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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Canada Foils UN Water Plan: Toronto Star

International water advocates say Canada halted an initiative to have the United Nations Human Rights Council recognize water as a basic human right, according to an article in the Toronto…
NewsApr. 01, 2008
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2007 U.S. Bottled Water Sales Increase

Sales and consumption of bottled water in the U.S. continues to rise, according to statistics released by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC).In 2007, total…
NewsMar. 23, 2008
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EPCOR Launches Service Pipe Replacement Program in Edmonton

EPCOR is launching a new program to remove the remaining lead service lines from Edmonton's water infrastructure.The program targets the 5,000 homes built before 1950 that receive their water through…
NewsMar. 23, 2008
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Water Legislation is Needed Now: OSWCA

The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association (OSWCA) says the $1 billion announced by the Ontario government in Tuesday’s budget for the province’s crumbling infrastructure is not enough to erase…
NewsMar. 20, 2008
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World Water Day: Where Bottled Water Fits In

In honour of World Water Day on March 22, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is reminding consumers that bottled water is a healthy beverage, produced by an industry with…
NewsMar. 20, 2008
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“Virtual Water” Innovator Awarded 2008 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor John Anthony Allan from King’s College London and the School of Oriental and African Studies has been named the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. Allan pioneered the development of…
NewsMar. 19, 2008
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BioteQ Wins 2008 Globe Foundation Award for Environmental Excellence

Vancouver-based BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc., a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, has been chosen as the winner of the 2008 Globe Foundation Award for Environmental…
NewsMar. 23, 2008
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EPCOR Launches Service Pipe Replacement Program in Edmonton

EPCOR is launching a new program to remove the remaining lead service lines from Edmonton's water infrastructure.The program targets the 5,000 homes built before 1950 that receive their water through…
NewsMar. 23, 2008
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Water Legislation is Needed Now: OSWCA

The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association (OSWCA) says the $1 billion announced by the Ontario government in Tuesday’s budget for the province’s crumbling infrastructure is not enough to erase…
NewsMar. 20, 2008
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World Water Day: Where Bottled Water Fits In

In honour of World Water Day on March 22, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is reminding consumers that bottled water is a healthy beverage, produced by an industry with…
NewsMar. 20, 2008
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“Virtual Water” Innovator Awarded 2008 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor John Anthony Allan from King’s College London and the School of Oriental and African Studies has been named the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. Allan pioneered the development of…
NewsMar. 19, 2008
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BioteQ Wins 2008 Globe Foundation Award for Environmental Excellence

Vancouver-based BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc., a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, has been chosen as the winner of the 2008 Globe Foundation Award for Environmental…

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New Study Presents Tasting Notes for Recycled Wastewater

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have published the results of a study on how people perceive the taste of recycled wastewater in a blind taste test. The safety of recycled wastewater is well-established and after years of drought in California, drinking recycled wastewater has gained momentum. Public perception and has shifted from all water being discarded to supplementing conventional groundwater with recycled water. “It seems that this…
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Nanaimo Increases System Efficiency Through New Facility

In May, the City of Nanaimo's Engineering and Public Works Department completed the annual water main flushing program. This year,  Nanaimo’s new water treatment facility allowed the program to come in under budget, making for both financial and water use efficiency. Water main flushing is performed each year to keep the water distribution mains clear of sediment buildup. This year, cul-de-sacs and dead-end mains were the focus of flushing efforts.…
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Washademoak Lake Residents Concerned About Murky Water

The water in Washademoak Lake, New Brunswick, 70 kilometres southeast of Fredericton, is a lot murkier then usual this summer and residents in the Cambridge Narrows are concerned about the water quality. Robena Weatherley, head of the Canaan-Washademoak Watershed Association, told CBC that the water quality is the worst she's seen in decades. "We don't quite know what this is. There was agriculture ... and forestry ... a lot of clear cutting in the watershed. So it's any of…
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