Thursday, September 24, 2020

Smart Water

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Water is a precious natural resource that is essential to our livelihood. People and society cannot function without it. Water and wastewater treatment facilities...

How UBC’s In-House Teams Keep the Campus Flowing

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Water is a crucial resource at the University of British Columbia (UBC) for basic human needs and to support research and operations. The simple...

Plastic Pollution in the Aquatic Environment

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Plastic wastes have generated global attention due to their omnipresence and profound ecosystem threats. These plastic wastes are polluting waters around the world and...

Op-Ed: Something a Little Different

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You may have noticed a small but important change when you picked up the July/August issue of Water Canada. It was right there, right...

2020 Blue Cities (Virtual Event)

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The 2020 edition of Blue Cities was hosted by the Canadian Municipal Water Consortium from June 1 to 4. While the event was originally...

Using Technology to Understand Where Lead Infrastructure Exists

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Since news of lead-poisoned drinking water in Flint, Michigan emerged in 2015, the water sector has kept it top of mind. A growing body...

Water Sector Needs in a Post-COVID-19 World

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The Canadian water sector has proven to be one of the most resilient essential services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Water utilities,...

Physical Distancing While Working at Water and Wastewater Utilities

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As the government lifts months-long quarantine restrictions, millions of Canadians are returning to their workplaces and offices, and beginning to establish some sort of...

Improving Water Capacity in One of Canada’s Largest Cities: Mississauga

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The city of Mississauga, Ontario has been a ballooning Toronto suburb for decades. From a population of 172,352 in 1971, it has grown to...

2020 Water’s Next Award Winners Announced

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The 11th annual Canadian Water Summit celebrated the winners of the 2020 Water’s Next Awards on June 11, 2020. Hosted by Water Canada’s Managing Editor...

Streamlining Water Treatment Solutions for Indigenous and Non-Urban Communities

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In the traditional approach to developing water treatment solutions for Indigenous and non-urban communities, there is a linear relationship between source water, a drinking...

Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs)

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Throughout the last decade, the definition of ‘contaminants of emerging concern’ (CECs) has morphed into an open ended and ambiguous term. Currently, any compound that...

Op-Ed: Should Stimulus Funding Target Lead Infrastructure?

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Over the past 18 months, there has been a great deal of conversation regarding the importance of removing lead infrastructure in Canada: the lead...

The Great Lakes and the Climate Crisis

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Historically high water levels, shoreline flooding, torrential downpours, warming waters, freezing winters, sudden snow melts, wind storms, and powerful wave action are eroding our...
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