Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: groundwater

New Research on Manure Infiltration of Groundwater

Add just enough fertilizer, and crops thrive. Add too much, and you may end up with contaminated surface and groundwater. That's what researchers at...

Study Links Groundwater Nitrate Concentrations to Land Use Practices

What we do on the land surface can have a significant impact on groundwater below. Although nitrate contamination of groundwater used for drinking water...

B.C. Releases Contaminated Sites Remediation Report

British Columbia has released its 2018 report on the Crown Contaminated Sites Program (CCSP). The report was released on July 5th, 2018, and details...

N.S. Invokes Environment Act to Unearth Harrietsfield Contamination

The Province of Nova Scotia has committed to determining what’s required to remediate a former construction and demolition site in Harrietsfield, Halifax Regional Municipality. Nova...

Environmental Assessment Process to Begin at Boat Harbour, N.S.

Nova Scotia has announced that Boat Harbour in Pictou County will undergo a detailed Class II environmental assessment process under the province’s Environment Act. Environment...

Yukon Prepares for Second Phase of Marwell Tar Pit Remediation

The Government of Yukon announced preparations for the next phase of remediation work at the Marwell Tar Pit site in Whitehorse, which will begin...

Nestlé & Guelph Share Data to Improve Science-Based Decision Making

At the request of the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), the City of Guelph has signed a reciprocal agreement with Nestlé...

Future Food Sustainability

Many things in life are optional, but food isn't one of them. That's why the findings of a new research report by the Institute for...

Sparwood, B.C. Searches for a New Source of Drinking Water

The District of Sparwood, British Columbia has commenced work on locating a new community drinking water supply near Cummings Creek. An Environmental Assessment Report joint...

Artificial Sweeteners in Groundwater Indicate Contamination from Septic Systems

Researchers from the University of Waterloo has found evidence that artificial sweeteners are making their way into rural groundwater through septic system wastewater. The study describes how the researchers tested private,...

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