News | December 12, 2018

Canadian Arctic Researcher Awarded Lifetime Achievement Prize

Canadian Arctic Scientist Dr. Derek Muir was awarded the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research today. As an internationally recognized expert, Dr. Muir has dedicated more than…

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News, OntarioDec. 10, 2018
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New Pilot Scale Treatment Tech at Walkerton Clean Water Centre

The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) has added a new pilot scale water treatment technology to the Technology Demonstration Facility. The fluidized bed ion exchange was specifically designed to remove…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2018
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Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative Selects Projects to Curb Pollution

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) has chosen five projects from 11 proposals to develop and test technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from agricultural runoff. A total of…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2018
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Funding for St. Clair River Area of Concern to Manage Contaminants

Two weeks after three Beneficial Use Impairments were re-designated to Not Impaired for the St. Clair River Area of Concern (AOC), another positive step towards the remediation and delisting of…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2018
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ON Gov. Proposes Legislation to Sidestep Clean Water Act

The Ontario government has proposed legislative changes that will allow municipal and residential development to bypass protections granted in the Clean Water Act to source water. Introduced as Bill 66,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2018
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Saskatchewan Launches Waterflood Program for Oil Recovery

The Government of Saskatchewan has designed a program to improve the petroleum industry’s market position by committing resources to secondary recovery of oil reservoirs using the waterflood technique. The Waterflood…
News, OntarioDec. 06, 2018
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Auditor General: Structural Failures Slow Toronto Waterfront Renewal

Yesterday, Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, reported that a variety of structural factors kept Waterfront Toronto from effectively delivering on its mandate to oversee and lead the renewal of Toronto’s…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2018
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Alberta Amends Emergency Management Act

Alberta’s Emergency Management Amendment Act is now in effect, improving the ability of the province’s communities to develop and refine their emergency management plans and programs. “We have all seen…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2018
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Funding for St. Clair River Area of Concern to Manage Contaminants

Two weeks after three Beneficial Use Impairments were re-designated to Not Impaired for the St. Clair River Area of Concern (AOC), another positive step towards the remediation and delisting of…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2018
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ON Gov. Proposes Legislation to Sidestep Clean Water Act

The Ontario government has proposed legislative changes that will allow municipal and residential development to bypass protections granted in the Clean Water Act to source water. Introduced as Bill 66,…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2018
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Saskatchewan Launches Waterflood Program for Oil Recovery

The Government of Saskatchewan has designed a program to improve the petroleum industry’s market position by committing resources to secondary recovery of oil reservoirs using the waterflood technique. The Waterflood…
News, OntarioDec. 06, 2018
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Auditor General: Structural Failures Slow Toronto Waterfront Renewal

Yesterday, Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, reported that a variety of structural factors kept Waterfront Toronto from effectively delivering on its mandate to oversee and lead the renewal of Toronto’s…
News, Western CanadaDec. 06, 2018
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Alberta Amends Emergency Management Act

Alberta’s Emergency Management Amendment Act is now in effect, improving the ability of the province’s communities to develop and refine their emergency management plans and programs. “We have all seen…

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Water’s Next 2013 is Here!

Welcome to the third year of Water’s Next! Water Canada is proud to present our annual publication celebrating Canadian water excellence. In the Business category, New Monaco Enterprise Corporation is setting a precedent for responsible water management in residential developments. The Innovation section includes WatrHub, a software application that can streamline the research process and provide accurate, timely information about different aspects of the water industry to improve information flow.…
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Long-Term Effects of Arsenic in Drinking Water

A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that arsenic in drinking water may have one of the longest dormancy periods of any carcinogen. By tracking the mortality rates of people exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water in a region in Chile, the researchers provide evidence of increases in lung, bladder, and kidney cancer even 40 years after high arsenic exposures ended. Inorganic arsenic is naturally present at…
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Nunavut Faces a Water Security Crisis

According to a recent study by a team of Canadian researchers, Iqaluit is facing an imminent water security crisis, so too is the territory. “Even under very conservative estimates that assume the current rate of consumption, we have quantified extreme vulnerability to the municipal water supply for any currently proposed solutions,” wrote the authors Michael Bakaic, Andrew Scott Medeiros, Jessica F. Peters, and Brent B. Wolfe in the study Hydrologic…
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