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Aeration in my septic system?

Aeration in my septic system – Who, When, What, Where, Why   WHO Homeowners with septic systems that are either underperforming or wish to protect their investment by reducing the organic loading to their leachfield. WHEN You should seriously consider installing an Aeration Treatment Unit (ATU) when your system is showing[…]

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Is my septic system contaminating my drinking water?

Is your septic system contaminating your drinking water?? A study conducted by the University of Waterloo has demonstrated artificial sweeteners making their way into groundwater through septic system discharge. Artificial sweeteners are approved for human consumption and in a wide variety of prepared, packaged, and processed foods.  Artificial sweeteners also[…]

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ClearPod septic system repair in Cookstown, Ontario

There are many options for retrofitting, repairing or upgrading existing septic systems. Any upgrade solution can also have negative consequences e.g. be time consuming and / or change some of the essential functions of the existing septic tank such as settling solids. ClearPod technology is a robust, drop-in, fixed film[…]

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Septic system aeration to reduce contaminants of emerging concern (CECs)

Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) have been identified and are accumulating in wastewater streams and groundwater supplies across Canada and the U.S. Inadequate wastewater treatment and poorly performing septic systems continue to contribute to the problem and are contributing to key contaminants (e.g. pain killers, flame retardants, pesticides) accumulating in[…]

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Septic system problems facing Florida

The State of Florida relies heavily on septic systems to treat their wastewater. Florida has an onsite wastewater management issue that has been exacerbated by population increase and flooding (predominantly from climate change).  Scientists found that from 2011 – 2015 sea level rose 6 times the global mean in locations South[…]

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Over 8,000 septic systems fail in British Colombia every year!

The problem with septic systems and how to better management of decentralized wastewater infrastructure in British Columbia! Wastewater management in British Columba (BC) is challenging due to varying population densities, highly variable land elevations, predominantly wet climate, unique ecosystems, and vast biodiversity. With a total population of 4.75 million the[…]

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ClearPod septic system solution approved for Ontario

ClearPod approved for use through BMEC in Ontario The Building Materials and Evaluation Commission (BMEC) has approved ClearPod for use in Ontario. The system is approved for use in Class 4 sewage systems, as they are described in Part 8 “Sewage Systems” of the Ontario 2012 Building Code. Clearpod™ is a[…]

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25,000 failing septic systems in Ontario every year

25,000 Failing septic systems in Ontario every year – The numbers and what can be done!! Wastewater management in Ontario is challenging due to the vast land mass and varying population densities spread throughout. With a total population of 13.6 million the negative impacts of inadequate wastewater treatment or management[…]

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