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Charlottetown Hires Water Conservation Program Coordinator

The City of Charlottetown, PEI has hired an experienced individual to help Charlottetown better protect its groundwater. "We are extremely lucky to live in Charlottetown...

N.S. Government Addressing Water Quality Concerns

Land inspections, more water quality testing and new regulations are some of the actions the Nova Scotia government is taking to address water quality...

N.S. Commits $15.2M to Dredging Project

Nova Scotia will commit up to $15.2 million, or 40 per cent of the projected cost, to dredge Sydney harbour, Deputy Premier Frank...

N.S. Restricts Bottled Water Use

Nova Scotia's government has made good on a promise made by its premier, Darrell Dexter, last month. The Province has eliminated the purchase and use...

PEI Celebrates Completed Water Projects

Residents and visitors to Charlottetown and its historical waterfront and university are celebrating upgrades to water and sewage services, thanks to investments made under...

Bottle Ban for Nova Scotia?

With Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter's recent promise that his government will ban bottled water in all provincial buildings that have drinkable tap water,...

$3.2M for First Nations Projects Announced

Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, has announced an investment of approximately $7 million...

NL Opens Water Portal

A new application that allows public access to a variety of water resources data, including information on the quality of drinking water, was launched...

Halifax Water Requests Increase

In more Nova Scotia news, Halifax Water has filed an application with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) requesting an increase in...

Water Research Partnership Receives Recognition

Water research resulting from an innovative partnership between Halifax Water and Dalhousie University has been recognized by the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the...

McNally Wins Coke Ovens Cleanup Contract

Earlier this week, a contract valued at $3.8 million was awarded to a Cape Breton company as the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens...

Fredericton to See Upgrades

The water and wastewater systems in Fredericton will receive $1.4 million in upgrades through a federal-provincial-city project. The feds are contributing $470,601 under the...

A Five-Year Plan for Petitcodiac

Petitcodiac Riverkeeper’s five-year strategic plan to protect and restore New Brunswick's Petitcodiac River watershed was released on Friday, presenting the organization’s vision for the...

New Wastewater Law for Charlottetown, Summerside

Mayor Clifford Lee is pleased that the province is honouring its commitment to make it law that all septage collected on Prince Edward Island...

Atlantic First Nations Get a Water Boost

The Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation has broken ground Phase I of its new wastewater treatment facility for the community located 40 kilometres from the...

$8M for N.S. Water Projects

The provincial and federal governments are contributing nearly $8 million for eight water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the province. Funding for the eight water...

Kensington Becomes Canada’s First Community with Wind-Powered Wastewater Treatment

Residents of Kensington, P.E.I. will soon have an energy-efficient wastewater treatment thanks to the purchase of a wind turbine. The turbine, funded in part by...

$1.3M for Miramichi Wastewater Infrastructure

The governments of Canada and New Brunswick are each investing over $1.3 million towards the costs of improving local wastewater infrastructure. The City of...

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