Considering how important a fresh supply of water is to all of us, it is quite amazing just how old some of the pipes that deliver water really are.
One of the highlights of the BCWWA Conference I just returned from was a discussion about the ethics of water treatment and the frameworks that decisions such as this are made in. With a presentation from two Interior Health officials, the discussion and points raised gave us all plenty to consider on the ethics of our business – I did record this session and it is attached to this post.
And we thought that our communities had water supply problems. Authorities in Mexico City were forced to shut down a major pipeline for 36 hours, cutting off supply to over 5 million residents. BBC NEWS | Americas | Country profiles | Water cut off in Mexican capital More than 50% of the water carried by […]
A couple of days ago we had a comment from a resident who was convinced that there would be no water flowing in the highest of our creek intakes, on Murphy Creek. So we went out to investigate the flows – we took the opportunity to inspect a second intake at the same time and […]