Port Colborne 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 332.370 313.200 10.722 10.103 14.160 8.660 18.759 3.815 2.297
Feb 301.360 284.260 10.763 10.152 12.510 7.860 20.892 3.692 2.187
Mar 320.380 303.640 10.335 9.795 11.500 8.150 18.872 3.395 2.747
Apr 311.730 290.285 10.391 9.676 10.930 8.150 17.979 3.015 2.473
May 321.830 304.945 10.382 9.837 11.650 7.560 18.492 2.526 2.113
Jun 306.590 285.670 10.220 9.522 11.160 7.520 21.364 3.169 1.861
Jul 316.950 298.470 10.224 9.628 11.510 7.830 18.441 5.128 1.766
Aug 276.600 260.500 8.923 8.403 10.640 5.880 17.272 3.128 1.629
Sep 237.750 222.560 7.925 7.419 9.090 4.210 21.333 3.282 1.590
Oct 232.580 221.480 7.503 7.145 9.520 5.820 17.600 3.262 1.663
Nov 227.729 216.300 7.591 7.210 8.273 5.670 16.400 3.210 1.521
Dec 241.340 231.870 7.785 7.480 10.310 6.020 16.554 2.887 1.612
Total 3427.209 3233.180             23.459
Minimum           4.210   2.526 1.521
Maximum         14.160   21.364   23.459
Average     9.397 8.864         1.955

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
Jan 21.679 33.4% 27.748 42.7% 39.888 61.4%
Feb 21.175 32.6% 27.500 42.3% 40.2312 61.9%
Mar 20.428 31.4% 27.525 42.3% 39.138 60.2%
Apr 20.522 31.6% 23.059 35.5% 40.856 62.9%
May 22.562 34.7% 30.190 46.4% 48.668 74.9%
Jun 25.010 38.5% 30.629 47.1% 40.494 62.3%
Jul 28.764 44.3% 35.789 55.1% 51.112 78.6%
Aug 25.080 38.6% 35.394 54.5% 40.594 62.5%
Sep 22.921 35.3% 28.598 44.0% 39.931 61.4%
Oct 21.101 32.5% 24.296 37.4% 39.350 60.5%
Nov 20.523 31.6% 22.614 34.8% 42.487 65.4%
Dec 20.690 31.8% 22.788 31.5% 41.237 63.4%
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