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Top Three Technology Stories of 2019

Water Canada shared a number of technology-related news stories in 2019. The three most read stories in this category are included below. WaterTAP, Ontario’s...

Canada Launches Environmental Funding Programs

Jonathan Wilkinson, minister of environment and climate change, has launched a call for proposals for eight environmental funding programs. These programs will contribute to community-based...

Climate Change Will Impact Urban Water Consumption: Study

Outdoor water consumption is linked to temperature, according to a recent study led by researchers at Concordia University. This information can provide city planners...

Marc Miller Provides January 2020 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, provided the department’s monthly progress update on drinking water advisories affecting public systems on reserves. “First Nations and the...

SDTC Invests in “Game-Changing” Clean Technologies

Navdeep Bains—minister of innovation, science, and industry— announced that Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $46.3 million in 14 cleantech companies across Canada. “The projects...

Endress+Hauser Launches New Sensor for Measuring Free Chlorine

Endress+Hauser has launched the Memosens CCS51D sensor for free chlorine. According to the company, the sensor provides high precision measured values, even at low...

CSA Group and SCC Develop New National Standard for Flood Resilient Communities

The CSA Group, with the support of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), has designed a new standard that aims to reduce the impact...

Top Five Research Stories of 2019

Of the news stories that examined new research in the water sector, the following five news stories that were the most read on Water...

Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2019

The following five news stories on topics related to the Great Lakes were among the most read news stories on Water Canada's website in...

Top Five Stormwater Stories of 2019

The following five news stories were the most read in the stormwater category on Water Canada's website in 2019. Vancouver Adopts Rain City Strategy...

Top Five Wastewater Stories of 2019

The following five news stories were the most read in the wastewater category on Water Canada's website. New Test Produces Failing Grade for ‘Flushability’...

Top Five Drinking Water Stories of 2019

The following five news stories were the most read in the drinking water category on Water Canada's website in 2019. Health Canada Sets New...

U of T Researchers Develop Sponge that Removes Oil from Water

University of Toronto (U of T) researchers have developed a new strategy to remove tiny oil droplets from wastewater with more than 90 per...

Elliott Cappell Named Director of Climate Change for WSP in Canada

WSP announced that it has appointed Elliott Cappell to lead its climate change and resilience activities. “The greatest benefit we can provide our clients when...

Nominations Open for 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, has opened nominations for the 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award. "Our commitment to eliminating all long-term drinking...

Marc Miller Provides November 2019 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, provided the department’s monthly progress update on its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public...

Halloween Storm Causes Over $250 Million in Insured Damage

The Halloween storm that hit Eastern Canada between October 30 and November 1, 2019 caused over $250 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe...

2019 National Water and Wastewater Conference

The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) hosted the National Water and Wastewater Conference from November 3-6, 2019 in Banff, Alberta. Over 150 speakers...

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