Wednesday, January 22, 2020

SDTC Invests in “Game-Changing” Clean Technologies

Navdeep Bains—minister of innovation, science, and industry— announced that Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $46.3 million in 14 cleantech companies across Canada. “The projects...

Augmented Reality App Aims to Help Fight Against Unflushables

Amey—a supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services in the U.K.—will be using a new augmented reality app to help fight blockages caused by...

Courtenay, B.C. Launches Alternative Approval Process for Sanitary Sewer Project

An Alternative Approval Process (AAP) has been launched in Courtenay, B.C. to measure public support for funding the Greenwood Trunk Sanitary Sewer. The project is...

CRD Awards Contract to Construct Trent Forcemain

The Capital Regional District (CRD) has awarded a $6.8-million contract to Jacob Bros Construction to construct the Trent Forcemain. Jacob Bros Construction was selected by...

Response to Fire Impacts Water Levels 40 Years into Future: Study

Water levels are still increased up to 40 years after a wildfire, according to a new paper published in the journal Hydrological Processes. “Trees work...

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...

Town of Stratford, PEI Launches Water Audit Program

The Town of Stratford has partnered with the Stratford Area Watershed Improvement Group to launch a Water Audit Program for residential Stratford Utility customers. The...

Richard Florizone Appointed President and CEO of IISD

Richard Florizone has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a research organization dedicated...

Water Institute Welcomes Professor Helen Jarvie

The Water Institute announced that Helen Jarvie has joined the University of Waterloo’s Department of Geography and Environmental Management as a full professor. “The Water Institute...

Endress+Hauser Launches New Sensor for Measuring Free Chlorine

Endress+Hauser has launched the Memosens CCS51D sensor for free chlorine. According to the company, the sensor provides high precision measured values, even at low...

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