Posted by Algae Control Canada on Apr 9, 2020 in Blog, Wastewater
Operators want to avoid a toxicity-induced wastewater system upset. It’s easy to understand why. A system upset comes with real problems like: a rise in pH an increase in TSS an upward spike in ammonia levels a drop in dissolved oxygen levels, and more sludge production For operators when you see the signs of a…Read More Here!
Posted by Algae Control Canada on Nov 4, 2019 in Blog
We’re proud members of the Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association (AWWOA). AWWOA’s fall event for members: Water Week Conference 2019, in Edmonton has a schedule filled with technical sessions and a few opportunities for colleagues in the industry to get together. We’re proud sponsors of the Young Professionals Night at Water Week and we…Read More Here!
Posted by Algae Control Canada on Aug 22, 2019 in Blog
For the first few weeks after you install aeration the initial changes might not be what you expect. But, this is part of the process of restoring your water quality.
Posted by Algae Control Canada on Aug 2, 2018 in Blog
Over the last decade we have had the opportunity, through our sister company Smoky Trout Farm Ltd, to work with the Red Deer Fish and Game Club to help them develop an amazing fishery in central Alberta. This a a great example of how properly designed aeration and in-lake treatments improve surface water quality. The blog…Read More Here!
Posted by Algae Control Canada on Mar 15, 2017 in Blog
High-Speed, High-Impact Change The water in your pond naturally seeks thermal equilibrium via stratification. Stratification is seasonal. And, is responsive to changes in temperature and sudden, severe weather events such as thunderstorms. A rapid change in the pond stratification can result in a range of adverse outcomes including algae blooms, fish kills and excessive bottom…Read More Here!
Posted by Algae Control Canada on Feb 15, 2016 in Blog
Eutrophication is the ecosystem response to the addition of artificial or natural substances, mainly phosphates, through detergents, fertilizers, or sewage, to an aquatic system. This response does occur naturally but is often accelerated by human activities. The Eutrophication Cycle and its Impacts Excess nutrients, primarily nitrogen and phosphorus, cause excess algae and weed growth. When…Read More Here!