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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...

Durham Region Approves Project to Upgrade Pollution Control Plant

A project to upgrade the Newcastle Water Pollution Control Plant in Durham Region has been approved by Regional Council. By increasing the capacity of the...

Flood Mitigation and Erosion Control Underway Along Toronto Waterfront

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will be undertaking flood and erosion control work at several...

Proposed Solution Aims to Address Guelph’s Concerns with Dolime Quarry

A proposed solution aims to address the City of Guelph’s concerns with how operations at the Dolime Quarry could affect the city’s drinking water....

Brock University Students Find Alarming Amounts of Plastic at St. Catharines Beach

A day at the beach doesn’t often involve lab work. But for a group of Brock University fourth-year Geography students tasked with assessing plastic...

St. Catharines Approves 2020 Water and Wastewater Budget

The City of St. Catharines is continuing to make investments in safe, affordable drinking water. It earmarked roughly $9.3 million in investments for water...

Lac Seul First Nation Celebrates End of 17-Year Drinking Water Advisory

A new water treatment plant has ended a 17-year drinking water advisory in Lac Seul First Nation. Chief Derek Maud, the community of Lac Seul...

Change to the Drinking Water in Thunder Bay Coming Soon

The pH of the City of Thunder Bay’s drinking water will be changing when the City phases out the addition of sodium hydroxide. As a...

Credit Valley Conservation Appoints 2020 Chair and Vice-Chair

Mississauga Councillor Karen Ras was acclaimed as chair of Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) during a board meeting on January 17, 2020. The election marks Ras’...

Toronto Adopts Ravine Strategy Implementation Plan

Toronto’s City Council has unanimously adopted the Toronto Ravine Strategy implementation plan to clean up and protect the city's more than 300-kilometres ravine system. "Healthy...

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