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Tag: stormwater

Vaughan, Ont. Cancels 2020 Water and Wastewater Rate Increases

Vaughan City Council has voted to cancel its planned 2020 water and wastewater rate increases. “The City of Vaughan is committed to protecting the health...

All About That Dace

Stormwater management strategy helps the Region of Peel treat polluted runoff and protect a local redside dace population. Understanding how an infrastructure project affects a...

Spruce Grove, Alta. Proposes Utility Fee to Fund Stormwater Management

The City of Spruce Grove, based in Alberta, is proposing a utility fee to fund the management of its stormwater infrastructure. This will help...

Natural Assets Help Communities Better Manage Flood Risk: Report

The latest research from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) found that natural assets like wetlands, forests, and ponds help communities in Canada better...

USask Partners with Saskatoon to Study Stormwater

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...

Extreme Weather Can Tax Urban Drainage Systems to the Max: Study

Existing design methods for urban drainage systems are not going far enough to withstand possible catastrophic storms, or even unpredictable failures during a moderate...

Waterloo, Ontario Completes Stormwater Management Master Plan

Waterloo, Ontario’s council endorsed a stormwater management master plan environmental assessment on December 16, 2019. Council also directed staff to file the notice of completion...

Top Five Stormwater Stories of 2019

The following five news stories were the most read in the stormwater category on Water Canada's website in 2019. Vancouver Adopts Rain City Strategy...

Stormwater Management Study Led by CVC Receives FCM Funding

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) received $175,000 from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to determine the most cost-effective stormwater management system for the City of...

Parking the Water

When construction projects involve multi-level underground parking in areas with strained sewer capacity, it can present challenges in cities with aging infrastructure. Antiquated combined...

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