History Channel -
WHEN DISASTER STRIKES: Pipes
A special documentary on the History Channel takes us
into the infrastructure breakdown of our water system. Built to last
100 years that time has come and gone - its going to require a 300
billion dollar fix just to keep things going. "Witness the
devastation of massive system failures if the citys water
infrastructure is not upgraded or replaced." The episode airs
Friday, November 17 at 8:00 PM
Answers start to arrive
- why does our infrastructure collapse?
Reports are starting to come in about the
cause of a highway collapse in Laval, Quebec that left five people
dead. Engineers say corroded rebar in the concrete structure
simply didn't provide enough reinforcement...
BC commits more
than $40 million for infrastructure
As part of BC's 150th anniversary
celebrations, the Province is getting on the infrastructure train...
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 L5T 2B6
Veso Sobot, P.Eng.
Director, Corporate Affairs
Is Toronto Preparing
'Winter of Discontent?'
A series of
watermain breaks in Canada's largest city has municipal officials there
scratching their heads, and preparing for the worst.
to homes and businesses has already been enormous - parts of Scarborough
had to go without telephones when a main break flooded a Bell Canada
part - it's one thing to have watermain breaks in the dead of winter
cold... but if the pipes are already cracking in October, what's in
store for this winter?
To see the