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Relocating First Nation Town Meant Building a Completely New Wastewater Treatment System

The new wastewater treatment system had to meet two key issues. The first was operations and maintenance (O&M), since it can be difficult to find individuals who possess the qualifications needed to run O&M-intensive treatment facilities in remote communities…. Secondly, the system needed to meet Canada’s 2012 Wastewater System Effluent Regulations (WSER), which stipulate not only that effluent un-ionized ammonia cannot exceed 1.25 mg/L, but it also cannot be acutely lethal under the Fisheries Act.

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