Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: irrigation

Canadian Cleantech Improves Irrigation and Crop Management Practices

Canada has announced that it will make investments, through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), in innovative sensors and web-based platforms for better irrigation and crop management...

Top 5 Water Infrastructure Stories 2017

1. Every Drop Counts in Ontario While Canada continues to lag behind other OECD nations with its approach to pricing carbon, we know that there...

Extreme Weather Identified as a Key Risk in the Emergency Management...

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have developed a resource, the Emergency Management Framework for Agriculture, to improve Canada’s ability to address risks and emergencies, from...

Ontario Farmers Learn to Cope with Drought

If only the rains would come. In southwestern Ontario, the 2016 summer has seen limited and localized rainfall over much of Brant County, with...

The Long Haul

Most of Alberta’s 3.6 million residents rely on regulated water systems. But, according to Brent Paterson*, a significant number of Albertans still use water...

Water in Agriculture

In many parts of the world, people are worried about the increase in water scarcity. Greater scarcity can be traced to two trends. The...

U of Regina Greywater Reclamation Tech Funded

Dr. Stephanie Young’s research team at the University of Regina will install and pilot test greywater reclamation technology at the campus’ Research & Innovation...

Myths and Legends

Myth #1: Water is a public good. Water is essential to life. Therefore, some argue, it should be considered public. Food is also essential...

McCain Revitalizes Wastewater Treatment Facility

A McCain Foods (Canada) plant in Carberry, Manitoba has revitalized a former wastewater lagoon with a wastewater treatment centre and the naturalization of habitat...

Canada and Yukon Coordinate on Farms

The governments of Canada and Yukon have signed off on an almost $5-million investment for Yukon farmers with the launch of a new suite...

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