In the ’zone: Aclarus Ozone offers powerful water and wastewater treatment technology

For more than a century, ozone has been recognized as a powerful water and wastewater disinfectant. It destroys bacteria, viruses and hard-to-treat cysts. It oxidizes iron, manganese and sulphur and tackles aesthetic issues like colours, tastes and smells. It can even treat emerging contaminants such as drugs and pesticides. According to Aclarus Ozone co-founder Adam Doran, that makes it a great alternative to chlorine when designed properly. “It’s one of the strongest treatment tools in the toolbox,” he explains. “It’s [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: News|

Getting to Net Zero Energy

On Monday, February 10, 2020, the Ontario Water Consortium (OWC) hosted the third Getting to Net Zero Energy Wastewater event in partnership with the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA). The purpose of this event was to build upon previous conversations and continue the momentum toward getting five municipal wastewater treatment facilities to net zero energy by 2022, specifically focusing on opportunities for co-digestion at these facilities. More than 60 participants representing various stakeholder groups gathered at the Toronto Reference Library [...]

March 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Digital Water Solutions: Pipes, pressure and partnerships

According to a 2016/17 report by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, leaks cost the province’s municipalities up to 40 per cent of their drinking water. As a result, Ontario taxpayers are spending millions of dollars each year to treat and pump water that never reaches the tap. Technology from Digital Water Solutions (DWS) is changing that. The Ontario company has created a monitoring device that sits inside a standard fire hydrant, listening for noises that indicate potential problems in the [...]

January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|
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