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Members Appointed to Natural Resources Conservation Board in Alberta

New members have been appointed to the Natural Resources Conservation Board in Alberta. The NRCB oversees the review of major development proposals in recreational and...

Metering Helps Reduce Water Consumption in Charlottetown

The Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility has seen a significant decrease in annual water consumption over the past seven years since the Universal Metering...

Okanagan Communities Vie for Champion Title in Water Conservation Competition

The Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program launched its annual “Make Water Work” campaign in May 2020. It encouraged a friendly competition between communities...

New Report Examines Water and Land Management in the Prairies

The Government of Canada is taking action to address the impact of climate change on water and land resources. It is also taking action...

Watering Restrictions in Effect in the City of Guelph

After a sustained period with no steady rain and a heat warning in effect, the City of Guelph is enforcing watering restrictions for level 1...

Government of Canada Invests in Ocean Science Data

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Bernadette Jordan, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $1.2 million to support...

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,...

Ontario Consults on Water Quantity Management Program Proposal

The Ontario government is seeking public input on its water quantity management proposal. The proposal aims to protect the long-term sustainability of surface water...

Okanagan Mayors Promote Water Conservation

As part of the annual “Make Water Work” launch, the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program has released a video of mayors showing how they...

New Partnership Aims to Drive Corporate Action to Protect Global Water Supply

The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan is partnering with Ceres to develop a new global assessment. The assessment...

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...

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