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All Communities in NWT Now Have Modern Water Treatment Plants

All communities in the Northwest Territories (NWT) now have modern water treatment plants. This goal was originally set by federal, territorial, and community governments. As...

Bill Introduced to Provide Safe Drinking Water to Two Alberta Communities

Residents living in the Hamlet of Entwistle and the Summer Village of Nakamum Park could soon be connected to a reliable supply of safe...

Waterloo Businesses Asked to Consider Closing Unused Parking Areas to Protect Drinking Water

The Region of Waterloo is asking businesses to consider closing excess parking areas this winter to reduce winter salt use and the amount of...

Funding Announced for Water Infrastructure Projects in Alberta

Federal and provincial funding has been announced for eight water infrastructure projects in Alberta. The governments of Canada and Alberta, with the support of municipalities...

Communities in Newfoundland and Labrador Receive Funding for Water Infrastructure

Funding has been announced for four water and wastewater projects in Newfoundland and Labrador. The projects will provide greater access to clean, potable water...

Grassy Narrows First Nation Ends All Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) has recently completed upgrades to its water treatment system. The improved water treatment system now provides the...

Water and Sewer Connection to Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Celebrated

Chief Chris Skead and the Council of the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation gathered with Elders, community members, other valued friends, and partners to celebrate the...

Essential Watershed Management—Remembering the Walkerton Drinking Water Tragedy

Twenty years ago, in May 2000, a municipal well in the Town of Walkerton, Ontario became contaminated with deadly bacteria. Seven people including a...

Construction of Water Reservoir in Faro, Yukon Completed

Construction of a new water reservoir in Faro, Yukon is now complete. With a capacity of 625-cubic-metres, the new reservoir replaces an old reservoir...

Manitoba Government Welcomes Auditor’s Report on Drinking Water Safety Oversight

The Manitoba government has welcomed the Office of the Auditor General’s (OAG) report on Drinking Water Safety Oversight. The government has also advanced many of...

New Criteria in Drinking Water Standard Tighten Lead Leaching Allowance for Plumbing Products

Newly published changes to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61, the drinking water product standard required in the United States and Canada, further restrict the amount of lead...

Centre-du-Québec Region Receives Funding for Water Infrastructure

Funding for 21 infrastructure projects in the Centre-du-Québec region has been announced by the federal and provincial governments. The funding will be used to upgrade...

Infrastructure Project in Paspébiac Receives Federal-Provincial Funding

Funding for a water infrastructure project in Paspébiac, Quebec has been announced by Diane Lebouthillier, minister of national revenue, Régent Bastien, mayor of Paspébiac,...

Funding Announced for Water Infrastructure Projects in Quebec City

Funding for 28 infrastructure projects in the Quebec City region has been announced by the federal and provincial governments. “In collaboration with our provincial and...

Enoch Cree Nation and EPCOR Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Enoch Cree Nation and EPCOR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalizes their commitment to working together in the spirit of reconciliation...

Water Infrastructure Projects in Quebec Receive Federal-Provincial Funding

Funding for 280 drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure projects throughout Quebec has been announced by Catherine McKenna, minister of infrastructure and communities, and...

Glace Bay, N.S. Receives Federal and Provincial Investment in Water and Wastewater Systems

Glace Bay, Nova Scotia has received federal and provincial funding to upgrade its water and wastewater systems. “The upgrades to Glace Bay’s water and wastewater...

How UBC’s In-House Teams Keep the Campus Flowing

Water is a crucial resource at the University of British Columbia (UBC) for basic human needs and to support research and operations. The simple...

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