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Medicine Hat chooses reinforced concrete pipe for new stormwater trunk main

Medicine Hat, Alberta, required a new stormwater trunk main to meet the demands of commercial and industrial growth in the city.
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New sensors, data transmission technology improves sewer system management

Historically, sanitary and stormwater systems have been passive, leaving little opportunity to understand their real-time condition and maximize their utility. The availability of systems like those offered by SmartCover is changing that.
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Continuous inflow and infiltration analysis for sewerage systems

As hundred-, even thousand-year storm events increase in frequency, a holistic understanding of wastewater and stormwater systems and their capacities is needed to proactively protect property and assets.
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Stormwater management funding announced for Western Irrigation District

Support for flooding and stormwater management in the Calgary area was announced by Infrastructure Canada for Stage 1 of the Western Irrigation District's Cooperative...
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Improvements in stormwater management spurred by Low Impact Development techniques

Low Impact Development for dealing with stormwater is a concept first advanced in 1990 and can now be seen across North America. Green roofs, bioswales, rain gardens and permeable surfaces are all examples of Low Impact Development (LID).
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Evolution of stormwater management technologies for urban applications

The efficiency of water management systems is at the forefront of every new development and many retrofit developments, as the increased stormwater volumes need to be managed in an efficient manner.
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Land secured for Calgary’s Springbank flood protection project

A project to protect the City of Calgary from future flooding events moved closer to completion with Alberta’s acquisition of 188 hectares of land...
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Kawartha Lakes agrees to new measures after drain maintenance sediment release

The City of Kawartha Lakes, in southeastern Ontario, has agreed to take several measures after a contractor’s drain maintenance work in 2014 released sediment...
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Cloth media filter system chosen to treat combined sewer overflows

One city in the Great Lakes Region had to remedy a consent order filed for its untreated combined sewer overflow discharges.
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Filterra Bioretention System Achieves ISO Verification

Imbrium Systems recently announced that the Filterra® Bioretention System has been verified in accordance with ISO 14034 Environmental Management - Environmental Technology Verification (ETV). The...

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New technique could accelerate methane production from FOG and food waste

University of Alberta engineers found that adding conductive materials to fats, oils and grease and waste products could boost methane production by 70%.
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