It was 'Quite a Disaster'...
Repairs to Finch Avenue will take
months, strangers were finding refuge in area homes, and insurance may
not cover the losses...
Parts of North York resembled a swimming
pool when a massive storm
overwhelmed drainage systems, flooding streets and knocking out power.
Alberta: "We have an
One year after Alberta became debt-free, at least one pro-active member
of the government wants to turn attention to another form of deficit.
Infrastructure Minister Lyle Oberg says the province has an
infrastructure deficit of $7.2 billion dollars. Oberg wants to
generate long-term funding to solve the problems, without relying on one
time oil revenue windfalls.
Water Outlook Brightens for Small
At one point, the water
quality in White River, Ontario was so bad the CBC featured them in a
in a new water treatment infrastructure, things are looking up. In
fact, things are so promising the town may even consider opening a
bottled water plant.
Toronto Washout after Storm...
Finch Avenue in Toronto - click the
watch the devastation occur
do you handle drainage from a summer thunderstorm? The answer -
with properly sized drainage pipes. Unfortunately, Toronto
officials are discovering what happens when a pipe wasn't able to handle
the load. As a result, Finch Avenue across the top of Toronto will
be closed for months, and damage to area homes and businesses reaches
millions of dollars.
Click the picture above for a dramatic slideshow showing the washout
from start to finish...
technologies can help provide answers.
Find out how...
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