Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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Vaughan, Ont. Cancels 2020 Water and Wastewater Rate Increases

Vaughan City Council has voted to cancel its planned 2020 water and wastewater rate increases. “The City of Vaughan is committed to protecting the health...

Durham Region Reminds Residents to Think Before They Flush

The Region of Durham's Works Department is urging residents to only flush the three Ps—poo, pee, and toilet paper. “We are noticing an increase in...

Manitoba Releases Second Spring Thaw Outlook for 2020

The Manitoba government is continuing to monitor the Red River Valley in anticipation of potential high-water situations, said Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler when he...

Brandon, Manitoba Activates Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Water Treatment Facility

The Brandon Emergency Response Control Group has made a decision to activate its pandemic preparedness plan at its municipal water treatment facility. According to the...

Manitoba Announces Major Investments in Spring Flood Protection

The Manitoba government will be investing nearly $8 million to help more than 80 municipalities enhance spring flood preparations and protection.“Manitobans always rally together...

A Moment to Give Thanks

It has been a difficult few weeks. Some have lost their job, some have watched loved ones fight a disease that they can’t understand,...

Municipal Leaders Urge Residents to Think About What They Flush

Canadian municipal leaders and wastewater professionals are urging everyone to NOT flush anything but the 3P's—pee, poop, and paper (toilet paper). There is never a...

Flushable Wipes Shouldn’t be Flushed Down the Toilet: RDOS

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is asking the public to not flush 'flushable' wipes down the toilet. Recently, the public’s rapid response to COVID-19...

Spruce Grove, Alta. Proposes Utility Fee to Fund Stormwater Management

The City of Spruce Grove, based in Alberta, is proposing a utility fee to fund the management of its stormwater infrastructure. This will help...

Durham Region Approves Project to Upgrade Pollution Control Plant

A project to upgrade the Newcastle Water Pollution Control Plant in Durham Region has been approved by Regional Council. By increasing the capacity of the...

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