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Gov’t of Alberta Funds Projects to Deliver Clean Drinking Water in...

The Government of Alberta is providing funding for ten water systems that will deliver clean drinking water to 14 First Nations communities in Alberta. “As...

Dene Tha’ First Nation on Course for Clean Water

In a partnership with the Dene Tha’ First Nation, the Government of Alberta is bringing safe and reliable drinking water to the nation. The $2.1-million...

NOAA Collaborates with Partners to Address Drinking Water Safety

An inter-agency team of public and private sector partners is addressing drinking water safety for oxygen depleted waters (hypoxia). NOAA’s latest experimental forecast models, developed by...

Health Canada Sets New Guideline for Lead in Drinking Water

Based on the lastest science, Health Canada has updated the drinking water guideline to reduce the maximum acceptable concentration of lead from 0.01 mg/L,...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Feb. 2019 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided the department's monthly progress update and noted that two years remain in the government's commitment...

AFN National Chief Calls for Safe Drinking Water and Proper Sanitation...

A new approach and new investments are needed to ensure that First Nations families have safe drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, according to Assembly...

UBC Researchers Develop Diagnostic Tool for Detecting Cryptosporidium

Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have developed a novel low-cost technique that quickly and accurately...

Green Party Introduces Legislation to Protect Guelph, Ontario’s Drinking Water

The Green Party of Ontario's first legislation, the Paris Galt Moraine Conservation Act, was introduced on February 20, 2019. If passed, this legislation would...

Federal Government Provides Update on Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories

The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided a monthly update for January 2019 on the status of long-term drinking water advisories on...

Ontario’s Annual Report on Drinking Water Quality 2017–18

At the end of November, Ontario’s Acting Chief Drinking Water Inspector, Mili New, released the province’s annual report on drinking water quality for 2017–2018. The...

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