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BC awards pump stations contract under massive McLoughlin Point wastewater project

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) has awarded a $15.9-million contract to Knappett Projects Inc. to construct three pump stations and bridge crossings along...
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New study suggests Great Lakes’ pharmaceuticals need further research

A new study suggests that wastewater treatment plants are the primary source for pharmaceuticals entering the Great Lakes. The study, Reducing the Impact of Pharmaceuticals...

Eco-groups fight to wipe out wipe clogs with study that disproves flushability

Canadian eco-groups are calling for the Competition Bureau to launch an inquiry and levy false advertising fines to cover the costs of “flushable” wipes.
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CRD wastewater project in Victoria, B.C., may require $10M in additional funding

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) issued a notice to Victoria-area residents last week to warn that escalating construction and labour costs, as well...
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Saskatchewan announces water, wastewater and flood resiliency investments

Saskatchewan announced a number of investments in water and wastewater treatment, as well as flood resiliency, in March 2019. On March 11, Bernadette Jordan, Minister...
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Nova Scotia demands new, detailed report for Northern Pulp wastewater project

On the subject of Northern Pulp’s pending environmental assessment, Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister has released a decision that demands more detailed information about 19...
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Manitoba increases water and wastewater capital funding

The government of Manitoba announced a $2 million increase in the Manitoba Water Services Board budget, to a total of $15.8 million, on March 19,...
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Alberta invests more than $100M in wastewater upgrades, flood mitigation, transmission lines

More than $100 million in funding has been announced for critical Alberta water projects that range from wastewater treatment plant upgrades to flood mitigation,...
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First Nations group seeks more input on major York Region sewage project

The Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, located on Ontario’s Lake Simcoe, say they want the Town of Georgina council to take “an official...
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St. John’s asks for appeal, delay over 2020 secondary wastewater treatment deadline

The City contends that St. John’s was wrongly classified as high risk in the process when initial wastewater samples were taken over 2013 - 2014.

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