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Ont. Increasing Groundwater Withdrawal Fee for Water Bottlers

June 8, 2017 - 5:11 pm

The Province of Ontario has announced it will be charging water bottling companies an additional $500 for groundwater withdrawals. Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, water bottlers will pay $503.71 for every million litres of groundwater taken. The government has instituted the new fee in order to help recover...

Categories: News, Ontario

Ontario Brewery Implements Closed-Loop Water System

April 24, 2017 - 1:10 pm

For Earth Day on April 22nd, Ontario’s Cowbell Brewing released a description of their forthcoming closed-loop system for water usage. The system will supply fresh Ontario well water to the Cowbell brewing facility. The brewery will treat all effluent wastewater and release it back into the groundwater...

Categories: News, Ontario

Kawartha Lakes Develops Climate Change Response Plan

April 19, 2017 - 11:20 am

Yesterday, the city of Kawartha Lakes Council formally launched the Kawartha Lakes Healthy Environment Plan. Since 2016, the City has been working with Partners for Climate Protection, an arm of the FCM that assists municipalities across Canada to design and implement climate change action plans...

Categories: News, Ontario

Coca-Cola Achieves New Heights of Water Sustainability—Water Neutrality

November 23, 2016 - 11:33 am

Water is a precious resource that we all share. Not only is it essential to the sustainability of our business, but it’s also fundamentally important to the communities in which we operate. That’s why water stewardship remains key to our environmental sustainability efforts. With this mindset, Coca-Cola...

Categories: Features

Under Western Skies on Water

September 27, 2016 - 1:05 pm

Titled Water—Events, Trends, Analysis, the conference is expected to attract 600–800 attendees for notable presentations

Categories: News

What’s Your Risk?

May 31, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Water availability is one of the most underestimated and critical issues for companies in all business sectors—and in all countries. Recognizing this, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and German development financial institution DEG have developed the Water Risk Filter. The web-based tool is designed...

Categories: Features

Living on the Edge

January 19, 2010 - 8:06 am

Humans are good at exploiting their situations, pushing up to the limits of constraints on their way to maximizing their consumption of benefits. Thus, we see how people may spend as much money as they have, store as much as their garage holds, drive When detrol la canadian pharmacy ingredients in viagra...

Categories: Blog

Underground Threats

May 11, 2009 - 9:11 am

If Chicken Little told you the sky was falling, you'd likely take no heed to the warning. However, if a group of accredited professors tell you that Canada's groundwater supplies are threatened, you probably should listen. Sustainable Management on Groundwater in Canada, a report (PDF here) released...

Categories: Blog

National Groundwater Report Due Next Week

May 7, 2009 - 9:40 am

On May 11, the Council of Canadian Academies will release a report entitled The Sustainable Management of Groundwater in Canada. In 2006, the Council was tasked by the Federal Minister of Natural Resources to identify, "from a science perspective, what is needed to achieve sustainable management of...

Categories: National, News

Fast Money for Small Towns

February 18, 2009 - 10:17 am

Since Ministers Smitherman and Baird announced the $1 billion of infrastructure funding for Ontario small communities on Friday, my inbox has been flooded (no pun intended) with announcements about big bucks for tiny towns. Water projects are seeing results. Among the 289 communities on the list...

Categories: Blog

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