Friday, December 4, 2020

How Have Conversations Related to COVID-19 Shifted in the Canadian Water...

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A number of important conversations have occurred in the Canadian water industry since March 2020, which was when the initial COVID-19 outbreak started affecting...

Implementing Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Water Infrastructure

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Though the world was turned upside down with the arrival of the pandemic this spring, we took the opportunity to reflect on ourselves as...

Assessing the Ottawa River—Informing the Public on the Quality of the...

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It’s an expression that resonates on so many levels in the water quality and watershed health assessment world! Inviting people to join, to enjoy,...

Data for Life—Clean Water Starts with Access to Data

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As governments across Canada and around the world rally to address the coronavirus pandemic and the economic catastrophe it has unleashed, there is a...

Essential Watershed Management—Remembering the Walkerton Drinking Water Tragedy

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Twenty years ago, in May 2000, a municipal well in the Town of Walkerton, Ontario became contaminated with deadly bacteria. Seven people including a...

Is Ontario’s Clean Water Act Responsive to Contemporary Water Source Protection...

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In May 2000, the E. coli water crisis in Walkerton, Ontario and the cryptosporidiosis outbreak in the spring of 2001 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan...

Tracking Cancelled and Postponed Industry Events

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Water Canada’s team is tracking industry events across the country that are being cancelled, postponed, or moved online as a result of the COVID-19...

Setting a New Management Standard for Stormwater Systems

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Stormwater systems are a critical component of community infrastructure, but managing them is not always a straight forward exercise. In 2020, the CSA Group...

Youth Leading Innovation—Reflections on Five Years of AquaHacking Challenges

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In the five years since the launch of the AquaHacking Challenge, remarkable shifts in the tech-engagement and water sector landscapes have taken place. Before,...

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...
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