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Canadian Water Network to Study Wastewater Contaminants in Canada

October 12, 2017 - 11:12 am

As the list of chemicals we generate as a society grows and expands, many find their way into wastewater and natural ecosystems. Some of these substances are contaminants that can be harmful to human health, fish, and wildlife. To understand the ability and opportunities to deal with wastewater...

Categories: National, News

BluMetric Environmental Plans to Sell Shares

October 7, 2017 - 1:07 pm

Ottawa-based BluMetric Environmental Inc. announced this week that, subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange, the company will undertake a plan to exchange up to $154,000 of certain existing debt for up to 550,000 common shares of the company. BluMetric Environmental a multidisciplinary wastewater...

Categories: National, News

Water System in Millertown, N.L. Receives Investment for Upgrades

October 5, 2017 - 10:48 am

Investment in Millertown, Newfoundland and Labrador will go towards development of its water systems. Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour and MHA for Grand-Falls – Buchans, to announce over $263,000 in provincial...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

B.C.'s Ostara to Receive Award for Phosphorus Capture Tech

October 3, 2017 - 11:26 am

Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, the Vancouver, B.C. water cleantech firm that specializes in nutrient management solutions will be awarded a Project Excellence Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The world's largest nutrient recovery facility improves the water quality of the...

Categories: International, News, Western Canada

Landfill Upgrades to Prevent Water Contamination in New Brunswick

October 2, 2017 - 9:50 am

Canada and New Brunswick have announced a $4.5 million investment in landfill upgrades to prevent contaminated water from entering natural waterways. Karen Ludwig, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest; John Ames, New Brunswick Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture; and Joyce Wright...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

Filter Removes 90% of Contaminants from Fracturing Wastewater

September 26, 2017 - 11:16 am

A new filter produced by scientists at Rice University in Houston, Texas has proven able to remove more than 90 per cent of hydrocarbons, bacteria, and particulates from contaminated water produced by hydraulic fracturing operations at shale oil and gas wells. The work by Rice chemist Andrew Barron...

Categories: International, News

New Wastewater Treatment Plant Begins Operation in Owen Sound, Ont.

September 20, 2017 - 10:21 am

Representatives gathered yesterday to celebrate the official opening of the newly-constructed Owen Sound Wastewater Treatment Plant in Ontario. The plant upgrades, which have been underway since August of 2014, represent the single largest project undertaken in the city’s history with a construction...

Categories: News, Ontario

CCA Launches New Project on Antimicrobial Resistance

September 13, 2017 - 4:33 pm

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) announced today that it has been asked by the Minister of Science, on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada, with support from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, to examine the current state of knowledge on...

Categories: National, News

Public Feedback Sought on Sustainability Indicators for Beef Processing

September 1, 2017 - 2:03 pm

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has launched a public consultation to solicit feedback on its sustainability indicators for beef processing to ensure sustainability challenges and opportunities for this sector are addressed. The indicators will form the basis of a national framework for...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Turning Brown Into Green

August 25, 2017 - 1:38 pm

There’s an old Yorkshire saying that goes, “Where there’s muck, there’s money.” The phrase means there’s a lot of money in dealing with dirty materials. The same can be said for wastewater treatment plants: Where there is organic waste, there is also money to be made or saved through the...

Categories: Features

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