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Rose Valley

BC’s new Rose Valley WTP opens after wildfire damage delay

Following minor delays from wildfire damage to a reservoir and chlorinator, British Columbia’s Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant is now in the first phase...
Port Moody

AECOM selected for Stoney Creek Trunk Sewer upgrades in BC

AECOM has been selected by Metro Vancouver to provide engineering services for the design and construction of a new sewer pipeline as part of...
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Former consulting engineering execs charged with rigging bids in Quebec

Two former executives are facing bid-rigging charges in connection with an alleged conspiracy surrounding Quebec City infrastructure contracts, Competition Bureau Canada has announced.  Both individuals...
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Green innovations making constructed stormwater facilities more accessible to smaller communities in Manitoba

What many don’t realize is that Manitoba has been leading the way in water initiatives for some time by employing innovative green infrastructure projects since the early 2000s.
Norman Meade

How engineers and Indigenous communities can redefine consultation

The new consultation guideline, produced by Engineers Canada’s Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board (CEQB), is considered a living document designed to provide project leaders with a practical tool for conducting more meaningful engagement between engineers and Indigenous communities. 
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OCWA expands management of water, wastewater in Renfrew

The Ontario Town of Renfrew, near Ottawa, has signed a new 10-year contract with the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) to expand the services...
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Charlottetown wins key water awards at ACWWA annual conference

The Prince Edward Island city of Charlottetown is celebrating several new awards following the recent Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) Annual Conference,...
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Replacing lead pipes would cost 15 times less than health impacts, says report

A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) suggests that the U.S. could save an estimated $786 billion in health-related costs over...
Warman

Saskatchewan’s Warman completes $21M sewage lagoon expansion

The Saskatchewan City of Warman has completed its $21-million sewage treatment lagoon expansion and improvements project. Warman officials secured funding for the wastewater project in...
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YouTube star’s African wells video draws views, questions

YouTube’s most popular star is lending his fame and fortune to the water needs of various African countries, helping to facilitate the construction of...
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Feds pause ministerial authority to designate projects under IAA after court ruling

Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s finding that the federal Impact Assessment Act (IAA) represents constitutional overreach, the Liberal government has announced interim guidance...
Lucknow

Outdated software causes overflow for Ontario town’s new elevated water tank

After more than a decade of planning the replacement of its 1930s-era standpipe on the shores of Lake Huron, the Ontario community of Lucknow...

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