Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: groundwater

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,...

N.S. Auditor General Reports on Contaminated Sites and Climate Change

On Wednesday, Nova Scotia’s Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his report on the environment to the House Assembly, which includes assessments of contaminated sites...

Long-Term Effects of Arsenic in Drinking Water

A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that arsenic in drinking water may have one of the longest dormancy periods...

WSP Acquires U.S.-based Groundwater Engineering Firm

WSP Global Inc. has announced its acquisition of Leggette, Brashears and Graham, Inc. (LBG), a 150-employee groundwater and environmental engineering services firm based in...

Ont. Increasing Groundwater Withdrawal Fee for Water Bottlers

The Province of Ontario has announced it will be charging water bottling companies an additional $500 for groundwater withdrawals. Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, water bottlers...

Estimating Water Flows from Transpiration from Groundwater Sources

Plants are one of the largest consumptive water users on earth. Through transpiration, they move entire rivers of water into the atmosphere, yet, this...

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