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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...
Riverhead Wastewater Treatment Facility

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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Regulations and testing are needed to fight ‘flushable’ wipes

Wastewater operators in Canada believe new flushability specifications will help reduce the cost and inconvenience to customers from blocked sewer pipes and the impacts to the environment from the flushing of inappropriate products down the toilet.
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Niagara-on-the-Lake ramps up decommissioning of old treatment facility, sewage lagoons

With the Ontario city of Niagara-on-the-Lake set to open its new wastewater treatment facility as soon as March 2019, municipal officials have set aside...
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Northern Pulp submits plans for new effluent treatment plant, underwater pipeline

Nova Scotia Environment Minister Margaret Miller has until March 29 to decide whether a newly-submitted plan for Northern Pulp to manage a replacement effluent...
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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...
Cape Breton

Cape Breton uses new funding formula for applications to meet 2020 wastewater regs

Although Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is unlikely to meet the 2020 federal compliance deadline for wastewater regulations, its Nova Scotia-based council is still looking...
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Newfoundland shifts to earlier timeframes for water project applications

Newfoundland’s shift to earlier annual deadlines for project applications, such as water and wastewater, aim to allow projects to be shovel ready by Spring.
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Yukon hoping to be rid of problematic wastewater treatment plant by 2026

The Government of Yukon says its six-year-old wastewater treatment plant “has never operated the way it was intended to,” and is costing Dawson City...

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