Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: contamination

Sparwood, B.C. Searches for a New Source of Drinking Water

The District of Sparwood, British Columbia has commenced work on locating a new community drinking water supply near Cummings Creek. An Environmental Assessment Report joint...

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...

N.S. Auditor General Reports on Contaminated Sites and Climate Change

On Wednesday, Nova Scotia’s Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his report on the environment to the House Assembly, which includes assessments of contaminated sites...

B.C.’s Ostara to Receive Award for Phosphorus Capture Tech

Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, the Vancouver, B.C. water cleantech firm that specializes in nutrient management solutions will be awarded a Project Excellence Award from...

Landfill Upgrades to Prevent Water Contamination in New Brunswick

Canada and New Brunswick have announced a $4.5 million investment in landfill upgrades to prevent contaminated water from entering natural waterways. Karen Ludwig, Member of...

Filter Removes 90% of Contaminants from Fracturing Wastewater

A new filter produced by scientists at Rice University in Houston, Texas has proven able to remove more than 90 per cent of hydrocarbons,...

Ballast Water Part of Montreal Company’s Sustainability Efforts

Montreal’s CSL Group (CSL)—an owner and operator of self-unloading cargo ships—has released its fourth annual Corporate Sustainability Report,detailing the company's ongoing efforts to improve...

Chiefs Express Concern Over Water Quality at Potlotek First Nation

Chiefs in Atlantic Canada are expressing frustration and concern over Canada’s lack of action to address hazardous water quality in Potlotek First Nation. It’s been...

New Research on Filtering Heavy Metals from Water

Research released yesterday provides an outline for creating a cheap and durable filter for removing heavy metal from water, one gram of which is...

Fossil Groundwaters Contain Modern Contaminants

Most of the groundwater in the world that is accessible by deep wells is fossil groundwater, stored beneath the earth's surface for more than...

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