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Water Security Agency Announces New Water Management Initiatives

The Water Security Agency announced a series of water management infrastructure initiatives and programming to support communities across Saskatchewan. These projects are part of...

New Bridge in Dawson Creek, B.C. to Protect Residents from Flooding

Construction of a new bridge to replace the existing three culverts under 8th Street in downtown Dawson Creek, B.C. will start in June 2020....

Manitoba Concludes Spring 2020 Operation of Red River Floodway

The Manitoba government has ended the spring 2020 operation of the Red River Floodway, according to an announcement made by Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler. “Manitoba...

FCM Launches Next Phase of Asset Management Funding

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have launched the next phase of funding to help communities improve their asset...

Op-Ed: Should Stimulus Funding Target Lead Infrastructure?

Over the past 18 months, there has been a great deal of conversation regarding the importance of removing lead infrastructure in Canada: the lead...

New Initiative to Develop Asset Management Plan for Grindstone Creek

A new initiative will develop an asset management plan for Grindstone Creek, which is part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. "Given the strain COVID-19 is putting on...

Alberta Includes Funding for Springbank Reservoir in 2020 Budget

The Government of Alberta has included a commitment in its 2020 Budget to provide $196.3 million over three years for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir. The...

City of Selkirk, Manitoba Invests in Water Infrastructure Upgrades

The City of Selkirk in Manitoba will be spending a total of $3 million in 2020 on nine infrastructure projects that have been identified...

What is Needed to Remove Lead from Drinking Water in Canada?

What’s holding us back from replacing lead pipes in Canada? What are some tools that can be used to incentivize and accelerate the replacement...

Second Crew Isolates at Water Treatment Facility in Brandon, Man.

To ensure that a safe supply of potable water remains available for residents, institutions, and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Brandon...

Selkirk Receives Funding from Manitoba Government to Support Flood Preparedness

The City of Selkirk received just shy of $150,000 through the Province of Manitoba’s 2020 Flood Preparedness Program to purchase equipment that will protect the city...

Red River Reaches Peak Flows in Manitoba

The Red River crest arrived in southern Manitoba at its lower predicted range, according to an announcement by Infrastructure Minster Ron Schuler. “This is good...

Manitoba Advises Red River Floodway to be Activated

A high water warning for the Red River south of Winnipeg has been issued by the Manitoba government. The Government of Manitoba is preparing...

Vaughan, Ont. Cancels 2020 Water and Wastewater Rate Increases

Vaughan City Council has voted to cancel its planned 2020 water and wastewater rate increases. “The City of Vaughan is committed to protecting the health...

Durham Region Reminds Residents to Think Before They Flush

The Region of Durham's Works Department is urging residents to only flush the three Ps—poo, pee, and toilet paper. “We are noticing an increase in...

Manitoba Releases Second Spring Thaw Outlook for 2020

The Manitoba government is continuing to monitor the Red River Valley in anticipation of potential high-water situations, said Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler when he...

Brandon, Manitoba Activates Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Water Treatment Facility

The Brandon Emergency Response Control Group has made a decision to activate its pandemic preparedness plan at its municipal water treatment facility. According to the...

Manitoba Announces Major Investments in Spring Flood Protection

The Manitoba government will be investing nearly $8 million to help more than 80 municipalities enhance spring flood preparations and protection.“Manitobans always rally together...

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