Groundwater contamination comes from two categories of sources: point sources and distributed, or non-point sources. Run off from farm land treated with pesticides and fertilizers is an example of a non-point source.
Wanting to improve your asset management skills? Workshops are being offered through a partnership with Infrastructure and Asset Management Alberta for elected officials, senior administration, and municipal staff. https://rmalberta.com/events-programs/asset-management-workshops-for-elected-officials-and-municipal-staff/?fbclid=IwAR2yVQV2ZB36lrtO27DMIhThEMjosdGso_5YxbrO_Sxl4kN7sVo15fLsaaw
Ever heard of the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP)? This relatively new and popular program that was reintroduced in May 2020. The federal government will provide approved applicants grants of up to $50,000 to municipalities wanting to improve their asset management skills. The next deadline for application is January 19, 2021.
Silt fencing is commonly used in construction projects across North America. It is used as a temporary barrier to prevent soil erosion and maintain water quality in the construction process. It is made of geotextile and stakes that allows water to pass when there is storm water runoff. As a pollution control measure, silt fences …