Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: drinking water

Governments can Prevent PFAS Pollution in Great Lakes: Report

As communities across the Great Lakes region grapple with contaminated drinking water due to toxic PFAS chemicals, a new National Wildlife Federation report outlines...

CSRD Takes Stand Against Commercial Water Extraction in Rural Golden

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be developing a policy that does not support the extraction of freshwater for commercial bottled water sales...

Comox Valley Regional District Awards Contract for Water Treatment System

After years of preparation and planning, the Comox Valley Regional District’s new water treatment system project has officially moved into the construction phase with...

Wood Buffalo, A.B. Completes Construction of Water Treatment Plant

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) has completed the construction of a new water treatment plant and upgrades to water infrastructure in Fort...

Logging Not Major Factor in Peachland, B.C. Water Issues

An investigation found that forest licensees did a good job of minimizing the impacts of logging on drinking water in the Peachland and Trepanier...

City of Ottawa Committee Approves Update to Lead Pipe Replacement Program

The City of Ottawa’s Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water, and Waste Management approved an update to the Lead Pipe Replacement Program. Homeowners with lead 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...

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