Majority of Canadians support public-private infrastructure
two-thirds of Canadians think private companies should be allowed to
build infrastructure such as Ottawa's proposed light-rail project
through partnerships with governments,
a new survey has found.
City's water mains
showing their age
The average age of a watermain in the City
of Toronto is over 50 years old... with one in twelve odds that it's
over 100 years old.
Energy Savings -
Its the constant struggle - how do you come up with cost effective
ways to save money, aggravation and energy? An article I wrote
for this month's Modern Materials Magazine explores the
savings from plastic pipe.
Technologies Provide Answers to Infrastructure Issues
pipes... you wouldn't want to drink from them, why should your
Click here to discover the solution.
Visit the Watermain Break Clock
Get an idea of just how often water mains break across Canada and the
Visit the Watermain Break
Questions or concerns about municipal infrastructure?
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Veso Sobot, P.Eng.
Director, Corporate Affairs
Beneath it's Feet...
Photo courtesy City TV News
A series of
watermain breaks in Canada's largest city has been playing havoc already
explained last month, the bill for damages has already been huge.
Power and telephone outages have already been blamed on flooded relay
stations from broken watermains. Traffic chaos broke out earlier
this month when Lakeshore Boulevard had to be closed.
The culprit was a 85 year old cast-iron watermain rupture.