Canadian Water & Wastewater Association News

The CWWA has created a guidance document for water, wastewater, and stormwater utility managers to ensure that our waters remain sustainable for future generations. CWWA put substantial thought into structuring the topics, including laying out challenges, best practices and resources

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Moratorium on Large Service Applications

At this morning’s Union Water Supply System Joint Board of Management (UWSS) meeting, members voted unanimously to place a moratorium on new large service water applications for up to 12 months. This is for non-residential applications. The UWSS is using

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Kingsville Water Tower Rehab – update

The Kingsville Water Tower was scheduled to be taken offline today, March 10, 2021 at noon on a trial basis, for one week before the shutdown in mid-April through September. However, due to unforeseen circumstances the date has been changed

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Kingsville Water Tower Rehabilitation 2021

The Union Water Supply System is undertaking a project to rehabilitate the Kingsville Water Tower.  This work will include removing the exterior and interior paint coatings, installation of new paint coatings, new logos and safety related upgrades.   Scaffolding and canvas

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Funding Announcement to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Watersheds

A Water Canada article indicates that both federal and provincial governments will be accepting new rounds of applications for this funding which will improve local watersheds. The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food notes that the Government of Canada is

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UWSS Manager speaks to Kingsville Observer

Union Water Supply System (UWSS), Manager, Rodney Bouchard, was recently interviewed by Rob Hornberger of the Kingsville Observer regarding the greenhouse growth within the UWSS service area and how this growth is pushing some aspects of the water system to

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August 19th, 2020 Board Meeting

Please be advised that the regular UWSS Board meeting scheduled for August 19th, 2020 has been cancelled. Our next UWSS Board meeting will take place on September 16th, 2020 at 9 am.

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Lake Erie Water Summer Temps Rise

The hot stretch of weather experienced throughout the Great Lakes region over the past several weeks has given rise to the water temperatures within the Great Lakes. Lake Erie came very close to setting a new temperature record, however it

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