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Improving Sewage Lagoon Performance Using Windmill Aeration

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: OASIS Blogs|

There are a variety of technical means for aerating lagoons with most providing costly treatment due to the need for electricity. Most treatment technology provides effective surface aerobic treatment but fail to address the anaerobic conditions near the centre and bottom of the lagoon. Demands on sewage lagoon operators are increasing daily. With increases in local [...]

Connection Vactor Combo

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: OASIS Blogs|

Vactor 2100 Plus - The Sewer Cleaning Standard You always see them on the road: The big sewer cleaner trucks with the iconic hose reel attached to the front of the chassis and a telescopic boom that reaches out over the cab from the front of the body. They have large aluminum water tanks on both [...]

Lagoon Insurance

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: OASIS Blogs|

Pollution Insurance Coverage for Lagoons Yes…It Really Does Exist… I’ve heard from some OASIS members that getting insurance coverage for septage lagoons is impossible. Well, I hate to suggest that some of our members might be wrong but in this case, they’re wrong.  Some of our members are fortunate to own a lagoon where they can [...]

10 Third Party Waste Facilities

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: OASIS Blogs|

Do You Drop at a Third-Party Waste Facility? Many of the members of our association drop their loads at a third-party waste facility. It could be owned and operated by the local municipality or it might be privately run. Regardless of who runs it, there are very strict environmental rules and regulations that the facility must [...]

What caused the 15-metre ‘crap bubble’ on Lake Ontario? T.O. workers knew more than they told

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: OASIS Blogs|

February 22, 2016 What caused the 15-metre 'crap bubble' on Lake Ontario? T.O. workers knew more than they told By Jenny Yuen, Postmedia Network E-mails reveal the city's director of wastewater treatment thought it could have been caused by a damaged part from a treatment plant. But the city... Sun Media The city's director of wastewater [...]

Information on Quarts

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: OASIS Blogs|

New QuARTS I got an email about the new QuARTS. What do I have to do? Register for ONe-key Before you can access the new QuARTS, you have to register for ONe-key. ONe-Key is an online portal that allows you to access a number of government services and programs, including QuARTS. The government has created the [...]