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Orlick Industries named BSI Canada’s 2018 Award of Excellence winner

BSI, the business improvement company, has announced that Orlick Industries Ltd. has been awarded the 2018 BSI Canada Award of Excellence. BSI Group Canada...
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Marine transport firm fined $2.7M for 2016 British Columbia spill

A British Columbia court has fined Kirby Offshore Marine Operating LLC $2.7 million after the Texas-based company pled guilty to three charges in relation...

Two Ontario first nations declare states of emergency over DBPs in water

Two Ontario First Nations reserves issued state of emergency declarations in early July over potentially harmful levels of trihalomethanes (THMs) in their water. The Attawapiskat...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests up to $20M in Mapleton water and wastewater project

The Township of Mapleton, Ontario is set to receive up to $20 million from the Canada Infrastructure Bank for water and wastewater infrastructure.
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Contech releases a free new reline design tool

Contech Engineered Solutions’ has released the Design Your Own Reline (DYOReline™) tool to help engineers and contractors determine the viability of relining a culvert or drainage system based on site specifics.
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Ontario targets phosphorus from runoff as algal bloom season begins

As summer starts, Canada is reminded of its continuing struggle with blue-green algae. But in Ontario, The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative is installing...
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StatsCan releases new municipal wastewater system data

Statistics Canada released new wastewater data that details sewage flow numbers through municipal wastewater systems, the degree to which it is treated, and the...
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Edmonton committee greenlights sewer odour control plan

A City of Edmonton utility committee has approved a $217.3-million corrosion and odour control project for its sewer system that could start this year...
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Saskatoon water workers reject city offer after more than two years without deal

The City of Saskatoon’s unionized water and wastewater treatment plant workers have rejected the City’s latest attempt to solidify a contract, despite having been...

Some U.S. municipalities taking action after Legionnaires’ death in Ohio

Following the death of a patient amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital, some North American municipalities are...
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Husky fined for 2016 pipeline leak into North Saskatchewan River

Husky Oil Operations Ltd. has been ordered to pay a $3.8-million fine as the result of a blended heavy crude oil pipeline leak into...
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First Nations water news update

After a busy month for First Nations water news, Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine takes a look at several new developments across Canada. Plant Upgrade...

Mississippi turns heads with vanilla misting system to mask WWTP odours

That sweet scent in the air? No, it’s not the perfume of a passing cyclist, it’s the new misting machines wafting over vanilla from...

Impact Award submissions now being accepted

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings announced today that it is now accepting entry submissions for its annual Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding water and...
Best of the Best Water Taste Test Winner

Canada takes top spots at AWWA water taste test event

A Canadian municipality and utility secured two prizes at the "Best of the Best Water Taste Test" during the American Water Works Association's Annual...

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