Sunday, October 25, 2020

Tag: Pandemic

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...

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...

Impact of COVID-19 on Water Technology Companies

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Water technology companies have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which doesn’t come as a surprise. But how exactly have they been impacted? To find...

Wastewater Test Could Provide Early Warning of COVID-19

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A new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus is being developed by researchers from Cranfield University and...

Minimizing the Impacts of a Pandemic on Water Service Delivery

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Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water to communities across Canada, even as states of emergency are being declared due to the...

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