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Change Expected at Vernon Water Reclamation Centre

The City of Vernon is preparing for a change at the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre (VWRC) and its release of high-quality reclaimed water following...

Partnership Aims to Boost Technology Innovation in Canmore and Bow Valley Region

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is building on its long-standing presence in the Town of Canmore and the broader Bow Valley Region in Alberta...

Marine Debris Cleanup Nets Tonnes of Plastics, Marine Gear, and Polystyrene

B.C.’s largest coastal marine debris cleanup has resulted in over 127-tonnes of marine debris removed from B.C.’s central coast and Queen Charlotte Sound shorelines,...

Engineering Team Selected for First Stage of Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion Project

Regina-based Clifton Associates Ltd. (Clifton) has been selected to begin engineering work for the Westside Irrigation Project. Clifton was selected after successfully completing a...

Manitoba Provides Update on Rivers and Lakes Basin Conditions

The Manitoba Hydrologic Forecast Centre’s mid-January basin conditions assessment indicates drier than normal conditions for much of the southern and central Manitoba basins. The Red,...

Taking Steps Towards Reconciliation and Watershed Governance

In the Cowichan and Koksilah watersheds on eastern Vancouver Island, a quiet transformation is unfolding. Outside of the limelight and driven by community champions,...

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada Seeks Input on Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project, located approximately 15-kilometres west of Calgary,...

New Cleanup Funds to Protect Coastal Waters, Create Jobs in B.C.

Marine debris cleanup projects will be undertaken by coastal Indigenous Nations, local governments, and non-profits to make B.C.’s marine shorelines cleaner. The funding will come...

Green Municipal Fund Invests in McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

The McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant is receiving more than $23 million through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF). The GMF is funded by the...

Government of Manitoba Issues 2020 Fall Conditions Report

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has released the 2020 Fall Conditions Report. It indicates soil moisture levels before freeze-up are normal to below normal...

Indigenous Owned and Operated Water Utility Launching Through New Partnership Model

The first Indigenous owned and operated water utility in Canada, developed by way of a Public-Private-Community Partnership (PPCP), is a step closer to reality....

Infrastructure Grants Available to Support COVID-19 Response, Recovery in B.C.

The Province of B.C. is accepting applications from local governments, Indigenous communities, and not-for-profit organizations for nearly $136 million in infrastructure grants to help...

Projects in the Arctic, Manitoba, and Alberta Receive Funding to Protect Species at Risk

Almost $6.1 million in funding under the Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk has been announced for three projects in the North,...

Taber, Alberta Receives Federal Funding for Flood Protection

The Municipal District of Taber will be better protected from major floods caused by heavy rainfalls or snowmelts as the Government of Canada invests...

Wastewater Data Indicates Imminent Surge in New COVID-19 Cases in Saskatoon

Data collected by the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) wastewater surveillance team shows that the number of COVID-19 cases in Saskatoon are likely to increase...

Canada Takes Step Towards Transitioning Open-Net Pens in Coastal B.C. Waters

The Government of Canada is committed to developing and delivering a real and concrete solution for transitioning open-net pens in coastal British Columbia waters....

Town of Coaldale Receives Federal and Provincial Funding for Stormwater Project

The Town of Coaldale, in partnership with Lethbridge County and the St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID), has received $2,269,564 from the governments of...

Funding Announced to Help Cowichan Valley Deal with Droughts and Flooding

Federal funding has been announced to help the Cowichan Watershed deal with increased winter storms and summer drought. “With severe weather events on the rise,...

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