Niagara Falls Water Treatment Plant - 2019 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, 2019.

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 1306.819 1205.506 42.155 38.887 45.022 34.892 64.500 9.012 1.015
Feb 1204.272 1132.177 43.010 40.435 45.482 36.441 58.134 16.325 0.502
Mar 1367.330 1277.948 44.107 41.224 45.828 36.746 86.608 16.656 0.344
Apr 1368.584 1234.817 45.619 41.161 46.912 36.223 65.802 15.226 6.833
May 1366.246 1302.776 44.072 42.025 47.581 36.503 61.006 15.568 1.659
Jun 1476.388 1402.020 49.213 46.734 58.347 40.056 85.138 21.051 1.131
Jul 1875.394 1804.622 60.497 58.214 71.776 46.995 94.300 27.506 0.440
Aug 1739.880 1667.511 56.125 53.791 63.003 47.674 79.931 26.792 0.283
Sep 1398.047 1334.493 46.602 44.483 48.970 40.402 68.406 5.320 1.119
Oct 1304.357 1226.981 42.076 39.580 44.806 33.206 97.352 13.650 2.333
Nov 1208.534 1119.091 40.284 37.303 43.583 32.306 64.223 11.988 2.056
Dec 1221.081 1132.879 39.390 36.544 42.941 31.752 56.046 9.619 1.806
Total 16,836.932 15,804.821             19.521
Minimum           31.752   5.320 0.283
Maximum         71.776   97.352   6.833
Average   1,320.07 46.10 43.37         1.627

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 38.887 27% 45.022 31% 64.500 44%
Feb 40.435 28% 45.482 31% 58.134 40%
Mar 41.224 28% 45.828 32% 85.608 59%
Apr 41.161 28% 46.912 32% 65.802 45%
May 42.025 29% 47.581 33% 61.006 42%
Jun 46.734 32% 58.347 40% 85.138 59%
Jul 58.214 40% 71.776 49% 94.300 65%
Aug 53.791 37% 63.003 43% 79.931 55%
Sep 44.483 31% 48.970 34% 68.406 47%
Oct 39.580 27% 44.806 31% 97.352 67%
Nov 37.303 26% 43.583 30% 64.223 44%
Dec 36.544 25% 42.941 30% 56.046 39%
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