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Study finds ‘Goldilocks’ resolution for presenting flood risks on large-scale models

A new study claims to have found that moving from a low resolution to an optimal resolution for presenting flood risk information on large-scale...
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Risk modelling for critical pipeline assets

As water distribution assets continue to deteriorate and cities continue to grow, more utilities are using risk models to plan their water pipe replacement programs. A growing trend is to measure risk in a quantitative way to allocate program funds.
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Canada funds wastewater upgrades in Yukon, Manitoba and Nova Scotia

Infrastructure Canada announced funding last week for a range of water and wastewater projects in Manitoba, the Yukon and Nova Scotia. Manitoba  The federal government is...
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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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Wastewater collection systems are under attack from peak flow I & I rates

New growth and development means many communities’ infrastructure is under pressure to accommodate this additional demand.
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Implementing a proactive approach to force main asset management

The failure of most force mains equates to a high cost financially, operationally, environmentally and socially for utilities.
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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...
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Federal government promoting new project assessment process of Bill C-69

The federal government has been busy touting the benefits of proposed Bill C-69, the Impact Assessment Act. Here is a look at what specifically...
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Excess soil is a valuable resource that should not be wasted

Each year, an estimated 26 million cubic metres of construction soil must be managed in Ontario.

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10 tips to manage environmental risk during uncertain times

During the current COVID-19 pandemic there are many competing priorities, including environmental legal obligations that remain in force. At the same time, the pandemic will create new challenges in fulfilling these duties.
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