Manitoba gives Winnipeg 27 years to clean up its act

Manitoba has given Winnipeg 27 years to seriously reduce the amount of diluted sewage flowing into its rivers.

On Friday, Manitoba Sustainable Development gave the city until 2045 to capture 85 per cent of the diluted sewage that flows into city rivers during an average year.

This would be accomplished by replacing some of the city’s combined sewers, which carry both stormwater runoff and raw sewage and overflow an average of 22 times a year.

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