Research Reports

 

Research Project
Reports

Effectiveness of Suction Lysimeters in Determining Contaminant Transport Within Leaching Bed Systems

Lead Researcher: Colin Weaver & Douglas M. Joy, University of Guelph

 

Effectiveness of Suction Lysimeters in Determining Contaminant Transport Within Leaching Bed Systems - August 2014

Reed Bed Septage Dewatering Pilot Project

Lead Researcher: Chris Kinsley – Campus D'Alfred
Prepared for: Ontario Ministry of Environment
Partners: René Goulet Septic Tank Pumping, Eastern Ontario Water Resources Committee

ORWC Extension Research Note: Septage Treatment with Reed Bed Filters

Final Report - "Septage Treatment Using Reed and Sand Bed Filters - November 2012"

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Field Testing of Pathogen Reduction Rates in Septage Using Storage Lagoons

Lead Researcher: Douglas M. Joy, University of Guelph
Prepared for: Ontario Ministry of Environment


Final Report - Field Testing of Pathogen Reduction Rates in Septage Using Storage Lagoons - December 2010

Efficiency of Sand Filter Beds for the Removal of Bacteria from Residential Wastewater

Lead Researcher: Peyman Samimiam Tehrani & Douglas M. Joy, University of Guelph

Efficiency of Sand Filter Beds for the Removal of Bacteria from Residential Wastewater - July 2009

Investigation of Pathogen Reduction in Septage Using Storage Lagoons - Industry Survey and Lab Trials

Lead Researcher: Douglas M. Joy, University of Guelph
Prepared for: Ontario Ministry of Environment

Final Report - Investigation of Pathogen Reduction in Septage Using Storage Lagoons - Industry Survey and Lab Trials - April 2007

Impacts of Water Softeners on Septic Tanks
Field Evaluation Study

Lead Researcher: Chris Kinsley – Campus D'Alfred
Prepared for: Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation
Partners: René Goulet Septic Tank Pumping

 

Final Report - Impacts of Water Softeners on Septic Tanks Field Evaluation Study - January 2006

Development of Potential Technical Standards for Reinspection of On-site Sewage Systems

Lead Researcher: Douglas M. Joy, University of Guelph
Prepared for: Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing
Partners: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

Final Report - Development of Potential Technical Standards for Reinspection of Onsite
Sewage Systems and Data Collection Guidelines to Develop Risk Models for
Potential Reinspection Programs - May 2006