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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

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

New Westminster Receives $5.5M for Sewer Separation

March 28, 2017 - 7:24 am

The City of New Westminster, British Columbia, has been awarded over $5.5 million from the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) for the Sapperton Combined Sewer Separation project, one of the 144 projects recently announced by the provincial and federal governments. "On behalf of the City of New...

Categories: News, Western Canada

RBC Study Shows Public Support for Municipal Action on Water

March 20, 2017 - 12:01 pm

There is good news for Canadian municipalities in the RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study. Canadians strongly support the safeguarding of their water. As Canadian municipalities continue to upgrade, invest, and innovate in water systems and resource management, they won’t face a challenge in having...

Categories: National, News

B.C., Feds to Fund 144 New Water and Wastewater Projects

March 17, 2017 - 12:40 pm

The federal and British Columbia governments have announced funding for 144 new water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the province. Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, announced a combined...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Great Lakes Commission on Binational Infrastructure Priorities

March 3, 2017 - 7:38 am

On March 2nd, the binational Great Lakes Commission (GLC) called for U.S. and Canadian leadership to rebuild and modernize aging water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region. Detailed recommendations to both governments argue for investments in infrastructure that continue to provide safe drinking...

Categories: International, News


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