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Port Perry, Ont., New Pollution Control Plant Commissioned

June 16, 2017 - 12:37 pm

Yesterday, the Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department celebrated the official opening of the new Nonquon Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP). The new facility will provide for future growth in Port Perry, while utilizing the existing lagoons to store peak flows until they can be treated by...

Categories: News, Ontario

Survey Suggests Canadian Perception of Water's Importance Conflicted

June 13, 2017 - 11:32 am

FluksAqua, a collaborative, online platform for water utility professionals has released the results of a survey on the public perceptions of water across Canada. The survey found that 93.6 per cent of all respondents think that tax dollars should be spent on necessities other than water. Healthcare...

Categories: National, News

$4.5M to Corner Brook, Nfld., for Water Quality, Culverts

June 7, 2017 - 10:22 am

Yesterday, Newfoundland and Labrador announced more than $4.5 million for water systems in the City of Corner Brook. Eddie Joyce, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, was joined today by Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills and MHA for Corner Brook, to announce over $4.5...

Categories: News

Reducing the Energy and Climate Impact of Water Use

May 31, 2017 - 3:35 pm

The office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) has served up a suite of recommendations to drive improvements in Ontario’s water usage, energy efficiency, and climate footprint in its latest report, Every Drop Counts. Water Canada has recapped the primary recommendations with commentary...

Categories: News, Ontario

Report: Canada's Cleantech Sector Needs Policy Encouragement

April 20, 2017 - 11:32 am

A new report from Analytica Advisors has said that Canada’s cleantech sector will struggle if federal policy fails to appropriately encourage the market. The report, 2017 Canadian Clean Technology Industry Report, says that Canada’s federal government wants to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon...

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

B.C. Announced $148.5 million for Water and Wastewater

September 29, 2016 - 8:33 am

The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund is an infrastructure program that will enable critical investments in local government infrastructure

Categories: News, Western Canada

Capstone Acquires Bristol Water

October 6, 2011 - 2:18 pm

Toronto-based Capstone Infrastructure Corporation has acquired a 70 per cent interest in Bristol Water, a regulated water utility in the United Kingdom, from Suez Environnement through its subsidiary, AGBAR (Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona), for approximately $215 million. "Bristol Water is...

Categories: International, National, News

Let the Projects Flow

October 7, 2010 - 8:18 am

Having just returned to my desk in Toronto after a trip to New York where I met with various infrastructure investors and investment banks, there are some clear messages that can be gleaned from these interactions. One: Canada is a very attractive place to invest. Two: water and wastewater investment...

Categories: Blog

Water at Discovery 2010

May 20, 2010 - 12:57 pm

"The title of this session is all wrong," said Nicholas Parker at Tuesday's Water is Our Future panel at Discovery 2010. "Water is our present, not only our future." The executive chairman of the CleanTech Group was part of a timely discussion that followed that morning's announcement revealing...

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