Feature | August 25, 2017

Turning Brown Into Green

There’s an old Yorkshire saying that goes, “Where there’s muck, there’s money.” The phrase means there’s a lot of money in dealing with dirty materials. The same can be said…

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Nov. 16, 2017
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Ontario's Trend Towards Stormwater Fees

In January 2016, the City of Mississauga became the largest municipality in Canada to charge customers with a stormwater fee. This funding is earmarked for the municipal stormwater conveyance, quality,…
Nov. 10, 2017
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New Facility Classification Model for Water Systems in B.C. & Yukon

British Columbia and Yukon Territory have embarked upon a new classification system for water systems that promises to strengthen the oversight of operational responsibilities, recruitment, training, and the development of System Risk…
Nov. 02, 2017
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Evaluating the Costs of Cutting Phosphorus in Ontario

Nutrient loadings (particularly phosphorus) from human, agricultural, and industrial waste, combined with climate change, changes in land use patterns, and invasive species are creating algal blooms in Ontario’s lakes. In…
Oct. 25, 2017
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A Renewed Outlook for B.C.’s Freshwater

As B.C.’s new government embarks on the hard work of fulfilling its platform commitments and ministerial mandates, there will be no shortage of pressing issues demanding the attention of our…
Oct. 24, 2017
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Increased Cooperation to Support Great Lakes Transportation

The Great Lakes are a critical shared waterway, and cooperation between the United States and Canada has been key to the safety and efficiency of waterborne commerce for many decades. Such…
Oct. 12, 2017
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Mapping Boreal Wetlands and Traditional Knowledge

This July, Paul Betsina spent five days in a helicopter over boreal wetlands, flying so low he thought he could “reach out and grab the treetops.” After six-hour days scanning…
Sep. 29, 2017
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Stars Are Aligning for Generating Value from Wastewater in Ontario

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) recently made a very helpful public service announcement for the water technology sector. Her report, Every Drop Counts, included a chapter that clearly outlined the…
Nov. 02, 2017
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Evaluating the Costs of Cutting Phosphorus in Ontario

Nutrient loadings (particularly phosphorus) from human, agricultural, and industrial waste, combined with climate change, changes in land use patterns, and invasive species are creating algal blooms in Ontario’s lakes. In…
Oct. 25, 2017
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A Renewed Outlook for B.C.’s Freshwater

As B.C.’s new government embarks on the hard work of fulfilling its platform commitments and ministerial mandates, there will be no shortage of pressing issues demanding the attention of our…
Oct. 24, 2017
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Increased Cooperation to Support Great Lakes Transportation

The Great Lakes are a critical shared waterway, and cooperation between the United States and Canada has been key to the safety and efficiency of waterborne commerce for many decades. Such…
Oct. 12, 2017
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Mapping Boreal Wetlands and Traditional Knowledge

This July, Paul Betsina spent five days in a helicopter over boreal wetlands, flying so low he thought he could “reach out and grab the treetops.” After six-hour days scanning…
Sep. 29, 2017
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Stars Are Aligning for Generating Value from Wastewater in Ontario

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) recently made a very helpful public service announcement for the water technology sector. Her report, Every Drop Counts, included a chapter that clearly outlined the…

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A Renewed Outlook for B.C.’s Freshwater

As B.C.’s new government embarks on the hard work of fulfilling its platform commitments and ministerial mandates, there will be no shortage of pressing issues demanding the attention of our new leaders. Water, however, is one issue that unites British Columbia as the foundation of healthy and resilient communities, economies, and ecosystems. This article explores the critical elements of a revitalized water agenda for B.C., including opportunities within the province’s…
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Top 7 Developments in Canadian Water for 2016

Whether you view 2016 as a good or bad year, it was a momentous year in water management. Now that 2017 is upon us, Water Canada reflects on the top seven water developments that caught our attention. How did these events affect you? Tweet us with the hashtag #WaterCanada2016. Phase 2 Infrastructure Spending On March 22, 2016, auspiciously World Water Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his government’s budget, which included…
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Evaluating the Costs of Cutting Phosphorus in Ontario

Nutrient loadings (particularly phosphorus) from human, agricultural, and industrial waste, combined with climate change, changes in land use patterns, and invasive species are creating algal blooms in Ontario’s lakes. In some cases, the blooms involve blue-green algae, which can produce harmful toxins. There is no doubt that the rising trend of algal blooms across Ontario’s lakes needs to be addressed by more phosphorus controls. To be prudent, the province of…
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2018

TRIECA CONFERENCE

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2018

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Jun 20

2018

The 9th Annual Canadian Water Summit

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