Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: contaminants

Water Treatment Technology Selectively Sequesters Toxins from Water

Engineers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, United States are developing ionic water treatment technology that saves money and energy by selectively removing only hazardous...

Blueprint for Action on Contaminants in Wastewater

The findings of a national review of contaminants in municipal wastewater were released this week by Canadian Water Network, highlighting opportunities for a more...

Environmental Assessment Process to Begin at Boat Harbour, N.S.

Nova Scotia has announced that Boat Harbour in Pictou County will undergo a detailed Class II environmental assessment process under the province’s Environment Act. Environment...

Yukon Prepares for Second Phase of Marwell Tar Pit Remediation

The Government of Yukon announced preparations for the next phase of remediation work at the Marwell Tar Pit site in Whitehorse, which will begin...

CWN Names Advisory Panel on Emerging Contaminants in Wastewater

The Canadian Water Network has announced the names of the experts who will participate on a new advisory panel tasked with framing and assessing the knowledge, practice, and priorities...

Milestone Environmental Awarded Victoria Harbour Remediation Contract

A contract has been awarded to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. for the Victoria Harbour remediation and cleanup project. Seabed and marine wildlife health are threatened...

Long-Term Effects of Arsenic in Drinking Water

A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that arsenic in drinking water may have one of the longest dormancy periods...

Canadian Water Network to Study Wastewater Contaminants in Canada

As the list of chemicals we generate as a society grows and expands, many find their way into wastewater and natural ecosystems. Some of...

Quebec Gets $7.8M to Develop Cleantech, Improve Water Quality

The Government of Canada announced a new $7.8-million investment in three Quebec companies that will improve surface water quality in Sherbrooke and Montreal. The...

Alberta Commits $1.3M to Assessing Creosote Levels in Bow River Watershed

The Alberta government is undertaking a five-year, $1.3-million project to continue assessing creosote levels in Calgary’s West Hillhurst community around the Bow River watershed. The...

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