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Celebrating the Winners of the 2019 Water’s Next Awards

  The 2019 Canadian Water Summit played host to the Water’s Next Awards Gala, celebrating the people, projects, and technology that are making substantial contributions...

Stormwater System in Kitchener Receives $49.9 Million in Funding

The City of Kitchener has received $49.9 Million in funding from the Government of Canada for a stormwater management system that will help protect...

Kitchener’s Advancement in Integrated Stormwater Management

Degraded water quality, increased stream temperatures, and erosion along watercourses – these are just some of the impacts that urbanization has on the environment,...

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

Government of Ontario to Convene Great Lakes Guardians’ Council

On April 23, the Government of Ontario will convene the Great Lakes Guardians' Council, in memory of Josephine Mandamin, to discuss emerging issues around...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Edmonton

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for several flood mitigation projects in Edmonton. This includes building new dry ponds in...

UBC Study Compares LID Implementation Across Canada

In a recent study, researchers at UBC Okanagan’s Life Cycle Management Laboratory compared how different jurisdictions are handling LID implementation. The researchers found that...

Communities Come Together to Tackle Urban Flooding

It doesn’t take much convincing to believe that flooding is a big problem in Canadian communities. The insurance industry has been sounding the alarm...

Government of Canada Invests in Water Systems in Southern Ontario

Gagan Sikand, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Streetsville, announced more than $1.3 million to support six climate change projects in Southern Ontario on behalf of...

Rivière du Loup, Quebec Upgrades Stormwater Infrastructure

The City of Rivière du Loup, Quebec will receive funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to improve stormwater management. A part of $1.5...

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