News | February 05, 2018

Feds, Prov. Fund 30 Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C.

On Friday, Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for British Columbia, announced approximately $10.7…

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Atlantic Canada, NewsFeb. 12, 2018
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PEI Acknowledges Successful Flood Prevention Infrastructure and Land Use Services

PEI has recognized its water successes, acknowledging its Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) program and the successful completion of flood prevention infrastructure. The Evangeline Community Pasture is located near the…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 12, 2018
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Sask. Water Security Agency Anticipates Below-Normal Spring Runoff

Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) has released its preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2018. With the dry conditions in the summer and fall of 2017, combined with below-normal winter precipitation…
News, OntarioFeb. 12, 2018
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Slate Falls First Nation Ends 14 Years of Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

Slate Falls First Nation now have reliable access to safe, clean drinking water after ending long-term drinking water advisories that have been in effect since 2004. Eleven long-term drinking water…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 09, 2018
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Tsal'alh First Nation End Long-Term Drinking Water Advisory

Canada’s Department of Indigenous Services announced today that a long-term drinking water advisory in Tsal'alh First Nation in British Columbia was lifted on February 5th, 2018. Located in the Central…
News, Northern CanadaFeb. 09, 2018
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NWT Releases 2018–19 Budget with Some New Spending on Water Infrastructure

The Government of Northwest Territories has released its 2018–19 Budget projections, which include $500,000 in new spending for water infrastructure projects and the same for the territory’s climate change adaptation…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 09, 2018
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District of Sechelt, BC's Water Resource Centre Certified LEED Gold

The District of Sechelt’s Water Resource Centre has been certified LEED Gold, in part for the innovative use of a greenhouse to help filter wastewater. Andrew Ambrozy, national business development…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 08, 2018
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Alberta's Human Footprint in Watersheds a Priority Management Issue

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) has released a report examining the human footprint in the province, providing insights to human activity within watersheds and the changes to the province…
News, OntarioFeb. 12, 2018
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Slate Falls First Nation Ends 14 Years of Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

Slate Falls First Nation now have reliable access to safe, clean drinking water after ending long-term drinking water advisories that have been in effect since 2004. Eleven long-term drinking water…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 09, 2018
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Tsal'alh First Nation End Long-Term Drinking Water Advisory

Canada’s Department of Indigenous Services announced today that a long-term drinking water advisory in Tsal'alh First Nation in British Columbia was lifted on February 5th, 2018. Located in the Central…
News, Northern CanadaFeb. 09, 2018
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NWT Releases 2018–19 Budget with Some New Spending on Water Infrastructure

The Government of Northwest Territories has released its 2018–19 Budget projections, which include $500,000 in new spending for water infrastructure projects and the same for the territory’s climate change adaptation…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 09, 2018
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District of Sechelt, BC's Water Resource Centre Certified LEED Gold

The District of Sechelt’s Water Resource Centre has been certified LEED Gold, in part for the innovative use of a greenhouse to help filter wastewater. Andrew Ambrozy, national business development…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 08, 2018
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Alberta's Human Footprint in Watersheds a Priority Management Issue

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) has released a report examining the human footprint in the province, providing insights to human activity within watersheds and the changes to the province…

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Atlantic First Nations Aim For New Water Authority

A report commissioned by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, conducted by Halifax Water, recommends the formation of a new Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA), owned directly by First Nations communities. The new authority would have the potential to transform water and wastewater service delivery for First Nation communities in Atlantic Canada. The report was developed through outreach activities and direct feedback from First Nation Chiefs, Elders, and system…
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Man. Introduces Sustainable Watersheds Act

Yesterday, Manitoba announced legislation that would improve the health of lakes and waterways throughout the province by instituting a stronger watershed management regime through the new sustainable watersheds act. The new legislation includes provisions for protecting wetlands, improving approval processes and enforcement for drainage projects, and modernizing the conservation districts program, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Our government’s comprehensive strategy on watershed management…
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Water Canada’s Top Stories for 2017

High Five Basking in the halo of Canada 150 celebrations, 2017 was a year of political tension and turmoil when it comes to our water. It’s not that all that tension was bad, but the events that transpired created a sense of greater uncertainty about what lies ahead due to unmatched natural disasters and our changing hydrologic cycle, the onboarding of disruptive technologies, and the new world order when it…
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