Waste Management. Our Focus Sewage Treatment Garbage & Landfills 3 R’s. Municipal Water Supply, Use & Sewage Treatment. 1. Brantford’s water source is the Grand River. 2. Water Treatment Plant = Waterworks Park. 3. Water use = residential, commercial, industry.
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1. Brantford’s water source is the Grand River.
2. Water Treatment Plant = Waterworks Park.
3. Water use = residential, commercial, industry.
4. Waste water (what goes down the drain) drains into the municipal sewer system and goes to the sewage treatment plant. Rainwater drains into the storm sewer system and goes directly back into the river.
5. Sewage Treatment = Mohawk Sewage Treatment Plant.
Grading Canada’s Drinking Water Treatment Systems
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Data taken from WATER PROOF2- CANADA’S DRINKING - WATER REPORT CARD 2006
Sierra Legal Defence Fund
Blue Box 1: plastics (#1, #2 or #5), waxed cartons, glass, metal and aluminum.
Blue Box 2: newspaper, including junkmail, paper, envelopes, books and magazines, and boxboard.
Toronto Tap vs Bottled WaterBelow is a side-by-side comparison of the federal regulation of bottled water under the Food and Drug Act and Ontario’s regulation of Greater Toronto’s water under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Source: Canada’s Drinking Water Report Card 2006, Sierra Legal Defence Fund
1. The size of foul field of Trash is 2 times the size of Texas.
2. It is said 1/5th of junk trapped in the “garbage patch” comes from ship dumping
and the rest of the trash comes from human land trash.
3. Environmental researchers believe 90% of the trash in the ocean dump is from
plastic, which is not bio-degradable.
4. Some environmentalists say there is 3.5 million tons of waste swirling in the
Pacific vortex near the beautiful Hawaiian Islands.
5. Thousands of birds and sea-life creatures are dying from eating plastic particles
in this huge debris field, because they can not digest the plastic and it
dehydrates them or stops their digestive system from functioning.
6. Some of the tiny plastic bits pass into the living systems of marine life and travel up the food chain until it lands on your dinner plate or in your fish sandwich! And, yikes…. Gulp…. you have eaten residual plastic! Perhaps a piece of your plastic grocery bag, water bottle, used condom or plastic chips bag ends up in your stomach.