Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: agriculture runoff

ALUS Canada Releases Details on Lake Erie Funding Plans

Following last week's announcement of new funding for Great Lakes projects, ALUS Canada has described some of the projects to which its $600,000 in...

Nanomaterials Linked to Algal Blooms in Wetlands and Other Freshwater

Researchers at Duke University have found that nanomaterials used in agriculture could lead to more algae outbreaks in wetlands and other freshwater bodies. In the...

Water Focused BC Research Projects Win Innovation Awards

Two research projects in water-related domains have been awarded a combined $390,000 from the BC Innovation Council (BCIC). One project addresses small-scale UV purification...

Sustainable Water Management Objectives in Saanich Agri Security Plan

The District of Saanich, B.C. has invited community members to provide feedback on the draft Saanich Agriculture and Food Security Plan. The plan provides...

Fertilizer Canada Sustainability Report Targets Nutrient Management

Fertilizer Canada has released 4R Nutrient Stewardship Sustainability Report, which details guidelines for nutrient management and water quality. The association represents the fertilizer industry: manufacturers,...

B.C. Funds Alternative Drinking Water Sources in Hullcar Valley

The Government of British Columbia has announced that it will provide $950,000 for alternative drinking water sources, treatment for domestic well users, and sustainable,...

Vernon, U Vic, and Genome BC to Partner on Stream Health

The City of Vernon is partnering with Genome BC and the University of Victoria on an innovative research project to identify threats to stream...

Saskatchewan Improves Agriculture Runoff Strategy

Saskatchewan’s Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency (WSA), Scott Moe, introduced amendments to The Water Security Agency Act on November 29th that will change how...

Ontario Pork Farmers Report Their Water Use

Ontario Pork, the industry association that represents the 1,369 farmers in the province, released its inaugural Social Responsibility Report, measuring economic, environmental, social, and...

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