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Stormwater ponds not a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, study...

Stormwater ponds, a ubiquitous feature in developed landscapes worldwide, are not a significant source of climate-warming nitrous oxide, a new study finds.

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Saskatoon facing $1.5M remediation bill for contamination of fire hydrants

The City of Saskatoon is facing a $1.5 million remediation bill to address the discovery of hydrocarbons found in at least two neighbourhood’s fire...
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Armtec’s drainage division to rebrand as Aqua Q

Aqua Q announced the launch of its new corporate brand on July 4, 2018, marking what it says is a fresh direction for the infrastructure company Armtec.
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PEMAC chosen to provide municipal asset management training

The Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) announced on June 28, 2018 that it will be working with municipalities to improve infrastructure...

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Wastewater treatment plant monitors its greenhouse gas emissions

To help with Helsinki's efforts to combat climate change a large wastewater treatment facility now continuously monitors its emissions of greenhouse gases.
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First Nations drinking water advisories coming and going under federal push

Indigenous Services Canada says 62 long-term drinking water advisories have been lifted over the last two years. However, 33 new advisories have been added.
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Yukon nears end of public consult for Faro mine remediation

Remediation of Faro Mine in the Yukon, once the largest open pit lead-zinc mine in the world, is estimated to take 15-years and $590-million.
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Ontario’s Quinte West approves $16M for wastewater upgrades

Quinte West city council has greenlighted funds to reconstruct the city's Dundas Street pumping station and twin both its river crossing and forcemain work.

Freshwater oil spill study underway at Ontario’s Experimental Lakes facility

As part of a study, scientists are deliberately spilling oil to determine the impacts of diluted bitumen on freshwater systems.

New system can recover fresh water from power plants

A new system could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.
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Cape Breton significantly cuts down on non-revenue water use

By Jeff Jensen The Cape Breton Regional Municipal (CBRM) Water Utility in Nova Scotia supplies potable water to a population of 81,000, which is distributed...
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Choosing the right groundwater model can help ensure an adequate water supply

It is more important than ever to understand what types of water resources and challenges are presented beneath any type of development.
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Improving large scale flood forecasting and preparation

By monitoring weather and hydrologic conditions municipalities and regions can better respond to extreme weather like floods and improve climate resilience.
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Using biological control for invasive zebra and quagga mussels

Zebra and quagga mussels have degraded ecosystems, inhibited recreation and wreaked havoc on drinking, irrigation and industries dependent on surface water.
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Manitoba Hydro evaluates options for generation stations’ potable water systems

Water hauling, microfiltration, ultrafiltration and nanofiltration were considered in choosing water treatment options for remote generating stations.
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Seamless integration of all devices is necessary in a digital environment

In the context of Industry 4.0, sensors and control systems are becoming the ears and the heartbeat of processes across all industries. Advancements of...

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