The Village of Casselman is located in Eastern Ontario, approximately 50km east of Ottawa. The population of the
community is just over 3,000 people. The Village operates the water treatment plant with the assistance of the Ontario
THE CUSTOMER’S NEEDS
The plant’s existing clariers had difficulty treating spring runoff conditions from the South Nation River, when turbidity
could quickly rise to over 1000 NTU and colour to over 500 TCU. An upgrade to the clarication and ltration systemswas required to dealwith this issue and theVillage retained JL Richards & Associates to design the plant upgrades.