Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: drinking water

Microplastics Potentially Causing Catastrophic Consequences

Plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles and causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems, according...

Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant in B.C. Receives Grant Extension

Stephen Fuhr, member of parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, announced that the City of West Kelowna’s request has been granted for a timeline extension to...

Former Operator Receives National First Nations Water Leadership Award

First Nations people and organizations are leading efforts to ensure their communities receive access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. To recognize this...

Innovation Cluster Partners with PUG to Expand Peterborough’s Water Market

The Innovation Cluster in Peterborough and the Kawarthas and the Peterborough Utilities Group Services Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to help attract...

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation Awards Contract for Water Treatment System

Shoal Lake 40 First Nation has awarded a contract for the construction of a water treatment and distribution system to a joint venture firm, Shoal...

Canada and Saskatchewan Announce Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

Funding for two water and wastewater projects serving nine communities in Northern Saskatchewan was announced by Jonathan Wilkinson, minister of fisheries, oceans, and the...

Whitecourt, A.B. to Terminate Intermunicipal Water and Wastewater Agreement

Whitecourt Town Council has served Woodlands County with two years notice to terminate the intermunicipal Water and Wastewater Agreement. In March 2013, the Town of...

Brian Bates Joins Walkerton Clean Water Centre

The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) announced that Brian Bates has joined the team as the manager of training and development. Brian has worked in...

World Health Organization Calls for More Research into Microplastics

The World Health Organization is calling for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the...

Okanagan Indian Band Files Suit Against Federal Government

The Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB) has filed a suit in Federal Court against the Government of Canada over its failure to ensure the safety...

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