Infrastructure

Implications of climate change on Ontario’s municipal infrastructure

The IPCC reports are based on modelled data projecting changes in climate variables, including temperature and precipitation. AR5 is based on these newly improved models, with inputs from countries all over the world.
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What increasing electric vehicle use means for utilities

A series of reports released by Pollution Probe and partner utility companies presents a strategic approach to enabling electric vehicle technology in ten Canadian...

Helping municipalities save on infrastructure renewal

The cost to replace Canada’s wastewater collection infrastructure is estimated at $70 billion, with pipelines accounting for approximately 79% of that.

Best management practices for waterpower projects

The Ontario Waterpower Association is undergoing collaborative efforts to develop Best Management Practices.
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Consultants must respond to climate change impacts on infrastructure design

Canadian engineers designing critical infrastructure are faced with a growing challenge of addressing climate change impacts.
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Understanding the true value of infrastructure spending

Ontario is a priority for policymakers. Yet, its future is at risk as it stands to buckle under its own weight, given its infrastructure stock has been facing increasing pressure since the 1980s.

How can we accelerate municipal project delivery?

There are three groups that must engage and coalesce into a single entity in order to meet delivery expectations: the client, the consultant and the contractor.

Joining Ontario One Call means a large learning curve for a small municipality

The Town of Lincoln became a voluntary member of Ontario One Call in June 2013, and experienced a dramatic learning curve.

Welding: What’s really happening behind the mask?

Canada enjoys a long history of world-class standards in the discipline of welding.

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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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