Twenty Years of Combating FOG and Tree Roots: Lessons Learned by the City of Edmonton, Alberta Canada
The wastewater and stormwater collection system in the City of Edmonton Alberta, Canada serves a population of over 700,000 and services an area of approximately 700 km2 (270 square miles). Drainage Services of the Asset Management and Public Works Department is responsible for the management of the wastewater and stormwater infrastructure in the City of Edmonton. The collection system consists of 4,904 km (3,048 miles) of pipe, 69,270 manholes, 49,000 catchbasins, 84 stormwater management ponds and 70 lift stations. The Drainage Operations Section maintains the collection system including all inspection, cleaning and repair activities.