Thursday, May 13, 2021

Understanding How a Watershed Agency is Helping Manage Natural Resources

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Imagine living in a growing, thriving community surrounded by clean streams, vigorous forests, parks, trails to hike, bike and snowshoe, and diverse plant and...

Calling on “Team Canada” to Prepare for Spring Flooding

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Question: What do COVID-19 and spring flooding have in common? Answer: They both cause hardship and economic instability—if Canadians are not prepared. While we all...

SPONSORED: Canada’s Green Future: Report Reveals Upcoming Trends, Developments and Opportunities...

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ECO Canada, the steward of the Canadian environmental workforce, has recently released "A Green Economic Recovery: Trends, Developments, and Opportunities for the Environmental Workforce."...

SPONSORED: How ESG Goals Can Help Drive Resilient Water Asset Management

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Did you know that WATER ranks as one of North America’s top three ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) concerns, according to the 2019 RBC...

Defining “Blue Economy”

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Currently, predominant definitions of the term Blue Economy are synonymous with ocean resources. For example, the World Bank defines the Blue Economy as the...

Wastewater Professionals Release Specification for Flushability

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It’s not flushable just because the salesman says so! This has been our debate with the powerful wipes manufacturing industry for well over a...

Access to Water Treatment—Students Reach Beyond the Classroom to Impact Positive...

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Water is essential to all forms of life and for many around the world safe water is not readily accessible or necessarily safe. The...

Pumped to Clean Up—Pumps a Key Component of Woodward Project

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The 45-kilometre long shoreline of Hamilton Harbour on Canada’s Lake Ontario has been at the heart of its surrounding communities for many centuries. Once...

Award-Winning Water Steward—City of Vancouver’s Melina Scholefield

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Melina Scholefield brings her passion for green infrastructure to her role as the manager of green infrastructure implementation at the City of Vancouver.   “Melina...

Freshwater Health—New Data from WWF-Canada Unveils Issues of Concerns

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Canada holds 20 per cent of the world’s freshwater, which is facing high levels of stress from pollution, habitat loss and fragmentation, overuse, and...

All Waters are Ocean Waters

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In 1966, legendary canoeist Bill Mason taught a generation of Canadians what a watershed was through his iconic film adaptation of Holling C. Holling’s...

Protecting the Port Lands

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It’s been 15 years since the Port Lands Flood Protection project officially began, with an Environmental Assessment (EA) to study how best to restore...

Funding Water Infrastructure

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All levels of government in Canada have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way, shape, or form since March 2020. This is...

Is Your Water Management as Diverse as Your Communities?

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Watershed management strives to improve the health of aquatic ecosystems as much as it does the economic, cultural, and biophysical health of our communities....
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