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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

Wastewater Energy and Stormwater Projects Get Boost From New FCM Grants

June 23, 2017 - 10:16 am

Whether rural, urban or remote, municipalities across Canada can now apply for grants of up to one million dollars for capital projects that will help them adapt to climate change impacts, such as flooding, extreme temperatures and drought, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Municipalities have...

Categories: National, News

$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

$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

Edmonton Flood Mitigation Strategy Moves Forward

June 5, 2017 - 4:43 pm

The City of Edmonton has announced forward motion on its flood mitigation strategy, which will focus on flood risk, potential costs, and schedules outlined for residential areas and underpasses As the next step in the city’s examination of upgrades to drainage infrastructure, staff will outline...

Categories: News, Western Canada

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