2019-08-16 Product news

Wastewater Treatment in Canada’s Northern Communities to get closer to Urban standard

Resources were collaboratively developed by professionals who design, regulate, operate and support municipal wastewater treatment in northern communities.

This article is related to Alfa Laval wastewater equipment. Alfa Laval's Separation and Heat Transfer are used by municipalities and cities across Canada.

 

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Northern communities now have access to two new standardization resources that provide important strategies to integrate climate resilience into building and infrastructure design, guides, and codes…

 

“Even though municipal wastewater treatment systems that use passive lagoon and/or wetland design are common throughout the North, current guidelines or standards specific to these systems did not exist in the Northwest Territories,” said Heather Scott, senior technical advisor at the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board. “Now a standard that includes the most recent research on northern wastewater treatment performance and outlines best practices for planning, designing, operating and maintaining these systems is available. It was collaboratively developed by professionals who design, regulate, operate and support municipal wastewater treatment in northern communities.”

 

…Resources such as these are vital to equip engineers, planners, developers, decision-makers, reviewers, inspectors and contractors with tools to mitigate climate-change-induced risk at the design, operation and maintenance stages, and to anticipate and accommodate climate change effects in northern Canada…”

 

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