Infrastructure

Manufacturing new pump parts now an economical option to complete replacement

There are many older pumping installations that are still operating. Reverse engineering/duplicating existing parts is an alternative to pump replacement.

Newfoundland announces millions for municipal infrastructure

Newfoundland and Labrador have announced $38.8 million for projects that will support improvements in municipal infrastructure. The announcement was made by Newfoundland and Labrador...

Ontario to support municipal GHG reduction projects

Ontario announced it is investing in local projects to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from municipalities. According to the Ministry of the Environment...

Cornell tests smart, resilient underground infrastructure

By Syl Kacapyr The future looks “smart” for underground infrastructure after a first-of-its-kind experiment was recently conducted at the Cornell University’s Geotechnical Lifelines Large-Scale Testing...

Some Canadian provinces have already met their 2030 GHG emissions targets

Under the Paris Agreement, Canada committed to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. However, according to the Canadian...
Shawn Scott, RVA President, CEO

Challenges and opportunities for Canadian Consulting Engineering Firms

ES&E Magazine spoke with Shawn Scott, President and CEO of R.V. Anderson Associates (RVA), to talk about the company’s new look, and opportunities for...

Long-term rehabilitation of a 90-year-old water reservoir

This is an overview of the long-term rehabilitation follow-up work to extend the service life of the water treatment plant reservoir in Peterborough.
Strathcona County SCADA software system

Standardization key to updating aging SCADA for water and wastewater utility

In 2016, Strathcona County, Alberta, decided to replace their aging SCADA software system that was no longer supported by the vendor.
Saskatchewan siting guidelines' impact on wind energy

How will Saskatchewan’s new siting guidelines impact wind energy developers?

The new Siting Guidelines have been designed to enhance environmental protection, provide certainty to future wind energy projects and promote responsible development of utility-scale wind energy in Saskatchewan.
Barry Orr shares flushable wipe lessons with Japan Sewage Works Association

Sharing sewer protection lessons with Japan

By Barry OrrThe City of London, Ontario (pop. 380,000), has 2,500 businesses and institutions such as restaurants, hospitals and groceries stores in need of...

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Legionella-Bacteria

Some U.S. municipalities taking action after Legionnaires’ death in Ohio

Following the death of a patient amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital, some North American municipalities are...
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