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CBC Interviews and Articles 

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

CBC New Home Builds

World Water Day: bottled water vs. tap water? Be wise. Tap water is safer!  April 2018

CBC Bottled v Tap Water

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)

CBC Infrastructure & Safety

Should municipalities provide sidewalk clearing? What's new in the snow clearing world?

CBC Norton Snow Clearing

Electricity prices in Ontario have more than doubled in the past ten years. Why?

CBC Norton Electricity Prices in Ontario
What you can do to mitigate risks of flooding on your property and in your home (wintertime)?
CBC Norton How to Reduce Flooding on Your Property

Why should water, sewer and storm services be considered "essential services"?

CBC Norton Infrastructure Budgets

Whatever happened to outdoor drinking water fountains (so we don't need to buy bottled water)?

CBC Norton Outdoor Drinking Fountains
How to protect your property from flooding (summertime):
CBC Norton How to Reduce Flooding on Your Property

Everything you have Ever Wanted to Know about Elevated Water Storage (Delivered in 5 markets across Ontario)

Ontario Morning Podcast- Wednesday April 19, 2017
Ontario Morning from CBC Radio (Ontario Morning from CBC Radio)

Also live interviews (links unavailable) on:

Montreal CSO Dump 2016

Ontario's Connecting Links funding program