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Tag: Saskatoon

City-USask projects target Métis history, clean runoff, green rental housing

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In three new projects, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are aiming to trace and reconcile Métis history in Saskatoon, prevent a toxic compound from...

Saskatoon exploring second water treatment plant to serve future population

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Saskatoon, SK - Since it was established in 1906, Saskatoon’s Water Treatment Plant has been expanded to a treatment capacity of 250 million litres...

Assessing stormwater quality in Saskatoon

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Stormwater is rainfall and snowmelt that runs off land into isolated storm sewers (separated stormwater sewers) or systems that collect a combination of stormwater...

Research examines presence of pharmaceuticals in Saskatoon’s wastewater

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For the first time, research was conducted on the presence of pharmaceuticals in both Saskatoon’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the South Saskatchewan River (SSR). The study was led by University of Saskatchewan’s (USask)...

Water Main Projects Top List of Major Construction in Saskatoon in...

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Substantial improvements have been made to Saskatoon’s road network in recent years, according to the City. Ensuring the infrastructure underneath the roads continues to last for...

Wastewater Data Indicates Imminent Surge in New COVID-19 Cases in Saskatoon

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Data collected by the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) wastewater surveillance team shows that the number of COVID-19 cases in Saskatoon are likely to increase...

COVID-19 Early Warning System Developed for Saskatoon

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An early warning system that samples and tests Saskatoon’s wastewater for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, has been developed by University of Saskatchewan researchers,...

USask Partners with Saskatoon to Study Stormwater

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Stormwater goes into Saskatoon’s rivers untreated, so garbage introduced into the storm drain system means more pollution in the local river systems. Even more...

Research Junction to Target Urban Issues in Saskatoon

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The new Research Junction collaboration between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan has received funding for research projects that will examine...

Saskatoon Invests $11.3M on Water and Sewer Rehabilitation

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The City of Saskatoon is investing $11.3 million in water and sewer rehabilitation in order to inspect and maintain manholes and aging systems. During...

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