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Enviropod and Imbrium release LittaTrap to tackle plastics and trash in Canadian waterways

Enviropod and Imbrium Systems recently introduced the Enviropod LittaTrap™ to tackle the issue of plastics and trash in Canadian waterways. LittaTrap is a low-cost catch...
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Private side standards for sanitary and stormwater sewer infrastructure are woefully inadequate

Unacceptable amounts of inflow and infiltration (I/I) in new construction have been identified as a significant issue, particularly with the advent of more frequent and more intense rainfall events.

Sewage overflow tunnel projects underway in Ottawa, Toronto

Ontario’s two largest population centres, Toronto and Ottawa, are both working on elaborate tunnel projects intended to keep sewage overflow from spilling into local...

Stormwater ponds not a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

Stormwater ponds, a ubiquitous feature in developed landscapes worldwide, are not a significant source of climate-warming nitrous oxide, a new study finds.
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Improving large scale flood forecasting and preparation

By monitoring weather and hydrologic conditions municipalities and regions can better respond to extreme weather like floods and improve climate resilience.
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Developing new stormwater treatment designs for trapping contaminants of concern

By Devrim Kaya, Allen P. Davis and Birthe V. Kjellerup For more than 50 years, environmental scientists, natural resource managers and regulatory agencies have recognized...
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Canada’s ETV protocol sets a high bar for evaluating OGS devices

There are many products being marketed as being effective for separation of oil and sediment, however, a closer examination is required to determine if marketing claims really hold up.
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New tool improves Low Impact Development stormwater systems

Free for users, the LID TTT was developed by Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP Water), a partnership between Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, Credit Valley Conservation, and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.

How one Ontario city doubled its stormwater funding

By David Nesseth It took five years of behind-the-scenes legwork before the Ontario city of Mississauga made a dedicated stormwater fee a reality. But now,...
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Lessons learned: Solar projects present unique stormwater management challenges

By Jason Sharp, Adam O’Connor and Mark Priddle With the passing of the Green Energy Act in Ontario in 2009, the design and construction of...

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Walkerton Clean Water Centre increases its pilot testing capacity

Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) has announced that fluidized bed ion exchange has been added to its line-up of pilot-scale testing technologies.
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