Monday, September 16, 2019

Innovation Cluster Partners with PUG to Expand Peterborough’s Water Market

The Innovation Cluster in Peterborough and the Kawarthas and the Peterborough Utilities Group Services Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to help attract...

Canada Invests $10M to Protect Wetlands and Migratory Birds

Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will provide $10 million over two years to support...

August 2019 Update on Canada’s Commitment to End Drinking Water Advisories

Seamus O'Regan, minister of indigenous services, has provided an update for August 2019 on the government's commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories. In August...

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation Awards Contract for Water Treatment System

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation has awarded a contract for the construction of a water treatment and distribution system to a joint venture firm, Shoal...

New Research Finds Problem with Groundwater Monitoring

Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government...

Study Measures Impact of Built Environment on Water Use

How much water single-family residences use is closely related to a community’s built environment, according to a study led by the University of Arizona...

Cape Breton Receives Funding for Two New Wastewater Facilities

Cape Breton has received federal and provincial funding for the construction of two new wastewater treatment facilities, as well as the installation of new...

B.C. Businesses Helping to Tackle Plastic Pollution in Oceans

Canada’s minister of public services and procurement and accessibility, Carla Qualtrough, announced that two businesses based in British Columbia (B.C.) are each receiving a...

Canada Funds Toronto Waterfront Erosion Hazard Mitigation Project

Funding for the Toronto Waterfront Erosion Hazard Mitigation Project has been announced by Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, member of parliament for Beaches—East York, and Jennifer Innis,...

Whitecourt, A.B. to Terminate Intermunicipal Water and Wastewater Agreement

Whitecourt Town Council has served Woodlands County with two years notice to terminate the intermunicipal Water and Wastewater Agreement. In March 2013, the Town of...

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