Switch Back to Chloramination

The change to chloramination will conclude the use of free chlorine for secondary disinfection that was implemented by UWSS on April 27th, 2014.  The 6 month long temporary change to free chlorine was conducted to facilitate  long term maintenance program

10/16/2014
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CBC News Article: Bottle vs. Tap: 7 Things to Know About Drinking Water

Unless you live in a community that lacks water treatment facilities ΓÇö which, even after the Walkerton water crisis of 2000, is still a reality for some Canadians, including many First Nations ΓÇö chances are the water coming out of

10/02/2014
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In the Media – Canadian Water Network Report

This inagural Canadian Municipal Water Priorities report sets the stage for future work by laying out the overall approach taken by the CLG and lists four priority areas the group identified for knowledge generation.  To see the report in its

10/01/2014
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News Flash Blue Green Algae Concerns

As you are likely aware, there was a recent drinking water scare in Toledo, Ohio in regards to a toxic algae bloom and related microcystin toxin.  The City of Toledo obtains its drinking water from the south side >of Lake

08/13/2014
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Blue W Is Here

Blue W is a not-for-profit network of shops, restaurants and businesses willing to let visitors refill a reusable bottle with tap water, without the pressure to make additional purchases. Participating locations are found by using Blue W’s website, mobile website

05/02/2014
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Temporary Switch to Free Chlorine

The temporary switch to free chlorine includes the Municipality of Leamington, Town of Kingsville and parts of the Town of Essex and Town of Lakeshore. This temporary change in the treatment system is to facilitate a long term maintenance program

04/16/2014
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Blue Green Algae Not a Problem at UWSS

The UWSS water treatment plant, in Ruthven, reponded to Monday’s concern of a toxic blue/green algae bloom near its intake.  The Manager noted that the UWSS has continuous monitoring equipment as part of a three year study that monitors for

10/08/2013
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Thirst for Great Lakes Water

Waukesha Wisconsin is getting to the bottom of its aquifer that supplies the city’s drinking water.  The problem is that the bottom waters of this aquifer are contaminated with rising levels of cancer causing radium.  This city needs a solution.

07/10/2013
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