Spending Smarter on Infrastructure

     June 2007

Harper reminds civic leaders of Ottawa's 'historic' spending efforts

The Prime Minister has told Canada's municipal leaders that his government was in the middle of an "historic effort" to revitalize Canada's infrastructure and improve the quality of life.

Lead concerns prompt tap water tests
A full week before the Ontario Legislature was found to be contaminated with lead, the Province's Environment Ministry was already eyeballing a potential problem... and is ordering 36 towns across the Province to undergo lead testing.

Who pays for lead contamination?
Toronto isn't the only Canadian city struggling with lead contamination in it's underwater infrastructure.  The city of London, Ontario, is considering giving homeowners a hand with the cost of replacing lead water pipes on their property. 

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Ipex Inc.

Ontario Legislature Shuts Off the Taps in Lead Scare


On the very day Ontario politicians were voting to approve new drinking-water legislation, advisories were being posted elsewhere in the legislature advising people not to drink the tap water because of lead contamination.

Newer Technologies Provide Answers to Infrastructure Issues
Broken, unsafe, or filled with lead ... you wouldn't want to drink from those pipes, why should your residents? Click here to discover the solution.
Watermain Break Clock hits $5.6 Billion Figure...
The Watermain Break Clock keeps on ticking, adding up the costs of broken watermains to municipalities across North America

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