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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...

Oil and Water: Better Monitoring Needed to Protect Groundwater Quality

When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but misses most of the picture, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh...

Winnipeg Offers Free Water Quality Testing for Residents with Lead Pipes

The City of Winnipeg is offering free water quality testing for residents who may have lead water pipes. Lead is a common, natural metal found...

Mississaugas of the Credit and Six Nations of the Grand River...

Mississaugas of the Credit and Six Nations of the Grand River have launched a watermain project that will bring a reliable supply of clean...

Federal Funding Announced for Great Lakes Protection Projects

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects associated with protecting and restoring...

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