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Webinar: Optimizing your wastewater treatment plant

Wastewater best practices webinar

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time: 1–2:30 p.m. EDT

Session summary

Are you looking to meet the new federal Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations in your municipality?

Join our webinar to learn proven practices to help you identify ways to optimize your existing wastewater treatment resources. Speakers from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and the Grand River Conservation Authority will share lessons learned that you can apply in your municipality.

During the webinar, you'll:

  • Review best practices for data collection and management to make the best use of your current infrastructure, funding and people.
  • Identify how your municipality can use data to better manage your municipal assets, improve your processes and produce better effluent.

The webinar is intended for municipal staff and elected officials. It is presented in English, but you can ask questions in either French or English.

It will feature two presentations:

Part 1: Development of training and programs to promote wastewater treatment optimization in Ontario

This presentation will identify lessons learned from a pilot program designed to promote optimization of wastewater treatment plants.


  • Aaron Law, Senior Program Analyst, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change


Wastewater Treatment Optimization PDF icon — Aaron Law

Wastewater Treatment Optimization video icon — Aaron Law

Part 2: Optimizing wastewater treatment in the Grand River Watershed: Everybody wins!

This presentation will feature case studies that show how collecting the right data helps municipalities manage their assets better, ensure more stable process control and improve effluent quality.


  • Mark Anderson, Water Quality Engineer, Grand River Conservation Authority


Optimization in the Grand River Watershed: Everybody wins! PDF icon — Mark Anderson

Optimization in the Grand River Watershed: Everybody wins! video icon — Mark Anderson

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