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Manitoba dam rehabilitation moves forward

Public Services and Procurement Canada announced the award of a construction contract worth $40M to M.D. Steele Construction Ltd. a Manitoba-based general contractor, for the rehabilitation of...

First Nations Partnership for Ecosystem Repair of Alouette River

In the Alouette watershed in British Columbia, water runs from the mountains and ridge tops into the local ponds, streams, and lakes. The water...

National Disaster Mitigation Program Supports Dam Decommissioning

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) has received $460,000 in federal and provincial grant funding through the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for the...

Community Partnership to Work for Ecosystem Repair of Alouette River

A new Alouette River Ecosystem Partnership (AREP) has been created. The partners aim to build constructive outcomes with BC Hydro and the provincial government,...

Natural and Managed Watersheds Respond Similarly to Climate Change

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University (IU) has found that modifications, such as dams and reservoirs in the United States and...

Sask. Water Security Agency Invests $43.6M in Water Infrastructure

Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) has announced that it plans to invest an all-time record $43.6 million in its water management infrastructure in 2018–19....

Advancing the Science on Dam Renewal and Removal

There are tens of thousands of large hydro dams in North America, built in the 1940s and 50s, that are nearing the end of...

New Brunswick’s Tobique Generating Station Opens Fish Passage

Yesterday, New Brunswick Power announced that a fish passage has been completed at Tobique Generating Station. Improved survival rates of wild Atlantic salmon and other...

$21.2M for Manitoba Water-Control Improvements

Manitoba’s water-control infrastructure network will be enhanced with $21.2 million worth of improvements across Manitoba during the next two years, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister...

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