Barrie Wastewater Treatment Excels in Phosphorus Removal

The facility biosolids program is a standout

This article is relevant to Alfa Laval's equipment for water/biosolids seperation. Centrifuges and tertiary membrane filtration equipment sold in Canada to municipalities in Ontario and to industrial operations. 

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The City of Barrie has announced that its Wastewater Treatment Facility exceeded provincial standards for phosphorus concentrations in 2016.

In 2016, the City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility managed to reduce the annual average phosphorus concentration level to 0.03 mg/L. The province sets the annual phosphorus concentration limit at 0.10 mg/L.

As part of the Lake Simcoe Reduction Strategy, the province sets the annual phosphorus concentration limit at 0.10 mg/L.

...The extremely low phosphorus concentration was achieved through a combination of facility advancements, frequent monitoring, and process adjustments,” said Sandy Coulter, Manager of Wastewater Operations...

The City has six major pumping stations and one state-of-the-art Wastewater Treatment Facility... to remove solids, nutrients, and other undesirable material before it is pumped to Lake Simcoe...


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