Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: E. coli

Researchers Develop Graphene and Bacterial Nanocellulose Membrane

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, have created a bacteria-filtering membrane using graphene oxide and bacterial nanocellulose that effectively treats E. coli...

Report: Toronto Harbour Rife with Waste After Combined Sewer Overflow

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (LOW), a Swim Drink Fish Initiative, has released findings from its Toronto Harbour Monitoring Program. After testing water quality for four months,...

New Method to Rapidly Detect E. coli in Drinking Water

Scientists at New York’s Cornell University have developed a method to rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in drinking water by deploying a...

Alberta Start-Up Provides In Situ Testing for E. coli

University of Alberta researchers are tackling the problem of rural and agricultural water testing by introducing a handheld sensor that can detect E. coli...

Water Treatment Receives Federal Boost in Whale Cove, Nunavut

Whale Cove, Nunavut, will receive $500,000 from the Canadian government for the Whale Cove Emergency Water Supply project. Announced on Friday by Amarjeet Sohi, Minister...

Vancouver Provides Free Waste Removal to Improve Water Quality

The City of Vancouver and the Park Board have launched a free mobile pump-out service in False Creek to increase access to sewage disposal...

Ontario Startup Wins Milwaukee Accelerator Competition

The Milwaukee, WI-based Water Council and Guest of Honor Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch announced the fifth round of winners of the BREW Accelerator...

Vancouver Housing Crisis Adds Pressure to Water Quality

In support of the City' of Vancouver's goal to protect waterways and the environment, Vancouver council approved new actions to strengthen the protection and...

Alarmingly High E. Coli Levels in First Nations

In a report published on September 29th, scientists found what they described as an “alarmingly high frequency” of fecal bacteria in drinking water sources...

Canadian Government Tightening Water Standards on National Planes, Trains, and Ships

The Canadian government is introducing stricter regulations to ensure clean water aboard planes, trains, and passenger ships for drinking, hand washing, oral hygiene, and...

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