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B.C. Updates Rules for Water Use in Mineral Exploration and Mining

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Updated rules for water use in mineral exploration and small-scale placer mining operations are now in place in British Columbia (B.C.). The updated provisions, under...

Top Five Stormwater Stories of 2019

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The following five news stories were the most read in the stormwater category on Water Canada's website in 2019. Vancouver Adopts Rain City Strategy...

Top Five Drinking Water Stories of 2019

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The following five news stories were the most read in the drinking water category on Water Canada's website in 2019. Health Canada Sets New...

Child Development Centre in B.C. Receives Renovation Grant After Flood

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Families in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will soon have a new facility that offers therapeutic programs for children. The child development centre, which...

35 Million Tonnes of Washwater Effluent Off B.C. Coast in 2017:...

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Thirty scrubber-equipped ships dumped nearly 35 million tonnes of washwater effluent off the B.C. coast in 2017, according to a new study commissioned by WWF-Canada. Scrubbers are...

CSRD Adopts New Approach for Proposed Scotch Creek Water System

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Plans for a referendum and an $8 million infrastructure grant application to expand the water system in Scotch Creek, British Columbia have been abandoned...

Report by Watershed Watch Sounds Alarm about Water Scarcity in B.C.

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Watershed Watch has released a new report that examines water scarcity in British Columbia. Communities all across the province are already experiencing water shortages, according...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Launches Call for Grant Applications

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The Okanagan Basin Water Board is now accepting applications to its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement grant program. New in 2019, the board approved a...

New Position Paper Outlines Need for Watershed Security Fund in B.C.

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A new Watershed Security Fund Position Paper describes an opportunity for British Columbia’s provincial government to create an enduring legacy for freshwater in the province. The paper...

Acuva Technologies Launches Next-Generation Water Purification System

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Acuva Technologies Inc.—a company based in B.C. that designs, manufactures, and integrates UV-LED drinking water purification systems—recently announced two new additions to its growing...

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