Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tag: Pandemic

Durham Region Partners with Ontario Tech to Detect Second Wave of...

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Researchers with Ontario Tech University are working with Durham Region and other key partners to detect an anticipated second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Ontario...

WEF Names Dr. Andrew Sanderson as Chief Medical Officer

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To ensure protection of the health and safety of wastewater workers during the coronavirus pandemic and into the future, Dr. Andrew Sanderson has been...

Commentary: How Investing in Green Infrastructure can Jump-Start the Post-Coronavirus Economy

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COVID-19 has turned the world on its head. Many socio-economic benefits Canadians took for granted are now under threat, and the economic, infrastructure, and...

Physical Distancing While Working at Water and Wastewater Utilities

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As the government lifts months-long quarantine restrictions, millions of Canadians are returning to their workplaces and offices, and beginning to establish some sort of...

Municipalities Identify Key Requirements for Safe Economic Restart Funds

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As federal, provincial, and territorial governments negotiate “safe economic restart” funding agreements, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) outlined four bottom-line requirements to ensure...

Halifax Water Recommends No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has many Halifax Water customers concerned about the future and their ability to pay bills. To help support customers in these...

Tracking Cancelled and Postponed Industry Events

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Water Canada’s team is tracking industry events across the country that are being cancelled, postponed, or moved online as a result of the COVID-19...

Sewage Poses Potential COVID-19 Transmission Risk: Researchers

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Environmental biologists at the University of Stirling have warned that the potential spread of COVID-19 via sewage “must not be neglected” in the battle...

CWWA Provides Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown

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Many buildings—such as offices, schools, and restaurants—across Canada have been closed for a prolonged period of time in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As...

FCM Seeks Emergency Funding for Municipalities

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is calling for emergency funding to support municipalities through the COVID-19 pandemic. "From turning arenas into safe shelters to...

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