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Metro Vancouver Launches Unflushables Campaign

April 21, 2017 - 10:30 am

Metro Vancouver is rolling out a new campaign, The Unflushables, in hopes of educating residents to stop dumping items down the drain that clog the municipal and regional sewer system. This is a national problem and the cost of dealing with this issue across Canada has been estimated at $250 million. The...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Canadian Water: Get Ready for a Free-Trade Deal With China

April 20, 2017 - 9:45 am

The global trade environment is undergoing an unexpected radical period of change. One of the first acts of the Trump White House was to remove the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. With the U.S. out, China, which was not part of the original negotiations, stepped into the gap. This past March...

Categories: Features

Montreal to Get $84.4M from Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

April 19, 2017 - 11:01 am

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced that they will invest nearly $84.4 million in two water projects in the Montréal area. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, and Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs...

Categories: News, Quebec

$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

B.C. Company Could Provide Lithium Extraction for Mining Wastewater

April 6, 2017 - 10:45 am

Zadar Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ZAD) (FRANKFURT: ZAV) (OTC PINK: ZADDF) has announced that it entered into a memorandum of understanding with FlowBack Solutionz Canada Inc., a Canadian oil well wastewater treatment company, to test FlowBack's innovative and proprietary wastewater treatment technology...

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

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

White City, Sask. Receives $7M to Build a New Wastewater Treatment Plant

February 28, 2017 - 8:24 am

The federal government and the government of Saskatchewan have each committed to contribute up to $7 million for a new wastewater treatment plant will serve the residents of the communities of White City and Emerald Park, just east of Regina, Sask. WCRM158 Wastewater Management Authority will be...

Categories: News, Western Canada

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