News | November 16, 2017

Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…

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News, Western CanadaAug. 14, 2017
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Manitoba Engages Indigenous Communities on Outlet Channels

The Manitoba government is engaging in consultations with Indigenous communities on the preferred route of the Lake Manitoba Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels. “Our government has committed to the construction…
National, NewsAug. 14, 2017
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CatIQ Announces Agreement with Aon Impact Forecasting

CatIQ and Aon Impact Forecasting have entered into an agreement whereby Aon Impact Forecasting’s Canadian flood footprints will be made available as a layer on CatIQ’s CatHUB module for the benefit…
News, Western CanadaAug. 14, 2017
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Report Addresses Flood Resilience in Bow River Basin

The Government of Alberta has begun implementing the advice from a report that identifies ways to improve flood resilience in Calgary and better manage water throughout the Bow River basin.…
Atlantic Canada, NewsAug. 10, 2017
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Island Water Tech. Approved to Address Florida Failing Septics

The State of Florida has a major wastewater issue that is being made significantly worse by the presence of thousands of failing septic systems. This onsite wastewater management issue that…
News, Western CanadaAug. 10, 2017
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Electroflocculation System Exceeds Standards by 400 Percent

The town of Unity Saskatchewan is experiencing higher-than-expected results with a first-of-its-kind-in-Canada wastewater treatment system that was installed at the beginning of January 2017. The two systems in Unity were…
International, NewsAug. 09, 2017
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Greenhouse Gas Footprints of Reservoirs Revealed

When hydropower reservoirs trap organic matter, it leads to higher local greenhouse gas emissions. The emissions are not increased; rather, they are displaced. A new tool has been developed to calculate…
International, NewsAug. 09, 2017
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Pure Technologies Secures $10M Contract with DC Water

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has awarded Mississauga-based, Pure Technologies, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pure Technologies U.S. Inc., a contract worth up to US$10 million over five years…
News, Western CanadaAug. 14, 2017
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Report Addresses Flood Resilience in Bow River Basin

The Government of Alberta has begun implementing the advice from a report that identifies ways to improve flood resilience in Calgary and better manage water throughout the Bow River basin.…
Atlantic Canada, NewsAug. 10, 2017
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Island Water Tech. Approved to Address Florida Failing Septics

The State of Florida has a major wastewater issue that is being made significantly worse by the presence of thousands of failing septic systems. This onsite wastewater management issue that…
News, Western CanadaAug. 10, 2017
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Electroflocculation System Exceeds Standards by 400 Percent

The town of Unity Saskatchewan is experiencing higher-than-expected results with a first-of-its-kind-in-Canada wastewater treatment system that was installed at the beginning of January 2017. The two systems in Unity were…
International, NewsAug. 09, 2017
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Greenhouse Gas Footprints of Reservoirs Revealed

When hydropower reservoirs trap organic matter, it leads to higher local greenhouse gas emissions. The emissions are not increased; rather, they are displaced. A new tool has been developed to calculate…
International, NewsAug. 09, 2017
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Pure Technologies Secures $10M Contract with DC Water

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has awarded Mississauga-based, Pure Technologies, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pure Technologies U.S. Inc., a contract worth up to US$10 million over five years…

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Modelling the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in Great Lakes

Already, 2017 has seen increased vigilance from Canadian provinces with respect to aquatic invasive species (AIS). A new study released earlier this month tracked the spread of AIS in two of the Great Lakes to better understand the spread of aquatic invasive species and offer insights into strategies to effectively curtail their further spread. The team, led by Drs. Dmitry Beletsky and Raisa Beletsky, University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources…
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Vancouver Entrepreneur to Receive Mitacs Award for Slurry Treatment

A Vancouver entrepreneur has commercialized a new approach for treating dairy farm manure and sewage sludge and will be recognized with an award from Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit organization that partners companies, government and academia to promote Canadian research and training. The microwave enhanced advanced oxidation process (MW-AOP) has earned Asha Srinivasan the award and $5,000 from Mitacs, a national, which she will accept today in Toronto. Srinivasan is a…
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Pure Technologies Water Division Shows Q3 Growth

Pure Technologies Ltd. has announced its financial performance for the quarter ended September 30th, 2017. The company provided the following third quarter overview and nine-month period (YTD) highlights: Total revenue is up 9 per cent to $30.9 million in Q3 and up 13 per cent to $93.8 million YTD: Water Division performance: Q3 up 1 per cent at $23.3 million reflecting an increase in inspection and consulting revenue by $0.8 million offset by $1.2 million of revenue deferrals in the…
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