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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...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Utilities Kingston Unveils Real-Time Sewage Overflow Monitoring and Notification System

May 18, 2017 - 4:02 pm

Something monumental just happened on Lake Ontario, and I want my colleagues around the world to know about it. Today, Utilities Kingston unveiled a real-time sewage overflow monitoring and notification website. It is a great system designed to show the location of outflow pipes and report when...

Categories: Features

Vancouver Housing Crisis Adds Pressure to Water Quality

May 3, 2017 - 9:36 am

In support of the City' of Vancouver's goal to protect waterways and the environment, Vancouver council approved new actions to strengthen the protection and reduce contamination in Vancouver's surrounding waters. Ongoing work on water quality in False Creek, and information gathered and assessed...

Categories: News, Western Canada

$37M in Funding for Man. Water & Wastewater Projects

April 18, 2017 - 11:26 am

The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced investment in provincial infrastructure as they continue to develop modern, reliable water and wastewater services. The governments perceive these investments as safeguarding public health and well-being, protecting provincial waterways, and preserving...

Categories: News, Western Canada

$3.2M in Capital Investments for St. John's Water Systems

April 18, 2017 - 10:44 am

Yesterday, St. John’s City Council voted on whether to approve the Capital Plan for 2016–2018 — council minutes were unavailable at the time of writing. The plan includes $28.7 million in capital projects for 2017, including $3.2 million dedicated to its water systems. The capital plan will...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Timmins' Director of Public Works and Engineering Resigns

March 29, 2017 - 8:45 am

Luc Duval has resigned his position as director of Public Works and Engineering with the City of Timmins, effective as of April 10, 2017. Duval has been an employee of the City of Timmins since June 25, 2007. He began his career with the city as director of Public Works and Engineering and has provided...

Categories: News, Ontario

Climate Change to Strain Vancouver Water Resources & Infrastructure

March 1, 2017 - 9:16 am

A report from Metro Vancouver, with contributions from Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium and Pinna Sustainability, warns that climate induced temperature changes in the Metro area are expected to rise 3 degrees Celsius by the 2050s, which will have a substantial impact on water resources, infrastructure...

Categories: News, Western Canada

WWF-Canada Tells Canada to Regulate Arctic Wastewater

December 12, 2016 - 10:50 am

WWF-Canada has released a statement urging Transport Canada, which is currently revising safety and pollution regulations, to officially adopt the same or stronger levels of regulations on grey water discharged in waters north of 60 degrees latitude as apply south of 60. The release stated that, although...

Categories: National, News, Northern Canada

Biofilm Filtration Tested for Seasonal Versatility in Municipal Wastewater

November 15, 2016 - 9:06 am

A University of Windsor team is studying a biofilm filtration technology to better understand its seasonal versatility in municipal wastewater treatment. Chris Weisener, professor of earth and environmental sciences and member of the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, and GLIER post-doctoral...

Categories: News, Ontario

$88-Million Upgrade to Kingston Wastewater Plant

November 4, 2016 - 8:54 am

Utilities Kingston has announced a four-year, $88-million expansion and upgrade of the Cataraqui Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant to increase plant capacity, improve the quality of treated wastewater it discharges, and upgrade equipment. “By ensuring the reliability of wastewater services and helping...

Categories: News, Ontario


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