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Lessons learned while replacing aging watermain

City of Vaughan, Ont., and Chisholm, Fleming and Associates maximizes use of trenchless construction to replace two-kilometre section of badly deteriorated watermain.
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Northern communities could benefit from renewable energy systems

Program assists Canadian First Nation communities wanting to replace diesel, but cost curves of diesel versus clean energy stack the cards against change for many small and cash-strapped communities.
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Addressing Iqaluit’s water emergency with innovative engineering, ecosystem protection

At risk of an over-winter water shortage each year, Iqaluit, Nunavut, has begun to study the feasibility of additional sources and storage of water, with the aim of implementing a permanent additional supply to Lake Geraldine by 2026.
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Scientific assessments of climate change in northern regions

Large parts of northern Canada are warming faster than other parts of the planet, causing local impacts and requiring engineering strategies to address them.
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Understanding what affects pump pressure head loss

This article looks at the fundamentals of pumping in relation to pump pressures, head loss and the effects of pumping different fluids.
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Infrastructure report card paves way for post election discussions

The Canadian Infrastructure Report Card 2019 found that “a concerning amount of municipal infrastructure is in poor or very poor condition”. With the federal election now finished, the associations who produced the Report Card will now be focused on getting infrastructure funded and built.
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New report finds Canada’s public infrastructure ‘at risk’

A recent report from a number of infrastructure-related associations shows a significant amount of public infrastructure in Canada is aging and in poor condition....
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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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