Frederic Gamache

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The microbial flora of the water produced by two water filtration plants and their drinking water distribution system were evaluated: the Pont-Viau (PV) and the Repentigny (RE) water filtration plants. Untreated water entering the plants contained 3.6 (PV) and 16.8 most probable number of infectious units (mpniu)/L (RE) enteric viruses and total coliform(More)
An ozonation pilot plant was installed at the Montréal Urban Community Wastewater Treatment Plant (MUCWTP) to assess the feasibility of employing a full scale ozone disinfection system. Wastewater characteristics such as turbidity, COD, TOC, BOD, pH, ORP and suspended solids were monitored to assess their effect on ozone disinfection. Fecal conforms (FC)(More)
  • Narjess Boubakri, J C Cosset, +15 authors PRIVATIZED FIRMS
  • 2001
This paper seeks to provide an answer to the following question, namely when and how does privatization work? Using a unique sample of 201 firms headquartered in 32 developing countries, we document a significant increase in profitability, efficiency, investment and output. Next, using univariate tests, we show that corporate governance mechanisms and(More)
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