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Enoch Cree Nation and EPCOR Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Enoch Cree Nation and EPCOR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalizes their commitment to working together in the spirit of reconciliation...

City of Estevan, Sask. Celebrates Drinking Water System Upgrade Project

The City of Estevan hosted a ceremony to celebrate the upcoming completion of the community’s drinking water system upgrade project. “We are excited to see...

Water Sector Needs in a Post-COVID-19 World

The Canadian water sector has proven to be one of the most resilient essential services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Water utilities,...

Nestlé Sells Pure Life Bottled Water Business to Ice River Springs

Nestlé Canada Inc. has announced an agreement to sell its Nestlé Pure Life bottled water business to Ice River Springs. The sale is contingent...

New Brunswick Asking Residents to Conserve Water

Surface water and groundwater levels are lower than normal throughout the province, which is why New Brunswickers are advised to conserve water. “The heat wave,...

Cold Lake South, Alta. to Undertake Water Reservoir Modernization Project

One of two water reservoirs in Cold Lake South, Alberta will be modernized so that it can continue to supply residents with water during...

Government of Canada Supports Water Projects Through Gas Tax Fund

The Government of Canada is providing support through the Gas Tax Fund for a number of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater projects across the...

Upgrading WHO Forms Could Help Improve Water Quality in Vulnerable Communities

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) sanitary inspection (SI) forms need an urgent upgrade to help improve the quality of small water supplies in some...

Climate Change Threatens Drinking Water Quality Across Great Lakes

“Do Not Drink/Do Not Boil” is not what anyone wants to hear about their city’s tap water. But the combined effects of climate change...

What is Needed to Remove Lead from Drinking Water in Canada?

What’s holding us back from replacing lead pipes in Canada? What are some tools that can be used to incentivize and accelerate the replacement...

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