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Water Priorities for the Federal Election

Record investments in water infrastructure across the country have put a dent in the needs for new and rehabilitated assets, but there is still...

New Guide Provides Insights into Watershed Governance in B.C.

A new guide is now available for local groups, collaborative organizations, and Indigenous and Crown governments in British Columbia (B.C.) seeking to better understand...

International Joint Commission (IJC) Confirms New Commissioners

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has announced that the appointment of Jane Corwin as the United States (U.S.) Section chair, and Robert Sisson and...

City of Guelph Welcomes Jennifer Rose as GM of Environmental Services

The City of Guelph has welcomed Jennifer Rose as the new general manager of Environmental Services. Rose will oversee the Environmental Services department which includes...

Review Shows Rapid Urbanisation Increasing Pressure on Rural Water Supplies

An international team of researchers has carried out the first systematic global review of water reallocation from rural to urban regions. They found that...

B.C. First Nations, Province Partner in Historic Revenue-Sharing Agreement

As part of Budget 2019, First Nations in British Columbia will have a stable, long-term source of funding to invest in their communities’ priorities....

What Does Reconciliation Mean for Safe Water Governance?

Reconciliation means “...that if you are a child living on reserve, you should be able to turn on the tap and have clean water...

Public Comments Posted on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Governance Rules

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body (Regional Body) and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council (Council) have released...

B.C. Government Launches Review of Spring Flooding

On Monday, the B.C. government has launched an independent review of this year’s unprecedented spring flooding and wildfire seasons. “Wildfires and flooding this year devastated...

Expanding Scope of Water Treatment Plant Causes Council Concern

Cold Lake, Alberta’s Council in its most recent meeting has discussed a number of obstacles to the expansion of the area’s water treatment plant. Council...

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