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More Than $10M for Quebec Water Infrastructure

May 26, 2017 - 11:08 am

The Canadian and Quebec governments are investing in water infrastructure projects in both Beaumont and Saguenay. The federal, provincial, and municipal governments will each contribute $425,000 for the replacement of water pipes in Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce. This brings the total government and municipal...

Tags: drinking, pipes, water, water systems

Shortlist for Capital Regional District, BC, Clover Point Pump Station

May 26, 2017 - 10:13 am

The Capital Regional District has issued a Request for Proposals to three qualified proponents as part of the competitive selection process for the contract to design and build the expanded Clover Point Pump Station. The shortlisted proponents are: BIRD Construction Inc.; Kenaidan Contracting...

$14M for Prince Edward Island Wastewater Projects

May 26, 2017 - 9:47 am

The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island have announced more than $14 million for wastewater projects in the province. H. Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure...

Tags: effluent, infratructure, P.E.I., pollution, wastewater

Thunder Bay Receives $8M for Stormwater Infrastructure

May 25, 2017 - 12:02 pm

The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced over $8 million in combined funding for water projects in the Thunder Bay region. The federal and provincial governments stated their commitment to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern...

Tags: LID, retention, stormwater

$12M for Enoch Cree Nation Water Infratructure

May 25, 2017 - 10:43 am

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced an investment of approximately $12.5 million to support water infrastructure at Enoch Cree Nation. "All Canadians should have access to safe and reliable drinking water. Working in partnership with Enoch Cree Nation, our government is supporting sustainable...

Tags: Boil, boil advisory, boil water advisory, DWAs, First Nation, Indigenous

$36M to London, Ont., for Stormwater, Wastewater Infrastructure

May 25, 2017 - 10:25 am

London, Ontario, will make a major investment in stormwater and wastewater infrastructure to help basements stay dry and reduce the amount of effluent entering the Thames River. The Government of Canada announced more than $18 million and the Government of Ontario announced more than $9 million for...

Tags: effluent, flood, hardscape, rain, stormwater, surface, treatment, wastewater

National Water Utilities Survey Requests Your Response

May 24, 2017 - 11:26 am

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) has commissioned a study about resiliency in water utilities. CWWA have asked Dalhousie University to conduct an online questionnaire survey about attitudes and perceptions about risk resilience and security at water utilities. This questionnaire...

Tags: drinking water, utility, wastewater, water management

National Shoreline Cleanup for World Environment Day

May 24, 2017 - 10:42 am

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup will partner with Environment and Climate Change Canada, leading 150 shoreline cleanups across the country on World Environment Day weekend, June 2 to 5, 2017. Canada has been selected as the host country of this year's World Environment Day. As we gear up to celebrate...

Tags: plastic, pollution, shoreline, waste

Canada and Saskatchewan Invest $6.4M in Wastewater

May 24, 2017 - 10:02 am

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced a $6.4-million expansion of the Balgonie wastewater system. "The investments in infrastructure we are making will benefit Canadians for years to come: creating economic growth and middle-class jobs now, while laying the foundation for durable...

Tags: sanitary, sewage, treatment, wastewater

Water-Based Membrane Advances Aqua Materials

May 23, 2017 - 1:17 pm

A new water-based, recyclable membrane can filter particles as small as one nanometer, forwarding research and the applications of aqua materials. Separation technology is at the heart of water purification, sewage treatment, and materials reclamation, as well as numerous basic industrial processes...

Tags: engineering, filter, materials, membrane, research, science

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