Niagara Falls Water Treatment Plant - 2016 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 1277.405 1196.551 41.207 38.598 45.511 34.389 65.913 0.002 0.337
February 1242.872 1155.095 42.858 39.831 44.777 34.593 58.656 18.072 1.260
March 1341.092 1249.098 43.261 40.293 44.929 35.911 70.445 13.288 0.464
April 1315.181 1216.185 43.839 40.540 48.737 36.356 68.991 15.428 5.716
May 1564.252 1473.228 50.460 47.523 66.018 36.201 88.425 1.110 0.766
June 1902.726 1834.361 63.424 61.145 76.808 42.899 98.360 0.001 1.626
July 2157.003 2076.844 69.581 66.995 77.480 49.937 102.949 26.347 1.158
August 1926.619 1850.867 62.149 59.705 67.226 51.779 94.949 0.603 0.004
September 1575.866 1505.668 52.529 50.189 60.370 41.964 79.315 18.289 11.975
October 1391.514 1326.925 44.888 42.804 49.405 38.275 71.864 0.001 4.598
November 1199.993 1168.627 40.000 38.954 46.796 34.539 64.150 5.963 0.529
December 1358.003 1290.464 43.807 41.628 59.038 32.908 80.024 14.409 0.203
Total 18,252.526 17,343.913 28.636
Minimum 32.908 0.001 0.004
Maximum 77.480 102.949 11.975
Average 1,445.33 49.83 47.35 2.386

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 38.598 27% 45.511 31% 65.913 45%
February 39.831 27% 44.777 31% 58.656 40%
March 40.293 28% 44.929 31% 70.445 48%
April 40.540 28% 48.737 34% 68.991 47%
May 47.523 33% 66.018 45% 88.425 61%
June 61.145 42% 76.808 53% 98.360 68%
July 66.995 46% 77.480 53% 102.949 71%
August 59.705 41% 67.226 46% 94.949 65%
September 50.189 34% 60.370 41% 79.315 55%
October 42.804 29% 49.405 34% 71.864 49%
November 38.954 27% 46.796 32% 64.150 44%
December 41.628 29% 59.038 41% 80.024 55%

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