Accidental waste leaks and spills outside your facility will cause a large impact to many. It will affect the environment and the health of the general public, as well as mar the reputation of your business and cost you financially.
When this happens, act quickly by employing GICMD’s services! We provide coverage when it comes to proper hazardous waste management.
What is Wastewater?
According to Environment Canada, wastewater is the biggest source of surface water pollution in Canada. It contains pollutants and substances that include the following:
In Canada, most wastewater systems are handled and operated by municipalities. The quality of wastewater and amount of pollutants released to the environment vary across the country. All levels of government share responsibilities in the collection, treatment, and release of wastewater. The federal government is responsible for managing the risks brought by substances outlined in the CEPA 1999.
GICMD has a quick response team to cleanup accidental leaks and spills in land or water. Our methods comply under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) when it comes to environmental emergencies — those that involved uncontrolled, unplanned, and accidental release of hazardous elements.
Environment Canada describes wastewater as liquid waste coming from two sources:
If your facility produces any of these liquid wastes, GICMD will ensure to work with your municipality to design an effective system for wastewater removal and cleanup.
Prevent immeasurable damages to the environment and the public’s safety. Our team of experts are always on standby when it comes to emergency situations that involve accidental releases of hazardous wastes. Consult with our GICMD customer representatives at 1-877-244-8828 (toll free).