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Mount Polley tailings pond breach

Mount Polley short-term discharge permit approved

After public consultation, British Columbia has approved Mount Polley Mining Corporation’s application for a short-term permit to treat and then discharge water outside of...
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Ontario permanently bans coal-fired electricity generation

Ontario passed legislation today to permanently ban coal-fired electricity generation in the province. This law is a first in North America.

Lake Erie algal bloom ‘most severe this century’

Initial analysis by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) indicates that the 2015 Lake Erie algal bloom was more severe than the record...
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CH2M names Peter Nicol new water president

Global engineering company CH2M named Peter Nicol as president of its water business on November 16.
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Aqua-Aerobic Systems and METAWATER to merge

Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. and METAWATER Co., Ltd.,  formally announced to their employees and shareholders a merger agreement on October 28, 2015. The merger will...
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MOECC posts proposed greenhouse gas emissions reporting regulation to support future cap-and-trade program

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted on the Environmental Registry, September 14, 2015, notice of proposed amendments to O. Reg....

Spill results in $375,000 penalty for Alberta company

Panther Industries (Alberta) Inc. pleaded guilty on July 28, 2015 in Alberta Provincial Court and was ordered to pay a total of $375,000 in...

Industry news: Seepex now distributed by John Brooks Co.

SEEPEX, Inc. announced that John Brooks Co., Ltd. has been appointed the authorized and exclusive distributor of its pump products in Alberta and Saskatchewan....
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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...

2015 Plastics Pipe Institute award winners

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) recently announced recipients of awards through its yearly recognition program honoring significant industry contributions and professional achievements. Three individual...
Ilderton water tower

Middlesex Centre increases water security with new elevated water tower

Built to improve the municipality's water security in the event of a water main break, the tower is capable of sustaining Ilderton for up to six days.
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London hosts ISO workshop on flushable wipes

The work group examined how best to deal with the concerns wastewater representatives have raised with items identified as “flushable.”

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