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A Moment to Give Thanks

It has been a difficult few weeks. Some have lost their job, some have watched loved ones fight a disease that they can’t understand,...

Flushable Wipes Shouldn’t be Flushed Down the Toilet: RDOS

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is asking the public to not flush 'flushable' wipes down the toilet. Recently, the public’s rapid response to COVID-19...

Manitoba Outlet Channels Project Reaches Milestone

Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler has announced that the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project has advanced to the next phase of...

Spruce Grove, Alta. Proposes Utility Fee to Fund Stormwater Management

The City of Spruce Grove, based in Alberta, is proposing a utility fee to fund the management of its stormwater infrastructure. This will help...

Durham Region Approves Project to Upgrade Pollution Control Plant

A project to upgrade the Newcastle Water Pollution Control Plant in Durham Region has been approved by Regional Council. By increasing the capacity of the...

Natural Assets Help Communities Better Manage Flood Risk: Report

The latest research from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) found that natural assets like wetlands, forests, and ponds help communities in Canada better...

Manitoba Infrastructure Urges Manitobans to Take Precautions on Waterways

Manitoba Infrastructure is urging people to be careful while venturing onto all rivers and streams in the province at this time of year. This...

Flood Mitigation and Erosion Control Underway Along Toronto Waterfront

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will be undertaking flood and erosion control work at several...

Manitoba Issues Statement on Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Construction

Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler have issued a statement on the construction of the Lake Manitoba and...

Lac Seul First Nation Celebrates End of 17-Year Drinking Water Advisory

A new water treatment plant has ended a 17-year drinking water advisory in Lac Seul First Nation. Chief Derek Maud, the community of Lac Seul...

Manitoba Launches Flood Protection Program for Municipalities

The Manitoba government has launched a flood protection program to help municipalities prepare for spring flooding, according to an announcement made by Municipal Relations...

New Requirements for Drinking Water Treatment Units Seeking Lead Reduction Certification

A joint committee, which governs the NSF/ANSI 53 and NSF/ANSI 58 standards for drinking water treatment units, recently lowered the maximum acceptable concentration of...

West Kelowna Invites Bidders for Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant

The City of West Kelowna has issued civil works tender documents for the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant. “Providing clean, safe and reliable drinking water...

New Treatment Plant Provides Safe Drinking Water in Parksville, B.C.

A new water treatment plant will provide safe drinking water to residents in Parksville and Nanoose, British Columbia. “I’m pleased that Canada’s historic infrastructure investments...

EA Required for Northern Pulp Effluent Treatment Plant

Northern Pulp in Pictou County will need to file an environmental assessment report for its proposed effluent treatment plant, according to the Government of...

Winnipeg Releases Results from Lead Water Quality Testing Program

The City of Winnipeg has released results from its 2019 lead water quality testing program. The testing program was launched in August, following the...

Beaver First Nation Opens New Water Treatment Plant

Chief Trevor Mercredi and Beaver First Nation have officially opened a new water treatment facility. The new water plant is connected to an existing six-plex housing unit...

Manitoba Releases Fall 2019 Red River Floodway Operation Report

Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced that the Government of Manitoba has released its Fall 2019 report on the Red River floodway operation. “The unprecedented late-year...

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