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Lenntech: Overview Of Waste Water Treatment
Lenntech describes waste water treatment methods including physical-chemical systems, sludge , anaerobic/aerobic, drum and disc filtration, membrane filtration, advanced oxidation systems, and biological excess sludge reduction.

WEF: Wastewater Treatment
Water Environment Federation describes wqastewater treatment as the physical, chemical, and biological processes used to remove pollutants from wastewater before discharging it into a water body.
Industry Information

BCWWA: Sustainability Of Small Water Systems
BC Water & Waste Association position on sustainability of small water systems is that it advocates that small water, wastewater and stormwater systems should only be created in situations where there is sufficient education or knowledge about the conditions required for sustainability. (PDF)

WaterTech: Canadian Water & Wastewater Symposium
WaterTech is a water technology transfer event for all industry sectors that have a interest in the technical aspects of water and wastewater. It offers presentations, networking sessions, keynote speakers, and an exhibition area.
Industry Sectors

BCOSA: British Columbia Onsite Sewage Association
British Columbia Onsite Sewage Association is the trade association representing wastewater practitioners and companies that comprise the western Canadian onsite sewage treatment community.

BCWWA: BC Water & Wastewater Association
BCWWA is the trade association representing water and wastewater industry professionals in BC and Yukon.

CWWA: Canadian Water & Wastewater Association
Canadian Water & Wastewater Association is a non-profit national body representing the common interests of Canada’s public sector municipal water and wastewater services and their private sector suppliers and partners.
Information Sources

OWRP: BC Onsite Wastewater Consumer Information Centre
BC Onsite Wastewater Consumer Information Centre provides consumers and property owners with information they need to understand their role and responsibilities in regards to their onsite sewage treatment system.

US EPA: Resource Site On Wastewater Management
US Environmental Protection Agency offers information and resources on wastewater management.
Issues & Performance

Environment Canada: New Wastewater Regulations
Government of Canada has proposed regulations for municipal, community, federal and other wastewater systems, including proposing standards for national wastewater effluent quality.
Procedures

CRGBC: Best Practices For Decentralized Sourcing & Treatment Of Water
Cascadia Region Green Building Council report Toward Net Zero Water: Best Management Practices for Decentralized Sourcing and Treatment, offers best management practices for designing safe, efficient and effective net zero water systems at the single family, multi-family/commercial and neighborhood scales. It contains an overview of best practices and technologies for decentralized and distributed water systems, with special focus on rainwater harvesting for potable and non-potable uses, greywater reclamation, and onsite wastewater treatment including composting toilets. Case studies illustrate best-in-class examples of innovative water systems used by actual projects from around the globe. (PDF)
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