Tag: infrastructure

Gas Tax Funding Speeds Up and Doubles

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John Baird, Canada's Transport and Infrastructure Minister, announced today a shot in the arm for municipal infrastructure. Ongoing federal gas tax transfers to the...

N.B. Investing $1.5M in Wetlands

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The New Brunswick government will contribute $1.5 million to a new fund dedicated to maintaining the province's wetlands, Premier Shawn Graham announced yesterday. The Wetlands...

Waterworld!

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Flooding in the GTA leads to overflows at the banks of the Humber River as snow melts and warnings from the Toronto and Region...

Water is Underpriced: Report

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The current state of municipal water pricing in Canada is significantly flawed, with costs that include underfunded water agencies, aging infrastructure, excessive consumption and...

HELP Clean Water Gets Green Light

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The federal review for HELP Clean Water (Huron Elgin London Project) is now complete, giving the green light to start construction. John Baird, Transport...

Tetra Tech Acquires Wardrop

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Tetra Tech, Inc. has acquired Wardrop Engineering, Inc., a Canadian firm that specializes in resource management, energy and infrastructure design. Wardrop has about 1,200...

Sewer Rehabilitation Continues in Hamilton: US$6M

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Insituform Technologies, Inc. today announced that it was awarded an additional US$6.0 million in sewer pipe rehabilitation work for the City of Hamilton, Ont....

La Scie Receives MCW Funding

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The Town of La Scie, Newfoundland has received $314,000 through the 2008-09 Municipal Capital Works (MCW) program to remove creosote timber from the water...

US Water Infrastructure Spending Falls: Report

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America's water and wastewater sector looks set to decline further in 2009, as capital expenditure on crucial infrastructure projects is cut back by 12.9...

Toronto Boosts Water Rates

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The City of Toronto might boost water rates by nine per cent on January 1, the fourth straight year of nine per cent-plus fee...

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