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Calgary works to save water as it repairs large feeder main break

The City of Calgary’s water services team is working to repair a large feeder main break near 16 Avenue N.W. and Home Road, one...
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Colliers set to acquire Quebec engineering firm Englobe

Global diversified professional services and investment management company, Colliers, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Englobe Corporation, a prominent Canadian firm specializing in...
U.S. expands wastewater monitoring to help identify hot spots for H5N1 avian influenza.

Ontario ends funding for wastewater surveillance, opts to rely on federal program

Funding for Ontario’s wastewater surveillance program will end on July 31, after the province announced its intention to rely on federal testing through a...
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Fleming College suspends series of environmental programs in wake of international student caps

Fleming College, a well-known environmental studies hub in Ontario, says it has suspended 29 programs, ranging from ecological restoration to environmental technician, as it...
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New science hub at UCalgary expected to boost capacity for STEM students

The University of Calgary (UCalgary) will soon begin construction on a new $55-million multidisciplinary science hub set to open in 2030. This cutting-edge, provincially-funded hub...
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Manitoba town votes against watermain connection plan

Seventy-nine per cent of residents in the Manitoba Town of Niverville have voted against connecting to a watermain in the town’s core, preferring to...
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Gender gap narrows, but Canada needs more technical environmental workers: report

A new report from ECO Canada details the composition of the environmental sector to reveal a workforce that has made strides in diversity, but...
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Metro Vancouver approves regional cost-sharing plan for $3.8B North Shore WWTP

Metro Vancouver's board of directors has adopted a plan to distribute the costs of building the new wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver across...
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Nunavut gets $2M boost as report reveals poor health and safety record at drinking...

As the federal government recently announced $2 million to develop proposals for upgrading drinking water treatment facilities in the Nunavut communities of Igloolik, Coral...
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Nova Scotia and Alberta communities set for wastewater upgrades

While officials in the City of Cold Lake, Alberta, prepare contracts to have shovels in the ground this summer for a new $34-million wastewater...

New funding showcases Ontario’s dedication to critical water infrastructure

Modernizing Ontario’s water and wastewater systems will go a long way to ensure the over 1 million new homes being built across the province are effectively serviced.
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BCWWA’s annual conference & trade show returns to Whistler

This year, the BCWWA's annual conference focused on “The Ripple Effect: When Action Becomes Change."

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