Posts Tagged ‘flow monitoring’

Impacts of Existing Storm Drainage Design Standards in Ontario on Sanitary System Capacity (Part 1)

Sewer flow monitoring

Municipal sanitary sewer systems need to be designed to specifically account for large rainfall events, otherwise there is a potential for wastewater flooding during these storms. In other words, sanitary systems need to be designed with storm drainage in mind in order to prevent flooding. Sanitary maintenance holes are designed to account for some storm…

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Challenges of the New Subdivision Flow Monitoring to Assess Performance of Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Prevention

Sewer Inspection Services

The innovative New Subdivision I/I Prevention Program has yielded great results for multiple municipalities when it comes to infiltration and inflow (I/I) reduction. That said, it doesn’t mean that the new subdivision I/I prevention plan is without its challenges. Let’s take a look at some of those challenges laid out in the flow monitoring plan.…

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