Statement of Compliance and Non-compliance

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					2. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE AND NON-COMPLIANCE

  I.     South Peel (Lakeview WTP & Lorne Park WTP)

  In the year 2008, the Region of Peel complied with the terms and conditions of all
  Certificates of Approval, Permits to Take Water, Safe Drinking Water Act, Ontario
  Drinking-Water Quality Standards Regulation (O.Reg.169/03 and the Drinking-Water
  Systems Regulation O.Reg.170/03 with the exception of the following:

  (a) Lakeview WTP
  1. Certificate of Approval No. 2574-6YFR7U, Section 6.7

  Under Section 6.7 of the Lakeview Certificate of Approval, the owner and operating
  authority of the drinking water system is required to keep up-to-date copies of the
  Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s). At the time of the inspection, all
  drawings were in place with the exception of the up-to-date P&ID’s for the
  conventional treatment section of the plant.

  The conventional plant drawings that reflect all instrumentation changes were made
  available and placed on site, as required, by March 31, 2009.

  2. Ontario Regulation 170/03 Schedule 10-4 Subsection (1)

  Schedule 10-4 Subsection (1) of Ontario Regulation 170/03 requires the owner to
  collect a water sample at a minimum once a week from the systems raw water supply
  and test it for Escherichia coli and Total Coliform bacteria.

  All raw water samples were collected in 2008 with the exception of the week of
  October 6, 2008.

  The operating authority has addressed this non-compliance by providing training to
  operations staff, including sampling schedules review and facilitation of the weekly
  raw water sample collection at the Lakeview WTP. In addition, a counting method
  was put in place, to ensure all samples are collected each week.

  3. Certificate of Approval No. 2574-6YFR7U, Section 9

  The Certificate of Approval # 2574-6YFR7U, Section 9, indicates that the filter
  backwash procedures would be implemented at the Lakeview WTP as an alternative
  to filter-to-waste methods. During an inspection, the filter backwash procedures were
  acceptable with the exception of the backwash rates, which did not match those
  mandated by the procedure.

  Immediate actions taken included a review of filter backwash rates and continual
  filter performance monitoring. In addition, a summary of filter monitoring activities
  and a new procedure were submitted to the Ministry of the Environment for approval.


2008 Annual Summary Report
Region of Peel
  4. Certificate of Approval No. 2574-6YFR7U, Section 3.11

  Surface water systems are not permitted to discharge a contaminant into the natural
  environment that causes or is likely to cause an adverse effect. On February 6, March
  7 and 13 and April 14, 2008, the Lakeview WTP wastewater facility discharged
  chlorinated water into Lake Ontario.

  Corrective actions taken included immediate addition of sodium thiosulphate to de-
  chlorinate the wastewater, inspection and cleaning of de-chlorinating system and
  installation of a chlorine analyzer to monitor the chlorine residual from the discharge
  tanks at the Membrane section of the plant.

  (b) Lorne Park WTP
  1. Certificate of Approval No. 2787-6Y8MDJ, Section 6.7

  Under Section 6.7 of the Lorne Park Certificate of Approval, the owner of the
  drinking water system is required to keep up-to-date copies of the Process and
  Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s). At the time of the inspection, all drawings were
  in place with the exception of the most current P&ID’s for the conventional treatment
  plant.

  The up-to-date plant drawings that reflect all instrumentation changes were made
  available and placed on site, as required, by March 31, 2009.

  2. Ontario Regulation 170/03 Schedule 10-4 subsection (1)

  Schedule 10-4 Subsection (1) of Ontario Regulation 170/03 requires the owner to
  collect a water sample at a minimum once a week from the systems raw water supply
  and test it for Escherichia coli and Total Coliform bacteria.

  All raw water samples were collected in 2008 with the exception of the week of
  October 6, 2008.

  The operating authority has addressed this non-compliance by providing training to
  operations staff, including sampling schedules review and facilitation of the weekly
  raw water sample collection at the Lakeview WTP. In addition, a counting method
  was put in place, to ensure all samples are collected each week.

  3. Certificate of Approval #2787-6Y8MDJ, Schedule A

  The Certificate of Approval #2787-6Y8MDJ, Schedule A, requires implementation of
  a constant rate filtration system with automated backwash and surface wash systems
  as an alternative to filter-to-waste. During an inspection, all filter backwash
  procedures were acceptable with the exception of the backwash rates, which did not
  match those mandated by the procedure.

  Immediate actions taken included a review of filter backwash rates and continual
  filter performance monitoring. In addition, a summary of filter monitoring activities
  and a new procedure were submitted to the Ministry of the Environment for approval.
2008 Annual Summary Report
Region of Peel
     II.   NORTH PEEL (Municipal Groundwater Waterworks)

     Caledon East Well Supply              Caledon Village/Alton Well Supply
     Inglewood Well Supply                 Palgrave Well Supply
     Cheltenham Well Supply

     In the year 2008, the Region of Peel complied with all of the terms and conditions
     of all Certificates of Approval, Permits to Take Water, Safe Drinking Water Act,
     Ontario Drinking-Water Quality Standards Regulation (O.Reg.169/03) and the
     Drinking-Water Systems Regulation (O.Reg.170/03), with the following
     exceptions:

     (a) Inglewood Well Supply
    1. Regulation 128/04 (Certification of Drinking Water System Operators and
       Water Quality Analysts), Section 28

     Under Ontario Regulation 128/04, the system owner shall ensure that operators
     have ready access to the comprehensive operations and maintenance manuals that
     contain plans, drawings and process descriptions sufficient for the safe and
     efficient operation of the subsystem.

     It was found during the inspection that the maintenance manuals had sufficient
     documentation with the exception of the process descriptions outlining the safe
     and efficient operation of Inglewood Well No.2 micro filtration treatment system.
     Also, Inglewood Well No.3 drawings were not available.

     The Region of Peel is currently working on development of the Drinking Water
     Quality Management System (DWQMS), and at the time of the inspection site
     specific Procedure Standards and Standard Operating Procedures were being
     updated/generated to reflect all the operational changes at the stations. As a
     result, the region is in the process of reviewing all the Operations and
     Maintenance manuals for the treatment systems in Caledon.


     (b) Caledon East Well Supply
     1. Permit to Take Water Permit 1465-7B4PQY
     A new Permit to Take Water was issued on March 7, 2008 with a maximum
     permitted limit of 524.2 m3/day, 1705.0 m3/day and 3628.8 m3/day for Well No.
     2, 3 and 4, respectively. A review of the monthly reports show exceedances at
     well No.2 in the month of March to July, and September ranging from 536
     m3/day to 1012 m3/day and exceedances at Well No.3 in June and July ranging
     from 1723 m3/day to 2209 m3/day. A review of the SCADA alarm set points
     didn’t reflect the updated Permit to Take Water that had been issued.


2008 Annual Summary Report
Region of Peel
     Immediate action was taken to update the SCADA set points at all the Caledon
     East Wells and operations staff in North Peel were notified of the new
     Permit To Take Water limits to ensure no exceedances.
     Public health was never compromised as Permits to Take Water are issued to
     protect ground water aquifers.


     2. Regulation 170/03 (Drinking-Water System Regulation), Schedule 1 - 6

     Under Ontario Regulation 170/03, Section 1 – 6, subsection(3), primary
     disinfection equipment that does not use chlorination provided by a large
     municipal residential system, the owner of the system shall ensure that the
     disinfection equipment has a recording device that continuously records the
     performance of the disinfection equipment.

     Continuous dosage trends were not available for review since commissioning of
     the UV units. Weekly operations UV station sheets were available for review.
     SCADA critical alarm set points were in place since the time of commissioning
     and at no time was the drinking water of the Caledon East system in anyway
     compromised for public consumption.

     New SCADA programming has been modified as of January 1, 2009 allowing
     trends to now be generated and a new reporting format to demonstrate the
     operation of the UV units.


     3. Certificate of Approval 7183-7B5K98, Section 5

     As required by the Certificate of Approval #7183-7BK98 under section 5 -
     “continuous monitoring and recording shall be carried out for the following
     parameters related to the performance of the UV disinfection equipment when in
     operation – UV transmittance, flow rate, and UV lamp status.

     The UV system monitors all parameters of UV as stated above. The UV unit has
     minor and major alarm set points to automatically shut off the well and requires
     manual reset to turn the alarm indication off even after the fault has been
     corrected.

     New SCADA programming has been modified as of January 1, 2009 allowing
     trends to now be generated and a new reporting format to demonstrate the
     operation of the UV units.




2008 Annual Summary Report
Region of Peel