Tackling Tough Wastes

A new MBR plant in Port Rowan successfully handles a high-strength mixture of regular influent, septage, portable toilet waste and landfill leachate.
Tackling Tough Wastes
Operator Kyle Van Paemel in the laboratory (digital scale from Ohaus).

Talk about a tough assignment. In Port Rowan, Ontario, a greenfield treatment plant equipped with the latest technology takes on high-strength wastewater loaded with septage, hauled wastes and landfill leachate and discharges to an environmentally sensitive waterway.

But the...

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