Residuals and Biosolids Committee
Committee Upcoming Activities
Shirley Anne Smyth
||Ontario Ministry of the Environment
||CH2M Hill Canada Ltd.
||Ontario Clean Water Agency
||Region of Durham
||Dillon Consulting Ltd.
||Region of Peel
||County of Oxford
||Tony Ho Project Management Services
||Continental Environmental Solutions
||Region of Halton
||Janice M. Janiec Consulting
||Ministry of the Environment
||Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
||Regional Municipality of Niagara
||Black Lake Environmental
||City of Ottawa
||Veolia Water Canada
||R.V. Anderson Associates Ltd.
||Maple Reinders Group Ltd.
||Lystek International Inc.
||Ontario Clean Water Agency
The Residuals & Biosolids Committee has been created to work with the provincial government, other political jurisdictions and pertinent associations to promote discussions, information exchange, education and best management practices on residuals and biosolids processing and beneficial reuses.
View our Residuals and Biosolids Committee Information Sheet
WEAO Biosolids Video
Biosolids - Naturally Sustainable (In English / En Français)
For Your Information
Special Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance, Ottawa Canada, June 2013
The Canadian Society of Microbiologists is hosting a “Satellite Symposium” on antibiotic resistance accompanying its annual general conference in Ottawa this coming June. You are kindly invited to take part in what will be a very exciting meeting. The public health issue is great importance, the science will be exciting, the city beautiful, and the weather terrific [hopefully].
The Residuals & Biosolids Committee Procedures Manual can be reviewed here (PDF 102K)
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 11th Annual Awards for Exemplary Biosolids Management
The Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) is soliciting nominations for the 11th Annual Awards for Exemplary Biosolids Management to recognize biosolids practitioners that go beyond the normal requirements and "raise the bar" in the practice of managing biosolids. The objective of the awards program is to promote excellence in biosolids management in Ontario on the basis of contributions in one or more areas including operating projects, technology development activities, research activities and public acceptance activities. A nomination package must be submitted to the WEAO for an organization to be eligible for an award.
2014 Awards Notice | 2014 Nomination Guidance
WEAO Report Update: Assessing the Fate and Significance
2010: Assessing the Fate and Significance of Microconstituents and Pathogens in Sewage Biosolids (PDF 2 MB)
Update of the 2001 WEAO Report on Fate and Significance
Old report - 2001: "Fate and Significance of Selected Contaminants in Sewage Biosolids Applied to Agricultural Land Through Literature Review and Consultation with Stakeholder Groups".More details...
Posted: July 21, 2010
Alternative Management Options for Municipal Sewage Biosolids Workshop - Presentations (PDF)
Held: Thursday, June 17, 2010 in Burlington, ON - Flyer
Presentations in PDF format:
- “Maximizing Resource Recovery from Biosolids”
Andrew Carpenter, Northern Tilth, Belfast, Maine
- Energy Recovery Options for Ontario’s Biosolids Generators
William Fernandes, Lakeview Waste water Treatment Plant
- Stamford WPCA Biosolids to Energy Project: A Case Study
Jeannette Brown, City of Stamford, Connecticut
- Biosolids Composting in the US in 2010
Ned Beecher, North East Biosolids and Residuals Association, New Hampshire
- The Edmonton Composting Experience: A Case Study
Allan Mumby, EPCOR Water Services Inc., Alberta
- MSB Composting at Belle River: A Case Study
Dave Nussey, Belle River WWTP, Belle River
- Potential for Biosolids Use in the Rehab of Pits and Quarries
Maria VandenHeuval, Ontario MNR
- In British Columbia It’s Working
Mark Teshima, SYLVIS Environmental, British Columbia
- Durham Regions Tree Nursery Fertilization Program Elaine Collis, Durham Region, Ontario
Posted: July 12, 2010
5th Canadian Residuals and Biosolids Conference - Presentations (PDF)
Held: Niagara Falls, September 13 – 15, 2009
Presentations in PDF format
Posted: November 5, 2009