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Water Canada Announces Finalists for 2020 Water’s Next Awards

Water Canada’s annual Water’s Next Awards program recognizes individuals and companies that have had a positive impact on the water industry in Canada and...

Tracking Cancelled and Postponed Industry Events

Water Canada’s team is tracking industry events across the country that are being cancelled, postponed, or moved online as a result of the global...

What is Needed to Remove Lead from Drinking Water in Canada?

What’s holding us back from replacing lead pipes in Canada? What are some tools that can be used to incentivize and accelerate the replacement...

FCM Seeks Emergency Funding for Municipalities

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is calling for emergency funding to support municipalities through the COVID-19 pandemic. "From turning arenas into safe shelters to...

A Designers Experience with Designing Large Systems for the U.S. and Canada

Designing large scale wastewater treatment systems for the United States and Canada each come with their own set of familiarities and challenges. And of...

Overcoming the Mine Water Management Challenge

If ever there was an industry that put water professionals to the test, it would be mining. It demands excellence and innovation in all...

Minimizing the Impacts of a Pandemic on Water Service Delivery

Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water to communities across Canada, even as states of emergency are being declared due to the...

Potential Impacts of an Unplanned Service Disruption on Water Delivery

Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water to communities across Canada, even as states of emergency are being declared due to the...

How a Pandemic Impacts Water Service Delivery

Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water, even as a state of emergency is being declared in municipalities and provinces across Canada...

A Moment to Give Thanks

It has been a difficult few weeks. Some have lost their job, some have watched loved ones fight a disease that they can’t understand,...

Municipal Leaders Urge Residents to Think About What They Flush

Canadian municipal leaders and wastewater professionals are urging everyone to NOT flush anything but the 3P's—pee, poop, and paper (toilet paper). There is never a...

Water Canada and COVID-19

I hope you have had a chance to sit down and enjoy the March/April issue of Water Canada, which focuses on issues around water...

IISD Appoints Jane McDonald as Executive Vice President

Jane McDonald is stepping into a new role as executive vice president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and chair of the...

Competition to Solve Freshwater Issues Begins in Atlantic Canada

Solving freshwater issues across Atlantic Canada through technology and entrepreneurship is the theme of a new competition that began on February 26, 2020 at...

Natural Assets Help Communities Better Manage Flood Risk: Report

The latest research from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) found that natural assets like wetlands, forests, and ponds help communities in Canada better...

Climate Change to Increase Farmland and Environmental Threats: Study

A new frontier that may increase farmland also poses environmental threats from degraded water quality and increased carbon emissions, according to a new study. The...

Natural Infrastructure Improves Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Research

New research helps build the case for harnessing the power of natural infrastructure for large-scale wetland restoration. This approach can help improve water quality...

Extreme Weather Can Tax Urban Drainage Systems to the Max: Study

Existing design methods for urban drainage systems are not going far enough to withstand possible catastrophic storms, or even unpredictable failures during a moderate...

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