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Contents ISSN-0835-605X • Jan/Feb 2011 Vol. 24 No. 1 • Issued February 2011 Editor and Publisher STEVE DAVEY E-mail: steve@esemag.com Consulting Editor

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Sales Director PENNY DAVEY E-mail: penny@esemag.com Sales Representative DENISE SIMPSON E-mail: denise@esemag.com Accounting SANDRA DAVEY E-mail: sandra@esemag.com Circulation Manager DARLANN PASSFIELD E-mail: darlann@esemag.com Production Manager CHRIS MAC DONALD E-mail: chris@esemag.com Editorial Assistant PETER DAVEY

Technical Advisory Board Jim Bishop Stantec Consulting Ltd., Ontario Bill Borlase, P.Eng. City of Winnipeg, Manitoba George V. Crawford, P.Eng., M.A.Sc. CH2M HILL, Ontario Bill DeAngelis, P.Eng. Associated Engineering, Ontario Marie Meunier John Meunier Inc., QuĂŠbec Peter J. Paine Environment Canada

FEATURES 6 Working towards net zero energy consumption in WWTPs – Editorial comment by Peter Davey 10 Risk assessment and municipal wastewater – what are the benefits? 12 Using a continuous-fill intermittent-discharge SBR to remove biological nutrients 14 Businesses everywhere may be affected by by-laws like Toronto’s Chemtrac program 18 Retaining older water and wastewater operators 20 Environment Canada staffer develops new groundwater and sediments sampler 22 Redeveloping former military base required innovative stormwater management approach 24 Trap system captures floating waterway litter 26 Fusible PVC pipe chosen for rural QuÊbec water and sewer system expansion 29 Advanced treatment and reuse system developed for oilfield process water 34 Developing a fish habitat banking program for Canada

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. 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 e-mailed to steve@esemag.com. Canadian Publications Mail Sales Second Class Mail Product Agreement No. 40065446 Registration No. 7750 Undeliverable copies, advertising space orders, copy, artwork, proofs, etc., should be sent to: Environmental Science & Engineering, 220 Industrial Pkwy. S., Unit 30, Aurora, Ontario, Canada, L4G 3V6, Tel: (905)727-4666, Fax: (905) 841-7271, Web site: www.esemag.com

36 Ajax’s water treatment plant gets new backup generator 38 Minimizing environmental damage from transportation projects 40 Protecting concrete and rebar in wastewater treatment facilities 44 New initiative to provide environmental opportunities for aboriginals 46 Toronto chooses trenchless to rehabilitate Yorkville water main 48 Stress testing the Simcoe WWTP for higher rated capacity 52 Project evaluates performance of wastewater treatment wetlands 56 Wetlands excel in treating industrial wastewater streams 114 How much are your customers willing to pay for their water?

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Comment by Peter Davey

Working towards net zero energy consumption in wastewater treatment plants

Marc Roehl

Current advanced technologies, including vertical loop reactors for biological wastewater treatment, can reduce power requirement for aeration by more than 25%.

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ising gas prices continue to attract attention and rouse anger among motorists. At the end of the nineteenth century, however, the petroleum industry was fortunate enough to obtain two cents for each gallon of gas sold. In most cases, gasoline – seen as a useless by-product of kerosene refinement – was surreptitiously poured into rivers. What accounted for gasoline’s price raise was not changes in composition, but realization of its potential. Looking back on the countless gallons of gas sold for pennies, it is easy to laugh and remark how foolish our predecessors were. Yet, as growing developments in wastewater treatment suggest, present practices may be future material for historic humour. Wastewater, which consumes sizable amounts of energy to treat effectively, contains enough potential energy to cover costs many times over. The idea that wastewater treatment plants could achieve net-zero energy usage, and even net energy production, is gaining momentum. Marc Roehl, P.E., Product Manager

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of Biosolids Technology at Siemens Water Technologies, says that energy efficiency has become a focus point for designers and municipalities looking to upgrade treatment plants. An advocate of achieving energy efficiency through two approaches, Mr. Roehl argues for increasing both efficiency and energy recovery. Wastewater treatment accounts for some 30- 40% of municipal energy usage, and 30% of a typical plant’s operational costs is electricity. As such, reducing energy consumption is an essential budgetary concern in our age of austerity. In addition to reducing carbon footprints through curtailing electricity consumption, potent greenhouse gas components of biogas can be captured and utilized to further reduce energy taken from the grid. Sizable gains can already be made through equipment and process investment. Energy efficiency Installing modern pumps, mixers and blowers of increased efficiency, in conjunction with variable frequency drives, decreases energy use and plant maintenance costs. Aera-

tion treatment developments, including fine-bubble diffusers, dissolvedoxygen control systems and addition of anoxic zones, are crucial for reducing WWTP energy use. Aeration typically accounts for almost 55% of a municipal wastewater plant’s energy use. According to Mr. Roehl, while new aeration technology offers great returns on investment, some of the largest gains can occur when more wastes are treated under anaerobic conditions. In addition to maximizing biogas production, anaerobic treatment requires substantially less energy than aerobic treatment. This seems to be a rare case of economic and environmental convergence. Energy recovery While efficiency optimization aims to reduce energy required to run treatment plants, recovery seeks to increase the energy produced during operation. In the U.K., biogas has been used since the late nineteenth century, when gas collected from local sewage plants fuelled streetlamps. Increased energy recovery from continued overleaf...

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Comment by Peter Davey biogas requires increasing production through improved anaerobic digestion, along with greater gas capture and storage capacity. “Biogas is really a no-brainer in terms of trying to find ways of recovering energy,” Mr. Roehl said when interviewed by ES&E. “It is an available and often under-utilized energy source, going hand-in-hand with wastewater treatment. Biogas, compared to other sources of energy capture, offers the benefits of working within existing processes and plants. Beneficially, using biogas is simply an addition to the process rather than an additional process.” Along with biogas, biosolids offer another source of fuel, though one which requires a substantial amount of additional infrastructure in order to be fully utilized. Moreover, the benefits of energy produced must be weighed against energy required to dewater and transport the biosolids. These waste-to-energy plants consume negative value fuel – that is, people pay you to collect this fuel, and produce revenue generating electricity. This seems to be an exceptional case of having one’s (sludge) cake and eating it too. Modern waste-to-energy plants are able to reduce volumes of original waste by approximately 90%. Then, through incineration, contaminants that could be potentially released through other disposal methods are destroyed.

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In Odessa, Ukraine, a power generation plant turns 50,000 tons of dewatered sewage sludge into 33,507,000 kWh, with emissions lower than that of liquefied petroleum gas. In Canada, the Liberty Energy Center, currently under construction in Hamilton, Ontario, hopes to power two 5 MW steam turbines with 470,000 tonnes of biomass and biosolids annually. In Ontario, renewable energy and energy efficiency projects have been spurred on by the Green Energy Act. By 2025, Ontario plans on reducing peak electricity demand by 6,300 MW, while doubling renewable energy production to 15,700 MW. The pairing of wind and solar power generation with WWTPs, has been gaining recognition and attention as alternative energy continues to gain traction. Erecting turbines on vacant land within treatment plants, or installing solar panels on roofs, works towards plant sustainability through energy generation. Limitations Unfortunately, the widespread achievement of net-zero energy plants is not feasible with today’s technologies. Given existing technology and methods, WWTPs are currently able to achieve a 20-30% reduction in energy expended in wastewater treatment. When combined with a co-generation power plant – able to meet 25-35% of a

plant’s needs – a net energy reduction of 40-60% is achievable. However, this is far from the goal of net-zero energy. The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) treatment plant in Oakland, California, is a model for plants working towards net-zero energy. EBMUD installed variable frequency drives and new blowers, discontinued second stage activated sludge mixing, and operated thermal and co-generation energy production. While it has not yet achieved netzero energy status, the investments and process enhancements save the facility an estimated $2.8 million annually. Separating the best possible plants of today from becoming net-zero, is what Mr. Roehl described as, “a technology gap”. However he predicts that within two to three years, emerging technology and process advancements will allow for even greater energy efficiency and energy recovery. This could make net-zero energy plants a reality, which will be a milestone event in the history of wastewater treatment.

Peter Davey is an Editorial Assistant with Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine

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Risk assessment and municipal wastewater – what are the benefits? By Karen A. Phillipps and Gordon Brown

Potential health impacts include fish consumption and recreational uses of water.

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uman health and environmental impacts related to municipal wastewater are emerging areas of interest for a number of reasons. These include increasing concern regarding the viability and sustainability of public water supplies, concerns about people’s health and the environment, and regulatory changes. Recently, the Calgary office of Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc. was contracted to complete several environmental health risk assessments related to municipal wastewater projects in Alberta. 1. What is environmental risk assessment? Environmental risk assessments are conducted to identify potential chemical and microbial hazards to human health and environmental quality. Potential hazards are assessed by determining maximum chemical and microbial substance concentrations in water, fish, and wildlife in contact with the receiving river water, and by comparing these to toxicologybased exposure limits for those substances. Background river water quality is taken into account, so that overall cumulative risks can be determined. In this manner, safe municipal waste10 | January 2011

water effluent quality criteria can be identified. Typically, risk assessments often include recommendations for ongoing monitoring of the effluent and river in order to determine whether effluent quality criteria are being maintained. Necessary actions can quickly be taken, if and when quality criteria are exceeded. The process by which risk assessments are completed has been developed and endorsed by government agencies such as Health and Environment Canada, Alberta Environment, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. All risk assessments, including those that are completed for wastewater projects, are based in principle upon a general risk assessment paradigm. 2. How is risk assessment used for wastewater projects? Facility operators or municipalities may wish to have risk assessments completed for a variety of reasons. In some instances, there may be communities downstream of a wastewater outfall that have specific concerns about their health or water quality and associated environmental impacts. For example, Intrinsik completed a comprehensive human health risk assess-

ment for a wastewater project upstream of an aboriginal community. It included an evaluation of potential health impacts relating to drinking water, traditional food consumption, traditional and domestic water use, local foods and fish consumption, and recreational uses of water (e.g., swimming). Increasingly, the evaluation of potential human and environmental health risks posed by wastewater discharges is the result of recent provincial regulatory requirements linked to the CCME’s “Canada-Wide Strategy for the Management of Municipal Wastewater Effluent”. 3. Do risk assessments have to be completed in Canada? In 2009, the Canadian Council for Ministers of the Environment (CCME) introduced the Canada-Wide Municipal Wastewater Strategy. This strategy includes sampling and testing requirements, National Performance Standards, and recommendations for the completion of environmental risk assessments in support of the determination of site-specific environmental discharge objectives (EDOs). These requirements impact new and upgraded facilities in different ways, depending on facility size, type of dis-

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Wastewater Treatment charge (continuous vs. intermittent) and flow rates. Testing requirements specified by the CCME vary with respect to the number of samples per year to be taken, and the types of analysis that are suggested. Data from the collection of these samples can be used in completing risk assessments. Examples of parameters that are discussed within the CCME Wastewater Strategy include: ammonia, total suspended solids, carbonaceous biological oxygen demand, total residual chlorine, Escherichia coli, total coliforms, and various chemical parameters, such as metals, volatile organics, pesticides, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Intrinsikâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s approach to wastewater risk assessment has focused on the potential water uses associated with the receiving water body for wastewater effluent, stakeholder concerns, and the amount of historical environmental quality information available for the particular project. 4. How is a risk assessment completed? Risk assessments may be completed with a focus on human health, ecological health (such as fish and other aquatic organisms), or both, depending on the facility and the area in which it is located. The CCME definition includes both human and aquatic health, but is very general with respect to outlining specific requirements. A basic, screening-level risk assessment includes a comparison of measured concentrations of chemicals, nutrients and microbes against established criteria (such as the CCME community drinking water guidelines, or the CCME freshwater aquatic life criteria). Such assessments are key in evaluating and deriving site-specific objectives under the CCME framework. In the interest of human health protection, a more comprehensive approach to risk assessment can be used in tandem with a screening level assessment or as a follow-up project. This more comprehensive approach might include a quantitative assessment of the total dose of chemicals that a person might be exposed to from drinking water, bathing or swimming, and fish consumption. If an operator or regulator were concerned about the concentrations of metals such as mercury from the wastewater in fish, the comprehensive risk assessment would be a means of providing this type of risk information. 5. What are the benefits of completing a risk assessment? Human health and ecological risk assessments provide means of identifying and managing environmental risks. These assessments provide meaningful, scientifically-based information to operators and to the public and other community stakeholders. Completion of risk assessments can build upon or serve as the basis for the development of public consultation programs, and aid in building and maintaining positive relationships between operators and stakeholders. The outcomes of risk assessments may be useful in that they may identify areas of potential interest to a municipality, such as mercury concentrations in fish, cyanobacteria, eutrophication, or microbial issues. Karen A. Phillipps, M.Sc, DABT, and Gordon Brown, Ph.D, QEP, P.Biol, are with Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc. E-mail: kphillipps@intrinsikscience.com www.esemag.com

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Wastewater Treatment

Using a continuous-fill, intermittent-discharge SBR to remove biological nutrients By K. Khier Chibani

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ive years ago, the Town of Essex, in southwestern Ontario, decided to upgrade its facultative lagoon treatment systems with an alternative wastewater treatment plant — a continuous-fill, intermittent-discharge sequencing batch reactor (CFID-SBR) system, targeting even higher effluent quality. The CFID SBR process was designed by Premier Tech Aqua, which also provided major process equipment for the high-performance treatment plant. Engineering for the construction was designed and provided by Stantec Consulting Ltd. (Windsor). The plant is being operated by the Ontario Clean Water Agency. The plant has three CFID-SBR reactors with a total average capacity of 4,590 m³/d (flow rate estimated for the next 20 years). Provision has been made to expand the plant further, with 33% more capacity, by building a fourth reactor to treat an ultimate design flow of 6,120 m³/d. The Essex Sewage Works was commissioned in early January 2006, and since then the CFID-SBR system has consistently met the effluent requirements. Six months after a successful start-up of 12 | January 2011

the first two reactors, process performance testing began. Warm-period testing started in the last week of July and continued through August, September and October. This was followed by cold-period testing for four more months: November, December, January and February. When the plant had successfully passed the two testing periods with two reactors in operation, testing was continued at higher flow (inflow/infiltration) in March and April 2007, with only one reactor in operation. The CFID SBR demonstrated its ability to efficiently handle a constantly changing flow with highrate inflow/infiltration. SBR design approach The main treatment objectives for the CFID SBR were to achieve reduction of biological oxygen demand (BOD5), total suspended solids (TSS), ammonia, and total phosphorus (TP). Chemically assisted phosphorus removal was used to ensure that the SBR consistently met effluent requirements for total phosphorus. Microbial growth kinetic coefficients for heterotrophic bacteria, as well as nitrification kinetic coefficients, were based

on the ASM model (Henze et al. 2000). Kinetic coefficients given at 20oC were adjusted to design temperatures using the Arrhenius equation. Mass balance and prediction of sludge production were based on modeling of the suspended growth treatment process, considering heterotrophic biomass, cell debris, nitrifying biomass, nonbiodegradable volatile suspended solids (VSS) in influent and inert TSS in influent (Metcalf & Eddy, 2003). Each of the three basins has an effective volume of 1,567 m³, leading to oneday hydraulic retention time at average dry weather flow (design flow). Biological process simulations using BioWin as a platform were also part of the design. The simulations considered cycle time and the particular hydraulic management of the CFID SBR and tracked the variation of the concentrations of pollutants being treated. Two main scenarios were explored. The first one considered wastewater with cold temperature 8oC. In this case, effluent quality for ammonia and BOD remained below the limits. The second scenario assumed a 50% higher flow per reactor, lasting a whole week. This would be the case, if one out of the three reactors was suddenly out of service for a week. Simulation results confirmed that the CFID SBR system, as designed, would meet targeted effluent criteria. Field data and performance results For March and April 2007, one reactor configuration had to face a continuous, extremely high hydraulic load, most likely due to water infiltration and inflow. Average design flow per reactor was exceeded by more than 70% and maximum treated daily volume was on average 4.6 times the design average daily flow. Hourly peak flow reached 150 L/s, which is 8.5 times the average design flow per reactor. Influent pumps were equipped with variable frequency drives (VFDs) and indeed the influent intensities were progressively increasing and decreasing. The CFID SBR sequence was not just jumping between two modes (normal

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Wastewater Treatment mode and storm mode), instead, it was continuously and smoothly adjusting every five minutes to the variation of the inflow. Treatment steps were automatically and progressively shortened, or extended, depending on influent variations. At all times, the system was able to make best use of the process equipment, thereby extending the cycle of treatment every time it was possible. SBR mixed-liquor temperature was significantly affected by influent temperature, and both SBR and influent temperatures were affected by ambient temperature. Environment Canada reported that the average monthly ambient temperatures for March and April 2007 for the Windsor area were 4.2oC and 8.5oC, respectively. The SBR was roofless and quite exposed to weather conditions. Consequently, in March and April 2007, both factors (influent and ambient temperatures) contributed to cooling the SBR, which is unhelpful for treatment performance. Although January and February were the coldest months, the impact on the SBR was less visible because of low precipitation and, therefore, low water inflow/infiltration. It happens that with excessive high incoming flow, the time for the treatment cycle is reduced considerably, meaning the static-fill step is skipped almost regularly and the fill-settle step is reduced progressively to about 45 minutes per cycle. This may well have contributed greatly to gradually diminishing the effectiveness of the biological selector effect and thus raising the SVI number. Analyses of effluent TSS for March and April 2007 confirm this observation about settling deterioration under stress conditions. TP concentration in the effluent also displayed the same trend as TSS, despite alum dosing. Note that dosing was on average at 49 μL of liquid alum per litre of wastewater. The mole ratio was on average around Al:P 2.2, based on an estimated 2.38% w/w phosphorus assimilation in VSS biomass (Eckenfelder & Grau). Chemical sludge made up about 8% of total sludge, which might have contributed to maintaining relatively good settling. Organic matter concentrations expressed as COD and BOD showed the plant had no difficulty at all in demonwww.esemag.com

strating an excellent performance. Even with one reactor in operation, BOD was consistently below 5 mg/L. Full nitrification was observed. Even at low temperatures, total ammonia in the effluent remained well below the target concentration of 1 mg/L. For the last testing with one reactor in operation for three months, total ammonia did not exceed 0.6 mg/L on average. This means the treatment cycle as engineered provided enough aeration time to complete

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Regulations

Businesses everywhere may soon be affected by programs like Toronto’s ChemTRAC By Shawn McDonald

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recent bylaw in Toronto is indicative of the growth of municipal regulations concerning emissions to the environment. Although currently only applicable to the City of Toronto, other municipalities are certainly considering similar regulations. This means industries elsewhere should also take note. In December 2008, Toronto City Council passed its Environmental Reporting and Disclosure Bylaw. As part of this bylaw, Toronto Public Health has introduced the ChemTRAC program. It requires all Toronto businesses, unless specifically exempt, to report their annual use and release of 25 chemical compounds, if they meet certain reporting criteria. ChemTRAC is similar to Environment Canada’s National Pollutant Release In14 | January 2011

ventory (NPRI), except that the reporting thresholds are significantly lower, as low as 1% of the NPRI thresholds for most compounds. In addition, while many NPRI-listed substances also have an annual employee-hour threshold of 20,000 hours (about 10 employees), ChemTRAC does not include such a threshold. The rationale behind these differences in reporting thresholds is to elicit reporting from small- to medium-sized organizations. As of 2009, less than 0.5% of all registered companies within the limits of the City of Toronto report to NPRI on an annual basis. This is partially related to a lack of awareness and enforcement of NPRI requirements, but may also be due to many businesses being too small to meet federal reporting thresholds. To put the (NPRI) thresholds into context, a facility would have to consume

more than 12,000,000 cubic metres of natural gas to meet the 20,000 kg/yr threshold for nitrogen oxides, a by-product of combustion. A metal-working facility would have to use over 30,000 kg of 300 series stainless steel to meet the 10,000 kg/yr threshold for non-hexavalent chromium. Many, if not most, small and medium-sized Toronto businesses will not meet those thresholds. ChemTRAC thresholds are available at www.toronto.ca/chemtrac. The City of Toronto’s Environmental Plan has identified significant data gaps in information available to the public on sources of contaminant releases at the local level. As a result of the lower mass reporting thresholds for the ChemTRAC program, Toronto Public Health estimates that between 4,000 and 7,000 Toronto continued overleaf...

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Regulations businesses will have to report their uses and releases annually. Reported data will be made available to the public. At this time, the City intends to use the program as a data collection initiative, to be enforced by City bylaw officers. Fines for non-compliance will range from up to $5,000 for a first offence to $100,000 for continued violations. The bylaw lists sectors and sources exempt from reporting. These include facilities engaged solely in retail sales; food and accommodation services; medical and dental offices; construction sites; fuel sales, distribution and storage; and general vehicle repair facilities, other than auto body shops, and parts repair and remanufacturing. Based on the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code, the ChemTRAC program is being phased in to apply to specific sectors or services over a three-year period. The first group of sectors is, or should be, currently monitoring their annual use and release of the listed chemicals. If they trigger reporting, their first report will be due June 30, 2011. There are about 2,700 companies in the Phase 1 group currently operating in Toronto. Phase 2 companies include chemical wholesalers, medical and diagnostic laboratories, waste management and remediation services, dry cleaning and laundry services, auto body repair and auto parts repair facilities, and funeral services. The first reports for these companies will be due June 30, 2012. All other facilities, unless otherwise exempt, will be phased in by January 2012, with reports due June 30, 2013. This last group will include metal and metal products manufacturers, hospitals, universities and schools, office buildings with reportable activities such as printing or power generation, and potentially even small businesses such as hairdressers, if target compounds are used and released in sufficient quantities. A number of resources are being made available to Toronto businesses to help them assess their annual uses and releases and, if necessary, to report to ChemTRAC. Along with a general guide to reporting, Toronto Public Health is making available over 50 spreadsheet calculators, designed for use in a variety of industrial sectors and processes. By en16 | January 2011

tering a few simple production inputs for the reporting year, the calculators will estimate chemical uses and releases to air for ChemTRAC substances. These can then be reported through the Cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s online reporting platform. This reporting platform was still in development at the time of this article. Through a partnership between the Toronto Region Conservation Authority and Partners in Project Green, students are also available to conduct free site visits at interested companies. They will review the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s processes, existing environmental reports and permits, and provide guidance on what information needs to be collected and reviewed to complete a ChemTRAC assessment.

The City is also providing Toxics Reduction Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000, to fund initiatives that educate workers and help businesses achieve longterm reduction or elimination of the use and release of ChemTRAC substances. Grants are available to business associations, unions and labour organizations, neighbourhood associations and community groups, charitable organizations, and environmental organizations operating in Toronto. Grant applications will be accepted between January 3 and March 11, 2011. These grants are not available to individual businesses. It is intended that information reported to ChemTRAC will be publicly disclosed, although the manner in which

The level of training and experience needed to complete the reporting will vary as widely with the complexity of the process and the number of chemicals in use. To complete an assessment, facilities will be expected to review annual production information, purchasing records, and the chemical composition of all products manufactured, processed, or otherwise used on-site. If measurements of the amount of each target chemical used and released were not taken during the reporting year, totals can be estimated. Estimates of annual uses and releases based on annual processing and purchasing records can be calculated using published emission factors, which determine emissions per unit of input (e.g., kilograms released per unit of product produced). Or mass balance calculations can be used. They assume that the quantity of a compound on the input side of a process should be equal to the amount on the output side emitted as finished product, waste, and surface water or air emissions. Depending on the number of sources and processes at a facility, the total of material safety data sheets to be reviewed for reportable substances, and the experience of the person or team completing the assessment, reporting could be the work of a few hours, or a few weeks. The level of training and experience needed to complete the reporting will vary as widely with the complexity of the process and the number of chemicals in use.

this will occur and the level of detail provided is still under consideration by Toronto Public Health staff. Although the ChemTRAC program is not designed with contaminant emission limits, other similar regulatory programs have shown that increased awareness of chemical uses and releases from a facility, as well as public disclosure of that information, can motivate industry efforts to reduce their uses and releases, without making these reductions mandatory. The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act was successful in reducing statewide toxic waste disposal by 50% in 10 years, without legally requiring companies to do so. In Canada, the NPRI has been credited with reducing air emissions by 27% in 17 years. This is due largely to improved tracking of releases and increased public awareness of pollution sources at the community level. Although there are no numerical targets in terms of pollution reduction, it is the goal of ChemTRAC to motivate the same awareness and accountability for Toronto businesses. Shawn McDonald is a project technologist with Pinchin Environmental Ltd. For more information, E-mail: rconnelly@pinchin.com

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Operations

Tapping into experienced water and wastewater professional talent By Doug Cooper and Joe Levack

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uch has been said and written about the forecasted shortage of qualified and experienced water and wastewater operators over the next five years. This shortage, if predictions come true, will have an adverse effect on water and wastewater treatment across North America as there are more operators reaching retirement eligibility than there are new ones entering the industry. Industry veterans will tell you that a lot has changed since they began their careers in the 1970s and 1980s, with increased liability, reduced resources, and a raised bar with regard to entry level requirements. They have had to study, write exams and, at least on paper, become more like scientists. While these may all be good things for the consumers of potable water and those committed to protecting our drinking water resources,

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it should not be surprising that it has affected the number of potential employees. Also, consider the culture and behavioral tendencies of the next generation of employees. They suffered along with their parents through the various downsizing, right sizing, plant closures, business failures and retirement fund losses arising from scandals such as WorldCom and Enron, the bankruptcy of GM and Chrysler, as well as the boom/bust of the dot coms. In short, they have matured in a world that has demonstrated selfishness, disloyalty and greed. They are also the information generation. Technology has empowered them like none before with the internet, e-mail, text messaging, instant messaging, cell phones, social networks and satellite communications providing unlimited access to television and radio stations from across the globe.

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Despite increasing concerns related to the proficiency of the basics in Math and English, this is also the best educated generation ever. No longer is a high school diploma sufficient to secure a good paying job. The bachelor degree of today is now the equivalent to the high school diploma of the 1980s. This level of education leads to two inevitabilities. This generation is entering the workforce later than their parents, and they feel a greater sense of entitlement to more re-

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Operations warding and prestigious work, with a high degree of workplace independence and creativity. All of this leads to a generation entering the workforce that is substantially smaller than the generation that is exiting. They are less willing to make a long-term commitment to an employer and less willing to work longer hours than contractually required. In many cases, they are entering the workforce with the financial pressure of student loans. They have the expectation that the top jobs will soon be vacant and that they will be trained and ready to assume those positions without having to put in years to prove themselves. In the water and wastewater industry specifically, there has been much dialogue about how to deal with the shortage problem, how to generate interest in the industry, and how to keep moving towards the concept of highly-skilled, highly-trained certified operators. Many municipalities have found themselves trying to deal with shrinking budgets while trying to maintain sufficient operational resources. Take your average municipal drinking water system, perhaps rurally located, and provide them with the answers as to how they can attract and keep staff at competitive rates and you will be considered a genius. For the most part, all of this talk seems to be geared towards the “surrendering and acceptance” notion that veteran operators will soon move on, so what are we going to do? However, we believe there is tremendous opportunity to tap into the talents of veteran operators and that it does not have to be all or nothing. Here’s what we know. - No number of new operators can replace the accumulated knowledge, handson skills and experience of a veteran. - Just as a container of milk does not go sour at midnight on the posted expiry date, veteran operators do not become incapable on their first day of retirement. - For many long time operators, work has been a significant part of their life. - Not many municipalities can afford to hire new operators for any significant degree of mentoring overlap. - There are veteran operators out there who actually wish there was a way they could help in the transition and who get personal gratification from passing on www.esemag.com

knowledge to their junior colleagues. The World Water Operator Training Company understands this potential and is proactively responding to this situation by looking for veteran operators who feel that they still have something to offer. Potential exists for these veterans to serve as an Instructor/Training Specialist, or as part of our “Operation & Maintenance Problem Solving Services” team. After all, the skill sets for both are essentially similar when you consider the value of their hands-on experience; their desire to help or coach others; their experience “problem solving” or finding answers to challenging questions; their presentation or facilitation skills; their desire to stay somewhat active; and importantly, their ability to translate their experience into resolutions or instruction. The WWOTC Problem Solving team is comprised of seasoned veterans who are knowledgeable and experienced in the day-to-day challenges of operating and maintaining water and wastewater systems. Working with on-site operators, their role is to provide the tools to optimize existing process streams, assessing

for improving performance, reducing costs and ensuring due diligence in meeting regulatory requirements. They are able to offer on-site operational-coaching/mentoring, on-site “quick-response” support for problems, operational assessments, process optimization, and equipment and computerized maintenance. In summary, the void that exists now is fully expected to get bigger. So whenever possible, we must explore every opportunity to retain the valuable skills of veteran operators. Experienced operators have been in the proverbial trenches and, while credentials are certainly needed, experience is vital. We firmly believe that there is a need for these valuable skills, resources and experience to be put to work. Joe Levack is President of Levack Management Consulting. Doug Cooper is President of the World Water Operator Training Company and founder of the Ontario Water Operator Training Centre. E-mail: dcooper@worldwatertraining.com

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Cover Story

Environment Canada staffer develops system to rapidly sample groundwater and sediments in moving waters

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t roughly 2,000 kilometres long, the Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. It was here in 2008 where Environment Canada’s Peter Krahn, tasked to take samples as part of an environmental assessment, faced an almost impossible situation. “I had to get samples from the river, but there was no possible way to collect them. The water moved too fast, the river was too deep, and there was heavy rock cobble at the bottom,” said Krahn. He then came up with an innovative groundwater sampling device that he thought could do the job. Two years later, Environment Canada has filed a patent application on the K-Interstitial groundwater sampler, or “KIST Sampler”, to collect groundwater and sediment core samples in the toughest of conditions. When groundwater rises up into an overlying river, lake, or ocean, it is said to “upwell”, or behave like an artesian spring. When this water is contaminated, chemicals “upwell” into the overlying body of water along with the groundwater. Collecting a sample of this groundwater just before it upwells is important for testing its chemical composition, potential toxicity and environmental impact. This is especially true in an emergency spill situation, when samples reveal groundwater quality and the zone of environmental impact. Collecting impacted sediment cores is another important step in this sampling process. This allows testing of pore water concentrations for their potential impact on fish and benthic invertebrates. Yet, getting core samples in areas of significant water depth, or where there are high risk factors (such as fast currents, hazardous bottom structures, or turbidity) can be difficult and dangerous. Fast and effective, the KIST Sampler uses attachments to collect interstitial groundwater samples in the hyporheic zone (where groundwater and surface water mixes) and in substrates, from 20 | January 2011

Environment Canada’s Peter Krahn, P. Eng (right) and enforcement officer Justice Merembe prepare to deploy the KIST sampler to collect a sediment sample from the bottom of the Fraser River, British Columbia, using the split spoon attachment.

coarse sands to river cobbles of 15 to 22.5 centimetres in diameter. Depending on current flow, the sampler can be deployed to the location at depths exceeding 30 metres. Depending on substrate porosity, small volume water samples for chemical analysis or large volumes for fish bioassays can also be collected. Other “direct push systems” used for groundwater sampling apply force at the

upper end of a probe, usually at the water surface. In deep water with fast currents and heavy rock cobble bottoms, this upper application of force can cause the probes to bend, snap and fail. The KIST Sampler generates the penetrative force required, using a patent-pending slide hammer system. It provides both anchoring mass and upwards of 2,000 psi impact force at the

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Cover Story bottom of the probe, directly to the peizometer sampling tip. Interchangeable components allow the mass to be increased above the slide hammer (to increase impact force), below (to increase anchoring force), or both. The slide hammer force is also reversible, allowing the probe to be easily extracted after sampling is complete. “We really set out to create a tool that was portable and able to operate in the harshest of conditions, where other equipment or divers could not,” noted Krahn. “Drilling wells in an off-shore environment is inherently risky, expensive, and can require large boats or bargemounted platforms,” added Krahn. “The KIST Sampler is deployable on a variety of platforms, from 4-metre inflatable boats to jet boats or off-shore boats.” The sampler’s main adaptability comes from its numerous potential attachments. The peristaltic (or roller) pump attachment collects the desired volume of sample at the required extraction rate. A conversion attachment can connect split spoon samplers that collect sediment cores in various substrates, from clay and silt to coarse sand. Another conversion attachment allows connection of a shielded peizometer to collect pore water samples at discreet depths. An underwater camera attachment can accommodate single or 360-degree views in real-time, still or streaming video settings. The camera helps operators with site selection, examination of bottom substrate, and depth of penetration confirmation. The video can also be recorded directly to a laptop computer for later examination and editing. These attachments also help make the sampler easy to use. Operation requires three people: one person to operate the winch, one to help feed cables and hoses during deployment, and a final person to monitor the real-time camera and data logger. Results so far speak for themselves. The device has already been successfully used to collect legal evidence of upwelling groundwater at current speeds approaching 2.0 metres/second and 10 metres deep in heavy river cobble. Tests are underway to deploy at over 30 metres depth. For samples which are gas sensitive or very hazardous, Environment Canada has www.esemag.com

Streaming video of the placement and penetration of the KIST sampler can be viewed and recorded to a computer using the underwater video camera attachment.

gone one-step further, developing a “Safe Sampler” system. This isolated atmosphere system can be coupled with the KIST Sampler to collect hazardous, or atmosphere sensitive, groundwater samples from the hyporheic, epibenthic or water column zones. The “Safe Sampler” system is a robust

field design that can be operated at the sample site, protecting both the sample and the sampler from cross contamination, hazardous chemicals and gas sensitive conditions. For more information, E-mail: enviroinfo@ec.gc.ca

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Stormwater Management

Redeveloping former military base required innovative stormwater management approach

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he Currie Barracks redevelopment lands are located in southwest Calgary, Alberta, at the site of a former Canadian military base. Phase 1 is comprised of approximately 14.6 ha of single and multi-family residential units and public space. The full site (~83 hectares) is a pilot project for LEED Neighborhood Development in Canada and has received a Gold rating for the approved plan. Existing stormwater infrastructure servicing the area was near capacity and a sustainable stormwater management solution was required. Provincial regulatory agencies require decreased stormwater pollutant loadings to receiving streams. Due to downstream storm sewer constraints, post-development releases to the system from the Currie Barracks site are more restrictive than in many new developments. Canada Lands Company, the site de-

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To provide for ongoing performance of the stormwater system during the Chinook dominated winter months, underground infiltration storage facilities are being installed in key locations to accept street runoff.

veloper, secured the services of AMEC to undertake the stormwater engineering work, and Progressive Engineering to complete the landscape architecture designs for the community. In order to meet their objectives and adhere to local regulations, AMEC and Progressive Engineering worked together to develop a Low Impact Design (LID), using natural materials first and moving to more engineered solutions as required for stormwater management. This LID approach addresses post-development release rate requirements while also improving water quality. Several different design solutions, materials and products are incorporated into the design and include: rooftop rainwater harvesting; rain gardens; vegetated swales; gravel infiltration trenches; sump catchbasins with non-clogging weirs; infiltrating underground storage; redirection of stormwater from streets into rain gardens via curb-cuts; and creation of a raingarden/dry pond. The main goal was to utilize LID techniques to maintain and/or restore the natural hydrological function of this site and meet the low discharge capacity available in the existing storm sewer system. At the same time, the plan meets the City of Calgary guidelines for storm-

water management. Low Impact Development technology is based on a shift in perception, viewing stormwater as a resource rather than a nuisance to be dealt with. By implementing more natural methods of handling stormwater, this technology facilitates a more natural runoff hydrograph that reduces erosion and sedimentation, thereby providing improved water quality. The Currie Barracks project represents the first time in Alberta that LID is being used to this extent to manage stormwater flows. Furthermore, the project team is implementing several features to account for Calgary’s unique climate, so that the system will be operational during the winter and the freezethaw Chinook cycle. To avoid overloading the minor (underground) system, and to achieve the desired infiltration volumes in the stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs), Inlet Control Devices (ICDs) were provided at some catch basins to promote infiltration through the base of the catch basins during smaller storm events. AMEC and Progressive Engineering also engineered a weir system to attach to catch basins in the rain gardens to minimize potential clogging of very small ICDs. During large storm events, the

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Stormwater Management catch basins will operate conventionally, with attenuated peak flows controlled by the ICDs. To provide for ongoing performance of the stormwater system during the Chinook dominated winter months, underground infiltration storage facilities are being installed in key locations to accept street runoff. These facilities are not subject to damage caused by freezing. Due to their design, they will remain operational even during large, rapid temperature changes. Part of the BMP system is an organic component, which includes a thick layer of topsoil and compost with shrubs, perennials, or sod above. The soil mix and plant material assist with evapotranspiration, filtration, and erosion control. The biological component also facilitates primary treatment prior to stormwater entering the existing storm sewer system. Traditionally, park space and stormwater management have been designed and developed separately. In Currie Barracks they are designed together as complementary elements, combining LID with landscaping, including pathways, plazas, historical military monuments, and shrub and perennial plantings. Modelling of LID features is a new and developing field. The modelling for this project revealed that the size of the minor storm sewer system could be reduced while still creating a robust stormwater management design. To ensure a safe and reasonable design, the modelling integrated several traditional

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stormwater models. The design incorporates a number of small LID structures located throughout the site. These structures are connected to traditional stormwater facilities and storage structures, to ensure the ultimate peak runoff rate is within the set limits. Liaison with the City of Calgary was required while adding LID technologies to the traditional stormwater engineering standards. This project required a team approach for both design and approvals, to ensure that the LID technologies being implemented were acceptable to the developer, engineers and regulatory bodies. A conventional minor system is being implemented that will be capable of capturing the remaining flows up to the 1-in5 year rainfall event. The major system, which includes overland flows when the LID facilities and minor system capacities are exceeded, is capable of safely

conveying flows up to the 1-in-100 year recurrence event, as required by the City of Calgary. In the event of failure or freeze-up, the minor and major systems are designed such that they will function the same way as a conventional storm sewer system, with the attenuation of peak flows from the catch basin ICDs and underground storage. The ability of the system to trap, contain and treat contaminated stormwater, prior to entrance into the existing storm system, provides an additional margin of safety for downstream uses. This is an important added benefit, as some of the stormwater from the site eventually flows into the Glenmore Reservoir, Calgaryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s main source of drinking water. For more information, E-mail: kathy.sullivan@amec.com

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Pollution Prevention

Trap system captures floating waterway litter

Anchored above the flood line, the Bandalong litter trap is able to collect any floating trash and direct it into a basket that is extended into the channel.

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n the southeastern United States, the Satilla River stretches throughout Georgia’s wetlands, before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at the Cumberland Sound. Along the river’s path, just miles from the famed Okefenokee Swamp, is the city of Waycross. The city’s drainage canal is a Satilla River tributary, draining more than 8,000 acres of urban development. Although trash in the Satilla River was of little concern to regulators, the large volume transferred by stormwater runoff and discharged by the canal system concerned local residents and the Satilla Riverkeeper. Because there was no legal obligation to remove floatables from the river, Waycross was severely limited in its ability to receive federal aid. Four years earlier, the city had applied for a state grant and was rejected. However, it still strove to be a steward for the environment. Eventually funding came from a variety of sources, including the Green Infrastructure Pact and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Finding financial support for this project wasn’t the only bump in the road. Pairing the right system with this site was no easy task. Because the location is in a 24 | January 2011

flood plain, the device had to be below the last confluence point. The area didn’t allow for any kind of fixed infrastructure. The Bandalong Litter Trap, available from Storm Water Systems, seemed to be the answer. In comparison to other potential solutions, it is very inexpensive. Additionally, because the trap isn’t anchored within the stream itself, it minimizes the amount of disturbance to the stream buffer. Anchored above the flood line, it is able to collect any floating trash and direct it into a basket that is extended into the channel. The adaptability of the product also allows for drastic changes in flow rate. As the water level changes, the trap moves with it. During late winter and early spring, flow rates increase and the stream can reach depths of 10 to 12 feet. Booms allow the trap to work with different flow conditions. In September 2010, ESG Incorporated, the company contracted to empty the trap for the city of Waycross, reported that a total of 73 cubic yards of trash had been emptied from the trap in less than five months of operation. The Bandalong Litter Trap has been used for more than 15 years to capture and retain floating litter in waterways be-

fore it travels downstream. The key features of the system include: • Requires no mechanical assistance; uses only the natural current to passively collect floatables 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. • Device will not cause flooding. • No netting or fencing makes device safe for all aquatic wildlife. • Does not interfere with recreation. • Custom signs demonstrating anti-litter or clean water campaigns and sponsors raise awareness of the issue. • Patented tidal gate prevents trash from exiting the trap. • Site adaptable HDPE boom lengths. • Effective in high and low flow rates. • Attachable filtering media. • Can be fitted with walkways and work platforms. • Advanced anchoring and tethering. • Solar-powered lights to increase visibility for boating safety. To date, there are over 195 Bandalong Litter Traps installed worldwide. In 1995 it won an Australian EPA Clean Water Award. For more information, E-mail: ccarter@stormwatersystems.com

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Water & Wastewater Pipe

Fusible PVC pipe chosen for rural Québec water and sewer system expansion

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hen the small agricultural municipality of Saint Paulin, Québec needed to connect several residents to the town’s sewer and drinking water systems for improved water quality, it wanted to ensure that it was done properly, quickly and cost-effectively. Located in the historic Trois-Rivières area between the cities of Montréal and Québec, the municipality was also faced with the challenge of running the new sewer and water pipe system under the Rivière du Loup. Recent water quality testing completed on the wells of several residents not connected to Saint Paulin’s existing sewer and water distribution system showed contamination in the drinking water. The source of the contamination was thought to be traditional septic systems. Following testing, the Ministère des Affaires Municipales Québec required Saint Paulin to extend the water distribution and sewer system to those residents experiencing water quality problems. With 80% funding provided by the Ministère, Saint Paulin set out to build the new system. The municipality first needed to decide between using traditional HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipe, which

has long been installed in trenchless applications, or PVC (polyvinyl chloride), which has grown steadily in popularity throughout North America. IPEX’s CIOD (cast-iron outside diameter) Fusible Brute™ PVC pipe features fully restrained joints with a tensile strength equal to that of the pipe. By combining the mechanical properties of PVC with a patent-pending butt fusion process, this pipe can be installed in long, continuous trenchless applications. “At first, the municipality was hesitant to use PVC in the trenchless application. We met with the engineering consultant, explained the differences between PVC and HDPE, showed testing and specification information, and demonstrated how Fusible PVC could offer more costeffective installation and long-term maintenance,” recalls Alain Charky, a manufacturer’s representative for IPEX. With HDPE, Saint Paulin would have to special order the pipe and use expensive transition fittings, due to its nonstandard outer and inner diameter that didn’t match the existing PVC water system. In addition, HDPE’s overall weight and material for the given pressure class would have resulted in a higher material and installation cost. On the other hand, Fusible PVC would

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allow for easy connections to the existing PVC water distribution and sewer system, via simple standard fittings, providing material consistency across the entire municipality. In addition to ensuring reduced initial deployment costs, the total cost of ownership was also a concern for a small municipality like Saint Paulin. CIOD Fusible PVC pipe is easy to maintain over the life of the system, because all the accessories are readily available and can be deployed by the town's public works employees. The Fusible PVC’s gasket-free joints and abrasion and scratch-resistant properties also ensure long-term reliability and reduced maintenance of the system. Innovative fusion process For the forced sewer system, Saint Paulin used a total of 2,208 metres of 100 mm pressure-rated 165 psi CIOD Fusible Brute PVC pipe (DR25). For the potable drinking water system, they used a total of 2,611 metres of 150 mm pressurerated 235 psi CIOD Fusible Brute PVC pipe (DR18). For the majority of the system, the two pipes run side by side, separated by approximately one metre. Fusible Brute PVC pipe is available in 12.2 metre lengths. To create longer pipe lengths the fusion process incorporates a proprietary PVC formulation and a combination of heat, pressure and time, using slightly modified standard industry fusion machines. The process is carried out by trained and licensed individuals, to ensure consistent, reliable fusion. Fusion time with Fusible Brute PVC is comparable to other thermoplastic materials. The overall fusion of the Saint Paulin system was accomplished at an average of 19 joints per day. Fusion also can be performed in any temperature, as long as the pipe ends are maintained at a temperature above 4°C, and both the pipe ends and fusion machinery are sheltered from the elements. For the Saint Paulin system, a remote field was used as the staging area and a tent was set up to shelter the fusion process from the elements. Under the tent, heat from the fusion machinery itself was enough to keep the pipe ends

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The shelter of a tent, combined with the heat from the fusion machine, was enough to keep the pipe ends at the required temperature for fusing.

above 4°C. Once the fusion was complete, the lightweight, flexible lengths of pipe were then simply dragged from the staging area to the installation site. Cost-effective, greener deployment For maximum cost-effectiveness and limited disturbance for residents, Saint Paulin specified a trenchless application using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) methods. HDD offers several key benefits, including faster installation, ability to place pipe under natural and manmade obstacles, and a greener, more environmentally-friendly approach. Using HDD eliminates the need to excavate a trench, which often requires tearing up asphalt and disturbing roadways, destroying the surrounding natural environment, and risking damage to other underground systems. These can require significant repair costs, after the pipe is installed. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t just cost concerns that had Saint Paulin specifying HDD methods. In 1988, the village merged with the township of Hunterstown. This increased the number of residents to approximately 1,600. Today, Saint Paulin encompasses more than forty farms and 90 small and medium-sized businesses. The urban section of the original Hunterstown area is crossed by the Rivière du Loup, which the new water system needed to cross, in order to reach residents on the other side. Only HDD could be used for this 84 metre section of the new water system. HDD equipment bored two side-bywww.esemag.com

side paths for the sewer and water pipes under the river. When the drilling head reached the other side, it was replaced with equipment, which pulled in the prefused lengths of pipe under the river. In addition to the 84-metre pull under the

river, the entire Saint Paulin project consisted of some 25 other pulls, with the longest one being 207 metres. The full-strength butt fusion joints of the Fusible Brute PVC pipe gave Saint Paulin a greater pull force rating, which offers safer installation in tough conditions for HDD trenchless applications. In addition, the smaller outside diameter of the pipe means that the drilling equipment can make smaller bore holes which is faster and reduces the amount of drilling fluid required. In turn, this reduces the amount of fluid waste that has to be disposed of, making the project even more environmentally friendly. After the new Saint Paulin system was installed, a one hour 125 psi pressure test was completed in accordance with ASTM D-638 methods on 1,800 metres of the 150 mm pipe used for the drinking water distribution system. The pipe passed with no make-up water required, indicating no system leakage. For more information, E-mail: jennifer.tuck@ipexna.com

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Water Reuse

Advanced treatment and reuse system developed for oilfield process water By Kevin Conroy

Construction progress showing excavation of equalization basin and bioreactor tanks.

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ecent regulations and industrial water supply challenges in Trinidad and Tobago have led to construction of an innovative plant to treat oilfield produced wastewater. The 4,100 m3/day treatment system, developed by Golder Associates Ltd., will produce water suitable for industrial reuse and effluent that meets the country’s new regulations. Influent characteristics of the wastewater, and the projected effluent quality and discharge criteria are presented in Table 1. Treatment stages The treatment solutions include: 1. Oil-water separation – The water from oil production will contain some free oil and solids, which can be removed via gravity separation. A conventional corrugated plate interceptor (CPI) will produce three effluent streams: de-oiled wastewater, skimmed oil, and settled www.esemag.com

solids. De-oiled wastewater will flow by gravity to an equalization basin, settled solids will be transferred to a waste basin, and the skimmed oil will be returned to crude oil storage. 2. Equalization - The equalization basin is sized to provide two days of capacity at the design flow rate. Equalization will allow for operation of downstream systems in the event of influent flow interruption or short maintenance needs, retention of peak surge flows, and smoothing of “peaks and valleys” in contaminant concentrations. A lined in-ground basin is being constructed and outflow from it will be pumped for subsequent treatment. 3. Dissolved air flotation - Dissolved air flotation (DAF) will be used for removal of fine suspended solids and emulsified oil and grease not removed by the oilwater separator. DAF influent is treated with a coagulant and flocculant to provide effective separation. A high pressure air-

saturated recycle stream is then introduced. When the recycle stream mixes with incoming influent, micro bubbles are released and attach to the suspended solids and emulsified oil and grease. Floatable solids form a blanket of sludge that is skimmed from the surface of the DAF unit and managed as a waste. Heavier solids are trapped in a clarifier plate pack and removed as a settled sludge. Both DAF wastes are transferred to a waste basin for additional settling/ separation. DAF-treated effluent is pumped to the cooling tower prior to additional treatment. 4. Cooling - The temperature of the incoming produced water can be as high as 46oC. Cooling of the water to 27oC to 32oC is required prior to biotreatment. A set of six induced draft cooling towers, configured in three parallel trains of two units each, will be used to provide the necessary cooling. Cooling tower influJanuary 2011 | 29


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250

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ents typically require pretreatment to inhibit biogrowth and inorganic scale accumulation on the tower packing. Benefits of biocides and anti-scalents were weighed against possible impacts on the subsequent biotreatment step. Cooling equipment was selected for its operational flexibility, ease of cleaning, and the ability to operate without the need for chemicals. 5. Biotreatment/settling - Aerobic fixed film biotreatment will be used to remove dissolved organic compounds measured as biochemical and chemical oxygen demand (BOD/COD). Bioreactor influent

is pumped from the DAF through the cooling tower to four immobilized cell bioreactors (ICBs). The ICB technology uses a patented high surface area packing material installed in four 250,000 gallon steel tanks as a packed bed. Two levels of fiberglass grating support the packing media. Air will be introduced from a series of 150 HP centrifugal blowers, through a diffuser network installed below the grating. Metering pumps will add bionutrients (nitrogen and phosphate) based on treatment flow rate. The immobilized cell bioreactor, orig-

inally commercialized by Honeywell International in the mid-1990s, is an advanced fixed-film bioreactor that provides a high rate of organics removal from wastewater. Also, it produces up to 75 percent less sludge than other biological treatment processes. Long biological solids retention time (up to 150 days) within the ICB system is the key to better process stability and lower waste solids formation. Because biological solids are not easily washed out of the bioreactors, they do not significantly contribute to total suspended solids (TSS) or sludge continued overleaf...


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Water Reuse formation. Excess bacterial biomass within the ICB becomes a food source for other higher life forms, which devour the lower forms of bacteria. All the bacteria devour new organics arriving in the influent waste stream. The net result is a greater overall conversion of soluble organic pollutants to carbon dioxide and water, and less conversion to biological solids. The ICB system has several distinguishing features when compared with other fixed-film biological processes. The heart of the technology is a mixture of two very different substrata for immobilization of the bioreactor biomass. One of the immobilizing substrata is highly reticulated polyurethane foam in the form of two-inch blocks. This component provides a high surface area for biomass colonization, up to 210 ft2 per ft3 of foam. Once the bioreactor is fully colonized, these foam blocks are completely filled with biomass to a depth of at least oneinch. This gives the foam blocks a very high biomass density and, due to the highly immobilized nature of this biomass, a very long solids retention time.

ICB mixed media.

Incoming flow will be split between two bioreactors operated in parallel. Flow from the two lead bioreactors will be recombined and flow through two additional bioreactors operated in series. Biotreated effluent will flow by gravity to

a settling basin for removal of any excess biosolids. The ICB technology was tested and proven using a bench pilot system. Bionutrient requirements, pH adjustment requirements, and hydraulic retention time were determined during this testing and used as design inputs for the fullscale system. The bench testing program demonstrated essentially complete BOD removal and consistent reduction of COD to <240 mg/L. It has been concluded that the balance of the COD is refractory and not biodegradable, and would not be bioavailable in a receiving water environment. 6. Prefiltration/reverse osmosis - The final step in the process is reverse osmosis which removes dissolved solids to concentrations acceptable for boiler system reuse. A vendor-packaged system, including prefiltration, reverse osmosis and ancillary equipment, was procured to simplify system integration. Prefiltration using three gravity sand filters in parallel will remove fine suspended solids that do not settle in the settling basin. The sand filters will


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Water Reuse continuously backwash at a flow rate of about five percent of the forward flow. Backwash water will be collected and transferred to the settling basin. Reverse osmosis systems are typically protected with elaborate pretreatment systems to maximize system operation between membrane cleaning cycles. The design philosophy for this part of the system is minimal pretreatment based on a tradeoff between pretreatment complexity and membrane cleaning/maintenance. The reverse osmosis system consists of three parallel trains of membrane modules, with two on-line at all times. A relatively low target reverse osmosis recovery of 50 percent is used as a design criteria consistent with projected performance due to elevated silica levels in the incoming wastewater. The concentration of COD in the brine will be approximately double the projected biotreated effluent concentration of 240 mg/L. While this will exceed the near shore discharge limit of 250 mg/L, the actual mass load discharged to the ocean is no different than if the full biotreated flow (without reverse osmosis) were to be

discharged. Consideration has been given in the permitting process to a mass load standard rather than an end-of-pipe numerical concentration criteria. 7. Effluent storage/transfer - Reverse

Reverse osmosis systems are typically protected with elaborate pretreatment systems to maximize system operation between membrane cleaning cycles. osmosis permeate will be held in a 283 m3 tank, prior to transfer to the point of industrial reuse. Final pH adjustment of the treated water will be made prior to

the transfer. Real-time chemical analyzers will be used to monitor conductivity, COD, and oil and grease, and will automatically divert off-specification water back to the equalization basin. Reverse osmosis brine will also be stored prior to transfer for near shore ocean discharge. Conclusion This advanced treatment system will provide several important benefits. Inland discharge of minimally-treated produced water will be eliminated, reducing potential environmental and public health concerns. The end user of the recycled water will gain a new source of industrial water with a resulting decrease in demand for fresh water. The success of Trinidad and Tobago’s first foray into treatment of produced water could lead to additional facilities in other oil field locations, expanding the economic and environmental benefits of water reuse. Kevin Conroy, P.E., is with Golder Associates Inc. For more information, E-mail: kevin_conroy@golder.com

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Ecosystem Management

Developing a fish habitat banking program in Canada By Paul Patrick, Kyle Hunt, Marlo Spence Lair and Michael Connell

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he concept of habitat banking was first introduced in the United States in the mid-1980s to compensate for losses of wetland habitat to new development. Since the introduction of habitat banking for wetlands (termed “mitigation banking” in the US), the practice, known as conservation banking, has expanded to include compensation for losses of species at risk habitat. The first habitat bank in Canada was developed in 1993 in the North Fraser Harbour in Vancouver. In recent years, various other countries have begun developing similar habitat banking programs and numerous habitat banks are now operational internationally. Canada’s Fisheries Act, administered by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), provides the authority to regulate the impact of development projects on fish habitat in all Canadian fresh and marine fisheries waters. Section 34 of the Act defines fish habitat as “spawning grounds, and nursery, rearing, food supply and migration areas on which fish depend directly or indirectly in order to carry out their life processes.” Section 35 (1) states that “no person shall carry on any work or undertaking that results in the harmful alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat” (commonly referred to as a HADD). Section 35 (2) provides that “no person contravenes subsection (1) by causing the alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat by any means or under any conditions authorized by the Minister or under regulations made by the Governor in Council under this Act.” Prior to issuing a subsection 35 (2) authorization, DFO officials must ensure that an environmental assessment is conducted under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act or other processes in the North, and that the duty to consult Aboriginal groups and, if applicable, the requirements of the Species at Risk Act are met. The Fishery General Regulations specify the form for applying for and issuing an authorization, but do not provide 34 | January 2011

additional guidance. As a result, guidance on the issuance of subsection 35 (2) authorizations is to be found in a policy framework, beginning with the 1986 Policy for the Management of Fish Habitat. This policy establishes that impacts of human activities on fish habitat will be governed by the principle of “no net loss of productive capacity of habitats” (NNL). Applying the no net loss principle The habitat policy states that the conservation of fish habitat will be guided by the NNL principle. This principle is intended to guide departmental officials in balancing unavoidable losses of fish habitat with replacement of fish habitat on a project-by-project basis. Thus, reductions to Canada’s fisheries resources, due to habitat loss or damage, can be prevented. According to the habitat policy, the NNL principle should not be interpreted as a statutory requirement to be met at all

costs and in all circumstances. It further states that fisheries management objectives and plans, either on a fish stock-specific or geographic area basis, will be the major consideration for deciding where to apply this guiding principle, and, also, what offsetting proposals would be acceptable to achieve no net loss. The habitat policy indicates that the NNL principle is to be applied to proposed works and undertakings and is not retroactively applied to approved or completed projects. The habitat policy outlines procedures to apply the NNL principle. The procedures define the hierarchy of preferences to achieve a no net loss of productive capacity, where the fisheries resources and its supporting habitat are put at risk by a proposed development project. The preference is to avoid any loss or harm at the site of the proposed project site through redesign, use of alternative location or

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Ecosystem Management mitigation techniques. Only after it proves impossible or impractical to maintain the same level of productive capacity of fish habitat would compensation measures be explored to offset loss or harm to fish habitat resulting from the project. Compensation is defined as: “The replacement of natural habitat, increase in the productivity of existing habitat, or maintenance of fish production by artificial means in circumstances dictated by social and economic conditions, where mitigation techniques and other measures are not adequate to maintain habitats for Canada’s fisheries resources.” The costs associated with defining and implementing compensation measures are the responsibility of the project proponent. The procedures also state that DFO will apply the NNL guiding principle to achieve its conservation goal using existing project regulatory review and environmental assessment processes in accordance with six steps. These include notification, examination, public consultation, decision, audit and enforcement. The decision step also includes guidance on appeals for persons who believe they have been aggrieved by a decision made by departmental staff. Building on the principles and procedures of the habitat policy, the Habitat Compensation Guide was published in 2002. It provides guidance in applying fair and consistent decisions on compensation, in order to achieve a no net loss of productive capacity of fish habitat con-

sistent with the habitat policy, while recognizing the need for local discretion. The guide provides further direction on the hierarchy of compensation options, including exceptions to the compensation hierarchy. It includes guidance on determining the amount of compensation required; monitoring, enforcement, financial security, restoration of orphaned sites; habitat banking; measures of last resort (artificial propagation, deferred compensation and restoration of contaminated sites); and authorizing compensation. As part of its cycle for evaluating existing policies, DFO is reviewing and revising the Habitat Compensation Guide to address implementation issues and consider new thinking about fish habitat compensation. An important element of the review will be to consider development and experiences with the concept of fish habitat banking and to develop further guidance on its application as an integral part of a new operational policy on fish habitat compensation. The habitat compensation option most often employed in Canada is the creation of in-kind habitat following the authorization of a HADD. As outlined in the habitat policy, this typically occurs on a project-by-project basis. Developers are required to create or increase the productive capacity of fish habitat either on- or off-site through a number of potential management interventions such as stream restoration, controlling invasive species, or removing and replacing man-made physical barriers such as

dykes or culverts. Habitat banking is a compensation tool that holds strong potential to provide more predictable and effective outcomes from fish habitat compensation in Canada. Although habitat banks have been established in several provinces (Nova Scotia, Québec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia), the practice is not widely used as a compensation option for HADD authorizations. The Habitat Compensation Guide identifies habitat banking as one option for fish habitat compensation to offset a HADD authorization. The guide simply defines habitat banking as: “The completion of compensation prior to a subsection 35(2) Authorization being issued where a proponent creates or improves habitat for future use as compensation.” Although the Habitat Compensation Guide describes some elements of habitat banking and provides a basic definition, Canada lacks a comprehensive definition of habitat banking. SENES Consultants and High Park Group (HPG) are currently working on an industry funded initiative with the purpose of establishing a rationale and path forward for the advancement of habitat banking as a key tool in compensating for development impacts in Canada. Paul Patrick, Ph.D., and Kyle Hunt, M.E.Des, are with SENES Consultants. Marlo Spence Lair, M.A., and Michael Connell, J.D., are with High Park Group. E-mail: ppatrick@senes.ca

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Water Supply

On-site power generation protects water supply for Ajax, Ontario By Mohamed Morsy

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The Ajax plant requires approximately 2 megawatts (MW) of continuous power during peak water demand to supply the 150,000 customers it serves. Although local utility power is reliable, standby power generators are mandated by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE). Water hammer and other problems Like many water treatment plants, Ajax has reservoirs and elevated storage for backup water supply. However, when the utility power goes out, problems can result in the plant and system. Peter Cameron, District Supervisor of Plant Operations, cited examples: “Water hammer occurs, caused by the flow stoppage and reversal. This can damage water mains and result in customer complaints due to disrupted service. At the control center, you get a tremendous influx of alarms, which can distract attention from conditions that require more immediate action. The entire plant can be disrupted.” Importance of being parallel To avoid these potential problems, Ajax Water Supply staff selected Cummins Power Generation on the basis of its product design, integrated paralleling Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine


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Minimizing environmental damage from transportation projects By Dean L. Groves

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odern transportation projects, such as highways, create a number of positive outcomes, from enhancing the connections between existing communities, to advancing future development and economic growth. At the same time, the negative impacts that a transportation project can have, particularly on the environment, are extremely important and cannot be overlooked. When new corridors are cleared for transportation projects, they often affect massive tracts of land, removing these acres from other uses, including passive recreation. Also, natural resource areas, including meadows, wetlands and forests, are sometimes lost, greatly reducing wildlife habitat for fish and game, and rare and endangered species. And, of course, there is the issue of pollution. Vehicle emissions negatively affect outdoor and indoor air quality. The potential for water and land pollution is also significant, as chemicals and particles released by vehicles, through runoff from impervious surfaces, can degrade the quality of soil, lakes and streams. Many would argue that our overall quality of life declines as more of our 38 | January 2011

open spaces are given over to development projects such as an office park or retail development. Therefore, it is imperative that today’s transportation designers and planners balance the need to improve roadways and other transportation facilities with the need to protect and maintain environmental resources. Such effective planning will ensure that today’s transportation investments remain one of society’s most important contributors to environmental enhancement. Pollutants and water quality A highway’s surface water runoff and drainage systems are quite different from those normally featured in a site development. For the most part, the amount of contaminants carried by the surface water runoff increases with the volume of daily traffic. Salting and sanding practices leave residual concentrations of chloride, sodium and calcium on a roadway surface. Meanwhile, vehicles drop oil, grease, rust, hydrocarbons, rubber particles and other solid materials onto the pavement at higher concentrations than typically experienced with surface parking areas in a shopping mall. Today’s highway projects usually feature stormwater management design ele-

ments, such as bioswales and filter strips, that address runoff of pollutants and water quality issues. Bioswales are vegetated stormwater collection areas strategically placed within medians or parallel to a road. Stormwater captured in the bioswale is collected and slowly treated with specially engineered soils and plants before it infiltrates the ground. Filter strips are vegetated areas that slow stormwater runoff velocities, filter out floating particulates (such as sediment and other pollutants) and provide infiltration into underlying soils. A wetland’s place in the natural world is a crucial one; it serves many functions, including stormwater retention and waterquality improvement. Wetland mitigation is another way to address stormwater runoff issues along highway corridors. It often refers to the act of replacing the function and value of an affected wetland by creating, restoring or enhancing a wetland in another suitable location that includes consideration of groundwater, soils, plantings and other features. Finally, designers and planners are making use of filtering systems that include features such as a sedimentation

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Environmental Protection area to retain large particles, and a filter chamber to remove pollutants. Detention and retention ponds, which temporarily store stormwater runoff while containing suspended solids and other contaminants, continue to be important elements of effective stormwater control and management systems. These help reduce pollutant loadings on downstream receiving waters. Improving indoor and outdoor air quality Transportation planners are also taking steps to reduce the negative effects of construction projects on air quality. Emissions from construction vehicles, equipment and generators include carbon dioxide, as well as fine particulate-matter pollution, especially from diesel equipment, which contributes to asthma and allergies and is listed as a probable carcinogen. In addition, vehicles create dust from paved and unpaved roads and further affect air quality when idling in heavy construction zones. Increasingly, construction documents are requiring the use of diesel particulate filters on all diesel-powered vehicles. These filters are positioned in the exhaust streams of diesel vehicles to collect and store particulate emissions. Construction equipment that utilizes cleaner-burning diesel fuels is also becoming popular in the quest to improve air quality. Other methods include: â&#x20AC;˘ Establishing separate generator sites and truck-staging zones for vehicles waiting to load and unload materials. Such zones are located where diesel emissions have the least impact on abutters, the general public and particularly sensitive receptors (hospitals, schools, housing for the elderly, etc.). â&#x20AC;˘ Prohibiting vehicles from leaving construction sites with mud and dirt on their bodies or wheels, a prime contributor to dust. This is done by temporary wheelwash stations. â&#x20AC;˘ Further controlling dust through the use of wet suppression and soil stabilizers. Wet suppression calls for the application of water or a wetting agent in solution with water. Soil stabilizers are environmentally safe, water-soluble chemicals that increase compaction and soil density. â&#x20AC;˘ Providing wind screens, which are often attached to construction fences, and wooden wind barriers in locations where they are effective in minimizing wind www.esemag.com

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ling and managing the construction process in an environmentally friendly fashion. When project development truly succeeds, the resulting projects satisfy the transportation objectives, while also enhancing complementary transportation modes and quality of life. Dean L. Groves, P.E., is president and CEO of Fay, Spofford & Thorndike. For more information, visit www.fstinc.com

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Protecting concrete and rebar in wastewater treatment facilities By Ivan Razl and Alexandru Cotofan

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einforced concrete is typically used in the construction of municipal wastewater treatment facilities and associated structures such as sewer systems, manholes and lift (pumping) stations. In most cases, it is left unprotected and exposed to wastewater. Properly constructed structures, using good-quality concrete and sufficient cover of the reinforcing steel, last a long time. There will not be much deterioration even after 40 to 50 years. But service life is considerably shorter with poorquality concrete, low concrete cover on the reinforcing steel, and inferior construction. Major restoration of these structures is expensive. Designing wastewater structures for a service life of 100 years or more, which is double their usual service life, will reduce restoration costs. In order to do this, we need to be concerned not just with protection of the concrete and waterproofing, but also protection of the reinforcing steel.

below the water line over time. Above the water line, reduction in the pH of concrete will also take place, but for a different reason. Sulphates (SO42-) contained in wastewater are converted by microbiological activity to hydrogen sulphide gas, which escapes and, in the presence of bacteria and oxygen, is converted by microbiological activity to sulphuric acid on the surface of the concrete. The sulphuric acid attacks and penetrates the concrete and reduces its pH. In addition to acid attack, the formation of water-soluble gypsum and expansive ettringite also contribute to concrete deterioration. PH reduction of the concrete de-passivates the reinforcing steel, resulting in corrosion, expansion of corrosion products, concrete cracking, spalling and even structural failure as shown in Figure 1. Gemite Products Inc., through its subsidiary Gemite Romania, has been involved in the restoration of a number of wastewater treatment facilities in Romania. Extensive non-destructive investigation of these structures was carried out,

Figure 1. Structural failure in Slovakia.

Figure 2. Botosani wastewater facility.

Designing wastewater structures for a service life of 100 years or more, which is double their usual service life, will reduce restoration costs. Reinforcing steel embedded in concrete is protected against corrosion by the high pH of concrete. This is initially around 13.8 and about 12 to 13 in the long term, which provides a chemical passivation of the reinforcing steel. To protect the steel, we need to prevent the reduction of the pH in the long term. Wastewater contains a number of acidic materials, such as uric, acetic and lactic acids and other chemicals such as sulphates, phosphates and chlorides. Even though the pH of wastewater is typically close to 7, the presence of acids can cause a reduction in the pH of the concrete 40 | January 2011

evaluating the rate of corrosion of the reinforcing steel, half-cell potential measurements, concrete resistance, compressive strength, concrete cover, carbonation depth, hydraulic permeability, and measurement of the pH profile throughout the wall of the clarifiers. Figure 2 shows the typical state of a reinforced concrete wastewater treatment facility in Botosani, Romania, after approximately 50 years of service life. This high level of deterioration is not normally exhibited by similar structures in Canada. In Botosani, it was mainly due to poorquality construction, specifically low

Figure 3. Coring a clarifier wall.

Figure 4. Clarifier wall core samples.

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Corrosion cover on the reinforcing steel and, in some areas, low concrete quality and lack of freeze/thaw resistance standards (air entrainment) at the time of construction. Figure 3 shows coring of the clarifier wall. Three cores were taken at this structure for measurement and the pH profile was determined using pH indicating solution. Table 1 shows the relationship between the colour of the concrete after application of the pH indicator and the pH of the concrete. The structure was 45 years old at the time of investigation, and the compressive strength varied from 20 to 26 MPa. Figure 4 shows the cores after application of the pH indicating solution. The pH variation as a function of depth is shown in Table 1. The results are the average of three cores. They clearly indicate that acidic conditions exist below the water line of the clarifier, which in time reduce the pH of concrete, resulting in loss of steel passivation and corrosion of the reinforcing steel. There are no measurements from digesters above the water line. But, it is safe to assume they will be similar, if not

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worse, since the sulphuric acid formed by the microbiological conversion of hydrogen sulphide is considerably stronger when compared with acidic materials below the water line. Using polymer coatings One approach to the protection of concrete in wastewater treatment facilities is the application of polymer coatings such as epoxies, urethanes or polyureas to the surface of the concrete. While these materials exhibit excellent chemical resistance, they also have many disadvantages when applied to concrete exposed to a wet environment. They are sensitive to moisture in concrete during application and, as effective vapour barriers, are not breathable. It is difficult to create a polymer layer applied to concrete that is completely free of “pin holes” and cracks. Water penetrates through those imperfections and capillary pressures at the interface debond the polymer coating. This process occurs in any structure where concrete is coated with a polymer in a continuously wet environment. Even when there is complete cover

with the coating and no pin holes, debonding may still occur due to water vapour transfer from behind the coating and water condensation at the coating concrete interface. The capillary pressures are high and could cause de-bonding of the coating from the concrete surface. Another solution for the protection of concrete structures in wastewater treatment environments is to use polymermodified cement coatings such as Cem-Kote Flex ST and Cem-Kote Flex CR. The high level of polymer modification provides excellent chemical resistance and flexibility, while the cement content makes these coatings “breathable,” allowing water evaporation and the release of possible capillary pressures at the interface. The Portland cement-based Flex ST product is used in all applications with minimum concentrations of hydrogen sulphide, while Flex CR is used where higher concentrations of hydrogen sulphide are expected, such as roofed clarifiers, digesters, pumping stations, sewers continued overleaf...

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Figure 5. Repairing a clarifier in Slobozia, Romania.

Figure 6. Spraying on Kote Flex ST.

Figure 7. Cracks are treated with Cem-Kote Flex ST and embedded Reinforcing Fabric NW.

and manholes. Chemical resistance of Cem-Kote Flex CR to microbiologically formed sulphuric acid has been extensively tested in the test chamber of the Moscow Vodokanal in Russia, which has a high hydrogen sulphide environment,. Both Flex ST and CR are easy to apply, and tools and equipment can be cleaned simply by washing with water. They are two-component materials, consisting of dry bagged powders and a liq-

uid polymer additive supplied in a plastic container. The two components are mixed on-site using a conventional electric paddle mixer, or mortar mixer, and applied in two coats by brushing or spraying to a total thickness of 1.6 to 2 mm. In new construction, a high pressure wash is sufficient to clean existing concrete. Smaller â&#x20AC;&#x153;bug-holesâ&#x20AC;? are coated over with Flex ST/CR, and larger ones are

pre-filled with the same material mixed with less of the liquid component to obtain a trowel consistency. Any shrinkage cracks are treated with Reinforcing Fabric NW, which provides waterproofing even if the crack bridging capacity of Flex ST/CR is exceeded. Several types of equipment, including peristaltic and positive displacement pumps may be used for the spraying. When there are very rough surfaces,

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pH, condition

Surface to 10 cm 10-15 cm 15-21 cm

pH 5, red color, acidic condition pH 11, violet color, mildly alkaline condition pH 13, dark blue color, normal alkaline conditions

Table 1. The pH of concrete as a function of depth in Oradea clarifier wall.

Figure 8. A repaired concrete tank in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Figure 9. Construction of wastewater treatment facility in Bracebridge, Ontario.

deteriorated concrete is removed and the surface cleaned with high-pressure water. Micro-silica-modified Portland cement materials, such as Fibre-Patch OV for hand application or Spray-Con

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WA ST for wet shotcrete process application, are applied in thicknesses varying from 1 to 5 cm, depending on the degree of deterioration. A leveling layer is required to repair the surface and provide a smooth surface to minimize pin holes in the application. Spray-Con WS ST was also a part of the testing program in Russia and exhibited good resistance to the microbiologically induced corrosion (MIC) environment. These fibre-reinforced materials are insensitive to the presence of moisture in the concrete substrate and the fibre reinforcement provides a higher toughness and greater degree of substrate crack bridging than non-reinforced materials. Protecting metal parts Wastewater facilities, manholes, and sewer systems also contain metal parts that require corrosion protection. Gemite has been successfully using a cementbased corrosion-protective coating, FibrePrime, which does not require the very clean â&#x20AC;&#x153;white metalâ&#x20AC;? surface and requires only loose rust removal. It is completely

insensitive even to surface moisture present on the metal parts. For additional protection to MIC, Cem-Kote Flex CR can be applied over Fibre-Prime. The advantages of FibrePrime are also important in the corrosion protection of exposed reinforcing steel in the restoration of reinforced concrete structures. Figure 8 shows an early project in Bedford, Nova Scotia. The severely cracked concrete tank was first coated with a 12-mm layer of wet shotcrete applied, fibre-reinforced mortar Gem-Crete HDO and coated with two coats of CemKote Flex ST. The project was carried out in 1993 and an investigation last year showed that the repair and crack sealing are functioning very well. An example of Cem-Kote Flex CR used in the construction of a wastewater treatment facility in Bracebridge, Ontario, is shown in Figure 9. Ivan Razl and Alexandru Cotofan are with Gemite Products Inc. E-mail: ivan@gemite.com

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New initiative to provide environmental sector opportunities for Aboriginals

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ith the recent downturn in the economy, it has been difficult for a number of Canadians to find work. Aboriginal people, however, are among a few select groups that are finding it especially hard. In a study conducted by Statistics

Canada, between 2008 and 2009 the average employment rate fell faster for off-reserve Aboriginal people than for non-Aboriginal people. As a result, the gap in employment rates between the two groups widened from 3.5 percentage points in 2008 to 4.8 in 2009. In response, a number of government

and private agencies have been working together on projects that will remedy the situation. There are now 34 federal departments and private agencies currently involved in Aboriginal and northern programs and services. The most recent agency is the Contaminates Remediation Training Organization of Canada (CRTOC). The CRTOC was created in 2009, when a consortium of Aboriginal organizations and businesses, post-secondary institutions, private sector businesses, and the environmental sector council of ECO Canada, came together to help increase employment within the Aboriginal population through environmental training. Funded in part by the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership program (ASEP), through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), CRTOC set out to promote long-term employment of Aboriginal residents in the contaminated sites remediation sector. With over 18,000 sites listed on the Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory and only a few training facilities, with limited resources, the CRTOC was a well-received resource for northern comPhoto Abandoned DEW Line stations like this one in Northern Canada often need extensive site remediation work. The Distant Early Warning Line was a system of radar stations built in the far northern Arctic region of Canada during the Cold War.

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Water Supply

A greener way to rehabilitate water pipes By Sadesh Mahalingam

The liner is impregnated on-site and pulled into place by a winch.

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lthough the dig-and-replace method for installing underground utilities has been widely accepted for decades, with growing awareness of global warming and the need to reduce airborne emissions, trenchless methods are becoming more common, particularly in congested environments. The cured-inplace-pipe (CIPP) methodology offers a number of environmental and other advantages for water main rehabilitation. Deterioration of water main pipes is a major concern. Most structures built prior to the early 1970s had water main lines composed of predominantly cast or ductile iron. With these materials, tuberculation takes place over time, causing the pipe to lose some or all of its structural integrity. City water pressure may be anywhere from 30 to 120 psi, so even a small crack in the water main can lead to a leak and eventually a break. Repairing a burst pipe will cost money, but water damage resulting from uncontrolled leaks can easily cost more. Water main breaks are, of course, more common in the winter season, because of freezing. Aqua Pipeâ&#x201E;˘ from Fer-Pal Construc46 | January 2011

tion is a CIPP technology that has been used successfully to rehabilitate damaged cast iron, ductile iron and asbestos cement pipes, with diameters ranging from 100 to 300 mm. The liner is made up of two concentric, tubular, plain-weave polyester jackets with the inner jacket bonded onto a polyurethane elastomer. Jackets are impregnated with a curable polymeric resin. The resulting composite material liner has mechanical properties exceeding ASTM F1216 and ASTM F1743 recommendations for fully-deteriorated pipe. Prior to insertion of the Aqua Pipe liner, the host conduit must be cleaned to remove accumulated scale and rust (tuberculation), and service connections located and mapped. A mechanical robot equipped with a camera is inserted into the rehabilitated conduit and activated by an operator using a remote control and television unit. The liner is impregnated on-site and pulled into place by a winch, before being formed using sponges and pressurized water. As the temperature gradually increases to the desired level, the epoxy cures, creating a solid composite with the liner. The robot is then equipped with

a drilling tool that allows an operator to drill a hole in the liner at the precise location of the connection. After opening connections, the rehabilitated pipe is flush-cleaned and chlorinated. Service is then restored. Benefits of CIPP technology Going trenchless can cut the cost of rehabilitating pipes in half, including temporary restoration, valves, fire hydrants and other miscellaneous replacements. Customers also know they are doing their part to preserve the environment. A carbon footprint study was conducted last year at Fer-Palâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Yorkville site in central Toronto, using a calculator offered by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology. It allows planners to estimate carbon emissions from traditional open-cut excavations and various trenchless methodologies, based on the machinery required to remove, dispose of and replace soil, as well as traffic disruptions. The project in Yorkville consisted of structurally rehabilitating 2,500 m of 150mm-diameter pipe. A typical project of such length would take 16 weeks of opencut technology compared to between five and six weeks using CIPP technology.

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Section of pipe with liner installed and cured.

Section of pipe before cleaning.

What was remarkable, though, was the fact that most local businesses were able to remain open throughout the entire project, in an area that is heavily populated with both vehicles and pedestrians. The City of Toronto even had the luxury of asking Fer-Pal to leave the site during the Toronto International Film Festival and to return to work upon its conclusion. Looking back on the project, a total carbon dioxide emission of 250 tonnes would probably have been recorded if an open-cut methodology had been selected. This would have been broken down into: pollution due to traffic - 24 tonnes; trucks required to ferry dirt back and forth - 99 tonnes; machines - 54 tonnes; material footprint - 72 tonnes. Using CIPP methodology, an estimated 5 tonnes of greenhouse gas were emitted over the length of the project - a saving of 98%. Trenchless technology has other environmental benefits, as roads do not have to be torn up. It can also be used to reinstate or upgrade water services that run from city streets to homes, without the need to dig up lawns and cut down trees. The dig-and-replace method requires disposal of the old iron pipe, whereas CIPP technology keeps the old pipe, thus reducing waste. Besides the environmental advantages, structurally rehabilitated pipe provides an increase in hydraulic carrying capacity, is corrosion-proof, and has a www.esemag.com

life expectancy of 50 years or more. The liner can negotiate through multiple bends, which facilitates the rehabilitation of water mains underneath creeks, highways, railroads and bridges. The probability of a water main break is close to zero since the compos-

ite liner is known to withstand working pressures up to 150 psi. Sadesh Mahalingam, EIT, is with Fer-Pal Construction Ltd. E-mail: sadesh.mahalingam@ferpal.ca

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Wastewater Treatment

Stress testing the Simcoe WWTP for higher rated capacity By Harpreet Rai

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he Simcoe Wastewater Treatment Plant was originally commissioned in the 1960s and upgraded in the mid â&#x20AC;&#x2122;70s. At the existing plant site, the facilities can be generally described as an activated sludge system with two separate process trains, called Plant 1 and Plant 2, with each plant capable of operating independently of the other. They have a common headworks and tertiary treatment facility. Plant 1, built in 1962, is the older of the two plants, treating approximately 2,600 m3/day. Plant 2 was completed in 1979 to meet future development needs. The two plants operated in parallel until Plant 1 was closed in 1996 because of its poor condition. Plant 2, with a design capacity of 12,729 m3/d, operated alone until 2009. In the Norfolk Water and Wastewater Master Plan (2006) it was established that the capacity of the Simcoe WWTP needed to be increased from the existing 12,729 m3/d to 15,400 m3/d to meet the development requirements for the next 20 years. A Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for capacity upgrade was completed in 2008, which recommended rehabilitation of Plant 1 to achieve the required capacity. Plant 1 was then refurbished and recommissioned and has since been running in conjunction with Plant 2. Further, as part of the Class EA, an assimilative capacity study of the Lynn River was conducted in 2008, in order to predict the potential impact of the increased plant effluent flows on the quality of the river water. The study concluded that the plant would not be detrimental to the water quality in the river, provided the effluent loadings at the proposed rated capacity were maintained at their existing level. This translated into not only stricter effluent criteria for carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (cBOD5), total suspended solids (TSS) and total phosphorus (TP) in comparison to the old Certificate of Approval, but also established limits on total ammonia nitrogen in the effluent. Since the plant had historically been 48 | January 2011

Final clarifier and effluent sampler.

operated at relatively less stringent effluent criteria for cBOD5, TSS and TP, and with no requirement for nitrification, Norfolk County was asked by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) to conduct a stress test of the WWTP to confirm that it could handle the increased loadings, while meeting the more stringent effluent criteria at the proposed flow. Stress-test work plan A work plan for stress testing was developed based on the MOEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Guidance Manual for Sewage Treatment Plant Process Audits, and on the proposed effluent quality parameters presented in the Lynn River assimilative capacity study. The stress test work plan was prepared by R.V. Anderson Associates and reviewed by the MOE. Calibrated BioWin models for Plant 1 and Plant 2 were developed from the historical operational and performance data for both plants. Subsequently, the normal operating conditions of the plants were identified, and improvements in the operating strategy, with respect to consistent nitrification, were recommended, based on the calibrated BioWin model. A test protocol was developed with plant operations staff to outline the program and solicit suggestions for improvement to overcome any potential obstacles.

The recommended changes in the process were executed by operating staff before starting the stress test. Each train was stress tested for a period of six weeks during different periods of the year. Plant 1 was tested from March to April 2010 (winter), while Plant 2 was tested from May to August 2010 (summer). The first four weeks of stress testing for each plant consisted of steady-state operation in which the tested train was run at its respective target average day flows (Table 1) and subjected to diurnal variations proportional to the overall WWTP influent variations. During the next two weeks of the stress test, each train was run at the same operating conditions as in steady state, except that it was also subjected to the target hydraulic peak (Table 1) by manually increasing the flow to the train for over one hour each day during these two weeks. Plant operation was closely monitored during the entire stress test period. The recorded parameters included influent and effluent flows, return activated sludge (RAS) and waste activated sludge (WAS) flows, mixed liquor TSS and RAS TSS, and sludge volume index (SVI), on a daily basis, five days a week.

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Wastewater Treatment Required flows (m3/d) Plant

Test Period

Season

Plant 1

March to April

Plant 2

May to August

Actual flows (m3/d)

Average day flow

Peak hour flow

Average day flow

Peak hour flow

Winter

2,671

6,700

3,276

6,700

Summer

12,729

32,000

14,928

32,000

Table 1 – Target flows and field operating conditions.

Parameter

Unit

Compliance limit

Design objective

BOD TSS TP NH3-N

mg/L mg/L mg/L mg/L

E-Coli

CFU/100 mL

10.0 15.0 0.45 1/5.0 Summer/winter 200

7.5 5.0 0.15 0.75/3.0 Summer/winter 150

Table 2 – Effluent limits and objectives.

The performance of each train was based on regular monitoring of 24-hour composite samples of the plant influent and secondary effluent five days a week. In the case of Plant 2, the final effluent, following disinfection and tertiary filtra-

tion, was also monitored, in addition to the influent and secondary effluent. Plant 2 is made up of four trains, with each train consisting of a primary clarifier, an aeration tank and secondary clarifier. Since the average raw sewage

coming to the overall plant during stress testing of Plant 2 was 6,400 m3/d, Plant 1 and two trains of Plant 2 were shut down in order to create effective stress loads. Further, the required hydraulic peaks durcontinued overleaf...

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Plant two’s secondary clarifiers.

ing the hydraulic peak testing phase were achieved by shutting down one of the two operating trains in Plant 2 for a period of more than one hour every day during this phase of testing. The effluent limits and objectives for the increased rated capacity of the Simcoe WWTP are given in Table 2.

Performance of Plant 1 The calibrated BioWin model was generated from actual field operating and performance data for Plant 1, which was used to predict the performance of the plant under a minimum winter temperature of 10°C and average summer temperature of 16°C, in order to check the

plant’s ability to meet the effluent criteria of ammonia nitrogen (NH3-N) under these conditions. The discrepancy in the actual and modeled effluent NH3-N values is because the actual field data includes some inconsistently high effluent NH3-N values on certain days, caused by shock loads received at the plant during stress testing, whereas the modeled performance is based on consistent and steady loads with no fluctuations in influent loadings and, therefore, consistently low effluent NH3-N. Average secondary effluent characteristics from Plant 1 for the five weeks of stress testing are well below effluent limits for all parameters, including BOD5, TSS, NH3-N, TP and CFU (colony forming units). Further, the average effluent NH3-N even meets the winter objective of 3.0 mg/L, even though the plant was operated at an average flow of 3,276 m3/d, or 23% more than the required stress flow of 2,671 m3/d. The simulation shows that Plant 1 has enough capacity to handle the required stress loads, as secondary effluent meets

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Wastewater Treatment final effluent objectives for BOD and NH3-N, and meets effluent limits for TSS and TP under both winter (10°C) and summer (16°C) conditions. Performance of Plant 2 Using actual field operating and performance data, the calibrated BioWin model predicted the performance of Plant 2 under a worst winter temperature of 10°C and a target flow of 12,729 m3/d. Average secondary effluent BOD5 and TP from Plant 2 are well below the effluent limits. Tertiary filters captured the solids in secondary effluent, bringing the final effluent TSS to 3 mg/L which is below the effluent objective for TSS. Average effluent NH3-N of 1.25 mg/L was observed to be higher than the effluent limit of 1.0 mg/L for summer. The main reason for this was the operating flow of 14,600 m3/d, which is 15% higher than the target stress test flow of 12,729 m3/d for Plant 2. On the other hand, simulated performance of Plant 2 at 12,729 m3/d showed that the plant can be operated at a higher SRT of 10d at these loadings, thereby achieving effluent NH3-N of 0.49

mg/L, which is 0.31 mg/L lower than the 0.8 mg/L achieved at 14,600 m3/d. Based on this observation, average effluent NH3-N concentration under field conditions would be 0.94 mg/L (lower by 0.31 mg/L) at 12,729 m3/d, compared to 1.25 mg/L observed at 14,600 m3/d. Therefore, it will meet the effluent limit for summer conditions. The simulation also shows that Plant 2 has enough capacity to handle the required stress loads under winter conditions, as secondary effluent from Plant 2 meets effluent limits for all parameters, including cBOD5, TSS, NH3-N and TP, at 10°C. The capacities of the sludge handling facilities, chlorine contact chamber and tertiary disc filters were analyzed theoretically and were shown to be adequate to handle the proposed rated flow of 15,400 m3/d. Lessons learned Operating conditions, including influent flows and characteristics during field stress testing, may differ widely from the expected target average flows and characteristics because of extraneous flows

and/or flow control limitations within the plant. Under such conditions, maintaining average flows higher than target flows is desirable, as it precludes any uncertainty about the plant’s ability to treat the target loadings. A calibrated model of the plant is a useful and acceptable tool to demonstrate performance for conditions not encountered during field testing, such as peak cold or hot weather conditions. For example, since nitrification criteria are different for summer and winter conditions, the model can be used to predict the performance for the condition not encountered in field testing, thereby saving both time and resources. The successful demonstration of the plant’s ability to treat target flows and loading, through field testing and calibrated model simulations, led to MOE approval for the desired capacity of 15,400 m3/d for the Simcoe WWTP. Harpreet Rai, Ph.D, P.Eng., BCEE, is with R.V. Anderson Associates Ltd. E-mail: hrai@rvanderson.com

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egy. Upgrades were planned in two phases, completed in 2005 and 2008. Phase I upgrades involved construction and addition of new treatment beds and mainly included: • Raising the elevation of two partially excavated, non-constructed (1996 roughcut only) FWS wetland cells (to eliminate intermediate pumping needs) and re-

designing them to make one large FWS cell; and, • Addition of a new 24-inch-deep re-aeration zone in the central section (approximately one-third of total bed/wetland cell area) and a heavier 40-mm HDPE liner. Phase II modifications to the existing continued overleaf...

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• Installation of a new effluent manifold for additional flows from the wetlands beds. Both Phase I and Phase II designs included deeper re-aeration zones in the free water wetlands beds to ensure that they would remain well oxygenated and that aquatic plants would not choke the beds out after a number of years, as had occurred in the original FWS beds. Also, proper water levels are now maintained in the FWS beds (two feet or less, versus three to four feet in the original beds). WWTP operational data were monitored between January 2006 and March 2010, and were compared with the system’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) limits. System performance prior to and after upgrades provided an insight into process improvements. For analysis purposes, only the stabilized system data were taken into consideration, i.e., prior to upgrades (before August 2006) and after upgrades (March 2009 to March 2010). Although Phase I upgrades were performed prior to August

Both Phase I and Phase II designs included deeper re-aeration zones in the free water wetlands beds to ensure that they would remain well oxygenated and that aquatic plants would not choke the beds out after a number of years. 2006, they mainly involved construction of new wetland cells and did not affect performance of the existing system. WWTP influent and effluent data were referred for analysis. Influent data indicated that average wastewater influent BOD and TSS concentrations did not show any significant increase before and after upgrades. Treatment plant flow and effluent BOD data are shown in Figures 1 and 2.WWTP flows increased from 0.03 to

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Wetlands excel in treating industrial waste streams By Mark O. Liner

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here is considerable interest in the water industry in the potential applications of treatment wetlands, particularly with regard to industrial waste streams that are complex and challenging. With natural systems, the process usually starts with a need for wastewater treatment in areas where there is limited access to a sewage plant. This could include the treatment of tailing pond water, landfill leachate, contaminated groundwater, or spent deicing fluid at airports. In each case, there is a unique blend of wastewater, with its own particular requirement for pollutant removal. A variety of wetland technologies are available, and different types of wetlands can be combined to offer a customized treatment solution. 56 | January 2011

1. Surface flow wetlands. These are essentially man-made equivalents of natural marshes and are an effective option for projects that combine multiple uses such as water management, green space, recreational use, and wildlife habitat. Because they can handle higher sediment loads than other types of wetlands, they are a popular option for stormwater management. 2. Subsurface flow wetlands. In this scenario, beds of gravel or peat are used and the water is not exposed during the treatment process. This makes subsurface flow wetlands suitable for applications where odours may be an issue, or where mosquitoes may be a concern. These wetlands can be utilized for horizontal-flow and vertical-flow applications. Adding a mulch layer on top of the

wetland bed insulates the system, allowing year-round operation in cold regions such as Canada. In addition, subsurface flow wetlands can be designed with reactive materials, such as limestone, in the bed to stabilize and buffer the pH of water being treated. A key benefit associated with subsurface flow constructed wetlands is that the system is not attractive for birds because the water is not exposed. This opens up opportunities to build treatment units to handle airport deicing fluid runoff within an airfield perimeter, for example. 3. Mixing and matching wetland types. This approach allows the advantages of different wetlands being combined to meet complex, multi-stage treatment goals. Certain types of treatment challenges, such as contaminated groundwa-

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Wetlands ter or landfill leachates, often involve a combination of different pollutants, e.g., metals combined with petroleum hydrocarbons. Enhancing engineered wetland performance Engineered wetlands are designed to allow some degree of process control over the system, in order to improve overall treatment efficiency. Forced Bed Aerationâ&#x201E;˘ is one example of a common engineering application used to supply additional oxygen to the microbial community. When treating petroleum hydrocarbons, this â&#x20AC;&#x153;intensifiedâ&#x20AC;? approach can significantly reduce the area required for treatment. Aerobic bacteria inhabit the substrate and thrive in the additional oxygen delivered to the gravel bed by the aeration system. The aesthetic quality of the system is enhanced by wetland plants that root in the saturated zone below the insulating mulch layer. Water flows beneath the mulch layer, which acts as an insulating blanket and makes engineered wetlands suitable for cold-climate applications. Other engineering tools also used in the design of sewage plants, such as aer-

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ation, reactor configuration and online monitoring, are now being incorporated into natural treatment systems. Wetland treatment systems are particularly valuable when long-term waste or

pollution problems are the challenge, due to their longevity and simplicity. They also provide a stable treatment process to meet regulatory compliance continued overleaf...

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Pilot testing a landfill wetland aeration system.

needs in cases where the source of the contamination is remote. Just as natural systems are effective in the treatment of solids, nutrients and organics, they can also provide treatment for complex ele-

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ments, such as selenium, phosphorus, trichloroethylene, methyl tertiary butyl ether, tetrahydrofuran, aniline and nitrobenzene. Historically, constructed wetlands have

been used for municipal wastewater sources, whose characteristics vary little from project to project. In industrial treatment applications, where compounds requiring treatment can be a complex mix, bench-scale testing, modeling and process sizing are critical steps in the system design process. Unlike domestic applications, industrial wastewaters may have little or no prior treatment history. Pilot testing provides quick and simple proof of concept and empirical guidance for full-scale design. Wetland pilots can be quickly conducted on-site at the facility to demonstrate real results in real time. Examples of wetland industrial waste treatment Treatment wetlands are an effective choice in a host of industrial wastewater applications, and several key industries are adopting them as the treatment of choice for highly complex waste streams. Here are two prime examples of environmentally effective industrial treatment using wetlands: 1. Airport deicing. The environmental effects of deicing fluids are mostly related

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Wetlands to the high oxygen demand they exert when released to rivers and streams. With large airfields producing significant runoff, stormwater storage volumes are typically sized in the millions of gallons. Engineered wetland systems provide a simple and robust treatment process that can be ramped up or down to meet varying treatment demands, with minimal staff time. They have been adopted by airports in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. To reduce sewerage costs and meet stormwater discharge limits, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport required an on-site treatment option for deicing liquid. To be effective, the system needed to fit within the airport; treat cold and dilute deicing liquid; have a low profile; not be a bird strike hazard; have low sludge and odour production; be capable of handling seasonal variations; and be integrated into the existing stormwater management system. An engineered wetlands system was incorporated as an essential component in the redesign of the airport’s stormwater management system. It provides treat-

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ment of “first flush” stormwater, which is heavily laden with glycols during the deicing season. To treat glycol, the wetland includes Forced Bed Aeration technology, which supplies oxygen uniformly over the system and permits operator control of treatment. Distribution of wetland influent is also optimized to reduce “bio-clots” within wetland media. Also important to the project was a treatability study that established coldweather reaction rates for the treatment of spent deicing liquid. 2. Petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated water. Petroleum producers are regularly faced with the challenge of remediating contaminated sites, in order to return them to viable use. Engineered wetlands have emerged as a leading technology for on-site bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated water. An oil refinery once operated on land currently home to the State University of New York’s Wellsville campus. As a result of the historical refinery practices, the groundwater was contaminated with hydrocarbons. A wetland system was de-

signed as a long-term solution to treat 280,000 gallons per day of contaminated groundwater from the former refinery. The design incorporates an upgrade of the adjacent railroad tracks to trails and paths, restoration of the adjacent river swale, and a 20-acre site restoration plan that utilizes native plants (trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses and wetland plants). Other applications include treating acid mine drainage and removal of heavy metals in the mining industry, treatment of landfill leachate and agricultural waste from farming and food production operations. It is clear that there are a variety of industrial wastewater challenges requiring efficient and cost-effective treatment to protect the environment. Evolving treatment approaches and sufficient testing of new system designs are critical to dealing with the increasingly complex pollutants of the present and the future. Mark O. Liner, P.E., is with Naturally Wallace Consulting. E-mail: mark.liner@naturallywallace.com

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 OWOTC hosting vendor demo days On February 16-17 in Hamilton and again on March 2-3 in Windsor, the Ontario Water Operator Training Centre will be holding its 7th annual Vendor Demonstration Days. For those in water supervision, or who influence purchasing decisions, these events are designed to show the latest developments, through technical presentations and hands-on demonstrations. Participating companies include Anachemia, Clow, IPEX, Syntec, Ecologistics, Denso, Ford Meter Box, Corix, Birks, and Wachs. The cost is $344.00 per person. To register, contact Patti Melo at 1-866-622-6535, or E-mail: pmelo@worldwatertraining.com

AWWA issues statement on fluoride The US Department of Health and Human Services has proposed that the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water be set at the lowest end of the

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current optimal range to prevent tooth decay. Simultaneously, the US Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a review of the maximum amount of fluoride allowed in drinking water. In response, American Water Works Association’s Executive Director, David LaFrance said that AWWA believes that the best science should drive decisions related to fluoride and other water quality issues. He added that the announcement from HHS and USEPA affirms that community water fluoridation at optimal levels is beneficial for preventing tooth decay. The proposed recommendations properly take into account new scientific data and recognize that people today have access to more sources of fluoride. “The goal of community water fluoridation is to achieve the desired oral health benefit while minimizing potential health risks. That is why water providers undergo thorough and extensive training to safely apply fluoride in the amount recommended”, he said, adding that “AWWA would carefully study the new recommendations and actively assist the

water community in interpreting and responding to them.” www.awwa.org

CANECT 2011 to be held May 16-16 The Canadian Environmental Conference and Tradeshow (CANECT) will be held May 16-18, 2011, at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Held annually since 1992, this event attracts senior people responsible for environmental engineering, regulations and compliance issues. Scheduled session topics will include: Environmental Regulation and Compliance, Water and Wastewater Compliance, Management and Opportunity, Brownfields - the New Rules, Environmental Management Essentials, Complying With the New Toxics Reduction Act, Air and GHGs, Air Emissions Regulation and Compliance, Environmental Due Diligence For Managers and Supervisors, Environmental Approvals Modernization, Spills, Leaks and Environmental Emer-

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 gencies. CANECT 2011 will be co-located with Partners in Prevention. This annual health and safety tradeshow attracts some 6,000 delegates. Combined, the two shows are expected to attract some 500 exhibiting companies and 8,000 tradeshow and conference delegates. For further information, visit www.envirogate.ca. Or contact Darlann Passfield, Tel: 905-727-4666, or Toll Free: 1-888254-8769 (Ext.30), Email: darlann@ esemag.com.

New President for CH2M HILL Canada Thomas G. Searle has been appointed the new president of CH2M HILL Canada. He was previously CH2M HILL’s President and Group Chief Executive, International Division, and was based in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Searle, who succeeds Rene Massinon, has 30 years of consulting engineering experience and has overseen multi-billion projects around the world,

including the expansion of the Panama Canal, and helping to oversee the development of venues and infrastructure for the London 2012 Olympic Games. CH2H HILL Canada currently has 1,200 employees and 10 offices across Canada

Greenpeace releases review of forest-products customers Greenpeace has released its 2010 Boreal Marketplace Review of the performance of 23 major forest-products customers on their commitments and actions to protect the boreal forest and the endangered woodland caribou. According to the review, well-known companies that purchase forest products, such as Kimberly-Clark, RONA and Office Depot, have responded to the ecological crisis in the boreal forest and are following up on their commitments to make changes. The review also highlights less responsible companies. Corporate customers can make an im-

portant difference in determining how forests are managed. Their actions have led to a major increase in forests certified to the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the suspension of logging in some wilderness areas and the adoption of environmentally sustainable solutions and procurement policies to protect the boreal forest and woodland caribou. They have also lobbied governments to protect species at risk. www.greenpeace.org

Stantec to conduct ESAs across Canada Stantec has been awarded a contract to conduct Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Risk Assessments and related work over the next three years for the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), on a number of sites across Canada. The studies will involve drilling and obtaining over 500 soil and groundwater samples at over 200 locations on 17 NRC continued overleaf...

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 sites. Results of these assessments will be compared to federal and provincial criteria and used to help the NRC manage the selected sites in accordance with applicable environmental guidelines, regulations, policies, and, in some cases, new scientific approaches.

Metro Vancouver awards disinfection contract Trojan Technologies has been selected by Metro Vancouver to provide the ultraviolet drinking water disinfection system for the Coquitlam UV Disinfection Project. Trojan will be supplying reactors, equipped with its UV Solo Lamp Technology. The system will be sized to treat 1,200 million litres of water per day. Metro Vancouver had specific requirements for this project. These included an energy-efficient solution with the smallest environmental footprint, reduced carbon emissions, an easy-maintenance system, and the flexibility to install the equipment in a vertical piping network. www.trojanuv.com

United States EPA criticized A new effort by the US Environmental Protection Agency to stem mounting water pollution from pharmaceuticals will be ineffective and may make matters worse, according to comments filed by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). EPA is attempting to stem the disposal of drugs by health facilities into sewers. According to PEER, the drinking water of approximately 50 million Americans is currently contaminated with chemicals from pharmaceuticals. The largest pathway for this type of pollution is the general population. Many components of drugs and supplements are not completely metabolized by the human body and are then excreted. Another pathway is the disposal of unused medicines and drugs, which are often flushed down the toilet or washed down drains. Last summer, EPA issued a draft “Guidance Document: Best Management Practices for Unused Pharmaceuticals at Health Care Facilities” in which it states “the Agency believes that these facilities

dispose large quantities of unused pharmaceuticals to sewers.” PEER argues that this voluntary guidance will likely not change medical facilities’ practices and instead urges EPA to ban sewage disposal of pharmaceuticals.

Parkson completes new plant in Saudi Arabia Parkson has just commissioned a new 2,000 m3/day Design-Operate-Transfer MBR plant in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The company provided initial design for the project, which includes grit removal and screening, balancing tanks, denitrification, fine-bubble aeration, submerged hollow-fiber MBRs, and a permeate wet well. The plant, with complete built-in redundancy, includes extensive process controls and 100% monitoring capabilities. In addition to overseeing the plant installation and start-up, Parkson will operate the facility under a six month operation and maintenance contract, with the possibility of longer-term operational responsibilities.

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 In this region of the world, water scarcity is a harsh reality. The privately-operated Rabigh Sewage Treatment Plant will meet Title 22 requirements for unrestricted irrigation. Parkson's design will recycle much of the wastewater effluent. A least 70% of the flow will be used for landscaping irrigation throughout the residential community. The plant needs to remove 96-99% of incoming BOD, and be able to operate in an environment which can reach 50° C. www.parkson.com

Soil recycling project at pilot stage Last September, the Netherlands Soil Partnership (NSP) and Stuyvesant Environmental Contracting Inc., with support from the Consulate-General of the Netherlands, hosted a workshop in Toronto to discuss brownfield remediation technologies, such as soil washing and other innovations in the treatment of contaminated soils and sediments. Stuyvesant and its partner Tetra Tech offered attendees a tour of their soil washing facility, which is part of Waterfront Toronto’s Pilot Soil Recycling project. Waterfront Toronto established the Port Lands Pilot Soil Recycling facility in July 2010 as part of its soil management strategy and overall commitment to sustainability. The objective of the pilot is to determine the viability of treating and reusing impacted soil as an alternative to the traditional digand-dump disposal of brownfield soil. Waterfront Toronto anticipates that it will need to manage approximately 2,000,000 cubic metres of contaminated soil over the next 10 to 20 years. By recycling, it would be treating soil near its source, diverting it from landfill, and providing a source of treated soil that could be used in waterfront revitalization projects. For more information, E-mail: ellengreenwood@rogers.com

WaterRF to evaluate new coating technologies The Water Research Foundation (WaterRF) will be conducting research that will comprehensively evaluate lead service line (LSL) lining and coating technologies as alternatives to full or partial LSL replacement. Research also will evaluate the use of these coatings as a means of protecting and repairing both lead and copper service lines. This research will provide the science based information and supporting documentation needed to make informed decisions regarding lining and coating of both lead and copper service lines. It should prove invaluable to all parties involved in the evaluation of existing service lines to determine how that drinking water infrastructure can be cost-effectively maintained or repaired. www.waterRF.org

Québec raises its bulk water withdrawal rates Pierre Arcand, Québec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, continued overleaf... www.esemag.com

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 Environment and Parks, has announced that a new regulation for charges payable for the use of water came into effect on January 1, 2011. These charges will affect all industries that withdraw 75 m³ or more water per day, whether it is taken at the source, or through a distribution system. An initial rate of $70 per million litres of water ($0.07/m³) withdrawn has been set for industries in the following categories: bottled water, juice and beverages, non-metallic mineral products, agricultural products (pesticides and fertilizers), inorganic chemical products, and oil and gas extraction. A lower rate of $2.50 per million litres of water ($0.0025/m³) has been set for all other targeted sectors. Funds collected through these charges will go entirely to the province’s Green Fund, which supports a number of government commitments in the areas of integrated water resource management and knowledge acquisition.

Tool helps develop odor management solutions A new web-based tool from the Water En-

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“The system must meet the environmental challenges we face today, be adaptable enough to respond quickly to change, and anticipate and monitor areas where future cumulative environmental impacts may occur,” said Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner. He also noted that a transparent monitoring system with easily accessible and credible data is essential as Alberta continues to transition to a cumulative effects system of environmental management. The experts will also provide detailed action plans on how the environmental system can be expanded to all media in the oil sands region - air, land, water and bio-diversity - and also how the system can extend throughout the entire province.

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Alberta launches new oil sands monitoring system A group of independent experts is to provide detailed action items on how to best set up, operate, and govern an environmental monitoring, evaluation, and reporting system for Alberta’s oil sands.

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 sory Group to advise government on the implementation of integrated water management and the strategy. • Assessing surface water and groundwater in watersheds. • Requiring water conservation plans from large water users. • Building community capacity for water monitoring in watersheds across the province. The minister also unveiled the first major project under the water strategy. It will provide Dalhousie University with a $19,000 grant to collect information to help assess the state of Nova Scotia's major watersheds. www.gov.ns.ca/nse/water

New Water Act passed in Ontario The Ontario Legislature has passed the Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, which sets the framework to make Ontario a North American leader in developing water technologies and services. It will make expertise available to the world through the creation of the Water

Technology Acceleration Project (TAP), a technology hub bringing together industry, academics and government to develop the sector and promote it abroad. Sustainable municipal water planning will be strengthened by helping identify and plan for long-term infrastructure needs.

storm drain. Responding to complaints from a resident that the drain was running red in colour, ministry staff attended the site and confirmed the discharge.

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Environment Minister Murray Coell has invited British Columbians to comment on a proposed new Water Sustainability Act. This would replace the existing, century-old Water Act and ensure that the use and management of water is sustainable for current and future generations. The Living Water Smart blog will be the focus of this phase of engagement on the proposed act. British Columbians are encouraged to get involved on the blog, where there will be a number of successive posts about the proposed new act. Participants can submit comments on the blog, as well as pose and rank questions that are most important to them and their communities. www.livingwatersmart.ca

The Corporation of the Municipality of Lambton Shores pleaded guilty to one violation under the Ontario Water Resources Act and, on September 28, 2010, Landmark Tank & Tower Services Corp. pleaded guilty to the same charge of discharging contaminated water into the Hobbs McKenzie Drain. The Court heard that the town hired the company to clean and inspect a drinking water standpipe in the Village of Arkona. When the standpipe was opened by the company, it was found to contain 2,000 gallons of a red mixture of iron rich water and solids. The company pumped the material out of the standpipe and into the spillway that flowed into the municipal

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

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Coalescing oil/water separators ACG Technology’s coalescing oil/ water separators are available in carbon steel, stainless steel, FRP and polypropylene construction. Standard systems include air-operated diaphragm pump, air filter and floating skimmer. Adjustable weir and skimmer height provides optimal oil removal and minimal disposal volume. Standard range is 1 to 50 GPM. Tel: 905-856-1414, Fax: 905-856-6401 E-mail: sales@acgtechnology.com Web: www.acgtechnology.com ACG Technology

Gas monitoring system

New rain logger

Sensidyne SensAlarm Plus is an advanced All-InOne Point Gas Monitoring System. The Intelligent Plus sensors provide autorecognition and configuration and upload gas application data and alarms. Sensors can be mounted up to 100 feet away with 4 conductor cable. Tel: 888-965-4700 E-mail: info@avensys.com Web: www.avensyssolutions.com

Telog’s new RG-32 lowcost, wireless, battery-powered rain logger works with most tipping bucket rain gauges. Rainfall data is wirelessly delivered to a password-protected website for you to view. It is small, easy to install, with up to a 5 year battery life. Tel: 905-829-0030, Fax: 905-829-4701 E-mail: support@can-am.net Web: www.can-am.net

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Can-Am Instruments

Aboveground storage tanks Convault aboveground storage tanks are the ultimate in safety. They are UL 2085 listed, certified by CARB and meet NFPA 30/30A, UFC, BOCA and SBCCI. They feature ballistic and impact protection, a low maintenance exterior, and are shipped complete with accessories to minimize on-site expenses. Tel: 800.628.5502, Fax: 703.563.0320 E-mail: info@core-es.com Web: www.core-es.com ConVault

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University courses online

American Public University offers more than 70 affordable online degrees, including Environmental Sciences, with concentrations in Environmental Planning, Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Technology & Management, Global Environmental Management, and more. Classes start monthly with flexible weekly schedules. Learn more at www.studyatapu.com/enviro. Tel: 877-777-9081, Fax: 304-724-3780 E-mail: info@apus.edu Web: studyatAPU.com/enviro American Public University

NSF-61 certified butterfly valves Chemline’s Type 57 allplastic elastomer seated butterfly valve is now NSF-61 certified for potable water services. All-plastic construction offers perfect corrosion resistance at low cost. Standard materials are PVC body, PP disc, EPDM seat; others are available. Sizes range from 1-1/2” to 24”. Handlever, gear operators, pneumatic or electric actuators are also available. Tel: 905-889-7890, Fax: 905-889-8553 E-mail: request@chemline.com Web: www.chemline.com Chemline Plastics

Corrosion protection

Confined Space Rescue

Denso Bitumen Mastic is a high build single component, cold applied liquid bituminous coating that is used to provide economical corrosion protection on buried pipes, valves, flanges and underground storage tanks. Denso Bitumen Mastic is self-priming, VOC compliant and can be applied by brush, roller or spray. Tel: 416-291-3435, Fax: 416-291-0898 E-mail: blair@densona. com Web: www.densona.com Denso

Is the safety of your employees a priority? EHS Canada Inc. can provide your company with a team of highly trained and experienced confined space rescue specialists that can assist you in all your safety and rescue needs. Tel: 905-643-3343 E-mail: info@ehscanada.ca Web: www.ehscanada.ca EHS Canada Inc.

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Endress+Hauser has developed the first real two-wire Coriolis mass flow meter, with a full 4 to 20mA measuring range. Two-wire devices are in high demand in the chemical, petrochemical, utility, and oil and gas industries, as intrinsic safety is extremely important. The new Promass flow meter meets all of the relevant standards in process industries such as NAMUR, HART and SIL. Tel: 800-668-3199, Fax: 905-681-9444 E-mail: info@ca.endress.com Web: www.ca.endress.com

Cover systems for tanks and lagoons

Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) designs, fabricates and installs cover systems on tanks and lagoons worldwide. Wastewater and water plants use GTI covers to control odours, block sunlight, collect gas, or reduce heat loss.

Area-Velocity Flow Meter

Water reservoir & tank mixer

The new Greyline AVFM 5.0 flow meter uses a submerged ultrasonic sensor to continuously measure both velocity and level in channels of any shape. The sensor is resistant to fouling and corrosion. It can be configured with the standard submerged velocity/level sensor, or with submerged velocity and a separate non-contacting ultrasonic level sensor. Intrinsically safe sensors and built-in data logger are optional. Tel: 888-473-9546 E-mail: info@greyline.com Web: www.greyline.com

PAX Mixer is a very innovative, simple mixer designed to mix water storage reservoirs and standpipes. It offers superior mixing performance with little energy consumption, easy installation, low capital cost. It eliminates stagnation and stratification, minimizes residual loss, prevents nitrification. Tel: 905-660-9775, Fax: 905-660-9744 E-mail: michael@h2flow.com Web: www.h2flow.com

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Hand-held DO meter The YSI ProODOTM handheld DO meter provides extreme durability for the measurement of optical, luminescent-based dissolved oxygen for any field application. Web: www.hoskin.ca

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The patented Hexa-Cover® system can be used on all kinds of liquids. It is the ideal solution for eliminating: • Evaporation • Organic growth • Emission • Odour The unique design makes the elements interlock by wind pressure and ensures that the Hexa-Cover tiles mechanically constitute a coherent cover.

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Groundwater data logger The low cost Heron dipperLog groundwater data logger has a memory capacity of 32,000 readings of both level and temperature and is available on vented and non vented cable. The narrow 5/8 inch diameter logger allows it to be used in narrow wells where space is an issue. The portability of the dipperLog on a reel is ideal for pump tests and short-term monitoring projects. Tel: 800-331-2032, 905-634-4449 Fax: 905-634-9657 E-mail: info@heroninstruments.com Web: www.heroninstruments.com Heron Instruments

Multiparameter meter

Inclined screw press

The YSI Professional Plus handheld multiparameter meter provides extreme flexibility for the measurement of a variety of combinations for dissolved oxygen, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, resistivity, total dissolved solids (TDS), pH, ORP, pH/ORP combination, ammonium (ammonia), nitrate, chloride and temperature. Web: www.hoskin.ca

The RoS3Q Inclined Screw Press from Huber Technology provides high performance sludge dewatering in a compact, entirely enclosed machine. It provides efficient and reliable operation with minimal operator attendance. The slow rotational design is simple and energy-efficient. Tel: 541-929-9387, Fax: 541-929-9487 E-mail: trgregg@hhusa.net Web: www.huber-technology.com

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Stormwater treatment

New jet aerators

With more than 700 installations, Huber Technology’s Strainpress® Inline Sludge Screen is designed to effectively screen sludge in pressurized lines. It reduces maintenance costs and increases the operating reliability of downstream sludge treatment systems. The Strainpress is precision manufactured of stainless steel. Tel: 541-929-9387, Fax: 541-929-9487 E-mail: trgregg@hhusa.net Web: www.huber-technology.com Huber Technology

Imbrium Systems is a green-tech company that designs, manufactures and distributes stormwater treatment technologies to protect water resources from pollutants. Imbrium has a strong record of environmental innovation in the industry with the Stormceptor, the Jellyfish, SorbtiveMEDIA and SorbtiveFILTER. Tel: 888-279-8826, Fax: 301-279-5433 E-mail: info@imbriumsystems.com Web: www.imbriumsystems.com Imbrium Systems

Based on the clogfree Flygt Npumps, the new Flygt jet aerator from ITT Water & Wastewater has become easier to install and maintain. The major changes in the new generation jet aerators are: an improved lift in, lift out structure, and a strengthened stand equipped with rubber dampers. Available with up to three ejectors, the Flygt jet aerator is a flexible aeration solution for small- and mediumsized tanks. Tel: 514-695-0100, Fax: 514-697-0602 Web: www.ittwww.com ITT Water & Wastewater

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Inline sludge screen

WEDECO Ozone Generators from ITT Water & Wastewater eliminate pollutants, coloured substances, odours and micro-organisms without creating harmful byproducts. They are compact in design to reduce overall footprint, and provide reduced energy consumption per unit of ozone production. Tel: 514-695-0100, Fax: 514-697-0602 Web: www.ittwww.ca

Fluid Engineering’s automatic strainers are used to protect a wide variety of applications including: membrane filtration systems, reverse osmosis systems, UV systems, ozone systems, chlorination systems, effluent water, and nozzle protection. This product is distributed by Peacock, a division of Kinecor. Tel: 800-313-3103 E-mail: sales@peacock.ca Web: www.peacock.ca

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Suspended solids density meter By eliminating unnecessary pumping, and reducing water, material and energy costs, the Suspended Solids Density Meter optimizes water/wastewater treatment and industrial processes. Easily installed and calibrated in tanks/pipelines, this ultrasonic device measures sludge/slurry concentrations too thick for optical methods, is unaffected by colour, and requires no approvals. Samples can be tested freeof-charge. Tel: 855-873-7791, Fax: 905-873-6012 E-mail: markland@sludgecontrols.com Web: www.sludgecontrols.com Markland Specialty Engineering

Odour control system

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Parkson’s OHxyPhogg™ odour control system uses patented air atomizing threefluid nozzles for efficient fogging results. It eliminates scrubbers or significantly reduces scrubber load, requires no chemicals, and is easy to install. There is minimal start-up cost.

The awardwinning delta® with optoDrive® provides diverse control and operating capabilities in a capacity range of 7.5 - 75 l/h, 362 psi - 29 psi. The delta from ProMinent has many advanced features: pulsed or continuous dosing; automatic detection of airlock, low pressure and high pressure; and an automatic degassing option. Tel: 888-709-9933, Fax: 519-836-5226 E-mail: sales@prominent.ca Web: www.prominent.ca/delta

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

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SAF-T-FLO Chemical Injection manufactures a complete line of chemical injection equipment for all types of chemical feed systems. A large inventory of retractable and non-retractable injection quills and sampling probes is available to meet your needs. In addition, experienced technical sales staff can answer your questions or help solve your problems. Tel: 800-957-2383, Fax: 714-632-3350 E-mail: gkline@saftflo.com Web: www.saftflo.com SAF-T-FLO Chemical Injection

Remote data manager

The new remote data manager from Siemens, SITRANS RD500, integrates web access, alarm event handling and data capture and is suitable for the management and monitoring of remote installed process instruments, including flow, level, pressure, temperature and weighing. The user is able to monitor equipment from anywhere using a standard web browser by computer, PDA or smart phone. Web: www.siemens.com/sitransrd500 Siemens

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Membrane bioreactor

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Sanitherm has perfected containerizing their SaniBrane® MBR. The containerized SaniBrane is portable, provides excellent effluent on start-up, is operator friendly and comes pre-wired, preplumbed and tested. The system for anywhere needing reliable waste treatment with a small footprint!

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Water level meters

Energy-saving Smith & Loveless wastewater pump stations are ideal for collection system and WWTP influent pumping. S&L stations arrive at the jobsite completely built and thoroughly factory-tested. Now available with expanded pump sizing: 4" - 12" piping (100-300 mm); horsepower: 1.5 to 300 HP; capacity: up to 50,000 GMP (3155 lps). Tel: 913-888-5201, Fax: 913-888-2173 E-mail: answers@smithandloveless.com Web: www.smithandloveless.com

The durable Solinst Model 102 Water Level Meters are accurately lasermarked every 1/100 ft or mm. Providing Solinst quality at an affordable price, they have narrow probes and weights on a strong, flexible cable, mounted on a sturdy reel. Tel: 905-873-2255, Fax: 905-873-1992 E-mail: instruments@solinst.com Web: www.solinst.com

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NEW portable optical dissolved oxygen measurement system The Aquaread AquaPlus™ system is the only portable Optical DO system available which includes direct EC measurement for accurate salinity compensation. Automatic temperature and barometric pressure compensation are also included. Tel: 905-238-5242, Fax: 905-238-5704 E-mail: sales@waterra.com Web: www.waterra.com Waterra Pumps

Submersible mixing

Wilo’s mixers for water and wastewater applications are known for their durability and for the functionality of the propellers in slow, medium and high-speed applications. For more information, please send your request to info@wilocanada.com Tel: 866-WILO-CDN, Fax: 403-277-9456 E-mail: info@wilo-canada.com Web: www.wilo-canada.com WILO Canada

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GROUNDTRAX INC. 12 Loyalist Dr PO Box 613 Brighton ON K0K 1H0 (613) 475-1878 Fax: (613) 475-4448 Contact: Tanya Vanlingon, Administration

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J.K. ENGINEERING LTD. 320-7930 Bowness Rd NW Calgary AB T3B 0H3 (403) 247-1777 Fax: (403) 286-9895 E-mail: jkeng@telus.net Web site: www.jkeng.ca Contact: Jan Korzeniowski, President Engineering consulting since 1987. Water supply, treatment, distribution. Groundwater development, monitoring, reclamation. Wastewater (municipal and industrial) collection, treatment, disposal. Organic sludges’ aerobic and anaerobic treatment and disposal. Storm drainage, solid and liquid waste management. Water and wastewater treatment equipment fabrication and supply. Project design, tendering, construction supervision and management.

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LEVELTON CONSULTANTS LTD. 150-12791 Clarke Pl Richmond BC V6V 2H9 (604) 278-1411 Fax: (604) 278-1042 Contact: Alex Schutte, VP Operations

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MASKWA ENGINEERING LTD. 925 Mackenzie Hwy Hay River NT X0E 1G3 (867) 876-2207 Fax: (867) 876-2763 E-mail: chris_maskwa@northwestel.net Contact: Chris Robinson, Chief Engineer Maskwa is an aboriginal owned company serving the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and northern Alberta. We provide municipal engineering, water and sewage treatment, quality control testing, environmental assessments, water resources, structural, electrical, building services, construction surveys, construction management, CADD/drafting services, GIS information system, and maintenance management. MASS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC. 260 Queen St PO Box 400 Lakefield ON K0L 2H0 (705) 652-6544 Fax: (705) 652-1757 Contact: George Brown, Director

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ORTECH CONSULTING INC. 804 Southdown Rd Mississauga ON L5J 2X4 (905) 822-4120 Fax: (905) 855-0406 Contact: Michael Tingle, Director Corporate Business Development

POLLUTECH ENVIROQUATICS LIMITED 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 leader in the provision of toxicity testing services, Pollutech’s clientele includes municipal, industrial, government and private organizations. Environmental consulting services including provision of Toxicity Identification Evaluations (TIE), coupled with Pollutech’s wastewater process expertise, positions Pollutech well to address wastewater toxicity issues including source assessment, treatment optimization and facility operation. POTTINGER GAHERTY ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS LTD. 83 Centre St S Oshawa ON L1H 4A1 (905) 579-4908 Fax: (905) 579-3207 Contact: Kim Worboy, Sr. Environmental Engineer

OSPREY SCIENTIFIC, INC. 100-18130-105 Ave Edmonton AB T5S 2T4 (780) 487-4334

PREVENTION AND REGULATORY SOLUTIONS 54 Cedar St Maitland ON K0E 1P0 (613) 348-3403 Contact: John McGeough, President

PARACEL LABORATORIES LTD. 300-2319 St Laurent Blvd Ottawa ON K1G 4J8 (800) 749-1947 Contact: Rachel Jones, Client Service Manager

PROCYON CONSULTING INC. 238 Hickling Trail Barrie ON L4M 5W5 (705) 739-9738 Fax: (705) 739-8448 Contact: George Chamberlin, Principal

PARISH GEOMORPHIC LTD. 200-2500 Meadowpine Blvd Mississauga ON L5N 6C4 (905) 877-9531 Fax: (905) 877-4143

PROSOLVE CONSULTING LTD. 3-10024 – 29A Ave Edmonton AB T6N 1A8 (780) 414-1895 Fax: (780) 485-3115 Contact: David Hall, President

PENNCO ENGINEERING LTD. B6 – 625 Front St Nelson BC V1L 4B6 (250) 354-0112 Fax: (250) 354-0113 Contact: Murdo Smith, A.Sc.T.

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REPOWER CANADA INC. 22 White Cres Barrie ON L4N 5Z9 (877) 797-8478 Fax: (705) 735-4688 Contact: Iain Robertson, General Manager R.F. BINNIE & ASSOCIATES LTD. 801B-29th St Courtenay BC V9N 7Z5 (250) 334-3846 Fax: (250) 334-2645 Contact: Hal Martyn, P. Eng., Sr. Project Manager RIVERCOURT ENGINEERING INC. 4 Beechwood Cres Toronto ON M4K 2K8 (416) 421-4419 Fax: (647) 436-6852 Contact: Andrew Hellebust, President ROBIN SMITH ENGINEERING 5365 Line 4 North Hillsdale ON L0L 1V0 (705) 835-1556 Fax: (705) 835-5894 Contact: R. Smith, President ROBINSON CONSULTANTS INC. 150-350 Palladium Dr Kanata ON K2V 1A8 (613) 592-6060 Fax: (613) 592-5995 Contact: Andy Robinson, President

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R.V. ANDERSON ASSOCIATES LIMITED 400-2001 Sheppard Ave E Toronto ON M2J 4Z8 (416) 497-8600 Fax: (416) 497-0342 E-mail: toronto@rvanderson.com Web site: www.rvanderson.com Contacts: Ken Morrison, Reg Andres, Ken Campbell, Shawn Scott Environmental and infrastructure specialists: planning and management, design and construction, operations and optimization services for water and wastewater, transportation, urban development and telecommunication technologies. Branches: Niagara, Ottawa, Sudbury, London, Moncton, Fredericton, St John’s and Mumbai. RWDI AIR INC. 650 Woodlawn Rd W Guelph ON N1K 1B8 (519) 823-1311 Fax: (519) 823-1316 Contact: Tammy Gazzola, Business Dev/Mkting Assistant S2S ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 260-1099 Kingston Rd Pickering ON L1V 1B5 (416) 410-4333 Fax: (416) 410-4088 Contact: Saleem Dedhar, President

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SNC-LAVALIN ENVIRONMENT INC. 400 Carlingview Dr Toronto ON M9W 5X9 (416) 679-6199 Fax: (416) 231-5356 Contact: John Payne, Manager AARRA

STRAIT ENGINEERING LTD. 298-9 Reeves St Port Hawkesbury NS B9A 2B4 (902) 625-3631 Fax: (902) 625-3634 Contact: H. Basil Mettie, President & GM

SOIL ENGINEERS LTD. 100 Nugget Ave (Rear Bldg) Toronto ON M1S 3A7 (416) 754-8515 Fax: (416) 754-8516 Contact: Gus Cheng, Mgr Environmental Services

TANKTEK ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LTD. 970 Third Concession Rd Pickering ON L1V 2P8 (905) 839-4400 Fax: (905) 839-6600 Contact: Thomas Burt, President

SOILTEST SERVICES LTD. 87-2220 Midland Ave Toronto ON M1P 3E6 (416) 644-2031 Fax: (416) 644-2032 Contact: Gordon Lo, President

TERRAPEX ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 49 Coldwater Rd Toronto ON M3B 1Y8 (416) 245-0011 Fax: (416) 245-0012 Contact: Ed Vardy, Operations Manager

SOLINOV INC. 240-100 Rue Richelieu Saint Jean-Sur-Richelieu QC J3B 6X3 (450) 348-5693 Fax: (450) 348-3607 Contact: Benoit Beaudoin, President

TERRAPROBE INC. 10 Bram Ct Brampton ON L6W 3R6 (905) 796-2650 Fax: (905) 796-2250 Contact: T. Orpwood, Principal

SORBWEB PLUS SECONDARY OIL SPILL CONTAINMENT 85 Morrow Rd Barrie ON L4N 3V7 (866) 269-8275 Fax: (705) 757-4044 Contact: Lauren Howles, Sr., Marketing Manager

SANEXEN ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC. 32-1471 boul Lionel-Boulet Varennes QC J3X 1P7 (450) 652-9990 Fax: (450) 652-2290 Contact: Alain Sauriol, President SCO-TERRA CONSULTING GROUP LTD. 321 Dufferin Ave London ON N6B 1Z3 (519) 434-0278 Fax: (519) 434-6820 Contact: Richard Pellerin, Principal SENDEX ENVIRONMENTAL CORP. PO Box 1059, Stn B London ON N6A 5K2 (519) 680-3868 Fax: (519) 680-3870 Contact: Marc B. Trudell, Principal SENES CONSULTANTS LTD. 12-121 Granton Dr Richmond Hill ON L4B 3N4 (905) 764-9380 Fax: (905) 764-9386 Contact: Yousry Hamdy, Sr. Water & Wastewater Specialist SGS CANADA INC. 185 Concession St Lakefield ON K0L 2H0 (705) 652-2111 Fax: (705) 652-6365 Contact: Chris Sullivan, Sr. Project Specialist SKELTON, BRUMWELL & ASSOCIATES 107-93 Bell Farm Rd Barrie ON L4M 5G1 (705) 726-1141 Fax: (705) 726-0331 Contact: Scott Brumwell, Vice President

SMITH PROCESS SERVICES 338 Highland Ave Orillia ON L3V 4E4 (705) 323-5315 Fax: (705) 327-5155 E-mail: kensmith@engineer.com Contact: Ken Smith Registered Professional Engineer (Ontario), 38 years with Dorr-Oliver and Eimco, 3 years in control systems, Fluidized Bed Incinerator & Dryer Design and Optimization. Wastewater Treatment Unit Processes, Materials Processing Flowsheets – Design and Evaluation, Project Management Services, Optimization Studies,

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SPILL MANAGEMENT INC. 45 Upper Mount Albion Rd Stoney Creek ON L8J 2R9 (905) 578-9666 E-mail: contact@spillmanagement.ca Web site: www.spillmanagement.ca Contact: Cliff Holland, President 75% hands-on course content for: 1) Testing, evaluating, identifying properties of known and unknown substances; 2) Spill control techniques and countermeasures for major and minor spills; 3) Onsite recovery and waste reduction for industry, and emergency services. SRM ASSOCIATES 41-110 Scotia Crt Whitby ON L1N 8Y7 (905) 686-6402

TESTMARK LABORATORIES LTD. 7 Margaret St Garson ON P3L 1E1 (705) 693-1121 TETRA TECH 15-250 Shields Court Markham ON L3R 9W7 (905) 470-6570 Fax: (905) 470-0958 Contact: Chris MacEachern, Director, Strategic Business THE GREER GALLOWAY GROUP INC. 973 Crawford Dr Peterborough ON K9J 3X1 (705) 743-5780 Fax: (705) 743-9592 Contact: Murray Amirault, P. Eng., Branch Manager THOMPSON ROSEMOUNT GROUP INC. 1-367 Woodlawn Rd W Guelph ON N1H 7K9 (519) 827-1453 TORONTO INSPECTION LTD. 16-110 Konrad Cres Markham ON L3R 9X2 (905) 940-8509 Fax: (905) 940-8192 Contact: Sanjay Goel, Vice President TRI-PHASE ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 446 Hazelhurst Rd Mississauga ON L5J 2Z7 (905) 823-7965 TRITON ENGINEERING SERVICES LTD. 14-105 Queen St W Fergus ON N1M 1S6 (519) 843-3920 Fax: (519) 843-1943 Contact: Christine Furlong, Design Engineer TROW ASSOCIATES INC. 561 Bryne Dr Barrie ON L4N 9Y3 (705) 734-6222 Fax: (705) 734-6224 Contact: Roger Tudhope, Manager

STANTEC 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 Contact: Gord Johnston, Vice President Focusing on the application of knowledge and technology for the development and management of sustainable solutions for air, water, and soil, Stantec provides professional services in water, wastewater, air quality, water resources, waste management, environmental site assessment, and remediation. Stantec = Sustainable Solutions. STIRLING ENGINEERING INC. PO Box 313 Ingleside ON K0C 1M0 (613) 362-7847 Fax: (613) 537-4478 Contact: Robert Wilson, President STORY ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 332 Main St PO Box 716 Haileybury ON P0J 1K0

URBAN & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INC. 300-5100 Orbitor Dr Mississauga ON L4W 4Z4 (905) 212-9722 Fax: (905) 212-9397 Contact: Philip Rowe, Vice President URS CANADA INC. 75 Commerce Valley Dr E Markham ON L3T 7N9 (905) 882-4401 VIDA STRIPINIS & ASSOCIATES LTD. 2136 Grange Dr Mississauga ON L5B 1P5 (905) 279-2085 Fax: (905) 279-8356 Contact: Vida Stripinis, President VIRTUAL ENGINEERS 402-15 Wertheim Ct Richmond Hill ON L4B 3H7 (905) 707-0704 Fax: (905) 707-1604 Contact: R. Anthony Warner, President & CEO

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ZORIX ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 3425 Semenyk Crt Mississauga ON L5C 4P9 (905) 277-1110

Using a continuous-fill SBR to remove biological nutrients, conâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t from page 13 The Essex Sewage Works was commissioned in early January 2006, and since then the CFID-SBR system has consistently met the effluent requirements.

WARD ENGINEERING & LAND SURVEYING LTD. 1014 Seventh St Nelson BC V1L 7C2 (250) 354-1660 Fax: (250) 354-1670 Contact: John Cooley, P. Eng.

WATER FOR PEOPLE - CANADA 300-295 Consumers Rd Toronto ON M2J 5B6 (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. Canadian water industry professionals established Water for People-Canada in 1995, to support and promote the mission of Water For People in Canada among the public and the water community. WESA ENVIR-EAU 350-440 boul Rene-Levesque O Montreal QC H2Z 1V7 (514) 844-7199 Fax: (514) 841-9111 Contact: Dominic Bergeron, Directeur-Bureau de Montreal WILLMS & SHIER ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYERS LLP 900-4 King St W Toronto ON M5H 1B6 (416) 863-0711 Fax: (416) 863-1938 Contact: John Willms, Partner

XCG CONSULTANTS LTD. 300-2620 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 6Z7 (905) 829-8880 Fax: (905) 829-8890 E-mail: gta@xcg.com Web site: www.xcg.com Contact: Deborah Molloy, Marketing

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pact on total balance is not significant. The percentage of removal of total nitrogen during the warm period and with both reactors in operation averaged 70%. When shifting to one reactor configuration, the percentage of removal dropped to 60%. Average BOD loading for March and April 2007 was around 200 kg BOD/d, and, based on the synthesis of new biomass and nitrogen assimilation, could not be responsible for more than 25% of removal. Therefore, the excess nitrogen removal can only be attributed to the denitrification process. Conclusion Process performance testing started in July 2006 and continued till April 2007. CFID SBR system performances were excellent and consistently in compliance with the design criteria for effluent qual-

ity. Analyses of BOD5, TSS, ammonia and phosphorus concentrations in the effluent were always very low and almost never exceeded discharge limits. Full nitrification was observed. Even at low temperatures, total ammonia in the effluent remained well below the targeted concentration. Inherently, the CFID SBR system provided partial denitrification, despite the lack of mechanical mixing. The CFID SBR, with its added flexibility, allowed the treatment process to provide more than satisfactory results in particularly challenging conditions where only one reactor was in operation with a high inflow/infiltration rate. K. Khier Chibani, M.Sc., is with Premier Tech Aqua. E-mail: khik@premiertech.com

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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. 3XR INC. 1701 Flint Rd Toronto ON M3J 2W8 (416) 850-5322 Contact: K. Haggerty, President ABB INC. 3450 Harvester Rd Burlington ON L7N 3W5 (905) 639-8840 Fax: (905) 639-8639 Contact: G.A. (Redir) Obaji, Product Manager ABSOLUTE DATA DESTRUCTION INC. Unit 5-50 Leading Rd Toronto ON M9V 4B5 (416) 742-7444 Fax: (416) 742-7411 Contact: Rob Pilozzi, Director Operations ABS PUMPS CORPORATION Unit 2-1401 Meyerside Dr Mississauga ON L5T 1G8 (905) 670-4677 Fax: (905) 670-3709 Contact: Landy Lu, Business Development Manager

ACOUSTIC PRODUCT SALES 77 Columbia Ave RR 1 Long Sault ON K0C 1P0 (613) 534-4154 Fax: (613) 550-0642 E-mail: info@acousticproductsales.com Web site: www.acousticproductsales.com Contact: Blake Noon, Owner Acoustic Product Sales – a supplier of acoustic metal panels (AMPs) manufactured by Genie Audio Industrial Acoustics. AMPs are used to control noise and reverberation (echo) in acoustically hard areas, i.e., pump rooms, water treatment plants, compressor rooms, meeting rooms, etc. Other products – machinery enclosures, acoustic walls, acoustic ceiling panels, noise testing and noise research rooms. ADI SYSTEMS INC. 300-1133 Regent St Fredericton NB E3B 3Z2 (506) 452-7307

A.C. CARBONE CANADA INC. 300 rue Brosseau St-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC J3B 2E9 (450) 348-1807 Fax: (450) 348-3311 E-mail: accarbon@accarbone.com Web site: www.enviroaccess.ca Contact: Karl Mertn Jr., General Manager A.C. Carbone is Canada’s only manufacturer of activated carbon, since 1979. We offer a wide variety of activated carbons and related products, for both vapor and liquid phase application, such as environmental carbon filters, for use in remedial treatment, emission/odor control, IAQ, WWTP, water and wastewater treatment and many other applications involving odorant contaminant removal. You have a pollution problem? We have your environmental solution.

ACI INSTRUMENTATION LTD. 5-14 Gormley Industrial Ave Gormley ON L0H 1G0 (905) 888-0063 Fax: (905) 888-6381 Contact: Angelo Valente, Sales

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AMERICAN WATER CANADA CORP. 200 Eastport Blvd Hamilton ON L8H 7S4 (905) 544-0444 AMIAD FILTRATION SYSTEMS 2220 Celsius Ave Oxnard CA 93030 USA (805) 988-3323 Fax: (805) 988-3313 Contact: Jim Lauria, VP Marketing & Business Development

AERATION INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL INC. 4100 Peavey Rd Chaska MN 55318 USA (952) 448-6789 Fax: (952) 448-7293 Contact: Jamie Swanson, Administration AIR LIQUIDE AMERICA SPECIALTY GASES 6141 Easton Rd PO Box 310 Plumsteadville PA 18949 USA (215) 766-8860 Fax: (215) 766-2476 Contact: Bob Jefferys, Director, Marketing Communications

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

ALBARRIE CANADA LIMITED 85 Morrow Rd Barrie ON L4N 3V7 (705) 737-0551

ACCUWORX INC. 40 Advance Blvd Brampton ON L6T 4J4 (877) 898-7222 Fax: (416) 410-7405 Contact: John Theurer, Quality Strategist

ACG TECHNOLOGY LTD. 13-131 Whitmore Rd Woodbridge ON L4L 6E4 (905) 856-1414 Fax: (905) 856-6401 E-mail: sales@acgtechnology.com Web site: www.acgtechnology.com Contact: Greg Jackson, President For nearly 30 years, ACG Technology has been providing solutions for water, wastewater and stormwater treatment for industries and municipalities. Whether you need a batch or continuous treatment process, or equipment for individual unit operations, chances are we have the right product, either by ACG, or from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers.

AMERICAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY 111 W Congress St Charles Town WV 25414 USA (877) 468-6268 Fax: (304) 724-3780 Web site: StudyatAPU.com/enviro Contact: info@apus.edu American Public University offers more than 75 affordable degrees online including a Master’s in Environmental Policy and Management with concentrations in Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Planning, and Global Environmental Managament. 8- and 16-week courses are offered and classes start monthly. Learn more at StudyatAPU.com/enviro.

ALBERTA WILBERT SALES 16910–129 Ave Edmonton AB T5V 1L1 (780) 447-2222 Fax: (780) 447-1984 E-mail: info@wilbert.ca Web site: www.wilbert.ca Contact: Gennelle Rottare, g[squared] Alberta Wilbert Sales provides concrete septic tanks, water cisterns, pre-fabricated concrete lift stations and wastewater treatment systems for residential or commercial sites with an unbeatable 20-year warranty. Now offering a full range of Orenco products at all three locations serving Alberta. ALPHA CONTROLS & INSTRUMENTATION 6-361 Steelcase Rd W Markham ON L3R 3V8 (905) 477-2133 Fax: (905) 477-4219

AQUABLAST CORP. 77 Orchard Rd Ajax ON L1S 6K9 (905) 619-3009 Fax: (905) 619-3638 E-mail: john@aquablast.ca Web site: www.aquablast.ca Contact: John Eecloo, President/General Manager Cleaning reactors, silos. Heat exchangers, sewers, tanks, process piping, equipment, buildings using high pressure waterjetting services to 40,000 psi. Cold cutting steel tanks and piping, 3D self rotating cleaning head and teleboom for safe tank cleaning, turbo vacuum pumping for liquids, sludges and dry products. Dry ice blasting.

ALTECH TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS INC. 12 Banigan Dr Toronto ON M4H 1E9 (416) 467-5555 Fax: (416) 467-9824 Contact: George Bennett, Business Development

AQUABLOK, LTD. 300-3401 Glendale Ave Toledo OH 43614 USA (419) 385-2980 Fax: (419) 385-2990 Contact: Eric Kraus, Product Manager

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AQUATECH DEWATERING COMPANY 69 Connie Cres Concord ON L4K 1L3 (905) 907-1700 Fax: (905) 907-1701 E-mail: info@aquatd.com Web site: www.aquatechdewatering.com Contact: Andy Ingriselli, President AQUATECH is a specialized pumping services company with one of the largest portable pump fleets in the country, including: full Goodwin Pumps line, Hudig wellpoint pumps and Dragflow submersible slurry pumps. We are specialists in construction and mine dewatering, creek and sewage bypass and more, with fully trained and certified staff.

BAKERCORP 450 Sherman Ave N Hamilton ON L8L 8J6 (905) 545-4555 Fax: (905) 545-9388 E-mail: kbailey@bakercorp.com Web site: www.bakercorp.com Contact: Kevin Bailey, Branch Manager BakerCorp is the industry leader in containment, pumping, filtration and shoring equipment rental solutions, with over 90 locations nationwide and international operations in Europe, Canada and Mexico. For over 65 years, BakerCorp has built its reputation on a long history of outstanding customer service, quality equipment and application expertise.

AQUA TECHNICAL SALES INC. 200-124 MacNab St S Hamilton ON L8P 3C3 (905) 528-4160 Fax: (905) 528-3428 Contact: Brian Gage, President ARCHI INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS INC. 114 Tonsley Rd Thornhill ON L4J 4E7 (905) 709-0349 Fax: (905) 370-0250 Contact: R. Floh, P. Eng., President ARJAY ENGINEERING LTD. 2851 Brighton Rd Oakville ON L6H 6C9 (905) 829-2418 Fax: (905) 829-4701 Contact: Greg Reeves, Manager ARLAT TECHNOLOGY–DIV. OF PRICE-SCHONSTROM INC. PO Box 249 35 Elm St Walkerton ON N0G 2V0 (519) 881-0262 Fax: (519) 881-3573 Contact: Jay Craddock, Division Manager ARMOUR VALVE LTD. 126 Milner Ave Toronto ON M1S 3R2 (416) 299-0780 Fax: (416) 299-0394 Contact: Jennifer Jones, Inside Sales Manager ARMTEC 370 Speedvale Ave W Guelph ON N1H 7M7 (519) 822-0210 Fax: (519) 822-1160 Contact: Terri Mand, Marketing Coordinator ASCO VALVE CANADA 17 Airport Rd PO Box 160 Brantford ON N3T 5M8 (519) 758-2700 ASL ROTEQ LIMITED Unit 12-253 Summerlea Rd Brampton ON L6T 5A8 (905) 791-2406 Fax: (905) 791-2420 Contact: Jeff Johnson, President ASSMANN CORPORATION OF AMERICA 300 N Taylor Rd Garrett IN 46738 USA (888) 357-3181 Fax: (888) 826-5329 Contact: Steve Rowlison, Eng. & Customer Sales ATLANTIC INDUSTRIES LTD. PO Box 1006 Stn Main Dorchester NB E4K 3V5 (506) 379-9215 AVENSYS SOLUTIONS 422 Consumers Rd Toronto ON M2J 1P8 (888) 965-4700 Fax: (416) 499-0816 Contact: Louise Clement, Marketing Communications Mgr AWI 4450-46 Ave SE Calgary AB T2B 3N7 (866) 755-7377 Fax: (403) 255-3129 Contact: Shannon Webb, Marketing Coordinator

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BAYCOR FIBRE TECH INC. 4 Edmondson St Brantford ON N3R 7J3 (519) 751-7787 Fax: (519) 751-7712 E-mail: info@baycorfibre.com Web site: www.baycorfibre.com Contact: Sherry, Environmental Technician Baycor Fibre Tech Inc. manufactures and supplies various wastewater equipment to influential companies throughout the world. Our vendibles range from Rotary Drum Screens, Strainers, BV Washer/Compactors, Oil Clean-Up Equipment and Oil/Water Separators. Applications range from municipalities, pulp and paper mills, oil refineries to food industries. For more information please feel free to browse our website at www.baycorfibre.com. BELZONA GREAT LAKES 2-563 Edward Ave Richmond Hill ON L4C 9W7 (905) 737-1515 Fax: (905) 737-1597 Contact: Laura, Office Manager BIOREM TECHNOLOGIES INC. 7496 Wellington Rd 34 RR#3 Guelph ON N1H 6H9 (519) 767-9100 BIRKSCO (THE BIRKS COMPANY) 2132 Fifteen Sideroad Moffat ON L0P 1J0 (905) 854-9875 Fax: (905) 854-0180 Contact: Michael Birks BISHOP WATER TECHNOLOGIES 110-B Bonnechere St W PO Box 669 Eganville ON K0J 1T0 (613) 628-5266 Fax: (613) 628-5978 Contact: Matthew Green, Communications Director BLACKMER 1809 Century Ave SW Grand Rapids MI 49503 USA (616) 241-1611 Fax: (616) 241-3752 Contact: Tom Stone, Director of Marketing

BLUE-ZONE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 14-84 Citation Dr Concord ON L4K 3C1 (905) 761-1224 Fax: (905) 761-3371 E-mail: dfilipovic@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. B.N.W. VALVE MANUFACTURING LTD. PO Box 47 Millgrove ON L0R 1V0 (905) 689-4713 Fax: (905) 689-7402 Contact: Harry Rodzoniak, President BOERGER, LLC 740 NE Harding St Minneapolis MN 55413 USA (612) 435-7300 BOWRIO WATER TECHNOLOGIES 13488 – 63 Ave Surrey BC V3X 1J9 (604) 592-2464 Fax: (604) 592-2465 Contact: Murray Blair, Managing Partne

C&M ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. PO Box 122 Midhurst ON L0L 1X0 (705) 725-9377 or (800) 570-8779 Fax: (705) 725-8279 E-mail: info@cmeti.com Web site: www.cmeti.com Contacts: Joshua Hamilton, Tonia Van Dyk, Larry Madden Factory representative and distributor for water and wastewater treatment equipment including: screens, grit removal, screenings washers/compactors, circular/rectangular clarifiers, chain and flight collectors, fine/coarse bubble and mechanical aeration, IFAS systems, filters, filter underdrain systems, digester covers/mixers, screw conveyors, live bottom bins, silos, sludge thickeners, package treatment plants, tablet chlorinators, tube settlers, slide and sluice gates. CANADA LAW BOOK 240 Edward St Aurora ON L4G 3S9 (905) 841-6472 CANADA PIPE CO. LTD. 1757 Burlington St E Hamilton ON L8N 3R5 (905) 547-3251 Fax: (905) 547-7369 Contact: Terry Lang, Sales Manager CANADA UNLIMITED INC./MUNICH INTERNATIONAL 205-2842 Bloor St W Toronto ON M8X 1B1 (416) 237-9939 CANADIAN DRIVES INC. 2-242 Applewood Cres Concord ON L4K 4E5 (905) 660-2766 Fax: (905) 660-0901 Contact: Paul Fenton, President

z CANADIAN SAFETY EQUIPMENT INC. 114-2465 Cawthra Rd Mississauga ON L5A 3P2 (905) 949-2741 Fax: (905) 270-1866 Contact: Ross Humphry, Manager Canadian Safety Equipment specializes in confined space entry and rescue equipment including fall protection, gas detection, communication systems and respiratory protection. In addition, we offer the GRACE Lone Worker Monitoring Systems used to monitor lone workers, and in the event that they are hurt or rendered unconscious, will immediately call for assistance. Systems are

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available for water or wastewater treatment plant monitoring, pumping stations, and can also monitor mobile workers.

CAN-AM INSTRUMENTS LTD. Offices: Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia (800) 215-4469 Fax: (905) 829-4701 E-mail: support@can-am.net Web site: www.can-am.net Contact: Mark Reeves, President Can-Am Instruments Ltd. provides sales, rental and service of environmental monitoring equipment, samplers, flow meters, alarm auto dialers, FRP enclosures, oil/water monitors and separators, TOC, BOD, COD, and respirometry monitors and gas detection systems. We represent Hach/American Sigma, Highland (McTighe) Separators, Arjay, Enmet, MJK, and Telog.

landscape irrigation, gray water reuse and even stormwater collection and treatment. Products available for aboveground and underground applications. CONVAULT, INC. 4109 E Zeering Rd Denair CA 95316 USA (209) 632-7571 Fax: (209) 632-4711 Contact: David Harris, VP, Marketing

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

CORE ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS Ste 120-620 Herndon Pkwy Herndon VA 20170-5400 USA (800) 628-5502 Fax: (703) 563-0330 Contact: Justin, Marketing Director

CIRCUL-AIRE INC. 3999 Cote Vertu Montreal QC H4R 1R2 (514) 336-3330 Fax: (514) 337-3336 Contact: Nick Agopian, VP Sales & Marketing

CORRUGATED STEEL PIPE INSTITUTE 2A-652 Bishop St N Cambridge ON N3H 4V6 (866) 295-2416 Fax: (519) 650-8081 E-mail: info@@cspi.ca Web site: www.cspi.ca Contact: Dave Penny, Marketing Manager The Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute is a Trade Association of manufacturers of CSP. They promote its appropriate use for a wide variety of drainage, storm water management and in ground applications for all environmental conditions. Technical publications, Education programs and Project Profiles are available at www.cspi.ca.

CLAESSEN PUMPS LIMITED 2249 Bowman St Innisfil ON L9S 3V5 (705) 431-8585 Fax: (705) 431-2772 Contact: Daniel Blandford, Technical Sales CANCOPPAS LIMITED 2-2595 Dunwin Dr Mississauga ON L5L 3N9 (905) 569-6246 Fax: (905) 569-6244 E-mail: controls@cancoppas.com Web site: www.cancoppas.com Contact: Francine Lemon, Executive Assistant Marketing, sales and service of process control and environmental instrumentation throughout Canada. Specializing in technologies for flow, level, pressure, temperature and on-line analysis for water and wastewater processes. By focusing on products that employ leading edge and unique technologies, Cancoppas is able to provide solutions to problems where other suppliers fall short. CARLO GAVAZZI INC. Unit 8-2660 Meadowvale Blvd Mississauga ON L5N 6M6 (905) 542-0979 Fax: (905) 542-2248 Contact: Markus Feldhofer, Marketing Coordinator CEA INSTRUMENTS INC. 160 Tillman St Westwood NJ 07675 USA (201) 967-5660 Fax: (201) 967-8450 Contact: Steven Adelman, VP, S&M

CLEAR SPAN FABRIC STRUCTURES 1395 John Fitch Blvd South Windsor CT 06074 USA (866) 643-1010 Fax: (860) 760-0210 Contact: Any of our Truss Arch Specialists

CST STORAGE 345 Harvestore Dr Dekalb IL 60115 USA (815) 756-1551 Fax: (815) 756-3405 Contact: Sherry Stephens, Marketing Administration

CLEARTECH 7480 Bath Rd Mississauga ON L4T 1L2 (905) 612-0566 Fax: (905) 612-0575 Contact: Mike O’Brien, Sales Manager

DAKOTA TECHOLOGIES 2201-A 12th St N Fargo ND 58102 USA (701) 237-4908 Fax: (701) 237-4926 Contact: Randy St. Germain, President

CLIMATRONICS CORPORATION 140 Wilbur Place Bohemia NY 11716 USA (631) 567-7300 Fax: (631) 567-7585 Contact: David Gilmore, Vice President CLOW CANADA 1757 Burlington St E PO Box 2849 Hamilton ON L8N 3R5 (800) 561-9931 Fax: (905) 574-0113 Contact: Ray Miller, Sales COHEN INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY 1922 Knoll St Houston TX 77080 USA (713) 467-3300 Fax: (713) 467-3397 Contact: Leslie H. Cohen, President

CHEMCO INC. 124 rue Hambourg St-Augustin QC G3A 0B3 (418) 878-5422 Fax: (418) 878-5323 Contact: Jean Serge Le Blanc, Tech Mgr CHRYSALIS SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INC. 386 Spring Blossom Cres Oakville ON L6H 0C2 (647) 402-4145

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DAVIS ENERGY SYSTEMS 13 Pawletts Rd RR1 Parry Sound ON P2A 2W7 (705) 389-2237 Fax: (705) 389-2613 Contact: John Stadnyk, President DBE ENGINEERING LTD. 1402 Chippendale Rd W Vancouver BC V7S 2N6 (604) 922-0137 Fax: (604) 922-0147 Contact: David Bromley, President

COMPREVAC INC. 3067 Jarrow Ave Mississauga ON L4X 2C6 (905) 624-4096 Fax: (905) 624-4099 Contact: Margit Schwarz, VP Marketing CENTURY GROUP INC. PO Box 228 Sulphur LA 70664-0228 USA (800) 527-5232 Ext 118 Fax: (800) 887-2153 E-mail: sales@centurygrp.com Web site: www.centurygrp.com Contact: Rusty Vincent, Secretary-Treasurer Century Group manufactures spill containment systems for railroad tank car loading racks, rail car wash facilities, railroad locomotive fueling and tank/truck transloading facilities. Century can assist engineers in the design and installation of railroad spill containment pan systems.

DAVIS CONTROLS LTD. 2200 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 5R3 (905) 829-2000 Fax: (905) 829-2630 Contact: Larry Staunitzky, Product Manager

DEGREMONT TECHNOLOGIES 1375, route Transcanadienne – bureau 400 Dorval QC H9P 2W8 (514) 683-1200 Fax: (514) 683-1203

CONSOLIDATED GIROUX ENVIRONMENT INC. 11 Reid St PO Box 2043 Charlo NB E8E 2W8 (506) 684-5821 Fax: (506) 684-1915 Contact: Denise Ferneau, Sales Manager

CONTAINMENT SOLUTIONS 5150 Jefferson Chemical Rd Conroe TX 77301 USA (936) 756-7731 Web site: www.containmentsolutions.com Containment Solutions manufactures Flowtite® fiberglass tanks for water and wastewater storage. Tank sizes range from 300 – 60,000 gallons. Non-corrosive Flowtite tanks can be used for onsite septic, fire protection, rainwater harvesting,

DENSO NORTH AMERICA INC. 12-90 Ironside Cres Toronto ON M1X 1M3 (416) 291-3435 Fax: (416) 291-0898 Contact: Blair Slessor, Sales Manager E-mail: blair@densona.com Web site: www.densona.com Denso - the global leader in corrosion prevention for over 128 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

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inhibitor; Denso mastic fillers to eliminate localized corrosion cells; Denso petrolatum tape as the long-term corrosion barrier. The Denso system requires only minimum surface preparation, is ready for immediate service after application, VOC free, environmentally responsible and maintenance free. DEVTRA INC. - THE “CHECKER” 193 Church St PO Box 265 Oakville ON L6J 5A2 (905) 825-0172 Fax: (905) 469-8831 Contact: David Lefevre, General Manager DEWIND ONE-PASS TRENCHING LLC 9150 96th Ave Zeeland MI 49464 USA (616) 875-7580 Fax: (616) 875-7334 Contact: Becky Dewind, Owner DIRECTRIK LTD. 16-6790 Davand Dr Mississauga ON L5T 2G5 (905) 565-9606 Fax: (905) 565-1358 Contact: Sam Directo, General Manager DRAIN-ALL LTD. 1161 Liverpool Crt Ottawa ON K1B 4L1 (613) 739-1070 DURABAC 22 Milton Granby QC J2J 0P2 (800) 565-1723 Fax: (450) 378-1720 Contact: Patrick Charbonneau, President

For over 30 years, EcoLog Environmental Resources Group has been Canada’s leading source of environmental health and safety news, legislation and risk information. EcoLog.com offers online subscription packages of national and regional legislation, weekly news, and EHS compliance newsletter, and magazines on solid waste and hazardous materials.

EHS CANADA INC. 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 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.

DYK INCORPORATED PO Box 696 El Cajon CA 92022-0696 USA (619) 440-8181 Fax: (619) 440-8653 Contact: Judy Horning, Marketing Associate DYSON CANADA LTD. 100-200 Adelaide St W Toronto ON M5H 1W7 (416) 849-5853

ECO CANADA 200-308 – 11 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 0Y2 (403) 233-0748 Fax: (403) 269-9544 E-mail: info@eco.ca Web site: www.eco.ca ECO Canada is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1992 under the federal government’s Sector Council initiave. ECO has grown into its own as an organization focused on supporting Canada’s environment industry by communicating with industry stakeholders, conducting research and creating the necessary resources required to address human resource needs of the sector.

ELEMENTAL CONTROLS LIMITED 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, President Portable Analyzers for Industrial Applications: Canadian Sales & Service for Niton Analyzers and Environmental Instruments – from Thermo Scientific. The Niton XRF Analyzers provide insitu analyzers for lead-in-paint and heavy metals in soils, dust wipes, and air filters. The Environmental Instruments products include the TVA1000B Toxic Vapor, and the MIRAN SapphIRe Ambient Air Analyzers, as well as the pDR-1500 personal and ADR-1500 area particulate monitors. ELMRIDGE ENGINEERING INC. 15-3625 Weston Rd Weston ON M9L 1V9 (416) 749-7730 Fax: (416) 749-2550 Contact: S. Bowen, Sales Manager ELSTER METERING 101-1100 Walker’s Line Burlington ON L7N 2G3 (905) 634-4895 Fax: (905) 634-6705 Contact: Gord Moffatt, Product Manager

ECOFLUID SYSTEMS INC. 209-5589 Byrne Rd Burnaby BC V5J 3J1 (604) 662-4544 Fax: (604) 662-4564 Contact: Justin Hebner, Sales/Marketing Manager

EMRP 147 Hialeah Cres Whitby ON L1N 6V8 (519) 751-3405

ECOLOG ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES GROUP 800-12 Concorde Pl Toronto ON M3C 4J2 (416) 510-6844 Fax: (416) 510-5133 Web site: www.ecolog.com Contact: Dan Bond, Sales Representative

ENDRESS + HAUSER CANADA LTD. 1075 Sutton Dr Burlington ON L7L 5Z8 (905) 681-9292 Fax: (905) 681-9444 E-mail: info@ca.endress.com Web site: www.ca.endress.com Contact: Scott Whitehouse, Communications Manager Established in 1953, Endress + Hauser is a worldwide manufacturer of instrumentation for the water and wastewater and process industries,

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Suppliers including flow, level, pressure, analysis, temperature and recorders. Our analysis line includes chlorine, pH, turbidity and dissolved oxygen measurement systems as well as ammonia, nitrate and phosphate analyzers and sludge level detection. ENGINEERING SERVICES & PRODUCTS CO. 1395 John Fitch Blvd South Windsor CT 06074-1016 USA (860) 528-1119

E.P. ENGINEERED PUMP SYSTEMS LTD. 1635 Industrial Ave Port Coquitlam BC V3C 6M9 (604) 552-7900 Fax: (604) 552-7901 E-mail: epsl@telus.net Contact: Suzanne Parton, Administrator Engineered Pump Systems Ltd. specializes in the supply of water and wastewater conveyance, treatment and disposal products. Submersible pumps, solids grinders, access hatches, valves and controls, to name a few. Equipment can be supplied in complete factory built packages or as components for on-site installation. Engineered Pump Systems has built a reputation as a trusted supplier of knowledge and quality products backed up with over two decades of satisfied customer service.

ENVIROCAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT COMPANY 15-2 Marconi Crt Bolton ON L7E 1E5 (905) 951-9672 Fax: (905) 951-3195 E-mail: envirocan@sympatico.ca Web site: www.envirocan.ca Envirocan offers a full line of wastewater treatment solutions, including complete head works systems, aeration systems, tertiary filtration, high efficiency blowers, and sludge dewatering equipment. ENVIRO-CARE 5701 Industrial Ave Rockford IL 61111 USA (815) 636-8306 Fax: (815) 636-8302 Contact: Alan Spratt, Inside Sales ENVIROFIX CORPORATION 345 Lakeshore Rd St Catharines ON L2M 7Z3 (905) 937-8000 Fax: (905) 937-8001 Contact: Bijan Danesh, Director

CANECT ENVIROGATE EVENT MANAGEMENT 30-220 Industrial Pkwy S Aurora ON L4G 3V6 (905) 727-4666 Fax: (905) 841-7271 E-mail: steve@esemag.com Web site: www.esemag.com Contact: Steve Davey, Director Envirogate is now widely-recognized as Canada’s leading environmental compliance training organization. Producers of the annual Canadian Environmental Conference and Tradeshow (CANECT), our experience and dedication to the field provides registrants access to practical and proven insights offered by a knowledgeable and approachable roster comprised of Canada’s leading environmental professionals.

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ENVIROMASTER HEALTH & SAFETY 509-160 Essex Ave Richmond Hill ON L4C 2B7 (905) 237-4778 Fax: (905) 237-4341 Contact: Lou Barbesin, General Manager ENVIRONETICS INC. 1201 Commerce St Lockport IL 60441 USA (815) 838-8331 Fax: (815) 838-8336 Contact: Crystal Terfler, Sales Assistant ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS RR1 286 Mask Island Dr Barry’s Bay ON K0J 1B0 (613) 756-0101

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING MAGAZINE 30-220 Industrial Pkwy S Aurora ON L4G 3V6 (905) 727-4666 Fax: (905) 841-7271 E-mail: steve@esemag.com Web site: www.esemag.com Contact: Steve Davey, Publisher Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine has covered Canada’s multi-billion dollar a year environmental protection industry since 1988. ES&E’s expert articles are vitally important to some 19,000 readers responsible for the design, construction and operation of water treatment and distribution systems, sewerage systems, and industrial and hazardous waste management systems.

ENV TREATMENT SYSTEMS INC. 70 High St Etobicoke ON M8Y 3N9 (416) 503-7639 Fax: (416) 503-8925 E-mail: envinc@interlog.com Contact: Edward M. Pikovnik, P. Eng. – Sales Manager Aeration (aspirating, submerged turbine, fine bubble); clarifiers (rectangular, circular); polymer blending; UV disinfection; dewatering presses; centrifuges; biofilters; plunger pumps; digester covers & mixers; continuous sand & disk filters; ozonation systems; access hatches; hi-speed blowers; Archimedes screw pumps; vortex grit removal; membrane dome & tube; fine & coarse aeration systems; hosepumps; GAC odour control; PD blowers; flumes; bar screens, fine plate or perforated plate screens, compactors, conveyors, scum troughs & submerged grit screws, septage receiving stations. FABRICATED PLASTICS LIMITED 2175 Teston Rd Maple ON L6A 1T3 (905) 832-8161 Fax: (905) 832-2111 Contact: Greg Landry, VP Sales

FILAMAT COMPOSITES INC. 880 Rangeview Rd Mississauga ON L5E 1G9 (905) 891-3993 Fax: (905) 891-3514 E-mail: ctedford@filamat.com Web site: www.filamat.com Contact: Cameron Tedford, Business Development Manager An ISO 9001: 2008 registered company. We are an Original Equipment Manufacturer of Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) products. We design and fabricate custom-engineered composite solutions to address a wide range of industrial challenges. We produce products in the fields of stormwater, wastewater, chemical handling and air filtration. Basic products include: Tanks, Pipe & Ducting. FINN CORPORATION 9281 Le Saint Dr Fairfield OH 45014 USA (800) 543-7166 Fax: (513) 874-2914 Contact: Carla Severe, Marketing Manager FIRST RESPONSE ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 899 Nebo Rd Hamilton ON L0R 1P0 (289) 639-2020 Fax: (289) 639-2167 Contact: Wes Hicks, Director of Operations FLIR SYSTEMS 125-5230 S Service Rd Burlington ON L7L 5K2 (800) 613-0507 Fax: (905) 639-5488 Contact: Greg Bork, Director FLOATING ISLAND INTERNATIONAL PO Box 252 Shepherd MT 59079 USA (800) 450-1088

FERRO CANADA INC. 4-100 Leak Cr Richmond Hill ON L4B 3E6 (905) 946-0787 FILTER INNOVATIONS INC. 744 Gordon Baker Rd North York ON M2H 3B4 (416) 490-7848

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GARDNER DENVER, INC. 1800 Gardner Expy Quincy IL 62305 USA (217) 222-5400 Fax: (219) 228-8243 Contact: Susan Wray, Marketing

GASMET TECHNOLOGIES INC. B-202-1410 Taschereau La Prairie QC J5R 4E8 (866) 685-0050 Fax: (450) 659-4567 E-mail: sales@gasmet.com Web site: www.gasmet.com Contact: Jacques Bourbonnais, General Manager Gasmet Technologies provides solutions for demanding gas monitoring applications, such as continuous emissions monitoring, process gas analysis, research, emergency response and industrial hygiene. Gasmet™ FTIR gas analyzers can simultaneously measure organic and inorganic gases in hot, wet and corrosive gas streams within seconds. Measurement capabilities range from ppbs up to percent levels. Gasmet manufactures in-situ, portable, rack-mounted analyzers and fully turn-key CEMS systems.

GENERAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY 620 Alexander Dr SW Owatonna MN 55060 USA (800) 533-0524 Fax: (507) 451-5511 Contact: Dennis Von Ruden, President

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

FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP INC. 700-1122 International Blvd Burlington ON L7L 6Z8 (905) 690-7638 Fax: (905) 690-7639 E-mail: focusenv@on.aibn.com Contact: Robert Freeman, President Focus Environmental Group Inc. provides clien-

FPZ, INC. 150 N Progress Dr Saukville WI 53080 USA (262) 268-0180 Fax: (262) 268-0415 Contact: S. Schultz, Director, Marketing

GENEQ INC. 8047 Jarry St E Montreal QC H1J 1H6 (514) 354-2511 Fax: (514) 354-6948 Contact: Rene Parise, VP Sales & Marketing

FLUID DYNAMICS 295 Dekalb Pike North Wales PA 19454 USA (215) 699-8700 Fax: (215) 699-0370 Contact: Mike Dowse, Marketing Manager

FAIR CANADA ENGINEERING LTD. 205-259 Midpark Way SE Calgary AB T2X 1M2 (403) 269-5311 Contact: John Fair, President

tele with professional, full service environmental contracting services to suit site-specific project needs, including: waste management (soil, C&D, liquid), tank removal and disposal, TSSA Ontario licenced, T55A PM1, PM2, PM3 certified personnel; soil/groundwater remediation expertise; site/plant-facility decommissioning; environmental restoration.

GEOMEMBRANE TECHNOLOGIES INC. (GTI) 300-1133 Regent St Fredericton NB E3B 3Z2 (506) 452-7304 Fax: (506) 459-3954 E-mail: covers@gticovers.com Web site: www.gticovers.com Contact: Brennan Sisk, Business Development GTI designs, engineers, fabricates, installs and maintains complete custom cover systems for water and wastewater tanks and lagoons around the world. Made of high performance, reinforced, UV protected membranes, treatment tanks can be securely covered to control and contain odors, collect biogas, capture VOCs, and eliminate sunlight penetration to control algae. G.E.T. INDUSTRIES INC. 33 Cedar Dr Caledon ON L7K 1H5 (905) 451-9900 Fax: (519) 927-9315 Contact: David Martin, President GLOBAL REPAIR LTD. 33 Bellefair Ave Toronto ON M4L 3T7 (416) 686-3690 Fax: (416) 686-1744

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(800) 843-9222 Fax: (800) 752-2929 Contact: Bob Mattox

GLOBE STAR SYSTEMS INC. 100-7 Kodiak Cres Toronto ON M3J 3E5 (416) 636-2282 Fax: (416) 635-1711 Contact: Don Hennessey, Product Communication Manager

GROUND FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 4 Bast Place, RR 1 Waterloo ON N2J 4G8 (519) 664-0767

GOLDEN ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC. 2207 Simcoe Rd 93 RR 1 Barrie ON L4M 4Y8 (705) 726-3921

GORMAN-RUPP OF CANADA LIMITED 70 Burwell Rd St Thomas ON N5P 3R7 (519) 631-2870 Fax: (519) 631-4633 Web site: www.grcanada.com Contact: Mark Neal, Marketing Manager Gorman-Rupp of Canada manufactures a full line of self-priming centrifugal, standard centrifugal, and submersible pumps, for construction, industrial, sewage, petroleum, agricultural and firefighting applications.

GREATARIO ENGINEERED STORAGE SYSTEMS 715647 County Road No 4 PO Box 399 Innerkip ON N0J 1M0 (519) 469-8169 Fax: (519) 469-8157 E-mail: sales@greatario.com Web site: www.greatario.com Contacts: Steve Gregory, Scott Burn, Jeff Rodger, Terry Frank Greatario Engineered Storage Systems supply and construct Aquastore® glass-fused-to-steel storage tanks, Temcor® aluminum domes and covers, Columbian TecTanks & mixing systems. GREEN TURTLE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 2100-2 St Clair Ave W Toronto ON M4V 1L5 (416) 960-9968

GREYLINE INSTRUMENTS INC. 16456 Sixsmith Dr Long Sault ON K0C 1P0 (888) 473-9546 or (613) 938-8956 E-mail: info@greyline.com Web site: www.greyline.com Contact: Ernie Higginson, VP Greyline manufactures ultrasonic flow and level instruments. Measure tank level from above the liquid, flow from outside a pipe or flow in open channels and flumes. Models include clamp-on flow meters for clean and dirty liquids, open channel and area-velocity flow meters, tank level transmitters and controls. GRIDBEE 3225 Highway 22 Dickinson ND 58601 USA (888) 495-0104 Fax: (701) 225-9552 Contact: Pat Schnaidt, VP Marketing GRISWOLD PUMP COMPANY 22069 Van Buren St Grand Terrace CA 92313 USA

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GROUNDTECH SOLUTIONS 2-147 West Beaver Creek Rd Richmond Hill ON L4B 1C6 (877) 877-1862

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

H2FLOW TANKS & SYSTEMS INC. 6-470 North Rivermede Rd Concord ON L4K 3R8 (905) 660-0649 Fax: (905) 660-9744 E-mail: tanks@h2flow.com Web site: www.h2flow.com Contact: Darrin Hopper, National Sales Manager Sales, installation of PERMASTORE glassfused-to-steel tanks, CONSERVATEK aluminum covers, PAX and FLUIDYNE mixing systems, anaerobic digesters, water tanks, towers. Wastewater, sludge and leachate storage, clarifiers, MBR, SBR tanks. Custom engineered tanks with published quality standards and zero defects. Integrated mixing and aeration systems. Steel and fiberglass bolted panel tanks. H2O LOGICS, INC. 153 Athabascan Ave Sherwood Pk AB T8A 4C8 (780) 417-9935 Fax: (780) 665-7314 Contact: Martine Pawlowski, General Manager HACH COMPANY FLOW METER PRODUCTS & SERVICES 4539 Metropolitan Ct Frederick MD 21704 USA (301) 874-5599 Fax: (301) 874-8459 Contact: Customer Support

HALOGEN VALVE SYSTEMS INC. Ste A-17961 Sky Park Cir Irvine CA 92614 USA (877) 476-4222 or (949) 261-5030 Fax: (949) 261-5033 Web site: www.halogenvalve.com Contact: Tom Kincaid, President Halogen Valve Systems manufactures hazardous gas shutoff systems and distributes toxic gas

Suppliers 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 chargers 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.

HANSON PIPE & PRECAST 2099 Roseville Rd RR #2 Cambridge ON N1R 5S3 (888) 888-3222 Fax: (519) 621-8233 E-mail: info@hansonpipeandprecast.com Web site: www.hansonpipeandprecast.com Contact: Mark Smith, Sales Manager Hanson Pipe & Precast is the leading provider of concrete pipe, manholes, catch basins, box culverts, Quickspan™ bridges and Stormceptor® products, backed by the most experienced design and technical support team in the business. Trust Hanson to help you weather any storm. HANSON PRESSURE PIPE 5387 Bethesda Rd Stouffville ON L4A 7X3 (888) 497-7660 Fax: (905) 640-5154 Contact: Eugenio Favaro, Sales Manager

HARMSCO FILTRATION PRODUCTS 7169 North 49th Terrace West Palm Beach FL 33407-1003 USA (800) 327-3248 Fax: (561) 845-2474 E-mail: gwillis@harmsco.com Web site: www.harmsco.com Contact: Greg Willis, Director, Sales & Marketing For over 51 years, Harmsco Filtration Products has manufactured high-quality filtration products for a wide variety of industrial, municipal and environmental applications. Our extensive product line includes NSF 61 certified stainless steel filter housings and the largest selection of cartridge elements found anywhere. For more information on Harmsco Filtration Products, please visit www.harmsco.com. HAYWARD GORDON LIMITED 5 Brigden Gate Halton Hills ON L7G 0A3 (905) 693-8595 Fax: (905) 693-1452 Contact: Brent McConomy, Director of Sales HENRY PRATT COMPANY 401 S Highland Ave Aurora IL 60506 USA (630) 844-4152 Fax: (630) 844-4160 Contact: Tom Hoban, Director of Sales

HERON INSTRUMENTS INC. 2031 James St Burlington ON L7R 1H2 (800) 331-2032 or (905) 634-4449 Fax: (905) 634-9657 E-mail: info@heroninstruments.com Web site: www.heroninstruments.com Contact: Vicky Toon, VP, Sales & Marketing Heron Instruments offers a line of high quality

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Suppliers groundwater monitoring instrumentation, diverse enough for any groundwater project and any budget. The dipper-T 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 & temperature meter makes conductivity profiling quick and easy. Use the Heron dipperLog groundwater data logger for continual, long-term monitoring of water levels & temperature. HETEK SOLUTIONS INC. 2085 Piper Lane London ON N5V 3S5 (519) 659-1144 Fax: (519) 453-2182 Contact: Andy Pauley, VP & GM

HM PIPE PRODUCTS INC. 129 Exeter Rd London ON N6L 1A4 (519) 652-5822 Fax: (519) 652-5012 E-mail: rhenry@hmpipeproducts.com Web site: www.hmpipeproducts.com Contact: Rick Henry, President 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, gate valves, hydrants, service brass and waterline products, repair clamps, couplings, concrete manhole + catchbasin and other related accessories, full line of safety clothing, shovels, wheel barrels, safety eye wear, etc. We are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for after hour emergencies.

HOSKIN SCIENTIFIC LTD. 239 East 6th Ave Vancouver BC V5T 1J7 (604) 872-7894 Fax: (604) 872-0281 E-mail: rmckeown@hoskin.ca Contact: Rod McKeown Hoskin Scientific sells sampling and monitoring instruments for the environmental, agricultural, mining, oil & gas, and forestry markets. We have a complete range of instruments for: water quality, water level, water flow and velocity, groundwater sampling, limnology and oceanography, soil and plant science sampling and testing, weather stations, data loggers including the miniature low-cost HOBO loggers. HPM LIMITED 169-7620 Elbow Dr SW Calgary AB T2V 1K2 (403) 259-2882 Fax: (403) 252-0003 Contact: Jack Schneider, President

HUBER TECHNOLOGY, INC. Ste A-9735 NorthCross Center Ct Huntersville NC 28078 USA (704) 949-1010 Fax: (704) 949-1020 E-mail: sales@hhusa.net Web site: www.huber-technology.com Contact: T.R. Gregg, Marketing Manager Huber Technology provides the highest quality and value of original manufacture equipment in

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers the wastewater industry today. Complete offerings for screening, grit, and sludge applications. We have your solution. HYBRIDYNE POWER SYSTEMS CANADA INC. 1111 Davis Dr PO Box 93001 Newmarket ON L3Y 8K3 (905) 853-8798 HYDRO GATE 400-7010 Broadway Denver CO 80221 USA (303) 288-7873 Fax: (303) 287-8531 Contact: Brett Hoffman, Sales Manager HYDRO INTERNATIONAL 140-2925 NW Aloclek Dr Hillsboro OR 97124 USA (503) 615-8130 Fax: (503) 615-2906 Contact: Ben Paetel HYDRO-LOGIC ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 250-762 Upper James St Hamilton ON L9C 3A2 (905) 777-9494 Fax: (905) 777-8678 Contact: George Pastoric, President/Owner HYDROVISION AMERICA Unit 35B Suite 212 - 10520 Yonge St Richmond Hill ON L4C 3C7 (905) 833-0885 Fax: (905) 833-0823 Contact: Riyaz Jiwani, International Manager

INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC Unit 1A-153 Pembina Rd Sherwood Park AB T8H 0B9 (412) 788-4353 Fax: (412) 788-8353 INDUSTRIAL TEST SYSTEMS, INC. 1875 Langston St Rock Hill SC 29730 USA (803) 329-9712 Fax: (803) 329-9743 Contact: Mike McBride, Marketing Manager

ICR WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC. 3-200 Memorial Avenue Ste 101 Orillia ON L3V 5X6 (705) 325-0025 Fax: (888) 281-7774 Contact: B.V. House, General Manager

INFILCO DEGREMONT, INC. 8007 Discovery Dr Richmond VA 23229 USA (804) 756-8423 Fax: (804) 756-7643 Contact: Sylvie Roy, Marketing Manager

IDEAL PIPE 16659 Thorndale Rd Thorndale ON N0M 2P0 (800) 265-7098 Fax: (519) 641-2524 E-mail: ideal@netrover.com Web site: www.idealpipe.ca Contact: Ron McFarlane, Sales For more than twenty-five years, Ideal has been supplying advanced HDPE pipe products for municipal infrastructure as well as agricultural and recreational turf drainage. Ideal’s engineered plastic pipe is economical and provides longer service life than traditional steel and concrete, backed by a reliable single-source of supply and field support.

IMBRIUM SYSTEMS INC. 2100-2 St Clair Ave W Toronto ON M4V 1L5 (800) 565-4801 Fax: (416) 960-5637 E-mail: info@imbriumsystems.com Web site: www.imbriumsystems.com Contact: Reagen Davidson, Regional Manager Imbrium Systems is a green-tech company that designs, develops, manufactures and distributes stormwater treatment technologies to protect water resources from pollutants. Imbrium has a strong record of environmental innovation in the industry with the Stormceptor oil and sediment separator, the Jellyfish fine sediment filter, SorbtiveMEDIA and SorbtiveFILTER for phosphorus treatment. INDICIUM COMPLIANCE SOLUTIONS INC. 600 Read Rd St Catharines ON L2R 7K6 (877) 938-9465

INDACHEM INC. 3-1040 Martin Grove Rd Toronto ON M9W 4W4 (416) 743-3751 Fax: (416)743-2038 E-mail: ballen@keddco.com, rao@keddco.com Web site: www.indachem.com Contacts: Brian G. Allen, Manager, Max Rao, Canadian Sales Manager Siemens/Stranco “PolyBlend” dry/liquid polymer feed systems; “Strantrol HRR” chlorination/dechlorination controllers; “Water Champ” gas/liquid chemical induction and mixing systems; ADI International arsenic removal; Cornell non-clog centrifugal pumps; Halogen emergency valve actuators; Muddy River oil/water separators; HLS Ecolo odour control technology; Westfalia centrifuges.

INNOV-X CANADA Suite 2–1201 W Georgia St Vancouver BC V6E 3J5 (604) 345-0354 Fax: (888) 873-6598 Contact: Daxton Curry, Director INSITU CONTRACTORS INC. 150 Stevenson St S Guelph ON N1E 5N7 (519) 763-0700 Fax: (519) 763-6684 Contact: H. Oussoren, P. Eng.

INSITUFORM TECHNOLOGIES® LIMITED 7605-18th St Edmonton AB T5N 2J4 (780) 413-0200 Fax: (780) 413-0777 E-mail: afoster@insituform.com Web site: www.insituform.com Contact: Andrew Foster, Business Development Manager Insituform Technologies® rehabilitates deteriorated sewer and water pipes using the Insituform® process, a non-disruptive method of creating a structurally sound pipe-within-a-pipe. The Insituform® process is an affordable way to solve a full range of everyday sewer and water problems with no, or limited, digging or disruption. INSTRUMENTATION NORTHWEST, INC. 8902 122nd Ave NE Kirkland WA 98033 USA (425) 822-4434 Fax: (425) 822-8384 Contact: Romey Gilbert, Sales Manager

INTERNATIONAL WATER SUPPLY LTD. 342 Bayview Dr PO Box 310 Barrie ON L4M 4T5

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers (705) 733-0111 Fax: (705) 721-0138 E-mail: iws@iws.ca Web site: www.iws.ca Contact: John A Harris, P.Eng., President Complete Groundwater Engineering and Hydrogeologic services which include: groundwater resource assessments, well head protection studies, exploration programs, Well Design, large diameter, high capacity Well Construction and Testing, Well Rehabilitation and re-development programs, Well Video inspection, geophysical logging, supply, installation and maintenance of pumps. INTERPROVINCIAL CORROSION CONTROL 930 Sheldon Crt Burlington ON L7L 5K6 (905) 634-7751 INTERSTEAM TECHNOLOGIES 170 Princess St Hamilton ON L8L 3L3 (905) 526-1453 Fax: (905) 526-8721 Contact: Manfred Dietrich, General Manager INUKTUN SERVICES LTD. Ste C – 2569 Kenworth Rd Nanaimo BC V9T 3M4 (250) 729-8080 Fax: (250)-729-8077 Contact: Colin Ross, Sales & Marketing Manager

IPEX INC. 2441 Royal Windsor Dr Mississauga ON L5J 4C7 (866) 473-9462 Fax: (905) 670-7676 Web site: www.ipexinc.com Contact: Bill Hawke, Marketing Manager IPEX Inc. offers the world’s most comprehensive range of thermoplastic piping systems for the municipal, industrial, mechanical and plumbing markets. Backed by more than 50 years experience and with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and distribution centers across North America, IPEX has established a reputation for product innovation, quality, end-user focus, and performance.

ITT WATER & WASTEWATER 300 Labrosse Ave Pointe-Claire QC H9R 4V5 (514) 695-0100 Fax: (514) 697-0602 Web site: www.ittwww.ca Contact: Raymond Simond, Communications Manager Integrated solutions for fluid handling are offered by ITT Water & Wastewater as a world leader in the transport and treatment of wastewater. We provide a complete range of water, wastewater and drainage pumps, monitors and controls, biological treatment units, products for filtration and disinfection, and a full dewatering and rentals service.

(514) 334-7230 Fax: (514) 334-5070 Web site: www.johnmeunier.com With over 60 years of experience, John Meunier Inc. brings innovative solutions and technologies and seasoned professionals to the water and wastewater market. John Meunier Inc. offers a complete line of state-of-the-art technologies for analysis, instrumentation and monitoring. We represent recognized instrumentation suppliers like HACH, Elga, Seepex, Pulsafeeder, Swan, Hapman, UV Pure, Greyline, American Sigma, GLI, Odotech, etc.

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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).

JOHN WILEY & SONS CANADA LTD. 400-5353 Dundas St W Etobicoke ON M9B 6H8 (416) 236-4433 JWC ENVIRONMENTAL 290 Paularino Ave Costa Mesa CA 92626 USA (800) 331-2277 Fax: (949) 833-8858 Contact: Alec Mackie, Marketing Manager

KEITH MANUFACTURING CO. 401 NW Adler St Madras OR 97741 USA (541) 475-3802 Fax: (541) 475-2169 Contact: Mike Robinson, Sales Manager

KWH PIPE 6507 Mississauga Rd Mississauga ON L5N 1A6 (905) 858-0206 Fax: (905) 858-0208 E-mail: sales@kwhpipe.ca Web site: www.kwhpipe.ca Contact: Sukhi Dhillon, Marketing & Product Development Specialist KWH Pipe’s Weholite HDPE Pipe outperforms traditional pipe materials by ensuring a long service life and leak free extrusion welded joints. Weholite is a custom engineered solution that includes custom fabricated fittings, which are manufactured to the design requirements of each specific job. With sizes ranging from 18” to 132”, we have a solution that will fit your needs.

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

LAKES ENVIRONMENTAL SOFTWARE 6-60 Bathurst Dr Waterloo ON N2V 2A9 (519) 746-5995 Fax: (519) 746-0793 Contact: Julie Swatson, Sr Sales Associate

KINECOR LP 2250 Argentia Rd Mississauga ON L5N 6A5 (905) 813-8310 Fax: (905) 813-8310 Contact: Robert Holtforster, Manager of Engineering

LAYFIELD GROUP 11603-180 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 2H6 (800) 840-2894 Fax: (780) 919-8372 Contact: Michael Corbett, Sales Manager

KDF FLUID TREATMENT, INC. 1500 KDF Drive Three Rivers Area Enterprises Park Three Rivers MI 49093-9287 USA (269) 273-3300 Fax: (269)-273-4400 Contact: Denise Heskett-Al-Kharusy, Vice President

KISTERS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 209-7777 Greenback Lane Citrus Heights CA 95610-5800 USA (916) 723-1441 Fax: (916) 723-1626 E-mail: kna@kisters.net Web site: www.kisters.net Contact: Philip Stefanoff, Director Business Development WISKI 7 and the KISTERS Time Series Management server (KiTSM) are the result of more than 20 years of experience in the global water industry. Our software and hardware telemetry systems are used globally for managing, analyzing and reporting surface water, groundwater, storm water, wastewater, water quality and meteorological data. KRUGER INCORPORATED 100-401 Harrison Oaks Blvd Cary NC 27513 USA (919) 677-8310 Fax: (919) 677-0082 Contact: Tabitha Atkinson, Marketing Manager

JENNY PRODUCTS INC. 850 North Pleasant Ave Somerset PA 15501 USA (814) 445-3400 Fax: (814) 445-2280 Contact: Daniel Leiss, President

JOHN MEUNIER INC. 4105 Sartelon Saint-Laurent QC H4S 2B3

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KSB PUMPS INC. 5885 Kennedy Rd Mississauga ON L4Z 2G3 (905) 568-9200 Fax: (905) 568-3740 E-mail: ksbcanada@ksbcanada.com Web site: www.ksb.ca Contact: Mike Blundell, President

LEVITT INSTRUMENTS 2872 Bristol Cir Oakville ON L6H 5T5 (905) 827-3554 LINKON TECHNOLOGY INC. 25 Southvale Dr Vaughan ON L6A 0X2 (416) 888-3680 LIQUIOUS 209-42 Industrial Rd Toronto ON M4G 1Y9 (705) 321-5032 Contact: Iain Robertson, General Manager LOTOWATER TECHNICAL SERVICES INC. 92 Scott Ave PO Box 451 Paris ON N3L 3T5 (519) 442-2086 Contact: George Ounapuu, Sales Manager

MAGNETROL Units 1&2-145 Jardin Dr Concord ON L4K 1X7 (905) 738-9600 Fax: (905) 738-1306 E-mail: kmartyn@magnetrol.com Web site: www.magnetrol.com Contact: Kevin Martyn, General Manager Liquid level, and air flow controls for the water and wastewater industry. Best known for low cost radar and ultrasonic level products. Also offering easy to service thermal mass dispersion air flow monitoring. See the full details at our website www.magnetrolenvironmental.com.

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MABAREX INC. 2021 Halpern St-Laurent QC H4S 1S3 (514) 334-6721 Fax: (514) 332-1775 Contact: Louis Barre, President MAGNUS CHEMICALS LTD. 1271 Ampere Boucherville QC J4B 5Z5 (450) 655-1344 Fax: (450) 655-5428 Contact: Robert Pelbois, Dir. Bus. Dev. MAKE-WAY ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. PO BOX 1869 Exeter ON N0M 1S7 (519) 235-1176 Fax: (519) 235-0510 Contact: Bert Knip, President

MARKLAND SPECIALTY ENGINEERING LTD. 9-305 Armstrong Ave Georgetown ON L7G 4X6 (905) 873-7791 Fax: (905) 873-6012 Web site: www.sludgecontrols.com Contact: Scott Langstaff, General Manager Markland Specialty Engineering helps reduce the operating costs, and environmental impact of water/wastewater treatment. This Canadian company provides customers (including municipal wastewater treatment plants, manufacturers, mining, oil industries) with reliable process control instrumentation (suspended solids meters, sludge level detectors, samplers). Factory-direct support and quick delivery, since 1967.

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

MEGADOME/HARNOIS INDUSTRIES 1044 Principale St Thomas QC J0K 3L0 (866) 610-0370 Fax: (450) 756-8389 E-mail: info@harnois.com Web site: www.megadomebuildings.com Contact: Mike Tousignant, Sales Manager Megadome® buildings are membrane-covered galvanized structures which are ideal to protect your storage yard, machinery, production facilities or waste/recycling operations from the weather, providing a high quality solution at a fraction of the cost of conventional buildings. Widths start at 30 feet up to 125 feet, and as long as needed. MEQUIPCO LTD. 101-5126 126 Ave SE Calgary AB T2Z 0H2 (403) 259-8333 Fax: (403) 259-8335 Contact: David Stephens, Vice President

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MUELLER CANADA 82 Hooper Rd Barrie ON L4N 8Z9 (705) 719-9965 Fax: (705) 719-4959 Contact: Doug Willey, Sales Manager MURRENHIL CORPORATION 1697 Hwy 35 Janetville ON L0B 1K0 (705) 324-4646 MYRON L COMPANY 2450 Impala Dr Carlsbad CA 92010 USA (760) 438-2021 Fax: 760) 931-9189 Contact: Kathryn Robinson, Director of Sales & Marketing

METCON SALES & ENGINEERING LIMITED 3-15 Connie Cres Concord ON L4K 1L3 (905) 738-2355 Fax: (905) 738-5520 E-mail: metcon@metconeng.com Web site: www.metconeng.com Contact: Matthew Nicolak, Marketing Manager Disinfection systems (Cl2, NaOCl, NH3, SO3, ClO2, O3,UV, KMnO4); chemical feed systems (dry, liquid, gas, polymer, lime); flowmeters (magnetic, mass, DP, VA); metering pumps, analyzers, turbidity, ozone generators, odour control scrubbers; reservoir mixing; filtration systems, screen filters, filtration plants, SBRs, septage receiving, aeration and mixing, centrifuges, chemical induction mixing, bulk water filling systems. MET-PRO PRODUCT RECOVERY & POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES INC. 201 Millway Ave Vaughan ON L4K 5K8 (905) 760-9000 Fax: (905) 760-9060 Contact: Jim Lively, Canadian Sales Manager METSO AUTOMATION CANADA LTD. 8161 Keele St Vaughan ON L4K 1Z3 (905) 532-2000 Contact: Craig Hannah, Product Manager

MILLER-LEAMAN, INC. 800 Orange Ave Daytona Beach FL 32114 USA (386) 248-0500 Fax: (386) 248-3033 Contact: Chris Shuster, VP Sales & Marketing MOYNO, INC. 1895 W. Jefferson St Springfield OH 45506 USA (937) 327-3553 Fax: (937) 327-3572 Contact: Tish Wilson, Executive Assistant MS FILTER SYSTEMS INC. 3-1235 Journey’s End Circle Newmarket ON L3Y 8T7 (905) 853-0164 Fax: (905) 853-8807 Contact: Bob LeCraw, President

NAPIER-REID LIMITED 2-10 Alden Rd Markham ON L3R 2S1 (905) 475-1545 Fax: (905) 475-2021 Contact: Frank Li, Vice President NELSON ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 94 Durand Rd Winnipeg MB R2J 3T2 (888) 426-8180 Fax: (204) 237-0660 Contact: Merle Kroeker, Project Development Engineer NEO VALVES 6-1020 Brevik Pl Mississauga ON L4W 4N7 (905) 624-9090 Fax: (905) 624-8020 Contact: Jason Boyd, General Manager NEPTUNE CHEMICAL PUMP CO. 295 Delkalb Pike North Wales PA 19454 USA (215) 699-8700 Fax: (215) 699-0370 Contact: Mike Dowse, Marketing Manager NEPTUNE MIXER COMPANY 295 Dekalb Pike North Wales PA 19454 USA (215) 699-8700 Fax: (215) 699-0370 Contact: Mike Dowse, Marketing Manager NEPTUNE TECHNOLOGY GROUP (CANADA) LTD. 7275 West Credit Ave Mississauga ON L5N 5M9 (905) 858-4211 Fax: (905) 858-0428 Contact: Angela Zapp, Director of Services & Marketing

MILLENIUM CONTROL COMPANY PO Box 86034 RPO Upper Oakville ON L6H 5V6 (905) 849-0794 Fax: (905) 849-3797 Contact: Allan Hakala, Operations Manager MEASUREMAX INC. 2015 Fisher Dr Peterborough ON K9J 6X6 (705) 745-1626 Fax: (705) 745-3493 E-mail: info@measuremax.ca Web site: www.measuremax.ca Contact: John Gillis, President We offer market-leading technology to meet the diverse and complex needs within the marketplace via the most complete product portfolio on the market today. Providing innovative solutions for level, weighing, flow, pressure, temperature, wireless communication and analytical control. Industrial control products, including HMI, PID control modules, data logging, panel meters, webserver and communications converters.

MSU MISSISSAUGA LTD. 2222 South Sheridan Way Mississauga ON L5J 2M4 (905) 823-4340 or (800) 268-5336 Fax: (905) 823-4947 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.

NETZSCH CANADA INC. 10&11 – 740 Huronia Rd Barrie ON L4N 6C6 (705) 797-8426 Fax: (705) 797-8427 E-mail: info@netzsch.ca Web site: www.netzsch.ca Contact: George Balderczyk, President NETZSCH, the world’s largest manufacturer of Progressive Cavity Pumps offers a complete range of P.C. pumps and Rotary Lobe Pumps. Netzsch Canada specializes in Progressive Cavity retrofit parts for most manufacturers’ pumps.

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers NEWALTA CORPORATION 211-11th Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C6 (403) 806-7000 NOVA ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS INC. Canada: 270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton ON L8L 6N5 USA: 1925 Pine Ave Niagara Falls NY 14301 (800) 295-3771 Fax: (905) 545-4248 or (716) 282-2937 Contact: David Sheasby, Technical Sales

N.R. MURPHY LIMITED 430 Franklin Blvd Cambridge ON N1R 8G6 (519) 621-6210 Fax: (519) 621-2841 E-mail: 4nodust@nrmurphy.com Web site: www.nrmurphy.com Contact: Craig Moffatt, Sales Manager Over the past 65 years N.R. Murphy Ltd. have designed and installed over 14,000 dust collection systems, solving virtually every dust problem imaginable; with the most complete line of standard and custom fabricated dry dust collectors available. Also, cyclones, fans, exhausters, related equipment and accessories. They also manufacture dust collector filters for all makes. NU FLOW 1010 Thornton Rd S Oshawa ON L1J 7E2 (800) 834-9597 Fax: (905) 433-9687 Contact: Suen Haynie, Marketing Director OIL SKIMMERS, INC. 12800 York Rd North Royalton OH 44133 USA (800) 200-4603 Fax: (440) 582-2759 Contact: Jim Petrucci, Vice President

OVIVO DIVISION OF GL&V CANADA INC. 300-2010 Winston Park Dr Oakville ON L6H 5R7 (905) 491-2750 or (705) 325-5989 E-mail: donna.morano@ovivowater.com Web site: www.ovivowater.com Contacts: Adam Kaminski, General Manager, Donna Morano, Regional Sales Manager Creating value in water worldwide through innovative water and wastewater equipment solutions since 1930. Headworks, clarifiers, sludge thickeners, digester covers, mixers, MBR systems, filtration, field services and 24/7 hotline. We represent Eimco Water Technologies, Brackett Green, Copa, Enviroquip, and Jones + Attwood.

PARKSON CORPORATION 205-1000 St Jean Pointe-Claire QC H9R 5P1 (514) 636-4618 Fax: (514) 636-9718 Email: Canada@parkson.com Web site: www.parkson.com Contact: Jean Grenier, Regional Manager Parkson Corporation is a leading provider of advanced solutions in water recycling and treatment, committed to providing clean water for the world. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale with offices in Chicago, Montreal and Dubai, Parkson is an Axel Johnson Inc. company, member of the Axel Johnson Group of Sweden.

OLYMPUS INNOV-X 500-100 Sylvan Rd Woburn MA 01801 USA (781) 938-5005 Fax: (781) 938-0128 Contact: Kimberley Russell, Market & Business Development

PENCON EQUIPMENT COMPANY F2-109 Thomas St Oakville ON L6J 3A7 (905) 845-1727 Fax: (905) 845-1792 Contact: B. Penny, Office Manager

ON TRACK SAFETY LTD. 29 Ruggles Ave Thornhill ON L3T 3S4 (905) 660-5969

PINE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC. Unit 1&2 6380 Tomken Rd Mississauga ON L5T 1Y4 (866) 688-0388

ONTARIO WATER OPERATOR TRAINING CENTRE 3665 Wyandotte St E Windsor ON N9A 5T7 (866) 622-6535

PIPE SPECIALTIES INTERNATIONAL INC. 661 Justus Dr Kingston ON K7M 4H5 (613) 384-2500 Fax: (613) 384-2900 Contact: Tracy Hawthorne POLYSTAR INC. 2030 Midway Dr Twinsburg OH 44087 USA (330) 963-5100

ORIVAL INC. 213 S Van Brunt St Englewood NJ 07631 USA (201) 568-3311 Fax: (201) 568-1916 E-mail: filters@orival.com Web site: www.orival.com Providing automatic self-cleaning filtration systems for the removal of suspended solids from water is more than a job for Orival – it’s a way of life. For over 20 years, Orival has supplied thousands of filtration units for a wide variety of customers in over 40 countries around the world. Single units, flange-to-flange systems, complete skid mounted or containerized packages, and specifically fabricated filters are all common products for Orival. PACK-A-CONE 16-270 Esna Park Dr Markham ON L3R 1H3 (905) 284-1000

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POWER PLANT SUPPLY COMPANY 12-140 Midwest Rd Toronto ON M1P 3B3 (416) 752-3339 PREMIER TECH AQUA 1160 Levis Lachenaie QC J6W 5S6 (450) 471-8444 PRESSURE SYSTEMS, INC. 34 Research Dr Hampton VA 23666 USA (757) 865-1243 Fax: (757) 865-8744

PRIMARY FLUID SYSTEMS INC. 1050 Cooke Blvd Burlington ON L7T 4A8 (905) 333-8743 or (800) 776-6580

Suppliers Fax: (905) 333-8746 Web site: www.primaryfluid.com Contact: David Walker, General Manager Specializing in the manufacture of metering pump accessories, Accudraw, graduated calibration cylinders in PP, PVC and glass; Top Valve, backpressure and pressure relief valves: Accupulse pulsation dampers. PFS injection quills and corporation stops for the injection of chemical into the centre stream of the process; AccuVent, an automatic degassing valve.

PRO AQUA, INC. 204-1 Atlantic Ave Toronto ON M6K 3E7 (416) 861-0237 Fax: (416) 861-9303 Web site: www.proaqua.ca Contacts: Geoff Coate, Scott Lenhardt Pro Aqua, Inc. is a supplier of a complete line of market leading products for drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, biosolids and odour treatment. Plant retrofits, mechanical refurbishments and spare parts for all products are also available.

PROMINENT FLUID CONTROLS LTD. 490 Southgate Dr Guelph ON N1G 4P5 (888) 709-9933 Fax: (519) 836-5226 E-mail: sales@prominent.ca Web site: www.prominent.ca Contact: Todd Reeves, National Sales Manager ProMinent is the reliable solutions partner for water treatment and a manufacturer of components and systems for chemical fluid handling. Based on our innovative products, services and industry-specific solutions, we provide more efficiency and safety for our customers – worldwide. PROTECTOLITE, INC. 84 Railside Rd Toronto ON M3A 1A3 (416) 444-4484 Fax: (416) 444-4485 Contact: Karl Szasz, President QUANTUM MURRAY LP 3-10 Kenmore Ave Stoney Creek ON L8E 5N1 (905) 971-5113 REGENESIS 1011 Calle Sombra San Clemente CA 92673 USA (949) 366-8000 Fax: (949) 366-8090 Contact: Bryan Vigue, VP Marketing REMOTE AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS - DIV. OF EMERSON ELECTRIC CANADA 6338 Viscount Rd Mississauga ON L4V 1H3 (905) 362-0880 Fax: (905) 362-0882 Contact: Tom Langstaff, Area Sales Manager RENAISSANCE INSTRUMENTS INC. 6609 South Lakewood Dr Georgetown TX 78633 USA (512) 869-1700 Fax: (512) 869-1742 Contact: Raj Natarajan, President RESTORATION ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTORS 5-10 Stalwart Industrial Dr PO Box 746 Gormley ON L0H 1G0 (905) 888-0066

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers SERPENTIX CONVEYOR CORP. 9085 Marshall Ct Westminster CO 80031 USA (303) 430-8427 Fax: (303) 430-7337 Contact: Robert Nusz, General Manager

RICE EARTH SCIENCES Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto Toll free (888) 742-3364 E-mail: info@riceeng.com Web site: www.ricerentals.ca Contact: Allister McIsaac, Sales Manager Rice was established in 1952 and is a pioneer in the groundwater industry. Our manufacturing and distribution locations, strategically located throughout Canada, service the needs of groundwater contractors, consultants, industry, and government. Rice’s product offerings range from site investigation to remediation and rental equipment. RITTAL SYSTEMS LTD. 6485 Ordan Dr Mississauga ON L5T 1X2 (905) 795-0777 Fax: (905) 795-9548 Contact: Nicolas, Marketing Coordinator RM PRODUCTS 27 Progress Dr Orillia ON L3V 6H1 (800) 363-0867 or (705) 326-5580 Fax: (705) 326-3646 Contact: Stephanie Oakley, New Business Development

ROBAR INDUSTRIES LTD. 12945 78 Ave Surrey BC V3W 2X8 (604) 591-8811 Fax: (604) 591-5288 E-mail: dave.brewer@robar.ca Web site: www.robarindustries.com Contact: Dave Brewer, Waterworks Sales Manager Robar is a domestic foundry and manufacturer of municipal waterworks products that include pipe couplings, repair clamps, service saddles, tapping sleeves. As well, we specialize in fabricating large diameter couplings and expansion joints. SAFE ROADS CANADA/SKID CONTROL SCHOOL 576 Bronte Rd Oakville ON L6L 6S1 (905) 827-5413

SAFETEC COMPLIANCE SYSTEMS 125-7700 NE Parkway Dr Vancouver WA 98662 USA (888) 745-8943 Fax: (888) 661-6459 Web site: www.safetec.net Contact: Duane Burkett, Chief Operating Officer Safetec delivers (M)SDS management and chemical compliance solutions to over 20,000 users at hundreds of companies worldwide. Safetec provides user-friendly, web-based chemical inventory management, (M)SDS management and authoring, an extensive domestic and international regulatory database, 24-hour emergency chemical response, on-site chemical inventory analysis and GHS transition services. SAPPHIRE GROUP Head Office: 1410-530 8th Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 (403) 537-8470 Fax: (403) 537-8479

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SAF-T-FLO CHEMICAL INJECTION 4071-L East La Palma Ave Anaheim CA 92807 USA (714) 632-3013 Fax: (714) 632-3350 E-mail: gkline@saftflo.com Web site: www.saftflo.com Contact: Gary Kline SAF-T-FLO Chemical Injection specializes in chemical injection quills for municipal and industrial chemical feed systems. We offer a complete line of retractable and non-retractable injection quills in PV, CPVC, Kynar, SS, Hastelloy C-276, Alloy 20, and Titanium. Chemical feed lines range from ¼”, for feeding neat chemical solutions, to 2½” for feeding carrier water solutions at high volume.

SANITHERM INC. 100-340 Brooksbank Ave North Vancouver BC V7J 2C1 (604) 986-9168 Fax: (604) 986-5377 E-mail: information@sanitherm.com Web site: www.sanitherm.com Contact: Kim Lewis, Marketing Coordinator The SaniBrane® Container System is suitable if you have limited land mass, a small population and need a compact self-contained wastewater treatment system. No building is required and it can be used in the most remote areas with excellent effluent.

SERVICE FILTRATION OF CANADA LTD. 12-4141 Sladeview Cres Mississauga ON L5L 5T1 (905) 820-4700 Fax: (905) 820-4015 Contact: Joe Halahel, General Manager Service Filtration engineers and manufactures high performance corrosion resistant pumps and filter chambers in CPVC, Poly Pro and PVDF. Filter media is available for use on chemicals, acids, hydraulic oil, electroplating solutions, photographic and food products. Pollution abatement products are also available. We can also supply custom design filtration systems.

SCADALLIANCE CORPORATION 363 Ave Lajoie Montreal QC H2V 1P6 (514) 448-4422 Fax: (514) 448-4460 Contact: Robert Bonfils, President

SEW-EURODRIVE COMPANY OF CANADA LTD. 210 Walker Dr Bramalea ON L6T 3W1 (905) 791-1553 Fax: (905) 791-2999 E-mail: g.simpson@sew-eurodrive.ca Web site: www.sew-eurodrive.ca Contact: Graham Simpson, Marketing Manager Driving the world – with innovative drive solutions for all sectors and every application of industry. Products and systems from SEW-EURODRIVE come into operation everywhere – worldwide. Whether in the wastewater/water, food and beverage or processing industry, the decision for drive engineering “made by SEW-EURODRIVE” is synonymous with function and investment.

SCARBOROUGH SUPPLY 154 Crown Cres Whitby ON L1N 7B1 (877) 261-5293 Fax: (905) 579-4755 Contact: Kevin Watson, General Manager

S.F.E. GLOBAL 10143-178th St Edmonton AB T5S 1J6 (780) 461-0171 Fax: (780) 443-4613 Contact: Rachel MacKinnon, Sales

SCHLUMBERGER WATER SERVICES 101-460 Phillip St Waterloo ON N2L 5J2 (519) 746-1798

SICK LTD. 6-250 West Beaver Creek Rd Richmond Hill ON L4B 1C7 (905) 771-1444 Fax: (905) 771-1616 Contact: Curtis Gulaga, Director- Sales & Marketing Canada

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC 19 Waterman Avenue Toronto ON M4B 1Y2 (416) 615-3406 SCHREIBER LLC 100 Schreiber Dr Trussville AL 35173 USA (205) 655-7466 Fax: (205) 655-7669 Contact: Amy Taylor, Marketing Assistant SEALOGIC INNOVATIONS CORP. PO Box 23089 404-11 Maitland Dr Belleville ON K8P 5J3 (613) 966-4567 Fax: (613) 966-9854 Contact: Kevin Drumm, President

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121 N Dillon St San Jacinto CA 92583 USA (951) 487-8073 Fax: (951) 487-0557 Web site: www.seewaterinc.com Contact: Mike Johnson, VP See Water Inc. manufactures water pump controls, high liquid alarms, and water pump control panels including the patented Oil Smart® Technology. Oil Smart spill prevention products satisfy the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan, ASME 17.1, and local building and safety codes.

SIEMENS CANADA LTD. 1-215 Konrad Cres Markham ON L3R 8T9 (905) 944-2800 Fax: (905) 474-1660 E-mail: wtcanada.water@siemens.com Web site: www.water.siemens.com Contact: George Matsugu, Marketing Manager Siemens Water Technologies delivers cost-effective, reliable water and wastewater treatment systems and services to municipal, industrial, commercial and institutional customers worldwide. Through innovation and integration of the world’s leading water treatment companies, Siemens offers a large portfolio of water and wastewater solutions, backed by Siemens’ unparalleled commitment to service. SIMPSON ENVIRONMENTAL CORP. A10-5035 North Service Rd Burlington ON L7L 5V2 (905) 332-7669 Fax: (905) 332-7502 Contact: Don Cooper, President

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SMITH & LOVELESS, INC. 14040 Santa Fe Trail Dr Lenexa KS 66215 USA (913) 888-5201 Fax: (913) 894-0488 E-mail: answers@smithandloveless.com Web site: www.smithandloveless.com Smith & Loveless Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of a complete line of pre-engineered water and wastewater treatment and pumping systems. With sales offices throughout Canada, and numerous installations over 40 years, we feature treatment plants, grit removal systems, pump stations and filtration systems. SOLAR BEE, INC. 3225 Hwy 22 Dickinson ND 58601 USA (866) 437-8076 Fax: (701) 225-0002 Contact: Pat Schnaidt, VP Marketing SOLINST CANADA LTD. 35 Todd Rd Georgetown ON L7G 4R8 (905) 873-2255 Fax: (905) 873-1992 Contact: Randy Blackburn, Sales Manager

SONIC SOIL SAMPLING INC. 668 Millway Ave Concord ON L4K 3V2 (905) 660-0501 Fax: (905) 660-7143 E-mail: sonic@sonicsoil.com Web site: www.sonicsoil.com Contact: Alan Archibald, VP Administration Sonic Soil Sampling Inc. is celebrating their 30th 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. SORBWEB PLUS SECONDARY OIL SPILL CONTAINMENT 85 Morrow Rd Barrie ON L4N 3V7 (866) 269-8275 Fax: (705) 757-4044 Contact: Lauren Howles, Sr Marketing Manager SOUTHWELL CORPORATION 857 W 3rd St North Vancouver BC V7P 1E3 (877) 984-7788 Fax: (604) 980-6578 Contact: Richard Neuman, Marketing Director

STEALTH VALVE & CONTROLS LTD. Unit 7-1273 N Service Rd E Oakville ON L6H 1A7 (905) 845-4500 Fax: (905) 845-4505 Contact: Bruce James, President STEDMAN 129 Franklin St PO Box 299 Aurora IN 47001 USA (800) 262-5401 Fax: (812) 926-3482 Contact: Joe Bennett, Product Manager ST LAWRENCE COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEV. AGENCY 80 State Highway 310 Suite 6 Canton NY 13617 USA (315) 379-9806 STORM WATER SYSTEMS, INC. 196 Industrial Blvd Cleveland GA 30528 USA (888) 730-5819 Fax: (706) 348-8346 Contact: Gary Hopkins, President STRATA SOIL SAMPLING INC. 2-147 West Beaver Creek Rd Richmond Hill ON L4B 1C6 (905) 764-9304

SUMMA ENGINEERING LIMITED 6423 Northam Dr Mississauga ON L4V 1J2 (905) 678-3388 Fax: (905) 678-0444 E-mail: info@summaeng.com Web site: www.summaeng.com Contact: Frank Cosentino, VP Marketing & Sales In-depth knowledge of water and wastewater processes and extensive experience with instrumentation and SCADA projects have allowed Summa Engineering Limited to provide quality goods and services to Canadian industrial and municipal markets continuously for over 31 years. SUMMERHILL IMPACT 201-1216 Yonge St Toronto ON M4T 1W1 (416) 922-2448 SUMMIT PROCESS CONTROLS GROUP, INC. 6430 Sixth Concession RR2 Brockville ON K6V 5T2 (613) 926-0108

SPD SALES LTD. 6467 Northam Dr Mississauga ON L4V 1J2 (905) 678-2882 Fax: (905) 293-9774 Contact: Frank Farkas, Sales Manager SPECTRUM NASCO 150 Pony Dr Newmarket ON L3Y 7B6 (905) 898-0031 Fax: (905) 898-0035 Contact: Stacey Haywood, Catalogue Director, Whirl-Pak SPILL MANAGEMENT INC. 45 Upper Mount Albion Rd Stoney Creek ON L8J 2R9 (905) 578-9666 Contact: Cliff Holland, President STANMECH TECHNOLOGIES INC. 944 Zelco Dr Burlington ON L7L 4Y3

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY CANADA 1850-45 O’Connor St Ottawa ON K1P 1A4 (613) 234-6313 Fax: (613) 234-0303 E-mail: info@sdtc.ca Web site: www.sdtc.ca Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an arms-length, not-for- profit corporation created by the Government of Canada which operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of innovative technology solutions: the $550 million SD Tech Fund ™ and the $500 million NextGen Biofuels Fund™.

SYNTEC PROCESS EQUIPMENT LTD. 1-68 Healey Rd Bolton ON L7E 5A4 (905) 951-8000 Fax: (905) 951-8002 E-mail: info@syntecpe.com Web site: www.syntecpe.com 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.

TANK CONNECTION (CANADA) CORP. 57 Old Onondaga Rd W Brantford ON N3T 5W4 (519) 754-3731 Fax: (519) 753-1453 E-mail: sales@tankconnection.ca Web site: www.tankconnection.com Contact: George Bojeczko, General Manager Tank Connection (Canada) provides a unique rolled tapered panel (RTP) bolted tank, used for the storage of a wide variety of dry bulk and liquid storage applications. We design, manufacture and install any size tank for any service. Our innovative construction process focuses on quick installation, accomplished with the highest degree of safety. We look forward to the opportunity to “GET CONNECTED” with you on future projects. TANKS-A-LOT LTD. 1810 Yellowhead Trail NE Edmonton AB T6S 1B4 (780) 472-8265 TEAM-1 ACADEMY INC. 19-760 Pacific Rd Oakville ON L6L 6M5 (905) 827-0007 Fax: (905) 827-0049 Contact: Brian Kovalcik, Operations Manager TEAM HAZCO 1650 Upper Ottawa St Hamilton ON L8W 3P2 (905) 383-5550 TELOG INSTRUMENTS, INC. 830 Canning Pkwy Victor NY 14564 USA (585) 742-3000 Fax: (585) 342-3006 Contact: Greg DeSantis, VP Sales

TERRATEC ENVIRONMENTAL LTD. 200 Eastport Blvd Hamilton ON L8H 7S4 (800) 846-2097 Fax: 905-544-0266 Web site: www.terratec.amwater.com Contact: Phil Sidhwa, President Terratec Environmental Ltd. is Canada’s largest biosolids handling company with over 25 years of experience in the operation of municipal and industrial biosolids programs; developing Nutrient Management Plans; cleaning of digesters, lagoons, tanks and incinerators; and providing biogas purification systems for Natural Gas Vehicles fuel and pipeline use standards.

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Guide to Environmental Equipment & Service Suppliers has helped us establish a worldwide customer base and made us one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of lobe style blowers and vacuum boosters.

THERMO-KINETICS COMPANY LTD. 6740 Invader Cres Mississauga ON L5T 2B6 (905) 670-2266 TOPP INDUSTRIES, INC. PO Box 420 Rochester IN 46975 USA (800) 354-4534 Fax: (574) 223-6106 Contact: Kevin Birchmeier, President TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, INC. Ste J-161 4915 Arendell St Morehead City NC 28557 USA (252) 571-0092 TRIANGLE FLUID CONTROLS LTD. 269 University Ave PO Box 186 Belleville ON K8N 5A2 (613) 968-1100 Fax: (613) 968-1099 Contact: Mike Shorts, General Manager TRISEP CORPORATION 93 S La Patera Lane Goleta CA 93117 USA (805) 964-8003 Fax: (805) 964-1235 Contact: Evan Calkins, Sales Engineer

TROY-ONTOR INC. Units H-K 121 Commerce Park Dr Barrie ON L4N 8X1 (705) 721-8246 Fax: (705) 721-5851 E-mail: martin-doyle@troy-onter.ca Contact: Martin Doyle, Sales Manager Specializing in the supply of electric and pneumatic actuators, for both new and retrofit installations, with complete on site technical assistance. Complete line of manual gears to suit all types of existing distribution for water and wastewater valves, including all necessary adaptation and mounting hardware, designed and fabricated in our machine shop. Motorized valve packages of all types and sizes, with associated controls and accessories. TS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 35-2601 Matheson Blvd E Mississauga ON L4W 5A8 (905) 238-0362

USABLUEBOOK 3781 Bur Wood Dr Waukegan IL 60085 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 – The first and only complete catalog for water and wastewater operations. With over 27,000 items in stock, 95% of orders ship same-day from our multiple warehouses in the US. Call to speak with live Customer Service and Technical Support Representatives that can answer questions and place your order. USF FABRICATION 3200 W 84th St Hialeah FL 30018 USA (800) 258-6873 VAHN-TECH INTERNATIONAL INC. 2906-15 Fort York Blvd Toronto ON M5V 3Y4 (416) 342-0001 Fax: (905) 825-8105 Contact: Kamal Khiani, General Manager

VECTOR PROCESS EQUIPMENT INC. 5889 Summerside Dr Mississauga ON L5M 6L1 (416) 527-4396, (905) 979-8660 Fax: (905) 567-8590 E-mail: info@vectorprocess.com Web site: www.vectorprocess.com Contacts: Andre Osborne, Dale Sanchez Bar screens, rotary drum screens, clarifiers, surface aerators, digester covers and mixers, heat exchangers, sludge thickening and dewatering solutions, biological treatment systems, lagoonbased nutrient removal systems, continuously cleaned sand filters, phosphorus removal systems, surface and submersible mixers, grinders, progressive cavity pumps, odour control biofilters, screw conveyor systems, chemical feed pumps, concrete protective liners.

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VIKING PUMP OF CANADA 661 Grove Ave PO Box 398 Windsor ON N9A 6M3 (888) 845-7867 Fax: (888) 803-8640 Contact: Chris Nantau, Regional Sales Manager VL MOTION SYSTEMS INC. Unit 23-212 Wyecroft Rd Oakville ON L6K 3T9 (905) 842-0244 Fax: (905) 845-3009 Contact: John Carney, Sales Manager VULCAN ELECTRIC 40 Telson Rd Markham ON L3R 1E5 (905) 513-1550

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10-428 Millen Rd Stoney Creek ON L8E 3N9 (905) 664-6075 Fax: (905) 664-6989 E-mail: jimflynn309@hotmail.com Contact: Jim Flynn, Owner We offer a unique line of products for building maintenance and renovators. Asbestos removal supplies, lead paint removal products, mould abatement equipment and heavy metal decommissioning are our main focus. We have, in stock, dustless tools, air cleaning blowers and vacuums and all gear needed for abatement. We carry a full line of mechanical insulation equipment and materials.

WALKERTON CLEAN WATER CENTRE 20 Ontario Rd PO Box 160 Walkerton ON N0G 2V0 (519) 881-2003 Fax: (519) 881-4947 E-mail: inquiry@wcwc.ca Web site: www.wcwc.ca WCWC serves and supports the Ontario water sector. We are the major provider of training for owners, operators and operating authorities of drinking water systems. Our research program addresses practical problems mainly in partnership with colleges and universities. Finally, the Technology Demonstration Facility facilitates hands-on training and product testing. WARREN’S WATERLESS PRINTING INC. 711 Clayson Rd Toronto ON M9M 2H4 (416) 745-8200

TURBOSONIC INC. A14-550 Parkside Dr Waterloo ON N2L 5V4 (519) 885-5513 Fax: (519) 885-6992 Contact: Ed Spink, CEO

TUTHILL VACUUM & BLOWER SYSTEMS 4840 W Kearney St Springfield MO 65802 USA (417) 865-8715 Fax: (417) 865-2950 E-mail: vacuum@tuthill.com Web site: www.tuthill.com Contact: Angie Burlison, Marketing Communications Manager Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems is a leading manufacturer of blowers and blower packages and vacuum pumps and systems. Tuthill’s line of rotary positive displacement blowers is among the most complete in the industry. Since 1937, we have been designing and manufacturing proven M-D Pneumatics products that are solidly engineered, competitively priced and produced under stringent ISO quality standards. Our experience

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VEOLIA WATER SOLUTIONS & TECHNOLOGIES CANADA INC. 430-2000 Argentia Rd Plaza IV Mississauga ON L5N 1W1 (905) 286-4846 Fax: (905) 286-0488 Web site: www.veoliawaterst.ca Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Canada Inc. is a Canadian leader in drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment and biosolids management, serving Canadian municipalities and industries since 1948. Over the last 60 years, VWS Canada has brought many leading edge technologies to the market including: ACTIFLO®, BIOSTYR®, Anox Kaldnes MBBR, Hydrotech Discfilter, MBR, HYDREX chemicals, PICA carbon. VICTAULIC 123 Newkirk Rd Richmond Hill ON L4C 3G5 (905) 884-7444 Fax: (905) 884-2410

WATERLOO BARRIER INC. PO Box 335 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. WEST COAST SPILL SUPPLIES LTD. 105-1763 Sean Heights Saanichton BC V8M 0A5 (888) 548-3800 Fax: (250) 652-5052 Contact: D’arcy Anderson, Vice Preside

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Grand Terrace CA 92313 USA (909) 422-1730 Fax: (909) 783-3440 Contact: Rob Guertin, Marketing Manager WATERLOO BIOFILTER SYSTEMS INC. PO Box 400 Rockwood ON N0B 2K0 (519) 856-0757 Fax: (519) 856-0759 E-mail: info@waterloo-biofilter.com Web site: www.waterloo-biofilter.com Contact: Craig Jowett, President Waterloo Biofilter® for on-site treatment of residential, commercial and communal sewage; fully scalable from house to school to truck stop to subdivision flows. Advantages are low maintenance, low energy, small footprint, high quality effluent, and no aerobic sludge management. Proven high-nitrogen removal, and re-use for irrigation and toilets.

WATERRA PUMPS LIMITED 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.

WESTECH ENGINEERING INC. 3625 South West Temple Salt Lake City UT 84115 USA (801) 265-1000 Fax: (801) 265-1080 E-mail: info@westech-inc.com Web site: www.westech-inc.com Contact: Jim Woods, Eng. Sales WesTech Engineering designs, engineers and manufactures water and wastewater treatment process equipment for screening, clarification, digestion, filtration, aeration, biological processes, sludge handling, package water and wastewater plants. From headworks to tertiary treatment and drinking water, WesTech is your independent process source. Employee owned ISO 9001 Certified, since 1973. WESTPRO MACHINERY Headquarters: Vernon BC Regional: 6197 Kennedy Rd Mississauga ON L5T 2S8 (905) 795-8577 Fax: (905) 795-1677 Contact: Ana Solis, Inside Sales WETLANDSPACIFIC CORP. 921 Maughan Rd Nanaimo BC V9X 1J2 (250) 722-7117 Fax: (250) 722-7117 Contact: Curt Kerns, President WHIPPS, INC. 370 S Athol Rd Athol MA 01331 USA (978) 249-7924 WILDCAT WATER TECHNOLOGIES LTD. PO Box 343 Cochrane AB T4C 1A6 (403) 774-1396 Fax: (403) 770-9191 Contact: Jean Navert, President WILDEN PUMP & ENGINEERING 22069 Van Buren St

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WILO CANADA INC. 2915 10th Ave NE Bay 7 Calgary AB T2A 5L4 (403) 276-9456 Fax: (403) 277-9456 E-mail: info@wilo-canada.com Web site: www.wilo-canada.com Contact: Abe Bitar, National Sales Manager WILO is a leading manufacturer of submersible pumps, submersible mixers and pumping stations technology for water and wastewater applications for the municipal and industrial markets. Wilo submersible pumps and mixers are equipped with EMU Technology. For more information, please send your request to info@wilo-canada.com. WINDTRANS SYSTEMS LTD. 92 Railway St PO Box 668 Seaforth ON N0K 1W0 (519) 527-2470

WTP EQUIPMENT CORP. 83 Nuggett Court Brampton ON L6T 5H2 (905) 799-3403 Fax: (905) 799-6638 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 belt and perforated plate screens, conveyor screens, septage screens, screenings presses, screw conveyors, aerated tank and vortex chamber grit collectors and grit classifiers. Customer service is provided from our Brampton, Ontario, facility. X-TREME ENERGY GROUP 8014 Edgar Industrial Cres Red Deer AB T4P 3R3 (403) 341-0067 Fax: (403) 340-1105 Contact: Tony Smethurst, Division Manager ZCL COMPOSITES INC. 6907-36 St Edmonton AB T6B 2Z6 (780) 466-6648 Fax: (780) 466-6126 Contact: Kristi Peterson, Marketing Manager

WORLD WATER OPERATOR TRAINING COMPANY 3665 Wyandotte St E Windsor ON N9A 5T7 (519) 974-5464 or (866) 622-6535 Fax: (519) 974-9603 E-mail: info@worldwatertraining.com Contact: Doug Cooper, President WWOTC is a leader when it comes to water and wastewater training. With over 100 courses, we will come to you or you can come to one of our famous schools. We’ve assembled a team of operationally experienced specialists that can deliver training, or provide operational support as part of our “Operation & Maintenance Problem Solving Team”.

WORLDWIDE STORMTRAP, LLC 2495 W. Bungalow Rd Morris IL 60450 USA (877) 867-6872 Fax: (815) 416-1100 Web site: www.stormtrap.com Contact: Justin May, Vice President StormTrap® is the ultimate solution for projects requiring stormwater management. StormTrap’s modular design allows the system to be completely customizable, giving it the ability to fit all types of job site parameters. The system’s innovative design maximizes the total volume of stormwater stored, while minimizing the project’s footprint and overall cost. Whether your project requires detention, infiltration, harvesting, or water quality applications, the design engineers at StormTrap® can provide a solution. To learn more, visit www.stormtrap.com. XERXES CORPORATION 7901 Xerxes Ave S Minneapolis MN 55431 USA (952) 887-1828 XP SOFTWARE 150-5415 SW Westgate Dr Portland OR 97221 USA (888) 554-5022 Fax: (888) 554-5122 Contact: Nicole Highhouse, Sales & Marketing Manager

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See “Suppliers” Section (pg. 89) for address, etc., of any company listed in this section ACCESS HATCHES Alberta Wilbert Sales ENV Treatment Systems EP Engineered Pump Systems ITT Water & Wastewater MSU Mississauga Terratec Env. ACTIVATED CARBON ADSORBENTS A.C. Carbone Aquablast AquaBlok BakerCorp BowRio Water Tech. Cleartech Davis Energy ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations Insitu Contractors Magnus Chemicals Met-Pro Product Recovery SPD Sales Veolia ACTUATORS Alpha Controls Armour Valve Avensys Canadian Drives Cancoppas Kinecor LP Stealth Valve & Controls Syntec Process Equip. Thermo-Kinetics Troy-Ontor Vahn-Tech VL Motion Systems ADSORBENTS/ ABSORBENTS BakerCorp Drain-All ENV Treatment Systems EnviroMaster First Response Env. Magnus Chemicals SorbWeb Plus AERATION SYSTEMS ABS Aeration Industries Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair Fluidyne FPZ GridBee H2Flow Equip. Hydro-Logic Env. ITT Water & Wastewater Metcon Napier-Reid Nelson Env. Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Sanitherm Schreiber Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless SolarBee Syntec Process Equip. Tuthill USABlueBook Vector Process Equip.

Westech Eng. AEROBIC DIGESTION ADI Systems Aeration Industries Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equip. H2Flow Tanks & Systems Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Schreiber Smith & Loveless Tank Connection Terratec Env. Westech Eng. Wildcat Water AIR EMISSIONS TESTING Avensys CEA Instruments Gasmet Tech. Nova Analytical AIR FILTERS A.C. Carbone Blue-Zone Davis Controls Env. Analytical Systems Filter Innovations Kinecor LP N.R. Murphy Pencon Equip. Walkersclub AIR POLLUTION CONTROL EQUIPMENT Blue-Zone BowRio Water Tech. Can-Am Instruments Davis Energy ENV Treatment Systems Fabricated Plastics Filamat Composites Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Metcon Met-Pro Product Recovery N.R. Murphy Pro Aqua SICK SPD Sales Triangle Fluid Controls TurboSonic Tech. Veolia AIR STRIPPERS 3XR BowRio Water Tech. Fabricated Plastics Fair Filter Innovations Metcon Met-Pro Product Recovery Napier-Reid Siemens Water Tech. ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS 3XR ADI Systems Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental

CST Storage Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Fair Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equip. H2Flow Tanks & Systems Infilco Degremont Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Tank Connection Terratec Env. Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. ANALYTICAL EQUIPMENT ABB ACI Instrumentation Arjay Eng. Avensys Can-Am Instruments CEA Instruments Cleartech Elemental Controls Endress + Hauser Geneq Innov-X John Meunier Kinecor LP Magnus Chemicals Markland Specialty Eng. Measuremax Metcon Nova Analytical Olympus Innov-X Pro Aqua Rice Earth Sciences SICK SPD Sales USABlueBook ANALYZERS ABB ACI Instrumentation Arjay Eng. Avensys Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CEA Instruments Cleartech Davis Controls Elemental Controls Endress + Hauser Env. Analytical Systems Gasmet Tech. Innov-X John Meunier Kinecor LP Markland Specialty Eng. Measuremax Mequipco Metcon Nova Analytical Olympus Innov-X Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls SICK Siemens SPD Sales Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook AQUIFERS Insitu Contractors International Water Supply

ARSENIC REMOVAL ACG Technology ADI Systems Aqua Technical Sales BakerCorp BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Drain-All Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Indachem Magnus Chemicals Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Veolia Walkersclub Westech Eng. ASBESTOS REMOVAL Drain-All First Response Env. Quantum Emergency Response Restoration Env. Contractors Walkersclub BACKFLOW PREVENTION Alpha Controls Drain-All HM Pipe Products John Meunier Kinecor LP Neptune Tech. Pro Aqua Stealth Valve & Controls Syntec Process Equip. Triangle Fluid Controls USABlueBook Vahn-Tech BACTERIA Avensys Cleartech Env. Analytical Systems ICR Water Tech. Industrial Test Systems International Water Supply Measuremax Regenesis BIODEGRADABLE PRODUCTS EnviroMaster Magnus Chemicals BIOFILTERS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip. Metcon Met-Pro Product Recovery MS Filter Systems Pro Aqua Siemens Vector Process Equip. Veolia Waterloo Biofilter Westech Eng. BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES 3XR ACG Technology ADI Systems Aeration Industries Aqua Technical Sales

BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ECOfluid Systems ENV Treatment Systems Fair Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. ICR Water Tech. Infilco Degremont Kruger Mequipco MS Filter Systems Napier-Reid Nelson Env. Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. Wildcat Water BIOREACTOR a. membrane ACG Technology – a ADI Systems Aqua Technical Sales – a BowRio Water Tech. – a C&M Environmental – a Envirocan – a Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. – a Huber Tech. – a Kruger – a Layfield – a Mequipco- a Metcon – a Napier-Reid – a Ovivo – a Parkson – a Pro Aqua – a Smith & Loveless – a SPD Sales – a Vector Process Equip. – a Veolia – a Westech Eng.- a Wildcat Water – a BIOREMEDIATION Global Repair Layfield Quantum Emergency Response Regenesis Smith & Loveless Solinst BIOSOLIDS MGMT. 3XR Fluidyne Global Repair Huber Tech. Kruger Markland Specialty Eng. Metcon Parkson Pro Aqua Serpentix Conveyor Terratec Env. Veolia BLOWERS ABS Aqua Technical Sales Cleartech Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fabricated Plastics

Filter Innovations FPZ Gardner Denver H2Flow Equip. Mequipco N.R. Murphy Pencon Equip. Pro Aqua Sanitherm Stanmech Tuthill USABlueBook Walkersclub BOREHOLE CLEARING Insitu Contractors CATCH BASIN COMPONENTS Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes HM Pipe Products John Meunier Layfield SorbWeb Plus CENTRIFUGES Aqua Technical Sales Belzona Great Lakes Consolidated Giroux ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Geneq H2Flow Equip. Indachem Metcon Newalta Pro Aqua Terratec Env. Vector Process Equip. CHEMICAL MIXERS ASL Roteq Cleartech BowRio Water Tech. Directrik ICR Water Tech. Indachem Kinecor LP Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Neptune Mixer Service Filtration Vector Process Equip. CHEMICALS (sewage treatment) C&M Environmental Cleartech CHEMCO ENV Treatment Systems EnviroMaster ICR Water Tech. Magnus Chemicals Terratec Env. USABlueBook Veolia Viking Pump CHEMICALS (water treatment) AquaBlok C&M Environmental Cleartech CHEMCO ICR Water Tech. Magnus Chemicals TriSep Veolia

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Products Viking Pump Wildcat Water CHLORINATION SYSTEMS C&M Environmental Cancoppas Cleartech Indachem Magnus Chemicals Measuremax Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens SolarBee SPD Sales USABlueBook Viking Pump CLARIFIERS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Containment Solutions ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair Filamat Composites Greatario H2Flow Equip. H2Flow Tanks & Systems Infilco Degremont Kruger Mequipco Napier-Reid Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Schreiber Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless Tank Connection Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. CLEARWELL EQUIPMENT Greatario H2Flow Equip. Layfield Metcon COAGULATION SYSTEMS BowRio Water Tech. Cleartech Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Indachem Metcon Napier-Reid Veolia COATINGS Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Denso Fabricated Plastics Interprovincial Corrosion Control USABlueBook Viking Pump Walkersclub COLLECTORS ACG Technology BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip. N.R. Murphy

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW EQUIPMENT ABS BowRio Water Tech. Canadian Drives H2Flow Equip. Hetek Solutions Huber Tech. Infilco Degremont John Meunier KWH Pipe Mequipco Ovivo Pro Aqua Scadalliance Veolia Westech Eng. COMMINUTORS/ GRINDERS Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Enviro-Care GET Industries H2Flow Equip. JWC Env. Kinecor LP Mequipco Moyno Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Sanitherm Smith & Loveless USABlueBook Vector Process Equip. COMMUNICATIONS Canadian Safety Equip. Cancoppas Globe Star Inuktun Services Measuremax Remote Automation Scadalliance USABlueBook COMPOSTING EQUIPMENT SERVICES EnviroMaster Global Repair COMPRESSED GASES Env. Analytical Systems Gardner Denver

COMPRESSORS Canadian Safety Equip. Directrik ENV Treatment Systems FPZ Gardner Denver Jenny Products Pencon Equip. USABlueBook COMPUTERS & CONTROL SYSTEMS ABS Cancoppas Davis Controls Globe Star ITT Water & Wastewater Measuremax Millennium Control Remote Automation Safetec Compliance Systems Scadalliance Schneider Electric Summa Eng. Thermo-Kinetics CONTAINMENT WALLS

Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Layfield Quantum Emergency Response SorbWeb Plus Walkersclub Waterloo Barrier X-treme Energy

Remote Automation Rittal Systems Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless Summa Eng. Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Veolia Viking Pump

CONTRACTING Aquablast First Response Env. Focus Env. Insitu Contractors International Water Supply

COOLING TOWERS/ CONDENSERS Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes Simpson Env.

CONTROL EQUIPMENT a. flow b. level c. motor d. pressure e. pump f. temperature ABS ACI Instrumentation – all Alpha Controls – a,b,d,f Arjay Eng. – a,b Avensys – all Canadian Drives – c Can-Am Instruments – a,b,e,f Cancoppas – a,b,d,f Carlo Gavazzi – all Chemline Plastics – a,b,d Davis Controls – all ENV Treatment Systems – a Env. Analytical Systems Filter Innovations FLIR Systems – f Greyline Instruments – a,b,e Hetek Solutions HydroVision America – a,b ITT Water & Wastewater – a,b,e John Meunier – all Kinecor LP – a,b,d,e,f KSB Pumps – e Magnetrol – a,b Markland Specialty Eng. – b Measuremax – a,b,d,e,f Metcon – all Millennium Control – all ProMinent Fluid Controls – e Scadalliance – a,b,d,e,f See Water – e SEW-Eurodrive – c,e Siemens – a,b,d Smith & Loveless – e SPD Sales – a,b,d,e,f Syntec Process Equip. – a,d,f Thermo-Kinetics Troy-Ontor- a,b USABlueBook – a,b,c,d,e Viking Pump – a,e CONTROL PANELS ABS Arjay Eng. ASL Roteq Canadian Drives Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations ITT Water & Wastewater Measuremax Metcon Millennium Control Napier-Reid

CORROSION PREVENTION Cleartech Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Denso Fabricated Plastics HM Pipe Products Interprovincial Corrosion Control

Geneq – c Heron Instruments – all Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific – a,c ITT Water & Wastewater – a,d KISTERS – all Master Meter Measuremax – all Metcon – all Millennium Control – all Neptune Tech. Pressure Systems – a,c Remote Automation – all Rice Earth Sciences – a,c Safetec Compliance Systems – a,b,d Scadalliance – all Schlumberger Water Services Schneider Electric Solinst – a,c Telog Instruments – all Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook – c

COVERS/ENCLOSURES (digester, etc.) Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental Can-Am Instruments CST Storage Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Geomembrane Tech. Greatario H2Flow Equip. H2Flow Tanks & Systems Layfield Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Protectolite Rittal Systems RM Products Vector Process Equip. Westech Eng.

DECHLORINATORS C&M Environmental Cleartech Indachem Magnus Chemicals Metcon ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens Smith & Loveless SPD Sales USABlueBook

CULVERTS Aquablast Armtec Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Hanson Pipe & Precast HM Pipe Products KWH Pipe

DEGRITTERS Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Infilco Degremont John Meunier Mequipco Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. WTP Equip.

CUSTOM METAL FABRICATING Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute ENV Treatment Systems Tank Connection X-treme Energy CUSTOM PLASTIC FABRICATING Fabricated Plastics KWH Pipe Met-Pro Product Recovery Protectolite DATA a. acquisition b. analysis c. loggers d. management ACI Instrumentation – c Alpha Controls – all Can-Am Instruments – c Cancoppas – all Carlo Gavazzi – a,c Davis Controls – a Elster Metering – c

DECOMMISSIONING Aquablast First Response Env. Focus Env. International Water Supply Restoration Env. Contractors Sonic Soil Sampling Walkersclub

DEMINERALIZERS Aqua Technical Sales Magnus Chemicals Napier-Reid Ovivo Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Westech Eng. DEMOLITION First Response Env. Focus Env. Restoration Env. Contractors Walkersclub DEWATERING SERVICES

ABS Aquablast Aquatech Dewatering BakerCorp Bishop Water Claessen Pumps Consolidated Giroux Focus Env. Huber Tech. Insitu Contractors ITT Water & Wastewater Layfield Lotowater Tech. Services Napier-Reid Schlumberger Water Services Schreiber Simpson Env. Terratec Env. Triangle Fluid Controls Veolia DIALERS Can-Am Instruments Metcon Millennium Control Scadalliance SPD Sales USABlueBook DIGESTERS 3XR Aqua Technical Sales Belzona Great Lakes BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental CST Storage ENV Treatment Systems Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Schreiber Smith & Loveless Tank Connection Terratec Env. Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT ACI Instrumentation BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan H2Flow Equip. Indachem Infilco Degremont Intersteam Tech. ITT Water & Wastewater Magnus Chemicals Measuremax Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless SolarBee SPD Sales USABlueBook Viking Pump Wildcat Water DISSOLVED AIR FLOTATION ACG Technology Aeration Industries Aqua Technical Sales Baycor Fibre Tech

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan H2Flow Equip. Infilco Degremont Markland Specialty Eng. Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Westech Eng. DREDGES/DREDGING Consolidated Giroux KWH Pipe Newalta DRILLING SERVICES Aquatech Dewatering Insitu Contractors International Water Supply Newalta Sonic Soil Sampling DRINKING WATER TREATMENT EQUIPMENT ABS ACG Technology Amiad Filtration Aqua Technical Sales AWI BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip. Hanson Pressure Pipe Harmsco Filtration Infilco Degremont Kruger Liquious Magnus Chemicals Measuremax Mequipco Metcon Myron L Company Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens Water Tech. Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless SolarBee SPD Sales Spectrum Nasco Veolia Viking Pump Westech Eng. DRUM COMPACTORS BowRio Water Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Pro Aqua DUST COLLECTION Aquablast Davis Energy ENV Treatment Systems Metcon Met-Pro Product Recovery Newalta N.R. Murphy Walkersclub EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS American Public University Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute First Response Env.

Global Repair John Wiley & Sons Spectrum Nasco Team-1 Academy EDUCTORS Aquatech Dewatering First Response Env. Innov-X Insitu Contractors Kinecor LP Metcon Service Filtration USABlueBook EJECTORS Aqua Technical Sales ENV Treatment Systems Kinecor LP Metcon Smith & Loveless USABlueBook ELECTRIC MOTORS ASL Roteq Canadian Drives Claessen Pumps Davis Controls International Water Supply SEW-Eurodrive USABlueBook VL Motion Systems EMERGENCY GAS SHUTOFF SYSTEMS Halogen Valve Systems Indachem Metcon EMERGENCY RESPONSE a. equipment b. services ABS Accuworx – a,b Aquatech Dewatering – a,b BakerCorp – a Canadian Safety Equip. – a Drain-All EHS – a,b Elemental Controls – a First Response Env. – a.b Gasmet Tech. – a,b Layfield – a Metcon – a Newalta – a,b Quantum Emergency Response Safetec Compliance Systems – b Team-1 Academy – a,b Transport Env. Systems Walkersclub – a X-treme Energy – a ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENTS & REMEDIATION BakerCorp CHEMCO Dakota Technologies Drain-All Filter Innovations First Response Env. Focus Env. Innov-X Newalta Olympus Innov-X Quantum Emergency Response Walkersclub ENVIRONMENTAL SOFTWARE Cancoppas KISTERS

Lakes Env. Software Quantum Emergency Response Safetec Compliance Systems Schlumberger Water Services XP Software EROSION CONTROL PRODUCTS AquaBlok Armtec Belzona Great Lakes Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Finn Layfield EVAPORATORS Aquablast H2Flow Equip. Mequipco Metcon Siemens E-WASTE Absolute Data Destruction EXPANSION JOINTS Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes HM Pipe Products Pencon Equip. Stealth Valve & Controls Syntec Process Equip. Vahn-Tech FANS Aquablast Fabricated Plastics FPZ Met-Pro Product Recovery N.R. Murphy Rittal Systems FEEDERS (chemical) Cancoppas Cleartech ENV Treatment Systems Fair ICR Water Tech. Indachem John Meunier Kinecor LP Magnus Chemicals Mequipco Metcon Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Saf-T-Flo Siemens SPD Sales USABlueBook Viking Pump FILTER EQUIPMENT Amiad Filtration Aqua Technical Sales AWI BakerCorp BowRio Water Tech. Davis Energy ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Harmsco Filtration Huber Tech. Kinecor LP Liquious Magnus Chemicals Metcon Napier-Reid Newalta Orival

Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Schreiber Service Filtration Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless SPD Sales Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Veolia Viking Pump Walkersclub Westech Eng. FILTER MEDIA/ MAINTENANCE Anthrafilter Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast AWI BakerCorp Cleartech Drain-All Filter Innovations Imbrium Systems KDF Fluid Treatment Kinecor LP Liquious Magnus Chemicals Metcon Napier-Reid N.R. Murphy Schreiber Service Filtration Siemens Water Tech. USABlueBook Veolia FILTER PRESSES ACG Technology BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Liquious Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Sanitherm Service Filtration Terratec Env. Westech Eng. FILTER UNDERDRAINS Aqua Technical Sales AWI BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fair H2Flow Equip. Liquious Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Veolia FILTERS A.C. Carbone ASCO Valve Amiad Filtration Aqua Technical Sales AWI Blue-Zone BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fabricated Plastics Fair

Filter Innovations Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. Harmsco Filtration Imbrium Systems Kinecor LP Kruger Liquious Magnus Chemicals Metcon MS Filter Systems Napier-Reid N.R. Murphy Orival Ovivo Pro Aqua Schreiber Sealogic Innovations Service Filtration Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless SorbWeb Plus Troy-Ontor USABlueBook Vector Process Equip. Veolia Waterra Pumps Westech Eng.

Davis Controls Elster Metering Endress + Hauser ENV Treatment Systems Env. Analytical Systems Geneq Greyline Instruments Hach Hetek Solutions HM Pipe Products Hoskin Scientific HydroVision America Insitu Contractors John Meunier Kinecor LP Magnetrol Master Meter Measuremax Metcon Neptune Tech. Rice Earth Sciences Scadalliance Service Filtration SICK SPD Sales Syntec Process Equip. Thermo-Kinetics Viking Pump

FLOCCULATORS/ MIXERS ABS Aquatech Dewatering ASL Roteq Bishop Water BowRio Water Tech. Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. Indachem Metcon Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Viking Pump Westech Eng.

FLUMES ACI Instrumentation Avensys Can-Am Instruments ENV Treatment Systems Env. Analytical Systems Hoskin Scientific John Meunier Measuremax SPD Sales USABlueBook Vector Process Equip.

FLOTATION SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan H2Flow Equip. Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Westech Eng. FLOW METER CALIBRATION ACG Technology ACI Instrumentation Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Endress + Hauser Kinecor LP Measuremax Metcon FLOW METERS ABB ACG Technology ACI Instrumentation Alpha Controls Arjay Eng. Avensys Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Carlo Gavazzi Chemline Plastics

FUNDING Sustainable Development Technology GAS DETECTION ACI Instrumentation Alpha Controls Arjay Eng. Avensys Canadian Safety Equip. Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CEA Instruments Davis Controls Davis Energy Env. Analytical Systems FLIR Systems Halogen Valve Systems Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific Indachem Kinecor LP Mequipco Metcon Nova Analytical Quantum Emergency Response Rice Earth Sciences SPD Sales Team-1 Academy Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook GASES (calibration) ACI Instrumentation Arjay Eng. Can-Am Instruments CEA Instruments Davis Energy Env. Analytical Systems Hetek Solutions Kinecor LP Rice Earth Sciences

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Products SPD Sales USABlueBook G ATES (shear, sluice, etc.) Armtec Avensys BNW Valve BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute HM Pipe Products Hydro Gate Syntec Process Equip. Troy-Ontor Vahn-Tech Whipps GENERATORS (electrical) Aquatech Dewatering Insitu Contractors ITT Water & Wastewater USABlueBook Viking Pump Walkersclub GEOMEMBRANES Bishop Water Envirocan Kentain Products Layfield Liquious Metcon GEOSYNTHETICS Armtec Bishop Water Layfield Metcon SorbWeb Plus Terratec Env. GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES Sonic Soil Sampling GEOTEXTILES Armtec Bishop Water Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute HM Pipe Products Layfield SorbWeb Plus Transport Env. Systems GRIT COLLECTION/ REMOVAL Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Directrik Drain-All ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Hydro International John Meunier JWC Env. Liquious Mequipco Napier-Reid Newalta Ovivo Pro Aqua Schreiber Smith & Loveless Veolia WTP Equip. GROUNDWATER

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services MODELING Liquious Schlumberger Water Services GROUNDWATER MONITORING Alpha Controls Arjay Eng. Cancoppas Env. Analytical Systems Heron Instruments Hetek Solutions Industrial Test Systems International Water Supply KISTERS Liquious Lotowater Tech. Services Myron L Company Pressure Systems Quantum Emergency Response Scadalliance Schlumberger Water Services Solinst Telog Instruments USABlueBook Waterra Pumps GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION/ EQUIPMENT Aquatech Dewatering BakerCorp DeWind Filter Innovations Geneq H2Flow Equip. Heron Instruments Insitu Contractors Layfield Liquious Lotowater Tech. Services Newalta Quantum Emergency Response Regenesis Rice Earth Sciences Siemens Water Tech. Solinst Viking Pump Waterloo Barrier HAZARDOUS WASTE a. collection b. disposal c. equipment d. management e. storage f. training g. transfer facility h. treatment Aquablast – a Assman Corp. – e BakerCorp – a,b Blue-Zone – a C&M Environmental – c,h Canadian Safety Equip. – c Drain-All First Response Env. – all Focus Env. – a, b Greatario – e,g,h Layfield – c Newalta – all Quantum Emergency Response Safetec Compliance Systems – d Team-1 Academy – f USABlueBook – a Viking Pump – h Walkersclub – c X-treme Energy – c,e

HEAT EXCHANGERS Aqua Technical Sales Aquablast Belzona Great Lakes C&M Environmental Directrik Kinecor LP Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Rittal Systems Sanitherm Vector Process Equip. HOSES Aquatech Dewatering ENV Treatment Systems USABlueBook INCINERATOR SYSTEMS/ EQUIPMENT Aqua Technical Sales H2Flow Equip. Infilco Degremont Pro Aqua INSTRUMENTATION a. air velocity b. calibration c. dissolved oxygen monitors d. dust indicators e. geotechnical f. groundwater monitoring g. meteorological h. mobile lab equipment i. rental j. repair k. thermometers l. toxicity monitors m. turbidimeters ABB – a,c,m ACI Instrumentation – a,b,c,i,j,k,l,m Alpha Controls – a,f,g,j,k,l Arjay Eng. – f Avensys – b,c,d,f,i,j,l,m Can-Am Instruments – c,i,m Cancoppas – a,b,c,f,i,j,m Carlo Gavazzi – a,k CEA Instruments – b Cleartech- c,m Climatronics – a,d,g,k Davis Controls – a,c,m Elemental Controls – d,h Endress + Hauser – b,c,j,k,m Env. Analytical Systems FLIR Systems – a,f,h,k Geneq – a,f,g,i,j,k,m Heron Instruments – f Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific – a,b,c,d,e,f,g,i,j,k,m Innov-X – e,h,i International Water Supply –f John Meunier – all Kinecor LP – a,b,c,k,m Magnetrol – a Measuremax – b,c,f,h,m Metcon – c,m Metso Myron L Company Olympus Innov-X – e,h,i Pressure Systems – f.i Remote Automation – b,j Rice Earth Sciences – c,e,f,g,i,j,k,m Scadalliance – f,g Schlumberger Water Services

SICK Siemens – m Solinst – f SPD Sales – a,b,c,f,m Telog Instruments – f Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook – a,c,f,g,k,m Waterra Pumps – f,m

Markland Specialty Eng. Metcon Nelson Env. Newalta SolarBee Terratec Env. Vector Process Equip. Veolia

ION EXCHANGE SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales BakerCorp BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fair H2Flow Equip. Infilco Degremont Magnus Chemicals Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless Westech Eng.

LANDFILL Directrik EnviroMaster Focus Env. KWH Pipe Newalta Terratec Env. Veolia

IRON REMOVAL PLANTS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Metcon Napier-Reid Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless Westech Eng. IRON REMOVAL SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations Infilco Degremont KDF Fluid Treatment Magnus Chemicals Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Alpha Controls LABORATORIES (analytical) Cancoppas Measuremax Newalta Safetec Compliance Systems USABlueBook LABORATORY SUPPLIES Cancoppas Cleartech Geneq John Meunier Primary Fluid Systems Spectrum Nasco USABlueBook LAGOONS Aeration Industries Bishop Water C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip.

LEAK DETECTION a. devices b. services Arjay Eng. – a Assman Corp. – a Can-Am Instruments – a Cancoppas – all Carlo Gavazzi – a CEA Instruments – a Davis Controls – a Elemental Controls – a FLIR Systems – a Hetek Solutions HM Pipe Products - all Layfield – b Master Meter Neptune Tech. – a Quantum Emergency Response Rice Earth Sciences – a Scadalliance – a See Water – a The Pressure Pipe Inspection Company USABlueBook – a ZCL Composites – a,b LEVEL CONTROLS ACI Instrumentation Alpha Controls Arjay Eng. Avensys Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Carlo Gavazzi Davis Controls Env. Analytical Systems Greyline Instruments Heron Instruments Hetek Solutions ITT Water & Wastewater John Meunier Kinecor LP Magnetrol Markland Specialty Eng. Measuremax Millennium Control Remote Automation Scadalliance Schlumberger Water Services See Water SPD Sales Thermo-Kinetics Troy-Ontor USABlueBook LIME SLAKERS Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. Directrik Fair H2Flow Equip. Mequipco Metcon Siemens

Smith & Loveless LINERS AquaBlok Containment Solutions Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Kentain Products KWH Pipe Layfield Newalta SorbWeb Plus Vector Process Equip. LOCATORS HM Pipe Products Interprovincial Corrosion Control LONE WORKER MONITORS Canadian Safety Equip. MAINTENANCE HOLES a. access hatches b. accessories c. precast Canadian Safety Equip. – b Can-Am Instruments – a Containment Solutions ENV Treatment Systems – a HM Pipe Products – b,c MSU Mississauga – a Viking Pump MANGANESE REMOVAL SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales AWI BowRio Water Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Infilco Degremont Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Smith & Loveless Westech Eng. MATERIAL HANDLING BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental CST Storage ENV Treatment Systems Kinecor LP Metcon Newalta Pro Aqua Safetec Compliance Systems Serpentix Conveyor WTP Equip. MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS a. charge b. chlorine c. conductivity d. dioxide e. heavy metals f. ORP g. ozone h. peroxide i. pH j. water k. other ABB – b,c,f,i ACI Instrumentation – b,c,f,i Arjay Eng. – j Avensys – b,c,f,i,j Cancoppas – b,c,d,e,f,i,j CEA Instruments – b,g,k Cleartech-b,c,f,g,i

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Elemental Controls – e Endress + Hauser – b,c,f,i,j Geneq – all Heron Instruments – c,j Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific – c,d,f,i HydroVision America – j Indachem – f,i John Meunier – all Kinecor LP – c,f,i Magnus Chemicals – b,c,f,i,k Markland Specialty Eng. –k Master Meter Measuremax – b,c,f,i,j,k Metcon – b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j,k Myron L Company Olympus Innov-X – e Pressure Systems – c,j ProMinent Fluid Controls – b,c,f,g,h,i,j Safetec Compliance Systems – k Scadalliance – c,i,j,k Schlumberger Water Services Schneider Electric Service Filtration – f,i Siemens – b,f,i SPD Sales – a,b,c,d,f,g,h,i,j,k Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook – b,c,f,i Waterra Pumps – f,i M ECHANICAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT Canadian Drives SEW-Eurodrive VL Motion Systems MEMBRANES ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales Belzona Great Lakes BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Cleartech ECOfluid Systems Envirocan Fair H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Kentain Products Kruger Layfield Liquious Metcon Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Sanitherm Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless SorbWeb Plus TriSep USABlueBook Veolia METER TESTING EQUIPMENT Cancoppas Endress + Hauser FLIR Systems Thermo-Kinetics METERS (equipment) a. air velocity b. conductivity c. reading systems d. recording e. remote reading f. sewage gas

g. sludge density h. suspended solids i. water consumption ABB – a,b,d,e ACI Instrumentation – b,d,g,h Alpha Controls – a,d Can-Am Instruments – b Cancoppas – all CEA Instruments – d,e,f Cleartech- h Davis Controls – b,h Elster Metering – c,e,i Endress + Hauser – d,g,h Env. Analytical Systems Geneq – all Heron Instruments – b,d,e,i HM Pipe Products - i Hoskin Scientific – a,b,c,d,e John Meunier – all Kinecor LP – a,b,d,e Magnetrol – a Markland Specialty Eng. – g,h Master Meter Measuremax – b,d,e,h,i Metcon – b,d,h Neptune Tech. – c,e,i Scadalliance – d,e,i Schneider Electric SPD Sales – a,b,f,g,h,i Syntec Process Equip. – f,i Team-1 Academy – d,e Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook – a,b,d,g,h,i Waterra Pumps – b METERS (service & installation) ACI Instrumentation Elster Metering Endress + Hauser Master Meter Neptune Tech. Schneider Electric MIXERS/AGITATORS ABS Aeration Industries ASL Roteq BowRio Water Tech. Claessen Pumps Directrik Envirocan Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equip. H2Flow Tanks & Systems Hydro-Logic Env. ICR Water Tech. Indachem ITT Water & Wastewater Kinecor LP KSB Pumps Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Service Filtration SolarBee USABlueBook Vector Process Equip. Wilo MONITORING WELL SUPPLIES Heron Instruments Hoskin Scientific Lotowater Tech. Services Pressure Systems Rice Earth Sciences Scadalliance Solinst Waterra Pumps

MONITORS ABB Arjay Eng. Avensys Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas CEA Instruments Davis Controls Elemental Controls FLIR Systems Hoskin Scientific KISTERS Markland Specialty Eng. Metcon Myron L Company Pressure Systems Scadalliance SICK Sonic Soil Sampling SPD Sales Team-1 Academy Telog Instruments MOULD REMOVAL First Response Env. Quantum Emergency Response Walkersclub NOISE CONTROL Acoustic Product Sales Geneq OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY PRODUCTS Avensys Canadian Safety Equip. Devtra EnviroMaster Env. Analytical Systems First Response Env. Gasmet Tech. General Equipment Co. HM Pipe Products Quantum Emergency Response Safetec Compliance Systems Team-1 Academy Walkersclub ODOUR CONTROL ACG Technology Aeration Industries BakerCorp BowRio Water Tech. Davis Energy ENV Treatment Systems EnviroMaster Fabricated Plastics Fair Filamat Composites Filter Innovations Geomembrane Tech. Global Repair Greatario H2Flow Equip. ICR Water Tech. Indachem Intersteam Tech. IPEX KWH Pipe Layfield Mequipco Metcon Met-Pro Product Recovery Napier-Reid Parkson Pro Aqua Sanitherm Siemens SolarBee SPD Sales TurboSonic Tech. USABlueBook

Vector Process Equip. Veolia Walkersclub OIL CLEAN-UP EQUIPMENT Aquablast Avensys First Response Env. Indachem Insitu Contractors Layfield Newalta Oil Skimmers OIL IN WATER DETECTORS Arjay Eng. Avensys Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Heron Instruments Rice Earth Sciences See Water Solinst OIL/WATER SEPARATORS ACG Technology Alberta Wilbert Sales Aqua Technical Sales Baycor Fibre Tech BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Can-Am Instruments Containment Solutions Davis Controls ENV Treatment Systems Fair Filamat Composites Filter Innovations Green Turtle Tech H2Flow Equip. Hanson Pipe & Precast Imbrium Systems Napier-Reid Newalta Oil Skimmers Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Rice Earth Sciences See Water Service Filtration Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless Westech Eng. OZONIZATION EQUIPMENT BowRio Water Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Env. Analytical Systems Infilco Degremont Mequipco Metcon MS Filter Systems ProMinent Fluid Controls Simpson Env. PACKAGE EFFLUENT CONTROL SYSTEMS BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental H2Flow Equip. Insitu Contractors Measuremax Napier-Reid ProMinent Fluid Controls Scadalliance Smith & Loveless Veolia PACKAGE SEWAGE LIFT STATIONS

ABS Alberta Wilbert Sales Aqua Technical Sales ASL Roteq BowRio Water Tech. Containment Solutions EP Engineered Pump Systems Filamat Composites Gorman-Rupp ITT Water & Wastewater Napier-Reid Pro Aqua See Water Smith & Loveless Topp Industries Wilo ZCL Composites

SolarBee Veolia Viking Pump Westech Eng. WetlandsPacific

PACKAGE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS ACG Technology Alberta Wilbert Sales Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Cancoppas ECOfluid Systems ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair Filter Innovations Fluidyne H2Flow Equip. Kruger Liquious Measuremax Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Sanitherm Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless USABlueBook Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. WetlandsPacific Wildcat Water

PIPE EQUIPMENT Chemline Plastics Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute HM Pipe Products Triangle Fluid Controls USABlueBook

PACKAGE WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales AWI BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems Fair Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Harmsco Filtration Infilco Degremont Insitu Contractors Kruger Liquious Magnus Chemicals Measuremax Mequipco Metcon MS Filter Systems Napier-Reid Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Sanitherm Service Filtration Siemens Water Tech. Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless

PCB TREATMENT/ STORAGE AquaBlok Greatario X-treme Energy PIPE DESIGN Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Hanson Pressure Pipe KWH Pipe Victaulic

PIPE FITTINGS Chemline Plastics Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Fabricated Plastics Hanson Pressure Pipe HM Pipe Products IPEX KWH Pipe Rice Earth Sciences Robar Industries USABlueBook Victaulic PIPE REHABILITATION Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Denso Insituform Technologies KWH Pipe PIPE RENTALS Aquatech Dewatering Consolidated Giroux PIPING a. concrete b. corrugated c. ductile iron d. fibreglass e. polyethylene f. polypropylene g. PVC h. PVDF i. steel Armtec – a,b,e,i BakerCorp – i Chemline Plastics – e,f,h Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute – b,i Fabricated Plastics – d,g,h Filamat Composites – d Gardner Denver-d Hanson Pipe & Precast – a Hanson Pressure Pipe – a HM Pipe Products – b,c,e,g Ideal Pipe- b,e IPEX – e,g KWH Pipe – e Pipe Specialties – d Rice Earth Sciences – e,f,g,h,i Syntec Process Equip. – h USABlueBook – g PIPELINE INSPECTION Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute

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Products Drain-All Hanson Pressure Pipe Inuktun Services The Pressure Pipe Inspection Company P LANT OPERATIONS a. wastewater b. water Cancoppas – all Liquious – all Measuremax – all Viking Pump – all PLATE SETTLERS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Fair H2Flow Equip. Mequipco Ovivo Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Westech Eng. PNEUMATIC LIFT STATIONS Aqua Technical Sales POLYMER BLEND & PREP SYSTEMS Cleartech ENV Treatment Systems Fair Fluid Dynamics Indachem John Meunier Kinecor LP Magnus Chemicals Mequipco Metcon Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Siemens Terratec Env. PUMP DESIGN ABS ASL Roteq International Water Supply KSB Pumps Moyno Smith & Loveless Viking Pump PUMP DRIVES ASL Roteq Canadian Drives International Water Supply Kinecor LP KSB Pumps SEW-Eurodrive USABlueBook Viking Pump VL Motion Systems PUMP MOTORS Aqua Technical Sales ASL Roteq Belzona Great Lakes Canadian Drives Claessen Pumps International Water Supply ITT Water & Wastewater Kinecor LP KSB Pumps Lotowater Tech. Services Service Filtration USABlueBook Viking Pump PUMP PROTECTION

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services SYSTEMS ABS ASL Roteq Claessen Pumps KSB Pumps USABlueBook Viking Pump PUMP RENTALS ABS Aquatech Dewatering ASL Roteq BakerCorp Claessen Pumps Consolidated Giroux Insitu Contractors International Water Supply ITT Water & Wastewater KSB Pumps Lotowater Tech. Services Moyno PUMP REPAIRS ABS ASL Roteq Belzona Great Lakes Claessen Pumps Gorman-Rupp International Water Supply ITT Water & Wastewater Kinecor LP KSB Pumps Lotowater Tech. Services Netzsch Service Filtration PUMP REPLACEMENT PARTS ABS Aqua Technical Sales ASL Roteq Claessen Pumps Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Gorman-Rupp International Water Supply ITT Water & Wastewater Kinecor LP KSB Pumps Moyno Netzsch Service Filtration Smith & Loveless USABlueBook Viking Pump PUMP STATIONS & COMPONENTS ABS EP Engineered Pump Systems Filamat Composites Gorman-Rupp Green Turtle Tech ITT Water & Wastewater KSB Pumps Measuremax Napier-Reid Pro Aqua See Water Smith & Loveless Viking Pump Wilo PUMPS a. air lift b. axial flow c. centrifugal d. chemical feed e. chopper f. deep well g. dewatering h. diaphragm i. grinder j. groundwater

sampling jet peristaltic piston plunger positive displacement p. progressing cavity q. rotary lobe r. screw s. self-priming t. solar-powered u. spiral v. submersible w. turbine x. vacuum y. variable displacement ABS Aqua Technical Sales – a,c,m Aquatech Dewatering – c,f,g,j,k,m,o,s,v,w,x ASL Roteq – b,c,f,g,i,j,o,p,q,s,v,w Avensys – j,l BakerCorp – c,h,s,v Blackmer – c,o Boerger LLC Cancoppas – d Claessen Pumps – c,g,h,i,o,s,v Cleartech- d Directrik – c,e,g,h,i,l,n,o,p,q,r,s,t,v,y ENV Treatment Systems – a,d,g,h,l,m,n,o,r,s Envirocan – r Fabricated Plastics – c,h,l,v Filter Innovations FPZ – a,x Geneq – j,l,x Gorman-Rupp – b,c,g,h,l,o,s,v,w,y Greatario – e Griswold Pump – c,s,w ICR Water Tech. – d,e,h,i,o,x Indachem – c,d,v Insitu Contractors – f ,g,l,m,s,v,x International Water Supply – f,g,j,v,w ITT Water & Wastewater – c,g,v JWC Env. – i Kinecor LP – c,d,e,h,i,k,l,p,v KSB Pumps – b,c,f,v,w Lotowater Tech. Services – v,w Magnus Chemicals – d,h,l Make-Way Env. – c,d,i,l,v Mequipco – d, o Metcon – d,h,l,o,p Moyno – d,e,f,g,i,o,p Napier-Reid – a Neptune Chemical Pump – h Netzsch – d,g,i,l,p,q,r,s Pro Aqua – a,d,e,i,m,n,o,q,r,s ProMinent Fluid Controls – d,h,l,m,n,o,p Rice Earth Sciences – j,l Schreiber – r See Water – v Service Filtration – c,d,h,s Siemens – d,h,l Smith & Loveless – c,s Solinst – j,l SPD Sales – d,h USABlueBook – c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j,l,o,p,q,s,v,x Vector Process Equip. – d,i,o,p k. l. m. n. o.

Viking Pump – c,d,e,h,i,j,m,o,p,q,s Waterra Pumps – c,j,o Wilden Pump – h,l Wilo – c,f,g,i,j,v RECORDERS ABB ACI Instrumentation Alpha Controls Cancoppas Endress + Hauser Geneq Hetek Solutions Hoskin Scientific Inuktun Services Kinecor LP Measuremax Metcon Remote Automation Scadalliance Telog Instruments Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook RENEWABLE ENERGY ADI Systems Cancoppas Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Geneq Greatario Kruger Schneider Electric Team-1 Academy REVERSE OSMOSIS BowRio Water Tech. Fair Harmsco Filtration Infilco Degremont Magnus Chemicals Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Simpson Env. TriSep USABlueBook Vector Process Equip. Veolia SAFETY EQUIPMENT Avensys Canadian Safety Equip. Carlo Gavazzi CEA Instruments EHS First Response Env. HM Pipe Products Kinecor LP Metcon MSU Mississauga Safetec Compliance Systems Team-1 Academy Thermo-Kinetics USABlueBook Walkersclub SAMPLERS & SAMPLING EQUIPMENT Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Endress + Hauser Env. Analytical Systems Geneq Hetek Solutions HM Pipe Products Hoskin Scientific Markland Specialty Eng. Metcon Rice Earth Sciences

Saf-T-Flo Solinst SPD Sales Spectrum Nasco USABlueBook Waterra Pumps SCADA SYSTEMS Cancoppas ITT Water & Wastewater John Meunier Millennium Control Napier-Reid Remote Automation Scadalliance Siemens Water Tech. Summa Eng. Thermo-Kinetics Troy-Ontor USABlueBook SCALES Geneq Kinecor LP Measuremax Mequipco Metcon Siemens USABlueBook SCREENINGS a. compaction b. presses c. washing Aqua Technical Sales – all Baycor Fibre Tech – a,c BowRio Water Tech. – all C&M Environmental – all Directrik – all ENV Treatment Systems – all Envirocan – all Enviro-Care – all H2Flow Equip. – all Huber Tech. – all John Meunier – all JWC Env. – all Mequipco Metcon – all Napier-Reid – all Ovivo – a,c Pro Aqua – all Veolia – all WTP Equip. – all SCREENS Baycor Fibre Tech BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Enviro-Care Global Repair H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Infilco Degremont John Meunier JWC Env. Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Orival Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Rice Earth Sciences Schreiber Terratec Env. Troy-Ontor Vector Process Equip. Veolia Westech Eng. WTP Equip.

SCRUBBERS/WASHERS BowRio Water Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Fabricated Plastics Intersteam Tech. Metcon Met-Pro Product Recovery Pro Aqua Siemens TurboSonic Tech. Viking Pump SEALS AquaBlok Denso Sealogic Innovations Triangle Fluid Controls Viking Pump SECONDARY CONTAINMENT Alberta Wilbert Sales Assman Corp. Century Group Containment Solutions Endress + Hauser Hanson Pipe & Precast Kentain Products Layfield Safetec Compliance Systems See Water SorbWeb Plus USABlueBook X-treme Energy ZCL Composites SECURITY PRODUCTS Globe Star SEDIMENTATION SYSTEMS ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip. Imbrium Systems Insitu Contractors Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless Veolia Westech Eng. SEPARATORS ACG Technology Amiad Filtration Baycor Fibre Tech BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Can-Am Instruments Containment Solutions CST Storage ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip. Hanson Pipe & Precast Newalta Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless TurboSonic Tech. WTP Equip. ZCL Composites SEPTAGE RECEIVING SYSTEMS Aqua Technical Sales Bishop Water BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Cancoppas ENV Treatment Systems

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Envirocan Greatario H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. JWC Env. Mequipco Metcon Pro Aqua Vector Process Equip. WTP Equip. SEPTIC TANKS & EQUIPMENT Alberta Wilbert Sales Containment Solutions Filamat Composites Greatario Make-Way Env. Topp Industries Waterloo Biofilter Wildcat Water ZCL Composites SEQUENCING BATCH REACTORS (SBR) ACG Technology ADI Systems Aeration Industries Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair Fluidyne Greatario H2Flow Equip. Mequipco Metcon Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Sanitherm Veolia SERVICE CONTRACTING Aquablast Cancoppas Endress + Hauser Insitu Contractors Team-1 Academy Terratec Env. SEWAGE GAS EQUIPMENT Avensys Cancoppas CEA Instruments Geneq Hetek Solutions Pencon Equip. SEWER EQUIPMENT & PRODUCTS Canadian Safety Equip. Cancoppas EnviroMaster HM Pipe Products Ideal Pipe Inuktun Services KWH Pipe Wildcat Water SHREDDERS/ COMPACTORS C&M Environmental Directrik ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan H2Flow Equip. John Meunier JWC Env. Mequipco Ovivo Pro Aqua Stedman Veolia

SITE REMEDIATION BakerCorp Drain-All Filter Innovations First Response Env. Focus Env. Layfield Newalta Quantum Emergency Response Regenesis SLUDGE DEWATERING 3XR ACG Technology Aqua Technical Sales BakerCorp Baycor Fibre Tech Bishop Water BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental CHEMCO Claessen Pumps Consolidated Giroux ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair Greatario H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. ITT Water & Wastewater Layfield Moyno Napier-Reid Newalta Ovivo Parkson Pro Aqua Quantum Emergency Response Sanitherm Simpson Env. Terratec Env. Vector Process Equip. Veolia Viking Pump Westech Eng. SLUDGE DISPOSAL Aquablast First Response Env. Napier-Reid Newalta Terratec Env. SLUDGE DRYING Aqua Technical Sales BowRio Water Tech. ENV Treatment Systems H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Kruger Newalta Parkson Pro Aqua Terratec Env. Veolia SLUDGE HANDLING EQUIPMENT Aqua Technical Sales ASL Roteq BakerCorp BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Geneq Greatario H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Infilco Degremont Moyno Newalta Pro Aqua

Serpentix Conveyor Smith & Loveless Terratec Env. Vector Process Equip. SLUDGE - LEVEL CONTROL ACI Instrumentation Avensys Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Davis Controls Endress + Hauser Geneq Markland Specialty Eng. Measuremax Newalta SPD Sales Spectrum Nasco SLUDGE REMOVAL EQUIPMENT BowRio Water Tech. ENV Treatment Systems Napier-Reid Newalta SolarBee Terratec Env. Westech Eng. SOIL REMEDIATION A.C. Carbone AquaBlok BakerCorp Baycor Fibre Tech CHEMCO Drain-All Filter Innovations First Response Env. Focus Env. Geneq Global Repair Innov-X Layfield Newalta Quantum Emergency Response Regenesis Restoration Env. Contractors SOIL STABILIZATION Armtec Finn Layfield Newalta Quantum Emergency Response SOLVENT RECOVERY SYSTEMS Newalta Viking Pump Westech Eng. SOLVENT RECYCLING SERVICES Drain-All Newalta SPILL CONTAINMENT a. railroad BakerCorp Century Group – a Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Drain-All Kentain Products Layfield – a Quantum Emergency Response See Water SorbWeb Plus – a Team-1 Academy Transport Env. Systems

SPILL RESPONSE Accuworx Aquablast Drain-All EHS First Response Env. Newalta Quantum Emergency Response Safetec Compliance Systems SPILL RESPONSE EQUIPMENT Aquablast AquaBlok EHS First Response Env. Innov-X Layfield Magnus Chemicals Newalta See Water SPILL RESPONSE TRAINING Drain-All EHS First Response Env. Quantum Emergency Response Safetec Compliance Systems Team-1 Academy Walkersclub STAND PIPES Greatario H2Flow Tanks & Systems Tank Connection STORAGE BUILDINGS ClearSpan Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Liquious MegaDome/Harnois RM Products USABlueBook X-treme Energy STORAGE CONTAINERS Assman Corp. BakerCorp Containment Solutions Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Liquious Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Safetec Compliance Systems X-treme Energy STORAGE TANKS Assman Corp. BakerCorp Belzona Great Lakes Containment Solutions Convault Core Engineered Solutions Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute CST Storage Dyk EHS Fabricated Plastics Filamat Composites Focus Env. Greatario Green Turtle Tech H2Flow Equip. H2Flow Tanks & Systems John Meunier Layfield

Liquious Make-Way Env. Mequipco Napier-Reid Pro Aqua Protectolite Tank Connection USABlueBook Vector Process Equip. ZCL Composites STORMWATER MANAGEMENT a. contaminant removal b. detention c. flow regulator d. grit removal e. monitoring systems f. oil removal g. oil/water separators h. pumping i. recharger j. sediment separators k. treatment l. other ABS ACG Technology – all Aeration Industries – k Amiad Filtration – j Aqua Technical Sales – d,k Aquatech Dewatering – h,k Arjay Eng. – e Armtec – b,k ASL Roteq – h Avensys - e BakerCorp – a,f,h,j,k Canadian Drives – a,k,l Can-Am Instruments – e,g Cancoppas – e Carlo Gavazzi – e Claessen Pumps – l Containment Solutions – g Corrugated Steel Pipe Insti tute – a,b,d,f,g,j,k Directrik – d,h Drain-All ENV Treatment Systems – d,f,j EP Engineered Pump Systems – h Fair – g Greyline Instruments – e H2Flow Equip. – a,b,c,d,f,g,i,j,k Hanson Pipe & Precast – a,b,d,f,g,j Heron Instruments – e Hydro International – c,d,j,l HydroVision America – e Imbrium Systems – a,d,f,g,j,k,l Insitu Contractors – a,d IPEX – l John Meunier – all KISTERS – e KSB Pumps – h KWH Pipe – b Layfield – a Liquious – all Magnus Chemicals – a,f,k Measuremax – e Mequipco – c,d,j Myron L Company Napier-Reid – all Ovivo – d,g Pressure Systems – e Pro Aqua – c,d,j,k,l Scadalliance – e Schreiber – d,l See Water – g,h Smith & Loveless – d,g,h,j,k

SolarBee – k Solinst – e SorbWeb Plus – f Storm Water Systems – a,l Telog Instruments – e USABlueBook – a,b,d,e,f Westech Eng.- c,d,j,k Worldwide StormTrap – a,b,c,f,g,i,j,k,l WTP Equip. – d ZCL Composites – g STRAINERS Amiad Filtration AWI Elster Metering Fair H2Flow Equip. Kinecor LP Liquious Metcon Neptune Tech. Orival Stealth Valve & Controls Syntec Process Equip. Troy-Ontor Viking Pump TANK CLEANING Accuworx Aquablast Drain-All EHS Greatario Newalta Quantum Emergency Response Terratec Env. TANK DESIGN Can-Am Instruments CST Storage Dyk Filamat Composites Greatario H2Flow Tanks & Systems Harmsco Filtration KWH Pipe Tank Connection TANK INSPECTION Greatario TELEMETERING EQUIPMENT Can-Am Instruments Cancoppas Hoskin Scientific ITT Water & Wastewater Remote Automation Scadalliance Solinst Summa Eng. Telog Instruments THICKENERS Aqua Technical Sales Baycor Fibre Tech BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fair H2Flow Equip. Huber Tech. Infilco Degremont Mequipco Napier-Reid Ovivo Pro Aqua Siemens Water Tech. Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless Vector Process Equip. Westech Eng.

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Products T RAINING Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute EHS Innov-X Lakes Env. Software Magnus Chemicals Quantum Emergency Response Team-1 Academy Troy-Ontor Walkerton Clean Water Centre World Water Operator Training Company TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY Containment Solutions Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute Drain-All KWH Pipe UTILITY LOCATING Hetek Solutions VACUUM EQUIPMENT Accuworx Aquablast BowRio Water Tech. Davis Energy Finn Gardner Denver Insitu Contractors Newalta VALVE ACCESSORIES ASCO Valve Chemline Plastics HM Pipe Products Neo Valves Syntec Process Equip. Thermo-Kinetics Troy-Ontor USABlueBook VL Motion Systems VALVE SERVICING Belzona Great Lakes Chemline Plastics VL Motion Systems VALVES a. air release b. backwater c. ball d. butterfly e. check f. cone g. diaphragm h. eccentric i. flap j. flow regulating k. gate l. knife gate m. multi-jet n. needle o. pinch p. plug q. pressure reducing r. rotary s. sleeve t. solenoid u. telescoping v. tilting disk ASCO Valve Amiad Filtration – g Aqua Technical Sales – e Armour Valve – a,c,d,e,h,k,l,n,p,q,r BakerCorp – a,d BNW Valve – i,u Can-Am Instruments – d Cancoppas – t

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Guide to Environmental Products & Services Chemline Plastics – a,c,d,e,g,j,k,n,q Clow Drain-All EP Engineered Pump Systems Fabricated Plastics – c,d,e,g Henry Pratt – c,d,e,f,h,p,s,v HM Pipe Products – a,b,c,d,e,i,k,q,v Hydro-Logic Env.- a IPEX – b,c,d ITT Water & Wastewater – c John Meunier – j Kinecor LP – c,d,e,n Measuremax Mueller – c,d,e,k,p Napier-Reid – u Neo Valves Rice Earth Sciences – a,c,d,e,g,j,k,l Scadalliance – j,q Stealth Valve & Controls – all Syntec Process Equip. – all Triangle Fluid Controls – e Troy-Ontor- all USABlueBook – a,b,c,d,e,g,i,j,k,l,n,p,q,t Vahn-Tech – a,c,d,e,g,h,i,j,k,l,p,q,v Victaulic – c,d,e,p Viking Pump Waterra Pumps – e Whipps VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES ASL Roteq Canadian Drives Carlo Gavazzi Davis Controls Millennium Control SEW-Eurodrive Stanmech Viking Pump VL Motion Systems WASTE DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING Accuworx Blue-Zone Drain-All EnviroMaster First Response Env. Focus Env. Newalta WASTE REMOVAL EQUIPMENT ENV Treatment Systems Harmsco Filtration Moyno Newalta Oil Skimmers WASTE MANAGEMENT Blue-Zone Finn First Response Env. Focus Env. Gardner Denver Global Repair Newalta Safetec Compliance Systems WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEMS ABS Alberta Wilbert Sales ASL Roteq Containment Solutions CST Storage

ENV Treatment Systems Gardner Denver H2Flow Equip. KWH Pipe Liquious Make-Way Env. Napier-Reid Newalta Pro Aqua Smith & Loveless WASTEWATER NEUTRALIZING CHEMCO Gardner Denver Greatario Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Liquious Magnus Chemicals Mequipco Metcon Newalta ProMinent Fluid Controls Veolia WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS 3XR ABS A.C. Carbone ACG Technology ADI Systems Aeration Industries Alberta Wilbert Sales Amiad Filtration Aqua Technical Sales Avensys Boerger LLC BowRio Water Tech. C&M Environmental Containment Solutions ECOfluid Systems ENV Treatment Systems Envirocan Fluidyne Gardner Denver Greatario Green Turtle Tech Filter Innovations H2Flow Equip. Harmsco Filtration Huber Tech. Infilco Degremont KDF Fluid Treatment Kruger Liquious Magnus Chemicals Make-Way Env. Mequipco Metcon Myron L Company Napier-Reid Nelson Env. Newalta Oil Skimmers Orival Ovivo Pro Aqua ProMinent Fluid Controls Sanitherm Schreiber Service Filtration Siemens Water Tech. Simpson Env. Smith & Loveless SolarBee SPD Sales Summa Eng. Thermo-Kinetics Vector Process Equip. Veolia Viking Pump Waterloo Biofilter Westech Eng.

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querque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA). The surveys addressed three proposed investments: water-pipe renewal, water reuse, and renewable energy. Survey development included literature reviews, interviews with utilities, focus groups, debriefings, and a pretest. Results and conclusions The results illustrated output from an economic valuation, using data from surveys administered to customers of the ABCWUA. The most expansive survey, the Full CE, examined six attributes: additional monthly cost on the water utility bill, average length of outages, frequency of outages, rate of advance notification, share of green space irrigated with reuse water, and share of utility energy from renewable sources. Higher costs, longer average outages, and more frequent outages made the average customer worse off, while greater rates of advance notification, greater use of reuse water, and greater reliance on renewable energy, all made the average customer better off. Results were consistent across all models. In the linear main-effects model, customers were willing to pay an additional $0.78 per month to avoid experiencing an additional outage over the next five years, and $0.75 per month to avoid the average utility outage length increasing by one hour.

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