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$16M for N.B. Water Infrastructure

More stimulus funding announcements today. Improvements to Saint John, New Brunswick’s water infrastructure were part of MP Rodney Weston’s “Four in Four” priorities, he said....

“Unpleasant Odours”: Halifax Food Industry

Foodservice operators are striking back against sewage odours in downtown Halifax. Luc Erjavec, VP Atlantic Canada of Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association, issued an open...

$2.3M for Madawaska Upgrades

Residents of three Madawaska County, New Brunswick communities will see nearly $2.3 million in drinking water and wastewater collection systems upgrades. Saint-Léonard will use more...

Funding for NL Water, Sewer Upgrades

The Town of Lumsden, Newfoundland will see $414,000 worth of upgrades to its water treatment plant from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure...

Cancer Society Funds Arsenic Study

A cancer prevention study, funded by the Canadian Cancer Society's new Prevention Initiative, will investigate the risk of bladder and kidney cancer associated with...

N.B. Investing $1.5M in Wetlands

The New Brunswick government will contribute $1.5 million to a new fund dedicated to maintaining the province's wetlands, Premier Shawn Graham announced yesterday. The Wetlands...

Five NS Water Projects Receive Funding

Five communities in the Kings County, N.S. area will have better drinking water and wastewater treatment systems with funding from three levels of government. More...

B.C. District Wins World’s Best Tap Water

Defending champion Clearbrook Waterworks District, British Columbia, Canada won the title of World's Best Tap Water...

P.E.I. Agriculture Sees Funds for Water Protection

The feds and the province of P.E.I. have announced eight new projects to improve and protect water resources and wetlands. Federal funding of $397,280 for...

Marine Polluter Penalized for Oil Spill in P.E.I.

A Prince Edward Island provincial court judge has ordered the vessel BBC Nordland to pay a $15,000 penalty for illegally discharging a pollutant in...

MillerCoors Addresses Nitrogen, Phosphorus

In an effort to reduce its footprint, MillerCoors has awarded Fredericton-based ADI Systems Inc. a full design-build contract for a new ADI-MBR (membrane bioreactor)...

Upgrade for Yarmouth’s Wastewater System

Residents of the town of Yarmouth and surrounding areas will soon have a more efficient wastewater treatment plant. The province is investing $340,000 to upgrade...

Pictou County to See Wastewater Improvements

Residents in New Glasgow, Stellarton, Trenton, Westville, and the Municipality of Pictou, Nova Scotia, will see improved wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment...

Annapolis Valley to Undergo Groundwater Survey

Farmers and other groundwater users in the Annapolis Valley are being asked to take part in a study that will help to improve water-use...

La Scie Receives MCW Funding

The Town of La Scie, Newfoundland has received $314,000 through the 2008-09 Municipal Capital Works (MCW) program to remove creosote timber from the water...

Groundwater Chemistry Atlas Released

A new atlas is now available online to help people seeking information about the quality of groundwater in any given area. Environment Minister Roland...

CUPE Wants NS to ‘Ditch the Bottle’

A broad-based coalition of organizations in Nova Scotia has come together to convince municipalities and school boards that the sale and provision of bottled...

Wilderness Area Protects Amherst’s Water

The Town of Amherst's drinking water supply is now better protected with the designation of watershed lands as a provincial wilderness area. Nine-hundred and seventy...

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