Thursday, August 5, 2021

Governing the blue economy

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Water governance, often confused with water management, is as tricky as water itself to nail down. Streams, rivers, and lakes flow across multiple jurisdictions,...

Communicating science in a crisis

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Communicating science during a crisis is no simple task. Over the past year, governments across the world have faced the shared challenge of communicating...

Wastewater-based epidemiology

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Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, individual swab-testing has been adopted globally as the gold-standard for acquiring information regarding positive cases, rates...

Water treatment plant internship program supports young Indigenous adults

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How a resilient group of young Indigenous water treatment interns became new water treatment plant operators despite 2020 challenges. At the Ontario First Nations Technical...

Next generation of stormwater incentives

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Stormwater user fees have provided many Canadian municipalities with stable, dedicated funding for critical stormwater services, while stormwater credit programs can lower stormwater charges...

2021 Water’s Next Award Winners Announced

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Water Canada celebrated the winners of the 2021 Water’s Next Awards on June 10, 2021 as part of the 12th annual Canadian Water Summit. Hosted...

What Risks Do Asbestos Cement Water Pipes Pose to Public Health?

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For millions of Canadians, getting a drink of water from the tap or taking a shower doesn’t involve any second-guessing. The assumption is the...

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease

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Legionella was discovered after an outbreak in 1976 among people who went to a Philadelphia convention of the American Legion. Those who were affected...

Proactive Measures are Needed for Addressing Water Infrastructure Assets

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Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic put our critical infrastructure to the test. One major aspect of that was municipal water systems and its...

How Water Movement is Promoting Information Sharing Between Operators

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Why do some communities not have access to safe, reliable access to drinking water? Especially in a country like Canada that’s known for having...

2021 Water’s Next Finalists Announced

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Every year, Water Canada’s Water’s Next awards program honours the incredible achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that successfully work to make a...

Phosphorus in Aquatic Systems

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Phosphorus (P), an important element in all biochemical reactions, is an essential nutrient for all life forms on the planet. At the base of...

Reconceptualizing Water Quality Monitoring

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Water quality data produced in the nearshore areas of the Great Lakes and interface areas with their tributaries have largely resulted from new monitoring...

Remembering Nick Reid

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When Nick Reid passed away peacefully on March 17, 2021, his family lost a loving husband and father, Water Canada magazine lost a trusted...
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