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Guideline on Sampling, Handling, Transporting, and Analyzing Legal Wastewater Samples (Format: Electronic) $75.00

Survey on Chloramine in Drinking Water Disinfection (Format: Electronic)

$300.00
Human Activity and the Environment. Freshwater supply and demand in Canada, 2010. Published by Statistics Canada - 59 pages. Format: Hard copy $15.00
*add $5 shipping /handling plus tax. U.S. orders are $7/item. Other countires are $10/item
NH3 Treatment Processes for the Removal of Ammonia from Municipal Wastewater. Published by Environment Canada - 266 pages. Format: Hard copy $0.00
*add $15 shipping /handling plus tax
Proceedings of the 13th Canadian National Conference and 4th Policy Forum on Drinking Water "Small Systems: Protecting Source Water and Improving Finished Water Quality"
October 4 - 7, 2008. Québec City, QC. Format: CD-ROM
$25.00
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Presentation slides of the 3rd Canadian National Conference and Policy Forum on Water Efficiency & Conservation. October 13-16, 2009. Victoria, BC. Format: CD-ROM $25.00
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Presentation slides of the 3rd Canadian National Conference and Policy Forum on Wastewater Management. September 10-12, 2009. Niagara Falls, ON. Format: CD-ROM $25.00
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Water Safety Plans for Municipal Drinking Water Systems. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Plan for the Source, Treatment and Distribution of Drinking Water in Canada - Guidance Document. On sale from $30!
Format: Hard copy
$15.00
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CWWA Members' Briefing Book -- Current National Issues and Topics concerning Water and Wastewater Management in Canada (updated quarterly through annual subscription). Complimentary to several categories of CWWA Members; please call the CWWA Office for further information.
Format: CD-ROM
$200 for first year;
$50 subscription fee for subsequent years
CWWA Vulnerability Assessment Template
June 2003
Format: CD-ROM (Bilingual)
$25.00*
*includes shipping/handling.
Directory of Sources of Contaminants Entering Municipal Sewer Systems, 1st Edition
Format: CD-ROM
$15.00
 
Archived Publications
Proceedings of the 12th Canadian National Conference and 3rd Policy Forum on Drinking Water
"Safe Drinking Water - Moving Forward Together"
April 1 - 4, 2006. Saint John, NB. Format: CD-ROM
$20.00*
*includes tax and shipping/handling
Proceedings of the 11th Canadian National Conference and 2nd Policy Forum on Drinking Water
"Promoting Public Health Through Safe Drinking Water"
April 3 - 6, 2004. Calgary, AB. Format: CD-ROM
$20.00*
*includes tax and shipping/handling
     
Proceedings of the 10th Canadian National Conference and 1st Policy Forum on Drinking Water
"From Source to Tap - Protecting Drinking Water Quality in Small Systems"
April 27 - 30, 2002. Halifax, NS.
Format: CD-ROM
$20.00*
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Proceedings of the 9th National Conference on Drinking Water
"Maintaining Drinking Water Quality - Lessons from the Prairies and Beyond"
May 16, 17 and 18, 2000. Regina, SK.
Format: CD-ROM
$10.00*
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Proceedings of the 1st National Residuals and Biosolids Management Conference
Format: CD-ROM
$25.00*
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National Water Works Operator Training Manuals
Available by Group only
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Intake & Pretreatment
Coagulation & Flocculation
Sedimentation
Filtration
$35.00
Group B
Ground Water Source/Supply
Well Structure & Components
Record Keeping (Wells)
Well Operation & Maintenance
$35.00
Group C
Pumps
Chlorination / Disinfection
Water Distribution
$35.00
 
Management Training in Pollution Prevention and Control in the Metal Finishing Industry
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Instructor Set - Videos/Workbooks

$100.00
Student Workbooks - Two-volume set $30.00
 
Meters Made Easy: A Guide to the Economic Appraisal of Alternative Metering Investment Strategies
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Vol. I & II: Benefit/Cost Analysis Tool & Users' Manual $75.00
Vol III: National Data Base of Municipal Water Metering $30.00
 
Municipal Water and Wastewater Rate Manual, 2nd Edition
October 1994
(Sale price)
$100.00
 
Municipal Water and Wastewater Rates Primer
September 1997
(Sale price)
$20.00
 
Water Treatment Principles and Applications
1994
$50.00
Balancing Risks and Reason - Proceedings of the 7th National Conference on Drinking Water $100.00
 
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NH3 Treatment Processes for the Removal of Ammonia from Municipal Wastewater

This manual describes techniques to identify and evaluate technological options for application at municipal wastewater treatment plants (MWWTPs) for the removal of total ammonia-nitrogen (the sum of un-ionized ammonia-nitrogen and ammonium-nitrogen) from wastewaters. The report is intended to serve as an information source and decision-support tool to assist municipal engineers, managers and senior process staff at MWWTPs. It discusses the assessment of site-specific treatment requirements and the determination of appropriate approaches for facility upgrading.

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Small Systems: Protecting Source Water and Improving Finished Water Quality

Proceedings of the 13th Canadian National Conference and 4th Policy Forum on Drinking Water/ Les débats de la Treizième conférence nationale sur l’eau potable
October 4 - 7, 2008 – les 4 - 7 octobre 2008. Québec City, QC, Canada

The Proceedings contain 2 Keynote addresses from Dr. Yuefeng Xie and Bruce Gordon, 32 Oral presentations, and 7 Poster presentations. The manuscripts in the Proceedings are represented in 14 sessions of the Conference, including Treatment Technology and Processes, Water Quality and Distribution System Management: Lead issues, Health Research, Point of Use/Point of Entry Systems, Guidelines Developments and Regulatory News, System/Utility Management Perspectives, Analytical Methods and Monitoring, Small System Perspectives and much more. The accompanying French abstracts are included. All are peer-reviewed papers on the latest drinking water issues. These Proceedings are available only through CWWA.

ORDER THE CD-ROM for only $25.00, plus $5 shipping and handling.

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Safe Drinking Water - Moving Forward Together

Proceedings of the 12th Canadian National Conference and 3rd Policy Forum on Drinking Water/ Les débats de la Douzième conférence nationale sur l’eau potable
April 1- 4, 2006 – les 1 - 4 avril 2006. Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Proceedings contain 1 Keynote address from Dr. Edward V. Ohanian, 40 Oral presentations, and 3 Poster presentations. The manuscripts in the Proceedings are represented in 15 sessions of the Conference, including Health Surveillance and Research, Operator Training, Guidelines Developments and Regulatory News, Treatment Technology and Processes, Water Quality and Distribution System Management and much more. The accompanying French abstracts are included. All are peer-reviewed papers on the latest drinking water issues. These Proceedings are available only through CWWA.

ORDER THE CD-ROM for only $20.00, including GST, shipping and handling.

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From Source to Tap - Protecting Drinking Water Quality in Small Systems


Proceedings of the Tenth Canadian National Conference and First Policy Forum on Drinking Water/ Les débats de la Dixième conférence nationale sur l’eau potable
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
–les 27 - 30 avril 2002

The Proceedings contain 1 Keynote address, 38 Oral presentations, and 7 Poster presentations, represented in 11 sessions. The accompanying English and French abstracts are included. All are peer-reviewed papers on the latest drinking water issues. The Proceedings are available only through CWWA.
ORDER THE CD-ROM for only $20.00, including GST, shipping and handling.

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CWWA Vulnerability Assessment Template on CD-ROM

(disponible également en français)

Published in June 2003, this template will provide you with a systematic analysis tool to determine the malevolent risks posed to the operations of water supply, treatment and distribution systems. The focus is a template of questions that municipal staff should ask of themselves, as appropriate to their systems, and record the answers. Completing and regulary reviewing this template will demonstrate a base level of due diligence and may provide some protection against both civil and criminal law actions. Price includes shipping and handling.

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Biosolids 2000
1st Canadian National Residuals and Biosolids Management Conference

The Proceedings from the hugely successful Biosolids 2000 Conference held in Toronto are available. The proceedings contain written papers or presentation materials from about 50 technical sessions at the Conference. Copies are available for $25 including GST, shipping and handling.

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Directory of Sources of Contaminants Entering Municipal Sewer Systems

1st Edition on CD-ROM

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA), with the support of Environment Canada, has released a Directory of Sources of Contaminants Entering Municipal Sewer Systems. The Directory is aimed at helping to identify the potential industrial, commercial and institutional sources of contaminants entering municipal sewage treatment plants (STPs.).

The control and reduction of industrial contaminants entering a municipal sewer system should be a vital component of any wastewater treatment and disposal process. Municipal STPs are designed to function within specific parameters and loadings, and may not be able to deal with the toxic chemicals, metals, extreme pH or temperature ranges of waste streams form the ICI sector. Knowing what type and volume of material is being discharged into the wastewater flow by different industrial and commercial activities will allow wastewater managers to control pollutants at the source. CWWA hopes that this Directory can be used to help focus pollution prevention or by-law enforcement programs as well as helping to narrow the range of laboratory analysis that may be needed for a given effluent. Wastewater managers will now have a useful starting point in identifying the sources of pollutants and controlling what enters their sewer system.

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Meters Made Easy

A Guide to the Economic Appraisal of Alternative Metering Investment Strategies

Meters Made Easy was prepared by the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association to help system owners and operators determine whether the introduction of meters is likely to produce long-term savings in their community. It is a tool that permits a system owner or operator to analyze the costs and benefits of installing meters in their system. It is intended for use in communities that vary greatly as to the number and mix of customers served and the age and condition of the systems.

Using MS Excel, the computer model is very flexible -- the degree of system detail that a model user supplies can vary greatly, but because of the "default" values available in the program, the result (even when some data are not available from local sources) still will provide a basis for sound decision-making.

Meters Made Easy will also prove extremely useful to those who have already decided to embark on a meter installation program and want to tailor the installation process to ensure the least cost and the greatest return for their circumstances.

Meters Made Easy uses Excel to:
. Estimate how capital requirements can change as a result of metering-induced conservation in water consumption;
. Develop a detailed multi-year plan for the purchase, installation and operation of water meters;
. Quickly examine the trade-off of costs and benefits associated with different water metering proposals.

PLANNING FOR WATER METERING SPELLED OUT IN PLAIN ENGLISH AND AN EASY-TO-USE COMPUTER TOOL .... Meters Made Easy can quickly:
. Identify alternative metering investment possibilities in a service area
. Determine the financial and economic returns associated with each alternative
. Plan and schedule an appropriate water metering investment program
. Identify the latest metering equipment and installation approaches
. Determine the full costs of each alternative
. Determine the extent to which metering will encourage conservation
. Determine the extent to which facility expansion and debt requirements will diminish in response to metering-induced conservation.

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Municipal Water and Wastewater Rate Manual

Produced in a 3-ring binder, 8½" x 11" format, this publication introduces a new and alternative approach to traditional and current rate setting methods. The manual focuses on full cost recovery for both water and wastewater services, and is based on the concept of "economic efficiency".

A computer model for rate setting accompanies the manual. It is a user-friendly modular spreadsheet, adaptable to individual needs. A tutorial version of the model demonstrates the sample rate calculation in the text. The model departs from conventional North American practices in two important ways:

  • cost categorizing is less detailed
  • revenue requirements are more forward-looking
  • Features and highlights of the manual and model include:

  • revenue generation sufficient to accomplish self-financing
  • 10-year capital planning to calculate rates
  • rate setting policies to encourage water conservation
  • adaptability - very small to very large municipalities
  • flexibility for variables - flat rates, extra strength sewage, etc.
  • The rate model with tutorial is available on a single diskette, either 3½" or 5¼" size, designed to run on any IBM-PC compatible computer with at least 640K memory and Lotus 1 2 3, Version 2.2 or later.

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    Municipal Water and Wastewater Rates Primer

    This monograph is a primer on rates and rate setting. It provides an overview of key topics on rate setting and outlines a basic approach to rate setting. The publication of this primer was motivated by changes influencing the rate setting and cost recovery practices of municipal water and wastewater authorities in Canada. It encourages reliance on user pay strategies as the most important available tool for cost recovery, and it recognizes the role that water and wastewater rates play in promoting water efficiency to manage the demand for service and the costs of providing that service!

    The CWWA published a Rate Manual in 1993, the Municipal Water and Wastewater Rate Manual. This Manual provides a Canadian perspective on rate setting and promotes a simplified approach to rate making. It discusses the methods and theory underlying the logic and process of rate setting and comes with a fully documented rate setting software model. The CWWA approach to rate setting establishes three principal goals: full cost recovery, the equitable distribution of costs among customers and the efficient use of both water resources and financial resources.

    The CWWA approach draws on the popular AWWA rates manual for ideas on method but deals with both water and wastewater rates and recommends a different overall approach. Instead of the declining block rate structure, the CWWA promotes a two part rate structure featuring a constant volumetric charge plus the familiar meter charges that vary by size of service. CWWA's simplified approach to rate making requires less information than declining block rates. Moreover, it is a forward looking approach that encourages water efficiency. This primer discusses water and wastewater rate policies, describes information required for rate making, explains and demonstrates rate setting calculations, reviews how rate setting fits into longer term financial and capital planning cycles and closes with a brief review of the implementation process for new rates.

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    Members' Briefing Book

    Current National Issues and Topics Concerning Water and Wastewater Management in Canada

    Managers and operators of water and wastewater systems face complex issues on many different fronts. In response to this, CWWA has undertaken the provision of assistance to managers and operators through a series of briefing notes on current management and other topics surrounding their activities that are national in nature or character (i.e., federal, inter-provincial, or general).

    The briefing notes are intended to be concise and factual and to provide the member with an overview of the topic, giving some background on it, relevant scientific or other information and, where appropriate, some advice on how to respond from a management perspective to the topic. This core of information is not only a starting point in time of need, but can also serve to familiarize management, elected officials and new staff with the subject. In addition, some of the notes provide information on federal or national organizations or agencies who have programs or services which may be of use to members.

    The Briefing Book, now on CD-ROM, is a constantly evolving resource: content amendments will be prepared and distributed on a quarterly or semi-annual basis. Should specific amendments or additions be necessary to cover a current or emerging health or safety topic, these will be prepared and distributed separately and immediately.

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