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Wastewater treatment plant dewatering underway in Kimberley

Is that the smell of Spring in the air? No, it’s Kimberley’s bio-solids.

City of Kimberley staff said residents may notice an odour in the community, as containers of bio-solids at the plant are thawing.

In an effort to reduce existing stockpiles of bio-solids at the plant, Kimberley placed the bio-solids into holding containers that have remained frozen through the winter.

Thawing will help speed up the process but may increase some odours.

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City staff said the remaining liquid will be returned to the wastewater treatment plant for treatment and the dried bio-solids will be trucked to the Central Landfill.

They say it will drastically reduce odours in the future.

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