Environment

GMWC monitors process efficiency and quality of effluent discharge to the Petitcodiac River. Representative samples are taken following guidelines specified in the Water Quality –Sampling – Part 10: Guidance on sampling wastewaters (ISO 5667-10). Testing is carried out by GMWC’s own laboratory as well as a local accredited laboratory.

 

2014 - 2018 Summary operating report

  

 

2014

  2015

  2016

  2017

2018

TSS - mg/L

59

  54

  53

  52

         53

CBOD5 mg/L

68

  72

  67

  72

         67

 

2018

Effluent

 
 

CBOD5

TSS

NH3 max

 

mg/L

mg/L

mg/L

 

January

100

55

0.143

 

February

86

57

0.078

 

March

73

55

0.069

 

April

52

47

0.092

 

May

69

55

0.072

 

June

73

55

0.120

 

July

86

64

0.087

 

August

101

53

0.091

 

September

107

61

0.095

 

October

96

49

0.109

 

November

77

47

0.087

 

December

87

60

0.116

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average

84

55

0.097

 

 

 

 

 

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