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Yesterday, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced funding to upgrade the Town of Lampman’s wastewater treatment infrastructure. The federal and provincial governments are each contributing more than $1.6 million to this project through the New Building Canada Fund’s Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component—National and Regional Projects. The project has a total…

November 10, 2017 @ 10:02am

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) met this week in Charlottetown, P.E.I. to consult and coordinate on what the Association calls a complicated job and a sacred public trust. The ACWWA meeting brought together 300 water experts from across the region. P.E.I. has maintained its commitment to water…

October 19, 2017 @ 9:02am

Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, joined Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), to announce $20.8 million in Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grants and loans in support of seven initiatives across Atlantic Canada, including for a sludge dewatering technology. One…

October 17, 2017 @ 12:37pm

Investment in Millertown, Newfoundland and Labrador will go towards development of its water systems. Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour and MHA for Grand-Falls – Buchans, to announce over $263,000 in provincial funding for municipal infrastructure projects…

October 05, 2017 @ 10:48am

Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, the Vancouver, B.C. water cleantech firm that specializes in nutrient management solutions will be awarded a Project Excellence Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The world's largest nutrient recovery facility improves the water quality of the Chicago Area Waterway System, while reducing downstream phosphorus discharges…

October 03, 2017 @ 11:26am

London, Ontario’s Trojan Technologies has had their Marinex technology selected by the Dutch company Damen Green Solutions to outfit an Australian research vessel. Damen Green has designed a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation Antarctic Supply and Research Vessel (ASRV). The company called this a…

September 21, 2017 @ 12:08pm

Ottawa continues to produce and deliver some of the highest quality and safest drinking water in the world, according to a report received by the Environment and Climate Protection Committee. For the fifth year in a row, the Ottawa’s drinking water systems were rated as 100 per cent in conformance with the…

September 21, 2017 @ 9:37am

Representatives gathered yesterday to celebrate the official opening of the newly-constructed Owen Sound Wastewater Treatment Plant in Ontario. The plant upgrades, which have been underway since August of 2014, represent the single largest project undertaken in the city’s history with a construction value in excess of $48 million. “I am…

September 20, 2017 @ 10:21am

Chiefs in Atlantic Canada are expressing frustration and concern over Canada’s lack of action to address hazardous water quality in Potlotek First Nation. It’s been one year since residents of the Cape Breton Indigenous community raised serious concerns about the quality of their drinking water, and this week, the community…

September 15, 2017 @ 11:49am

According to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), master implementation plans for 228 prefectural cities concerning water pollution control will be added to the national project pool, which include more than 3,300 projects amounting to a total investment of around 300 billion yuan—56 billion CAD. The MEP and the Ministry…

August 25, 2017 @ 12:03pm

In May, the City of Nanaimo's Engineering and Public Works Department completed the annual water main flushing program. This year,  Nanaimo’s new water treatment facility allowed the program to come in under budget, making for both financial and water use efficiency. Water main flushing is performed each year to keep…

July 04, 2017 @ 10:07am

H2O Innovation Inc. has announced that it was awarded two new wastewater projects in the United States. These new contracts bring their project sales backlog to $58.9 M. The Corporation's first contract consists of a wastewater treatment system using the Bio-Wheel™ proprietary technology, an integrated fixed-film activated sludge process. The…

June 13, 2017 @ 10:14am

A Vancouver entrepreneur has commercialized a new approach for treating dairy farm manure and sewage sludge and will be recognized with an award from Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit organization that partners companies, government and academia to promote Canadian research and training. The microwave enhanced advanced oxidation process (MW-AOP) has earned…

June 08, 2017 @ 10:13am

BI Pure Water, Inc. has been approved for a National Research Council Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) grant to pilot its low-cost remediation solution for refractory organic contaminants. BI Pure Water’s in-house master chemist Ian Wylie has been personally working on the chemical problem for a decade and he…

June 06, 2017 @ 10:45am

London, Ontario, will make a major investment in stormwater and wastewater infrastructure to help basements stay dry and reduce the amount of effluent entering the Thames River. The Government of Canada announced more than $18 million and the Government of Ontario announced more than $9 million for investment in London…

May 25, 2017 @ 10:25am

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced a $6.4-million expansion of the Balgonie wastewater system. "The investments in infrastructure we are making will benefit Canadians for years to come: creating economic growth and middle-class jobs now, while laying the foundation for durable growth in the future. This project will…

May 24, 2017 @ 10:02am

In a report to the Town of Erin, Ontario, Gary Scott of Ainley Group, Consulting Engineers and Planners, has found that an subsurface wastewater disposal system for the communities of Erin and Hillsburgh would not be expedient. Were the project brought to fruition, it would be the largest subsurface disposal…

May 17, 2017 @ 11:34am

Researchers at MIT have developed a method to selectively remove micropollutants from water. Published in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, the research details how an electrochemical process can select and remove organic contaminants, such as pesticides, chemical waste, and pharmaceuticals. Ion-selective electrochemical systems, which permit the capture of targeted…

May 16, 2017 @ 12:58pm

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced $4.4 million in joint funding for two water projects in the Magdalen Islands. Announced by the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, and Germain Chevarie, Member for Îles-de-la-Madeleine, this financial support under the Clean…

May 09, 2017 @ 10:44am

On March 2nd, the binational Great Lakes Commission (GLC) called for U.S. and Canadian leadership to rebuild and modernize aging water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region. Detailed recommendations to both governments argue for investments in infrastructure that continue to provide safe drinking water to more than 48 million people,…

March 03, 2017 @ 7:38am

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has released its recommendations for the federal government’s 2017 budget, which includes an emphasis on continued investment in water resource management. In the report titled, “Seizing the Moment” FCM emphasized the importance of the federal government financially supporting municipal level climate action and bolstering…

January 17, 2017 @ 9:30am

Utilities Kingston has announced a four-year, $88-million expansion and upgrade of the Cataraqui Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant to increase plant capacity, improve the quality of treated wastewater it discharges, and upgrade equipment. “By ensuring the reliability of wastewater services and helping to protect Lake Ontario, this project will benefit the community today…

November 04, 2016 @ 8:54am

The citizens of Pickering and Ajax are bolstering efforts to have the Province of Ontario and the Regions of Durham and York eliminate algae-inducing output from the Duffin Creek sewage treatment plant. Treated sewage, which flows into Lake Ontario, contains large amounts of phosphorous, creating an ideal environment for the…

May 30, 2014 @ 12:43pm

Costs for the innovative Sechelt Water Resource Centre in Sechelt, British Columbia will be covered by the federal Gas Tax Fund and the Communities Component of the Building Canada Fund, which will contribute $8 million and $3.2 million respectively. The provincial and federal governments have also committed $1.6 million each to the…

May 26, 2014 @ 7:11am

Guelph, Ontario-based ENPAR Technologies Inc. has entered into an MOU with InTechnology Chile Ltda to develop markets in Chile and other Latin-American countries for ENPAR's water treatment technologies. Based in Santiago, Chile, InTechnology has been involved with the design, development and installation of a combined total of 70 municipal and…

January 21, 2011 @ 3:00pm

Ottawa-based Clearford Industries Inc. has made agreements with two municipal governments representing towns near Cali, Colombia to design and supply wastewater collection and treatment systems. This agreement is for the residential areas of San Pedro and Cerrito, Valle de Cauca, which have a total population of more than 25,000 people…

September 29, 2010 @ 2:11pm

The POLIS Water Sustainability Project has released a new research report that looks at the link between water and energy use.  The report, entitled Ontario’s Water-Energy Nexus: Will We Find Ourselves in Hot Water…or Tap into Opportunity?, details Canada’s first estimate of the energy required for providing water-related services. The…

April 29, 2010 @ 12:11pm

The end of January saw a funding announcement of nearly $45.8 million from the federal, provincial and municipal governments for 15 new infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan. Federal funding represents over $19.8 million under the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund, part of the Economic Action Plan. "Like many municipalities across Canada, Regina's infrastructure…

February 02, 2010 @ 7:58am

[caption id="attachment_3780" align="alignleft" width="256" caption="Dozens of ducks, swans and other waterfowl have returned to the site of a former wastewater lagoon after McCain Foods (Canada) built a new, advanced wastewater treatment facility at its Carberry plant. (CNW Group/McCain Foods (Canada))"][/caption] A McCain Foods (Canada) plant in Carberry, Manitoba has revitalized…

October 23, 2009 @ 2:05pm

CANTEST Ltd., an analytical and testing laboratory, has won a three-year contract with Manitoba Water Stewardship to provide microbiological testing of drinking water from all drinking water treatment plants in Manitoba. The testing will help Manitoba Water Stewardship, a department of the Government of Manitoba, monitor and improve drinking water…

August 20, 2009 @ 8:43am

GLV Inc. has acquired the municipal and industrial wastewater sludge treatment technology developed by Elcotech Technologies, a young company based in Boucherville, Quebec. Conventional mechanical dewatering technologies can only extract the free water (i.e., the water not adsorbed by biosolids), with the result that the water content of the residual…

April 14, 2009 @ 12:56pm

B.C.'s Capital Regional District (CRD) will receive federal and provincial financial support to plan wastewater treatment for its core area municipalities. The Governments of Canada and British Columbia will each contribute up to $3.33 million to eligible costs of a wastewater treatment study. The CRD will contribute the remaining third,…

April 13, 2009 @ 7:53am

Guelph City Council has approved new rates for pumping and treating Guelph's water and wastewater. Effective March 1, 2009, the new water rate will be $0.97 and the wastewater rate will be $1.05. The rate increase means that an average home consuming 250 cubic metres per year will pay roughly…

December 05, 2008 @ 8:14am

Recent upgrades to the cogeneration facility at the City of Guelph Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) will allow the city to save money by producing energy on-site. Guelph's cogeneration facility includes two reciprocating cogeneration engines and generators that use the methane gas collected as part of the wastewater treatment process to…

December 04, 2008 @ 2:02pm

Premier Tech has announced that it will partner with Croisières AML in a project for treating wastewater from ships. In May 2007, the federal government issued new Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and for Dangerous Chemicals. Under these regulations, ships must now comply with much stricter discharge…

November 05, 2008 @ 11:17am

On Tuesday, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen's council has awarded the contract to build the municipality's new wastewater treatment plant to Brighton-based Peak Engineering and Construction, reports The Community Press. Havelock's new wastewater treatment plant, expected to cost $7.7 million, will be capable of treating 1,200 cubic metres of waste per day - sufficient…

October 10, 2008 @ 8:28am

H2O Innovation has signed five new contracts, totaling $1.9 million. The municipality of St-Adolphe-d'Howard, Quebec, has signed on for a packaged nanofiltration treatment system including all pre-treatments. This plant will be using H2O's technology: NanH2Ofiltration. The company was awarded two other contracts for the design and manufacture of containerized treatment…

August 27, 2008 @ 10:41am