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Alberta starts first round of water and wastewater investments

This round of more than $117 million in funding will improve water and wastewater infrastructure.
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New acoustic leak detection technique developed by Concordia researchers

Concordia University researchers have developed a technique to locate underground leaks with 99.5% accuracy.
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Engineers Canada presents new Infrastructure Resilience certification

Engineers Canada presented the first cohort of professional engineers with the new certification of Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) at a launch on June 9,...
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New rules for B.C. compost facilities

The British Columbia Ministry of Environment is amending the organic matter recycling regulation (OMRR) to require permits for compost facilities that process food waste...
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Nova Scotia pulp company fined $225,000 for effluent spill

The Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation has been ordered to pay $225,000 for a Fisheries Act offence that occurred in June 2014. The offence relates...

Canadian professors and Royal Society of Canada speak out against Site C mega dam

More than 250 university professors from across Canada, including legal scholars, political scientists, water scientists, and environmental scientists, released a statement of concern on...
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Saskatchewan First Nation fined $100,000 for environmental non-compliance

April 29, 2016 – The Kawacatoose First Nation pleaded guilty on October 20, 2015, in Saskatchewan Provincial Court for failing to comply with an environmental protection...

Department of National Defence ordered to pay $100,000 for spill

The Department of National Defence will pay a penalty of $100,000 after pleading guilty to violating the Fisheries Act.
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Digital initiative to help solve water challenges announced

GE and American Water have formed a new digital initiative to explore advances in the “Internet of Things” to help solve pressing challenges in the water industry.
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Stantec to acquire MWH Global in US$795 million deal

Stantec Inc. announced that it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire MWH Global, Inc., a Colorado-based global engineering, consulting and construction management...

World Water Day: Here’s what’s happening

Many World Water Day events are happening across Canada. ES&E has compiled a short list of things to check out today and this week.
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B.C. outlines plan to address water quality in North Okanagan aquifer

The British Columbia government said it will take a series of immediate steps toward ensuring safe drinking water for approximately 200 residents near Spallumcheen...

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