Port Colborne Water Treatment Plant - 2016 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, 2016.

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 320.060 294.600 10.325 9.503 11.380 7.250 22.379 5.343 1.421
February 241.450 221.490 8.326 7.638 9.540 5.784 18.451 3.415 1.385
March 254.330 230.950 8.204 7.450 8.928 6.260 12.615 2.831 1.820
April 238.540 218.220 7.951 7.274 8.490 6.470 14.851 2.851 1.182
May 271.403 244.336 8.755 7.882 9.647 6.140 15.887 3.036 1.563
June 263.667 242.464 8.789 8.082 9.445 6.940 15.087 2.954 1.234
July 287.800 266.270 9.284 8.589 9.820 6.370 17.610 3.518 1.571
August 266.643 247.173 8.601 7.973 10.250 6.130 17.108 2.974 1.811
September 240.477 219.237 8.016 7.308 8.480 5.900 17.108 2.800 1.818
October 225.530 207.620 7.275 6.697 7.920 5.520 12.564 3.000 1.334
November 218.890 200.130 7.296 6.671 8.120 5.780 15.938 2.944 1.531
December 259.030 234.410 8.356 7.562 9.090 5.760 13.959 2.769 1.878
Total 3087.820 2826.900 18.548
Minimum 5.520 0.000 1.182
Maximum 11.380 22.379 18.548
Average 8.432 7.719 1.546

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 9.503 26.40% 11.380 31.61% 22.379 62.16%
February 7.638 21.22% 9.540 26.50% 18.451 51.25%
March 7.450 20.69% 8.928 24.80% 12.615 35.04%
April 7.274 20.21% 8.490 23.58% 14.851 41.25%
May 7.882 21.89% 9.647 26.80% 15.887 44.13%
June 8.082 22.45% 9.445 26.24% 15.087 41.91%
July 8.589 23.86% 9.820 27.28% 17.610 48.92%
August 7.973 22.15% 10.250 28.47% 17.108 47.52%
September 7.308 20.30% 8.480 23.56% 17.108 47.52%%
October 6.697 18.60% 7.920 22.00% 12.564 34.90%
November 6.671 18.53% 8.120 22.56% 15.938 44.27%
December 7.562 21.00% 9.090 25.25% 13.959 38.78%

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