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Tag: Manitoba

Richard Florizone Appointed President and CEO of IISD

Richard Florizone has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a research organization dedicated...

Manitoba Announces Watershed District Act

Manitoba has announced the Watershed District Act and registered two new regulations that will formalize a watershed-based approach in the province. "Our government recognizes the...

Winnipeg Releases Results from Lead Water Quality Testing Program

The City of Winnipeg has released results from its 2019 lead water quality testing program. The testing program was launched in August, following the...

Manitoba Releases Fall 2019 Red River Floodway Operation Report

Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced that the Government of Manitoba has released its Fall 2019 report on the Red River floodway operation. “The unprecedented late-year...

Manitoba Denies Winnipeg’s Request for Extension to Bring Treatment Plant into...

The Government of Manitoba has denied the City of Winnipeg’s request for more time to submit an interim Environment Act licence compliance plan for...

Impacts of Severe Weather Event Diminishing in Manitoba

Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the impacts of the severe weather event in mid-October are diminishing. However, flood warnings and high water advisories...

Manitoba Seeks Feedback on Watershed Management Regulations

The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on two draft regulations to support a true approach to watershed management in the province. “Our government is...

City of Brandon, M.B. to Start Water Treatment Facility Upgrades in...

The first phase of a multi-year upgrade of the municipal water treatment facility in the City of Brandon is poised to begin in October...

Two Storms Cause over $130 Million in Insured Damage

Two severe storms caused over $130 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The amount of insured damage is...

Winnipeg Offers Free Water Quality Testing for Residents with Lead Pipes

The City of Winnipeg is offering free water quality testing for residents who may have lead water pipes. Lead is a common, natural metal found...

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