Posts by Matthew Malone

Why Do We Need Stormwater Management Ponds in Ontario?

Stormwater management ponds are designed specifically to collect runoff from the local storm sewer system. A stormwater management pond will temporarily hold this excess water, treat the water to remove pollutants, then release it back into the waterways. Without managing stormwater ponds effectively, floods and other issues could arise, causing havoc and costing the local…

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Why and When Should You Perform a CCTV Sewer Inspection?

sewer inspection

Maintaining the health and integrity of your sewer systems is critical to avoiding expensive and damaging issues, such as flooding and pipe collapse. But these systems, particular the pipes under the street, are difficult to monitor by nature of them being sealed and often hidden under other infrastructure. But that’s where a CCTV sewer inspection…

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Visual OTTHYMO 6.0 Is Here


Download Now. Click Here. The Right Tool For Your Watershed Planning, Design, and Operational Management Visual OTTHYMO is a hydrologic modelling software solution for single event and continuous modelling. VO is intuitive and provide results in less time. As municipalities are required to meet more diverse stormwater management targets, we have designed tools in VO…

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Giving Communities Real-Time Information On Infrastructure

Smart City

By Tony Petrucci and Luiraf Garcia Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050, almost seven out of ten people will live in urban areas. Cities represent more than 70% of global carbon emissions and between 60% and 80% of energy consumption. Rapid urbanization has created new problems, such as…

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Private-Side Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Success Utilizing a Public-Private Partnership (P3) Framework

Inflow Reduction

By Edward Graham, M.A.Sc. Eng., P.Eng; Seth Monczka, B.Eng; Matthew Malone, M.Sc.; and Cassandra Lim, Civica Infrastructure Inc. Introduction The impacts of reduced sewer conveyance and treatment capacity in wastewater systems caused by inflow and infiltration (I&I), bring about problems including increased risk of basement flooding, restricted new urban development, increased wastewater operation and maintenance…

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The Journey Begins

Civica's Journey

Thanks for joining me! “Civica’s ability to work closely with different stakeholders and under tight timelines resulted in the North Leslie East Development being built ahead of schedule and reduced the need for sewer infrastructure upgrades” Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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