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Courtenay, B.C. Launches Alternative Approval Process for Sanitary Sewer Project

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An Alternative Approval Process (AAP) has been launched in Courtenay, B.C. to measure public support for funding the Greenwood Trunk Sanitary Sewer. The project is...

New Report Compiles Methods to Reduce Risk of I/I in New...

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A new report compiles methods that can be applied when sewers are first constructed to limit the risk of leakage. Every year across Canada, billions...

New Interactive Map Shows Locations for Kamloops’ Underground Utilities Infrastructure

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Situations where underground utilities are accidentally damaged, blocked, or covered during construction or yard work can be inconvenient, costly, and even dangerous. To help avoid...

Majority of Canadians Don’t Trust Manufacturers’ Claims About “Flushability” of Wipes

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Friends of the Earth has released the results of its poll on flushable wipes, which found that a majority of Canadians do not believe...

New Test Produces Failing Grade for ‘Flushability’ of Single-Use Wipes

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The first-ever test of single-use wipes against rigorous criteria for flushability produced failing grade for all 101 products. The findings are summarized in a report,...

Metro Vancouver Launches Unflushables Campaign

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Metro Vancouver launched its third annual Unflushables campaign. The campaign reminds residents not to flush wipes and other items like hair, floss, and tampons down...

Sewer Project in British Columbia Receives Community Support

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Sewer service for the Swan Lake Corridor, located in the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO), took a major step forward as the majority...

How Green Roofs Can Protect City Streets From Flooding

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Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America. And the world is watching Houston, the Caribbean, and...

Ice Pigging Pipes Wins in Sewer Maintenance

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Cambridge, Ontario, has won an award for its innovative sewer maintenance practice of ice pigging. Bill Mauro, Minister of Municipal Affairs, and Lynn Dollin, president...

$20M from Feds to PEI for Stormwater Infrastructure

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The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island will invest in local water infrastructure to provide modern services for stormwater and drinking water. These...

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