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New Tool Tracks Presence of COVID-19 in Metro Vancouver’s Wastewater

​Metro Vancouver has launched an online tool that allows residents to track the viral load of COVID-19 detected in untreated wastewater at each of the region's...

Barrie, Ontario Joins Provincial COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance Initiative

The City of Barrie has joined Ontario’s province-wide wastewater surveillance initiative for COVID-19 monitoring in municipal wastewater. Starting this week, the City will be providing...

Top Five Wastewater Stories of 2020

1. Wastewater Test Could Provide Early Warning of COVID-19 A new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus is...

Green Municipal Fund Invests in McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

The McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant is receiving more than $23 million through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF). The GMF is funded by the...

Tweed, Ontario Receives Funding to Upgrade Lagoon System

The Municipality of Tweed in Ontario is receiving federal and provincial funding to upgrade its lagoon system. “Investments in essential public infrastructure are vital to...

Municipal Co-digestion—How a Provincial-Scale Initiative is Helping Reduce GHG Emissions

It’s no secret that wastewater treatment plants consume a significant amount of energy and that they contribute significantly to the total amount of greenhouse...

Carleton Researcher Monitors Wastewater on Campus for Traces of COVID-19 Virus

Carleton University is taking extra measures to ensure the safety of staff and students. Since September 2020, Banu Örmeci has added to these efforts by testing the campus’ wastewater...

Greenwood Trunk Project will Increase Sewer Capacity in East Courtenay

Construction is underway on the City of Courtenay Greenwood Trunk Sanitary Sewer Project to increase capacity in the sewer system in East Courtenay, British...

Wastewater Treatment Pilot Project Being Constructed near Montreal

BioLargo, Inc. announced that its first municipal wastewater treatment demonstration pilot of its AOS and AEC water treatment technologies will take place at a...

City of Swift Current, Sask. Denied ICIP Funding for Wastewater Project

The City of Swift Current received an update that its funding application for the proposed Wastewater Collection and Expansion Upgrades Project was unsuccessful. The application for...

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