Towns Endorse Access to Tap Water

Over the last several decades there has been a marked decline in the number of available public drinking water fountains that allows members of the public to access municipal tap water. The Blue W’s initiative allows members of the public

09/20/2013
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rain

Big Drop in Water, Power Use

Windsor/Essex County residents experienced a higher than normal level of rain this year.  With so much rain in the area Environment Canada has stated the area set a new record for as having the wettest July on record.  With such

08/13/2013
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Interview with UWSS Manager

Meet the man behind the Union Water Supply System.  In this lengthy interview the public can learn the interesting career path of this man.  Please click here to view this interview.  Again, special thank to Larry Verbeke, and cftv 34.

07/12/2013
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Green Energy Reporting 2011

January 1, 2012 Ontario Reg. 397/11 came into effect requiring public agencies to report their annual energy use and GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions to the Ministry of Energy by July 1, 2013.  In addition, public agencies will need to develop

07/08/2013
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Cottam Booster Maintenance & Upgrade 2013

The Operation Staff at the Ruthven WTP have undertaken a large maintenance project on the Cottam Booster station this Spring. The Cottam Booster station was built in 1994 and was due for much needed maintenance. It was decided to undertake

04/17/2013
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LED Lights

UWSS Upgrades to LED Light Fixtures

UWSS has installed new LED lighting in the water operators’ area as well as the administrative offices, as part of ongoing projects to rehabilitate the aging Ruthven Water Treatment Plant. New LED fixtures were installed during the week of January

01/24/2013
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