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Cumberland, B.C. to Undertake New Wastewater Lagoon

Announced today, the Canadian government and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), will support a new wastewater lagoon in the Village of Cumberland, British...

AB Flood Mapping, Stormwater, and Alert System Projects Receive Funding

More than two dozen Albertan communities are getting new and replacement flood mapping to support emergency response and long-term planning in the province. The federal...

Canada & FCM Announce 109 New Projects to be Funded

The federal government and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced 109 new initiatives to be funded through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF),...

Green Municipal Fund Supports Stormwater Project in Alberta

Today, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Vicki-May Hamm, FCM President announced more than $5.7 million for green infrastructure in the Town...

Researchers Find Dramatic Increase in Stormwater Runoff

Columbia Engineering researchers have demonstrated that stormwater runoff extremes have been dramatically increasing in response to climate change and other anthropogenic changes to the...

Imbrium Systems Introduces LittaTrap to Prevent Plastic from Entering Waterways

New Zealand-based Enviropod®, in conjunction with Canada’s Imbrium® Systems, recently introduced the Enviropod® LittaTrap™ to address plastic pollution and other trash in Canadian waterways. LittaTrap is a low-cost...

Blackfalds, AB, Stormwater Plan Approved by Downstream Neighbour

The Town of Blackfalds has received support for its Blackfalds Northwest Area Master Stormwater Management Plan from a key, downstream stakeholder—the City of Lacbome,...

Machine Learning Application for Groundwater and Stormwater Launches

Vancouver-based Carl Data Solutions Inc. has announced the official launch of a new application for the wastewater management industry. Infinitii I&I uses machine learning to provide...

Environmental Commissioner Says New Climate Law Too Weak

Yesterday, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, released a report on climate action in Ontario, which provides evidence of the impacts a warming...

Model Decisions: Cost-Based & Value-Based Stormwater Infrastructure

Stormwater drainage systems are our first line of defence against pluvial flooding. In recent years, many Canadian studies have pointed to the abysmal state...

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