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$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

Thunder Bay Receives $8M for Stormwater Infrastructure

May 25, 2017 - 12:02 pm

The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced over $8 million in combined funding for water projects in the Thunder Bay region. The federal and provincial governments stated their commitment to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern...

Categories: News, Ontario

$36M to London, Ont., for Stormwater, Wastewater Infrastructure

May 25, 2017 - 10:25 am

London, Ontario, will make a major investment in stormwater and wastewater infrastructure to help basements stay dry and reduce the amount of effluent entering the Thames River. The Government of Canada announced more than $18 million and the Government of Ontario announced more than $9 million for...

Categories: News, Ontario

Ont. Receives Over $93M for Water Infrastructure

May 23, 2017 - 12:01 pm

The Government of Canada has announced several water infrastructure projects across Ontario, totaling more than $93 million in federal investment. Funding includes $2.6 million for modifications and improvements to the Peterborough Waste Water Treatment Plant, $22 million for water and wastewater...

Categories: News, Ontario

UPDATED: Toronto's Dedicated Stormwater Fee Delayed

May 17, 2017 - 3:18 pm

Toronto has delayed its decision to implement a dedicated stormwater fee, due to cost concerns and the ultimate transparency for rate payers, among others. When Toronto's Executive Committee—a group that makes recommendations on Council's strategic policy and priorities and financial planning, among...

Categories: News, Ontario

Barrie, Ont. Approves Climate Change Strategy

May 10, 2017 - 10:49 am

At the City of Barrie’s May 8th General Committee meeting, Councillors approved the Climate Change Adaptation strategy, which will guide future planning to reduce the impacts of climate change on Barrie's physical, economic, social, and ecological systems. The strategy also puts forward a number of...

Categories: News, Ontario

Urbanization Effect on Hydrology

May 3, 2017 - 9:56 am

Changing atmospheric temperatures are forcing changes in the water cycle—higher evaporation rates, more frequent and intense rainstorms, and less precipitation as snow. Together these changes mean precipitation patterns, and the corresponding flow responses in rivers, have become less predictable. In...

Categories: Features

$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

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