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Experts Question First Nations Drinking Water Engagement Process

June 19, 2017 - 9:34 am

On May 29, 2017, the federal ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada posted a notice online that engagement with First Nations for safe drinking water would be undertaken. The announcement came as a surprise to some leaders within the First Nations community and advocacy groups. Details...

Categories: Indigenous, National, News

Annual Report on Greater Victoria Drinking Water Quality Released

June 16, 2017 - 12:58 pm

The Capital Regional District (CRD), B.C., has released its 2016 Annual Report on Greater Victoria Drinking Water Quality this week, providing an overview of water quality testing conducted in 2016 across the Regional Water Supply System serving Greater Victoria. Results included in the report indicate...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Municipal Water and Wastewater Key Energy Consumers

May 31, 2017 - 11:03 am

There is an enormous opportunity in the Province of Ontario, to reduce energy consumption and GHG emissions through the municipal water sector. That is the overarching message of a new report from the Ontario Environment Commissioner, Dianne Saxe's office released this week. While several U.S. studies...

Categories: News, Ontario

More Than $22M for North Glengarry, Ont. Water Projects

May 29, 2017 - 1:25 pm

The township of North Glengarry, Ontario, will receive $22.8 million in funding from the provincial and federal governments for water infrastructure projects. Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, and His Worship...

Categories: News, Ontario

National Water Utilities Survey Requests Your Response

May 24, 2017 - 11:26 am

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) has commissioned a study about resiliency in water utilities. CWWA have asked Dalhousie University to conduct an online questionnaire survey about attitudes and perceptions about risk resilience and security at water utilities. This questionnaire...

Categories: National, News

Data Tool Visualizes Water Technology Trends

May 18, 2017 - 1:30 pm

A new data visualization tool has been developed to create interactive engagement with technology trends in the water sector. Developed under the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) – a joint initiative between the Water Environment Federation and the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation...

Categories: International, News

Ont. County to Tag Approved Drinking Water Haulers

May 9, 2017 - 11:41 am

The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit of Norfolk County, Ontario, has announced the launch of the HNHU Drinking Water Hauler Inspection Program. Over the past two years, the HNHU has been working with local drinking water haulage operators in Haldimand and Norfolk providing both education and inspections...

Categories: News, Ontario

Carleton Biofiltration Project with Humber College Receives NSERC Funding

May 2, 2017 - 3:55 pm

Carleton University’s Onita Basu, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in partnership with Humber College, has received more than $95,000 over two years through the NSERC College and Community Innovation Program (CCI). This research will investigate procedures involved...

Categories: National, News

Water Projects in the Estrie Region of QC Receive $6.1M

May 1, 2017 - 8:55 am

The governments of Canada and Quebec announced $6.1 million for three new projects related to water in the Estrie region: one in Asbestos and two in Stanstead. The Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie and MP for Compton–Stanstead and Luc Fortin...

Categories: News, Quebec

Fossil Groundwaters Contain Modern Contaminants

April 26, 2017 - 9:21 am

Most of the groundwater in the world that is accessible by deep wells is fossil groundwater, stored beneath the earth's surface for more than 12,000 years. However, new research, led by University of Calgary hydro-geologist Scott Jasechko and co-authored by an international team of researchers, has demonstrated...

Categories: International, News, Western Canada

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