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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,...

Health Canada sets new guideline for lead in drinking water

Health Canada published revised guidelines concerning lead in Canadian drinking water on March 8, 2019. The most significant change is the reduction of the...

BC town explores options to cut manganese levels in drinking water

The British Columbia town of Osoyoos has been adding chlorine to several of its water supply wells to dissolve manganese ahead of concerns that...
City of Selkirk wastewater plant rendering

Manitoba water projects moving forward after funding secured

Funding is secured for Manitoba water projects including extension of a distribution network, lagoon upgrades and the construction of a forcemain and lift station.

Scientists find toxic bacteria on microplastics retrieved from tropical waters

A field survey conducted by a team of marine scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has uncovered many types of bacteria, including...
Map of the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir

Land secured for Calgary’s Springbank flood protection project

A project to protect the City of Calgary from future flooding events moved closer to completion with Alberta’s acquisition of 188 hectares of land...
Doug Ford Bill 66 Announcement

Ontario rescinds controversial development component of Bill 66

Ontario will not be moving forward with a controversial component of a Bill designed to cut red tape around planning after widespread criticism that...
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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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Enwave to expand Toronto’s deep lake water cooling system

Enwave Energy Corporation a $100 million expansion of its Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system with the support of up to $10 million in...

Nanaimo residents rally to conserve water as treatment plant struggles through storm

On the weekend before Christmas, a powerful windstorm swept through Nanaimo, B.C., causing a control device within the city’s water treatment plant to malfunction...

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