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Tag: British Columbia

B.C. Provides Funding for Flood Victims

Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available for eligible British Columbians in the following regions who may have been impacted by overland flooding from...

Capital Regional District Board Approves Limited Use of Biosolids

The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved a motion to allow a portion of biosolids produced at the Residuals Treatment Facility to be...

Okanagan Faces an Increase in Precipitation: Climate Projections Report

The Okanagan region in British Columbia (B.C.) is expected to face an increase in precipitation across all seasons except summer, according to a new...

B.C. Government Partners with Cowichan Tribes to Support Koksilah Watershed

A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for...

District of Kent, B.C. Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding

A state of local emergency was declared by Mayor Sylvia Pranger for the District of Kent on February 1, 2020. Heavy precipitation in the area...

Aquatic Informatics Receives Financing from CIBC Innovation Banking

CIBC Innovation Banking announced that it is providing $8 million debt financing to Aquatic Informatics. The capital will be used by the company to...

Courtenay, B.C. Launches Alternative Approval Process for Sanitary Sewer Project

An Alternative Approval Process (AAP) has been launched in Courtenay, B.C. to measure public support for funding the Greenwood Trunk Sanitary Sewer. The project is...

CRD Awards Contract to Construct Trent Forcemain

The Capital Regional District (CRD) has awarded a $6.8-million contract to Jacob Bros Construction to construct the Trent Forcemain. Jacob Bros Construction was selected by...

New Treatment Plant Provides Safe Drinking Water in Parksville, B.C.

A new water treatment plant will provide safe drinking water to residents in Parksville and Nanoose, British Columbia. “I’m pleased that Canada’s historic infrastructure investments...

B.C. Updates Rules for Water Use in Mineral Exploration and Mining

Updated rules for water use in mineral exploration and small-scale placer mining operations are now in place in British Columbia (B.C.). The updated provisions, under...

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