Urban water consumption will increase due to climate change, Concordia research shows Growing demand will put additional pressure on city planners and natural resources, even in water-rich Canada From left: Professors Samuel Li and Fariborz Haghighat, and master's student Niousha Rasi Faghihi. The world’s access to water has long been a constant challenge for municipal authorities as mass urbanization, climate change and now the COVID-19 pandemic constantly force cities to adapt to new demands on their networks. In a recent paper published in Sustainable Cities and Society , three Concordia researchers look at water consumption in one urban community – in this case, the Montreal off-island suburb of Brossard, Quebec – and how that consumption fluctuates seasonally. The researchers correlated daily water consumption data they obtained from the City of Longueuil, which administers Brossard, with daily air temperature readings from Trudeau International Airport and precipitation records. They benefitted from a large data set, spanning January 2011 to October 2015. Using Bayesian statistic techniques, they noted that outdoor water consumption was higher when temperatures were higher. They did not see any link between temperature and indoor water consumption (though they did notice an uptick in use on weekends compared to weekdays). “We found that when air temperature is above a certain value, water consumption goes up,” says Samuel Li , a professor in the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science . Li co-authored the paper with Masters student Niousha Rasi Faghihi and Fariborz Haghighat , professor and Tier 1 Concordia Research Chair in Energy and Environment. The researchers noted that Brossard’s average water consumption per capita is around 300 litres per day. “But in the summer months, when people are watering their gardens, lawns and flowers, that consumption can increase by as much as 65 per cent.” With the correlation between temperature and water use established, the researchers then asked what urban water consumption would be like around 2050. “Water infrastructure has a lifespan of about 30 years, after which it needs an upgrade,” says Li. “So what do we expect to see three decades from now?” That depends on the climate models they use. The researchers looked at 21 different climate models and three possible emissions reduction scenarios: one with no significant changes in emissions, another with some emissions-reduction measures in place and a third with more aggressive measures. “In all of these cases, we see a trend where temperatures and water consumption go up; it’s just a matter of how much,” says Li. Li and Haghighat say their study is one of the first to include climate change as a factor in estimating future water consumption in urban areas. Previous studies, they note, focused mostly on population growth. The current pandemic will add a new dimension to their research into urban water use. “We need up-to-date information about resulting changes in water consumption by the manufacturing sector as it shuts down and then reopens, the service sector and residential neighbourhoods, where demand likely spiked as thousands of office workers began working from home, in order to develop reliable models for prediction of urban water demand,” they say.https://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2020/07/29/urban-water-consumption-will-increase-due-to-climate-change-concordia-research-shows.html
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Pinson Council adopts 2019/2020 excellent audit, increases funds to Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce Home City Council Pinson Council adopts 2019/2020 excellent audit, increases funds to Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce Charlie Polmatier, Borland Benefield, CPA, presents Pinson's 2019-2020 audit report Pinson Council adopts 2019/2020 excellent audit, increases funds to Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce PINSON – The Pinson City Council received an audit presentation for the 2019/2020 fiscal year from Charlie Polmatier of Borland Benefield, CPA, Thursday night at the regularly scheduled city council meeting. “I’m pleased to report that the city’s in fine financial shape; in fact, strong financial shape,” Polmatier said. “The independent auditor’s report … is unmodified across the entire statement, meaning there’s a pass-fail grade in the audit business and this is pass. So, congratulations. I’m also pleased to report that we had no deficiencies or findings to report in terms of your financial report, so kudos to everyone involved in preparing.” Polmatier said that the financial highlight was that despite having spent significant reserves the past two years in terms of capital improvements, including the Rock School Center, library and other items, the city was able to build back its reserves to a “strong, just-over-six-months operating reserve.” “From a financial standpoint, the city couldn’t be healthier, from my point of view,” he said. “Congrats, because I’m always impressed. A year ago, I guess, everybody was chewing their fingernails off possibly about how (the pandemic) was going to affect not only everyone’s personal life, but their city. Fortunately, while it’s been a rough year for sure, the city has weathered it financially.” Not only did the city weather the shutdown due to Covid-19, but Polmatier said sales tax income for the city of Pinson was higher from April through June 2020. “The ‘doomsday’ has not turned out that way,” he said. “It turns out that local people shop local.” The city council unanimously approved a motion from Councilor Dawn Tanner to adopt what she called “the 2019/2020 excellent audit.” The council also approved a resolution to increase the city’s allocation to the Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce from $10,000 to $20,000. Resolution 21-3 passed with one abstention, from Councilor John Churchwell, who is a member of the chamber. “They do great work in our community and we appreciate it,” Cochran said. In other city business, the council passed the following: Resolution 21-4, authorizing the mayor to enter into a contract for advertising and promotion with the Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce for the 2021 Alabama Butterbean Festival Motion to establish a $15,000 budget for Pinson’s CityFest Motion to approve $29,800 for field maintenance at PYSC Motion to authorize up to $5,000 for chain and bollard fencing to prevent parking on the disc golf course at Bicentennial Park Additionally, Mayor Cochran informed the public that there will be a barbecue cook-off at Bicentennial Park on March 6 to raise money for the Rusk Mobile Home Park tornado relief. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. “They will be taking financial contributions that day and supplies to help rebuild at Rusk,” Cochran said. “All are welcome to participate.” The next meeting of the Pinson City Council will be Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Pinson City Hall. Pre-council will begin at 6:15 p.m. and the regular council meeting will begin at 7 p.m.https://www.trussvilletribune.com/2021/02/19/pinson-council-adopts-2019-2020-excellent-audit-increases-funds-to-clay-pinson-chamber-of-commerce/