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City of Swift Current, Sask. Denied ICIP Funding for Wastewater Project

The City of Swift Current received an update that its funding application for the proposed Wastewater Collection and Expansion Upgrades Project was unsuccessful. The application for...

Wastewater Treatment Plant in New Brunswick Receives Federal and Provincial Funding

Funding has been announced to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant operated by the Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission in Boudreau-Ouest, New Brunswick. The $32.3 million in...

Wastewater Projects in Cold Lake, Alberta Receive Funding

Two wastewater projects in Cold Lake, Alberta have received funding from the Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership. The grants were approved after submissions were made by...

City of London Tests Wastewater for Evidence of COVID-19 Virus

The City of London recently participated in an initiative to test local wastewater for evidence of the COVID-19 virus, which will help provide an...

Hamilton Announces Substantial Completion of the Biosolid Management Project

The City of Hamilton and Infrastructure Canada have announced that a substantial portion of the Biosolid Management Project has been completed. The project offers...

SaskWater Celebrates Successful 2019-20

SaskWater tabled its 2019-20 Annual Report, which provides a summary of significant achievements, including major progress on infrastructure projects and substantial customer growth. “2020 was...

Welsh Research Identifies New System for Pharmaceutical Detection in Wastewater

A research team at Swansea University in Wales have developed a new method for fast removal and detection of wastewater pollutants that come from...

Durham Region Partners with Ontario Tech to Detect Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers with Ontario Tech University are working with Durham Region and other key partners to detect an anticipated second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Ontario...

WEF Names Dr. Andrew Sanderson as Chief Medical Officer

To ensure protection of the health and safety of wastewater workers during the coronavirus pandemic and into the future, Dr. Andrew Sanderson has been...

Physical Distancing While Working at Water and Wastewater Utilities

As the government lifts months-long quarantine restrictions, millions of Canadians are returning to their workplaces and offices, and beginning to establish some sort of...

Cold Lake, Alta. Shifts Funding for New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Cold Lake City Council voted to fund the $1 million design of a new wastewater treatment plant using funds available to the City through...

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...

Sewage Poses Potential COVID-19 Transmission Risk: Researchers

Environmental biologists at the University of Stirling have warned that the potential spread of COVID-19 via sewage “must not be neglected” in the battle...

New Program Aims to Improve Wastewater Management in Textile Supply Chains

A new wastewater operations training program aims to improve water and wastewater management and treatment throughout the textile supply chains around the world. The training...

Recycling Wastewater Could Dramatically Slash Cities’ Need for Freshwater: Study

Delivering water to city dwellers can become far more efficient, according to Rice University researchers who said it should involve a healthy level of...

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...

Peterborough Urges Residents to Stop Flushing Wipes

The City of Peterborough is urging residents to dispose all baby wipes, sanitary wipes, and disinfectant wipes in the garbage. “These wipes are being incorrectly...

New Toolkit Highlights Role of Water Sector in Coronavirus Response

A new toolkit from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) aims to raise public awareness about the vital role that water utilities and workers play...

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