Barbara A. Robinson, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., President of Norton Engineering Inc., works as the Infrastructure Columnist for CBC Radio 1, speaking in layman's terms on a wide range of engineering topics.
Buying a New Home? Watch out for the lemons; pay attention to the details. And don't forget to have the sewer checked. September 2018
World Water Day: bottled water vs. tap water? Be wise. Tap water is safer! April 2018
A long, cold freeze. A sudden thaw. How to protect your home from flooding in the next few days, but also proactively (January 2018).
Flooding, Sewers, Insurance, I/I in New Subdivisions (Delivered in 4 markets across Ontario) (May 2017)
Don't flush those cosmetic cloths or baby wipes: they wreak havoc with our (and your) sewer systems:
How about your sump pump?
Potholes getting you "down"?
How infrastructure can be used to protect against violent vehicle attacks (April 2018)
Should municipalities provide sidewalk clearing? What's new in the snow clearing world?
Electricity prices in Ontario have more than doubled in the past ten years. Why?
Why should water, sewer and storm services be considered "essential services"?
Whatever happened to outdoor drinking water fountains (so we don't need to buy bottled water)?
Everything you have Ever Wanted to Know about Elevated Water Storage (Delivered in 5 markets across Ontario)
Also live interviews (links unavailable) on:
Montreal CSO Dump 2016
Ontario's Connecting Links funding program