2016 Water Industry Outlook: Familiar Problems Carry New Urgency

A new report by Black & Veatch found that most key issues affecting the water industry in 2016 are linked to funding and cost concerns. The distinct but related challenges of aging water and wastewater infrastructure, managing capital costs, and … Continue Reading

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Sustainable Services Delivery

Managing infrastructure is an iterative process that responds to changing environmental, economic and social realities. The process is centered on sustainable services delivery. It begins by articulating community needs and values and defining levels of service to meet those needs. … Continue Reading

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Town of Gibsons Charts Path to Sustainability

The Town of Gibsons plans to be around for a very long time; and to provide water to its residents, businesses, and industries for a very long time. Now, with a bit of help from Econics’ WaterWorth™ tools, they are … Continue Reading

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Affordability of Water Rates is Not Incompatible with Full Cost Pricing

In order to maintain a sustainable level of delivery of water and wastewater services, local governments must ensure that revenues are sufficient for long term operation and replacement of infrastructure. Yet In Canada’s Infrastructure Deficit: a Sad Legacy for Future Generations, … Continue Reading

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Affordability of Water Rates is Not Incompatible with Full Cost Pricing

In order to maintain a sustainable level of delivery of water and wastewater services, local governments must ensure that revenues are sufficient for long term operation and replacement of infrastructure. Yet In Canada’s Infrastructure Deficit: a Sad Legacy for Future … Continue Reading

JP Joly and Kirk Stinchcombe form Econics

Kirk Stinchcombe, original founder of Econnics, joins forces with JP Joly to transform how water sustainability services are delivered to local governments. Econnics is transformed into Econics as it acquires WaterWorth(TM) technology that enables standardized services delivery at standardized prices. To … Continue Reading

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Econics acquires AquaVic WaterWorth v2.5 technology

Under an exclusive ownership arrangement, WaterWorth v2.5 technology tools and associated services have been transferred to Econics effective December 31, 2012. Econics founder, JP Joly, has worked with AquaVic as the principal developer of WaterWorth technology since 2006. This means … Continue Reading