Niagara Falls Water Treatment Plant - 2018 Summary Report

Prepared under Ontario Regulation 170/03

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 from Jan. 1, to Dec. 31, 2018.

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)
Jan 1374.275 1257.808 44.331 40.574 50.967 36.870 57.200 17.000 0.876
Feb 1206.517 1090.977 43.090 38.963 42.430 34.928 63.509 17.580 0.113
Mar 1360.299 1202.922 43.881 40.097 48.097 34.670 75.790 16.080 2.169
Apr 1265.187 1156.643 42.173 38.555 46.171 29.370 60.751 14.530 2.189
May 1489.074 1385.821 48.035 44.704 57.808 36.843 76.225 21.030 0.229
Jun 1744.255 1638.605 58.142 54.620 74.508 42.024 119.450 25.470 0.421
Jul 2077.807 1971.490 67.026 63.596 74.286 49.241 108.978 17.990 1.662
Aug 1729.568 1670.229 55.793 53.878 66.362 46.104 84.297 25.490 0.432
Sep 1432.248 1375.239 47.742 45.841 54.533 36.727 77.110 25.120 0.288
Oct 1318.990 1255.997 42.548 40.516 45.471 34.508 61.161 24.870 1.753
Nov 1195.792 1125.617 39.860 37.521 42.513 33.112 65.780 18.290 4.743
Dec 1254.508 1192.650 40.468 38.473 44.726 29.246 68.601 17.930 0.688
Total 17,488.520 16,323.998             15.563
Minimum           29.246   14.530 0.113
Maximum         74.508   119.450   4.743
Average   1,360.33 47.76 44.78         1.297

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
Jan 40.574 28% 50.967 35% 57.200 39%
Feb 38.963 27% 42.430 29% 63.509 44%
Mar 40.097 28% 48.097 33% 75.790 52%
Apr 38.555 27% 46.171 32% 60.751 42%
May 44.704 31% 57.808 40% 76.225 52%
Jun 54.620 38% 74.508 51% 119.450 82%
Jul 63.596 44% 74.286 51% 108.978 75%
Aug 53.878 37% 66.362 46% 84.297 58%
Sep 45.841 32% 54.533 37% 77.110 53%
Oct 40.516 28% 45.471 31% 61.161 42%
Nov 37.521 26% 42.513 29% 65.780 45%
Dec 38.473 26% 44.726 31% 68.601 47%
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