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Manitoba announces wastewater and flood protection investments

Manitoba will provide more than $61 million to support the upgrade of the City of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility, Premier Brian...
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Report looks to create clear standard for reducing excess I/I for new sewers

A recent report compiles methods that can be applied when sewers are first constructed to limit the risk of leakage, highlighting the need for resilient infrastructure in an age of climate change where extreme rainfall has risen sharply.
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Finding the right stormwater management system for a mixed-use development in North Vancouver

Stormwater management system project for a large multi-family mixed-use development in North Vancouver's Lynn Valley area finds a durable solution that not only protects the development against flooding, but would also work with the site’s unique, tight and hilly profile.
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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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