NEWS RELEASE – Upgrades Temporarily Reduces Water Treatment Capacity

The Union Water Supply System (UWSS) has undertaken necessary upgrades to the treatment system. These repairs require that part of the system has been shut down since September 2021. While the scheduled work is moving along, the world wide supply

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Dissolved Air Flotation Project

Over the last several years the Union Water Supply System (UWSS) has undertaken several evaluations and capital works to improve the Ruthven Water Treatment Plant.  As part of the UWSS Water Quality Master Plan (WQMP) completed by Associated Engineering (AE)

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Kingsville Water Tower Back Online

The Kingsville Water Tower (KWT) rehabilitation is nearing completion and with that the KWT is now back online. Residents should be pleased that this rehabilitation will allow the KWT to remain an integral part of the UWSS for many years

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Kingsville Water Tower Updates – June 2021

The Kingsville Water Tower (KWT) rehabilitation project is moving along nicely with the sandblasting portion of the project completed. The interior painting and safety upgrades are ongoing. The exterior painting is also in the process of being completed and the

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Kingsville Water Tower – April 1, 2021

As of April 1st, 2021 the Kingsville Water Tower (KWT) will be starting the next phase of its rehabilitation. The UWSS and OCWA will be taking the KWT offline at the end of day on April 1st, 2021 to start

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Canadian Water & Wastewater Association News

The CWWA has created a guidance document for water, wastewater, and stormwater utility managers to ensure that our waters remain sustainable for future generations. CWWA put substantial thought into structuring the topics, including laying out challenges, best practices and resources

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Moratorium on Large Service Applications

At this morning’s Union Water Supply System Joint Board of Management (UWSS) meeting, members voted unanimously to place a moratorium on new large service water applications for up to 12 months. This is for non-residential applications. The UWSS is using

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Kingsville Water Tower Rehab – update

The Kingsville Water Tower was scheduled to be taken offline today, March 10, 2021 at noon on a trial basis, for one week before the shutdown in mid-April through September. However, due to unforeseen circumstances the date has been changed

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