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Pentair and GE Water & Process Technologies Announce Possible Joint Venture

Pentair, Inc. and GE Water & Process Technologies announced today that they are engaged in discussions to establish a joint venture to combine their...

GE to Reduce Global Water Use 20 Per Cent by 2012

GE announced today that it is expanding its “ecomagination” strategy and committing to reduce its global water use 20 per cent by 2012.The company...

First Nations Water Situation Reaches “Boiling Point”

A new report from the Polaris Institute in collaboration with the Assembly of First Nations says “too many First Nation communities are living with...

Fly in the Water Case Dismissed

The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously dismissed the case of a man who said suffered psychological damages after finding a dead fly in his...

Funding for Brockville, Ont. Wastewater System

The federal government today announced $798,053 in infrastructure funding for improvements to the wastewater system in the City of Brockville, Ont.The federal contribution, through...

ACE08 Exposition to Unveil the Future of Water Supplies and Services

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has announced the new product technology showcase, education sessions, and list of exhibitors for the 2008 Annual Conference...

Staggering Food Waste Places Water and Land Resources in Distress: SIWI, FAO, IWMI

As governments struggle with a sudden crisis in the price of food, a companion crisis in availability of water also threatens billions of people....

OPWA Workshop on DWQMS

The Ontario Public Works Association will hold a workshop June 5 on the Ontario Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) at the Mississauga Grand...

CCME Water Qualtiy Guideline for Review

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has released a draft scientific criteria document for a Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the...

Water Problem Temporarily Closes Parliament

Canada’s House of Commons shut down early Monday due to the loss of running water in downtown Ottawa.According to an article in the Ottawa...

Workshop Focuses on “The Value of Water”

This month the Centre for Environment at the University of Toronto will host The Value of Water, a one-day workshop that will address address...

Courtice Water Pollution Control Plant Opens

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Ont. today hosted the official opening of its new Courtice Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP).According to Durham regional chair...

New Seminars and Events for CIPHEX West 2008

More than 3,000 industry delegates are expected to attend CIPHEX West 2008 when the trade show and conference take place in the Roundup Centre...

CCME Water Qualtiy Guideline for Review

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has made a draft Canadian Water Quality Guideline for the Protection of Aquatic Life for...

Waterloo Board Bans Water Bottles

According to a news report in the Toronto Star, the Waterloo Region board has banned the sale of plastic bottles of water in its...

As Canadian Water Resources Diminish, AB Becomes Province to Watch: Earth Day Report

Proposals to move massive volumes of water between river basins in Alberta and to allow its Irrigation Districts to sell water for non-agricultural uses...

Winnipeg’s Water Supply Threatened by Sewage: CBC

Problems with a First Nation sewage-treatment plant could affect the water quality of Shoal Lake, which provides drinking water for the City of Winnipeg,...

Manitoba Gov’t Announces Funding for Establishment of New Research Chair in Water Quality at University

The first research chair in water quality is to be established at the University of Manitoba through a provincial commitment of $1.25 million, the...

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