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 CanadaNov. 10, 2017
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Lampman, Sask. to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure

Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced funding to upgrade the Town of Lampman’s wastewater treatment infrastructure. The federal and provincial governments are each contributing more than $1.6 million…
News, OntarioNov. 09, 2017
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UV PURE Shows 6.4 per cent Q3 Growth in 2017 Over 2016

Clearford Water Systems Inc. today released results for its third quarter (Q3) and nine month (YTD) periods ended September 30th, 2017. Its subsidiary UV Pure, showed strong Q3 growth in 2017.…
News, OntarioNov. 09, 2017
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BluMetric Adds $2 Million to Existing Contracts for Water Infrastructure

BluMetric Environmental Inc. has announced that an Ontario mining client has issued change orders to two of BluMetric's existing contracts for water infrastructure to a combined increase of more than $2 million. The…
News, Western CanadaNov. 09, 2017
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Surrey, B.C. Receives Funding for Coastal Flooding Adaptation Programs

The City of Surrey, British Columbia has received $624,200 for new climate change resilience projects, including coastal flooding adaptation programs to help it become more resilient in a changing climate.…
News, OntarioNov. 09, 2017
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Thunder Bay Joins Climate and Asset Management Network

The City of Thunder Bay, Ontario has been accepted into the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) new Climate and Asset Management Network, which is available through the Municipalities for Climate…
NationalNov. 08, 2017
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Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private, rural groundwater wells in the…
Western CanadaNov. 08, 2017
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Chevron Develops Shale Plays in Alberta

Chevron Canada, a subsidiary of global giant Chevron Corp, has announced that it will begin to develop its first ever Canadian shale play development in the East Kaybob region of central Alberta's…
News, OntarioNov. 09, 2017
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BluMetric Adds $2 Million to Existing Contracts for Water Infrastructure

BluMetric Environmental Inc. has announced that an Ontario mining client has issued change orders to two of BluMetric's existing contracts for water infrastructure to a combined increase of more than $2 million. The…
News, Western CanadaNov. 09, 2017
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Surrey, B.C. Receives Funding for Coastal Flooding Adaptation Programs

The City of Surrey, British Columbia has received $624,200 for new climate change resilience projects, including coastal flooding adaptation programs to help it become more resilient in a changing climate.…
News, OntarioNov. 09, 2017
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Thunder Bay Joins Climate and Asset Management Network

The City of Thunder Bay, Ontario has been accepted into the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) new Climate and Asset Management Network, which is available through the Municipalities for Climate…
NationalNov. 08, 2017
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Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private, rural groundwater wells in the…
Western CanadaNov. 08, 2017
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Chevron Develops Shale Plays in Alberta

Chevron Canada, a subsidiary of global giant Chevron Corp, has announced that it will begin to develop its first ever Canadian shale play development in the East Kaybob region of central Alberta's…

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Canada-U.S. Partnership to Accelerate Water Technologies Innovation

As neighbours do, two leading water innovation organizations have begun a new partnership to support the uptake of promising new water technologies. Today at the World Water-Tech North America Summit in Toronto, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) announced a new partnership with the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) through the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) program. This new partnership formally acknowledges the natural synergies between the two…
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Survey of Drinking Water Plants Shows Population & Tech Growth

Statistics Canada has released data from the 2015 Survey of Drinking Water Plants, which shows growth in the population supplied, a slight decrease in per capita per person consumption, and growth in some treatment technologies, among other things. In 2015, Canadian drinking water treatment plants produced 5, 020 million cubic metres of potable water. The data reflects communities of 300 or more that received treated water, and according to the…
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Atlantic First Nations Aim For New Water Authority

A report commissioned by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, conducted by Halifax Water, recommends the formation of a new Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA), owned directly by First Nations communities. The new authority would have the potential to transform water and wastewater service delivery for First Nation communities in Atlantic Canada. The report was developed through outreach activities and direct feedback from First Nation Chiefs, Elders, and system…
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