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March 2014

March 27, 2014

The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) is offering a very unique Wastewater Training opportunity, in coordination with our Georgian Bay Hub. OCWA will be hosting a hands-on, two day Wastewater training session that will take place on the grounds of the Wastewater Treatment plant in Wasaga Beach June 17th and 18th.

March 27, 2014

Starting this month, each issue of Waterline will feature a profile on a member of the OCWA team. We hope this gives you a chance to get to know us a little better.

Recently, we sat down with Don Hoekstra, Acting Director, P3 here at OCWA. Don has been involved in the wastewater treatment and residuals /biosolids management business for over 30 years.

March 27, 2014

We’re the innovation Leader

OCWA constantly seeks safe and cost-effective new water treatment technologies – and whenever we find a new solution, we share it across the province, so all our clients benefit.

Faster reactions
At the St. Mary’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, we tested and adopted a new catalyst from Bio-Organic Catalyst Canada that improved reaction speed and reduces biomass sludge by 56%, significantly reducing removal and disposal costs.

March 26, 2014

The Ontario Clean Water Agency helps provide clean water solutions to countries in need

In recognition of World Water Day on March 22, the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and GlobalMedic will be working together, to assemble water purification units to send to families in the Philippines, who were affected by Typhoon Haiyan when it hit the country last year

The bucket filtration systems used by GlobalMedic are lightweight, easy to package and transport and require no electricity. Each unit can provide a family of seven with clean drinking water for up to a year.