Dairy processing company with several facilities in Canada. The plant processes cultured dairy products including sour cream, yogurts, and probiotic drinks. The plant has its own sewage treatment facility and initially consisted of a three-lagoon system.
Project description and scope
EnviroFix was retained by Parmalat in 1998 to upgrade the Niagara facility’s wastewater treatment system. The scope of work was to upgrade, design, construct, and commission the wastewater treatment system.
EnviroFix designed and built a new treatment system including modifications to lagoons, enlargement of Lagoon 3, construction of a new Lagoon 4, an electrical upgrade, a new aeration system, and a new pump station and spray irrigation system.
As part of this project, EnviroFix optimised the treatment operation, by converting the lagoons to combined extended aeration activated sludge system and facultative polishing lagoons with for winter storage of the treated wastewater. The EnviroFix tertiary treatment using aluminum sulfate is used to meet the Ontario Water Quality Objectives for Phosphorus, Ammonia and Total Suspended Solids for direct discharge to Lake Ontario.
Since 1998, EnviroFix has been managing the facility wastewater system on a turnkey basis. EnviroFix carry out the following tasks: