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How Green Roofs Can Protect City Streets From Flooding

September 7, 2017 - 11:28 am

Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America. And the world is watching Houston, the Caribbean, and Florida this week, where the remains of Hurricane Harvey and beginnings of Irma have caused devastating flooding. Rainfall amounts in the spring broke records in...

Categories: Features

Ice Pigging Pipes Wins in Sewer Maintenance

August 22, 2017 - 9:55 am

Cambridge, Ontario, has won an award for its innovative sewer maintenance practice of ice pigging. Bill Mauro, Minister of Municipal Affairs, and Lynn Dollin, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), presented a Peter J. Marshall Innovation Award to the City of Cambridge for...

Categories: News, Ontario

$20M from Feds to PEI for Stormwater Infrastructure

June 9, 2017 - 11:29 am

The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island will invest in local water infrastructure to provide modern services for stormwater and drinking water. These investments aim to continue safeguarding the health and well-being of residents, protect provincial waterways, and preserve local ecosystems. Lawrence...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

$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

Study: Monitor Sorption Rates of Pharmaceuticals in Sewers

November 3, 2016 - 10:06 am

A new study on the distribution and desorption of pharmaceutical compounds and caffeine indicates that their inclination to become settled in sediments, sorbed to suspended sediments or dissolved in water depends on their organic carbon content and whether the compounds were natively occurring or artificially...

Categories: National, News

Trois-Pistoles Water and Sewer System Undegoes $4 Million Upgrade

May 31, 2016 - 8:10 am

Trois-Pistoles, Quebec will receive $4 million of financial support from the federal and provincial governments to renew its water and sewer systems. $2.7 million is being provided through the Communities Component of the federal Building Canada Fund and will be split equally amongst the governments...

Categories: News, Quebec

Saskatoon Invests $11.3M on Water and Sewer Rehabilitation

September 28, 2015 - 7:48 pm

The City of Saskatoon is investing $11.3 million in water and sewer rehabilitation in order to inspect and maintain manholes and aging systems. During the 2015 summer construction season, digital imaging technology was used to inspect and evaluate manholes. The inspection was conducted by lowering a...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Charlottetown Asks Homeowners to Switch to Water Meters

May 30, 2014 - 12:55 pm

The City of Charlottetown water and sewer utility has launched the Take Control program, a new initiative designed to encourage flat-rate water customers to switch to water meters. Incentives are being offered to those who are willing to make the switch. As part of this initiative, the City will cover...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

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