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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...

Report says Ontario’s stormwater infrastructure in ‘poor condition’

According to a recent report, stormwater infrastructure in Ontario is in poor condition and under tremendous strain as the number of severe flood events...
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Edmonton evaluates LID stormwater management in cold climate conditions

Low impact development is a stormwater management and land development approach that mimics the natural hydrological cycle to manage stormwater.
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New commercial development meets Moncton’s strict stormwater runoff regulations

To satisfy the city’s Zero Net Increase for Stormwater Runoff Law, the underground system used 87 StormTech® MC-3500 chambers.
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New reports on stormwater fees and soil health in Ontario

Speaking at an environmental and green infrastructure event on November 15, 2016, Dianne Saxe, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), released a technical paper:...
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Sustainable and equitable stormwater funding: a British Columbia case study

With aging infrastructure, lack of preventative maintenance, and more instances of failures, municipalities are reviewing their stormwater funding systems.
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Lafarge to manufacture StormTrap products in Western Canada

StormTrap, a provider of stormwater management systems, and Lafarge Canada, Inc. have entered into a licensing and manufacturing agreement.

Concrete cloth is an emerging technology for culvert remediation

In a 2005 study by the National Research Council of Canada, researchers found that social costs can add up to 400% of construction costs. This is particularly relevant when culverts are in high traffic areas or buried deeply.

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UBC students win WEF award for airport de-icing runoff treatment system

Four students from the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Environment Federation’s 2019 Student Design Competition for their Vancouver International Airport...
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