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U of Guelph Wins for Stormwater Design Competition at WEFTEC 2017

October 5, 2017 - 11:25 am

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced that students from the University of Guelph and the University of Colorado – Boulder have won the 2017 Student Design Competition. The 16th annual competition took place during WEFTEC 2017, WEF's 90th annual technical exhibition and conference. The...

Categories: International, News, Ontario

Ultra-High Capacity Stormwater Chamber Passes CSA Rating Tests

October 5, 2017 - 9:21 am

CULTEC, a Brookfield, Connecticut company that specializes in providing chambers for stormwater management, recently received third-party certification for its newest product to be used in construction projects in Canada. CULTEC’s largest chamber, the Recharger 902HD®, received certification after...

Categories: National, News

How We Talk About Climate Change and Stormwater

September 19, 2017 - 3:34 pm

The way we speak about climate change is important. A recent video from the website Vox, produced by Carlos Maza and Coleman Lowndes, tackles how media coverage of extreme weather events, specifically hurricanes Harvey and Irma, creates barriers to preventative action in the form of policy and infrastructure.   Vox...

Categories: Blog

London, Ont. Program Helps Mitigate Urban Runoff

September 7, 2017 - 9:50 am

Ontario is providing over $380,000 in funding for 25 projects that will help restore and rehabilitate over 1,050 hectares of land, protect biodiversity, and mitigate urban runoff. Through the Land Stewardship and Habitat Restoration Program, the province is supporting Reforest London to enhance...

Categories: News, Ontario

Cambridge, Ont., Undertakes $1M Stormwater Project

July 19, 2017 - 11:40 am

Cambridge, Ontario, receives federal dollars for its $1 million stormwater project. Bryan May, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry and Member of Provincial Parliament for Cambridge, and Doug Craig, Mayor of the City of Cambridge, today announced...

Categories: News, Ontario

Calgary Biosolids Composting Facility to Begin Operation

July 12, 2017 - 11:14 am

Calgary’s Organics Composting Facility has achieved substantial completion and will divert dewatered biosolids from one of the city’s wastewater treatment facilities. Maple Reinders announced that on June 29th, the Chinook Resource Management Group, a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders...

Categories: News, Western Canada

$12.2M for Lethbridge, Alta., Water Projects, Wetlands

July 5, 2017 - 10:04 am

Lethbridge, Alberta, will receive $12.2 million in federal investment for several water infrastructure projects, including wetlands mitigation. Yesterday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East; Chris Spearman, Mayor of Lethbridge; and...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Ont. Bill Would Mandate Public Reporting of Diverted Sewage

June 30, 2017 - 10:15 am

On May 31st, Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament for Dufferin—Caledon, Sylvia Jones, brought forward Bill 141, Sewage Bypass Reporting Act, 2017. The bill would see the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) publicly report data on any sewage diverted into water courses. “The intent...

Categories: News, Ontario

Looking at Future Stormwater Solutions

June 26, 2017 - 4:08 pm

Onto each city, some rain must fall. But we can be smarter about how we deal with it. Most of the time rainwater is treated as a nuisance or a threat, something to be quickly swept away and dumped into rivers or lakes so that it doesn't end up in our basements. But what if, instead, that water was treated...

Categories: Features

Region of Peel Prioritizes Water, LID in New Corporate Sustainability Strategy

June 23, 2017 - 10:29 am

The Region of Peel's Regional Council adopted a new Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy this week that sets objectives for increased water efficiency and stormwater management at all its facilities, as well as low impact development (LID). "We are already achieving many positive outcomes for...

Categories: News, Ontario

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