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NWT Releases Videos Promoting Water Quality Monitoring Program

New videos promoting the NWT-wide Community-based Water Quality Monitoring Program have been released by the Government of Northwest Territories’ Department of Environment and Natural...

More Marinas Join Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup

The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup announced that the following marinas will be joining the initiative and supporting the capture of plastic debris throughout the...

Assessing the Ottawa River—Informing the Public on the Quality of the Watershed

It’s an expression that resonates on so many levels in the water quality and watershed health assessment world! Inviting people to join, to enjoy,...

Data for Life—Clean Water Starts with Access to Data

As governments across Canada and around the world rally to address the coronavirus pandemic and the economic catastrophe it has unleashed, there is a...

New Freshwater Database Tells Water Quality Story for 12K Lakes Globally

York University researchers have created a publicly available water quality database that will help scientists monitor and manage the health of close 12,000 freshwater...

Frequently Consuming Fish with High Levels of Selenium Poses Risks to Human Health

A new report by the International Joint Commission (IJC) Health Professionals Advisory Board reviews the health risks that humans are exposed to when they...

N.W.T. Releases Water Quality Results for Hay and Slave Rivers

The results of water quality monitoring conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in July 2020 indicate this year’s prolonged high water...

Water Quality Monitoring to Resume with Federal and Territorial Support

The Governments of Northwest Territories and Canada have resumed long-term water quality monitoring at two key sites in northern Alberta and two sites in...

Water Quality Advisory Issued for West Kelowna

The City of West Kelowna, in consultation with Interior Health, is issuing a Water Quality Advisory for the Lakeview/Rose Valley System effective immediately and...

Projects in Thunder Bay Area Receive Funding to Help Improve Water Quality in Lake Superior

The Government of Canada is investing in two projects in the Thunder Bay area to help improve the water quality in Lake Superior. The announcement...

Federal Government Announces Funding to Protect Lake Winnipeg Basin

The Government of Canada is providing $1.18 million to support 15 new projects under the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program. The announcement was made by Terry Duguid,...

Shuswap Watershed Council Awarding Five Grants to Protect Water Quality

The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) is awarding five grants this year to help farm businesses in the Shuswap watershed improve nutrient management, and ultimately...

Aquatic Informatics Joins Danaher’s Water Quality Platform

Aquatic Informatics Inc. has been acquired by Danaher’s Water Quality platform from XPV Water Partners. “I am thrilled to welcome Ed Quilty and the Aquatic...

Manitoba Unveils New Conservation and Climate Fund

The Government of Manitoba is unveiling its new Conservation and Climate Fund that will provide up to $600,000 this fiscal year to organizations for...

Halifax Advising Residents of Blue-Green Algae Bloom

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom in Lake Micmac, the risk advisory...

Contract Awarded for Phase Two of the ḰEL¸SET Remediation Project

The Government of Canada has awarded a contract to complete the second phase of the ḰEL¸SET (formerly Reay Creek) Remediation Project that will remove...

New Brunswick Asking Residents to Conserve Water

Surface water and groundwater levels are lower than normal throughout the province, which is why New Brunswickers are advised to conserve water. “The heat wave,...

Researchers Partner with Indigenous Communities to Monitor River Health

A project that integrates Indigenous knowledge and a technology developed by researchers at the University of Guelph is helping to assess the health of...

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