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Government of Canada Releases Report on the State of Marine Ecosystems in the Canadian Arctic

Together with Inuit and Northern partners, the Government of Canada is working to better understand the Canadian Arctic, sea ice, and the complex ecosystems...

Arctic Water—An Abundant Resource in Short Supply

It is estimated that 37 per cent of Canada’s total freshwater is contained in the three territories. In spite of this abundant resource, water...

Overcoming the Mine Water Management Challenge

If ever there was an industry that put water professionals to the test, it would be mining. It demands excellence and innovation in all...

2020 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Groundwater Expert

A groundwater expert, Dr. John Cherry, has received the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize. According to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Cherry’s research has raised...

Arctic Water

It is estimated that 37 per cent of Canada’s total freshwater is contained in the three territories.  In spite of this abundant resource, water...

Government of Yukon to Launch Online Water Well Registry

The Government of Yukon is launching a new water well registry that will allow users to search for water well records across the territory. The...

Airdrie, Alta. Surpasses Water Conservation Goal in Year One

It has been one year since Airdrie introduced a Waterworks bylaw that encourages residents and businesses to conserve water through a year-round watering schedule. “We...

Global Effort Required to Tackle Water Scarcity Challenges: Study

The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) has published a study on water scarcity and the key challenges that lie ahead. It calls for definitive...

Public Consultations on Water Withdrawal in P.E.I. Provide Clear Direction

Islanders want science and evidence-based research to inform public policy and to protect their drinking water. This was one of the common themes identified during...

USask and Indian Institute of Science Sign MOU to Advance Water Security

The University of Saskatchewan and the Indian Institute of Science have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner for five years on joint research,...

Response to Fire Impacts Water Levels 40 Years into Future: Study

Water levels are still increased up to 40 years after a wildfire, according to a new paper published in the journal Hydrological Processes. “Trees work...

Town of Stratford, P.E.I. Launches Water Audit Program

The Town of Stratford has partnered with the Stratford Area Watershed Improvement Group to launch a Water Audit Program for residential Stratford Utility customers. The...

B.C. Updates Rules for Water Use in Mineral Exploration and Mining

Updated rules for water use in mineral exploration and small-scale placer mining operations are now in place in British Columbia (B.C.). The updated provisions, under...

Hourly Water Consumption Data Coming to London Households

London residents will now be able to view their household water consumption by the month, week, day, and even hour online. This information, called...

Water Supply at Risk for 1.9 Billion People Worldwide: Study

New research has found that water towers, which provide water resources to 1.9 billion people globally, are at risk due to the threats related...

Report by Watershed Watch Sounds Alarm about Water Scarcity in B.C.

Watershed Watch has released a new report that examines water scarcity in British Columbia. Communities all across the province are already experiencing water shortages, according...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Launches Call for Grant Applications

The Okanagan Basin Water Board is now accepting applications to its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement grant program. New in 2019, the board approved a...

Researchers Engineer Soil Moisture Sensor to Reduce Water Consumption

A team of University of Connecticut researchers engineered a soil moisture sensor that responds to the global need to regulate water consumption in agriculture. The...

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