Pollution Control – Wastewater Treatment

An Expert's View about Environmental Technologies in Canada

Posted on: 26 Jun 2012

Canada has over 3,700 water and wastewater treatment facilities. 399 plants have been deemed high-risk and need to be brought to code by 2020.

Pollution Control – Wastewater Treatment A Top Export Prospect for Colombia May 2012 Overview Canada has over 3,700 water and wastewater treatment facilities. 399 plants have been deemed high-risk and need to be brought to code by 2020. Canada’s wastewater equipment market is expected to increase to $1.17 billion by the end of 2012. Sub-Sector Best Prospects The following technologies and equipment will be required to upgrade from primary to secondary, and from secondary to tertiary wastewater treatment facilities: • New Tertiary Membrane Treatment Plants • Chlorine Tanks • Upgrades to Secondary and Tertiary Treatment Facilities • UV Disinfection systems Opportunities • Wastewater treatment facilities in Newfoundland Labrador, Quebec, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon, and an additional 150 federally owned plants throughout Canada by 2020. • First Nation Communities 18 water projects - $165 million in federal funding allocated • Capital Region District Wastewater treatment plant ($782 million) Victoria, BC Major upcoming events/trade shows supported by CS Canada in this sector: • Issues & Trends in Industrial Wastewater Treatment: Feb. 7-8, 2012, Winnipeg, MB • Globe Conference and Exhibition: March 14-16, 2012, Vancouver, BC th th • 15 Canadian National Conference & 6 Policy Forum on Drinking Water: Oct. 22-24, 2012, Kelowna, BC • International Sustainable Energy Congress: Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2012, Calgary, AB Web Resources • TradeStats Express • Statistics Canada • Canadian Water and Wastewater Association • Canadian Biosolids Partnership Top US xport tro 2 E Prospects in Colombia 2012: Pollution Con l – Wastewater Treatment • Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association • Manitoba Water and Wastewater Association • Saskatchewan Water and Wastewater Association • Western Canada Section of the AWWA (American Water Works Association) • Western Canada Section of the Water Environment Association For More Information Please contact Connie Smith, Commercial Assistant for the pollution control and wastewater treatment sector at the U.S. Commercial Service in Canada at Connie.Smith@trade.gov or (403) 265-2116. You can also visit our website at http://www.export.gov/canada. The U.S. Commercial Service — Your Global Business Partner With its network of offices across the United States and in more than 70 countries, the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce utilizes its global presence and international marketing expertise to help U.S. companies sell their products and services worldwide. Locate the U.S. Commercial Service trade specialist in the U.S. nearest you by visiting http://www.export.gov/eac. Disclaimer: The information provided in this report is intended to be of assistance to U.S. exporters. While we make every effort to ensure its accuracy, neither the United States government nor any of its employees make any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of information in this or any other United States government document. Readers are advised to independently verify any information prior to reliance thereon. The information provided in this report does not constitute legal advice. The Commercial Service reference to or inclusion of material by a non-U.S. Government entity in this document is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by the Commercial Service of the entity, its materials, or its products or services International copyright, U.S. Department of Commerce, 2012. All rights reserved outside of the United States
Posted: 26 June 2012

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