Friday, October 23, 2020

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Government of Canada Supports Water Projects Through Gas Tax Fund

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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

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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

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“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?

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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...

Second Crew Isolates at Water Treatment Facility in Brandon, Man.

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To ensure that a safe supply of potable water remains available for residents, institutions, and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Brandon...

New Toolkit Highlights Role of Water Sector in Coronavirus Response

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A new toolkit from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) aims to raise public awareness about the vital role that water utilities and workers play...

Vaughan, Ont. Cancels 2020 Water and Wastewater Rate Increases

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Vaughan City Council has voted to cancel its planned 2020 water and wastewater rate increases. “The City of Vaughan is committed to protecting the health...

Brandon, Manitoba Activates Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Water Treatment Facility

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The Brandon Emergency Response Control Group has made a decision to activate its pandemic preparedness plan at its municipal water treatment facility. According to the...

Minimizing the Impacts of a Pandemic on Water Service Delivery

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Water utilities are continuing to provide safe drinking water to communities across Canada, even as states of emergency are being declared due to the...

Nature Conservancy of Canada Announces Priority Conservation Site

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced a priority conservation site at Buffalo Pound, located 40 kilometres from Moose Jaw, in Saskatchewan. The area...

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