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Government of Canada Supports Water Projects Through Gas Tax Fund

The Government of Canada is providing support through the Gas Tax Fund for a number of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater projects across the...

2020 Water’s Next Award Winners Announced

The 11th annual Canadian Water Summit celebrated the winners of the 2020 Water’s Next Awards on June 11, 2020. Hosted by Water Canada’s Managing Editor...

Small Businesses to Help Reduce Ghost Gear in Oceans

Over eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans each year—including lost and abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost...

Streamlining Water Treatment Solutions for Indigenous and Non-Urban Communities

In the traditional approach to developing water treatment solutions for Indigenous and non-urban communities, there is a linear relationship between source water, a drinking...

Investments in Natural Infrastructure Have Significant Economic Returns: Report

Canada's built, or 'grey,' infrastructure requires an estimated investment of $5.3 billion per year in order to keep pace with the effects of climate change....

Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs)

Throughout the last decade, the definition of ‘contaminants of emerging concern’ (CECs) has morphed into an open ended and ambiguous term. Currently, any compound that...

Tracking Cancelled and Postponed Industry Events

Water Canada’s team is tracking industry events across the country that are being cancelled, postponed, or moved online as a result of the COVID-19...

Carole Saab to Become Next CEO of FCM

Bill Karsten, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), issued this statement announcing Carole Saab as the organization’s next chief executive officer following...

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...

CWWA Provides Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown

Many buildings—such as offices, schools, and restaurants—across Canada have been closed for a prolonged period of time in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As...

Water Canada Announces Finalists for 2020 Water’s Next Awards

Water Canada’s annual Water’s Next Awards program recognizes individuals and companies that have had a positive impact on the water industry in Canada and...

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...

FCM Seeks Emergency Funding for Municipalities

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is calling for emergency funding to support municipalities through the COVID-19 pandemic. "From turning arenas into safe shelters to...

A Designers Experience with Designing Large Systems for the U.S. and Canada

Designing large scale wastewater treatment systems for the United States and Canada each come with their own set of familiarities and challenges. And of...

Overcoming the Mine Water Management Challenge

If ever there was an industry that put water professionals to the test, it would be mining. It demands excellence and innovation in all...

Minimizing the Impacts of a Pandemic on Water Service Delivery

Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water to communities across Canada, even as states of emergency are being declared due to the...

Potential Impacts of an Unplanned Service Disruption on Water Delivery

Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water to communities across Canada, even as states of emergency are being declared due to the...

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