Niagara Falls Water Treatment Plant - 2015 Summary Report

Prepared under Ontario Regulation 107/03

The Niagara Falls Water Treatment Plant was operated in such a way that at no time did it fail to meet or exceed the requirements of the Act, the Regulations, the system’s approval or any order that may have been issued for this reporting period.

Summary of Flows

Date Total Flow Raw (ML) Total Flow Treated (ML) Average Day Raw (ML) Average Day Treated (ML) Maximum Day Treated (ML) Minimum Day Treated (ML) Maximum Flow Rate Treated (ML/d) Minimum Flow Rate Treated (ML/d) Waste Sludge (ML)
January 1,262.81 1,208.65 40.736 38.989 44.991 33.573 63.4 16.6 0.349
February 1,166.33 1,113.19 41.655 39.757 45.991 33.685 60.888 15.771 0.429
March 1,435.21 1,361.31 46.297 43.913 51.602 37.075 67.355 19.445 0.369
April 1,315.02 1,248.87 43.834 41.629 48.734 34.529 70.754 1.747 5.527
May 1,610.61 1,551.90 51.955 50.061 63.697 39.39 81.077 15.336 1.43
June 1,490.54 1,446.35 49.685 48.212 56.126 40.003 78.823 19.113 0.298
July 1,780.89 1,714.31 57.448 55.3 70.273 45.456 97.719 16 0.585
August 1,770.88 1,700.41 57.125 54.852 61.756 48.909 88.597 6.759 0.904
September 1,576.80 1,508.86 52.56 50.295 69.454 40.944 84.316 21.448 0.325
October 1,392.71 1,323.30 44.926 42.687 48.015 37.627 75.412 4.658 1.576
November 1,213.25 1,140.82 40.442 38.027 43.179 32.764 56.116 14 4.401
December 1,246.56 1,193.83 40.211 38.511 44.344 31.882 62.273 11.5 1.81
Total 17,261.61 16,511.80 18.003
Minimum 31.882 1.747 0.298
Maximum 70.273 97.719 5.527
Average 47.24 45.186 1.5

The flow rates are moments in time, and can be affected by various circumstances, such as pump changes or valve position and therefore not unusual to have higher or lower than normal flows.

Comparison of Actual to System Approved Flow

Flow rates as set in the Municipal Drinking Water Licence # 007-102 and Drinking Water Works Permit # 007-202.

Maximum daily flow: 145.5 ML
Maximum flow rate: 145.5 ML/day

Date Average Day Treated (ML) % of Rated Capacity Maximum Day Treated (ML) % of Rated Capacity Maximum Flow Rate Treated (ML/d) % of Rated Capacity
January 38.989 26.80% 44.991 30.90% 63.4 43.60%
February 39.757 27.30% 45.991 31.60% 60.888 41.80%
March 43.913 30.20% 51.602 35.50% 67.355 46.30%
April 41.629 28.60% 48.734 33.50% 70.754 48.60%
May 50.061 34.40% 63.697 43.80% 81.077 55.70%
June 48.212 33.10% 56.126 38.60% 78.823 54.20%
July 55.3 38.00% 70.273 48.30% 97.719 67.20%
August 54.852 37.70% 61.756 42.40% 88.597 60.90%
September 50.295 34.60% 69.454 47.70% 84.316 57.90%
October 42.687 29.30% 48.015 33.00% 75.412 51.80%
November 38.027 26.10% 43.179 29.70% 56.116 38.60%
December 38.511 26.50% 44.344 30.50% 62.273 42.80%

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