Minden Sewage Treatment Plant – Sand Filter By-pass Notice

September 23, 2021 – Due to the heavy rainfall causing high flows at the Minden Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), the sand filters are being bypassed as of 9:50 this morning. The bypass is still undergoing primary and secondary treatment as well as disinfection. The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) Spills Action Center and Ministry of Health (MOH) have been notified. Composite samples of the bypass have and will continue to be collected and operations staff will continue to monitor the plant.