84 Results for water treatment

Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) in B.C. has received federal and provincial support for its new drinking water treatment plant. Announced by Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Ronna Rae Leonard, Member of Legislative Assembly for Courtenay–Comox, the federal-provincial joint funding will amount to…

November 29, 2018 @ 9:11am

A new water treatment plant has opened in the Rural Municipality of Gimli, Manitoba. The opening was announced by Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton, and Mayor Lynn Greenberg, RM of Gimli. “It’s great to see this project reach completion in Gimli. These vital upgrades…

November 19, 2018 @ 9:57am

Today, the province of Nova Scotia announced support for water and wastewater projects in ten communities through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program. “Access to safe drinking water and wastewater treatment are vital for strong, healthy communities,” said MLA Keith Irving on behalf of Municipal Affairs Minister Chuck Porter. “This funding…

October 15, 2018 @ 11:13am

Chief Wilbert Marshall of Potlotek First Nation and Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, have announced that construction is underway on a new water treatment plant for the community. The new water treatment plant will provide clean, safe drinking water in homes and buildings on reserve and will effectively treat iron and…

October 05, 2018 @ 11:18am

Peter Huck, a civil and environmental engineering professor and industrial research chair in water treatment, was recently awarded more than $3 million to continue his research program at the University of Waterloo. As part of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) program,…

October 05, 2018 @ 9:48am

This week, the governments of Canada, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon have announced investments in water infrastructure for the territories. Federal, provincial, and municipal representatives announced joint funding for the completion of a six-bay water and sewer truck garage in Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories, improvements to the Dawson, Yukon’s water…

September 11, 2018 @ 10:03am

Yesterday, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, visited Kehewin Cree Nation and congratulated Chief Brenda Vanguard and the entire community on the official sod turning for their new water treatment system. “I thank the current Liberal government, for their…

August 28, 2018 @ 8:55am

Engineers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, United States are developing ionic water treatment technology that saves money and energy by selectively removing only hazardous contaminants and ignoring those that are harmless. The platform technology could be used to treat drinking water and wastewater from industrial applications like oil and gas…

August 10, 2018 @ 9:20am

New research from an international team, led by water engineers from the University of Exeter, has provided a method to incorporate ecological processes into water treatment facilities, allowing for a more environmentally friendly design. Published in the journal Science Advances, the technique described in the paper, Evolving wastewater infrastructure paradigm…

August 03, 2018 @ 9:57am

Researchers from the University of Helsinki have managed to accelerate the process of removing radioactive strontium from contaminated water using electrospun sodium titanate fibres. The research takes electrospun ion exchange fibres, which are known to efficient and sustainable materials for separating radionuclides and heavy metals, and determines a methodology to…

July 06, 2018 @ 11:29am

Last week’s reveal of the Québec government’s Water Strategy, has been followed by the announcement of $1.8 billion in Green Infrastructure spending through the federal government’s Investing in Canada program. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Québec City, and André Fortin, Québec's Minister of Transport,…

July 03, 2018 @ 10:42am

Okotoks, Alberta’s town council has approved a recommendation for the town to resume direct control of its water and wastewater utilities. This ends the town’s long-term contract with EPCOR, which has been the service provider for the past 13 years. “Okotoks has changed significantly since the contract was signed with…

May 29, 2018 @ 11:33am

Last week, Ontario municipalities announced federal-provincial investments to support water infrastructure in Thunder Bay, Regional Municipality of Durham, and the township of Red Rock. Both Thunder Bay and Durham received funding through the Canadian Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF), while Red Rock’s funding came from the Investing in Canada fund.…

April 30, 2018 @ 9:58am

The Yukon government has updated its funding program for municipalities to ensure predictable and sustainable funding over the next five years. In part, the revised framework addresses support for regulatory compliance in water services. The Comprehensive Municipal Grant (CMG) was updated following a review by a joint Government of Yukon…

March 29, 2018 @ 9:42am

Ontario's Clearford Water Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Sustainable Water Investments Inc. (SWI), a Vancouver-based investment vehicle. SWI was formed and capitalized by a European bond issuance platform. Through the bond, SWI has agreed to arrange the financing, up to 100 per cent…

February 28, 2018 @ 11:15am

The District of Sechelt’s Water Resource Centre has been certified LEED Gold, in part for the innovative use of a greenhouse to help filter wastewater. Andrew Ambrozy, national business development manager, Maple Reinders, presented the District of Sechelt, by way of the council, with the LEED Gold certificate. “The last…

February 09, 2018 @ 9:57am

The Office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) has released its annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report for 2017, Ontario’s Climate Act: From Plan to Progress, which found that the province is improving in managing GHGs, but that it has progress to make, some of which can be achieved through…

January 31, 2018 @ 12:58pm

The District of Squamish has had to switch its Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) to backup operations after a mechanical failure in a clarifier tank. District Public Works senior staff met with Council yesterday to discuss the need for emergency repairs required. The rotating steel structure in the circular clarifier…

January 24, 2018 @ 10:28am

Last week, Quebec made progress on protecting its provincial waterways by investing in two infrastructure projects, announcing that the Town of Asbestos had completed a wastewater reservoir and that East Montréal will receive support for water lines. Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Amarjeet Shoi, made the announcements in the company…

December 18, 2017 @ 11:47am

In a November 2nd report to Council, York Region provided a status update of some of its priority infrastructure projects, including $2.4 billion in water and wastewater projects over next 10 years. “Although planning the Region’s infrastructure has many complexities, our goal is simple,” said York Region chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson.…

November 20, 2017 @ 9:21am

The Canadian Water Network has announced the names of the experts who will participate on a new advisory panel tasked with framing and assessing the knowledge, practice, and priorities in municipal wastewater treatment across Canada. In October 2017, CWN announced that the federal government had invested $400,000 to understand the ability and opportunities to deal with wastewater…

November 07, 2017 @ 12:04pm

On Friday, Toronto city staff recommended to the city’s budget committee the 2018 operating and capital budget for the city’s water utility. "The proposed rate supported budgets support fiscal sustainability and will ensure the city delivers high quality services and makes improvements to our aging infrastructure," said Councillor Gary Crawford,…

November 06, 2017 @ 6:35am

Statistics Canada has released data from the 2015 Survey of Drinking Water Plants, which shows growth in the population supplied, a slight decrease in per capita per person consumption, and growth in some treatment technologies, among other things. In 2015, Canadian drinking water treatment plants produced 5, 020 million cubic…

November 01, 2017 @ 4:18pm

This week, experts have gathered in Montreal, Quebec to collaborate on First Nations-led solutions to the housing and infrastructure crisis facing many First Nations at the First Nations Forum to Address Housing & Infrastructure Crisis. AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, who holds the Water, Housing and Infrastructure portfolio for AFN, said:…

October 31, 2017 @ 1:20pm

Red Deer, Alberta, will take on $5.2 million in debenture to finance the construction of the North Regional Water and Wastewater lines. In the city council’s October 30th meeting, it was agreed that the city will borrow $3 million for the regional waterline from the intersection of Hwy 2A/11A north…

October 31, 2017 @ 11:23am

Decisions made at the Comox Valley Water Committee meeting on Tuesday have set a clear course for construction of a new water treatment system beginning in 2019, with interim measures that will address boil water notices within the next six months. To take full advantage of grant opportunities, timelines for…

October 20, 2017 @ 10:42am

A University of Windsor engineering professor is leading the way on an industry-academia collaboration that aims to improve drinking water quality in the capital of India. Dr. Rajesh Seth has obtained funding through the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS)—a Canadian Networks of…

October 05, 2017 @ 11:13am

Ottawa, Ontario-based Clearford Water Systems Inc. today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tata Projects Ltd. (TPL) to promote implementation of Clearford's proprietary and award-winning wastewater collection and treatment system (Clearford One) in India and other international markets. Clearford is a recent winner of the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Global…

September 20, 2017 @ 10:23am

The Canadian Water Quality Association (CWQA) conducted a survey of its membership to better understand the breadth and scope of professionals working in fields related to the provision of treated water. Based on revenues reported in the survey, CWQA estimates its members alone represent $561 million of a nearly $2.51…

September 13, 2017 @ 7:49am

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…

August 25, 2017 @ 12:03pm

The State of Florida has a major wastewater issue that is being made significantly worse by the presence of thousands of failing septic systems. This onsite wastewater management issue that has been exacerbated by population increase and flooding, predominantly due to sea level rise and climate change.  Scientists found that…

August 10, 2017 @ 1:40pm

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced that they will invest nearly $84.4 million in two water projects in the Montréal area. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, and Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Security…

April 19, 2017 @ 11:01am

On Saturday, April 8th, the City of Nanaimo and Associated Engineering were recognized for the City's South Fork Water Treatment Plant, receiving an Award of Merit in the Civil and Municipal Infrastructure category. The award was for the South Fork Water Treatment Plant and recognized the city’s efforts in providing…

April 13, 2017 @ 9:06am

Luc Duval has resigned his position as director of Public Works and Engineering with the City of Timmins, effective as of April 10, 2017. Duval has been an employee of the City of Timmins since June 25, 2007. He began his career with the city as director of Public Works…

March 29, 2017 @ 8:45am

York Region has announced that it either met or exceeded the required parameters for drinking water quality established in its Safe Drinking Water Act of 2002 for 2016. In its 2016 Drinking Water Report, the Region summarizes the management of its drinking water systems, describes procedures, reporting, and adverse water…

March 24, 2017 @ 7:17am

A $41 million federal and provincial grant under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund will make the construction of the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant a reality at least five years ahead of schedule. West Kelowna originally intended to start construction on the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant in 2022,…

March 21, 2017 @ 6:44am

The governments of Canada and Quebec will provide $62 million to fund 36 projects to improve water infrastructure in the Chaudiere-Appalaches region, investing in projects to ensure that water and wastewater systems in the province are up to date, efficient, and meet communities' increasing capacity needs. These investments will also…

March 20, 2017 @ 8:06am

White Rock, B.C., has received nearly $12 million in funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia to help deliver a $14.2 million arsenic and manganese treatment processes to address water quality in the city. The funding is part of the recently announced $373 million being delivered in British…

March 20, 2017 @ 6:45am

A market report from Transparency Market Research has indicated that continued global urbanization will drive demand for wastewater treatment applications, specifically in the valves market. The report noted that the global valves market features a highly fragmented and competitive landscape, with none of the top five vendors—Emerson Electric Co., Pentair…

March 14, 2017 @ 7:55am

Researchers from Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania and the University of Oklahoma have undertaken a study on the use of floating treatment wetlands (FTW) as a wastewater treatment technology. Led by W.H. Strosnider, the researchers engineered four different floating treatment wetland designs for a field-scale experiment. “The main result is…

January 26, 2017 @ 11:41am

The governments of Canada and Quebec announced that they will invest nearly $6 million to improve the wastewater collection system and water pipes for Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Representatives from both the provincial and federal governments announced that 19 water and wastewater projects in the Montérégie Region have been approved for funding under…

January 24, 2017 @ 10:14am

The governments of Canada and British Columbia have invested in modern water treatment infrastructure in the Abbotsford-Mission district. Funding the project, the Government of Canada contributed $3,078,000 to the project through the federal Gas Tax Fund. The District of Mission and the City of Abbotsford contributed $1,203,000, brining the total…

December 21, 2016 @ 8:43am

On December 5th, Toosey First Nation (Tl'esqox First Nation) in British Columbia announced that it has completed a new water treatment system. The water system includes a new well, water treatment plant, and distribution system. Once commissioned, the system will provide clean, healthy drinking water to the more than 340 residents…

December 06, 2016 @ 9:48am

A Vancouver engineering firm’s solar-powered desalination pipe design has been shortlisted for the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI). LAGI promotes human-centric design solutions for sustainable energy infrastructure. Based in Santa Monica, the initiative is inspired by the Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility (SMURFF). The facility teaches vistors about stormwater,…

November 08, 2016 @ 9:10am

The Water Security Agency (WSA) in Saskatchewan  released the first results of its ongoing water quality testing on the North Saskatchewan River and Saskatchewan River systems as a result of the Husky oil spill. The results show no exceedances of the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines or the provincial drinking water…

August 16, 2016 @ 8:21am

It was announced this week that Nipawin, Saskatchewan will be receiving a $20.8 million water treatment plant. The new plant will improve the taste of the town's water while reducing the level of minerals, eliminating the need for residents and local businesses to have private water softening systems. This project…

June 16, 2016 @ 10:29am

BHP Billiton, one of the largest mining companies in Saskatchewan, has teamed up with local First Nation to connect 15 homes to its water treatment plant. In 2013, BHP Billiton signed an opportunities agreement with Day Star First Nations. The agreement outlined how they would work together on opportunities in…

June 06, 2016 @ 8:04am

Nanaimo’s state-of-the-art water treatment plant project could run $1.5 million over budget, according to the city's water resource manager. The municipality is in the final months of construction of the new $71-million filtration system that has capacity to treat up to 116 million litres per day to meet population projections.…

November 10, 2015 @ 8:31am

Health Minister Terry Lake today announced $500,000 in funding for the B.C. Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) to help communities address small water systems challenges. The Ministry and the Association will work together to administer the funds to communities that rely on small water systems with the ultimate goal of reducing health risks…

September 23, 2015 @ 1:48pm

Imagine a future where drinking water operators use a simple “sniff test” to tell you if the water is contaminated. Scientists from the Seoul National University believe this may be possible, after developing a bio-electronic nose that can smell contaminated water. The new technology is part of a growing field…

September 10, 2015 @ 8:13pm

The City of Kelowna, British Columbia won the inaugural British Columbia Water & Waste Association’s (BCWWA) “Best of the Best” tap water taste test challenge at the association's annual conference. The City of Kelowna bested nearly a dozen other entrants. “It’s gratifying when all our investments in innovative water treatment technology…

May 12, 2014 @ 7:40am

Can Alberta's oil sands balance environmental tradeoffs and economic returns? According to a new study from Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environmental Solutions (AI-EES), there may be a way. In collaboration with the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB), Alberta Environment and Water (AEW), and nine in situ producers, AI-EES today…

May 16, 2012 @ 1:58pm

[caption id="attachment_11880" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Christopher Drudge, a PhD student, collecting a sediment core at the agricultural site in Guelph, Ontario"][/caption] McMaster University researchers have discovered that floc--“goolike” substances that occur suspended in water and that host large communities of bacteria--also contain high levels of antibiotic resistance. “This has important public…

April 26, 2012 @ 12:42pm

This week, the Council of Ontario Universities announced that physical chemistry doctoral student Julia van Drunen has received one of five summer fellowships from the international Electrochemical Society for her research in the fields of water treatment and fuel cell technology. Supervised by Dr. Gregory Jerkiewicz, van Drunen garnered attention when…

April 24, 2012 @ 7:13am

Three Canadian environmental solutions firms have merged to form newterra ltd. The new organization combines the engineering, manufacturing, and sales and support networks of MLE Equipment, Filter Innovations and Pacwill Environmental. newterra, which has offices and facilities in Canada, the United States, Germany and the UK, employs nearly 150 people…

March 29, 2012 @ 1:27pm

Kananaskis Country’s Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area will soon see water and wastewater treatment plants and upgrades. “This community has seen a lot of growth and change in the 30 years since the Evan-Thomas water and wastewater treatment facility was built,” said Minister of Alberta Infrastructure Ray Danyluk. “It’s time to…

August 15, 2011 @ 1:44pm

California-based Tetra Tech announced this week that it intends to acquire the assets of Fransen Engineering of Richmond, British Columbia. Fransen provides engineering and technical support to industrial clients with specific expertise in water treatment and tailings management for oil sands producers. Fransen currently employs about 180 people and generated…

January 13, 2011 @ 6:46am

Residents of the Resort Village of Kannata Valley, Saskatchewan turned on the taps to a new drinking water treatment and distribution system last week. "We are extremely pleased with the results of the new water treatment system," Mayor Roy Grozell said. "The green system reduces the impact on the environment…

November 01, 2010 @ 10:41am

The recent ratification of legislation favouring ultraviolet (UV) disinfection methods—in addition to other variables—bodes well for the market, says Frost & Sullivan. The company's new analysis, titled Global Ultraviolet Water and Wastewater Disinfection Systems Market, finds that the market earned revenues of US$388.3 million in 2008, and estimates this to…

July 26, 2010 @ 10:54am

Recognizing the importance of finding efficient and economical ways to recover heavy oil from the oil sands regions, GE and Calgary-based FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp. have teamed up to develop water treatment solutions. GE and FilterBoxx recently signed an agreement to develop integrated de-oiling and water treatment options for…

July 12, 2010 @ 7:48am

Quebec City-based H2O Innovation Inc., a water treatment solutions company, has been awarded new contracts totaling $4.5 million. These contracts will see the company provide custom-built water treatment systems for municipal and industrial end-users, in the United States and Canada and, to a lesser extent, in Egypt. As part of…

July 07, 2010 @ 9:14am

[caption id="attachment_5097" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="BioteQ provided water treatment services at the Minto Mine site during the summer of 2009 using a temporary water treatment system (shown in photo). A permanent water treatment plant has now been constructed for the site, which will be commissioned in the spring of 2010 in…

March 04, 2010 @ 9:21am

Canadian company Newalta Corp. says it will purchase 3.6 million shares of BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. for $4 million as part of an agreement between the two environmental services companies to pursue joint projects. Newalta is an industrial waste management and industrial services provider and BioteQ is a water treatment…

January 12, 2010 @ 7:22am

World demand for water treatment products is projected to increase 5.7 percent per year to US$59 billion in 2013, well above the rate of economic growth in essentially every region, says a new Freedonia Group study. Large yet still developing markets such as China and India will register the fastest…

December 04, 2009 @ 9:16am

Canadian companies are uniquely well-positioned to respond to the global infrastructure boom because of their experience in finding infrastructure solutions in some of the harshest climate conditions in the world, according to a new report from Export Development Canada (EDC). "Environmental concerns, coupled with a harsh climate and close proximity…

November 25, 2009 @ 10:20am

EPCOR Utilities Inc. will become the primary provider of potable water and domestic wastewater services at Suncor Energy's oil sands operations under a new deal announced today. Under the agreement, EPCOR will acquire potable water and wastewater facilities under a sale lease-back agreement at Suncor's Steepbank, Firebag and Borealis sites…

October 20, 2009 @ 6:35am

Vancouver-based BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. will design and build a water treatment plant in Whitehorse at the Minto copper mine owned by Minto Explorations Limited. BioteQ will provide process design, engineering and project management services on a fee basis. Minto Explorations is providing the capital and operating cost of the…

October 07, 2009 @ 8:37am

ENPAR has been awarded a $1.13-million contract by a Canadian gold mining company for the construction and installation of a full-scale commercial ammonia treatment plant at a mine site located in northeastern Ontario. The plant should be fully operational before year-end 2009. Ammonium-nitrate is a common form of blasting powder…

July 22, 2009 @ 7:40am

BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. has announced that it has commenced water treatment operations for the 2009 season at its Raglan plant, located in Nunavik (Northern Quebec) at Xstrata Nickel's Raglan Mine. BioteQ is responsible for operating its proprietary ChemSulphide plant, as well as the Spoon lime treatment plant at the…

June 22, 2009 @ 1:31pm

Feds and the province of Quebec will upgrade three water treatment plants in Laval. The Governments of Canada and Quebec will contribute up to $46.82 million each, for a total of up to $93.64 million. In addition, the City of Laval will fund $93.64 million to complete the third-party financing…

June 08, 2009 @ 12:42pm

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has announced a Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grant for the Village of Pemberton, British Colombia. The Village has used the $80,000 grant to conduct a multifaceted study relating to water security and the sustainable management of the Village's potable water resources. The Village of…

June 04, 2009 @ 6:39am

Canadian water treatment systems manufacturer H2O Innovation Inc. has announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Professional Water Technologies (PWT) in an arms' length transaction involving H2O subsidiary Membrane Systems Inc. PWT is a Vista, California–based company that develops, manufactures and sells specialty membrane pre=treatment and maintenance…

May 29, 2009 @ 7:28am

First Nations will have access to the same quality of safe and reliable water as all Canadians, said Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, today in a statement. Since the federal government launched the Plan of Action for Drinking…

April 13, 2009 @ 8:15am

[caption id="attachment_1540" align="alignleft" width="161" caption="The mineral fluorite."][/caption] After a proposal to remove it, Calgary's city council has voted in favour of fluoride. Despite the cost—approximately $600,000 per year, plus another $5 million to upgrade the fluoride systems at water treatment plants—and the health controversy, the city will keep the substance…

April 08, 2009 @ 8:15am

Canada and Yukon will be working together to upgrade and improve water treatment systems in the territory, Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and Minister of Community Services in Yukon Archie Lang announced this week. Families in Ross River, Carcross, Marsh Lake, Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, the Village…

April 08, 2009 @ 7:30am

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has announced a $227,750 Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grant for the City of Quinte West. The City is using funds to conduct a field test to determine the optimal treatment system to remediate the city-owned Murata Erie North America historical property. The City of Quinte…

February 03, 2009 @ 11:15am

The exciting restoration of the old Britannia mine on the Sea to Sky Highway between Vancouver and Whistler in British Columbia is recognized in this year's list of awards winners announced today by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). Following an extensive restoration of the Britannia mine, which…

January 16, 2009 @ 1:26pm

An EPCOR-led team has completed the design and construction of both the water supply and wastewater facilities for the Whistler Olympic/Paralympic Park. An EPCOR subsidiary will operate both facilities through the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. EPCOR's tertiary wastewater treatment facility is providing additional levels of environmental protection…

November 24, 2008 @ 2:44pm

Winnipeg council has voted to explore the idea of a new city-owned corporation to deliver water and sewage-treatment services to both Winnipeggers and neighbouring municipalities, reports CBC News. Several citizens groups and the city's largest union spoke against the plan Wednesday fearing it could lead to devolution of city services…

November 20, 2008 @ 8:50am

Seprotech Systems Inc., a water and wastewater treatment systems manufacturer, announced at WEFTEC (Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference) that it will be expanding its water treatment services to include plant operations. The company will operate water and wastewater treatment systems through a wholly owned subsidiary. Seprotech has agreed…

October 23, 2008 @ 8:09am

International Water-Guard Industries Inc. (IWG), a Canadian aerospace company focusing on aircraft potable water treatment and full water system solutions, has announced that it will supply complete water system assemblies to Midcoast Aviation of Cahokia, IL. "The extension of our relationship with Midcoast to the supply of complete water system…

September 23, 2008 @ 8:32am

Ottawa, Ont.- A $4.22 million federal government infrastructure investment will lay the groundwork for the construction of a regional water supply and distribution system that will benefit residents from the northern communities of La Ronge, Air Ronge and the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB)156 and 156B. Estimated at $12.14…

September 10, 2008 @ 12:11pm

The City of Ottawa is monitoring how animals and plants in the Ottawa River are affected by chemicals that remain in sewage after it is treated and discharged into the waterway, reports CBC News. Dave McCartney, the manager of wastewater and drainage services for the city, said even though the…

August 14, 2008 @ 8:21am

Trojan Technologies, a manufacturer of water treatment solutions, has acquired R-Can Environmental Inc. R-Can manufactures ultraviolet equipment in residential water disinfection applications. The combined entity will operate as a strategic business unit of Trojan Technologies. "We are facing increasing demand for residential water treatment due to escalating water quality issues…

August 14, 2008 @ 7:07am