Friday, May 24, 2019

Kitchener’s Advancement in Integrated Stormwater Management

Degraded water quality, increased stream temperatures, and erosion along watercourses – these are just some of the impacts that urbanization has on the environment,...

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

Water Steward

Kat Hartwig brings her passion for environmental protection to her role as the executive director of Living Lakes Canada, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to...

Supporting First Nation Water and Wastewater Operators in Ontario

The Aboriginal Water and Wastewater Association of Ontario (AWWAO) has been playing an important role in supporting First Nation operators, so that they have...

Communities Come Together to Tackle Urban Flooding

It doesn’t take much convincing to believe that flooding is a big problem in Canadian communities. The insurance industry has been sounding the alarm...

Plastics and Other Waste in Our Watersheds

How did we get to a stage when microplastics have become a ubiquitous issue? This was one of the questions raised by Dr. Chelsea Rochman,...

First Nations Partnership for Ecosystem Repair of Alouette River

In the Alouette watershed in British Columbia, water runs from the mountains and ridge tops into the local ponds, streams, and lakes. The water...

Building Context Around Water Data

While data is a representation of reality, the stories we tell based on that data are products of interpretation. Practitioners often debate data collection...

What Does Reconciliation Mean for Safe Water Governance?

Reconciliation means “...that if you are a child living on reserve, you should be able to turn on the tap and have clean water...

Top 10 Most Read Feature Articles in 2018

At the close of 2018, Water Canada wanted to highlight a year of fantastic, original feature articles. Some were published exclusively on our website,...

Water Canada’s Top 10 News Stories of 2018

It's been a busy year at Water Canada. This year we saw our widest ranging audience ever, and you doubled the time you spent...

Cannabis Legalization Spurs a Need for Targeted Wastewater Treatment

With medical marijuana legal for five years and the door opening to recreational use on October 17, 2018, Canada’s cannabis growers are learning to...

Water Recycling in the Food Industry, Cutting Costs and Reducing Impacts

A successful business has management and staff that constantly look for ways to make money and ways to save money. When it comes to...

Cyberinfrastructure Strategies to Control Urban Stormwater in the Great Lakes

“If I had an ultimate vision… it would be that there would never be a flood ever again in any city in the world.”...

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