Port Colborne Water Treatment Plant - 2015 Summary Report

Prepared under Ontario Regulation 107/03

The Port Colborne 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 from Jan. 1, to Dec. 31, 2015.

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 286.85 270.64 9.253 8.73 10.83 6.69 17.755 4.043 1.476
February 310.63 293.45 11.094 10.48 12.485 8.73 17.692 3.118 2.52
March 385.68 372.12 12.441 12.004 13.93 9.71 21.958 5.466 2.794
April 340.35 324.00 11.345 10.8 14.88 9.58 21.446 5.394 1.602
May 318.97 294.36 10.289 9.495 12.03 6.819 19.446 4.112 1.267
June 256.03 242.63 8.534 8.088 10.89 6.3 16.964 3.118 1.113
July 272.49 259.63 8.79 8.375 10.28 6.19 26.448 4.113 0.891
August 263.63 252.89 8.504 8.158 10.08 6.591 21.426 3.015 0.879
September 242.03 232.59 8.068 7.753 9.98 5.896 16.841 3.236 1.025
October 247.90 235.32 7.997 7.591 10.53 5.728 17.323 2.415 1.017
November 227.84 216.09 7.595 7.203 9.23 5.734 17.928 3.436 1.162
December 274.54 254.79 8.856 8.219 10.3 6.32 15.651 4.256 1.49
Total 3,426.94 3,248.50 17.236
Minimum 5.728 2.415 0.879
Maximum 14.88 26.448 2.794
Average 9.397 8.908 1.436

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 # 007-101 and Drinking Water Works Permit # 007-201.

Maximum daily flow: 36 ML
Maximum flow rate: 36 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 8.73 24.30% 10.83 30.10% 17.755 49.30%
February 10.48 29.10% 12.485 34.70% 17.692 49.10%
March 12.00 33.30% 13.93 38.70% 21.958 61.00%
April 10.80 30.00% 14.88 41.30% 21.446 59.60%
May 9.50 26.40% 12.03 33.40% 19.446 54.00%
June 8.09 22.50% 10.89 30.30% 16.964 47.10%
July 8.38 23.30% 10.28 28.60% 26.448 73.50%
August 8.16 22.70% 10.08 28.00% 21.426 59.50%
September 7.75 21.50% 9.98 27.70% 16.841 46.80%
October 7.59 21.10% 10.53 29.30% 17.323 48.10%
November 7.20 20.00% 9.23 25.60% 17.928 49.80%
December 8.22 22.80% 10.3 28.60% 15.651 43.50%

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