William is a Principal Engineer with over 18 years of experience in managing projects dealing with industrial water and wastewater treatment. His areas of expertise include in-plant water audit investigations and preliminary and detailed designs of water and wastewater treatment systems. He is also experienced in wastewater treatment plant modeling using the computer simulation tools for treatment system evaluation and design, and has extensive knowledge of waste treatment reactor design and operation. His experience has been developed working on projects in Canada, the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, India, and China.
Types of industries worked in
Oil and gas mining, forest industries, petrochemicals, water, airports, general industry, mining, legal, automotive, metal processing, metal finishing
Anaerobic wastewater pre-treatment plant design, McCain Foods (GB) Ltd., Whittlesey, England. Principal engineer and project manager for the design and construction of infrastructure replacement for an existing 30 year-old pretreatment system.
Wastewater treatment plant design, McCain Foods Co., Ltd., Harbin, China. Principal engineer and project manager for the design and construction of a Greenfield wastewater treatment facility for the treatment of wastewater from a potato processing facility. T
Project management activities included identifying local resources, interface with local contractors and regulators as well as ensuring quality of construction was maintained.
Lester B. Pearson International Airport stormwater management plan development, PWGSC, Lead Process Engineer assisting Transport Canada and the LBPIA major carriers in the development of a comprehensive stormwater management master plan to ensure that all stormwater runoff from the airport complies with applicable regulations, standards and guidelines.
Iron Foundry recycled water treatment, Saginaw, MI. Project manager and interim site engineer for the construction, start-up, testing/validation, and operator training at a recycle water treatment facility for a malleable iron foundry.
M.Eng., Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 1993
B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, 1990
Professional Engineer (ON, MB, NB)
Affiliation / memberships
Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario
Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists of Manitoba
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
Water Environment Federation
Water Environment Association of Ontario
Expert papers / articles
“Water Recycling at Port Colborne Poultry, Port Colborne, Ontario.” B. Malyk. Presented at the Waterwise Conference, Guelph, ON. May 2005.
“Evaluation of Biological Phosphorus Removal versus Chemical Phosphorus Removal at a Potato Processing Facility.” J. Goodfellow, B. Malyk, D. Hahn, and D. Johnson. Presented at Water Environment Federation Industrial Wastes Conference, Philadelphia, PA. August 2004.
“How Modeling Can Support Decision-Makers: A Case Study.” S.D. Snowling and W.J. Malyk, Industrial Wastewater, v. 2, No. 2, p. 8-11. 2003