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Fibre optic SCADA networks now an economical option for small water plant projects

By Connor Campbell and Graham Nasby In recent years, the cost of fibre optic cabling has dropped considerably. What used to be cost prohibitive is...

AECOM releases first global report on infrastructure

Examining the investment gap in infrastructure, resilient infrastructure and workforce needs, engineering and infrastructure firm AECOM released a global research report titled The Future...

Water-related infrastructure funding announced for Alberta, Quebec

Federal-provincial funding of more than $16.3 million has been announced for four new water and wastewater projects in Alberta. In the towns of Vermilion, Barrhead and St. Paul, wastewater treatment plant upgrades...

Ontario releases first-ever infrastructure asset inventory

Ontario’s new plan detailing the government's commitment to invest $190 billion over 13 years in public infrastructure such as hospitals, schools, public transit, roads...

Canadian Concrete Pipe & Precast Association releases Environmental Product Declaration

The Canadian Concrete Pipe & Precast Association (CCPPA) presented their newly-developed Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) to its membership at their Fall meeting on October...

New procedure developed for assessment of coatings and corrosion conditions

Oxidizing and neutralizing chemicals, as well as misty, wet and damp conditions, contribute to an aggressive corrosive environment in water treatment plants.

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...

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UBC students win WEF award for airport de-icing runoff treatment system

Four students from the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Environment Federation’s 2019 Student Design Competition for their Vancouver International Airport...
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