Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Brent Wootton Joins Ontario-based Aclarus Ozone

Aclarus has announced the appointment of Dr. Brent Wootton as vice president of technology and customer success. “We are thrilled to welcome Brent to the...

Brandon, Manitoba Activates Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Water Treatment Facility

The Brandon Emergency Response Control Group has made a decision to activate its pandemic preparedness plan at its municipal water treatment facility. According to the...

Manitoba Announces Major Investments in Spring Flood Protection

The Manitoba government will be investing nearly $8 million to help more than 80 municipalities enhance spring flood preparations and protection.“Manitobans always rally together...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Announces Priority Conservation Site

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced a priority conservation site at Buffalo Pound, located 40 kilometres from Moose Jaw, in Saskatchewan. The area...

Aqua Forum and OBWB Announce B.C. AquaHacking Challenge Finalists

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Aqua Forum have announced the finalists of the 2020 B.C. AquaHacking Challenge. Participants, including judges and mentors, logged...

Clearford Water Systems Announces New US$1.5 Million Loan

Clearford Water Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a new US$1.5 million loan with an existing lender. The proceeds of the loan will be used...

2020 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Groundwater Expert

A groundwater expert, Dr. John Cherry, has received the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize. According to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Cherry’s research has raised...

New Role at UBC Okanagan to Create Clean Technologies for Municipal...

UBC Okanagan announced that Engineering Professor Cigdem Eskicioglu has been named the Senior Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in advanced resource recovery from wastewater. The IRC...

Researchers Study Invisible Plastics in Drinking Water and Wastewater

A research team has found that nanoscale particles of the most commonly used plastics tend to move through the water supply or settle out...

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...

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