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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

A review of issues with stormwater management at solar projects, including sediment, impacts that were caused and remedial measures taken.

Stormceptor EF and EFO achieve ISO 14034 Environmental Technology Verification

Imbrium® Systems announced on November 14, 2017, that the Stormceptor EF and Stormceptor EFO have achieved ISO 14034 Environmental Management - Environmental Technology Verification...
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ECO says ‘muscle and metrics’ needed to reverse Ontario’s algal bloom trend

If Ontario hopes to reverse current trends of harmful algal blooms, it needs a guiding principle around stormwater management states a new ECO report.
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Jellyfish Filter receives ISO 14034 Environmental Technology Verification

Imbrium® Systems announced that its Jellyfish Filter achieved ISO 14034 Environmental Management–Environmental Technology Verification (ETV), on August 15, 2017. According to Imbrium, the Jellyfish...
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Wastewater and stormwater management investments in Pilot Butte, SK

Federal, provincial and municipal funding to upgrade and expand wastewater treatment facilities and stormwater management systems in the Town of Pilot Butte, Saskatchewan, was...
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Construction company fined for Ontario Water Resources Act violations

Ontario's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) announced that Thomas Cavanagh Construction Limited (TCCL) was fined $220,000 on July 21, 2017, for...

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