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The cost of it all!

After receiving a letter from United Utilities regarding the proposed survey of our drainage systems under the directive of  Environment Agency I decided to carry out a survey of my own. 572 more words


Amherstburg seeks government grants for two multimillion-dollar infrastructure projects

Two major infrastructure projects could be underway in Amherstburg by the new year if the town is successful in its multimillion-dollar grant applications.

Deputy Mayor Ron Sutherland said council unanimously approved this week a recommendation from administration to submit expression of interest applications to both the federal and provincial governments for help with the reconstruction of Texas Road and for the Edgewater sewage diversion project. 323 more words


Enhancing Operations Through Asset Management

I have frequently mentioned asset management as being pivotal in optimizing and getting the most out of your system. In a time where lots of rehabilitation and rebuilding of systems is taking place, now is a great time to talk about the short- and long-term benefits of managing assets. 544 more words


Wastewater Math: Class 1

For anyone like me, I have to visually see something before I can understand it. Because I am able to absorb visual information faster, the string of YouTube videos below really grabbed my attention. 168 more words


September 13, 1987: Ocean Pollution Warning

September 13, 1987:  New York Times headline–“Pollution of Summer ’87 Seen as Oceanic Warning.” Along the East Coast, where tides have been running an ugly brown and garbage washes ashore, where some waters have become unsafe for swimming and lethal to a multitude of fish, the summer of 1987 should be viewed as a cautionary tale, environmental experts and Government officials say. 65 more words


Can I Pour It Down The Drain?

At least once a week I am told, “Oh, we just pour it down the drain.”

“It’s a Non-Haz ‘Green’ product, see here’s the label!” 263 more words

Facultative Lagoons

Like most natural environments, conditions inside facultative lagoons are always changing. Lagoons experience cycles due to variations in the weather, composition of the wastewater and other factors. 558 more words