers from coast to coast. We believe that solutions are only as great as the people who make them, and accordingly, we treat each project as a unique challenge to be met. We boldly provide the best drive products for your investment, and the second-to-none support to back it up.

100 Schreiber Dr Trussville AL 35173 USA


15-220 Bayview Dr Barrie ON L4N 4Y8 (705) 733-2626 Fax: (705) 733-2618 Contact: Justin Maat


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3225 Hwy 22 Dickinson ND 58601 USA


35 Todd Rd Georgetown ON L7G 4R8 (905) 873-2255 Fax: (905) 873-1992 Contact: Chris Batt, Sales Manager


668 Millway Ave Units #15&16 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. is celebrating their 34th Anniversary. We have been providing contract services since 1981 to the Environmental, Geotechnical and Mining sectors throughout the world, offering a portable solution to your sampling and geotechnical needs. Our reputation for quality, workmanship and a willingness to help our customers has been our best promotional tool.


101 Prospect Ave NW Cleveland OH 44115 USA


12850 – 87th Ave Surrey BC V3W 3H9 (604) 594-5404 Fax: (604) 594-8845 Contact: Mark Gimson, Business & Marketing Manager




3-431 Alden Rd Markham ON L3R 3L4 (416) 479-0078 Fax: (416) 907-8252 Contact: Dr. Ardevan Bakhtari

48 Steacie Dr Kanata ON K2K 2A9

5 Blue King Cr West Hill ON M1C 4V3 (416) 286-4617 Fax: (416) 286-6324 E-mail: msimpson@snfcanada.com Web site: www.snf-canada.com Contact: Mark Simpson, Regional Manager SNF Canada is the world’s largest manufacturer of organic coagulants and flocculants. SNF Canada specializes in providing flocculants and coagulants to the municipal water and wastewater treatment industry. Typical polymer applications include sludge dewatering, sludge thickening and primary/secondary clarification. SNF Canada s Equipment Division offers end-users dry and/or emulsion polymer preparation systems, solution tanks and feed pump packages.


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: William Flores, Vice President Municipal Division Smith & Loveless Inc. is a global leader in the


45 Upper Mount Albion Rd Stoney Creek ON L8J 2R9 (905) 578-9666 Fax: (905) 578-6644 E-mail: contact@spillmanagement.ca Web site: www.spillmanagement.ca Contact: Ruth Holland, General Manager Instructor Cliff Holland teaches emergency preparedness, planning and spill response on site, across Canada. The customized courses address geographical conditions while handling routine events or facing a worst-case scenario. The courses require samples of chemicals typically used on site. Other representative samples may be placed into individually “numerically coded” sample bottles for course exercises. Courses are 75% hands-on, 15% interactive and 10% orientation. Other topics include Incident Command, E R Planning, Testing, and Exercising.

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6415 Northam Dr Mississauga ON L4V 1J2 (905) 678-2882 Fax: (905) 293-9774 Contact: Frank Farkas, Sales Manager




19-5155 Spectrum Way Mississauga ON L4W 5A1


19 Commerce Ln Suite 1 Canton NY 13617 USA (315) 379-9806


944 Zelco Dr Burlington ON L7L 4Y3 (888) 438-6324, (905) 631-6161 Fax: (888) 329-6324, (905) 631-1852


1144 Industrial Rd Cambridge ON N3H 4W4


2-9494 – 198th St Surrey BC V1M 3C8


77 Pillsworth Rd Unit #12 Bolton ON L7E 4G4 (905) 951-8000 Fax: (905) 951-8002 E-mail: info@syntecpe.com Web site: www.syntecpe.com Contact: Roger Sinclair, President Syntec is a manufacturers’ representative in both municipal and industrial sectors. The combined expertise of Syntec and our manufacturing partners enables Syntec to provide solutions in all aspects of valving, controls and instruments. We provide competitively priced, quality products in an ethical and professional manner and deliver excellent service to our clients, from a knowledgeable, caring staff.

F6-1273 North Service Rd E Oakville ON L6H 1A7

200 Eastport Blvd Hamilton ON L8H 7S4 (905) 544-0444 Fax: (905) 544-0266 Contact: Jeff Newman


5045 North Service Rd Burlington ON L7L 5H6 (905) 383-5550 Fax: (905) 315-7110 Contact: Kristy Savoie, Sales Manager, Ontario


777 Manchester Ave PO Box 443 Wabash IN 46992 USA


5712 Industrial Park Rd PO Box 347 Winona MN 55987 USA


4620 City Center Dr Port Orange FL 32129 USA (386) 767-7310 Fax: (386) 761-0362


T. HARRIS ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INC. 101-93 Skyway Ave Toronto ON M9W 6W6 (416) 679-8914 Fax: (416) 679-8915 E-mail: info@tharris.ca Web site: www.tharris.ca Contact: John C. Fisher T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. (THEM) is a diverse group of engineering, scientific, technical and industrial ygiene professionals providing consulting services to a variety of industrial, commercial, and institutional clients since 1979. THEM is committed to providing our clients with high quality services at cost-effective prices, and in a time-efficient manne . We are proud to be “celebrating 35 years of treating our clients as friends because you never let a friend down.”

944 Donata Ct Lake Zurich IL 60047 USA (847) 438-8265 Fax: (847) 438-8766 E-mail: info@steeltank.com Web site: www.steeltank.com Contact: Wayne Geyer, Executive Vice President STI/SPFA represents fabricators of steel construction products and their suppliers. Member companies produce steel storage tanks, field erected ater tanks, pressure vessels and heat exchangers, and pipe and pipelines. Their customers are from the petrochemical, power generation, food, pharmaceutical, fuels, wastewater and water transmission industries. STI/ SPFA informs the public and consumers about Members’ products, services, and manufacturing capabilities; provides professional inspections and certifications; and d velops, licenses, and updates shop fabricated tank technologies. We create and modify standards and recommended practices.

3609 N 16th St Parsons KS 67357 USA (620) 423-3010 Fax: (620) 423-3999 Contact: Bransie Qualls



799 Rennie St Hamilton ON L8H 3R5 (800) 809-0330 Fax: (905) 547-2381 Contact: Phil Davis


PO Box 670 Stn B Sudbury ON P3E 4R6 (705)479-1056


970 Third Concession Rd Pickering ON L1V 2P8 (877) 789-6224 Fax: (905) 839-6600

Contact: Thomas Burt, Marketing Manager


2-1401 Meyerside Dr Mississauga ON L5T 1G8 (905) 670-4677 Fax: (905) 670-3709 Contact: Landy Lu


6423 Northam Dr Mississauga ON L4V 1J2 (905) 678-3388 Fax: (905) 678-0444 Contact: Diana Rubino, Marketing Manager


25 North Rivermede Rd Vaughan ON L4K 5V4 (905) 581-3498 Contact: Alan J Durand


19-760 Pacific Rd Oakville ON L6L 6M (905) 827-0007 Fax: (905) 827-0049 E-mail: brian@team1academy.com Web site: www.team1academy.com Contact: Brian Kovalcik, Operations Manager Leader for Professional Safety Training, Consulting, Equipment Sales, Service, Inspections, Standby Rescue, Wind Industry Services for the last 20 years!

446 Hazelhurst Rd Mississauga ON L5J 2Z7 (905) 823-7965 Fax: (905) 823-7932 Contact: Mark Halpenny


121 Commerce Park Dr Units H-K Barrie ON L4N 8X1 (705) 721-8246 Fax: (705) 721-5851 Contact: Martin Doyle


4700 Superior St Lincoln NE 68504 USA



1048 Industry Dr Seattle WA 98188 USA



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PO Box 657 Greencastle PA 17225 USA (800) 220-2466 Fax: (800) 220-2466 Contact: Jim Brockhausen

35993 Eaglecrest Pl Abbotsford BC V3G 1E7 (604) 854-5628 Fax: (604) 854-5620 Contact: Hans Schieven


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830 Canning Pkwy Victor NY 14564 USA (585) 742-3000 Fax: (585) 742-3006 Contact: Greg DeSantis, VP Sales

1000-1800 Bering Dr Houston TX 77057 USA

777 Quest Blvd PO Box 9 Ile des Chenes MB R0A 0T0 (866) 327-1957, (204) 878-3955 Fax: (204) 878-3980 E-mail: info@titanenviro.ca Web site; www.titanenviro.ca Contact: Juice Lambert, National Sales Manager Titan Environmental Containment is a proud Canadian owned business specializing in the supply and installation of high quality geosynthetic materials, storage tanks, and specialty products that help manage and protect the environment. Our product lines include geomembrane liners, geotextile fabrics, geogrids, secondary containment systems, liquid & dry bulk storage tanks, drainage solutions, and erosion control products. We service the road construction, waste management, water resources, mining, oil and gas, and hydro electric industries that support essential infrastructure worldwide.


140 Pondview Dr Meriden CT 06450 USA



365 South Holland Dr Pendergrass GA

PO Box 210 Calmar AB T0C 0V0


200 University Ave W Waterloo ON N2L 3G1 (519) 888-4567

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PO Box 9006 Gurnee IL 60031 USA (800) 548-1234 Fax: (847) 377-5160 E-mail: export@usabluebook.com Web site: www.usabluebook.com Contact: Dan Mantilla, International Sales Manager USABlueBook is the water and wastewater industry’s primary source for equipment and supplies. With over 64,000 products available, it’s easy to see why thousands of industrial, private and municipal operations rely on USABlueBook each year. Call 1-800-548-1234 Monday through Friday, 6 am to 7 pm CST, to speak with a live customer service representative who can answer your questions, place your order, quote pricing or track your shipment. Request your FREE 1,760page catalog today!

mid sized applications with equipment built for simplicity, low maintenance & cost-effectiveness. Dewatering systems capable of handling sludge produced from: Clarifier underflow, DAF float Biological Treatment, MBRs, Lagoons. Manufacturer of VFold Folding Belt Press; Rotating Drum Thickener; Polymer Make-down Systems.

low maintenance, low energy, small footprint, high quality effluent, and no aerobic sludge management. Proven high-nitrogen removal, and reuse for irrigation or toilets. Phosphorus removal for new and retrofit installations fast and simple with no excavation required.


123 Newkirk Rd Richmond Hill ON L4C 3G5 (905) 884-7444 Fax: (905) 884-2410 Contact: Andrew Cowburn

20-169 Dufferin St S Alliston ON L9R 1E6 (705) 250-0368 Fax: (705) 435-5054 Contact: Gary Fricke, Business Development Manager



212 Wyecroft Rd Units #23-25 Oakville ON L6K 3T9 (905) 842-0244 Fax: (905) 845-3009 Contact: John Carney, Sales Manager


364 Monte-Elma Rd Montesano WA 98563 USA

20-220 Industrial Pkwy S Aurora ON L4G 3V6 (905) 841-4073 Fax: (905) 841-4018 E-mail: sales@vissers.on.ca Web site: www.visserssales.com Contact: Greg Vissers, President Sales and service of most types of pumps and mixers. Controls for pH, ORP and fl w. Skid mounted water and waste treatment packages.



VAL-MATIC VALVE & MANUFACTURING CORP. 905 Riverside Dr Elmhurst IL 60126 USA


4105 Sartelon Saint-Laurent QC H4S 2B3 (514) 334-7230, Mississauga (905) 286-4846 Fax: (514) 334-5070, Mississauga (905) 286-0488 Contact: Nadine Mourad, Marketing Team Leader

20 Adelaide St E 13th Fl Toronto ON M5C 2T6



900 Circle 75 Pkwy Suite 1330 Atlanta GA 30339 USA (404) 352-6070 Fax: (404) 352-6077 Contact: Lovella Hebert


1250 Journey’s End Circle Newmarket ON L3Y 0B9


2800 Thorold Townline Rd Niagara Falls ON L2E 6S4 (905) 680-3671


55 Six Point Rd Toronto ON M8Z 2X3

44-5200 Dixie Rd Mississauga ON L4W 1E4 (905) 238-5242 Fax: (905) 238-5704 E-mail: sales@waterra.com Web site: www.waterra.com Contact: John Newall, President Waterra has been providing simple, affordable technology for environmental groundwater monitoring applications around the world for over 20 years. Our product line includes everything from the ubiquitous inertial pump to stainless steel submersible pumps. We are the leading manufacturer of groundwater filters and our product line now also includes multiparameter water quality meters.


300-1201 West Pender St Vancouver BC V6E 2V2


37 Upton Dr Wilmington MA 01887 USA


125 Lincoln Dr Sarver PA 16055 USA


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: André Osborne, Dale Sanchez Strainers, multi-rake & perforated screens, screw conveyors & compactors, grit collectors, clarifier & sludge thic ener mechanisms, chain & flight collectors, fine ubble diffusers, surface aerators & mixers, MBBR technology, aerated lagoons, SAGR nitrification systems air control valves, geomembranes, continuously cleaned sand filters, phosphorus rem val systems, membrane bio-reactors, package plants, membrane filters, digester c vers & mixers, heat exchangers, centrifuges, belt presses, rotary fan presses, filter presses sludge dryers, FRP products, aluminum covers, bolted steel tanks.


15700 Robins Hill Rd Unit # 2 London ON N5V 0A4 (877) 818-3653 Fax: (519) 659-6941 E-mail: sales@vfoldinc.com Web site: www.vfoldinc.com Contact: Mark Thomas Manufacturer of Sludge Dewatering Systems for Industrial & Municipal. Specializing in small –


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2360 Millrace Ct Mississauga ON L5N 1W2


211-3030 Lincoln Ave Coquitlam BC V3B 6B4


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 in-place 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.


PO Box 400 – 143 Dennis St Rockwood ON N0B 2K0 (519) 856-0757 Fax: (519) 856-0759 E-mail: info@waterloo-biofilte .com Web site: www.waterloo-biofilte .com Contact: Geanine Hastings Waterloo Biofilter® for on-site treatment of residential, commercial and communal sewage; fully scalable from house to school to truck stop to subdivision fl ws. Advantages include


15700 Robins Hill Rd Unit #2 London ON N5V 0A4 (866) 952-6523, (519) 659-6523 Fax: (519) 659-6941 E-mail: info@wes-cor.ca Web site: www.wes-cor.ca Supplier of industrial and municipal wastewater treatment systems. Manufacturing innovative technologies to achieve compliance. All systems are designed for ease of operation, maintenance and durability, including: Industrial pre-treatment systems – continuous and batch, sludge dewatering equipment, clarifiers, dissol ed air flotation, ind xing filters, multimedia filters, customized chemic treatment programs.


1693 Colborne St E Brantford ON N3T 5L4 (519) 752-0837 Fax: (519) 752-0840 Contact: Lorne McCallum

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3665 S West Temple Salt Lake City UT 84115 USA (801) 265-1000 Fax: (801) 265-1080 Contact: Jim Hanson


2830 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 8G4 (905) 812-3993 Fax: (905) 812-3995 Contact: Jerry D’Ortenzio, CET


PO Box 792 Winnipeg MB R3C 2N5 (204) 233-7133 Fax: (204) 235-0796 Contact: Brian Bateman, Liquid Storage Sales Manager


1-2679 Bristol Circle Oakville ON L6H 6Z8 (905) 337-1611 Fax: (905) 337-2716 Contact: Lloyd Clarke, Market Segment Manager


2933-26 Ave SE Suite 411 Calgary AB T2B 0N5 (403) 774-1396 Fax: (888) 317-4640 Contact: Jean Navert


Bay 7 – 2915 10th Ave NE Calgary AB T2A 5L4


1115 Cathcart Blvd Sarnia ON N7S 2H4 (519) 542-6667 Fax: (519) 542-8996 Contact: Amanda Hubbard, Marketing Manager


300 Labrosse Ave Pointe-Claire QC H9R 4V5 (800) 588-7867 Fax: (514) 697-0602 E-mail: wcdn.info@xyleminc.com Web site: www.xylemwatersolutions.com/ca Contact: Ethel Velentzas, Marketing Manager Xylem is a global water leader involved in every state of the cycle of water, transporting, treating, testing and analyzing, then returning it to the environment. With 12 offices across Canada Xylem offers the Flygt brand of submersible pumps, mixers, dewatering pumps and accessories, monitoring and controls, and aftermarket services. Xylem water and wastewater water treatment solutions include biological treatment, filtration an clarification. UV disinfection and ozone oxidatio under the brands Sanitaire, Wedeco, and Leopold.


2 Westwyn Ct Brampton ON L6T 4T5 (905) 454-4013 Fax: (905) 454-8423 Contact: M. Knapman, President/GM


3649 Cane Run Rd Louisville KY 40211 USA


3665 Wyandotte St E Windsor ON N9A 5T7 (519) 974-5464 Fax: (519) 974-9603 E-mail: info@wwotc.ca Web site: www.wwotc.com Contact: Doug Cooper, President WWOTC is considered a leader when it comes to water and wastewater operational training. With nearly 150 accredited courses in our library, we can bring them to your site or you can come to one of our famous hands-on centres in Windsor or Hamilton. We have assembled an impressive roster of highly skilled instructors that can handle any training or coaching needs you might have. The right choice for many since 2001.


83 Nuggett Ct Brampton ON L6T 5H2 (905) 799-3403 Fax: (905) 799-6638 E-mail: sales@wtpcorp.com Web site: www.wtpcorp.com Contact: Ken Argyle, Engineering Manager Canadian manufacturer of wastewater headworks equipment, including: mechanical bar screens, heavy duty deep well bar screens, continuously cleaned fine (to 1 mm) filter be and perforated plate screens, conveyor screens, septage screens, screenings presses, screw conveyors, aerated tank and vortex chamber grit collectors and grit classifiers. Custome service is provided from our Brampton, Ontario, facility.

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90 Woodlawn Road West Guelph ON N1H 1B2 (519) 763-7774 Fax: (519) 763-7757 E-mail: david.chamberlain@eramosa.com Web site: www.eramosa.com Contact: David Chamberlain, General Manager & Vice President Eramosa Engineering provides our clients with a specialized approach to implementing technology solutions for process control applications. We provide our clients with specialists in the areas of SCADA, process control, instrumentation, information technology, data management and networking. We have expertise in all phases of project delivery as well the implementation of technology solutions based on our clients’ business requirements. Our project history has included multi-facility large systems, master planning and technical project management services.

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services

See “Suppliers” Section (pg. 83) for address, etc., of any company listed in this section ACCESS HATCHES ACG-Envirocan BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Can-Am Instruments E.P. Engineered Pump Systems ENV Treatment Systems Halliday Products MSU Mississauga Pro Aqua Westech Industrial

Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Sulzer Wastewater Canada Uniqair Technologies USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment WesTech Engineering

ACTIVATED CARBON ADSORBENTS ACG-Envirocan Aclarus Ozone Water Systems Anthrafilter Media & Coal BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies Continental Carbon Group ENV Treatment Systems Handy Pipes Jacobi Carbons Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Service Filtration of Canada Uniqair Technologies Veolia Water Technologies Wescor

AEROBIC DIGESTION ACG-Envirocan ADI Systems Aeration Industries BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equipment Kusters Water Ovivo Pro Aqua Uniqair Technologies Vector Process Equipment WesTech Engineering

ACTUATORS ABB Alltork Actuation Avensys Solutions Cancoppas CB Automation Chemline Plastics Davis Controls ENV Treatment Systems Halogen Valve Systems Hayward Flow Control J & S Valve Troy-Ontor VL Motion Systems Waterra Pumps ADSORBENTS/ ABSORBENTS Blue-Zone Technologies EHS Canada ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Jacobi Carbons Loraday Environmental Continental Carbon Group Team-1 Academy Uniqair Technologies AERATION SYSTEMS ACG-Envirocan Aeration Industries Alfa-Laval APG-Neuros Aqua Technical Sales Archer Separation Process BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Hydro-Logic Environmental Kusters Water Medora


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AIR EMISSIONS TESTING Avensys Solutions Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems Gasmet Technologies Hydroxyl Environmental SPD Sales Uniqair Technologies AIR FILTERS ACG-Envirocan Blue-Zone Technologies BowRio Water Technologies CompreVac Continental Carbon Group Davis Controls ENV Treatment Systems Pencon Equipment R.E. Morrison Equipment Rittal Systems Uniqair Technologies Wescor AIR POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT Altech Technology Systems BowRio Water Technologies Can-Am Instruments Continental Carbon Group Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fluid Components International Fluid Metering H2Flow Equipment Hydroxyl Environmental Indachem SPD Sales Uniqair Technologies Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Westech Industrial AIR STRIPPERS Avensys Solutions Blue-Zone Technologies BowRio Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Metcon Sales & Engineering

ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS ADI Systems Aeration Industries Anaergia Aqua Technical Sales Atlas Dewatering Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equipment Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Waterloo Biofilter Systems WesTech Engineering ANALYTICAL EQUIPMENT ABB ACI Instrumentation Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Coastal Environmental Systems Endress+Hauser Canada Fluid Metering Gasmet Technologies Geneq Hanna Instruments Lakeside Process Controls Metcon Sales & Engineering Osprey Scientific Service Filtration of Canada SPD Sales USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Westech Industrial ANALYZERS ABB ACI Instrumentation Avensys Solutions BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Davis Controls Elemental Controls Endress+Hauser Canada Gasmet Technologies Hanna Instruments ICR Water Technologies Indachem KGO Group Metcon Sales & Engineering Lakeside Process Controls Osprey Scientific ProMinent Fluid Controls SPD Sales USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Westech Industrial AQUIFERS Atlas Dewatering International Water Supply ARSENIC REMOVAL ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water BioteQ Environmental Tech. BowRio Water Technologies

C&M Environmental Tech. H2Flow Equipment Indachem Kemira Water Solutions Metcon Sales & Engineering Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering ASBESTOS REMOVAL EHS Canada Itech Environmental Services Tri-Phase Group BACKFLOW PREVENTION Chemline Plastics Grande Water Mgmt. Systems HM Pipe Ipex Veolia Water Technologies BACTERIA Aclarus Ozone Water Systems Avensys Solutions Echelon Environmental Hannah Environmental Equip. International Water Supply New Leaf Biologics USABlueBook Waterloo Biofilter Systems BIODEGRADABLE PRODUCTS BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics New Leaf Biologics BIOFILTERS ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Premier Tech Aqua Pro Aqua Uniqair Technologies USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Waterloo Biofilter Systems BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES ACG-Envirocan ADI Systems Aeration Industries Altech Technology Systems Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Kusters Water Napier-Reid New Leaf Biologics Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Waterloo Biofilter Systems WesTech Engineering

Wildcat Water Technologies BIOREACTOR ACG-Envirocan ADI Systems Altech Technology Systems BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Premier Tech Aqua Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering BIOREMEDIATION BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BioSolve Company ENV Treatment Systems EOS Remediation Floating Island Int. Focus Environmental Group H2Flow Equipment KG Services New Leaf Biologics Newalta Smith & Loveless Solinst Canada TankTek Env. Services Tervita BIOSOLIDS MANAGEMENT Anaergia BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics Brentwood Industries Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Kemira Water Solutions Kusters Water Markland Specialty Engineering Metcon Sales & Engineering ML Spirals Pro Aqua Terratec Environmental Tervita Veolia Water Technologies Wessuc WesTech Engineering Wildcat Water Technologies BLOWERS ACG-Envirocan APG-Neuros Archer Separation Process BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies Canadian Safety Equipment CompreVac CSE Incendie et Securite Directrik ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering Pencon Equipment Pro Aqua

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Products R.E. Morrison Equipment Stanmech Technologies Sulzer Wastewater Canada USABlueBook BOREHOLE CLEARING Aquablast Atlas Dewatering International Water Supply CATCH BASIN COMPONENTS Aquablast CB Automation ENV Treatment Systems Handy Pipes HM Pipe Ipex Veolia Water Technologies CENTRIFUGES ACG-Envirocan Alfa-Laval Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies Brooks Construction Equip. ENV Treatment Systems Indachem John Brooks Company Kusters Water Newalta Metcon Sales & Engineering USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment CHEMICAL MIXERS BI Pure Water Directrik Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fluid Metering Hayward Gordon ICR Water Technologies Indachem John Brooks Company KGO Group Metcon Sales & Engineering Service Filtration of Canada SPD Sales Vector Process Equipment Vissers Sales Wescor York Fluid Controls CHEMICALS (sewage treatment) BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bishop Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ICR Water Technologies Kemira Water Solutions SciCorp International SNF Canada US Peroxide USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies VFold CHEMICALS (water treatment) Aclarus Ozone Water Systems BI Pure Water US Peroxide C&M Environmental Tech. ICR Water Technologies Kemira Water Solutions Service Filtration of Canada SNF Canada USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Wescor CHLORINATION SYSTEMS ACI Instrumentation BI Pure Water Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech.

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Cancoppas Chemline Plastics Chlorinators ENV Treatment Systems Fluid Metering Grundfos H2Flow Equipment KGO Group Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid SPD Sales USABlueBook Vissers Sales CLARIFIERS ACG-Envirocan ACI Instrumentation Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast Atlas Dewatering BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Kusters Water Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wescor Wessuc WesTech Engineering CLEARWELL EQUIPMENT H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems Hannah Environmental Equip. WesTech Engineering COAGULATION SYSTEMS BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wescor COATINGS Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes Denso North America Interprovincial Corrosion Control COLLECTORS ACG-Envirocan Atlas Dewatering BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Handy Pipes Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW EQUIPMENT Atlas Dewatering BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Can-Am Instruments Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Grande Water Mgmt. Systems H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology Ipex Kusters Water Pro Aqua

Smith & Loveless SPD Sales Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering COMMINUTORS/ GRINDERS ACG-Envirocan BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems G.E.T. Industries Grundfos H2Flow Equipment Hayward Gordon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment COMMUNICATIONS Canadian Safety Equipment Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CSE Incendie et Securite Master Meter Telog Instruments COMPOSTING EQUIPMENT SERVICES Vector Process Equipment COMPRESSED GASES Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Osprey Scientific SPD Sales COMPRESSORS Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies Brooks Construction Equip. Canadian Safety Equipment Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. CompreVac CSE Incendie et Securite Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Napier-Reid Pencon Equipment R.E. Morrison Equipment USABlueBook COMPUTERS & CONTROL SYSTEMS BI Pure Water Cancoppas CB Automation Lakeside Process Controls Summa Engineering USABlueBook CONTAINMENT WALLS Handy Pipes Hannah Environmental Equip. Tervita Waterloo Barrier Westeel CONTRACTING Aquablast Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water Focus Environmental Group International Water Supply KG Services Sonic Soil Sampling CONTROL EQUIPMENT ABB ACI Instrumentation Agape Water Solutions Avensys Solutions BowRio Water Technologies Can-Am Instruments

Cancoppas CB Automation Chemline Plastics Davis Controls Devine & Associates Fluid Components International Greyline Instruments Hanna Instruments Kusters Water Lakeside Process Controls Markland Specialty Engineering Metcon Sales & Engineering SEW-Eurodrive Smith & Loveless Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Westech Industrial Wika Instruments CONTROL PANELS Agape Water Solutions Archer Separation Process BI Pure Water Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CB Automation E.P. Engineered Pump Systems ENV Treatment Systems Lakeside Process Controls Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Rittal Systems Sterling Power Systems Summa Engineering Troy-Ontor Veolia Water Technologies Wika Instruments COOLING TOWERS/ CONDENSERS Aquablast Atlas Dewatering CORROSION PREVENTION Belzona Great Lakes Chemline Plastics Denso North America Greatario HM Pipe Hydroxyl Environmental Interprovincial Corrosion Control Ipex Kemira Water Solutions Steel Tank Institute COVERS/ENCLOSURES (digester, etc.) BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Geomembrane Technologies Greatario H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems Hamilton Kent Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Rittal Systems Tank Connection Vector Process Equipment WesTech Engineering Westech Industrial CULVERTS Aquablast Atlas Dewatering Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Hanson Building Products HM Pipe Titan Env. Containment CUSTOM METAL FABRICATING ENV Treatment Systems Kusters Water

Loraday Environmental MSU Mississauga Wescor CUSTOM PLASTIC FABRICATING Chemline Plastics Ipex SPD Sales DATA a. acquisition b. analysis c. loggers d. management ABB-a,b ACG-Envirocan-c Avensys Solutions-a,c Cancoppas-all CB Automation-all Cox-Colvin & Associates-d Davis Controls-a Echologics-b Endress+Hauser Canada-all Geneq-c Heron Instruments-c Hoskin Scientific-a,c HydroVision-c Lakeside Process Controls-all Master Meter-all Solinst Canada-a,c Summa Engineering-all Telog Instruments-all USABlueBook-c Watermark Solutions-c Wika Instruments-all DECHLORINATORS BI Pure Water C&M Environmental Tech. Metcon Sales & Engineering ProMinent Fluid Controls SPD Sales USABlueBook DECOMMISSIONING Aquablast Atlas Dewatering Focus Environmental Group International Water Supply KG Services Newalta Tervita Tri-Phase Group DEGRITTERS ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology Hydro International Kusters Water Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WTP Equipment DEMINERALIZERS Agape Water Solutions BI Pure Water C&M Environmental Tech. H2Flow Equipment Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless DEMOLITION Focus Environmental Group

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Itech Environmental Services KG Services Tervita Tri-Phase Group

Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Wescor WesTech Engineering

DEWATERING SERVICES Atlas Dewatering Bishop Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Grundfos Hannah Environmental Equip. Newalta Tervita VFold Wescor Wessuc WesTech Engineering

DREDGES/DREDGING AMS Atlas Dewatering Bishop Water Technologies Hannah Environmental Equip. Newalta Tervita

DIALERS Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Metcon Sales & Engineering SPD Sales USABlueBook DIGESTERS ADI Systems Atlas Dewatering BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Greatario H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems Hannah Environmental Equip. New Leaf Biologics Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Tank Connection Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wessuc WesTech Engineering DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT ACG-Envirocan ACI Instrumentation Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Fluid Metering Grundfos H2Flow Equipment Indachem KGO Group Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Smith & Loveless SPD Sales USABlueBook Vissers Sales DISSOLVED AIR FLOTATION ACG-Envirocan Altech Technology Systems Aqua Technical Sales Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company Kusters Water Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua


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DRILLING SERVICES International Water Supply Rittal Systems Sonic Soil Sampling Tri-Phase Group DRINKING WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT ACG-Envirocan Aclarus Ozone Water Systems Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. Cancoppas Chemline Plastics ENV Treatment Systems Fluid Metering H2Flow Equipment Indachem John Brooks Company Kusters Water Markland Specialty Engineering Medora Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Smith & Loveless SPD Sales Sulzer Wastewater Canada Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Vissers Sales WesTech Engineering Wildcat Water Technologies DRUM COMPACTORS BowRio Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems DUST COLLECTION Aquablast Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS American Public University EDUCTORS Anthrafilter Media & Coal Atlas Dewatering John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua Service Filtration of Canada USABlueBook EJECTORS Aqua Technical Sales ENV Treatment Systems Metcon Sales & Engineering Smith & Loveless ELECTRIC MOTORS ENV Treatment Systems International Water Supply J & S Valve MEP Drives Service Filtration of Canada SEW-Eurodrive Sterling Power Systems USABlueBook

VL Motion Systems York Fluid Controls EMERGENCY GAS  SHUTOFF SYSTEMS Drain-All ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Halogen Valve Systems Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid EMERGENCY RESPONSE Aquablast BioSolve Company Coastal Environmental Systems EHS Canada Gasmet Technologies Handy Pipes Itech Environmental Services KG Services Loraday Environmental Newalta Tervita Wessuc York Fluid Controls ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENTS & REMEDIATION Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cox-Colvin & Associates EHS Canada Itech Environmental Services KG Services Newalta T. Harris Environmental Mgmt. TankTek Env. Services Tervita Tri-Phase Group Waterloo Barrier ENVIRONMENTAL SOFTWARE A-MAPS Environmental Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Cox-Colvin & Associates EROSION CONTROL PRODUCTS Atlas Dewatering Floating Island Int. HM Pipe Titan Env. Containment EVAPORATORS Aquablast ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company EXPANSION JOINTS Aquablast Devine & Associates Hamilton Kent FANS Brooks Construction Equip. ENV Treatment Systems Rittal Systems FEEDERS (chemical) Acrison Agape Water Solutions BI Pure Water Cancoppas Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment ICR Water Technologies KGO Group Indachem Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls

SPD Sales USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Vissers Sales Wescor FILTER EQUIPMENT ACG-Envirocan Agape Water Solutions Alfa-Laval Aqua Technical Sales Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. CompreVac Continental Carbon Group ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne Goslyn Environmental H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Hayward Gordon John Brooks Company KGO Group Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Newalta Orival Water Filters Pro Aqua R.E. Morrison Equipment Service Filtration of Canada Smith & Loveless Uniqair Technologies USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Waterra Pumps Wescor WesTech Engineering York Fluid Controls FILTER MEDIA/MAINTENANCE ACG-Envirocan Agape Water Solutions Alfa-Laval Anthrafilter Media & Coal Aquablast BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. Continental Carbon Group ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Handy Pipes John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Uniqair Technologies Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering FILTER PRESSES ACG-Envirocan Anaergia Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Service Filtration of Canada Vector Process Equipment Wescor WesTech Engineering FILTER UNDERDRAINS Anthrafilter Media & Coal Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech.

Continental Carbon Group ENV Treatment Systems Goslyn Environmental H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering FILTERS ACG-Envirocan Aclarus Ozone Water Systems Alfa-Laval Aqua Technical Sales Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. CompreVac Continental Carbon Group Davis Controls Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equipment Hayward Flow Control John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Newalta Orival Water Filters Pro Aqua R.E. Morrison Equipment Rittal Systems Sealogic Service Filtration of Canada Troy-Ontor Uniqair Technologies USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Waterra Pumps Wescor WesTech Engineering FLOCCULATORS/MIXERS BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Directrik Echelon Environmental Geneq H2Flow Equipment Hayward Gordon Indachem Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Sulzer Wastewater Canada Vector Process Equipment Wescor WesTech Engineering FLOTATION SYSTEMS Aqua Technical Sales Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. H2Flow Equipment Kusters Water Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment Wescor WesTech Engineering FLOW METER CALIBRATION ABB ACG-Envirocan

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Products ACI Instrumentation Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Endress+Hauser Canada Fluid Components International Metcon Sales & Engineering Monitario SPD Sales FLOW METERS ABB ACG-Envirocan ACI Instrumentation Atlas Dewatering Avensys Solutions BI Pure Water BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CB Automation Chemline Plastics Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Cox-Colvin & Associates Davis Controls Devine & Associates Endress+Hauser Canada Fluid Components International Geneq Greyline Instruments Hayward Flow Control Hoskin Scientific HydroVision Lakeside Process Controls Lime GREEN Equipment Master Meter Metcon Sales & Engineering Monitario Osprey Scientific Service Filtration of Canada Singer Valve SPD Sales USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Vissers Sales Watermark Solutions FLUMES Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CB Automation Claro Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Geneq Hoskin Scientific Monitario Napier-Reid SPD Sales USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies GAS DETECTION ACI Instrumentation Avensys Solutions Canadian Safety Equipment Cancoppas Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Cox-Colvin & Associates CSE Incendie et Securite Davis Controls EHS Canada ENV Treatment Systems Gasmet Technologies Geneq Halogen Valve Systems Hoskin Scientific Lakeside Process Controls Metcon Sales & Engineering Osprey Scientific SPD Sales Team-1 Academy Westech Industrial GASES (calibration) ACI Instrumentation Cancoppas

Guide to Environmental Products & Services Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Osprey Scientific SPD Sales GATES (shear, sluice, etc.) Avensys Solutions B.N.W. Valve Manufacturing BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Clow Canada Devine & Associates Grande Water Mgmt. Systems H2Flow Equipment Halliday Products Pro Aqua Troy-Ontor USABlueBook GENERATORS (electrical) Atlas Dewatering Brooks Construction Equip. Dynablast John Brooks Company GEOMEMBRANES Firestone Building Products H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Titan Env. Containment Vector Process Equipment GEOSYNTHETICS Titan Env. Containment Vector Process Equipment GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES Avensys Solutions Sonic Soil Sampling Titan Env. Containment Tri-Phase Group GEOTEXTILES Hannah Environmental Equip. HM Pipe Titan Env. Containment Vector Process Equipment Wessuc GRIT COLLECTION/ REMOVAL ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. Directrik Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Huber Technology Hydro International Kusters Water Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wessuc WesTech Engineering WTP Equipment GROUNDWATER MODELING CB Automation International Water Supply GROUNDWATER MONITORING ABB Atlas Dewatering Cancoppas

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CB Automation Cox-Colvin & Associates Fluid Metering Heron Instruments Newalta Solinst Canada SPD Sales T. Harris Environmental Mgmt. Telog Instruments Tri-Phase Group Waterra Pumps GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION/ EQUIPMENT AMS Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies Continental Carbon Group US Peroxide Cox-Colvin & Associates H2Flow Equipment Itech Environmental Services KG Services Newalta Osprey Scientific R.E. Morrison Equipment Solinst Canada Tervita Tri-Phase Group Waterloo Barrier WesTech Engineering HAZARDOUS WASTE Aquablast Cox-Colvin & Associates Drain-All EHS Canada Handy Pipes Itech Environmental Services Loraday Environmental Newalta Tervita Tri-Phase Group HEAT EXCHANGERS Alfa-Laval Aquablast Brooks Construction Equip. C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. DDI Heat Exchangers Directrik Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Rittal Systems Steel Tank Institute Vector Process Equipment HOSES Atlas Dewatering Canadian Safety Equipment CSE Incendie et Securite York Fluid Controls INCINERATOR SYSTEMS/EQUIPMENT Aqua Technical Sales INSTRUMENTATION a. dissolved oxygen monitors b. groundwater monitoring c. meteorological d. rental e. repair f. toxicity monitors g. turbidimeters h. other ABB-a,b,g,h ACI Instrumentation-all AMS-a,b,g Avensys Solutions-a,d,e,f,g,h BI Pure Water-a,g Can-Am Instruments-a,d,e,f,g Cancoppas-a,b,d,e,g CB Automation-all

Coastal Environmental Systems-c Continental Carbon Group-h Cox-Colvin & Associates-h Davis Controls-a Elemental Controls Endress+Hauser Canada-a,c,e,g,h Fluid Components International-h Fluid Metering-b Geneq-a,b,c,d,e,g,h Greyline Instruments-h Hanna Instruments-g Hayward Flow Control Heron Instruments-b Hoskin Scientific-a,b,c,d,e,g International Water Supply-b KGO Group-a Lakeside Process Controls-a,f,h Markland Specialty Engineering-h Metcon Sales & Engineering-a,g,h Osprey Scientific-a,b,d,e,f,g,h Solinst Canada-b SPD Sales-all Summa Engineering-e,h Telog Instruments-b Tri-Phase Group-b Veolia Water Technologies-all Waterra Pumps-b,g Westech Industrial-a Wika Instruments-b,c,e ION EXCHANGE SYSTEMS Agape Water Solutions BI Pure Water BioteQ Environmental Tech. BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Service Filtration of Canada Smith & Loveless IRON REMOVAL PLANTS ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless WesTech Engineering IRON REMOVAL SYSTEMS ACG-Envirocan Aclarus Ozone Water Systems Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless WesTech Engineering ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Handy Pipes LABORATORIES (analytical) Cancoppas Gasmet Technologies Testmark Laboratories USABlueBook WesTech Engineering LABORATORY SUPPLIES Cancoppas

Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Fluid Metering Geneq Hanna Instruments Hoskin Scientific Metcon Sales & Engineering Osprey Scientific USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies LAGOONS Aeration Industries Aquablast Atlas Dewatering Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Geomembrane Technologies Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Hydro-Logic Environmental Medora Napier-Reid Premier Tech Aqua Terratec Environmental Tervita Titan Env. Containment Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wessuc LANDFILL Aeration Industries ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Tervita Titan Env. Containment Veolia Water Technologies LEAK DETECTION Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Chrysalis Scientific Tech. CompreVac Davis Controls Fluid Components International Ipex Master Meter Rittal Systems SPD Sales TankTek Env. Services USABlueBook Watermark Solutions LEVEL CONTROLS ABB ACI Instrumentation Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CB Automation Chemline Plastics Davis Controls E.P. Engineered Pump Systems Endress+Hauser Canada Fluid Components International Grande Water Mgmt. Systems Greyline Instruments Hanna Instruments Lakeside Process Controls Markland Specialty Engineering Metcon Sales & Engineering USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Vissers Sales Westech Industrial Wika Instruments Xylem LIME SLAKERS BowRio Water Technologies H2Flow Equipment Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Smith & Loveless SPD Sales LINERS BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Geomembrane Technologies H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. WISE Environmental Solutions Titan Env. Containment LOCATORS Interprovincial Corrosion Control Sonic Soil Sampling Watermark Solutions LONE WORKER MONITORS Canadian Safety Equipment CSE Incendie et Securite MAINTENANCE HOLES Aquablast Hamilton Kent Hanson Building Products MANGANESE REMOVAL SYSTEMS ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua MATERIAL HANDLING ACG-Envirocan BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. Loraday Environmental Metcon Sales & Engineering SEW-Eurodrive SOIIL Wessuc WTP Equipment MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS ABB Avensys Solutions Cancoppas CB Automation Cox-Colvin & Associates Endress+Hauser Canada Fluid Components International Hoskin Scientific Markland Specialty Engineering Veolia Water Technologies Wika Instruments MECHANICAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT BowRio Water Technologies MEP Drives SEW-Eurodrive Sterling Power Systems VL Motion Systems MEMBRANES ACG-Envirocan Agape Water Solutions Alfa-Laval Altech Technology Systems Anaergia Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes BI Pure Water Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech.


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ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Huber Technology John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Ovivo Premier Tech Aqua Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless SPD Sales USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering METER TESTING EQUIPMENT ABB BI Pure Water Cancoppas Endress+Hauser Canada Hanna Instruments Master Meter Neptune Technology METERS (equipment) ABB AMS Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Chemline Plastics Endress+Hauser Canada Fluid Components International Geneq Greyline Instruments Hanna Instruments Hoskin Scientific KGO Group Lakeside Process Controls Markland Specialty Engineering Master Meter Neptune Technology Osprey Scientific SPD Sales Veolia Water Technologies Watermark Solutions Waterra Pumps Westech Industrial METERS (service & installation) Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Endress+Hauser Canada Master Meter Neptune Technology SPD Sales Watermark Solutions MIXERS/AGITATORS Aeration Industries Aquablast BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies Brooks Construction Equip. C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. Directrik E.P. Engineered Pump Systems Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hayward Gordon Hydro-Logic Environmental ICR Water Technologies KSB Pumps Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Sealogic Service Filtration of Canada Sulzer Wastewater Canada USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment

Vissers Sales Wescor WesTech Engineering Xylem York Fluid Controls MONITORING WELL SUPPLIES AMS Atlas Dewatering Heron Instruments Hoskin Scientific Osprey Scientific SPD Sales Wika Instruments MONITORS ABB Avensys Solutions BI Pure Water Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Chemline Plastics Chrysalis Scientific Tech. Davis Controls Hanna Instruments Hoskin Scientific Markland Specialty Engineering Osprey Scientific Sonic Soil Sampling Telog Instruments USABlueBook Xylem MOULD REMOVAL EHS Canada Hydroxyl Environmental Itech Environmental Services Loraday Environmental Tri-Phase Group NOISE CONTROL ENV Treatment Systems OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY PRODUCTS Avensys Solutions Canadian Safety Equipment CSE Incendie et Securite Team-1 Academy ODOUR CONTROL ACG-Envirocan Altech Technology Systems BowRio Water Technologies Continental Carbon Group E.P. Engineered Pump Systems Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Geomembrane Technologies Greatario H2Flow Equipment Hamilton Kent Hannah Environmental Equip. Hydro-Logic Environmental Hydroxyl Environmental Indachem Ipex Jacobi Carbons Kemira Water Solutions Kusters Water Loraday Environmental Medora Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Scentroid SPD Sales Uniqair Technologies USABlueBook US Peroxide Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies OIL CLEAN-UP EQUIPMENT Aquablast

Atlas Dewatering Avensys Solutions BioSolve Company Boerger Canadian Safety Equipment Can-Am Instruments CSE Incendie et Securite EHS Canada Itech Environmental Services KG Services Loraday Environmental Newalta Team-1 Academy OIL IN WATER DETECTORS Avensys Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Davis Controls Heron Instruments Osprey Scientific Solinst Canada OIL/WATER SEPARATORS ACG-Envirocan Archer Separation Process BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. Can-Am Instruments CompreVac Davis Controls Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Goslyn Environmental H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Hanson Building Products Indachem John Brooks Company KG Services Napier-Reid Newalta Smith & Loveless Wescor WesTech Engineering OZONIZATION EQUIPMENT ACG-Envirocan Aclarus Ozone Water Systems BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering Uniqair Technologies Xylem PACKAGE EFFLUENT CONTROL SYSTEMS Altech Technology Systems Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. E.P. Engineered Pump Systems ENV Treatment Systems Metcon Sales & Engineering Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wescor PACKAGE SEWAGE LIFT STATIONS Aqua Technical Sales Atlas Dewatering BowRio Water Technologies Directrik E.P. Engineered Pump Systems ENV Treatment Systems Grundfos John Brooks Company Napier-Reid

Smith & Loveless Sulzer Wastewater Canada Vissers Sales PACKAGE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS ACG-Envirocan Anaergia Aqua Technical Sales Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water BioForm Sewage Mining Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Cancoppas Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Kusters Water Make-Way Environmental Tech. Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Ovivo Premier Tech Aqua Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Waterloo Biofilter Systems Wildcat Water Technologies PACKAGE WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS ACG-Envirocan Aclarus Ozone Water Systems Agape Water Solutions Aqua Technical Sales BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company KGO Group Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Premier Tech Aqua Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies Wescor WesTech Engineering Wildcat Water Technologies PCB TREATMENT/ STORAGE KG Services Lime GREEN Equipment Loraday Environmental Tervita PIPE DESIGN Handy Pipes Ipex Victaulic PIPE EQUIPMENT Chemline Plastics Handy Pipes USABlueBook PIPE FITTINGS Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water Chemline Plastics Hamilton Kent HM Pipe Ipex Victaulic Xylem

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Products PIPE REHABILITATION Atlas Dewatering Denso North America Ipex PIPE RENTALS Atlas Dewatering PIPING a. concrete b. corrugated c. ductile iron d. fibreglass e. polyethylene f. polypropylene g. PVC h. PVDF i. steel Atlas Dewatering-e,g Chemline Plastics-e,f,h Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute-b Handy Pipes-b,e,f,g,h Hanson Building Products HM Pipe-b,c,e,g Ipex-d,e,f,g,h Steel Tank Institute-i Waterra Pumps-e PIPELINE INSPECTION Echologics PLANT OPERATIONS ADI Systems Anaergia Cancoppas PLATE SETTLERS ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment Wescor PNEUMATIC LIFT STATIONS Aqua Technical Sales Smith & Loveless POLYMER BLEND & PREP SYSTEMS Acrison Archer Separation Process BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bishop Water Technologies BowRio Water Technologies Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Hayward Gordon ICR Water Technologies Indachem John Brooks Company Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls SNF Canada Veolia Water Technologies VFold Wescor PUMP DESIGN BI Pure Water Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Gorman-Rupp Hayward Gordon International Water Supply John Brooks Company KSB Pumps Netzsch Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment

Guide to Environmental Products & Services Xylem York Fluid Controls PUMP DRIVES Davis Controls Directrik Fluid Metering Grundfos Hayward Gordon International Water Supply John Brooks Company KSB Pumps MEP Drives Netzsch SEW-Eurodrive Sterling Power Systems Syntec Process Equipment USABlueBook Vissers Sales VL Motion Systems Xylem York Fluid Controls PUMP MOTORS Davis Controls Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Hayward Gordon International Water Supply John Brooks Company KSB Pumps MEP Drives Metcon Sales & Engineering Netzsch Sterling Power Systems USABlueBook Vissers Sales Xylem York Fluid Controls PUMP PROTECTION SYSTEMS ACG-Envirocan Belzona Great Lakes Directrik Hayward Gordon Hydro-Logic Environmental John Brooks Company Netzsch Syntec Process Equipment Vissers Sales Xylem PUMP RENTALS Atlas Dewatering Gorman-Rupp International Water Supply Lime GREEN Equipment Netzsch Thompson Pump Waterra Pumps Xylem PUMP REPAIRS Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water Canex Technologies Directrik E.P. Engineered Pump Systems Gorman-Rupp International Water Supply KSB Pumps Netzsch Service Filtration of Canada Smith & Loveless Thompson Pump Vissers Sales Waterra Pumps Xylem York Fluid Controls PUMP REPLACEMENT PARTS Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water Directrik E.P. Engineered Pump Systems

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Gorman-Rupp Grundfos Hayward Gordon John Brooks Company KSB Pumps Pro Aqua Netzsch Sealogic Service Filtration of Canada Smith & Loveless Thompson Pump Vector Process Equipment Vissers Sales Xylem York Fluid Controls PUMP STATIONS & COMPONENTS Archer Separation Process BI Pure Water Devine & Associates Directrik E.P. Engineered Pump Systems Gorman-Rupp John Brooks Company Sealogic Service Filtration of Canada Smith & Loveless Sulzer Wastewater Canada Thompson Pump Xylem PUMPS a. wastewater b. water c. other Aqua Technical Sales-a Archer Separation Process-all Atlas Dewatering-all Avensys Solutions-a,b BI Pure Water-b BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions-a Boerger-a Brooks Construction Equip.-all Canadian Safety Equipment-a Cancoppas-a,b Canex Technologies-all Claro Environmental Tech.-a CompreVac CSE Incendie et Securite-a DDI Heat Exchangers-a Directrik-all Dynablast-b E.P. Engineered Pump Systems-all ENV Treatment Systems-a Fluid Metering-all Gorman-Rupp-all Grundfos-all Hayward Flow Control-all Hayward Gordon-all ICR Water Technologies-all International Water Supply-b John Brooks Company-all KGO Group KSB Pumps Lime GREEN Equipment-a Metcon Sales & Engineering-a Netzsch-all Premier Tech Aqua-a Pro Aqua-all ProMinent Fluid Controls R.E. Morrison Equipment-c Service Filtration of Canada-all Smith & Loveless-a Solinst Canada-c Sulzer Wastewater Canada-a,b Syntec Process Equipment-all Thompson Pump-a,b USABlueBook-all Vector Process Equipment-all Vissers Sales-all Waterra Pumps-b Xylem York Fluid Controls-all RECORDERS ABB

ACI Instrumentation Cancoppas Endress+Hauser Canada Hoskin Scientific Metcon Sales & Engineering Solinst Canada SPD Sales Telog Instruments USABlueBook Watermark Solutions Wika Instruments RENEWABLE ENERGY ADI Systems Anaergia Cancoppas Claro Environmental Tech. DDI Heat Exchangers Geomembrane Technologies H2Flow Equipment Team-1 Academy WesTech Engineering REVERSE OSMOSIS Agape Water Solutions Altech Technology Systems BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment John Brooks Company Kemira Water Solutions Napier-Reid Pro Aqua USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering SAFETY EQUIPMENT Avensys Solutions Canadian Safety Equipment CSE Incendie et Securite EHS Canada Indachem Itech Environmental Services Loraday Environmental Metcon Sales & Engineering Osprey Scientific Team-1 Academy USABlueBook SAMPLERS & SAMPLING EQUIPMENT AMS BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Cox-Colvin & Associates Endress+Hauser Canada Hoskin Scientific Markland Specialty Engineering Osprey Scientific Solinst Canada SPD Sales USABlueBook Waterra Pumps SCADA SYSTEMS BI Pure Water Cancoppas CB Automation ENV Treatment Systems Lakeside Process Controls Napier-Reid Summa Engineering USABlueBook Veolia Water Technologies Xylem SCALES Force Flow Hoskin Scientific Metcon Sales & Engineering SPD Sales

SCREENINGS ACG-Envirocan Archer Separation Process BioForm Sewage Mining BowRio Water Technologies Claro Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology John Brooks Company Kusters Water Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WTP Equipment SCREENS ACG-Envirocan Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast Archer Separation Process BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Grande Water Mgmt. Systems H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology Hydro International John Brooks Company Kusters Water Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WesTech Engineering WTP Equipment SCRUBBERS/WASHERS ACG-Envirocan Aquablast BowRio Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems Indachem Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Westech Industrial SEALS Atlas Dewatering Directrik Hamilton Kent Sealogic Service Filtration of Canada Xylem SECONDARY CONTAINMENT Atlas Dewatering EHS Canada H2Flow Tanks & Systems Handy Pipes Hannah Environmental Equip. Ipex Lime GREEN Equipment Loraday Environmental Steel Tank Institute Tank Connection Titan Env. Containment SEDIMENTATION SYSTEMS Aqua Technical Sales Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech.

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Directrik ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Kusters Water Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies SEPARATORS ACG-Envirocan Anaergia Archer Separation Process Boerger BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Can-Am Instruments ENV Treatment Systems Goslyn Environmental H2Flow Equipment Hydro International John Brooks Company KG Services Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equipment WesTech Engineering Westech Industrial WTP Equipment SEPTAGE RECEIVING SYSTEMS ACG-Envirocan Archer Separation Process BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Cancoppas Claro Environmental Tech. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology KG Services Metcon Sales & Engineering Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment WTP Equipment SEPTIC TANKS & EQUIPMENT Bio-Microbics BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. HM Pipe KG Services Premier Tech Aqua Waterloo Biofilter Systems SEQUENCING BATCH REACTORS (SBR) ACG-Envirocan ADI Systems Aeration Industries Alfa-Laval BI Pure Water BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equipment Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Premier Tech Aqua Pro Aqua Veolia Water Technologies Xylem SERVICE CONTRACTING Aquablast BI Pure Water Cancoppas Endress+Hauser Canada H2Flow Equipment KG Services


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Waterloo Biofilter Systems WTP Equipment SEWAGE GAS EQUIPMENT Avensys Solutions BowRio Water Technologies Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems Metcon Sales & Engineering Pencon Equipment Pro Aqua SPD Sales Westech Industrial SEWER EQUIPMENT & PRODUCTS Atlas Dewatering BowRio Water Technologies Canadian Safety Equipment Cancoppas CB Automation CSE Incendie et Securite Goslyn Environmental Hamilton Kent Metcon Sales & Engineering Premier Tech Aqua SHREDDERS/ COMPACTORS ACG-Envirocan Archer Separation Process Boerger BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies WTP Equipment SITE REMEDIATION Atlas Dewatering BioSolve Company Cox-Colvin & Associates Focus Environmental Group Itech Environmental Services KG Services Newalta TankTek Env. Services Tervita Tri-Phase Group Waterloo Barrier SLUDGE DEWATERING ACG-Envirocan Anaergia Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast Archer Separation Process Atlas Dewatering BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Bishop Water Technologies Boerger BowRio Water Technologies ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Huber Technology Indachem Itech Environmental Services Kemira Water Solutions Metcon Sales & Engineering Napier-Reid Netzsch Newalta Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless SNF Canada Terratec Environmental Tervita Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies VFold Wescor

Wessuc WesTech Engineering WISE Environmental Solutions Xylem

Vector Process Equipment Wessuc Wildcat Water Technologies WTP Equipment

Spill Management Team-1 Academy Tervita World Water Operator Training Co.

SLUDGE DISPOSAL Aquablast ENV Treatment Systems Itech Environmental Services Newalta Terratec Environmental Tervita Wessuc

SOIL REMEDIATION AMS Atlas Dewatering BioSolve Company Cox-Colvin & Associates Elemental Controls Focus Environmental Group Itech Environmental Services KG Services New Leaf Biologics Newalta SOIIL TankTek Env. Services Tervita Tri-Phase Group

STAND PIPES Greatario H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems Steel Tank Institute

SOIL STABILIZATION Itech Environmental Services Newalta

STORAGE TANKS Aquablast Atlas Dewatering BI Pure Water Can-Am Instruments ENV Treatment Systems Focus Environmental Group Grande Water Mgmt. Systems Greatario H2Flow Equipment H2Flow Tanks & Systems Indachem KG Services KGO Group Lime GREEN Equipment Loraday Environmental Metcon Sales & Engineering Steel Tank Institute Tank Connection Titan Env. Containment USABlueBook Vector Process Equipment Vissers Sales Westeel WISE Environmental Solutions York Fluid Controls

SLUDGE DRYING ACG-Envirocan Anaergia Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Technologies H2Flow Equipment Huber Technology Indachem Itech Environmental Services Newalta Pro Aqua Vector Process Equipment Veolia Water Technologies SLUDGE HANDLING EQUIPMENT ACG-Envirocan Alfa-Laval Aqua Technical Sales Archer Separation Process Boerger BowRio Water Technologies Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. Claro Environmental Tech. Directrik Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equipment Hannah Environmental Equip. Huber Technology Hydro International ICR Water Technologies KGO Group Napier-Reid Netzsch Newalta Pro Aqua SPD Sales Vector Process Equipment Wessuc WTP Equipment SLUDGE - LEVEL CONTROL ABB ACI Instrumentation Avensys Solutions Brentwood Industries Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Davis Controls Endress+Hauser Canada Markland Specialty Engineering Medora Metcon Sales & Engineering SPD Sales Syntec Process Equipment SLUDGE REMOVAL EQUIPMENT Aquablast Archer Separation Process BioForm Sewage Mining BowRio Water Technologies C&M Environmental Tech. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Hydro-Logic Environmental Itech Environmental Services Kusters Water Newalta Pro Aqua

SOLVENT RECOVERY SYSTEMS Blue-Zone Technologies BowRio Water Technologies SOLVENT RECYCLING SERVICES Blue-Zone Technologies SPILL CONTAINMENT Aquablast Atlas Dewatering Canadian Safety Equipment CSE Incendie et Securite EHS Canada Itech Environmental Services KG Services Lime GREEN Equipment Loraday Environmental Newalta Team-1 Academy Tervita Trans Environmental Systems USABlueBook Wessuc WISE Environmental Solutions SPILL RESPONSE Aquablast Atlas Dewatering Coastal Environmental Systems Drain-All EHS Canada Handy Pipes Itech Environmental Services KG Services Loraday Environmental Newalta TankTek Env. Services Tervita Wessuc SPILL RESPONSE EQUIPMENT Atlas Dewatering Canadian Safety Equipment Can-Am Instruments Continental Carbon Group CSE Incendie et Securite EHS Canada Itech Environmental Services Lime GREEN Equipment Loraday Environmental Newalta Spill Management Team-1 Academy Tervita Wessuc SPILL RESPONSE TRAINING EHS Canada Itech Environmental Services

STORAGE BUILDINGS Can-Am Instruments Loraday Environmental MegaDome Buildings STORAGE CONTAINERS BowRio Water Technologies Loraday Environmental Vector Process Equipment

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT Atlas Dewatering Avensys Solutions Bio-Microbics Brentwood Industries C&M Environmental Tech. Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Cox-Colvin & Associates Devine & Associates Echelon Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Floating Island Int. Grande Water Mgmt. Systems Greyline Instruments H2Flow Equipment Hanson Building Products Hydro International Ipex Medora Premier Tech Aqua Smith & Loveless Tervita USABlueBook WesTech Engineering STRAINERS BI Pure Water Claro Environmental Tech. Devine & Associates Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Goslyn Environmental H2Flow Equipment Hayward Flow Control Hayward Gordon John Brooks Company Pro Aqua

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Cities like Montreal became world class commercial centres, largely due to their proximity to secure water supplies, which also provided a key transportation mode. Photo: Wikimedia.

New tool allows businesses to factor water risks


ater scarcity is impacting the vitality of communities around the world. For businesses, it is a significant constraint to growth. The Water Risk Monetizer is a financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor water into decisions that support business growth and help ensure the availability of this limited natural resource for future generations. Insufficient access to clean water can significantly disrupt operations, increase costs and curtail growth. Despite increasing risks to businesses and communities, the cost of water today in many regions of the world remains relatively low. The Water Risk Monetizer helps bridge the gap between market price and risk (based on scarcity) by calculating a risk-adjusted price comprising forecasted future water costs, plus a risk-based premium that represents the value that should be placed on water based on real and future water scarcity risks. This premium makes it easier to factor the potential cost or impact of water risks into business decisions in the same way other risks are considered in planning and capital allocation. Developed by Ecolab Inc., and Trucost, the Monetizer is available at no cost to businesses throughout the world, and the secure site is designed so only the user has access to the inwww.esemag.com

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formation entered. It uses a scientifi model to quantify the potential impact of water scarcity on a facility in monetary terms. This model correlates local water scarcity to considerations that contribute to the full value of incoming water, based on scarcity, for a specific facility, including: current and projected water use; current and projected local water scarcity; economic variance and purchasing power; and population and GDP forecast. The tool correlates a facility’s water use to these local water scarcity considerations to calculate a “water risk premium.” When added to the local price a

business pays for water, the water risk premium quantifies the value a business should place on water based on real and future water scarcity risks. The model aligns scarcity data with current market conditions to cap the water risk premium at the highest price paid for water globally today. The result is a financial assessment of water risks, calculated in current and three, five and 10-year projections. Information can be used by businesses to better understand water risks and the potential cost implications of water scarcity for a particular facility. www.waterriskmonetizer.com

Canada makes HFCs a priority at climate summit Recently, Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, addressed the 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru. Aglukkaq spoke about Canada’s commitment to developing an international climate change agreement and the country’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. According to the minister, 2012 GHG emissions were 5.1% lower than 2005 levels, while economic growth was 10.6% during the same period. In addition, Canada’s per capita emissions have now fallen to their lowest level since 1990. Aglukkaq has stressed the importance of reducing HFC emissions in figh ing climate change. “By taking action on HFCs, Canada is now among those countries showing leadership by taking early action on these substances, which could account for up to 19% of global GHG emissions by 2050 if no immediate action is taken,” she said. January/February 2015 | 105

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massive 180 km pipeline-canal mega-project to bring water from the Red Sea could prevent the Dead Sea from disappearing while improving the region’s environmental, energy and peace prospects. This is according to a book of insights into major global topics launched in late October by an association of former government leaders and heads of state and the UN University’s Institute for Water, Environment and Health. Titled “Water, Energy and the Arab Awakening,” the book also covers topics ranging from arms treaties, energy challenges and the risks of sectarianism. For years, Israel, Syria and Jordan have diverted more than 90 per cent of the southward fl w of the River Jordan to agricultural and industrial purposes. This has choked the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, causing severe negative consequences on the ecosystem, industry, and wildlife in the area. Due to gradual water loss, the sea has split into two separate lakes and its coastline has receded significantl . The Red-Dead Canal, as envisioned by Jordan, is a 180-kilometre, partially covered pipeline across Wadi Araba - a dry

plateau stretching from the Gulf of Aqaba in the south to the Dead Sea in the north. It would carry around 1.5 billion cubic metres of water per year, pumped first to an altitude of 150 metres above sea level before fl wing down a 580-metre decline. Consisting of Jordan, Israel and Palestine, the three-party project would restore the Dead Sea’s water level over time. It would also generate hydroelectricity for large desalination plants, relieving chronic freshwater shortages while helping to meet energy needs. Former leaders of Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, New Zealand and Singapore contributed to the wide-ranging book launched in the U.K. by the InterAction Council (IAC), a 32-year-old association created to pool the expertise of former world leaders and to speak out on issues of vital importance to the world community and current leaders alike. According to Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada and IAC’s cochair, the InterAction Council selects issues and develops proposals for action within these areas and communicates these proposals directly to government leaders and national decision-makers.

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