Spending Smarter on Infrastructure

December 2007

Nations Capital Residents asked to Conserve Water after Catastrophic Watermain Break
Residents of the south end of Ottawa were asked to avoid doing laundry and washing dishes after a spectacular break in a 1.2 metre concrete watermain closed down one of the main arteries of the city.

"It was phenomenal," said one resident. "Everything was floating down the road."  More.


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BC Gets $2.2 Billion Infrastructure Boost
British Columbia has become the first province in Canada to sign on to Ottawa's new Building Canada Plan, a national, multibillion-dollar infrastructure program.  More.

Insurance Companies get on Board - "Start Paying Attention to Infrastructure."

Politicians must take immediate action to replace Canada's roads, sewers, water mains and bridges - aging at a rate much faster than originally thought - before a major disaster occurs, warns a growing list of industry groups.  More.

Niagara Region embraces large diameter PVC
We told the story last month about how IPEX delivered a 900 mm forcemain, but some people weren't able to see the video because the youtube website was blocked.  We've fixed it  - and you can see the video here.

Infrastructure Canada Conducts Lit Review on how to Review Infrastructure.

Everyone talks about "The Infrastructure Deficit."  But it's always been difficult to quantify.  Infrastructure Canada is taking steps to address that.  More.

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