MPWWA publishes a quarterly newsletter, the Maritime Provinces Water & Wastewater Report (MPWWA)

You will find PDF Copies of recent issues below.


Volume 30/ Number 01 January 2024 MPWWR 20240124

Charlottetown wins water quality competition

Potable water production up in 2021

Managing extreme rainfall events

About lead in drinking water

Rural Stormwater Management

New Glasgow offers free lead monitoring program

PEI municipalities win wastewater award


Volume 29/ Number 04 October 2023 MPWWR 20231027

Town’s well woes double as crews test fixes

Bridgewater earmarks nearly $1 million for emergency repairs due to July storm damage

Wastewater service nears capacity; possible development freeze

Sudden storm drenches parts of Nova Scotia

Town of Three Rivers award contract for water and sewer extension

2023 Best of the Best Water Taste Test competition

Major upgrade announced for wastewater system in West Hants


Volume 29/ Number 03 July 2023 MPWWR 20230728

CBRM moving ahead with plans to establish regulated commission.

Bridgewater awards procurement for below-ground service upgrades

Infrastructure funding announced in four Nova Scotia communities

Profiling municipal wastewater systems in Canada from 2018 to 2020

P.E.I. developing climate action plan.

Woodstock approves water, sewer rate changes

Summer public works projects underway in St. Stephen


Volume 29/ Number 02 April 2023 MPWWR 20230427

Woodstock’s $4-million second well may be unusable.

County council approves Salem water project

Stewiacke to receive major wastewater upgrade

Major water and wastewater upgrade planned for Cumberland County

Major upgrade announced for water services in Queens Region

Major upgrades in Moncton designed to help mitigate impacts of climate change

Major wastewater project announced for Inverness


Volume 29 / Number 01 JANUARY 2023 MPWWR 20230127

Funding announced for Port Hawkesbury water infrastructure

Richmond to pay for water line relocation

Bridgewater participates in program monitoring presence of COVID-19 in wastewater

New Brunswick establishes COVID-19 wastewater surveillance networks

P.E.I. expands COVID wastewater surveillanceCOVID wastewater testing to be done at Atlantic Veterinary College

Stellarton to install water meters this year

Public works activity ramping up in St. Mary’s


Volume 28 / Number 04 OCTOBER 2022 MPWWR 20221028
Stellarton water holds up through testing program

Survey shows condition of country’s water infrastructure

Woodstock studying changing water billing system from meter to flat rate

Wastewater upgrades announced for Moncton

Edmundston to separate wastewater and storm sewer systems

Campbellton to see improved water and wastewater infrastructure

Long-term plan in works for St. Mary’s water treatment plant

Study of Arichat sewage system to guide future improvements

 Volume 28 / Number 03  JULY 2022 MPWWR 20220729

 Citizens’ group requests province protect Crown land in watershed as wilderness area

Wastewater testing shows positive for COVID in P.E.I. cities

Get the Lead Out program earns award from Water Canada

Water and sewer upgrades announced for Three Rivers

Denoon Street project begins

Three Rivers completes work to Montague wastewater plant

Infrastructure funding announced for Sussex and Riverside-Albert

 Volume 28 / Number 02  April 2022 MPWWR 20220429

Wood harvesting proposal for watershed area raises concerns for elected representatives, environmentalists.

Stratford getting new water reservoir to handle expanded growth

New Glasgow finishes upgrade to universal water metering program

Atlantic First Nations Water Authority gearing up operations

Cape Breton water customers can volunteer for copper, lead sampling

Residents thrilled Tatamagouche water supply protected

Charlottetown planning more than $13 million in capital water, sewer expenditures

Moncton offering leak alerts for water customers


Volume 28 / Number 01  JANUARY 2022 MPWWR 20220128

New Brunswick continues work on water strategy; progress report released

New system alerts public works crews to emergencies

P.E.I. offers free testing  for well water

P.E.I. company receives federal funding for wastewater technology

Work continuing on decommissioning wastewater treatment plant in Stratford

Amherst, Cumberland County agree on sanitary sewer co-operation


Volume 28 / Number 04 OCTOBER 2021 MPWWR 20211027

New Rothesay wastewater treatment facility will help protect local waterway

Lunenburg awards contract for Phase 3 of flood risk mitigation project

Northern Pulp paying Colchester facility to treat storm water and landfill leachate

Major water loss happening at N.s. water treatment facility

Staff reports back to council about summer water shortage in Inverness

Shediac receives upgrade to water and wastewater systems

Wastewater analysis suggests drug consumption increased during pandemic

Volume 28 / Number 03Volume 28 / Number 03  July 2021 MPWWR 20210728

Cornwall applies for infrastructure funding for water and sewer projects

Saint Andrews agrees too well testing, wants more info before approving the hatchery

Bridgewater sewer tariff for new development to offset wastewater costs

Bridgewater rejects wastewater procurement

Blue-green algae confirmed in Shubenacadie-grand lake

Port Hawkesbury submits project at water treatment plant to PCAP

Testing for lead, chlorine and geosmin in Pictou County waters

Free bulk water phasing out in Liverpool

Heat from wastewater treatment to fuel Halifax's Cogswell District

New water tank will address pressure issues in Lunenburg area

New wastewater facility planned for Whycocomagh

Volume 28 / Number 02Volume 28 / Number 02  APRIL 2021 MPWWR 20210428

Research team continues wastewater testing across the province for SARS-CoV-2

Bible Hill Village Commission receives results of sewer system study

Three Rivers explores possible water and sewer services expansion

CEU credit requirements

New maximum acceptable concentration for aluminum

Wastewater delivery system nearing completion in Stratford

Kensington approves maintenance on wind turbine for wastewater plant

Charlottetown plans major capital spending on water and sewer projects

Moncton launches major technology upgrade

Volume 28 / Number 01 January 2021 MPWWR 20210127

Halifax Water lays out priorities in five-year plan

Expansion of Memramcook’s water system coming to tune of $7 million

Students test Mersey River for bacteria with shocking results

Charlottetown approves detection tool for sewage discharge as part of management plan

Stratford issues contract for water station upgrades

Antigonish County amalgamates water utilities, establishes uniform rates

Village of Chester’s sewer treatment plant gets six-figure upgrade

MoDL co-opting on natural asset inventory

Inspecting water storage tanks with ROV’s

Feds spending to remediate contamination from Lower LaHave wharf area


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