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Gov’t of Canada Reappoints Federal Member to Waterfront Toronto Board

Catherine McKenna, minister of infrastructure and communities, made the following statement on the federal reappointment of Jeanhy Shim to the Waterfront Toronto Board of...

Brockton Launches Walkerton Clean Water Legacy Scholarship

The Municipality of Brockton is launching the Walkerton Clean Water Legacy Scholarship to honour those who suffered because of the water crisis and to...

Saugeen Conservation Hires New General Manager

Saugeen Conservation has announced that Jennifer Stephens will become the new general manager /secretary—treasurer effective June 1, 2020. “We are very pleased that Ms. Stephens...

New Initiative to Develop Asset Management Plan for Grindstone Creek

A new initiative will develop an asset management plan for Grindstone Creek, which is part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. "Given the strain COVID-19 is putting on...

Government of Ontario Prepares for Potential Spring Flooding

The Ontario government has been working with federal and municipal governments, First Nations partners, and non-governmental organizations to prepare for potential spring flooding. "During these...

Impact of COVID-19 on Water Technology Companies

Water technology companies have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which doesn’t come as a surprise. But how exactly have they been impacted? To find...

Peterborough Urges Residents to Stop Flushing Wipes

The City of Peterborough is urging residents to dispose all baby wipes, sanitary wipes, and disinfectant wipes in the garbage. “These wipes are being incorrectly...

Vaughan, Ont. Cancels 2020 Water and Wastewater Rate Increases

Vaughan City Council has voted to cancel its planned 2020 water and wastewater rate increases. “The City of Vaughan is committed to protecting the health...

New Mercury Care Home to be Built in Grassy Narrows First Nation

A framework agreement, which will provide federal support for a mercury care home, has been signed by Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, and...

All About That Dace

Stormwater management strategy helps the Region of Peel treat polluted runoff and protect a local redside dace population. Understanding how an infrastructure project affects a...

Durham Region Reminds Residents to Think Before They Flush

The Region of Durham's Works Department is urging residents to only flush the three Ps—poo, pee, and toilet paper. “We are noticing an increase in...

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...

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...

Ontario-based Greyter Water Systems Inc. Raises Funding

Greyter Water Systems Inc., the creator and manufacturer of the Greyter HOME water recycling system, announced that it has closed its Series A funding...

New Internship Program Aims to Address Water Challenges in First Nations Communities

A new partnership between the Bimose Tribal Council and Water First will deliver a drinking water treatment and environmental water management internship program for...

Ontario Releases its Flooding Strategy

The Government of Ontario has released its new flood strategy, which looks to reduce the risk and increase preparedness of flood events. "We know that...

McMaster Engineers Develop New Tech to Detect Toxic Compounds in Wastewater

A team of McMaster chemical engineers, led by PhD candidate Patrick Morkus, have developed a technology to detect toxic compounds in wastewater. The technology can tell if...

Emerging Trends in the Onsite and Decentralized Wastewater Industry

Over 30 industry experts spoke about emerging trends in the onsite and decentralized wastewater industry at the Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association’s (OOWA) 20th Annual...

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