Monday, November 11, 2019

Water Priorities for the Federal Election

Record investments in water infrastructure across the country have put a dent in the needs for new and rehabilitated assets, but there is still...

Challenges and Opportunities for First Nations Communities

“We recognize that more work needs to be done. There’s more work beyond eliminating drinking water advisories.” When Nelson Ferguson, acting manager at Indigenous Services...

Is Energy Neutrality Worth It?

This was one of the questions that Medhavi Gupta, a water design specialist a Jacobs Canada, explored as part of a research project that...

Paving the Way for Innovation at Blue Cities

Many municipalities, companies, and organizations have specific drivers for adopting innovation. These stakeholders also typically face barriers when adopting innovative solutions. A session that took...

Celebrating the Winners of the 2019 Water’s Next Awards

  The 2019 Canadian Water Summit played host to the Water’s Next Awards Gala, celebrating the people, projects, and technology that are making substantial contributions...

Water Canada Announces 2019 Water’s Next Finalists

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

Asset Management, Climate Change, and Municipal Infrastructure

Asset management and climate change are two hot topics currently being discussed in the context of municipal infrastructure, according to Akeel Ali, an asset...

Water Security in the Mining Sector

What is the state of play for catalyzing water security in the mining sector? This was the key question that Christina Copeland, senior manager for...

Kitchener’s Advancement in Integrated Stormwater Management

Degraded water quality, increased stream temperatures, and erosion along watercourses – these are just some of the impacts that urbanization has on the environment,...

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

Water Steward

Kat Hartwig brings her passion for environmental protection to her role as the executive director of Living Lakes Canada, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to...

Supporting First Nation Water and Wastewater Operators in Ontario

The Aboriginal Water and Wastewater Association of Ontario (AWWAO) has been playing an important role in supporting First Nation operators, so that they have...

Communities Come Together to Tackle Urban Flooding

It doesn’t take much convincing to believe that flooding is a big problem in Canadian communities. The insurance industry has been sounding the alarm...

Plastics and Other Waste in Our Watersheds

How did we get to a stage when microplastics have become a ubiquitous issue? This was one of the questions raised by Dr. Chelsea Rochman,...

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