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EPA moves to form Water Sector Cybersecurity Task Force

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is forming a Water Sector Cybersecurity Task Force to combat hacking threats faced by water systems throughout the...
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Alberta budget boosts water spending to address drought, growing population

Alberta has targeted $482 million over three years for municipal water programs and infrastructure in its 2024 budget, with an emphasis on managing water...
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TMU aims to learn more about GHG emissions from WWTPs, sewer networks

Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) has received a $1.4-million research grant to advance the understanding of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from wastewater treatment plants, sewer...
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EA for Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility given one-year extension

Northern Pulp, the Nova Scotia paper mill that closed its doors in 2020 after the province rejected plans for a new effluent treatment facility,...
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Lawsuit claims Alberta Energy Regulator had duty to warn First Nation of tailings seepage

Northern Alberta’s Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) has filed a lawsuit against the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) that alleges negligence over a failure to...
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Saskatchewan’s $51M in water, wastewater funding will support 34 major projects

Major water and wastewater infrastructure funding totalling more than $51 million was announced in February for Saskatchewan to support 34 projects that range from...
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Ontario’s North Perth signs $2.2M biosolids hauling, application deal

Ontario’s Municipality of North Perth, just northwest of Kitchener, has approved a $2.2-million, five-year contract with Ontario Greenways Inc., for the removal, hauling, and...
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Water First begins first water operator internship in Manitoba

Water First Education & Training Inc. has launched its first water treatment plant operator training internship outside Ontario, as it partners with the Interlake...
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Peel Region says wastewater capacity expansion could support up to 47,000 new homes

Ontario’s Peel Region is investing more than $335 million to expand the wastewater treatment capacity at its G.E. Booth Water Resource Recovery Facility by...
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Faster fine process for water pollution possible as province responds to Winnipeg sewage spill

Manitoba’s Environment and Climate Change Minister has announced that the provincial government is investigating how “mechanisms such as fines” can be used to intervene...
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Red Deer’s nutrient management facility soon underway to reduce phosphorus

Preliminary demolition work will get underway in one month’s time for the construction of a new $19-million nutrient management facility (NMF) in Red Deer,...
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Winnipeg struggles with bypass repair after burst pipe spews sewage into Red River

Winnipeg spilled more than 228 million litres of raw sewage into the Red River since February 7, as maintenance crews worked to create a...

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