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Ontario releases proposed excess soil and brownfield amendments

On May 1, 2019, the Ontario government announced it plans to introduce changes to the management of excess construction soil and brownfields redevelopment. The Ministry...

Municipalities wanted for new water loss testing project

By Fabian Papa and Bradley Jenks In recognition of the intrinsic connection between water supply and energy consumption, and more particularly the needless use of...
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CRD wastewater project in Victoria, B.C., may require $10M in additional funding

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) issued a notice to Victoria-area residents last week to warn that escalating construction and labour costs, as well...

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Northern Ontario First Nations funded for drinking water system upgrade

The design phase is underway on a new water treatment plant for Batchewana First Nation, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, now that $320,000 in...
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Greatario now sole Canadian dealer for CST Storage

Greatario Engineered Storage Systems announced that they are now the sole authorized dealer for CST Storage for all of Canada, on April 12, 2019. According...

April environmental regulation news: Cannabis industry and Bill C-69

Vancouver to regulate emissions from cannabis industry Enclosed facilities, powerful air filters and minimum distances from homes, hospitals, schools, daycares, playgrounds and care facilities are...
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Saskatchewan announces water, wastewater and flood resiliency investments

Saskatchewan announced a number of investments in water and wastewater treatment, as well as flood resiliency, in March 2019. On March 11, Bernadette Jordan, Minister...
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BC moving forward with Union Bay water treatment plant

With a boil water advisory in place for British Columbia’s Union Bay Improvement District (UBID) since December of 2018, the community is welcoming the...
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Nova Scotia demands new, detailed report for Northern Pulp wastewater project

On the subject of Northern Pulp’s pending environmental assessment, Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister has released a decision that demands more detailed information about 19...

Online health tracker platform created to help monitor Lake Winnipeg

While there have been dozens of monitoring programs collecting data on the health of Lake Winnipeg, a new open-access online hub will allow people...

Maine legislators order wastewater plants to test for PFAS in biosolids

Municipal wastewater treatment facilities in the U.S. state of Maine are under pressure to meet a May 7 deadline that forces them to test...

Aerzen Canada celebrates opening of new office and production facility

Aerzen Canada recently celebrated the opening of a brand new, 26,000 ft2 office and production facility in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec. An open house of the new...
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Event recap: Alberta Water & Wastewater Operators Association Seminar

Surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains, the 44th Annual Operators Seminar was held in Banff, Alberta, from March 11-15, 2019 by the Alberta Water...
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Manitoba increases water and wastewater capital funding

The government of Manitoba announced a $2 million increase in the Manitoba Water Services Board budget, to a total of $15.8 million, on March 19,...
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Federal government invests in Yellowknife drinking water pipeline

The federal government is contributing towards the replacement of a submerged, aging drinking water pipeline in the Yellowknife River.

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