Funding available for municipal knowledge integration and mobilization

December 7, 2015

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Municipal water systems are becoming increasingly vulnerable to large shifts in weather patterns, including infrastructure damage due to floods and extreme cold; water security and quality issues due to droughts and wildfires; and environmental and health impacts due to storm and sanitary sewer overflows.

Additionally, aging infrastructure and a growing backlog of deferred maintenance requires innovative solutions and the implementation of robust financial models to ensure municipalities have adequate funds to maintain water services and reliable financing options to pay for future upgrades.

Canadian Water Network’s Canadian Municipal Water Consortium is soliciting proposals for projects that will synthesize, mobilize and apply existing knowledge that enables municipalities or service providers to establish more sustainable and resilient cities.

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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