Opens the Taps - Record Spending on Infrastructure
Alberta plans to invest $18.2 billion over the next 3 years in the
provincial Capital Plan - put in perspective, Albertas capital
spending commitment this year ($6.7 billion) is almost four times the
per capita average of what other provinces spend on infrastructure.
Sewers Heating Up Olympics More
Health Canada Weighs
Corrosion in municipal water systems. It's a big deal, and now
Health Canada agrees. They have created a new technical document
which "describes an approach to control and reduce the effects of
corrosion in Canadian drinking water distribution systems." If
you want to see the document or weigh in with your opinion, click
Toronto Paralyzed - Broken Watermain
Shuts Down Traffic
(Credit: CTV News)
Thousands of drivers were stranded after a
broken water main closed one of the city's main arteries. It's a
headache that an industry group says could have been avoided had the
city not neglected its ageing infrastructure for so long.
Questions or concerns about municipal infrastructure?
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