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CSRD Adopts New Approach for Proposed Scotch Creek Water System

Plans for a referendum and an $8 million infrastructure grant application to expand the water system in Scotch Creek, British Columbia have been abandoned...

SaskWater Signs Water Supply Agreement with City of Meadow Lake

SaskWater and the City of Meadow Lake have signed a water supply agreement that includes the sale of the city’s water treatment plant to...

Canada Falling Short of U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals: Report

Canada could lead the world in helping to achieve water sustainability but is falling short of reaching the goals set out by the United...

City of Prince Albert, S.K. Completes Water Reservoir Project

The City of Prince Albert has officially announced that construction has finished on a 15-million-litre above-ground reservoir and associated works, such as a new...

Water Prices Increasingly Unaffordable for Low Income Households

Environmentalists and water economists have long argued that Canadian households have not conserved water in part because it is priced at excessively low levels. Somewhat...

LIFT SEE IT Accepting Applications for Travel Scholarships in 2020

Scholarships are available once again to enable utility personnel to visit other utilities with innovations of interest through the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology...

Federal-Provincial Funding to Support Water and Wastewater Services in B.C.

Communities in British Columbia will soon be able to apply for a share of the combined $150-million federal-provincial infrastructure funding that will help deliver...

First Nations Coalition Announces Campaign for Safe Drinking Water

A First Nations coalition will be launching a campaign to recognize the human right to safe drinking water in First Nations communities. This campaign...

Mike Smith Appointed as Chair of the Walkerton Clean Water Centre

The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) announced that Mike Smith has been appointed as the chair of the Board of Directors. Smith was formerly employed...

Genome BC Invests in Acuva Technologies

Genome BC has invested $1 million in Acuva Technologies, a company based in British Columbia that provides advanced UV-LED water purification solutions. "Our province still has communities...

City of Guelph and Dolime Quarry Develop Proposal to Protect Drinking Water

The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations...

Nova Scotia Invests Nearly $1M in Water and Wastewater Projects

Eight communities across Nova Scotia will receive more than $922,000 for water and wastewater projects through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program. “We heard from municipalities,...

City of Brandon, M.B. to Start Water Treatment Facility Upgrades in October 2019

The first phase of a multi-year upgrade of the municipal water treatment facility in the City of Brandon is poised to begin in October...

Governments can Prevent PFAS Pollution in Great Lakes: Report

As communities across the Great Lakes region grapple with contaminated drinking water due to toxic PFAS chemicals, a new National Wildlife Federation report outlines...

CSRD Takes Stand Against Commercial Water Extraction in Rural Golden

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be developing a policy that does not support the extraction of freshwater for commercial bottled water sales...

Comox Valley Regional District Awards Contract for Water Treatment System

After years of preparation and planning, the Comox Valley Regional District’s new water treatment system project has officially moved into the construction phase with...

Wood Buffalo, A.B. Completes Construction of Water Treatment Plant

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) has completed the construction of a new water treatment plant and upgrades to water infrastructure in Fort...

Logging Not Major Factor in Peachland, B.C. Water Issues

An investigation found that forest licensees did a good job of minimizing the impacts of logging on drinking water in the Peachland and Trepanier...

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