Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: algal blooms

Global Study Assesses Water Quality Using Drone-based Technologies

Experts are testing drones equipped with sensor technologies to enhance the monitoring of water worldwide as part of the $8.5 billion MONOCLE project funded...

Canada Invests in Cyanobacteria Detection in Northern Ontario Waterways

The federal government has announced that it will invest $1 million in monitoring northern waterways for cyanobacteria. Northern Ontario families will benefit from improved detection...

Ontario Environmental Commissioner Reports on Nutrient Pollution

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is demanding...

Farmers, Municipalities to Reduce Phosphorus in the Thames River

A new initiative launched this week, called The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative, is developing innovative tools, practices and technologies to help farmers and...

New Brunswick Environmental Trust Gives $870K to Support Water and Environment...

The Environmental Trust Fund is providing about $870,000 to support 26 environmental projects in the Moncton region, including watershed management, bloom research, and flood...

Curbing the Flow

Bordered by two countries, eight states, one province, and more than a hundred municipalities, the Great Lakes hold more than a fifth of the...

Plan to Clean Up Lake Winnipeg Bolstered by New Research Chair

The appointment of Dr. David Lobb as Manitoba's first-ever research chair in watershed systems is a significant step in developing new, innovative ways to...

Canada-Manitoba Sign Lake Winnipeg Clean-Up Memorandum

Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Provencher, on behalf of Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, and Manitoba's Minister...

Canada-Ontario Great Lakes Agreement Extended

The 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem (COA) has been extended to March 31, 2011. The agreement, signed in June 2007,...

Manitoba Declares War on Phosphorus

Manitoba is implementing new rules for livestock waste management in response to recommendations made by the Clean Environment Commission (CEC) and the auditor general,...

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