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Salt Spring Island Water Study Receives Support from B.C. Government

The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) is helping Salt Spring Islanders move toward better water service with a $50,000 grant to the Capital Regional District,...

Global Water Risk Atlas Reveals Top Water-Stressed Countries and States

The World Resources Institute’s (WRI) updated Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas finds that 17 countries, which are home to a quarter of the world’s population,...

Coldwater River Watershed Reaches Level 4 Drought Condition

A Level 4 drought rating is being implemented for the Coldwater River watershed in response to extremely low stream conditions. All surface water and groundwater...

Drought Conditions Force Water Restrictions in Merritt

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has notified the City of Merritt that in spite of recent rain, the Drought Level...

Predictive Model Forecasts Rainfall to Support Irrigation Decisions

A predictive model that combines information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions, and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and...

USask Study Explains Impact of Forest Management on Water Resources

New research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) explained the impact of forest management on water resources. The study found that the amount of...

CDP Introduces Global Index of Top-Ranking Environmental Stocks

CDP has introduced two new indices that select stocks based on the work companies are doing to tackle issues related to water security, climate...

Gov’t of PEI Invites Public Comments on Water Withdrawal Regulations

The public is invited to provide input on Prince Edward Islands’ (P.E.I.) new draft water withdrawal regulations under the Water Act. These regulations will...

Sleeman Saves Over 5,000 Kegs Worth of Water a Day with Upgrades

The Sleeman Brewery in Guelph, Ontario is saving about 298,000 litres, or over 5,000 kegs worth of water every day, thanks to the results...

Water Monitoring Services Receive $89.7 Million Investment

The Government of Canada is investing $89.7 million over five years to modernize Canada’s water monitoring services. This investment will help Canadians continue to...

U of G Researchers Receive Over $10 Million for Groundwater Research

University of Guelph researchers will help to ensure safe, sustainable drinking water for Wellington County’s growing population through groundwater research. The studies will be...

Minister Rod Phillips Releases Statement on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors’ and Premiers’ Leadership Summit

Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips issued the following statement on June 16, 2019 at the conclusion of the Great Lakes...

New Partnership to Strengthen Water Resource Management

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) are increasing their long-standing cooperation to strengthen water resource management. This is at a time...

Government of Ontario Supports Freshwater Research and Education

The Government of Ontario is providing more than $2 million in funding to the International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA), which...

City of Charlottetown Partners with WaterSense Program

The City of Charlottetown's Water and Sewer Utility is partnering with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program to help consumers and businesses...

Review Shows Rapid Urbanisation Increasing Pressure on Rural Water Supplies

An international team of researchers has carried out the first systematic global review of water reallocation from rural to urban regions. They found that...

University Partners with City of Guelph to Protect Drinking Water Sources

In collaboration with the City of Guelph, the University of Guelph (U of G) has become the first university in Ontario to develop a...

Water Security in the Mining Sector

What is the state of play for catalyzing water security in the mining sector? This was the key question that Christina Copeland, senior manager for...

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