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IJC Announces New Structure for International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board will decrease to a six-member Board with an equal number of members from the...

Global Committee of Water Experts Presents Consumer Flushability Guidelines

In the absence of a sector wide definition of flushability, a group of international water experts have developed a Publicly Available Specification (PAS). The...

Premier Tech Acquires Three Companies in Europe

Quebec-based Premier Tech has acquired two French companies: Aqua Assainissement SAS and AMI Assainissement SAS. Premier Tech has also acquired the assets of Neve Environnement....

More Children and Youth Drowning as Warming Temperatures Create Unstable Lake Ice

More children and young adults are falling through the ice and fatally drowning as winters become milder and as lake ice becomes less stable,...

Water Equity Commission Convened by Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

Eleven mayors from major Great Lakes and St. Lawrence cities are coming together to address water equity challenges as part of a new Mayors...

Controlling Light Could Leave Toxic Algae Dead in The Water: Researchers

While vacationing in Canada’s Rocky Mountains several years ago, Rebecca North was looking for a peaceful break from her work as a water researcher at...

Government of Canada Invests in Great Lakes Protection

Karina Gould, the minister of international development, announced $5.1 million in funding to support 46 new projects. The projects will help protect and restore...

CDP Reports Record Disclosures as Corporate Environmental Action Rises

Over 10,000 companies, cities, states, and regions reported data on water security, climate change, and deforestation in 2020 through global environmental non-profit CDP. This...

Call for Stimulus Funding to Protect Canadian and American Water Resources

In July 2020, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative called on governments on both sides of the border to include water restoration...

New Technology Aims to Improve Access to Safe Water in Refugee Camps

A new web-based tool aims to help aid workers ensure that water is safe to drink in refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. Researchers...

UN-Water Adds Water Environment Federation as Partner

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is now an official partner of UN-Water, which coordinates the efforts of United Nations (UN) entities and international organizations...

More Marinas Join Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup

The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup announced that the following marinas will be joining the initiative and supporting the capture of plastic debris throughout the...

Water Environment Federation Announces 2020-2021 Board of Trustees

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced its 2020-2021 Board of Trustees, which will be led by new President Dr. Lynn Broaddus. The WEF “gavel...

Matt Madeksza Joins Veolia North America as New President and CEO

Veolia North America announced that Matt Madeksza has been named as its president and chief executive officer. “I am very excited about the opportunity to...

New Report Assesses Ecosystem Health of Western Lake Erie and the Detroit River

A new report has found that Western Lake Erie is now at risk of crossing several potential tipping points caused by the interactions of...

Water Scientists Warn of Ecological Risks in Global Shift to Monoculture Crops

The conversion of large swaths of land to uniform tree plantations and single-crop species may lead to unintended consequences for the water cycle. This...

Canada Contributes Disproportionately to the Global Plastic Disaster: Report

A new report by Oceana Canada indicates that the amount of plastic waste Canada generates is disproportionately contributing to the amount of plastic waste...

New Freshwater Database Tells Water Quality Story for 12K Lakes Globally

York University researchers have created a publicly available water quality database that will help scientists monitor and manage the health of close 12,000 freshwater...

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