National Water and Wastewater Benchmarking Initiative

Beyond Scorecarding: An eager network of utilities helps to track national performance.

In the late 1990s, David Main and his team at AECOM realized that Canada had only anecdotal information about water and wastewater utility performance. They also realized they... More

Algoma Orchards

Not Far from the Tree: At Algoma Orchards, recycled water is vital for doing good business.

When Algoma Orchards outgrew its Whitby, Ontario location four years ago, the company moved to a larger farmland in Newcastle that offered a limited water supply. With no municipal... More

POLIS Water Sustainability Project

Informed Consent: The POLIS Project combines activism and academia to help policy makers choose the best way forward.

The researchers and academics behind the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project have their jobs cut out for them. Their mandate... More

Water and Environmental Hub

Democratizing Data: WEHUB harnesses the web to provide Alberta with a powerful, public water database.

When then-Minister of Environment Jim Prentice announced the federal government’s desire to keep more accurate and up-to-date information around water and water... More

Wet Weather Flow Master Plan

Calming the Storm: Toronto gears up to take the lead in wet weather management.

The last thing a city with world-class ambitions wants is to be recognized for its polluted waterfront.

So it was in 1987, when pollution led the City to post warnings along Toronto’s... More