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.
Four Foot Diameter
PVC Pipe installed in Peel Region
Crews install 48" DR41 PVC sewer line in the
Region of Peel.
The white IPEX pipe is the
biggest PVC pipe made in the world.
US Water Pipelines are Breaking
Two hours north of New York
City, a mile-long stream and a marsh the size of a football field have
mysteriously formed along a country road. They are such a marvel that
people come from miles around to drink the crystal-clear water,
believing it is bubbling up from a hidden natural spring. The
truth is far less romantic: The water is coming from a cracked
70-year-old tunnel hundreds of feet below ground. And that's
What did that Leak
Now well past the $8 Billion mark, the
Watermain Break Clock
accounts for watermain repair costs faced by municipalities every day.
In St. Thomas, Ontario, municipal engineers were using a new program to
find and detect leaks before the leaks cost even more money.
A new study says the real cost of watermain
breaks may be even more atrocious - try close to two BILLION annually.
Water, Water, Everywhere?
We thought we'd pass along a fascinating video
link. What we pay for the privilege of having a water system:
civil engineer Bryan Karney on the state of Ontario's water
infrastructure and our attitude toward this basic resource. Watch
the video with Dr. Karney and TVOntario's Steve Paikin
Newer Technologies Provide Answers to Infrastructure Issues
or filled with lead ... you wouldn't want to drink from those pipes, why should your
Click here to discover the solution.
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