News | January 20, 2017

$24.7 M for First Nations Resilience to Flooding and Rising Seas

The Government of Canada has announced that it will invest $24.7 in First Nations climate resilience. Called First Nations Adapt, the program will direct funds towards identifying and ameliorating the…

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News, Northern CanadaOct. 20, 2017
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Nunavut Water Board Approves Type B Water Licence for Gold Exploration

NxGold Ltd. has been issued a Type B Water Licence by the Nunavut Water Board in respect of the Kuulu Project in Nunavut. This licence authorizes water use and waste management…
News, Western CanadaOct. 20, 2017
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Comox Valley, B.C. Takes Action to End Boil Water Notices

Decisions made at the Comox Valley Water Committee meeting on Tuesday have set a clear course for construction of a new water treatment system beginning in 2019, with interim measures…
News, Western CanadaOct. 20, 2017
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Campbell River, B.C. Proceeds with Wetland Water Control Project

Following work to remove invasive plants and regulate water levels as part of preliminary restoration at its Jubilee wetland this summer, Campbell River, B.C. has issued a development permit for…
News, Western CanadaOct. 19, 2017
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Western Canada Fuel Supplier Awarded for Wastewater Project

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) has presented the Co-op Refinery Complex in Regina, Saskatchewan with its National Water Wise Award for the refinery’s Wastewater Improvement Project. “The…
National, NewsOct. 19, 2017
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Canada Launches New Municipal Climate Innovation Program

Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced funding for 103 initiatives in communities across Canada through two…
Atlantic Canada, NewsOct. 19, 2017
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Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association Meets in Charlottetown

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) met this week in Charlottetown, P.E.I. to consult and coordinate on what the Association calls a complicated job and a sacred public…
News, OntarioOct. 19, 2017
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OPG Installs New Spillway & Generator at Ranney Falls

Yesterday, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced the installation of a new water spillway to improve safety and replacement of the smallest generator at its historic Ranney Falls Generating Station in…

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Comox Valley, B.C. Takes Action to End Boil Water Notices

Decisions made at the Comox Valley Water Committee meeting on Tuesday have set a clear course for construction of a new water treatment system beginning in 2019, with interim measures that will address boil water notices within the next six months. To take full advantage of grant opportunities, timelines for completion of the project have been adjusted to 2021. With the recent conclusion of a study and assessment phase, the…
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New Desalination Technology Could Provide Inexpensive Treatment

University of Illinois mechanical science and engineering professor Kyle Smith and his co-authors have published a study demonstrating the viability of a battery-like technology in the journal Electrochimica Acta, which applies new materials that could make desalination of brackish waters economically desirable and energy efficient. Coastal regions, where the rise of seawater due to climate change could encroach upon and contaminate groundwater aquifers is one source of concern. Further, as demand…
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Nunavut Water Board Approves Type B Water Licence for Gold Exploration

NxGold Ltd. has been issued a Type B Water Licence by the Nunavut Water Board in respect of the Kuulu Project in Nunavut. This licence authorizes water use and waste management associated with camp and drilling activities for the Kuulu Project. Upon renewal of the existing Land Use Licences, KVL311B01 and KVRW12E01, all licenses and permits will have been issued to permit the NxGold to drill-test high priority gold targets at…
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2017

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