Monday, January 24, 2022

Top five cleantech stories of 2021

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1. Canada announces investment to support technology development and commercialization The Government of Canada announced an investment of $20 million to support the development and...

Top five wastewater stories of 2021

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1. Research examines presence of pharmaceuticals in Saskatoon’s wastewater For the first time, research was conducted to examine the presence of pharmaceuticals in both Saskatoon’s Wastewater Treatment Plant and the South...

Top five drinking water stories of 2021

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1. SAIT opens new Water and Wastewater Pilot Scale Treatment Lab Students interested in sustainable water resource management will have the chance to hone their...

Top five stormwater stories of 2021

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1. Next generation of stormwater incentives Stormwater user fees have provided many Canadian municipalities with stable, dedicated funding for critical stormwater services, while stormwater credit...

A class of their own—PFAS compounds an emerging concern

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A class of chemicals used for more than half a century in everyday goods such as clothing, cosmetics, and consumer electronics is finding itself...

Moving towards the sustainable management of the Wolastoq River

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In 1966 author Esther Clark Wright wrote in her seminal work The St. John River and its Tributaries, “a river is something more than...

SPONSORED: Job and training funding programs bringing young women into STEM...

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Indigenous communities around Canada turn to the diverse team at Narratives Inc. to help them navigate the project-planning landscape, and Narratives turns to ECO...

H2Opinion: Reflecting on the importance of open access water data

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How do we build a future where we have the data necessary to make confident, transparent, and inclusive decisions to protect freshwater? This question...

How digital transformation will make municipal water management more resilient

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Across Canada, municipalities must be ready for big growth—and big change. Increased immigration levels and housing booms outside of major urban centres mean municipalities...

H2Opinion: Hidden Leakages

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A massive amount of drinking water is being pumped into the ground due to leaky and broken pipes, a recently released study by the...

Alberta issues new guidelines for dealing with wastewater and stormwater

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The Government of Alberta has issued new guidelines for municipalities, developers, irrigators, and other parties dealing with stormwater and wastewater on their projects and...

Innovating in the Blue Economy

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Innovation is a term that is widely used in the water industry when talking about technologies, processes, and projects. Although the term is used...

Green roofs help Canadian cities adapt to climate change

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India, Germany, Belgium, and the U.S.A. experienced unprecedented rains and catastrophic floods that resulted in loss of life and widespread damage. While floods are...

Alberta pilot project produces beer made with treated wastewater

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Water is a key ingredient in the beer-making process. It’s so simple, it’s generally an afterthought. But what if it wasn’t just any water,...
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