rate of return to businesses and individuals of government investment in
infrastructure, such as roads, bridges and sewers, is at least as great
as the government's cost of raising the funds for that investment, a new
Statistics Canada study suggests.
Work crews prepare to install a 48" forcemain in Mississauga,
Ontario. Note the size of the white pipe in the background,
relative to the height of the treads of the backhoe...
Give me a break
Greasy Problem in Edmonton
EPCOR, the municipal water utility in
Edmonton, has been reporting unusually high numbers of water-main
Speaking of Edmonton, their sewage arteries are
clogging on a steady diet of fat residents pour down their drains.
The City is launching a new awareness campaign trying to remind people -
whether it's in your body or in a pipe, fat is a bad thing.
Time to get the lead out
Lead plumbing pipes are one of those out-of-sight,
out-of-mind issues, despite being present in thousands of older Canadian
houses. It's a problem that plagues cities everywhere - what to do
with old, lead watermains.
Questions or concerns about municipal
Let's talk. I can be reached at:
Tel: (905) 670-7676
or: (800) 268-4664
Fax: (905) 670-1512
6810 Invader Cres, Mississauga, On
Veso Sobot, P.Eng.
Director, Corporate Affairs