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Closing U.S. Water Infrastructure Gap Could Generate $220B

March 22, 2017 - 12:34 pm

The Value of Water Campaign, supported by founding member Water Environment Federation (WEF), has released a new report that found closing the investment gap in U.S. water infrastructure would create 1.3 million jobs and generate $220 billion in economic activity. The analysis also found a severe...

Categories: International, News

Canada and Quebec Provide $62M for 36 Water Projects

March 20, 2017 - 8:06 am

The governments of Canada and Quebec will provide $62 million to fund 36 projects to improve water infrastructure in the Chaudiere-Appalaches region, investing in projects to ensure that water and wastewater systems in the province are up to date, efficient, and meet communities' increasing capacity...

Categories: News, Quebec

Inuvik, NWT, Completes a New Drinking Water Treatment Plant

March 2, 2017 - 8:28 am

The Town of Inuvik, North West Territories, has announced the completion of a new drinking water treatment plant. The water treatment plant received about $2,018,925 through the Provincial-Territorial Base Fund for this project and up to $2,062,143 through the federal Gas Tax Fund. The remaining $19...

Categories: News, Northern Canada

$24.7 M for First Nations Resilience to Flooding and Rising Seas

January 20, 2017 - 9:16 am

The Government of Canada has announced that it will invest $24.7 in First Nations climate resilience. Called First Nations Adapt, the program will direct funds towards identifying and ameliorating the impacts of climate change on essential infrastructure in communities on reserve. The program, announced...

Categories: News, Northern Canada

Recommendations for the Federal Phase 2 Infrastructure Spend

January 19, 2017 - 8:14 am

Over the coming decade, decisions about how the federal government's Phase 2 infrastructure investments are made will play a critical role in shaping the future of Canadian cities and towns for the next half-century or longer. A new report released today by the Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW)...

Categories: National, News, Uncategorized

Feds Announce Limits for Lead in Drinking Water

January 12, 2017 - 9:50 am

The Government of Canada’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water has released a report for public consultation on lead in drinking water for the purposes of updating the drinking water guideline. The report has recommended that the maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) be changed...

Categories: National, News

Top 7 Developments in Canadian Water for 2016

December 30, 2016 - 11:31 am

Whether you view 2016 as a good or bad year, it was a momentous year in water management. Now that 2017 is upon us, Water Canada reflects on the top seven water developments that caught our attention. How did these events affect you? Tweet us with the hashtag #WaterCanada2016. Phase 2 Infrastructure...

Categories: Features

Cost Control and Financial Awareness in the Operation of P3s

November 28, 2016 - 6:55 am

A new white paper published by Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) and Service Works Group argues that a strong and enduring contractual relationship can help address the operational management challenges o public-private partnerships (P3s). The paper was written in consultation...

Categories: National, News

Water Top Priority for First Nations Infrastructure

November 3, 2016 - 8:23 am

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde opened the National Housing and Infrastructure Forum in Winnipeg, MB, on November 1st by calling for a First Nations-led strategy and national action plan to put forward solutions to ensure safe and healthy housing and infrastructure...

Categories: National, News, Western Canada

Water & Green Infrastructure Profiled in Morneau's Fall Statement

November 1, 2016 - 1:17 pm

In today’s Fall Economic Statement, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced new measures to ensure "middle class progress," to identify priorities for the Phase 2 funding flowing from Budget 2016. The statement also provided an update on progress made related to investments over the past year. These...

Categories: National, News

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