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Current News


WaterTrax Releases New Software Solution – Source Control Information Management Software Solution

WaterTrax now offers an easy-to-use Industrial Pretreatment Information Management solution that helps you save time, eliminate tedious manual data entry and compliance verification and reduce risk of a wastewater system upset through:

 

To learn more about the WaterTrax Industrial Pretreatment Information Management solution please go to, http://www.watertrax.com/products/industrial-pretreatment/
or contact Andrew Lewis, P.Eng. at andrew.lewis@watertrax.com, (604) 630-3708

Movies

Grease Traps 2010

Storm Sewer Best Practices

Restaurant Fats, Oil and Grease

Sewage Treatment 2010

Residential Grease - City of London

City of London - Sewer Use Brochures

These pdf brochures provide an excellent tool for communicating proper disposal techniques to water and wastewater utility customers. CWWA may be able to provide you with the original word documents, which you can customize with your own logo and other information specific to your utility. Please contact Kara Parisien at:


CCME Model Bylaw - CWWA Comments

Information Clearinghouse

City of Winnipeg - Ammonia Study and Fish Habitat Technical Memorandas

City of Edmonton - revised Sewers Bylaw and Dental Amalgam Waste Reduction Program in Edmonton
- fall 2008

Pollution Prevention (P2) : Improving Environmental & Economic Performance of Industry Presentation to MESUG June 6, 2007

Development of Source Control Best Practice Final Project Report
Prepared for: Regional Municipality of Durham, City of Hamilton, City of London, Regional Municipality of Niagara, City of Ottawa, City of Red Deer, City of Saskatoon

United States EPA: Pretreatment Program Local Limits Guidance

City of Toronto Environmental Regulations and Best Management Practices:

Ontario Ministry of the Environment:

Best Management Practices for Vermont's Salvage Yards

Brochures for oil and grease management - excellent reference for municipal source control programs:

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Archived News

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario - Standard of Practice of the Profession A Standard for Amalgam Waste Disposal

Ontario regulates the installation of dental amalgem traps under the Dentistry Act in concert with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons. The Ontario Governement recently issued a regulation under the Dentistry Act requiring all dentists to install a dental amalgem waste trap that is certified to correspond to the ISO standard. A copy of that regulation is attached.
The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario has approved a Standard of Practice of the Profession for Amalgam Waste Disposal. The Standard of Practice will not come into force until November 15, 2003. The Standard of Practice follows.

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
Standard of Practice of the Proffession
A Standard for Amalgam Waste Disposal

Members are reminded that dentists at all times are obligated to maintain the standards of practice of the profession including those published by the College or the generally accepted standards of practice of the profession may be acting in a manner that could result in allegations of professional misconduct.

Under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, the Dentistry Act, 1991, and the Regulations under those Acts, members are required to comply with standards publsihed by the College from time to time. THe following Standard directs members with respect to amalgam waste disposal and the appropriate Sandard to be followed in any practice where dental amalgam is replaced, repaired or removed in order to reduce the amount of dental amalgam is replaced, repaired or removed in order to reduce the amount of dental amalgam which directly or indirectly enters the sewage system through the office's waste water.

Each dental office in the Province of Ontario in which any dental amalgam is palced, repaired or removed shall have a properly installed dental amalgam device which meets or exceeds the standard entitled "Dental Equipment - Amalgam Separators" made by the International Organization for Standardization.
Each memeber who owns or controls a dental practice in the Province of Ontario, whether directly or indirectly, including control through a health professional corporation or other corporation, shall ensure:

A member who places, repairs or removes for a patient any dental amalgam or authorizes the placement, repair or removal for a patient of any dental amalgam in the Province of Ontario, but who neither owns nor controls, directly or indirectly, the dental practice in which the procedure is being performed, shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the requirements of paragraph 1 of this Standard have been met.
A member shall not place, repair or remove for a patient any dental amalgam or authorize the placement, repair or removal for a patient of any dental amalgam, in the Province of Ontario, where the member knows or reasonably ought to know that this Standard has not been met.

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