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Items tagged: phosphorus

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Northeast-Midwest Institute on Bi-National Great Lakes Efforts

April 18, 2017 - 1:24 pm

The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI), a U.S. not-for-profit focused on economic development in and around the Great Lakes, has commented on the International Joint Commission (IJC) Triennial Assessment of Progress on Great Lakes Water Quality and the 2016 Progress Report of the Parties. NEMWI has...

Categories: International, News

Canada-Ontario Release Draft Action Plan for Addressing Algal Blooms in Lake Erie

March 10, 2017 - 2:24 pm

The Governments of Canada and Ontario have released a draft action plan that will help to reduce high amounts of phosphorus and the growth of toxic and nuisance algae in Lake Erie. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change said, "We intrinsically understand its importance, and...

Categories: National, News

B.C. Funds Alternative Drinking Water Sources in Hullcar Valley

March 6, 2017 - 9:26 am

The Government of British Columbia has announced that it will provide $950,000 for alternative drinking water sources, treatment for domestic well users, and sustainable, environmentally appropriate farming the Hullcar Valley. The Province will work with the Township of Spallumcheen, Splatsin, Steele...

Categories: News, Uncategorized, Western Canada

B.C. Watershed Snowpack 79 per cent of Normal

February 9, 2017 - 12:34 pm

The latest survey of snowpack in British Columbia shows that there has been below-average accumulation in the province’s watersheds, reports the River Forecast Centre (RFC). Snowpack was 79 per cent of what is expected for February 1st, according to the latest Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Guelph Hosts New Wastewater Research and Development Project

January 27, 2017 - 1:01 pm

A new project installed in a technology demonstration facility at the Guelph Wastewater Treatment Plant will be used for wastewater research and demonstration of resource recovery technologies. The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) in partnership with GE Water & Process Technologies, City...

Categories: News, Ontario

Cross-Border Collaboration for Great Lakes Protection

January 9, 2017 - 10:50 am

Four of the five Great Lakes help to define the U.S.-Canada border; but what separates our two countries brings them together as well. The Great Lakes lie at the heart of the U.S.—Canada trade relationship, the largest in history, with bilateral trade totalling nearly $670 billion a year. Having...

Categories: Features

Funding for Strategy to Reduce Phosphorus Loss into the Thames River in Ontario

December 13, 2016 - 10:11 am

Efforts to reduce phosphorus loss into Ontario waterways and the Great Lakes will progress thanks to the funding announcement of $203,000 from Growing Forward 2, a Federal agricultural funding program administered through the Agricultural Adaptation Council. These funds will be matched with $100,000...

Categories: News, Ontario, Uncategorized

Muskrat Lake Resident Seeks Help for Remediation

October 14, 2016 - 11:30 am

Renfrew County resident, Donald Deer, has voiced repeated need for a comprehensive watershed management plan at Muskrat Lake. In December 2015, Deer, a lakefront resident, brought a proposal for a $93,000 remediation and management plan to a Whitewater Region environmental services committee. Presenting...

Categories: News, Ontario

ALUS Program Re-Launches in Ontario

August 24, 2016 - 12:57 pm

More than 100 people gathered at Springview Farm in Waterford, Ontario, today to celebrate the Ontario relaunch of ALUS Canada, a national program that funds farmers and ranchers producing clean air, clean water, pollinator habitat and other ecosystem services. Guest speakers included MP Diane Finley...

Categories: News, Ontario

Addressing Phosphorus in Lake Erie With Canadian Technologies

January 15, 2016 - 3:54 pm

Harmful algal blooms have become increasingly frequent in Lake Erie. In 2011, the lake experienced its worst cyanobacteria bloom in decades, and in 2014, the City of Toledo, Ohio, declared a state of emergency for 500,000 citizens because of the presence of high levels of algal toxins in the city’s...

Categories: Features


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