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Town of Baie Verte

Newfoundland town fined $50K for chlorine leaks into local river

The Newfoundland and Labrador Town of Baie Verte has been ordered to pay a $50,000 fine after pleading guilty to discharges of highly-chlorinated water...
Winnipeg downtown skyline

Manitoba audit finds many water systems do not have properly certified operator

A Manitoba audit has found that 20% of known water systems in the province do not have an operating licence and nearly half do...
Halton Drinking Water Infrastructure

Halton becomes first Canadian municipality to win AWWA drinking water quality award

A commitment to improvement at water purification plants in Burlington, Burloak and Oakville has led to Halton Region, Ontario, being selected as the first...
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Modern ROVs in water tank

Using ROVs to inspect water storage tanks offers many benefits

Benefits of using an ROV for water tank inspections go beyond their technical basics.
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Managing invasive aquatic species starts with good data

Managing hydrilla through delineation with the right mix of traditional and leading-edge technology.
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Hamilton reduces non-revenue water loss with a proactive leak detection program

Due to success of the pilot, the city will be putting out a request for technology to establish a long-term proactive leak detection program to ensure that all water distribution systems are assessed annually.
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Harbour expansion project created numerous environmental challenges

The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project has been in the works for years. By deepening the 14-metre-wide river channel by 1.5 metres, ships will be...
CSO monitoring schematic

Real-time monitoring can quantify the amount of overflow and water quality

Anticipated technical and financial challenges have encouraged municipalities to develop real-time monitoring systems that can evaluate the current infrastructure, optimize development in combined sewer systems and control water pollution.
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Managing unused potable water systems during the pandemic

A water system that is in a low-flow condition presents a potential for the development of biofilm and the amplification of potentially harmful bacteria.
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Charlottetown reducing water use by 13% through metering, conservation

Despite the population of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, continuing to grow, city officials say the introduction of water meters is significantly reducing local water...
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