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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...

Supercluster Signs $4.65 Million Agreement for Fresh Water Data Commons Project

A new Digital Technology Supercluster has signed a Master Project Agreement to proceed with the $4.65 million Fresh Water Data Commons (FWDC) Project. The...

2020 AquaHacking Challenge to Help Address B.C. Freshwater Issues

The Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum will be launching the 2020 AquaHacking Challenge on October 29 at UBC Okanagan. Doors open at...

New Research Examines Water Sustainability Plans in B.C.

A new Innovation Brief from the University of Victoria’s POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Environmental Law Centre investigates how Water Sustainability Plans, enabled by British Columbia’s...

City of Kitchener Wins Water Efficiency Excellence Award

The Region of Waterloo has recognized the City of Kitchener as a local leader in water efficiency. The city partnered with the Region’s Water...

Measuring Water and Climate Risk in an Uncertain World

Water is the ultimate Goldilocks product – too little and the land shrivels into desert, too much and we’re paddling. Still, managing water flow has...

New Research Finds Problem with Groundwater Monitoring

Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government...

Study Measures Impact of Built Environment on Water Use

How much water single-family residences use is closely related to a community’s built environment, according to a study led by the University of Arizona...

Cowichan Valley Regional District Receives Funding for Water Supply Study

A major grant from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Province of British Columbia will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to explore...

Canada Tackles Ghost Fishing Gear in Oceans

Every year, 640,000 tons of abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear, also known as ghost gear, enters Canada’s oceans. Ghost fishing gear can stay...

Water Use Restricted on Koksilah River, B.C. to Protect Fish Populations

The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) is restricting water use by select users on the Koksilah River to protect fish populations, which are under...

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