News | October 10, 2018

IPCC Report Shows World, Canada, Must do More to Mitigate Climate Change

With the release of the latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday, scientists’ warnings about the impacts of unmitigated climate change have reached a…

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News, Western CanadaFeb. 10, 2011
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Prominent Hydrologist Joins Oil Sands Monitoring Panel

[caption id="attachment_8162" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="University of Saskatchewan's Dr. Howard Wheater."][/caption] Howard Wheater, a world-renowned expert in hydrological science and water quality, has joined the provincial panel tasked with creating a…
Atlantic Canada, National, News, Western CanadaFeb. 10, 2011
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FCM Honours Water Projects in Alberta and PEI

Two Canadian water projects received honours at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) 2011 Sustainable Communities Awards yesterday in Victoria, British Columbia. "This year's award winners are prime examples of…
National, NewsFeb. 10, 2011
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Threats to Groundwater Supplies Require Coordinated Response: Paper

[caption id="attachment_8141" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The report's author Jim Bruce (centre) with N.W.T.’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Michael Miltenberger, and his wife Ruth Bruce at a…
News, QuebecFeb. 09, 2011
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Xebec Turns Sewage into Clean Energy

Blainville, Quebec-based Xebec Adsorption Inc.is using its new technology to purify biogas from a wastewater treatment facility in California. The new biogas purification plant at the Hale Avenue Resource Recovery…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 07, 2011
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Okanagan Releases Water Use Reporting Tool

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) unveiled its homegrown Streamlined Water Use Reporting Tool (SWURT) to the public last Friday in West Kelowna, British Columbia. “SWURT will help our water…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 04, 2011
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Alberta to Survey Groundwater Supply

Low-flying helicopters will be mapping 18,000 square kilometres of underground water resources in southern Alberta, starting February 5. Residents and motorists may notice helicopters towing specialized equipment in the skies…
International, National, News, OntarioFeb. 04, 2011
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Water Disclosure Added to Canadian Water Summit Agenda

Executive Chris Hedemann from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Water Disclosure will be coming to Canada to share insights into how water measurement is changing policy and practice of business…
National, NewsFeb. 10, 2011
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Threats to Groundwater Supplies Require Coordinated Response: Paper

[caption id="attachment_8141" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The report's author Jim Bruce (centre) with N.W.T.’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Michael Miltenberger, and his wife Ruth Bruce at a…
News, QuebecFeb. 09, 2011
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Xebec Turns Sewage into Clean Energy

Blainville, Quebec-based Xebec Adsorption Inc.is using its new technology to purify biogas from a wastewater treatment facility in California. The new biogas purification plant at the Hale Avenue Resource Recovery…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 07, 2011
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Okanagan Releases Water Use Reporting Tool

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) unveiled its homegrown Streamlined Water Use Reporting Tool (SWURT) to the public last Friday in West Kelowna, British Columbia. “SWURT will help our water…
News, Western CanadaFeb. 04, 2011
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Alberta to Survey Groundwater Supply

Low-flying helicopters will be mapping 18,000 square kilometres of underground water resources in southern Alberta, starting February 5. Residents and motorists may notice helicopters towing specialized equipment in the skies…
International, National, News, OntarioFeb. 04, 2011
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Water Disclosure Added to Canadian Water Summit Agenda

Executive Chris Hedemann from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Water Disclosure will be coming to Canada to share insights into how water measurement is changing policy and practice of business…

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Great Lakes Mayors Request a Hearing to Challenge Waukesha Diversion Decision

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative--composed of Great Lakes mayors--is requesting a hearing to challenge the decision to allow Waukesha to divert water from Lake Michigan. Denis Coderre, the Mayor of Montreal and new chair of the Cities Initiative said, “For the Compact Council to grant an exception to the first application that does not meet the conditions of the Compact sets a very bad precedent. To make…
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Humboldt, Sask., to Receive $4.4M for Drinking Water

Through joint funding from the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan, Humboldt’s residents will benefit from upgrades to the city’s drinking water infrastructure. The project will construct a new reservoir to increase the City’s drinking water capacity and will invest in important equipment upgrades at the Water Distribution Plant. Project work will be designed to accommodate Humboldt’s growth to 12,000 people as well as provide increased water storage capacity so residents…
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Ontario Recognized Freshwater Users in Inaugural Rural Leader Award

Ontario has recognized innovative leadership in rural communities through the inaugural Rural Ontario Leaders Awards, winners of the award include innovative freshwater users. Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, announced the recipients of the awards at a ceremony in Newcastle at the Rural Ontario Summit. “I am pleased to congratulate the winners of this year’s first-ever Rural Ontario Leaders Awards. Our government created these awards to recognize…
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