With a growing focus in today’s world on the need for environmental protection and security, municipalities have come under increasing pressure to not only ensure, but guarantee high quality treatment of both water and wastewater. Regulatory compliance is mandatory and with failure, can lead to serious consequences. Additionally, municipalites, private industy and consulting engineering firms are among those seeking innovative practices to "green" their operations while meeting the need of the communitied they servce. At COLE we have a dynamic team with diverse expertise and recognize risk assessment and management as being key to the development of specific strategies for achieving water quality goals. The water treatment process requires the interaction of our multi-discipline teams ranging from process engineering, structural, electrical, mechanical, and SCADA.Water Planning
COLE's water planning team are recognized technical experts in the assessment and optimization of water treatment and distribution systems. We have developed a number of tools to assist clients in adressing new challenges, including practices to improve performance, increase capacity and reduce operating costs. We offer advisory and sessment services in the areas of Energy Use and Residuals Planning, Residuals Generation and Treatment Efficiency, Water System Optimization Studies, Water Characterization and Treatability Studies, Resource Conservation and Optimization, and Long-term Planning and Review.Water Treatment Plants
COLE undertakes large scale water treatment plant projects that involve water treatment plant design, upgrade, expansion, rehabilitation and operation. Conceptual Design, Preliminary Design, Detailed Design and Construction Services are main project components. Some of our water treatment specialties include filter underdrain installations, filter back wash pump, sedimentation tanks and high and low lift pumping.Water Treatment Technologies
COLE's water treatment team has a wide knowledge of all water treatment technologies for the various water treatment processes including, iron removal, coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination and disinfection and sludge treatment.
Our in depth understanding of water quality issues and water treatment regulatory requirements allow us to deliver effective solutions that meet our client’s needs.
For More Information: Planning Services
Mr. Philip Gray, P.Eng., PE, Service Sector Leader, Infrastructure Planningpgray@coleengineering.caDesign Services
Mr. Jamie Witherspoon, P.Eng., LEED AP, Vice Presidentjwitherspoon@coleengineering.ca