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.

 

2012 - 2016 Summary operating report

  

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

TSS - mg/L

82

66

59

54

         53

CBOD5 mg/L

129

82

68

72

         67

 

2016

Effluent

 
 

CBOD5

TSS

NH3 max

 

mg/L

mg/L

mg/L

 

January

55

51

0.123

 

February

50

61

0.137

 

March

61

51

0.112

 

April

51

46

0.146

 

May

53

53

0.116

 

June

60

52

0.188

 

July

79

60

0.109

 

August

101

50

0.171

 

September

76

59

0.240

 

October

68

51

0.157

 

November

85

50

0.137

 

December

71

55

0.112

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average

67

53

0.146

 

 

 

 

 

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