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Video: Yorkton meets their feasibility study goals by valuing community involvement

Glenda Holmes, Water Works Manager, explains how a feasibility study helped the City of Yorkton ramp up the environmental benefits of its new water treatment plant by treating the wastewater it produced.

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energy | housing Energy | Housing

Webinar recording: Take your project from study to capital

Watch this webinar recording and discover how others have successfully converted studies into a capital project that provides social, economic and environmental benefits.

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energy Energy

Webinar recording: The 5 keys to a green municipal project business case

Watch this webinar recording and discover the five critical focus areas you need to address to get your project started, from financing and partnerships to integrating a triple-bottom-line approach.

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waste Waste

Case studies: 2020 Sustainable Communities Award winners

Discover the outstanding environmental initiatives that received FCM’s 2020 Sustainable Communities awards.
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Case study: Neighbourhood model helps Toronto Region communities implement infrastructure retrofits

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and its nine participating partner municipalities saw a need for innovative approaches to expedite municipal infrastructure renewal, sustainability and climate action plans.
Group of people sit at a round table looking over maps.
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Case study: Campbell River, BC, develops plan to protect against rising sea levels

Learn how Campbell River, BC, developed an action plan to protect their community and coastline from the risk of sea level rise due to climate change.
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water Water

Case study: Constructed wetland treats wastewater and adds green space in Loyalist Township, ON

Learn how Loyalist Township, ON, built a wetland as a sustainable final step in their wastewater treatment process.
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Town boosts wastewater treatment capacity and improves water quality

Using an innovative addition to its wastewater treatment system, the Town of Perth, ON, was able to affordably increase the quality of water discharged by its treatment system into the Tay River and extend the system’s life by another 30 years.
Representatives from the city of Perth cutting the ribbon at a ceremony opening the new wastewater treatment system
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water Water

Wastewater from water treatment system used for wetlands, wildlife and community space

The City of Yorkton, SK, found a great way to ramp up the environmental benefits of its new water treatment plant by treating the wastewater it produced.
A man poses with two children, showing off a fish they caught in the trout pond.
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Deep lake water revolutionizes cooling and improves water quality for residents

The City of Toronto, ON, paired its water utility infrastructure with Enwave’s deep lake water cooling system to cool the city’s downtown and provide residents with cleaner drinking water.
L'eau d'un robinet entourant un drain.
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energy | housing Energy | Housing

Webinar recordings: Best practices in municipal sustainability

How are cities and communities of all sizes tackling their environmental challenges? Find out from our five-part webinar series on innovations and opportunities in municipal energy, waste, water, transportation and land use initiatives.

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Report
water Water

Report: Water management trends in Canadian municipalities

A snapshot of existing and emerging water management trends, best practices and opportunities for innovation.

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Mississauga road low-impact development stormwater pilot project

The Region of Peel put in place the Mississauga Road Project – a first for this type of green infrastructure approach to stormwater management in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
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water Water

Case study: Manitoba town leads innovation in northern communities

In 2016, the growing Town of Neepawa had pushed its lagoon system to the brink. The community decided to upgrade its wastewater system while taking future growth and sustainable development into consideration. 
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water Water

Case study: Okotoks proves natural stormwater management works

Okotoks, AB, is the 2018 winner in the water category of FCM’s Sustainable Communities Awards. See how natural stormwater systems benefit their community.
L'eau d'un robinet entourant un drain.
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waste Waste

Case study: Guelph plans an innovative new carbon neutral community

The City of Guelph's Guelph Innovation District Secondary Plan is the 2018 winner in the sustainable neighbourhood revitalization and design category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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water Water

Case study: Unique approach helps Durham Region, ON, plan effectively for climate change

The Regional Municipality of Durham's Community Climate Adaptation Plan is the 2018 winner in the climate change category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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water Water

Case study: Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrading

The coastal town of St. Andrews in southwest New Brunswick has upgraded its wastewater treatment plant to meet environmental standards, improve the quality of life for residents, and create capacity for growth.
Water from a tap circling a drain.
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water Water

Case study: Guelph tests home grey water recycling systems

To find further ways to conserve its finite groundwater resources, the City of Guelph studied a residential greywater reuse system that flushes residential toilets with water from showers and baths.
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water Water

Case study: Cranbrook gains $1.2M in value by using wastewater for irrigation

Learn about Cranbrook, BC's award-winning project to reclaim wastewater for irrigation.
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