Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Addressing climate change risks through infrastructure design

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As we look back upon 2021, it was a year characterized by weather extremes – with Western Canada shattering both heat and wet-weather records....

Over and above: Warren Brown

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Last spring, when Warren Brown was recognized with Water’s Next awards for both water steward and water/wastewater operator of the year for 2020, he...

The Brighton Beach bioswale project

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When it rains, the ground acts like a sponge, absorbing much of the downpour, providing essential nutrients for the plant life tucked in the...

A culture of water stewardship bubbles up with Coors Seltzer’s help

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If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught executives anything about the keys to business resilience, it's that risk management and listening to a broad group...

Bear Street redevelopment embraces stormwater solution

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When you think about redeveloping a road to make it more pedestrian-friendly, what actions come to mind? The first thoughts likely lead to the...

Can we keep our freshwater fresh?

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One of the most serious threats to our freshwater is contamination from salts (also known as freshwater salinization). Salts are a major threat to...

The path towards holistic water management

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An urban water system (UWS) constitutes three main service components: drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater. Historically, these components have been managed in silos. Even...

SPONSORED: Helping municipalities mitigate flood risks and protect their communities

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Over the last decade, flooding has become the costliest extreme weather disaster affecting Canadians. According to research by Intact Center on Climate Adaptation, the...

Improving water infrastructure in rural, remote, and Indigenous communities

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Water is the lifeblood of every community, an integral part of ancient and modern societies. Without it, life is unsustainable. Access to potable water...

Contaminants of emerging concern

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When we lather up our hair with shampoo in the morning, we seldom think about what is actually going down the drain to be...

SPONSORED: Permeable paving: Stormwater management for the future

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With the predicted increase in precipitation and storm events over the coming decades, the issue of how to effectively manage stormwater is becoming more...

Assessing stormwater quality in Saskatoon

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Stormwater is rainfall and snowmelt that runs off land into isolated storm sewers (separated stormwater sewers) or systems that collect a combination of stormwater...

Advancing municipal co-digestion projects

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Many stakeholders recognize that the amount of greenhouse gas emissions entering the atmosphere needs to be limited, if not reduced, given the negative implications...

SPONSORED: Don’t miss ECO Impact 2022, ECO Canada’s annual learning series...

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ECO Canada's renowned learning series and network event, ECO Impact, takes place on February 2 and 3rd, 2022. This interactive, virtual learning and networking event...
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