Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: stormwater

Saskatoon and USask study rubber tire-derived chemicals in stormwater

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The City of Saskatoon and University of Saskatchewan (USask) recently collaborated on a study to see if chemicals that leach from rubber tires are...

Budget 2021: A Healthy Environment for a Healthy Economy

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Chrystia Freeland, deputy prime minister and minister of finance, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience, on April 19, 2021. “This budget...

Award-Winning Water Steward—City of Vancouver’s Melina Scholefield

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Melina Scholefield brings her passion for green infrastructure to her role as the manager of green infrastructure implementation at the City of Vancouver.   “Melina...

Top Five Stormwater Stories of 2020

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1. 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...

What Will Updated Guidelines Need to Consider for the Future of...

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Stormwater management in Ontario has come a long way since the flood control efforts of the early 1970s. At that time, communities were concerned...

A Few More STEPs—Understanding the Economics of Low Impact Development

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Municipalities across Canada face a familiar list of stormwater management challenges: aging and inadequate stormwater infrastructure, the threat of increasing flood damages, climate change,...

Curve Lake First Nation to Receive Funding for Green Infrastructure

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Curve Lake First Nation will be receiving federal and provincial funding to support the improvement of drainage along Mississauga Road. This will help to...

Setting a New Management Standard for Stormwater Systems

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Stormwater systems are a critical component of community infrastructure, but managing them is not always a straight forward exercise. In 2020, the CSA Group...

City of Regina Invests in Drainage Project

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The City of Regina is investing $15 million in the North Central Drainage Project. The project will replace and upgrade the storm sewer system to...

Water Sector Needs in a Post-COVID-19 World

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The Canadian water sector has proven to be one of the most resilient essential services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Water utilities,...

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