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EPCOR shares follow-up report on electrical damage that shut down Edmonton WTP

In an incident follow-up to municipal officials in Edmonton, EPCOR’s plant director at the E.L. Smith Water Treatment Plant said that it took a...
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AtkinsRéalis awarded engineering contract for Quebec hydrogen project

AtkinsRéalis has been awarded a front-end engineering and design services contract by TESCanada H2 Inc. for a major initiative in Quebec that aims to...
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Violations lead Alberta village to consider geotechnical investigation of wastewater lagoon issues 

Municipal officials in the Alberta village of Big Valley want to undertake a geotechnical inspection of its wastewater lagoon, following alleged violations that date...
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Two Ontario companies fined for improper waste management practices at Dresden disposal site

Numbered company 1230934 Ontario Limited and Waste Wood Disposal Ltd. have been fined for breaches of the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA) and the...
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Spring marks crucial test for NB biosolids composting facility

A third-party audit of the composting facility’s system in summer 2023 revealed that ongoing modifications may have eventually compromised aspects of the GORE system.
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Toronto’s new wastewater energy project could be first of many as partners share experience

Property owners and energy developers in Toronto can use an existing online map to determine whether a sewer is in the vicinity of their site for a wastewater energy project.
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Wetland constructed at Moncton snow disposal facility to protect waterways

Overall, results show a reduction in chloride levels between 66% to 93% when comparing water samples from the inlet and outlet of the wetland.
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Edmonton weighs options to expand organics processing capacity

As the population grows in the City of Edmonton, and an organics collection program continues to roll out to apartments and condos, local officials...
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Ontario hands down $266K in fines for stormwater infrastructure failure that polluted Thames River

An Ontario real estate development company, its president, a consulting firm, and its general manager, have been fined a total of $266,000 in relation...
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Ontario releases landfilling site violations now subject to fine

Following Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act amendment in late 2023 to fine landfills when non-compliance concerns arise, the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks...
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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories aims to be carbon neutral by 2040 at Chalk River

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has announced that it hopes to achieve carbon neutral operations at its Chalk River Laboratories campus in Ontario by 2040.    Among...
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Canada’s largest spill-response vessel finds new home in BC’s Beecher Bay

The K.J. Gardner, Canada’s largest quick-response flagship offshore supply vessel equipped for pollution cleanup, emergency towage and support duties, has a new home base...

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