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Tag: University of Toronto

U of T Researchers Develop Sponge that Removes Oil from Water

University of Toronto (U of T) researchers have developed a new strategy to remove tiny oil droplets from wastewater with more than 90 per...

Study Examines Why Some Cities Turn Off Pipes at Night

For more than a billion people around the world, running water comes from “intermittent systems” that turn on and off at various times of...

How Green Roofs Can Protect City Streets From Flooding

Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America. And the world is watching Houston, the Caribbean, and...

Look Before You Leak

As the infrastructure deficit exceeds capital and operational budgets, the leaders in charge of Canada’s municipal water and wastewater assets and operations are being...

Good Vibrations

Crumbling asets. Rusting pipes. Leaking watermains. Musings about the state of our civil infrastructure usually come around to this type of talk. It may...

SERA Forms Expert Panel

Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregate (SERA) has formed its expert technical panel, which represents municipal, industry, community and environmental interests, to...

RCCAO Links Energy Costs and Water Maintenance: Report

Ontario consumers are paying $700 million per year for water that never reaches their taps. A new study (PDF) released today by the Residential and...

Orangeville Endorses Xogen Pilot Project for Sewage Treatment Plant

The Council of the Town of Orangeville last night passed a resolution supporting in principle a proposal from Orangeville-based Xogen Technologies Inc. to pilot...

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