Feature | December 03, 2018

Water Recycling in the Food Industry, Cutting Costs and Reducing Impacts

A successful business has management and staff that constantly look for ways to make money and ways to save money. When it comes to managing wastewater generated by a business,…

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Jun. 11, 2018
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One Pipe, Many Problems

Have you ever noticed a slight odour of sewage in the air after a heavy rainfall?  Some of you will be bewildered by this question, but for those of you…
May. 25, 2018
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From Risk to Resilience

Ask your average Canadian about the notion of water risk and they’re likely to say, “not here in Canada!” Yet water risk is a multifaceted issue, not restricted to one…
May. 17, 2018
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New Brunswick: Doing Everything Right and Still Getting Walloped by Climate Change

Over the past four years, the Government of New Brunswick has launched a number of major climate change focused initiatives, including a discussion guide on Building a Stronger New Brunswick…
May. 04, 2018
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Positioning for Peace

Canada has a rich history as a peacekeeping nation and a commitment to continue this legacy. However, there is a growing recognition that the nature of peacekeeping has changed, requiring…
Apr. 20, 2018
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Five Lessons Cities Can Learn From Cape Town

Postponing Day Zero in Cape Town for 2018 comes as no surprise. There was no sense to it once the day had been pushed into the winter rainfall period. It also…
Apr. 17, 2018
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Evaluating Digital Risk in a World of Cyber Threats

As threats to public infrastructure from cyber attacks are on the rise from coordinated—sometimes state-backed—actors, public utilities are being forced to seek new risk management frameworks. But there are challenges…
Apr. 10, 2018
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Stratford, Ont. Harnesses its Wastewater Resource Potential

Sometimes too much of a bad thing can actually be a good thing—an air-cleaning, job-creating, waste-reducing, money-making good thing. Stratford, Ont., a city of about 32,000, which is best known…
May. 17, 2018
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New Brunswick: Doing Everything Right and Still Getting Walloped by Climate Change

Over the past four years, the Government of New Brunswick has launched a number of major climate change focused initiatives, including a discussion guide on Building a Stronger New Brunswick…
May. 04, 2018
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Positioning for Peace

Canada has a rich history as a peacekeeping nation and a commitment to continue this legacy. However, there is a growing recognition that the nature of peacekeeping has changed, requiring…
Apr. 20, 2018
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Five Lessons Cities Can Learn From Cape Town

Postponing Day Zero in Cape Town for 2018 comes as no surprise. There was no sense to it once the day had been pushed into the winter rainfall period. It also…
Apr. 17, 2018
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Evaluating Digital Risk in a World of Cyber Threats

As threats to public infrastructure from cyber attacks are on the rise from coordinated—sometimes state-backed—actors, public utilities are being forced to seek new risk management frameworks. But there are challenges…
Apr. 10, 2018
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Stratford, Ont. Harnesses its Wastewater Resource Potential

Sometimes too much of a bad thing can actually be a good thing—an air-cleaning, job-creating, waste-reducing, money-making good thing. Stratford, Ont., a city of about 32,000, which is best known…

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Artificial Intelligence—Set to Transform the Water Industry

Big data, internet of things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are rapidly making their way into the water industry. A plethora of organizations in the water sector are pushing the envelope and taking us into the digital water future. Coupled with the right business models, these technologies are bringing new capabilities for managing water systems that will have an unprecedented impact in reducing costs, optimizing capital investments, and increasing revenue…
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Exercising the Human Right to Water and Sanitation

When the human right to life-sustaining drinking water and healthy sanitation is violated, anyone can call their governments to account. Those whose rights were violated also have the option of filing a claim in court. At least four legal frameworks protect the human right to water and sanitation. This protection is expressly found in, or derived from, other rights articulated in international instruments such as the 1976 International Covenant on…
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Ontario’s Trend Towards Stormwater Fees

In January 2016, the City of Mississauga became the largest municipality in Canada to charge customers with a stormwater fee. This funding is earmarked for the municipal stormwater conveyance, quality, and flow control services, including the building of reserves for future infrastructure. This municipality is not the first one to have a stormwater fee. There are eight additional municipalities in Ontario that have established a stormwater rate: Aurora, Kitchener, London,…
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